Apple expands its podcast footprint with Oprah’s Book Club series

Apple is expanding its investment in podcasts. Today, Apple Books and Oprah announced the launch of “Oprah’s Book Club” podcast, an eight-episode series that will explore themes related to Oprah’s Bo…

As the Western US burns, a forest carbon capture monitoring service nabs cash from Amazon & Bill Gates backed fund

Pachama, the forest carbon sequestration monitoring service that tracks how much carbon dioxide is actually captured in forestry offset projects, has raised $5 million in fresh funding from a clutch …

Pandemic upends emerging market investment thesis – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – The years-old trade of piling into emerging markets to capture higher returns afforded by faster growth may be losing its lustre, putting capital flows at risk as investors take a …

Facebook investor Jim Breyer picks Austin as Breyer Capital’s second home

For Jim Breyer, the mantra, “Silicon Valley is a state of mind” has always been behind Breyer Capital, his personal investment fund. While many of his investments and board seats (which have include…

Pandemic upends emerging market investment thesis – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – The years-old trade of piling into emerging markets to capture higher returns afforded by faster growth may be losing its lustre, putting capital flows at risk as investors take a …

BP invests in offshore wind to power 2 million American homes

London (CNN Business)BP is moving into offshore wind power for the first time with a $1.1 billion investment in the United States, as the company pushes into clean energy following a century of oil e…

Chinese investment to Australia halved in 2019, report finds – Reuters Africa

By Reuters Staff MELBOURNE, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Chinese investment to Australia roughly halved in 2019 on a shift toward investment in emerging markets and negative perceptions in China of doing bus…

Flee Earth With Winning Images From the 2020 Astronomy Photographer of Year Competition

The prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has announced the winning photos of its 2020 contest. From galaxies and star-forming nebulae through to planets, auro…

Colombia unveils plan to boost foreign investment, multinational relocations – Reuters

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombia’s government on Friday launched an effort to attract $11.5 billion in non-energy related foreign investment between now and 2022, in a bid to create jobs during the econom…

Flee Earth With Winning Images From the 2020 Astronomy Photographer of Year Competition

The prestigious Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has announced the winning photos of its 2020 contest. From galaxies and star-forming nebulae through to planets, auro…