Daily Archives: December 14, 2016

Boeing has signed a $16.6bn deal with Iran’s national carrier in the first major deal between a US company and Iran since the 1979 revolution. Matthew Vincent asks Peggy Hollinger, FT industry editor, and Geoff Dyer, US diplomatic correspondent, whether the deal could be scuppered by the incoming administration of Donald Trump.

 

Kyle Wiens, chief executive of iFixit, made his name by tearing apart mobile phones and laptops to understand how they were built and publishing his findings in open source repair manuals. He talks to the FT’s Tim Bradshaw about the risks involved in the race for the thinnest tech devices, and what his company is doing to promote gadget repair and recycling.