Daily Archives: March 15, 2017

Intel has just bought Mobileye, a leader in the fast-growing market for assisted-driving systems, for $15bn. Why was this small Israeli company so attractive to the semiconductor giant and will the deal pay off? Madhumita Murgia puts the question to the FT’s Sujeet Indap in New York a John Reed in Jerusalem.

 

This week, Gideon Rachman talks to two leading pro-democracy activists from Hong Kong about the city’s “one country, two systems” agreement with China. Both Joshua Wong, 20, and Nathan Law, 23, played prominent roles in the Umbrella Movement in 2014 that took to streets to demand democratic elections for Hong Kong chief executive in 2014. Mr Law is the youngest elected member of the Hong Kong legislative council to date – but could be disbarred from office for his views.

 

Uber investor and adviser Bradley Tusk talks to the FT’s Leslie Hook about the highs and lows of the ride-sharing company’s rapid expansion, and how companies in the sharing economy can manage regulatory hurdles.

 

FT Money Show presenter Hugo Greenhalgh and guests on how to invest in space, Scottish taxes and the benefits of children’s bank accounts