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‘Finally paid off’: Adar Poonawalla thanks PM Modi, DCGI after Covishield gets final approval

Adar Poonawalla, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Serum Institute of India, thanked all stakeholders after Covishield got final nod in India.(REUTERS) ‘Finally paid off’: Adar Poonawalla thanks PM Modi, DCGI after Covishield gets final approval Even before getting the approval from the apex drug controller of India, Serum Institute of India stockpiled about 40-50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, taking a major risk. By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times,...
Tags: News, Life, India, Astrazeneca, Bill, Oxford University, Gates Foundation, Forbes, Gavi, Melinda Gates Foundation, Serum Institute of India, Drugs Controller General of India DCGI, Indian Council of Medical Research ICMR, Adar Poonawalla, Covishield, Dr Harsh Vardhan


13 things you probably didn't know about Jeff Bezos

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, who turns 57 on January 12, was born in New Mexico to a teenage mother and father.  Even at a young age, he showed a knack for engineering and inventing. You might not know that Bezos almost named his wildly successful company "Cadabra." In August 2020, he became the first person to accumulate a fortune of over $200 billion. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jeff Bezos is known as ...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Texas, Jay Leno, Washington, Life, Wall Street, New York City, US, Trends, Cnn, Features, Ted Cruz, Billionaires, Holland, New Mexico


Jeff Bezos just turned 57. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.56 trillion company and became the world's richest person.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is turning 57 on Tuesday. Bezos launched Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet with a market value of $1.56 trillion.  Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers, and everything in between.  ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Germany, India, New York City, US, America


The life of Donald Trump Jr., who once lived out of a truck, didn't speak to his father for a year, and spent 2020 campaigning with his girlfriend

Donald Trump Jr., 42, is President Donald Trump's eldest child. Andy Cross/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post / Getty Donald Trump Jr., eldest son of President Donald Trump, is an executive vice president of the Trump Organization. The 43-year-old, who has five children, has lived the majority of his life in the shadow of his father and younger sister Ivanka, but since his dad became president, his outspoken, anti-political-correct stance has come into its own. While Ivanka and his father...
Tags: Facebook, New York Post, Florida, Politics, Usa, New York, London, News, Abc, Washington Post, Washington, Life, White House, Russia, New York City, America


Jeff Bezos appears to be creating a massive Beverly Hills estate worth as much as $175 million. Here's everything we know about his record-breaking Southern California compound.

Alex Wong/Getty Images; Los Angeles County/Pictometry Back in February, Bezos became the new owner of the Warner estate, a sprawling compound in Beverly Hills, California, that he purchased for $165 million, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The estate features a 13,600-square-foot mansion, two guesthouses, a pool, and a tennis court.  Then, in August, both Variety and Daily Mail reported that Bezos had become the new owner of an adjacent house, which he is said to have purchased for...
Tags: Amazon, New York Post, Real Estate, New York, Hollywood, California, Life, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Spain, Features, Michelle Obama, Beverly Hills, Manhattan


Grandmillenial? Japandi? 7 home design trends to usher in 2021

From bold wallpapers to colorful kitchens and international-inspired style, designers share their favorite home design trends for 2021.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Interior Design, Hgtv, Forbes, Home Design, Kitchen Design, Select, Home Design Trends, Japandi, Veranda Magazine, 2021 Color Of The Year, Cottagecore, Grandmillennial Style, Home Design Trends 2021


How Fair Harbor, one of fashion's fastest-growing sustainable brands, hit record sales during the pandemic

(L) Jake and his sister (R) Caroline. Fair Harbor Jake Danehy, 26, and his sister Caroline, 23, are the founders of Fair Harbor, a sustainable brand that turns recycled water bottles into clothing.  Last year, the duo was honored for their work in fashion and sustainability with a spot on the coveted Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Jake and Caroline previously spoke to Business Insider about how they spent the past five years scaling their business to become a popular — and profitable — sustainab...
Tags: Fashion, Small Business, China, Southeast Asia, New York City, US, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Sustainability, Retail, Business Insider, Forbes, Millennial, Soho, Jake


Here’s How You Can Encourage Your Employees To Upgrade Their Skills

At a time when many businesses are struggling to stay afloat, employees are under significant pressure to produce results. This might mean they are working harder, and working more hours, than ever before.  Unfortunately, employee development has also been deemphasized in favor of revenue-generating tasks in many businesses this year. While this is understandable as companies cope with a challenging economic climate while adapting to the reality of working remotely , it’s also a missed op...
Tags: Careers, Forbes, U S, Norbert, Training & Development, Human Capital Institute, Pixabay Feedback, Bio Owen Baker


Meet the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron, the pharmaceutical company that developed Trump's experimental COVID-19 treatment

Regeneron billionaires Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos. Victor Hugo/Patrick McMullan; Victor Hugo/Patrick McMullan; Taylor Nicole Rogers/Business Insider Leonard Schleifer and George Yancopoulos, the billionaire doctors behind Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, are worth nearly $4 billion combined. President Trump took a high dose of the experimental 'antibody cocktail' that Regeneron is developing to treat his case of COVID-19. Even before he took the drug, the president was friendly wit...
Tags: New York, Life, New York City, US, Trends, Turkey, Cnn, Features, David, United States, New York Times, Billionaires, The Times, Merrill Lynch, Manhattan, Columbia University


'The Social Network,' a fictionalized version of Facebook's founding story, is 10 years old. Here's where the people behind the characters are now.

(L) Jesse Eisenberg in 'The Social Network' (2010); (R) Mark Zuckerberg Sony/Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Image David Fincher's 'The Social Network' debuted on movie screens in 2010. The dramatized version of Facebook's founding story follows Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, and entrepreneur Sean Parker as they build and launch the social media giant.  At least two people from the founding team — Sean Parker and Chris Hughes — have been critical of Facebook in recent years. Take...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Congress, Washington, Life, Aaron Sorkin, Singapore, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Bloomberg


The increase in the number of people starting their own businesses in the US has surged to a 13-year high

Alistair Berg/Getty Images The increase in applications for new businesses in the US hit a 13-year high, according to an analysis of US Census Bureau data from the Wall Street Journal. Applications have increased as a result of small businesses across the country being forced to close their doors, both in-person and virtually, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the report. Launching and growing a startup is risky, and roughly 50% survive their first 5 years, according t...
Tags: Congress, US, Careers, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, House, Wall Street Journal, PPP, University Of Maryland, Stimulus, Journal, Forbes, Small Business Administration, US Census Bureau, BLS, Navy Federal Credit Union


The 20 richest people in media, who have a collective net worth of more than $190 billion

Former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg speaks at the dedication ceremony of the Memorial Glade at the 9/11 Memorial site in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, May 30, 2019. Carlo Allegri/Reuters Worth a combined $192 billion, media's richest players are behind massive publications such as Bloomberg and Reuters, and entertainment brands like Marvel and Fortnite. Business Insider has compiled a list of the 20 richest people in media, based on their industry classification in th...
Tags: Photos, New York Post, New York, Media, Instagram, Yahoo, Australia, Life, Berlin, New York City, Amc, Israel, Marvel, Disney, US, Dallas Mavericks


President Donald Trump owns more than $122 million in personal real estate — here's a look at his penthouse and beachfront mansions

President Donald Trump has a robust personal real-estate portfolio. Alex Brandon/AP Images President Donald Trump has outstanding debt on many of his real estate properties, a New York Times investigation found. Trump owns more than $122 million in personal real estate in the US and the West Indies, according to Forbes estimates. From a NYC penthouse to a St. Martin beachfront estate, Trump has 8 properties in his real-estate portfolio. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  ...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, New York, Washington Post, Washington, Life, Virginia, New York City, US, Trends, Ap, Features, Atlantic, Taliban, Washington Dc, New York Times


Mexico's richest man lives a surprisingly frugal life for a billionaire. Take a look at the life of Carlos Slim, who owns Sears Mexico and has lived in the same house for 40 years.

Carlos Slim is the wealthiest man in Mexico by far. Cario Lopez-Mills/ AP Carlos Slim is the richest person in Mexico, worth an estimated $43.6 billion, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. The 80-year-old Mexican billionaire controls America Movil, the largest mobile-phone operator in Latin America, and holds stakes in several other publicly traded companies, including The New York Times. Slim also owns Sears Mexico, which has been growing and opening up new stores despite the cha...
Tags: Google, Mexico, Life, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, New York Times, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Mexico City, Time Magazine, Jordan, Fifth Avenue, Jeff Bezos


The real estate empire of Jennifer Lopez, from her $25 million Manhattan penthouse to her 13,932-square-foot mansion in Bel Air

The outside of her Bel Air home. Berlyn Photography Jennifer Lopez has multi-million dollar homes in Bel Air, Manhattan, and the Hamptons. She bought her Bel Air mansion for $28 million in 2016. The 13,932-square-foot home has seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. Lopez and her fiance, Alex Rodriguez, reportedly just purchased a $32.5 million mansion on a private island in Miami. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jennifer Lopez is one of the world's highest-paid musicians. For...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, New York, Life, Trends, Features, Kanye West, Manhattan, Jennifer Lopez, Miami, George Clooney, Ellen Degeneres, Alex Rodriguez, River Thames, Forbes, Kim Kardashian West


The 10 richest family 'dynasties' in Asia, who have a collective net worth of over $250 billion

The Ambani family is worth $88.1 billion. Reuters The 10 richest family dynasties in Asia have a collective net worth of over $250 billion.  Here's a look at the ultra-rich dynasties who have inherited their wealth, from the descendants of the man who accidentally invented oyster sauce, to the Ambanis, who are energy scions known for living lavishly. All net worth data comes from Bloomberg's Billionaire Index and is up to date as of September 2020. The list below is comprised of those feat...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, London, Indonesia, Life, Singapore, India, Samsung, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, Thailand, Ireland, Mumbai, Samsung Electronics, Seoul


How Elon Musk's car collection has evolved over the years, from the million-dollar McLaren F1 he destroyed to the Lotus he bought that was in a James Bond movie

Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Maurizio Pesce Tesla CEO Elon Musk has had a lot of different cars over the years.  His first vehicle was a 1978 BMW 320i — he paid only $1,400 for it.  At one point, a McLaren F1 was his daily driver, but he totaled it on Sand Hill Road in Silicon Valley in 2000. More recently, he's been driving Tesla cars, like the Model S and Cybertruck. He even sent his Tesla Roadster into space.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has had quite the car c...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Life, La, Cars, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Features, South Africa, Porsche, Peter Thiel, James Bond, Silicon Valley


Shonda Rhimes is worth at least $135 million, thanks to her #TGIT lineup and a history-making Netflix deal — see how she makes and spends her fortune

Shonda Rhimes is one of the most successful women in TV. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Shonda Rhimes has an estimated net worth of $135 million. The success of her Shondaland line-up, which includes "Grey's Anatomy," has made her a historic figure in TV and led to a multimillion-dollar Netflix deal. Rhimes is the first Black woman to showrun a successful primetime drama on a broadcast network and one of the highest-paid showrunners in TV. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. At ...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Shonda Rhimes, Media, Entertainment, Abc, Life, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Strategy, Features, Netflix, Hillary Clinton, New York Times, Dartmouth


Meet the 10 richest documented Russian billionaires, who have a collective net worth of almost $180 billion

Putin with Vladimir Potanin, the richest man in Russia that we know of. Mikhail Klimentyev/TASS via Getty Images The 10 richest Russian billionaires in the world, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, have a collective net worth of almost $180 billion. They are investors, businessmen, and owners of popular football clubs. Some of these men also have close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, who is conspicuously absent from the list. Meet the 10 richest known Russian billiona...
Tags: New York, London, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Life, Russia, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, New York Times, Moscow, Warren Buffett, Boris Johnson, Bill, Kremlin, Melinda Gates


Meet the 15 richest people in Africa who have a collective net worth of over $73 billion

Patrice Motsepe, who is one of the richest men in South Africa with a net worth of $2.2 billion. Pacific Press / Contributor / Getty Images The 15 richest people in Africa have a combined net worth of over $73 billion.  Topping the list is Aliko Dangote, owner of the largest conglomerate in West Africa, who has a net worth $13.5 billion.  The richest woman in Africa is technically Isabel dos Santos, who made her fortune with various investments in Angolan companies while her father was pre...
Tags: Europe, London, Money, Life, Nigeria, Africa, Trends, General Motors, Wealth, Adidas, Bloomberg, Features, Egypt, South Africa, Morocco, Tencent


The business genius of Travis Scott: How the rapper built a nearly $40 million net worth through music and lucrative partnerships with brands like Nike and McDonald's

Travis Scott surprises crew and customers at McDonald's for the launch of the Travis Scott Meal on September 08, 2020 in Downey, California. Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for McDonald's Travis Scott is a singer, lyricist, and producer who collaborates with brands across food, fashion, and entertainment. Scott collaborated with McDonald's in September 2020 to make the Travis Scott meal. The deal also included Cactus Jack shirts for employees, McDonald's-themed merch, and a commercial s...
Tags: Photos, Entertainment, Life, Boston, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Trends, Strategy, Nike, Features, Netflix, Paris, Vogue, Michael Jordan, Manhattan, Mlb


Jeff Bezos has gotten $70 billion richer in the past 12 months. Here are 11 mind-blowing facts that show just how wealthy the Amazon CEO really is.

Jeff Bezos is so rich that an average American spending $1 is comparable to Bezos spending $1.9 million. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos is the the world's richest person, with a net worth of $183 billion, according to the Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. In August 2020, the Amazon CEO became the first person in history to be worth $200 billion, although his net worth his since dipped from that peak. Since the beginning of March, as most of the world's richest people have been l...
Tags: Amazon, London, Microsoft, Life, Elizabeth Warren, US, America, Trends, Wealth, Walmart, Bloomberg, Features, Getty Images, Britain, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Harvard University


Meet the 15 richest people in finance, who have a collective net worth of over $300 billion

Warren Buffett takes the top spot. Bill Pugliano/Getty The wealthiest people in finance, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List, have a collective net worth of almost $300 billion.  Included in the mix are self-made tycoons like Warren Buffett, as well as people who have inherited their wealth, like Fidelity scion Abigail Johnson.  From legendary investors to high-flying bankers, here, in ascending order, are the 15 richest people in finance. All ranks a...
Tags: Microsoft, Indonesia, Life, Finance, Boston, India, New York City, US, NFL, Trends, Investment, Bloomberg, Banking, Features, Chicago, Harvard


Oracle has struck a deal with TikTok to control its US operations. Take a look inside Trump's close relationship with Oracle cofounder, Larry Ellison.

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images On Monday, US tech giant Oracle confirmed to Business Insider that it has struck a deal with ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, to control the popular social media app's US operations.  Microsoft released a statement on Sunday announcing that ByteDance, TikTok's parent company, had rejected its proposal.  President Trump has previously expressed support for Oracle's bid, calling it a "great company." Larry Ellison, the Oracle cofounder, is one of the richest...
Tags: Apple, Politics, Technology, Supreme Court, Microsoft, California, Washington Post, Life, China, Satya Nadella, Nbc News, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Features


25 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

Getty Images While you should be as prepared as possible for a job interview, researchers have found certain psychological tricks could give you an extra boost. Holding your hands open makes you seem sincere, while wearing red signals power. Here are other psychological tricks you can play on interviewers to help you land the job. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Interviewers are people just like you.That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences ...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Jobs, Amit Kumar, Brown University, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Research, Canada, Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Florida, Job Interview, Alan


Beyoncé and Jay-Z are reportedly chartering an Italian superyacht that costs more than $2 million a week to rent — take a look inside

Jay-Z and Beyonce are chartering a new superyacht. Copyright Imperial Photo by Jeff Brown / Breed Media Beyonce spent her birthday vacationing on a high-end ship in Croatia with Jay-Z and their three kids, the Daily Mail and Total Croatia News reported earlier this week.  Imperial, a luxury yacht broker, is chartering the new superyacht called Lana, which can hold up to 12 guests and 31 crew members and will be available for private reservations, starting in the spring.  More than 300 feet...
Tags: Photos, Beyonce, Jay Z, Life, Trends, Features, Yacht, Croatia, Jay, Cnbc, Forbes, Madison Square Garden, Miami Florida, Imperial, NARAS, Lana


Meet Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of Zoom, who has made over $12 billion since March and now ranks among the 400 richest people in America

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of video conferencing startup Zoom Technologies, Inc., built a $35 billion video conferencing empire in nine years. Yuan got the idea for Zoom while trying to find a way to connect with his long-distance girlfriend. The 50-year-old billionaire's net worth jumped 396.5% to $17.7 billion in 2020 so far, as the rest of the world su...
Tags: Japan, UK, New York, California, Life, China, New York City, America, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Cisco, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, United States


Donald Trump has fallen 77 places in Forbes' ranking of the 400 richest Americans in 2020 as his properties take a coronavirus hit

President Trump. Getty President Donald Trump is worth $2.5 billion, down from $3.1 billion in 2019, Forbes estimates. The president's net worth drop is reportedly due to the declining values of the Manhattan towers that make up the bulk of his net worth as the coronavirus pandemic upends the real estate market. Several Forbes 400 members in the media, oil, and hospitality sectors such as Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson lost billions as the coronavirus pandemic upended their businesses....
Tags: Amazon, Real Estate, New York, Life, America, Trends, Billionaires, Sheldon Adelson, Manhattan, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Billionaire, Forbes, Trump


Meet Masayoshi Son, the Japanese investor with a $21 billion fortune whose SoftBank mega-fund just lost $10 billion from its market value after reports of risky tech investments

Masayoshi Son is the founder and CEO of Japanese holding company SoftBank. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images SoftBank's market value dropped by about $10 billion this week after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company has been making massive, risky tech investments. The Japanese conglomerate has invested millions in some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies, including Uber, WeWork, Slack, and DoorDash. SoftBank's founder and CEO, Masayoshi Son, is the third-richest person in Jap...
Tags: Amazon, Uber, Japan, New York, Microsoft, Minneapolis, Saudi Arabia, Life, Softbank, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Netflix


America's 400 wealthiest people added $240 billion to their net worths in the past 12 months despite the pandemic

Jeff Bezos was already the richest person in America before the coronavirus pandemic, and it made him even richer. MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images While the coronavirus pandemic devastated the personal finances of millions of people, America's 400 wealthiest billionaires added $240 billion to their collective net worth over the past 12 months, Forbes reported. Amazon's Jeff Bezos grew his fortune 57% to $179 billion over the past year, more than any other billionaire on the Forbes 400. 2...
Tags: Amazon, Life, US, America, Trends, Billionaires, Sheldon Adelson, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Billionaire, Forbes, Bezos, Arts & Culture, MARK RALSTON, Forbes 400, Coronavirus



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