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The billionaire producer behind 'Godzilla' and 'Jurassic World' just listed his LA mansion, complete with a Himalayan salt room and organic farm, for $85 million

There’s a 2,500 bottle wine vault inside.courtesy of Jordan Cohen, RE/MAX Thomas Tull, the billionaire producer of blockbuster films “Godzilla” and “Jurassic World,” just listed his Los Angeles mansion for $85 million. The 33-acre compound has a lake and an organic farm. Indoor amenities include a wine cellar, movie theater, photo studio, and Himalayan salt therapy room. Legendary. That’s the ...

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Here's what caused this week's cryptocurrency market crash — and why you should 'expect the volatility to continue'

Oscar is a senior reporter in London. He writes about fintech and retail, as well as occasionally straying into more general business, markets, and politics. Prior to joining BI he worked for the London Evening Standard and Independent newspapers as their stock market reporter and before that covered London’s technology scene for the papers. Lire l'article depuis la source

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We asked 3 top biotech VCs what kinds of companies they’d like to fund, and they all had the same answer

Getty Images/Dan Kitwood We asked venture capitalists what startups they wish they could fund.  Many had an interest in finding companies that could tackle neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, though not much has caught their eyes so far.  “The problem is we don’t know enough about how the disease works to really invest in one drug or another,” Alexis Borisy, a ...

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The head European strategist at JPMorgan's $1.7 trillion asset management arm tells us the biggest issue for global markets in 2018

JPMorgan Asset Management Karen Ward, the chief market strategist for the UK and Europe at JPMorgan’s $1.7 trillion asset management arm, says rising inflation is the biggest risk to global markets right now. Most forecasters and policymakers see a gradual return of inflation over coming years, but problems could arise if it rises faster than is currently expected. Markets are ...

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We went to a luxury watchmaker to see how some of the rarest and most complex watches in the UK are made

We visited luxury watchmakers Garrick England, who gave us an exclusive look at their newest watch, the £28,000 “S1.” The watch is made entirely by hand, taking four months to complete. They showed us some of the processes involved in making one of the most complex watches seen in the UK. There is currently only one “S1” in the world, ...

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Mustafa Suleyman: The liberal activist who cofounded Google's £400 million artificial intelligence lab (GOOG)

Mustafa Suleyman is cofounder and head of applied AI at Google DeepMind.DeepMind Mustafa Suleyman is a 33-year-old entrepreneur and activist.  He sold his artificial intelligence company DeepMind to Google for £400 million in 2014.  Suleyman dropped out of university and worked as an activist before getting involved in artificial intelligence.  Mustafa Suleyman is one of the three cofounders of DeepMind, ...

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The founder of a satellite imagery startup aiming to raise £20 million this year tells us how he is changing the commodity industry

Puerto Cabello oil refinery, Venezuela, in 2014. Copyright © Birdi Ltd. – Image © 2018 DigitalGlobe, Inc. The founder of satellite imagery startup Bird.i spoke to Business Insider about scaling up the company and plans for the future.  Corentin Guillo spoke about how satellite imagery analysis can be used to change the way commodity traders work and reduce risks and ...

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Carillion's collapse 'may be the first in a series of crises for construction's big players'

Cranes stand on a Carillion construction site near Temple on January 15, 2018 in London, England. The company has announced it is to go into liquidation putting thousands of jobs at risk after talks between the company, its lenders and the government failed to reach a deal. Dan Kitwood / Getty Images The collapse of Carillion could be “the first ...

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Theresa May's deputy says Britain may rejoin the EU

David Lidington REUTERS/Phil Noble David Lidington says Britain may ultimately decide to form a new union with Europe. “It is dangerous to say never in politics,” Theresa May’s deputy tells the Telegraph. Lidington says it’s unlikely Britain will rejoin the EU in its current form. However he says future generations will “have to consider” forming a new alliance. LONDON — ...

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Former CIA officer suspected of passing intel to China may have also jeopardized US assets in Russia

Carolyn Kaster/AP Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a former CIA officer, was arrested on charges of illegally possessing classified information. Current and former intelligence officials believe that Lee may have passed information to Chinese intelligence officers, during a period when CIA assets in China were executed. Officials also believe that that information may have been passed on to Russia. A former ...

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