Industry Finale Recap: Which Grads Survived RIF and Who Got the Axe?

RELATED STORIES The Industry grads’ trial run is over, and after countless hookups, drug binges and even a tragic death, their day of reckoning is finally here. While the graduates continue hustling for recommendations and massaging client relationships in preparation for RIF (reduction in force), their time to prove their worth is quickly running out. […]

HBO’s Industry Premiere: Grade It!

RELATED STORIES Faking college transcripts, pulling continuous all-nighters and slamming your system with uppers? Whatever it takes to make it in the unrelenting world of finance. Welcome to HBO’s latest drama, Industry, where a group of young graduates enter a pressure cooker of a preeminent London investment bank with hopes of proving themselves indispensable. While […]

Tamar Braxton Speaks Out After Suicide Attempt, Says She’s Been Exploited by ‘Toxic’ Reality TV Industry

RELATED STORIES Two weeks after Tamar Braxton was hospitalized in Los Angeles for attempting suicide, the former Real co-host has released a powerful statement about reality television’s impact on her mental health. “I was betrayed, taken advantage of, overworked, and underpaid,” Braxton wrote Thursday on social media. “I wrote a letter over two months ago […]

New carbon capture solvent is another stab at optimism in a stagnant industry

Enlarge / CO2 being released by mild heating of the BIG-bicarbonate solid. (credit: Neil J. Williams and Erick Holguin) Capturing carbon emissions before they enter the atmosphere is a white whale for the fossil fuel industry. In theory, if a power plant or a factory could easily eliminate carbon emissions by filtering them out of […]

A potted history of Japan’s car industry delights at the Petersen Museum

This Datsun Model 16 Coupe is actually a pre-war Japanese car. [credit: Jonathan Gitlin ] LOS ANGELES—Like most nerds, I love spending time in a good museum. It doesn’t matter if it’s planes, video games, cars—even creationists. (OK, that last one wasn’t good, per se.) When it comes to good car museums, the Petersen Automotive Museum […]

Check out our exclusive list of the top 12 venture capital firms making deals in the booming marijuana industry

Shayanne Gal/ Business Insider Business Insider compiled an exclusive list of the top 12 venture-capital firms making deals in the cannabis industry.  Subscribe to read the list here.  Ever since Colorado legalized cannabis for all adults in 2014, the cannabis industry has blossomed, with a multitude of companies competing to scale up as more states legalize the […]

Environmentalists fear the Trump administration is gearing up to lift a key regulation on the coal industry

Benjamin Lowy/Getty Images The Trump administration on Friday said limits on mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants were unnecessary as they were too costly. Those remarks have sparked an outcry from environmentalists who feared the next step would be looser rules favoring the coal industry at the expense of public health. Under the Mercury and […]

Congress just quietly passed a law that could spark a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-linked CBD industry

Shutterstock The US Farm Bill passed on Wednesday legalizes hemp, a plant that’s roughly identical to marijuana and is a key source of highly touted wellness ingredient CBD. The bill defines hemp as an agricultural product for the first time and amends a major drug law that hadn’t been altered in 50 years. Experts said the […]

Electric car industry group says Californians have now purchased 500,000 EVs

Enlarge / Nissan Leaf electric car plugged in and charging at an electric vehicle charging station in San Ramon, California, September 26, 2018. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) In November, California reportedly crossed the 500,000 threshold for electric vehicles sold in the state since 2010. Months of strong US sales in 2018, preceded by a strong 2017, […]