E-commerce company Shopify announced on Thursday it would become a “digital by default company,” allowing workers to stay home until 2021 in response to Covid-19. CEO Tobi Lutke said on Twitter that some employees may return to the office next year but that most of the workforce would be permanently remote. Music streaming business Spotify has also told workers they will be home-based until next...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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