Netflix is trying out free samples of its programming as a way to get new subscribers. The company quietly launched a site that streams some of its original content, like Stranger Things and the Adam Sandler movie Murder Mystery, for anyone—including those who are not subscribers. The site has apparently been up for some time, although it was first noticed over the weekend by Indian tech news...
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The Electric: Western Auto and Battery Makers’ Big Gamble on Indonesian Nickel
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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