George Cheeks, the vice chairman of NBCUniversal Content Studios, is in talks with ViacomCBS about taking a senior role at the company, according to a person familiar with the situation. The news comes just weeks after NBCU CEO Steve Burke stepped down from his role and was replaced by Jeff Shell, the former head of NBCU’s television and entertainment division. The Wall Street Journal first...
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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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