If you’re a normal person, you probably don’t spend much time contemplating household hardware: how a hinge holds a door in place, how a knob feels in the hand. Rhett Butler -- possessor of the world’s largest collection of fine architectural fittings -- isn’t a normal person.
Drones have been a popular topic of late, mostly in discussions about whether the U.S. government should be authorized to track down and kill suspected terrorists anywhere around the globe using the pilotless predators.
All Nippon Airways Co., the biggest operator of Boeing Co. 787s, repaired three damaged circuit boards last year on Dreamliners, the aircraft that was grounded worldwide this year after lithium-ion batteries caught fire.
Same Time Holdings Ltd., a maker of circuit boards, may buy stakes in three Chinese power plants from GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd. Chairman Zhu Gongshan and his family for at least HK$5 billion ($644 million).