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  • People are vandalizing the scooters taking over San Francisco with everything from stickers to poop By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    PEOPLE ARE VANDALIZING THE SCOOTERS TAKING OVER SAN FRANCISCO WITH EVERYTHING FROM STICKERS TO POOP

    San Francisco residents are vandalizing electric scooters and in one case, pooping on them. That's gross. The city has received numerous...

    Twitter
  • Snapchat is testing a rollback to the most controversial part of the app redesign By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    SNAPCHAT IS TESTING A ROLLBACK TO THE MOST CONTROVERSIAL PART OF THE APP REDESIGN

    In February, Snapchat released a controversial app redesign that triggered backlash from users - including celebrity users like Kylie...

  • I've had the best sleep of my life on Casper's high-tech $2,000 mattress - and I could never go back to a regular mattress By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    I'VE HAD THE BEST SLEEP OF MY LIFE ON CASPER'S HIGH-TECH $2,000 MATTRESS - AND I COULD NEVER GO BACK TO A REGULAR MATTRESS

    Earlier this year, I decided it was finally time to upgrade my mattress. But I didn't just want a bigger mattress; I wanted a better...

    Tech
  • A popular text therapy app plans to start prescribing drugs to users - and it's part of a major expansion By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    A POPULAR TEXT THERAPY APP PLANS TO START PRESCRIBING DRUGS TO USERS - AND IT'S PART OF A MAJOR EXPANSION

    Popular text-based therapy platform Talkspace is planning a massive expansion. The company is bringing on psychiatrists to prescribe...

    Phone
  • Instagram is rolling out a feature that will let you download all of your photos and past searches in one fell swoop By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    INSTAGRAM IS ROLLING OUT A FEATURE THAT WILL LET YOU DOWNLOAD ALL OF YOUR PHOTOS AND PAST SEARCHES IN ONE FELL SWOOP

    Two weeks ago , Instagram announced it would roll out a data download feature that would let users pull all content they published...

    Tech, Android, Facebook, Instagram, iPhone
  • 'Avengers: Infinity War' is worth the 10-year wait and will rip your heart out By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    'AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR' IS WORTH THE 10-YEAR WAIT AND WILL RIP YOUR HEART OUT

    "Avengers: Infinity War" is incredible, and joins "Black Panther" and "Thor: Ragnarok" as the best movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Thanos...

  • Amazon is hiring more foreign H-1B workers than Google and Facebook combined By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    AMAZON IS HIRING MORE FOREIGN H-1B WORKERS THAN GOOGLE AND FACEBOOK COMBINED

    For 15 years in a row, the number of applicants for H-1B work visas has far exceeded the program's cap of 85,000 available visas. The...

    Science, Google, Tech, Facebook
  • A fake chain message on Snapchat says all your 'Memories' will be deleted if you don't share it - Don't worry, it's not true By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    A FAKE CHAIN MESSAGE ON SNAPCHAT SAYS ALL YOUR 'MEMORIES' WILL BE DELETED IF YOU DON'T SHARE IT - DON'T WORRY, IT'S NOT TRUE

    There is a fake screenshot making the rounds on Snapchat, saying that the app plans to delete the saved photos, aka "Memories," of...

    Twitter
  • The process Jeff Bezos used to interview job candidates before he was a CEO became the way Amazon decided who got the job By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    THE PROCESS JEFF BEZOS USED TO INTERVIEW JOB CANDIDATES BEFORE HE WAS A CEO BECAME THE WAY AMAZON DECIDED WHO GOT THE JOB

    Amazon's hiring process has closely resembled that of investment-management firm D.E. Shaw, where Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos used to work. Interviewees...

    Tech
  • Tech experts talk about what makes virtual reality so promising for making movies and TV By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    TECH EXPERTS TALK ABOUT WHAT MAKES VIRTUAL REALITY SO PROMISING FOR MAKING MOVIES AND TV

    For years, the entertainment industry has been excited by the possibility of using Virtual Reality to tell stories, but so far few...

    Tech
  • The idea that most successful startup founders are in their twenties is a myth - the average entrepreneur is much older By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    THE IDEA THAT MOST SUCCESSFUL STARTUP FOUNDERS ARE IN THEIR TWENTIES IS A MYTH - THE AVERAGE ENTREPRENEUR IS MUCH OLDER

    A study by MIT found that the average age of startup founders is around 42, and the average age of entrepreneurs who founded high-growth...

    Facebook, Apple
  • Amazon expands Alexa's presence in the car and home By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    AMAZON EXPANDS ALEXA'S PRESENCE IN THE CAR AND HOME

    This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To...

  • 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' original directors said Alden Ehrenreich was literally the first actor they saw for Han Solo, but they still auditioned 3,000 people By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    'SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY' ORIGINAL DIRECTORS SAID ALDEN EHRENREICH WAS LITERALLY THE FIRST ACTOR THEY SAW FOR HAN SOLO, BUT THEY STILL AUDITIONED 3,000 PEOPLE

    According to Esquire, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the original directors of "Solo: A Star Wars Story," auditioned 3,000 actors for...

  • Paypal has one big hurdle to clear with Venmo By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    PAYPAL HAS ONE BIG HURDLE TO CLEAR WITH VENMO

    PayPal is set to report its quarterly results after Wednesday's closing bell. Investors are waiting for PayPal's plan to monetize Venmo. RBC...

    Mobile
  • Amazon's dropping as part of a broader tech sell-off By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    AMAZON'S DROPPING AS PART OF A BROADER TECH SELL-OFF

    Amazon shares are diving as part of a broader tech sell-off on Tuesday. All three major US indices are down, after the US 10-year treasury...

    Tech, Facebook
  • One of the scariest effects of climate change might already be happening - and it'd mean our projections are way off By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    ONE OF THE SCARIEST EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE MIGHT ALREADY BE HAPPENING - AND IT'D MEAN OUR PROJECTIONS ARE WAY OFF

    Warm waters are pooling underneath Antarctic glaciers in a way that's causing glaciers to melt more rapidly and preventing the formation...

  • Apple will start paying $16 billion in back taxes to Ireland By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    APPLE WILL START PAYING $16 BILLION IN BACK TAXES TO IRELAND

    Apple was hit by the European Commission with a $16 billion bill for back taxes in 2016. It's starting to pay the funds into an escrow...

    Apple
  • Steve Cohen is backing a former Amex exec solving a financial pain point facing 35% of the American workforce By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    STEVE COHEN IS BACKING A FORMER AMEX EXEC SOLVING A FINANCIAL PAIN POINT FACING 35% OF THE AMERICAN WORKFORCE

    Steve Cohen's Point72 Ventures has led a $3 million seed fundraising round for Extend, a New York-based fintech company. The company...

  • 'Fortnite' fans are convinced a falling meteor will change the game forever - and the game's creators are teasing them for it By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    'FORTNITE' FANS ARE CONVINCED A FALLING METEOR WILL CHANGE THE GAME FOREVER - AND THE GAME'S CREATORS ARE TEASING THEM FOR IT

    The makers of "Fortnite: Battle Royale" decided to have a little fun in response to conspiracy theories that the island will be changed...

  • Apple has a warning for customers in its newest iOS update: Don't use third parties to repair iPhones and iPads By Business Insider   -   Apr 24, 2018

    APPLE HAS A WARNING FOR CUSTOMERS IN ITS NEWEST IOS UPDATE: DON'T USE THIRD PARTIES TO REPAIR IPHONES AND IPADS

    Apple released iOS 11.3.1 on Tuesday, which claims to fix unresponsive touchscreen behavior experienced by iPhone 8 units. Apple says...

    Phone, iOS, Apple, iPad, iPhone