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  • Read the letter 100 Microsoft staff reportedly sent to Satya Nadella protesting the firm's $19 million deal with ICE By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    READ THE LETTER 100 MICROSOFT STAFF REPORTEDLY SENT TO SATYA NADELLA PROTESTING THE FIRM'S $19 MILLION DEAL WITH ICE

    Microsoft staff wrote to CEO Satya Nadella calling on the firm to cancel its $19.4 million contract with the US's Immigration, Customs...

  • 10 things in tech you need to know today By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    10 THINGS IN TECH YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

    Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. An increasing number of tech CEOs are speaking out against...

    Tech, Facebook
  • Read the memo Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent to employees about the company's work for ICE and Trump's 'zero-tolerance' policy By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    READ THE MEMO MICROSOFT CEO SATYA NADELLA SENT TO EMPLOYEES ABOUT THE COMPANY'S WORK FOR ICE AND TRUMP'S 'ZERO-TOLERANCE' POLICY

    Microsoft has faced sharp criticism for its work with Immigration Customs and Enforcement agency involved with carrying out President...

    Tech
  • There's a 'dumb reason' why PlayStation and Xbox gamers can't play online together, according to a former Sony insider By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    THERE'S A 'DUMB REASON' WHY PLAYSTATION AND XBOX GAMERS CAN'T PLAY ONLINE TOGETHER, ACCORDING TO A FORMER SONY INSIDER

    Sony's decision to restrict PlayStation 4 owners from playing "Fortnite" with gamers on the Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Xbox sparked...

    Xbox, PlayStation
  • Here's the pep talk the CEO of bitcoin exchange Coinbase gave to new hires about the price dip: 'People are irrationally pessimistic' By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HERE'S THE PEP TALK THE CEO OF BITCOIN EXCHANGE COINBASE GAVE TO NEW HIRES ABOUT THE PRICE DIP: 'PEOPLE ARE IRRATIONALLY PESSIMISTIC'

    $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase became a prominent name as the price of bitcoin surged toward $20,000. But now that bitcoin...

    Twitter
  • YouTube has blocked MIT's educational video clips for 4 days because of updated 'partner agreements' and it's left the university frustrated By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    YOUTUBE HAS BLOCKED MIT'S EDUCATIONAL VIDEO CLIPS FOR 4 DAYS BECAUSE OF UPDATED 'PARTNER AGREEMENTS' AND IT'S LEFT THE UNIVERSITY FRUSTRATED

    YouTube blocked educational videos from MIT and the Blender Foundation. There was speculation that YouTube's content-filtering system...

    Science, Google
  • Read the memo Uber sent its employees about using its legal team to help separated families on the Mexico border By Business Insider   -   Jun 20, 2018

    READ THE MEMO UBER SENT ITS EMPLOYEES ABOUT USING ITS LEGAL TEAM TO HELP SEPARATED FAMILIES ON THE MEXICO BORDER

    Uber is the latest tech company to forcefully condemn the Trump administration's immigration policies. The company says it is exploring...

    Tech
  • This Texas tech tycoon bet $30 million of his own money on a big plan to take on the Silicon Valley investment industry By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THIS TEXAS TECH TYCOON BET $30 MILLION OF HIS OWN MONEY ON A BIG PLAN TO TAKE ON THE SILICON VALLEY INVESTMENT INDUSTRY

    Former Rackspace CEO Lanham Napier is now in command of a new investment company, called BuildGroup. "That guy in Seattle" came calling...

    Tech
  • The positive Rotten Tomatoes audience score for 'Gotti' has raised suspicions after the movie's thrashing by critics By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE POSITIVE ROTTEN TOMATOES AUDIENCE SCORE FOR 'GOTTI' HAS RAISED SUSPICIONS AFTER THE MOVIE'S THRASHING BY CRITICS

    The Rotten Tomatoes critic and audience scores for "Gotti" are drastically different - the film has a 0% critic score but a 71% audience...

  • Here's how many Model 3 cars Tesla has made so far this year By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    HERE'S HOW MANY MODEL 3 CARS TESLA HAS MADE SO FAR THIS YEAR

    Tesla has completed around 30,000 of its Model 3 sedans in 2018, according to internal documents viewed by Business Insider and two...

  • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly shared at least 17 tweets from a Russian troll By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    TWITTER CEO JACK DORSEY REPORTEDLY SHARED AT LEAST 17 TWEETS FROM A RUSSIAN TROLL

    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared at least 17 tweets from a confirmed Russian troll between late-2016 and mid-2017, according to an analysis...

    Twitter
  • These $2,400 Sennheiser headphones will ruin all other headphones for you By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THESE $2,400 SENNHEISER HEADPHONES WILL RUIN ALL OTHER HEADPHONES FOR YOU

    The Sennheiser HD 820 headphones are the newest flagship from the German audio company. They're high-end, and don't come cheap - the...

  • A new list of the top CEOs 'for women' is mostly men - and it reflects a wider problem in business By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    A NEW LIST OF THE TOP CEOS 'FOR WOMEN' IS MOSTLY MEN - AND IT REFLECTS A WIDER PROBLEM IN BUSINESS

    A recent ranking of the best CEOs for women caught some flack on social media. Commentators criticized the lack of female CEOs on the...

  • Game shows are coming to Facebook Live as the social network takes on the HQ Trivia phenomenon By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    GAME SHOWS ARE COMING TO FACEBOOK LIVE AS THE SOCIAL NETWORK TAKES ON THE HQ TRIVIA PHENOMENON

    On Tuesday, Facebook announced new features that will let pages create live quizzes and contests. At launch, partners BuzzFeed, Fresno,...

    Facebook
  • The 17 most successful Kickstarter projects of all time and where they are today By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE 17 MOST SUCCESSFUL KICKSTARTER PROJECTS OF ALL TIME AND WHERE THEY ARE TODAY

    For many entrepreneurs, Kickstarter represents a level playing field where good ideas can find people with the cash to help make their...

  • The downfall of Audi's CEO won't affect the company's plans to take on Tesla, experts say By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE DOWNFALL OF AUDI'S CEO WON'T AFFECT THE COMPANY'S PLANS TO TAKE ON TESLA, EXPERTS SAY

    Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday in Germany. He was taken into custody due to concerns that he could interfere with an...

  • The CMO of HP Inc is calling time on the traditional ad agency model: 'The disruption is real' By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE CMO OF HP INC IS CALLING TIME ON THE TRADITIONAL AD AGENCY MODEL: 'THE DISRUPTION IS REAL'

    Consulting firms like Accenture, Deloitte, and IBM are out in force at Cannes. These companies are offering brands capabilities that...

    IBM
  • Ex-Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya's VC firm just lost 3 partners in 2 weeks, and it signals more changes to come By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    EX-FACEBOOK EXEC CHAMATH PALIHAPITIYA'S VC FIRM JUST LOST 3 PARTNERS IN 2 WEEKS, AND IT SIGNALS MORE CHANGES TO COME

    Social Capital is bleeding top investment partners. The venture firm, run by legendary investor Chamath Palihapitiya, has lost three...

    Facebook
  • Astronaut Mark Kelly says Trump's order to create a Space Force 'is a dumb idea' By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    ASTRONAUT MARK KELLY SAYS TRUMP'S ORDER TO CREATE A SPACE FORCE 'IS A DUMB IDEA'

    President Donald Trump on Monday asked the military to create a sixth division called the Space Force . Mark Kelly , a retired NASA...

    Twitter
  • The New York Times said it was going to have Stephen Miller on its podcast to explain Trump's zero tolerance policy then bizarrely backed down By Business Insider   -   Jun 19, 2018

    THE NEW YORK TIMES SAID IT WAS GOING TO HAVE STEPHEN MILLER ON ITS PODCAST TO EXPLAIN TRUMP'S ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY THEN BIZARRELY BACKED DOWN

    On Monday, The New York Times said it was going to air an interview Tuesday with White House senior adviser Stephen Miller about President...