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  • I live in New York City - here's why it would be disastrous if Amazon's $5 billion headquarters came here By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    I LIVE IN NEW YORK CITY - HERE'S WHY IT WOULD BE DISASTROUS IF AMAZON'S $5 BILLION HEADQUARTERS CAME HERE

    Amazon recently announced the top 20 cities for its second headquarters, HQ2. The tech giant claims HQ2 would create 50,000 jobs in...

    Tech
  • Melinda Gates just made a move to put the male-dominated VC world on notice By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    MELINDA GATES JUST MADE A MOVE TO PUT THE MALE-DOMINATED VC WORLD ON NOTICE

    VC firm Aspect Ventures has raised an oversubscribed $181 million second fund from investors including Melinda Gates. Aspect was founded...

    Tech
  • 'God of War,' the first major PlayStation 4 game of 2018, will arrive on April 20 By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    'GOD OF WAR,' THE FIRST MAJOR PLAYSTATION 4 GAME OF 2018, WILL ARRIVE ON APRIL 20

    The reboot to "God of War" launches on the PlayStation 4 on April 20, Sony said on Tuesday. The gorgeous new game puts Kratos in a...

    PlayStation
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's final home is back on the market for $3.25 million - take a look inside By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S FINAL HOME IS BACK ON THE MARKET FOR $3.25 MILLION - TAKE A LOOK INSIDE

    There's a reason why the late architect Frank Lloyd Wright is a household name. From the late 19th century to the early 20th century,...

    Windows
  • I drove a $52,000 Kia Stinger and am convinced it is the best car the company has ever made By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    I DROVE A $52,000 KIA STINGER AND AM CONVINCED IT IS THE BEST CAR THE COMPANY HAS EVER MADE

    Kia's hotly anticipated Stinger sports sedan will go up against the best of the best, from BMW, Audi, and Lexus. I tested the car in...

  • The Marine Corps is rolling out a new rifle - and a whole lot of other gear By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    THE MARINE CORPS IS ROLLING OUT A NEW RIFLE - AND A WHOLE LOT OF OTHER GEAR

    The Marine Corps plans to equip more infantrymen with the M27 rifle, which has been in limited use for sometime. The M27 offers longer...

  • A new fitness craze called the '80 Day Obsession' is taking over Facebook - here's how it works By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    A NEW FITNESS CRAZE CALLED THE '80 DAY OBSESSION' IS TAKING OVER FACEBOOK - HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

    80 Day Obsession is a new intense workout and nutrition plan created by fitness instructor Autumn Calabrese. It starts at $59 for three...

    Instagram, Facebook
  • CRYPTO INSIDER: Bitcoin hangs on above $10,000 By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    CRYPTO INSIDER: BITCOIN HANGS ON ABOVE $10,000

    Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here...

  • Google is laying the groundwork to make a big play in video games By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    GOOGLE IS LAYING THE GROUNDWORK TO MAKE A BIG PLAY IN VIDEO GAMES

    Video game industry veteran Phil Harrison is joining Google's consumer hardware division. Harrison's career was primarily spent at...

    Xbox, Hardware, Google, PlayStation, Twitter
  • An elderly woman who is notorious for sneaking onto flights without a ticket made it from Chicago to London before getting arrested By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    AN ELDERLY WOMAN WHO IS NOTORIOUS FOR SNEAKING ONTO FLIGHTS WITHOUT A TICKET MADE IT FROM CHICAGO TO LONDON BEFORE GETTING ARRESTED

    A 66-year-old woman was caught after flying from Chicago to London without a ticket. She has been caught trying to board flights without...

  • Women at Yale say they developed a secret way to protect themselves from dangerous men because the school keeps failing them By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    WOMEN AT YALE SAY THEY DEVELOPED A SECRET WAY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM DANGEROUS MEN BECAUSE THE SCHOOL KEEPS FAILING THEM

    Women at Yale use "whisper networks" and Google Docs to share information about men they say engaged in sexual harassment or assault. Sororities...

    Google
  • Powerful volcanic eruptions will likely get more frequent in the future, scientists say By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    POWERFUL VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS WILL LIKELY GET MORE FREQUENT IN THE FUTURE, SCIENTISTS SAY

    A recent paper found a link between glaciers and volcanism. As glaciers retreat because of climate change and other causes, volcanic...

  • A Spotify investor lays out the case for music streaming - including that it'll replace radio By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    A SPOTIFY INVESTOR LAYS OUT THE CASE FOR MUSIC STREAMING - INCLUDING THAT IT'LL REPLACE RADIO

    Honeycomb Asset Management, a New York hedge fund started by David Fiszel, is bullish on streaming music. People are paying about twice...

    Tech
  • The HomePod seems great, but Apple missed a much bigger opportunity By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    THE HOMEPOD SEEMS GREAT, BUT APPLE MISSED A MUCH BIGGER OPPORTUNITY

    Apple's HomePod speaker goes on sale February 9. It'll be a great device, but it's much more limited than competing products from Amazon...

    Hardware, Google, Apple
  • Snapchat's copycats aren't killing the company - it's killing itself By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    SNAPCHAT'S COPYCATS AREN'T KILLING THE COMPANY - IT'S KILLING ITSELF

    Engagement is high on Snapchat, but not in the right areas. Snap has a monetization problem that has nothing to do with competition...

    Instagram, Facebook
  • The company behind the crime-fighting robot that's been used to keep away homeless people in San Francisco has raised $25 million By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    THE COMPANY BEHIND THE CRIME-FIGHTING ROBOT THAT'S BEEN USED TO KEEP AWAY HOMELESS PEOPLE IN SAN FRANCISCO HAS RAISED $25 MILLION

    Security robots are being used to patrol the streets of Silicon Valley. The startup behind the fleet, Knightscope, has raised $25 million...

    Tech
  • Microsoft has pledged $1 million to solve a problem most people don't realize exists By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    MICROSOFT HAS PLEDGED $1 MILLION TO SOLVE A PROBLEM MOST PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE EXISTS

    This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism . Peggy Johnson, executive vice president of business development...

  • Netflix's programming boss says 'Everything Sucks!' is the next 'sleeper hit' you should keep an eye on By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    NETFLIX'S PROGRAMMING BOSS SAYS 'EVERYTHING SUCKS!' IS THE NEXT 'SLEEPER HIT' YOU SHOULD KEEP AN EYE ON

    Netflix's content boss, Ted Sarandos, singled out "Everything Sucks!" as a Netflix original series that "people should keep an eye"...

  • By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    THIS JAPANESE ROBOT CAN DO PUSH-UPS, PLAY BADMINTON, AND COULD HELP US BETTER UNDERSTAND OUR BODIES

    Kengoro is a humanoid robot that can do exercises. It features sensors in its joints and has over 100 motors, making it capable of...

  • Amazon quietly made a big change for people who sell clothes on its site - and it could signal the future of its apparel business By Business Insider   -   Jan 23, 2018

    AMAZON QUIETLY MADE A BIG CHANGE FOR PEOPLE WHO SELL CLOTHES ON ITS SITE - AND IT COULD SIGNAL THE FUTURE OF ITS APPAREL BUSINESS

    Amazon has increased its third-party seller fees for a number of categories. Amazon's cut of both third-party clothing and accessories...