Strategy 2020-04-21T15:45:07Z
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SIGN UP NOW: We're talking with Slack cofounder and CTO Cal Henderson about how to set the technical vision for a rapidly growing company

Our new Starting Up interview show begins with Slack's technical head. The big question: How do you design — and lead — for massive growth?
Tech 2020-04-21T15:36:49Z
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Ticketmaster announces it will offer refunds on postponed events after backlash from angry customers and lawmakers

More than 30,000 events have been cancelled or postponed, the company said, noting that two of its largest organizers are beginning to offer refunds.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T15:30:00Z
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'We're seeing this as an opportunity': Here's how Pegasus Tech Ventures is leveraging its unusual 'VC-as-a-service' business model to invest in startups like Quibi amid the downturn

The company just partnered with Japan's Asahi Broadcasting Corporation to launch a new $200 million fund, to invest in emerging media and tech.
Tech 2020-04-21T15:27:00Z

The iPhone now comes in 9 different colors, from classic black and white to coral and midnight green. Here's how to choose.

The new iPhone SE comes in only three colors, but other recent iPhones come in as many as six colors.
Tech 2020-04-21T15:13:38Z
Tech 2020-04-21T14:57:00Z

The best headphone deals — save $100 on Sony's flagship wireless headphones

Check out all the best deals on headphones going on right now, including over-ear, on-ear, in-ear, and true wireless options. Here are all the deals.
Tech 2020-04-21T14:40:11Z

Facebook, Google, and Apple are using data from millions of users to map COVID-19 and people's movements. Here are all the coronavirus maps and dashboards made by tech giants you can explore today.

Apple, Google, and Facebook are collecting data on people's movement from smartphone apps and using it to show where people have reduced mobility.
Science 2020-04-21T14:30:00Z

Why you should practice yoga regularly

Yoga can't detox your body, but it can reduce inflammation, possibly lower stress, and have other health benefits to your body and brain.
Transportation 2020-04-21T14:23:01Z

Cruise adds a chief legal officer as the nearly $20 billion self-driving startup bolsters its executive ranks

Cruise has hired prominent California lawyer Jeff Bleich, a former US Ambassador to Australia, as its top lawyer.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-21T14:16:56Z

Acclaimed tech investor Mary Meeker reveals the 5 ways coronavirus will upend the way we go to the doctor

The coronavirus pandemic exposed key flaws in the healthcare industry, Meeker wrote, including that most care still happens in person.
Tech 2020-04-21T14:08:34Z

Alibaba's $28 billion investment in cloud infrastructure will help it compete with US tech giants outside of China

Alibaba may invest $28 billion to build out cloud infrastructure, helping Alibaba Cloud compete against US tech giants and fuel geopolitical tensions.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-04-21T14:06:00Z

Live sports like NBA games are evaporating, leaving marketers with billions of ad spend to reallocate

Delayed and canceled live sports events this year has scuttled plans for advertisers that typically spend billions on TV advertising.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-21T13:35:00Z

Quibi recruited top execs from Snap and Netflix to lead its entry into the streaming wars. Here are the 14 power players who bet on the startup's vision of changing mobile video.

Quibi has recruited some notable Hollywood and Silicon Valley alum but also had some high-profile departures ahead of launch.
Tech 2020-04-21T13:30:30Z

Apple reportedly has a new pair of AirPods 'ready to go' that could launch in May

Apple may launch a new pair of AirPods as early as May, according to a new leak. They were initially supposed to debut in March.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-21T13:19:00Z

Goldman Sachs is teaming up with JetBlue to help you book vacation now, and pay later. Here's a look at why it's a growing trend for travelers.

Goldman launched MarcusPay last week, a point-of-sale financing product that lets consumers pay in monthly installments for purchases over $750.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-21T13:00:00Z

A fintech that helps companies visualize cashflows just closed $10 million in funding led by JPMorgan. A payments exec at the Wall Street giant explains how the startup fills a huge gap.

The investment is a follow on from JPMorgan and FINTOP Capital after they originally invested $5.3 million in the startup in April 2019.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-04-21T12:59:00Z

TV advertising is a mess — these 23 industry insiders are working to fix it

These people from Nielsen, Publicis, Hulu, and more are trying to solve TV advertisers' problems as people flock to streaming services.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-21T12:40:51Z

The story behind gaming giant FaZe Clan's new mansion in LA, which costs $80,000 per month and was once rented by Justin Bieber

FaZe Clan is renting a 10-bedroom property in Burbank, California that was once home to Justin Bieber.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-21T12:11:00Z

A sports startup CEO breaks down how he's retooling his business to avoid layoffs with 'short-term adjustments, not long-term pivots'

Fantasy Life CEO Yasin Abbak is focused on keeping costs down and avoiding business distractions until live sports pick back up again.
Tech 2020-04-21T12:09:03Z

Hundreds of Amazon warehouse workers are set to call in sick to protest its response to COVID-19

Workers have complained Amazon isn't doing enough to protect them.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T12:00:00Z
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-21T12:00:00Z

Nasdaq is starting to stream real-time market data to the public cloud as Wall Street demands more flexible access to critical information

Lauren Dillard, head of Nasdaq's global information services, said the launch of Nasdaq Cloud Data Services was a result of customer feedback.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T12:00:00Z

'S*** hit the fan': ForgeRock's CEO told us what it was like closing nearly $100 million in funding as COVID-19 broke out

Security startup ForgeRock has been backed by the likes of Accel and Riverwood Capital.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T11:46:37Z

The CEO of $1.8 billion fintech Airwallex talks us through its $160 million fundraise during coronavirus. 'We want to be the AWS for financial services.'

Despite a stock market crash, retreating investors, and coronavirus lockdowns, fintech Airwallex raised an enlarged round at an increased valuation.
Tech 2020-04-21T09:47:51Z

WeWork's ex-CEO Adam Neumann reportedly plans to sue SoftBank for reneging on its $3 billion share deal

SoftBank abandoned the share deal in early April, claiming it'd be "irresponsible."
Tech 2020-04-21T09:02:00Z

How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and governments over the next five years

Consumers, companies, and governments will install more than 40 billion IoT devices worldwide through 2023. Business Insider Intelligence provides IoT forecasts to understand how this transformative technological force is changing how companies and jurisdictions operate, and how consumers live.
Tech 2020-04-21T06:48:59Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Amazon is facing multiple inquiries from labor regulators into whether it unlawfully retaliated against workers who spoke out about its coronavirus response.
Tech 2020-04-21T01:01:00Z

Top 3 Biggest Smartphone Trends

Business Insider Intelligence lays out the top three biggest smartphone trends for the next 12 months.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T00:48:40Z

A Silicon Valley lawyer who works on tech offerings thinks the IPO window could reopen later this year. But he says only a very small group of companies will be able to go public.

The IPO market may be closed now, but it could reopen later this year for a short period for a select few firms, said Goodwin's Rick Kline.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-21T00:13:13Z

The new CEO of IBM said it's withdrawing its outlook amid deep uncertainty in the market, but he vowed a new period of growth 'as we emerge from the pandemic'

New IBM CEO Arvind Krishna said there's much uncertainty in the market, but vowed it will emerge from the pandemic as a stronger company.
Enterprise 2020-04-21T00:00:48Z

Jennifer Morgan is stepping down as co-CEO of SAP after just 6 months, with Christian Klein staying on as solo CEO

SAP said the company decided that a dual CEO structure was not ideal for the current market, and Jennifer Morgan will step down.
Tech 2020-04-20T23:53:26Z

Some wealthy Silicon Valley bigwigs have reportedly already scurried to their doomsday shelters in New Zealand

Those with money in the Valley have become known in recent years for investing in preparations for disaster scenarios, such as viral outbreaks.

Joe Biden's latest ad said Trump 'rolled over for the Chinese' on coronavirus, and people are calling it racist and xenophobic

Joe Biden's latest presidential campaign ad accuses President Trump of being soft on China vis-à-vis the pandemic. People are calling it xenophobic.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-20T21:42:34Z

Marc Andreessen's essay on building things overlooks a key point, according to former presidential candidate Andrew Yang: 'Our biggest problems generally don't have market-based solutions'

Andrew Yang says the VC industry is not capable of fulfilling Marc Andreessen's mission to build solutions to the biggest problems.
Tech 2020-04-20T21:36:23Z

Amazon is facing multiple inquiries from labor regulators into whether it unlawfully retaliated against workers who spoke out about its coronavirus response

Amazon has come under fire recently from employees, activists, and lawmakers for firing workers who criticized the company's safety measures.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-20T21:22:00Z

Fandango is buying Walmart's Vudu. Here are 7 other media and streaming-TV companies experts say could be acquired this year.

TV companies like Starz, data firms like Parrot Analytics, and studios like MGM, could also be in play in 2020.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-20T21:08:00Z

The CEO of Causality Link, an AI-powered research startup, explains how he nabbed funding from a family office in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic

Pierre Haren, Causality Link co-founder and CEO, spoke to Business Insider about the fintech's recently closed $5 million Series A.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-20T21:07:45Z

Bank of America estimates Amazon's own delivery service could be worth up to $230 billion by 2025. This chart shows a growing warehouse footprint that's already as big as 7,300 football fields.

Amazon's investments in building up its own storage and shipping services could lead to a business worth $230 billion in 2025, Bank of America says.
Enterprise 2020-04-20T21:07:00Z
Tech 2020-04-20T20:33:23Z

A photojournalist captured aerial pictures of a mass grave being built in New York City before police confiscated his drone

As the NYC death toll from COVID-19 nears 10,000 and city morgues become overwhelmed, the number of burials on Hart Island has spiked.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-20T20:28:00Z

Startup Chorus.ai analyzed millions of sales meetings since the pandemic using AI, and found successful salespeople demonstrated empathy towards their customers

Jim Benton was hired as CEO of Chorus.ai a week after the San Francisco AI startup began working remotely. Here's what he's learned about connecting.
Tech 2020-04-20T20:27:49Z

Nintendo plans to produce 22 million Switch devices to address supply shortages

Nintendo is increasing production of its popular Switch console to keep up with the surge in demand.
Tech 2020-04-20T20:18:18Z

Why the IRS website for checking on your $1,200 relief check might say 'payment status not available' — and what to do about it

Despite the issues, the IRS says that its website is working flawlessly — and that 6 million Americans have already been paid.
Tech 2020-04-20T19:49:00Z

There are 6 major differences between the new $400 iPhone SE and the $700 iPhone 11 that can help you decide which one to buy

The iPhone SE and iPhone 11 couldn't be more different than each other except in one incredibly important way.
Military & Defense 2020-04-20T19:37:20Z

F-16 fighter intercepted even more Russian jets overflying a US warship, NATO says

NATO said that after Russian jets flew over a US warship, an F-16 fighter "conducted a professional intercept and left the scene."
Tech 2020-04-20T19:16:00Z

I tried the ZTE Red Magic 5G, a phone made for gamers — its fast screen refresh rate makes playing action-packed games a joy, but it's not without weaknesses

The ZTE Red Magic 5G is a powerful gaming phone with the fastest screen refresh rate of any phone as of April 2020. Here's our full review.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-20T18:58:00Z

How TikTok can kickstart your music career, according to an artist who used the app to get a major label deal

The four strategies that 22-year-old rapper Tiagz used to gain exposure on TikTok and jumpstart his career in music.
Retail 2020-04-20T18:30:00Z

How did CBD oil become a $1 billion industry?

CBD stands for cannabidiol, and it's part of the cannabis plant from which we also get marijuana. We find out what exactly CBD is and how it's made.
Tech 2020-04-20T18:29:00Z

Here are all of the new products Apple is expected to launch this year

Apple is expected to release the iPhone 12, the Apple Watch Series 6, and a slew of other gadgets in 2020.
Transportation 2020-04-20T17:55:00Z

Elon Musk claims in a tweet that Tesla's Cybertruck can float "for a while"

Musk has a history of dropping vague references on Twitter to obscure Tesla car capabilities without offering much detail.
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