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Tech 2020-08-07T01:49:44Z
President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for "The Great American Outdoors Act," in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020.

Trump just issued an executive order barring US companies from doing business with TikTok parent company ByteDance, giving it 45 days to sell the app

Trump's order declares TikTok a national emergency, following his threat to ban the viral video app from the US over national security concerns.
Tech 2020-08-06T23:56:50Z
Dara Khosrowshahi

Uber's CEO took a shot at labor groups, accusing them of being driven by 'politics' in the massive fight over drivers' employment status

During a call with investors, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said the groups on Uber's side of the issue "actually care about drivers."
Tech 2020-08-06T23:28:47Z
Mark Zuckerberg lights

Mark Zuckerberg tells Facebook employees he's 'really worried' about possible TikTok ban

The parent company behind TikTok is currently in discussions with Microsoft and other US tech companies about acquiring the viral app's US operations.
Transportation 2020-08-06T23:00:00Z

Cadillac just unveiled its Lyriq electric car — the first all-electric vehicle the brand has ever produced and that will challenge Tesla

Lyriq will use Cadillac's new Ultium battery technology and offer more than 300 miles of range on a charge.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-08-06T22:37:00Z

Mark Zuckerberg just became the third person on Earth worth over $100 billion. Here's how the Facebook CEO makes and spends his fortune.

Other than the Facebook CEO, only Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Microsoft's Bill Gates have fortunes worth over $100 billion.
Premium Tech 2020-08-06T22:31:06Z

A top Wall Street tech analyst says Google is 'less relevant' in e-commerce since the pandemic — and it needs to develop or acquire to start gaining ground on rivals like Amazon

Unlike rivals, Google hasn't benefitted from the pandemic boost to online spending. A top Wall Street analyst says it's time to change that.
Tech 2020-08-06T21:51:00Z

The rise of Jake Paul, the YouTube megastar whose home was raided by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation

Here's everything you need to know about Jake Paul, the controversial YouTube star whose Calabasas mansion was raided by the FBI.
Premium Finance 2020-08-06T21:34:34Z

PayPal's CFO outlines ambitious plans to become your virtual wallet — including a potential partnership with the likes of Amazon or Alibaba

From building the next digital wallet to looking for partnerships with marketplaces like Alibaba and Shopify, here's how PayPal is planning to grow.
Tech 2020-08-06T21:28:50Z

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's net worth just ballooned above $100 billion for the first time ever

Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos are now the only people in the world whose fortunes exceed $100 billion, according to Bloomberg.
Premium Media 2020-08-06T21:26:00Z

Starz execs explain how they're partnering with potential rivals like Amazon and Apple and sharpening their programming focus to cut through the noise

Starz has grown streaming subscribers, and reduced cancellations, even as legacy-media giants like WarnerMedia and Peacock launch rival offerings.
Entertainment 2020-08-06T21:17:23Z

How to watch the UEFA Champions League soccer tournament on CBS All Access

The UEFA Champions League will resume its soccer tournament on August 7. Here's how to watch games live on CBS All Access and CBS Sports Network.
Tech 2020-08-06T21:02:00Z

VOICE ASSISTANTS IN HEALTHCARE: An inside look at 3 emerging voice use cases healthcare providers can deploy to cut costs, build loyalty, and drive revenue

Business Insider Intelligence outlines the voice opportunity in healthcare and explores the drivers propelling voice adoption in the healthcare realm.
Premium Finance 2020-08-06T20:47:53Z

Facial recognition could be coming to your office. Here's why companies pitching the tech say the pandemic is a huge tipping point for adoption.

The technology has been seen by some as a potential threat to privacy, but facial-recognition experts say it can be deployed responsibly in offices.
Tech 2020-08-06T20:36:47Z

'Your tweets are a blight': Elon Musk got roasted in a poem written by the AI created by a company he helped found

The poem, entitled "Elon Musk by Dr. Seuss," was generated by OpenAI's GPT-3 and references the Tesla CEO's 2018 Twitter debacle with the SEC.
Premium Tech 2020-08-06T20:27:44Z

Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

Facebook expects up to 50% of its workforce will permanently work remotely within five to ten years.
Premium Enterprise 2020-08-06T20:21:13Z

The inside story of how $16 billion DoorDash worked an intense all-nighter and overcame a perfect storm of engineering challenges to save millions of orders for desperate restaurants as the pandemic began

In March, $16 billion food-delivery startup Doordash faced a nail-biting engineering challenge and tapped Cloudflare to help it update its systems.
Transportation 2020-08-06T20:19:11Z

Uber reports a $1.78 billion loss as its food-delivery business outshines rides for the first time

The ride-hailing giant was forced to lean heavily on Uber Eats, which saw a huge increase in demand during the pandemic as rides tanked.
Premium Finance 2020-08-06T20:12:23Z

Big investors have been slashing valuations on stakes in private companies like Palantir and Sweetgreen. But bankers say there could be a quick fix.

Even before the pandemic hit, a survey of venture capitalists found that a majority believed unicorns were "significantly" overvalued.
Premium Enterprise 2020-08-06T20:08:20Z

Enterprise tech salaries revealed: How much Oracle, IBM, SAP, Cisco, Dell, VMware, ServiceNow and Workday pay engineers, developers, data scientists and others

Here's how much enterprise tech giants, led by IBM, Oracle and Cisco, pay key employees, including engineers, developers and data scientists.
Tech 2020-08-06T20:05:00Z

How to search for shows or movies on Pluto TV using the web, mobile, or smart TV apps

There's no way to search for a specific show by name on Pluto TV — instead, you can browse through Pluto TV's catalog by genre and channel.
Premium Media 2020-08-06T19:54:47Z

The top 7 ways TikTok influencers are making money in 2020, from song promotions to merchandise

From selling direct-to-consumer products like merch to partnering with brands on sponsorships, there are a number of ways TikTokers are making money.
Tech 2020-08-06T19:50:00Z

How to create a WhatsApp account on your iPhone or Android to send messages and make calls

You can easily create a WhatsApp account by following the step-by-step instructions to enter your phone number and name.
Tech 2020-08-06T19:41:00Z

Apple is a major roadblock for Microsoft's ambitious 'Netflix of gaming' service

When Microsoft's ambitious "Netflix of gaming" service launches this September, it won't be on Apple devices because Apple won't allow it.
Premium Enterprise 2020-08-06T19:26:59Z

A survey finds that a lot of tech workers have left the San Francisco Bay Area thanks to remote work policies, and nearly 60% said they would leave if they could

Tech companies have been talking about permanently becoming "remote first." This survey indicates their employees would love that choice.
Tech 2020-08-06T19:21:41Z

Samsung's latest flagship smartwatch, the Galaxy Watch 3, is now available to buy for $400

The Galaxy Watch 3 comes with a sleeker design, two-day battery life, and new fitness tools — but some big features aren't available in the US yet.
Tech 2020-08-06T19:13:20Z
Transportation 2020-08-06T18:59:08Z

German court ruled Tesla's touchscreen windshield wiper controls are the same as texting while driving

The case stems from a man who was fined and had his license suspended after a 2017 wreck allegedly caused by controlling the wipers.
Tech 2020-08-06T18:33:09Z

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

The new labels do not impact the personal accounts of heads of state, such as that of President Donald Trump.
Science 2020-08-06T18:30:00Z

The best dog breeds for apartment living

Yorkies may be small, but they are some of the worst dogs you can keep in an apartment. Their tendency to yap at the drop of a hat won't make you a favorite among your neighbors.
Premium Finance 2020-08-06T18:15:00Z

'I'd rather turn them into robo cops': Execs from Man Group, Bridgewater, and Schonfeld explain how they're trying to blend humans and machines

Executives at some of the world's biggest hedge funds explain their quantamental strategies and how to find the sweet spot between human and machine.
Entertainment 2020-08-06T18:02:00Z

UFC Fight Night: Lewis vs. Oleinik matches 2 veteran heavyweight fighters in the main event — here's how to watch

Derrick Lewis is tied for the most knockouts in UFC heavyweight history, and he could become the all-time leader during Saturday's UFC Fight Night.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:49:08Z

Facebook just leased office space in a 128-year-old New York City post office — here's a look at the building's fascinating history

The Farley Building has been renovated before, and offices and new train halls are the latest additions.
Finance 2020-08-06T17:35:00Z

POWER PLAYERS: These 8 executives are leading some of the most innovative tech projects on Wall Street

From big banks to top-tier hedge funds, these projects are on the cutting edge at leading financial institutions.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:27:37Z

Google deleted 2,500 YouTube accounts with ties to China to combat disinformation on the platform as the 2020 election draws closer

Google said the accounts were removed "as part of our ongoing investigation into coordinated influence operations linked to China."
Science 2020-08-06T17:26:00Z

The first-ever space helicopter is en route to Mars in the belly of NASA's rover. It's set to record the first Martian drone footage.

The Ingenuity helicopter was a last-minute addition to NASA's Mars rover. It's expected to return video from up to five flights over Martian fields.
Premium Media 2020-08-06T17:25:00Z

Addison Rae is the world's top-earning TikTok star, according to Forbes. She shared the inside story of her rise to fame.

Addison Rae spoke about her rapid success online and how she is building a larger business with merchandise and lucrative brand partnerships.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:17:28Z

Tech leaders have long predicted a 'splinternet' future where the web is divided between the US and China. Trump might make it a reality.

Silicon Valley leaders have long braced for a "splinternet" that could replace the world wide web with locally-contained networks.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:17:00Z

How to clear the cache on your Amazon Fire Stick to make its apps run more efficiently

You can clear the cache on your Amazon Fire Stick if certain apps are loading slower than usual or giving you constant error messages.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:15:00Z

Everything SpaceX Had To Get Right For Crew Dragon's Splashdown

SpaceX Demo-2 mission is officially a success after the safe return of two NASA astronauts on the Crew Dragon. Here's what could have gone wrong.
Premium Media 2020-08-06T17:14:00Z

How Poshmark clothing resellers are becoming Instagram influencers to drive thousands of dollars in sales and land brand deals

Clothing resellers on the popular social shopping app, Poshmark, are becoming influencers on Instagram and driving sales back to their shops.
Tech 2020-08-06T17:02:00Z

The Apttus Story: The Scandalous Rise & Fall of a Startup CEO

BI Prime goes inside the startup's unfolding drama, if the allegations are true, and how pervasively a company can be infected by toxic behavior.
Premium Transportation 2020-08-06T16:54:33Z

Ford's outgoing CEO couldn't match the stock value of Tesla or Nikola, but experts say his biggest moves prepared the old automaker for the future

Ford CEO Jim Hackett, who'll retire in October, strengthened an investment in Argo AI and set a plan to put vehicle-communication tech in new models.
Media 2020-08-06T16:42:26Z

Addison Rae Easterling is the top-earning TikTok star with $5 million in the last year, according to Forbes. But Charli D'Amelio is close behind.

Addison Rae is the top-earning TikTok star in 2020, according to Forbes. Charlie and Dixie D'Amelio, Loren Gray, and Josh Richards also rank.
Tech Contributors 2020-08-06T16:34:42Z

Uber is hiring 140 engineers in India and offering a $500 allowance for employees to set up home offices

As well as allowing employees to work from home until July next year, the company is offering corporate staff a $500 allowance to set up home offices.
Transportation 2020-08-06T16:14:00Z

Tesla competitor Nikola quietly discloses its only revenue source so far: building solar panels for its founder

The electric vehicle maker installed $36,000 worth of solar panels for executive chairman Trevor Milton.
Tech 2020-08-06T16:10:27Z

A new report says that Microsoft is expanding its acquisition interest in TikTok to include the entire global business, but a source says it isn't true

A person familiar with the matter told Business Insider the Financial Times report is "completely false."
Premium Tech 2020-08-06T16:00:35Z

UK fintech startup Starling Bank triples customer deposits in 9 months and plans to break even by 2021 despite COVID-19 pandemic

Starling Bank defies COVID-19 woes by tripling customer deposits and adding half a million new customers in nine months.
Tech 2020-08-06T15:50:06Z

Snapchat is once again helping its young users register to vote in the app for the 2020 election

The TurboVote tool will go live in September within Snapchat's "Minis." It's the same one that helped to register 450,000 voters in the 2018 midterms.
Entertainment 2020-08-06T15:46:18Z

'Mulan' will debut on Disney Plus on September 4 — here's how to watch the blockbuster movie at home

Disney's live-action "Mulan" will debut on Disney Plus on September 4 as a premium title months after the coronavirus delayed its theatrical release.
Premium Finance 2020-08-06T15:45:00Z

POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 11 American Express execs leading the card giant's adoption of digital payments

Take a look at the execs driving Amex's growth and positioning the credit card giant to take off in the increasingly digital world of payments.
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