Tech 2020-03-13T07:55:38Z
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10 things in tech you need to know today

The Pentagon could reconsider its decision to award a major cloud contract to Microsoft after protests from Amazon.
Tech 2020-03-13T06:49:05Z
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Food delivery apps are switching to 'no contact' dropoffs as usage during coronavirus lockdowns spikes

Just Eat, Deliveroo, and Glovo have all followed US peers in implementing contactless food dropoffs.
Enterprise 2020-03-13T02:45:34Z
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Microsoft is canceling its massive Build developer conference due to the coronavirus outbreak, and will do it online instead

Microsoft is canceling its Build developer conference — one of its largest events of the year — and moving it online.
Tech 2020-03-13T00:50:28Z

Google reportedly sent its Bangalore office employees home to work remotely after a worker there tested positive for COVID-19 and was put in quarantine

Google and property owners who share the office park have asked employees to work remotely, according to CNBC.
Enterprise 2020-03-13T00:24:50Z

The Pentagon says it 'wishes to reconsider' the award to Microsoft of the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract

Amazon had challenged the Pentagon's decision to award JEDI to Microsoft on technical grounds, and accusations of political bias.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T23:40:00Z

'Eye-popping': A standout number in Amazon's financial report hints at growing momentum with the world's largest companies

Amazon's performance obligations jumped 54% to a record $29.8 billion in its most recent quarter — but its growth could slow due to the coronavirus.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-12T23:37:21Z

Slack has seen a 'significant spike' in new users from the coronavirus, but says it's too early to tell if it will help its business

Slack is seeing many new users for its free product amid the spike in remote work due to coronavirus, but its true growth comes from deals with large companies.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T23:20:30Z

Silicon Valley's most famous startup training program just scrapped its famous 'Demo Day' founder pitches and will instead make startups submit investor-friendly slides

The slides will be available starting March 16, a full week earlier than planned, after the in-person event was canceled on Friday.
News 2020-03-12T23:10:10Z

People are making coronavirus and quarantine themed Spotify playlists

These playlists provide a surprisingly intimate look at how people across the globe are feeling about and coping with the ongoing crisis.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-12T23:06:53Z

Oracle CEO Safra Catz said it's 'business a usual' as the impact of the coronavirus on the tech giant remains unclear

Oracle CEO Safra Catz said the pandemic's impact on its business is unclear and it's been largely 'business as usual.'
Finance 2020-03-12T23:01:00Z

TECH COMPANIES IN FINANCIAL SERVICES: How Apple, Amazon, and Google are taking financial services by storm

Business Insider Intelligence examines how Apple, Google, and Amazon are gaining a larger foothold in the global financial services industry.
Tech 2020-03-12T22:44:00Z

AT&T is lifting all internet data caps and Comcast is cutting some introductory service fees in response to the shift to more home use amid the coronavirus outbreak

AT&T is lifting data caps and Comcast is offering free internet service for 60 days to low-income families.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T22:30:39Z

Amazon is recommending all employees around the world work from home, but a lot of them can't actually do so

Amazon is telling all employees globally who can work from home to do so as coronavirus concerns grow.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-03-12T22:09:09Z

Read the memo holding company IPG just sent staff saying that it will keep all offices open amid coronavirus outbreak

CEO Michael Roth wrote that all major business units have tested working from home and he discouraged staff from attending large meetings.
Strategy 2020-03-12T22:00:00Z

Oracle, Apple, Google, and Amazon are among the largest global companies who have restricted travel or asked their employees to work remotely as a precaution against the novel coronavirus. Here's the full list.

As the coronavirus spreads across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the US, companies are restricting travel and asking employees to work from home.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:49:02Z

New York police addressed rampant social-media rumors that the NYC subway system will shut down amid the novel-coronavirus pandemic

Viral disinformation texts and tweets suggested that New York City may shut down the subway system and encouraged recipients to panic buy.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:42:06Z

Here are the companies laying off employees as they deal with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic

Norwegian, the low-cost airline, said it would cut up to 50% of its workforce due to the decline in demand and the US restrictions on European travel.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:29:00Z

How to see your message requests on Instagram, accept or ignore a message, or block a user

You can easily see your message requests on Instagram and decide whether you want to accept or ignore the message, or block the user.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:24:00Z

Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it

Although his later work at Apple influenced the way things turned out, he still offered a slew of predictions that are shockingly accurate today.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:24:00Z

How to allow people to share your post on Facebook without changing your account settings

You can allow people to share your post on Facebook by changing the settings of the specific post instead of your entire account.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:22:00Z

How to leave a Discord server using the desktop or mobile app

Once you leave a Discord server, you won't be able to send any messages in or receive notifications from that server.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:11:16Z

Colleges are extending spring breaks amid the coronavirus, and students are taking advantage of the cheap flights amid travel fears to book low-cost trips

Some students with extended spring breaks are taking advantage of the extra time off and cheap flights amid travel fears to book low-cost trips.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:05:00Z

How to allow followers on your Facebook profile to increase your presence on the platform

You can easily allow followers on Facebook If you want more than just your friends to be able to see your Facebook posts on your news feed.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T21:02:26Z

Leaked Tesla memo reveals what the company is doing about worker safety as coronavirus spreads

Tesla just reopened its Shanghai factory. Now it has to deal with what the coronavirus will do to its factories in the US.
Tech 2020-03-12T21:00:00Z

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.
BI Prime Media 2020-03-12T20:58:00Z

The TikTok metrics that influencers should pay attention to if they want to make money from brand sponsorship deals

We spoke with an influencer talent manager and a digital agent about some of the metrics they see brands paying attention to in 2020 on TikTok.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:54:00Z

How to find archived emails in Gmail in 2 simple ways on Mac or PC

To find archived emails in Gmail, you can search for them individually, or use the "All Mail" function.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:53:00Z

Here's what happens when you mute someone on Twitter, and how to do it

When you mute someone on Twitter, their tweets will stop showing up on your feed, but they won't be notified that you've muted them.
Enterprise 2020-03-12T20:48:50Z

Slack stock falls as much as 20% after it reported earnings that show slowing growth and weaker guidance than expected

All eyes are on Slack, amid the coronavirus pandemic — but its slowing growth seems to be making investors nervous.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:46:02Z

People at Disneyland were waiting in hour-plus long lines for rides right up until the park announced it will be officially closing

As Disney announced it was closing the park on March 14, the official app still showed long wait times for some of its most signature rides.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:44:00Z

The best USB-C hubs

USB-C hubs add extra much-needed ports and card slots to modern computers that don't have them. These are the best USB-C hubs you can buy in 2020.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:44:00Z

How to archive a Facebook group you're no longer actively using in 4 simple steps

You can easily archive a Facebook group with a few clicks on your computer if you're the admin of the group.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:34:00Z

How to add a life event on Facebook and edit the ones you've already created

You can easily add a life event on Facebook to mark important milestones for your friends on the platform.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:26:00Z

How to delete a Discord server that you own, using the desktop or mobile app

You can delete a Discord server via your server settings, but you may also need to enter an authentication code.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:25:00Z

The best webcams

If you need to make video calls or create a video stream, you need one of the best webcams. These are the best webcams you can buy.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:23:00Z

How to delete your Gmail account without losing any of your data

You can delete your Gmail account in the "Data & Personalization" section of your Google account settings.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:23:00Z

How to see your Facebook Memories on a computer or mobile device

It's easy to see Facebook Memories and use the platform as a digital diary on a mobile device or computer.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:14:00Z

The best laptops

Whether you want a MacBook, Windows, or a Chromebook, there is a great laptop for everyone. Here are the best laptops of 2020 so far.
Entertainment 2020-03-12T20:13:00Z

How to watch 'Westworld' when season 3 premieres on March 15

HBO's "Westworld" is one of the biggest shows on television. Here's how you can watch the third season when it premieres on March 15.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:01:27Z

7 tips for using Zoom, Google Meet, and other remote work apps as more companies mandate employees work from home amid coronavirus outbreak

Experts say that companies need a "culture of trust" and a "social contract" to make meetings productive while working remote.
Tech 2020-03-12T20:01:00Z

How to use Discord on your Xbox One to show your friends what games you're playing

You can use Discord on an Xbox One by connecting the Discord app on a phone or computer to your Xbox Live account.
Media 2020-03-12T19:55:48Z

Netflix's 'Love Is Blind' creator wants 'many seasons in many countries and languages' of his reality-TV hit

"Love Is Blind" is Netflix's most in-demand romance reality series yet and has been near the top of its daily top 10 lists of popular titles.
BI Prime Finance 2020-03-12T19:38:00Z

Real estate giant RE/MAX is fighting off a recruiting slump. Here are the tech tools it's betting will attract and keep more agents.

RE/MAX's acquisitions of booj and First show the brokerage investing in machine-learning powered tech that values relationships over automation.
Tech 2020-03-12T19:37:00Z

The best mouse pads

If you work at a computer with a mouse, you need one of the best mouse pads money can buy. Here are our top picks for mouse pads in 2020.
Tech 2020-03-12T19:33:43Z

'Call of Duty' is taking on 'Fortnite' with a 150-player battle royale game — here's what it's like playing 'Warzone'

'Warzone' is a unique, fascinating, and free battle royale experience that's clearly aimed at 'Call of Duty' fans.
Tech 2020-03-12T19:05:11Z

Thousands of people are visiting this website that tracks everything canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak — and its creator says he built the whole site in about 15 minutes

Isitcanceledyet.com offers a basic list of the cancelations hitting sports leagues, music festivals, major conferences, and college campuses.
Tech 2020-03-12T19:00:14Z

The number of Americans without reliable internet access may be way higher than the government's estimate — and that could cause major problems in 2020

The coronavirus is pushing people into a "digital first" society, and far more people could be left behind than the government's numbers estimate.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-12T18:54:24Z

Microsoft in internal memo offers paid leave to employees who can't work from home while schools are closed due to the coronavirus outbreak

Microsoft is offering paid leave to parents who can't work remotely as schools close across Washington state, Business Insider has learned.
Tech 2020-03-12T18:45:00Z

The best smartphones

We tested the latest and greatest smartphones. These are the best smartphones you can buy in 2020, at every price range.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T18:39:43Z

A top VC firm is asking employees to log everywhere they go in case they catch the coronavirus, saying they have a 'moral responsibility' to stem the spread

Lux Capital's managing partner Josh Wolfe says the VC firm has a moral obligation to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
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