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Tech 2020-05-28T14:18:52Z

Apple's updated device-tracking system could hinder Tile's momentum

Apple is expected to launch a competing service to Tile that could set a new device-tracking standard, strengthening product ecosystems.
BI Prime Media 2020-05-28T14:15:00Z

YouTube star LaurDIY is hosting a new HBO Max series. She shares how she built her business empire from search to merch to streaming TV.

Lauren Riihimaki shared her journey on YouTube, which started during her first year of college, and how she's expanded her digital brand.
Tech 2020-05-28T14:12:45Z
How to change voice on iPhone

Apple just bought another AI startup to help Siri catch up to rivals Amazon and Google

Apple has acquired AI startup Inductiv Inc. to improve Siri, which has fallen behind Amazon's Alexa and the Google Assistant.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T14:08:31Z
Tech 2020-05-28T14:08:00Z

No, Bluetooth doesn't use cellular data — here's how the popular wireless technology connects your devices

Bluetooth doesn't use data, but instead uses short-range radio waves to connect your wireless devices.
Tech 2020-05-28T14:05:41Z

'We had no idea how to do it': YouTube's founders, investors, and first employees tell the chaotic inside story of how it rose from failed dating site to $1.65 billion video behemoth

YouTube's earliest employees and investors tell the story of the site's climb to the top, full of all-nighters, lawsuit threats, and food poisoning.
Travel 2020-05-28T14:01:00Z

This is the pitch deck now-$31 billion Airbnb used when it was just getting started

BI Prime offers an inside look at now-$31 billion Airbnb — and the deck that got its co-founders their big break at Y Combinator.
Tech 2020-05-28T13:37:00Z

How to change your Wi-Fi password and secure your internet connection

To change your Wi-Fi password, you'll need to open your router's configuration page using an internet browser.
Tech 2020-05-28T13:24:00Z

'Is HBO Go 4K?': What you need to know about streaming quality on HBO's provider-supported service

HBO Go shows and movies are not available for streaming in 4K or HDR. Subscribers can only view content in 1080p HD at best.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T13:23:00Z

How Dave Clark, the mastermind behind Amazon's coronavirus response, became one of the most powerful executives in America

You might not have heard of Dave Clark. But his wide-ranging responsibilities at Amazon make him one of the most influential people in corporate America.
BI Prime Media 2020-05-28T13:22:00Z

An inside look at HBO Max's product experience and how WarnerMedia is taking a different approach than Netflix to keep viewers coming back

At launch, the HBO Max experience will be deceptively simple, but designed to be built on over time.
Tech 2020-05-28T13:11:00Z

How to change your Zoom password, even if you've forgotten it, to keep your account secure

You can change your Zoom password at any time through the "Profile" section of your online account page.
BI Prime Media 2020-05-28T13:02:00Z

Eminem has joined an invite-only startup that's betting texting between celebs and fans will become a big business

The music artist Eminem joined the text-marketing app Community this week, announcing to fans that they can text him at 313-666-7440.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-28T13:00:00Z

Goldman Sachs sees the coronavirus fast-forwarding the office into 'Enterprise 4.0.' Here are the 4 major themes of the future of work.

Goldman Sachs has released a 106-page report characterizing what it calls "Enterprise 4.0," the new model of work for white-collar employees.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-28T13:00:00Z

This founder sold a company to Microsoft at 15, worked for the CIA at 19, and just raised $90 million for a fast-growing startup that writes its customers a check if they lose their battles with hackers

Coalition founder Joshua Motta's past as a Microsoft "Boy Wonder" and CIA analyst at 19 prepared him to help small companies fight off hackers.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T13:00:00Z

Stork Club's CEO raised $2.7 million in seed funding, after stumbling on a major gap in the healthcare insurance market and devising a plan to save employers millions

A total of $129 billion in maternity healthcare costs is currently hitting companies, according to Stork Club CEO Jeni Mayorskaya.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T12:36:45Z

Check out the pitch deck children's language learning startup MyBuddy.ai used to raise $1 million in funding

The online language learning market is set to be worth more than $5 billion worldwide by 2024.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-28T12:30:00Z

There's never been a better time for banks to buy fintechs, according to a Capital One cofounder. Here's why both sides need each other more than ever.

Nigel Morris, who cofounded Capital One and spent 10 years as its president and chief operating officer, explained why the two sides need each other.
Science 2020-05-28T12:23:00Z

Elon Musk said he spent 3 to 4 years working on SpaceX's new spacesuits, and hopes the design gets kids 'fired up' about astronauts

Musk said it was important that the NASA crew members wear spacesuits that both look good and work well.
Media 2020-05-28T12:21:00Z

Eminem joins a secretive text-message startup, sponsored content rates drop, and a new media kit library

This week's rundown includes how a personal-finance YouTuber went from filming videos in a Walmart parking lot to building a lucrative career online.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T12:15:00Z

The next-gen leaders of enterprise venture capital think software is going to look much different post-pandemic. Here are their predictions for what's ahead

With more companies embracing remote work even after the crisis ends, a new class of startups will emerge to bring the office experience online.
Tech 2020-05-28T11:48:22Z

It looks like Trump's draft executive order targeting Facebook and Twitter got leaked online

President Donald Trump is expected to sign such an order on Thursday.
Finance 2020-05-28T11:48:00Z

From warehouses to office space, real-estate markets are being turned upside down — and these are the winners and losers

Flex-office firms are struggling, and companies are rethinking leases for offices. Meanwhile, demand for warehouse space is emerging as a bright spot.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-28T11:29:00Z

IBM is ditching a big WeWork office it has been renting in NYC — showing risks for the flex-space model as the pandemic prompts big companies to rethink real-estate needs

WeWork had heralded IBM's lease at 88 University Place as an important shift in its business from startups to Fortune 500 firms. Now IBM is exiting.
Finance 2020-05-28T11:28:00Z

WeWork is grappling with a fresh setback after the pandemic emptied offices. Here's the latest on job cuts, financials, and legal battles.

After a failed IPO, coworking giant WeWork has been struggling to turn itself around. Here's the latest on job cuts, legal battles, and more.
Politics 2020-05-28T11:24:18Z

Mark Zuckerberg told Fox News that Facebook would not fact-check Trump's false claims as Twitter did

Zuckerberg's comments came after Twitter added a fact-check warning to a false claim that President Donald Trump had made about mail-in voting.
Tech 2020-05-28T11:23:04Z

Twitter fact-checked a Chinese government spokesman after he suggested the US brought COVID-19 to Wuhan

Twitter applied the label to the tweets after being questioned by the New York Post over a potential double standard, The Post reports.
Tech 2020-05-28T10:08:00Z

A $416 USB drive claiming to block 'electric fog' caused by 5G turned out to be a generic $6 drive covered in a shiny sticker

The 5GBioShield is being marketed using bogus science words to claim it can defend against 5G, which is in fact not harmful to begin with.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T09:34:43Z

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck analytics startup Decibel used to raise $40 million

"Once companies get over the initial shock [of coronavirus] and release their budgets they need to see improvements in how they get lifetime value from customers."
Tech 2020-05-28T09:19:40Z

An Amazon warehouse worker said engineer Tim Bray 'didn't take it far enough' when slamming the company for firing whistleblowers

Warehouse worker John Hopkins said his experience validates criticisms made by senior Amazon engineer Tim Bray, who resigned in protest.
Tech 2020-05-28T08:46:10Z

These are 6 TV shows and movies Bill Gates is watching for pandemic escapism

Bill Gates recommends for escapism that people watch the 2001 film "Spy Game," which he claims to have watched roughly 12 times already.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-05-28T08:29:35Z

These are 10 European startups born out of the COVID-19 pandemic

Everything from food delivery services to entrepreneurship lessons for kids is launching virtually.
Tech 2020-05-28T06:50:44Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Trump attacks Twitter. Twitter's Dorsey defends. SpaceX we have a problem.
News 2020-05-28T06:31:47Z

A new poll found one in 5 Americans said they'd refuse a COVID-19 vaccine, which companies are racing to create

The AP-NORC poll's results were unveiled on the same day when the US reached a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus.
News 2020-05-28T04:56:24Z

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responds to criticism after dustup over adding fact-check labels to Trump's tweets

Dorsey said the links are used to "connect the dots of conflicting statements and show the information in dispute so people can judge for themselves."
Tech 2020-05-28T03:57:36Z

Arizona sues Google over claims it illegally collected location data from smartphone users even after they opted out

The state said Google violated users' privacy by tracking their location even when they had turned the setting off.
Tech 2020-05-28T03:35:00Z

This Twitter employee is now at the center of Trump's pushback against the platform because he criticized Trump in past tweets

Twitter's head of site integrity previously tweeted that Trump was a "racist tangerine" and decried "ACTUAL NAZIS IN THE WHITE HOUSE."
Tech 2020-05-28T03:03:00Z

THE CONNECTIVITY B2B ECOSYSTEM: How 5G and next-gen networks are transforming the role telecoms play in enterprise partnerships

Business Insider Intelligence unpacks the enterprise telecommunications ecosystem at the cusp of the 5G era.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-28T01:45:31Z

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Conservatives have claimed for years that they are being deliberately censored by social media companies — and now Trump is promising to take action.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-28T01:10:53Z

WeWork is set to vote on adding 2 new independent board members after big investors suing SoftBank unsuccessfully tried to stop it

Two of WeWork's board members are fighting moves to install a pair of directors who they say could decide the fate of a lawsuit against SoftBank.
Tech 2020-05-28T00:36:00Z

How to add your LastPass account to Google Authenticator for an added layer of password security

When you add LastPass to Google Authenticator, you get an extra layer of identity authentication and protection from hackers and bad actors.
Tech 2020-05-28T00:18:37Z

Trump plans to sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused Twitter of squashing free speech

President Donald Trump said he'd "strongly regulate" social platforms after Twitter added fact-check links to his misleading tweets about voter fraud.
Opinion 2020-05-27T23:04:00Z

Banning Trump from Twitter would be a disservice to the public

Twitter provides greater transparency into lawmakers' thinking. That's a good thing, especially when they're metaphorically showing their rear ends.
Tech 2020-05-27T22:59:00Z

AI IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Why carriers could lose out if they don't adopt AI fast — and where they can make the biggest gains

Business Insider Intelligence focuses on the use of AI to enhance the customer experience, which can directly impact revenue for telecom providers.
Tech 2020-05-27T22:12:26Z

A white venture capitalist threatened to call the police on a group of black men in a Minneapolis gym, and a video of the incident is trending

Tom Austin, a venture capitalist, later apologized and said a building manager's email previously flagged concerns of non-tenants using the gym.
Tech 2020-05-27T21:58:02Z

Vacation rentals around the world have jumped 127% since early April in a sign that people are slowly starting to travel again

A surge in domestic tourism is fueling a rebound in short-term rentals as states begin to ease lockdowns, according to data from AirDNA.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-27T21:27:55Z
Tech 2020-05-27T21:13:13Z

Belkin's new smart speaker combines high-end audio, Google Assistant support, and wireless phone charging into one handy package

Belkin's Soundform Elite packs wireless phone charging capabilities into a full-fledged Google Assistant smart speaker. Here's our full review.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-05-27T21:12:45Z

Salesforce is teaming up with Workday on its new tools for reopening businesses safely, as it increasingly invests in an entirely new business

Salesforce is expanding its resources to help organizations reopen safely via new integrations with Workday's employee management tools.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-27T20:37:00Z

Robots, remote hires, and insourcing: A top UBS exec lays out how the Swiss bank is tackling the future of work

UBS's COO gives her outlook for the bank's use of robots; insourcing; remote hiring; its real-estate footprint; and business-continuity sites.
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