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Tech 2020-05-22T17:47:00Z
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Mark Zuckerberg is now the 3rd richest person in the world after his fortune grew $30 billion since the coronavirus crisis began

The Facebook CEOis now worth $87.8 billion, making him the third-richest person in the world behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.
Tech 2020-05-22T17:46:43Z
The feud between Daniel "Keemstar" Keem and h3h3Production's Ethan Klein continues to boil over.

YouTubers are reporting that Old Spice dropped its sponsorship of h3h3's Ethan Klein amid a brewing troll war with Keemstar

The war over sponsorships between Daniel 'Keemstar' Keem and h3h3's Ethan Klein continues with reports that Old Spice dropped Klein.
Reviews 2020-05-22T17:22:00Z
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All the best Memorial Day sales and deals of 2020 — on mattresses, appliances, clothes, and more

We rounded up all the best Memorial Day sales and deals across the internet on mattresses and bedding, tech, clothing, outdoor gear, and appliances.
Reviews 2020-05-22T17:05:00Z

Every college student should sign up for Amazon Prime Student — it doesn't cost anything for the first 6 months

Amazon Prime Student is a great life hack for anyone with access to their?".edu" email. Here are the money-saving benefits Prime Student members get.
Tech 2020-05-22T16:49:21Z

A city in Oklahoma painted its landmark 75-foot statue to look like Elon Musk in a bid for his next factory. Take a look at the before and after photos.

There's a 7-story statue painted to look like Elon Musk in Tulsa, Oklahoma right now. The city is hoping to be chosen for Tesla's next factory.
Tech 2020-05-22T16:29:40Z

Amazon just opened a permanent homeless shelter in its Seattle HQ, offering vulnerable families a place to stay during the pandemic — take a tour

The shelter has programs for new moms and babies, families with medically fragile babies, the elderly, and others.
Media 2020-05-22T16:19:07Z

The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'John Henry' to 'Public Enemies'

Netflix subscribers are also watching the new original movie "The Wrong Missy," starring David Spade.
Tech 2020-05-22T16:02:00Z

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things

A new report from Business Insider Intelligence outlines the basics of the IoT and what this next wave of technology means to the everyday individual.
Tech 2020-05-22T16:01:40Z

Elon Musk calls some of his own tweets 'definitely extremely dumb,' but 'nobody cares' if you say things that are 'not controversial at all'

Elon Musk said that he would retract some of his tweets if he could, in a new interview with Bloomberg Businessweek.
Science 2020-05-22T16:00:00Z

Amazon has opened a homeless shelter in a high-rise on its Seattle campus —?here's what it looks like

Amazon opened the largest family shelter in Washington state in March. It provides enough space for social distancing among guests.
Tech 2020-05-22T15:46:00Z

Bored at home this weekend? You can play the popular card game 'Cards Against Humanity' with your friends online for free

You can play 'Cards Against Humanity' for free online with friends over video chat. Here's how to do it.
Tech 2020-05-22T15:40:00Z

The best smartphone deals in May so far — save $200 on Apple's iPhone SE

There are sales and discounts on a bunch of smartphones from the top four phone makers in the US, like Apple, Samsung, Google, and OnePlus.
BI Prime BI Prime 2020-05-22T15:36:33Z

The corporate office as we know it is dead. Long live the 'dynamic' workplace, says a CEO who's been experimenting with this new concept for a year.

"The workplace we all know is a thing of the past," Okta CEO says. HQ'd in expensive SF, he's been experimenting with the idea for nearly a year.
Advertising 2020-05-22T15:33:00Z

How the pandemic is impacting the advertising business as sports TV viewing evaporates, events are cancelled, and people cut back on spending

Business Insider breaks down how the pandemic is impacting advertising, from events cancellations to layoffs and furloughs.
Tech 2020-05-22T15:26:48Z

Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Warren Buffett, as Facebook stock climbs and Buffet's holdings lose billions

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is climbing Bloomberg's Billionaire Index, but Amazon's Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates still sit on top.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-22T15:00:00Z

A smart home startup that raised $41 million from Amazon and Bain just launched an app that lets landlords and residents give remote access for deliveries, guests, and self-guided tours

SmartRent provides keyless entry, smart lights, and other software for apartment units and was launched by former Invitation Homes and Starwood Waypoint executives.
Tech 2020-05-22T14:53:00Z

Google Nest Hub vs Amazon Echo Show 5: Nest Hub is better built, while Echo Show 5 brings more features

The Google Nest Hub and Amazon Echo Show 5 are great smart displays for using a virtual home assistant and controlling your smart devices. Choosing which one to use will depend on whether you prefer Google Assistant or Alexa.
Tech 2020-05-22T14:33:57Z

Joe Biden rips into Amazon, says the company 'should start paying their taxes'

Both President Trump and the Democratic presidential candidate have criticized Amazon, which paid $0 in federal income taxes from 2016 to 2019.
Tech 2020-05-22T14:19:32Z

Roughly half of the Twitter accounts pushing to 'reopen America' are bots, researchers found

It's not yet clear who's behind the surge in bot activity, or whether they're originating from the US or abroad.
Tech 2020-05-22T14:05:58Z

Samsung's $8 billion semiconductor factory will challenge TSMC's dominance in the foundry market

Samsung's new factory is part of a larger push to challenge Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) within the advanced foundry business.

Trump made false claims about vote-by-mail on Facebook and Twitter. Here's why the tech companies won't ban him or take down the posts.

Both platforms determined that Trump's false claims about vote-by-mail this week don't violate their policies banning misinformation about elections.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-22T13:36:16Z

How a startup that works with Toyota and Walmart is repurposing smart devices to track social distancing and contract-tracing for industrial workers

StrongArm Technologies traditionally focuses on helping large corporations keep their industrial workers safe by analyzing data from smart devices.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-22T13:30:00Z

Enterprise software companies aren't immune to COVID, and experts warn investors are underestimating how many customers might demand price cuts or peel away

Some investors think the coronavirus downturn will leave enterprise software companies relatively unscathed. That won't be the case, some experts say.
BI Prime Retail 2020-05-22T13:05:57Z

How brands can survive a downturn, according to a millionaire entrepreneur who runs multiple DTC brands that bring in 7 figures each

Entrepreneur Kevin Gould recently shared his top tips for how brands can survive a downturn, from preserving cash flow to cutting costs.
Tech 2020-05-22T13:03:00Z

The best TV deals for Memorial Day include $300 off Sony's brand-new X950H 4K LED

Memorial Day is coming up on May 25, and retailers are offering some big sales on TVs to help celebrate the holiday.
Tech 2020-05-22T13:01:00Z

THE RISE OF CLOUD GAMING: Cloud-based streaming is the next frontier in the video gaming ecosystem — here's why cloud service providers and telecoms are vying to tap the multibillion-dollar opportunity

Business Insider Intelligence takes a dive into the evolving cloud gaming market by examining drivers and barriers while identifying top competitors.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-22T13:00:00Z

Startups are willing to do whatever it takes to keep their top engineering talent happy, including massive cuts to executive salaries

An analysis of late-stage tech companies from Thomvest Ventures found that many were in favor of slashing executives' salaries to avoid layoffs.
Tech 2020-05-22T12:58:28Z

Researchers found North Dakota's contact-tracing app covertly sending location and advertising data to third parties

The app's maker admitted to sending data from iPhones to Foursquare, but said it wasn't being used for commercial purposes.
Finance 2020-05-22T12:57:00Z

From stay-at-home dealmaking to virtual internships, here's how Wall Street is transforming

After the remote transition, some Wall Street firms are already considering how coronavirus could permanently transform the way they work.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-22T12:39:30Z

PayPal is hiring for hundreds of jobs. From virtual ice-breakers to weekly wellness surveys, its head of talent lays out what to expect when you join remotely.

PayPal is hiring for full-time jobs and running summer internships remotely. Here's the payment giant's take on remote work and flexible arrangements.
Transportation 2020-05-22T12:36:00Z

The Kia Niro EV is a $47,000 electric crossover that, unlike a Tesla, lets you go green without being flashy

The Kia Niro EV has a flashy price tag and a fancy electric motor. But in a world full of gas-powered cars, it's pretty good at lying low.
BI Prime Tech 2020-05-22T12:32:00Z

A veteran Silicon Valley investor says SoftBank's $100 billion Vision Fund had a fatal flaw that doomed many of the startups it bet on

SoftBank's huge Vision Fund was supposed to disrupt the way startups are funded. But its size was its downfall, Menlo Ventures' Matt Murphy said.
Tech 2020-05-22T12:23:00Z

For $500 you can book a Zoom magic show with 'Silicon Valley's favorite magician,' whose client list includes Google, Apple, and Airbnb

Daniel Chan was the go-to entertainer for Google and others in the Bay Area. Now, the magician is performing from a makeshift stage in his home.
Tech 2020-05-22T12:03:00Z

THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2020: Here's what over 400 IoT decision-makers say about the future of enterprise connectivity and how IoT companies can use it to grow revenue

This report details the components that make up the IoT ecosystem while using exclusive data to identify key trends in the connected devices sector.
Media 2020-05-22T12:00:00Z

Apple TV Plus' 'Defending Jacob' is a hit, but data suggests the service's subscriber growth has been sluggish recently

Demand for Apple TV Plus originals is high during the coronavirus pandemic, but subscriber growth is slow compared to other services.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-05-22T12:00:00Z

16 ad buyers identified the media companies that are poised to gain and lose the most as the pandemic upends advertising spending

Coronavirus has sped up trends like the rise of OTT, publisher consolidation, and Amazon's growing ad business.
BI Prime Finance 2020-05-22T11:48:00Z

Facebook is eyeing offices in cities like Dallas, Atlanta, and Denver to act as 'hubs' to support 50% of its workers staying remote —?and it's a move that could upend Silicon Valley and NYC real estate

For years Facebook has sought to grow by adding big offices in major cities. A reversal could be a major blow to cities like NYC and San Francisco.
Tech 2020-05-22T10:13:20Z

A grandma in Holland has been ordered to remove pictures of her grandchildren from Facebook under a data protection law

The grandma was ordered to take the photos down or else face a $55 fine for every day she left them up.
Tech 2020-05-22T09:36:39Z

People in Moscow are getting wrongfully fined by a quarantine app that demands selfies

Human Rights Watch said the app is "intrusive, deeply flawed, and arbitrarily punishes law-abiding people along with actual quarantine violators."
Tech 2020-05-22T06:36:56Z

10 things in tech you need to know today

Mark Zuckerberg says half of Facebook's workforce could be remote by 2030, and Amazon Prime Day will reportedly be delayed until September.
Tech 2020-05-22T03:53:00Z

'What is Flipboard Briefing?': How to use or disable the social news app's personal magazine feature on Android

Flipboard Briefing is a digital "personal magazine" on Samsung Android devices that delivers news and content to your phone based on your interests
Tech 2020-05-22T03:48:00Z

How to save Outlook email as a PDF on a PC or Mac computer

You can save Outlook email as a PDF on a Mac or PC for to keep a copy of an important correspondence. Here's how.
Tech 2020-05-22T03:41:00Z

'How much does LastPass cost?': Here's what you'll pay to use the encrypted password manager

The cost to use LastPass for personal accounts ranges from free to $4 a month based on the features you select and the number of users on your plan.
News 2020-05-22T03:38:12Z

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook employees who move out of Silicon Valley may face pay cuts

The salary adjustment announcement comes after Zuckerberg predicted that 50% of the company could be working remotely in the next five to 10 years.
Tech 2020-05-22T02:47:00Z

How to get a refund on Google Play for past purchases

You can get a refund on Google Play for certain purchases made on the Google Play app by requesting one through your mobile device or computer.
Tech 2020-05-22T02:33:00Z

How to share a password via LastPass with others in 3 simple steps

You can share a password via LastPass with others without worrying worrying about cyber security issues in the process.
Tech 2020-05-22T02:18:00Z

How to use LastPass to save and manage your passwords and other personal data

To use LastPass on any device, you must first create an account using your email and establish a master password.
Tech 2020-05-22T02:01:00Z

How to add a link on your Snapchat story so friends can visit a website directly

You can add a link on your Snapchat story by tapping on the paperclip icon while customizing your snap.
Tech 2020-05-22T01:52:00Z

How to automatically change passwords for accounts on your LastPass password manager in 4 simple steps

You can auto-change passwords in LastPass to have the service generate obscure passwords for your accounts.
Tech 2020-05-22T01:39:00Z

'Can you record on Sling TV?': How to add Cloud DVR to the internet TV service and use it to record shows and movies

You can record live content on Sling TV to watch anytime using the internet TV service's digital video recording add-on, Cloud DVR.
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