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Walmart is acquiring the world's largest online seller of art (WMT)
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Walmart is acquiring the world's largest online seller of art (WMT)

Walmart announced on Thursday that it plans to acquire the world's largest seller of art online, Art.com. The news was announced in a blog post,...

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Security startup Pindrop nabs $90 million for voice security
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Security startup Pindrop nabs $90 million for voice security

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to...

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Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)
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Fiat Chrysler will reopen a factory in Detroit to build more SUVs: Report (FCAU)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will upgrade a factory in the Detroit area to build SUVs, the Detroit News reported. The FCA factory has been out of...

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I took a short flight on a Delta Boeing 717 — here's why it's now my favorite plane (BA)
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I took a short flight on a Delta Boeing 717 — here's why it's now my favorite plane (BA)

The Boeing 717 is a slightly offbeat aircraft that went out of production in 2006. Boeing chalked it up as a failure, a result of absorbing some...

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As a dedicated Business Insider reader, we’d like to invite you to join our BI Insiders Panel, an exclusive online community of Business Insider...

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The company behind 'Fortnite' is taking on Apple, Google, and Steam with its next move: a digital storefront for games (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)
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The company behind 'Fortnite' is taking on Apple, Google, and Steam with its next move: a digital storefront for games (AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

"Fortnite" maker Epic Games is taking on the world's biggest players in digital gaming — from Apple and Google to Valve's Steam service — with a...

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How the 'First Man' composer created one of the best scores of the year, which was just nominated for a Golden Globe
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How the 'First Man' composer created one of the best scores of the year, which was just nominated for a Golden Globe

"First Man" was nominated for a best score Golden Globe on Thursday. The movie's composer, Justin Hurwitz ("La La Land"), spoke to Business Insider...

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Microsoft will release its first web browser for Apple's Mac computers in 15 years as it makes a major change to its Microsoft Edge strategy (MSFT)
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Microsoft will release its first web browser for Apple's Mac computers in 15 years as it makes a major change to its Microsoft Edge strategy (MSFT)

Microsoft is making a big shift to its strategy with Microsoft Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, and the successor to Internet Explorer....

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Mark Zuckerberg once suggested that a Facebook user's data was worth ten cents a year (FB)
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Mark Zuckerberg once suggested that a Facebook user's data was worth ten cents a year (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg once suggested that developers pay something to the tune of $0.10 USD per year for access to a user's Facebook data. He made this...

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Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data — now Mark Zuckerberg says it was because of Apple's restrictions on iPhone apps (AAPL, FB)
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Facebook considered charging companies for access to user data — now Mark Zuckerberg says it was because of Apple's restrictions on iPhone apps (AAPL, FB)

Explosive documents show that in 2012 Facebook internally considered charging developers for access to its platform, which enables them to see and...

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With media merger talk swirling, Vox Media says it will evaluate partnerships and acquisitions
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With media merger talk swirling, Vox Media says it will evaluate partnerships and acquisitions

Vox Media said it would evaluate partnering with other media companies next year. The once high-flying publisher missed its revenue target this...

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Facebook documents show Mark Zuckerberg presided over a list of competitors and restricted their access to data (FB)
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Facebook documents show Mark Zuckerberg presided over a list of competitors and restricted their access to data (FB)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally oversaw a list of competitors and decided whether they could access its platform data or not. That's...

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AI and automation are radically disrupting the future of work — here’s what you should know
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AI and automation are radically disrupting the future of work — here’s what you should know

Digital technologies like AI and automation are set to completely reshape the way people work. We asked a futurist and an industry specialist for...

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A marijuana tax could help fix New York's crumbling subway system
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A marijuana tax could help fix New York's crumbling subway system

New York City's subway system has been in a "state of emergency" for more than a year now, as Gov. Cuomo once described. The state estimates it...

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Emails show Mark Zuckerberg personally approved Facebook's decision to cut off Vine's access to data
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Emails show Mark Zuckerberg personally approved Facebook's decision to cut off Vine's access to data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a decision to block video app Vine's access to data, according to a batch of leaked documents. The...

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Tim Cook's estimated net worth is $625 million — here's how he makes and spends his money
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Tim Cook's estimated net worth is $625 million — here's how he makes and spends his money

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, has an estimated net worth of $625 million, but he's not a typical tech giant executive. Cook's net worth is lower than...

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Share your opinion — become a BI Insider!
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Amazon got a hostile welcome from a New York labor union, which savaged its 'deadly and dehumanizing' working conditions
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Amazon got a hostile welcome from a New York labor union, which savaged its 'deadly and dehumanizing' working conditions

Amazon's employment practices have been labelled "deadly and dehumanizing" in a report by a New York labor union. The report also criticizes Amazon...

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This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island (EXPI)
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This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 13,000 agents and staff — instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island (EXPI)

If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty. In most respects, eXp is your...

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Elon Musk's Boring Company has axed plans to build a massive tunnel under Los Angeles
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Elon Musk's Boring Company has axed plans to build a massive tunnel under Los Angeles

Elon Musk's The Boring Company has axed its plans to build an approximately two-mile-long tunnel under western LA. The decision came after several...

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Amazon is building a dozen satellite transmission facilities that it hopes will extend its lucrative cloud model into space (AMZN)
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Amazon is building a dozen satellite transmission facilities that it hopes will extend its lucrative cloud model into space (AMZN)

Amazon announced AWS Ground Station, a new product that will let businesses rent access to data from satellites. The company plans to build 12...

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We visited a Tesla store and a Mercedes-Benz dealership — these are the most striking differences between the two (TSLA)
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We visited a Tesla store and a Mercedes-Benz dealership — these are the most striking differences between the two (TSLA)

In April, I visited a Tesla showroom and Mercedes-Benz dealership in New York City to observe the differences between their sales models. Tesla's...

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More than 500,000 people downloaded games on the Google Play Store that were infected with nasty malware — here are the 13 apps affected (GOOG, GOOGL)
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More than 500,000 people downloaded games on the Google Play Store that were infected with nasty malware — here are the 13 apps affected (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google has removed several games from its Play Store for containing malware. The games, which were all driving simulators, required users to...

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Jeff Bezos pictures Amazon as an inverted pyramid, in which he is the least important person at the bottom
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Jeff Bezos pictures Amazon as an inverted pyramid, in which he is the least important person at the bottom

A seasonal Amazon worker, who wrote an anonymous column in The Guardian, described the induction talk they were given on their first day. A manager...

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This is how you can use your Costco membership to rent a car
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This is how you can use your Costco membership to rent a car

Costco gives members access to a variety of car-related services. Costco members can rent cars at discounted prices through Costco Travel. The...

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Thanksgiving is killing Black Friday by replacing it
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Thanksgiving is killing Black Friday by replacing it

Online shopping has enabled Black Friday to start earlier than ever. Black Friday is no longer just creeping into Thanksgiving, but now even the...

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NASA is about to land its $830-million InSight mission on Mars. Here's a second-by-second timeline of the probe's treacherous journey to the Martian surface.
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NASA is about to land its $830-million InSight mission on Mars. Here's a second-by-second timeline of the probe's treacherous journey to the Martian surface.

An illustration of NASA's InSight Mars probe about to land on the Martian surface. NASA's InSight robot will attempt a Mars landing around 3 p.m....

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Thanksgiving has suddenly become one of America's favorite days to shop online
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Thanksgiving has suddenly become one of America's favorite days to shop online

This Thanksgiving Day is set to smash online sales records from previous years. Thanksgiving Day is predicted to reach a record $3.7 billion in...

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Shoppers using smartphones under the dinner table have made Thanksgiving one of the biggest days for online shopping
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Shoppers using smartphones under the dinner table have made Thanksgiving one of the biggest days for online shopping

Smartphone use for both browsing and shopping online has exploded this Thanksgiving. They have contributed 54.4% of all traffic to retail sites so...

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Amazon is reportedly looking to challenge Apple with its own mobile payments within stores
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Amazon is reportedly looking to challenge Apple with its own mobile payments within stores

Amazon has been quietly working to get brick-and-mortar retailers to adopt its mobile payment system for in-store purchases, The Wall Street...

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