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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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Share your opinion — become a BI Insider!

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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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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China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google
News 7 months ago
China's biggest retailer is coming to America with the help of Google

China's JD.com will soon have a flagship online store on Google. It will be the first time the Chinese e-commerce giant can sell directly to US...

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Amazon quietly ended its year-old program that was supposed to be like a better vending machine (AMZN)
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Amazon quietly ended its year-old program that was supposed to be like a better vending machine (AMZN)

Amazon announced Instant Pickup in August 2017, offering instant purchasing much like a vending machine. It started with five Pickup locations and...

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Ex-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn a funeral home where she held wild Halloween parties into a private women's club
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Ex-Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wants to turn a funeral home where she held wild Halloween parties into a private women's club

Marissa Mayer has laid out a proposal to turn a former funeral home into a facility that serves women and families in the community. In the past,...

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Amazon's new store is its latest huge bet in defiance of the retail apocalypse (AMZN)
News 7 months ago
Amazon's new store is its latest huge bet in defiance of the retail apocalypse (AMZN)

Amazon opened its new Amazon 4-star store to the public on Thursday. It's just one of several physical retail initiatives the e-commerce giant has...

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How Amazon explains the difference between its rapidly expanding stores could show a limitation for the company (AMZN)
News 7 months ago
How Amazon explains the difference between its rapidly expanding stores could show a limitation for the company (AMZN)

Amazon unveiled its Amazon 4-star concept on Thursday. It's a store that only sells items ranked four stars or above on its website by customers'...

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Amazon's latest investment hints at the future of Alexa (AMZN)
News 8 months ago
Amazon's latest investment hints at the future of Alexa (AMZN)

Amazon's Alexa Fund has invested in Plant Prefab, a startup that creates and builds prefabricated homes. The Alexa Fund is contributing to a $6.7...

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A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look
News 8 months ago
A French family just became the first to permanently live in a 3D-printed home — take a look

Engineers and manufacturers have been working to automate the homebuilding process for years, and some startups have already released prototypes of...

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These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours
News 8 months ago
These 3D-printed homes can be built for less than $4,000 in just 24 hours

Printable 3D homes represent the latest wave in construction, but they're not always cheap to build. Earlier this year, architectural startup...

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The Instagram founders snubbed Mark Zuckerberg in their original goodbye letter
News 8 months ago
The Instagram founders snubbed Mark Zuckerberg in their original goodbye letter

Instagram cofounders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger announced they were quitting Facebook on Monday, but snubbed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in...

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An inside look at one of the last San Francisco neighborhoods to be taken over by big tech — and how change has come to the area anyway
News 8 months ago
An inside look at one of the last San Francisco neighborhoods to be taken over by big tech — and how change has come to the area anyway

It's no secret that San Francisco's housing crisis is in full swing. It's caused parts of the city to turn inside out in recent years to...

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20 of the most outrageous-looking skyscrapers of all time
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20 of the most outrageous-looking skyscrapers of all time

Skyscrapers have gotten taller, more expensive, and a lot more elaborate over the past few decades. Some of the most recent designs incorporate...

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Silicon Valley's housing crisis is so dire that this 897-square-foot Palo Alto home is selling for $2.59 million — take a look inside
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Silicon Valley's housing crisis is so dire that this 897-square-foot Palo Alto home is selling for $2.59 million — take a look inside

A small yet charming 897-square-foot residence in Palo Alto, California, could be yours for a cool $2.59 million. The two-bedroom, one-bathroom...

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Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson's new startup incubator in NYC's SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee shop with jewel-toned couches
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Take a look inside Johnson & Johnson's new startup incubator in NYC's SoHo neighborhood, that feels more like a rustic-chic coffee shop with jewel-toned couches

Johnson & Johnson's Manhattan outpost of its startup incubator, JLabs, is the new kid on the NYC-health-tech block.  First opened in June, JLabs...

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