Search Results for:

You are here

Amazon says these will be the 25 toys every kid wants the most this holiday season (AMZN)
News 8 months ago
Amazon says these will be the 25 toys every kid wants the most this holiday season (AMZN)

Amazon has already announced its top 25 toys for the holiday season as part of a larger, 100-toy list. It features some commonalities with other...

Share
Jeff Bezos says all his best decisions involved intuition and gut, not analysis
News 8 months ago
Jeff Bezos says all his best decisions involved intuition and gut, not analysis

Jeff Bezos shared some advice on entrepreneurial decision-making on Thursday, saying he made all his best decisions based on instinct, not analysis...

Share
A basic income pilot in Mississippi will provide 15 black mothers with $1,000 for free every month, and it could lead to a much bigger experiment
News 8 months ago
A basic income pilot in Mississippi will provide 15 black mothers with $1,000 for free every month, and it could lead to a much bigger experiment

Starting in December, a basic income pilot in Jackson, Mississippi, will give $1,000 a month to 15 black mothers. Aisha Nyandoro, who is overseeing...

Share
A Singapore-based warehouse robotics startup just raised $140 million
News 8 months ago
A Singapore-based warehouse robotics startup just raised $140 million

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

Share
This startup has raised a massive £10 million seed round to help people who can't afford their dream house
News 8 months ago
This startup has raised a massive £10 million seed round to help people who can't afford their dream house

British startup Unmortgage has raised a massive £10 million ($13 million) seed round to help people part-buy, part-rent their homes. The idea is...

Share
The company behind the 'world's most comfortable shoe' is planning on opening stores across America. Here's what it's like to shop at one.
News 8 months ago
The company behind the 'world's most comfortable shoe' is planning on opening stores across America. Here's what it's like to shop at one.

Allbirds, the company behind the so-called "world's most comfortable shoe," just opened its first  permanent flagship store in New York City.  The...

Share
San Francisco residents battle high housing costs, but they're still the only Californians who wouldn't tell young people to move
News 8 months ago
San Francisco residents battle high housing costs, but they're still the only Californians who wouldn't tell young people to move

A new survey reveals that most Californians would advise young people to move away for better opportunities. One notable exception: More than half...

Share
A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for San Francisco's forgotten middle-class is expanding to LA
News 8 months ago
A startup turning old hotels and offices into housing for San Francisco's forgotten middle-class is expanding to LA

Starcity, a startup that develops communal living, or "co-living," spaces in the San Francisco Bay Area, has announced it's expanding to Los...

Share
Ikea is adding to its smart home lineup
News 9 months ago
Ikea is adding to its smart home lineup

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

Share
10 crazy things Silicon Valley thinks are normal that make the rest of the country think it's out of touch
News 9 months ago
10 crazy things Silicon Valley thinks are normal that make the rest of the country think it's out of touch

Silicon Valley residents live a completely different lifestyle than people in many parts of the US. In Silicon Valley, it's not unheard of to...

Share
Shoppers have a new attitude toward apps, and retailers are taking advantage
News 9 months ago
Shoppers have a new attitude toward apps, and retailers are taking advantage

More people are downloading and using retailers' apps than ever before, according to a survey by financial-services firm Synchrony. Shoppers also...

Share
The controversial Silicon Valley startup behind ‘Just Mayo’ has finally released what was supposed to be its signature product, after 6 years of development
News 9 months ago
The controversial Silicon Valley startup behind ‘Just Mayo’ has finally released what was supposed to be its signature product, after 6 years of development

Just Inc., the Silicon Valley food startup known for its Just Mayo and egg-free cookie dough, will finally be selling its vegan scrambled egg...

Share
Apple and Google's app store businesses are coming under pressure — and the companies could end up losing billions of dollars (AAPL, GOOGL, NFLX, SPOT)
News 9 months ago
Apple and Google's app store businesses are coming under pressure — and the companies could end up losing billions of dollars (AAPL, GOOGL, NFLX, SPOT)

Apple and Google earn big money through the commissions they charge of sales made through their smartphone app stores. Right now, they take a 30%...

Share
It looks like Google is preparing to open its first-ever standalone retail store (GOOGL, GOOG)
News 9 months ago
It looks like Google is preparing to open its first-ever standalone retail store (GOOGL, GOOG)

Google is near to signing a deal to take control of 14,000 feet of retail space in Chicago's meatpacking district, according to the Chicago Tribune...

Share
Millennials are obsessed with raising plants, and one New York-based startup is poised to capitalize
News 9 months ago
Millennials are obsessed with raising plants, and one New York-based startup is poised to capitalize

Millennials are buying more plants than ever. Many are waiting longer to buy homes and are living in smaller, urban spaces for longer, which drives...

Share
These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses
News 9 months ago
These 3 American neighborhoods are emerging as economic powerhouses

For decades, many Americans have chosen to live in suburbs and commute to urban centers for work. That's largely because cities — accounting for 85...

Share
Facebook employees are obsessed with the foxes that hang out on their office roof
News 9 months ago
Facebook employees are obsessed with the foxes that hang out on their office roof

Facebook employees are obsessed with a family of foxes that lives on their campus and hangs out on their roof. Business Insider understands that...

Share
When ‘Fortnite’ finally arrives on Android, it’s skipping Google’s storefront — and the CEO of Epic Games told me why
News 9 months ago
When ‘Fortnite’ finally arrives on Android, it’s skipping Google’s storefront — and the CEO of Epic Games told me why

When "Fortnite" finally arrives on Android in the coming weeks, you won't find it on the Google Play Store. Instead, Epic Games says, you'll...

Share
YouTube's expansion plans for its HQ reveal Google sees a booming future for video (GOOG, GOOGL)
News 9 months ago
YouTube's expansion plans for its HQ reveal Google sees a booming future for video (GOOG, GOOGL)

YouTube wants to dramatically expand the company's headquarters. The city of San Bruno, CA, recently presented four options for the public to...

Share
The 20 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 30 years
News 9 months ago
The 20 most expensive skyscrapers built in the last 30 years

Over the last few decades, skyscrapers' heights — and thus their costs — have continued to climb. Business Insider rounded up the most expensive...

Share
San Francisco's housing market is so competitive that a massive wedge of rock selling for $1 million is actually a bargain
News 9 months ago
San Francisco's housing market is so competitive that a massive wedge of rock selling for $1 million is actually a bargain

A sale on a 7,000-square-foot block of rock in San Francisco is pending for almost $1 million. A potential 12 new homes in one of the city's most...

Share
New York’s latest millennial co-living space has 'smart mattresses,' housekeeping, and fully-furnished rooms for $1,500 per month
News 9 months ago
New York’s latest millennial co-living space has 'smart mattresses,' housekeeping, and fully-furnished rooms for $1,500 per month

Roomrs rents fully furnished apartments to students and young professionals in New York City. The apartments, which cost an average of $1,500 per...

Share
A Bill Gates-backed edible coating available at Costco could make avocados last twice as long — and it just got a $70 million boost
News 9 months ago
A Bill Gates-backed edible coating available at Costco could make avocados last twice as long — and it just got a $70 million boost

A food-tech startup called Apeel Sciences has landed a $70 million funding round led by Viking Global Investors, Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront...

Share
I visited the treehouses that Microsoft built for its employees to meet, work, and soak in the sun — take a look inside (MSFT)
News 9 months ago
I visited the treehouses that Microsoft built for its employees to meet, work, and soak in the sun — take a look inside (MSFT)

While Amazon and Apple are making much noise about their new headquarters, Microsoft is quietly revamping its Redmond headquarters to support its...

Share
What it's like to live inside one of the iconic 'Painted Lady' homes in San Francisco
News 9 months ago
What it's like to live inside one of the iconic 'Painted Lady' homes in San Francisco

Imagine coming home from work and finding dozens of tourists camped across the street, snapping photos and singing the theme song from '90s sitcom ...

Share
These $1 million San Francisco apartments have random support beams running straight through their kitchens
News 10 months ago
These $1 million San Francisco apartments have random support beams running straight through their kitchens

A handful of units in a San Francisco apartment complex sport a unique interior feature: structural support beams running diagonally through the...

Share
I shopped at Amazon's cutting-edge convenience store of the future, and now I'm convinced it's the future of retail — for better or for worse (AMZN)
News 10 months ago
I shopped at Amazon's cutting-edge convenience store of the future, and now I'm convinced it's the future of retail — for better or for worse (AMZN)

When I was in Seattle earlier this week, I knew I had to swing by its newest can't-miss shopping destination: Amazon Go, the online retailer's...

Share
Disappointing photos show what can happen to billion-dollar mega-developments
News 10 months ago
Disappointing photos show what can happen to billion-dollar mega-developments

In North Korea's capital of Pyongyang, an empty, pyramidal tower looms over the city. When construction began on the Ryugyong Hotel in 1987, the...

Share
Walmart is using self-driving cars to transport shoppers to their groceries (WMT)
News 10 months ago
Walmart is using self-driving cars to transport shoppers to their groceries (WMT)

Walmart is using Waymo's self-driving cars to transport shoppers to pick up their online grocery orders.  The service is being tested at a Walmart...

Share
Here's what it's like to visit Whittier, Alaska — the 'town under one roof'
News 10 months ago
Here's what it's like to visit Whittier, Alaska — the 'town under one roof'

Whittier, Alaska, is a small, remote town 60 miles south of Anchorage that is commonly referred to as the "town under one roof." How small is...

Share