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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there
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The ugliest building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a form of art. When a city constructs a new building, it should add beauty to its streetscape. But that doesn't always happen....

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South Korea is building a $40 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars
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South Korea is building a $40 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars

When residents of the International Business District (IBD) in Songdo, South Korea go to work, pick up their kids from school, or shop for...

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This $32.5 million Silicon Valley mansion is the most expensive on-market listing in the country's priciest zip code — take a look inside
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This $32.5 million Silicon Valley mansion is the most expensive on-market listing in the country's priciest zip code — take a look inside

There's a reason why Forbes listed Atherton, Calif., as the ritziest, highest-dollar zip code in the country in 2017. The town is nestled in the...

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Former Apple manager Dale Fuller's gorgeous mansion, 'the trophy of Menlo Park,' boasts a 1,600-bottle wine cellar and is for sale for $19.8 million — take a look inside
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Former Apple manager Dale Fuller's gorgeous mansion, 'the trophy of Menlo Park,' boasts a 1,600-bottle wine cellar and is for sale for $19.8 million — take a look inside

Early Silicon Valley entrepreneur and former Apple manager Dale Fuller has listed his French mansion in Menlo Park, California, which is now for...

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San Francisco's tech boom is so expansive that the city's median home price rose by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, one of the the biggest swells in its history
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San Francisco's tech boom is so expansive that the city's median home price rose by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, one of the the biggest swells in its history

San Francisco's median house price rose by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, as iterated in a mid-year report by real estate agency Paragon. The...

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Amazon is giving Prime members up to $30 in free cash for shopping at Whole Foods this week (AMZN)
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Amazon is giving Prime members up to $30 in free cash for shopping at Whole Foods this week (AMZN)

Amazon Prime members can earn up to $30 in free cash for shopping at Whole Foods this week. Amazon is offering the deals in celebration of Prime...

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Online shopping is finally going to be included in UK inflation figures
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Online shopping is finally going to be included in UK inflation figures

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) is adding the price of online goods to its inflation measure, The Telegraph reported. The change is part of...

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The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there
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The most beautiful building in every US state, according to people who live there

Architecture is a powerful form of art. When a city builds a library, train station, school, or museum that adds to the streetscape, it can...

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This $18.5 million, 112-year-old 'secret' hilltop estate in San Francisco has an elevator, multiple outdoor decks and sweeping 360-degree views of the city — take a look inside
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This $18.5 million, 112-year-old 'secret' hilltop estate in San Francisco has an elevator, multiple outdoor decks and sweeping 360-degree views of the city — take a look inside

Perched atop a hill in San Francisco's upscale Nob Hill neighborhood lies a hidden estate — listed for sale at a cool $18.5 million, pricey even by...

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Univision reportedly wants to unload Fusion Media Group, suite of websites it acquired in $135 million Gawker Media fire sale
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Univision reportedly wants to unload Fusion Media Group, suite of websites it acquired in $135 million Gawker Media fire sale

Univision is reportedly considering selling Fusion Media Group, which comprises several English-language digital properties including Gizmodo,...

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Silicon Valley's real estate market is so absurd that this 1-acre dirt lot in Palo Alto is selling for $15 million
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Silicon Valley's real estate market is so absurd that this 1-acre dirt lot in Palo Alto is selling for $15 million

A one-acre dirt lot in Palo Alto, California, is selling for a whopping $15 million. The property's future owners would not only have to shell out...

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San Francisco is so expensive, this couple decided to live on a boat — here's what it's like 10 years later
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San Francisco is so expensive, this couple decided to live on a boat — here's what it's like 10 years later

When Misa Gidding-Chatfield and Mike Kraft decided to move in together, they had two options: Buy a home for half a million dollars in the...

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Alibaba's new Hong Kong store combines the best parts of physical and online shopping — take a closer look
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Alibaba's new Hong Kong store combines the best parts of physical and online shopping — take a closer look

There are a lot of reasons to prefer online shopping to the real-life experience — avoiding the crowds, being able to see all the available sizes...

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Utilitywise, Vodafone, and Dell are launching an IoT-powered utility management platform in the UK (UTW, VOD)
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Utilitywise, Vodafone, and Dell are launching an IoT-powered utility management platform in the UK (UTW, VOD)

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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Amazon will capitalize on the demise of Toys R Us by mailing millions of people a holiday toy catalog
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Amazon will capitalize on the demise of Toys R Us by mailing millions of people a holiday toy catalog

Amazon is said to be preparing to publish a holiday toy guide as its next step into physical retail. The catalog will be mailed to millions of US...

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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, CA could be yours for a cool $2.59 million.   The two-bedroom, one bathroom home, at...

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Amazon is offering extra deals at Whole Foods as Prime Day invades stores for the first time (AMZN)
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Amazon is offering extra deals at Whole Foods as Prime Day invades stores for the first time (AMZN)

Amazon's annual Prime Day, its Black Friday-like holiday in summer, is landing July 16 and promises 36 hours of deals online for Prime members....

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Whole Foods' Prime discounts let Amazon ask its most important question to customers in person (AMZN)
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Whole Foods' Prime discounts let Amazon ask its most important question to customers in person (AMZN)

Amazon has expanded its Whole Foods discounts, and it's designed to place Prime front and center. Cashiers now ask customers whether they're Prime...

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China is building one of the world's tallest skyscrapers — take a look
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China is building one of the world's tallest skyscrapers — take a look

In China, construction has begun on Shimao Shenzhen-Hong Kong International Centre, which could become the world's second largest skyscraper. At 2...

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We went to Best Buy after it decided to pull most CDs from stores, and it's never been more clear why Amazon is winning (BBY, AMZN)
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We went to Best Buy after it decided to pull most CDs from stores, and it's never been more clear why Amazon is winning (BBY, AMZN)

Best Buy has started pulling most CDs from its stores as of July 1.  The company said in a statement to Business Insider: "The way people buy and...

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Amazon Prime has invaded Whole Foods stores, but an important word is notably absent (AMZN)
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Amazon Prime has invaded Whole Foods stores, but an important word is notably absent (AMZN)

Amazon has fully infiltrated Whole Foods stores as its discounts for Prime members have been expanded to all US locations. But while Prime is fully...

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Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift cards
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Amazon’s explosive growth has contributed to a glut of luxury apartments in Seattle, and now landlords are offering renters free Echos and gift cards

A number of local leaders and residents of Seattle say that Amazon's growth has contributed to rising rents and an apartment-construction boom. The...

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Google Calendar has a new out-of-office feature that can automatically decline meeting invitations — here's how to set it up (GOOG, GOOGL)
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Google Calendar has a new out-of-office feature that can automatically decline meeting invitations — here's how to set it up (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google just added a new "Out of office" feature to its Calendar app to make meeting management a little easier.  Similar to Google's Vacation...

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San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing
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San Francisco is so expensive that households making over $100,000 a year qualify for low-income housing

Four-person households that make $117,400 a year qualify for low-income housing in San Francisco and a few neighboring counties, according to a new...

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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look
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New York City’s Grand Central Station has had a stunning evolution over the last 50 years — take a look

New York City's Grand Central Station is one of the nation's most cherished transit hubs. The station is not only architecturally stunning, but...

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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods
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A Google-backed community center in Louisville is changing one of the city's poorest neighborhoods

Google Fiber, Alphabet's high-speed internet provider, built a $25,000 startup incubator within a community center in an overlooked part of...

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Inside a bitcoin billionaire's master plan for his futuristic office and $21 million penthouse: Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels
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Inside a bitcoin billionaire's master plan for his futuristic office and $21 million penthouse: Miniature luxury cars, holographic receptionists, and secret tunnels

Anthony Di Iorio made his fortune as an early adopter of hot cryptocurrencies bitcoin and ethereum.  Now, the cryptocurrency billionaire is...

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Silicon Valley believes driverless trucks and drones will soon transform how we get things — but truckers and warehouse workers disagree
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Silicon Valley believes driverless trucks and drones will soon transform how we get things — but truckers and warehouse workers disagree

While Amazon fulfillment centers and other warehouses are full of technology, not all logistics executives and managers are gung-ho about all the...

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Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 114-year-old car company (F)
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Ford CEO Jim Hackett reveals details about how he's reinventing the 114-year-old car company (F)

Ford has developed a massive development plan for a new-mobility corridor stretching from Detroit through its revamped headquarters in Dearborn to...

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30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation
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30 AND UNDER: These are the rising stars in tech who are driving innovation

Changing the world takes vision, grit, and hard work. And it takes just enough crazy to believe you might actually pull it off. That's what makes...

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