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Black Hat, the 'security summer camp' for the tech industry, is holding its first-ever online conference - highlighting just how much cybersecurity has changed in the pandemic

BLACK HAT, THE 'SECURITY SUMMER CAMP' FOR THE TECH INDUSTRY, IS HOLDING ITS FIRST-EVER ONLINE CONFERENCE - HIGHLIGHTING JUST HOW MUCH CYBERSECURITY HAS CHANGED IN THE PANDEMIC

The Black Hat cybersecurity conference, sometimes called "security summer camp," opens Wednesday for its first remote gathering. The...

Why Alice + Olivia founder Stacey Bendet decided to launch a LinkedIn-inspired job platform just for artists and creatives

WHY ALICE + OLIVIA FOUNDER STACEY BENDET DECIDED TO LAUNCH A LINKEDIN-INSPIRED JOB PLATFORM JUST FOR ARTISTS AND CREATIVES

In May, fashion designer and Alice + Olivia founder Stacey Bendet launched Creatively , a job and networking app for artists. Bendet...

 
 
 
Barclays analyst breaks down why Pioneer is a top pick in the slumping oil sector

BARCLAYS ANALYST BREAKS DOWN WHY PIONEER IS A TOP PICK IN THE SLUMPING OIL SECTOR

Jeanine Wai, senior oil and gas research analyst at Barclays, told Bloomberg her favorite pick for oil is Pioneer. Wai said Pioneer...

Stanford business school graduates knew their classmates would soon found great startups, and they created a unique club to invest in them. The result is a $1.5 million fund bound by loyalty, community, and democracy

STANFORD BUSINESS SCHOOL GRADUATES KNEW THEIR CLASSMATES WOULD SOON FOUND GREAT STARTUPS, AND THEY CREATED A UNIQUE CLUB TO INVEST IN THEM. THE RESULT IS A $1.5 MILLION FUND BOUND BY LOYALTY, COMMUNITY, AND DEMOCRACY

A group of students at Stanford's Graduate School of Business wanted to find a way to collectively invest in startups founded by their...

 
 
 
How a small Ohio airport became the new darling of the world's cargo carriers

HOW A SMALL OHIO AIRPORT BECAME THE NEW DARLING OF THE WORLD'S CARGO CARRIERS

Columbus, Ohio's Rickenbacker International Airport has surged in popularity among cargo carriers since the start of the pandemic. International...

Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Disney, and dozens of other cruise lines won't sail out of the US until at least October 31

ROYAL CARIBBEAN, CARNIVAL, DISNEY, AND DOZENS OF OTHER CRUISE LINES WON'T SAIL OUT OF THE US UNTIL AT LEAST OCTOBER 31

An industry group of roughly 60 cruise lines announced on Wednesday that they won't sail from US ports until October 31 at the earliest. This...

 
 
 
I got coronavirus while pregnant after months of strict isolation, and my case remains a medical mystery

I GOT CORONAVIRUS WHILE PREGNANT AFTER MONTHS OF STRICT ISOLATION, AND MY CASE REMAINS A MEDICAL MYSTERY

I spent months strictly isolating before I tested positive for the coronavirus in June, when I was 19 weeks pregnant. Since then, I've...

A dinosaur has been diagnosed with cancer for the first time. Here's how the scientists did it

A DINOSAUR HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER FOR THE FIRST TIME. HERE'S HOW THE SCIENTISTS DID IT

Researchers in Canada diagnosed a dinosaur with an aggressive type of bone cancer - the first time a dinosaur has received a confirmed...

 
 
 
Walmart is turning parking lots in 26 states into drive-in movie theaters. Here's how to get tickets

WALMART IS TURNING PARKING LOTS IN 26 STATES INTO DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATERS. HERE'S HOW TO GET TICKETS

Walmart is launching drive-in movie theatres in 26 states from August 14 through October. Movies that will be shown include Friday...

Samsung's new foldable smartphone promises an improved display and hinge - preorders begin on September 1

SAMSUNG'S NEW FOLDABLE SMARTPHONE PROMISES AN IMPROVED DISPLAY AND HINGE - PREORDERS BEGIN ON SEPTEMBER 1

Samsung's new Galaxy Z Fold 2 will be available for preorder starting September 1. The company's second-generation flagship foldable...

 
 
 
Trump indicates support for renewing boosted unemployment insurance payments, says he wants to 'get funds to people so they can live'

TRUMP INDICATES SUPPORT FOR RENEWING BOOSTED UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PAYMENTS, SAYS HE WANTS TO 'GET FUNDS TO PEOPLE SO THEY CAN LIVE'

President Donald Trump indicated he could support a federal unemployment benefit, saying "we want to get funds to people so they can...

A JPMorgan-backed personal finance app catering to children has doubled users this year. Now it's eyeing ways to let kids play the stock market

A JPMORGAN-BACKED PERSONAL FINANCE APP CATERING TO CHILDREN HAS DOUBLED USERS THIS YEAR. NOW IT'S EYEING WAYS TO LET KIDS PLAY THE STOCK MARKET

Greenlight, the personal financial management app for kids and parents, has seen its user base double since the start of the year. With...

 
 
 
How bad will the wave of evictions be?

HOW BAD WILL THE WAVE OF EVICTIONS BE?

Everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here . QUOTE OF THE DAY "No, I haven't taken a test. Why the...

A Lowe's customer filed a $20 million suit against the home improvement retailer after an anti-mask shopper allegedly flouted the store's facial covering rules and spat in his face

A LOWE'S CUSTOMER FILED A $20 MILLION SUIT AGAINST THE HOME IMPROVEMENT RETAILER AFTER AN ANTI-MASK SHOPPER ALLEGEDLY FLOUTED THE STORE'S FACIAL COVERING RULES AND SPAT IN HIS FACE

In June, an argument over masks in a Lowe's store resulted in one man spitting on the other, according a legal complaint. Now Lowe's...

 
 
 
Before-and-after images from space reveal the devastation in Beirut wrought by 2,750 tons of exploding fertilizer

BEFORE-AND-AFTER IMAGES FROM SPACE REVEAL THE DEVASTATION IN BEIRUT WROUGHT BY 2,750 TONS OF EXPLODING FERTILIZER

Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, suffered a catastrophic explosion at its port on Tuesday. Authorities believe the blast was caused...

Inside the business of an online personal trainer, who makes over $450,000 a year and works with hundreds of clients at a time

INSIDE THE BUSINESS OF AN ONLINE PERSONAL TRAINER, WHO MAKES OVER $450,000 A YEAR AND WORKS WITH HUNDREDS OF CLIENTS AT A TIME

BreeAnna Cox, founder of BodyByBree , has been a certified personal trainer for over 11 years, and is also a certified nutritional...

 
 
 
Buying TikTok's US operations could reportedly cost Microsoft anywhere from $10 billion to $30 billion

BUYING TIKTOK'S US OPERATIONS COULD REPORTEDLY COST MICROSOFT ANYWHERE FROM $10 BILLION TO $30 BILLION

TikTok's parent company ByteDance is currently in talks with various US companies to acquire the app's US operations in order to avoid...

Google's music streaming service is about to shut down for good. Here are 20 other Google products that bombed, died, or disappeared

GOOGLE'S MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE IS ABOUT TO SHUT DOWN FOR GOOD. HERE ARE 20 OTHER GOOGLE PRODUCTS THAT BOMBED, DIED, OR DISAPPEARED

Google has dozens of popular hardware and software products. But there are many Google innovations that have crashed and burned, or...

 
 
 
Congress is remarkably unprepared for a contested presidential election. Here's how it could play out this November

CONGRESS IS REMARKABLY UNPREPARED FOR A CONTESTED PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. HERE'S HOW IT COULD PLAY OUT THIS NOVEMBER

The 2020 presidential election will almost certainly see record levels of mail voting. States will likely struggle to adjust to holding...

Netflix tips and tricks: 12 ways to get the most out of your Netflix subscription

NETFLIX TIPS AND TRICKS: 12 WAYS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR NETFLIX SUBSCRIPTION

Using Netflix is straightforward, but there are tips and tricks to make your viewing experience even better. Once you've picked the...

 
 
 



A Singaporean tech stock has skyrocketed a world-beating 1,100% since the...

A Singaporean tech stock has skyrocketed a world-beating 1,100% since the start of 2019

Singaporean tech giant Sea's stock has ballooned more than 1,100% since the start of 2019. The astounding gain has raised its market capitalization from about $5 billion to $64... Read more ...

Square surges 16% after reporting quarterly earnings showing a 64% jump in...

Square surges 16% after reporting quarterly earnings showing a 64% jump in revenue

Square released its second quarter earnings results on Tuesday, a day early, after Bloomberg News reported the numbers. The company reported a 64% jump in revenue and a 167%... Read more ...

The Galaxy Tab S7 will bring 5G to Samsung's tablet line

The Galaxy Tab S7 will bring 5G to Samsung's tablet line

Samsung's going all in on 5G. The company was an early adopter for the next-gen wireless technology and has just offered it across the newly announce Galaxy Note 20. Turns out... Read more ...

Consumer spending could regress in the coming months as monthly personal...

Consumer spending could regress in the coming months as monthly personal income growth falls

US consumer spending improved on a monthly basis in May and June, but personal income could plunge as government programs end. And a drop in consumer spending and personal... Read more ...

Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Disney, and dozens of other cruise lines won't...

Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Disney, and dozens of other cruise lines won't sail out of the US until at least October 31

An industry group of roughly 60 cruise lines announced on Wednesday that they won't sail from US ports until October 31 at the earliest. This extension from an earlier... Read more ...

ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

ISM Services Index increased to 58.1% in July, Employment Index Declined

The July ISM Services index was at 58.1%, up from 57.1% in June. The employment index decreased to 42.1%, from 43.1%. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50... Read more ...

US companies added 167,000 in July, badly missing economist forecasts, ADP says

US companies added 167,000 in July, badly missing economist forecasts, ADP says

US private payrolls rose 167,000 in July, a Wednesday report from ADP showed . Economists had expected that private payrolls would rise by 1.2 million in July. The report is a... Read more ...

The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine...

The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson have entered into an agreement with the U.S. government to provide 100 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine, with the option of 200 million... Read more ...

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

'Nothing Feels Tangible': Virtual Is New Reality For Grads Starting New Jobs

Job postings for entry-level positions popular with new college grads fell by 73%, compared with before COVID-19 hit. And for the class of 2020 who have landed jobs it's often... Read more ...

Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

Oil jumps 4% to the highest in 5 months after the EIA reports an inventory drop

Oil prices rose Wednesday to the highest level since March after the Energy Information Administration reported that crude inventories fell last week by 7.4 million, more than... Read more ...