THE SECRETS TO MANAGING YOUR BOSS

Learning how to manage your boss is an essential skill. On this episode of ‘Secrets of the Most Productive People' we explain exactly...

5 TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOU LOVE POWERPOINT-NO, SERIOUSLY

Prerecord your entire presentation, juggle images like a pro, master file formats, and much more. There are few souls left in the modern...

 
 
 

IKEA IS SPAWNING A COTTAGE INDUSTRY OF STARTUPS THAT CUSTOMIZE YOUR FURNITURE FOR YOU

“By personalizing Ikea, custom furniture is fast and accessible for regular people,” says the founder of one furniture hacking business. Today,...

TENNIS STAR MARIA SHARAPOVA STARTS HER DAY WITH A HEALTHY GREEN JUICE. BUT STILL LOVES TO SNACK ON CANDY

The tennis star and candy maven shares her tips and tools for getting the most out of every day. Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova...

 
 
 

IN AN ERA OF DISTRACTIONS, MICROSOFT WANTS AI TO BE YOUR COWORKER

The company is aiming to adapt its productivity suite to a short-attention-span world, bringing years of research into products like...

THINK FAKE BURGERS ARE JUST FOR VEGETARIANS? 95% OF IMPOSSIBLE FOODS' CUSTOMERS ARE MEAT EATERS

The most popular “meat alternatives” are burgers, followed by nuggets If you eat meat but you've recently tried a plant-based burger,...

 
 
 

IF YOUR AVOCADOS ARE STAYING RIPE LONGER, THIS MIGHT BE WHY

Apeel's edible, invisible coating keeps produce ripe longer-and now it's coming to more grocery stores across the country. If you notice...

ONE OF AMERICA'S TOP DESIGNERS QUIT AT THE HEIGHT OF HIS CAREER. NOW HE'S BACK

Beloved by Anna Wintour and Michelle Obama, Thakoon Panichgul was designing 200 looks per year before he closed his label. Today, he...

 
 
 

WORK AT 1 OF THESE 5 COMPANIES IF YOU WANT TO EARN TOP DOLLAR

Spoiler alert: They're almost all in tech. Salary is still the most important factor for deciding where to work. In a jobseeker's market...

THE REAL REASON THERE ARE SO MANY FEMALE VOICE ASSISTANTS: BIASED DATA

Synthesized voices skewing female has a long history, and became a self-fulfilling prophecy. But new technology is helping Google overcome...

 
 
 

THIS NEW HP LAPTOP IS THE FIRST COMPUTER TO USE OCEAN-BOUND PLASTIC

Just a small bit of the computer is made from recycled bottles picked up from Haiti's streets and waterways, but it signals the possibility...

HOW HUMAN CURATION CAME BACK TO CLEAN UP AI'S MESSES

After years of investment in algorithmic recommendations, major tech companies are rediscovering the human touch. This article is part...

 
 
 

HONESTY TURNED AROUND A SOUR BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP. HERE'S HOW

This insurance agent shares how to turn unsatisfied business partners into your biggest champions. The calls began in 2010, urging...

WHEN A GLOBAL PANDEMIC HITS, WE WILL NOT BE READY

The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board, a new, independent body that assesses how ready we are for a worldwide emergency, just released...

 
 
 

4 NEW WORDS IN THE MERRIAM-WEBSTER DICTIONARY AND WHAT THEY SAY ABOUT 2019

These new dictionary additions are signs of our times. Much to the chagrin of rule-obsessed grammarians across the land, the English...

WITH THE U.S. STARTUP VISA ON HOLD, IMMIGRANT ENTREPRENEURS GET CREATIVE

The Trump administration has left the startup visa in limbo. One VC fund, Unshackled Ventures, is helping immigrant founders work around...

 
 
 

IBM JUST ANNOUNCED THE 5 FINALISTS IN ITS COMPETITION TO DISRUPT DISASTER AID

The second year of its Call for Code contest features solutions from better mapping for aid deliveries to better health monitoring...

GEORGE LUCAS HAS MADE MORE MISTAKES PER HOUR THAN ANY OTHER DIRECTOR

A new infographic breaks down the movies and TV shows with the most continuity errors, factual mistakes, and more. Movies and TV shows...

 
 
 

WATCH COKIE ROBERTS CONFRONT DONALD TRUMP ON HIS RACISM BEFORE HE GOT ELECTED

The pioneering journalist, who passed away at 75 today, directly called out then-candidate Donald Trump in 2016 for the way his rhetoric...

STEPHEN SCHWARZMAN, TRUMP'S CHINA WHISPERER, REVEALS THE EXTENT OF HIS ROLE

In a wide-ranging interview, the Blackstone founder and CEO offers his advice to young entrepreneurs and discusses his view of tense...

 
 
 



Comments on August Housing Starts

Comments on August Housing Starts

Earlier: Housing Starts increase to 1.364 Million Annual Rate in August, Highest in 12 Years Total housing starts in August were above expectations, and starts for June and... Read more ...

The Fed just pumped $128 billion into markets to pull down interest rates...

The Fed just pumped $128 billion into markets to pull down interest rates, its first injection in 10 years

The Federal Reserve took action in financial markets for a second straight day Wednesday in another attempt to keep interest rates from moving higher. The central bank has... Read more ...

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman reveals new details about his role as an...

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman reveals new details about his role as an intermediator between Presidents Trump and Xi in the US-China trade war

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman shared fresh details about his role in the US-China trade war in an interview with Business Insider and his new book, "What It Takes." The... Read more ...

Facebook's Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls

Facebook's Portal TV lets you watch shows during video calls

Facebook introduced Portal TV, which lets users make video calls and watch videos together, along with Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal smart display. Read more ...

Startup growth hacks, high-frequency trading, startup security, privacy, and...

Startup growth hacks, high-frequency trading, startup security, privacy, and Adobe

Full Disrupt SF agenda posted We have an amazing slate of speakers stopping by TechCrunch Disrupt SF this year, including two full days scheduled for the debut of our Extra... Read more ...

GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired Semmle, a startup developing a novel code vulnerability solution, for an undisclosed amount. Read more ...

Amazon is eliminating a customer service role that could impact hundreds of jobs

Amazon is eliminating a customer service role that could impact hundreds of jobs

Amazon is eliminating a customer service role that allows people to work from home on a flexible schedule, sources told Business Insider. "As our customer service organization... Read more ...

Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market

Uber will study Dallas as its possible next self-driving car market

Uber Uber plans to study Dallas' streets to potentially roll out self-driving car tests in the Texas city. The company says it will send manual drivers in November to collect... Read more ...

The batch of companies IPOing in 2019 is the least profitable since the tech...

The batch of companies IPOing in 2019 is the least profitable since the tech bubble, Goldman Sachs finds

AP Photo/Richard Drew This year's class of IPOs is expected to be the least profitable of any year since the height of the tech bubble in 1999, according to Goldman Sachs... Read more ...

I have almost 30 credit cards, and there are 5 cards I keep in my wallet at...

I have almost 30 credit cards, and there are 5 cards I keep in my wallet at all times. Here's why

I have almost 30 credit cards , but I don't carry all of them in my wallet with me on a daily basis. Instead, I always bring a smaller selection of cards to maximize my most... Read more ...