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What happens if a pandemic hits?

What happens if a COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic hits? What will the repercussions be if the virus spreads worldwide? How will it change how we live, work, socialize and travel? Don’t get all ... See more

1 month ago

S. Korea on Alert; Japan Passenger Turns Positive: Virus Update

South Korea raised its infectious-disease alert to the highest level after the number of cases in the country increased 10-fold in four days.

1 month ago

SoftBank-Backed Brandless Shutters Less Than 2 Years After Investment

Brandless Inc., a direct-to-consumer personal care and packaged goods company, is closing down. Brandless will stop taking orders and cut about 70 employees, less than two years after SoftBank Group ... See more

1 month ago

AI May Not Kill Your Job—Just Change It

Don't fear the robots, according to a report from MIT and IBM. Worry about algorithms replacing any task that can be automated.

1 month ago

Fed Warns Virus Poses ‘New Risk’ to Global Growth, Markets

The Federal Reserve Board said that the coronavirus outbreak presented a “new risk” to the economic outlook for the U.S. and warned of disruptions in global markets.

1 month ago

Forget the Cybertruck: This is the most important Tesla product no one is talking about

Though CEO Elon Musk launched Tesla’s version of insurance last fall to little fanfare, it could have a major impact.

2 months ago

The 20 biggest growth trends all entrepreneurs need to watch in 2020

Read Business Insider's exclusive roundup of the most important trends for entrepreneurs in the coming year

2 months ago

First-time leaders need to stick to these 4 truths to succeed

Sixty percent of all new managers fail within the first 24 months of their new position. Here’s how to not have that happen to you.

2 months ago

Mojo Vision is putting an augmented reality screen on a contact lens

Mojo Vision is revealing a smart contact lens with a built-in display that lets you view augmented reality images on a tiny screen.

2 months ago

Joby Aviation raises $590 million led by Toyota to launch an electric air taxi service

Joby Aviation has raised a $590 million Series C round of funding, including $394 million from lead investor Toyota Motor Corporation, the company announced today. Joby is in the process of ... See more

2 months ago

Amazon partners with thousands of mom-and-pop stores in India

Neighborhood stores dot tens of thousands of cities, towns and villages in India. They have survived — and thrived, despite — retail giants’ billions of investment in the country. Now, Amazon ... See more

2 months ago

As Alphabet crests the $1T mark, SaaS stocks reach all-time highs of their own

Continuing our irregular surveys of the public markets, two things happened this week that are worth our time. First, a third domestic technology company — Alphabet — passed the $1 trillion ... See more

2 months ago

Toyota is building a tiny utopian prototype city filled with people, robots and AI

Toyota researches and tests robotics, material science, automated driving and alternative fuel technology in labs all around the world. Now the automaker is trying a new and far more ambitious ... See more

2 months ago

Sony just announced a car

Today at CES 2020, Sony unveiled a car. I’m surprised too. There are very few details about the Sony Vision-S sedan at this time. We’ll get more once we can see it on the show floor. According to ... See more

3 months ago

The 14 most important design ideas of the decade, according to the experts

Designers and curators from Apple, Adobe, Pentagram, Wolff Olins, Cooper Hewitt, and more consider their industry’s legacy in the 2010s.

3 months ago

By 2023, the secondhand clothes market will double to $51 billion. Here’s why

How Poshmark, Depop, and the RealReal are making your closet more eco-friendly

3 months ago

As the Nasdaq sets new records, a reminder how highly valued tech stocks are today – TechCrunch

Today the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed at an all-time record high of 8,814.23, up 0.91% on the day. The Nasdaq is up more than 32% on the year. Turning the clock back, the Nasdaq Composite is ... See more

3 months ago

World’s Best Hedge Fund Returns Are Found in Tiny Singapore

On most mornings, Chong Chin Eai starts his day with a jog through Singapore’s Botanic Gardens. After taking his son to school, he trades futures on his laptop at home until it’s time for lunch, ... See more

3 months ago

The hottest housing markets of 2020 are far from the coasts

Home buyers next year are expected to flock to smaller, more affordable cities, according to Realtor.com.

3 months ago

100 greatest innovations of 2019: Best of What's New

This year saw the introduction of cars that can talk to other cars and traffic lights, a next-generation wireless network fast enough to replace cable-bound broadband, and a “meat” burger that ... See more

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