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Tech 2020-06-23T23:51:34Z
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The cofounder of Cards Against Humanity has resigned from the company after allegations arose he fostered a sexist and racist culture

Former employees say the company ignored concerns about offensive game cards from people of color, and they feared speaking up or speaking out.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T23:51:00Z
Josh Browder

DoNotPay, the surging startup that helps you fight parking tickets and break up with your gym, just raised $12 million at a valuation over $80 million

The Series A funding is from existing investors Coatue, Andreessen Horowitz, and Founders Fund. The app is gaining traction during the downturn.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T23:33:00Z
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Renowned VC Marc Andreessen says he gets no emotional rush when he wins big on an investment, and that keeps him from making irrational bets. 'I actually don't have the gambling gene'

Although Marc Andreessen said he doesn't feel a dopamine rush when he gambles, he sometimes approaches VC like a professional poker player.
Premium Tech 2020-06-23T22:36:00Z

Meet the 15 Google execs who report to CEO Sundar Pichai and are leading the internet company's most critical businesses

Google is facing big new challenges, from the pandemic to regulatory scrutiny. Here's the team of execs backing up CEO Sundar Pichai.
Transportation 2020-06-23T22:34:53Z

The all-new Ford F-150 pickup arrives this week. Here's why it's been America's best-selling truck for over 4 decades.

The F-150 underwent a risky redesign for the 13th generation of the vehicle — arguably the riskiest since the truck first arrived in 1947.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T22:26:06Z

Former employees at Microsoft's Mixer say the company failed to take action on misconduct complaints about 'toxic working conditions' and racist comments

Ex-employees of game streaming platform Mixer say Microsoft failed to act on complaints about racist comments, and "toxic working conditions."
Tech 2020-06-23T22:17:15Z

Ben & Jerry's just joined the growing list of advertisers boycotting Facebook over the platform's lack of hate speech moderation

Top civil rights groups called on advertisers to abandon Facebook, saying the company refused to take steps to curb misinformation and hate speech.
Tech 2020-06-23T22:16:00Z

How to change your YouTube password, which is also the password for your Google account

To change your YouTube password, you'll need to change your Google account's password, as they're the same password.
Tech 2020-06-23T22:06:00Z

How to delete saved passwords on Google Chrome, so that your login data isn't stored by Google

You can delete saved passwords on Chrome through your Google account's "Security" menu, which holds your usernames and passwords.
Science 2020-06-23T22:00:00Z

Meet NASA's first female head of human spaceflight, who oversaw SpaceX's astronaut launch and will lead the US return to the moon

NASA has appointed Kathy Lueders to spearhead its upcoming moon missions and lead a new era in human spaceflight.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T21:02:00Z

A top Mastercard exec lays out why the card giant is spending $825 million to buy financial-data startup Finicity

Finicity's data-sharing platform enables banks, fintechs, and lenders to access financial data from customers.
Tech 2020-06-23T20:59:00Z

Chatbots 101: How AI is Fueling the Disruptive Force in Customer Relations

In the Chatbots 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence breaks down how chatbots work and looks at the future of the market.
Media 2020-06-23T20:48:39Z

A TikTok influencer group has launched a new 'travel house' in spite of the pandemic and kicked it off with a 26-person trip to Mexico

Influencer group Clubhouse traveled to Mexico to launch a new "roaming travel house," Clubhouse Explore, this month.
Premium Finance 2020-06-23T20:42:00Z

Amazon just signed its largest-ever warehouse lease in NYC. Here's how it's been making deals left and right to grow its massive storage and distribution network.

Amazon is quickly expanding its network of storage and distributions spaces, and that's providing a big boost to the industrial real-estate market.
Transportation 2020-06-23T20:31:51Z

NASA is booting up a program to launch scientists into space on ships built by Virgin Galactic, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and other suborbital spaceflight companies

NASA's push to privatize space travel has the agency seeking companies that can rocket its astronauts to the edge of space on training flights.
Tech 2020-06-23T20:28:00Z

How to unblock email addresses on Yahoo Mail, so that you never miss an important message

You can only unblock email addresses on Yahoo Mail using the desktop website — the mobile app doesn't give you the option.
Tech 2020-06-23T20:26:00Z

An Uber security contractor reportedly tackled a Black teen girl riding a Jump bike after the company hired the guards to recover stolen bikes

An employee told Vice that Uber's security contractors physically restrained people on multiple occasions while trying to retrieve the bikes.
Reviews 2020-06-23T20:23:00Z

The best laptop deals we're expecting from Amazon Prime Day 2020

Amazon will likely discount MacBooks, Windows laptops, and Chromebooks for Prime Day 2020. Here are the Prime Day 2020 laptop deals we expect.
Politics 2020-06-23T19:52:33Z

Twitter flags another Trump tweet for violating its policy against abusive behavior

"There will never be an 'Autonomous Zone' in Washington, D.C., as long as I'm your President. If they try they will be met with serious force," he said.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T19:23:00Z

The best way to teach yourself to code and land a 6-figure job, from 5 people who've done it

These coders are all self-taught and enjoying lucrative programming careers. They say get started as soon as possible if you want to end up like them.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T19:13:57Z

Morgan Stanley predicts Tesla will make almost twice as much money as Uber in 5 years, by one measure

Tesla's EBITDA will be almost twice as high as Uber's in 2025, Morgan Stanley projected in a note to clients.
Tech 2020-06-23T19:04:00Z

The best headphone deals we expect on Prime Day 2020 from Apple, Bose, Sony, Beats, Sennheiser, and more

Amazon Prime Day is a great time to buy headphones. Here are the headphone deals we expect on Prime Day 2020 from Apple, Sony, Bose, and more.
Tech 2020-06-23T18:58:14Z

The government gave him $1.5 million in COVID-19 paycheck loans. Prosecutors say he spent it on a Tesla.

The Small Business Administration has come under fire for its sloppy handling of COVID-19 relief funds in recent months.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T18:46:00Z

Meet 13 former Microsoft power players who went on to found billion-dollar companies like Xiaomi, Zappos, and Valve

Ex-Microsoft employees have founded billion- or multibillion-dollar companies, including hot startups like UIPath, Convoy, and Auth0.
Tech 2020-06-23T18:25:14Z

TaskRabbit's CEO, one of tech's few Black female executives, is stepping down

Brown-Philpot was named CEO in 2016, and will stay on at TaskRabbit through August so the company can find a successor.

Twitter says it will give US employees the day off on Election Day to vote

Twitter says it will give US employees Election Day off going forward and employees around the world paid time off to vote in national elections.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:56:55Z

Influencers — and just about anyone else — can soon make their Instagram accounts shoppable

Starting July 9, anyone with a business account is eligible to apply to take advantage of Instagram Shopping features.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:35:05Z

Apple is fixing one of AirPods' biggest annoyances in its next major software update

Apple's software updates are bringing big improvements to AirPods, like auto switching between devices and spatial audio for the AirPods Pro.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:28:33Z

A top German court just dealt a blow to Facebook's data-collection efforts

American social media giant Facebook is ensnared in a legal antitrust battle in Germany over data collection.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T17:27:09Z

Microsoft president Brad Smith slams Trump's order suspending work visas: 'Now is not the time to cut our nation off from the world's talent'

Microsoft is one of the most prolific sponsors of highly skilled immigrant visas. Brad Smith condemned a Trump order to suspend those visas.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:25:00Z

The best Ring doorbell deals we expect on Prime Day 2020

The Ring Video Doorbell is more than likely to be heavily discounted for Amazon Prime Day 2020. Here are the deals we expect to see this year.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:13:48Z

Square has started withholding some customer payments, angering business owners who say they need the money amid the coronavirus crisis

Business owners told The New York Times that Square has been withholding up to 30% of customer payments.
Transportation 2020-06-23T17:13:41Z

WeWork's infamous private jet is still for sale 9 months later — with a new discounted price of $49.9 million

WeWork's Gulfstream G650 jet played a role in the startup's failed IPO saga in 2019 — and apparently isn't easy to offload.
Tech 2020-06-23T17:05:00Z

How to tell if someone has muted you on Instagram, so that your posts won't appear in their feed

There's no surefire way to tell if someone has muted you on Instagram, since you won't be notified when they do, but there are signs of it.
Tech 2020-06-23T16:57:00Z

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today

Here's the the pitch deck Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before it became a $120 billion company.
Tech 2020-06-23T16:52:27Z

These $229 clear shields may be protecting your desk when you go back to the office

Employers can purchase Poppin's shields, priced between $229 and $389, and stand them on any type of desk as a distancing measure.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-23T16:42:59Z

How a tech recruiting platform used by Amazon and PayPal is tackling bias in the hiring process by eliminating the need for resumes and cover letters

HackerEarth's new screening process removes a candidate's personal information like name, birth date, and gender and focuses on skills assessments.
Media 2020-06-23T16:40:32Z

Netflix is bringing 'Lucifer' back for season 6 after previously canceling it — but says this will be the final season

Netflix revived "Lucifer" for a fourth season in 2018 after Fox canceled it and it's been a hit for the streamer.
Enterprise 2020-06-23T16:34:16Z

Microsoft plans to double the number of Black and African American company leaders and suppliers

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday announced a series of investments meant to address racial injustice, within and outside the company.
Tech 2020-06-23T16:20:55Z

What the switch to ARM for Mac means for Apple, Intel, and developers

Apple confirmed reports that it will transition away from Intel chips in its Macs, and instead use its own ARM-based architecture.
Transportation 2020-06-23T16:17:21Z

The Great Compression: The coronavirus pandemic could drive a long-overdue consolidation of the global auto industry

Post-COVID, the auto industry could undergo a massive consolidation, with mergers and partnerships preparing automakers to compete in a new world.
Transportation 2020-06-23T16:17:04Z

DESTINATION REROUTED: How the business of transportation is evolving amid a devastating pandemic

The pandemic has revealed clear blindspots in a transportation business that had been booming on several fronts before worldwide shutdowns began.
Finance 2020-06-23T16:00:00Z

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley

BI Prime received Brex's permission to offer a look into the startup's full 19-slide pitch deck from its Series B funding round.
Tech 2020-06-23T15:25:02Z

Apple spent its biggest conference of the year playing catch-up to Android rather than setting the stage for the iPhone's future

One of iOS 14's headlining features is widgets, which Android has offered for years. It feels like Apple is catching up rather than setting the stage.
Tech 2020-06-23T15:21:46Z

Amazon says it's creating a $2 billion green energy fund to invest in companies working to build a carbon-free future

Amazon says it wants to be completely powered by renewable energy by 2025, earlier than first planned.
Tech 2020-06-23T15:09:00Z

The best deals on Xbox One consoles, controllers, and games right now — including $40 off 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4'

If you're looking to buy an Xbox One console or a new game to add to your collection, check out our roundup of the best deals available right now.
Transportation 2020-06-23T15:05:00Z

I pitted the Ford F-150, Chevy Silverado, RAM 1500, Toyota Tundra, and Nissan Titan in a battle of full-size pickups. Here's how they ranked.

I reviewed a variety of trim levels and price points, so this comparison isn't perfect. But it should give you an idea of how the pickups rank.
Premium Enterprise 2020-06-23T15:00:00Z

The CEO of $12.5 billion HPE on how surviving the Falklands War and Hewlett-Packard's stormy past is helping him chart a new course for the tech giant — even after he tested positive for the coronavirus

HPE's CEO survived war, HP's turbulent years and has tested positive for COVID-19. That's not stopping him from defining a new path for the tech icon.
Premium Transportation 2020-06-23T14:51:21Z

Elon Musk said in a mysterious leaked email that it's 'very important' for Tesla employees to 'go all out' through the end of this month

Earlier this month, Elon Musk said Tesla was dealing with production and supply-chain issues for its Model Y SUV.
Tech 2020-06-23T14:44:00Z

The best smartphone deals we expect on Prime Day 2020

Lots of smartphones go on sale for Prime Day, so here are the best smartphone deals we anticipate for Prime Day 2020.
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