Inside Google's firing of a top AI researcher, and the academic paper that started the battle: 'People are seriously pissed'
On Wednesday, one of Google's top AI ethics leaders announced she had been fired. Inside the company, tensions had been mounting for days.
Google faces fresh attacks from search engine rivals over its 'profit-sapping' Android choice screen in Europe
Android users in Europe can decide which search engine they want to use primarily up front.
Facebook failed to put fact-check labels on 60% of the most viral posts containing Georgia election misinformation that its own fact-checkers had debunked, a new report says
Facebook is still failing to take action against viral misinformation "copycats," according to an analysis by activist research group Avaaz.
The world's youngest self-made billionaire is proving Elon Musk wrong by bringing lidar — and self-driving savvy — to the mass car market
Elon Musk thinks lidars are too expensive for consumer cars, but Luminar has convinced Volvo that it's cracked the code to slashing lidar prices.
You can post a Facebook Story with simple text and photo using a web browser or create polls, music stories, and more using the mobile app.
How to use Android's 'Messages for web' feature to send and receive texts from a web browser on any device
You can use Android's "Messages for web" feature to send and receive text messages in any web browser, even on a computer or non-Android tablet.
How to get a PlayStation 5: Resellers give their 6 best tips to help you buy the hard-to-find console
Still trying to find a PlayStation 5 this holiday season? Resellers gave us their best tips for beating the crowds and securing the new console.
Rashida Tlaib accuses Amazon of profiting during the pandemic while neglecting workers. Staff are 'afraid to go to work' because Amazon's facilities aren't clean, she said.
"The continued disregard by Amazon of its worker's well-being and safety must be exposed," Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Business Insider.
Google fired a top AI researcher, Facebook is changing its "race-blind" hate-speech algorithm and will remove COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.
Inside $1 billion meal kit startup Gousto, the pandemic unicorn expecting its first profit and doubling monthly orders
Gousto is Europe's latest food delivery unicorn after the meal-kit startup boomed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Why VCs are watching a startup called MSCHF, whose mission is so visionary that one spellbound investor refused to even call it a company
"Very few times in my career have I seen an idea that grabbed me so fully...that I was simultaneously terrified and obsessed," one investor said.
Elon Musk is open to talking about merging Tesla with another car company. These are the 4 most likely candidates.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk hasn't been shy about criticizing rivals like Ford and GM, but that doesn't mean he'd dismiss the idea of joining forces.
Tesla's chasing the market — but electric-vehicle adoption in the US has a few tailwinds that could prove just as beneficial for Elon Musk.
Elon Musk is 'highly confident' SpaceX's Starship will ferry humans to Mars by 2026 — two years later than previously hoped
When asked when he will make his own first trip to orbit, Musk replied: "Possibly two or three years."
Why Salesforce's $27.7 billion acquisition of Slack won't solve all the chat app's issues competing with rivals like Microsoft Teams, according to experts
Slack has struggled to grow at the same rate as rivals during the pandemic and experts are skeptical of how Salesforce will make the integration work.
Once the world's largest radio telescope, Arecibo helped confirm Einstein's theories and proved scientists wrong about Mercury.
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IT'S NOT THAT HARD: Here are 21 female tech leaders ideal for board seats as Nasdaq forces corporate America's hand
As Nasdaq forces corporate America to add women to their boards or risk delisting, Business Insider easily identified 21 qualified tech leaders.
The Trump administration in a new lawsuit accused Facebook of reserving over 2,600 high-paying jobs for foreign workers instead of hiring Americans
The DOJ's lawsuit alleges that Facebook discriminated against Americans and did not properly advertise the jobs to them before hiring foreign workers.
Apple's new iPad strikes the right balance of power and affordability, making it the best value for most people
Apple's iPad has a fairly new chip, a high-quality screen, and long battery life, making it a great choice for those in need of a general-use tablet.
What is Amazon Prime? The benefits of Amazon's popular membership program, and whether it's worth the cost
Amazon Prime is a subscription service that costs $119 a year, and offers free Amazon shipping, video streaming, music and more.
Facebook is changing its 'race-blind' hate speech algorithm to prioritize flagging content it deems 'the worst of the worst,' after backlash over removing Black users' posts
Rather than automatically flagging posts like 'men are trash,' the platform is focusing on curtailing harmful anti-Black, Muslim, and LGBTQ content.
First Twitter, now Spotify — why platforms are racing to copy the popular 'Stories' feature, and why they're missing the point
"Not every app should have the exact same set of features because that isn't how we use them," argues tech columnist Jason Aten.
A video shows the 'violent' collapse of the iconic Arecibo telescope. It sounded like an avalanche, a staff scientist said.
Puerto Rico's iconic Arecibo radio telescope collapsed on Tuesday. Videos show its 900-ton platform crashing into the 1,000-foot dish below.
The AirUnleashed wirelessly charges your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods at once, but it's finicky to use and not built to last
The AirUnleashed is a stylish wireless charger that can power your iPhone, AirPods, and Apple Watch at once, but it falls short in too many ways.
A colossal rocket-launching drone is just one small part of Aevum's bid to become the 'Amazon of space,' the startup's founder says
Once a satellite reaches Aevum's spaceport, company founder Jay Skylus says a mostly autonomous system can rocket it to orbit within 180 minutes.
The CEOs of three of Slack's closest allies say Salesforce's $27.7 billion takeover of the workplace chat app will spur growth for the rest of the software industry
Salesforce's mega-deal to acquire Slack for $27.7 billion will have implications for the rest of the software industry, three software CEOs say.
Read the leaked talking points that Amazon Web Services employees are using to explain its recent massive cloud outage: 'There is no compression algorithm for experience'
An internal document shows how Amazon is instructing employees to characterize a recent AWS Kinesis outage as a learning opportunity.
Stadia is a platform for streaming the latest games without a console or a gaming PC — just a Google-capable device or screen with Chromecast Ultra.
INTERVIEW: Zoom CEO Eric Yuan dishes on the difficulty of scaling the company through the pandemic and why he thinks most business travel is dead forever
Zoom's founder and CEO, Eric Yuan, discussed rising to the challenge of the pandemic to become the best-known videoconferencing platform in the world.
Business Insider Intelligence looks at how the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent fallout will slow the rollout of global 5G networks.
Laptops can feel hot for various reasons and diagnosing the problem isn't exactly clear-cut. Try these troubleshooting techniques.
Logitech's superlight wireless mouse takes some getting used to, but it offers the precision and consistency that gaming enthusiasts crave
The Logitech G Pro X Superlight mouse cuts out the fat to provide an impressive and focused gaming experience. Here's our full review.
They're the firms that are best adapting to challenges like changes in consumer behavior and ad-targeting practices.
The 6 ways to run ads on TikTok and what type of brands each is targeted toward, according to the company's North America product lead
TikTok's North America product strategy lead Gabriel Nicolau walks through the company's eight marketing products, including its six ad solutions.
The loneliness economy: Companies and entrepreneurs see a spike in interest for rent-a-friend services, chatbots, and online communities that target feelings of isolation
From friendship-forging service Bumble BFF to AI chatbot Replika, there's growing opportunity for businesses to address the loneliness crisis.
ENTERPRISE VIDEO CONFERENCING: Here's how five software providers are positioning their platforms amid the pandemic-driven shift to remote work
Insider Intelligence explores the strengths and weaknesses of five major video conferencing services vying for a piece of the enterprise market.
The method to report a missing package on Amazon differs depending on whether it was sold by Amazon or a third party.
Microsoft's $70 nostalgia-fueled holiday sweaters sold out in 24 hours — but you'll have a second chance to snag them later this month
Microsoft's 2020 #WindowsUglySweater offerings include a $70 MS Paint "Soft-wear" sweater with icons nodding to the firm's beloved computer program.
Shares jumped about 5% in trading Thursday following Goldman Sachs' extremely bullish take.
CEO of Yandex Self Driving Group predicts that autonomous vehicles will roam freely around major cities within five years
Russia's Yandex has expanded self-driving car trials to the US.
The life and career of Stewart Butterfield, the Flickr cofounder and Slack CEO who just sold his company to Salesforce for $27.7 billion
Slack started as a video game called "Glitch." Then it became so much more, and Stewart Butterfield has been the person overseeing it all.
Celonis chief product officer predicts automation and the cloud are two key trends that are likely to dominate the agenda for 2021
One of enterprise tech's most prominent executives in Europe predicts that automation and cloud adoption are major trends for the sector in 2021.
Elon Musk hopes Starlink will net the company $30 billion to $50 billion a year. He'll need millions of customers to make that a reality.
Zoom is Apple's most downloaded app of 2020, while multiplayer smash hit 'Among Us' has topped its games list. Here's how they rank.
Zoom topped Apple's app download chart as people turned to video conferencing during the pandemic – but Google Meet only just made it to the top 20.
Microsoft views data as 'the most strategic asset of our time,' a cloud exec says, as the firm rolls out two key products to help customers harness it
Microsoft is making an effort to provide data services to customers even if they use competing clouds and services.
'Amazon's days of impunity are over': 400 international lawmakers including Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib slam Jeff Bezos on wages, climate action, and taxes
The letter, signed by US Democratic Representatives Ilhan Omar and others, follows organized Black Friday protests under the slogan "Make Amazon Pay."
The Logitech Brio is an excellent webcam for anyone looking to record and stream 4K video, but at $200, it's more than most people need
The Logitech Brio offers crystal clear video up to 4K resolution with HDR, but it's overkill for video calls and more than most people need
You can use Venmo to make and receive payments from your contacts and others by connecting the platform to your bank account and credit cards.
Marc Benioff refused to name his rival Microsoft in an interview about Salesforce's $27.7 billion Slack acquisition: 'What's that company? How do you spell it?'
Marc Benioff's comments come as his company's deal with Slack sets Salesforce up perfectly to further compete with longtime rival Microsoft.
Despite how hard we try we haven't discovered any alien life in space. But these three scientific theories might give us an idea about why we seem to come up empty-handed in our search.