Business Insider
101.52k total articles - 1.14k new articles this week

Latest Articles
16 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Eugene Kim

A lot of things can change in a few months — including the way you view a once-rival's business. That’s been the case with Jeetu Patel, former CEO of Box rival Syncplicity, who joined  Box in August as CSO and VP of...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Philippe Grelard

Paris (AFP) - UEFA president Michel Platini has insisted he will stay in the race for the FIFA presidency despite being named in a Swiss criminal investigation into the world football body.The French football legend told AFP on Tuesday he had done...

14 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Matthew Speiser

New York City Police officers will now be required to issue "receipts" to every person on the street they stop to question or frisk, the New York Daily News reports. The "What Is A Stop?" form will be issued to every person who is stopped but not...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
3Articles

 

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose will have surgery on his left eye after being elbowed in the face.The Bulls say the 2011 NBA MVP sustained a left orbital fracture on the first day of practice. He is scheduled for surgery on...

14 views ˙ 0 saves
2
Sports Illustrated
By: Ben Golliver

With the season still a month away, Bulls rookie coach Fred Hoiberg is already being tested with the latest injuries to Derrick Rose and Mike Dunleavy.

15 views ˙ 0 saves
1
Sports Illustrated
By: SI Wire

Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose will have surgery Wednesday to repair a broken orbital bone after taking an elbow to the face in Tuesday’s practice, the team announced. 

14 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Matt Rosoff

"This is Spinal Tap" is one of the funniest movies of all time. It's a parody of a heavy metal band "rockumentary" from the 1980s, and was released in 1984. The premise is that the filmmakers are following a successful group, Spinal Tap, except the...

14 views ˙ 0 saves

 

Ouagadougou (AFP) - The leader of Burkina Faso's short-lived coup said Tuesday he feared there had been "many deaths" after an army assault on the barracks of the failed putschists.The army "fired artillery," General Gilbert Diendere told AFP,...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
3Articles
By: Jillian D'Onfro

Google's self-driving cars have travelled 1.2 million miles in full autonomy on public roads, the company announced on Tuesday afternoon.  Because all of its vehicles share their driving data, that means that each car has accrued ...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
2
ReCode
By: Mark Bergen

"Saying you know what [the business model] is going to look like ahead of time is fraught with peril."

14 views ˙ 0 saves
1
VentureBeat
By: Jordan Novet

Sergey Brin and Larry Page, the cofounders of Google, have wanted to get self-driving cars on the road since basically the company’s beginnings in 1998. But it took a decade for the project to get going in earnest — as longtime chief...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Will Graves

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have to wait at least one more day to break out the champagne after rain postponed Tuesday night's game in Pittsburgh.Considering the rest of the good news that greeted the team with the best record in the ...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Devan Joseph and...

Time-lapse shows the amazing evolution of Hugo Cornellier over an 8 year period.  Video courtesy of the Associated Press Follow BI Video: On FacebookJoin the conversation about this story »

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Julie Bort

Silicon Valley document sharing company Box is putting on its star-studded Boxworks tech conference this week, with speakers like Apple CEO Tim Cook and Cisco chairman John Chambers.  One of its big themes this year is a partnership with...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Kate Brumback

ATLANTA (AP) — The only woman on Georgia's death row is set to be executed Tuesday evening, despite pleas from her children, a former state Supreme Court justice and the pope to spare her life.Kelly Renee Gissendaner is scheduled to die by...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Paul Newberry

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt had to acknowledge this week is a little different for Georgia."A lot of people are excited," the coach said Tuesday, breaking into the subtlest of smiles. "At least that's what I hear."Indeed, the No. 8 Bulldogs have ...

13 views ˙ 0 saves

 

Paris (AFP) - French authorities have launched a criminal probe against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for alleged war crimes committed between 2011 and 2013, sources told AFP on Tuesday.Paris prosecutors opened a preliminary war...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Jethro Nededog

Trevor Noah's premiere episode of "The Daily Show" earned pretty close to Jon Stewart-level ratings. In an act of Viacom synchronicity usually reserved for the the MTV Video Music Awards, 12 networks simulcast the premiere episode at the same...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Dan Turkel

A recent study from the Pew Research Center reveal that Americans have some mixed feelings when it comes to incoming immigrants. One public opinion poll asked Americans whether they felt that immigrants in the US had improved or harmed the country ...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Madison Malone Kircher

Cancel your holiday plans, Harry Potter fans. You're going to want to book a trip to England this December.  For $349, you can buy a ticket to eat Christmas dinner in the famed Hogwarts Great Hall at the Warner Brothers Studio...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
2Articles
By: Mira Oberman

Chicago (AFP) - Fiat Chrysler significantly under-reported the number of deaths and injuries which occurred in its vehicles, US safety regulators said Tuesday.The "significant failure" was discovered after the Italian automaker's US subsidiary...

3 views ˙ 0 saves
1

Fiat Chrysler underreported death and injury claims to federal regulators, falling short on legal obligations and adding to mushrooming government scrutiny of the company’s safety practices.

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Julie Bort

In honor of National Coffee Day, payments company Square crunched the numbers from their coffee shop customers to uncover: The most popular coffee drinks The prices that we pay for them And the surprising state that tips...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Emma Fierberg and...

If you have received a new credit card recently it probably contained an EMV chip. You may not have noticed it because most US retailers still let you swipe to pay. However, that will start to change soon. Starting October 1, 2015 US merchants will ...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Tanya Lewis

Spoiler alert if you haven't read "The Martian." Scientists may have just discovered water flowing on the surface of Mars, but it's still a pretty inhospitable place to call home. Yet that's exactly what Matt Damon's character, a NASA astronaut...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Megan Willett

Eric Strong needed his young son to give up his convertible toddler bed — not just so he could have a “big boy bed,” but because Strong needed the bed for his daughter. But his son told him that the only way he would ever give up his bed was...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Brett LoGiurato

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton called for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act's so-called Cadillac tax, marking a significant break from President Barack Obama on his signature healthcare law. "Too many Americans are...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Cork Gaines

While speaking on ESPN Radio this week, NFL commentator Mike Tirico summed up the feelings of many fans when he said "the flow and tempo of the [NFL] game is just terrible right now." Specifically, Tirico was referring to the number of...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Alina Heineke

UNITED Nations (AP) — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is calling on Russia to play a constructive role in restoring peace in war-ravaged Syria.Stoltenberg, in New York to attend the annual U.N. General Assembly, told The Associated Press...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Matt Weinberger

Today, Google announced a brand-new update to the $35 Chromecast media streaming device that changes the form factor and adds some extra juice to its network speed. It looks very cool. But the good news is that for the 20 million of you who already...

12 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Nick Reeves

Paris (AFP) - Arsenal and Chelsea had a Champion League night to forget on Tuesday as a Robert Lewandowski hat-trick helped Bayern Munich crush Dinamo Zagreb.Champions Barcelona, missing injured icon Lionel Messi, followed up their opening Group E...

13 views ˙ 0 saves

 

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad must leave office or face being turfed out by force, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Tuesday, warning of stepped up support for Syrian rebel groups.Jubeir rejected...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Rebecca Harrington

On Sept. 29, the MacArthur Foundation announced the 24 recipients of its $625,000, no-strings-attached, five-year "genius" grants. Of its seven fellows working in STEM fields, only one is a woman: neuroscientist Beth Stevens, PhD, who studies how...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Kathleen Elkins

In the 1957 DeWitt Clinton High School yearbook, Ralph Lauren wrote "millionaire" as one of his life goals. On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren. He will stay with the...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Jethro Nededog

"Girls" creator and star Lena Dunham hasn't changed her mind on the end of "Girls." She says Season 6 is still probably the HBO show's last hurrah. “Never say never, but that is the way that we’re thinking about it right now and...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Steven Griffiths

London (AFP) - Arsenal's Champions League campaign was plunged into crisis as a horrendous mistake from goalkeeper David Ospina helped Olympiakos claim a stunning 3-2 win at the Emirates Stadium on Tuesday.Arsene Wenger's side paid the price for an...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Scott Davis

Through the first three weeks of the NFL season, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been perhaps the most dominant player in the league. Jones signed a five-year, $71 million contract at the start of the season, and early on, he's made it ...

13 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Molly Mulshine

When I created an Ashley Madison account for research purposes, my main takeaway was that the site is pretty depressing. The second most interesting thing I found, though, is that Ashley Madison lists "Disease Free" as an official turn-on. ...

14 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Mallory Schlossberg

American Eagle is betting that their customers love their coffee. Our Denim X Cafe denim is not your average cup of Joe. We took our revolutionary high performance stretch even further by making it with 2.25 grams of recycled coffee grounds ...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Will McKitterick

Google's Android and Apple's iOS dominate the smartphone platform market, controlling a combined 95.7% of the installed base in the US. But the global battle for subscribers between the two operating systems is expected to intensify,...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Anne-Laure Mondesert

Paris (AFP) - Usually, smartphones are the bane of organised events, but one Japanese designer decided to use snap-happy fashionistas to his advantage and make them work to see his latest collection.As Paris kicked off a nine day fashion frenzy on...

10 views ˙ 0 saves

 

Paris (AFP) - Children whose mothers smoke during pregnancy -- and even those born into smokers' homes -- are nearly twice as likely to develop behavioural problems, researchers said Tuesday. A study of some 5,200 French primary school children...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Dennis Green

It's déjà vu for Bean Boot fans. Certain sizes of the popular L.L. Bean rubber boot are already sold out online.  Although customers can still place orders for these sizes, they're on backorder until October or...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Sam Ro

Carl Icahn sees danger ahead. In a new video, the billionaire Wall Street veteran warns that stock prices and corporate earnings have been propped up by an overly generous Federal Reserve pumping billions of dollars into the financial markets using...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Molly Mulshine

Since the Ashley Madison hack, curiosity about the infidelity-based dating service has been on the rise. Even if you find the idea of cheating deplorable, you can't help but wonder what it's like on a website totally based on helping people...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Drake Baer

Whether you're aware of it or not, America is going through a sexual revolution. Simply put, young people are less likely than older generations to say that they're exclusively heterosexual. According to a study of 1,000 people from...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Mallory Schlossberg

Ralph Lauren has stepped down from his position as CEO of his own company, The New York Times reports. Lauren will not be entirely absent from his namesake company — he has no plans of leaving, either. "When they start designing things I...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Julie Pace

NEW YORK (AP) — In a year of diplomatic breakthroughs, President Barack Obama can't escape the shadow of Syria's intractable crisis.Obama arrived for his annual trip to the United Nations this week eager to tout the restoration of U.S. diplomatic...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Biz Carson

Evernote laid off 13 percent of its global employees and shuttered three offices as its new CEO moves towards a "smaller, more focused team." Chris O'Neill, who took over as CEO from founder Phil Libin in July, wrote in a blog post that...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Guia Marie Del Prado

The drone above, called the Taranis, is one of the most cutting-edge drones in production. At speeds of more than 700 miles of an hour, it could come and go without anyone on the ground noticing it, but for the sound of its sonic boom. It's...

11 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Marina Nazario

An unlikely brand is taking over the athletic market.  Sales at Skechers, a classic underdog of athletic apparel, are soaring. The brand, which has been around for years, is often overshadowed by other giants like Nike and...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Jonathan Garber

FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. Americans aren't educated about Social Security (AARP) The Financial Planning Association and AARP surveyed 1,279 Certified...

10 views ˙ 0 saves
By: Matt Weinberger

Today, Google announced the Pixel C, a new tablet hybrid that runs Android, with prices starting at $499. An optional $149 keyboard turns it into a laptop/tablet convertable that looks a lot like the Microsoft Surface Pro 3.  The big Pixel C...