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A student-housing startup grows to 100 employees by being selective about its employees - and its investors

A student-housing startup grows to 100 employees by being selective about its employees - and its investors

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Uniplaces, a web platform focused on helping students find accommodations in Spain, Paris, Portugal, and other locations throughout Europe, hired its 100th employee last...
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The 17 best countries in the world for people who want to run their own businesses - and enjoy a high quality of life

The 17 best countries in the world for people who want to run their own businesses - and enjoy a high quality of life

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

US News & World Report has released its fifth annual Best Countries list, which ranks 73 countries based on global perceptions. US News partnered with BAV Group and the...
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Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

Vintage photos that show what life looked like behind the Iron Curtain

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Before the end of the Cold War, the Iron Curtain sealed off the Soviet Union from the rest of Europe. Life in the Soviet Union was restricted, but as its leaders changed, rules...
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Wall Street's trillion-dollar club dwarfs Europe Inc

1 day ago   |   Reuters

With Google parent Alphabet becoming the latest entrant to Wall Street's trillion-dollar club, Europe's blue-chip companies are dwarfed by comparison - the most valuable firm...
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Europe is mulling tough new limits on the use of facial recognition and A.I

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The European Union is considering new legally binding requirements for developers of artificial intelligence in an effort to ensure modern technology is developed and used in...
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Renault expects slight 2020 car market decline in Europe, Russia and China

2 days ago   |   Reuters

Renault said on Friday it expected a slight decline in the car market in Europe, Russia and China this year after the French carmaker reported a 3.4% fall of worldwide sales in...
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A plant-based seafood startup just got a big boost from one of America's biggest and oldest food companies

A plant-based seafood startup just got a big boost from one of America's biggest and oldest food companies

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

General Mills , the company behind popular brands like Cheerios cereal, Yoplait yogurt, and Nature Valley granola bars, is investing in a startup offering plant-based...
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Trump's Next Trade Fight Could Be With Europe

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Fiery remarks by Europe's new trade commissioner hint at what could be Mr. Trump's biggest trade battle this year
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Bose is shutting down all of its US stores as retail makes a 'dramatic shift to online shopping'

Bose is shutting down all of its US stores as retail makes a 'dramatic shift to online shopping'

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Audio equipment company Bose is set to shut down 119 locations across the globe, including all its stores in the United States. Sacramento's CBS affiliate reported the news of...
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Meet the woman building the ‘backbone' of the cannabis industry

Meet the woman building the ‘backbone' of the cannabis industry

2 days ago   |   Fortune

Do you have any idea where your pot comes from? For entrepreneur Jessica Billingsley, that's not just an abstract question. It's the driving force behind her cannabis...
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Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Donald Cerrone failed to land one strike in his 1st round loss to Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor beat Donald Cerrone so fast that his opponent failed to land anything in return. The UFC 246 main event between McGregor and Cerrone lasted 40 seconds. During... Read more ...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them...

Los Angeles teachers are suing Delta after a plane dumped jet fuel on them, allegedly leaving them dizzy and nauseous

Four teachers at an elementary school in California are suing Delta after one of its planes jettisoned jet fuel that landed on a neighborhood, during an emergency... Read more ...

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while...

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed '2 for the price of 1' while giving a behind-the-scenes account of the assassination to GOP donors at his Florida resort

President Donald Trump recounted the minutes leading up to the deadly US strike on top Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani during remarks to GOP donors at his Florida resort on... Read more ...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival...

UFC 246 payday figures reveal HUGE GAP between Conor McGregor and rival Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone

Conor McGregor has boasted that he will make as much as $80 million from his UFC 246 main event with Donald Cerrone on Saturday night, though much of that will come in the form... Read more ...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the...

Warren Buffett's 'most gruesome mistake' was buying Dexter Shoe. Here's the story of his $9 billion error

Warren Buffett's "most gruesome mistake" was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from cheap foreign imports. The famed investor... Read more ...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school...

The Trump administration proposed scrapping Michelle Obama's healthy school lunch policy on her birthday

On Friday, Michelle Obama celebrated her 56th birthday. That same day, the USDA announced proposed rules that would roll back one of her signature policies as First Lady... Read more ...

Disneyland's newest 'Star Wars' ride is jaw-droppingly impressive and even...

Disneyland's newest 'Star Wars' ride is jaw-droppingly impressive and even the line to get on it is a blast

The new "Star Wars" Rise of the Resistance theme park ride opens in California's Disneyland on Friday, January 17. Insider previewed the ride, and it's an impressive show of... Read more ...

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

Amtrak Asks Two People In Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride

It costs 16 dollars to take the Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. But two people in wheelchairs were told they'd have to pay $25,000. Amtrak defended the cost, saying it... Read more ...

The trailer for 'Little Fires Everywhere' puts Reese Witherspoon and Kerry...

The trailer for 'Little Fires Everywhere' puts Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington at the center of a mysterious house fire

Hulu released the official trailer for its new miniseries " Little Fires Everywhere " on Friday, which stars Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington . The trailer opens on... Read more ...

Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with...

Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with another executive

Best Buy is investigating allegations that CEO Corie Barry was romantically involved with a fellow executive, the company confirmed to Business Insider on Friday. The claims... Read more ...