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A massive power outage left over 48 million people in the dark across entire countries in South America

A massive power outage left over 48 million people in the dark across entire countries in South America

29 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

A power outage in South America has left all of Argentina and Uruguay , along with parts of Brazil and Paraguay , without any electricity. The outage began at 7:07 a.m. local...
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Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show

37 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this week's Paris Airshow with...
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'This legacy of learning continues for both of us, and I'm better for it': A 20-year journalist describes how his father got him ready for the world

'This legacy of learning continues for both of us, and I'm better for it': A 20-year journalist describes how his father got him ready for the world

53 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Justin Maiman has been a journalist for 20 years. He writes the weekly Ginger newsletter and is the president and managing director of Cochrane Media. In this opinion piece, he...
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It's been 100 years since we've seen anybody like Elon Musk - here's why that's so disorienting

It's been 100 years since we've seen anybody like Elon Musk - here's why that's so disorienting

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is more like an old-school automotive entrepreneur than a modern-day business manager. His personality is consistent with what it always takes to start a...
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This chart shows just how much Facebook, Google and Amazon dominate the digital economy

This chart shows just how much Facebook, Google and Amazon dominate the digital economy

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The chart below shows the amount of power that three of the biggest tech companies have in key sectors of the digital economy. 2 out of every 3 digital ad dollars in the US...
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Massive Target Register Outage Causes Confusion At Stores Nationwide

Massive Target Register Outage Causes Confusion At Stores Nationwide

6 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

The company said a technical glitch caused a register shutdown for two hours. For some customers, it felt like the end of the world.
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A 33-year-old Cuban boxer just scored a knockout of the year contender with a thunderbolt right hand, collapsing his opponent in the 10th round

A 33-year-old Cuban boxer just scored a knockout of the year contender with a thunderbolt right hand, collapsing his opponent in the 10th round

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Yunier Dorticos just scored a knockout of the year contender. Dorticos was fighting Andrew Tabiti in the World Boxing Super Series semifinal in Latvia on Saturday. The bout...
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Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery

Walmart Supercenters have more than doubled the presence of the original Discount store model around the US. We compared the two and found that the supercenter has a surprisingly large grocery

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Walmart is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world in terms of sales. Walmart has only three different store formats across the US: Walmart Discount Store Stores...
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CrowdStrike IPO: Investors Are Positively CrowdStruck-Cyber Saturday

23 hours ago   |   Fortune

A poorly kept secret of the cybersecurity business: For all the talk of entrepreneurs determined to build strong, independent public companies atop impenetrable, hack-proof...
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The New York Times' crosswords group wanted to reach non-native English speakers. The result is the free 'Tiles' game and it's catching on

The New York Times' crosswords group wanted to reach non-native English speakers. The result is the free 'Tiles' game and it's catching on

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The New York Times rolled out Tiles , its first game without words, on Monday. The color and pattern matching game has "tilesets" named after cities around the globe. "One...
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Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

Anthony Davis has been traded to the Lakers and LeBron James

The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to a trade to send Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to multiple reports. Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN was the first to... Read more ...

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of...

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in 'The Great Target Outage of 2019'

Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was... Read more ...

Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

Retailers Ask Trump To Stop Tariff Threats On China

More than 600 companies - such as retail giants like Walmart, Target, Macy's and Gap - and trade groups fear tariffs will lead to job loss and will harm both consumers and the... Read more ...

Best Buy is having a 3-day sale on TVs of all sizes and price points - here...

Best Buy is having a 3-day sale on TVs of all sizes and price points - here are the best deals

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Who Is Stephanie Grisham? She Might Be Sarah Sanders' Replacement

Who Is Stephanie Grisham? She Might Be Sarah Sanders' Replacement

It's been less than 24 hours since White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced that she would be stepping down from her post, but rumors are already swirling... Read more ...

The best natural makeup you can buy

The best natural makeup you can buy

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Kevin Durant's Warriors clue: Talks ‘unfinished business' with Klay Thompson

Kevin Durant's Warriors clue: Talks ‘unfinished business' with Klay Thompson

OAKLAND - The first hint Kevin Durant's Achilles tendon rupture will lead him to stay in Golden State has arrived. When Klay Thompson was back in the locker room about to... Read more ...

Drake is getting roasted for his awkward interview with reporters after the...

Drake is getting roasted for his awkward interview with reporters after the Raptors won the NBA championship

The Toronto Raptors won their first NBA championship in franchise history on Thursday night, defeating the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. After the win... Read more ...

The 20 Democratic candidates who qualified for the debates, and how they'll...

The 20 Democratic candidates who qualified for the debates, and how they'll be split up between two nights

The Democratic National Committee released the line-ups for who will be on the stage each night of the first Democratic debates in Miami June 26th and 27th. The 20 candidates... Read more ...

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Every small business owner should consider signing up for this Chase card - even freelancers

Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and... Read more ...