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A team of advocacy groups is urging antitrust regulators around the world to take a hard look at the Google-Fitbit merger, saying the deal 'is not in the interest of citizens'

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A letter signed by 20 consumer and citizen advocacy groups is calling on regulators to closely scrutinize Google's proposal to acquire Fitbit. The merger is still under review...
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‘Help!' cry British musicians, warning of crisis in live music industry

7 hours ago   |   National Post

The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Ed Sheeran were among some 1,500 musicians who called on Thursday for the British government to help the live music business survive the...
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How Many Stealth Warplanes Are There In The World-And Who Has Them?

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Lots of countries are developing stealth warplanes. Fewer are actually buying them.
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THE DIGITAL BANKING ECOSYSTEM: These are the key players, biggest shifts, and trends driving short- and long-term growth in one of the world's largest industries

THE DIGITAL BANKING ECOSYSTEM: These are the key players, biggest shifts, and trends driving short- and long-term growth in one of the world's largest industries

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

This is a preview of Digital Banking Ecosystem research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech...
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A 28-carat diamond just became the most expensive jewel ever auctioned online after selling for over $2.1 million

A 28-carat diamond just became the most expensive jewel ever auctioned online after selling for over $2.1 million

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

On Tuesday, Christie's auctioned off the most expensive jewel ever sold on an online auction. The 28.86-carat diamond sold for over $2 million. One of the rarest in the world...
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AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How Napa and Sonoma brought back tourists after some of the most destructive fires in California's history swept through wine country in 2017

AMERICAN RESILIENCE: How Napa and Sonoma brought back tourists after some of the most destructive fires in California's history swept through wine country in 2017

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In October 2017, wildfires raged across northern California, burning over 245,000 acres. Two of the fires that impacted the tourism-reliant Napa and Sonoma wine regions were...
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Tesla tops Toyota to become world's most valuable automaker

Tesla tops Toyota to become world's most valuable automaker

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

Tesla's market value sped past Toyota's on Wednesday, making Elon Musk's electric car company the most valuable automaker on earth. Tesla's stock, which has been surging all...
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We've reached the coronavirus pandemic's 6-month mark. 2 leading experts reveal what they think life will look like 1 year in

We've reached the coronavirus pandemic's 6-month mark. 2 leading experts reveal what they think life will look like 1 year in

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Six months ago, Chinese officials in Wuhan reported the coronavirus outbreak to the World Health Organization. Since then, more than 510,000 people have died and 10.5 million...
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A JPMorgan trading desk has almost tripled its 2019 performance. The $700 million volatility haul has helped it outflank rivals in a year of massive swings and diverging fortunes

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Markets have produced bizarre and historic results in the first half of 2020, creating stark swings and diverging fortunes for traders. That's especially true in the world of...
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WHO: 'Take control of your own destiny' with the coronavirus, and don't 'just rely on information from governments'

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The World Health Organization is urging individuals to assess their own coronavirus risk, and not just rely on the government to tell them when it's safe to go...
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California governor says 70% of state must stop going to movie theaters...

California governor says 70% of state must stop going to movie theaters, bars, and indoor restaurants as COVID-19 cases continue to surge

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced an order directing bars, restaurants, and movie theatres to close in 19 counties, including Los Angeles. The directive affects more than... Read more ...

House Follows Senate In Passing Extension Of COVID-19 Business Loans

House Follows Senate In Passing Extension Of COVID-19 Business Loans

The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the $3 trillion pandemic response package passed by Congress in March, has been extended to Aug. 8. Read more ...

'It's Our Fault': Nextdoor CEO Takes Blame For Censorship of Black Lives...

'It's Our Fault': Nextdoor CEO Takes Blame For Censorship of Black Lives Matter Posts

In an exclusive interview with NPR, Nextdoor CEO Sarah Friar outlined new measures the popular neighborhood app is taking to address reports of racial profiling and censorship... Read more ...

An exclusive Montenegro resort island was an influencer obsession last...

An exclusive Montenegro resort island was an influencer obsession last summer - and it just reopened amid the pandemic. Take a look inside

Aman Sveti Stefan , a luxury resort and island in Eastern Europe's Montenegro , reopened on July 1 . It can cost up to $6,000 to stay there for a week during high... Read more ...

Hong Kong police are arresting people who defied authorities to protest...

Hong Kong police are arresting people who defied authorities to protest after China imposed a sweeping new national security law

Hong Kong police have arrested at least 180 protesters on the first day China's new national security law was enacted. Protesters were faced with riot police, water cannon and... Read more ...

Poll finds 60% of Americans aren't ready to start dining out again, and it...

Poll finds 60% of Americans aren't ready to start dining out again, and it shows why restaurants being allowed to reopen won't prevent mass closures

Less than half of Americans say they would eat at a restaurant within a month of the coronavirus infection rate flattening, according to a recent Harris Poll shared with... Read more ...

THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail...

THE BUY BUTTON REPORT: The introduction of SRC will turn the online retail payments industry on its head - here's how payments players can win in the new checkout landscape

This is a preview of The Buy Button research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more consumer coverage... Read more ...

Unidentified human remains found during investigation into missing Ft. Hood...

Unidentified human remains found during investigation into missing Ft. Hood soldier

The US Army found partial human remains in an area currently being investigated in the search for US Army Pfc. Vanessa Guillen, the missing soldier stationed in Ft. Hood... Read more ...

Wall Street just closed out its best quarter since 1998

Wall Street just closed out its best quarter since 1998

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'That's just ludicrous': Former spies were floored by Trump's claim that no...

'That's just ludicrous': Former spies were floored by Trump's claim that no one told him Russia was paying militants to kill US troops

The Trump administration is under fire amid reports that the White House failed to take action after being briefed on intelligence showing that Russia paid Taliban-linked... Read more ...