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Larry Page has gone to Fiji and sold his superyacht

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

And welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including: Larry Page's Fiji hideout The wild WeWork IPO plan...
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As US finally drops it's opposition to Nord Stream 2, it's clear plans to block the pipeline were always about money, not security

As US finally drops it's opposition to Nord Stream 2, it's clear plans to block the pipeline were always about money, not security

1 hour ago   |   RT

America has come back down to Earth. After years trying to sabotage the almost-complete, $11 billion Nord Stream 2 pipeline that will link the gas fields of Siberia to...
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I never thought I would spend $750 on a bike trailer, but the safety and versatility of Burley's high-end buggy make me glad I did

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Dominick Reuter/Insider Burley is an Oregon-based designer of some of the most popular bike accessories in the world. The company's iconic kids' trailer, the Bee, starts at...
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You won't go to space any time soon, no matter what the billionaires say

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson Patrick Pluel/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider This month, billionaires Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson went...
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THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Business Insider Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Insider Intelligence , Insider's premium research service. Current subscribers can read the report...
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Meet the typical Walmart shopper, a 59-year-old white suburban woman earning $80,000 a year

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/ Kevork Djansezian Walmart has more than 3,500 Supercenters across the US and made $555 billion in sales last year. The retail giant's size and reach means the typical...
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Elon Musk says Tesla is 'quite likely' to build a factory in India but only if import taxes are lowered

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla CEO Elon Musk in Delaware this month. Matt Rourke/AP Photo Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said a new factory in India was "quite likely." But he added that the country...
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From clip art to Comic Sans: These screenshots from 25 years ago show just how much the internet has changed

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Web Design Museum A report from Morgan Stanley analysts in 1996 predicted the prevalence of the internet. It said a person of intermediate web literacy was anyone who simply...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

2 hours ago   |   Politico

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators...
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From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans corporate retreats says many firms are ditching offices for team-bonding trips

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A group of employees pictured in Gstaad, Switzerland. Sean Hoff, Moniker Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For...
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Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

Crypto-based ‘shadow financial market' spooks regulators

New financial services built on cryptocurrency are offering consumers the ability to borrow and trade billions of dollars without the oversight of bankers or their regulators... Read more ...

Today's mortgage and refinance rates: July 24, 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Mortgage rates have shifted since last week and month - some rates are a little lower, while others are a little higher. Overall, it's a good... Read more ...

From Tuk Tuk races in Thailand to snowboarding in Iceland, a CEO who plans...

A group of employees pictured in Gstaad, Switzerland. Sean Hoff, Moniker Many companies are sticking to remote work even as the world emerges from the COVID-19 crisis. For... Read more ...

Videos of bar lines wrapping around the block are going viral. We asked 5...

People attend the "Ricky Powell: The Individualist" after party at Le Bain At The Standard on June 14, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images As NYC bars reopened this... Read more ...

A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be...

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul... Read more ...

For Older Adults, Home Care Has Become Harder to Find

Staffing shortages have long plagued the home care industry. But the pandemic has intensified the problem. Read more ...

At JFK, Covid-19 Story Told By Gold And Diamonds, Switzerland And India

Gold and Switzerland are a metaphor for a nation unnerved by a fast-moving and deadly virus. Diamonds and India are a metaphor for people looking to reclaim their lives, buoyed... Read more ...

Formula 1 Champion Nico Rosberg: Governments Must Do More For Electric Vehicles

Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg explains how sustainable racing can raise environmental awareness but governments still need to do more to promote the rollout of electric vehicles. Read more ...

This is 996 culture, a grueling 72-hour work week popular in China that's...

Alibaba, a Chinese e-commerce giant, is one of many companies criticized for its grueling work culture. Thomas Peter/Reuters The 996 schedule compels employees to work from 9... Read more ...

Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US... Read more ...