Tech 2020-04-22T00:02:00Z
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Ticketmaster announces it will offer refunds on postponed events after backlash from angry customers and lawmakers

More than 30,000 events have been cancelled or postponed, the company said, noting that two of its largest organizers are beginning to offer refunds.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-22T00:00:19Z
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Open source platform Jitsi plans to start offering a major security feature that Zoom, Microsoft, and Google lack: End-to-end encryption for video conferencing. Here's how it plans to take on its rivals

Jitsi, an open source rival to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet, has started its process of building end-to-end encryption features.
Tech 2020-04-21T22:23:10Z
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Photos show how San Francisco emerged from a lockdown too soon during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, leading to an even deadlier second wave that rampaged through the city

The city went from a national role model to one of the worst-hit cities after lifting shutdown orders prematurely, resulting in over 45,000 cases.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T22:10:00Z
Entertainment 2020-04-21T22:09:54Z

All the National Geographic shows and movies you can stream on Disney Plus for Earth Day

Disney Plus features a large selection of documentary movies and shows from National Geographic, including nature programs perfect for Earth Day.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:46:18Z

1,900 strangers in Spain teamed up to create 3D-printed ventilators to send to hospitals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis

Using an old model, the team worked 12 hours a day to be able to donate record numbers of 3D-printed ventilators to help fight the COVID-19 crisis.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:29:26Z

A tech executive fleeing to his New Zealand doomsday bunker reportedly forgot how to unlock it

Converting bunkers into luxury shelters was a trend among the wealthy elite before the coronavirus, but now some executives are taking refuge there.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:20:14Z

Fortnite creator Epic Games just caved by putting its game on the Google Play Store for the first time ever – but it's not too happy about it

Epic Games has finally put Fortnite on the Google Play Store, but it says it only did so because Google puts outsider apps at a disadvantage.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:14:25Z

'Animal Crossing' and the latest 'Call of Duty' dominated March as game sales spiked while millions sheltered at home

Sales of "video game hardware, software, accessories, and game cards" topped $1.6 billion in March as the coronavirus has kept millions at home.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:01:00Z

Chatbots 101: How AI is Fueling the Disruptive Force in Customer Relations

In the Chatbots 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence breaks down how chatbots work and looks at the future of the market.
Tech 2020-04-21T20:54:00Z

How to call your voicemail inbox on an Android phone, even if you don't have access to your phone

To call your voicemail on an Android phone, open your phone's dial pad and hold your finger down on the "1" key.
Advertising 2020-04-21T20:33:36Z

TikTok is having a moment, but business success isn't guaranteed

TikTok's audience and ad growth will depend on how sticky it will be with often-fickle users and creators.
Tech 2020-04-21T20:32:05Z

Snap's ad business defied coronavirus fears in Q1 and its stock is popping

Snapchat's parent company grew its revenue 44% in the first three months of the year.
Tech 2020-04-21T20:24:00Z

How to change your Reddit username by creating a new account

The only way to change your Reddit username is by creating a new Reddit account with a new username.
Tech 2020-04-21T20:04:50Z

Apple and Google's new smartphone alert system for tracking the coronavirus could be 'alarming' for privacy, US senator warns

A US senator is demanding Apple and Google executives be held "personally liable" if they don't protect user privacy in new coronavirus tracking tech.
Transportation 2020-04-21T19:58:16Z

Maven, GM's car-sharing service, is shutting down as the coronavirus pandemic upends mobility startups

Maven had suspended operations in March, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The wind-down should be concluded by the end of summer.
Tech 2020-04-21T19:46:00Z

How to tab in Gmail on a computer or mobile device

You can easily tab in Gmail using keyboard shortcuts on a computer or with the help of Google Docs on a mobile device.
Tech 2020-04-21T19:41:59Z

Facebook's summer 2020 internship program will be entirely virtual due to the pandemic

Facebook's summer internships are still going ahead — but in a very different format.
Tech 2020-04-21T19:11:00Z

What 'Bcc' means in Gmail, and how to use it to protect the privacy of your recipients

In Gmail, "Bcc" stands for "blind carbon copy," and lets you email people without revealing to other recipients who the email was sent to.
Tech 2020-04-21T19:05:00Z

How to make a new account on TikTok in 3 different ways

You can make a new account on TikTok easily using a phone number, email address, or social media account.

COVID-19 Executive Survey

Business Insider Intelligence surveyed global executive decision makers to see how they think COVID-19 will impact their companies and the economy.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-21T18:58:00Z

A startup backed by Goldman Sachs is measuring shadows from space to track the world's massive oil glut — and it's yielding shocking numbers that no one else has

Orbital Insight measures shadows in satellite imagery and uses radar pulses to monitor one of the biggest oil gluts the world has ever seen.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-21T18:54:36Z

'This is the day of reckoning' for companies like WeWork. 10 real-estate insiders lay out the future of flex-offices, and how employers are preparing now.

Ten real estate experts described a short-term pinch and the potential for long-term expansion as the industry reckons with its first real challenge.
Tech 2020-04-21T18:54:00Z

The best desktop computers

Although many people use laptops in lieu of desktop PCs, sometimes you just need a good machine at home. These are the best desktop computers.
Media 2020-04-21T18:50:00Z

Hulu's 35 notable original TV shows, ranked from worst to best by critics

With "The Handmaid's Tale," acclaimed comedies, and FX programming, Hulu has a stacked lineup of originals.
Transportation 2020-04-21T18:44:00Z

Barns full of 300 cars including rare Ferraris, Corvettes, and Porsches were hidden for 30 years. Now, the collection is going to auction with a Youtuber's help.

Car preservationist Larry Kosill frequently highlights impressive barn finds, and his channel AMMO NYC has more than 1.35 million subscribers.
Tech 2020-04-21T18:41:00Z

'Why won't my AirPods charge?': How to diagnose and fix common AirPod charging problems

If your AirPods won't charge, there's likely an issue with your charging cable, wireless charging pad, or outlet.
Tech 2020-04-21T18:12:00Z

How to save pictures from text messages on your iPhone individually or as a batch of images

You can save pictures from your text messages on an iPhone easily, transferring individual photos or batches of images to your Photos app.
Tech 2020-04-21T18:06:30Z

The Small Business Administration just told thousands of businesses applying for disaster loans that their personal information was mistakenly leaked

A bug in the SBA's site was mistakenly showing applicants' personal information to other applicants who subsequently used the portal.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T18:04:43Z

Jefferies expects Amazon Web Services to add more new sales in the next two years than Microsoft and Google's cloud businesses combined

The estimates put into perspective the sheer size difference of AWS and its two largest competitors.
Media 2020-04-21T17:56:40Z

How to get HBO Max for free if you're an AT&T customer on certain plans

WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming competitor, HBO Max, launches on May 27 for $14.99 a month — unless you're an AT&T customer on some plans.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:48:00Z

If you bought the iPhone 8 recently, you should return it immediately if you still can and buy the new iPhone SE

It's not the worst thing if you're past the return window for your iPhone 8. But, if not, return that right now for a new iPhone SE.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:32:00Z

The best TV deals — save $700 on LG's B9 4K OLED TV

From entry-level LED TV models to premium OLED TVs, these are the best 4K TV deals available right now from LG, Vizio, Sony, Samsung, TCL, and more.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:17:34Z

There's an easy way to add Zoom's best feature to Google Meet — here's how to do it

There's a way to get Zoom's beloved gallery view feature on Google Meet through a Chrome extension. Here's how to use it.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:15:00Z

How Reebok makes plant-based running shoes

A lot of sustainable materials can't withstand the impact of a running shoe, but Reebok has created a plant-based shoe that can run a marathon.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-21T17:01:47Z

The 29-year-old founder of Vercel used this pitch deck to raise $21 million from investors like Accel and GitHub's CEO to build faster websites

Guillermo Rauch, who helped build React, has relaunched his startup with a $21 million funding from investors, including Accel.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:00:00Z

Read the pitch deck that Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before the company became the $120 billion giant it is today

Here's the the pitch deck Uber founder Garrett Camp created for the ride-hailing giant back in 2008 – before it became a $120 billion company.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:58:00Z

'Why won't text messages send on my Android?': 4 ways to troubleshoot your Android device if it won't send texts

If your Android won't send text messages, the first thing you should do is make sure you have a decent signal.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:57:00Z

The best iPhone docks

Charge your iPhone in style with a snazzy iPhone dock. These are the best iPhone docks you can buy from Twelve South, Belkin, Elevate, and more.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:46:47Z

'American Idol' contestants have reportedly been filming footage for the show on iPhones

When "American Idol" returns on April 26, the show will feature something new: performances recorded with iPhones.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:37:48Z

An artist visualized what your smartphone can 'see' using Bluetooth — and it shows one of the biggest challenges faced by coronavirus tracking technology

Apple and Google are working on COVID-19 tracking tech that will use Bluetooth to warn people when they've been exposed to someone with the virus.
Tech 2020-04-21T16:35:00Z

The best speaker deals — save $50 on Google's Home smart speaker

Check out all the best speaker deals available right now, including smart speakers, Bluetooth speakers, soundbars, home theater speakers, and more.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-21T16:27:00Z

These charts show how quickly workers at Amazon, Apple, Salesforce, and other top tech companies started to worry about their job security as the pandemic arrived

New research from the anonymous social media network Blind shows job concerns among employees at tech companies jumped 33% in a month.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-21T16:21:00Z
Transportation 2020-04-21T16:18:44Z

The $61,000 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an improvement on the original that made driving this Italian SUV sheer bliss

I had complaints in 2018. Alfa listened. They course-corrected with the refreshed Stelvio and made a thrilling SUV even better.
Finance 2020-04-21T16:02:00Z

This is the 19-slide pitch deck two 22-year-olds used to nab $57 million in funding from Silicon Valley

BI Prime received Brex's permission to offer a look into the startup's full 19-slide pitch deck from its Series B funding round.
Tech 2020-04-21T15:53:20Z

Video-game sales spiked in March as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of Americans to stay indoors. Nintendo was the big winner.

With millions of Americans indoors because of the pandemic, including many with young children, demand for Nintendo consoles and games has surged.
Strategy 2020-04-21T15:50:00Z

Facebook is opening applications for its $100 million in grants to small businesses affected by the coronavirus. Here's how to apply.

Applications for Facebook's coronavirus grants are opening, rolling out city by city, starting on April 21 with the New York, Seattle, and Bay Areas.
Strategy 2020-04-21T15:45:07Z

SIGN UP NOW: We're talking with Slack cofounder and CTO Cal Henderson about how to set the technical vision for a rapidly growing company

Our new Starting Up interview show begins with Slack's technical head. The big question: How do you design — and lead — for massive growth?
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T15:30:00Z

'We're seeing this as an opportunity': Here's how Pegasus Tech Ventures is leveraging its unusual 'VC-as-a-service' business model to invest in startups like Quibi amid the downturn

The company just partnered with Japan's Asahi Broadcasting Corporation to launch a new $200 million fund, to invest in emerging media and tech.
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