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A 36-year old who manages $4 billion breaks down why Amazon is his most bullish bet

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It's been smooth sailing this year for anyone in the stock market that bet on big tech companies.The so-called FAANGs, including Facebook, Alphabet, and Netflix, have earned their stripes in ...

RANKED: 9 fan-favorite shows Netflix has revived, from worst to best

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As the company has leaned into making its own shows, a big piece of its strategy has been reviving fan favorites like "Full House," "Arrested Development," and "Gilmore Girls."Given Netflix's ...

Location scout for Netflix's ‘Narcos’ shot dead in Mexico

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Mexican location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico Monday while scouting for season four of Netflix’s hit show “Narcos.” The seasoned ...

China is using America's own plan to dominate the future of artificial intelligence

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In late 2016, the Obama administration published three reports that shared an extraordinary conclusion: advances in machine learning, a technology that allows systems to learn and improve without explicit programming,

A company that builds underground bunkers to withstand nuclear war has made millions since the Trump presidency began

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Doomsday preppers are making a fortune off fears that the world is coming to an end. Rising S Company sells underground doomsday bunkers at every price point. The Texas-based manufacturer ...

As the new Apple TV launches, Amazon's video app is still 'coming soon'

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Apple's newest Apple TV hardware hit stores on Friday, but one of its key announced pieces of software is nowhere to be found. Earlier this summer, Apple announced that the ...

J.J. Abrams is returning to write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

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J.J. Abrams is officially making a triumphant return to the "Star Wars" franchise after writing and directing 2015's "The Force Awakens." Last week, Lucasfilm announced that Colin Trevorrow ("Jurassic World," ...

An exercise physiologist reveals why she never uses the elliptical

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Heather Milton, a senior exercise physiologist at NYU Langone Health, says too many people don't work hard enough on the elliptical trainer. So this is what she does instead. Following ...

GUNDLACH ON BITCOIN: 'I'm going to let this mania go on without me'

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Just about everyone has questions about bitcoin these days, including Jeffrey Gundlach's 86-year-old mom.Gundlach, DoubleLine Capital's founder, said she texted with alink to a story urging readers to buy bitcoin.

and it could signal a fresh approach to finding new medicines

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23andMe, a company known for its consumer genetics test, is also looking to develop new drugs.The company raised $250 million on Tuesday, and the funding will in part go toward ...

7 awe-inspiring train stations across America

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undergoing massive renovations to restore it to something close to its original grandeur. Central Station's original beauty, however, is still visible. It does more than chauffeur commuters. Its architecture make ...

China's crackdown won't kill cryptocurrencies

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The world of cryptocurrencies is in the midst of a tornado just now. Since the beginning of September, total cryptocurrency market capitalization is down by US$60 billion to around US$109 ...

REVIEW: The iPhone 8 is incredible, but you should wait for the iPhone X instead

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For the first time in the ten-year history of the iPhone, I can't recommend buying the newest models. That's not because the new iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are ...

What you need to know about egg-freezing, the hot new perk at Google, Apple, and Facebook

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Companies like Apple, Facebook, and Google are offering female employees the chance to freeze their eggs. The policy is meant to give employees more freedom to pursue family planning according ...

America's most notorious security contractor is quietly investing in privacy apps

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Erik Prince’s plan to send a private military force to Afghanistan may not have worked out, but another venture he’s involved with has sunnier prospects: a secure communications solution for ...

Bill Gates thinks an infectious disease outbreak could kill 30 million people at some point in the next decade

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As hurricanes and other natural disasters ravage the world and the threat of nuclear war looms, it's hard to assess which risks for humanity are really the scariest right now.

iPhone 8 and iPhone X don't support the new T-Mobile LTE network that cost $8 billion

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Apple's new iPhone 8 and iPhone X won't support the extended LTE network that T-Mobile spent $8 billion on acquiring from the FCC earlier this year. Both of Apple's new ...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings hasn't had an office since 2008, and is starting to not even need his laptop some days

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings runs one of the hottest companies in the world, which will spend $6 billion on TV shows and movies this year — but he doesn't even ...

Audi's new luxury SUV has a virtual cockpit

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This is the new 2018 Audi SQ5 powered by a 3-liter, turbocharged V-6 engine. This virtual cockpit features maps from Google Earth, a large infotainment display and the car has ...

A look inside the daily routine of Apple CEO Tim Cook, who oversaw the release of the $999 iPhone X

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On Tuesday, Apple announced its upcoming $999 iPhone X. The new device hits shelves November 3, but the announcement has already made waves across the stock market, Business Insider reported.

How the iPhone X and its 'notch' will handle videos

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The iPhone X's gorgeous display takes up almost the entire front of the phone, save for the "notch" at the very top. We saw during Apple's September event on Tuesday ...

15 things everyone gets wrong about working for an airline, from the flight attendants and gate agents that do

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As Annette Long, a flight attendant with 13 years of experience, previously told Business Insider, people often think there's glamour associated with her job. "But the job itself is far ...

LIVE: Apple announces the new iPhones

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CUPERTINO, CALIF. — Good morning! We're live at the new Steve Jobs Theater for Apple's annual iPhone event. This year's event will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the iPhone with ...

JPMorgan's quant guru says cryptocurrencies have 'some parallels to fraudulent pyramid schemes'

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JPMorgan's global head of quantitative strategy has joined his boss, CEO Jamie Dimon, in the growing legion of anti-cryptocurrency crusaders. In a client note on Wednesday, Marko Kolanovic said that ...

Millennials might not be the nightmare employees everyone was worried about

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Much of the millennial generation is now safely ensconced in the office. And, surprisingly, they're not half bad. A new study released by boutique research firm 747 Insights in partnership ...

These electric cars will challenge Tesla in the next 5 years

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Audi, Volkswagen, and Mercedes are just a few companies that are planning to unveil an electric car by 2020. We got a glimpse of what they have in store at ...

Bitcoin surges past $4,000 despite reports of a wide-ranging crackdown on trading in China

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NEW YORK - Bitcoin has surged over $4,000 a coin on Monday, despite reports that Chinese authorities have decided on a plan for a wide-ranging crackdown on the cryptocurrency. The ...

Hulu pulled off something Netflix has never been able to do at the Emmys

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Despite 91 nominations at the 2017 Emmys, Netflix will once again not be taking home the top prize of the evening: best drama series. And to add a little salt ...

Why it absolutely matters what Angela Ahrendts wore on stage during Apple's iPhone launch event

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Even if you missed Apple's big iPhone unveiling this past Tuesday, you may have seen the photo: Angela Ahrendts, Apple's retail boss, on stage wearing black-framed glasses, a white v-neck ...

Here are the US cities best suited for Amazon's new headquarters

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second HQ. HQ2, as its been named, is estimated to bring around 50,000 employees, most of whom will be paid well and in line with their Seattle colleagues. This means ...

With Trump's election and arguments over neo-Nazi websites, the tech industry consensus against internet regulation is crumbling

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Cloudflare hosted its annual Internet Summit this past week. At the event, CEO Matthew Prince openly discussed his controversial decision to drop a neo-Nazi website as a customer. While attendees ...

NASA's groundbreaking Cassini probe is dead after 20 years of exploring Saturn

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The Cassini spacecraft was destroyed at Saturn on Friday around 6:32 a.m. EDT. It took more than an hour for the probe's last signal to reach antennas on Earth. NASA's ...

The iPhone with the longest battery life isn't the $999 iPhone X

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If you want the iPhone with the longest battery life, you don't necessarily want the iPhone X, Apple's highest-end iPhone. Although the $999 iPhone X is clearly Apple's flagship, it ...

The CEO of a $36 billion tech company breaks down the intense daily schedule that he says sets him up for success

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For Intuit CEO Brad Smith, time is everything. "The three resources we have in our jobs are dollars, people, and time," he told Business Insider. You can always ask for ...

A short story that shows why the anti-Big Tech push is doomed

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Google has announced that, starting next year, the Google Chrome browser will block auto-play videos unless the user has demonstrated interest in the video or the video is set to ...

Nintendo's huge new Mario game looks incredible and bizarre

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Mario's been to a lot of weird places, and he's done a lot of strange things, but nothing compares to the surreal and bizarre world of "Super Mario Odyssey.""Super Mario ...