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Google, Amazon, and Meta are making their core products worse — on purpose
Google, Amazon, Meta, and other big tech companies are making their core products worse and ruining everything from apps to the internet.
Tech giants aren't just cutting thousands of jobs — they're making them extinct
In a recent note by Morgan Stanley analysts led by Brian Nowak, the bank said "AI based productivity drivers are coming."
Humans can't live forever, but we haven't even come close to the limit for how long our…
The longest any human lived was for 122 years, but researchers suggest that's on the lower end of our potential limit.
American car culture is changing thanks to younger generations. But Gen Z and Millennials see vehicle ownership…
Gen Z is changing American car culture. The number of young people with licenses continues to decline, indicating a shift in how young people interact with cars.
Insider Business on Bill Gates
What Bill Gates is reading now, from 3 standout non-fiction titles to 'every word' written by the…
Gates discussed a new Netflix documentary charting his life, Microsoft's legacy, and some of what he's reading now.
Melinda Gates just promised to put $1 billion towards gender equality over the next 10 years, and…
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Insider Business on Business
The 31 most influential books ever written about business
We researched and cross-referenced lists of the best business books according to influential business people and major media outlets.
The WeWork S-1t Show: How the co-working giant went from a $47 billion valuation to talk of…
WeWork founder Adam Neumann picked the wrong time to be the visionary leader of a company with imperial ambitions and obscure finances. How WeWork's IPO went south.
Insider Business on Career
Side hustles are booming — and the surge in self-employment could prove just as huge as the…
After a decades-long slump, an unexpected explosion in entrepreneurship has the potential to create jobs, lower prices, and drive innovation.
I asked ChatGPT to write my cover letters. Multiple hiring managers say they would have given me…
I gave ChatGPT some real job descriptions and a brief sentence about my made-up experience. I then sent the results to hiring managers.
Insider Business on Elon Musk
At Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk was a jerk with a grand vision. At Twitter, he's just…
Elon Musk has used the same playbook at all of his companies from Tesla to SpaceX. Sadly for him, his model will cause Twitter to go down in flames.
Elon Musk runs 3 companies — and his executive juggling act is the perfect example of how…
Bosses are punishing employees who are "overemployed," have side hustles, or "quiet quit." So why can CEOs like Elon Musk run multiple companies?
Insider Business on Fashion
Shoppers say secondhand stores like Goodwill are getting too expensive as Gen Z makes thrifting cool
The US thrift market has grown substantially in recent years as thrifting has become a popular pursuit of Gen Z shoppers.
A $1.3 million collection of rare sneakers goes on sale this month. Take a look at the…
Impossible Kicks is selling 122 pairs of ultra-rare sneakers, with prices as high as $140,000 for a pair of Jordan 1 "What the Doernbecher" sneakers.
Insider Business on Gen Z
Nearly half of Gen Z is using TikTok and Instagram for search instead of Google, according to…
A Google executive said the company's data shows TikTok and Instagram are a threat to Google Search with Gen Z, and Google is working to keep up.
Meet the typical Gen Z worker, who is quitting their job for a better one but probably…
Gen Z prioritizes a good working environment: one that's flexible, values mental health and social justice causes, and offers a work-life balance.
Insider Business on Personal Finance
17 habits of self-made millionaires who retired early
Early retirees all tend to share the same habits when it comes to growing wealth, living their ideal lifestyle, and having a positive frame of mind.
Canada's housing bubble is a cautionary tale for the US real estate market
Spiking prices and a similar lack of houses haunt Canada's real estate market — but even worse than the US. Its bubbly nature is a warning to us all.
Insider Business on Ray Dalio
Ray Dalio says anyone who wants to understand today's world should read this 32-year-old book about empires
Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio touted a 1987 book by a Yale historian as an illuminating chronicle that is still relevant today.
15 books billionaire Ray Dalio says you should read to understand today's world — and have a…
Billionaire investor Ray Dalio draws inspiration from thinkers like Paul Kennedy, Joseph Campbell, the Dalai Lama, and Daniel Kahneman.
Insider Business on Real Estate
How to build wealth from real estate investing, according to 4 couples and individuals who have done…
Insider compiled a list of stories about couples and individuals who have used real estate as a tool to build long-term wealth.
The housing market is facing an 'untenable frenzy', according to a real estate appraisal consultant. He lays…
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«unaffordable, driving a "tremendous pullback" in demand, Miller said. The National Association of Realtors monthly affordability index is at its lowest level in years. "Nationally, depending»
Insider Business on Tim Cook
Apple CEO Tim Cook called out companies like Facebook, Theranos, and YouTube in a speech pushing for…
In his 2019 Stanford commencement speech, Apple CEO Tim Cook called for more accountability amongst powerful tech firms.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's best advice for college graduates in 2019
Apple CEO Tim Cook gave the commencement speech at Stanford University and Tulane University this year. Here's his best advice for college graduates.
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The professor behind Yale's most popular course ever, The Science of Well-Being, tells us how to be…
The professor's Coursera class, which tackles the topic of the psychology of personal happiness, drew 2.2 million people to enroll online.
«there's lots of research suggesting that anytime we do things where we're more present, we enjoy that activity more»
The quest to find $181 million in bitcoin buried in a dump
James Howells of Newport, Wales, shares his $11 million business plan to recover a hard drive with 8,000 bitcoins on it from a dump.
Disaster on Denali: What happens when adventure-seekers are in over their heads?
What really happened on Denali, North America's tallest peak, on the day a 31-year-old mountaineer from Canada fell 1,000 feet?
I tried Harvard's top productivity routine. Here's how it impacted my work — and which habits I'm…
For a week, writer Ryan S. Gladwin used "timeboxing" to schedule work tasks by the hour. He says it provided structure and gave him more free time.
«Once I completed my timeboxing sheet, I'd immediately be onto the task I'd allocated for that time»
A startup is using recycled plastic to 3D print prefab tiny homes with prices starting at $25,000…
California-based Azure wants to turn your leftover plastic bottles and food packaging into 3D-printed prefab backyard studio tiny homes and ADUs.
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