Credit cards are going the way of fax machines

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The modern smartphone is a remarkable device. A single device that fits in your pocket can do all the tasks that once required cameras, camcorders, GPS devices, watches, alarm clocks, calculators, and […]

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The sexist memo could cost Google employees — some say they’ve already started interviewing elsewhere

You’d have to be on a desert island with no internet to have missed the efficiency memo — or misogynist manifesto — penned by James Damore, a senior engineer at Google. In the memo, which was first circulated within Google and was later published in full by Gizmodo, Damore complained that the company was focusing too […]

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10 tech gadgets that’ll make your everyday life easier

A good gadget solves a problem, but solving a problem isn’t the same as making your life easier. A fitness tracker might help you live healthier, but being constantly reminded to move isn’t very relaxing. A drone might help you take awesome photos, but you have to not crash it. A smartphonemight let you communicate with anyone in the world, […]

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Fired engineer James Damore: Google is ‘almost like a cult’

James Damore, the software engineer fired by Google for circulating a 10-page manifesto inside the company that suggested women might be under-represented in tech generally and “leadership” inside the company because of their biology, has described the company as “almost like a cult” in an opinion column published the Wall Street Journal. Damore is currently on tour […]

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