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Biofuel Industry Extends National Manufacturing Day Throughout October

BIOFUEL INDUSTRY EXTENDS NATIONAL MANUFACTURING DAY THROUGHOUT OCTOBER

National Manufacturing Day activities continue throughout the month of October to teach the world about advanced manufacturing first-hand....

Three years after it launched, Apple Pay is finally starting to gain traction with retailers

THREE YEARS AFTER IT LAUNCHED, APPLE PAY IS FINALLY STARTING TO GAIN TRACTION WITH RETAILERS

Although Apple announced Apple Pay to much fanfare three years ago, the mobile payment service has struggled to gain traction since....

 
 
 
Merrill Lynch fined £34.5 million for failing to report transactions

MERRILL LYNCH FINED £34.5 MILLION FOR FAILING TO REPORT TRANSACTIONS

The Financial Conduct Authority fined Merrill Lynch £34.5 million for failing to report transactions. The bank failed to report over...

'Boo 2! A Madea Halloween' beats mediocre competition to win the weekend box office

'BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN' BEATS MEDIOCRE COMPETITION TO WIN THE WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

Tyler Perry's latest movie won the weekend box office. "Boo 2! A Madea Halloween" didn't face much competition. Other new releases...

 
 
 
How to raise a monster round of funding when your competitor has 30 times more cash than you and keeps threatening to squash your startup

HOW TO RAISE A MONSTER ROUND OF FUNDING WHEN YOUR COMPETITOR HAS 30 TIMES MORE CASH THAN YOU AND KEEPS THREATENING TO SQUASH YOUR STARTUP

Ride-hailing service Lyft recently raised $1 billion in a funding round led by Alphabet's investment arm. But just three years ago,...

Are the Right People Seeing Your Real Estate Ads?

ARE THE RIGHT PEOPLE SEEING YOUR REAL ESTATE ADS?

Digital advertising is an important part of your marketing plan, so how can you get the best return on your marketing investment? The...

 
 
 
Americans have more debt than ever - and it's creating an economic trap

AMERICANS HAVE MORE DEBT THAN EVER - AND IT'S CREATING AN ECONOMIC TRAP

An IMF report finds that high household debt levels deepen and prolong recessions. US household debt is now at pre-Great Recession...

The new titans of Wall Street have their eyes on your savings

THE NEW TITANS OF WALL STREET HAVE THEIR EYES ON YOUR SAVINGS

Private equity firms are attracting assets, with Blackstone, the biggest name in the industry, expected to see inflows of $100 billion...

 
 
 
Volkswagen CEO attacks Tesla for firing hundreds of people while burning through cash

VOLKSWAGEN CEO ATTACKS TESLA FOR FIRING HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE WHILE BURNING THROUGH CASH

Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller attacked Tesla CEO Elon Musk for making big announcements while his actual car business suffers. Tesla...

The stock market's robot revolution is here

THE STOCK MARKET'S ROBOT REVOLUTION IS HERE

EquBot just launched the AI Powered Equity ETF , which uses IBM's Watson technology to construct a stock portfolio. The fund has outperformed...

 
 
 
Business Insider UK is hiring a Social Media and Partnerships Manager

BUSINESS INSIDER UK IS HIRING A SOCIAL MEDIA AND PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER

Business Insider UK is looking for a Social Media and Partnerships Manager to join our team. The Social Media and Partnerships Manager...

The race to create a self-driving taxi fleet just took a bizarre turn with a $1 billion bet on Lyft led by Alphabet

THE RACE TO CREATE A SELF-DRIVING TAXI FLEET JUST TOOK A BIZARRE TURN WITH A $1 BILLION BET ON LYFT LED BY ALPHABET

CapitalG, Alphabet's investment arm, led a $1 billion funding round in Lyft. Alphabet has forged a close relationship with Lyft on...

 
 
 
Amazon could detonate a gentrification ‘prosperity bomb' in the city it chooses for its new headquarters

AMAZON COULD DETONATE A GENTRIFICATION ‘PROSPERITY BOMB' IN THE CITY IT CHOOSES FOR ITS NEW HEADQUARTERS

At least 50 cities are expected to submit proposals to host a new $5 billion Amazon campus, dubbed HQ2, by today's deadline. Amazon...

The richest real estate developer in the US wrote a desperate letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos offering to pay for the insanely sought-after HQ2

THE RICHEST REAL ESTATE DEVELOPER IN THE US WROTE A DESPERATE LETTER TO AMAZON CEO JEFF BEZOS OFFERING TO PAY FOR THE INSANELY SOUGHT-AFTER HQ2

Proposals are due on Thursday from all cities vying to become the future site of Amazon HQ2. Donald Bren, the richest real estate developer...

 
 
 
Applying for a credit card? Please take a selfie

APPLYING FOR A CREDIT CARD? PLEASE TAKE A SELFIE

NEW YORK - The selfie is everywhere - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter - and soon your bank could be asking for one in order to approve...

Lyft is now worth $11 billion - and its cofounder has one core piece of advice for anyone who thinks they want to start the next billion-dollar company

LYFT IS NOW WORTH $11 BILLION - AND ITS COFOUNDER HAS ONE CORE PIECE OF ADVICE FOR ANYONE WHO THINKS THEY WANT TO START THE NEXT BILLION-DOLLAR COMPANY

Lyft cofounder John Zimmer originally conceived of Lyft in college, thinking about what type of infrastructure would be next in cities. Today,...

 
 
 
Google's parent company just led a $1 billion investment into Lyft - valuing it at $11 billion

GOOGLE'S PARENT COMPANY JUST LED A $1 BILLION INVESTMENT INTO LYFT - VALUING IT AT $11 BILLION

Lyft just secured $1 billion in a funding round led by Alphabet's investment arm, CapitalG, giving it a post-money valuation of $11...

Betterment, the investing startup that's attracting $12 million a day, is now valued at $1 billion in private market trading

BETTERMENT, THE INVESTING STARTUP THAT'S ATTRACTING $12 MILLION A DAY, IS NOW VALUED AT $1 BILLION IN PRIVATE MARKET TRADING

Betterment, the largest independent roboadviser with $11 billion under management, provides algorithm-based online and mobile financial...

 
 
 
'F-- Apple': Nest founder Tony Fadell has a new VC firm and it already has drama with Apple

'F-- APPLE': NEST FOUNDER TONY FADELL HAS A NEW VC FIRM AND IT ALREADY HAS DRAMA WITH APPLE

Tony Fadell started a new VC firm called Future Shape. The VC firm is focused on seed funding for early-stage companies, and will give...

A fund chief at $2.6 trillion giant State Street says America's hottest investment product is warping the stock market

A FUND CHIEF AT $2.6 TRILLION GIANT STATE STREET SAYS AMERICA'S HOTTEST INVESTMENT PRODUCT IS WARPING THE STOCK MARKET

State Street Global Advisors, a $2.6 trillion asset manager, is a huge player in the passive investment movement, developing index...