Search

YELLEN: Bitcoin is a 'highly speculative asset'

YELLEN: BITCOIN IS A 'HIGHLY SPECULATIVE ASSET'

Susan Walsh/AP The Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate 25 basis points to a range between 1.25% and 1.50% at the conclusion...

Janet Yellen says bitcoin is a highly speculative asset - but the Fed played a key role in its rise

JANET YELLEN SAYS BITCOIN IS A HIGHLY SPECULATIVE ASSET - BUT THE FED PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN ITS RISE

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images Bitcoin came into existence in 2009 in part as a response to fears about financial intermediation...

 
 
 
4 Dubai Hotels For The Ultimate Beach Vacation

4 DUBAI HOTELS FOR THE ULTIMATE BEACH VACATION

Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort. Credit: Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort While Dubai might be in the limelight for its glittering skyscrapers,...

Portis scores career-high 27 as Bulls beat Bucks

PORTIS SCORES CAREER-HIGH 27 AS BULLS BEAT BUCKS

MILWAUKEE - Bobby Portis scored a career-high 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as the Chicago Bulls won their fifth consecutive game,...

 
 
 
Google is shutting down its ambitious project to reinvent smartphone cameras

GOOGLE IS SHUTTING DOWN ITS AMBITIOUS PROJECT TO REINVENT SMARTPHONE CAMERAS

Tango, one of Google's earliest experiments in augmented reality, will shut down in March 2018. Tango let developers build cool, immersive...

STOCKS EXPLODE TO RECORD HIGHS: Here's what you need to know

STOCKS EXPLODE TO RECORD HIGHS: HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

US stocks surged to new record highs amid investor expectations that the final version of the GOP tax bill will be released on Friday...

 
 
 
A$AP Ferg Drops 'Plain Jane' Remix with Nicki Minaj and Twitter Goes Insane

A$AP FERG DROPS 'PLAIN JANE' REMIX WITH NICKI MINAJ AND TWITTER GOES INSANE

Fans went crazy this morning after Harlem rapper A$AP Ferg dropped the highly anticipated “Plain Jane” remix, featuring the Barbie...

Italian family are unable to feel pain

ITALIAN FAMILY ARE UNABLE TO FEEL PAIN

Researchers from the University College London found the family's inability to feel pain lets certain relatives tolerate dangerously...

 
 
 
Healthy menu hacks: what to order when you eat out

HEALTHY MENU HACKS: WHAT TO ORDER WHEN YOU EAT OUT

Soup or salad? Pancakes or omelet? Here's what to consider when you eat out. Our examples are from chain restaurants, but the winners...

Best iPhone Game Controller Docks of 2017

BEST IPHONE GAME CONTROLLER DOCKS OF 2017

Get gamin' in style with these gamepads that come with a phone holder (your high score will thank you - trust us). Sometimes you want...

 
 
 
UK MARKETS CHIEF: 'Be prepared to lose your money' if you want to invest in bitcoin

UK MARKETS CHIEF: 'BE PREPARED TO LOSE YOUR MONEY' IF YOU WANT TO INVEST IN BITCOIN

The UK's top financial market regulator warned bitcoin is not a real currency and people could lose their money if they invest. Andrew...

Coming for Winter 2017-18: A Crush of Crossbills

COMING FOR WINTER 2017-18: A CRUSH OF CROSSBILLS

From the Winter 2018 issue of Living Bird magazine. Subscribe now . If loud, anxious chattering from high above interrupts your peaceful...

 
 
 
Drummond's big night helps Pistons snap losing-streak vs. Hawks

DRUMMOND'S BIG NIGHT HELPS PISTONS SNAP LOSING-STREAK VS. HAWKS

ATLANTA - Andre Drummond had 12 points, 19 rebounds and a career-high nine assists, Tobias Harris added 19 points and the Detroit Pistons...

Forget fiber: Engineers made a broadband connection using wet string

FORGET FIBER: ENGINEERS MADE A BROADBAND CONNECTION USING WET STRING

Thanks to the FCC's rollback of net neutrality provisions this morning, you're even more in thrall to your local cable monopoly than...

 
 
 
Aman Resorts New York's $100 Million Dollar Penthouse

AMAN RESORTS NEW YORK'S $100 MILLION DOLLAR PENTHOUSE

Look out Trump Tower, a new luxury penthouse is in town. The Crown Building, located in one of the most expensive and highly sought-after...

Millions view teen's explosively ecstatic Harvard acceptance video

MILLIONS VIEW TEEN'S EXPLOSIVELY ECSTATIC HARVARD ACCEPTANCE VIDEO

In a flash, the room goes from quiet to thrilled when high schooler gets the news.

 
 
 
This site is running a huge holiday sale on all of your favorite high-end watch brands

THIS SITE IS RUNNING A HUGE HOLIDAY SALE ON ALL OF YOUR FAVORITE HIGH-END WATCH BRANDS

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

High-Pitched Noise Meant To Deter Pooping Dogs Annoys Neighbors Instead

HIGH-PITCHED NOISE MEANT TO DETER POOPING DOGS ANNOYS NEIGHBORS INSTEAD

In 2012, the Orange County Bar Association installed two boxes on their Orlando building that emit a high-pitched squeal when activated...

 
 
 
Demand For Rice Noodles Sky High! Here Are 10 Recipes

DEMAND FOR RICE NOODLES SKY HIGH! HERE ARE 10 RECIPES

What's super-hot right now? Rice noodles! They're a healthy kitchen staple that are easy to produce, last forever in your pantry and...

High street sales dip in early December

HIGH STREET SALES DIP IN EARLY DECEMBER

Like-for-like sales from clothing and footwear stores on the high street dropped last week, according to accountancy firm BDO's tracker.