The global insurance industry is worth nearly $5 trillion, and insurance companies are at risk of losing a share of this valuable market to new entrants. Some are helping incumbents deliver better end products, while others are directly competing with legacy players.
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. Smart speakers — Amazon's Echo, for example — are the latest device category poised to take a chunk of our increasingly digital lives.
Delta Air Lines and United Airlines announced this weekend that they will cut ties with the National Rifle Association in the wake of the deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida earlier this month. Both airlines will end their discount programs for members of the NRA. The two carriers have also requested
"Ghostbusters World," a location-based smartphone game with augmented reality elements similar to "Pokémon Go," was announced for iOS and Android phones. "Ghostbusters World" will apparently be a location-based smartphone game with augmented-reality elements similar to
Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is reportedly in talks to raise up to $400 million (£286 million) from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, The Financial Times reported on Friday. The investment would bring the total amount raised by Magic Leap to $2.3 billion (£1.6 billion), even though it
Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders is one of the most highly-anticipated investing commentaries of the year. But his 2017 edition was missing some big topics.
Thanks to the trio of hurricanes last fall, which caused $100 billion in damage by Buffett's estimates, Berkshire Hathaway's insurance business took a loss for the first time in 14 years. Warren Buffett's bread-and-butter insurance business took a loss for the first time in 14 years in 2017
The Facebook Rotational Product Manager (RPM) program takes people from primarily nontechnical backgrounds and turns them into product managers. Jasmine Xu recently went through the program and is now a product manager on Facebook's Marketplace team with a promising career ahead of her —
Android users have been asking Google for months to add a "Dark Mode" to Android that would make it easier to use at night. A Google employee said the mode would be added, which caused celebration amongst Android users. Earlier this week a Google employee suggested that the company was preparing
Emirates Airline president Sir Tim Clark believes the US aviation industry would suffer if the system of Open Skies agreements falls apart. Clark says international demand for air travel and aircraft have skyrocketed since the first of more than 120 Open Skies agreements were signed in 1992. Emirates
Warren Buffett said in his annual letter the practice of managing portfolio risk using a specified ratio of bonds-to-stocks is flawed. The Berkshire Hathaway chief argues a diversified portfolio of equities progressively becomes less risky than bonds over an extended period. Warren Buffett wants to
Lief Therapeutics has made a device that includes a virtual coach to help users get through stressful situations. CNBC's Chrissy Farr puts it to the test.
This again proves that Tesla doesn't have demand problems. It's tempting to look at Tesla as being a single unified company, but it actually isn't. Ever since it created Tesla Energy, a battery-storage business, a few years back, Tesla has been a holding company.
Undocumented immigrants find that starting a business can be a preferable — and even practical — way to make a living in the U.S.
Yahoo Finance puts the Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo and Google Home to the test to find out which smart speaker is truly the most intelligent.
In 2017, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway earned $29 billion after the Trump tax cuts were passed late in the year.
Warren Buffett is delivering his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday. Business Insider estimated how much $1,000 of Berkshire Hathaway stock would be worth today if you had invested at the end of each year of Buffett's tenure. Warren Buffett is delivering his annual letter
You can meet toxic people in all walks of life — in romantic relationships, at work, and in friendships. Toxic friends are energetically draining, hypocritical, and not worth your time. Here are 13 signs that your friendship is probably toxic and you should get out of it as soon as you can.
A common misconception about moving on from an abusive relationship is that the trauma stays with you for life. Breaking up with an abusive person is hard, and it can take people months, or even years, to fully recover. Perpetua Neo, a doctor of psychology and expert who works with women who are healing