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Google to invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce giant JD

GOOGLE TO INVEST $550 MILLION IN CHINESE ECOMMERCE GIANT JD

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese ecommerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant's efforts to expand its presence...

Is AI Coming for Your Job?

IS AI COMING FOR YOUR JOB?

When you read anything about artificial intelligence or machine learning these days, you can sort it into one of two buckets: either...

 
 
 
This 24-year-old Goldman Sachs banker wants to solve the global water crisis - and the bank just gave him $150,000 to get started

THIS 24-YEAR-OLD GOLDMAN SACHS BANKER WANTS TO SOLVE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS - AND THE BANK JUST GAVE HIM $150,000 TO GET STARTED

Bondh-E-Shams, a charity founded by a 24-year-old Goldman Sachs analyst Hamza Farrukh, won a $150,000 grant from the bank. It focuses...

The crypto boom is like the dotcom bubble but that's not a bad thing: 'Selling crypto now is like selling Apple in 2001'

THE CRYPTO BOOM IS LIKE THE DOTCOM BUBBLE BUT THAT'S NOT A BAD THING: 'SELLING CRYPTO NOW IS LIKE SELLING APPLE IN 2001'

More than 1,000 cryptocurrency startups worldwide have raised over $10 billion over the last two years. Yoni Assia, the CEO of eToro,...

 
 
 
Trump is so invested in his new relationship with Kim Jong Un, he says he gave the North Korean leader a 'direct' phone number

TRUMP IS SO INVESTED IN HIS NEW RELATIONSHIP WITH KIM JONG UN, HE SAYS HE GAVE THE NORTH KOREAN LEADER A 'DIRECT' PHONE NUMBER

Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump reportedly gave North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "direct" phone number following their...

An unlikely alliance of 2 groups is pushing Trump to get behind their infrastructure bill

AN UNLIKELY ALLIANCE OF 2 GROUPS IS PUSHING TRUMP TO GET BEHIND THEIR INFRASTRUCTURE BILL

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and the House Freedom Caucus are pushing President Donald Trump to back their infrastructure...

 
 
 
GM reportedly wants to spin off Cruise, its $11.5 billion self-driving car business

GM REPORTEDLY WANTS TO SPIN OFF CRUISE, ITS $11.5 BILLION SELF-DRIVING CAR BUSINESS

General Motors is considering a separate listing for its self-driving unit, Cruise, Bloomberg reported Friday. The department recently...

GM could make Wall Street's dreams come true with a spinoff of its Cruise self-driving unit

GM COULD MAKE WALL STREET'S DREAMS COME TRUE WITH A SPINOFF OF ITS CRUISE SELF-DRIVING UNIT

Cruise GM is reportedly thinking about spinning off its Cruise self-driving division. A recent $3.35 billion investment by GM and SoftBank...

 
 
 
Mike Novogratz has poached a Citi veteran and star wrestler to head up his crypto-bank's trading desk

MIKE NOVOGRATZ HAS POACHED A CITI VETERAN AND STAR WRESTLER TO HEAD UP HIS CRYPTO-BANK'S TRADING DESK

Bitcoin king Mike Novogratz has poached a former Wall Streeter to lead his crypto-bank's trading operations, a person familiar with...

These 7 global companies have the best chance to survive the retail apocalypse, Credit Suisse says

THESE 7 GLOBAL COMPANIES HAVE THE BEST CHANCE TO SURVIVE THE RETAIL APOCALYPSE, CREDIT SUISSE SAYS

As diversified and cash-rich retailers like Amazon take the world by storm, investors have been left scrambling to identify companies...

 
 
 
Rising Earnings Paint A Rosy Picture For U.S. Stocks

RISING EARNINGS PAINT A ROSY PICTURE FOR U.S. STOCKS

From Contrarian Outlook : When it comes to investing, too many folks ignore the signal and listen to the noise. Case in point: one...

Volvo to invest in lidar company for its self-driving car tech

VOLVO TO INVEST IN LIDAR COMPANY FOR ITS SELF-DRIVING CAR TECH

A California company that produces lidar, the technology at the forefront of self-driving car development, said Thursday that Volvo...

 
 
 
A Silicon Valley VC firm just invested $10.5 million in an app that helps companies like Slack and Reddit make working parents' lives easier

A SILICON VALLEY VC FIRM JUST INVESTED $10.5 MILLION IN AN APP THAT HELPS COMPANIES LIKE SLACK AND REDDIT MAKE WORKING PARENTS' LIVES EASIER

Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com Family and parenting app Cleo announced a $10.5 million investment from Greylock Partners. Cleo...

CRYPTO INSIDER: Steve Bannon wants to make a 'deplorable coin'

CRYPTO INSIDER: STEVE BANNON WANTS TO MAKE A 'DEPLORABLE COIN'

Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here...

 
 
 
Volvo just staked a claim on this cutting-edge driverless car tech

VOLVO JUST STAKED A CLAIM ON THIS CUTTING-EDGE DRIVERLESS CAR TECH

Volvo has inked a deal with LIDAR-maker Luminar, that will see the car company take a stake in the sensor maker for autonomous vehicles....

Fed Hikes Rates For Seventh Time In Three Years

FED HIKES RATES FOR SEVENTH TIME IN THREE YEARS

From Franklin Templeton Investments : The US Federal Reserve continued its tightening path at its June policy meeting, raising its...

 
 
 
Trump's trade war is about to kick into high gear

TRUMP'S TRADE WAR IS ABOUT TO KICK INTO HIGH GEAR

President Donald Trump has opened up trade fights on numerous fronts, including with Canada, Europe, and China. There are several deadlines...

Brazil's tourism minister aims for building ideal tourism scenario for his country

BRAZIL'S TOURISM MINISTER AIMS FOR BUILDING IDEAL TOURISM SCENARIO FOR HIS COUNTRY

Recently in São Paulo, during the Investe Turismo Segurança Jurídica Gera Empregos (Invest Tourism Legal Security Generates Jobs) Seminar,...

 
 
 
Toyota invests $1B in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab

TOYOTA INVESTS $1B IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN RIDE-HAILING GIANT GRAB

Toyota announced Wednesday it will invest $1 billion in ride-hailing giant Grab, valuing the six-year-old company headquartered in...

Samsung Next launches Q Fund for startups tackling AI's biggest challenges

SAMSUNG NEXT LAUNCHES Q FUND FOR STARTUPS TACKLING AI'S BIGGEST CHALLENGES

Samsung's team designed to seek out innovative, forward-thinking technology today announced the launch of the Q Fund, an investment...