Facebook is making Instagram and WhatsApp employees get fb email addresses as it attempts to unify its brand

FACEBOOK IS MAKING INSTAGRAM AND WHATSAPP EMPLOYEES GET FB EMAIL ADDRESSES AS IT ATTEMPTS TO UNIFY ITS BRAND

Facebook is making its Instagram , WhatsApp , and Oculus employees get new fb.com email addresses, Business Insider has learned. Facebook's...

U.S. Steel Plants Are Going Idle, But The Fed Continues To Perpetuate The Myth That Everything Is Just Fine

U.S. STEEL PLANTS ARE GOING IDLE, BUT THE FED CONTINUES TO PERPETUATE THE MYTH THAT EVERYTHING IS JUST FINE

Even though there is a tremendous amount of evidence to the contrary , the Federal Reserve continues to insist that the U.S. economy...

 
 
 
Dating apps like Tinder, Match, and Bumble are still growing, but analysts predict that growth will 'slow significantly' in 2019

DATING APPS LIKE TINDER, MATCH, AND BUMBLE ARE STILL GROWING, BUT ANALYSTS PREDICT THAT GROWTH WILL 'SLOW SIGNIFICANTLY' IN 2019

Dating apps like Tinder , Match, and Bumble will see their user base numbers in the US increase in 2019, but grow slower than in recent...

Federal Reserve holds key interest rate steady despite pressure from Trump

FEDERAL RESERVE HOLDS KEY INTEREST RATE STEADY DESPITE PRESSURE FROM TRUMP

WASHINGTON - Despite pressure from President Trump to lower borrowing costs, Federal Reserve officials on Wednesday left their key...

 
 
 
The CEO of NPM, a startup that provides a crucial service for 11 million developers, told employees that it's secured a deal that removes ‘the threat of running out of money' until early 2020

THE CEO OF NPM, A STARTUP THAT PROVIDES A CRUCIAL SERVICE FOR 11 MILLION DEVELOPERS, TOLD EMPLOYEES THAT IT'S SECURED A DEAL THAT REMOVES ‘THE THREAT OF RUNNING OUT OF MONEY' UNTIL EARLY 2020

On June 7, NPM CEO Bryan Bogensberger told employees in an internal Slack message that the company had reached a deal with its board...

Joe Biden is proud of his long record in the Senate and White House, but other 2020 candidates are already using it against him

JOE BIDEN IS PROUD OF HIS LONG RECORD IN THE SENATE AND WHITE HOUSE, BUT OTHER 2020 CANDIDATES ARE ALREADY USING IT AGAINST HIM

Democrats piled-on presidential frontrunner and former Vice President Joe Biden this week. At a Tuesday night fundraiser in New York,...

 
 
 
Donald Trump Jr. accuses the left of 'trying to normalize' sex work even though a porn star alleged she had an affair with President Trump

DONALD TRUMP JR. ACCUSES THE LEFT OF 'TRYING TO NORMALIZE' SEX WORK EVEN THOUGH A PORN STAR ALLEGED SHE HAD AN AFFAIR WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, accused "the left" of "trying to normalize" sex work on Wednesday, re-tweeting a Teen...

Google workers, labor advocates confront parent Alphabet over practices

GOOGLE WORKERS, LABOR ADVOCATES CONFRONT PARENT ALPHABET OVER PRACTICES

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Google workers, labor advocates, and local community members rallied outside parent company Alphabet Inc.'s annual...

 
 
 
Facebook's Sandberg says Libra coin is a 'long way from launch'

FACEBOOK'S SANDBERG SAYS LIBRA COIN IS A 'LONG WAY FROM LAUNCH'

NEW YORK - Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said Wednesday that the company's planned cryptocurrency coin is a...

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison says the company added 5,000 new trials for its latest cloud database. Here's what that means

ORACLE CHAIRMAN LARRY ELLISON SAYS THE COMPANY ADDED 5,000 NEW TRIALS FOR ITS LATEST CLOUD DATABASE. HERE'S WHAT THAT MEANS

Despite a rough quarter characterized by layoffs, Oracle reported a solid Q4, beating Wall Streets expectations on both revenues and...

 
 
 
'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project

'FACEBOOK IS ALREADY TOO BIG AND TOO POWERFUL': SENATE TO DIG INTO LIBRA, THE TECH GIANT'S NEW CRYPTO PROJECT

The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters...

May was an awful month for video game sales as the world prepares for the next PlayStation and Xbox - here were the best-selling games

MAY WAS AN AWFUL MONTH FOR VIDEO GAME SALES AS THE WORLD PREPARES FOR THE NEXT PLAYSTATION AND XBOX - HERE WERE THE BEST-SELLING GAMES

Video game sales in May 2019 were down 13% compared to the same period of last year, according to data from the NPD Group. This was...

 
 
 
A Samsung exec says that it's fixed the problems that made the $2000 Galaxy Fold break for some reviewers - but there's still no release date

A SAMSUNG EXEC SAYS THAT IT'S FIXED THE PROBLEMS THAT MADE THE $2000 GALAXY FOLD BREAK FOR SOME REVIEWERS - BUT THERE'S STILL NO RELEASE DATE

A Samsung executive reportedly claimed that the company's Galaxy Fold foldable smartphone is "ready to hit the market" after reviewers...

10 songs celebrity couples chose for their first dance

10 SONGS CELEBRITY COUPLES CHOSE FOR THEIR FIRST DANCE

Couples oftentimes choose a special song for the first dance at their wedding and even celebrities take part in this tradition. Prince...

 
 
 
A sex toy company is accusing New York's MTA of sexism and censorship after it rejected proposed ads

A SEX TOY COMPANY IS ACCUSING NEW YORK'S MTA OF SEXISM AND CENSORSHIP AFTER IT REJECTED PROPOSED ADS

Dame , a female-founded sex toy company has filed a lawsuit against New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The company says...

Astrologists and Libras are furious that Facebook named its new cryptocurrency after an astrological sign that promotes balance and fairness

ASTROLOGISTS AND LIBRAS ARE FURIOUS THAT FACEBOOK NAMED ITS NEW CRYPTOCURRENCY AFTER AN ASTROLOGICAL SIGN THAT PROMOTES BALANCE AND FAIRNESS

Facebook launched its own cryptocurrency this week called Libra that aims to be an easily accessible digital monetary system . The...

 
 
 
American Airlines just ordered 50 new Airbus planes - and it's a huge blow to Boeing

AMERICAN AIRLINES JUST ORDERED 50 NEW AIRBUS PLANES - AND IT'S A HUGE BLOW TO BOEING

American Airlines has ordered 50 new Airbus A321XLR planes. The new Airbus jet is seen as a competitor to the Boeing 757-200. Both...

A former Snap exec has launched an online marketplace to compete with Amazon

A FORMER SNAP EXEC HAS LAUNCHED AN ONLINE MARKETPLACE TO COMPETE WITH AMAZON

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence E-Commerce Briefing subscribers. To receive...

 
 
 
Here's everything you need to know about CBD, the cannabis compound that's in everything from coffee to ice cream and could soon be a $16 billion business

HERE'S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CBD, THE CANNABIS COMPOUND THAT'S IN EVERYTHING FROM COFFEE TO ICE CREAM AND COULD SOON BE A $16 BILLION BUSINESS

Cannabidiol, or CBD , is a key compound in cannabis plants, though it doesn't cause marijuana's high. CBD is being added to foods,...

Postman raises $50 million to deliver its API collaboration platform to more partners

POSTMAN RAISES $50 MILLION TO DELIVER ITS API COLLABORATION PLATFORM TO MORE PARTNERS

Postman announced today that it has closed a $50 million round of venture capital to continue product development while reaching more...