Premium Tech 2021-07-15T17:01:00Z
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'Exploding' term sheets force founders to make life-changing decisions in as little as 24 hours. Here's what experts say to do if you get one.

More top firms are attaching expiration dates to their term sheets, VCs tell Insider. Here's what experts recommend you do if you receive one.
Premium Enterprise 2021-07-15T17:09:38Z
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A former Amazon Web Services exec explains how the cloud titan learned the difficult lesson of balancing growth and competing with its closest allies

The former AWS exec Tim Jefferson told Insider how the cloud giant navigated competing with its own partners and putting pressure on their business.
Tech 2021-07-15T15:52:16Z
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Google engineers say they're just as productive at home as in the office, but the tech giant wants them back on site anyway

Google engineers self-reported feeling just as productive in a remote work environment.
Premium Enterprise 2021-07-16T02:30:56Z

Google Cloud's VP of developer relations is leaving the company after his 10,000-word LinkedIn post about Israel sparked an internal backlash

Amr Awadallah, VP of DevRel at Google Cloud, is leaving the company a month after writing about his "story of redemption" from antisemitism.
Tech 2021-07-15T23:01:00Z

Nearly half of Americans fear TikTok would give their data to the Chinese government

The US government is concerned about TikTok's links to China. Polling provided exclusively to Insider shows the American public is wary too.
Politics 2021-07-15T21:49:08Z

The White House isn't letting Facebook off the hook for allowing misinformation to spread on its platforms

"Facebook needs to move more quickly to remove violative posts," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Tech 2021-07-15T21:08:56Z

How to scan a QR code on your phone or computer

You can scan a QR code using the camera on your smartphone, tablet, or computer — however, you may need to download an app.
Entertainment 2021-07-15T21:00:09Z

'Space Jam: A New Legacy' stars LeBron James and the Looney Tunes in a new family adventure — you can watch the movie on HBO Max starting July 16

LeBron James teams up with Bugs Bunny in "Space Jam: A New Legacy." You can stream it with HBO Max on July 16, but you'll need the ad-free plan.
Tech 2021-07-15T20:53:49Z

Mark Zuckerberg got roasted in one of Facebook's most notoriously strict groups for breaking its golden rule

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg caught heat with members of the group Dogspotting Society after he posted without including a picture of his dog, Beast.
Careers 2021-07-15T20:50:55Z

On Ladders, a jobs site for $100,000-plus opportunities, there's more remote work paying six figures than ever before

Ladders, which only lists jobs that pay at least $80,000, is like Indeed or ZipRecruiter for those only interested in the highest-paying jobs.
Premium Enterprise 2021-07-15T20:50:22Z

Oracle insiders say a key cloud VP is out after about a year. Here are the details on the big changes at Oracle's important cloud security business.

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure has reorganized its security unit, according to company insiders and an internal email viewed by Insider.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T20:45:03Z

How YouTube's biggest Minecraft creator used a bunch of teens to make his latest music video

Dream, YouTube's most popular Minecraft creator, released a music video for his latest track "Mask." Here's what his collaborators had to say.
Science 2021-07-15T20:32:28Z

Meet Oliver Daemen, the Dutch teenager who will fly to space with Jeff Bezos after his hedge fund dad paid millions for the ticket

The Dutch teen will join Jeff Bezos, Bezos' brother Mark, and aviator Wally Funk aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard spacecraft.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T20:24:33Z

An Spotify artist's indie release was pulled out of obscurity after 'Grand Theft Auto' Twitch streamers drove millions of listeners to their song

Saint Punk's "Empty Bed" has become the anthem for the "Grand Theft Auto" "roleplay" community on Twitch.
Tech 2021-07-15T20:02:15Z

9 tech gifts perfect for college students setting up a home entertainment system in a dorm or apartment

If you know a college student who is moving into a dorm or new apartment, here are some compact home entertainment products to gift them.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T19:55:50Z

These are the 13 Amazon executives with the most power under new boss Andy Jassy — including the 2 who were promoted as he rose to CEO

Amazon's new CEO, Andy Jassy, is already making his mark on the company with several high-profile changes to his top inner circle of executives.

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Premium Enterprise 2021-07-15T19:48:35Z

Meet Shift5, the 50-person security startup quietly hiring execs away from hot startups like Tanium and Armis and landing millions in military contracts

Shift5 is a 50-person startup with a total of $2.5 million in VC funding – so how is it poaching talent from Tanium and landing military contracts?
Tech 2021-07-15T19:40:39Z

The best Apple Watch deals happening now: get $80 off the Series 6

The Apple Watch is one of the best smartwatches around. We've rounded up the best discounts available right now, including the Apple Watch Series 6.
Entertainment 2021-07-15T19:38:54Z

The new Anthony Bourdain documentary used a deepfake of Bourdain's voice to read a despairing, personal email

"We can have a documentary-ethics panel about it later," the documentary's director told The New Yorker.
Transportation 2021-07-15T18:59:06Z

Elon Musk doesn't care if the Cybertruck flops

Tesla's forthcoming truck "looks like it was made by aliens from the future," Musk admitted when someone compared it to a one-off Hot Wheels toy.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T18:52:45Z

Netflix's product and operating chief has made key hires including a new gaming VP. Here are 12 top leaders on his team.

Netflix's operating and product chief Greg Peters oversees a lot of the details that go into the service, from pricing to new features like gaming.
Tech 2021-07-15T18:28:51Z

See the 102 news emojis that could be coming to iPhones this year, from disco balls to trolls

The next roll-out of iPhone emojis is scheduled for September 2021 approval. Here's a first look at the 102 emojis in review.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T17:38:28Z

Tech startups can't hire fast enough. Here are 25 important people to know if you want to land one of those jobs.

Startup founders know that growing a team isn't about hiring lots of people so much as finding the right people. Talent partners can help.
Science 2021-07-15T17:23:35Z

Here's what would happen to life on Earth if the moon disappeared

What if, one night, the moon simply disappeared? Would we miss it?
Tech 2021-07-15T17:12:22Z

The 8 best gaming keyboards of 2021

If you love to play video games on your PC, you need a great gaming keyboard. These are the best gaming keyboards you can buy.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T16:58:47Z

How Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures beat out 40 other VCs to colead a deal with one of Miami's hottest startups

Lula's Miami-native cofounders took some heat from the city's old tech guard because they took funding from Silicon Valley investor transplants.
Tech 2021-07-15T16:57:40Z

Jeff Bezos' trip to space is risky. Here's how it compares to driving a truck or working in a warehouse.

According to US labor statistics, roughly 5,000 workers die each year, compared with 15 astronauts who have died in the history of US spaceflight.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T16:48:10Z

How an Instagram influencer has booked over $700,000 in brand deals so far in 2021

JaLisa Vaughn-Jefferson breaks down how she lands major brand deals, splits her time, and maintains her high engagement on Instagram.
Tech 2021-07-15T16:43:15Z

How to cancel your Spotify Premium subscription

To cancel a Spotify Premium plan, you must do so from the Spotify website in a mobile or desktop web browser.
Entertainment 2021-07-15T16:26:19Z

Where to watch 'Gossip Girl,' the new reboot of the popular teen drama

Kristen Bell reprises her voiceover role and a new group of wealthy teens air out their dirty laundry in the "Gossip Girl" reboot on HBO Max.
Premium Enterprise 2021-07-15T16:00:00Z

$7.25 billion AI-powered software startup Gong just hired a new COO to help it grow and 'improve the life' of every salesperson

New COO Kelly Breslin Wright, who formerly worked at Tableau for 11+ years, will help the company expand overseas and land big customers.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T15:52:07Z
Premium Strategy 2021-07-15T15:50:02Z

Facebook's chief diversity officer reveals how she's increasing BIPOC leadership at the tech giant

"It's about prioritizing and figuring out what we can focus on and continuing down that road," Maxine Williams, Facebook's diversity head, said.
Tech 2021-07-15T15:48:29Z

The weird hoops video game developers reportedly have to jump through to sell their games in China

Companies reportedly remove exposed bone, realistic blood, and politics from games in exchange for access the world's biggest video game market.
Tech 2021-07-15T15:26:02Z

Preorders for Nintendo's new Switch OLED start today for $350 — here's what's new and where to buy it

Nintendo will release a new Switch with an OLED screen and other improvements in October. Here's how to preorder it starting July 15 at 3 p.m. ET.
Transportation 2021-07-15T14:53:08Z

You can now buy Audi's $100,000 electric super sedan — check out the E-Tron GT

The $140,000 high-performance version of the E-Tron GT blasts to 60 mph quicker than Audi's V10-powered sports car.
Science 2021-07-15T14:48:01Z

Blue Origin adds an 18-year-old passenger to Bezos' spaceflight after the anonymous bidder who paid $28 million for the ride had 'scheduling conflicts'

Oliver Daemen, 18, will fly onboard Blue Origin's spacecraft alongside Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark, and 82-year-old aviator Wally Funk.
Premium Retail 2021-07-15T14:12:48Z

California Pizza Kitchen is quietly testing a dining room robot amid a national labor crisis that is forcing more restaurants to lean on autonomous technology

The pizza chain is testing an autonomous food runner by Richtech Robotics in California, which is seeing a boom in demand for its tech.
Tech 2021-07-15T13:46:24Z

Zoom has acquired a startup that can create real-time translations on video calls

The acquisition may help Zoom keep up with competitors like Cisco, which already features a similar real-time translation tool on its Webex software.
Premium Media 2021-07-15T13:08:34Z

Netflix's Q2 traffic slumped then rebounded, according to exclusive web-tracking data

Netflix told investors to subscriber growth would likely during the second quarter, as the pandemic subsides in parts of the world.
Premium Enterprise 2021-07-15T12:30:00Z

4 companies Amazon Web Services could buy as it ramps up competition against the dominance of Microsoft 365 and Teams

Without a strong work software portfolio of its own, analysts named firms the new CEO of AWS could buy to challenge Microsoft's lead in the space.
Media 2021-07-15T12:12:39Z

Instagram and Facebook plan to pay out over $1 billion to creators

The top influencer news of the week includes Facebook's new $1 billion commitment to creators and tips on how to get hired at TikTok in 2021.
Space 2021-07-15T11:10:23Z

Elon Musk's SpaceX could be ordered to take down its huge Starship launch tower in Boca Chica, the FAA has warned

The FAA said it had yet to complete an environmental review of the Texas launch site, meaning SpaceX was "building the tower at its own risk."
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T11:00:00Z

Garrett Camp's VC fund is breaking all the rules with a new accelerator for fledging founders. Here's how it's different.

The billionaire co-founder of Uber is creating a new program that will support founders longer with lots of hands-on help.
Tech 2021-07-15T10:47:00Z

Reddit's Alexis Ohanian compared Facebook to Marvel villain Thanos, saying its growth is 'inevitable' unless the government intervenes

Ohanian said nothing will "stop the march of" Big Tech, and that Facebook's growth specifically is inevitable unless the US regulators step in.
Tech 2021-07-15T10:42:29Z

10 things in tech: RIP Twitter Fleets — Snapchat salaries — Tesla tunnel

Twitter is axing Fleets, we researched Snapchat salaries, and Elon Musk is building a Tesla tunnel: 10 things in tech you need to know.
Tech 2021-07-15T10:41:48Z

Clippy the paperclip could soon return to Microsoft Office as an emoji after Twitter and Instagram users voiced their approval

More than 320,000 Twitter and Instagram users have said they want to see Microsoft's famous, but often hated, cartoon paperclip back on their screens.
Tech 2021-07-15T10:19:18Z

Amazon sold more than 420,000 dangerous hairdryers, carbon monoxide detectors, and children's pajamas, a US safety agency said

The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said it filed the lawsuit because Amazon didn't comply with a full recall.
Tech 2021-07-15T08:53:31Z

Netflix reportedly wants to let you play video games on its platform within a year, and hired a Facebook VR exec to spearhead the effort

Netflix has hired Facebook Oculus chief and former EA exec Mike Verdu to head up its new gaming division.
Premium Tech 2021-07-15T08:51:44Z

Money app Revolut's valuation has jumped 500% to $33 billion after raising $800 million from SoftBank and Tiger Global

Fintech giant Revolut saw increased losses in 2020 but has continued to grow its revenues and customer numbers despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
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