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Tile CEO: 'We Welcome Competition From Apple, But We Think It Needs to Be Fair'

Just after Apple announced its AirTags, Tile CEO CJ Prober relayed his concerns about competing with Apple in the tracking space, and said that Tile would ask Congress to investigate Apple's business practices specific to Find My and item trackers. Prober this week did an interview with Bloomberg, where he further expanded on Tile's complaints about Apple and why he feels that Tile is disadvantaged on Apple's platform. Prober said that while Tile "welcomes competition," he doesn't feel that A...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mac, Congress, Bloomberg, Rumors, Fortune, Prober, CJ Prober, AirTag, Prober Apple


The incredible life and career rise of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
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The incredible life of Melinda Gates - one of the world's richest and most powerful women

She heads a foundation with a $40 billion endowment. Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Melinda Gates is one of the most powerful women in the world, according to Forbes. She could be worth $73 billion if she and Bill Gates split their fortune equally in the divorce. Gates will continue in her role as co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda Gates is the fifth most powerful woman in the world, ...
Tags: Personal Finance, Education, Microsoft, Obama, Bono, Life, Finance, Stanford, Africa, Time, US, Careers, America, Trends, Features, United States


Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
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How to lead a digital transformation — ethically

Angela Love Contributor Share on Twitter Angela Love is the founder of The Daymark Group, a leadership development consulting firm — she helps create clarity and success for leaders and teams in startups to Fortune 50 companies. The fact that COVID-19 accelerated the need for digital transformation across virtually all sectors is old news. What companies are doing to propel success under the circumstances has been under the sp...
Tags: Column, Digital Transformation, Opinion, Digital, Articles, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, Ibm, Fortune, Business Ethics, Social Change, GRC, COVID, Angela Love, Daymark Group


I ate like Warren Buffett for a week - and it was miserable

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett Rick Wilking/Reuters I ate like Warren Buffett for a week. Buffett does not eat very healthy. My body felt terrible by the end of the week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in history.He also has a really weird diet.Buffett's diet of sugary soda, junk food, and limited vegetables has reached legendary status.The Berkshire Hathaway CEO drinks about five cans of Coca-Cola products...
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Why the 'trillion-dollar' markets touted by SPAC startups don't always add up

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic went public via a SPAC merger. Brendan McDermid/Reuters The booming SPAC market has been spooked by the acting SEC director's recent hints that new rules could be on the way. The financial forecasts used by companies going public through SPACs could come under scrutiny. A close look at the so-called Total Addressable Market estimates used by companies involved in SPACs shows why caution is advised. See more stories on Insider's business page. L...
Tags: Apple, US, West Virginia, Trends, Nasa, Harvard, Virgin Galactic, Archer, Richard Branson, SEC, Sequoia Capital, Morgan Stanley, Fortune, Jonas, Economist, Securities And Exchange Commission


Alexa von Tobel will join Disrupt 2021 as a Startup Battlefield judge

Alexa von Tobel, co-founder and managing partner of Inspired Capital, will be joining TechCrunch Disrupt 2021 taking place September 21-23 to help judge the startups competing in Startup Battlefield. NOTE: Applications are now open to don’t hesitate to throw your hat in the ring here! Prior to Inspired Capital, Alexa founded LearnVest in 2008 with the goal of helping women in particular make better investments and learn financial planning. After raising $75 million in venture capital and growing...
Tags: Startups, TC, Obama, Events, Tech, New York Times, Fortune, Forbes magazine, Alexa, Inc, Startup Battlefield, Alexa von Tobel, Northwestern Mutual, LearnVest, Inspired Capital, TechCrunch Early Stage


Coronavirus live news: UK expands trial on mixing vaccines; Brazil senate probes Bolsonaro’s pandemic response

UK study to examine if vaccines can be safely mixed; Brazilian investigation will cover president’s much-criticised handling of Covid outbreakA tsunami of cases’: desperation as Covid second wave batters IndiaBoris Johnson: easing lockdown will increase Covid infectionsUS decision to pause J&J jabs is another blow to global Covid fightSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.28am BST We mentioned earlier an expansion of the trial in the UK to mix vaccines to see if they improve protection against ...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, China, Germany, World news, Brazil, Astrazeneca, Vaccines and immunisation, Pfizer, Fortune, Reuters, Novavax, Moderna, Maria Carolina Marcello, Jair Bolsonaro, Sinovac


Matt Gaetz thought he could 'do what he wanted' with women's nudes, a colleague said. That's not how it works.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) awaits the State of the Union address in the chamber of the House of Representatives on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Matt Gaetz once said the recipient of a private image could do with it what they want, his former colleague said this week. The Florida lawmaker has recently been accused of sharing nude images of women in Congress. Insider spoke to an expert to find out why this common assumption is wrong and also dangerous. See more s...
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Vuzix sinks 17% after pricing $85 million stock offering at a steep discount to previous close

Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses in use for field service operations. Vuzix Vuzix stock sank as much as 17% on Friday. The fall came after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.50. The offering price was well below Thursday's closing price of $26.32 per share. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Vuzix stock sank as much as 17% on Friday after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.5 per share, well below the...
Tags: Google, Trends, Markets, Intel, Stocks, Fortune, Maxim Group, Paul Travers, Stock Offering, Tech Stocks, Vuzix, Aarde, Will Daniel, MI Exclusive, Vuzix stock, VUZI


Vuzix sinks 18.5% after pricing $85 million stock offering at a steep discount to previous close

Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses in use for field service operations. Vuzix Vuzix stock sank as much as 18.5% on Friday. The fall came after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.50. The offering price was well below Thursday's closing price of $26.32 per share. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Vuzix stock sank as much as 18.5% on Friday after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.5 per share, well below...
Tags: Google, Trends, Markets, Intel, Stocks, Fortune, Maxim Group, Paul Travers, Stock Offering, Tech Stocks, Vuzix, Aarde, Will Daniel, MI Exclusive, Vuzix stock, VUZI


Vuzix sinks 22% after pricing $85 million stock offering at a steep discount to previous close

Vuzix Smart Glasses in use for field service operations. Vuzix Vuzix stock sank as much as 22% on Friday. The fall came after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.50. The offering price was well below Thursday's closing price of $26.32 per share. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Vuzix stock sank as much as 22% on Friday after the company priced a 4.15 million share stock offering at $20.5 per share, well below the $26....
Tags: Google, Trends, Markets, Intel, Stocks, Fortune, Maxim Group, Paul Travers, Stock Offering, Tech Stocks, Vuzix, Aarde, Will Daniel, MI Exclusive, Vuzix stock, VUZI


Prince Harry's new Silicon Valley executive role is his latest step to becoming a billion-dollar brand with Meghan Markle. Here's how they've been building a business empire in a post-royal life.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been busy building their independent wealth in 2020. Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been building a business empire in their post-royal life. Harry just took on a Silicon Valley exec role. They've also signed deals with Spotify and Netflix. The couple, which has an estimated $30 million net worth, is in position to build a billion-dollar brand. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. It looks like 20...
Tags: Apple, Spotify, Shonda Rhimes, News, Disney, US, Trends, Wealth, Cnn, Features, Netflix, Silicon Valley, Prince Harry, Harry, Royal Family, The New York Times


55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Books, Arianna Huffington, Steve Jobs, Washington, Finance, Careers, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Tesla


Dataminr raises $475M on a $4.1B valuation for real-time insights based on 100k sources of public data

Significant funding news today for one of the startups making a business out of tapping huge, noisy troves of publicly available data across social media, news sites, undisclosed filings and more. Dataminr, which ingests information from a mix of 100,000 public data sources, and then based on that provides customers real-time insights into ongoing events and new developments, has closed on $475 million in new funding. Dataminr has confirmed that this Series F values the company at $4.1 billion a...
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Opinion: Trump's presidency was a disaster for his business

As he considered seeking the Reform Party nomination in 2000, Donald Trump speculated in an interview with Fortune magazine that he could be the first person to run for president "and make money on it." That was back when The Donald, as he was known then, had signed a $1 million deal to give motivational speeches as he campaigned around the country.
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Trump's presidency was a disaster for his business

As he considered seeking the Reform Party nomination in 2000, Donald Trump speculated in an interview with Fortune magazine that he could be the first person to run for president "and make money on it." That was back when The Donald, as he was known then, had signed a $1 million deal to give motivational speeches as he campaigned around the country.
Tags: News, Stories, Donald Trump, Fortune, Trump, Donald, Reform Party


Opinion: Trump thought he could become richer as president. That proved to be wrong

As he considered seeking the Reform Party nomination in 2000, Donald Trump speculated in an interview with Fortune magazine that he could be the first person to run for president "and make money on it." That was back when The Donald, as he was known then, had signed a $1 million deal to give motivational speeches as he campaigned around the country.
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Trump's presidency was a disaster for his business

As he considered seeking the Reform Party nomination in 2000, Donald Trump speculated in an interview with Fortune magazine that he could be the first person to run for president "and make money on it." That was back when The Donald, as he was known then, had signed a $1 million deal to give motivational speeches as he campaigned around the country.
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NBCUniversal's big bet on tech

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 23. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:NBCUniversal's bet on tech.Fortune's push for profitability. If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. Al Roker. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images NBCUnive...
Tags: Media, Advertising, Marketing, Newsletter, Trends, Digital Media, Nbcuniversal, Fortune, Sally Yates, Nbcu, Newsletters, Alan Murray, Steven Perlberg, Eric Seufert, Lauren Johnson, Dispo


Warren Buffett's favorite market gauge surges to record high, signaling global stocks are overpriced and poised to tumble

Warren Buffett. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Warren Buffett's favorite metric suggests global stocks are pricier than ever.The "Buffett indicator" reached 123%, exceeding its level during the dot-com boom.Economic shutdowns and government stimulus have fueled the record readings.See more stories on Insider's business page.Warren Buffett's preferred market gauge has surged to an all-time high, signaling global stocks are extremely overpriced and could crash in the coming months.The...
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Companies face office reopening pains

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising.Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here.What we're following this week: Reopening painsFortune walkoutApple's China problem John Wren is chairman, president and CEO of Omnicom Group Spencer Platt/Getty Images Reopening pains Reopening talks are heating up. Only about one in 10 companies expects all their employees to go back to the office, a rec...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Media, China, Advertising, Newsletter, Trends, Conde Nast, Fortune, Bloomberg LP, Sally Yates, Nordic, Steven, Mukherjee, Lindsay, Meghan


Data is the world’s most valuable (and vulnerable) resource

Kara Nortman Contributor Share on Twitter Kara Nortman is a partner at Upfront Ventures. >>>> gd2md-html alert: inline image link in generated source and store images to your server. NOTE: Images in exported zip file from Google Docs may not appear in the same order as they do in your doc. Please check the images! -----> There’s no overstating it: 2020 was a hell of a year. When future generations learn about 2020, the pan...
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COVID “Immunity Bubble” for Small In-Person Event Goes Wrong

The Abundance 360 Conference run by Peter Diamandis (named by Fortune as one of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” and the founder of the XPRIZE) went ahead with a hybrid event in January, 2021. Despite a very strict COVID protocol, 25% of the people who were a part of the “immunity bubble” they created tested positive for the coronavirus - including Peter.
Tags: Marketing, Fortune, Case studies, Public Speaking, Peter Diamandis, Virtual Events


Warren Buffett's favorite market indicator soars to record high, signaling stocks are overvalued and a crash may be coming

Warren Buffett. Bill Pugliano / Getty Warren Buffett's preferred market gauge hit a record high of 195%, signaling a crash could be coming.The "Buffett indicator" compares the value of the stock market to the size of the economy.The investor praised it as "probably the best single measure" of overall stock valuations.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Warren Buffett's favorite market indicator surged to a record high of 195% on Tuesday, signaling stocks are overvalued and co...
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Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO after 26 years at the helm. Here are some of his headline-making moments, from launching a space company to blocking a blackmail attempt.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Jeff Bezos is stepping down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter of this year. Big moments from his last 26 years include taking Amazon public and blocking a blackmail attempt. He also became the world's richest person, bought the Washington Post, and launched a space company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the 26 years he's run Amazon, Jeff Bezos has had some major, headline-making moments. From weathering the d...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Post, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Minneapolis, Congress, Washington Post, Wall Street, Ipo, Germany


Apple Tops 'World's Most Admired Company' List for 14th Consecutive Year

Apple continues to dominate Fortune's list of the "World's Most Admired Companies" for 2021, taking the top spot for the 14th consecutive year. Technology and entertainment held the top four rankings, with Amazon claiming second place, followed by Microsoft in third, and Disney in fourth. After a year in which humanity leaned more heavily than ever on tech giants—to connect, entertain, and even feed us in a time of isolation — it's fitting that Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft hold the top three...
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Elon Musk says he's 'super fired up' for fighting climate change with Joe Biden

President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on his first day in White House on January 21, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) Elon Musk is 'fired up' to help the Biden administration on climate change. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO told Fortune he's hopeful that they can make progress on the environment.  Musk is currently running a competition to give a $100 million prize to the best carbon capture technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. El...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Texas, Science, Climate Change, White House, US, Trends, Tesla, Joe Biden, United States, Paris, Keystone Xl


Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 3,000% gain on its BYD investment. Here's the story of its bet on the Chinese electric-vehicle company.

BYD founder and CEO Wang Chuanfu, Charlie Munger, and Warren Buffett celebrate at a car launch. REUTERS/Jason Lee Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a 30-fold gain on its BYD investment.It spent $232 million in 2008 for a stake worth $7.4 billion today.Here's the story of Berkshire's bet on the Chinese electric-vehicle company.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made more than $7 billion on its BYD investment to date, repre...
Tags: Hong Kong, US, Trends, Tesla, Ubs, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Goldman, Fortune, Berkshire, Cnbc, Buffett, Thomas Edison, Edison, Charlie, Wang