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Jeff Bezos says Blue Origin's rocket engine is going to land the first woman on the moon, after successful test

An artist's concept of the Blue Origin National Team's landing system on the surface of the moon. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX, and Dynetics are competing to land NASA astronauts on the moon. NASA awarded the companies a total of nearly $1 billion to produce initial lunar-lander designs for its Artemis 3 mission, which aims to land people on the moon in 2024. On Friday, Bezos announced that Blue Origin's lunar-lander rocket engine, the BE-7, completed its...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook added his pronouns to his Twitter bio

Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Tim Cook and another Apple exec, Greg Joswiak, recently added pronouns to their Twitter bios. GLAAD says adding pronouns to social media profiles is a way to support trans people. Cook is a public supporter of LGBTQ youth. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tim Cook and Greg Joswiak, two Apple executives, both added pronouns to their Twitter bios.Apple CEO Tim Cook looks to have made the change recently. On...
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Chinese Uber competitor DiDi unveiled a futuristic EV made specifically for ride-sharing - see the D1

Didi Chuxing's D1 at the launch event in Beijing on November 16, 2020. Xin Yue/Huanqiu.com/VCG via Getty Images DiDi Chuxing has unveiled a custom electric sedan built specifically for ride-shares: the D1. The D1 was built in partnership with electric vehicle maker BYD. The electric vehicle has features like a smart steering wheel, several touchscreens, and artificial intelligence systems. The D1s will be used by drivers across cities in China over the next several months — starting th...
Tags: Transportation, Electric Vehicle, Lyft, Uber, China, Trends, Beijing, Canada, Bp, Vancouver, Ride-sharing, Reuters, Liu, Reuters Passengers, Didi, Changsha China


Experts call the DOJ's lawsuit against Facebook 'troubling' and 'unfair' because the company complied with federal guidelines for recruiting foreign workers

President Donald Trump on December 3, 2020, in Washington, DC. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Justice in a new lawsuit has accused Facebook of discriminating against Americans by giving high-paying jobs to foreign workers. But experts told Business Insider that the lawsuit is "unfair" and "troubling" because Facebook complied completely with recruitment requirements set by the Department of Labor in what is known as the PERM process. The Trump administration has ...
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Ford's 480-horsepower high-performance Mustang Mach-E will hit the market next year - here's how it stacks up to the Tesla Model Y Performance

Mustang Mach E GT Performance Edition. Ford Ford on Tuesday announced details of the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition, and it's the most powerful version of the electric SUV yet.  It claims a 0-60-mph time of 3.5 seconds, which is exactly the same as its biggest competitor, the Tesla Model Y Performance. The Mach-E GT Performance Edition churns out 480 horsepower and more than 600 lb-ft of torque, according to Ford.  It will hit showrooms in late summer 2021.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Tesla, Features, Ford, Auto Industry, Epa, Electric Cars, Blue Oval, Ford Ford, Tech Insider, Tesla Ford, Mustang Mach, Tesla Model Y, Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tim Levin


A robot is now making Jamba smoothies in a California Walmart in less than 3 minutes

Blendid and Jamba's new robot smoothie maker kiosk. Blendid Jamba has teamed up with Blendid, a robot smoothie maker, to unveil a Jamba by Blendid kiosk at a Walmart in Dixon, California. The menu includes Blendid smoothies, smoothies developed by the partnering companies that were "inspired" by Jamba flavors, and Jamba Boosts. The Blendid kiosk uses an artificial intelligence and machine learning-powered system with a robotic arm, blenders, a refrigerator, and ingredient dispensers. V...
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The DC to Silicon Valley pipeline: Meet the former Washington power-players who joined the ranks at tech companies like Amazon and Airbnb

Jay Carney. Thierry Monasse/Corbis via Getty Images In recent years, there's been a talent pipeline from Washington, DC, to Silicon Valley.  Several for Obama administration officials now work at tech companies like Airbnb and Amazon.  Jay Carney, President Barack Obama's former press secretary, is now a high-ranking Amazon employee. Tony West, a former Justice Department official, is a C-level executive at Uber.  Other helped run political campaigns or held State Department positions befo...
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Amazon has reportedly been accused by the NLRB of illegally threatening and firing a worker who pushed for sick pay

An Amazon worker delivers packages Reuters Amazon has been accused by the National Labor Relations Board of illegally firing a working who pushed for better working conditions, BuzzFeed News reported Friday. Amazon fired Courtney Bowden in March after she advocated for sick pay for part-time workers. Multiple legal challenges have been brought against Amazon over its firings of whistleblowers who have spoken out about working conditions at the company during the pandemic. Amazon, meanwhile...
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How to cancel a Crunchyroll premium membership or free account

You can cancel your Crunchyroll premium or free membership on the anime platform's desktop site. Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images You can cancel any tier of a Crunchyroll premium membership or free account in your Profile settings on Crunchyroll.com.   You must cancel a Crunchyroll membership subscription before the start of a new billing cycle as full or partial refunds are not available once charged. There is currently no way to cancel a membership or account ...
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How to convert HEIC files to JPG on a Mac computer, so you can upload photos to websites in a supported format

It's easy to convert HEIC files to JPG files on a Mac desktop or laptop. Matthew Leete/Getty Images You can convert HEIC files to JPG on your Mac using the Preview app.  High Efficiency Image Container (HEIC) files are a relatively new format for images, videos, and multimedia said to have smaller file sizes compared to the standard JPG. Apple started using HEIC with its iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra software updates.  Some websites don't allow HEIC images to be uploaded and require ...
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What is Android Auto? Here's what you need to know about the smart driving platform

Android Auto software is built into some cars to help you drive more safely. Nisian Hughes/Getty Images Android Auto is a platform found in many modern cars that gives you access to your Android phone on the car's infotainment system by using hands-free voice commands.   You can also access many of your favorite Android apps in your car using Android Auto. Here's everything you need to know about Android Auto, including which phones and car models it's available on.  Visit Business Insider...
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How to find your Spotify 'Wrapped' story and playlists for year-end stats on your listening habits

Spotify 2020 Wrapped rounds up your listening data and fun stats collected throughout the year. Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images Spotify's Wrapped is a feature that gives you cumulative stats on all the things you listened to on Spotify this year. Finding your Wrapped story and playlists is easy once you know where to look, and there are a few different ways to access it. You can also go back and look at Wrapped playlists from past years. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for mo...
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How to report a missing USPS package, file a help request and submit a missing mail claim

USPS has a multi-step process for locating a missing or lost package. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images You can report a missing USPS package by filing a claim at the USPS claims site. The sender or receiver of a USPS package can file a claim, but the original purchase receipt must be available. You can receive a refund for mail that is lost or never delivered to its final destination as long as the package is insured. Collect on Delivery (COD) items, registered mail with insurance, Priority Ma...
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The most detailed photo ever taken of a sunspot shows a dark patch bigger than Earth roiling for 10,000 miles

An image of a sunspot taken on January 28, 2020 by the NSF's Inouye Solar Telescope. NSO/AURA/NSF New images from the world's largest solar observatory show a sunspot in never-before-seen detail. An image and a sped-up video show powerful magnetic fields meeting hot gases boiling from below the sun's surface. The Inouye Solar Telescope could one day help scientists predict dangerous eruptions on the sun. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Stunning new imagery of an eno...
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Do LinkedIn Stories notify you of screenshots? Here's what you need to know

Anyone can screenshot your LinkedIn Story, and you won't be notified. NurPhoto / Contributor/Getty Images LinkedIn Stories do not notify you if someone takes a screenshot of your story. LinkedIn Stories are a relatively new feature that lets you create temporary posts that disappear after 24 hours. These stories aren't quite as ephemeral, because anyone can take a screenshot, making a permanent record.   Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. LinkedIn isn't j...
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HBO Max will soon be home to brand-new movies like 'Wonder Woman 1984,' and you can now get 20% off when you prepay for 6 months

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Warner Bros. HBO Max, WarnerMedia's new subscription-based streaming service, is now available for $14.99 per month.For a limited time, new and returning members can receive 20% off when they prepay for six months.HBO Max offers access to everything on HBO, along with new exclusive series and hundreds of additional movies and TV shows.Warner Bros. will also be debuting its entire 2021 lineup of mov...
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New details emerge around Zappos founder Tony Hsieh's death after a house fire

Tony Hsieh in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 8, 2012. Chris Farina/Corbis via Getty Images Zappos visionary Tony Hsieh died in late November after sustaining injuries in a house fire at a Connecticut home. According to a new Forbes report, he sustained those injuries after locking himself in a storage area in the home, and it's not clear whether it was accidental or on purpose. While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, a coroner ruled his death accidental. In a statement to ...
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More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a petition demanding answers from leadership after the ousting of a prominent AI ethicist

Timnit Gebru, co-lead of Google's ethical artificial intelligence team. Kimberly White/Getty Images More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a petition over the exit of prominent AI ethicist Timnit Gebru. More than 1,500 additional academic and industry names also have put their names on it. The petition demands Google explain why a research paper coauthored by Gebru was rejected by management. Are you a current or former Googler with more to share? You can contact this reporter se...
Tags: Google, Trends, Alphabet, Dean, Kimberly, Artificial Intellegence, Tech Insider, Jeff Dean, Timnit Gebru, Hugh Langley, Gebru, Google Brain Women and Allies


More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter demanding answers from leadership after a top AI researcher was suddenly fired

Timnit Gebru, co-lead of Google's ethical artificial intelligence team. Kimberly White/Getty Images More than 1,000 Google employees have signed a petition over the exit of prominent AI ethicist Timnit Gebru. More than 1,500 additional academic and industry names also have put their names on it. The petition demands Google explain why a research paper coauthored by Gebru was rejected by management. Are you a current or former Googler with more to share? You can contact this reporter se...
Tags: Google, Trends, Alphabet, Dean, Kimberly, Artificial Intellegence, Tech Insider, Jeff Dean, Timnit Gebru, Hugh Langley, Gebru, Google Brain Women and Allies


What is Google TV? Here's what you need to know about Google's new streaming interface

Google TV lets you browse through all of your streaming services at once. Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images Google TV is a new interface for Android devices like the newest Chromecast and Sony Android TVs.  The software combines all content from multiple streaming channels into one searchable interface, and makes viewing recommendations based on your history and searches.  It's currently available in just a few devices, like the new Chromecast with Google TV and Android phones via the Go...
Tags: Google, Android, Android TV, Trends, Chromecast, Netflix, Sony, Roku, Google Play Services, Hulu, Google Chromecast, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Streaming Devices, Android TV Google, Product Card


7 ways to increase your computer's frames per second, or fps, and improve its gaming performance

Increase your computer's fps with these tips to optimize your gaming. Matei Alexandru Marcu/EyeEm/Getty Images You can increase your computer's fps (frames per second) in several ways. Your computer's frame rate is a measure of how smoothly games and other graphically intense visuals display on your PC.  If your computer's frame rate is lower than your monitor's refresh rate, you might be able to improve your PC's visual performance. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for ...
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How to add footnotes in Google Docs in 4 easy steps, to cite your research and provide links

It can be helpful to add footnotes in Google Docs to cite your research in a lengthy paper. Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock You can add footnotes to a Google Doc on the web or in the Google Docs mobile app. It's easy to add footnotes in Google Docs on the web by using the toolbar to select "Insert," and then "Footnote" in your desired location.  The built-in feature automatically adds a supercript number where you want the note, then takes you to the bottom of the page to add your text...
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Tony Hsieh was more than a successful CEO - he was also a giver, community builder, and visionary ahead of his time

Aimee Groth and Tony Hsieh at a Los Angeles event. Aimee Groth Aimee Groth met Tony Hsieh in 2012 and wrote the 2017 book "The Kingdom Of Happiness: Inside Tony Hsieh's Zapponian Utopia." She says that in addition to Hsieh's prominence in the business world, he also was a community builder and visionary outside of work. Weaving together anecdotes and photos from people in Hsieh's inner circle, Groth paints a picture of an "inquisitive, impactful, loving, kind" leader who was masterful at m...
Tags: Google, Business, Microsoft, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Entrepreneurs, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Manhattan, Richard Branson, Las Vegas, Zappos, Sequoia Capital, Gruber, Alfred Lin


Elon Musk is reportedly planning a move to Texas after his tirade about California's coronavirus response

Gov. Abbott via Facebook Elon Musk has informed friends that he plans to move to Texas, The news comes after Musk threatened in May to move Tesla out of California because of its response to the coronavirus.  Texas famously has no state income tax, which could save Musk a lot of money on his massive pay package.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US' most well-paid CEO is mulling a move that could save him plenty of money on taxes. , Elon Musk spoke with associates...
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How to send a large video file on an Android device in 3 different ways

Though you may not be able to share long videos over SMS, there are other ways to share them from your Android. thianchai sitthikongsak/Getty Images The easiest way to send a large video on Android is to share a link to the video file from Google Photos, where the video is usually automatically synced.  Most video files are too large to send directly to your contacts. You can also share links to large video files from any major cloud storage service like Dropbox and OneDrive.   Visit Busin...
Tags: Google, Android, Facebook, Microsoft, Samsung, Trends, Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Photos, Samsung Galaxy, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Software & Apps (Reference


How to set up a new Google Chromecast device and begin streaming content to your TV

Once you set up your Chromecast, you can begin streaming content to your TV from your phone or computer. South_agency/Getty Images To set up a new Google Chromecast, you'll need a compatible TV and a smartphone with the Google Home app installed. Once the Chromecast device is plugged into your TV's HDMI port, you can use the Google Home app to activate it and connect it to the internet. The Google Home app is intuitive, and will guide you through the setup process step-by-step. Visit Bu...
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'Mulan' is now available to stream on Disney Plus for all subscribers without an extra fee - here's how to watch the blockbuster movie at home

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. IMDB "Mulan" is now available to watch on Disney Plus as part of a regular subscription without an extra fee.The movie originally debuted as a Premier Access title, which cost $29.99 in addition to the price of a Disney Plus membership.On October 6, Disney also made "Mulan" available for purchase from Amazon, Vudu, FandangoNow, and other digital retailers.Disney Plus costs $6.99 per month, or $69.9...
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Elon Musk's Boring Company just shared a first look inside its Las Vegas people mover - complete with 'tunnel rave' lights

The Boring Company via Twitter The Boring Company is close to finishing its first real project.  The firm tweeted a video inside the cavernous boarding area at its Las Vegas Convention Center people mover.  TechCrunch recently reported that the system won't move nearly as many people as Elon Musk originally promised.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Boring Company celebrated the near completion of its first real project with a "tunnel rave."A short video tweeted by...
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Does Facebook notify you of story screenshots? Here's what you need to know

Facebook users can take screenshots of your Facebook story without prompting a notification on your end. Tim Robberts/Getty Images Facebook does not notify you if someone screenshots your story.  While a Facebook story is not a permanent part of your profile or feed, anyone can take a screenshot and keep it forever. Other prominent social media platforms have similar approaches to screenshots of your story. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Facebook, like mo...
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How to report a missing UPS package and file a claim online to earn a refund

UPS offers a quick and easy way to track and report lost mail or packages. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images The sender or receiver of a missing UPS package can open a claim with the company for a full refund. The entire claim process with UPS takes an average of 10 days to be completed.  You can report a missing UPS package and file a claim at the UPS claims site.  Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. When sending a package, UPS provides complete tracking inf...
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