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TikTok's US fate reportedly rests on a brawl between two senior White House advisers

The confused messages from the Trump administration about the fate of ByteDance-owned TikTok may stem from a disagreement between two senior White House advisers. According to The Washington Post, trade adviser Peter Navarro pushed for an outright ban of TikTok, while Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin wanted a sale. The pair ended up in a "shouting match" in front of President Donald Trump in the Oval Office in late July, according to the report. President Trump has told TikTok, whose parent co...
Tags: Microsoft, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, Treasury, Donald Trump, Trump, Peter Navarro, Oval Office, Navarro, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin, Bytedance, Tiktok


A Y Combinator-backed payments startup that's raised $16 million just launched out of stealth mode. Here's a look at how it's plugging into accounting software like Quickbooks to help companies manage bills.

Routable, backed by Y Combinator and Marqeta CEO Jason Gardner, just launched out of stealth mode with $16 million in funding to digitize business payments. Bill pay startups are hot, especially as businesses have shifted online amid the coronavirus pandemic. Routable white-labels its tech and has integrations with accounting software like Quickbooks and Xero, making it easy for businesses to track money moving in and out.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For businesses, m...
Tags: Congress, Trends, Paypal, Bill, Api, PPP, Kabbage, QuickBooks, Xero, MOR, Instamed, Jason Gardner, Routable, Box Group Y Combinator, Jason Gardner Routable, Omri Mor


Google's latest mesh networking system, typically $270, is down to $200 at Kohl's plus an additional $30 Kohl's Cash Bonus

  A second-generation Google Nest mesh Wi-Fi system is down to $200 at Kohl's, the lowest price we've ever seen on this particular model. Better still, you'll receive $30 in Kohl's Cash to use between August 17-23. This particular router and Wi-Fi point bundle typically sells for $270 and is our pick for the best mesh Wi-Fi system for reliability. A Nest Wi-Fi node can also perform the same voice-tasks as any other Google Home voice product.  See more: The best mesh Wi-Fi systems. If you're l...
Tags: Google, Trends, Wi Fi, Kohl, Google Home


A scammer told us he cashed in selling millions of fake views for Instagram Reels just hours after it launched

Scammers are already profiting from selling fake views on Reels, Instagram's short-form video feature that only launched on August 5. One seller said they had already made enough from selling fake views for a "good car and a decent home." Typically, a customer might pay $5 for 1,000 views, or $15 per 1,000 likes. A Facebook spokesperson said: "Inauthentic activity is bad for the community and since the early days of Instagram we've invested in ways to identify and remove millions of fake or sp...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Trends, Paypal, Wall Street Journal, Facebook Instagram, Lasso, Adam Mosseri, Instagram Reels, Reels Instagram, Andrea Stroppa


Fitness startup ClassPass sees IPO as its 'next meaningful milestone' despite losing 95% of its income in the space of 10 days at the start of the pandemic

Fitness subscription startup ClassPass says it still sees a public offering as its 'next major milestone', despite its revenue cratering during the pandemic. Revenues in the fitness industry have become "nearly obsolete" due to lockdown restrictions, according to Andrea Wroble, senior analyst at research firm Mintel. ClassPass said it lost 95% of its revenue in the space of 10 days at the start of the pandemic, and pivoted to digital as countries went into lockdown. ClassPass says it's seeing ...
Tags: London, Ipo, US, Trends, Mintel, Ross, Classpass, PAUL, Catterton, Ben Paul, Apax Digital, Chloe Ross, Andrea Wroble, Mintel ClassPass, Mintel As shelter, Ross So far ClassPass


More than 70% of US startup workers would move abroad if they could do their job remotely — here's where they would pick

A shift to remote working could shake up America's tech ecosystem. Within five years, 43% of jobs could be based outside of the US state they are currently in, according to a survey from Remote and Sapio Research. The survey also found that 71% of employees at US tech startups would move to a different country if they could do their job remotely. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. New data reveals how a shift to remote working could change the landscape of America's tech ecos...
Tags: UK, London, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Mountain View, North America, Northern Europe, Lime, Murphy, Southern Europe, Sapio, Lime Lime


Trump’s WeChat ban could significantly hurt iPhone sales in China

Other Apple products could also lose up to 20% of their sales
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Mobile, News, China, Trends, Trump, Breaking Twitter


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. TikTok and Twitter are starting to talk about a possible combination, the WSJ reported. Amid President Donald Trump's threats to ban TikTok, or force it to sell its US operations, Twitter was reported to be in talks with the video-sharing app Saturday night. TikTok is planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban as early as Tuesday, according to NPR. President ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Europe, London, Instagram, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Ap, Bill Gates, App Stores, Silicon Valley, Npr, Sequoia Capital


The best indie games on Nintendo Switch (August 2020)

Whether you're looking for a new FPS or a complex strategy game, the Switch has an indie title for everyone.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Nintendo, Indie games, Buying Guides, Nintendo Switch, Switch indies, Tier 4


Ranking the best and worst armor sets you can own in Grounded

Whether you're building a base or bludgeoning bugs, Grounded has an armor set purpose-built to your playstyle.
Tags: Gaming, Video Games, Trends, Grounded, Grounded Guides


How to make a clan in Destiny 2, and where to go from there

Clans let you communicate with your friends and organize for raids, and you'll get rewards as you progress.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, How-to, Activision, Bungie, Destiny 2, Clans, Tier 4


Apple countersues Koss alleging baseless claims and confidentiality breach

Both the parties entered the confidentiality agreement in 2017, adds Apple
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Koss, News, Trends, Breaking Twitter


Amazon may have big plans for some Sears and JC Penney sites

Amazon is considering setting up distribution hubs inside ailing shopping malls
Tags: Amazon, News, Trends, E-commerce, Online Shopping, Sears, Jc Penney, Breaking Twitter, Jc Peney


A demo - how quaint!

Rootstock gave me a demo this week of their Low-Code, Business-Driven Cloud ERP software release. I have extracted below 3 minutes from an hour-long Zoom session. This press release describes five areas where "citizen developers" can increase their productivity using... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Cloud Computing, Trends, SaaS, Vinnie


Kate Bishop, She-Hulk, War Machine spotted in Marvel’s Avengers beta files

The three characters may be playable heroes or skins
Tags: Gaming, News, Marvel, Trends, Square Enix, Crystal Dynamics, Kate Bishop, Marvel's Avengers, Breaking Twitter


TikTok influencers break down how they make money

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 10. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] A quick reminder that nominations for our upcoming list of marketing-tech executives are due by Friday.  Today's news: How TikTok influencers make money, AT&T's marketing cuts, and Amazon slashes marketing spend. TikTok influencers reveal...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Hollywood, US, Trends, Paypal, New York Times, Eugene Kim, Trump, AT T, Brian Olsavsky, Nathan Young, Lauren Johnson, John Stankey, Tanya Dua, Addison Rae


WarnerMedia shakes up leadership amid rollout of HBO Max

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 10. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] A quick reminder that nominations for our upcoming list of marketing-tech executives are due by Friday.  Today's news: WarnerMedia's shakeup, how TikTok influencers make money, AT&T's marketing cuts, and Amazon slashes marketing spend. Thre...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, US, Trends, Paypal, New York Times, Jason Kilar, Eugene Kim, Trump, AT T, TruTV, Casey Bloys, TNT TBS, Brian Olsavsky


Hyundai launching all-electric brand, with three models on the way

Two of the three Ioniq models will be based on previous concept cars
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Hyundai, Electric Cars, Ioniq


Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono to leave Capcom after almost 30 years

He believes in the new generation of Capcom staff
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Capcom, Street Fighter V, Yoshinori Ono, Breaking Twitter, Street Fighter VI


Apple launches legal action against meal plan app over pear logo

Super Healthy Kids launched an online petition to protect its Prepear logo
Tags: Apple, Mobile, News, Trends, Breaking Twitter, Prepear, Super Healthy Kids


Amazon reportedly wants to take over JCPenney and Sears stores to turn malls into giant fulfillment centers

Amazon is in talks with the biggest mall owner in the US to take over retail space and turn them into giant Amazon fulfillment centers, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The deal could involve Amazon taking over spaces formerly occupied by Sears and JCPenney, both of which have filed for bankruptcy and closed dozens of stores. Amazon would benefit by gaining well-located warehouse space in cities and could decrease delivery time on orders, but fulfillment centers wouldn't attract much c...
Tags: Amazon, Congress, North Korea, US, Trends, Sears, Wall Street Journal, Shopify, Simon, Jcpenney, Simon Property Group America


Horizon Zero Dawn on PC suffering from crashes, technical issues

The port reportedly features poor coding
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Guerilla Games, Breaking Twitter


Russia wants to build its own reusable rocket, Roscosmos chief says

The agency also wants to go back to Venus
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Russia, Trends, Soyuz, Roscosmos, Breaking Twitter


Android 10’s Live Caption is coming to phone calls. Here’s how to use it

Android 10 allows you to caption videos and audio on certain Pixel phones. Here's how to use Live Caption.
Tags: Android, Mobile, Trends, How-to, Android 10, Live Caption


5G Snapshot: China

With speeds up to 100 times faster than 4G, and latency up to 120 times lower, 5G is poised to revolutionize the tech industry. Telecoms in 18 countries will roll out 5G networks by the end of 2019, which means the race to secure global 5G leadership is officially underway. Winning would allow the opportunity to shape the future of the telecommunications industry, and could come with more than a decade of competitive advantages. As the biggest mobile market in the world, China is at the front of...
Tags: China, Trends


Laptops for the Justice Reskill Program

Update 8/9 @ 4 pm: We just received a donation of 20 laptops for the Justice Reskill program from John Shegerian, who is exec chairman of ERI. We are no longer looking for laptops for this program but look for more from me on the front in the future. John – thank you! Aaron Clark is leading a program called Justice Reskill. They need 20 laptops for the participants in the program. Justice Reskill is a reskilling platform that teaches both technical and essential skills to justice-invol...
Tags: Education, Trends, John, Aaron, Feld, Aaron Clark, Dave Mayer, John Shegerian, Justice Reskill Program, Reskill, Second Chance Center of Aurora Colorado, Hassan Latif, Colorado Tech Coalition for Equity and Inclusion


Sweetgreen value cut — Big 4 salaries revealed — Bon Appétit resignations

  Hi everyone! Matt is off today, so this is deputy executive editor Olivia Oran filling in. We rolled out an exciting project this past week where readers can search for pitch decks from over 150 startups. For the past few years, Business Insider has published these decks to give readers an inside look at how successful companies persuaded investors to fund them. Now, these decks have been combined into a single, searchable library, which you can explore here: PITCH-DECK LIBRARY: Search through...
Tags: US, Trends, Georgia, Pwc, Airbnb, Deloitte, Kpmg, Ey, Biden, Palantir, Trump, Bon Appetit, Rachel, Matt, Sweetgreen, Nast


Sweetgreen and and Palantir have lost value since the pandemic's start

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from executive editor Matt Turner. Please subscribe to Business Insider here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.  Hi everyone! Matt is off today, so this is deputy executive editor Olivia Oran filling in. We rolled out an exciting project this past week where readers can search for pitch decks from over 150 startups. For the past few years, Business Insider has published these decks to give readers an insid...
Tags: US, Trends, Georgia, Pwc, Airbnb, Deloitte, Kpmg, Ey, Biden, Palantir, Trump, Rachel, Matt, Matt Turner, Sweetgreen, Nast


Huawei says it’s running out of smartphone processors due to U.S. sanctions

The U.S.-China trade war is taking a toll
Tags: Mobile, News, China, Trends, Huawei, Processors, Breaking Twitter, U.s. Sanctions


Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the App Store, and the fight just went public (FB, GOOGL, AAPL, MSFT)

Apple refuses to allow major gaming apps from Microsoft, Google, and Facebook onto the iPhone and iPad App Store. The reason, Apple said, is because those apps provide access to games that haven't been rated by Apple's review guidelines. "Our customers enjoy great apps and games from millions of developers, and gaming services can absolutely launch on the App Store as long as they follow the same set of guidelines applicable to all developers," an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider, "inc...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Spotify, Microsoft, US, Trends, Netflix, App Store, Sheryl Sandberg, Business Insider, Apple App Store, Statista, Sandberg, Microsoft Google, Facebook COO