Holiday travel can be hectic and expensive, but there are a few tricks that can help you get the best prices on plane tickets and fly more comfortably. For example, flight attendants drink a lot of bottled water to stay hydrated on the airplane because the air is less than 20% humidity — that’s drier than […]
YOUTUBE will soon move its premium programmes from behind its paywall. Here is how to watch YouTube Originals without paying.
Software company Carta is raising $80 million at an $800 million valuation, Business Insider has learned. Venture firms Meritech Capital and Tribe Capital are co-leading the round, according to multiple sources. Carta has raised around $70 million since 2012 from investors including Menlo Ventures, Social Capital, and Union Square Ventures. Software company Carta is raising […]
BMW Motorrad created a self-driving motorcycle designed to assist inattentive motorcyclists. This tech is similar to how Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in self-stopping cars or cars with lane assist aid drivers. While this model isn’t for commercial use, the tech inside it could be used in future motorcycles. Check it out in the video […]
Enlarge / A pick-up truck makes its way out of the Mountain Pass open pit mine in California in 2009. (credit: Photo by Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg via Getty Images) President Trump’s tariffs on rare-earth metals from China should have been a boon to the only US rare-earths minerals mine in California. But a recent Wall Street Journal […]
Google Assistant’s ‘Pretty Please’ feature is now available and ready to help users of all ages clean up their manners (GOOG, GOOGL, AMZN)
On Thursday, Google announced the release of its “Pretty Please” feature for Google Assistant, which helps encourage polite manners when interacting with its AI smart home devices. The “Pretty Please” feature works when users talking to their Google Assistant include words like “please” or “thank you” in their requests. If a user says: “Hey Google, please […]
I drove a $52,000 Alfa Romeo Giulia sport sedan to see if could combine Italian style with BMW-beating performance — here’s the verdict
The Alfa Romeo Giulia that I tested is a four-cylinder version of the more powerful V6 Quadrifoglio trim I sampled last year. The Giulia is Alfa’s bid to compete in the US luxury sport sedan market, taking on the likes of BMW, Audi, and Mercedes. The Giulia offers a distinctive, stylish, and appealing take on […]
Every month, television-tracking app TV Time provides the most anticipated new shows. December includes SyFy’s “Nightflyers,” based on a novella by “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin; a new animated series from Guillermo del Toro; and a Netflix’s first Turkish original series. Fans of “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin’s work are […]
A Frontier flight was forced to make a surprise landing after the plane’s engine cover fell off after just 30 minutes in the air
A Frontier Airlines flight had to turn around Friday after part of an engine cover fell off the aircraft. A Frontier representative told Business Insider that part of an engine cover “separated from the aircraft.” The representative said the flight landed safely. Frontier Flight 260 was traveling from Las Vegas to Tampa, Florida, but returned […]
Newly unredacted court records suggest that Facebook used people’s profiles as leverage to grow its mobile ad business.