Bill Gates said that Trump speaks in the third-person in leaked video from a Gates Foundation meeting

Leaked footage from a Gates Foundation question-and-answer sessions shows Bill Gates slamming President Trump. The billionaire Microsoft founder said that Trump referred to himself  in the third-person as “Trump.” He also said that Trump mentioned his daughter’s looks. Trump apparently confused HPV, a mostly mild virus, and HIV, which leads to AIDS if untreated, during two […]

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How evolving merchant demands are pushing POS terminal providers to up their game in an increasingly competitive environment

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — despite sharp gains in e-commerce, which will nearly double between now and 2021, the lion’s share of purchasing continues to take place […]

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A day behind the scenes of ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ TV’s biggest celebrity dance competition

Pulling off the spectacle of ABC’s live “Dancing with the Stars” competition show takes hundreds of people and an around-the-clock schedule. America’s most-watched dancing competition gave Business Insider a behind-the-scenes look at one of its biggest episodes, Disney Night. An ode to the countless fantastical characters created by the ABC parent company, Disney Night featured […]

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Paypal is gaining ground after announcing its $2.2 billion acquisition of a European competitor of Square (PYPL, SQ)

Paypal announced it is acquiring iZettle, a European competitor of Square, for $2.2 billion.  The $2.2 billion deal is Paypal’s largest acquisition to date and would put the company in the field of physical payments.  Watch Paypal trade in real-time here. Paypal is up almost 2% in pre-market trading after announcing it will pay $2.2 billion to […]

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A crypto miner trolls Warren Buffett with bitcoin billboards outside his office (BRKB)

The founder of a crypto-mining company claims to have installed billboards trolling Warren Buffett. Buffett famously compared bitcoin to rat poison earlier this month.  Follow the price of bitcoin in real-time here.  A cryptocurrency-mining company claims to be trolling billionaire investor Warren Buffett with billboards near his Omaha office. Marco Krohn, co-founder of Genesis Mining, […]

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