THE CONVERSATIONAL COMMERCE REPORT: Chatbots’ impact on the payments ecosystem and how merchants can capitalize on them

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. To keep pace with the ongoing shift toward e- and m-commerce, retailers are turning to chat apps, where smartphone users spend considerable time each day. One way they’ve been accessing consumers on […]

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Snapchat is making subtle changes to its redesigned app

Snap Inc. is tinkering with the look of its video messaging app Snapchat months after introducing a massive redesign that drew scorn from some of its most loyal users. The Venice company said Friday it was rolling out an update for iOS users that puts pictures, videos and chats back into reverse-chronological…

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Eight weeks after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook’s stock price bounces back to where it was before the controversy (FB)

In March, The Guardian broke a story involving Facebook and data analytics company Cambridge Analytica. In the days following, Facebook stock plummeted. Some thought the scandal could be one the social network would be hard pressed to rebound from, but as this chart from Statista shows, Facebook is back to pre-Cambridge Analytica scandal stock prices as […]

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SpaceX just debuted its ‘final’ Falcon 9 rocket for the first time — here’s what makes Block 5 so impressive

SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, launch a Bangladeshi communications satellite on Friday. But the main attraction was the final version of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket, called Block 5. Falcon 9 Block 5 may deliver up to 10% more thrust, a 10- to 100-fold improvement in reusability, and dramatically reduce launch costs. SpaceX […]

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