A $21 million lawsuit filed in New York alleges that a sophisticated web of real estate brokers used Airbnb illegally to trick 75,000 unknowing guests

A $21 million lawsuit is accusing a web of real estate brokers of using Airbnb to illegally rent over 250 listings to nearly 76,000 unknowing guests. The lawsuit, filed in New York City on Jan. 14, accuses Metropolitan Property Group, a real estate brokerage firm, of using a litany of fake identities to rent out […]

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The CEO of a startup aimed at harnessing the benefits of young blood shares his real plan to beat aging

For $8,000, a startup called Ambrosia plans to sell transfusions of young blood for anti-aging purposes. Another longevity company called Alkahest is also focused on blood. But it’s taking a very different approach. Instead of opening up a clinic to perform transfusions of young blood, Alkahest researchers aim to develop drugs for age-related diseases which […]

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Here’s an early glimpse into the autonomous trucking market — and how self-driving technology is disrupting the way goods are delivered – CLONE

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. Current subscribers can read the report here. Trucking is set to transform radically in the coming years, with innovative technologies enabling trucks to take over more and more driving responsibilities, […]

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Verizon and Sprint are turning to rewards and promotions to capture market share (VZ, AAPL, S)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. With US’ big four wireless carriers — Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint — embroiled in intense competition, market trends are forcing them to find creative ways to retain […]

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The best robot vacuums you can buy

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Vacuuming is a real pain, but robot vacuum cleaners can suck up the dust for you. Of all the robot vacuum cleaners we tried, the iRobot Roomba 690 […]

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