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Struggling electric-car startup Faraday Future just abandoned a project that was key to its growth

Electric-car startup Faraday Future hit another speed bump in its nearly yearlong struggle to keep the lights on. The Southern California-based company announced it is scrapping plans to build a secondary facility in the San Francisco...Show More Summary

The CEO of startup Gusto is taking four employees on an 11-city trip ... in a Winnebago

Last fall, Josh Reeves, CEO of San Francisco-based HR software startup Gusto, conducted an experiment. He did his own take on the reality TV show Undercover Boss. He wasn't exactly undercover (his employees knew who he was) but in the...Show More Summary

SpaceX is about to try something 'potentially revolutionary' in the history of space travel

On March 30, SpaceX will try to re-launch and re-land a used Falcon 9 rocket booster for the first time. A telecommunications company called SES plans to use the rocket to launch a satellite. A spaceflight expert says the launch could...Show More Summary

House Republicans just voted to let your internet provider sell your browsing history without your permission (T, VZ, CMSCA)

The US House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to kill a set of Obama-era privacy regulations for internet service providers created by the Federal Communications Commission last October. The most notable part of the rules, which has...Show More Summary

A revolution that's underway in healthcare could have us thinking about X-Rays the same way we think of iPhones (GE)

Software is becoming increasingly important in the world of healthcare. GE Healthcare CEO John Flannery told Business Insider that before long we might start to think about medical devices — like MRIs or X-Ray machines — the same way we think about our smartphones. Show More Summary

The best new app launches and updates you may have missed this month

Facebook and Google made big changes to their flagship apps in March. The social networking giant launched its Snapchat clone on two separate apps, while Google made a change in Maps to help you keep track of your friends. And new apps...Show More Summary

Congress just voted to allow your internet provider to sell your online history and data — here's how to protect your privacy

Congress just voted to roll back privacy protections that prevented internet providers from selling your browsing history and other private data. With a few simple steps you can take back your privacy and hide much of what you're doing, making it impossible for them to sell your information. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

The best part of the new 'Legend of Zelda' is that it treats me like an adult and respects my time

Once not so very long ago, I could afford to stay up until the wee hours of the morning, sinking tens and occasionally hundreds of hours into my favorite video game of the moment. Now, I'm an adult. With adult responsibilities. Also, as I get older, I now actually relish getting more than five hours sleep in a night. Show More Summary

NASA just launched a new tool that lets you search nearly 100 years of beautiful space porn

If you're looking to effortlessly sift through decades' worth of the best space visuals, NASA now has you covered — big time. The space agency just launched a new multimedia search engine called the NASA Image and Video Library: a collection...Show More Summary

YouTube’s advertiser boycott probably won’t dent Google’s empire

Big-name advertisers are pulling back from YouTube after an investigation from The Times raised concerns about their ads popping up next to extremist content. More than 250 brands have reportedly frozen their (non-search) ad campaigns...Show More Summary

Lyft founder's game plan for beating Uber: 'We're woke' and a 'better boyfriend'

Uber is getting battered by a never-ending bad-news cycle that has featured accusations of sexual harassment and a lawsuit brought by one of its investors. That has created a big opening for Lyft, Uber's main rival in the US, to capitalize...Show More Summary

These designers want to put up a bi-national park instead of Trump's $21 billion border wall

According to the White House budget plan released on March 16, Trump is seeking to spend $2.6 billion to plan, design, and start constructing a wall along the US-Mexico border. An additional $3.3 billion would go toward building newShow More Summary

Salesforce's chief diplomat on what it's like being BFFs with Amazon's $12 billion cloud (CRM, MSFT, AMZN)

On Tuesday, Amazon Web Services, the online retailer's massively profitable cloud computing arm, introduced AWS Connect — a new service that lets businesses set up their own call centers built on Amazon's own customer service tech. There...Show More Summary

Uber finally released their diversity report — here's how it compares to Facebook and Google

Uber used to be against releasing its diversity numbers, but has had a change of heart in the last month since the company has been rocked by an investigation into sexual harassment in its workplaces. On Tuesday, the company released its diversity numbers for the first time as part of its plan to rehab its company culture. Join the conversation about this story »

The 12 jobs most at risk of being replaced by robots

The CEO of Taco Bell's parent company said Tuesday that machines could replace human workers in 10 years. "I don't think it is going to happen next year or the year after, but I do believe that probably by the mid '20s to the late '20s,...Show More Summary

Facebook is copying Snapchat with these new features

Facebook just introduced Stories to its app, and it looks an awful lot like what Snapchat has been doing for years. The company has begun rolling out new features to its in-app camera, which let you add various effects to photos and videos and share them with your friends. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Uber's diversity numbers aren't great, but they're not the worst either — here's how they stack up to other tech giants

Uber used to be staunchly against releasing its diversity numbers, but the ride-hailing giant has had a change of heart in the last month since the company has been rocked by an investigation into sexual harassment in its workplaces. On...Show More Summary

Technical issues are forcing Amazon to delay the public launch of its cashier-less grocery store (AMZN)

Technical difficulties have delayed the public opening of Amazon's futuristic new grocery store. The store, called Amazon Go, uses machine learning and cameras to detect what's in your cart and automatically charge your Amazon account...Show More Summary

Drake's new project 'More Life' just hit No. 1 and nabbed another record

With "More Life," Drake's clinched his seventh consecutive No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, even though he's technically not even calling this an album. The 22-track project, which Drake has famously called a "playlist," was released...Show More Summary

Southeast Asia wants a faster, more personalized web

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Consumers in Southeast Asia (SEA) expect brands to provide fast-loading, personalized, and mobile-optimized...Show More Summary

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