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Apple hits another all-time high as Morgan Stanley predicts future iPhone with 'longer battery life' (AAPL)

Shares of Apple closed at an all-time high on Tuesday after a positive research report from Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty. Apple closed at $136.68 on Tuesday, up 0.71%. The previous closing high, $135.72, was set last Friday. The stock...Show More Summary

INSIDE THE ROADSHOW: Snapchat just met with investors in New York and faced a tough set of questions

Snapchat executives in New York on Tuesday were peppered with questions about competition from Facebook, user growth for the disappearing-message app, and accessibility in less developed markets as they pitched investors on the company's...Show More Summary

Hot travel app Hopper has a new way to help you avoid hidden airline fees

Travel app Hopper, which tells you when to book your flight to maximize savings, has rolled out a new feature to help you avoid getting smacked with hidden fees. The basic premise of Hopper is that you set up what days you want to fly,...Show More Summary

Internships aren't just for college kids anymore — companies from Goldman Sachs to General Motors are hiring interns mid-career

In 2008, Goldman Sachs launched a mid-career internship program: the "returnship." Since then, other major financial companies like MetLife, JP Morgan Chase, and Morgan Stanley, along with technology and engineering companies such as...Show More Summary

Someone stole Nintendo's new game console 2 weeks before it arrives — here's what happened

Nintendo's new video game console, the Switch, doesn't arrive until March 3. But at least one person already got their hands on one. That person — gaming forum user "hiphoptherobot," from NeoGAF — says the console was stolen. Not byShow More Summary

The most popular TV shows based on how much money you make

In these divisive political times, it's interesting to know that Americans can come together around our common love of television. Even as cable subscription rates rise, TV is still very accessible to all kinds of people with various levels of income. Show More Summary

The average iPhone user spends a ton of money on apps, and it keeps going up (AAPL)

Apple iPhone owners aren't afraid to spend money on software and apps. The average iPhone owner in the U.S. spent $40 on apps from Apple's App Store last year, according to new analysis from Sensor Tower, an app analytics company. This...Show More Summary

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says that Bill Gates' original mission 'always bothered me' (MSFT)

Back around 1980, Bill Gates gave Microsoft, the company he cofounded, a very clear mission: "A computer on every desk and in every home." But Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who started at the company as a programmer in 1992 and rose to...Show More Summary

Amazon strikes back at Walmart's free 2-day shipping offer (WMT)

Amazon is making it cheaper to qualify for free shipping. The retailer just lowered its free-shipping minimum from $49 to $35 for customers who aren't members of its Prime membership program. The change appears to be a response to Walmart's...Show More Summary

How to wirelessly share photos on your iPhone

Airdrop is a nifty and underutilized feature unique to Apple devices. It allows you to quickly transfer photos, videos, and other files between different Apple devices. Here's how to use it.   Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Astronomers have found 7 Earth-size planets circling a dwarf star — and they might harbor life

TRAPPIST-1, a red dwarf star 39-light-years away from us, has seven rocky, Earth-size planets. It's possible all of the worlds could harbor liquid water. Red dwarf stars are the most abundant in the universe. Future studies of the planets...Show More Summary

This marijuana entrepreneur brings in over $1 million a year running a 'bud and breakfast' hotel

Happy hour at the Bud+Breakfast inn smells funkier than most. At 4:20, guests pile into the living area for hors d'oeuvres and good company as they light up marijuana pipes and joints. "What happens at this bed and breakfast doesn'tShow More Summary

Chess players on 'smart drugs' are bad at time management

A downside of "smart drugs" was clear in a recent study in Germany. Chess players were given one of three cognitive enhancers (modafinil, methylphenidate, and caffeine) or placebo and matched in 15-minute games against a computer program set at their level. Show More Summary

US smartphone users emphasize data security

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. The privacy and security of personal data on smartphones is paramount for the majority of US consumers,...Show More Summary

The 10 tech jobs that pay the most, no matter where you work

Tech jobs tend to pay well — even if you aren't working at a tech company. That's according to job site Paysa, which analyzes over 35 million salary data points for over 100,000 companies along with tens of millions of résumés in order...Show More Summary

Scientists are learning more about ways to help identify autism early in certain children

Autism affects about 1 in 68 children, according to the CDC. It occurs in all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups, but boys are 4 to 5 times more likely to develop it than girls. Now, in a new study, scientists have shown that measurable...Show More Summary

Qualcomm is releasing new Wi-Fi chips for the IoT (QCOM)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Chipmaker Qualcomm is looking to capitalize on the growing number of connected devices within the home by releasing...Show More Summary

A-list stars demand that Daisy Ridley give them 'Star Wars' spoilers in hilarious video

If you follow actor Josh Gad on Instagram you have been getting numerous entertaining videos recently of him attempting to get "Star Wars" spoilers out of Daisy Ridley, as the two are currently shooting the reboot of "Murder on the Orient Express."  But his latest is his most ambitious yet. Show More Summary

GM will use the Chevy Bolt as its first self-driving car — here are its best features (GM)

GM has big plans to massively grow its test fleet of self-driving cars. The automaker aims to build and test thousands of self-driving Chevy Bolts on the Lyft network in 2018, according to a Reuters report. GM is currently already testing...Show More Summary

Take a look inside the 11 best yachts showcased at Miami's premier yacht show

One of Miami's biggest yacht shows ended on Monday. Yacht aficionados had a chance to tour yachts taking up more than 1.2 million square feet of space in Miami this past weekend. We rounded up the 11 most impressive luxury yachts featured this year — scroll down for a closer look: SEE ALSO: Here's how the super rich buy mega-yachts 1. Show More Summary

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