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There's now a giant database for rare zoo animals to find a mate that works just like a dating app

Finding mates for rare animals is hard — and still a partly paper-driven process. These records are finally being digitised, creating a database of potential animal matches fundamentally the same as a dating website. It's called theShow More Summary

The hot new trend among YouTube stars is arranging boxing matches with each other

Two of YouTube's biggest stars, Logan Paul and KSI, are arranging a boxing match with each other. Paul is keen for his father and brother to be involved in the fight too. Boxing matches can be a lucrative event for YouTube stars. IfShow More Summary

Dolce & Gabbana is using drones to model its handbags at Milan Fashion Week

Dolce & Gabbana used quadcopter drones to model handbags on the runway. You can see some footage of the hi-tech fashion show below. Dolce & Gabbana's latest handbag models are... drones. At least eight quadcopter drones paraded downShow More Summary

Hands-on: Samsung's new flagship Galaxy phone feels a lot like the old one (SSNLF)

Samsung has officially unveiled its newest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Business Insider attended the company's press conference in Barcelona, and got some time to spend hands-on with both devices. The S9 and S9+...Show More Summary

10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday. 1. Samsung launched its competitor to the iPhone X, the Galaxy S9 and the bigger S9+, at Mobile World Congress on Sunday. The design is similar to the S8, with big improvements to the camera, a standard headphone jack, and a better version of smart assistant Bixby. 2. Show More Summary

Revolut hits 1.5 million customers as break-neck growth continues

Foreign exchange and banking services app Revolut now has 1.5 million downloads. Startup broke even in December but says profitability isn't a priority right now. Monthly transaction volume currently at $1.5 billion, up 700% in the last...Show More Summary

Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 — here's what's new

Samsung announced the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ on Sunday at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event in Barcelona. Whether you're a Galaxy S8 owner or you've been keeping up with the S9 rumors, little about Samsung's new smartphone is new. Show More Summary

How to use the new-look Snapchat like a pro, whether you're new to the app or you've been using it for years

Snapchat's recent design overhaul is here to stay, whether users like it or not. That's according to Snap Inc. executives, in response to an online petition pleading with the developers to revert to an older version of the app. Despite...Show More Summary

The biggest misconception about the opioid crisis, according to the Oscar-nominated director of Netflix's 'Heroin(e)'

Elaine McMillion Sheldon's Oscar-nominated documentary "Heroin(e)" confronts the challenges of the opioid epidemic by depicting those who are fighting the rampant crisis in Huntington, West Virginia. Sheldon spoke to Business Insider...Show More Summary

This former Twitter exec never went to college, learned to code at the White House, and was a terrible boss until he met Ben Horowitz

Meet Wade Chambers, a former VP of engineering at Twitter, Yahoo, and other places, now the CTO of health startup, Grand Rounds. But an early disaster the first time he tried to become a manager almost derailed him. He shares his tips...Show More Summary

Apple is working on high-end headphones that may launch as soon as this year (AAPL)

Apple is making over-ear headphones, according to a new report. The accessory will be Apple-branded and focus on audio quality. Apple is developing a new pair of over-ear headphones, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the KGI Securities analyst with an excellent track record of predicting future Apple products. Show More Summary

A top Coinbase exec explains the master plan to turn the $1.6 billion cryptocurrency exchange into the next Google

Business Insider checked in with Dan Romero, VP and general manager at Coinbase, to find out what its like trying to grow and scale one of the hottest startups in tech. Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange, saw $1 billion in profits last...Show More Summary

Crypto mania is creating a 10x sales boost for compliance businesses: 'No company wants to deal with North Korean drug traffickers'

The crypto boom is leading to a surge in business for compliance companies that help businesses verify customer identities and make sure their funds are legitimate. Onfido, which automates ID checks, saw a 10x increase in crypto-related...Show More Summary

The B-2 stealth bomber made its first overseas deployment 20 years ago — here's why it is still one of the most feared aircraft in the sky

This week marks the 20th anniversary of the deployment to Guam of one of America's most important and expensive weapon systems — the B-2 Spirit. The B-2 was originally intended to carry nuclear bombs deep into Soviet territory if the Cold War had ever turned hot. Show More Summary

The best photos taken of planet Earth last year will transform the way you see the world

The natural world is a stunning place. Every year, the best landscape photography shows off Earth's beauty. The following photos are some of the winners from the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year contest. They highlight...Show More Summary

Magic Leap is reportedly in talks to raise $400 million from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund

Augmented reality startup Magic Leap is reportedly in talks to raise up to $400 million (£286 million) from Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, The Financial Times reported on Friday. The newspaper reported that the deal is set toShow More Summary

14 luxury car brands people love more than Tesla

It's no secret that Tesla owners love their cars, but the general public may not share the same affection for the brand. Tesla ranked last for positive brand perception compared to 14 other luxury car brands, according to a recent industry...Show More Summary

The Echo Spot is the only Amazon device with a tiny, round screen — and that's both the best and worst thing about using it (AMZN)

Amazon's Echo Spot is in an unusual position in the Echo family. It has a screen, but not one big enough for serious video-watching. It's small, but not as small as the Echo Dot. It can play music, but it doesn't sound as good as the Echo or Echo Show. So, what is it for? After several weeks of testing the Spot, I'm still not really sure. Show More Summary

SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket launch costs more than 70%

SpaceX turned heads around the world on February 6 with the first-ever launch of Falcon Heavy. The 230-foot-tall rocket's three boosters helped push Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space, peeled off after running low on fuel, and then...Show More Summary

This Facebook recruiting initiative turned a psychology major into a sought-after product manager (FB)

The Facebook Rotational Product Manager (RPM) program takes people from primarily nontechnical backgrounds and turns them into product managers. Jasmine Xu recently went through the program and is now a product manager on Facebook'sShow More Summary

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