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Apple's wireless charging pad that lets you top up your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods simultaneously is reportedly launching next month (AAPL)

Apple announced the AirPower in September last year, saying that it would launch in 2018. The AirPower is a physical, wireless pad which can charge multiple Apple devices at the same time without the need for cables. A report from MacOtakara...Show More Summary

Snap may have lost $720 million in 2017, but Evan Spiegel was probably paid more than any other US CEO (SNAP)

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel received a massive payout in 2017, being awarded $638 million in stock and compensation the year the firm went public. That's probably a higher payout than any other chief executive in the US, data firm EquilarShow More Summary

10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, AMZN, INTC, SNAP)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to start your Friday. 1. Apple is reportedly working on a new pair of AirPods. The new earbuds are said to support the "Hey Siri" command, have a new wireless chip, and be scheduled for this year, while a water-resistant version may be launched in 2019. 2. Show More Summary

There's a clear playbook for how Amazon could upend the healthcare business — along with an obvious victim

Amazon's ambitions in healthcare have become more apparent over the last year, leading to speculation about what the company might do if it got into the prescription drug business. Analysts at Bernstein carved out a clear path Amazon...Show More Summary

Facebook was already punishing publishers before it announced its big newsfeed change (FB)

Last month, Facebook announced its plans to deter the spread of fake news on the social network by prioritizing user generated content (think baby pictures) above professional content created by publishers. The change gave many content...Show More Summary

The former CEO of Chartbeat has convinced a slew of big media companies to sign on to his ad blocking service

The startup Scroll is planning to roll out a subscription product that will let people have ad free experiences on a number of top websites for $5 per month. The company has signed up Gannett, The Atlantic, Slate, Business Insider and...Show More Summary

Facebook says it is willing to break up the advertising Walled Garden – but it won't go it alone

Facebook and Google are often referred to as 'walled gardens' by advertisers since they typically restrict usage of their data by advertisers to their own platforms. On Thursday Facebook said it would be willing to bend on how some of...Show More Summary

'Black Panther' is one of 2 reasons a Wall Street analyst is optimistic about the movie business in early 2018

RBC raised its forecast for the movie-theater business in the first quarter of 2018. The success of "Black Panther" and of 2017 releases was the reason. However, RBC warns that the second half of 2018 might not be as rosy. “Black Panther”...Show More Summary

Trump seemed to place part of the blame for school shootings on violent video games and movies — and a Parkland survivor called it a 'pathetic excuse'

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida last week, President Trump said on Thursday that violence in video games and movies were affecting kids. One Florida school shooting survivor called the President's remarks "pathetic" when...Show More Summary

Evan Spiegel wasn't the only Snap executive who got a huge bonus last year — CFO Imran Khan got $100 million (SNAP)

Snap on Thursday published its annual report, which detailed the compensation it paid executives last year. The report revealed that the company gave Imran Khan, its chief financial officer, a $100 million stock award in January, days...Show More Summary

A technical glitch gave some Chase Bank customers access to strangers’ bank accounts

Chase Bank confirmed a technical glitch momentarily gave users access to strangers' bank accounts. The company says there isn't a record of any unauthorized transactions. The glitch has since been fixed.   Chase Bank suffered a technical...Show More Summary

UPS is rolling out new electric delivery trucks — these 13 photos show the evolution of their vehicles

UPS announced on Thursday it will be deploying plug-in electric vehicles that will rival the costs of traditional fuel vehicles. The company is collaborating with Workhorse Group, Inc. to design vehiclesfrom the ground up that will have...Show More Summary

A Facebook exec breaks down the 2 biggest misconceptions about landing a job at the tech giant

• Facebook jobs might seem unattainable, but you should still apply. • That's VP of HR Janelle Gale's advice for prospective candidates. • Facebook isn't looking for people with inside connections or educations from top schools, sheShow More Summary

The biggest résumé mistake makes hiring managers dismiss you immediately

As a former recruiter, I hated when job seekers submitted résumés that lacked a measurable list of achievements. Business Insider reached out to several résumé experts who agree that failing to include specific metrics on a résumé is...Show More Summary

Elon Musk just shared the first images of new SpaceX satellites that could change the internet

SpaceX launched two experimental satellites on Thursday. The satellites are designed to test Starlink, a concept to bathe all of Earth in high-speed broadband internet using a fleet of 12,000 satellites. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX,...Show More Summary

Tank teams surprisingly love operating in the rain — so we asked an Abrams platoon leader why

FORT BLISS, Texas — I was climbing in, on, and around an M1A2 Abrams tank parked on the uneven, bushy terrain of the sandy training grounds at Fort Bliss. The tank and its crew had been out in the desert for days, taking part in a large...Show More Summary

Airbnb is going mainstream and letting you book regular hotels

Airbnb is adding hotels to its platform as it attempts to broaden its appeal. The 10-year-old company wants to have one billion bookings a year by 2028. It's also launching a rewards scheme, "Superguest." Airbnb is trying to move into...Show More Summary

Telegram is reportedly holding a 2nd pre-ICO sale but some crypto investors aren't touching it with a ten-foot pole

Telegram is going to hold a second pre-sale for its blockbuster initial coin offering, according to a report by The Verge. The messaging app company could raise as much as $1.6 billion before even opening up to the public. But some cryptocurrency...Show More Summary

We drove a $63,000 Ford Raptor and a $58,000 Chevy Silverado Z71 to see which pickup truck was more impressive — here's the verdict (GM, F)

High-performance pickups have become increasingly popular as truck sales have boomed. We tested examples from Ford and Chevy, the kings of the truck realm. The specialized Ford F-150 Raptor came out on top. The good old crosstown Detroit...Show More Summary

Here are all 24 versions of the Porsche 911 you can buy right now

The Porsche 911 is an automotive icon. Its shape is instantly recognizable. The latest version of the 911 was introduced on Tuesday. It's called the 911 GT3 RS. Porsche currently sells 24 different versions of the car in the US. Prices...Show More Summary

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