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This startup wants to be the Genius Bar for everyone else

No more waiting in line at the Apple Genius Bar only to find out you needed an appointment for that kind of repair. A new on-demand startup wants to take the headache out of getting your phone, or anything tech-related, fixed. And to do that, they're willing to visit you at your house or take care of it while you're shopping in the mall. Show More Summary

Intel Doubles Up on Hiring Women and Minorities

Intel Corp. said it is paying double referral bonuses for women, minorities and veterans, upping its bid for more diversity in tech.

Cloud Security Platform Zscaler Raises A $100M Series B Round Led By TPG, Now Valued At Over $1B

Security platform Zscaler today announced that it has raised a $100 million Series B funding round led by late stage investor TPG. The company, which offers a wide range of web, mobile and cloud security services for enterprises, has now raised a total of $138 million and says that its valuation in this last round was over $1 billion. Show More Summary

With $3.6 Million In Funding, Meal Box Is Building A Turkish Food Delivery Empire

After launching in Istanbul just over a year ago, Meal Box, a healthy meal delivery startup, is looking to corner the take-out market in the world’s fifth-largest city. Backed by $3.6 million in funding from Aslanoba Capital, one ofShow More Summary

SoftBank Leads $100M Investment In India-Based Budget Hotel Network OYO Rooms

SoftBank is back investing in India after it lead a $100 million round for OYO Rooms, a two-year-old startup that runs an online marketplace for affordable hotels in the country. OYO Rooms was founded by 21-year-old Thiel Fellow Ritesh Agarwal, and it raised $25 million as recently as April. Show More Summary

Soylent 2.0 is coming—pre-mixed, in a bottle

Ready-to-drink food substitute ships in October, won’t replace powder form.

How 17 famous companies got their quirky names

Have you ever wondered how today's famous companies got their names? Because of their success, these company names are very familiar to us, but most of them have hidden meanings behind their peculiar names. LEGO, for example, is theShow More Summary

8 innovations that will transform global health by 2030

Throughout the world, people are living longer and healthier lives. That's due in no small part to advances in simple and relatively cheap healthcare tools, like on-site rapid disease testing and lenses that turn smartphones into microscopes. Show More Summary

This ‘Wall Street training’ course bundle will help get your finance career started

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Finance isn't the most welcoming career path to pick up off the street. Show More Summary

Apple is in talks to launch its own virtual network service in the US and Europe (AAPL)

Apple is in talks to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) service in the US and Europe, Business Insider has learned. Sources close to Apple say that the company is privately trialling an MVNO service in the US, but is also currently in talks with telecoms companies in Europe about bringing the service there too. Show More Summary

Meal-replacement startup Soylent goes after the casual user with on-the-go bottles

Soylent took a big step toward the casual consumer market today, opening pre-orders on its 2.0 product, which ditches the original powdered form in favor of bottles. These recyclable bottles each represent one fifth of a scientifically balanced daily meal plan, and can keep for up to a year unrefrigerated. Show More Summary

'Tinder for elites' app The League had an exclusive party in Montauk with helicopters rides and celebrities — here's what went down

The League — a selective dating app for elite, successful individuals — launched in San Francisco earlier this year, and a few months ago, it launched in New York City too. Stanford graduate Amanda Bradford founded The League and raised $2.1 million to match up highly motivated and interesting single professionals. Show More Summary

This week only — get your second IGNITION ticket for 50% off

Haven't purchased your ticket to IGNITION 2015: Future of Digital yet? Don't wait any longer. For this week only, purchase the IGNITION Duo ticket to save $1,497. That's the same as getting a second ticket for 50% off the (already discounted) early bird rates. Show More Summary

Microsoft just bought an app to help motivate its sales team (MSFT)

Microsoft has acquired Incent Games, the company behind FantasySalesTeam, a gamification platform designed to help incentivize sales teams. The computing giant says that it will soon offer the FantasySalesTeam platform to its own customers,...Show More Summary

The extraordinary life of former fugitive and eccentric cybersecurity legend John McAfee

    John McAfee built one of the largest antivirus companies and has since become a bit of a legend. Here's a look inside the life of an eccentric millionaire.  Produced by Jacqui Frank. Original reporting by Cale Guthrie Weissman. Follow BI Video:   On Facebook     Join the conversation about this story »

The insane life of Facebook billionaire Sean Parker (FB)

Sean Parker found immense success at an incredibly young age.  At the age of 19, he cofounded Napster, a file-sharing service that would change how the world consumes music.  By 24, he was the founding president of Facebook, a startup...Show More Summary

This Star Trek-style home elevator could replace stairlifts

For people living in a house with more than one story, stairlifts or home elevators are often a necessity of life as they get older and find it harder to get up and down the stairs. Normal stairlifts have the disadvantage of being aShow More Summary

MIT researchers have bad news for users of anonymity browser Tor

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to identify websites hidden with the Tor anonymity service, the most-respected online anonymity service in the world, with an 88 percent accuracy rate. That'sShow More Summary

A revamped Apple TV could have huge smart home implications

Apple will be releasing a new version of its Apple TV set top box in September, according to Buzzfeed sources. The new Apple TV is rumored to have a revamped processor, a remote with a touch-pad, its own App Store, and Siri voice control. Show More Summary

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