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Forget Facebook — your body emits data that could be used to read your emotions, check your health, and track aggression

April 12, 2018-9:51 pm Stevie 0

Business Insider Bret Hartman/TED Forget Facebook’s data-sharing. New technologies could soon make it possible for companies and institutions to passively track your emotions and health. Poppy Crum, the chief scientist at Dolby Labs, discussed these […]

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16 startups that this year became worth billions

April 12, 2018-9:47 pm Stevie 0

Business Insider Amid the tech landscape, “unicorns” are few and far between. Last year, CB Insights tallied the odds of becoming a unicorn — a company valued at $1 billion or more — at under 1%. But […]

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Facebook’s Logging of Android Users’ Calls and Texts Adds To Privacy Concerns

March 27, 2018-8:02 am Stevie 0

The Street As Facebook Inc.’s (FB – Get Report) data scandal surrounding information accessed by the political data firm Cambridge Analytica continues to reverberate, the social media giant has another controversy on its hands. Some Facebook users who […]

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John McAfee Resurfaces With a Bang as Adviser to Crypto Startup

March 18, 2018-9:39 pm Stevie 0

Bloomberg John McAfee disappeared from the public markets after MGT Capital Inc. severed ties with the controversial antivirus software developer, but now he’s back and advising a cryptocurrency startup that’s conducting an initial coin offering. McAfee is joining […]

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‘Our minds can be hijacked’: the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

March 9, 2018-5:48 am Stevie 0

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. Paul Lewis reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention by Paul Lewis in San Francisco Rosenstein […]

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Millennials’ eating habits are wildly different from their parents’ — and the food industry has to face urgent consequences

March 4, 2018-8:38 pm Stevie 0

Business Insider Millennials, the largest living generation, are poised this year to have more spending power than baby boomers, according to analysts at Bernstein. And so, it’s important to understand what they’re buying, and how […]

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5 of the Weirdest Cryptocurrencies

February 23, 2018-7:45 am Stevie 0

The Street From coins targeting the cannabis community to those based on a viral Internet meme, the crytocurrency craze has created some pretty strange investing opportunities. We dived into the black hole that is the Internet […]

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San Francisco’s homeless are getting six-figure jobs in a gritty neighborhood that’s been overrun by tech companies

February 23, 2018-7:42 am Stevie 0

Business Insider Nowhere in San Francisco is wealth disparity more prevalent than the Tenderloin. In one of the grittiest downtown neighborhoods, homeless people sleep outside the offices of Uber, Microsoft, Twitter, Square, and other high-powered […]

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Trader Charged With Stealing $2 Million in Cryptocurrencies

February 15, 2018-10:35 pm Stevie 0

Bloomberg A Chicago trader working for Consolidated Trading LLC faces charges he stole $2 million in cryptocurrencies from his firm to cover his losses and then lied about it to cover gambling debts. Joseph Kim, 24, was […]

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