Northwestern Mutual has carved out $150 million for another fintech and insurance investment fund
Northwestern Mutual has carved out $150 million for another fintech and insurance investment fund

- 1 week agoNorthwestern Mutual is setting aside $150 million for a second venture fund. “We’re committed to transforming the client experience to drive change within the financial services industry,” said Souheil Badran, executive vice president and chief innovation off…...

Why We Should Stop Fetishizing Privacy
Why We Should Stop Fetishizing Privacy

- 2 weeks agoBig tech companies create jobs, encourage innovation and provide valuable services free. Why would we want to break them up?...

We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech
We Need to Build Up ‘Digital Trust’ in Tech

- 2 weeks agoOpinion: Framing our concerns with tech as issues of privacy or responsibility focuses narrowly on symptoms, not on the systemic issue—we need digital trust....

Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley
Antitrust Scrutiny of Google and Amazon Should Worry Silicon Valley

- 5 days agoReports say the federal government is considering antitrust probes of Google and Amazon. Big Tech could be a bogeyman for both sides in the 2020 election....

Breaking Up Facebook Is Not the Answer
Breaking Up Facebook Is Not the Answer

- 4 weeks agoDismantling our company won’t fix what’s wrong with social media....

Break Up Big Tech? Some Say Not So Fast
Break Up Big Tech? Some Say Not So Fast

- 22 hours agoAntitrust action alone won’t solve all the problems posed by companies like Facebook, Google, and Amazon....

President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard
President Trump Thinks the Navy Is Trying Too Hard

- 2 weeks agoDonald Trump did a bizarre thing aboard the USS Wasp on Tuesday. After wishing the sailors “a very Happy Memorial Day,” the President conducted an impromptu poll, asking the crowd who preferred steam-powered catapult systems and who preferred electric. Steam…...

Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...)
Here's Everything New About Android at Google I/O 2019 (So Far...)

- 1 month agoAndroid is the world’s most popular OS, but it’s not just for phones or tablets. That’s because changes to Google’s flagship operating also impacts other platforms like Android Auto and Android TV too. So here’s all the new stuff coming to the Android ecosyst…...

Novant Health is doubling down on its digital health initiatives
Novant Health is doubling down on its digital health initiatives

- 4 weeks agoThis is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Research subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. North Carolina-based health system Novant Health launched a dig…...

Tencent CEO warns companies must keep innovating to survive amid US-China tensions
Tencent CEO warns companies must keep innovating to survive amid US-China tensions

- 2 weeks agoOn Tuesday, Tencent’s usually low-profile founder and CEO Pony Ma made rare comments to weigh in on escalating tensions between the United States and China, calling domestic tech companies to build more self-reliance in a bid to stay competitive. “China has c…...

Technology has helped improve lives around the world. Here's how it's going to change our relationships with businesses.
Technology has helped improve lives around the world. Here's how it's going to change our relationships with businesses.

- 5 days agoBy Gilberto Caldart, President, International, Mastercard Technology and the digital transformation it powers have seen the global rate of innovation increase exponentially. Technology has broken down barriers and improved lives on every continent. Some of th…...

SEC expands its war on cryptocurrency companies with a lawsuit against Kik
SEC expands its war on cryptocurrency companies with a lawsuit against Kik

- 4 days agoThe Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Kik Interactive for the $100 million token sale the company announced two years ago. It’s an expansion of legal actions that began last year as the SEC seeks to rein in companies that the regulatory agency think…...

French Tech has made big strides but wants to go faster and further
French Tech has made big strides but wants to go faster and further

- 5 days agoFrance's image has improved when it comes to startups and innovation, but it is not yet seen as the place for launching an international company....

Special offer to attend IGNITION: Transforming Finance at the New York Stock Exchange on June 10!
Special offer to attend IGNITION: Transforming Finance at the New York Stock Exchange on June 10!

- 1 week agoDon't miss the finance event of the season. Apply to attend IGNITION: Transforming Finance in New York City on Monday, June 10. Come spend your morning at the New York Stock Exchange with Business Insider's top journalists for breakfast and an insider's conve…...

A challenge to stimulate local news in North America
A challenge to stimulate local news in North America

- 2 weeks agoWhen journalist Megan Lucero started as director at U.K. based Bureau Local, she had an ambitious mission: to use technology to discover powerful public interest stories in local news. The startup, which is part of the nonprofit organization The Bureau of Inv…...

Can Entrepreneurs Disrupt Worldwide Social and Environmental Problems?
Can Entrepreneurs Disrupt Worldwide Social and Environmental Problems?

- 2 weeks agoLearn how the UAE is encouraging entrepreneurs to tackle global challenges....

Google for Brazil: expanding access to technology and information
Google for Brazil: expanding access to technology and information

- 2 days agoAccess is at the core of everything we do at Google, going back to our mission statement. Without access to a decent internet connection or digital skills, people can’t use technology to make their lives easier. With that in mind, we made a series of announce…...

Web Accessibility In Context
Web Accessibility In Context

- 1 day agoHaben Girma, disability rights advocate and Harvard Law’s first deafblind graduate, made the following statement in her keynote address at the AccessU digital accessibility conference last month: “I define disability as an opportunity for innovation.” She cha…...

Consumer Behavior is Shifting Business Models; How Industries Are Adapting
Consumer Behavior is Shifting Business Models; How Industries Are Adapting

- 4 weeks agoBreakthroughs in digital technology continue to transform and shape how, why and where consumers shop. Increasingly, they favor conducting commerce that does not require a human touchpoint. Practically every industry is spawning digital marketplaces – think A…...

Looking to Disrupt? A Digital Optimization Won’t Cut It
Looking to Disrupt? A Digital Optimization Won’t Cut It

- 4 weeks agoFrom blockchain and AI to the emerging IoT, businesses are investing in technology and improving outcomes with every dollar spent. The post Looking to Disrupt? A Digital Optimization Won’t Cut It appeared first on ReadWrite....

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