The HomePod seems great, but Apple missed a much bigger opportunity

THE HOMEPOD SEEMS GREAT, BUT APPLE MISSED A MUCH BIGGER OPPORTUNITY

Getty/Justin Sullivan Apple's HomePod speaker goes on sale February 9. It'll be a great device, but it's much more limited than competing...

Microsoft has pledged $1 million to solve a problem most people don't realize exists

MICROSOFT HAS PLEDGED $1 MILLION TO SOLVE A PROBLEM MOST PEOPLE DON'T REALIZE EXISTS

Mike Blake/Reuters This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism . Peggy Johnson, executive vice president...

 
 
 
Melania Trump says she's a 'full-time mom' who refuses to hire a nanny - and it reveals a growing trend with the rich and powerful

MELANIA TRUMP SAYS SHE'S A 'FULL-TIME MOM' WHO REFUSES TO HIRE A NANNY - AND IT REVEALS A GROWING TREND WITH THE RICH AND POWERFUL

Carolyn Kaster/AP First Lady Melania Trump has said she doesn't have a nanny to help raise her son, Barron. Donald Trump has said they...

Restaurant Week is happening around the country - here's where you can save big on gourmet meals right now

RESTAURANT WEEK IS HAPPENING AROUND THE COUNTRY - HERE'S WHERE YOU CAN SAVE BIG ON GOURMET MEALS RIGHT NOW

Larry French / Stringer / Getty Images Restaurant Week is happening in a bunch of cities right now, including New York and Los Angeles. Restaurant...

 
 
 
13 people and movies that don't deserve their Oscar nominations this year - sorry

13 PEOPLE AND MOVIES THAT DON'T DESERVE THEIR OSCAR NOMINATIONS THIS YEAR - SORRY

20th Century Fox; Sony Pictures; Fox Searchlight Oscars are supposed to reward quality. But the Academy of Arts and Sciences - which...

'The Lego Batman Movie' was robbed of an Oscar nomination

'THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE' WAS ROBBED OF AN OSCAR NOMINATION

Warner Bros. Animation Oscar nominations were announced Tuesday morning. "The Lego Batman Movie" was not among the nominations for...

 
 
 
Tesla just locked in Elon Musk as CEO with a $70 billion pay package

TESLA JUST LOCKED IN ELON MUSK AS CEO WITH A $70 BILLION PAY PACKAGE

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters Elon Musk is the eccentric founder of Tesla, and will likely remain CEO for the next 10 years, as is required...

Solar stocks are surging on President Trump's new tariff announcement

SOLAR STOCKS ARE SURGING ON PRESIDENT TRUMP'S NEW TARIFF ANNOUNCEMENT

Markets Insider President Trump on Monday announced a 30% tax on imported solar equipment , sending US solar stocks soaring. The move...

 
 
 
The best dress shoes for men that you can buy online

THE BEST DRESS SHOES FOR MEN THAT YOU CAN BUY ONLINE

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Pakistan warns the US that the war in Afghanistan will deteriorate if Trump abandons partnership

PAKISTAN WARNS THE US THAT THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN WILL DETERIORATE IF TRUMP ABANDONS PARTNERSHIP

REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood Pakistan cautioned the United States against abandoning its longstanding partnership with Islamabad. The Pakistani...

 
 
 
WeChat touts success of its 580,000 'mini programs'

WECHAT TOUTS SUCCESS OF ITS 580,000 'MINI PROGRAMS'

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business...

Kevin Love reportedly came under fire in a heated Cavs meeting, and the team is still said to be 'divided'

KEVIN LOVE REPORTEDLY CAME UNDER FIRE IN A HEATED CAVS MEETING, AND THE TEAM IS STILL SAID TO BE 'DIVIDED'

AP Photo/Tony Dejak The Cleveland Cavaliers have lost five of their past six games and the locker room is said to be divided as to...

 
 
 
Ryanair Announces 10 New French Winter 2018 Routes & Plans French Bases

RYANAIR ANNOUNCES 10 NEW FRENCH WINTER 2018 ROUTES & PLANS FRENCH BASES

Ryanair, Europe's favourite airline, today launched 10 new French routes in its Winter 2018 schedule, and confirmed it will engage...

Twitter dips after a key executive leaves for online lending startup SoFi

TWITTER DIPS AFTER A KEY EXECUTIVE LEAVES FOR ONLINE LENDING STARTUP SOFI

Bill Pugliano/Getty Shares of Twitter slid on Tuesday morning after the online lending startup SoFi announced that Anthony Noto, Twitter's...

 
 
 
JPMorgan Chase is raising wages to as much as $18 an hour as part of a $20 billion investment in its US business

JPMORGAN CHASE IS RAISING WAGES TO AS MUCH AS $18 AN HOUR AS PART OF A $20 BILLION INVESTMENT IN ITS US BUSINESS

REUTERS/Dylan Martinez JPMorgan announced a new $20 billion, five-year investment in its US operations Tuesday. As part of the plan,...

Watch the 2018 Oscar nominations announcement live right here

WATCH THE 2018 OSCAR NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCEMENT LIVE RIGHT HERE

The 2018 Oscar nominations will be announced Tuesday, January 23, at 8:22 a.m. EST. "Girls Trip" actress Tiffany Haddish and "Star...

 
 
 
10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE THE OPENING BELL

Reuters / Kim Kyung Hoon Here is what you need to know. Netflix blew past subscriber growth targets in Q4, and the stock is soaring...

Greenland Hiking Adventure

GREENLAND HIKING ADVENTURE

After much anticipation, award-winning adventure tour operator, Boundless Journeys, has unveiled its new 2018 hiking adventure in Greenland...

 
 
 
Goldfinch Tavern at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle Doubles Down on Love with a Romantic Dinner for Two

GOLDFINCH TAVERN AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL SEATTLE DOUBLES DOWN ON LOVE WITH A ROMANTIC DINNER FOR TWO

This Valentine's Day, trust the chefs at Goldfinch Tavern to pull out all the stops to wow you and your special someone. On Wednesday,...

The Same Pure Pleasure for Less at FLARE Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai

THE SAME PURE PLEASURE FOR LESS AT FLARE SPA AT FOUR SEASONS HOTEL PUDONG, SHANGHAI

FLARE Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Pudong, Shanghai offers its signature massage for a special price.Book the 60-minute A Touch of FLARE...

 
 
 



Florida voters will be asked to restore felon voting rights

Florida voters will be asked to restore felon voting rights

Former felons could have their Florida voting rights restored under a proposed constitutional amendment headed to voters in November. Read more ...

Melania Trump flaunted her life of expensive vacations and celebrity-packed...

Melania Trump flaunted her life of expensive vacations and celebrity-packed galas on social media until the election - here's how much her life has changed

Melania Trump says she is hard at work as the first lady of the US. Prior to President Donald Trump's election, Melania Trump's schedule was dominated by socializing with... Read more ...

Uniqlo U Packs a Colorful Punch for Spring '18

Uniqlo U Packs a Colorful Punch for Spring '18

Uniqlo U unveils its complete spring-summer 2018 lookbook to coincide with the collection's January 26, 2018 release. Artistic director Christophe Lemaire brings his minimal... Read more ...

FBI agent Peter Strzok didn't want to join Mueller's team because he didn't...

FBI agent Peter Strzok didn't want to join Mueller's team because he didn't think he would find anything 'big' on Trump and Russia

New text messages between two FBI agents who worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation show that while they were awed at the potential consequences of Mueller's... Read more ...

Meet the Common Sense Coalition - the bipartisan group of senators who ended...

Meet the Common Sense Coalition - the bipartisan group of senators who ended the government shutdown

When the federal government reopened on Monday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's deal to put off immigration negotiations in... Read more ...

Super Bowl 52 MVP odds: 5 best bets to upset favorite Tom Brady

Super Bowl 52 MVP odds: 5 best bets to upset favorite Tom Brady

Super Bowl 52 MVP odds are out. You already know the favorite, so here some players who have the best chances to edge Tom Brady for the award. Read more ...

Shooting At Kentucky High School Leaves 2 Dead, At Least 12 Wounded

Shooting At Kentucky High School Leaves 2 Dead, At Least 12 Wounded

Another five people were also injured in the attack, which authorities say was undertaken by a 15-year-old student Tuesday. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says both of those killed... Read more ...

Jerome Powell heads toward confirmation as Fed chairman as he clears...

Jerome Powell heads toward confirmation as Fed chairman as he clears procedural vote

The Senate voted 84-12 to advance Powell, a member of the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors and a former private equity investor and Trea... Read more ...

Trump's solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder...

Trump's solar tariff backfires: It hits red states and U.S. taxpayers harder than China

On Monday, President Donald Trump slapped a 30 percent tariff on imported solar cells and panels. But while the White House said the goal was to punish China for an industrial... Read more ...

One dead, seven hospitalized from Kentucky high school shooting, suspect...

One dead, seven hospitalized from Kentucky high school shooting, suspect apprehended by police

Someone with a gun opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one person and wounding at least a half-dozen others. Police said a suspect was... Read more ...