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China is a greater threat to the US than Russia and that’s why the CIA doubled its budget for it, agency chief says

“While Russia may pose the most immediate challenge, China is the bigger long-term threat,” said CIA director William J. Burns. Business Insider

A retired admiral says the US needs to start building boats fast because China’s going to outpace the US Navy in no time

“We have a lot more experience, but quantity has a quality on its own,” retired US Navy Adm. James Stavridis said. Business Insider

Ukraine losing Western support makes the US ‘more vulnerable’ because China is watching the war closely, NATO chief says

“We need to realize that this is closely watched in Beijing,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, urging the US to continue aid to Ukraine. Business Insider

6 photos and stats that put into perspective the sheer size of Evergrande, China’s dying real-estate giant that has $300 billion in debt

Evergrande, China's second-largest property developer, had $300 billion in debt. That's equivalent to 1.5% of China's GDP. Business Insider

There may be little to recover in the $300 billion Evergrande debt saga

Liquidators will take control of the company's assets and prepare to sell them in order to repay the company's debts — which total $300 billion. Business Insider

I fled Ukraine and moved to Colorado. Starting over has been the biggest challenge of my life.

Mykhaylo Fridlyand and his girlfriend were on vacation when they heard Russia invaded Ukraine. They've started a new life in the US and plan to stay. Business Insider

The 3 big reasons Americans are suddenly psyched about the economy

The vibecession is over: Americans are suddenly much more confident that the economy is doing better and less scared of a recession. Business Insider

Elon Musk’s X blocks searches for Taylor Swift after explicit fake pictures go viral

Users searching for Taylor Swift on X get an error message stating “Something went wrong. Try reloading” after the fake images went viral. Business Insider

A Burger King employee who’s worked there for 50 years says she loves her job so much she even comes to work when she’s sick or in pain

Wanda Byrd hasn't worked anywhere other than Burger King, KSWO reported. She arrives an hour before her shifts start to help set up. Business Insider

I moved to Australia to be with my boyfriend and for a better quality of life. I was nervous, but I’m saving money and much happier.

Moving to Queensland, Australia was a big decision for freelancer writer Gabriella Ferlita. She said it's cheaper than the UK and sunny all year. Business Insider

A conservative fix for the housing crisis is making homes cheaper and more abundant in Texas

American cities and towns are in desperate need of affordable new starter homes. They should follow Houston's example, experts say. Business Insider

Billionaire Jeff Bezos still uses a homemade scrappy door desk from the early days of launching Amazon

Jeff Bezos' partner Lauren Sanchez posted a picture on Instagram of the billionaire working from the homemade desk. Business Insider

Europe’s biggest airline said it will happily take United’s 737 Max jets if the US airline doesn’t want them

After United Airlines said it was building a plan without the Boeing 737 Max 10, Ryanair said the comments “weren't helpful” and offered to step in. Business Insider

Elon Musk says Tesla’s Optimus lab looks like something out of ‘Westworld’

A Tesla executive followed up Elon Musk's comments on an investor call by pointing out that the robots kill people in the HBO drama. Business Insider

Elon Musk compares the AI race to playing poker — you need to spend billions every year just to sit at the table

Elon Musk said Tesla would spend more than $500 million on Nvidia AI chips in 2024, but that it would take “several billion dollars” a year worth of hardware to keep up with its biggest rivals. Business Insider

Elon Musk is now worth just under $200 billion — and Jeff Bezos is only $15 billion behind

Tesla stock is down 26% this year due to investor concern about its sales growth, slashing Elon Musk's net worth by $30 billion. Business Insider

I’m poly and live with my husband and boyfriend. We make $155,000 combined and can finally buy a house.

A mom of two in a relationship with her husband and her boyfriend purposely creates financial attachment across their poly ''vee.'' Business Insider

Meet a millennial DINK who’s grateful for the flexibility of a childfree lifestyle during a medical crisis

Being a DINK is more than just the freedom to travel and spend. It also means a safety net and less stress during hard times. Business Insider

Inside the company that has discovered the ultimate cash cow: teenage athletes

Michael Schwimer calls his company “Shark Tank for athletes.” Critics call it indentured servitude. Business Insider

The non-profit behind Wikipedia and a crypto exchange are among the top companies for work-from-anywhere jobs, with some paying over $100,000

FlexJobs analyzed job openings from 60,000 companies in 2023 that offered remote work with zero location restrictions and no time in the office. Business Insider

There’s an enormous financial divide among the 4 NFL quarterbacks still hoping to win the Super Bowl

Despite four quarterbacks taking their teams to the playoffs, there is a large divide among what they make and that can be a huge advantage for NFL teams. Business Insider

Gig driving was a glimmer of hope for many people with disabilities — but for some, it’s a dead end.

Nearly a dozen drivers told Business Insider that driving for companies including Uber and Lyft are their only options and don't fully pay the bills. Business Insider

Lise Meitner helped discover nuclear fission but never won a Nobel Prize for her brilliance despite 49 nominations

Lise Meitner discovered how the process of nuclear fission works but she never won a Nobel Prize and her colleague Otto Hahn downplayed her role. Business Insider

I quit Amazon Prime and it was way easier than I expected. It’s made me reevaluate everything.

After he canceled Amazon Prime, he reevaluated the necessity of that ultra-fast, free shipping and found it mostly unnecessary. Business Insider

Kremlin denies report that Putin reached out to the US about talks on ending the war in Ukraine

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said the Bloomberg report “absolutely does not correspond to reality.” Business Insider

Russia is changing tactics to try to capture the city of Avdiivka and plans to fight through it ‘block-by-block,’ ISW says

Russia's plans to encircle Avdiivka could be abandoned and replaced by a brute force attack, the Institute for the Study of War said. Business Insider

The Washington house where Jeff Bezos founded Amazon is on sale for $2.3 million — take a look inside

Jeff Bezos reportedly paid $890 a month to rent the Bellevue, Washington home where he started Amazon in 1994. Business Insider

Trump claimed his E. Jean Carroll defamations were the best thing that ever happened to her. Here’s how the grotesque tactic met its end.

Trump sought a damages discount, arguing that by calling Carroll a lying “whack job,” he made her famous. Business Insider

My work wife threw me under the bus to get a raise at the office. It was hard to realize I couldn’t trust her anymore.

An employee told her work wife some work-related information, and the coworker used it to try to get a raise. The employee now puts up boundaries. Business Insider

Former Dollar Tree employee shares the 7 things they never buy at the discount chain

I used to work at Dollar Tree and I really enjoy shopping there, but the chain has a few products I don't like. Business Insider

A guaranteed basic income program in Minneapolis found that even after a year of giving recipients $500 a month, they weren’t working any less

A Minneapolis guaranteed basic income program found that after a year of giving recipients $500 a month, they were more financially secure and didn't work less. Business Insider

The office apocalypse will see a wave of buildings demolished or converted to residential, New York City real estate exec says

“If you take the price of the building plus the price of demolishing, some of those values are less than land value,” one NYC real estate vet said. Business Insider

Baldur’s Gate 3 made more than $650 million last year, proving video games don’t need microtransactions to succeed

In a shift, the top-selling games on Steam — including Baldur's Gate 3 and Hogwarts Legacy — were mostly games that did not rely on microtransactions. Business Insider

Mona Lisa splattered in soup at Louvre Museum in Paris by food protesters

Protesters in France wearing T-shirts that said “Food Counterattack,” threw a can of soup at the world-famous Mona Lisa, which is glass-protected. Business Insider

Austin experimented with giving people $1,000 a month. They spent the no-strings-attached cash mostly on housing, a study found.

A guaranteed basic income plan in Austin that gave low-income residents $1,000 a month reduced housing insecurity. Business Insider

The top 4 ways big corporations are fueling global wealth inequality: report

As corporations focus their efforts on maximizing shareholder profits, they create increasingly dire circumstances for workers. Here's how. Business Insider

The full list of major US companies slashing staff this year, from Citigroup to Google and Microsoft

Companies are still cutting jobs in 2024, after a wave of redundancies last year. Amazon, Google, Flexport and Citi are among those shedding staff. Business Insider

Ukraine takes out one of Russia’s most feared drone aces, say reports

Ukraine has successfully eliminated a prominent Russian threat — a drone operator called “Moisey.” Business Insider

A 27-year-old Berkeley city council member wanted to build more affordable housing. Relentless harassment from ‘left NIMBYs’ pushed him to resign.

Former Berkeley city council member Rigel Robinson wanted more housing, but anti-development NIMBYs' harassment and threats pushed him out. Business Insider

Video appears to show Ukraine’s new ‘Ironclad’ drone vehicle machine-gunning a Russian outpost

The video, shared by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, appears to show the ground drone firing its Shablya M2 machine gun at a Russian outpost. Business Insider

China’s air force is far from ready for a crucial mission it needs to seize Taiwan

China's military is still working towards the tight air-ground integration that has been a standard for US operations for decades. Business Insider

Uber and Lyft drivers say they do it for more than the money: It makes them less lonely.

Making money with Uber and Lyft can be challenging, but some drivers value the social interactions with riders. Business Insider

I’m a millennial who moved from New York to Kansas City. I don’t have to work 5 jobs, and I pay less rent for a bigger apartment.

Jackie Nguyen, 35, finds her money goes farther thanks to the Midwest's lower cost of living, plus she's relishing the slower pace. Business Insider

I’m a food reporter who’s never been to Golden Corral. I visited the only location in NYC since it went viral, and my $25 meal completely surpassed my expectations.

I've never eaten at Golden Corral before this month, but I'm glad I did. Any preconceived notions I had about food and sanitation were wrong. Business Insider

A millennial who quit her corporate job in London and moved to Australia explains the pros and cons of her career switch and life down under

Tara, who recently moved from London to Melbourne, Australia, shared what pros and cons she sees living in Australia and why she changed industries. Business Insider

Nick Saban’s retirement started a chain reaction that led to millions of dollars in raises for coaches at other schools

Four head coaches and many assistants got big pay raises thanks to Nick Saban's retirement. Business Insider

Black holes are rampaging through our universe at more than 2.2 million mph and scientists think they now know why

Scientists simulating the death of supermassive stars witnessed an unusual kick that sometimes occurs in the moments after a black hole forms. Business Insider

Ukraine appears to be attacking Russia’s oil and gas industry with small, cheap drones that can bypass its air defenses

Russia's air defenses have proven to be less effective against small drones as they were built to detect larger targets like missiles and aircraft. Business Insider

Right-wing commentators have a theory about plane safety concerns — and they say diversity is to blame

Right-wing commentators including Elon Musk have baselessly decided that DEI initiatives are to blame for a recent string of plane safety incidents. Business Insider

I was one of the first guests on Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas — these are the 9 things you should know about what it’s like on the world’s largest cruise ship

From the large water park to the do-it-yourself bar crawl, the new world's largest cruise ship isn't like any cruise ship I've ever been on. Business Insider

Many Ukrainian soldiers were killed in Mariupol, but survivors faced further hell in brutal Russian captivity

A soldier torn apart by tank fire defending Mariupol faced additional horrors in Russian captivity. He made it home, but others never came back. Business Insider

A convoy calling themselves ‘God’s army’ plans to head to the Texas border to stop migrants from entering the US

The “Take Our Border Back” convoy aims to stop illegal immigration by working with “constitutionally sound” law enforcement at the Texas border. Business Insider

2024 is a big year for the sun. This Helio year, see a total eclipse, solar storms, and NASA almost landing on our star.

A Helio Year: With a total solar eclipse across the US, a NASA spacecraft “landing” on the sun, and maybe solar maximum, 2024 is the year of the sun. Business Insider

Skeletons with buckets on their feet and rings around their necks discovered in a Dark Ages graveyard, say reports

A 1,000-year-old cemetery discovered near Kyiv, Ukraine, is said to have a pagan history, the Archaeological Institute of America annual meeting heard. Business Insider

Ukrainian forces are using ‘flocks’ of FPV drones led by ‘queen’ drone to attack Russian positions, soldier says

FPV drones have enabled Ukrainian drone squads to attack deep into Russian territory while helping to limit losses to Ukrainian ground forces. Business Insider

The father of an IDF soldier killed on October 7 claimed his son’s decapitated head was found in an ice cream store’s freezer

During an interrogation, a Hamas militant claimed that he had attempted to sell the head for $10,000, the soldier's father said. Business Insider

Florida anger management therapist accused of murdering a homeless man after a dispute, say police

A Florida anger management therapist is charged with first-degree murder of a homeless man after an ongoing dispute, say police. Business Insider

The rental market is getting out of hand, with millions of Americans spending the majority of their paychecks on housing

In today's big story, we're looking at how much Americans spend on rent and why cheap properties are so hard to come by. Business Insider

Watch the moment Lauren Boebert was asked to ‘give the definition of carpetbagger’ in the first GOP debate in her new district

“Is this a 'Mary Poppins' question?” Boebert retorted before explaining why she's now running in a deeper-red Colorado district far from her home. Business Insider

How scrappers cash in on gold from your old computer

Wade Cawley finds gold in e-waste. He's partnered with Mint Innovation, a company that invented a cleaner way to recover precious metals. Business Insider

I moved from NYC to live in a Hawaiian penthouse with 19 strangers. Co-living helped me form adult friendships.

I left New York City to live in a Honolulu penthouse, Surfbreak HNL, with strangers. I had the experience of a lifetime and made close friendships. Business Insider

Donald Trump abruptly walked out of the courtroom as E. Jean Carroll’s lawyer argued he doesn’t respect the jury

Trump got up and left the courtroom as Carroll's lawyer gave her closing statement and argued Trump didn't respect the jury. Business Insider

Ted Cruz says there’s no need for more border legislation and Biden should simply mimic Trump’s immigration strategy

Cruz spoke out about the bill approximately the same time that reports emerged Trump had pressured senators to oppose it. Business Insider

Russia really wants to stop Ukraine using Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites

Russia is developing an arsenal of electronic warfare systems in a bid to sever Ukraine's access to Starlink satellites, analysts say. Business Insider

Meet a startup trying to keep your screen time from destroying the planet

A data center somewhere is powering your Instagram and Netflix habits, and an estimated $2 billion industry is trying to cut back on the energy it uses. Business Insider

Speaker Johnson says Republicans will move forward with their controversial impeachment of DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas next week

Republicans have one of the narrowest majorities in history, meaning a potential final vote could be extremely close. Business Insider

I compared grocery prices at Costco, Walmart, and HEB for a family of 4. I was shocked Walmart wasn’t a better bargain.

I do the grocery shopping for a family of four, and like many others, the current economy has turned it into something that can be both stressful and a bit of a game. Business Insider

12 tricks to make your cheap furniture look more expensive, from interior designers

Interior designers said simple tricks, like swapping out table legs, reupholstering, or painting, can make cheap furniture look fancier than it is. Business Insider

Boeing’s embarrassing 737 Max disaster could hit entire US economy, aviation expert says

Boeing's response to the recent 737 Max accident was “incompetent,” long-time aviation expert Mike Boyd said. Business Insider

The best Super Bowl TV deals 2024: Top discounts live right now

The Super Bowl is a great time to upgrade your TV. Retailers are offering up to 50% off displays as big as 98 inches just in time for the big game. Business Insider

Photos show the Iranian missile parts US Navy SEALs seized in a deadly nighttime raid

Photos show the deadly nighttime raid of a dhow carrying missile parts for Houthi rebels. Two Navy SEALs are presumed dead following the mission. Business Insider

The truth behind America’s cruise obsession: ‘They don’t want to see anything that’s real’

Cruise ships have never been bigger or more popular. You can blame Gen Z. Business Insider

After being asked who’d been arrested, Lauren Boebert and most of her Colorado primary competitors raised their hands to applause

She said her arrest was over a traffic violation, but she'd been arrested after skipping a court-ordered hearing and over a disorderly-conduct charge. Business Insider

3 reasons the US economy’s strength right now is a head-fake, according to Mohamed El-Erian

A hard economic landing could still happen given geopolitical turmoil, rising inflation, and depleted consumer savings, El-Erian said. Business Insider

Video shows an alligator ‘frozen’ in ice during a cold blast in Texas — but it’s still alive

The alligator in the video is in a state of brumation, which is a type of hibernation in reptiles. Business Insider

The frozen housing market may be starting to thaw

Pending home sales jumped 8.3% in December, above expectations, and mortgage rates have continued to ease. Business Insider

Russia says its scientists created a new nuclear blast simulator with flash and mushroom cloud effects to train soldiers

State media said the simulator will be used in military exercises to prepare Russian ground forces for combat missions after a nuclear explosion. Business Insider

More than 12 million Americans are spending at least half their entire paycheck on rent, Harvard study says

The study from Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies defines those who spend over 50% on rent and utilities as “severely cost-burdened.” Business Insider

Denver’s Basic Income Project has been so successful it’s getting more funding and an extension

After receiving additional funding, a Denver guaranteed income program supporting the city's lowest income residents with up to $1,000 a month was extended. Business Insider

Microsoft is laying off 1,900 workers at Activision, Xbox, and ZeniMax

Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer announced the job cuts in a memo sent to staff, obtained by The Verge. Business Insider

Seeking nominations for the rising stars of brand marketing

We're looking for up-and-coming brand marketers who have the potential to be industry leaders. Business Insider

Ancient human DNA suggests Columbus may not have brought syphilis to Europe after all

The long-standing theory that Columbus caused a devastating outbreak of syphilis when his expedition came back from the Americas is falling apart. Business Insider

50% of Biden voters say Israel is committing genocide against Palestinians, poll finds

The shocking poll result comes as Democratic divisions over Israel continue to deepen, and the death toll in Gaza surpasses 25,000. Business Insider

Nancy Mace said she wanted to ‘get punched in the face’ by rioters on January 6 for attention: report

The Washington Post reported that Mace wanted to become the “face of anti-Trump Republicans.” She's since endorsed Trump for president. Business Insider

Not even Tesla can dodge the EV sales slowdown

Elon Musk warned that Tesla was “between two major growth waves,” with its cheaper mass-market car not likely to be ready until later next year. Business Insider

How the GOP creates extreme candidates

Business Insider's Walt Hickey explains how the GOP primaries work and why their design benefits Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election. Business Insider

A new space photo of Japan’s first spacecraft to land on the moon shows why it’s not generating any power

Japan successfully landed its first spacecraft softly on the moon last week but the solar panels on board aren't generating power. A new photo shows why. Business Insider

Alaska Airlines expects a $150 million hit due to the grounding of its Boeing planes

Alaska Airlines plans to return a few of its grounded Boeing 737 Max 9 jets to service on Friday.  Business Insider

Apple is quietly stockpiling startups and hunting for talent as it fights for a slice of the AI boom

Apple has previously taken a cautious approach to the new technology, even as rivals such as Google and Microsoft launched several new AI products. Business Insider

A man robbed a bank days after being found not guilty of robbing a different bank, prosecutors say

A Chicago man, fresh from being acquitted for bank robbery, robbed a different bank hours later using a polite note, prosecutors say. Business Insider

Nikki Haley has clearly gotten under Trump’s skin despite his stranglehold on the race

“It was the most scorched-earth victory speech that I have ever seen,” Maggie Haberman, a New York Times reporter, said of Trump's speech in New Hampshire. Business Insider

The housing market is heating back up. But only a small percentage of new homes are fully-built.

“New home sales ended the year on a high note thanks largely to falling interest rates and a decline in existing home sales.” Business Insider

The RNC chair once said the party wouldn’t put ‘our thumb on the scale’ to support Trump in the primary. Now, she’s calling for Haley to drop out.

Before Trump ran for reelection, Ronna McDaniel, the RNC chair, promised to stay neutral. She's calling for Nikki Haley to drop out of the primary. Business Insider

It’s not too late for more student-loan borrowers to get relief in Biden’s second try at debt cancellation, 38 Democratic lawmakers say

A group of Democrats, including Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, called on the Education Department to expand its student-debt relief plan. Business Insider

Russia’s war in Ukraine has sent wages soaring as workers grow scarce and private business competes with the military

Moscow is suffering from a severe worker shortage, with a record 2.3 million workers needed at the end of 2023. Business Insider

The real estate market is a ‘slow moving train wreck’ as experts warn of a looming $700 billion default

While the rise of remote work has slammed the office market, high interest rates have pushed commercial real estate to the brink of a massive default. Business Insider

Texas moms can now get an additional 10 months of Medicaid after giving birth

A bill in Texas aims to lower the maternal mortality rate in the state by supporting new mothers. Business Insider

Sure, why not? Now there’s a ‘Stanley cup’ for babies.

Is this Stanley-like cup for babies a nightmare sign of late-stage capitalism? Sure, but I also guarantee a toddler is going to love it. Goo goo gaga. Business Insider

In any other case, Trump lawyer Alina Habba’s antics would be grounds for malpractice, ethics lawyer says

Legal experts say that in any other case — and with any other client — Habba's courtroom antics would open her up to a potential malpractice suit. Business Insider

We love to hate on LinkedIn. Audiences and ad dollars keep rolling in.

LinkedIn has a record number of members, with Gen Z driving user growth. While there's still a bit of “cringe” around some content, smart creators are building strong followings — and brands are taking notice. Business Insider

Texas is exploiting a loophole in a new Supreme Court ruling to keep putting up razor-wire fencing at the border

Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott suggested Wednesday that the state will keep putting up razor-wire at the border, even if federal agents take it down. Business Insider

I love my Stanley cup, and all of you are making me embarrassed to have one

It's always a little painful when something you love gets popular, especially when your fellow fans are losing their minds. Business Insider

Some state GOP chairs are lining up behind Trump, pressuring Haley to drop out. Not everyone is happy.

After two double-digit wins, some top officials are saying that the race is over and Trump won. Haley has made clear she's staying. Business Insider

10 things you should get rid of to create a more peaceful space, according to interior designers

Making a home more relaxing doesn't have to mean a total makeover. Getting rid of a few unnecessary things can make a space much more peaceful. Business Insider

Bobbi Brown is still living a life of luxury and lipstick — and it’s all on her own terms

Bobbi Brown is one of the most famous makeup artists in the world. But she's also a mom, grandmother, and active member of her North Jersey community. Business Insider

The real Paleo diet was heavy on plants with very little meat, according to a study of early human remains

The study looked at the remains of ancient people buried in the Andean Altiplano of Peru about 9,000 years ago. Business Insider

Ukraine looks to be losing the ‘battle for ammunition,’ and its forces are being massively outshot by the Russians

NATO this week announced plans to boost its stockpile of artillery ammunition as Ukraine faces severe shortages on the battlefield. Business Insider

The Fed itself is the biggest risk to a soft landing for the US economy, top economist says

“While there is a logic to the Fed's approach, delaying could cost us millions of jobs and trillions of dollars in spending and investment.” Business Insider

American consumers won’t save the economy in 2024 and their wild holiday spending spree was a ‘last hurrah’, Wells Fargo says

The US will probably tip into an economic downturn by the end of this year, Wells Fargo says. Business Insider

A fellow pilot told Boeing jet that its tire popped off before takeoff: ‘It just rolled off the runway behind you’

A pilot taxiing a plane behind Delta Flight 982 radioed to the pilot to tell him his plane's wheel had popped off. Business Insider

Apple, Zuck, Elon, and the lesson of Microsoft Windows

Apple's EV and goggles. Meta's investment in AI and the metaverse. Tesla's price cuts. These are all about the race to develop the next big platforms. Business Insider

The best Nintendo Switch controllers in 2024

The best Nintendo Switch controllers can enhance your gameplay experience with better buttons and a more comfortable grip. Here are our top picks. Business Insider

How turning flower waste into natural dyes can reduce pollution

Worshippers in India give millions of tons of floral offerings yearly. One business is turning the leftover flowers into natural dye for clothing. Business Insider

The best Google Pixel phone in 2024

The best Google Pixel phone overall, the Pixel 8, is an excellent choice for Android fans or iPhone users looking on the other side of the fence. Business Insider

Live updates: Tesla misses profit forecasts, Elon Musk talks next-gen vehicle

Tesla shares fell 2% after the carmaker missed fourth-quarter earnings forecasts and warned of a sales slowdown. Business Insider

How to make money on Snapchat, according to creators

Snapchat is a moneymaker for some creators who frequently post content to Spotlight, land brand deals, and create AR lenses for the platform. Business Insider

The Houthis are still trying to attack ships, but most of the time, they can’t get their missiles in the air before the US blows them up

The US military has conducted several rounds of preemptive and unilateral strikes against Houthi missiles before they can be launched at nearby ships. Business Insider

Google Chrome’s new AI feature can now organize your browser tabs

Google says its AI-powered tab organizer will help Chrome users who sometimes feel “overwhelmed” trying to organize their tabs manually. Business Insider

Follow these 6 tips from an entrepreneur to make New Year resolutions and lasting goals in 2024

Some uncommon tips to keep your resolutions this year include creating mood boards and sharing goals on social media, says entrepreneur Mimi Ikonn. Business Insider

The best gaming chairs in 2024: Top picks for every budget

The best gaming chairs are durable, comfortable, and adjustable. Our favorite chairs for gaming come from brands like Secretlab and Steelcase. Business Insider

James Webb Space Telescope reveals one of the most mysterious worlds in the universe might have a volcanic moon

Mysterious brown dwarfs are neither planets nor stars, but this one somehow has northern lights, meaning it could have a volcanic moon like Jupiter's. Business Insider

Some student-loan borrowers could get extra money from their school under a new Education Department proposal

Some schools are keeping student-loan borrower and Pell Grant recipients' unused meal plan funds at the end of the term. Biden wants to change that. Business Insider

TurboTax can’t keep advertising itself as ‘free’ when many people have to pay, FTC rules

The FTC called Intuit's practices deceptive and ordered the company to disclose what percentage of customers qualify for free services. Business Insider

A millennial left California when rent and cost of living spiked. But she still worries about affording a home.

The cost of living in California is forcing millennials to flee to other states where they might have a hope of homeownership. Business Insider

Kimbal Musk says he took ayahuasca and ‘felt the voice of God’

Kimbal Musk takes a slightly different stance on God than his older brother, Elon Musk. Business Insider

You could win $10,000 if you’re OK with keeping your smartphone locked away in a box for a month

Yogurt brand Siggi's is giving 10 winners $10,000 each if they can give up their smartphones for a month for a digital detox. Here's how to enter. Business Insider

Commercial mortgage lending to jump 29% in 2024 after slowest year in a decade, Mortgage Bankers Association says

Last year's estimated $444 billion in commercial lending could mark the lowest level in a decade, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. Business Insider

A key indicator shows Americans’ financial stress is mounting

LegalShield's Consumer Stress Legal Index increased for the 10th month in a row in December, reaching its highest point since November 2020. Business Insider

The B-21 Raider took its first flight just 2 months ago, but the Pentagon is already sure it wants more of its new stealth bomber

A top Pentagon official revealed that he gave the go-ahead on production shortly after it took flight for the first time. Business Insider

The best budget gaming laptops in 2024

Gaming laptops can be pricey, but there are cheap options that can still play the latest games. These are the best budget gaming laptops you can buy. Business Insider

A Ukrainian soldier says he escaped from behind enemy lines hidden inside a sofa

Artem Lukianenko, a 25-year-old soldier with Ukraine's 28th Mechanized Brigade, told Hromadske about his great escape from behind enemy lines Business Insider

NASA telescope discovers mysterious hotspot of high-energy particles beyond our galaxy

Gamma rays and ultra-high-energy cosmic rays are filling a huge area of the sky. An astronomer calls it a “total conundrum.” Business Insider

How the Netherlands makes 650 million kilos of Gouda a year

The Netherlands exports much of its Gouda cheese abroad. The country's 1.6 million dairy cows release ammonia, an emission that destroys nature areas. Business Insider

Independents helped Trump win New Hampshire in 2016, but they could power a Haley win in 2024

New Hampshire allows independents to vote in the GOP presidential primary. And it's very much a wildcard of how many of them will show up on Tuesday. Business Insider

Apple TV+, Disney+, and Hulu recently raised prices. Here are the streaming services that give the most bang for your buck.

As streamers like Hulu, Disney+, and Apple TV+ raise prices, these services get you the most movies and TV shows per dollar. Business Insider

Dollar store chains would be prohibited from opening stores within one mile of each other if a proposed Chicago law passes

Chicago City Council considers law to limit the number of dollar stores in the city. Business Insider

Why do boomers and Gen Xers love Temu so much? I truly want to know.

Boomers and Gen X were more frequent shoppers on the Chinese app Temu than younger people. Huh? Business Insider

Morgan Stanley warns EV momentum is ‘stalling’ — and lists 7 reasons Tesla should be worried

Tesla CEO Elon Musk will face a litany of hurdles in 2024, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley, who warned that EV growth was stalling. Business Insider

Vision Pro demand ‘may quickly taper off’ after diehard Apple fans order it, analyst predicts

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is unsure whether demand will last for Apple's Vision Pro outside the most dedicated fans. Business Insider

Direct File is the most important tech product of 2024, helping you to finally file your taxes for free

Direct File will be the top tech product to compete against Apple and OpenAI. The tax filing service emerges after a scandal involving Intuit's tax preparation software. Business Insider

I require my daughter to have an on-campus job while in college, even though she didn’t want one. Here’s why.

A mother says her daughter must have a job while studying at college so she can help pay for tuition, better manage her time, and get work experience. Business Insider

Elon Musk took his kid along to Auschwitz, ignoring guidance to leave young children at home

Elon Musk and X, who is 3, were seen at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial on Monday. The site suggests not bringing people aged under 14. Business Insider

The judge in Trump’s E. Jean Carroll trial actually showed restraint when bench-slapping his attorney, former judge says

One former federal judge said Alina Habba's conduct in court was so unprofessional that she'd created a “horror show” that could hurt Trump. Business Insider

There are 3 bullish signals flashing that point to a recovery in the housing market, Compass CEO says

Inventory looks to be growing and mortgage rates have tumbled from their 2023 peak, creating an opening for buyers and sellers to re-enter the market. Business Insider

Elon Musk visits Auschwitz two months after uproar over antisemitic messages on X

The visit was apparently in response to calls from Jewish religious leaders for Musk to see the most symbolic site of the horrors of the Holocaust. Business Insider

Israeli military officials say Israel has a choice: Defeat Hamas or save the hostages

Some officials told NYT they don't think Israel's two goals — destroying Hamas and recovering the hostages — are simultaneously feasible. Business Insider

This one chart shows how Netflix has won the streaming wars

Netflix competitors have spent billions of dollars chasing the streaming leader. This chart shows why they're losing. Business Insider

I worked nights, weekends, and holidays after being put on a performance improvement plan. I saved my job, but it wasn’t worth it.

An employee survived a performance improvement plan even though she thought she was doing great work. After long hours, she went to the hospital over the stress. Business Insider

Interior designers share 12 home trends that’ll be popular this year

Business Insider spoke to interior designers about what home trends will be popular this year, from statement marble walls to blue accents. Business Insider

A 26-year-old influencer who people think looks much older has a theory about why Gen Zers appear to be aging faster than millennials

Jordan Howlett said he often gets mistaken for his mom's older brother when they're out in public together. Business Insider

A giant tsunami may have wiped out Stone Age populations in Britain 8,200 years ago, and scientists say a similar natural disaster could hit the islands again

A landslide triggered the Storegga tsunami 8,200 years ago. Researchers want to know if it caused a population decline that happened around then. Business Insider

Supreme Court Justices Roberts and Coney Barrett split with conservatives to give Biden a border win

Justices John Roberts and Amy Coney Barrett sided with the court's 3 liberals in the 5-4 decision. Business Insider

A robocall impersonating Joe Biden telling voters to stay home is the dawn of a devastating new era for phone spam: ‘We knew this day would happen, and now it’s here’

“This is what always happens,” Nomorobo's CEO said. “Scammers jump on anything new that they can use to get a leg up to go in and rip off.” Business Insider

A COVID scare and the New Hampshire primary nearly foiled Trump’s plans to testify in E. Jean Carroll trial

Donald Trump's testimony in the E. Jean Carroll trial was delayed over a COVID-19 scare. The New Hampshire primary also threw a wrench in things. Business Insider

The quiet status symbols you’re going to see in everyone’s homes in 2024

People are subtly showing off their wealth with luxury home products like Dyson vacuums, fancy espresso machines, and frames for their TVs. Business Insider

Why did the powerful head of Netflix’s movie studio just leave?

It would be surprising if Netflix's Scott Stuber simply grew tired of holding one of the most powerful jobs in entertainment. Business Insider

Trump says he ‘aced’ a cognitive test a few months ago and that his ‘mind is stronger now than it was 25 years ago’

Trump tried to defend himself after confusing Nikki Haley with Nancy Pelosi during a campaign event in New Hampshire. Business Insider

Costco and Sam’s Club shoppers are rushing to buy a $150 dupe of an Anthropologie mirror that costs $1,200

Big box store fans are in hot pursuit of the Ravena Floor Mirror at Costco and the Azalea Park Filigree Floor Mirror at Sam's Club, which cost $149. Business Insider

Property startup wants to develop a haven for right-wingers in rural Kentucky, report says

A planned development in rural Appalachia wants to create a community for people disillusioned with “cultural insanity” in the US. Business Insider

NH Gov. Chris Sununu said Chris Christie was ‘obsessed with being president’ but offered a limited message during his campaign

While Chris Christie ran as a stridently anti-Trump candidate, Sununu has said he'd still back the former president over President Joe Biden. Business Insider

Here are the craziest and most picturesque photos from the brutal cold that swept the US last week

In last week's cold snap, some areas of the country were finally relieved of a snow drought while others got a chilly treat. Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who was once seen as the biggest threat to Trump’s 2024 White House bid, ends his presidential campaign

Trump's myriad legal issues seemingly had the effect of boosting his polling numbers with GOP primary voters, which in turn iced out Gov. DeSantis. Business Insider

The US Marine Corps called 911 for help when it lost that F-35 jet over South Carolina in September

The US Marine Corps reported an F-35 jet missing to 911 after a pilot ejected over rural South Carolina and landed in someone's backyard. Business Insider

An Alabama prisoner will soon become the first in the US to be executed by nitrogen gas. Veterinarians won’t even use the method on most animals.

Human rights activists have condemned the experimental execution method, noting that even veterinarians refrain from euthanizing animals via nitrogen. Business Insider

DeSantis uses fake Winston Churchill quote as he ends disastrous presidential campaign

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts” isn't something Churchill ever said, according to the International Churchill Society. Business Insider

Trump keeps talking about his defamation case outside court. E. Jean Carroll’s lawyer says she’ll just use it as evidence.

Donald Trump keeps talking about E. Jean Carroll's defamation case against him outside of court. Carroll's lawyer says it's more evidence. Business Insider

‘Counter-Strike’ raked in nearly $1 billion in 2023 from randomized loot boxes

“Counter Strike 2” brought in nearly $1 billion from loot boxes. Regulators have suggested loot boxes are too close to gambling. Business Insider

The ‘World’s Ugliest Lawn’ winner says the animals that visit every day ‘think it’s beautiful’

An Australian woman won the “World's Ugliest Lawn” competition, promotes water conservation. She says animals mow the lawn for her. Business Insider

DeSantis might be the worst presidential candidate in recent memory

Rudy Giuliani doesn't need to sweat his hair dye as profusely after DeSantis' disastrous run. Business Insider

Video shows Florida residents roasting Moms for Liberty founder Bridget Ziegler at school board meeting

Bridget Ziegler, who sits on the Sarasota County School Board, faces continued demands from residents for her resignation. Business Insider

Ron DeSantis’ campaign was over when he decided to have a popularity contest against Mickey Mouse

Gov. DeSantis' crusade against one of the most prominent companies in the world set him apart from the rest of the GOP field — and not in a good way. Business Insider

I left the military for the private sector. My time in uniform was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had.

Jia Hui Ong , 26, served in the Singapore Armed Forces for five years before she made the transition to the private sector. Business Insider

2 Navy SEALs declared dead after going missing during night mission off the coast of Somalia

Two Navy SEALs who went missing off the Somalian coast during a night mission on January 11 have been declared dead, CENTCOM announced. Business Insider

Trump is turning to racism to mock Nikki Haley’s Indian name. Experts say it could backfire.

Donald Trump called Nikki Haley a racist name on Friday, par for the course for someone who turns to name-calling for his political foes. Business Insider

First he was a teacher. Then he was China’s top tech titan. Now, meet Jack Ma 3.0 — a high-tech farmer.

Alibaba cofounder Jack Ma has stayed out of the limelight since angering Beijing. In the meantime, he's been busy in his retirement from the tech giant. Business Insider

A Gen X woman bought a crumbling 1890s manor. She thought she’d be done restoring it a year into the project, but the work kept coming.

Tabetha Heemstra told BI she enjoyed the restoration process so much that she's even got her next project already lined up — the house next door. Business Insider

My family was chased off our land by a racist mob. More than 80 years later, I own it again.

97-year-old Opal Lee remembers the night when a mob chased her family off their land. More than eight decades later, she has it again. Business Insider

The ‘Prince of Persia’ will speak Persian for the first time in 34 years

Ubisoft released a “Prince of Persia” game in which the characters actually speak Farsi for the first time in its more than 30-year history. Business Insider

Mortgage rates will dip below 6% this year amid a stronger housing-market rebound, Fannie Mae says

“The outlook for both short term rates and mortgage rates is now decidedly lower than what we had previously forecast.” Business Insider

Ukrainian Bradley crew members described the heart-stopping battle in which they overwhelmed a powerful Russian T-90M tank

A Ukrainian Bradley crew detailed how they defeated Putin's prized T-90M tank. Video of the US armor hammering the tank went viral. Business Insider

Parcel delivery firm faces PR nightmare after AI-powered chatbot cusses and mocks the company

A UK package delivery giant's AI-powered chatbot was updated after it defected and swore at a customer, acting erratically. Business Insider

Iran accuses Israel of killing a spy chief and 3 of its top Revolutionary Guards in Syria, escalating tensions in the region

Iran accused Israel of the airstrike in Damascus, resulting in the death of the chief of the IRGC intelligence in Syria and three “advisors.” Business Insider

The inventor of the market’s most famous recession indicator is confident the inverted yield curve is accurately calling a slowdown in 2024

Campbell Harvey's famous inverted yield curve indicator has preceded every recession for the last 55 years. Business Insider

Far-right Rep. Paul Gosar says lack of white recruits is ‘a crisis of spirit’ for the US Army

Republican Rep. Paul Gosar complained about a decline in white enlistment in the US Army, blaming “woke” ideologies for the drop, Vice News reported. Business Insider

Gov. Wes Moore touts ‘revolutionary’ Maryland as he reflects on his first year in office and praises Biden ‘partnership’ ahead of 2024 election

As Gov. Moore celebrates the one-year mark of his administration, he points to public safety and infrastructure successes to set the tone for 2024. Business Insider

CEO of baby apparel brand Kyte Baby apologizes after denying employee’s remote work request while newborn was in NICU

A contentious remote work issue between Kyte Baby's founder and her employee went viral — sparking a question of who is entitled to maternity leave. Business Insider

Maryland won a tentative victory in the race for a new FBI headquarters, a potential economic boon for a majority Black county near DC

The FBI headquarters decision was a major win for Maryland Gov. Wes Moore and Rep. Steny Hoyer. But there's already pushback. Business Insider

Unconditional aid to Israel is no longer the bipartisan certainty it once was as US senators begin to question Israel’s campaign in Gaza and the West Bank

Some mainstream Democrats in the US Senate are questioning unconditional military aid to Israel. It could be the beginning of a major political shift. Business Insider

Bank credit is shrinking for the first time since the Great Recession

Businesses are borrowing less, as the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest-rate hikes chip away at confidence levels. Business Insider

Texas senator says the plan to give poor residents a $500 guaranteed basic income is unconstitutional

Harris County, which includes Houston, is offering $500 guaranteed basic income payments to the area's poorest residents. Business Insider

Wealth inequality and ‘billionaire supremacy’ have gotten so bad that at this rate, it will take 230 years to end poverty

Oxfam International said top billionaires have become $3.3 trillion richer since 2020. Meanwhile, 60% of the global population has grown poorer. Business Insider

Republican lawmakers in Iowa seek to block guaranteed basic income programs, calling them ‘insane’

Republican state representatives in Iowa are trying to block guaranteed basic income plans, which they called “socialism on steroids.” Business Insider

Elise Stefanik, the No. 4 House Republican who has been floated as a potential Trump running mate, said Nikki Haley would be a ‘nonstarter’ as a VP candidate

“Nikki Haley has been disloyal to President Trump,” Stefanik said during a Saturday stop at former President Trump's Manchester campaign headquarters. Business Insider

Microsoft says Russian hackers attacked it to find information about themselves

Microsoft announced Friday that it detected an attack on its systems by Midnight Blizzard, the same Russian hackers behind the 2020 SolarWinds attack. Business Insider

Trump is headlining a South Carolina rally with state GOP leaders to depict Haley’s support in her home state as wafer thin, report says

Early last year, Trump sought to showcase his strength in South Carolina ahead of former Gov. Nikki Haley's eventual presidential campaign launch. Business Insider

A barking dog alerted passersby to a missing hiker who fell over 150 feet down the slope of a Hawaii mountain 

Some hikers noticed a dog on a steep mountain slope, barking incessantly. Rescuers later found the owner some 170 feet below. Business Insider

Mark Zuckerberg is sitting on a mountain of the hottest commodity in tech right now

Meta is hoarding chips as it moves toward being an AI-first company — and plans to have more than 340,000 of Nvidia's sought-after H100s by end-2024. Business Insider

Apple’s travel case for its $3,500 Vision Pro costs $199. Other new accessories can push the cost of the device over $4,000.

The Apple Vision Pro headset starts at $3,500. New, optional accessories, like a $200 travel case, push the total cost past $4,000. Business Insider

Ukraine says this is the Bradley and crew that took on and beat one of Putin’s top tanks in a viral video

A video of a Bradley wrecking a Russian T-90M, a tank Putin touted as the “world's best,” went viral this week. Now we know who got the win. Business Insider

Trump-backed Ohio Senate candidate shredded documents as he faced a lawsuit accusing him of wage theft

Bernie Moreno, a former car dealership owner, lost in court and settled 14 similar suits just 3 months before launching his Senate campaign last year. Business Insider

Japan has landed a spacecraft on the moon for the first time, but the mission didn’t go exactly according to plan

Japan successfully landed its SLIM spacecraft on the moon but the spacecraft is not generating solar power. Business Insider

Stanley cups are tearing apart middle schools

The trendy cups are the new status symbol of middle schools: “They only talk to me in the morning when I'm holding my Stanley,” one girl told The Cut. Business Insider

How Alec Baldwin is facing an involuntary manslaughter charge — again

A New Mexico grand jury on Friday indicted Alec Baldwin on an involuntary manslaughter charge after prosecutors last year dropped charges. Business Insider

A plane made a wild emergency landing in the middle of the highway shortly after taking off from Dulles

A Southern Express Airways flight was forced to divert after departing Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Friday afternoon. Business Insider

RIP Sports Illustrated. And RIP, magazines.

Sports Illustrated used to be an enormously powerful magazine. Now it looks like it's dying. And the rest of the magazine business is struggling to avoid the same fate. Business Insider

Tim Cook shares rare behind-the-scenes video of how the Apple Vision Pro is manufactured

The Apple Vision Pro launches in the US on February 2. CEO Tim Cook shared a behind-the-scenes video of how the mixed-reality headset is made. Business Insider

Trump’s lawyer asked for a mistrial in his E. Jean Carroll case because she deleted death threat emails

Trump's legal team calls for mistrial in defamation case, citing Carroll's deleted death threats as evidence mishandling. Business Insider

After Peregrine failed to land on the moon, Astrobotic still plans to launch another lunar lander in November

Astrobotic's Peregrine didn't make it to the moon, but the company still plans to partner with NASA to get VIPER to the lunar surface with Griffin. Business Insider

‘Saboteurs’ disrupt hunts to save foxes’ lives

Clashes between fox hunters and animal rights activists can turn violent as “saboteurs” in the UK challenge the traditional pastime. Business Insider

Razer Cobra Pro review: A gaming mouse perfect for experts and beginners

Razer's Cobra Pro is a wireless gaming mouse with smooth performance and cool RGB lighting. It's great for casual and dedicated gamers alike. Business Insider

What the global elite are saying about AI behind closed doors

The AI era at Davos 2024: Copilots, task automation, workforce reskilling, and human augmentation. Business Insider

A Florida GOP leader was cleared of rape allegations. But he could still face charges that he illegally recorded the sexual encounter.

Police cleared Christian Ziegler, the ousted chair of the Florida Republican Party, of rape allegations, but have asked prosecutors to charge him with video voyeurism. Business Insider

Allegations of a romantic relationship between DA Fani Willis and prosecutor are bad optics, but likely won’t impact Trump’s case, experts say

An affair between Fani Willis and her attorney Nathan Wade threaten to taint one of four criminal cases against the former president. Business Insider

Rudy Giuliani creditors come together for the embattled former mayor’s first bankruptcy hearing

People and businesses who say they are owed money by Rudy Giuliani gathered virtually for the first court hearing since he declared bankruptcy. Business Insider

Wayne LaPierre’s brain is shrinking, and he is too ill to commit to all-day testimony in his NRA corruption trial, new court filing says

LaPierre has “cognitive decline” and “significant cerebral volume loss” a doctor wrote. He's hoping to limit his NRA corruption trial testimony in NY. Business Insider

A major student-loan company owes debt of its own — but it’s continuing to collect millions of borrowers’ monthly bills. A Democratic lawmaker says it’s time for it to pay up.

Rep. Cori Bush wants the Missouri attorney general to hold student-loan company MOHELA accountable for its obligations to borrowers and the state. Business Insider

GOP senator says some conservatives might scuttle a bipartisan immigration-Ukraine deal to stick it to Biden

“There are some that are saying, 'Hey, we don't want Biden to actually get credit for doing anything on the border,” Sen. James Lankford said. Business Insider

Jack in the Box’s first new burger in 8 years sold out so fast you can’t find it anywhere right now

Jack in the Box's new premium burger sold out in two weeks due to unprecedented demand and limited supplies. It returns to the menu in late February. Business Insider

DOJ’s Uvalde report details failures by hundreds of police officers. Only a handful faced any consequences.

The DOJ report takes nearly 600 pages to detail the failings of multiple law enforcement agencies, but outlines the minimal consequences they faced. Business Insider

Avoiding a US debt crisis is ‘economically easy,’ but politics stands in the way of urgent reform, research firm says

“Rising debt levels would, at some point, increase inflation and interest rates as well as depress real growth.” Business Insider

The Uvalde crime scene investigators almost missed the shooter’s ‘hellfire trigger’ device because someone threw it in the trash, DOJ report says

The Justice Department released a report on Thursday documenting the “cascading failures” of the police response to the Uvalde school shooting. Business Insider

From test strips to hotlines, how to protect against fentanyl and treat a drug addiction

Some Wall Street professionals are turning to drugs to help them perform better at work. But there are risks. Business Insider

Generative AI may reduce employee headcount by at least 5% in 2024, some CEOs say

Many CEOs see the potential for AI-led job losses in 2024, a PwC study showed. A quarter of those surveyed expect to reduce headcount by at least 5%. Business Insider

A quirky primary rule propelled Trump to victory in 2016, but it could come back to bite him in 2024

The former president ran away in open primary contests in 2016. Now, he no longer loves the process that fuels his rise. Business Insider

Walmart is boosting store managers’ average pay to $128,000 — and offering a bigger bonus

Walmart said Thursday it will increase salaries for US store managers, bringing the average from $117,000 to $128,000 a year, and offer a bonus of up to 200% base pay. Business Insider

For the 4th time in a year, more House Democrats than Republicans voted to avert a fiscal disaster — even though the GOP controls the chamber

Despite controlling the House, GOP leaders have often relied on Democrats to support must-pass bills to fund the government or avoid a debt default. Business Insider

Google DeepMind cofounder says AI can act like an entrepreneur and inventor in the next five years

AI may be able to exhibit business-savvy capabilities like being an entrepreneur and inventor in the next five years, Google DeepMind cofounder said. Business Insider

Jamie Dimon gets $36 million in compensation after historic year for JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase emerged from 2023 as the most profitable and powerful US bank. Now, longtime CEO, Jamie Dimon, is getting a pay bump. Business Insider

The US has moved from shooting Houthi threats out of the sky to blowing them up before they even get off the ground

Biden has said the strikes are going to continue but acknowledged that they're not deterring the Iran-backed militant group. Business Insider

Amazon Influencer Program: How to become a creator and how much it pays

How to join the Amazon Influencer Program and how much you can get paid and earn as a content creator on one of the largest e-commerce platforms. Business Insider

Lawmakers are trying to keep meatpacking giant JBS from trading on NYSE, citing links to deforestation

A bipartisan group of lawmakers, along with environmental groups, say they fear more environmental harm if JBS gains access to additional capital. Business Insider

Intel 14th-generation CPUs: Everything you need to know about new Core and Core Ultra chips

Intel's new 14th-generation Core and Core Ultra (“Meteor Lake”) CPUs are now available. Here's a rundown of details and computers you can buy now. Business Insider

Life at Sea passengers call for criminal investigation into cruise company as they try to claw back $16 million in refunds

Passengers of the ill-fated, three-year Life at Sea cruise have been desperately trying to get refunds. Now, a group is demanding a criminal probe. Business Insider

US House Committee says China delayed releasing COVID-19 information for weeks and lied about sharing it immediately

The weeks-long delay cost the world valuable time in creating COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, the US House & Energy Committee said. Business Insider

Meta is approaching a $1 trillion market cap after Mark Zuckerberg’s ‘Year of Efficiency’

Meta's market cap is now $966.60 billion, which means it is $33.4 billion away from the prized $1 trillion milestone. Business Insider

No, the Ultimate World Cruise won’t be ending early because of Red Sea chaos

“Royal Caribbean's Ultimate World Cruise will continue its current schedule as planned,” a company spokesperson told BI. Business Insider

Fat Joe on teaming up with Jelly Roll and Wyclef Jean to advocate for healthcare price transparency in Washington, DC

Fat Joe spoke to Business Insider about his work advocating for healthcare price transparency with the nonprofit group Power to the Patients. Business Insider

Ending US war aid will bring a ‘big crisis’ worse than just a weakened Ukraine, Zelenskyy warns

US aid is not only critical to Ukraine's success, he said, but also vital to keeping Russia at bay from threatening the US and Europe. Business Insider

It’s awards season, and that means only one thing — spotting celebrities noshing on In-N-Out burgers

It's a tradition for Hollywood stars to feast on In-N-Out Burger once awards ceremonies are over. Vanity Fair serves celebrities Double-Doubles from a food truck. Business Insider

Apple’s biggest new product since the iPhone, the Vision Pro, launches soon — here’s how to order the ‘spatial reality’ headset

Apple's highly anticipated Vision Pro headset, which combines virtual and augmented reality, will be available to preorder starting January 19. Business Insider

Apple has to stop selling its newest watches with a blood oxygen feature in the US — again

Apple got more bad news about its Ultra 2 and Series 9 watches in a patent dispute. Still, a software workaround may help it continue to sell them. Business Insider

Nearly 40% of workers like their jobs enough to turn down a promotion, a new report says

Staffing agency Randstad's study found 39% of people don't want promotions since they're happy in their jobs. Business Insider

Skeptical of sending more US aid to Ukraine? Here’s what Zelenskyy has to say to you.

In response to a question from Business Insider, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy spoke directly to American voters skeptical of US aid for Ukraine. Business Insider

Sheryl Sandberg is leaving Meta’s board of directors

Sheryl Sandberg said she was leaving the board of directors at Meta after 12 years. She also served as Meta COO until stepping down in 2022. Business Insider

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy says radical Republican rhetoric may just be politics, but it’s ‘scaring the public’ and ‘stressing’ people out

He said radical messaging from certain Republicans is alarming to his people, but he's hopeful it's just politics and not something deeper. Business Insider

Here are the 14 Democrats who voted with the GOP to condemn Biden’s ‘open-borders policies’

Fourteen House Democrats joined Republicans to pass a resolution condemning Biden's immigration policies. Most represent swing districts. Business Insider

New California city backed by Silicon Valley billionaires will be about 18,600 acres — less than half the size of the purchased land

Details on the new Solano County city backed by Silicon Valley's wealthiest suggest less than half of the purchased acreage will be for residents. Business Insider

Zelenskyy says he owes a ‘big shoutout’ to the makers of the Patriot, which Ukraine says has been killing Russia’s supposedly unbeatable missiles

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's praise for the weapons system comes amid fears that US Congress could stall funding. Business Insider

The Himalayan mountains are growing — but Tibet could be splitting apart in the process

The Himalayas continue to grow as the Indian and Eurasian plates collide, but scientists say the process may be peeling apart the plate beneath Tibet. Business Insider

E. Jean Carroll judge bench-slaps Trump’s attorney 14 times over basic lawyering in a single day of testimony

The judge in the second E. Jean Carroll defamation trial repeatedly schooled Alina Habba on basic law, at one point tersely telling her to “sit down.” Business Insider

Here’s how Singapore Airlines airlifted a giant panda cub and sent it on its journey home to China

Singapore's first giant panda cub, Le Le, took a 4.5-hour-long flight to China via Singapore Airlines on 16 January 2024. Business Insider

The next country to land humans on the moon in the next 10 years ‘sets a precedent’ for who decides the rules there: US officials

The US and China are racing to be the first to put a man on the moon in the 21st Century, but NASA last week announced delays to its crewed missions. Business Insider

Russia has burned through almost half of the liquid reserves in its national wealth fund as it bleeds money amid the war in Ukraine

Liquid assets under Russia's National Wellbeing Fund fell from 8.9 trillion rubles in January 2022 to 5 trillion rubles at end-2023. Business Insider

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the tech giant’s staff must brace for more job cuts in 2024

“These role eliminations are not at the scale of last year's reductions, and will not touch every team,” Sundar Pichai wrote in an internal memo. Business Insider

She started as a flight attendant at age 20. Now, she’s just been named Japan Airlines’ first female president.

Mitsuko Tottori's appointment is a major step forward for women in Japan, a country known for a lack of gender equality in the workplace. Business Insider

After a rough run, North Korea could at last find itself ‘sitting pretty’ in the new year with both Russia and China courting it, Korea watcher says

Putin needs Kim's help for ammo. The budding relationship could spark China's interest, putting North Korea in a favorable position. Business Insider

I left NYC after 20 years so I could live near Disney World. Florida’s been great despite some big drawbacks.

I moved from NYC to Florida to be closer to Disney World. I miss my family, but love how friendly the people are here. Business Insider

I left the US to move to a charming French town sight unseen. It was the best decision I’ve ever made.

My husband and I moved from the US to Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, without visiting first. We've since embraced a simpler life. Business Insider

The best AirPods of 2024

Apple sells four different types of AirPods. Here's how to decide between the AirPods Pro, second-gen AirPods, third-gen AirPods, and AirPods Max. Business Insider

Missions like the nighttime sea raid that saw 2 Navy SEALs go missing are ‘dangerous’ and ‘complex,’ former Special Forces soldier says

The two SEALs were involved in an operation to interdict a boat attempting to smuggle Iranian weapons to the Houthis when they went missing last week. Business Insider

5 truths Iowa showed us about GOP voters

What Donald Trump's landslide win in Iowa reveals about GOP voters ahead of this year's presidential election. Business Insider

Kindle Scribe review: A solid writeable e-reader with limited appeal

Amazon's Kindle Scribe lets you write notes and read e-books. Here are the pros and cons of the $339 device, and why we prefer Kobo's Elipsa 2E. Business Insider

The woman who inspired ‘Mean Girls’ now helps adults in corporate America deal with high school-level drama

Rosalind Wiseman, whose book inspired “Mean Girls,” provides consulting on how adults in corporate America can handle workplace drama. Business Insider

Everything Gavin Newsom and Kimberly Guilfoyle have said about each other publicly since their 2006 divorce

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Trump advisor Kimberly Guilfoyle were married from 2001 to 2006. Business Insider

DeSantis allies dish on why his campaign spiraled: ‘Ron is the smartest guy in the room. Everyone else is an idiot.’

The Florida governor has a difficult path forward after a distant second-place finish in Iowa. Business Insider

Trump attacked E. Jean Carroll again as his defamation trial was underway. Her lawyers urged the jury to ‘make him stop.’

Donald Trump continued to attack E. Jean Carroll on Truth Social even as his second defamation trial began. Business Insider

Steve Jobs’ life and Apple career, from cofounder, to exile, to CEO

Much of Apple's success is due to the vision of Steve Jobs, the late cofounder. Without him, the tech giant as we know it today might not even exist. Business Insider

These 11 senators supported Bernie Sanders’s resolution to force a State Department report on Israeli human rights violations in Gaza

While the effort failed, it's an indicator of where senators stand on Israel's military campaign in Gaza, where over 24,000 people have been killed. Business Insider

10-year-old boy hospitalized after being attacked by a shark during a ‘shark tank’ expedition in the Bahamas

The Maryland boy is in stable condition after the attack, according to the Royal Bahamas Police Force. Business Insider

A former OpenAI exec says AI could be the last technology humans ever invent

A former OpenAI executive told BI he's optimistic about the tech's ability to solve global problems, but we'll have to manage its risks to unlock its potential. Business Insider

A 16-year-old employee at a poultry processor was killed after being pulled into a chicken deboning machine. The proposed fine for the Mississippi plant: $212,000

The teenager was the second worker killed at the Mississippi facility in a little over two years, according to OSHA. Business Insider

Israel will allow more aid into Gaza in exchange for medicine deliveries to hostages, Qatar says

Qatar and France announced they brokered a deal between Israel and Hamas to deliver medicine to hostages and Palestinians. Business Insider

John Oliver claps back at Elon Musk: ‘That’s a thin skin’

“He's definitely sensitive, that is a biological fact,” Oliver said of Musk in an interview with TMZ. Business Insider

Go to the office 4 to 5 times a week if you’re young and want to score a promotion, says a corporate leader

“I'd be in the office four to five days a week,” Kevin Ellis, the chair of PricewaterhouseCoopers UK, said. Business Insider

Russia’s Kinzhals are frustrating Chinese analysts who want to find out how Beijing’s hypersonic missiles might stack up against US battlefield defenses

“The accuracy is unsatisfactory,” one analyst wrote. China has been watching the Kinzhal keenly as it faces off against US Patriot systems in Ukraine. Business Insider

Elon Musk’s latest Tesla robot video shows it folding a shirt, but some viewers were quick to question how the video was made

Elon Musk admitted that a video showing his Tesla robot folding a shirt was not happening “autonomously,” without explaining how it was done. Business Insider

Funny highway signs are banned starting this week. Womp, womp.

Electronic messages that may crack jokes or reference songs, like 'use ya blinkah' or 'get your head out of your apps,' are banned starting Thursday. Business Insider

Ireland court allows X employee to pursue defamation claims against Elon Musk: report

One employee in Ireland claims that a Musk tweet criticizing him and his team's work after they were let go is defamatory. Business Insider

Apple plans to drop blood oxygen feature on smartwatches to get around import ban

Apple says the Series 9 and Ultra 2 are still available with blood oxygen functionality, the subject of its patent dispute with Masimo, for now. Business Insider

Your iPhone can translate those cryptic symbols on clothing tags — I tried it out and finally know how to wash that sweater

Mystified by what the laundry symbols on your clothing tags mean? As a viral TikTok pointed out, the latest iPhone iOS can decode those for you. Business Insider

Houthi rebels continue to throw missiles at commercial ships despite intense US and UK strikes designed to weaken them

Over the past two days, the Iran-backed rebels have fired a handful of missiles off the coast of Yemen. One hit a US-owned commercial ship. Business Insider

Iowa called for Trump almost immediately, by everyone

Multiple networks projected that Trump has won the Iowa caucuses likely in a blowout victory. Business Insider

The 2 Navy SEALS lost at sea were conducting an operation to find smuggled Iranian weapons: report

Western militaries, including the US, have carried out numerous raids of small boats attempting to smuggle weapons from Iran to Yemen in recent years. Business Insider

Marc Andreessen says student loan forgiveness is a ‘bailout.’ Ben Horowitz thinks college is mostly ‘a scam.’

Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz spoke at length in a podcast about American higher education and student loan forgiveness. Business Insider

The DeSantis campaign accuses media outlets of ‘election interference’ for calling the Iowa caucuses for Trump early in the night

Gov. DeSantis staked a lot in a strong Iowa showing, but Trump had long been the dominant GOP contender headed into the Iowa caucuses. Business Insider

17 signs so funny they’re about to be banned from highways

States love to crack jokes or reference songs in highway safety signs, but the federal government isn't laughing. New sign rules take effect Thursday. Business Insider

Everything you need to know about the 2024 Iowa Republican caucuses

Former President Donald Trump is on the verge of a historic blowout. Then again, Iowa has been known to shock the world. Business Insider

John Deere and SpaceX’s Starlink team up to equip tractors with satellite internet, in a deal Elon Musk calls ‘great for farmers’

Elon Musk says the deal will be “great for farmers.” and for Starlink, whose mission is to bring internet to rural areas. Business Insider

Russia will defeat Ukraine if the West abandons it, a former NATO commander says

“If the West abandons Ukraine, it will fight valiantly but tens of thousands of more Ukrainians will die,” said ex-NATO commander Philip Breedlove. Business Insider

Boeing is adding more 737 airplane inspections as company says it’s ‘clear that we are not where we need to be’

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Stan Deal said the firm is “taking a hard look” at its quality practices after a 737 Max 9 lost a door plug midflight. Business Insider

‘Bookshelf wealth’ is the latest way to show people you’re genuine

The interior-design trend people are buzzing about is a rejection of any overly-curated aesthetic and an embrace of lovably lived-in decor. Business Insider

Trump just lost his star lawyer in his Stormy Daniels trial and E. Jean Carroll appeal

Joe Tacopina on Monday filed notices to the court saying he is no longer representing Trump in two of his major legal cases, but didn't say why. Business Insider

Vivek Ramaswamy drops out of the GOP presidential race

The conservative entrepreneur will likely endorse former President Donald Trump. Business Insider

DeSantis spent months hitting all 99 counties of Iowa. He has won none of them, typically losing by a lot.

Gov. Ron DeSantis wanted an Iowa win to propel his candidacy to White House. But his second place finish now leaves more questions than answers. Business Insider

Microsoft’s everyday AI companion Copilot is here to help – if you’re willing to pay

Microsoft is doubling down on its bet that AI agents are the future by offering subscription tiers that make its Copilot tool available to all. Business Insider

Seth MacFarlane says Peter Griffin is buff in Fortnite because Epic ‘didn’t have the budget to make his actual body’

“Family Guy” creator Seth MacFarlane said Epic Games had to stick Peter Griffin's head onto a different character's body in Fortnite. Business Insider

Bernie Sanders urges Biden to revoke unconstrained financial support for Israel: ‘Killing children is not the solution’

Sen. Bernie Sanders urged Joe Biden to tell Benjamin Netanyahu that Israel won't see “a nickel more” from the US unless it changes course in Gaza. Business Insider

iTunes has been mostly discontinued — with a few exceptions for older Apple operating systems and non-Mac devices

Apple discontinued iTunes in 2019, essentially replacing it with several other programs like Apple Music and Apple TV. But there are some exceptions. Business Insider

Why is Trump almost certain to romp in Iowa? Compared to 2016, first-time caucusgoers and evangelicals are giving him huge leads over his GOP rivals.

Trump is in the best position he's ever been in for a contested GOP caucus in Iowa. Business Insider

Nasa astronomers says signal coming from outside our galaxy is ‘unexpected and as yet unexplained’

Astronomers who were looking into the creation of the universe detected an alternative signal using the Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope. Business Insider

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