THE MICROPAYMENTS REPORT: Problems and solutions for low-value payments

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Since Apple launched the iTunes Store and began selling songs for 99 cents each, media bigwigs have been advocating for an “iTunes for news” model to help ease digital media companies’ […]

STOCKS EXPLODE TO RECORD HIGHS: Here’s what you need to know

US stocks surged to new record highs amid investor expectations that the final version of the GOP tax bill will be released on Friday evening. The S&P 500 soared 0.8%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.6% and the more tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index climbed 1%. First up, the scoreboard: Dow: 24,623.27, +114.61, (+0.47%) […]

Walmart and Amazon’s long-simmering feud exploded in 2017 — and it’s redefining retail

Amazon and Walmart competed more fiercely in 2017 than ever before. It has quickly become the biggest feud in retail — and possibly all of business. With all of the new features that have been unveiled, consumers are the clear winners. No feud in business was more solidified in 2017 than the one between Amazon […]

These photos of Mark Zuckerberg in Hawaii reveal a growing work trend for American dads

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is taking the month of December off for parental leave after the birth of his second daughter, August. Facebook offers four months of paid parental leave to new parents. There is no law in the US mandating fathers get time off of work following the birth of a child. Facebook CEO […]