THE IoT PLATFORMS REPORT: How software is helping the Internet of Things evolve

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. The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly as companies around the world connect thousands of devices every day. But behind those devices, there’s a sector worth hundreds of billions of […]

Citymapper has confirmed that it’s launching a night bus in East London

It’s official: Citymapper is launching a commercial night bus in East London. Earlier this week, Business Insider reported that the British transportation startup had been granted a permit to run an overnight bus service between Highbury & Islington and Aldgate East. On Thursday, it confirmed the news, publishing a blog post about its intentions. “We […]

Startups are enjoying a goldrush selling digital coins online — but can you tell the real one from the fakes?

LONDON – There is a new digital goldrush underway worldwide in 2017: the ICO. Startups and entrepreneurs have raised over $1 billion since the start of the year through so-called “Initial Coin Offerings” (ICOs). This is where a business issues a new digital currency online — think bitcoin — in exchange for real money. These […]

An investing legend is making a killing after putting 1% of his net worth in bitcoin

Legendary investor Bill Miller is apparently bullish when it comes to cryptocurrencies. Miller revealed to Forbes that he invested 1% of his net worth into bitcoin in 2014, determining that the potential gains to be made from a cryptocurrency boom outweighed the risk of a complete loss. Forbes reporter Antoine Gara writes that the investment […]