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Microsoft Edge performs more than twice as fast as Chrome, according to JavaScript benchmark

For those who missed the big news, Microsoft released build 10240 of Windows 10 today. Among one of those are improvements to Microsoft Edge's speed …

5. Teleportation

Okay, before you get too excited, we're probably not all that close to full-on Star Trek style transporters but, on the plus side, teleportation is …

Touring the Turing, a wonderfully weird encrypted smartphone

You'd think a company that takes security as seriously as Turing Robotics does wouldn't paint its first smartphones purple, red, gold or blue, but you'd have it pegged wrong. For a freshman effort, CEO SYL Chao envisioned an Android phone that was meant for designers and aesthetes as much as it was …

Don't fall for these 10 dumb kitchen upgrades (pictures)

Apple Watch models more quickly available

Those of you in the US who want to order an Apple Watch through the company's website won't have to wait long for it to reach your doorstep.<p>A tour through the Apple Watch online store shows that most models are now in stock, meaning they're immediately available for shipping, or require a wait time …

Smartwatches

16 Things Successful People Do to Maximize Their Time

Benjamin Hardy<p>Read full profile<p>The truth is, 95 percent of the things we do in our lives can and should be done either by someone else or by …

Productivity

5 Practical Habits That Will Make You Happier at Work

When you're happier at work you're more successful. Here's how to increase your happiness.<p>There are a lot of things you can do to be happier at work no matter what your level of happiness already is. When you love your job, it's much easier to smile and have a more positive attitude. If you think …

Happiness

Why Brands Should Care About Millennials' Love of Email

Millennials have come of age in the digital world, so email marketers have done a lot of hand-wringing about Millennials' inbox habits.<p>Email …

Hidden Problems Behind Eliminating Employee Performance Review Ratings

With apologies to Mr. Twain for paraphrasing, reports on the death of performance ratings are not only grossly exaggerated, but missing the mark entirely. I’ve been following several performance management (PM) threads recently, including a video interview of “Firing Line with Bill Kutik,” who …

8 Home Upgrades That Add Real Value

Remember: the whole package is far more valuable than the sum of its parts.<p>The possibilities are endless when it comes to remodeling and upgrading …

Home Improvement

Bamboozled Chinese investors may have lost billions on a mysterious metals-trading scheme

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>China’s volatile stock markets aren’t the only places where retail investors are losing huge amounts of money these days. Thousands of investors may be out billions of dollars after investing in a Chinese company that grew to become the world’s largest rare metals …

Cryptocurrency

The 38 coolest CEOs right now in Silicon Valley

We recently released the Silicon Valley 100, Business Insider's annual list of the most impressive people working in or influencing the world of tech.<p>We went through the SV100 list to pull out the most influential, innovative, and all-around inspiring CEOs in Silicon Valley in 2015.<p>Scroll down to …

'Steampunk' Infographics Beautifully Combine Past and Present

When information graphics designers look to the past for inspiration, the results say a lot about information visualization today.<p>When industrial designers connect iPhones to Victrola horns and turn manual typewriters into bluetooth keyboards, we call it “steampunk,” a genre that combines modern …