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The beloved Digg, once the chief rival to Reddit, was just sold to an advertising tech company

Digg, a social news site that was once the chief competitor to Reddit, has been bought by digital advertising company BuySellAds for an undisclosed amount, Fast Company reports.<p>"We're big fans of Digg and we had an opportunity arise that we couldn't pass up," a BuySellAds representative told …

Digital Advertising

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Here's what's really going on in your brain when you experience 'FOMO' — the fear of missing out

Nobody can attend everything. Still, sometimes there's an event you really wanted to go to, but responsibilities got in the way. Maybe you had to work late, or you promised you'd go to your great aunt's 90th the same day your friend decided to throw the house party of the year.<p>Either way, fear of …


Did you know that Google Search on Android is a podcast player?

Whether you're listening to the newest installment of a daily podcast you're subscribed to or binging the latest true crime series, being able to pause a podcast on one device and pick it back up on another is a useful feature. And according to <i>Pacific Content</i>, it's a feature that Google offers …


Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?

BEIJING (Reuters) - An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car - a glass bubble without the long hood that is a signature feature of today's gasoline-fueled cars.<p>The key game-changing technology …


These are all the fighter jets in the US Air Force

The Air Force has a different kind of plane for every task, but its fighter jets are often its most visible aircraft, carrying out a variety of missions over any kind of terrain.<p>The first F-15 arrived in the early 1970s, and the highly advanced (though technically troubled) F-35 came online in the …


Slideshow: Ringworm -- A Collection of Photos


How these brave men saved a life

LOCKED in the jaws of a 4m great white shark as he was “thrown around like a cowboy”, Alex Travaglini punched, roared, wrestled and fought with every …


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What Makes A Good Pizza?

I want to talk about the most divisive dish in all of the land: the pizza.<p>Seeing as I was born in Mississippi and grew up in Los Angeles, I don't …

Pizza Hut

How To Stay Safe If You Live In A Bushfire-Threatened Area

When you're in the midst of an area fire, it's hard to breathe, much less think. As a veteran of the devastating Waldo Canyon and Black Forest fires …

Smoke Inhalation

Router-Hacking 'Slingshot' Spy Operation Compromised More Than 100 Targets

Routers, both the big corporate kind and the small one gathering dust in the corner of your home, have long made an attractive target for hackers. …

14 predictions for the future of media

But certain trends have emerged that will carry the media industry into the future.<p>For the past eight years, IGNITION, Business Insider's flagship conference, has collected the best minds in media and technology to share what they see as the future. Through unscripted interviews, cutting-edge …

Henry Blodget

Your Body is a Teeming Battleground

It’s time to rethink the quest to control aging, death, and disease—and the fear of mortality that fuels it.<p>I went to medical school, at least in part, to get to know death and perhaps to make my peace with it. So did many of my doctor friends, as I would find out. One day—usually when you’re …

Immune System

How Russia's MiG-29 fighter jet compares to the F/A-18 Hornet

An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 23 over the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford.<p>In the late 1980s and early 1990s, the MiG-29 Fulcrum and the F/A-18 Hornet had plenty of opportunities to go head-to-head.<p>There was the ever-present possibility of the Cold War …


Tiny Tulum goes from beach paradise to eco nightmare

With its eco-chic hotels, yoga retreats, Mayan ruins, luscious jungles and turquoise ocean, the Mexican town of Tulum has become the new bohemian …


AI IN BANKING AND PAYMENTS: How artificial intelligence is cutting costs, building loyalty, and enhancing security across financial services

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most commonly referenced terms by financial institutions (FIs) and …

Artificial Intelligence

Should AI researchers kill people?

AI research is increasingly being used by militaries around the world for offensive and defensive applications. This past week, groups of AI researchers began to fight back against two separate programs located halfway around the world from each other, generating tough questions about just how much …

Artificial Intelligence

Hackers have taken down dozens of 911 centers. Why is it so hard to stop them?

America’s emergency-response networks remain dangerously vulnerable to criminals bent on crippling the country’s critical infrastructure.<p>When news broke last week of a hacking attack on Baltimore’s 911 system, Chad Howard felt a rush of nightmarish memories.<p>Howard, the information technology …


The US's newest, most advanced attack sub is ready to prowl the seas — check out the USS Colorado

The latest addition to the US sub fleet was commissioned on Saturday and has an array of sophisticated technology that's become the standard for US submarines.<p>The USS Colorado also has a new feature: An Xbox gaming system controller used to guide its photonics masts, which replaced periscopes.<p>It is …


Exclusive: On board the 'Doomsday' plane that can wage nuclear war

<b>(CNN) —</b> If Russia aimed a long range missile like the "Satan 2" it just tested or North Korea suddenly targeted the headquarters of the US nuclear arsenal, top commanders would have a small window to get to safety.<p>But the US is ready for such a scenario and the four-star general tasked with …

North Korea

FACT CHECK: Calif. Judge Rules Coffee Must Come With A Cancer Warning, But Should It?

Coffee companies in California must carry a cancer warning label because of a chemical produced while beans roast, a California judge tentatively ruled Wednesday.<p>The decision was the result of a lawsuit filed in 2008 by a California-based nonprofit called the Council for Education and Research on …


Never Start a Story With the Weather, and Other Rules for Better Storytelling

Being a good storyteller can improve your presentations at work, boost your social skills, and make you more likable in general. But it’s not an …

Public Speaking

How to Separate Your Work and Personal Life on Your Devices

Starting a new job can be fun and exciting. If you’re lucky, you can keep everything you do within the confines of the office. But let’s be …


New dad: Tips to help manage stress

Becoming a new dad can be an exciting and overwhelming experience. But you can take steps to prepare for the emotions and challenges of fatherhood so …


Baltimore’s 911 system, Boeing join Atlanta in week of crypto-malware outbreaks | Ars Technica

Intrusions spread ransomware on city networks; Boeing attack quickly contained.<p>Last Friday, the City of Atlanta was struck by a ransomware attack …


A Pediatrician Weighs in on “Free-Range Parenting”


Facebook privacy settings make you work to stop the data sharing

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