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The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice
Wired

A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research. more…

Twitter Developer Labs opens to all with release of first APIs
TechCrunch

In May, Twitter announced plans to launch its Twitter Developer Labs program, a way for app developers to sign up to experiment with pre-released beta APIs. The idea, the company explained at the time, is to allow developers to test new API products early and… more…

Amazon’s new rewards card targets those with bad credit
TechCrunch

Amazon this morning announced the launch of Amazon Credit Builder, a new secured credit card offered in partnership with Synchrony Bank. As the name implies, the card is aimed at those who are looking to build their credit history — either to recover from bad… more…

Chewy founder Ryan Cohen on its fast-approaching IPO: “It’s like seeing my baby graduate”
TechCrunch

Ask any venture capitalist about the most important ingredient to success in startups, and they’ll tell you it centers on founders who can persuade not only investors to part with some of their capital but, more important, who can convince people to leave wha… more…

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says
Gizmodo.com

Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more... more…

A Startup Says It Can Automate Growing Perfect Weed Even as Earth Burns
Gizmodo.com

Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been only pitched by one that positions itself as a solution to growing herbs and marijuana in the age of climate cat… more…

Blood Feasts and Roach Vacuums: The Life of an Urban Pest Scientist
Gizmodo.com

“There’s no way you can take care of that problem on your own... It requires an incredible amount of time, diligence, and almost a sense of paranoia. Which is not what you want to be living with.” more…

De'Longhi coffee machines, Samsung 4K TVs, Sony portable speakers, Fossil smartwatches, and more on sale for June 12 in the UK
Mashable

Watch out! There's a big roundup of deals heading in your direction, and with Father's Day right around the corner, there's still time for a last minute gift. There's a great selection of both smart and regular watches on sale if you're still looking for that… more…

Elon Musk says Tesla pickup will look like it 'came out of a sci-fi movie'
Mashable

Tesla had its yearly shareholder meeting on Tuesday and Elon Musk had a lot to say. He talked about media coverage of the company (he wasn't too happy about it), the possibility of Tesla getting into the mining business (not boring, mining) to get rare materi… more…

Banks, governments and tech need to work together to digitize economies and increase financial inclusion
Blog.google

Editor’s note: This article is a condensed version of a speech Caesar gave at the G20 Finance Leaders Meeting in Japan on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Let me introduce you to Vijay Babu. Vijay owns a small laundry shop in Bangalore, India. He can’t read or write, … more…

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources
Reuters

China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. more…

Insider Inc. is hiring an Email Marketing Manager to join our Subscriptions team
Business Insider

As Email Marketing Manager, you will successfully create, test and execute email marketing campaigns to acquire new and retain existing subscribers to our two core subscription products: Business Insider Intelligence and Business Insider Prime. Business Insid… more…

WATCH: A Goldman Sachs Marcus exec explains why Apple is the perfect partner for their new credit card
Business Insider

Apple was the perfect partner for Goldman Sachs' new credit card because of its focus on simplicity and putting the customer first, according to Omer Ismail, head of consumer digital finance in the Americas for Goldman's Marcus division. The only way to build… more…

Amazon has been put on notice after FedEx ended its Express contract (AMZN, FDX)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. FedEx will no longer provide US domestic express sh… more…

I lived in Austin for 12 years. Here's what everyone should do when they visit.
Insider.com

There's nothing like getting travel advice from a local. I've lived in Austin, Texas, for 12 years and there are lots of fun shops, music stores, bars, and more. From hanging out in Zilker Park to strolling down South Congress Avenue, here's what you should d… more…

Here's how global polarization over Huawei is shaping the 5G landscape
Business Insider

The global political climate is reaching a fever pitch following China and Russia's tightened relationship. Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a joint statement detailing their agreement on key foreign controve… more…

Pop-up shops are paying off for retailers (AMZN, M)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence E-Commerce Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Companies like Macy's and Amazon have opened venues specifically fo… more…

A financial planner has advice for anyone hung up on deciding how much to invest: Just start
Business Insider

Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Too many pe… more…

Netflix has announced a 'Stranger Things' augmented reality mobile game (NFLX)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Netflix announced at E3 that it's collaborating with Next Games … more…

'Alexa, what ETF should I buy?' Asset managers like BlackRock and Invesco are testing out voice assistants — but it's too early to tell if customers will actually use them
Business Insider

Asset managers' websites are difficult to navigate. Soon institutional and retail investors could ask questions and access their portfolios via voice assistants like Siri and Alexa. Some of the largest fund managers, including BlackRock, Invesco, JPMorgan, St… more…