businessinsider.com Archives - 19 September 2017, Tuesday

  • How the Apple Watch just became the number one watch in the world

    businessinsider.com 12 Sep '17, 7pm

    The Apple Watch has hit a major milestone. Apple Apple has finally achieved a major milestone with its Apple Watch. The company's CEO Tim Cook told attendees that the tech giant now sells the number one watch in the world, leapfrogging Rolex in the process. Cook also said the Watch sa...

  • Bitcoin slides after Jamie Dimon bashes the cryptocurrency

    Bitcoin slides after Jamie Dimon bashes the cryptocurrency

    businessinsider.com 12 Sep '17, 6pm

    Bitcoin is trading down Tuesday afternoon after one of the most powerful men on Wall Street said the red-hot cryptocurrency is in a bubble worse than any other in history. Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan, called bitcoin "a fraud" and "worse than the tulip bulbs" bubble of the 1600s w...

  • Russia wants to regulate cryptocurrencies

    Russia wants to regulate cryptocurrencies

    businessinsider.com 08 Sep '17, 3pm

    Servers for data storage are seen at Advania's Thor Data Center in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland Thomson Reuters MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's finance ministry wants to regulate the circulation of crypto-currencies involving Russian citizens and firms, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on F...

  • SURVEY: The majority of CoinDesk readers think there's a bubble in cryptocurrencies

    SURVEY: The majority of CoinDesk readers think there's a bubble in cryptocurrencies

    businessinsider.com 07 Sep '17, 5pm

    CoinDesk The explosive growth of the cryptocurrency market even has readers of blockchain news site CoinDesk thinking there is a bubble in the $164 billion market. Since the beginning of the year, the market cap for digital coins has increased $146 billion, according to data from Coin...

  • The Navy is transporting damaged destroyer USS John McCain from Singapore to Japan

    The Navy is transporting damaged destroyer from Singapore to Japan

    businessinsider.com 07 Sep '17, 1pm

    The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain is seen after a collision, in Singapore waters Thomson Reuters SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy plans to transport the USS John S. McCain to Japan for a full damage assessment after a collision last month in which ten sailor...

  • The world's largest preschool opened in Singapore — and it costs $21,000 a year for a 3-year-old to attend 5 days …

    The world's largest preschool just opened in Singapore

    businessinsider.com 31 Aug '17, 6pm

    The mega campus takes up a space equivalent to seven football fields. Stamford American International School/Facebook As every parent can attest to, education is not something to take lightly when it comes to the future success of their child. Learning starts at an early age, so even ...

  • Why Australian startup founders are escaping to Singapore - Business Insider

    Why Australian startup founders are escaping to Singapore

    businessinsider.com 15 Aug '17, 10pm

    Business Insider Australia Business Insider Australia is the Australian edition of the world’s fastest-growing business news website, Business Insider. Recent Posts AUSTRALIAN STOCKS CLIMB: Here's what you need to know Here's everything you need to know about the Australian marriage.....

  • Bitcoin flies past $3,500 for the first time

    Bitcoin price surpasses $3,500

    businessinsider.com 11 Aug '17, 2pm

    Bitcoin 's upward march into record territory continued Friday as the cryptocurrency blew past $3,500. It's trading up 3.9% at $3,566 a coin. The cryptocurrency has been on a tear this week, gaining 24%, as investors appear more sure about its future following years of uncertainty ove...

  • Henry Blodget: Bitcoin could go to $1M or it could drop to $1

    businessinsider.com 11 Aug '17, 2pm

    Bitcoin hit new highs this week, and Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget is calling it the "perfect asset for a speculative bubble." The cryptocurrency recently "forked," which resulted in every coin being split into one coin, and one unit of something called bitcoin cash. Now the ques...

  • The Bottom Line: Bitcoin after the split and Julia Coronado

    businessinsider.com 10 Aug '17, 9pm

    Stock indices forged ahead to make new highs before escalating political tensions between the US and North Korea spurred some mid-week selling. Business Insider CEO Henry Blodget discusses the many yellow flags that have been raised about the sustainability of the equity rally. Jeffre...

  • Bitcoin cash plunges as investors look to dump their coins

    Bitcoin cash price amid sell off

    businessinsider.com 10 Aug '17, 8pm

    Bitcoin cash is down 12%. Wathiq Khuzaie / Stringer / Getty Images The price of bitcoin cash, a spinoff cryptocurrency of bitcoin, has taken a beating over the last 24 hours as investors look to dump their coins. According to data from Coinmarketcap.com , bitcoin cash is down about 12...

  • Bitcoin just hit an all-time high — here's how you buy and sell it https://t.co/Nrw04Jj9de

    How to buy bitcoin: A step-by-step guide

    businessinsider.com 07 Aug '17, 2pm

    Reuters Bitcoin hit a record high of $3,402 on Monday. The cryptocurrency's value is surging a week after bitcoin split into two. While bitcoin has hit new heights, bitcoin cash, the offshoot also known as bitcash, has been tumbling. "All that money that seemingly came out of thin air...

  • Three US Marines are missing off the coast of Australia - Pool/Getty Images SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The U....

    Three US Marines are missing off the coast of Australia

    businessinsider.com 05 Aug '17, 2pm

    US Marines. Pool/Getty Images SYDNEY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps said on Saturday a search and rescue operation was underway for three servicemembers involved in an aviation "mishap" off the east coast of Australia, with 23 others rescued. The incident involved an MV-2...

  • Uber knowingly rented cars at risk of catching fire to drivers in Singapore, a report says

    Uber leased Honda Vezel recalled for fire risk to drivers in Singapore

    businessinsider.com 03 Aug '17, 8pm

    Honda's Vezel SUV, pictured here, was recalled in April 2016. Reuters/Toru Hanai Honda recalled its Vezel SUV last year because it could catch fire — but Uber continued to lease the cars to drivers in Singapore. The news comes from a Wall Street Journal report that says internal email...

  • Bitcoin splits in 2

    Bitcoin fork happens

    businessinsider.com 01 Aug '17, 2pm

    Bitcoin-themed balloons at the "Inside Bitcoins: The Future of Virtual Currency Conference" in New York. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Bitcoin power brokers were unable to come behind a single solution that would have preserved a unified cryptocurrency by Tuesday morning's deadline. As such, ...

  • Sydney is challenging Singapore as the region's fintech startup hub - Business Insider

    Sydney is challenging Singapore as the region's fintech startup hub

    businessinsider.com 01 Aug '17, 4am

    Business Insider Australia Business Insider Australia is the Australian edition of the world’s fastest-growing business news website, Business Insider. Recent Posts Freelancer's revenue growth has stalled, and the stock is tanking 'I KNOW WHAT YOU DID': Key White House officials were ...

  • JOSH BROWN: Here's what's wrong with Howard Marks' latest memo

    businessinsider.com 30 Jul '17, 3pm

    In what sense can we say that Peugot SA (the company’s official name) exists? There are many Peugot vehicles, but these are obviously not the company. Even if every Peugot in the world were simultaneously junked and sold for scrap metal, Peugot SA would not disappear. It would continu...

  • Here's what gambling markets are saying about next week's big bitcoin decision

    Bitcoin price gambling markets fork decision

    businessinsider.com 28 Jul '17, 8pm

    A croupier waits for gamblers at a table inside the Marina Bay Sands casino in Singapore April 27, 2010. Reuters/Pablo Sanchez Bitcoin is embroiled in a civil war and now the betting markets are weighing in on how it will end. Folks on sports gambling site Bodog are placing their bets...

  • US indicts alleged Russian money-laundering 'mastermind' behind $4 billion bitcoin exchange

    US indicts Alexander Vinnik, alleged operator of BTC-e, over money laundering

    businessinsider.com 27 Jul '17, 10am

    Alexander Vinnik, a 38 year old Russian man (L) suspected of running a money laundering operation, is escorted by a plain-clothes police officer to a court in Thessaloniki, Greece July 26, 2017. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis A US jury indicted a Russian man on Wednesday as the operator...

  • Say cheese! New Singapore air terminal automates departures with face recognition

    New Singapore air terminal automates departures with face recognition

    businessinsider.com 25 Jul '17, 12pm

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When a new terminal opens in 2017 at Singapore's Changi Airport, the world's best for five years straight according to a survey, passengers will be able to, in theory, go through check-in to boarding without speaking to another person. Automation is important for...

  • Beware of collapsing cryptocurrencies

    businessinsider.com 12 Jul '17, 10pm

    A sign is installed at first bitcoin retail store open in Hong Kong on February 28, 2014 in Hong Kong. Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images A “collapse” isn’t when something edges down 1% in value or even 10% or 20%; it’s when something plunges 50% in a short time. Ethereum has collapsed 52% in f...

  • Louis Vuitton just joined the smartwatch game

    businessinsider.com 12 Jul '17, 7pm

    Louis Vuitton just joined the smartwatch game with the Tambour Horizon. It's one of the priciest smartwatches on the market. It runs on Android Wear 2.0 and is compatible with both iPhone and Android phones.

  • Forest inside a GIANT dome

    businessinsider.com 06 Jul '17, 5pm

    There's a giant forest in Singapore that's inside a dome Aliza Gulab , INSIDER Jul. 6, 2017, 1:32 PM 19 Loading video... facebook linkedin twitter email embed More from INSIDER: Read the original article on INSIDER . Follow INSIDER on Facebook . Copyright 2017. Follow INSIDER on Twitt...

  • The cryptocurrency universe keeps expanding

    The cryptocurrency universe keeps expanding

    businessinsider.com 28 Jun '17, 10pm

    Bitcoin is the original cryptocurrency, and its meteoric rise has made it a mainstay of conversation for investors, media, and technologists alike. In fact, the innovation of the blockchain is changing entire markets , while causing ripples with central banks and the financial industr...

  • Bitcoin donations to a $16 billion charitable fund are soaring

    Charitable donations in bitcoin soar

    businessinsider.com 28 Jun '17, 9pm

    MI Bitcoin is red hot these days. The price of the cryptocurrency is up about 140% since the beginning of this year. And now it looks like bitcoin's popularity among the charitable is also on the rise. According to the recently released Fidelity Charitable 2017 Giving Report , donatio...

  • Watches worn by some of the most powerful men in finance

    businessinsider.com 28 Jun '17, 1pm

    Since it was invented over 200 years ago, the wristwatch has been an integral component of men's fashion. In addition to their practical functionality of telling time, a watch serves as a collectible piece of art that communicates the personality and style of its wearer. With the help...

  • Singapore prime minister's siblings say they feel threatened

    businessinsider.com 14 Jun '17, 12pm

    Mrs. Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, First Lady Michelle Obama, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and US President Barack Obama wave from the White House balcony during official welcoming ceremonies on the South Lawn of the White House on August 2, 2016. Pete Marovich-Pool/Getty Images SIN...

  • Here are the pros and cons of bitcoin and blockchain

    businessinsider.com 14 Jun '17, 1am

    Reuters/Bobby Yip In October 2015 we held our Irrational Economic Summit in Vancouver. The weather was awesome, and the conference went well. Part of the final session was a Q&A with Harry Dent, myself, and Dr. Lacy Hunt. At one point, an attendee asked about bitcoin. I told the audie...

  • An ugly, obscure pair of Apple sneakers from the early 1990s might fetch $30,000

    Apple sneakers from the early 1990s might be auctioned for $30,000

    businessinsider.com 11 Jun '17, 4pm

    Heritage Auctions In the early 1990s, Apple built prototypes for a pair of blocky, white sneakers, exclusively for Apple employees. With their sateen tongues and vintage rainbow logo, they're either a normcore dream or the ultimate dad shoe, and they quickly disappeared into obscurity...

  • Singapore's 'cloud forest' revolutionizes green spaces

    businessinsider.com 09 Jun '17, 6am

    An illustration of the finished Green Heart. Gustafson Porter It's a "green space" on steroids. A massive 376,000-square-foot landscaping project known as the Green Heart, in Singapore's Marina One , will include a multi-level public garden, calming waterfalls, reflecting pools, and a...