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The 10 things not to do when pitching a venture capitalist

There’s a lot in the press these days about the behavior of some venture capitalists toward women entrepreneurs. The industry –...

Bitcoin Is Splitting In Two. Now What?

IMAGINE LOGGING INTO your checking account and seeing that you now also have a second account, stocked with an equal amount...

Does Blockchain have a place in Healthcare?

The blockchain concept is still widely misunderstood. Blockchain technology is making headlines everywhere. If you have recently attended any tech events...

Online reviews suggest Uber’s sexism controversy isn’t an isolated incident

Former Uber engineer Susan Powell who wrote on Sunday about her experience of sexism at the company is not the only employee to report the problem, according to online reviews from former and current employees at the company. At least eight anonymous reviews about working at Uber on Glassdoor, and one post on question and answer site Quora, refer to a sexist culture. And the reviews echo Powell's accusations that employee reports of sexism are dismissed through the ranks of the organisation by both HR and management. One reviewer on Glassdoor said, "There have been multiple instances in which I, or other coworkers, have reported serious issues/concerns (e.g. harassment, privacy issues, among other serious workplace violations), and not once did People Ops [HR] investigate the incident(s), nor provide actionable follow-up." Another anonymous Glassdoor reviewer, claiming to be a senior software engineer, posted in April 2016, "There's a culture of sexism and sexist jokes wh..

The right way to impress someone without sounding like you’re bragging

We brag to impress. But there's a fine line between sounding impressive and sounding like a jerk. If you cross that line, you run the risk of making more enemies than friends. Here are some science-backed tips on how to brag the right way. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

How Apple CarPlay could completely disrupt the auto industry (AAPL, GM)

Automakers have given up fighting Apple and Google and are now joining the tech giants. General Motors has made Apple CarPlay and Android Auto available on its entire model lineup, and other automakers are quickly following that lead. We got our first real taste of Apple CarPlay a while back, spending a few days with the technology in a 2016 GM vehicle, and the experience was a mixed bag. But that might have had more to do with the car than with CarPlay. GM lent us a Corvette Stingray that was CarPlay-equipped. The Stingray was Business Insider's 2015 Car of the Year, and, for our money, it's just about the best high-performance bargain in the market. So you're really supposed to be thinking about how much giddy fun you're having while driving this sleek beast, not whether you're disconnected from your iExistence while behind the wheel. My first CarPlay test might have been a bit easier had GM lent me an SUV. (Since then, I've put CarPlay through its ..