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In his annual letter on Saturday, Warren Buffett warned of the threat of 'The Big One.'

Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made ‘megacatastrophe,’ and says our losses will be huge

In Warren Buffett's annual letter on Saturday, he warned about the 'The Big One' — a major hurricane, earthquake, or cyber attack that will dwarf Katrina.
Casey Smitherman.

A superintendent was arrested after using her insurance to help a sick student get medication: ‘I wanted to do all I could to help him get well&...

Casey Smitherman, the superintendent of Elwood schools, helped an uninsured 15-year-old student seek medical treatment under her son's name.

Grab teams up with Chinese online insurer ZhongAn for insurance joint venture in Southeast Asia

Grab is expanding from its core transport offerings into financial services and healthcare.
Steve Dorval, head of innovation and advice at John Hancock

The head of innovation at $483 billion insurance giant John Hancock shared an anecdote about a fax machine to highlight the gap between fintechs and f...

John Dorval, head of innovation at insurance giant John Hancock, said startups and financial firms could do a better job of working together more efficiently.
San Francisco General Hospital changed its name to Zuckerberg San Francisco General in 2015 after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated $75 million to the institution.

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is being criticized for leaving some patients with surprisingly big medical bills

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is being criticized for surprising patients with big emergency-room bills because of its billing practices.
Angela Strange

This Andreessen Horowitz General Partner talks about the tech companies disrupting the centuries-old insurance industry

Andreessen Horowitz's General Partner Angela Strange spoke about the history of the insurance industry and the tech companies shaping its future.
Firefighters battle a blaze at the Salvation Army Camp on November 10, 2018, in Malibu, California.

People are outraged Kim and Kanye reportedly hired private firefighters to protect their $60 million mansion from the California wildfires — but...

Many insurance companies employ private firefighting teams to dispatch when wildfires, like Southern California's Woolsey fire, strike.
A trio of wildfires continues to ravage California.

Wildfires in California have destroyed thousands of homes, and the devastating pattern is making fire insurance more expensive and complicated than ev...

As three California wildfires continue to ravage California, here's what homeowners need to know about fire insurance.

The midterm elections cemented Obamacare’s legacy and showed Democrats can actually win on healthcare

Democrats in the House ran and won on healthcare, cementing the legacy of Obamacare and ensuring that the law will not be repealed anytime soon.