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Jeff Bezos could be the first ‘woke’ billionaire philanthropist — but only if he’s willing to help solve the problems he’...

Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on billionaire Jeff Bezos' latest charity announcement, and how the tech CEO could change the future of corporate philanthropy.
Dan Dees, on the far right, stands with two colleagues.

Goldman just promoted a star tech banker close to Tesla and Microsoft to co-head one of its most profitable businesses, as incoming CEO Solomon makes ...

Dees is also being elevated at a time when Goldman's investment bankers are rising at the firm relative to traders who dominated the top ranks under outgoing CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

The rise and fall of Theranos, the blood-testing startup that went from a rising star in Silicon Valley to facing fraud charges

Theranos, the darling blood-testing startup had racked up a $9 billion valuation, and its CEO Elizabeth Holmes was featured on the cover of business magazines and top-people lists. But then questions started being raised about how the company's technology worked.
A user rides a Spin scooter on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

10 crazy things Silicon Valley thinks are normal that make the rest of the country think it’s out of touch

Silicon Valley residents live a different life than most Americans do. In Silicon Valley, it's not unheard of to commute 10 hours to work, order a car that has yet to be designed, or pay $1 million for a condo in a sinking skyscraper.

40 totally amazing technological advancements that we don’t even notice anymore

Technology is advancing so rapidly these days — and we rely upon it so readily — that that we hardly notice new innovations anymore. But we've actually come a long way since the dawn of the internet and mobile devices. Here are some things you may have missed.
Generation Z is rewriting the playbook for higher education.

A professor in Ohio takes attendance on Twitter, posts homework on Slack, and holds office hours at 10 p.m. — and it shows how different Gen Z r...

Defined as those born after 1997, Generation Z is growing up in a world where smartphones, social media, and content-streaming are ubiquitous. And now that the oldest Gen Zers are attending college, they're rewriting the playbook for higher education.

Mount Sinai teamed up with the designers who created projects for Nike and Beyonce to build a futuristic, new clinic — and it’s reimaginin...

Business Insider took a tour of Mount Sinai's Lab100, dubbed by its creators as the 'clinic of the future.' Here's what you can expect if you schedule a visit.
Teenage monks practice playing prayer flutes at the Dechen Phodrang monastery on June 14, 2018, in Thimphu, Bhutan.

Modern technology is slowly killing the mood in the ‘happiest country in the world’

Bhutan measures success not by gross domestic product, but by "Gross National Happiness." Although the country is sometimes thought of as the happiest in the world, modern problems are hurting its reputation.
Your smartphone can be hurting your productivity.

10 things you’re doing on your phone that could undermine your success at work

The smartphone has given us instantaneous connection and can help keep our lives in order. However, spending too much time on social media and constantly receiving notifications could be hurting our focus. These 10 smartphone habits could be ruining your productivity, according to experts.