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The founder of buzzy cannabis-tech startup Headset walked us through the pitch deck that helped him raise $12 million and ink deals with Nielsen and Deloitte

The founder of buzzy cannabis-tech startup Headset walked us through the...

Headset, an analytics startup for the nascent marijuana industry, raised a $12 million Series A round backed by prominent investors earlier this year and has inked deals with market research firm Nielsen and accounting firm Deloitte. In this webinar, Headset CEO Cy Scott talks to Business Insider's cannabis industry reporter, Jeremy Berke, about crafting the…
Amazon is releasing its first-ever pair of smart glasses for $180, and they’ll even work with prescription lenses — here’s what they can do (AMZN)

Amazon is releasing its first-ever pair of smart glasses for $180,...

BI Accounts BUSINESS INSIDER BI PRIME SIGN OUT BI INTELLIGENCE Home Tech Enterprise Science advertising Media Transportation Chevron icon It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options. Finance Markets Insider Retail Your Money Chevron icon It indicates an expandable section or menu, or sometimes previous / next navigation options.…
Boris Johnson gave a deeply bizarre speech about ‘limbless chickens,’ ‘pink-eyed terminators,’ and evil Alexa

Boris Johnson gave a deeply bizarre speech about ‘limbless chickens,’ ‘pink-eyed...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a speech at the UN General Assembly about technology on Tuesday, with a number of bizarre quotes referencing sci-fi novels, films, and even niche British comedy shows.The speech ricocheted between a huge range of recognizable dystopian tropes such as the "Terminator" franchise and conspiracy theories about the internet of things.It…
Dozens of US states are reportedly ganging up on Facebook and Google by launching antitrust investigations

Dozens of US states are reportedly ganging up on Facebook and...

Facebook and Google are going to be the subject of overlapping antitrust investigations by attorneys general from as many as 36 US states, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.The probe into Google is reportedly due to be announced Monday and will be led by Attorney General Ken Paxton of Texas.The Journal said the Facebook probe…
Tencent is releasing a voice-activated version of WeChat optimized for cars (TCEHY)

Tencent is releasing a voice-activated version of WeChat optimized for cars...

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.Chinese technology giant Tencent is releasing a voice-activated version of WeChat that's optimized for vehicles, per South China Morning Post. Tencent is joining forces with one of…
A senior VP at Oracle says that its unexpected Microsoft alliance is a step towards breaking Amazon’s control of the cloud (ORCL, MSFT, AMZN)

A senior VP at Oracle says that its unexpected Microsoft alliance...

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. A top Oracle cloud executive said its unexpected alliance with Microsoft, first announced in June, will turn the two giants into stronger competitors against Amazon.Clay Magouyrk, who…
10 vehicles that are more expensive than they look

10 vehicles that are more expensive than they look

H&H Some cars cost more than they look like they should — often a lot more.In some cases, this could be due a high-tech system, such as a hybrid powertrain.In other cases, a car might be hand-built to order.We've listed 10 examples, ranging from supercars to a car that was found in a barn.Visit Business…
Bill Gates reveals the one thing his tech ‘rival,’ the late Steve Jobs, was always better at — enthralling an audience

Bill Gates reveals the one thing his tech ‘rival,’ the late...

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates embody a rivalry that has gone on in the tech world for the last 40 years: Apple vs. Microsoft. Despite their differences, Gates has always been envious of Jobs's ability to captivate an audience. In a September 2019 interview with the Wall Street Journal, Gates said "I wish I could…
GM is adding core Google services to its vehicles (GOOGL, GM)

GM is adding core Google services to its vehicles (GOOGL, GM)

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.US-based automaker GM and Alphabet's Google have entered an extensive partnership that will commence in 2021, according to the Wall Street Journal. The General Motors logo is…
Startup ZeroDown gets $100 million in new debt financing to tackle the San Francisco housing crisis with a new approach: It buys the house for you, and you buy it back

Startup ZeroDown gets $100 million in new debt financing to tackle...

On Monday, the home-lending startup ZeroDown announced $100 million in debt financing backed by Credit Suisse. The startup purchases homes outright in the San Francisco Bay Area on behalf of its customers, who then have five years to purchase the home from ZeroDown plus interest. The CEO declined to say what happens to the home if…

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PM: Japan to consider enemy base strike capability in defense strategy

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It’s Nurgle vs Slaanesh in the latest Total War: Warhammer 3 gameplay video

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LG appoints new CEO to lead its beleaguered electronics division

LG has appointed a new CEO to lead its electronics business. Starting December 1st, current Chief Strategy Officer William Cho will take over for Bong-seok Kwon as the CEO of LG Electronics. Meanwhile, according to , Kwon will head up LG’s main holding company. Cho has been with LG Electronics since 1987. Prior to his…
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Societe Generale accelerates data and artificial intelligence strategy

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