How to appear offline on an Xbox One, and adjust who can see your online status

You can appear offline on an Xbox One while you’re actively online, if you don’t want others to see your online status. By adjusting your Xbox Live privacy settings, you can also control who sees your online status, and appear offline for everyone except your friends. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Social interaction […]

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Logan Paul reveals his plans to become a professional boxer, release a music album, and try out TikTok in the future

Logan Paul, one of the most controversial and popular personalities on YouTube, is set to face off in a boxing match next month against KSI, another YouTuber with a massive following. The 24-year-old recently told Business Insider about his training regimen ahead of the fight, and even his aspirations to become a professional boxer. Beyond […]

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Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, co-CEO of database giant Oracle, died Friday at age 62. Hurd’s death follows news in September that he was taking a leave of absence “to spend time focused on my health.” Immediately after news of his passing broke, Oracle employees took to Twitter to mourn the CEO and express their condolences to his […]

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Apple surpasses Microsoft as the world’s most valuable company (AAPL, MSFT)

Apple passed Microsoft on a market capitalization basis on Friday to take back the crown as the world’s most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at roughly $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft’s $1.063 trillion valuation. Apple stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts anticipate iPhone […]

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Apple surpasses Microsoft as the world’s most valuable company (AAPL, MSFT)

Apple passed Microsoft on a market capitalization basis on Friday to take back the crown as the world’s most valuable company. The iPhone maker was valued at roughly $1.065 trillion as of 11:20 a.m. ET Friday, just edging past Microsoft’s $1.063 trillion valuation. Apple stock has surged in recent weeks as numerous analysts anticipate iPhone […]

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How to turn off AMBER alerts on your Samsung Galaxy S10, along with other public safety alerts (though you should keep them on)

If you don’t want to be disrupted, you can turn off AMBER alerts on a Samsung Galaxy S10 through the Messages app. AMBER alerts are an emergency response system that announces details about child abductions, so citizens can aid in recovery or rescue. By default, when you receive an AMBER alert, your Galaxy S10 will […]

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Read Larry Ellison’s statement honoring the memory of ‘brilliant and beloved’ Oracle CEO Mark Hurd

Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison honored the memory of the late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd, whose death was announced Friday morning. Hurd was 62. Ellison described Hurd as “a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us.” In 2010, Ellison appointed Hurd co-president of Oracle, the company Ellison founded in […]

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iOS 13 lets you share your ETA in Apple Maps with your iPhone contacts — here’s how to do it

To share your ETA in Apple Maps on your iPhone, you’ll need to have the app open and in use for navigation. Your friends will be able to track your progress so they know when you will arrive. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The ETA feature in Apple Maps for iPhone, a new […]

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American Express is following in the footsteps of Brex and Stripe with plans for a corporate card for startups

American Express is targeting startups as part of a revamp of its corporate card structure. Servicing the startup community has become a popular business plan for many companies, several of which are startups in their own right. Brex once identified Amex as one of its key competitors, but Amex doesn’t necessarily agree, saying they’ve been […]

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Secret passages and skipped meals: Oracle’s CEO Mark Hurd gave us a rare peek at what it really takes to run one of the world’s most important tech companies

On Friday, October 18, 2016, Oracle founder and chairman Larry Ellison announced that Mark Hurd had passed away at age 62. He had been ill and was forced take a leave of absence from his job as CEO of Oracle last month, a role he shared with CEO Safra Catz. “Mark was my close and […]

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The UK government is considering using facial recognition tech to age-block porn viewers

A junior minister in the UK government has said it is considering using facial recognition to verify porn watchers, even though plans for a so-called “porn block” were ostensibly scrapped on Wednesday. Speaking in a Parliamentary session on Thursday, Matt Warman said Boris Johnson’s government could could use facial recognition to verify age “so long […]

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Only 27% of Amtrak trains are on-time — and it could be costing the railroad $42 million every year

Amtrak’s inspector general estimates that the railroad could save more than $40 million annually by increasing on-time performance. Many of those rampant delays, however, are caused by the freight railroads responsible for most of Amtrak’s service. Still, Amtrak expects to be profitable by 2021, its CEO has said. There’s plenty of work to be done. […]

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How to wipe a Mac computer, and reset it to its factory settings

You can wipe your Mac computer — or, in other words, factory reset it — through the macOS Utilities menu. This is a good plan if your Mac is malfunctioning, or you’re looking to sell it. Doing this will wipe all of your personal data and applications. It’ll be like you just turned on your […]

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Tesla is barring customers from buying the same version of the model they returned for 12 months (TSLA)

Tesla customers who return their vehicle will not be able to order another, identical vehicle for a year, the electric-car maker says in a recent addition to its return policy Tesla has also replaced a $2,500 refundable order fee with a non-refundable $100 order fee. The changes are significant because Tesla customers have complained about […]

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‘Star Wars’ is a box-office juggernaut but has struggled for years in China. Disney wants to change that.

Disney has struck a distribution deal with Chinese tech company Tencent’s China Literature online publishing division to develop an online “Star Wars” novel written by a Chinese author. Disney hopes to build the “Star Wars” audience in China, where the franchise has struggled at the box office. “Avengers: Endgame” made more in China than all […]

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WeWork’s valuation could reportedly slip below $8 billion as part of SoftBank’s proposed bailout of the embattled company

SoftBank is reportedly eyeing a plan to rescue WeWork from its precarious financial situation that would value the company below $8 billion, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The embattled office-sharing company is weighing competing bailout plans from SoftBank and JPMorgan in order to avoid running out of cash, which could reportedly happen as […]

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A Republican senator just gave Libra its first voice of support in Congress after its rocky start with regulators and partners (FB)

South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds came out as Libra’s first major supporter in Congress on Thursday. Senator Rounds wrote a letter to Libra Association member Anchorage praising the company’s “entrepreneurial spirit.” Other Libra backers including PayPal, Mastercard, and Visa recently backed out of Facebook’s cryptocurrency project. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. South Dakota […]

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