The $1,000 iPhone X is beautiful, but I’m not interested — here’s why

Apple’s upcoming iPhone X is beautiful. For $1,000, you get a pocket supercomputer that’s mostly screen. Aside from a tiny notch on the top, the face of the phone is almost entirely touchscreen display. There’s no Home button, and almost no “bezel” (the black frame around the screen). It’s a…

Arnold Schwarzenegger blames Bill Clinton for one of his biggest box office bombs

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1993 movie “Last Action Hero” was a major disappointment at the box office. The movie had negative press and horrible test scores. But Schwarzenegger believes the election of Bill Clinton that same year also led to the movie’s demise. It was 1993 when Arnold Schwarzenegger came out with…

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS BRIEFING: Lyft raises $1 billion, led by Alphabet — IDG Capital and Foxconn to invest in auto startups — FAA opening up airspace for commercial drones

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This Microsoft-powered $200 speaker is great for Spotify and Skype — but you’re probably better off with Amazon or Google (MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

The Harman Kardon Invoke is a $199 smart speaker powered by the Microsoft Cortana voice assistant. It brings Microsoft into contention with the Amazon Echo and Google Home. The Invoke hardware is great — the speaker is loud and clear, making it great for music. It comes with built-in support…

3 women have accused Robert Scoble of sexual and verbal harassment

Robert Scoble is a well-known US tech figure who blogs about technology and is a regular feature at conferences Three women in tech, including a former colleague at Rackspace, have come forward to accuse Scoble of inappropriate behaviour and harassment between 2009 and 2014 One said he “grabbed [her] butt”…

A Ukrainian pastry chef is making geometric desserts using a 3D printer

Dinara Kasko is an architect turned pastry chef. She uses a computer modelling software to make intricate moulds which she then 3D prints and uses for her cakes. Dinara started using the 3D technique two years ago. She is now known all around the world for it. Produced by Claudia…

THE ANDROID MESSAGING EVOLUTION: How Google is responding to messaging app dominance (GOOG, GOOGL)

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The communications market is in the midst of an all-out war. The deluge of messaging apps, such as Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, WeChat, and Viber, have over-run…

German app-only bank N26 gears up for UK launch as it recruits country manager

German app-only bank N26 recruiting a manager to lead “market entry in the UK.” The hot startup has signed up 500,000 customers in just two years and raised $55 million. LONDON — Closely-watched German fintech startup N26 is recruiting a country manager to spearhead its launch into the UK. A…

Twitter admits it hasn’t kept its promises to make Twitter safer and published deadlines for new rules (TWTR)

Twitter admitted that it has to do more to protect its users from harassment and threats. It also said it needs to be more open about what it is doing and why. So, on Thursday it announced something new: a public timetable to have new rules or features in place,…