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Goldman Sachs and Salesforce backed a company that helps call center workers tell when you're angry. Now, it's helping doctors fight depression

Goldman Sachs and Salesforce backed a company that helps call center workers tell when you're angry. Now, it's helping doctors fight depression

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Cozine/Shutterstock Cogito , a tech startup out of MIT, has raised $73 million with backing from Goldman Sachs and Salesforce Ventures. It boosts the quality of call centers'...
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Club Med Parent Finds No Fun in the Sun With Hong Kong IPO

Club Med Parent Finds No Fun in the Sun With Hong Kong IPO

3 days ago   |   China Travel & Tourism News

Shares of Fosun Tourism Group, owner of the Club Med resort chain, sank in their Hong Kong trading debut on Friday, capping a lackluster initial public offering as investors...
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Drivers Are Having So Much Trouble at NASCAR's New Roval Track That Even the Pace Car Spun Out

Drivers Are Having So Much Trouble at NASCAR's New Roval Track That Even the Pace Car Spun Out

2 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

NASCAR 's running the road course at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the first time ever this year, and drivers are spinning-and subsequently crashing-more than figure skaters at...
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A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis'

A $10 billion marijuana producer just spun off its venture arm in the hopes it will become the 'Google Ventures of cannabis'

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Blair Gable/Reuters Canopy Growth , a $10 billion Canadian marijuana firm, is spinning off its venture-capital arm, which will begin trading at 10:30 a.m. ET on...
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'Cocaine Cowboys:' Some Google employees allegedly threw a party in 2015 with 'controlled substances' after a successful self-driving car demo

'Cocaine Cowboys:' Some Google employees allegedly threw a party in 2015 with 'controlled substances' after a successful self-driving car demo

3 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Thomson Reuters On Tuesday, The Information published a report detailing the struggles that Waymo, the self-driving car company spun out from Google, has gone through during...
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The Happy Shack in West Jefferson

3 monthes ago   |   Our State

With a name like the Happy Shack, it should come as no surprise that this Ashe County shop offers a cheerful welcome: Brightly colored Adirondack chairs line the entrance, and...
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A wildfire created a rare phenomenon knows as a 'firenado' along the Colorado River

A wildfire created a rare phenomenon knows as a 'firenado' along the Colorado River

5 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Screenshot/CNN An Arizona couple was driving near the state border of Blythe, California on Saturday when they came across a brush fire near the Colorado River. The blaze...
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Pharma giant Novartis is spinning off its eye-care business

Pharma giant Novartis is spinning off its eye-care business

5 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters Swiss pharma giant Novartis is planning to spin off its Alcon eye-care business. The company also plans to buy back up to $5 billion in stock as it refocuses on...
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What's Your Favorite Sheet Set? 

What's Your Favorite Sheet Set? 

5 monthes ago   |   Jalopnik

With a dizzying amount of thread counts, materials, and weaves, it's easy to get spun up when picking out new sheets. So, we turn to you and ask what brand has stitched...
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People are casually golfing in Hawaii while the Kilauea volcano erupts behind them - and the photos are incredible and terrifying all at the same time

People are casually golfing in Hawaii while the Kilauea volcano erupts behind them - and the photos are incredible and terrifying all at the same time

7 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Mario Tama/Getty Images The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island erupted, but that doesn't seem to faze certain people. Some dedicated people have been pictured golfing on...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Find Kansas City's Artsy Side at These 6 Creative Hubs

Find Kansas City's Artsy Side at These 6 Creative Hubs

World-renowned museums, fine-art galleries and one of the first jazz districts in the Midwest are only a few factors that make Kansas City a thriving place for aesthetes. The... Read more ...

Bahamas Tourism Ministry joins hands with Brightline to promote the destination

Bahamas Tourism Ministry joins hands with Brightline to promote the destination

The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism and Aviation has entered into a new partnership with Brightline, a high speed rail system that connects some of the major cities in Florida... Read more ...

The New Land Rover Defender Looks Just Like a Mercedes G-Wagen From Here

The New Land Rover Defender Looks Just Like a Mercedes G-Wagen From Here

For years we've been eagerly waiting to see what the next Land Rover Defender will look like. The last “new Defender” concept came out in 2011, and since then, the only... Read more ...

European Waterways Helps Guests Celebrate 500 Years of French Renaissance

European Waterways Helps Guests Celebrate 500 Years of French Renaissance

European Waterways is inviting guests to celebrate “500 years of Renaissance Heritage” in France in 2019 with hotel barge cruises in the Loire Valley, a region that was at the... Read more ...

Knock Knock Pattaya Countdown 2018 receives support from Tourism Authority...

Knock Knock Pattaya Countdown 2018 receives support from Tourism Authority of Thailand

The “Knock Knock Pattaya Countdown 2018” electronic dance music concert has received support from the Tourism Authority of Thailand . Organised by the China Travel Service Head... Read more ...

On-board incident forces TigerAir flight to return to Sydney mid route

On-board incident forces TigerAir flight to return to Sydney mid route

In an untoward incident, a Melbourne bound TigerAir flight was forced to turn around and return to Sydney on Monday evening, mid route, after an “on-board incident.” According... Read more ...

Over 5 lakh foreign tourists expected to visit Thailand for New Year...

Over 5 lakh foreign tourists expected to visit Thailand for New Year celebrations

Thailand expects to welcome about 520,000 foreign visitors during the peak days of 29 December 2018 - 1 January 2019, Tourism Authority of Thailand estimates. Read more ...

Check In Your Baggage In Advance at The Gare Du Nord

Check In Your Baggage In Advance at The Gare Du Nord

Air France customers travelling from Paris-Charles de Gaulle will be able to check in their baggage in advance at Paris Gare du Nord. On the day of their flight, customers will... Read more ...

Hong Kong to welcome 2019 with pyromusical over Victoria Harbour

Hong Kong to welcome 2019 with pyromusical over Victoria Harbour

The Hong Kong Tourism Board will usher in the New Year with a spectacular pyromusical above the iconic Victoria Harbour. The Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations 2019 will... Read more ...

21 hidden gems on Amazon that make thoughtful and personal gifts

21 hidden gems on Amazon that make thoughtful and personal gifts

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. It's crazy to... Read more ...