The DOJ just approved Cigna’s $67 billion merger with Express Scripts (ESRX, CI)

The Department of Justice just cleared Cigna‘s $ 67 billion merger with Express Scripts. The deal combines a health insurer and a company that helps negotiate lower prices for prescription drugs in the form of rebates on behalf of health plans. Cigna and Express Scripts said Monday that they expect the deal to close by the […]

Everything you need to know about Olive Garden’s pasta pass — including where it’s used most

Olive Garden Once a year, Olive Garden offers the Never Ending Pasta Pass, a $ 100 allowance for all the pasta you can consume in eight weeks. This year, the chain offered the new Annual Pasta Pass for $ 300 to truly ardent fans.  Here are the places across the country where the most fans are redeeming their passes.  […]

UPS is hoping tech investments will boost its profit margins (UPS)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. UPS said at its investor day last week that it’s looking for ways to increase profit margins, according to The Wall Street Journal. The logistics giant has recently […]

People have been hiding needles in strawberries in Australia, and it’s put at least 2 people in hospital

Sky News Australia/Youtube People across Australia have been finding small sewing needles hidden inside their store-bought strawberries. Eleven people from six Australian states have found needles in their strawberries so far. Two of them were taken to hospital with abdominal pain. Authorities are scrambling to find the perpetrators, with the government offering US$ 72,000 for […]

Trump’s expected $200 billion shot at China makes European stocks wobble, Asian stocks fall

REUTERS/Fred Dufour/Pool; Alex Wong/Getty Images European share markets followed Asian counterparts lower on Monday as investors took fright at news Washington was set to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods. President Donald Trump’s expected announcement of new tariffs on $ 200 billion in Chinese goods drew an immediate threat of reprisals from […]

Deutsche Bank is mulling a big pull back from Britain due to Brexit

REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Deutsche Bank is considering moving 75% of its €600 billion in capital from London to Frankfurt. The German lender also plans to ring-fence its UK operation and simplify it, according to sources. Deutsche Bank is considering the moves after pressure from European regulators. FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is considering shifting large volumes […]

All the 2018 Emmy nominees, with ‘Game of Thrones’ and Netflix leading the pack

HBO Awards season is officially here, with the Emmy Awards happening on Monday night.  The nominees for this year’s Emmys were announced in July, and “Game of Thrones” and Netflix led the pack. “Thrones” gained 22 nominations, while Netflix was the leading network with 112 in total, breaking HBO’s 17-year streak. Both “Better Call Saul” […]

Why the iPhone keyboard inserts ‘ducking’ into your texts, according to the person who designed it (AAPL)

Screenshot A common iPhone autocorrect error replaces the “f word” with a word describing an aquatic bird.  We spoke to the iPhone keyboard’s original designer about why it happens.  You may be part of the majority of Americans who don’t use the “f word” in daily life. But the rest of us use profanity to […]

Head-scratching penalty and 2 missed field goals gives NFL its second tie in 2 weeks

Mike Roemer/AP The Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings tied at 29-29 after a whirlwind final drive and overtime. The Packers appeared to make the game-sealing interception in the fourth quarter, but the play was overturned by a penalty on Clay Matthews for driving Kirk Cousins into the ground. Aftet the Vikings tied the game […]

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT)

Voice assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The current interest in, and adoption of, voice assistants for commerce is being driven by recent technological breakthroughs, advantages of the tech over existing channels, and the […]