People are furiously speculating that Amazon could be getting more tax benefits by splitting its HQ2 between 2 cities — but it’s too early to say whether that will happen (AMZN)

Cliff Owen/AP Amazon is reportedly planning to split its second headquarters, HQ2, between two locations: Long Island City in New York and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, according to The New York Times. Some people are speculating as to whether Amazon will be able to double up on some of the proposed financial […]

Amazon reportedly plans to set up 2 different locations for its HQ2 — in New York and Virginia (AMZN)

David Ryder/Getty Images Amazon is said to be close to selecting two cities as the site of its second headquarters, dubbed HQ2: the Long Island City section of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, The New York Times reported on Monday evening. The reported selection follows nearly a year of lobbying by […]

Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here’s why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Yana Paskova/Getty Images Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New York Times reports will be split between New York and Crystal City, Virginia — will create roughly 25,000 new jobs in the area.  HQ2 sounds like a great […]

New York’s governor jokes he’ll change his name to ‘Amazon Cuomo’ to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company’s new headquarters (AMZN)

Kevin Hagen/AP “I’ll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that’s what it takes,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his determination to land Amazon’s second headquarters, HQ2. On Monday evening, The New York Times reported that Amazon is finalizing plans to open HQ2 in Long Island City […]

People are furious about Amazon’s reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)

Fred Greaves/Reuters Amazon is closing in on deals to develop its second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City area of Arlington, Virginia, The New York Times reported on Monday evening. While state and cities have been fighting to win Amazon’s HQ2, many people are less than pleased with […]

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, AMZN, GOOGL, FB, BRK.B)

Here is what you need to know.  Trump says his administration is ‘looking at’ whether Amazon, Facebook and Google are violating antitrust laws. President Donald Trump told the news site Axios in an interview that aired on HBO Sunday night that the European Union’s $ 5 billion fine against Google made him consider pursuing regulation.  Amazon […]

Apple and Google have a long way to go to catch Amazon in the smart speaker race (AMZN, KRX, GOOGL, AAPL)

Smart speakers comprise one of the fastest-growing device segments in the consumer technology market today. This growth has been driven by rapid hardware iteration in the market since Amazon’s introduction of the Echo smart speaker and the Alexa voice assistant in 2014. Despite their growing popularity, nearly half of respondents to Business Insider Intelligence’s Smart […]

Tech’s biggest CEOs and founders lost $61 billion during the stock market’s plunge in October — here’s who got hit hard (FB, AMZN, AAPL, NFLX, GOOG, BIDU, BABA)

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images October was a rough month for billionaires in the tech sector, who saw their net worth plummet as stocks took a hammering.  According to Bloomberg data, the CEOs and founders of the most popular tech companies “FAANG+BAT” lost $ 61 billion in October. The tech-heavy Nasdaq index plunged 9.2%, posting its worst […]

How brick-and-mortar retailers can bring personalization in-store to compete with e-tailers (AMZN, BABA, JD)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence,  click here. Current subscribers can read the report  here.  If we’re living through a “retail apocalypse” that spells doom for brick-and-mortar retail, as many have suggested, why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN, MSFT)

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence The healthcare industry is undergoing a profound transformation. Costs are skyrocketing, consumer demand for more accessible care is growing rapidly, and healthcare companies are unable to keep up. See […]