How various industries are taking advantage of drones to increase efficiency and cut costs

Drones — also commonly referred to as unmanned aircraft — are no longer a cool, new novelty that companies in only a handful of industries are testing. Businesses across various industries and levels of government in the US are utilizing at least a handful of drones. But more importantly, drone users are now realizing a […]

Fuel costs SKYROCKET: May saw worst monthly rise in average price of petrol in 18 years

Fuel prices in the UK have hit the worst mostly rise in at least 18 years, reveals RAC Fuel Watch data. Unleaded petrol increased from 123.43p to 129.41p, which saw the cost of filling up a 55-litre car to £71.38 – an increase of just £3.29 in one month. Diesel endured a greater rise in […]

Installation costs so much that it’s better to use expensive solar panels

Enlarge / Row of new Dutch houses with solar panels attached on the roofs. (credit: Lawrence Berkeley Lab) As the price of solar panels has plunged, a strange thing has happened. The panels have gone from being a large fraction of installation costs to a relatively minor component. That means all the other things—permits, labor, […]

THE DIGITAL EVOLUTION OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT: How wealth managers are using emerging technologies to improve the user experience, while cutting costs and boosting revenue

BI Intelligence 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. An increasing number of wealth managers are using new technologies to make their operations more efficient and to increase customer satisfaction. The technologies they are implementing include […]