Video game loot boxes are creating underage gambling addicts – UK audit

An audit by the UK Gambling Commission says that pushing players to buy chance-based items in video games has lead to a startling spike in gambling addiction among children. The alarming audit shows (scaling the survey results to UK population figures) some 55,000 children between the ages of 11-16 showcase telltale signs of gambling addiction, including […]

How three countries are creating the roadmap to a cashless society

This is a preview of the Global Payments Landscape report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report  here. Noncash payments are on the rise worldwide. As new players emerge to capitalize on consumer appetite for digital payment methods, three mature markets — the UK, Australia, and Sweden — have become standouts for what […]

‘The Prodigy’ Trailer: Georgie from ‘IT’ Plays Your Typical Creepy Kid Creating Jump Scares

Since Halloween hit theaters this weekend, studios knew they needed to pack the pre-show with a bunch of horror trailers to get those hungry for scares excited about the terrors to come. Unfortunately, since it’s October, that means we’re talking about horror movies that will get dumped in the early months of 2019, where bad […]

These are the trends creating new winners and losers in the card-processing ecosystem

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. Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money between them are all feeling its effects differently.See the rest of the story […]

‘Apple Quest Monsters DX’ – Creating Imaginary Worlds With Monster Descriptions

Apple Quest Monsters DX is a book of charming monsters and their descriptions, all for a game that does not exist. Not that this mattered for Splendidland, developer of Tender Caves of Death, as this look at monsters detached from a game carried that sense of discovery that came with cracking open strategy guides for […]

The Morning Watch: Creating ‘Saturday Night Live’, David Harbour Breaks Down ‘Stranger Things Theories & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, David Harbour addresses some wild fan theories about […]

This popular bra startup known for creating half-cup sizes garnered a 1.3 million-person waitlist for their extended sizing launch — and they just came out with 24 new sizes

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. ThirdLove ThirdLove first gained an enthusiastic following for inventing half-cup sizes to help women find their exact right fit. The company has added 24 new sizes, now offering 70 […]

These are the trends creating new winners and losers in the card-processing ecosystem

Business Insider 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. Digital disruption is rocking the payments industry. But merchants, consumers, and the companies that help move money between them are all feeling its effects differently.See the rest of the […]

Tariffs on steel and aluminium are creating some winners

Flame wars DONALD TRUMP credits the tariffs he has imposed on steel and aluminium imports, and on a range of Chinese products, with almost magical potency. Either they will force other countries to drop trade barriers and crown him as dealmaker-in-chief, or they will pay down government debt while saving favoured industries. “Plants are opening […]

The Morning Watch: Creating an Empathetic Villain in ‘Black Panther’, Movie Props Tour & More

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows. In this edition, a video essay explores how director Ryan Coogler […]