This video perfectly demonstrates how much worse even the best smartphone cameras are compared to traditional cameras (GOOG, GOOGL)

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Google’s Pixel 3 smartphone has one of the best cameras on any smartphone. It takes gorgeous photos, just like its iPhone equivalent. But even the Pixel 3 still struggles to keep up with a traditional camera. Google’s new Pixel 3 smartphone is an excellent device in lots of ways.  It’s got sharp […]

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 […]

These founders left Google to chase a vision of healthier screen time for their kids — and their flagship product has become a hit in classrooms and homes (GOOGL, GOOG)

Osmo Pramod Sharma worked at Google in Sunnyvale, California and noticed when he dropped off his daughter at the company’s daycare facility, there were no tech products allowed.  Sharma and his co-founder Jerome Scholler created Osmo in 2013 to create a positive and educational screen time experience for kids.  Osmo’s magic lies in its proprietary […]

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 […]

Google’s famous Googleplex headquarters was the epicenter for its worldwide walkout over gender discrimination — here’s what it was like on the scene (GOOGL, GOOG)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Hundreds of Google employees took part in a walkout at the company’s Mountain View, California headquarters Thursday to protest sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Protestors shouted things such as, “time’s up!” and “enough is enough.” Organizers have issued a list of demands, including that the company put together and share with the […]

Waymo is the first company that’s allowed to test autonomous cars without a backup driver in California (GOOGL)

Waymo Waymo received a permit from California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) on Tuesday to test autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers on public roads, the DMV said in a statement. The Google spin-off is the first company to receive permission to test unmanned self-driving cars in California. California adopted regulations that allow for the […]

Electronic Arts is getting in on the next big thing in video games with ‘Project Atlas,’ a cloud gaming service to take on Google and Microsoft (EA, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

EA DICE Electronic Arts, the largest video game developer in the world, is the latest company to reveal plans for a cloud gaming platform. EA’s Chief Technology Officer Ken Moss announced the new platform, Project Atlas, in a blog post on Medium. With a stable internet connection, Project Atlas will be able to stream full […]

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 […]

Google drops out of contention for a $10 billion defense contract because it could conflict with its corporate values (GOOG, GOOGL)

Kim White/MSNBC Google has dropped out of a bidding war with Amazon and other cloud computing companies for Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI), a $ 10 billion contract from the Pentagon. Google chose to withdraw because the contract may conflict with its corporate values, and its principles over the ethical use of AI.  This decision […]

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 […]