Electric car industry group says Californians have now purchased 500,000 EVs

Enlarge / Nissan Leaf electric car plugged in and charging at an electric vehicle charging station in San Ramon, California, September 26, 2018. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) In November, California reportedly crossed the 500,000 threshold for electric vehicles sold in the state since 2010. Months of strong US sales in 2018, preceded by a strong 2017, […]

From at-home orthodontics to coconut-flavoured floss: Meet the startups disrupting the dental industry

A host of companies are disrupting the dental industry with everything from at-home orthodontic impressions to coconut-flavoured dental floss in Instagram-worthy packaging to a $ 290 toothbrush alternative that promises to clean your teeth in six seconds.

The Future of the Private Space Industry Is … Communist China

With a 90-pound satellite strapped on, the Zhuque-1 shot off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Inner Mongolia on Oct. 27 with a historic mission in its sights: becoming China’s first private sector rocket to deliver a payload into orbit. The Zhuque-1 didn’t make it, but Landspace, the firm that owns it, isn’t settling […]

[Report] Future of Life Insurance Industry: Insurtech & Trends in 2018

Life insurance is fundamentally hard to sell; it’s morbid to think about, promises no immediate rewards, and often requires a lengthy paper application with minimal guidance. Despite the popularity of personalized products in other areas of finance and fintech, life insurance largely remains unchanged. A small, but growing pocket of insurtech startups are shaking up […]

'Can we spend national holiday without killing something?' Lee Camp takes on food and war industry

In this week’s episode, Lee takes on Big Agriculture and the War on Terror, asking how our food habits are destroying the planet and why Congress is still swooning for the military-industrial complex. “It’s a fundamentally broken system that is having lots of adverse impacts and one of them is climate,” Scott Edwards of NGO […]

Robots May Be Taking Over the Travel Industry

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Elon Musk’s ‘Teslaquila’ drink clashes with Mexican tequila industry

AP Tesla co-founder Elon Musk and Mexico’s tequila producers may be at odds over the agave-based drink. The tequila industry opposed Musk’s efforts to trademark an alcoholic drink dubbed “Teslaquila.” Musk previously tweeted “Teslaquila coming soon” and attached a “visual approximation” of a red and white label with the Tesla logo. Mexico’s Tequila Regulatory Council […]

Russia to make food industry more transparent with new field-to-counter product-tracking system

Being certain that the food you buy is exactly what it says on the label will soon be easier for Russians. The government wants to implement a comprehensive product-tracking system for the entire agriculture industry. By late April, the Russian government wants to integrate or partially replace several separate information systems operated by regulators into […]

Entire broadband industry sues Vermont to stop state net neutrality law

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | eccolo74) The nation’s largest broadband industry lobby groups have sued Vermont to stop a state law that requires ISPs to follow net neutrality principles in order to qualify for government contracts. The lawsuit was filed yesterday in US District Court in Vermont by mobile industry lobby CTIA, cable industry lobby […]

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 […]