Insiders are buzzing that Northern Virginia could soon be awarded Amazon’s HQ2 as Jeff Bezos makes high-profile visit to Washington, DC (AMZN)

Amy Harris/Invision/AP The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Northern Virginia could soon land Amazon HQ2. Two sources said as much to Business Insider. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is amid a high-profile trip to Washington, DC. The Washington, DC, area is buzzing with speculation that Amazon could soon select Northern Virginia as the […]

Nominate someone for Business Insider’s Food 100: The coolest people in food and drink in North America and Europe

Business Insider is looking for the 100 coolest people in food and drink in North America and Europe — and you can start nominating today. The Business Insider Food 100 will rank the most innovative, trend-setting, impactful, and influential people in the fantastic worlds of food and drink.See the rest of the story at Business […]

Twitter insiders say Jack Dorsey is involved with blocking accounts — and that it’s a free speech minefield (TWTR)

Richard Drew/AP Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is reportedly taking abuse and spam on the platform more seriously. Insiders saying he has more of a say in banning accounts, according to Fast Company. Those insiders worry that Twitter could tilt over into censorship if Dorsey doesn’t establish policy, rather than intervening for individual accounts. Twitter recently […]

The #DeleteFacebook movement has reached a fever pitch, as former Facebook insiders turn on the company (FB)

David Ramos/Getty Images In the midst of a growing scandal, #DeleteFacebook continues trending on Twitter. On Tuesday night, former Facebook executive and WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton added fuel to the already roaring fire. “It is time. #deletefacebook” he wrote. Acton’s tweet is the latest example of a growing pushback against Facebook, the largest social network in […]

Meghan Markle wedding being planned by reality TV star according to royal insiders

Meghan Markle, 36, is set to wed Prince Harry, 33, in Windsor in May. While not a state occasion, the wedding has garnered worldwide interest. American Meghan will have had lots to learn about British traditions and royal wedding rules while planning her day. And reports have surfaced that the former Suits actress has turned […]

North Korea hackers steal bitcoin by targeting currency insiders

Bitcoin values are skyrocketing, and North Korea appears to be trying to profit from that virtual gold rush. Secureworks reports that the Lazarus Group (a team linked to the North Korean government) has been conducting a spearphishing campaign against cryptocurrency industry workers in a bid to steal bitcoin. The attacks have tried to trick workers […]

Orchids are insiders’ tip, says ALAN TITCHMARSH

GETTY Orchids hold their leaves all year round making them a dream to grow In their heyday during the 1970s, house plants covered every available domestic surface. Spare-bedroom windowsills bristled with collections of African violets, spider plants would crawl out of macramé hanging-basket holders in the hallway and every living room seemingly had a rubber […]

An LA Insider’s View of the City Captured Intuitively on His Mobile Phone

The light in Los Angeles transforms the mood of the city in an instant. Pink skies, relentless sun, and black clouds rolling over the Valley before a storm all reveal the darkness and light that makes up the city’s vast network of overcrowded freeways and palm tree-lined streets. Photographer C.M. Forbes has had a love affair […]

White House insiders paint a grim picture of Trump’s increasingly volatile behavior

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Some White House insiders and close associates of President Donald Trump have expressed concern about Trump’s behavior of late. Ongoing feuds with members of his own party have isolated Trump as he struggles to implement his agenda. Trump’s public fights on social media have only grown more intense including with members of his […]

Guys can save hundreds on dress shirts with Business Insider’s exclusive offer

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. Twillory For guys, there’s no such thing as too many dress shirts — especially for a working professional. Even if you already have the six dress shirts every professional man […]