Comcast complains it will make less money under Calif. net neutrality law

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) California’s net neutrality law will cause “significant lost revenues” for Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company said in a court filing this month. Comcast described the net neutrality law’s potential impact on its ability to charge online service providers and network operators for network interconnection. “The paid interconnection provisions will harm […]

30 men’s boots you’d be surprised are available on Amazon Prime — all $300 or less

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. Amazon probably isn’t the first online retailer that comes to mind for fall boots, but you’d be surprised by the wide selection and accessible pricing. With a $ 300 budget, […]

Trump jokes about Taylor Swift’s endorsement of Democratic Senate candidate: I like her music ‘25% less’ now

Andrew H. Walker/Getty President Donald Trump said he likes Taylor Swift’s music “about 25% less” now that she’s endorsed two Democratic candidates running in her home state of Tennessee ahead of the November midterm elections. Swift shared her endorsement with her 112 million followers on Instagram Sunday night. It’s the first time she publicly revealed […]

Good News: We Died Less Often on the Road Last Year

After alarming increases in U.S. traffic fatalities in 2015 and 2016, data just released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows a decrease in the number of people who died in car crashes in 2017. A decrease, for sure, but still a shocking number: 37,133, or about one-third the population of West Palm Beach, […]

US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Russia

US Navy Photo Forced to pay the high cost of overuse of America’s carrier force during the global war on terror, backlogs at public shipyards and extended maintenance periods are seeing US carriers spending more time in port or in the shop than deployed. The deployment rate for US carriers has dropped to a 25-year […]

US sends B-52 bombers ripping through the contested South China Sea twice in less than a week as tensions soar

REUTERS/Andrew Winning Twice in just three days, the US sent heavy bombers through the disputed South China Sea, sending a message to US rivals in the region. The US did the same last month, sparking criticism in Beijing, which claims the vast majority of the South China Sea. Secretary of Defense James Mattis argues that […]

The Silicon Valley stylist who charges $2,000 or more to make techies look effortless says Rolexes are ‘gaudy’ and recommends a watch for less than $100 instead

Sergey Zaykov/Shutterstock Silicon Valley famously has its own set of fashion rules. Casual dress has always been king in the tech world, but some tech employees are opting for a more polished look. Stylist Victoria Hitchcock spoke to Vox about how techies can achieve an effortless style. Dressing for success means something different in Silicon […]