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 […]

LinkedIn, a Microsoft company, bought an employee surveying company in a deal said to be valued at over $400 million (MSFT)

Chip Somodevilla/Getty LinkedIn announced its intent to buy the employee survey software company Glint in a deal said to be valued at more than $ 400 million.  Glint specializes in employee surveys measuring satisfaction with management, compensation, and other internal issues.  The company last raised $ 20 million in November 2017, at a $ 220 million valuation.  […]

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 […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

Business Insider Intelligence The US spends over $ 3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures. Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US […]

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 […]

How consumers rank Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube on privacy, fake news, content relevance, safety, and sharing (FB, GOOGL, TWTTR, MSFT, SNAP)

  Digital trust is the confidence people have in a platform to protect their information and provide a safe environment for them to create and engage with content. Business Insider Intelligence surveyed over 1,300 global consumers to evaluate their perception of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Consumers’ Digital Trust rankings differ across security, […]

How Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft are shaking up healthcare — and what it means for the future of the industry (AAPL, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN)

  The US spends over $ 3 trillion annually in healthcare costs — but providers can’t keep up with growing demand. Health organizations are increasingly turning to tech companies to transform delivery of care and lower health expenditures. Seeing an opportunity to tap into the lucrative healthcare market, four of the largest US tech companies […]

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 […]

Microsoft is trying to become the ‘Netflix of Gaming,’ putting it on the path to $1 trillion (MSFT)

YouTube/Xbox Microsoft could soon finish developing the next big thing in gaming.  Some on Wall Street haven’t appreciated Microsoft’s gaming potential, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Keith Weiss.  The gaming business is seeing a shift away from hardware and into software and streaming, which is in Microsoft’s wheelhouse. That puts Microsoft on the path to […]

Microsoft is reportedly planning a new $400 tablet to compete with the iPad (AAPL, MSFT)

Melia Robinson/Business Insider Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lower-cost Surface tablet, according to a report from Bloomberg.  The new tablet would start at $ 400 and have a 10-inch screen, about nine hours of battery life, and USB-C charging.  Microsoft has dabbled in more consumer-friendly tablets in the past, but has shifted focus […]