Tech Helps Disabled People in India Find Love and Freedom

This OZY original series takes you to the doorstep of Developing World Lessons: stories of pathbreaking successes in education and health, technology and environmental protection, from Africa, South America and Asia, that are reshaping those societies and that the West too can learn from. Shweta Mahavar was 25 when her parents first took out a […]

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Exclusive: Instagram’s new TV service recommended videos of potential child abuse. Instagram’s new TV service, IGTV, recommended videos of what appeared to be child exploitation and genital mutilation, a Business Insider investigation has found. Here’s everything Amazon announced at its huge September event. Amazon held […]

Bing implements Google’s fast-loading AMP tech

If you’re in the US and use Bing as your search engine on mobile, you might start coming across AMP’s lightning bolt in the results page. While Microsoft already uses AMP in some of its apps, including Bing, it’s only now that the search engine has started implementing Google’s open-source technology for its search results […]

EU investigating German automakers, alleging collusion on emissions tech

Enlarge / A hose for an emission test is fixed in the exhaust pipe of a Volkswagen Golf 2.0 liter diesel car at the Technical Inspection Agency in Ludwigsburg, southwestern Germany, on August 7, 2017. (Photo by THOMAS KIENZLE / AFP) (credit: Getty Images) The European Commission said on Tuesday that it is opening an […]

3 ways women can shape the future of tech

Getty Images By Julie Elberfeld, senior vice president of shared technology at Capital One We’ve all seen the headlines about women leaving the tech industry. They’re true, but they are also only part of the story.  Roughly 56% of women leave the technology industry by the mid-level point in their careers, according to a 2008 […]

As regulators circle, China’s fintech giants put the emphasis on tech

Kitty cash FOR those still trying to work out what exactly “fintech” involves, we are sorry to bring you this update from China, a world leader in mixing finance with technology. Fintech is passé; the hot new thing is “techfin”. This ungainly portmanteau was coined by Jack Ma, the chairman of Alibaba, an e-commerce giant, […]

UPS is hoping tech investments will boost its profit margins (UPS)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers hours before it appeared on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. UPS said at its investor day last week that it’s looking for ways to increase profit margins, according to The Wall Street Journal. The logistics giant has recently […]