Amazon is reportedly using drivers’ tips for their base pay

Amazon is pulling an Instacart and counting customers’ tips towards Flex drivers’ base pay, according to an investigation by LA Times. The Flex program, which you can think of as Uber for high-speed deliveries, promises contract drivers a base pay between $ 18 and $ 25 an hour. But based on the emails the Times […]

UAE buys its way toward supremacy in Gulf cyberwar, using US and Israeli experts

Enlarge / President Donald Trump welcomes Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi in the Oval Office of the White House on May 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Pool/Getty Images) On January 30, Reuters released two investigative reports on hacking activities of the United Arab Emirates’ National Electronic Security Authority […]

Cruise ship secrets: Be wary of crew using THIS code word – it could mean there’s a fire

Cruise ships sail far and wide, from European destinations such as France and Germany to more exotic locations like the Caribbean. Cruises these days offer a host of luxuries, including onboard zip lining and water parks. But no matter how big or how opulent a cruise ship is, things can still go wrong. Brandon Presser […]

Using Regional Airports on a Trip to Europe — Reader Success Story

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A study tracked cancer patients using crowdfunding to pay for homeopathy. The results are troubling

A survey published in The Lancet journal tracked 220 cancer patients who turned to GoFundMe to pay for homeopathic treatment which is not based on modern science. At least 28 per cent of those patients died and research points to an increased risk of death among those who seek alternative treatments.

VR isn’t just for gamers — here’s how Audi, Lowe’s and Macy’s are using it to boost sales and employee training (M, WMT, AUDVF, LOW, UPS)

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. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inelligence Virtual reality (VR) offers immersive experiences in which users can hear, see, and interact with 360-degree digital environments using […]

Samsung caught using another DSLR photo to sell a phone camera

No, manufacturers still haven’t stopped using DSLR photos to fake phone camera shots. Photographer Dunja Djudjic has discovered that Samsung Malaysia bought one of her DSLR self-portraits through Getty and used a heavily edited version of it to advertise the portrait mode on the Galaxy A8 Star. The image use is thankfully legal, but Samsung’s […]

A man dropped his fiancee’s ring down a NYC grate after proposing and they walked away, but using social media, police tracked them down

@NYPDNews/Twitter The New York Police Department went above and beyond for one couple. Shortly after proposing in New York City, a man accidentally dropped his fiancé’s engagement ring down a NYC grate in Times Square. The police were able to recover the ring, clean it, and, with the help of social media, track down the […]