Pokemon Go Niantic net worth: How much is Pokemon Go game developer worth?

Pokemon Go has enjoyed an incredibly successful 2018 and the game’s popularity shows no signs of slowing. In addition to critical acclaim, the multiplayer game has earned commercial success, in part thanks to Pokemon Go developer Niantic’s strategy of drip-feeding a steady rollout of fresh content. So although Pokemon Go is free to download, the […]

A Michelin tire expert explains why winter tires are worth the extra cost

Reuters/Dominick Reuter We asked a tire expert at Michelin why winter tires are worth the investment. Winter tires are specially designed to deal with snow, slush, ice, and low temperatures. A good set can cost more than $ 500, before installation. Winter has officially arrived, with the solstice on December 21. In much of the […]

The world’s most popular video game chat app is now worth more than $2 billion, as it gears up to take on the makers of ‘Fortnite’

Discord Discord is the world’s largest chat platform for gaming, with more than 200 million users. The company is now valued at more than $ 2 billion after raising $ 150 million in a new round of funding. It was last valued at $ 1.65 billion as recently as this summer.  Recently, Discord’s ambitions have […]

Kim Kardashian shared a bikini selfie in the middle of winter while surrounded by thousands of dollars’ worth of Birkin bags

Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Kim Kardashian West posted a bikini selfie while standing in her massive walk-in closet on Wednesday. The Instagram post shows Kardashian West surrounded by thousands of dollars worth of Hermès Birkin bags. She’s not the only Kardashian-Jenner with a jaw-dropping collection of the designer bags. While a lot of people are bundling up […]

The AmEx Business Platinum’s annual fee is increasing to $595 a year — we break down whether it’s still worth the cost

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. The Points Guy The annual fee for the Business Platinum® Card from American Express is going up from $ 450 to $ 595 per year. New benefits include credits at WeWork and Dell and increased […]

Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz’ Asana is now worth $1.5 billion

Asana On Thursday, Asana — a collaboration and productivity software company started by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz — announced that it had raised a $ 50 million Series E funding round.  Asana is now valued at $ 1.5 billion.  “It’s really nice to cross over that concrete mark,” Asana CEO Dustin Moskovitz said, referring to […]

The Obamas are worth 30 times more than when they entered the White House in 2008 — here’s how they spend their millions

Pool/Getty Images Barack Obama’s net worth is estimated to be $ 40 million. Aside from the six-figure pension he receives as a former president, Obama has made millions from speaking engagements and his best-selling books. While Obama spends his money in various ways, he loves to donate to charity and take vacations with his wife, […]

This ex-Googler’s mobile app testing startup is now worth $500 million after only three years

HeadSpin HeadSpin, a startup that creates a platform to help developers more easily test apps and sites on mobile devices, has raised $ 20 million in Series B financing. This three-year-old startup is now worth $ 500 million. Co-founder and CEO Manish Lachwani drew on his experiences from Google, Zynga and other companies to solve […]