Strictly favourite Maisie Smith tipped to win as pros ‘compete’ for partnership

A source told The Sun On Sunday: “All the male pros really want to partner with her, not just because she’s young and fit, but she’s also proven herself to be a brilliant dancer. “She has a massive fan following, which often ensures contestants get far in the competition.” reached out to BBC for […]

How banks can use personalized services to increase customer satisfaction and compete with fintechs

The ability to conduct banking activities via a sleek mobile app is no longer enough to satisfy consumers — it’s table stakes. Banks need to focus on deploying robust personal finance management (PFM) features that pull consumers in. There are three common approaches banks can take to effectively implement these tools. It’s no longer enough […]

Watch Canadians compete in World Cup luge from Whistler, B.C.

Click on the video players below to watch action from the luge World Cup in Whistler, B.C. Coverage continues Friday with men's at 7:40 p.m. ET. Men's Luge 1st Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 Men's Luge 2nd Run, from the Whistler Sliding Centre in Whistler, BC. 0:00 On Saturday, women's competition begins […]

How brick-and-mortar retailers can bring personalization in-store to compete with e-tailers (AMZN, BABA, JD)

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.  If we’re living through a “retail apocalypse” that spells doom for brick-and-mortar retail, as many have suggested, why are e-commerce leaders like Amazon, […]

Nintendo president: “I compete for time,” not against Xbox, PlayStation

Enlarge / Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime poses with the wildly successful Nintendo Switch. (credit: Sam Machkovech) SEATTLE—Nintendo of America President and COO Reggie Fils-Aime appeared at Seattle’s Geekwire Summit on Wednesday to speak broadly about the company’s future, and, while the talk didn’t include new product reveals, it proved illuminating about […]

Prankster lures men to New York square to compete in ‘real life’ Tinder

A New York prankster lured dozens of thirsty men to the same location on a public square, promising them a DJ set and “whatever happens.” Once there, she cajoled them into competing in a bizarre version of ‘real life Tinder.’ After “shopping my soul around” on the popular dating app, one of the unlucky marks […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Lee Ryan confirmed as twelfth star to compete

After an exclusive interview with Stormy Daniels, The Loose Women panel were elated to announce the next Strictly Come Dancing contestant. The twelfth contestant was confirmed to be Lee Ryan, after appearing in a glittery motorcycle helmet. Lee joined the panellists after being covered in glitter, and commented: “I was nervous even to say yes. […]

Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

Click on the video player above on Saturday at 6:15 a.m. ET to watch live action from the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships. CBC Sports will stream all of the Canadian men's and women's games at the tournament in Hamburg, Germany. Women's preliminary schedule Friday, Aug. 17 – 8 a.m. ET – Great Britain def. Canada, 64-56 Saturday, Aug. […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2018 line-up: Faye Tozer second star confirmed to compete

Strictly Come Dancing fans were delighted to hear Faye Tozer will take to the dance floor later this year. The announcement comes just hours after Katie Piper was confirmed as the first celebrity to take part during this morning’s BBC Breakfast. Speaking about joining the line-up, Faye revealed she struggled to keep it a secret. […]