I didn’t think the Instant Pot was worth the hype — until I tried cooking with it

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Sur La Table I tried the $ 150 Instant Pot Ultra multi-cooker that the company says replaces 10 common kitchen appliances. I roasted an entire chicken and made […]

I drove a $63,000 Ford Raptor pickup truck for a week to see if it lived up to the hype — here’s the verdict (F)

Matthew DeBord/BI We tested the Ford Raptor, a pickup truck that goes to 11 and then some. While I didn’t bust through the wilderness with this high-performance offroader, I did take it on a couple of long drives. The Raptor truly is something special. But it’s not for everybody, especially if you don’t like to […]

Will Dees live up to flag favourite hype?

Video Image Collingwood player booked for kicking AFLW opponent0:28 AFLW: Collingwood’s Sarah D’Arcy has had a shocking brainfade, appearing to kick Carlton opponent Sarah Hosking in their season-opening clash. February 2nd 2018 17 hours ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Sport news and galleries/AFL/ Melbourne captain Daisy Pearce and vice-captains Elise O’Dea and Mel Hickey. Picture: Mark Stewart Herald Sun […]

Saudi Oil Minister tired of shale hype

“Leave us alone and leave all these issues. We had enough of shale oil and talks of shale. Please talk about anything else,” Saudi oil minister Khalid al-Falih said in Davos, snapping at reporters. Al-Falih has clearly become annoyed at all the pestering from reporters and market analysts about the prospect of US shale spoiling […]

‘We’re not going to follow the hype’: Biotech VCs are concerned by the staggering size of early-stage startup funding

Reuters Money is flowing into biotech startups, with companies more and more frequently raising more than $ 100 million in early-stage funding rounds. We asked venture capitalists what all this capital meant for the private biotech industry. Some were excited for the science while concerned about the expectations that come along with this greater funding, […]

With cryptocurrency, buy the substance, sell the hype

GUEST: The prevailing wisdom for cryptocurrency founders is that you win through hype: talk like an infomercial, parade clownish speakers around conferences, and attack critics relentlessly for “spreading FUD.” That approach works; many aggressive entrants have muscled their way to the top of the charts with these tactics (you know who you are). But there’s […]

Xiaomi reportedly crushed 2017 earnings, creating new hype for 2018 IPO

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has told bankers it would top its annual revenue target by as much as 18 percent, sources with knowledge of the matter said, marking a comeback from a sales slump in recent years that triggered a business overhaul. Xiaomi, which has been hearing bank pitches for what […]

We visited Arket, H&M’s new luxury concept store, to see if it lives up to the hype

Valentina Resetarits / Business Insider Germany H&M’s new high-end store concept Arket has opened one of its firsts shops in Münich; its fourth worldwide since the brand was launched in August. Arket — which has also opened stores in Copenhagen, Brussels and London — has said its home debut in Stockholm will take place in the spring […]