The best online communities to join during COVID-19 to build your business, improve you mental wellness, or socialise with like-minded people

Online communities are booming during lockdown in the absence of in-person networking. Virtual clubs, leagues, and meeting spaces are connecting people in the world of business and beyond. We researched the most popular business and wellness communities, and picked nine of the best. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. During lockdown, online communities are […]

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Lockdown has created a fresh headache for financial regulators — it’s much harder to keep an eye on what traders are up to

Britain’s financial watchdog received fewer reports on suspicious transactions than ever before in April as traders and other market participants adjust to working from home. The watchdog received only 215 reports in April, its lowest level since current regulations took effect in 2016, according to Bloomberg, citing a public-records request. “There may be several reasons […]

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Warren Buffett’s ‘most gruesome mistake’ was buying Dexter Shoe. Here’s the story of his $9 billion error.

Warren Buffett’s “most gruesome mistake” was buying Dexter Shoe in 1993, a Maine shoemaker that soon collapsed under pressure from cheap foreign imports. The famed investor paid for Dexter with 25,203 Class A shares in Berkshire Hathaway, worth about $8.7 billion today. “I gave away 1.6% of a wonderful business … to buy a worthless […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Uber confirmed it will buy smaller food delivery firm Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal. Food delivery has come front and center for Uber since March, when a near complete drop-off in global travel decimated its core taxi business. Facebook, Google, […]

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Elon Musk and other competitors rushed to support Rocket Lab after the startup’s founder apologized for losing 7 satellites in a launch failure

Rocket Lab, a private spaceflight firm in New Zealand, failed to deliver seven satellites to orbit following a launch on Saturday. Company founder and CEO Peter Beck publicly apologized on Twitter to his customers for the loss of the space mission. Following his mea culpas, Beck and Rocket Lab saw a rush of support from […]

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