Analysts at JPMorgan say an AI-backed system called the ‘internet of living things’ could be our best chance of fighting the coronavirus — and all future pandemics as well. Here’s how it would work.

The coronavirus pandemic is entering what could be the most devastating week for the US to date. As the outbreak worsens, attention is shifting to gaps in preparedness at all levels — from tepid company responses to missteps by the Trump administration. JPMorgan Chase analysts are touting a new response model they refer to as […]

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SIGN UP NOW: We’re talking to the global chief marketing officer of Burger King about how advertising needs to adapt to the coronavirus crisis at a live digital event on Thursday, and it’s free to join

The coronavirus pandemic will dramatically change the world as we know it — and advertising is no exception. Join us at 2 pm ET on Thursday, April 9, when we’ll speak with Burger King’s global chief marketing officer Fernando Machado about how advertisers can navigate this period of massive disruption. We will touch on how […]

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NFL unveils 2010s All-Decade team roster

There are a handful of honors an NFL player can receive during their career, but few are as valued as being a member of the All-Decade team. On Monday, the NFL unveiled its 54 members of the 2010s All-Decade team. The special honor highlights the best players who starred at their position for the entire […]

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As Zoom struggles with security, here are 6 remote work startups that are seeing surges in funding or users

Zoom has been under scrutiny for its cybersecurity issues, and a roster of startups are capitalizing on the increased remote-workforce demand amid the coronavirus outbreak. Virtual-collaboration startups specialize in making remote meetings, conference calls, and digital communication run smoothly. Business Insider compiled a list of startups that have experienced product booms since the start of […]

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Elizabeth Holmes’ defense lawyers are asking their work in the Theranos fraud case be deemed ‘essential’ so they can defy lockdown orders

The federal trial in the criminal case against Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, is scheduled to start in July. Holmes’ lawyers recently asked the judge to rule the case as “essential,” so that the defense team would be allowed to defy shelter-in-place orders and continue working to prepare for trial. The […]

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The CEO of SAP says that the biggest unexpected challenge of remote work is helping employees who live by themselves feel safe and connected (SAP)

When technology giant SAP shifted to a work-from-home policy, it needed to accommodate its massive workforce of 100,000 employees based in more than 180 countries. SAP co-CEO Jennifer Morgan said she quickly realized a need that tended to be overlooked: the welfare of employees who were living alone. “You hear so many people talking about […]

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A stock chief at $7.4 trillion BlackRock shared with us his coronavirus-investing playbook: How to stay safe, what he’s avoiding, and some surprising contrarian bets

Tony DeSpirito of BlackRock told Business Insider about the blend of safety and risk he’s targeting after an unprecedented bout of volatility and economic uncertainty. With the economy possibly frozen in place for months, and amid the threat that similar measures will be imposed again, he’s looking for companies that can outlast their peers. DeSpirito […]

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