Daily Crunch: MWC faces coronavirus concerns

Daily Crunch: MWC faces coronavirus concerns

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. As top exhibitors pull out of MWC, organizers implement stringent…

Daily Crunch: Mobile World Congress is canceled

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. GSMA cancels Mobile World Congress due to coronavirus concerns “T…

Samsung unveils new foldable Galaxy Z Flip

Samsung has a new foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Flip, which is very different than the Galaxy Fold. When closed, it’s a square shape that unfolds into a bigger 6.7-inch display much like Motorola’s new Razr.

Top 6 Marketing Money Wasters

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Personal Finance Daily: The cheapest time to visit Disneyland and Disney World and Americans lost $201 million in 2019 to dating fraud

Friday’s top personal finance stories

YouTuber Adam Saleh tells us why he loves the Yemeni dish lamb haneeth

YouTuber Adam Saleh tells us why he loves the Yemeni dish lamb haneeth

We visited Yemen Cafe in Brooklyn, New York, with YouTuber Adam Saleh to see how the traditional dish lamb haneeth is made. Lamb haneeth is slow-cooked and takes five hours to make. When ready, the strands of meat are supple and almost fall off the bone. The …

The 10 most romantic songs of all time, according to Pandora

HPM/AP To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, music streaming service Pandora has ranked the top 10 most romantic songs of all time. They looked for songs with “Full Unadulterated Commitment.” That means that “undying love is professed, in spite of potential…

Why We Shouldn’t Be In Love With Startups

We all love a good story, especially those that involve rags-to-riches path. We love the zero-to-unicorn stories of Microsoft, Facebook and Uber. We often tie this type of success to proof of the American experiment–an ever-present reminder to some that if th…

Can Byte recreate the magic of Vine?

When Twitter shuttered Vine in 2018, it was the end of not just another video service but also the death of a wonderfully quirky part of the internet. Vine’s six-second videos somehow gave birth to a treasure trove of time-lapsed punchlines, zingy one-liners …

Hollywood is more diverse than ever. So why are the Oscars still so white?

The latest list of Oscar nominees remains overwhelmingly white and male in spite of a relatively large field of non-white potential Oscar nominees. This time around, experts say the Academy has no one to blame but itself.

Rebel Wilson looks noticeably slimmer after enlisting a top personal trainer and declaring 2020 'the year of health'

Rebel Wilson looks noticeably slimmer after enlisting a top personal trainer and declaring 2020 ‘the year of health’

Rebel Wilson ‘s personal trainer posted a picture of the actor on Instagram where she looks noticeably slimmer. “Transformation trainer” Jono Castano appears to be helping Wilson get fitter and lose weight, and he commended her for “putting in the yards 7 day…

Trump got the number of US coronavirus patients wrong in a tweet about how he’s on top of the outbreak

President Donald Trump tweeted that there were only five cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States, hours after there was a confirmed sixth case. Public health experts told the Associated Press that Trump’s assessment of China’s ability to contain the v…

A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the ‘overreaction’ and ‘unnecessary panic’ towards the coronavirus

Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi advised against the US from taking “unnecessary” coronavirus response actions that could be detrimental towards the economy and travel during an interview with Reuters. Wang also claimed that China has bee…

Isle of Dogs: Westminster Kennel Club show opens in New York

Thousands of dogs from 20 countries will compete in this year’s annual Westminster Kennel Club show in New York, which opens Sunday and culminates with the crowning of “Best-in-Show,” the most coveted prize for pedigree dogs in the United States.

Top Bernie Sanders surrogate Rashida Tlaib apologized after a clip of her booing Hillary Clinton went viral

Rep. Rashida Tlaib tweeted an apology for booing Hillary Clinton during a Bernie Sanders campaign event in Iowa, after a clip of her encouraging the crowd to do so went viral. At the event, Tlaib was responding to a clip from a documentary series of Clinton s…

Jorge Masvidal would be the ultimate bare-knuckle brawler and 'would take some guys apart,' BKFC boss David Feldman says

Jorge Masvidal would be the ultimate bare-knuckle brawler and ‘would take some guys apart,’ BKFC boss David Feldman says

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images If money were no object for Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship founder David Feldman, he would sign the UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal to compete in his BKFC ring. Feldman told Business Insider that …

Dominant women’s champion Valentina Shevchenko kicks so awesomely she looks like a video game cheat code has come to life

Valentina Shevchenko made a third successful defense of her UFC women’s flyweight title at UFC 247 in Houston on Saturday. The physically-impressive striker was so dominant she beat Katlyn Chookagian with punches and elbows by the third round. But one of her …

Hailey Baldwin wore a glam version of a ’90s trend in a sheer dress with sleeves at an Oscars after-party

Hailey Bieber (neé Baldwin) attended the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on Sunday. She posed on the red carpet in a sheer, lace Versace gown embroidered with black Swarovski cr…

Infographic: The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Smaller cities beat out the big hubs in this year’s study of the U.S. cities with the youngest entrepreneurs.

The top 9 shows on Netflix and other streaming services this week

Every week, Parrot Analytics provides Business Insider with a list of the nine most in-demand original TV shows on streaming services in the US. Netflix’s “BoJack Horseman” and Disney Plus’ “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” join the list this week. Visit Business I…

Hearing loss in football: Two former NFL stars share their stories – CNET

Hearing loss in football: Two former NFL stars share their stories – CNET

For players and fans alike, football stadiums can be detrimental to healthy hearing.

Seeking nominations for the top PR experts in crisis management

Business Insider is planning to publish a list of the top PR experts in crisis management, and we want your nominations. We want to hear who are the practitioners and firms on executives and companies’ speed dials when they’re facing reputational damage, cris…

Personal Finance Daily: Washing your hands this way could protect you from coronavirus and wiping out student debt could have unintended consequences

Wednesday’s top personal finance stories

This week’s top stories: iOS 14 rumors, Apple’s record Q1 earnings, wireless charging mat, more

In this week’s top stories: Ming-Chi Kuo details what to expect from Apple in 2020, AAPL reports record earnings, the new emoji coming later this year, iOS 14 rumors, and more. Read on for all of this week’s biggest news. more… The post This week’s top storie…

Anniversary Sale: Get 1 year of Extra Crunch for $99

Last February we launched Extra Crunch, and today we’re celebrating its one-year anniversary. As a token of appreciation to our readers, we’re offering a limited-time deal for annual Extra Crunch membership. From now until the end of February, new users signi…

Ariana Grande changed into a second outfit at the Grammys before the show even started

Ariana Grande changed into a second outfit at the Grammys before the show even started

Ariana Grande changed into a second gray outfit at the 2020 Grammys red carpet shortly after arriving in a tulle ball gown. Her second look appears to be a two-piece outfit with a voluminous skirt and form-fitting, gray tank top with a bedazzled diamond neckl…

Power Line: Disappointing facts about carbon capture, gender in energy, and the top companies riding the solar boom

Hello, and welcome to Power Line, a weekly clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider. Here’s what you need to know: Sign up here to get Power Line in your inbox every Friday. Most of our coverage is available exclusively to BI Prime subscribers. If you’re…

Power Line: Introducing a new clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider, and a look at the top clean-energy startups

Hello, and welcome to Power Line, a weekly clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider. I’m Benji Jones, a science-turned-energy reporter based in our New York office. I collected baseball-sized apple snails as a kid and did my high-school history fair proj…

The 20 Best Mobile Games You Probably Have Not Played Yet

Your smartphone is a pretty decent gaming machine, which you might forget about when streaming videos, sending emails, or taking photos. In the last two years alone, 20 amazing games have launched on Android and iOS (or both). Read more…

Meet the top 7 US companies dominating the $17 billion solar-energy industry

Solar energy is on track to become the largest source of renewable energy in the US, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Chinese companies have long dominated parts of the US solar business. But several US-based companies are gaining ground…

Celebrate the depths of winter with a citrus terrine

Celebrate the depths of winter with a citrus terrine

It’s the dead of winter, and most of the fun holidays are behind us—but there’s still months of cold and slush to get through. So we’d like to welcome you to Tropical Staycation, a week of island-inspired recipes and other stories that will transport you to m…

Delete These Scammy Android Apps That Drove 382M Downloads

Whenever we post “delete these apps” stories, we invariably see comments claiming that the malware apps in question are so bizarre and pointless, you’d have to be the dumbest Android user on Earth to download them in the first place (or something to that effe…

Top Stories: iOS 13.4 Beta, iPhone ‘CarKey’ Leak, New Apple TV?

The first week of February brought quite a bit of Apple news and rumors, led by a fresh set of operating updates entering the beta testing process. The star of the show was the iOS 13.4 beta, which included a number of new features and tweaks, as well as some…

All the Cool Kids Are Using Tiny Clackety Keyboards

People love mechanical keyboards for their tactile springiness, but their size can overwhelm your desk space. Try a compact version instead.

16 inspiring underdog stories from the Westminster Dog Show

The 144th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be held in New York City on February 10 and 11. Though some breeds, like the wire fox terrier, often win best in show, many popular breeds like Labradors and dachshunds have never won the title. The oldest dog t…

'Birds of Prey' director Cathy Yan on the challenges of making her first studio movie and the 'bonkers audition tape' that she and Margot Robbie loved

‘Birds of Prey’ director Cathy Yan on the challenges of making her first studio movie and the ‘bonkers audition tape’ that she and Margot Robbie loved

Claudette Barius/DC Comics Insider talked to “Birds of Prey” director Cathy Yan about the challenges that went into making her first movie for a Hollywood studio. She said that being anxious about the process was always on her mind, but that the strength of t…

A top clean energy investor who’s backed 30 companies reveals why he won’t bet on batteries

In the last decade, renewable energy production has doubled in the US, fueling a multi-billion-dollar energy storage industry, which analysts expect to triple in 2020. Tom Blum, a prominent clean-energy investor who’s directly backed around 30 companies, agre…

The top 30 US cities where millennials are looking at buying homes right now

Millennials are expected to be a driving force behind the US housing market in 2020. A recent LendingTree report looked at the most popular cities where millennials are looking to buy a home. Of the top 10 most popular cities, most are located in the north an…

Here’s everything in the $100,000-plus swag bag given to 2020 Oscar nominees

Terence Patrick/Getty Images and Scenic USA The 2020 Oscars will take place on Sunday, February 9. The entertainment marketing company Distinctive Assets is not affiliated with the Oscars, but will provide a luxurious swag bag to the top 25 nominees. This yea…

Trump brags his strike on Soleimani killed ‘2 for the price of 1’ while giving a behind-the-scenes account of the assassination to GOP donors at his Florida resort

President Donald Trump recounted the minutes leading up to the deadly US strike on top Iranian leader Qassem Soleimani during remarks to GOP donors at his Florida resort on Friday night, according to CNN. The president recalled how US military officials count…