Over a million people asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them in 2017 and it turned them all down

Over a million people asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them in 2017 and it turned them all down

People really love their virtual assistants — so much so, in fact, that over a million people asked Amazon Alexa to marry them in 2017 alone, the retailer confirmed to Business Insider. And that’s not even including customers who might have proposed to their Google Assistant, or Apple Siri, or Microsoft Cortana. It seems that…

A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor Show 2018

A first look at the new $5.7 million Bugatti Divo from the Paris Motor Show 2018

Bugatti has flaunted its newest supercar at the Paris Motor Show 2018. The Bugatti Divo is the most exclusive car Bugatti has ever made, only 40 are being manufactured. The Divo isn’t quite as fast as the Chiron but it’s been designed to be more agile. It’s 35 kilos lighter and can do 0-60mph in…

Half a million NHS jobs could be slashed in plans by Theresa May’s former policy chief

Half a million NHS jobs could be slashed in plans by Theresa May’s former policy chief

LONDON — Almost a million public sector jobs, including half a million jobs in the NHS, could be slashed as part of a plan being pushed by the prime minister’s former policy chief. The Conservative MP and former health minister, George Freeman, told Business Insider that he would like to see hundreds of thousands of…

Million rally for Catalonia independence

Million rally for Catalonia independence

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters march in Barcelona to mark the national day of CataloniaAbout a million people have taken to the streets of Barcelona to mark Catalonia’s „National Day” and show continued support for independence. The annual celebration is the first since Catalonia’s failed attempt to break away from Spain…

We tried on over £1 million worth of jewels in one of London’s most prestigious jewelers

We tried on over £1 million worth of jewels in one of London’s most prestigious jewelers

We visited London jeweller Bentley & Skinner, which specialises in buying and selling rare antique jewellery. Some of the items it sells include a £275,000 diamond ring and an 1890 pearl and diamond necklace worth £240,000. Bentley & Skinner also makes jewellery inside its workshop, which is also located inside the store. Some items can…

Apple CEO Tim Cook is a few days away from a $120 million payday

Apple CEO Tim Cook is a few days away from a $120 million payday

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Tim Cook’s fortune is tied to Apple’s performance in the stock market. In 2013, two years after Cook became CEO, Apple updated his compensation plan to include large chunks of stock that would vest if, over a three year period, Apple outperformed two-thirds of the S&P 500, an index…

The cofounder of a $23 million startup has been accused of taking off his pants and telling a lewd story about Burning Man in front of a female employee in a new lawsuit

The cofounder of a $23 million startup has been accused of taking off his pants and telling a lewd story about Burning Man in front of a female employee in a new lawsuit

Pilot AI cofounders Elliot English and Jonathan Su were named in a suit by former employee Rachel Moore, which accused the founders of sexual harassment and gender discrimination. Pilot AI A former employee at the artificial intelligence startup Pilot AI filed a lawsuit against its cofounders and one of its investors in the San Francisco…