Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the SEC over fears its baby powder may cause cancer — here’s how worried you should be

Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the SEC over fears its baby powder...

Baby powder use has been linked to some cancer cases, but does that mean it's dangerous? Shutterstock Let's be clear: If you know that your baby powder is pure, there's nothing dangerous about slapping some on a newborn or sprinkling a little bit in some smelly shoes. But for Johnson & Johnson, which has come…
13 startups that make daily rituals like brushing your teeth and taking vitamins more enjoyable

13 startups that make daily rituals like brushing your teeth and taking vitamins more...

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. Rituals are an important part of daily life. In the midst of what can often feel like a rollercoaster of work and personal obligations, they allow you to…
The CEO of Careem explains how the company is scaling up to beat Uber in a quickly growing market

The CEO of Careem explains how the company is scaling up to beat Uber...

When the founder of Careem, a Dubai-based ride-hailing company, traveled to his hometown of Karachi in Pakistan, his own mother urged him not to use the app to travel from the airport. "She's like, this is not safe. People will know where you live!," CEO Mudassir Sheikha told Business Insider in an interview. Such attention…
Trump’s rejection of ‘socialism’ makes America weak in the fight for 5G against China’s Huawei

Trump’s rejection of ‘socialism’ makes America weak in the fight for 5G against China’s...

President Donald Trump on Thursday essentially called for the US to create its own version of Huawei, the Chinese tech giant that today offers the world's most competitive 5G wireless infrastructure, but by rejecting China's economic model he appears to have already shot himself in the foot. "I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in…
Bloomberg is diving into into the booming alternative data field with a new product that’ll help the market become mainstream

Bloomberg is diving into into the booming alternative data field with a new product...

Alternative data is about to be normalized. Bloomberg LP is the latest mainstream financial company to wade in to the once obscure alternative-data field with a new product that will give clients access to data from more than 20 niche firms. The datasets will be immediately available, according to a release expected later Thursday from…
Nike shares slide in pre-market trading after Zion Williamson’s sneaker malfunction

Nike shares slide in pre-market trading after Zion Williamson’s sneaker malfunction

Shares in the sportswear giant Nike are sliding Thursday after a star college basketball player was injured when his sneaker malfunctioned during a high-profile rivalry game. No. 1 Duke's Zion Williamson, who is expected to be the top pick in this year's NBA draft, injured his right knee when his Nike 2.5 PE's exploded just…
10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, NKE, GRMN)

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, NKE, GRMN)

AP/Gregory Bull Here is what you need to know. The Fed admits it contributed to the stock market's wild ride in December. "A variety of factors —including FOMC communications, weaker-than-expected data, trade policy uncertainties, the partial federal government shutdown, and concerns about the outlook for corporate earnings — were cited by market participants as contributing…
The Google Pixel 3 XL’s camera is as good as everyone says it is — here’s the proof

The Google Pixel 3 XL’s camera is as good as everyone says it is...

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. Camera quality is one of the top factors people consider when shopping for a new smartphone, and I get it. If I'm not messaging people, checking my social…
Amazon’s investment in an electric truck company could spell doom for Tesla’s dominance, a widely followed Wall Street analyst says

Amazon’s investment in an electric truck company could spell doom for Tesla’s dominance, a...

It's only February, but Morgan Stanley thinks we've already seen the most important milestone to hit the automotive industry all year. Adam Jonas, the Wall Street bank's widely followed autos analyst says it's the biggest thing to happen for electric vehicles since Tesla went public nearly a decade ago. "We view Amazon's leading of a…
Samsung has finally showed off its new foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold

Samsung has finally showed off its new foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold

It's unclear what processor the Galaxy Fold will run on; Samsung mentioned only a "7 nm" processor. But we do know it'll come with a whopping 12 GB of RAM, which should help with all the new kinds of processes the Galaxy Fold will be doing, like switching between folded and unfolded mode and running…

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