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Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down (TSLA)

A Tesla Model S/Tesla Tesla has created a customized insurance package, InsureMyTesla, that is cheaper than traditional plans because it factors in the vehicles’ Autopilot safety features and maintenance costs. InsureMyTesla has been available in 20 countries, but Tesla just recently partnered with Liberty Mutual to make the plan available in the US. InsureMyTesla shows […]

We asked cryptocurrency experts to respond to Jamie Dimon's bitcoin bashings — here's what they said

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images Jamie Dimon has been a vocal critic of bitcoin since its earliest days, but his most recent comments have ignited a conversation about digital currencies on Wall Street. Two of the bankers’ main arguments against the cryptocurrency are that it is in a bubble, and it will ultimately be “crushed” […]

The University of Texas spent $7 million remodeling their football locker room and the results are jaw-dropping

Texas Longhorns The key to winning in college football is a good coach and top-notch recruiting. Texas thinks they have the former in new coach Tom Herman, and he has a leg up on the latter thanks to a new locker room. The University of Texas recently spent $ 10 million renovating their athletic center […]

One dead, another missing after oil barge fire off Texas

The US Coast Guard responds to a barge on fire, approximately three miles from Port Aransas jetties in Texas, October 20, 2017.US Coast Guard At least one person was killed after an oil barge caught on fire. The barge was carrying around 133,000 barrels of crude oil to a refinery in Corpus Christi, Texas. The […]

The $1,000 iPhone X is beautiful, but I'm not interested — here's why

Apple’s upcoming iPhone X is beautiful.  It’s hard to argue with how attractive the iPhone X is — it’s quite a looker.Justin Sullivan/Getty For $ 1,000, you get a pocket supercomputer that’s mostly screen. Aside from a tiny notch on the top, the face of the phone is almost entirely touchscreen display. There’s no Home […]

DEMOCRATS SLAM SENATE BUDGET: 'It will go down in history as one of the worst budgets Congress has ever passed'

Sen. Chuck Schumer.Alex Wong/Getty Images The Senate passed a budget with all Republican votes. The budget would help pave the way for the GOP and Trump’s tax plan. Democrats blasted the budget. Chuck Schumer called it “one of the worst budgets Congress has ever passed.” Moments after the Senate passed a massive fiscal year 2018 […]

Amazon Prime members have exclusive access to one of the best smartphone deals out there right now

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. Alcatel Amazon has a number of Prime-exclusive phone deals available, but Alcatel’s Idol 5S is one of the best yet. It has a 5.2″ 1080P display, 3GB of […]

Chelsea Handler is ending her Netflix talk show

Host Chelsea Handler speaks onstage at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on August 2, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.Kevin Winter/Getty Images Chelsea Handler is ending her Netflix talk show after two seasons. Handler said she is planning to focus on activism and write a book. Chelsea […]

Another federal judge has halted Trump's 3rd travel ban

Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, speaks outside a federal courthouse in Greenbelt, Maryland on Oct. 16, 2017 after a hearing on the third travel ban.AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Two federal judges have now blocked President Donald Trump’s third travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect. The ban targeted […]

NBA stars offered prayers and support after Gordon Hayward's horrific injury

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Coming into Tuesday night, basketball fans across the country were filled with excitement, waiting to get their first look at the newly revamped Celtics team take on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Unfortunately, after tipoff, that excitement quickly turned to dread as Gordon Hayward went down with a severe broken ankle just minutes […]