Seven US personnel killed in Iraq helicopter crash: official

Seven US troops were killed when their helicopter crashed during a transport mission in western Iraq, a defense official told AFP Friday. The Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk chopper was on a routine troop transport operation Thursday flying from Iraq to Syria when it went down, the official said. An accompanying …

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A little known cloud security company just raised $192 million in the first big tech IPO of 2018 (ZS)

Zscaler, an enterprise cloud security company, took its shares public on Friday. The company set its share price at $16, and shares shot up 75% to around $28 on the first day of trading. Zscaler is the first of the many tech IPOs expected to come in 2018. The first …


POINT-OF-SALE TERMINALS: How evolving merchant demands are pushing POS terminal providers to up their game in an increasingly competitive environment

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — despite sharp gains in e-commerce, which will nearly double between now and 2021, the lion’s share of …


Audi e-Tron GT Will Be a Mission E-Based Four-Door

The e-Tron GT is set to be Audi Sport's first EV.

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Snapchat was forced to pull an ad featuring Rihanna and Chris Brown — but one analyst thinks the bad press could be good for business (SNAP)

Snapchat published an advertisement that asked users whether they’d rather “slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.” Rihanna called the ad “ignorant,” asking why Snap would “bring shame to DV victims.”  Jefferies analyst Brent Thill said that the negative attention could get Snap more users. Watch Snap shares in real time.  …