• Singapore Marina Bay Sands hotel has a 'sidescraper' in the sky

    businessinsider.de 19 Jul '18, 1pm

    As urban populations grow, cities have experienced a boom in mega-developments. In Chongqing, Singapore, one of the city's latest and largest megaprojects is Raffles City, an under-construction development with eight skyscrapers — plus a ninth, horizontal tower that Curbed has dubbed ...

  • Trump's behaving like a 'Russian asset', intel and natsec experts warn

    businessinsider.de 18 Jul '18, 11am

    National-security experts have reached a consensus: Russian President Vladimir Putin played US President Donald Trump like a fiddle during their summit in Helsinki on Monday. When asked whether he believed Putin or the US intelligence community on Russia's election interference, Trump...

  • The rentable Kodak-branded bitcoin mining rig has failed

    businessinsider.de 17 Jul '18, 9am

    A Kodak-branded Bitcoin-mining rig which premiered at CES will not go ahead. The company behind the project, Spotlite, told the BBC the scheme has has been blocked by the US financial watchdog. Originally the rig was marketed as a rentable Bitcoin miner, for which customers would pay ...

  • The World Cup trophy has its own customised Louis Vuitton case

    businessinsider.de 16 Jul '18, 7am

    Either France or Croatia will hold the official FIFA World Cup trophy aloft later today, but before they do so, it will be kept safe in a customised and exclusive Louis Vuitton box. It will also be guarded by two members of security before it is handed over to the World Cup final winn...

  • Trump arrived in Singapore after 'sonic attacks' false alarm

    businessinsider.de 26 Jun '18, 9am

    A State Department diplomatic advance team security agent reported hearing an unusual sound he believed was similar to what was experienced by U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China who later became ill before trump got to Singapore to meet Kim Jong Un. The agent immediately underwent medic...

  • The Japanese passport is now the most powerful in the world

    businessinsider.de 19 Jun '18, 12am

    Singapore's passport is no longer the most powerful in the world according to the latest Henley Passport Index. Japan now occupies the top spot, with its passport offering visa-free travel across a record 189 destinations. The fastest overall climber is the UAE, in 23rd place, which h...

  • Women ditch heels for sneakers

    businessinsider.de 12 Jun '18, 7pm

    There is a growing movement in women's fashion toward swapping high heels for more comfortable shoes. New data from resale site ThredUp showed that in the past three months, there has been an increase in the number of high heels being sent in by customers who no longer want them. Mean...

  • Square is rallying after obtaining a bitcoin license in New York

    businessinsider.de 18 Jun '18, 4pm

    Square has received an official New York State "bitlicense" to facilitate buying and selling of the cryptocurrency. Shares of the payments company rose about 1.3% following the announcement. The move is a "win-win" for Square, one analyst told Business Insider. Watch Square trade in r...

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