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$300 million Cameo hired a TikTok exec to lead its international expansion, as the celeb shout-out app looks to add Bollywood and K-Pop stars

Former TikTok executive Stefan Heinrich Henriquez will be leading Cameo, the personalized video shoutout app, in its international expansion. Henriquez will leave his role as head of global marketing for TikTok to become chief marketing officer and general manager of international at Cameo. Cameo CEO Steven Galanis told Business Insider that he hopes to bring […]

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Putin’s rush to build doomsday weapons able to devastate the US is likely to end in more tragedies like its deadly missile disaster

A suspected nuclear accident involving a new doomsday weapon killed a handful of people at a Russian weapons testing range earlier this month. Experts fear that as the strategic rivalry between Russia and the US heats up and the arms race kicks into high gear, more accidents are a real possibility. Russia in particular has […]

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One of Trump’s top advisers claimed the yield curve has signaled ‘a very strong Trump economy.’ But he said the exact opposite in his book in 2006.

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has sought to downplay a warning for the economy that flashed in recent days. But in a book he wrote in 2006, he touted the ability of that same signal to predict a potential recession. Navarro wrote in the book that a “flat curve is an only slightly weaker […]

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If you fly Delta even just once or twice a year, the Gold Delta Amex is worth it thanks to a free checked bag and other benefits

The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express gives you 2 SkyMiles per dollar for purchases at Delta and 1 mile per dollar everywhere else. While the card has a $95 annual fee, benefits like a free checked bag and rental car insurance can easily make up for that cost. The card’s currently offering […]

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Printer companies use an outdated business model so you pay more for ink cartridges than for the printer itself

Printer ink can often be more expensive than the printer itself. Using an outdated “razor-and-blades” business model, printer companies sell printers at a loss and make up for it in ink sales. Printer companies do whatever they can to squash competition from more economical and sustainable third party options by frequently updating the firmware in […]

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RV sales are plummeting, which could mean a recession is on its way — and President Trump’s trade war isn’t helping the struggling industry

Recreational vehicle sales have consistently fallen in every month of 2019 compared to last year. Experts worry that the RV decline could be yet another sign that an economic recession is forthcoming. Last week, the “yield curve” between short- and long-term Treasury bond yields inverted for the first time in a decade. The change has […]

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A man invited a woman over for a late-night hook up. When he stopped responding to her texts she set his house on fire, police say.

Taija Russell, 29, of Gloucester Township, New Jersey, was arrested on Tuesday in connection to a fire that destroyed a home in Woodbury on August 4, NJ.com reported. She was charged with attempted murder and aggravated arson over the blaze, with left a man with first- and second-degree burns. The man told police that he […]

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The creator of ‘Fortnite’ is trying to shake up the PC gaming industry — here’s why a lot of folks are furious about it

Epic Games is the veteran game development studio that created “Fortnite,” in addition to many other games over the past 25-plus years. In late 2018, Epic leveraged its massive “Fortnite” player base to launch a major new initiative: The Epic Games Store. In the following year, Epic has made several moves to take on Steam […]

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Bitcoin has become an unlikely safe haven as global turmoil has rocked markets. But not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.

Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin are becoming more and more appealing to investors as safe haven assets as trade tensions and geopolitical forces whip global markets and currencies. Because bitcoin is decentralized, it’s not directly subject to market forces such as interest rates or currency debasement. Still, one expert explains to us why they don’t recommend […]