Kate Middleton borrowed Meghan Markle’s summer style with a casual boho dress

Kate Middleton stepped out in a floaty bohemian dress for her latest public engagement. The print dress and wedges were a departure from the duchess’ typical formal style — she is often photographed wearing blouses or coat-dresses to official engagements. It appeared Middleton took a page out of Meghan Markle’s look book, who recently wore dresses and espadrilles of a similar style during her overseas tours. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. The Duchess of Cambridge made a departure from her regular royal style at an engagement this week. Kate Middleton is known for her smart blouses and designer coatdresses, but on Tuesday she changed things up with a bohemian-style… Read More

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4 steps to getting over a breakup in 30 days or less

It’s actually the bad relationships that take the biggest toll, and are the hardest to get over. Breakup recovery and dating coach Cherlyn Chong told INSIDER there is a way to let go of your heartbreak, no matter how devastating, in 30 days or less. Firstly, you have to decide you’re going to get over them. Secondly, ground yourself by finding some grass and place your bare feet on it. Thirdly, work out what it was you wanted from the relationship, and where your vulnerabilities are. Then, in step four, you grow 1% every day. The absolute worst thing you can do is try and replace the intimacy of your… Read More

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Washington and Beijing are heading for a make-or-break meeting as Trump threatens to hit nearly every Chinese import with tariffs

President Donald Trump is set to sit down with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a multilateral summit in Japan on Saturday, June 29. The meeting marks a last-ditch attempt to avoid planned escalations in a sprawling trade war between the largest economies. Trump has said punishing tariffs on nearly all remaining imports from China would take effect if no progress was made during the two-day G20 summit in Osaka. Visit Markets Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump is set to sit down with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of a multilateral summit in Japan on Saturday. It will mark a last-ditch attempt to… Read More

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TripActions skyrockets to $4 billion valuation just months after earning unicorn status with backing from Andreessen Horowitz’s new $2.2 billion Vision Fund competitor

On Thursday, corporate travel startup TripActions announced it secured $250 million in Series D funding from Andreessen Horowitz’s newly announced $2.2 billion growth fund. The round values TripActions at $4 billion just months after it reached the $1 billion valuation mark with its Series C round in November. TripActions cofounder and CEO Ariel Cohen told Business Insider that Andreessen Horowitz general partner David George was “very proactive” in pulling the investment together and that the team hadn’t yet spent the full $154 million in Series C funding. Cohen also said that while his team has a “relationship” with SoftBank’s Vision Fund, they wanted to keep the deal terms simple and… Read More

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Signing Kylian Mbappe would cause more problems at Liverpool FC than it would solve, according to people close to the club

Kylian Mbappe would cause more problems than he’d solve at Liverpool FC. That is the opinion of people close to the club, who say the player’s transfer fee and wage demands could disrupt an already harmonious squad. As Liverpool has a number of goalscoring forwards already, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp may prefer to reinforce his midfield with James Maddison seen as a better, less costly, transfer option than Mbappe. Wilfried Zaha, meanwhile, is seen as a good alternative to Mbappe. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories. Signing Kylian Mbappe would cause more problems than it would solve for Liverpool FC, according to people close to the club. Mbappe,… Read More

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‘It’s warm, eh?’: A man in Germany went out on his moped naked as Europe sizzles in a record-breaking heat wave

A man in Germany found a way to cool himself down as Europe scorches in an extreme heat wave. Police shared images of the man riding naked on a moped, while still wearing his helmet. The police said that when he was stopped, the man replied: “It’s warm, eh?” Temperatures in parts of Europe have breached 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit) this week as a wave of hot air from the Sahara covers the continent. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A man in Germany was caught by police making a novel attempt to cool off during Europe’s record-breaking heat wave — riding his moped naked. Like most… Read More

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Mark Zuckerberg laid out his case for why lawmakers shouldn’t ‘take a big hammer’ to Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg reiterated on Wednesday that he thinks breaking up Facebook is a bad idea, saying lawmakers should not “take a big hammer” to the company. Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes published an op-ed last month saying the company should be separated from subsidiaries like Instagram and WhatsApp to reduce its power. Zuckerberg argues that Facebook’s enormous size is what enables it to fight problems like election interference. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Mark Zuckerberg has doubled down on his argument that it would be a bad idea to break up Facebook, saying lawmakers should not “take a big hammer” to the company. In an interview with Harvard law… Read More

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Google accused of inappropriate access to medical data in potential class-action lawsuit

Google is being sued in a potential class-action lawsuit which accuses the tech giant of inappropriately accessing sensitive medical records belonging to hundreds of thousands of hospital patients. The lawsuit, filed on Wednesday, is the latest example of how tech giants’ forays into the trillion-dollar healthcare industry are being met by concerns over privacy. In recent years, companies including Microsoft, Apple, and Google have all pitched their services to medical institutions, promising that they can help organize medical data and use this information to develop new AI diagnostic tools. But these plans are often met with resistance from privacy advocates, who say that this data will give tech giants an… Read More

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Line introduces opt-in social credit scores for its 80 million Japanese users

Today, I spent my afternoon in an amphitheater next to Tokyo Disneyland to watch Line’s annual conference. Line is one of the most prominent tech companies in Japan, with a chat app that virtually everyone here uses and which offers various adjacent services, from gaming to ride-hailing to personal finance. Line’s international push didn’t really work out beyond high-profile stores selling merchandise of its cute mascot characters — another one just opened on Hollywood Blvd — and now the company is focusing on its core markets of Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, and Thailand. As you’ll see from today’s announcements, the advantage of that approach is that the services can be far… Read More

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