How to manually add a contact to WhatsApp using your iPhone

You can manually add a contact to WhatsApp on your iPhone in a few simple steps. WhatsApp allows you to securely call and message people all over the world using Wi-Fi.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Available as a mobile app and on desktop, WhatsApp allows people to message friends and family for free using Wi-Fi.…

US factory activity posts unexpected rise at the end of 2019

REUTERS/Chris KeaneA gauge of American industrial output slipped further at the end of 2019. But manufacturing activity showed signs of stabilizing, unexpectedly edging 0.2% higher.  The Institute for Supply Management said in early January that manufacturing activity contracted for a fifth straight month in December. Visit Business Insider’s homepage here. A gauge of American industrial…

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry retreated to a mansion on Vancouver Island in the weeks before #Megxit news broke. Here are 3 private islands for sale nearby.

Colliers International; Getty Colliers International, a global real-estate firm, has listed three islands off the coast of British Columbia in Canada for sale.These islands aren’t far from the Vancouver Island mansion where Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stayed during their winter vacation, shortly before #Megxit news broke. The prices of these islands range from around $1.1…

Skyview Capital, LLC Acquires Fidelis Cybersecurity

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Global private investment firm Skyview Capital, LLC (www.skyviewcapital.com) has added to its software technology portfolio with the acquisition of Bethesda, MD-based Fidelis Cybersecurity (www.fidelissecurity.com) from a consortium of investors in a stock transaction.  Fidelis Cybersecurity is a leading provider of Network Traffic Analysis and Digital Forensics and Incident Response solutions…

The UK is preparing to ignore Trump’s threats and strike a deal with Huawei as Boris Johnson is told to ‘call their bluff’

The UK is preparing to call Donald Trump’s ‘bluff’ and strike a deal with Chinese telecoms company Huawei.The President has repeatedly threatened to cut intelligence-sharing arrangements with the UK if the deal goes ahead.UK officials believe Trump’s blanket ban on Huawei is not justified.The EU’s trade commissioner on Thursday told Johnson to ‘call [Trump’s] bluff’…

An ex-YouTube exec interviewed 45 YouTube stars about online fame — here are his tips on gaining millions of followers

BI Prime Laurie Shannon, aka The Icing Artist, who has garnered 3.8 million subscribers thanks to her baked creations. The Icing Artist/YouTube This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Ex-YouTube strategist Will Eagle…

Government-imposed internet blackouts cost the global economy $8 billion in 2019, and 2020 could be even worse

A new report on global internet shutdowns found there were 122 major shutdowns in 2019, and in total they cost the world economy roughly $8 billion.Internet shutdowns are frequently used to clamp down on civil unrest, particularly during protests and national elections. The countries hardest hit by the economic cost of internet shutdowns in 2019…

10 things in tech you need to know today

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during a news conference, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Associated Press Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday.Alphabet broke a market cap of $1 trillion for the first time ever. Alphabet joins Apple,…

Trump surrounded himself with yes-men who treated him like a cult leader. As his impeachment trial looms, that could prove a disaster.

President Donald Trump is on the back foot thanks to an intervention by Lev Parnas, a onetime supporter involved in the Ukraine shadow diplomacy that prompted Trump’s impeachment.Ahead of Trump’s trial in the Senate, Parnas emerged with a slew of allegations that make the president’s position even more difficult to defend.In a tell-all interview, Parnas…

Capitol Police gave senators phrase cards with suggestions to tell reporters covering impeachment to ‘get out of my way’

Capitol Police gave US senators phrase cards to use to curb the press amid the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.The cards include phrases such as “please get out of my way,” “you are preventing me from doing my job,” and “please do not touch me.”The phrasebooks are just one example of the increased…