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Here are all the alcohols that are gluten-free

Peter Green, the director of Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University and the Phyllis and Ivan Seidenberg Professor of Medicine at Columbia University, explained to us what alcohol you can drink that are gluten-free.

The 'Weinstein moments' a star Australian singer has endured show how widespread the problem is

If you've been on social media in the last week, you've probably seen "me too" appear in the timeline of your female friends with depressing regularity.

Samsung tapped the creators of Siri to create Bixby 2.0 -- and is putting it on everything

Samsung has launched the next version of its voice assistant Bixby, with technology from the creators of Siri baked into the product. Viv was an intelligent voice assistant software company established by the developers of Siri, after they…

The best phones of 2017 that you can buy right now

We've gone through all the new phones released so far in 2017 to pick the ones with the best cameras, battery life, and overall performance. Whether it's Apple's iPhone, Samsung's Galaxy Note8, the Google Pixel, the OnePlus 5, or Andy…

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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard. Dow. 23,157.60 +160.16 (+0.70%) S&P 500. 2,561.26 +1.90 (+0.07%) AUD/USD. 0.7847 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts). 5,868 (-2)

The Australian dollar looks set to wake from its slumber

The Australian dollar did little overnight, range trading before a raft of important data releases from home and abroad. Here's the scoreboard as at 7.45am AEDT.


Hot competition is back in Australian supermarkets

Woolworths has had a good year, nudging ahead of its key competitors in terms of market share. But Coles appears to be discounting prices aggressively in response, and while it's not looking quite like a full-blown price war of previous…


Samsung and Google just hooked up to combat the iPhone's biggest advantage

Samsung has signed a new partnership with Google to develop augmented reality capabilities for its smartphones. Augmented reality came into mainstream consciousness when the Pokemon Go game became a global phenomenon in 2016. The concept…

Samsung just created a dongle that turns dumb things into smart things

Samsung has demonstrated a small dongle device that plugs into a variety of everyday items, to instantly turn them into smart objects controlled by its machine learning assistant Bixby.

Your 10-second guide to today's Australian jobs report

Australia’s September jobs report is about to be released. After six months of strong employment growth, and with all leading labour market indicators pointing to further gains to come, economists expect another solid increase today.

Why this top strategist thinks Bitcoin will hit $US25,000 in 5 years

In the first episode of "the bit," FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder Tom Lee explains different methodologies for valuing bitcoin. Lee shares his short-term and long-term bitcoin price targets based on these valuation methods. Following…


Watch The US and South Korea show off their air force jets in a defence exhibition amid tensions with North Korea

The US military participated in Seoul ADEX, a yearly defence exhibition in South Korea. Dozens of different air crafts were on display and they performed aerial maneuvers. Following is a transcript of the video.


I ate like billionaire Warren Buffett for a week -- and I felt awful

Warren Buffett is the one of the world's wealthiest people. His diet consists of fast food and almost no vegetables. Bob Bryan ate like Buffett for 5 days. By the end, he was craving only vegetables. Following is a transcript of the video.


First ever 360-degree aerial video of Pyongyang shows North Korea's bizarre capital like never before

A photographer took a 360-degree aerial video of Pyongyang for the first time ever. The video reveals another side of North Korea, as well as many striking scenes and landmarks.


The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what's happening on Wednesday. 1. US-backed forces have reclaimed the Syrian city of Raqqa from ISIS. After a four month offensive, Syrian Democratic Forces recaptured the ISIS stronghold, however the path to peace is not yet…

Cheer up, Australia: The ASX hasn't been all that terrible over the past decade

Even with a flurry of buying over the past two weeks to break out of the narrow trading range it's been sitting in for several months, Australia's benchmark stock market index, the ASX 200, still remains well below the record high of 6,851…


Housing affordability just got worse across Australia

Housing affordability for new borrowers deteriorated on average across Australia over the year to September, says Moody's Investors Service. Sydney, Perth and Adelaide have seen a slight improvement in affordability, measured as the…

This indicator suggests the RBA will have trouble lifting interest rates next year

Australia's Leading Index, released by Westpac in conjunction with the Melbourne Institute, continues to paint a fairly dour outlook for Australia's economy next year, indicating that growth is likely to be well below the levels forecast…


China's five-yearly national congress is getting underway -- here's what you need to know

Drones have been banned, clubs closed, and pollution has been cut to deliver perfectly blue skies in time for China's 19th National Congress of the Communist Party in Beijing this week.

The retail squeeze has halved revenue at this Australian chain and its shares are tanking

Shares in Specialty Fashion Group fell hard after the Australian clothing retailer downgraded its profit guidance. A short time ago, the shares were down 14% to $0.215.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Rio Tinto and its former CEO Tom Albanese have been charged with fraud

US authorities have charged Rio Tinto and two former senior executives, including former CEO Tom Albanese, with fraud. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) alleges the executives inflated the value of coal assets that were acquired…

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.

Tuesday, Oct 17

What it's like to eat at Milo's -- the Alabama fast food chain that's better than In-N-Out and Shake Shack

While on a recent trip to my hometown of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, I paid a visit to an Alabama fast food institution. Milo's Hamburgers. With 15 locations, Milo's stands out as one of the unique fast food options available in the Yellowhammer…

Neil deGrasse Tyson and robotics prodigy Easton LaChappelle imagine our future as cyborgs

Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with robotics expert Easton LaChappelle, founder of "Unlimited Tomorrow and Impyrium. LaChappelle is working on prosthetics that are both more affordable and more functional.

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what's happening on Tuesday. 1. The leader of Catalonia has not clarified whether he is declaring independence, thereby missing Spain's Monday deadline. Instead Carles Puigdemont repeated his calls for dialogue. In a separate…

These smart palm trees in Dubai can charge your phone and provide free Wi-Fi

"Smart Palms" are palm tree-like devices that will provide free Wi-Fi and will charge your phone. There are more than 50 Smart Palms in Dubai, located on beaches and public areas in the city.

Monday, Oct 16

The booming growth in Chinese tourists visiting Australia, in one chart

China is on the verge of becoming Australia's largest source of international visitor arrivals, closing to within a whisker of surpassing New Zealand for the title in the 12 months to August.

The 10 most important things in the world right now

1. At least 276 people died and 300 were injured in Somalia after the country's deadliest ever attack. A truck bomb exploded near a crowded street lined with government ministries on Saturday. No group has yet claimed responsibility.

The Australian sectors that have been hiring and firing over the past 12 months

Australia's labour market has been on a tear over the past 12 months with employment jumping by 319,000, an increase of nearly 3%. However, while a stellar headline result, and one of the strongest outcomes seen in many years, that…

Overspending on 'poles and wires' is the key reason why electricity prices have soared in Australia

The competition watchdog's preliminary report into power prices found that investment in 'poles and wires' makes up 48% of energy bills Between 2007–08 and 2015–16, increases in residential bills were primarily driven by higher network…

Sunday, Oct 15

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Good morning. 1. The Aussie dollar is in a bit of a purple patch, trading strongly against all major currencies to close at just under US79 cents. It can thank whiffy US inflation figures for that. But US stocks maintained their ascent to…

Here's fintech's secret pitch to the RBA to create an Australian dollar cryptocurrency

Business Insider Australia is the proud media partner for Intersekt, the annual FinTech Australia festival discussing leadership and innovation in the nation's financial technology sector. The fun begins October 27 in Melbourne,…

AUSTRALIAN DIARY: Everything you need to know about the week ahead for markets

It's jobs day this Thursday in Australia, with the employment report from the ABS expected to show the economy added another 15,000-20,000 jobs in September. There's also the minutes from the RBA's October board meeting scheduled for…

Australia's first Initial Coin Offering raises $34 million

The global cryptocurrency frenzy has reached Australia, with a Perth-based solar energy trader Power Ledger, testing the waters of alternative capital raising locally with the nation's first Initial Coin Offering (ICO) raising an…

Saturday, Oct 14

Tesla has a key strategy that helped it soar past legacy automakers

Tesla has always pursued a multi-car strategy. A core value is that those cars are Teslas and therefore must be beautiful. Customers have responded and Tesla has built a brand on aesthetics and technology.

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you. That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars -- here's how they did it

Turo has allowed Chad and Min Hurin to pay for two Teslas with cash to spare. The couple owns a Model S and a Model X which they rent out using the app.

CHARTS: Who, where and how people are voting on same-sex marriage in Australia

Australia looks set to have same-sex marriage by the end of the year, with more than 60% of the population voting 'yes' in the federal government's postal survey according to new research from Roy Morgan.