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An insurance executive explains how collecting driving data could make us all safer

Business Insider Data is a vital component to creating safer cars and roads – whether or not humans are driving the cars. So said Gary Hallgren, the president of AllState insurance’s analytics-focused spinoff Arity in an interview with Business Insider senior tech editor Matt Weinberger. Speaking at IGNITION: Transportation on …

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I stepped on board a yacht for the very first time, a sleek Champagne-colored vessel for sale at an undisclosed price. Here’s a look inside the 150-foot, Bugatti-designed superyacht.

Imperial Yachts I recently attended the Monaco Yacht Show, a glamorous four-day event where an estimated 30,000 people came to see more than $4.3 billion worth of yachts displayed in Port Hercules. At the show, I stepped foot onboard a yacht for the very first time. The first vessel I …

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I rented a Tesla Model 3 on the car-sharing app Turo with almost no human interaction – and it was clear why the app is great for millennials

Mark Matousek/Business Insider I used a peer-to-peer car-sharing app, Turo, for the first time when I rented a Tesla Model 3 sedan at the end of September. While I initially had concerns about pickup and dropoff logistics, I found the entire rental experience to be more seamless than I’d expected. …

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I spent 2 days at the Monaco Yacht Show, and never in my entire life have I felt so out of place

VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images Each year in late September, thousands of people converge on a tiny city-state in the French Riviera to see some of the world’s largest, most expensive, and innovative superyachts. The Monaco Yacht Show is one of the yachting industry’s premier events. This year’s show displayed more than …

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Cars with high-tech emergency brakes still hit a child-size dummies in 89% of street-crossing tests, a new study has found

Volvo via YouTube Pedestrian detection systems do little to protect the people they detect, new data from AAA shows. In tests on four new vehicles, researchers found that a crash is avoided less than half of the time. For children, the results are even more dire, with 89% of crashes …

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Virgin Atlantic, one of the world’s most stylish airlines, just rolled out its incredible new seats on its newest plane – take a tour of the brand-new jet

David Slotnick/Business Insider In its relatively young life, Virgin Atlantic become an icon of style, quirk, and luxury, from its luxurious business class lounges to its on-board bar, and its game-changing on-board style that’s set a new standard for long-haul luxury. Virgin’s business class – it brands it as “Upper …

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100 bottles of Champagne, 35 ounces of caviar, and a 255-foot superyacht: Here’s what it takes to throw a party for millionaires and celebs at the Monaco Yacht Show

My Yacht Group Monaco, a tiny city-state on the French Riviera, draws celebrities and the ultra-wealthy to annual events like the Monaco Grand Prix the Monaco Yacht Show. The 2019 Monaco Yacht Show kicks off on September 25. Nicholas Frankl, founder and CEO of My Yacht Group, throws superyacht parties …

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Tesla is gearing up to officially challenge Porsche at the legendary Nurburgring race track. These are the cars the Model S would have to beat to set the all-time record.

Porsche A Porsche Taycan Turbo prototype set a record in August for the fastest lap at the Nürburgring race track by a four-door electric car at seven minutes and 42 seconds. Tesla CEO Musk has suggested that the electric-car maker will at some point attempt to break that record with …

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