The best Kindles and ebook readers you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. We binge-read novels on several ebook readers and Kindles to find the best ones at every price point. A few page-turners later, we found that Amazon’s Kindle Oasis is the absolute best ebook reader you can buy. To a bookworm, there is no greater pleasure in life than diving into a good book. Although many people still prefer good old paper books, digital natives and people who travel a lot love… Read More

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The first reactions to ‘Avengers: Endgame’ are here, and fans are calling it ’emotional’ and ‘astounding’

“Avengers: Endgame” is out Friday. Some lucky fans and reporters saw the movie Monday night at the film’s Los Angeles premiere. First reactions say the film is “epic,” “emotional,” and “incredible.” Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. The first reactions to “Avengers: Endgame” are here, and the excitement is palpable. The follow-up to “Infinity War” had its world premiere in Los Angeles Monday night, and those who were in attendance have taken to social media to share their emotional reactions to seeing the 22nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe on the big screen. Not even the three-hour runtime is dampening reactions. Read more: THEN AND NOW: How the ‘Avengers:… Read More

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3 reasons you should never put personal purchases on a business credit card

Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Business expenses should always be on a separate, business-only credit card for a variety of reasons, and personal expenses should never be on that card. Keeping things separate helps with taxes and legal issues — and there are plenty of business credit cards with generous reward programs. Those cards include the Ink Business Cash℠ Credit Card, the Ink Business Preferred℠ Credit Card, and the The Business Platinum® Card from American Express. If you own a small business, you are faced with… Read More

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Tim Cook said Apple’s fight with the FBI in 2016 was a ‘very rigged case,’ and he wishes it went to court (AAPL)

Apple CEO Tim Cook was interviewed by visiting Harvard professor Nancy Gibbs at the TIME 100 event on Tuesday. Gibbs asked Cook about privacy — since the last time they saw each other, Apple was in the midst of a privacy battle with the Justice Department over unlocking an iPhone. Cook says we’ve come a long way since Apple opposed the Justice Department’s order to assist the FBI in unlocking a terrorist’s phone, but says he wishes the case went to court since discovering it was “a very rigged case to begin with.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In an interview with Nancy Gibbs at the TIME 100… Read More

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Bernie Sanders’ call for all prisoners to be able to vote sets him apart from almost every other 2020 Democrat

Sen. Bernie Sanders is the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who supports enfranchising people who are currently incarcerated. Other Democratic candidates like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris have said they support enfranchising people returning from incarceration, but have only said that prisoners voting should be part of the “conversation.” Following the comments, Republicans have painted Sanders’s idea as “radical.” 2020 Democrats across the board are in support of giving people convicted of felonies the right to vote after leaving prison, but Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took the idea a step further and separated himself from the rest of the field. The Vermont senator is the only candidate vying… Read More

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: 5 of the most iconic homes that Chip and Joanna Gaines renovated on ‘Fixer Upper’

“Fixer Upper” ran for five seasons. Over the years, Chip and Joanna Gaines have created an empire for themselves. We found five of the most memorable transformations from the show, and caught up with those who own the houses now. The Barndominium from season three has remained relatively untouched, even though the original family sold the house. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. We’ve learned a lot from “Fixer Upper,” including the power of shiplap and a farmhouse sink. But we also got to know the families that Chip and Joanna helped during the five seasons of the show. INSIDER caught up with the owners of five of the most… Read More

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