This Dell monitor includes a webcam and a soundbar to streamline your work-from-home setup, but its price tag is only worth it if reducing clutter is your top priority

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Matthew Smith/Insider The Dell C3422WE is a work-from-home monitor with a built-in webcam, microphone, and soundbar. It’s a sharp display with vibrant and accurate color, with a convenient webcam that’s however lacking in image quality. All told, this monitor costs nearly as much as some high-end all-in-one computers, making it a niche sell. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyC3422WE (small) According to Pew Research, 71% of U.S. workers in roles that can be performed remotely now work from home, a massive leap from just 20% in early 2020. This sudden shift created a buying frenzy for webcams,… Read More

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Robinhood’s IPO presents ‘alarming’ risks for investors as regulators weigh a crackdown on the company’s main source of revenue, says a veteran stock analyst

Robinhood app SOPA Images/Getty Images Robinhood’s upcoming IPO is overvalued and packed with regulatory risk, according to veteran stock analyst David Trainer. Trainer’s investment research firm said Robinhood’s main source of revenue-payment for order flow-could be banned by regulators. A ban would severely harm Robinhood’s business model, Trainer said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Robinhood’s upcoming initial public offering presents “alarming” risks to investors as regulators could stifle the brokerage app’s main source of revenue, according David Trainer, CEO of investment research firm New Constructs. 81% of Robinhood’s revenue in the first quarter of 2021 came from a controversial practice known as… Read More

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Wyze sues Xiaomi and Roborock to invalidate robotic vacuum patent and save its Amazon listing

The Wyze Robot Vacuum. (Wyze Photo) Smart-home device company Wyze Labs is suing Chinese consumer electronics giant Xiaomi and robot vacuum maker Roborock in federal court Seattle, seeking to invalidate their 2019 patent for “an autonomous cleaning device.” At stake is the Amazon listing for Wyze’s own robotic vacuum cleaner. The dispute illustrates the power of Amazon not only as a marketplace but increasingly as a forum for intellectual property disputes. Wyze, based in Kirkland, Wash., announced its Robot Vacuum last fall. The company says in its July 15 complaint that it received a notice from Amazon on June 7 saying that the holder of U.S. Patent Number 10,271,699, “Autonomous… Read More

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What’s the difference between a share certificate and a certificate of deposit?

Share certificates and certificates of deposit are similar, though they’re offered by different financial institutions. Bloom Productions/Getty Images When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Share certificates are issued by credit unions, while certificates of deposit are issued by banks. Both investment vehicles are low-risk options with fixed interest rates for set term lengths. You’ll generally pay an early withdrawal penalty if you take money out before your term is up. of Insider’s personal finance coverage here. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A certificate of deposit or share certificate is a low-risk option to grow your money with a stable interest rate. Here’s… Read More

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Meet Mark Bezos, the younger brother of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who just joined him aboard Blue Origin’s first human space flight

Mark Bezos, left, and Jeff Bezos. Amy Harris/Invision/AP Jeff Bezos asked his younger brother, Mark, to join him on Blue Origin’s human spaceflight. Mark, who is six years Jeff’s junior, is a volunteer fireman who has his own private equity firm. He and Jeff are the “closest friends.” Jeff he described him as the “funniest guy in my life.” See more stories on Insider’s business page. Jeff Bezos and his younger brother, Mark, just briefly visited space. The Amazon and Blue Origin founder flew onboard Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight on Tuesday, accompanied by Mark and two other passengers: 82-year-old pilot Wally Funk and Dutch teen Oliver Daemen, Blue Origin’s… Read More

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