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Coya's founders and management board Sebastián Villarroel, Dr. Peter Hagen, Andrew Shaw, Laura Kauther and Thomas Münkel infront of the Coya Office in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Peter Thiel’s investment firm is doubling down on a German insurance startup

Peter Thiel's Valar Ventures has led a $30 million funding round for Coya, a Berlin-based startup trying to build a digital insurance platform pitched at millennials.

The White House lawn has a growing sinkhole — here’s what happens when one swallows up an entire house

There's a sinkhole growing on the White House lawn. Here's what happens when your house is swallowed by a sinkhole.
NASA photographer Bill Ingalls' "Toasty" camera did not look well after a SpaceX launch on May 22.

A NASA photographer’s camera melted during a SpaceX rocket launch — and he’s not sure whether it’s insured

Bill Ingalls set up a remote camera to photograph SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launch. However, a brush fire caused by lift-off tore through the hillside and melted the camera gear, which is valued at thousands of dollars.

Obamacare premiums are still on the rise — here’s how much they’re increasing in every state

The average cost of the cheapest silver-tier plan increased 32% nationally, while the average cost of a gold-level plan jumped 19.1%.

A woman lost her injury payout after she was caught posting runs on fitness app Endomondo

Her insurance company noticed that she was posting running logs while also claiming she was not fit to work.
Unfortunately, large-scale data breaches aren't the only opportunity for criminals to steal your information.

Thieves are using regular people’s names and identities to swindle the US government in a new scam that puts anyone at risk

Equifax exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans — and fraudsters may be using that data to apply for FEMA disaster relief.

The key to disrupting a billion-dollar industry is ‘ignorance,’ says the founder of SoftBank’s latest multi-million dollar investmen...

Lemonade co-founder Daniel Schreiber says the key to disrupting an industry is through "milking your ignorance for all its worth."

GE slumps after saying it will take a $6.2 billion hit on its insurance business

The original Dow member company is down 4% as it struggles to reinvent itself for the 21st century.

So many people are climbing the iconic Lloyd’s of London building that the firm is seeking an injunction to ban them

The Lloyd's building has become a hotspot for urban climbers in recent years thanks to its design, which makes it relatively easy to scale.