A college student has amassed 900,000 TikTok followers in 4 months and treats it like a part-time job

The 22-year-old college student Salina, known as “Salinakilla” online, began uploading videos to TikTok over the summer and now has 900,000 followers. She expects to hit 1 million soon. She told Business Insider that she account grew “very quickly” and she was gaining about 10,000 followers a day. From her success on TikTok, Salina told Business Insider that she now earns enough revenue to treat her account like a part-time job. Sign up for Business Insider’s influencer newsletter, Influencer Dashboard, to get more stories like this in your inbox. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. College student Salina, 22 — who goes by “Salinakilla” online — began uploading videos… Read More

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Tesla is revamping its relationship with owners of the original Roadster. Here’s a closer look at Tesla’s first car. (TSLA)

Tesla recently announced that it would revise its service relationship with owners of its original Roadster, while simultaneously encouraging them to considering trading in Tesla’s first car for a new model. The original Roadster is perhaps the most important car in the history of electric vehicles. Here’s a look at what made it great — and why it still is. Sign up for Business Insider’s transportation newsletter, Shifting Gears, to get more stories like this in your inbox. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tesla’s first vehicle was the original Roadster, and even CEO Elon Musk now admits it was an early draft of what Tesla could do. The… Read More

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Top Christmas gifts for Lego fans

There are many Christmas gifts you can buy for Lego fans – because Lego is such a good gift, every single Lego set would effectively pass as a great present, so you’re going to need help narrowing that selection down. That’s why we’ve come up with this list of the best Christmas gifts for the Lego fan in your life. This Christmas gift guide includes sets from a few different Lego ranges, including franchise kits like Star Wars and Harry Potter, and more creativity-based and decorative sets like from the Classic and Architecture lines. Hopefully in this list you’ll find that perfect Christmas gift you’re looking for. If you want… Read More

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Giving Tech Labs bridges nonprofits and innovation to help create technology for the public interest

An event at Seattle’s Giving Tech Labs in December 2018 including Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, back center; Giving Tech Labs co-founders Luis J. Salazar, holding #publicinteresttech sign, and Shelly Cano Kurtz, kneeling; and board members Jeff Raikes, kneeling on the left; and his wife Tricia Raikes, kneeling with her hand on the table. (Giving Tech Labs Photo) For engineers and other tech workers looking for a job that packs a bigger societal or environmental punch than, say, creating another app for gaming or dating, Shelly Cano Kurtz has a suggestion: consider building technology for nonprofits. “One of the biggest misconceptions is that the nonprofit sector has no capital, that there… Read More

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The original PlayStation just turned 25 — here are the 25 best PlayStation One games, according to critics (SNY)

Sony is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation console, which launched in Japan on December 3, 1994. The PlayStation was released worldwide a year later and became the first video game console to sell more than 100 million units. Here a list of the 25 best PlayStation One games, based on professional reviews from Metacritic. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sony is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the original PlayStation, the company’s first video game console and one of the most influential gaming devices of all time. The PlayStation debuted in Japan on December 3, 1994 and sold 100,000 units on its first day of release.… Read More

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