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Inside the secretive waterfront town that's home to Bill Gates' $125 million 'Xanadu 2.0' and Jeff Bezos' $91 million estate

Forget about the Upper East Side of New York or Atherton, California, as bastions for the ultra-rich.

The tiny waterfront city of Medina, Washington, is where several of the world's wealthiest people live.

Located just outside of Seattle, Medina is home to the

An ex-Google exec, a 'Shark Tank' investor, and other experts think they know what work will look like in the future

As 2017 draws to a close, LinkedIn asked experts in a range of fields to share the ideas that will make the biggest impact in 2018.

Some of the greatest insights had to do with the future of the workplace.

CEOs, professors, and entrepreneurs weighed in with predictions about everything from open offices to corporate diversity.

Read on to find out how these experts think work will change for most people in the next 12 months.

James Manyika, chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute, says you probably won't lose your job — but it will change

Manyika says jobs will fall into one of three buckets: lost (e.g. cashiers),

Apple's battery apology could be its most important ever (AAPL)

Apple apologized on Thursday for slowing down iPhones with older batteries. The apology is extraordinary: Apple isn't apologizing for a hardware glitch or a software error; it's apologizing for a choice it consciously made. Apple is adding new features to iOS to tell whether your battery is healthy — features it should have had since the beginning. It may be the most far-reaching apology Apple has had to make, and it could change the way the company does business.

Apple's apology on Thursday was an extraordinary move for the company.

The iPhone maker just doesn't say "I'm sorry" very often, so any apology at all is unusual. But even by other standards, the statement it issued regarding the slowing of iPhones with older batteries was an uncommon one — and it could have important implications.

Google is making it harder for travelers to find the best prices, the Wall Street Journal charges (GOOGL)

The Wall Street Journal is wagging its finger at Google's travel business. In an editorial, the Journal argues Google is giving preferential advertising treatment to certain hotel chains, putting online travel agencies at a disadvantage and preventing consumers from seeing all available options. Google disputes the charges, saying in part it is merely trying to keep travelers from being duped.

Google is using its dominance of the search market to limit competition in the online travel business — for its benefit and that of some major hotel chains it's teamed up with, the Wall Street Journal charges in a new editorial.

This trick lets you take better low-light photos with almost any smartphone

Smartphones are our best and most-used photography companions. Taking pictures is one of the things we use our phones the most for, so it's only natural that we require more and more of them.

High-end handsets have almost replaced point-and-shoot cameras entirely, and not just because of sheer convenience: The actual quality of the shots produced by, say, a recent iPhone, is more than enough to share on Facebook, Instagram, and whatnot.

However, phones still generally struggle with low-light photography, where the physical size of sensors doesn't allow for much noise-less detail to be captured, with results that often vary between grainy and muffled.

There is one simple trick, however, that can help you make the most of your phone and let you take shots significantly nicer-looking than average: Tweaking the exposure.

The 50 best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018

As the dust from Christmas settles, we all start to realise that our health may have taken a blow during the festivities.

With the new year come resolutions and, inevitably, fitness resolutions.

Business Insider has compiled a list of the best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will motivate you to keep on track in the year ahead.

The list contains everybody from yogis to weightlifters to mixed martial artists. It also contains fitness accounts with everything from 1,000 followers to 97 million.

Scroll on to discover the 50 best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will help you keep on track to achieve your fitness aspirations in the year ahead.

Sjana Elise Earp

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Instagram handle: @sjanaelise

Followers: 1.3 million

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov on what happens when 'machines reach the level that is impossible for humans to compete'

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov sat down with Business Insider for a long discussion about advances in artificial intelligence since he first lost a match to the IBM chess machine Deep Blue in 1997, 20 years ago. He told us how it felt to lose to Deep Blue, and why the human propensity for making mistakes will make it "impossible for humans to compete" against machines in the future. We also talked about whether machines could ever be programmed with "intent" or "desire," to make them capable of doing things independently without human instructions. And we discussed his newest obsessions: privacy and security, and whether — in an era of data collection — Google is like the KGB.

The CEO of a UK-registered bitcoin exchange has been kidnapped in Ukraine

Exmo Bitcoin CEO Pavel Lerner kidnapped in Kiev. Exchange hit by a DDoS attack at the same time. A spokesperson said users' funds are "absolutely safe" and "we are doing everything possible to speed up the search for Pavel Lerner."

LONDON — The CEO of a UK-registered bitcoin exchange has reportedly been kidnapped in Ukraine.

Pavel Lerner, 40, was reportedly dragged into a black Mercedes-Benz by men in balaclavas while leaving the Kiev offices of his company, Exmo Bitcoin, on December 26, according to local media reports.

The exchange business is registered in the UK and also has a presence in Spain, Russia, India, and Thailand, according to the Telegraph.

The founder of failed social media app Fling just pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend

Tech entrepreneur Marco Nardone pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend at a domestic violence court in London on Thursday. He reportedly kicked Toni Allcock in the stomach in a row over his ex-girlfriend. He is due to be sentenced on January 25, 2018. Nardone founded photo messaging app Fling, which made headlines earlier this year when it went bust after raising $21 million.

Marco Nardone, the founder of failed photo messaging app Fling, has pleaded guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, The Times and MailOnline report.

Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook (AAPL)

Apple's best-paid female employee earns nearly twice as much as CEO Tim Cook. Angela Ahrendts took home $24.2 million (£18 million) in 2017.

Angela Ahrendts, Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, is once again Apple's best-paid employee.

The 57-year-old tech exec took home $24.2 million (£18 million) in 2017, according to Apple company filings.

That's almost twice as much as CEO Tim Cook, who earned $12.8 million (£9 million). However, the filing does not include a share award that Cook received in 2011, which equates to about £66.4 million.