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The new $400,000 GT is the greatest car Ford has ever built (F)

Ford is officially delivering the production versions of the its $400,000 Ford GT supercars. Ever since the GT's jaw-dropping debut at the 2015 Detroit auto show, anticipation for the car has been running high.

Fans saw what the racing version of the GT could do last year, when the car competed in North America and Europe and won the 2016 24 Hours of Le Mans in France, repeating history: it was 50 years to the day that the Ford GT40 went 1-2-3 at Le Mans, forging a legend.

That was a spectacular, against-the-odds triumph, with Ford once again dueling Ferrari (as well as Corvette, Aston Martin, and Porsche). It raised the expectations for the road-car to a fever pitch. Both vehicles were developed at the same time — that was the only way to get the race car on the track and satisfy the regulations to have a road car also in development.


The CEO of an electric vehicle startup said she's making the iPhone of cars — here's her plan
Former Cisco exec Padmasree Warrior is US CEO of Nio, an electric car startup primarily based in China. Warrior said Nio plans to disrupt the auto industry the same way Apple disrupted mobile phones by focusing on the connected car experience. Nio aims to release a self-driving, electric car in the US in 2020.

Nio is far from the only car startup looking to get a slice of the autonomous driving pie.

The Chinese startup, which also has a US division based in San Jose, has raised $1 billion in funding from notable names like Tencent Holdings, Baidu, Sequoia Capital, and Lenovo. Not only will it compete against the likes of Ford and General Motors when it comes to self-driving tech, but it will look to take on Tesla in the electric space.


The 4 strangest, craziest products we've seen lately

Every week, innovative new tech gadgets come on the scene. But for every practical invention, there is also a totally outlandish, off-the-wall gizmo. 

Here at Business Insider, our inboxes are flooded every day with emails from startups and companies "pitching" their game-changing products.  

We can't write about everything, of course. But some of these products are so odd, unusual or just plain fun that it feels wrong to let them languish, unheralded, in the depths of our inboxes.

So we've compiled some of our recent favorites. And who knows, they might just change the world.

See for yourself:

HoverBike, a bike and hoverboard in one

The HoverBike is a two-wheeled bicycle powered by your hoverboard. The bike weighs less than 10 pounds and has an attachment for two different types of hoverboards, which then work to power the bike. HoverBike's


Poll: Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

A poll released on Sunday showed how few people support President Donald Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, while also acknowledging the extent to which many Americans have no opinion about the decision at all.

A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll found that just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey, compared to 38% who disapprove. Thirty two percent of survey respondents said they had no opinion of Trump's decision to fire America's chief law enforcement officer.


A chief Microsoft engineer explains why Windows 10 is friend, not foe, to Apple and Android (MSFT, AAPL, GOOG, GOOGL)

In November 2015, long-time Microsoft Windows engineering leader Joe Belfiore took a sabbatical so he could spend the better part of a year to sail the world with his family in the Semester at Sea educational cruise program.

"I left, I was gone, it was a great experience," Belfiore tells Business Insider.

After a limited, quiet return to Microsoft in the fall of 2016, Belfiore officially stepped back into the job in April 2017, taking the new title Corporate VP of Windows, and adding new responsibilities as an advisor to the education business.


Netgear's latest Orbi WiFi system is our top choice for fast, reliable WiFi all over your home

If you're reading about WiFi routers, chances are your WiFi at home isn't living up to your standards.

The first thing I'd recommend is to make sure you're using your own internet modem if possible, as the one provided by your internet service provider (ISP) might be the culprit for slower internet speeds than your paying for.

If that doesn't do the trick, maybe your WiFi router can't reach the parts of your home where you use WiFi. If you're suffering from poor WiFi signal, I'd sincerely recommend looking into the newer WiFi "systems" over buying a regular WiFi range extender. 

Regular extenders generally don't work very well, as they often cut your internet speeds in half where you want to extend your WiFi. WiFi systems are also easier to use than regular extenders.


Stunning portraits show what women at work look like around the world

About 47% of all women participate in the world of work.

They take up careers as teachers, coaches, farmers, priests, soldiers, and beyond. These 42 stunning portraits from Reuters show women at work around the world.

Shinto priest Tomoe Ichino, 40, performs rituals of the indigenous faith of the Japanese people in Tokyo, Japan. She wears a pink robe because it makes her feel confident.

"In general, people think being a Shinto priest is a man's profession. If you're a woman, they think you're a shrine maiden, or a supplementary priestess," Ichino said. "People don't know women Shinto priests exist, so they think we can't perform rituals. Once, after I finished performing jiichinsai (a ground-breaking rtitual), I was asked, 'So, when is the priest coming?'"

Cristina Alvarez, 29, says she doesn't face inequality as a butcher in Mexi...

A look inside Twitter's New York office, where employees enjoy rosé on tap, a basement café, and a fully-stocked kitchen run by a top chef

We need more than 140 characters to describe Twitter's Manhattan office.

The social media platform company, which employed 3,860 people around the world as of 2016, first moved to this Chelsea, Manhattan office, in 2015. Today, more than 400 Twitter employees work there. Out of all of the company's 30-plus offices around the world, it's the second-largest office after the San Francisco headquarters.

Recently, Business Insider took a trip to the office to see if it was hashtag-worthy.

Here's what we saw when we visited:

We swung by Twitter's Manhattan hub on a sunny May morning. The company's signature bird logo greeted us in front of the building — which is really two early-20th-century warehouses stuck together. Our first stop was the lobby, which has a coffee bar ... ...

Despite Samsung's best efforts, the smartphone can't replace your computer yet

Samsung has a deep history of testing wild ideas with new products and features. There were the "touchless" controls in the Galaxy S4. Curved TVs that are more expensive without adding much of a benefit. Even refrigerators with tablet computers built into the door.

Samsung's latest trick: turning your smartphone into a full-on desktop computer. That trick is also tied to the very obvious question: "Why would I need that?"

The theory is that smartphones are so powerful that they're the only computer you need in many cases. So why not create a way to make it that one-gadget-to-rule-them-all?

This isn't a new concept. Microsoft gave it a shot with the


Imagination Technologies' former CEO thinks foreign acquisitions like ARM shouldn't be 'normal'

Sir Hossein Yassaie, the former chief executive of Imagination Technologies, has said he "doesn't like" Softbank's acquisition of British chipmaker ARM.

Japan's Softbank bought ARM for £24 billion last year, the biggest British tech acquisition to date. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has used the acquisition as an example of how the UK can be successful after it leaves the EU. But leading tech figures, like Yassaie, don't agree.