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Biden says he's 'tired of talking' about 'former guy' Trump in first town hall as president

President Joe Biden participates in a CNN town hall at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 16, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden referred to Donald Trump as "the former guy" in his first town hall. "I'm tired of talking about Donald Trump," Biden said Tuesday evening. Trump has remained in the national spotlight in recent weeks given his impeachment trial. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden tried to steer clear...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Wisconsin, Anderson Cooper, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Cooper, Town Hall, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Pabst Theater


An indoor conference hosted by a coronavirus vaccine entrepreneur resulted in at least 2 dozen infections

Peter Diamandis, Founder & Executive Chairman, XPRIZE attends the Global Learning XPRIZE Foundation Grand-prize Awards at Google Playa Vista Office on May 15, 2019 in Playa Vista, California. Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Global Learning XPRIZE An indoor conference hosted by COVID-19 vaccine entrepreneur resulted in dozens of infections. Peter Diamandis, who also was infected, hosted a mostly virtual conference with an in-studio audience last month. "As a result, we felt awesome, we felt sa...
Tags: Science, Trends, Tech, XPrize Foundation, Peter Diamandis, Culver City California, Diamandis, Playa Vista California, Tech Insider, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, Covaxx, Superspreader, Google Playa Vista Office


A year into the pandemic, Uber and Lyft drivers say gig companies are still failing them. They blame Prop 22.

Rideshare and food delivery drivers working for companies like DoorDash, Uber, and Instacart have complained the companies aren't providing PPE or pay for the time it takes them to properly clean their vehicles. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Uber and Lyft rideshare and food delivery drivers plan to protest Wednesday at Uber's headquarters. They say the companies won't provide PPE or pay them for the time it takes to clean their vehicles. San Francisco supervisor Matt Haney plans to propos...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, New York, California, San Francisco, Trends, Retail, Rideshare, Instacart, PPP, Postmates, Gig Economy, Doordash, Working Conditions, San Francisco California


Biden dismisses a Democratic plan to wipe out $50,000 in federal student loan debt

Joe Biden holds a face mask as he participates in a CNN town hall at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 16, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Biden bluntly rejected a Democratic plan to forgive up to $50,000 in student loan debt on Tuesday. "I will not make that happen," he said at a CNN town hall event, adding he didn't believe had the unilateral authority to do it. The plan was put forward by Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Chuck Schumer. Visit the Business section of Insi...
Tags: Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Warren, University of Pennsylvania, Biden, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Milwaukee Wisconsin, Education Department, Pabst Theater, Jen Psaki, Sens Elizabeth Warren, Chuck Shumer


Sacramento City Council Approves $31M Expansion Of Rental Assistance Program

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Tags: Business, News, Local, Sacramento, Cbs, Jane, Sacramento City Council, Consumer, Coronavirus, COVID, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, Coronavirus Leadership


Thursday’s special space event turns Empire State Building red

A highly anticipated space event happening more than 100 million miles from Earth is being marked by the Empire State Building tonight.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Mars, Empire State Building, Red Planet, Perseverance


LAUSD has safety measures in place, but much work remains before return to campus

Long before public health officials announced this week that elementary schools in Los Angeles County can finally reopen because the county’s daily rate of new COVID-19 cases has fallen low enough to meet reopening standards, officials in the Los Angeles Unified School District had submitted its plan for bringing students back to campus to the state and county. And it’s already prepared its schools for the eventual return of students and staff by purchasing personal protective equipment, install...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Lausd, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Hollywood Park, LA County, Los Angeles Unified School District, United Teachers Los Angeles


AIG profit falls on catastrophes, travel insurance and COVID impact

Insurance conglomerate American International Group Inc.’s net income swung to a loss on mark-to-market adjustments in hedging programs primarily for certain products sold by its life-insurance unit.
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Investors buy record share of homes as first-home buyers squeezed

First-home buyers appear to be getting squeezed from the market as investors buy a record share of properties in what is being called the biggest housing boom in 20 years.Analysts CoreLogic said first-home buyers still managed to... [Author: [email protected]]
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This is the freakiest space station video you’ll see all year

The crew on the International Space Station has just released a video that will leave you wondering if all of the astronauts have been replaced by wax figures.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss


Be sure to claim applicable household utility costs in your home office deduction

Much of Texas got record snowfall on Feb. 14-15, with around 6 inches covering our backyard. Thank goodness for some much welcome sunshine today, but it's still below freezing, meaning our heater is working overtime! (Photo by Kay Bell) We have sunshine here in Central Texas! Still, the high temperature today in the greater Austin area is not expected to break the freezing mark. That means my home's heater is still in overdrive. And that means my next bill is going to be ginormous. The only...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Austin, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, Central Texas, Kay Bell


'I got no defense': Ted Cruz responds after viral tweet mocking California energy policies resurfaces amid Texas storm

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021, on the fifth day of the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Alex Brandon/AP Sen. Ted Cruz responded to online criticism over a resurfaced tweet Tuesday evening. In August, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas mocked California's "failed energy policies" on Twitter. His post resurfaced Tuesday as over 3 million Texans were without electricity during a winter storm. Visit the Busine...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Tweet, Washington, Trends, Ted Cruz, Capitol Hill, West Coast, Charles Davis, Winter Storm, Cruz, Kamala Harris, Sen Ted Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz R Texas, Electric Reliability Council of Texas


Covid 19: Supermarkets support mandatory tracer app use proposal

Big businesses, including major supermarkets, are supportive of the potential move to make Covid-19 tracer app scanning mandatory.This week Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said the Government wanted to do all it could to... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Chris Hipkins, COVID


Burning Platform: Developers, Developers...

In the 31st episode of the series I am joined by James Governor, co-founder of Redmonk. In September 2000, Steve Ballmer was ahead of most executives in loudly cheering for software developers. The video below leads off with his exuberance... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Trends, Steve Ballmer, Forrester, Others, Vinnie, AMR, Industry Commentary, Industry analysts (Gartner, James Governor, Burning Platform


NY attorney general sues Amazon over alleged COVID-19 workplace safety failures

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed suit against Amazon on Tuesday, accusing the e-commerce giant of failing to adequately protect its frontline employees during the coronavirus pandemic.
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6 Reasons Why Coding Bootcamps Are Worth Your Time and Money

Has the idea of becoming a professional coder become a more appealing career choice? Perhaps you are looking for to learn a new skill? If this sounds like you, this article will outline a few reasons why coding boot camps are worth your time and money.
Tags: Jobs, Coding, Programmers, Discover Career Opportunities


Giuliani is no longer currently representing Trump, per report, despite the former president's ongoing legal battles

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference about lawsuits contesting the results of the presidential election at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Thursday Nov. 19, 2020. Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images Rudy Giuliani is no longer "currently" representing former President Trump in legal matters, per CNN. A Trump adviser said Giuliani's parting was only because ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Mississippi, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, New York City, US, Trends, Georgia, Cnn, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Miller


Blame the wind? In Texas, fossil fuels have actually played a larger role in leaving millions without power

Pedestrians walk on along a snow-covered street on February 15, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Freezing cold temperatures have caused severe power outages in Texas. A majority of lost generation has been from fossil fuels, not wind. But the main factor is not the source of electricity, but the extreme weather. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. It's a popular claim and a powerful image, attracting the attention of conservatives and headline write...
Tags: Texas, California, Trends, Charles Davis, Tribune, US Department of Energy, Texas Tribune, US Energy Information Administration, ERCOT, Electric Reliability Council of Texas, S P Global Platts, Parker Fawcett, Texas Gas Service


Trump's scathing letter attacking Mitch McConnell could have been nastier, according to a new report

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Trump's scathing statement about Mitch McConnell could have been much worse, Politico reported. A person familiar said that Trump wanted to mock McConnell for having multiple chins. On Tuesday, Trump lashed out at McCon...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Gop, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Oval Office, McConnell


This is what Mitch gets for trying to have it both ways with Donald Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Oh, Mitch McConnell you sweet summer child. You thought you could please Trump's base by acquitting him and also please your donors by blasting him. Now Trump is slamming Mitch and promising to back primary rivals to GO...
Tags: Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Russia, Trends, Georgia, Dhs, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Biden, Donald Trump, Mitch, John Kelly, Trump, State


Here’s our best look at the rumored Sonos headphones

We’ve been hearing rumors that Sonos is working on its own pair of headphones for some time now — and even saw some early patents show off what the headphones might look like. As spotted by The Verge, a new design filed to the German Patent and Trademark Office might shows a refreshed design that might better approximate the final product – at least in line drawing form. Lo and behold: And some more angles: There’ isn’t anything crazy revealed in these drawings, and they’re certainly not as reve...
Tags: Startups, Insider, Plugged, German Patent and Trademark Office


Photos: Humans welcomed back to L.A. Zoo

Meerkats watching visitors at the zoo on Tuesday morning. The Los Angeles Zoo reopened to the public today, February 16, 2021, with visitors being encouraged to stay six feet or “a zebra apart” — to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Zoo officials have modified the zoo experience to make it safer for guests and conform to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s safety protocols. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The Los Angeles Zoo reopened to the publi...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Community, Los Angeles Zoo, LA County, LA Zoo, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Daily News, Jace


How to Lose $10 Million Without Even Trying

Last week I sat down with the owner of a profitable, multi-million dollar information services business and discussed his growth and exit plan. For him, it was the “best of times” in many ways. He was living the American dream. He owned his own business and had an affluent and enviable lifestyle. But it was […] The post appeared first on Growthink.
Tags: Startups, General Business


A Guide To Successfully Migrating Your Company’s Data To The Cloud

Migrating a company database to Amazon Web Services can be tough. Before starting the migration process, check out this guide first. The post A Guide To Successfully Migrating Your Company’s Data To The Cloud appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Resources, Cloud Services, Amazon Web Services, Data Migration


Ebos lifts first half net profit to a record A$92.9 million

Australasian healthcare products distributor Ebos Group said strong performances in its healthcare and animal care segments helped drive its first half profit up by 13.7 per cent to A$92.9 million ($100m), leading to a 13.3 per cent... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Ebos Group, Ebos


Best cheap Apple Watch deals for February 2021

The Apple Watch has surged to prominence in recent years. If you're in the market for an iOS wearable, we've sniffed out the best Apple Watch deals available right now.
Tags: Apple, Deals, Wearables, Trends, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple Watch deals, Apple Watch Series 4, Evergreen Deals


Best cheap smartwatch deals for February 2021

Smartwatches make life easier by sending alerts right on your wrist. Many also provide fitness-tracking features, so now is a great time to pick one up for cheap. With so many models available, you can find a deal on one almost all of the time.
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The Benefits Of Being A B2B Business

The benefits of being a B2B business can mean that you’re able to increase your success from an early stage and grow your enterprise at a faster speed.  The post The Benefits Of Being A B2B Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, B2b, Others, B2B Business


Finding A Unique Voice For Your New Business

MacKenzie Scott shares three key strategies for defining and refining your business’s voice across multiple channels. The post Finding A Unique Voice For Your New Business appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Marketing, Branding, Mackenzie Scott, Professionalisms


LastPass scaling back free tier. Find out if you’ll need to pay

From next month, LastPass will limit its free tier to one device type, meaning you'll need to choose between mobile or computer — or pay a fee.
Tags: Mobile, News, Passwords, Trends, Computing, Password Manager, Lastpass



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