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Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevents blood sugar spikes

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it. Enter software by January AI, a four-year-old, subscription-based startup that in November began providing personalized nutritional and activity-related suggestions to its customers based on a combination of food-related data the company has quietly amassed over three years, and each person’s unique profile...
Tags: Health, TC, Stanford, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, Marissa Mayer, Jerry Yang, Felicis Ventures, Marc Benioff, Ame Cloud Ventures, Mike, Hashemi, Michael Snyder, SignalFire, Steve Chen


See pictures of the White House candlelight ceremony honoring the 500,000 Americans who died in the pandemic

From left, President Joe Biden, First Lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff, stand outside the White House during a ceremony to honor the 500,000 Americans that died from COVID-19, Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden mourned the more than 500,000 Americans who have died from COVID-19 on Monday. Biden drew on his own experiences of loss to offer advice and hope to those who lost loved ones.  The US has recorded mor...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Features, Washington Dc, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Kamala Harris


Texas AG Ken Paxton and wife, Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah during Texas freeze to have meetings about antitrust lawsuits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton testifies in front of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, just a few days before a grand jury indicts him on three felonies. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Texas AG Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah last week as Texas froze, according to the Houston Chronicle. Paxton is one of several Texas public officials to have left in the middle of the crisis. Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Google, Utah, Politics, Texas, News, US, Trends, Ted Cruz, Salt Lake City, Dallas Morning News, Cancun, Houston Chronicle, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, Sean Reyes


Robinhood CEO says customers on the platform have reaped $35 billion in gains

Vlad Tenev, co-founder and co-CEO of investing app Robinhood. Noam Galai/Stringer/Getty Images Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev said the assets of his platform's users have collectively grown by more than $35 billion. Tenev was challenged on this point by lawmakers, who asked how that would compare if users invested their money differently.  The CEO on Thursday defended the platform he founded in 2013 from lawmakers in a five-hour congressional hearing. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Th...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Goldman Sachs, Robinhood, Gamestop, Securities And Exchange Commission, Vlad Tenev, McHenry, Citadel, House Financial Services Committee, Jim Himes, Himes, Gabe Plotkin


Ithaca mayor is set to propose a plan to replace the city's police with a civilian-led agency, report says

Svante Myrick, mayor of Ithaca, NY. Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick plans to propose a plan to replace the city's police with a civilian-led agency, GQ reported. The plan was created as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's executive order for New York cities to review their police departments. The proposal includes an agency with armed "public safety workers" and unarmed "community solution workers." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
Tags: Politics, New York, Police, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Gq, Los Angeles Police Department, Ithaca, Eugene Oregon, Austin Police Department, Ithaca New York, Myrick, Svante Myrick, Police Reform, IPD, Getty Images Ithaca


Joe Manchin poses a threat to raising the minimum wage, even though 250,000 West Virginians would benefit from the increase

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14: Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, speaks during a news conference with a bipartisan group of lawmakers as they announce a proposal for a Covid-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill, on Monday, December 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo by Al Drago for The Washington Post via Getty Images Democrats are staging a final push to include minimum wage legislation in Biden's stimulus plan. But one of the party's most conservative Senators, Joe Manchin has ...
Tags: Politics, New York, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, US, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Minimum Wage, Cnn, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Biden, Vermont, Kamala Harris


'The View' co-host Meghan McCain complained that she doesn't know when she'll be able to get a vaccine and said Fauci should be fired

"The fact that I, Meghan McCain, co-host of  "The View," don't know when or how I will be able to get a vaccine because the rollout for my age range and my health is so nebulous, I have no idea when and how I get it," McCain said on Monday's episode of "The View." Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Meghan McCain complained she hadn't yet received the Covid-19 vaccine. She also called for the removal of Dr. Anthony Fauci from the head of Biden's Covid taskforce. Experts remain cautious about ...
Tags: Cdc, Trends, Cnn, The New York Times, Biden, The View, Anthony Fauci, Trump, McCain, Dana Bash, Fauci, Washington State University, Meghan McCain, Julie Gerstein, Dr Anthony Fauci, Graeme JENNINGS


Elon Musk reveals upcoming internet speeds for Starlink service

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been tweeting some interesting details on expected improvements to Starlink, the company's space-based internet service.
Tags: Mobile, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Internet, Trends, Web, Computing, StarLink


Spotify to expand into more than 80 new markets

The audio streaming company wants to extend its global reach to include more than a billion extra people.
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Facebook to lift news ban for Australian users and publishers

Facebook will lift its news ban for Australian users and publishers, less than a week after making the shock decision.The ban – made last week in response to a proposed new Media Bargaining law – meant Australian users could no... [Author: [email protected]]
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Prominent businessman's trial: 'He has enough money to buy people to survive'

A young man says he was bribed by a well-known entertainer to withdraw an indecent assault complaint against a wealthy businessman who "has enough money to buy people to survive".The Kiwi businessman, who has name suppression, is... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Kiwi


MPI brings charges against QEX subsidiary over exports

QEX Logistics has revealed that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has brought charges under the Animal Products Act against its trading subsidiary New Y Trading Ltd and QEX's chief executive Jinjie (Ronnie) Xue.MPI brought... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, MPI, Ministry for Primary Industries MPI, QEX Logistics, QEX, New Y Trading Ltd, Jinjie Ronnie Xue


Check out Perseverance’s first panoramic image from Mars

NASA has posted the first panoramic image shot by the newly arrived Perseverance rover. It shows Jezero Crater, which may contain evidence of ancient life.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Rover, Mars, Mars Rover, Perseverance


Eat this, exercise now; new personalized software predicts and helps prevent blood sugar spikes

Not everyone has Type 2 diabetes, the disease that causes chronically high blood sugar levels, but many do. Around 9% of Americans are afflicted, and another 30% are at risk of developing it. Enter software by January AI, a four-year-old, subscription-based startup that in November began providing personalized nutritional and activity-related suggestions to its customers based on a combination of food-related data the company has quietly amassed over three years, and each person’s unique profile...
Tags: Health, TC, Stanford, Tech, SaaS, Venture Capital, Marissa Mayer, Jerry Yang, Felicis Ventures, Marc Benioff, Ame Cloud Ventures, Mike, Snyder, Hashemi, Michael Snyder, SignalFire


MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he's losing $65 million over election fraud claims and it proves he's not pushing conspiracy theories for the money

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of then-President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force and reporters in March. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems sued MyPillow and its CEO, Mike Lindell, for defamation and is seeking $1.3 billion in damages. The lawsuit claims Lindell turbocharged sales for his business while pushing election fraud claims. Lindell told Insider he's actually losing tens of millions of dollars...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, White House, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, United Kingdom, New York Times, Retail, Wisconsin, Fox News, Times


Sanford to forfeit $20m vessel, fined for bottom trawling in restricted area

Commercial fishing company Sanford Limited has been ordered to forfeit a $20 million vessel, and fined $36,000 for bottom trawling in a restricted area.Sanford was convicted on three representative charges relating to fishing in... [Author: [email protected]]
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Finding our common humanity

I’m hearing from clients, friends, and people I pass on the street that they’re simply exhausted. The election is over but the aftermath is still shouting at us in the news. So is the pandemic, the economy, the changes in how we work and live. Not to mention wearing masks, working from home, and curtailing most of our usual activities that used to be our stress relief!  No late dinners out with friends, conferences for work, travel is limited. Need I keep adding to the list? No. No, I don’t, ‘cu...
Tags: Leadership, Seo, Compassion, Mindfulness, Caregiving


Trump made $1.6 billion while president, according to financial disclosures, but left office less wealthy than before

Protesters demonstrate on the opening day for the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on February 28, 2017. STEPHANIE LAMY/AFP via Getty Images Donald Trump made at least $1.6 billion during his single term as US president. He could hae made as much as $1.79 billion, according to financial disclosures. Much of the revenue came from Mar-a-Lago, his hotel in DC, and his American golf courses. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump may have donated h...
Tags: Politics, Washington, US, America, Trends, United States, Washington Dc, Vancouver, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Financial Disclosures, Forbes, Trump, Crew, Trump International Hotel, Trump hotel


How alcohol taxes figure into your Margarita Day celebration

It's National Margarita Day! Each Feb. 22, the focus is on appreciating this popular tequila-based cocktail. Or as we call it here in Texas, every day. FX/FXX TV's spy-turned-private detective Sterling Archer offers his margarita recipe. If, however, you're looking for a drink that's a bit more elaborate that the basic one preferred by the animated (in so, so many ways!) and self-absorbed bon vivant, check out the Cooking Channel's top 28 margarita recipes. Personally, I prefer beer. But...
Tags: Texas, Taxes, Maryland, Washington, Oregon, Virginia, Alaska, Capitol Hill, North Carolina, District Of Columbia, Sam, Ttb, U S Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, FTA, Evergreen State


The Analyst Cam: SAP Industry Cloud

As we have moved to virtual vendor briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission from vendors), as part of my Analyst Cam series. SAP hosted for analysts a Industry Cloud briefing last week. I have excerpted... [Author: vinnie]
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Oracle, Sap, Vinnie, Enterprise Software (IBM, Vertical Markets (Banking, Industry Cloud, Retail etc, Analyst Cam, SAP Industry Cloud


China regains slot as India's top trade partner despite tensions

Trade flows remained strong between the two Asian neighbours despite growing tensions and deadly clashes.
Tags: Business, China, India


Occidental Petroleum takes 6th straight loss

Occidental Petroleum Corp. reported its sixth straight quarterly loss on Monday, a stretch that covers the Covid-19 pandemic, which hit crude prices hard last year.
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Company results so far: Positive signs as Covid recovery kicks in

Scroll down for rolling coverage of reporting season. Retirement village owner-operator Summerset Group pushed up its bottom line profit 32 per cent but underlying profit fell 7 per cent when the company spent more during the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Summerset Group


Coca-Cola praised for 'doing the right thing' on renewables

Coca-Cola Amatil has made a "huge" Australian announcement.One of the world's best-known brands is making the switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity in Australia and New Zealand by 2025.The company made the announcement... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Australia, New Zealand, Coca Cola, Coca Cola Amatil


Mars Perserverence

NASA press conference on the Mars Perserverence. SOURCES- NASA Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com The post Mars Perserverence first appeared on NextBigFuture.com. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Nasa, Innovation, Brian Wang Nextbigfuture


SpaceX astronaut to become the youngest American to orbit Earth

SpaceX has announced Hayley Arceneaux as the second crew member for its first all-civilian tourism flight that will fly four people to Earth orbit this year.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, Earth, Space Tourism, Hayley Arceneaux


Valencia’s new COVID-19 lab pushes back after report of ‘significant deficiencies’

A Valencia COVID-19 testing lab that was found to have “significant deficiencies” during a  recent state inspection says it has corrected the problems and believes the facility is not in danger of closure. The $25 million Valencia Branch Laboratory at 28545 Livingston Ave. was unveiled in late October and began processing tests Nov. 1. The 134,000-square-foot facility was converted for its new use by the Massachusetts-based diagnostics company PerkinElmer, which operates the lab under a $1.7 bil...
Tags: Health, Business, Science, Technology, Massachusetts, Sacramento, Sport, Soccer, Cbs, Lausd, Disneyland, Valencia, Health And Human Services, Santa Clarita, LFS, LA County


This blurry image could be the Sony WF-1000XM4 ANC earbuds

If a leaked image is the real deal, it looks like Sony has completely revamped the size and shape of the WF-1000XM3 to create their sequel, the WF-1000XM4.
Tags: Trends, Sony, Home Theater, ANC, True Wireless Earbuds, Noise Canceling True Wireless Earbuds, Sony WF-1000XM4


Job openings at Salt Creative

Salt Creative in Boise reached out to us recently and let us know of a couple openings: Web Design Intern Responsibilities: Intern responsibilities may include any of the following, as well as additional functions not listed: Implement copy edits and revisions to websites as part of the web design processFormat, upload, and add photos to websitesBuild page layouts, customize pages according to client specifications, and create contact forms for client websitesMange access and per...
Tags: Jobs, Advertising, Ppc, Cms, Google Analytics, Idaho, Boise, Google Yahoo, Boise Jobs, Salt Creative, Seo Analyst Job, Web Design Intern


The 5 best knife sets we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good, reliable set of knives is essential to any kitchen.We consulted metallurgists, chefs, and butcher Pat LaFrieda to find the best knife sets out there. The Wusthof set is our top pick because it comes with every knife you need for most kitchen tasks, plus a honing steel and a pair of shears.Whether you're prepping go-to recipes in your home kitchen or working on the line at the latest Michelin-starred restaurant, having good knives is essential. But you d...
Tags: Reviews, Kitchen, New York City, Trends, Features, Knife, Buying Guide, Knives, Michelin, HRC, Damascus, Victorinox, Eric Ripert, Le Bernardin, Wusthof, Pat LaFrieda



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