Five of Texas's ERCOT board members resign after massive power grid outage during winter storm

Ice and snow blanketing roads in Odessa, Texas, on February 15, 2021. Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP Five members of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas submitted their resignations.  ERCOT, a non-profit, operates 90% of the state's electric load.  The group was criticized after massive power shutoffs during unprecedented winter storms.   Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Five board members including the chair of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas will...
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5 Ways To Protect Your Remote Team’s Data

There are several things any employer or organization can do to protect their data, whether or not they have a virtual team. Let’s see the top 5 ways to protect your remote team’s data. The post 5 Ways To Protect Your Remote Team’s Data appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Remote Work, Data Security, Others

How To Find Out Which Careers Make Sense For You

What jobs are you suitable for? Or, to be a bit more specific, how do you know what these jobs are? Answering this question is essential to help you find your dream job. So, here are a few things to ponder
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Tesla Fremont Expansions and Improvements

Tesla is expanding facilities in Fremont and increasing production. They adding 64,000 square feet to a 120,000 square foot tent structure and making it a permanent building. Land purchases in 2013... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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What happened to NASA’s spacecraft after it dropped off the Perseverance rover?

After delivering the Perseverance rover to the surface of Mars, NASA's spacecraft was last seen disappearing into the martian dust. So where did it go?
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Nasa, Mars, Spacecraft, Perseverance, Mars 2020

Cooking the Books: How to prepare your finances for having a baby

OPINION: Each week the NZ Herald's Cooking the Books podcast tackles a different money problem. Today, it's where to spend and where to skimp if you're having a baby. Hosted by Frances Cook. Listen to the Cooking the Books... [Author: [email protected]]
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Mitt Romney criticizes Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan as a 'clunker' with a 'troublesome' amount of aid to states

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, pauses to answer questions from reporters as senators arrive to vote on President Joe Biden's nominee for United Nation's ambassador, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Sen. Mitt Romney criticized Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan at a New York Times DealBook event. Romney said the bill designates too much aid to states with budget surpluses.  The senator also criticized the bill as a "cl...
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Analysis of proposed LA city ‘hero pay’ measure warns of possible layoffs, higher costs

Los Angeles city officials, weighing a potential mandate on grocery stores to provide “hero pay” increases to essential workers, have released a 21-page analysis of the potential economic impacts. The assessment concluded that it could lead to higher pay for workers that could be funneled back into a recovering  economy — but it also warned of potential layoffs or reductions to employee work hours. Struggling grocers, particularly independent shops, could be under more pressure and could even cl...
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Gelson’s Markets to be acquired by owner of Don Quijote, Marukai stores

The upscale grocery store Gelson’s Markets is being acquired by Pan Pacific International Holdings, the parent company of Marukai Corp. and Tokyo Central. Terms of the deal with TPG Capital — announced Tuesday, Feb. 23 — were not disclosed. PPIH was founded over 40 years ago by Takao Yasuda, one of Japan’s wealthiest entrepreneurs worth an estimated $4 billion. The publicly-traded company operates 638 stores with 582 of them in Japan. It’s known for the popular Don Quijote brand in Hawaii and Ja...
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Businesses In Yolo County Allowed To Operate With Reduced Restrictions

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Tips To Get Your Business Off The Ground

While starting a new business is always a risk, these tips can help you get through the process of getting off the ground and working towards success. The post Tips To Get Your Business Off The Ground appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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GameStop CFO resigns following Reddit stock trading mania

The company has launched a search for Bell's permanent replacement, noting that they are seeking a CFO with "the capabilities and qualifications to help accelerate GameStop’s transformation." The search, which will evaluated both internal and external candidates, is being conducted by a "leading executive search firm." 
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LA County surpasses 20,000 coronavirus deaths

A day after the nation surpassed the jolting milestone of 500,000 lives lost to the pandemic, Los Angeles County surpassed its own grim milestone on Tuesday, Feb. 23 — 20,000 COVID-19-related deaths. The county reported another 157 deaths on Tuesday. For the family and friends of the 20,057 people claimed by the outbreak — fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers and grandparents … nurses, doctors, teachers, law officers, grocery workers and so many more — that number is very real and very painful. R...
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Delegat Group celebrates 25% increase in profit

Delegat Group has posted a $43 million net profit after tax in the six months ending December 31.New Zealand's largest listed winemaker increased its profit in the period by 25 per cent from $34.4m a year earlier.The Auckland-based... [Author: [email protected]]
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'Enough is enough,' W&M members say of recent IRS missteps

IRS Washington, D.C., headquarters (Photo by Davide Boeke via Flickr CC) Taxpayers are not the only ones ticked off because they got failure to file notices from the Internal Revenue Service. "Enough is enough," two leaders of the House Ways and Means Committee has told IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig in a recent letter. W&M Chairman Rep. Richard Neal (D-Massachusetts) and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-New Jersey), chair of the tax-writing panel's Subcommittee on Oversight, took the agency to...
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Reserve Bank leaves OCR unchanged - 'prolonged stimulus necessary'

The Reserve Bank has left the Official Cash Rate on hold at 0.25 per cent in its first Monetary Policy Statement for the year.In the statement, released at 2pm, Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr said prolonged monetary stimulus was... [Author: [email protected]]
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Samsung lets you try its foldable phones for 100 days before buying

Samsung has launched a program that lets you try its Galaxy Z Flip 5G or Galaxy Z Fold2 5G foldable smartphones for 100 days before committing to the purchase.
Tags: Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, Foldable, Foldable Phones, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Flip 5G

NZX's NZ RegCo launches investigation into QEX

The NZX's regulatory arm, NZ RegCo, said formal investigations were under way into QEX Logistics on a number of matters relating to the company's compliance with listing rules and disclosure requirements.NZ RegCo's chief executive... [Author: [email protected]]
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I'm a doctor who was on the WHO's COVID-19 mission to China. Here's what we learned about the virus' origins.

The shuttered Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, January 21, 2020. AP Photo/Dake Kang An international WHO team conducted a four-week investigation into the coronavirus' origins in Wuhan. Dominic Dwyer, a WHO doctor summarizes the findings: the virus came from animals and didn't leak from a lab. A Wuhan wet market was not the origin site of the pandemic, but frozen foods may have helped the virus spread. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As I write, I am...
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Agencies scramble for billions in ad dollars

Hi and welcome to this weekly edition of Insider Advertising, where we track the big stories in media and advertising.Remember you can sign up to get this newsletter daily here. This week: Ad billions in playMicrosoft, news savior?Trump's enablers Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit Ad budgets up for grabs Billions in advertising will be up for grabs this year as brands that held back on changing their ad agencies last year restart the process, Lindsay Rittenhouse and Patr...
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Don't deny yourself a vaccine because of guilt or shame around a high BMI. If you're eligible, go for it.

Crystal Cox/Business Insider Having obesity, or a BMI over 30, makes you eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in some states.  But BMI's faults as a metric of health, stigma, and lack of awareness are holding some people back.  The system is imperfect, but you didn't make it. Getting the shot if you're able benefits us all.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The other day, Clare Rager texted five of her girlfriends. "I'm going to be eligible for the vaccine purely be...
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The 6 best gaming chairs of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky A good gaming chair will support you and provide adjustable comfort for long gaming sessions.We researched the best gaming chairs to suit different people, environments, and budgets.The Secretlab Titan is our top pick for its comfort, adjustability, and durability.A gaming chair used to be whatever you happened to use for gaming, but nowadays there's a whole category of purpose-built seats for playing video games. The best gaming chairs are solidly built, durab...
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Ex-NYPD officer charged with using a flagpole to assault a cop during the US Capitol riot

A pro-Trump mob clashes with police on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Thomas Webster appeared in court Tuesday over charges he assaulted a police officer. Webster is a former member of the New York Police Department. Prosecutors accuse him of using a flagpole to attack an officer at the January 6 US Capitol riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A former member of the New York Police Department appeared in cour...
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Stunning photos from NASA's new Mars rover reveal 200-foot cliffs, mysterious rocks, and a perfect touchdown

An artist's illustration shows NASA's Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's new Mars rover, Perseverance, has already beamed back thousands of stunning photos. Sports cameras recorded the rover's descent and landing. Now Perseverance's science and navigation cameras are capturing an ancient Martian lake bed. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. NASA's Perseverance rover hasn't started roaming the red planet just yet, but its...
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My 16th Anniversary Of Business Blogging

Two days ago I had a milestone with this blog. I have been officially blogging for 16 years, and since this was my first official blog I want to acknowledge that. It wasn’t the first time I was writing online, but it was the first time I owned what I was writing on. So, I’m […]
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With more federal coronavirus relief likely, LA County scrutinizes impact of CARES dollars

Gearing up for more federal coronavirus relief money, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 23, called for a detailed report on the impact of CARES Act dollars the county received last year. A key element of the 2020 CARES Act was the Coronavirus Relief Fund, through which the county received $1.057 billion. Coupled with state funding, county coronavirus aid totaled $1.22 billion, which helped pay for such efforts as virus testing, food distribution, personal protective eq...
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LA County officials have harsh words for coronavirus vaccine inequity – and line-jumping cheaters

Just one week away from expanding eligibility for the coronavirus vaccine by up to 1.8 million people, Los Angeles County officials are worried the online system required by the state to book appointments will continue to pose challenges in communities hit hardest by the pandemic. Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Hilda Solis said on Tuesday, Feb. 23, that she was “not surprised,” but nonetheless “disgusted” by certain people using any means necessary to obtain vaccine doses. “I can tell you I was...
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The best exercise bikes of March 2021

Get high-quality cardio workouts without the damaging impact on joints from running or jogging
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Trump's pardon of Lil' Wayne said to be the breaking point for QAnon Shaman in new court documents filled with bizarre anecdotes

Jacob Chansley screams "Freedom" inside the Senate chamber after the U.S. Capitol was breached by a mob during a joint session of Congress on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images The QAnon Shaman is requesting pretrial release after weeks in solitary confinement, court records say. Counsel for Jacob Chansley says he's had "signific...
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Tiger Woods 'lucky to be alive,' police say, after breaking his legs in a Tuesday morning crash

Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies gather evidence from the car that golf legend Tiger Woods was driving when seriously injured in a rollover accident on February 23, 2021 in Rolling Hills Estates, California. Rescuers used hydraulic rescue tools to extricate him from the car where he reportedly sustained major leg injuries. Law enforcement reports that there was no evidence of impairment. He was in town to participate in The Genesis Invitational golf tournament. David McNew/Getty Images ...
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