Senior Democrats ditch their backdoor proposal for a $15 minimum wage, throwing pay hike in doubt in $1.9 trillion stimulus package

Sen Bernie Sanders speaks at a news conference alongside other top Democrats. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Senior Democrats tossed out a backdoor plan to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, per a person familiar with the decision. The proposal was ditched as Democrats appeared reluctant to finalize a complex plan that could delay stimulus passage. Experts said the backup plan risked being inefficient at raising hourly wages. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Senior De...
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A new approach for handling insulin could revolutionize diabetes treatment for millions of people

Mohamed Hussein Bule, 27, who teaches science at a refugee camp in Kenya. Paul Odongo for MSF For people living with diabetes in the developing world, a lack of electricity can hamper access to insulin.  But a project in Kenya has shown that insulin can be maintained in hot climates without refrigeration. Researchers, calling it a breakthrough, are urging the World Health Organization to amend its guidelines.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. For people living with...
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Chinese investment in Australia plummets 61%

The drop reflects tougher foreign investment laws and the effects of Covid-19.
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Covid 19 coronavirus: Raro still go - Cook Islands still confident travel bubble on track despite Auckland's lockdown

Auckland's lockdown hasn't derailed the Cook Islands' hope that there'll soon be a quarantine-free travel bubble.Cook Islands private sector taskforce chairman Fletcher Melvin said while the latest cases had caused concern they... [Author: [email protected]]
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7 Ways in Which Digital Transformation Is Transforming the Businesses

The digital world is changing very fast, and businesses worldwide adopt the digital business model to make use of the new technological advancements. Continuous innovation and development help a business remove incompetencies from its internal and external business processes to improve overall efficiencies and growth. Adding these new technological advancements to your business is no longer an option but a necessity. Even though digital transformation has numerous benefits, some businesses see i...
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Huge losses on derivative trades at Geode Capital Management force hedge-fund business shutdown: WSJ

Huge losses on derivative trades at Geode Capital Management have forced the giant investment firm to close down its hedge-fund business.
Tags: Finance, Article, The Wall Street Journal, WSJ, FBN, Fbn/markets, Justin Baer, A4f8c29a-6752-5a90-b180-275f2fea4b5b, Dawn Lim, Geode Capital Management

Oil prices up more than $1 on growing global economy optimism

Oil prices rose more than $1 on Monday on optimism in the global economy thanks to progress in a huge U.S. stimulus package and on hopes for improving oil demand as vaccines are rolled out.
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Rocket Lab tipped for $6b moonshot on to Nasdaq

Space flight firm Rocket Lab is on the verge of listing on the NASDAQ in a deal that values the New Zealand-US startup at $5.7 billion.The Wall Street Journal reported today talks between the company and Vector Acquisitions Corp... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rocket Lab tipped for $6b moonshot onto Nasdaq

Space flight firm Rocket Lab is on the verge of listing onto the NASDAQ in a deal that values the New Zealand-US startup at $5.7 billion.The Wall Street Journal reported today talks between the company and Vector Acquisitions... [Author: [email protected]]
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Walmart is looking for a new ad agency

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for March 1. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Walmart hunts for a new ad agency.Beyond Meat's deal with McDonald's.Netflix's diversity study.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohnson. A Walmart personal shopper using the handheld device. Walmart Wa...
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2021 housing cost tax break amounts for U.S. expatriates

A panoramic view of Positano, Italy, the famously vertical town where actor and food/travel show host Stanley Tucci found the highly-desired Amalfi Coast lemons. (Image courtesy Italia Agenzia Nazionale Turismo) Tonight, the hubby and I will watch our latest favorite television series, Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy. The CNN show is part travelogue, but with routes determined by Tucci's tastes, which are so far spectacular. The award-winning actor, director, screenwriter, Instagram ba...
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Burning Platform: Modern Decisioning

In the 32nd episode of the series is Bret Greenstein, SVP and Global Markets Head of AI & Analytics at Cognizant. 'How has COVID changed the way customers are looking at analytics?" - I asked that in this post which... [Author: vinnie]
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Watch astronaut Kate Rubins spacewalk 261 miles over South America

Astronauts Kate Rubins and Victor Glover successfully completed a spacewalk outside the ISS on Sunday, with Rubins at one point filmed way over South America.
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Cuomo says his behavior towards women was 'misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Cuomo says his behavior towards women was "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation." Two former aides have accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.  Cuomo said New York Attorney General Letitia James will now lead the investigation. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his behavior towards women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation" after alle...
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10 Motivational Podcasts for the Modern Salesperson

Selling is open-ended work. As a sales rep, you’re often given the benefit of designing your own work structure; your routine, your methods, and your accounts reflect how you make the best use of your independence and the tools at hand. Of course, motivation is key. However, there are times when motivation can be hard to come by. In those situations, you might need some encouraging — or critical — words of advice. These 10 motivational podcasts for sales might just put you on the right track. ...
Tags: Business, UK, Podcasts, Sales, Linkedin, Fbi, Reid Hoffman, Jamaica, Eric Schmidt, Forbes, Kelly, SCHMIDT, Barron, Jeffrey Gitomer, Donald Kelly, Ziglar Inc

‘We’re A Dying Breed’: East Sac Hardware Store Closes Up Shop

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Renovated Scenic Te Pania Hotel reopens after flooding

One of Napier's most recognisable hotels is back open after significant damage caused by November's deluge forced its doors to close.Last year's widespread flooding caused nearly 600 properties in Napier to be officially classed... [Author: [email protected]]
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Adweek Podcast: The Rapid Intersection of Media and Commerce

As retailers explore the opportunity presented by launching a media arm and publishers eye digital shopping malls, it's clear that media and commerce will continue to converge. On this week's episode of Yeah, That's Probably an Ad, hosts David Griner and Ko Im are joined by Adweek's commerce editor Lisa Lacy and media editor Lucinda...
Tags: Ecommerce, Publishing, Media, Advertising, Social Media, Adweek, Social Commerce, David Griner, Retailing, Lisa Lacy, Adweek Podcasts, Rapid Intersection of Media and Commerce

The best hard drive docking stations

When you need quick access to your archival hard drives, using a dual-hard-drive docking station might help you cut down the time it takes to review each one. You can mount two drives at a time and set up a clone copy, partial backup or just consolidate by finding duplicates and erasing any redundant files. […]
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The best NVMe enclosures

NVMe stands for Non-Volatile Memory Express and is the latest technology in solid state drives and has a more direct access to your computer’s motherboard. By skipping the SATA controller, it can achieve super-high data transfer speeds using a PCIe interface. Check out this list with our favorite NVMe SSD enclosures. Plugable USB-C NVMe Enclosure […]
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The best CD burners

When you want to share your music, make physical copies of albums you own, or burn copies of essential files, a CD burner makes all the difference. CD/DVD burners give you the freedom to move your files from one hard drive to another, and our top choices for best CD burners can ensure quality copies […]
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The best computer screen privacy filters to protect your information

When you travel for business or adopt a digital nomad lifestyle, you never know when you’ll need to pull out your laptop to send a report or download an attachment from a coworker. With our favorite privacy screen filter for your computers, you can safeguard your desktop and laptop from curious eyes or nosy passersby. […]
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Teen entrepreneurs: 'My friend's pug inspired my business'

Meet three teenagers who decided to set up their own businesses in lockdown.
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Waste food: What do you do with 86 tonnes of celeriac?

With hospitality closed during lockdown, charities and apps are stepping in to help cut food waste.
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Jobless rate around UK airports above average, say MPs

A report by MPs found the number of people claiming jobless benefits was much higher near the top 20 UK airports.
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Podding with Dan Nathan, Guy Adami and Danny Moses

It was a lot of fun reconnecting with Dan and Guy this week, recording an episode of their On The Tape podcast and reminiscing about the classic days of CNBC’s Fast Money. We talked about the current boom in SPACs and collectibles, trading with “the house’s money, and my origin story in the brokerage biz. Danny Moses – you might know him as one of the lead protagonists of the book and film ‘T...The post Podding with Dan Nathan, Guy Adami and Danny Moses appeared first on The Reformed Broker. ...
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Tripling Optical Storage With New Encoding Approach

Purdue University innovators have created technology aimed at replacing Morse code with colored “digital characters” to modernize optical storage. This will allow more data to be stored and for that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Physicist creates AI algorithm that may prove reality is a simulation

Princeton physicist Hong Qin creates an AI algorithm that can predict planetary orbits.The scientist partially based his work on the hypothesis which believes reality is a simulation.The algorithm is being adapted to predict behavior of plasma and can be used on other natural phenomena. A scientist devised a computer algorithm which may lead to transformative discoveries in energy and whose very existence raises the likelihood that our reality could actually be a simulation.The algorithm was cr...
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Property Brokers gets anti-money laundering/terrorism Internal Affairs warning

A national 80-branch real estate agency Property Brokers got the first formal warning in the real estate sector for not complying with anti-money laundering law but the chain's chairman Tim Mordaunt said the state only was trying... [Author: [email protected]]
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Trump calls on states to 'punish' big tech with sanctions if they 'silence conservative voices'

President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images During his CPAC speech, Donald Trump accused big tech of censorship. He said section 230 should be repealed and that states should act if the federal government won't. Trump said states should sanction Twitter, Google, and Facebook if they "silence conservative voices." Visit the Business section of Insider for more storie...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Florida, Politics, White House, Censorship, Trends, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Trump, Orlando Florida, Hyatt Regency, CPAC, Ron DeSantis

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