Pfizer execs say there's a 'significant opportunity' to hike prices of its COVID vaccine

Vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images Pfizer execs told investors there was a "significant opportunity" to hike the price of its vaccine. They said to cope with emerging COVID variants, people may need a third dose of the vaccine. Regular yearly "booster jabs" against COVID may also become routine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer execs have informed the company's investors of a "significant opportunity" to hike the pr...
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A senior director at Google who leads a team of 30 and has 2 young kids shared her daily pandemic routine with us, from Peloton workouts in the garage to 10 daily video calls

Lilian Rincon. Lilian Rincon Lilian Rincon is the senior director of product management for the Google Assistant. In 2018, Rincon shared her daily routine with Insider, which included waking up at 5:30 a.m. and taking up to 12 meetings a day. We caught up with her in March 2021 to see how her day-to-day has changed in the pandemic. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Before the pandemic, Lilian Rincon woke up at 5:30 a.m. every weekday to fit in a quick workout before ...
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Rare Arctic walrus spotted off the coast of Ireland may have drifted far from home during a nap, one expert said

This April 13, 2004 photo provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a large Pacific bull walrus on ice in the Bering Sea. Joel Garlich-Miller/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service via AP An Arctic walrus found itself thousands of miles from home this weekend off the coast of Ireland. Marine biologists agree the walrus is likely quite young based on the size of its tusks. One expert theorized the animal drifted far from home after falling asleep on an iceberg See more stories on Inside...
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A Capitol Police officer was suspended after a Hill staffer spotted a printout of anti-Semitic Protocols of the Elders of Zion at a checkpoint

A U.S. Capitol Police officer wears a mourning band over his badge following a police procession of the hearse carrying the casket of Brian Sicknick, U.S. Capitol Police Officer who died from injuries following the U.S. Capitol building siege on Wednesday, on January 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Al Drago/Getty Images A Capitol Police officer appeared to have a copy of the Protocols of Elders of Zion at a checkpoint. A concerned congressional aide snapped a photo, and the officer is being in...
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Whakatāne Mill Limited confirms it will close, all 210 staff to be made redundant

The Whakatāne Mill will close and just over 210 staff will be made redundant, most by the end of June.Management at Whakatāne Mill Limited (WML) today informed staff at the Whakatane Mill that the company has decided to... [Author: [email protected]]
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How Backlinks Help Your Website’s SEO

The key to helping your content connect with the audience is first getting search engines such as Google to notice it.
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Power lies in Product Adoption

Power of system is realized when users adopts the system. Number of subscriptions or units sold is a great metric to calculate revenue and initial success of a product but the true to success of the product is based on how well it is adopted. Once a product is well adopted, it confirms all aspects of its success like product objectives, customer impact, profitability, market share etc. As product managers we must focus on adoption as the key goal/OKR besides the normal financial metrics. Most...
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A Lesson On Trading With Bitcoin

The era has come where one click can give you a chance to earn money just by sitting at home. Trading in bitcoin is now a thing. The post A Lesson On Trading With Bitcoin appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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Bloodborne Production Director Masami Yamamoto Departs SIE Japan

Masami Yamamoto, an executive producer for Bloodborne (as well as a production director), has revealed that he was also let go from Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Japan Studio, with the kill count now reaching phenomenal levels when it comes to firings. The executive producer disclosed information through Twitter explaining he departed from the studio on January […]
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Trump staffers, even those who worked for officials who publicly flouted coronavirus safety guidelines, were secretly scrambling for a COVID-19 vaccine: report

Vials of undiluted Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to administer to staff and residents at a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020. Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Trump staffers "shamelessly" attempted to get COVID-19 vaccines amid the initial rollout, Vanity Fair reported. Ex-officials said the effort was like first-class passengers on the Titanic rushing to the lifeboats. Despite publicly flouting safeguards, one official said they...
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Opioid overdoses in the US are surging, and it's hitting the people most vulnerable to the pandemic

This illustration image shows tablets of opioid painkiller Oxycodon delivered on medical prescription taken on September 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Eric Baradat/AFP via Getty Images Opioid overdoses have surged throughout the pandemic, reaching a record last year. The rise significantly impacted communities already vulnerable to the pandemic. Latino and Black communities across the US are recording higher rises in overdose deaths. See more stories on Insider's business page. Opioid...
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State film production tax breaks again in spotlight with 2021 Oscars nominations

A scene from "Judas and the Black Messiah," which today received six Oscar nominations. The filmmakers also took advantage of state tax breaks to make the movie. (Photo courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures) The 2021 Oscar nominees were announced today. Let the arguing begin. I'm generally happy with the nominations, especially since two of my favorite and (I believe) overlooked performers were nominated in the Best Actor in a Leading Role. Oh, you want names? Sure: Riz Ahmed for "Sound of Metal...
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How COVID-19 Has Changed The Trade Show Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a huge shift in the way that businesses and attendees approach events and trade shows, with both short- and long-term impacts. The post How COVID-19 Has Changed The Trade Show Industry appeared first on Young Upstarts.
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Burning Platform: Entrepreneurial Trends

In the 34th (yesterday) and 35th (today) of the series we have Brad Feld, Founding Partner, Foundry Group and Ian Hathaway who leads the global ecosystems business at Techstars, In this episode, they discuss new opportunities they are investing in,... [Author: vinnie]
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Limiting Factor Explain Volkswagen Power Day

The Limiting Factor explains Volkswagen’s Power Day. Volkswagen was vague about how they would achieve electric car battery improvements compared to Tesla at Battery Day. Volkswagen is starting... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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People infected with the coronavirus variant found in the UK are up to 64% more likely to die than those with other strains

Medical workers bring a patient out of an ambulance outside Royal London Hospital, in London, January 15, 2021. A coronavirus variant first detected in the UK is deadlier than the original version of the virus. People infected with the strain, B.1.1.7, are 55% to 64% more likely to die from COVID-19. Existing vaccines seem to work against B.1.1.7, though other variants can evade vaccine-induced antibodies. See more stories on Insider's business page. The data is in: People infected w...
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Rising encrypted app Signal is down in China

Chinese users of the instant messenger Signal knew that good time wouldn’t last long. The app, which is used for encrypted chats, is unavailable in mainland China as of Tuesday morning, a test by TechCrunch shows. The website of the app has been banned in China since Monday, according to censorship tracking website More to come… Signal and Telegram are also growing in China — for now
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Career Choices: How to Find Work in the Remote Economy [Infographics]

Choices are sometimes conscious decisions and other times circumstances force change. Regardless of which it is for you, you do have choices! I briefly commuted for more than an hour into downtown Los Angeles. It didn’t take me long to decide it was simply not worth it. Career Choices Many previously could not imagine choosing not to commute. Where they live most may live in one area and commute to another so it never occurred to them there are options. But you can, by making a conscious choi...
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A Proud Boys member who allegedly pepper-sprayed police has been charged over his role in the Capitol riots

Members of the far-right group Proud Boys make 'OK' hand gestures indicating "white power" as supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump gather in front of the U.S. Capitol Building to protest against the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, in Washington, US, January 6, 2021. Jim Urquhart/Reuters Another member of the far-right group the Proud Boys has been arrested following the Capitol riots. Charging documents say Christopher Worrell...
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The Eye of the Beholder: Unlikely Mediums to Fill an Artist’s Portfolio

For professional artists, it can be extremely challenging to excel within their industry. One of the best ways to guarantee their rise to prominence is to create an extensive portfolio that's a cut above the rest.
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The best headphones for kids

Loaded with color, braced for impact, and packed with parental features like volume limiting, here's our roundup of the best headphones available for kids.
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China tells Alibaba to divest media assets to curb influence – report

Beijing fears ecommerce giant has too much sway over public opinion through stakes in platforms such as Twitter-like Weibo, Wall Street Journal saysBeijing has reportedly told the Chinese e-commerce conglomerate Alibaba to divest its assets in the media sector out of concern over the company’s growing public influence.Its founder, Jack Ma, the ebullient and unconventional billionaire who officially retired from Alibaba in 2019 but remains a large shareholder, has been in authorities’ crosshairs ...
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SpaceX targets this summer for first Starship orbital flight

SpaceX reportedly has a plan to send its Starship and Super Heavy rocket system on its first orbital flight by July 1, 2021.
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Briscoe Group posts $73 million profit despite 'retail roller-coaster' year

Homewares and sporting goods retailer Briscoe Group has posted a healthy $73.2 million profit despite facing ongoing disruption from the coronavirus pandemic.The group's net profit after tax increased by 17 per cent in the 12 months... [Author: [email protected]]
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Do Kiwis pay too much for broadband? New Commerce Commission report measures worldwide prices

New Zealand is doing well by world standards for the speed and price of our broadband, according to a new report.The Commerce Commission's Annual Telecommunications Monitoring Report 2020, released this morning also confirms a... [Author: [email protected]]
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The most famous canceled video games

The devastating part about game development is that some projects get canceled. In this post, we go through the most famous examples of canceled video games.
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Farmer threatens to burn native forest over plunging values, new biodiversity rules

A farmer in Maruia, on the South Island's West Coast, is threatening to burn 80ha of native bush on his property and turn it into pasture in a bid to raise its value and save his farm.The land is likely to be classed as a significant... [Author: [email protected]]
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Facebook reaches agreement with Rupert Murdoch's News Corp to pay for content

News Corp Australia has reached an agreement with Facebook for the tech giant to pay for news content on its social media platform.On Tuesday, the major publisher struck a three-year deal with Facebook to pay for journalism across... [Author: [email protected]]
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Financial Markets Authority chief executive Rob Everett to depart

Rob Everett, the chief executive of the Financial Markets Authority has resigned and will leave at the end of the year.Mark Todd, FMA chairman, said Everett had done an outstanding job as the organisation's second chief executive,... [Author: [email protected]]
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Volkswagen and EU Electric Car Battery Plans

Volkswagen sources EV batteries from LG Chem, Samsung SDI, SK Innovation and CATL. VW expects annual demand in Europe to be more than 150 GWh from 2025 and to be at a similar level in Asia.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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