California man accused of using stun gun on police officer who had a heart attack during the Capitol riot has been arrested

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as people try to storm the US Capitol on January 6 Brent Stirton/Getty Images A man accused of using a stun gun on a police officer during the Capitol attack has been arrested. The officer suffered a mild heart attack during the attack. Daniel Rodriguez, a known Trump superfan, faces eight charges related to his participation in the riot. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 38-year-old apparent Trump superfan, identified...
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Mars helicopter is off the ground … but it’s not flying just yet

NASA's latest Mars image shows the Ingenuity helicopter preparing to become the first aircraft to fly on another planet.
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SoftBank-backed Compass raises $450 million in downsized IPO

Compass had previously set a price range of $18-$19 per share, downsized from its prior target at $23 to $26
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Microsoft to sell augmented reality goggles to army

The tech giant will provide around 120,000 headsets to the US army in a 10-year deal worth $21.9bn.
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Achieving And Unlocking Better In The World Of Sports

Whether you are an athlete, you run a gym, or you have a vision of starting your own sports business, you need to do more than keep yourself in shape physically.
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Here's a sobering statistic: Out of every 100 people who start writing a book, only three complete it. Ouch! The other 97? Stuck by the side of the road, spinning their wheels, out of gas, or waiting for a tow truck that never comes. And writers are not the only ones subject to this 3 percent phenomenon. The world is full of people -- from every walk of life -- whose dreams, aspirations, goals, and visions never materialize. Enter The Year of Living Creatively -- a highly engaging online ...
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IBM's CEO predicts a hybrid remote-work model for 80% of employees post-pandemic

Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Wired IBM expects 80% of its employees to work in hybrid remote roles post-pandemic, Bloomberg reported. CEO Arvind Krishna also said IBM will likely scale back its office space significantly. Some tech companies take a flexible approach to work; Amazon and others want workers in the office. See more stories on Insider's business page. IBM is joining the growing list of tech companies planning to take a flexible approach to remote work even after th...
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Bike industry roundup: New owners, new locations, and a new bike shop!

With the pandemic in the rear-view mirror and the bike boom still very much alive, Portland’s bike industry is set for a sensational summer. Here are a few changes in the bike business scene we’ve come across in the past few weeks… Cynergy E-Bikes Has a New Owner and Location Rich and Ruthellen Fein opened Cynergy E-Bikes on SE Powell in 2014. They’ve decided to retire and sold the business to Helen Hitt. Rich Fein described Hitt as a, “a health and eco-focused entrepreneur” who previously...
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Officials discovered nearly 200 baby tortoises wrapped in plastic in a suitcase in a Galapagos airport

A wildlife official handles a baby turtle that was found along with other turtles in a suitcase at the airport before they could be smuggled from the Galapagos Islands, in Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador March 29, 2021. via REUTERS Nearly 200 baby tortoises were discovered in a suitcase by officials at a Galapagos airport Sunday. Officials said they believed the hatchlings were removed from tortoise nests on Santa Cruz Island. The tortoises have been sent to the Giant Tortoise Breed...
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Social Security recipients should get COVID-19 relief checks by April 7

Are you a retiree constantly checking your bank account for your third COVID-19 economic impact payment? The IRS says you should get it next week. The Internal Revenue Service has some good news for the around 30 million Social Security recipients anxiously awaiting the latest COVID relief money You should get your $1,400 economic impact payment, dubbed EIP3, next week. The IRS' precise projection is that most of the third relief amounts, dubbed EIP3, will be sent electronically and sho...
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Considering a Career as a First Responder? Here’s What You Need to Know

First responders refer to the first people on the scene of emergencies. Given the variety of potential emergencies they can encounter, a first responder’s responsibilities can include giving first-aid, managing the public, or keeping control of a situation
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What To Consider When Choosing A Career

It’s easy to think and reel off a list of different career options and roles out there within the wide world. But, consider out of all of these roles which ones would you actually want to do.
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Watch NASA’s movie-like trailer for its upcoming Mars helicopter flight

NASA has released a dramatic trailer to highlight the much-anticipated Mars helicopter flight that's expected to take place in the coming days.
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12 online courses that teach design thinking - a soft skill that can help you find creative solutions and stand out in your career

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider Design thinking is a creative, human-focused process to problem-solving. It's about tapping into people's true needs to create feasible innovations, products, and solutions. Below are 12 design thinking online classes offered by schools like MIT and Stanford. Design thinking is a concept that's been gaining popularity over recent years. Broadly, it's a way of taking...
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1920s Redondo Beach mansion hits the auction block

Hand-painted Italian tile floor graces the foyer. (Courtesy of Strand Hill Properties and Concierge Auctions) Hand-painted coffered ceiling in the dining room. (Courtesy of Strand Hill Properties and Concierge Auctions) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds The updated kitchen. (Courtesy of Strand Hill Properties and Concierge Auctions) The updated master bathroom. (Courtesy of Strand Hill Properties and Concierge Auctions) Show Caption of Expand A glamo...
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Sir Ron Brierley pleads guilty to possessing child sexual abuse material

Sir Ron Brierley has pleaded guilty to possession of child sexual abuse material at a Sydney court hearing this morning.Of the 17 charges faced, Brierley entered pleas of guilty to three charges. The other charges against Brierley... [Author: [email protected]]
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Website builder Squarespace buys Tock, the reservation platform that pivoted to help restaurants during the pandemic, for over $400 million

Nick Kokonas, founder of Tock Getty Images Tock is a restaurant reservation system known for processing prepaid premium dining experiences. Squarespace said e-commerce within the hospitality industry is a large and growing opportunity. Tock's founder Nick Kokonas created the platform as an antidote to OpenTable. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tock, a restaurant reservation system known for booking prepaid premium dining experiences, has been purchased by Squarespac...
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The 10 best devices of 2021 that work with Amazon Alexa

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is compatible with a wide range of smart devices. You can control Alexa-supported devices with voice commands or automate them with routines. Look for the "Works with Alexa" logo to find devices certified by Amazon for reliability. Voice recognition has improved in leaps and bounds in recent years and voice assistants have been integrated into more and more products. A huge number of popular smart home brands include Amazon...
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New photos from Mars: NASA's Ingenuity helicopter stretches its legs, while the Curiosity rover stars in a selfie

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover used two cameras to take a selfie. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS NASA's Curiosity rover used its robotic arm to snap a selfie on Mars last week. A few days later, the agency's Ingenuity helicopter finally stretched out all four legs. Photos of both events showcase NASA's growing presence on the red planet. See more stories on Insider's business page. There's a flurry of activity on Mars.Last week, NASA's Curiosity rover used its robotic arm t...
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Is this leaked image the new Apple TV Siri remote?

Apple's touch-sensitive Siri remote has received its fair share of criticism over the years, prompting speculation over what a future version will look like.
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LA County vows to reach 80% coronavirus vaccination rate in 12 weeks

Within 12 weeks, Los Angeles County public health officials expect to vaccinate 80% of residents over 15 years old, a benchmark that could be a giant stride toward the end of the pandemic here. But increases in virus variants of concern that are continuing to be detected at county laboratories still have officials concerned, which is why on Wednesday, March 31, they urged residents to hang on for just two to three months more when the level of inoculation countywide was at a sufficient enough le...
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Culture review finds bullying, gender discrimination at Crown-backed venture capital fund

A review into a Government-run venture capital fund has found bullying and perceptions of gender discrimination and "disrespectful and inappropriate workplace conduct".On Thursday New Zealand Growth Capital Partners released a summary... [Author: [email protected]]
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PingPong is a video chat app for product teams working across multiple time zones

From the earliest days of the pandemic, it was no secret that video chat was about to become a very hot space. Over the past several months investors have bankrolled a handful of video startups with specific niches, ranging from always-on office surveillance to platforms that encouraged plenty of mini calls to avoid the need for more lengthy team-wide meetings. As the pandemic wanes and plenty of startups begin to look towards hybrid office models, there are others who have decided to lean into ...
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Growth Funding Recap for March 2021

Growthink Capital Research tracked $15.4 billion in new venture funding in March 2021, a significant increase from the $8.5 billion we tracked in February.  The month’s biggest funding event belonged to the food/alcohol/snack delivery company GoPuff, which raised $1.15 billion as a follow-up round to the $380 million it raised in October. In a typical […] The post Growth Funding Recap for March 2021 appeared first on Growthink.
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For VC Hans Tung, the personal becomes public in a growing campaign to ‘stop Asian hate’

Longtime venture capitalist Hans Tung is a big guy. His size might just be lifesaving. A first-generation Taiwanese-American who came to the U.S. and to L.A. specifically in 1984, it was a fraught time for the then 14-year-old. Two years earlier, a 27-year-old, Chinese-American draftsman named Vincent Chin was beaten to death in Detroit by a Chrysler plant supervisor and his stepson, a laid-off autoworker, who reportedly believed that Chin was of Japanese descent and were angry over the growing ...
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Biden unveils 'once-in-a generation' $2tn infrastructure investment plan

American Jobs Plan would rebuild roads, highways and bridges; confront the climate crisis and curb wealth inequality Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled what he called a “once-in-a-generation” investment in American infrastructure, promising a nation still struggling to overcome the coronavirus pandemic that his $2tn plan would create the “strongest, most resilient, innovative economy in the world”.Speaking at a carpenters’ training center outside of Pittsburgh, where he launched his campaign two ye...
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White House wants more time for Trump tax record decision

By Kara Scannell and Katelyn Polantz | CNN Lawyers for the Department of Justice have asked a judge for additional time to decide whether to turn former President Donald Trump’s taxes over to the House Ways and Means Committee. The committed subpoenaed Trump’s taxes while he was president and the Treasury Department, at the time, declined to comply with the subpoena. The House filed a lawsuit against the Treasury Department to enforce the subpoena. Trump’s lawyers intervened in the case. Lawyers...
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Goldman close to offering Bitcoin to wealth management clients

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is close to offering investment vehicles for Bitcoin and other digital assets to clients of its private wealth management unit. ″We are working closely with teams across the firm to explore ways to offer thoughtful and appropriate access to the ecosystem for private wealth clients, and that is something we expect to offer in the near-term,” Mary Rich, who was recently named global head of digital assets for the unit, said in an interview with CNBC. Wall Street banks have...
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Elder Scrolls Online gets a next-gen update — and yes, that includes PS5

The Elder Scrolls Online is getting a next-gen upgrade on Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5.
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Netflix secures the rights to the 'Knives Out' sequels starring Daniel Craig, reports say

Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas in "Knives Out" and Robert Downey Jr alongside Jake Gyllenhaal in "Zodiac." Paramount Pictures/Warner Bros. Pictures/Lionsgate Netflix has acquired rights to two "Knives Out" sequels in a $450 million deal, according to Variety. See more stories on Insider's business page. Netflix closed on a massive deal for two sequels to the 2019 blockbuster "Knives Out," with Rian Johnson set to direct and Daniel Craig featuring again as Benoit Blanc, according to Dead...
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