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LG confirms it is closing down its mobile phone business

Korean electronics giant LG has announced it is exiting the mobile phone business globally, with the decision coming after years of struggle in the sector.
Tags: Mobile, News, Trends, Mobile Phones, Phones, Lg


Data Life Cycle in Customer Experience Journey

When enterprises work on the customer experience, they focus on touchpoints – the single transactional points where a customer interacts with different facets of the business and its various offerings. And it is quite logical as well. These touchpoints represent critical points in the customer life cycle that must be understood and served very well. Data and Technology are the Key enablers to delivering the right and just-in-time experience. Unfortunately, most of our enterprises struggle with d...
Tags: Marketing, Trends, Customer Experience, Data Lake, Data Analytics, Martech, Customer Data, Customer Journey, Data And Analytics, Data Life Cycle, IoT Customer Data


France, Brussels agree on Air France-KLM refinancing: minister

The French government has reached the outline of a deal with the European Commission on a state-backed refinancing package to help strengthen Air France-KLM’s balance sheet, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.
Tags: Finance, Article, European Commission, Reuters, Air France KLM, FBN, France Brussels, Fbn/markets, Bruno Le Maire, Fox-business/markets, 19563812-d5b3-569e-9f62-f3ac66a1385a


Watch this spectacular light show using a record number of drones

A spectacular drone show recently brought even more light to Shanghai's already colorful skyline, creating a new world record in the process.
Tags: News, Trends, Drone, Drones, Shanghai, World Record, Light Show


US Capitol attacker's family says he suffered 'repeated head trauma' from years of playing football

People walk along the Reflecting Pool on the National Mall, near the U.S. Capitol and Washington Monument, as the sun sets. Photo by Al Drago/Getty Images Capitol attack suspect Noah Green's family says he suffered from depression and "repeated head trauma." This head trauma was the result of years of playing football, the family said in his defense. Green is a suspect in an attack where a car slammed into two Capitol police officers, killing one. See more stories on Insider's busi...
Tags: Facebook, Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Virginia, US, Trends, Ap, Cnn, Fbi, Green, National Mall, Cia, Brendan, Capitol


55 big, profitable U.S. companies paid no tax in 2020

Archer Daniels Midland is one of the major corporations cited in a new report of companies that paid no taxes in 2020. The Biden Administration's infrastructure plan has ramped up the perennial tax debate between Democrats and Republicans. The White House wants to increase tax collections on companies to pay for the proposal, dubbed The American Jobs Plan. And that approach is getting some support from a recent Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) report. The Washington, D.C. ...
Tags: Amazon, Taxes, Washington, Senate, White House, Nike, Gop, House, Philadelphia, Sam, Archer Daniels Midland, Ronald -RSB- Reagan, Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ITEP, ITEP, TCJA, The Biden Administration


Caltech Space Based Solar Power Cubesat Demo Flying December 2021

Dr. Rich Madonna gave a talk on Caltech’s SSPP (Space based solar power project) this past week. Attendees of his talk are the leaders in the Space Based Solar Power community. · Dr. Paul Jaffe... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, Caltech, Paul Jaffe, Caltech Space Based Solar Power Cubesat Demo, Rich Madonna


Mobile home business ‘will go forward,’ vows widow of owner slain in mass shooting

The widow of an Orange business owner who died in a mass slaying Wednesday vowed on Easter Sunday to revive the real estate company they built together over the past 15 years. “Unified Homes is going to go forward,” said Karla Maria Tovar, 49, Luis Tovar’s wife and one of the company’s agents. “I don’t know how (I’ll do it), but I will.” In an hour-long interview Sunday, April 4, Karla Maria Tovar described her grief over the loss of her “model husband and father” while she tries to shield their...
Tags: Facebook, Real Estate, Crime, News, Shootings, Sport, Soccer, Orange County, Orange, Cal State Fullerton, Mass Shooting, Anaheim, Mendoza, Yuma, Gonzalez, Luis


The Biden administration ramps up their effort to address hunger in America, relieving a burden on millions of Americans

Miami Herald/Getty Images President Joe Biden's administration is ramping efforts to address food insecurity and hunger. They authorized the largest children's summer feeding program in history, The New York Times said. The administration also expanded SNAP benefits and resources for children. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden's administration is rapidly increasing aid to ramp up their efforts to address the hunger crisis in America, The Ne...
Tags: Politics, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Hunger, New York Times, The Times, Biden, Times, University of Kentucky, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Miami Herald, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Coronavirus, Sarah Al Arshani, Department of Agriculture and Congress


Mice could someday become venomous, suggests study on the evolution of oral venom systems

Although scientists have a good understanding of the composition of snake venom, little is understood about the evolutionary origins of oral venom systems.A new study identified a series of genes associated with venom production, and found that this system is also present in other animals, most of which produce saliva instead of venom.The results highlight the surprising similarities between species that look and behave very differently from each other.What do cuttlefish, scorpions, centipedes, ...
Tags: Asia, Science, Animals, Taiwan, Nature, Innovation, Evolution, PNAS, Barua, Agneesh Barua


A 'cadre' of soldiers has been suspended following a female soldier's sexual assault allegations at an Army base in Oklahoma

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, a vehicle drives by a sign at Scott Gate, one of the entrances to Fort Sill, in Fort Sill, Okla. Sue Ogrocki, File/Associated Press Soldiers were suspended at Fort Sill in Oklahoma following a report of sexual assaults. The Intercept reported a female soldier accused 22 troops of being involved in the assaults. Reports of sexual assault in the military have risen sharply in the past two years. See more stories on Insider's business page. After a report...
Tags: Sexual Assault, Trends, Army, Oklahoma, US Army, Fort Sill, Fort Hood Texas, Lloyd Austin, Guillen, Military Bases, Kamper, Vanessa Guillen, Military & Defense, Sophia Ankel, Kelsey Vlamis, Ken Kamper


Millions of Facebook users' data was leaked

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising for April 5. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:Millions of Facebook users' data leaked.What happened to Adobe's ad business.Fernando Machado moves to Activision.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. Facebook set to soar th...
Tags: Facebook, Media, Adobe, Advertising, US, Newsletter, Trends, CMO, Georgia, Nike, Unilever, Cnn, Biden, Donald Trump, Burger King, Cnbc


How to watch ISS astronauts take Crew Dragon on its shortest trip ever

Four space station astronauts are about to jump inside the Crew Dragon and go on a ride lasting less than an hour. Here's how you can watch.
Tags: Spacex, News, Trends, International Space Station, Iss, Space Station, Crew Dragon, Crew-1


Painter sacked in first week wins $12,500 compensation

The Employment Relations Authority has found Christopher Wright was unjustifiably dismissed by Christchurch company Maiden Construction.In its determination decision, the authority said Wright was hired for a 14-week project in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Christchurch, Wright, Employment Relations Authority, Christopher Wright, Maiden Construction


Boohoo: Karen Millen skirt had Oasis label covered in pen

Joanna Sikora said a skirt she bought from Karen Millen had an Oasis label covered in marker pen.
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Naked ambition: OnlyFans founder Tim Stokely on how he built a porn empire

On April 29 last year, Tim Stokely woke up to a barrage of WhatsApp messages asking if he had heard the remix of Megan Thee Stallion's smash hit Savage. He went downstairs to his computer, opened up Spotify and pressed play. "Hips... [Author: [email protected]]
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Improving coronavirus stats continue as LA County rolls into Orange Tier

Los Angels County will ease its coronavirus restrictions at one minute after midnight, joining Orange County in enacting looser regulations now that both are in the orange tier of the state’s monitoring system. That means movie theaters, restaurants, churches, museums, zoos and aquariums can go from 25% to 50% of capacity, while gyms will be increased from 10% to 25%. Card rooms and family entertainment centers can resume indoor operations at 25% of capacity. The county will still enforce certai...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Paul Simon, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Davis, Long Beach, Community, Catholic, Navajo Nation, Pasadena, Orange County


Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg backs Biden's infrastructure bill, says 'we're still coasting on infrastructure choices' from the 1950s

Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg at a press conference in February. John McDonnell/The Washington Post via Getty Images Transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg is helping rally support for Biden's infrastructure plan. Buttigieg said on Sunday the American Jobs Plan represented "a generational investment." The plan aims for upgrades in everything from roads and bridges to public schools and airports. See more stories on Insider's business page. US Transportation secretary ...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Nbc, Labor, Congress, Abc, California, Washington Post, Kentucky, Senate, Environment, US, America, Trends, Roads, Joe Biden


Space Based Solar Power 10 Watt Demos in Space Now and Beaming and Other Demos Now to 2023

The US military tested a pizza box sized solar power module – Photovoltaic Radiofrequency Antenna Module (PRAM) in space. It was first launched in May 2020, attached to the Pentagon’s... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: US, Innovation, Pentagon, Watt Demos in Space Now


How Lego became the target of an international heist

It could be the scenario of a new Lego Movie or an episode of The Pink Panther.A gang of Polish thieves check into a Paris hotel. In the dead of night, they carry out a series of raids on local toy stores, stealing hundreds of thousands... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Lego, Paris


Fertility experts debunk 19 myths about getting pregnant and fertility

Fertility specialist Cindy Duke and reproductive urologist Sriram Eleswarapu debunk common myths. They talk about how IVF isn't guaranteed to work and how stress does not cause pregnancy loss. Dr. Duke and Dr. Eleswarapu dive deep into these infertility myths on this episode of Debunked. See more stories on Insider's business page. Duke: "Sex position matters."Eleswarapu: So, that is a myth."IVF guarantees pregnancy."Duke: Oh, boy. It's a tough myth for patients to hear.Eleswarapu: ...
Tags: Health, Video, Science, Parenting, Pregnancy, Trends, Fertility, Pregnant, Debunked, Duke, Ucla, Cindy, Las Vegas Nevada, Video Format Debunked, Abby Tang Michelle Yan Huang Ally Giannini, Cindy Duke


'Battle-hardened' Whyalla waits for what comes next after Greensill collapse

The mood in the South Australian city one of cautious optimism – ‘for the first time in many years, the steelworks is in the black’Whyalla is a manufacturing town, a place of hi-vis vests, of old-school manufacturing grunt. A city where, from some angles, the steelworks dominate the skyline.There’s a new and spectacular circular jetty that everyone wants you to see, and big plans to develop the foreshore, which slopes to a glittering sea. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Australia news, Australian politics, Australian trade unions, South Australia, South Australian politics, Steel Industry, Whyalla, Greensill


Crown among big companies given government funding to employ Aboriginal people

Greens senator Lidia Thorpe accuses the Coalition of using the Indigenous Advancement Strategy as a ‘slush fund’ for ‘their big donor mates’Crown Resorts, the casino giant facing royal commissions in two states over allegations of facilitating money laundering and allowing junkets linked to organised crime to bring in high-rolling gamblers, is among big companies that received millions in federal government funding to employ Aboriginal people.A $3.6m grant to Crown Resorts is one of several awar...
Tags: Business, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Indigenous Australians, Australian Greens, Liberal party, Woolworths, Crown Resorts, Lidia Thorpe


A major Texas highway expansion project has been paused to examine possible violation of 1964 Civil Rights Act

People drive on Interstate 45 toward downtown Houston. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Transportation has paused a Houston-area highway widening project. In the past, highways were constructed with no regard for minority communities. The Biden administration is seeking to address past racial inequities in planning decisions. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Department of Transportation is using a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to ...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Texas, Obama, Congress, Washington, Politico, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Houston, Biden, Highway, Department Of Transportation, Fred Wagner


Mike’s Book Report: The Art Of The CMA

The Art Of The CMA – Greg Robertson w/Charles Warnock “Win Hearts, Minds, and Loyalty by Mastering Real Estate’s Most Versatile Tool” What is a CMA? For those who think a CMA has to do with songs about lost loves and pick-ups – “A comparative market analysis (CMA) is an estimate of a home’s value based on recently sold, similar properties in the immediate area.” ~Investopedia Artistry in Real Estate? Here are a couple of quotes from the book that frames Greg’s approach to the book: “The art i...
Tags: Facebook, Real Estate, Interviews, Radio, Cma, Zillow, Chris Smith, Mike, Greg, Lone Wolf, Black Belt, W R Studios, Rob Hahn, Greg Robertson, Dan Woolley, Sean Ellis Morgan Brown


The Bidens encourage Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus in Easter message

Jill and Joe Biden on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol Building. PATRICK SEMANSKY/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden wished Americans a happy Easter in a video message. In the video, the Bidens also urged Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as soon as they can. About 56 million Americans, or 17%, have been fully vaccinated, Johns Hopkins University data. See more stories on Insider's business page. In a recorded message, the Bidens wis...
Tags: Politics, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Pope Francis, John, Francis, Biden, Donald Trump, Easter, Trump, Jill, Bidens, Jill Biden, Johns Hopkins University


Transtasman bubble: Airports, airlines ready to go

Airports and airlines are gearing up for the delayed announcement on the timing of a quarantine-free transtasman bubble with red and green zones in place and increased capacity already in the system.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern... [Author: [email protected]]
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Amazon apologises for denying drivers are forced to urinate in bottles

Amazon has admitted that its drivers are sometimes forced to urinate in bottles while making deliveries.The online retailer retracted a statement it made to a US politician in which it incorrectly denied the allegation. The tech... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Amazon, Business, US


This comet is a pristine visitor from the earliest days of the solar system

Observations of comet 2I/Borisov show that it has never passed near to a star before, and studying it could give clues to the makeup of the early solar system.
Tags: Space, News, Trends, Comet, Solar System, Borisov, 2I/Borisov


Bubble or boom? Why ultra-low interest rates mean house prices may never bust

New Zealand may have moved to curb rising prices but could cheap money have permanently rewritten the rules?It’s hard to disagree with the New Zealand government’s recent assessment that the country’s runaway housing market has moved from mere boom to a bubble that endangers the whole economy. Prices rose a staggering 23% over the past year, putting home ownership way beyond most people not already on the fabled ladder – younger, first-time buyers especially. If it walks like a bubble and talks ...
Tags: UK, Money, Australia, US, House Prices, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, House, New Zealand, Albert Edwards, Jacinda Ardern



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