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Democrats fight 'sham audit' in Arizona, saying Republicans aim to justify voter suppression

Cyber Ninjas owner Doug Logan, left, a Florida-based consultancy, talks about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum, as a Cyber Ninjas IT technician demonstrates a ballot scan during a news conference Thursday, April 22, 2021, in Phoenix. The equipment used in the November election won by President Joe Biden and the 2.1 million ballots were moved to the site Thursday so Republicans in the state Senate who...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Audit, Democrats, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Ross, Trump, Phoenix, Arizona Republic


Software Skills and Knowledge that can Boost Your Resume

If you are hoping to find a role that offers you more stability than you currently enjoy, you may need to know some software skills that can boost your resume and increase your chances of finding that dream job.
Tags: Jobs, Create a Killer Resume and Cover Letter, software Skills


Zoom’s new Immersive View puts everyone in the same virtual room

Zoom's new Immersive View simulates a range of different meeting environments, giving online gatherings a much more natural feel.
Tags: News, Trends, Web, Zoom, Videoconferencing, Videoconference, Immersive View


Tesla claims deadly Texas car crash may have had passenger behind the wheel

Tesla vice president of vehicle engineering Lars Moravy told analysts on the electric vehicle maker's first quarter earnings call that representatives from the company were able to inspect the crash along with local law enforcement and federal investigators from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Tags: Texas, Finance, Tesla, Article, FBN, Fbn/markets, FOXBusiness, Fox-business/markets/earnings, Fox-business/technology/tesla, Fox-business/business-leaders/elon-musk, Lucas Manfredi, 6088dd15-e0a2-518f-9d57-9daf77577c25, Fox-news/fox-news-auto, Lars Moravy


Lyft agrees to sell autonomous-driving unit to Toyota for $550 Million

Lyft Inc. is selling its self-driving division to a unit of Toyota Motor Corp. for $550 million, a move the ride-hailing giant said will help it turn a profit sooner than previously expected.
Tags: Finance, Article, Toyota, The Wall Street Journal, Toyota Motor Corp, FBN, Lyft Inc, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets/mergers-and-acquisitions, D818314c-c599-546c-8a5f-582a20ff3adc, Preetika Rana


Top Entrepreneurs Find Global Success Despite Disabilities

Although living with a disability can be both frustrating and disheartening, they don’t have to stand in between an aspiring entrepreneur and large-scale success. The post Top Entrepreneurs Find Global Success Despite Disabilities appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Entrepreneurship, Disability, Feature Story


Watch SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts plummet to an ocean landing on Saturday, ending the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly four astronauts back to Earth on Saturday. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speeds, then deploy parachutes to land in the ocean. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts board Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico, Hopkins, Hurley


JOIN US ON MAY 12: Hear from top fitness leaders on how the at-home and virtual exercise boom is transforming the future of fitness

Peloton has emerged as a big winner of pandemic fitness. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images The pandemic created an at-home fitness boom. Register here for our event on May 12, at 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT for a live panel discussion with prominent fitness leaders on the future of exercise. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic radically changed the way Americans workout, creating an at-home fitness boom that paved the way for meteoric growth within the virtual fitness market. W...
Tags: Apple, Fitness, US, Trends, Retail, Event, Barry, Webinar, Peloton, Ezra Shaw Getty, Lincoln International, Lou Lentine, Bethany Biron, Peloton Mirror, Joey Gonzalez


Review: The Priority Current ebike is my new benchmark for smoothness and power

The more I test ebikes, the more I realize how much it matters to me that the ride a normal bike. Not because I’m an avid cyclist — I hadn’t ridden a normal bike in years before I started testing ebikes — but because a smooth, responsive ride is just more engaging. Unfortunately, some of my favorite bikes in this regard also tend to be weaker on power delivery. I usually don’t mind a motor with less power, but sometimes I do miss the extra oomph. The Priority Current is one of the few ebikes tha...
Tags: Startups, Shift, Insider


California Legislature Approves Significant Tax Break For Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Legislature approved a major tax break for small businesses on Monday, voting to give up as much as $6.8 billion in revenue over the next six years so that struggling business owners can have smaller bills. The federal government loaned more than $97 billion to California small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, and most business owners did not have to pay that money back. Business owners used most of that money to pay the salaries of their emplo...
Tags: Business, News, Congress, California, Ap, Palmer, Tax Breaks, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Assembly, Burke, California Legislature, Samson, Sacramento Calif, Murrieta, Newsom


Accused Capitol rioter who left a note for Nancy Pelosi says he called her the 'less offensive' 'biatch,' not 'b----' in new argument for bail

Richard Barnett, a supporter of US President Donald Trump, holds a piece of mail as he sits inside the office of US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi after protestors breached the US Capitol in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images A photo of Richard Barnett in Nancy Pelosi's office during the insurrection went viral. But his defense is trying to reframe the tenor of a note Barnett left Pelosi on her desk while there. In a motion fo...
Tags: Politics, California, US, Trends, Getty Images, Arkansas, Washington Dc, House, New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Barnett, Capitol, Rosenberg, Pelosi, US Capitol


Elon Musk trolls Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin after it challenges SpaceX's NASA lunar lander contract

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos. John Locher/AP and Odd Andersen/AFP via Getty Images Elon Musk trolled Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin on Twitter amid a battle over a $2.9 billion NASA contract. Blue Origin reportedly protested NASA's choice to award an exclusive lunar lander contract to SpaceX. Musk and Bezos have feuded for more than 15 years over their space ambitions. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk took another jab at rival billionaire Jeff Bezos' s...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, New York Times, Space Flight, Jeff Bezos, Musk, Blue Origin, Bezos, Government Accountability Office, Bob Smith, SpaceX Musk


The Judicious Imposition of Structure

A CEO asked me about the most common mistakes made by my clients, most of whom are also CEOs. I had to consider how my clients would answer that question, and I think the overarching theme would be: They waited too long. They waited too long to establish sufficient structure in the culture's routines. [1] Overview Most of my clients are leading their company through a period of rapid growth and dynamic change, and a common theme in our work together is what I think of as "the judicious i...
Tags: Leadership, Navy, Management, Intel, Change, Reid Hoffman, Andy Grove, Joel Peterson, Grove, Hoffman, Janis, Edmondson, Harvard Business School, Edbatista, Executive Team, Amy Edmondson


Tesla sees bitcoin as important financial tool to access cash quickly

Tesla’s relationship with bitcoin is not a dalliance, according to the comments made by the company’s CFO and dubbed “master of coin” Zach Kirkhorn during an earnings call Monday. Instead, the company believes in the longevity of bitcoin, despite its volatility. Tesla invested $1.5  billion in bitcoin this quarter and then trimmed its position by 10%, Kirkhorn said during the company quarterly earnings call. That sale made a $101 million  “positive impact” to the company’s profitability in ...
Tags: Startups, TC, Transportation, Berlin, Tesla, Austin, Bitcoin, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Federal Reserve, Cryptocurrencies, Fed, Elon, Bank for International Settlements, Jay Powell, Zach Kirkhorn


IRS updates 2021 EITC amounts changed by COVID relief law

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) that became law in March gets most attention for creating a third round of COVID-19 economic impact payments. But it also made changes to some tax laws to help put more money into families' hands. One of those changes was bulking up the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, for tax year 2021. Quick EITC history: The EITC has been in the tax code since 1975. It was created as an outgrowth of President Lyndon B. Johnson's War on Poverty as a way to help middle- ...
Tags: Taxes, Agi, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, Lyndon B Johnson, EITC, ARPA, Householdor Surviving Spouse


DJI drone contest invites your best impossible shot

Drone giant DJI has launched a new contest to put your flying skills and creativity to the test, with the winner set to receive one of its newest drones.
Tags: News, Trends, Drone, Competition, Quadcopter, Dji, Contest, Fpv Drone




Union files unfair labor practice charge against LA hotel owner

A hospitality workers’ union has filed an unfair labor practice charge against the hotel, alleging its owners failed to provide information the union requested regarding the decision to lay off employees and potentially close the hotel. The workers, represented by Unite Here Local 11, were laid off en masse last year. In December 2020 and January 2021, the union requested a range of information from the hotel’s owners, including its plans and economic situation. In an effort to ensure laid-off...
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Biden should airlift vulnerable people out of Afghanistan before US forces withdrawal, refugee group urges

Children pose for photographs in front of their tents at a camp for internally displaced families in Panjwai district of Kandahar province on March 31, 2021. JAVED TANVEER/AFP via Getty Images The US should consider "large-scale airlifts" of vulnerable people before leaving Afghanistan, a refugee group said. Afghans could be relocated to US military bases or the US itself. More than 17,000 people in Afghanistan who worked with the US government are still waiting for their visas. See more s...
Tags: News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Withdrawal, Afghanistan, United States, United Nations, Refugees, Biden, Charles Davis, Resettlement, Saigon, Bates, Kandahar


West Virginia to give a $100 savings bond to people 16-35 who get vaccinated for COVID-19

A medical assistant administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a woman at a clinic in Los Angeles on March 25, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images WV Gov. Jim Justice is offering $100 savings bonds for those 16-35 willing to get a COVID vaccine. The state is struggling with getting young people signed up to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said that his state would gift $100 savings bonds for young people between the ages of 16 and 35 wh...
Tags: Politics, Science, Justice, Los Angeles, West Virginia, Trends, Speed, Vaccination, Jim Justice, Mario Tama Getty, Coronavirus, COVID, Azmi Haroun


Elon Musk says pandemic supply-chain issues and a global microchip shortage resulted in 'insane difficulties' for Tesla

Elon Musk NurPhoto/Contributor/Getty Images Elon Musk said Tesla experienced significant supply chain hurdles in the last quarter. Musk cited the global chip shortage, as well as port delays, and COVID-19 restrictions in China. Supply-chain disruptions have impacted many US companies, causing shortages and price hikes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk told investors during the Tesla's quarterly earnings call that the automaker has been forced to reckon with nu...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, California, China, Cars, US, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Deloitte, Electric Car, Musk, Tech Insider, Zach Kirkhorn Tesla


California Gov. Gavin Newsom to face a recall election after GOP-led effort collects enough signatures

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images CA Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a recall election after the GOP-led effort reached its signature goal. Recall organizers met the minimum threshold to force a special recall election with more than 1.6 million verified voter signatures. News of the recall election comes after Caitlyn Jenner announced her gubernatorial campaign last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. California Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a reca...
Tags: Politics, California, Trends, Gop, Los Angeles Times, Caitlyn Jenner, Gavin Newsom, State, LA Times, Justin Sullivan Getty, Newsom, Eleni Kounalakis, Shirley Weber, Lauren Frias, Gavin Newsom Recall, Newsom If


Tens of thousands in LA County are overdue for second COVID-19 shot

While Los Angeles County continues to show progress in its COVID-19 vaccination efforts, figures released on Monday, April 26 showed that nearly 278,000 people in the county may be overdue for their second dose, possibly due to concerns about side effects or a belief that one shot is enough. As of last week, more than 4.4 million people in the county have received at least one vaccine dose, and nearly 2.6 million had received a second dose, according to Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer. But...
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Book sales surge in 2020 as UK 'rediscovers love of reading'

Sales of fiction, non-fiction and audio books all jumped last year, the industry body says.
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Robot vacuum with triple lidar system has eyes to help it avoid poop

The 360 Smartlife S10 Robot Vacuum Cleaner promises to never again run over animal poop and drag it through your house.
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Four Reasons Why Engineers and Scientists Need Their Own Blockchain

New life emerging from barren desert Photo by Delfino Barboza on Unsplash Many blockchains exist for many reasons, but none are built for the purpose of discerning physical fact from digital fiction. Where other industries use blockchain to correct their flaws, a blockchain of engineers and scientists can amplify their superpowers. Our ability to leverage truth may be the most powerful tool available to shift political priorities toward resolving our most pressing Global challenges. ...
Tags: Sales, Engineer, Earth, Innovation, Blockchain, Scientist, Intangible, Blockchain Technology, Decentralized, Innovation Bank, Immutable, Delfino Barboza, Stable and Convertible Token Money, Blockchain Of Engineers, Better for Engineering Global Engineers


SpaceX to open new Port of Long Beach facility

SpaceX is coming to Long Beach. The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted during its Monday, April 26, meeting to approve a sublease that will allow the Hawthorne aerospace firm to use a marine terminal for its West Coast rocket recovery operations. SpaceX will open up the facility on about 6.5 acres at the Port of Long Beach’s Pier T, which was once the site of a U.S. Navy complex, starting Saturday, May 1. The company will use the site’s existing wharf to dock its vessels and offload ...
Tags: Business, Spacex, News, Navy, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, West Coast, Local News, Port of Long Beach, Cordero, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN


Watch SpaceX's Crew-1 astronauts plummet to an ocean landing on Wednesday, ending the longest human spaceflight in NASA history

Flying aboard SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA are astronauts (from left) Mike Hopkins, Soichi Noguchi, Shannon Walker, and Victor Glover. SpaceX; NASA; Samantha Lee/Business Insider SpaceX's Crew-1 mission for NASA will fly four astronauts back to Earth on Wednesday. The Crew Dragon spaceship must plummet at high speeds, then deploy parachutes to land in the ocean. Watch NASA's livestream below to see the astronauts board Crew Dragon and fall to Earth. See more stories on Insi...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Spaceships, Astronauts, Iss, Gulf of Mexico, Hopkins, Hurley


Sony’s working on an AI that can play games for you. Here’s a better idea

Sony’s AI division recently published a patent for an AI system that learns to mimic a player’s style. Give a person a video game and they’ll play it, teach an AI to play it for them and… what’s the point? Actually, there might be something to the idea. But it’s probably not what Sony intends to do. Per the patent: The method includes generating a user game play profile of the user by adjusting the default game play style based on the plurality of game plays, wherein the user game play profile i...
Tags: Startups, Gaming, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Sony, Neural, Next Featured



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