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Tech Neck Prevention Tips

Even pre-pandemic, Tech Neck was on the rise. Just as it sounds, Tech Neck is a stiff neck, caused by fixed focus on a technology tool. Then the pandemic came, and employees began working remotely. Students found themselves thrust into remote learning. That’s how Tech Neck became an even bigger, well, pain in the neck. What is Tech Neck? “Absolutely Tech Neck is increasing,” said Dr. Brigitte Rozenberg, a southern California chiropractor. “And it’s not just because of everyone using cell phon...
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U.S. tax day arrives late with IRS behind on millions of returns

By Laura Davison | Bloomberg Monday brings a close to what tax advisers have dubbed the “never-ending tax season,” with the IRS scrambling to cope with repeated changes in law that offered just a foretaste of the challenges to come — with President Joe Biden pressing for a raft of higher levies and stepped-up audits. Since the start of the pandemic, Congress authorized three rounds of stimulus checks, temporary expansions to tax credits and deductions, and repeated rule changes on the treatment ...
Tags: Business, Politics, Taxes, News, Congress, California, White House, Bloomberg, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Biden, Irs, Brady, Internal Revenue Service, San Fernando


Following new CDC mask guidelines, 13 states lifted mask mandates for vaccinated people, while New York and California kept restrictions. Here are the rules in different states.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images The CDC said Thursday that fully vaccinated Americans don't need a mask in most spaces, including indoors. But states can ultimately decide their own rules on mask wearing. Minnesota, Nevada, and others relaxed their mask rules, while others, including New York, are sticking with their current mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear a mas...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Minneapolis, California, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, Oregon, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, Trends, Pennsylvania, Maine


Coronavirus stats continue to decline as local officials await word on mask mandates from Newsom

While local agencies await action from Gov. Gavin Newsom on the future of mask mandates, coronavirus enforcement and workplace safety, the pandemic appeared to continuing to ease its grip on Southern California. Los Angeles County reported 240 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths on Sunday, May 16, though health officials said the number of cases and deaths reported likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. Sunday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,237,411 cases and ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, La, Government, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Walmart, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Costco, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger says he would 'love to move on' from Trump, slams McCarthy for giving 'his leadership card' to the former president

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Rep. Kinzinger criticized Republicans who are giving contradictory opinions about Trump's influence. "You can't say he's the leader and then say we have to move on," he said. Kinzinger criticized GOP leader McCarthy for effectively handing over power to the former president. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois on Sunday criticized Republicans who have expressed a de...
Tags: Politics, New York, Nbc, Congress, California, North Korea, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Illinois, Donald Trump, Mccarthy, Jeb, Trump


How Working Wardrobes is helping women out of the ‘she-cession’

In 1990, Jerri Rosen was helping women find jobs and independence after they left violent domestic relationships. Thirty years later, the founder and CEO of Working Wardrobes never thought she’d be back in the trenches helping so many women find jobs, this time as a pandemic shut down big chunks of the economy. Working Wardrobes new office and break room at their new offices in Santa Ana, a year following a devastating fire, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County ...
Tags: Business, Technology, Workplace, California, La, New York City, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Orange County, Halifax, Facetime, Nonprofits, Hgtv


Clubhouse is being sued for trademark infringement by a sports networking site. Experts are divided on whether the case will succeed.

Clubhouse launched in 2020. Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images Clubhouse has been sued for trademark infringement by an Arizona company running "TheClubhouse." Alpha Exploration Co., which launched Clubhouse, hasn't trademarked the name, experts said. The complaint sought to bar Alpha Exploration Co. from using the name for its app. See more stories on Insider's business page. A trademark lawsuit filed against audio-chat app Clubhouse raised questions about whether the compan...
Tags: Lawsuit, Legal, Law, California, US, Trends, Spain, App, Chicago, Arizona, Atkins, Victoria, Seattle, Trademark, Clubhouse, American University


A Tesla driver who died in a California crash had previously posted videos of himself riding in Autopilot mode in freeway traffic, say reports

A Tesla Model 3 at a factory. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images A Tesla crash victim reportedly posted videos of his car operating on Autopilot in freeway traffic. Videos showed him riding without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal, AP reports. The California crash is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. See more stories on Insider's business page. The driver of a Tesla Model 3 car, who was killed in a crash on a Cali...
Tags: California, Trends, Tesla, Ap, California Highway Patrol, Nhtsa, Reuters, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kate Duffy, Zahra Tayeb, Steven Michael Hendrickson, AP Hendrikson


A Tesla driver who was died in a California crash had previously posted videos of himself riding in Autopilot mode in freeway traffic, say reports

A Tesla Model 3 at a factory. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images A Tesla crash victim reportedly posted videos of his car operating on Autopilot in freeway traffic. Videos showed him riding without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal, AP reports. The California crash is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. See more stories on Insider's business page. The driver of a Tesla Model 3 car, who was killed in a crash on a Cali...
Tags: California, Trends, Tesla, Ap, California Highway Patrol, Nhtsa, Reuters, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kate Duffy, Zahra Tayeb, Steven Michael Hendrickson, AP Hendrikson


A Tesla driver, who was killed in a California crash, previously posted videos of himself riding in Autopilot mode in freeway traffic, say reports

A Tesla Model 3 at a factory. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images A Tesla crash victim reportedly posted videos of his car operating on Autopilot in freeway traffic. Videos showed him riding without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal, AP reports. The California crash is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. See more stories on Insider's business page. The driver of a Tesla Model 3 car, who was killed in a crash on a Cali...
Tags: California, Trends, Tesla, Ap, California Highway Patrol, Nhtsa, Reuters, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kate Duffy, Zahra Tayeb, Steven Michael Hendrickson, AP Hendrikson


A Tesla driver, who was killed in a California crash, posted videos of himself riding in Autopilot mode in freeway traffic, say reports

A Tesla Model 3 at a factory. Christian Charisius/picture alliance via Getty Images A Tesla crash victim reportedly posted videos of his car operating on Autopilot in freeway traffic. Videos showed him riding without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal, AP reports. The California crash is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. See more stories on Insider's business page. The driver of a Tesla Model 3 car, who was killed in a crash on a Cali...
Tags: California, Trends, Tesla, Ap, California Highway Patrol, Nhtsa, Reuters, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kate Duffy, Zahra Tayeb, Steven Michael Hendrickson, AP Hendrikson


Arizona Republicans want to expand the controversial vote recount to all elections held in 2020

Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election on May 3, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. Courtney Pedroza for the Washington Post The Arizona Senate is considering expanding its controversial audit of votes in Maricopa County. An audit of ballots in last year's presidential and US Senate elections was launched in April. Observers say the audit is shambolic and driven by conspiracy theories. See mor...
Tags: Politics, California, Cbs News, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House Of Representatives, Arizona, US Senate, Hobbs, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Bennet


‘A slap in the face’: California Uber and Lyft drivers criticize pay cuts under Prop 22

Drivers cite reduction in mileage rates from LAX, a major source of rides, and say company stimulus packages are ‘traps’Uber and Lyft drivers in California are up in arms about the effects of Proposition 22 since the controversial state law went into effect in January, after an aggressive and expensive lobbying campaign in favor of the ballot amendment.Among the most recent changes, drivers say, is a reduction in mileage rates from Los Angeles international airport, an important source of income...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, Business, Technology, California, Los Angeles, World news, US news, California Uber and Lyft


Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to drop in LA County

Los Angeles County reported 306 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 additional deaths on Saturday, May 15. The figures brought the county’s totals to 1,237,235 cases and 24,088 fatalities since the pandemic began, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. According to state figures, there were 325 people hospitalized in the county due to COVID as of Saturday, down from 347 the day before. Of those patients, 73 were in intensive care, down from 78. Nearly 6,634,000 test results ha...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Community, San Pedro, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, Barger, LA County


'Donald Trump didn't need to sleep five hours a night': McCarthy says that Biden doesn't have the 'energy' of the former president

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office, which included (clockwise from left) House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Kevin McCarthy said that President Biden doesn't have the "energy" of former President Trump. "Donald Trump didn...
Tags: Politics, New York, California, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Mitch McConnell, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Louisiana, Republican Party, Biden


Marvel actor Blondy Baruti, who starred in 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2,' launched BePerk, a social network designed to give people more control

Marvel actor and BePerk CEO Blondy Baruti. Bobby Quillard Marvel actor Blondy Baruti has launched BePerk, a social network aimed at giving users control. Baruti spoke with Insider about designing the app. "I believe in this, so I invested everything that I made in the last four years," he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Back in 2017, Marvel actor Blondy Baruti was watching a few model friends post on social media, hungry for likes and followers, when he decided ther...
Tags: Social, Hollywood, London, Instagram, Congress, Abc, California, Marvel, US, Actors, Los Angeles, Trends, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Instagram Facebook, Tech Insider


Mark Zuckerberg's existential product crisis

Hello, and welcome to this week's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech, including:Facebook's product painsTech VCs "go direct"Amazon's "hire to fire" system Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Sign up here. This week: Mark Zuckerberg's existential product crisis Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Steve Jobs famously said Apple makes products that consumers don't know they want. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Enterprise, Media, Instagram, California, Germany, Advertising, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Newsletter


A Kellogg finance professor explains why companies are adding more women to their leader boards

American companies only recently tripled the rate at which they added female directors to prominent boards. Tom Werner/Getty Images Professor David Matsa believes "the Big Three" investment companies influenced the recent uptick in female directorships. "The more of a firm's stock the Big Three held, the more women directors appeared on that firm's board." The Big Three's campaign to get more women on boards shows there are qualified women ready to serve. See more stories on I...
Tags: Business, Leadership, California, Opinion, US, America, Trends, Strategy, Norway, Gender Diversity, St Louis, Blackrock, Nordic, University Of Alabama, Vanguard, Washington University


Rep. Liz Cheney, who was just ousted from House GOP leadership, says she now regrets voting for Trump in 2020

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) heads to the House floor to vote at the US Capitol on February 3, 2021. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Liz Cheney told ABC News she now regrets her vote for Trump in the 2020 presidential election. "It was a vote based on policy ... in terms of the kinds of policies he put forward," she said. Cheney criticized House Republicans for ousting her to promote Rep. Elise Stefanik to leadership. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyom...
Tags: Politics, New York, Abc, California, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Chinese communist party, Louisiana, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Abc News, Cheney


Palm Beach County has around 44 billionaires. The super-rich are flocking there for business opportunities, convenient transport links, and a chance to live in 'paradise.'

West Palm Beach is attractive for both workers and their families. Flavio Vallenari/Getty Images Palm Beach County's grew twice as fast as the US average over the past decade. This has accelerated during the pandemic as remote workers sought a sunnier climate during lockdown. Three locals explained why both people and businesses are flocking to the county. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida has been one of the few states to see real economic progress during the pa...
Tags: Work From Home, Florida, New York, Maryland, California, India, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Remote Work, Economy, Migration, Hawaii, Connecticut


Bill Gates spotted for the first time since his split from Melinda in an Instagram picture with his daughter Jennifer

Bill Gates and Jennifer Gates attend Global Champions Tour of Monaco at Port de Hercule in Monte-Carlo, Monaco, on June 30, 2018. fotopress/Getty Images Bill Gates appeared on his daughter Jennifer's Instagram story on Thursday evening. The picture is the first of the billionaire since announcing his divorce to his wife, Melinda Gates. "Nothing better than quality time with family members," Jennifer, 25, captioned the image. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill Gates a...
Tags: Family, News, Instagram, California, Trends, Divorce, Bill Gates, News UK, Monaco, People Magazine, Melinda Gates, Gates, Jennifer, Melinda, Jeffrey Epstein, Monte Carlo Monaco


Supervisor Barger to Newsom: Ease state mask mandate immediately

Breaking ranks with her county’s public health agency, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger on Friday, May 14, called on the governor to immediately relax COVID-19 mask-wearing requirements to align with eased guidelines announced by federal authorities for fully vaccinated people. “Los Angeles County has made tremendous progress vaccinating residents, including those in our hard-hit communities,” Barger said in a statement. “Furthermore, our positivity rate is less than 1% and our case ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Community, Pasadena, Usc, Federal Aviation Administration


Have you been able to get rental assistance?

California and 12 Southern California governments have begun disbursing federal rental assistance, with much more aid on the way. Have you been able to get rental assistance or do you expect to qualify? Or have you been left out of the programs so far? Is your landlord cooperating by agreeing to waive 20% of your debt? If you are a landlord, do you plan to forgive 20% of the unpaid rent for your tenants? Is there enough assistance to cover your losses? Let us know if rental assistance programs a...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, California, Housing, Sport, Soccer, Rent, Southern California, Southern California News Group, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories RDF, Top Stories Sun


California families leaving millions in tax credits on the table

An estimated 1 million California households that are struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic have yet to tap into two state programs aimed at keeping them out of poverty. The Golden State Stimulus provides low-income Californians and others a one-time payment of $600 for those who make less than $30,000 a year and filed tax returns using a Social Security number. Others, including undocumented residents who accessed the California Earned Income Tax Credit, made less than $75,000 and filed using a...
Tags: Business, Taxes, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Local News, Gavin Newsom, Hernandez, Newsom, United Ways, California Earned Income Tax Credit, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR


A self-driving taxi went rogue, blocking traffic and evading officials, as a YouTuber captured it on video from the backseat

A Waymo self-driving car is seen during the annual Google I/O developers conference in Mountain View, California Thomson Reuters A self-driving car went rogue in Arizona, stalling, then speeding off before assistance could arrive. A YouTuber caught the nearly 20-minute episode on video from the backseat of the car. Waymo issued a statement that it has assessed the event and used it to improve future rides. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Waymo self-driving taxi went rogu...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Texas, News, California, Youtube, Cars, US, Trends, Tesla, Arizona, Autonomous Cars, Johnson, Thomson Reuters, Self-driving Car, Phoenix


SCOTT GALLOWAY: Divorce brings you face-to-face with your flaws and is seen as an admission of failure. It needs a rebranding.

Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce in early May 2021. YouTube/TED Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway talks about the complexities of divorce in both business and personal life. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce last week, people ex...
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1 in 3 workers changed or lost jobs in past year, study says

By Alex Tanzi | Bloomberg More than a third of U.S. workers changed employers or lost their jobs since the start of the pandemic, double the typical level in the previous two decades, according to a study. Among workers who had a job in February 2020, almost 37% were no longer with their employer a year later, according to a paper by Alexander Bick of Arizona State University and Adam Blandin of Virginia Commonwealth University. Almost 26% had a different employer, and the remaining 11% were out...
Tags: Business, Jobs, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Arizona State University, U S Census Bureau, Newsom, Bick, Blandin, Daniel Zhao, Alex Tanzi, Bloomberg More, Coronavirus Economy, Alexander Bick


Southern California No. 1 for pay raises, this index says

Pay in Southern California rose at a nation-leading 4.8% annual rate in the 12 months ended in March as some bosses paid up to keep businesses running in the pandemic era. The Employment Cost Index tracks changes in what workers cost employers. Wage hikes in the region of Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties were up from 4.1% a year earlier and were the biggest increases among 15 regions tracked. Local salaries have been boosted by an increase in the minimum wage ...
Tags: Business, Jobs, California, Washington, US, Sport, Soccer, Miami, Houston, Bay Area, Southern California, Ventura, Phoenix, San Fernando Valley, Newsom, Los Angeles Orange Riverside San Bernardino


Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?

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Inside Trulieve's $2.1 billion deal

CannTrust Barbara Corbellini Duarte/ Business Insider Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.The biggest US cannabis companies - including Trulieve, Green Thumb Industries, and Curaleaf - reported strong earnings this week. But their stock prices still fell, for the most part.Why's that?"I thi...
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