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One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
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Bill and Melinda Gates said they'll continue their philanthropy work after their divorce. Here are their biggest projects, including spending nearly $2 billion to fight COVID-19.

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced they are to divorce. Ted S. Warren/AP Bill and Melinda Gates said their divorce wouldn't get in the way of their philanthropic work. The couple set up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, which focuses on health, education, and poverty. Here are the foundation's biggest projects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they're getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. They w...
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Melinda French Gates will not change her name after her divorce, according to court documents

Melinda French Gates speaks onstage at a February 2019 event. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce, court documents show. Gates and her husband, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates, announced their divorce Monday. The two were married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, court documents show.Accordin...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
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Caitlyn Jenner says transgender girls shouldn't get to participate on girls' sports teams because it 'just isn't fair'

Caitlyn Jenner accepts the Arthur Ashe award for courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP California candidate for governor Caitlyn Jenner said transgender girls should not be allowed to play on girls' sports teams. Jenner, a trans woman, former athlete, and reality star, made the comments in an interview with TMZ. There have been at least 36 bills targeting trans athletes in the US this year. See more stories on Insid...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Starbucks, Associated Press, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Arthur Ashe, National Center for Transgender Equality, Kayla Epstein, Rodrigo Heng Lehtinen, Transgender Athletes

Judge says Amazon suit alleging Trump interfered in Project JEDI can go ahead

An Amazon lawsuit alleging former President Donald Trump interfered in the selection process for the Department of Defense’s JEDI project can go forward, a federal judge ruled today. The ruling stems from a 2019 lawsuit where Amazon insisted Trump purposefully snubbed the company in favor of Microsoft for the JEDI account – a $10B program to build AI solutions for the Pentagon. The reasoning for this, according to Amazon, has to do with its CEO’s ownership of the Washington Post, a newspaper Tru...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, Politics, Microsoft, Washington Post, US, Tech, Department Of Defense, Artificial Intelligence, United States, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Trump, Neural

Suspected Chinese agents have been hacking US government agencies by exploiting a weakness in a VPN for months, report says

A VPN logo seen on a smartphone. Not related to this story. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The FireEye cybersecurity firm said Tuesday that Pulse Secure VPN had been compromised since June 2020. Researchers said "defense, government, and financial organizations around the world" were affected. FireEye said it suspects the Chinese government-linked UNC2630 hacking group was behind it. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hackers with suspected ties to the ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Microsoft, White House, China, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Beijing, Cyberattack, News UK, Fireeye, Vpn, Department Of Homeland Security, The Washington Post

Nicholas Bloom is America's best work-from-home expert. He says the remote work revolution is 'only halfway through.'

Hello! Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.What we're going over today: America's best work-from-home expert is bracing for turmoil.We spoke with 21 of Matt Gaetz's high-school classmates. Some say they could have predicted the congressman's sex scandal.Some Lululemon retail employees say there is an environment of "toxic positivity," where workers fe...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Florida, UK, New York, Microsoft, Finance, Stanford, White House, Boston, Advertising, US, America, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work

U.S. Directs Agencies to Apply Patches to Microsoft Servers

By Joseph MennWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top cybersecurity official in the White House on Tuesday directed all government agencies to urgently...
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Daily Crunch: Microsoft acquires Nuance for $19.7B

Microsoft makes a big healthcare tech acquisition, Twitter is building a presence in Africa and Apple may be cooking up some new smart home products. This is your Daily Crunch for April 12, 2021. The big story: Microsoft acquires Nuance for $19.7B Microsoft announced this morning that it’s acquiring speech-to-text company Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion. It seems like the real focus here is on healthcare — Microsoft announced a Cloud for Healthcare last year, while Nuance’s industry prod...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Twitter, Microsoft, Senate, White House, Africa, Tech, Austin, Healthcare, Biden, National Security Agency, Ghana, Nuance, Motor City

The Illuminati or Whatever Meets on Zoom to Fight Back Against Voter Suppression

America’s corporate elites recently held a conference call on Zoom to discuss how to push back against voter suppression bills being pushed by Republican politicians in dozens of states, according to a Monday report by the Washington Post.Read more...
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A Twitter and Roblox user posing as a White House reporter snuck in 4 questions to press secretary Jen Psaki

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images A Twitter and Roblox user posing as a correspondent snuck 4 questions into White House briefings. The individual emailed questions to White House pool reporters using an array of invented journalist titles. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Twitter and Roblox user who posed as a White House Correspondents Association member managed to land four questions in recent Biden administration briefings, Politi...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Media, Microsoft, White House, Politico, US, Trends, Journalism, Biden, Press, White House Correspondents Association, White House Press, Montagu, Jen Psaki, Psaki

Mitch McConnell says big companies like MLB 'must stop taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex' when it comes to voting laws

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Mitch McConnell slammed big companies for "taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex" on voting. A number of major corporations have spoken out or taken action over Georgia's new voting law. McConnell said that "...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Microsoft, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Delta, Mlb, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Ncaa

The Supreme Court just ruled in favor of Google in its legal battle with Oracle, ending a 10-year fight over the future of software

Oracle's Larry Ellison. Reuters/Stephen Lam The US Supreme Court has sided with Google in its 10-year legal dispute with Oracle. The battle ensued over Google's use of Java code, which Oracle developed. The court ruled 6-2 that Google "did not violate the copyright law." See more stories on Insider's business page. The US Supreme Court has overturned Oracle's high-profile copyright win over Google, delivering a landmark ruling for the software industry.The ruling is a sizab...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, Enterprise, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Trends, United States, Ibm, Java, Oracle, US supreme court, Tech Insider, Katie Canales, Larry Ellison Reuters Stephen Lam

Russian hackers gained access to then-DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's emails via the SolarWinds attack, report says

In this Sept. 23, 2020, file photo, Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Chad Wolf makes an opening statement at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Greg Nash/Pool via Associated Press The SolarWinds hack compromised email accounts belonging to top DHS officials, AP reported. Russian hackers gained access to then-acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf's email account. They also reportedly acc...
Tags: Politics, News, Microsoft, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Ap, Dhs, Cybersecurity, Orion, Pentagon, Associated Press, Biden, Department Of Homeland Security, Solarwinds

Moncef Slaoui is retreating from the biotech industry after facing a substantiated sexual-harassment claim

Moncef Slaoui, the former chief advisor to the White House's Operation Warp Speed vaccine initiative. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Operation Warp Speed, is facing a sexual-harassment allegation. His former employer GlaxoSmithKline said an investigation "substantiated the allegations and is ongoing." The complaint is from several years ago when Slaoui worked at GSK. He left the company in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biotech companies ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSK, Rockville Maryland, Walmsley

Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Warp Speed, has exited 3 biotech firms after facing a 'substantiated' sexual-harassment claim

Moncef Slaoui, the former chief advisor to the White House's Operation Warp Speed vaccine initiative. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the former head of Operation Warp Speed, is facing a sexual-harassment allegation. His former employer GlaxoSmithKline said an investigation "substantiated the allegations and is ongoing." The complaint is from several years ago when Slaoui worked at GSK. He left the company in 2017. See more stories on Insider's business page. Biotech companies ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, GSK, Rockville Maryland, Walmsley

As vaccinations rise and deaths fall, US outlook improves

By Julie Watson and Carla K. Johnson | Associated Press More than three months into the U.S. vaccination drive, many of the numbers paint an increasingly encouraging picture, with 70% of Americans 65 and older receiving at least one dose of the vaccine and COVID-19 deaths dipping below 1,000 a day on average for the first time since November. Also, dozens of states have thrown open vaccinations to all adults or are planning to do so in a matter of weeks. And the White House said 27 million doses...
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Photos capture Trump's personal Boeing 757 sitting unused at Stewart International Airport

Andrew Lichtenstein for Insider Insider can share exclusive photos of former President Donald Trump's grounded Boeing 757. One of the plane's engines appears to be broken and could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to repair, per CNN. The plane is tucked away in an area of Stewart International Airport in New York. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump's personal Boeing 757 has been sitting at New York's Stewart International airpor...
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Democrats Plan to Come for Big Tech With Swarm of Small Antitrust Bills

The top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee panel on antitrust says that legislators are preparing a slate of many smaller pieces of legislation rather than one huge bill in a strategy to defeat the tech industry’s formidable lobbying machine.Read more...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Software, Computing, App Store, Apple Inc, House Judiciary Committee, David Cicilline, Big Tech, Section 230, Universal Windows Platform Apps, Technology Internet

Biden White House’s Ties to Big Tech Are Detailed in New Disclosures

National security adviser Jake Sullivan served on an advisory council for Microsoft last year, new federal disclosures show.
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White House Task Force Met to Discuss Microsoft Software Weaknesses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House's task force looking into the recent hack of Microsoft Corp's Exchange met this week with representatives of...
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Florida Teenager to Spend 3 Years in Prison for Twitter Hack That Affected Apple

A Florida teenager who was accused of being the "mastermind" behind a July 2020 Twitter hack that affected Apple has agreed to a plea deal that will see him spending three years in prison, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Graham Ivan Clark, alongside others, compromised the Twitter accounts of 130 prominent companies and individuals to solicit Bitcoin, scamming people out of more than $100,000. Apple's official account was accessed, as were the accounts of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, former U.S. Pr...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Twitter, Elon Musk, Florida, UK, Microsoft, Mac, Barack Obama, Tesla, Rumors, Jeff Bezos, Clark, Tampa Bay Times

Attacks Leveraging Microsoft Exchange Vulnerabilities 'Have Escalated', Doubling Every Three Hours

Attacks that leverage Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities "have escalated," warns CNN. They cite a senior White House official saying the window for updating exposed servers is incredibly short -- "measured in hours, not days." On Thursday, Microsoft and security researchers warned that the vulnerabilities are now being combined with another potent cybersecurity threat: ransomware, which locks up a computer or a network's files and holds them hostage until the victim pays a fee. "We have detecte...
Tags: Microsoft, White House, China, US, Tech, Palo Alto Networks, Exchange, Microsoft Exchange, Check Point Research, Exchange Servers Microsoft

White House National Security Adviser Will Identify Actor Behind Microsoft Hack in Near Future

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden's national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, said on Friday the Biden administration is still gathering...
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The big SEPE hack is the work of Ryuk: how the cyberattack could have come about, what went wrong and why it is now one of the biggest threats on the internet

This is an automated machine translation of an article published by Business Insider in a different language. Machine translations can generate errors or inaccuracies; we will continue the work to improve these translations. You can find the original version here.No appointments, no web, no systems: Public Employment Service professionals already know what it's like to work in an organization under cyberattack. The SEPE suffered yesterday an incident with ransomware that has forced them to s...
Tags: Microsoft, White House, Germany, Trends, Spain, Portugal, Telefonica, Maersk, Idc, Jerez, Almeida, Trojans, Cadena SER, Emsisoft, Adif, Rosell

America’s small businesses face the brunt of China’s Exchange server hacks

As the U.S. reportedly readies for retaliation against Russia for hacking into some of the government’s most sensitive federal networks, the U.S. is facing another old adversary in cyberspace: China. Microsoft last week revealed a new hacking group it calls Hafnium, which operates in, and is backed by, China. Hafnium used four previously unreported vulnerabilities — or zero-days — to break into at least tens of thousands of organizations running vulnerable Microsoft Exchange email servers and st...
Tags: Security, Europe, Microsoft, Government, White House, China, Russia, US, America, Tech, Banking, Tor, Vulnerability, Cryptography, Cybercrime, United States

Tackling deep-seated bias in tech with Haben Girma, Mutale Nkonde, and Safiya Noble

Advances in technology provide all kinds of benefits, but also introduce risks — especially to already marginalized populations. AI for the People’s Mutale Nkonde, disability rights lawyer Haben Girma, and author of Algorithms of Oppression Safiya Umoja Noble have studied and documented these risks for years in their work. They joined us at TC Sessions: Justice 2021 to talk about the deep origins and repercussions of bias in tech, and where to start when it comes to fixing them. On bias in tec...
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Despite Microsoft Patch, US Gov't Warns of 'Active Threat Still Developing' From Open Back Doors

Reuters reports: The White House on Sunday urged computer network operators to take further steps to gauge whether their systems were targeted amid a hack of Microsoft Corp's Outlook email program, saying a recent software patch still left serious vulnerabilities. "This is an active threat still developing and we urge network operators to take it very seriously," a White House official said, adding that top U.S. security officials were working to decide what next steps to take following the br...
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