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Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

New York Attorney General Letitia James. Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis Andrew Lichtenstein/ Corbis via Getty Images New York Attorney General Letitia James told Bloomberg a Facebook breakup is "on the table." James is leading an antitrust case with other states against Facebook. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is leading an antitrust case against Facebook, said a breakup of the company is "on the table," Bloomberg Businessweek ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Whatsapp, Tech News, House Of Representatives, Antitrust, Bloomberg Businessweek, Justice Department, Alphabet


Tariffs, Morón, Rota, Venezuela or the Google tax: how the new Biden government will impact Spain

The term of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris begins today. The president-elect and his vice president will take office on Wednesday in a ceremony that will not be attended by the outgoing president Donald Trump, who has spent his last day locked up in the White House. His schedule said he would work "late" and make "many calls" and have "many meetings" (sic).With the arrival of the Democrats in power, the US enters a new era of diplomatic relations that could have a particular impact on the European ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, France, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Eu, Spain, Bloomberg, European Union, Joe Biden, Intel


Kamala Harris was just sworn in as the first female vice president in US history. Here are 35 of the most powerful women in 2021.

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images First ladies, political figures, and prominent businesswomen hold great power in the US. Kamala Harris was sworn in as the first female vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning monarch of the United Kingdom, has served for over 65 years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the boardroom to Hollywood and the floor of the House of...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


Trump allies were behind rally that ignited Capitol riot, records show

WASHINGTON — Members of President Donald Trump’s failed presidential campaign played key roles in orchestrating the Washington rally that spawned a deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol, according to an Associated Press review of records, undercutting claims the event was the brainchild of the president’s grassroots supporters. A pro-Trump nonprofit group called Women for America First hosted the “Save America Rally” on Jan. 6 at the Ellipse, an oval-shaped, federally owned patch of land near the W...
Tags: Google, Texas, Crime, News, California, Washington, La, White House, Virginia, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Gop, Missouri


35 of the most powerful women in 2021

Kamala Harris, Jill Biden, and Shonda Rhimes. Tasos Katopodis/JIM WATSON/AFP/George Pimentel/Getty Images From first ladies of the United States to prominent businesswomen and leading figures in the entertainment industry, these women hold great power. On January 20, Senator Kamala Harris will be sworn in as the first female and first Black and South Asian vice president of the United States. Queen Elizabeth II, one of the best-known female leaders in the world and the longest-reigning mon...
Tags: Strategy, Features, Women And Leadership, Women's History Month, Feminism, Women, CDU


US stocks close mixed as traders await further economic stimulus

A sanitizing station is seen on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid US stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors await further stimulus support from the government. Affirm spiked as much as 110% on Wednesday after the loan provider's public-market debut.The company's shares started trading publicly at around 12:20 p.m. ET and quickly surged above its offering price of $49. Bitcoin climbed higher after plummeting from record highs earlier this week. T...
Tags: Apple, US, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, House Of Representatives, Gm, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Federal Reserve, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Nasdaq, Gold Price, S&P 500, Gamestop


House Democrats call for accountability while Republicans call for unity and rail against 'cancel culture' in impeachment debate

Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the "incitement of insurrection" in the wake of last week's deadly Capitol siege. During the House debate, Democrats argued Trump must be held accountable for provoking the violent mob, while Republicans called for "unity and healing" and defended the president's rhetoric and election lies.  Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. His impeachment is also the most bipartis...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky


House members engage in a fiery debate over impeaching Trump for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol

Reuters The House of Representatives impeached President Donald Trump on Wednesday for the "incitement of insurrection" in the wake of last week's deadly Capitol siege. During the House debate, Democrats argued Trump must be held accountable for provoking the violent mob, while Republicans called for "unity and healing" and defended the president's rhetoric and election lies.  Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. His impeachment is also the most bipartis...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Florida, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky


The House prepares to impeach the president after a fiery debate and as Trump is more isolated than ever

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Florida, Politics, New York, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky, Senate


Democratic Rep. Cori Bush makes a fiery speech calling to impeach 'the white supremacist in chief'

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Florida, Politics, New York, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky, Senate


LIVE: House minority leader Kevin McCarthy says Trump 'bears responsibility' for the Capitol siege and shoots down antifa conspiracy theories

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Florida, Politics, New York, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky, Senate


LIVE: Rep. Cedric Richmond says some Republicans are 'co-conspirators' in the insurrection and tells them to 'man up, woman up,' and defend the Constitution

Reuters The House of Representatives is poised to impeach President Donald Trump for the second time for "incitement of insurrection" following last week's deadly Capitol siege. Debate over the article of impeachment began shortly after 9 a.m. ET and can be watched online on C-SPAN, YouTube, and the House's official website. Scroll down to watch the livestream and follow Insider's live coverage of the historic event. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The House of Represe...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, New York, News, Instagram, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House


Trump claims people think his rally that incited the deadly Capitol riot was 'totally appropriate'

US President Donald Trump. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Speaking publicly for the first time on Tuesday, President Donald Trump told reporters that "people" believe a speech he gave that incited last week's deadly Capitol insurrection was "totally appropriate." He also said the push to impeach him over his incitement of the insurrection was "absolutely ridiculous," adding that there was "tremendous anger" over it, though he didn't specify who was angry. The president has lost hi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Congress, Senate, White House, US, Trends, House, House Of Representatives, Portland, Republican, Seattle


How the the 25th Amendment works to remove a sitting president

Then-President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The 25th Amendment formally outlines the transition of power if the president is unable or unfit to serve. Section IV also allows the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet to remove the president from office. Americans have been particularly interested in the amendment since President Donald Trump took off...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, Law, Congress, Life, Senate, White House, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Commerce, Tennessee, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Treasury


US scrambling to understand fallout of suspected Russia hack

At least six government departments breached in likely Russian intelligence operation thought to have begun in MarchThe US government is still in the dark over how deeply Russian hackers penetrated its networks during the worst ever cyber attack on federal agencies, members of Congress warned on Friday.At least six government departments were breached in a likely Russian intelligence operation thought to have begun in March. Although there is no evidence that classified networks were compromised...
Tags: Technology, Congress, Russia, US, World news, US news, Hacking, House Of Representatives, US Congress, MarchThe US


Insider Cannabis: Weedmaps is going public - The clock's ticking on cannabis SPACs - LeafLink raises another $40 million

FILE-In this Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 file photo file photo, Marijuana plants growing under special grow lights, at GB Sciences Louisiana, in Baton Rouge, La. Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics. Medical cannabis is legal now in 33 states, but most Southern states remain among the holdouts. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Associated Press Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter whe...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Oregon, New York City, US, Trends, Canada, House Of Representatives, Peter Thiel, US Treasury, Jeremy, Illinois, Jay, South, Ryan Smith, Cbc


Weedmaps is going public

FILE-In this Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 file photo file photo, Marijuana plants growing under special grow lights, at GB Sciences Louisiana, in Baton Rouge, La. Views about medical marijuana appear to be changing across the South, where efforts to legalize it have long been stymied by Bible Belt politics. Medical cannabis is legal now in 33 states, but most Southern states remain among the holdouts. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Associated Press Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter whe...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Oregon, New York City, US, Trends, Canada, House Of Representatives, Peter Thiel, US Treasury, Jeremy, Illinois, Jay, South, Ryan Smith, Cbc


Australian politics live: digital platform laws to be unveiled; international arrivals to land in Melbourne and Adelaide

Government to release draft laws forcing global digital giants Google and Facebook to pay for journalism, and international arrivals will resume at Adelaide and ramp up in Melbourne. All the latest updates Follow our global coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications 10.29pm GMT Liberal Bass MP Bridget Archer could have brought about an end to the cashless welfare card legislati...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Labor, Australia news, House Of Representatives, Coalition, Australian politics, Adelaide, Archer, Labor party, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Kevin Rudd, Morrison, Pat Conroy, Bridget


Meet Carly Cooperman, the millennial CEO of one of NYC's top political consulting firms. She was the firm's first hire 13 years ago — her first job after college.

Carly Cooperman. Carly Cooperman Carly Cooperman, 35, is the CEO and partner at Schoen Cooperman Research, a consulting and analytical firm based in New York City.  Cooperman joined the company in 2007 straight out of college and held nearly every position at the firm until being appointed as CEO in July of this year.  She was the lead pollster on Bloomberg's 2020 presidential run and helped Democrats take the House in 2018. She has also worked with HBO, Apple, and Snapchat,and helped upho...
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Former Astronaut Wins US Senate Seat Once Held By Republican John McCain

"Mark Kelly will soon be the fourth NASA astronaut to serve in the U.S. Congress," writes People magazine. DevNull127 shares their report: In a tweet posted Wednesday, he said he was "deeply honored" to have been elected and to serve in the seat once held by the late Sen. John McCain. A retired U.S. Navy captain and astronaut, Kelly has flown in four space missions, including the final mission of Space Shuttle Endeavour in 2011. He is married to former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, wa...
Tags: Congress, Navy, Tech, Joe Biden, Nasa, International Space Station, House Of Representatives, Arizona, US Senate, John Mccain, Scott Kelly, Kamala Harris, Mark, Kelly, Scott, U S Congress


Lessons Learned From the 2020 Election

President Donald Trump warned during his acceptance speech that the Second Amendment is in jeopardy in this fall's elections. (Screen snip, YouTube, C-SPAN) United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- As the dust fades from this election, some states are too close to call, and it looks like there will be litigation in those states. But it is not too late to see what Second Amendment supporters can learn from the results that are available, with more lessons to come from the litigated election contests. ...
Tags: Google, Florida, Texas, Guns, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, Georgia, Reagan, Joe Biden, United States, Wyoming, House Of Representatives, Wisconsin, Silicon Valley, Philadelphia


China just suspended Ant Group's $34 billion IPO, the largest in history. Here's how the company was spun out of Jack Ma's Alibaba and has transformed the global fintech market.

Jack Ma in 2018. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images Ant Group, an affiliate fintech company of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba, has been gearing up to go public with an anticipated valuation of around $300 billion. The company was formed in 2014 to run Alipay, a ubiquitous digital payment service used by millions of Chinese shoppers. Ant Group was initially scheduled to begin trading in China this week, but its IPO was suspended after Chinese officials conducted regulatory interviews ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, UK, Finance, China, Ipo, US, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Paypal, Cnn, Vienna, House Of Representatives, Shanghai


Jack Ma's $200 billion Chinese fintech firm Ant Group just got the green-light from China for its monster IPO this month. Here's how the company went from an ant-sized startup to PayPal rival.

Jack Ma in China in 2019. Wang HE/Getty Images Ant Group, an affiliate fintech company of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba, is gearing up to go public with an anticipated $200 billion valuation. The company was formed in 2014 to run Alipay, a ubiquitous digital payment service used by millions of Chinese shoppers. Here's what we know about Ant Group, whose IPO could catapult the fintech firm past the world's most established financial institutions, like Goldman Sachs. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, UK, Finance, China, US, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Paypal, Vienna, House Of Representatives, Shanghai, Alibaba, Tencent


The 4 moguls of Big Tech get some scary bedtime reading

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. To get the Insider Tech newsletter delivered straight to your inbox, subscribe here  This week: 449 pages of scary bedtime reading for Zuck, Bezos, Sundar and Tim Cook Graeme Jennings - Pool/Getty Images/MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images/Business Insider At approximately 4 p.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, the US House of Representatives antitrust subcommittee dr...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Enterprise, Congress, US, Trends, Tech, Spain, House, House Of Representatives, Switzerland, Antitrust, SEC, Lebron James


Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook all came out swinging against the House antitrust report that compared them to oil barons and railroad tycoons

Left to right: Apple CEO Tim Cook, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images/Rich Fury/Getty Images/Stephen J. Cohen/WireImage/Mateusz Wlodarczyk/NurPhoto via Getty Images House Democrats on Tuesday published a wide-ranging antitrust report on Amazon, Apple, Google, and Facebook. The report decried all four companies as monopolies, and made sweeping recommendations for how to rein in their power including breaking them ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Supreme Court, Congress, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, House, House Of Representatives, Tim Cook, Antitrust, Jeff Bezos


We Have a Date: Google, Facebook, and Twitter CEOs Will Testify Before Congress on Oct. 28

Less than a week before the 2020 presidential election, three of the biggest names in tech—Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey—will testify before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation about a longstanding law that protects websites from liability…Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Science, Congress, Senate, Social Media, House Of Representatives, Antitrust, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Google Facebook, Tech Policy


Trump's recent COVID-19 diagnosis has ignited interest in the possibility of him invoking the 25th Amendment. Here's how it works.

Then-President-elect Donald Trump stands with Vice President-elect Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The 25th Amendment formally outlines the transition of power if the president is unable or unfit to serve. Section IV allows the vice president and a majority of the Cabinet to remove the president from office. Americans have been particularly interested in the amendment since President Donald Trump took office. V...
Tags: Google, Politics, News, Law, Congress, Life, Senate, White House, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Commerce, Tennessee, New York Times, House Of Representatives, Treasury


Google's Antitrust Clusterfuck Is Turning Into a Three-Way

An antitrust review of Google’s business practices has been a long time coming, and it looks like the U.S. Justice Department is going to make moves on that front very shortly. But there’s growing concern that the case against the search giant will amount to nothing but a political maneuver. Adding to Google’s…Read more...
Tags: Google, Science, China, House Of Representatives, Antitrust, Judiciary, U S Justice Department


For U.S. Space Force Ranks, William Shatner Endorses 'Starfleet Amendment'

America's House of Representatives proposed a new structure for the U.S. Space Force in what's being called "the Starfleet amendment". Space News reports: Before the House passed the so-called "Starfleet" amendment, Space Force officials had been internally debating a new rank structure to set the space branch apart from its parent service the U.S. Air Force. The amendment in the House version of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act requires the Space Force to use the Navy's rank structu...
Tags: Texas, Navy, Senate, America, Tech, Nasa, Star Trek, House, House Of Representatives, Delta, Republican, William Shatner, Gene Roddenberry, U S Air Force, Shatner, Starfleet


Jack Ma's $200 billion Chinese fintech firm Ant Group could reportedly go public in October in a monster IPO. Here's how the company went from an ant-sized startup to PayPal rival.

Ant Group, an affiliate fintech company of Chinese retail behemoth Alibaba, is gearing up to go public with an anticipated $200 billion valuation. The company was formed in 2014 to run Alipay, a ubiquitous digital payment service used by millions of Chinese shoppers. Here's what we know about Ant Group, whose IPO could catapult the fintech firm past the world's most established financial institutions, like Goldman Sachs. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Although almost 1 bi...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Hong Kong, UK, China, Softbank, US, Trends, Paypal, Vienna, House Of Representatives, Shanghai, Alibaba, Tencent, Goldman Sachs, Alipay



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