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Young Wall Streeters are going wild for crypto. Their bosses don't know what to do about it.

Welcome back to Insider Weekly! I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider.Goldman Sachs polled its interns earlier this year on everything from posting to TikTok to the climate crisis. One takeaway: 21% said they'd invested in cryptocurrencies. Given that Wall Street and its workforce are typically heavily regulated and tracked, I found this striking. In the past, financial institutions have waged war on their staffers communicating on encrypted messaging apps, such as ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Washington, Wall Street, China, Trends, Xi Jinping, Yale, New York Times, Reddit, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Andreessen Horowitz, Zillow, Alex, Marc Andreessen

Former Apple Worker Inspires Washington State Measure Seeking to Curb NDAs

By Julia LoveSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A former Apple Inc employee who had filed a whistleblower complaint related to Apple's use of non-disclosure...
Tags: Apple, Washington, Apple Inc, Julia LoveSAN FRANCISCO Reuters

US Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies

The US has placed a dozen Chinese groups involved in quantum computing and other advanced technologies on an export blacklist, saying they pose a risk of gaining access to critical American technologies for the People's Liberation Army. From a report: The move, which makes it almost impossible for US companies to sell technologies to the listed companies, targeted a total of 27 entities, including 12 in China and two affiliated firms in Japan and Singapore. In addition to quantum computing, the ...
Tags: Japan, Washington, China, Singapore, US, Tech, Cia, Biden, PLA, People s Liberation Army, Center for a New American Security, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Blacklists Chinese Quantum Computing Companies, Martijn Rasser

Indian Parliamentary panel suggests to set up a regulating body for social media

An Indian parliamentary panel has recommended treating social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook as publishers and setting up a regulatory body to oversee them, potentially opening the companies up to more liability for user-generated content. They said the current provisions in the personal data protection bill are too broad. The people said the committee recommended that the regulator should be set up along the lines of the Press Council of India to regulate the content. Lawmakers from...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Business, News, Washington, Social Media, Brussels, Press Council of India

Researcher Argues Data Paints 'Big Red Flashing Arrow' Toward Wuhan Market as Covid-19 Origin

CNN reports on researcher Michael Worobey, "who specializes in tracing the genetic evolution of viruses," who has now found "considerable evidence that the virus arose in an animal, and did not start circulating until the end of 2019." One case especially stood out — that of a 41-year-old accountant who allegedly got sick on December 8, 2019 and who had no connection to the market. The case has been cited as evidence the pandemic must not have started at the market. Worobey found records tha...
Tags: Post, Texas, Washington, Tech, Cnn, University, Los Angeles Times, Wuhan, Tulane University, Michael Worobey, Worobey, Huanan Market, Interestingly Science

Former Biden aide helped Amazon kill off dozens of privacy laws nationwide, leaked documents show

Jay Carney, former White House press secretary, has worked for Amazon since 2015.AP Leaked documents reveal how a former US press secretary helped Amazon kill privacy regulations. Jay Carney's lobbying division has swelled to more than 250 staff members since 2015.  Reuters reported that Amazon killed or undermined protections in over 36 bills across 25 states. A trove of leaked internal documents has revealed how a former aide to US President Joe Biden helped Amazon stave off the threat ...
Tags: Amazon, Technology, California, Washington, White House, Virginia, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Carney, Biden, Lobbying, Alexa, Reuters, Obama White House

Visions of a US Computer Chip Boom Have Cities Hustling

Many local governments see a silver lining in the shortage of semiconductor chips that has contributed to a slowdown in the global economy. From a report: The shortage of computer chips has zapped energy from the global economy, punishing industries as varied as automakers and medical device manufacturers and contributing to fears about high inflation. But many states and cities in America are starting to see a silver lining: the possibility that efforts to sharply increase chip production in th...
Tags: New York, Texas, Congress, Washington, Senate, Samsung, America, Tech, Intel, Austin, United States, House, Arizona, Biden, Taylor, Genesee County

Crime reporting gets a boost in readers: A GNI Journey

Editor’s Note from Ludovic Blecher, Head of Google News Initiative Innovation: The GNI Innovation Challengeprogram is designed to stimulate forward-thinking ideas for the news industry. The story below by Amos Gelb, publisher of D.C. Witness and Baltimore Witness, is part of an innovator seriessharing inspiring stories and learnings from funded projects.Violent crime is surging across America while cities scramble to reform their criminal justice systems. This is especially difficult because the...
Tags: Google, Washington, America, Baltimore, GNI, Ludovic Blecher, Google News Initiative, Amos Gelb, Instead D C Witness, Baltimore Witness

We spoke to Dr. Fauci about what 2022 holds for COVID-19 vaccines

Hello, Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm healthcare editor Leah Rosenbaum, and this week in healthcare news:In an interview with Insider, Dr. Fauci spoke about what 2022 holds for COVID-19 vaccines;We spoke with Verily's new president of research about how the company plans to revolutionize clinical trials;Moderna's Eric Huang spoke with us about the company's new foray into gene editing.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected]
Tags: Google, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Fda, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Cvs, Huang, Fauci, Abernethy, Alex Wong Getty, Eric Huang, Moderna, Andrew Dunn

The life and lawsuits of Lucas Wall, a frequent flier who's made it his mission to fight Biden's mask mandate

Frequent flier Lucas Wall outside his mom's place in The Villages, Florida, where he's been stuck since the Biden mask mandate was put in place. Wall, a leader of a coordinated group of anti-maskers, would often say, "I'm still at mom's."Octavio Jones for Insider Lucas Wall is in a legal battle with the Biden administration over mask mandates for travelers. Dozens of anti-maskers have joined him to argue that the mandates are unconstitutional. The administration has rebuked hi...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Florida, Supreme Court, Cdc, Washington, Kentucky, Germany, Virginia, Israel, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, Washington Dc, Tsa

Progressive Insurance Reviews, Coverage, & More (2021)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Progressive Auto Insurance In Our Opinion: As a household name, Progressive offers auto, motorcycle, and recreational vehicle insurance in all 50 states. The company sells unique coverage options in addition to its standard suite of products, but price inconsistencies and negative customer service reviews may deter drivers. We’ve named Progressive “Best for High-Risk Drivers” bec...
Tags: Google, Utah, Florida, New York, Minnesota, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, California, Montana, Washington, Car Insurance, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, Massachusetts

10 Things in Politics: Dems wants DOJ to be more aggressive

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go — click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Democrats are frustrated with Merrick Garland's judge-like apolitical style as Biden's attorney generalThe FDA seems ready to OK a booster shot for all adults this weekRepublicans mock Democrats' plans to fight critical-race-theory claim...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, US, San Francisco, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, David, Democrats, Gop

U.S. Senate Confirms Google Critic Kanter to Head Justice Dept Antitrust Division

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Google critic Jonathan Kanter, who was backed by progressives, to head the...
Tags: Google, Washington, Reuters The U S Senate, Kanter, Jonathan Kanter, U S Senate Confirms Google, Head Justice Dept Antitrust Division

Crypto Nerds Are Trying To Buy the US Constitution

The following sentence may sound like the logline for an as-yet unmade National Treasure 3, but it's very much real: A large group of crypto maximalists is banding together in an effort to obtain the actual U.S. Constitution. From a report: Unlike the antagonists in the previous Nicolas Cage movies, this crew might actually succeed. Or kind of, anyway. On Thursday, November 18, Sotheby's is auctioning off "an exceptionally rare and extraordinarily historic" first printing of the U.S. Constitutio...
Tags: New York, Washington, Tech, Sotheby, Continental Congress, Howard Goldman

The Trump Organization is selling its historic Washington, DC hotel and the new operator will rebrand it with Waldorf Astoria — see inside the property

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The grand opening of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC was held on October 26, 2016. Over the years, the hotel became a meeting ground for conservative groups and Trump associates.  The Wall Street Journal reported the hotel will be sold for $375 million and rebranded as a Hilton Waldorf Astoria. October 26, 2016, marked the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC. The hotel ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Usa, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Nbc News, Trends, Washington Dc, House, Italy, Hilton, Miami, Getty, Dc, Wall Street Journal

Could Electric Cars Save the Coal Industry?

North Dakota has just 266 electric cars, the fewest of any state in America, reports the Washington Post. But the state's biggest booster for electric cars may be: the coal industry: The thinking is straightforward: More electric cars would mean more of a market for the [lower carbon] lignite coal that produces most of North Dakota's electricity, and if a long-shot project to store carbon emissions in deep underground wells works out, it might even result in cleaner air as well. "EVs will be so...
Tags: Mississippi, Washington, America, Tech, North Dakota, Milton, BNI, The Post, Minnkota Power Cooperative, Could Electric Cars Save the Coal Industry, Jason Bohrer, North Dakota Wyoming West Virginia, Drive Electric North Dakota

Nationwide Insurance Reviews, Coverage, & More (2021)

Nationwide Review In Our Opinion: Nationwide is a great option for car insurance, especially for senior citizens. We found Nationwide to be outstanding in availability and coverage but lacking in affordability. Industry Standing: 90 Availability: 95 Coverage: 95 Affordability: 85 Customer Service: 85 Online Experience: 85 Pros Available in 47 states A+ financial strength rating from AM Best and A+ rating from the BBB Many choices fo...
Tags: Google, New York, Texas, Mississippi, Maryland, Colorado, Montana, Washington, Car Insurance, Kentucky, Oregon, Virginia, Massachusetts, Alabama, West Virginia, Customer Service

Apple Rolls Out 3D Maps With Custom-Designed Landmarks in Washington, D.C. and San Diego [Updated]

Apple today announced that a new 3D map of Washington, D.C. in the Apple Maps app will allow users to explore the city's landmarks and memorials, such as the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The new mapping experience does not appear to be visible yet, but it likely will be soon. Alongside the release of iOS 15 in September, Apple Maps gained new 3D maps with more detail and custom-designed landmarks in select cities, including Los Angeles, N...
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Apple to Roll Out 3D Maps With Custom-Designed Landmarks in Washington, D.C.

Apple today announced that a new 3D map of Washington, D.C. in the Apple Maps app will allow users to explore the city's landmarks and memorials, such as the World War II Memorial, Korean War Veterans Memorial, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. The new mapping experience does not appear to be visible yet, but it likely will be soon. Alongside the release of iOS 15 in September, Apple Maps gained new 3D maps with more detail and custom-designed landmarks in select cities, including Los Angeles, N...
Tags: Apple, London, Washington, Veterans Day, Tim Cook, Apple Maps, Los Angeles New York City San Francisco, Activity Challenge, Philadelphia San Diego, App Store Apple Books app Apple

Honoring Veterans Day as a Googler and Reserve Officer

At Google, I’m on the Law Enforcement and Information Security (LEIS) team, where I work on a variety of legal issues, from physical security to cybersecurity. But every four months, I hand off projects to my teammates and fly across the country to my other office — the Washington Navy Yard in Washington, D.C. There, I’m the commanding officer of a unit in the United States Navy Reserve Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps that represents sailors and marines appealing a conviction in the militar...
Tags: Google, Washington, Army, Reserve, Googlers, National Guard, Navy Reserve, Washington Navy Yard, Google Veterans Network, Michael Maffei, Steven Tette, Career Forward, Cybercrime Support Network

Honrar Dia de los Veteranos como Googler y Reservista

En Google soy miembro del equipo de Seguridad de la Información y Cumplimiento de la Ley (LEIS), donde trabajo con una variedad de asuntos jurídicos que van desde seguridad física hasta ciberseguridad. Pero, cada cuatro meses, delego mis proyectos a mis colegas y atravieso el país para ir a mi otra oficina: la Marina de los Estados Unidos en Washington, D.C. Allí soy comandante en jefe de una unidad del Cuerpo de Abogacía General (JAG) para la Reserva de la Marina de los Estados Unidos, que repr...
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At each milestone I've repeated the story about how I started Cyndi's List and first published it on March 4, 1996. At my local society meeting I shared one page full of genealogy bookmarks started the ball rolling. I've told the story time and again when asked, "How did you get started with Cyndi's List?"  For that story, see my blog post from the 20 year anniversary here:  What I don't ever get asked is why I continu...
Tags: Google, Mississippi, Washington, Aol, Netherlands, Genealogy, Midwest, CYNDI, FTM, Cyndi Ingle, Something Google, TPCGS, Alta Vista Hotbot

Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in 2 days, but he's still the world's richest person. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO makes and spends his $288 billion fortune.

Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images Elon Musk just lost $50 billion in just two days, but he's still the richest person in the world. A notorious workaholic, Musk doesn't spend his money on lavish vacations or expensive hobbies. Here's how Musk makes and spends his $288 billion fortune. Decades before becoming a father of six and amassing an $288 billion fortune, Musk taught himself to code as a child growing up in South Africa. By the time he was 12, he sold ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, California, Washington, Ebay, Life, Stanford, Careers, Entrepreneur, Trends, Strategy, Tesla, Bloomberg

Year-End Outlook: Labor Could Spark ‘Transformational’ Changes

Editor’s Note: RISMedia’s Year-End Outlook series provides an in-depth analysis of the housing market’s leading indicators for economic health, and showcases expert insights on what’s to come in 2022. Dolly Parton might still be plugging away at a nine to five, and BTO might still catch the 8:15 train into the city, but for most of the country, the traditional machinations of labor have changed. Besides the well-documented shifts to remote in many industries, rising wages and a rapidly evolving...
Tags: Google, Feature, Real Estate, Jobs, News, Labor, Washington, New York City, San Francisco, Economy, Austin, Radio, United States, Dolly Parton, National, Construction

GEICO Insurance Reviews 2021 [Cost, Service, & Coverage]

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. GEICO Car insurance In Our Opinion: We named GEICO “Best Overall” because of the company’s well-rounded offerings and positive scores across the board. GEICO makes it easy to get car insurance with a helpful mobile app and affordable plans for all drivers, including students and military members. Customers will enjoy the online experience but may be frustrated with repairs and t...
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The 16 biggest scandals Mark Zuckerberg faced over the last decade as he became one of the world's most powerful people

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in April 2019. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg saw Facebook through a financially successful decade. But despite that success, the decade was increasingly marked by scandals and congressional hearings. Zuckerberg and his company, now renamed Meta, face major scrutiny from the public and lawmakers. Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg spent the decade overseeing Facebook's rise in prominence in daily life. From the company'...
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Brown University Physics Student Manfred Steiner Earns Ph.D. at Age 89

Brown University: At 89-years-old Manfred Steiner is finally what he always wanted to be: a physicist. On September 15, 2021, Steiner successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation, "Corrections to the Geometrical Interpretation of Bosonization" in Brown University's Department of Physics with Professor Brad Marston serving as his adviser and Professors James Valles and Antal Jevicki serving as readers. "It's an old dream that starts in my childhood," says Steiner, "I always wanted to become a phy...
Tags: Washington, Tech, Vienna, United States, Tufts University, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, University of Vienna, Steiner, American Society of Hematology, Manfred Steiner, Brown University s Department of Physics, Brad Marston, James Valles, Antal Jevicki, William Damashek

A Republican congressman who blamed Trump for inciting an insurrection just invested thousands in his new social media company

Republican Rep. Larry Bucshon of Indiana speaks on the House floor at the US Capitol in Washington on December 18, 2019. House Television via AP Indiana Rep. Larry Bucshon invested between $1,000 and $15,000 in Trump's new social media venture. But on Jan 7, he blamed Trump's "dangerous rhetoric" for inciting an insurrection. Bucshon joins far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene as being among the first to invest in the SPAC. Republican Rep. Larry Bucshon of Indiana, who unequivocall...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Washington, Trends, Indiana, Taliban, House, Donald Trump, Cnbc, Trump, Mike Pence, Capitol, SPAC, Greene, Electoral College, US Capitol

The Billionaires Tax Wasn’t New

This article first appeared at ProPublica and The New York Times. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Having stumbled in their attempts to raise taxes on the wealthy in the conventional way, Democrats in Congress moved to unconventional measures. The proposal was to tax billionaires on their so-called unrealized gains — the growth in the value of assets, such as stocks and r...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, News, Congress, Washington, Tesla, Larry Page, New York Times, Larry Ellison, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Propublica, Ellison, Irs

US Says It's Working With Taiwan To Secure Chip Supply Chain

The U.S and Taiwan are working together to secure supply chains, Washington's envoy to Taipei said, as global chip manufacturers face a looming deadline to meet the Biden administration's request for company data. From a report: U.S. officials have met leaders of local semiconductor firms, Sandra Oudkirk, director of the American Institute in Taiwan, told reporters Friday in Taipei, adding that they had "excellent safeguards" to protect proprietary information. "The Commerce Department's request...
Tags: South Korea, Washington, US, Tech, Taiwan, Biden, Taipei, Commerce Department, American Institute, U S Commerce Department, Sandra Oudkirk, Oudkirk

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