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How to change your TikTok password using the mobile app

You can change your TikTok password in just a few steps using the mobile app. You should create a strong password using a combination of upper and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Whether you suspect someone has hacked into your account, have been warned of a data breach, or like to routinely make adjustments, it's easy to change your TikTok password.  When you change your password, make sure you come up with a strong one...
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Some Airbnb investors reportedly want to oust CEO Brian Chesky, blaming him for spiraling costs and a 'hasty' move to give full refunds on coronavirus cancellations

Some of Airbnb's investors want CEO Brian Chesky to step down, The Wall Street Journal reported. When Airbnb went out to raise money recently, some existing shareholders refused to invest unless Chesky was out or he hired someone to help him turn around the company. Some investors and board members are upset about Airbnb's spiraling costs, including its money-losing Airbnb Experiences project. Board members were also upset with Chesky because he didn't alert them before he decided to overrule ...
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How to make Gmail display in dark mode on your Android device

You can make Gmail display in dark mode on your Android device via the Gmail app's settings menu. You should know, however, that the dark mode feature is only available for Android devices with version Q or later. Here's what you'll need to do to set your Gmail app to dark mode on an Android. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The glare of a bright phone screen can be quite annoying, and even a bit painful, when you're trying to read your emails at night.  For Android users ...
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How to make your TikTok account private in 5 steps

You can make your TikTok account private in just five simple steps. When you make your TikTok account private only users you approve will be able to follow you and view your content. Making your account private is a great way to prevent strangers from seeing and commenting on your videos. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When you create a TikTok account your profile is automatically made public so that anyone can follow you and view your videos, but if you want to prevent ...
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How to delete your Strava fitness account on a computer in 5 simple steps

It's easy to delete your Strava account if you no longer use the fitness platform.  After you delete your Strava account, you can request your data archive, so all the information amassed about your fitness progress won't disappear. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A little less than two years ago, I ran a 40k over the Swiss border and down into the French mountain town of Chamonix. It was not easy. In preparing for the race, one of the tools I used was Strava, an app that...
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Airbnb's losses swelled to $674 million last year, even before the coronavirus crisis crushed its business

Airbnb lost $674 million last year, which was hundreds of millions of dollars more than it lost in 2018, The Wall Street Journal reported. The online travel company's revenue jumped 32% year-over-year, but its costs rose even faster, climbing to $5.3 billion. The deterioration in Airbnb's bottom line came in advance of the coronavirus, which has throttled its business. Airbnb had been seen as a model startup; now, some investors are calling for CEO Brian Chesky's head and for cost reductions, ...
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How to create email templates in Gmail so you can save time formatting routine emails

You can easily create email templates in Gmail to save yourself time in composing routine emails after you enable the feature. Note that you'll have to delete your email signature from the template if you have one, otherwise your email signature will show up twice when you use the template. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Templates can be extremely useful if you have a repetitive task that you want to simplify. And for those who are looking to save time and energy, Gmail ...
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Morgan Stanley says Amazon's red hot online ads business will get clipped this quarter because of COVID-19 — it's one of 3 big factors cutting into Amazon's profitability (AMZN)

Amazon's ad business is expected to grow at a much slower pace than previous quarters because of slowing demand amid COVID-19, according to estimates by Morgan Stanley. Amazon's additional hiring in warehouse and delivery services, and the inefficiencies caused by the new workers are expected to add more costs this year, Morgan Stanley estimates. But the additional costs are expected to be offset by slower fuel spending for deliveries and less investments in building out its shipping infrastru...
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Facebook just filed a lawsuit against a software engineer who it says was helping scammers dodge its ad-review system and post ads related to coronavirus, cryptocurrency and diet pills

Facebook announced that it filed a lawsuit against the founder of a company called LeadCloak on Thursday, alleging that it was helping coronavirus scammers run deceptive ads on Facebook and Instagram by selling "cloaking" software to them. Cloaking fools ad-review systems by showing a website displaying a product that would not raise flags while users would see an entirely different website that could violate Facebook's guidelines, the company said. Facebook alleges that LeadCloak software had...
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The latest version of one of Samsung's most popular phones worldwide, the Galaxy A51, is finally available in the US for $400

  Samsung's latest smartphone in the extremely popular Galaxy A lineup — the Galaxy A51 — is now available to buy for $399.99. Indeed, Samsung's Galaxy A phones are more popular than the company's Galaxy S phones, like the Galaxy S20 Ultra. The Galaxy A51 is a mid-range phone with a triple-lens camera, a large battery, a sleek flagship-style design, and a large AMOLED screen. Samsung's most popular smartphones aren't the premium flagship Galaxy S lineup that get all the press and hype. Rathe...
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Apple's next major iPhone update could completely change how you use apps (AAPL)

Apple is reportedly working on a new feature that would let you use certain features from apps without actually installing the app, . The feature could appear in iOS 14, Apple's next major iPhone update. Such a capability would not only be convenient, but it could keep your iPhone more secure if it means you're downloading and sharing personal data with fewer apps.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple's next major iPhone update could include a new feature that lets you ...
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Unequal access to high-speed internet could be the biggest obstacle to getting the American economy back on track

Americans' personal and professional lives are rapidly moving online, with social distancing accelerating that trend. But as many as 160 million Americans — mostly in rural areas — don't have access to high-speed internet. The availability of broadband internet directly affects jobs and GDP growth, according to six independent studies spanning two decades. As unemployment claims reach record highs, Americans' unequal access to high-speed internet could become a roadblock to recovery. Visit Bus...
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How to change your recovery email in Gmail using your computer

You should change your recovery email in Gmail if you recently made a new email, your old one got deleted, or you simply want to keep your account secure. Your recovery email in Gmail is used to contact you in case your Gmail account is breached or you forget your password. To view or change your recovery email in Gmail, first navigate to the Google account management page. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. When you first sign up for a Gmail account, you are required to pro...
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How to get Gmail notifications on your Android device

You can get notifications for Gmail on Android by enabling notifications in your Gmail app's settings. You may also have to go to your Android device's settings to enable notifications and specify how you want them to appear on your phone. Here's what you'll need to do to get Gmail notifications on your Android. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A constant barrage of notifications can be overwhelming, but there are times when you actually need to know when you've received a...
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Employees from Lever, the hot recruiting-software startup run by an ex-Googler, say the company just cut about 40% of its workforce as hiring dries up amid the sharp economic downturn

Lever, the software startup that helps companies streamline hiring, laid off close to 40% of its workforce on Wednesday, according to employees from the company.  Lever did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment.  At the beginning of the year, VCs predicted that the startup, run by All Raise leader and ex-Googler Sarah Nahm, would boom thanks to its ability to let hiring managers focus on people rather than the process.  But as the coronavirus outbreak has forced companies to pu...
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Jeff Bezos visited an Amazon warehouse and a Whole Foods to thank employees who are working during the coronavirus crisis as safety concerns rise among workers (AMZN)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday visited one of the company's warehouses and a Whole Foods, thanking employees who are working during the coronavirus pandemic.   In a video posted by Amazon, Bezos can be seen touring the facilities while greeting and waving at employees.  The tours took place near Dallas, according to Bloomberg. Bezos' visits come as employees have raised concerns about safety inside the company's fulfillment centers. Employees at multiple facilities have gone on strike, sa...
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'Alexa, help me': A nursing home patient begged her Amazon Echo for help dozens of times before dying of COVID-19 (AMZN)

A Michigan nursing home patient reportedly asked her Amazon Echo smart speaker for help dozens of times before she died from COVID-19. LouAnn Dagen, 66, was one of 36 people who tested positive for coronavirus as part of an outbreak at a Cedar Springs nursing home. She reportedly asked her Alexa device "How do I get to the police?" In response, the device gave directions to the nearest police station. Amazon Echo devices cannot contact 911 on their own. After her death, Dagen's sister found mo...
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Talent agency CAA cuts salaries up to 50% due to coronavirus

LOS ANGELES — Creative Artists Agency says it is implementing salary cuts as the entertainment industry continues to reel from the effects of the novel coronavirus. The Century City business said the pay reductions would be as much as 50% of an employee’s compensation, with the higher earners taking the deepest cuts, the Los Angeles Times reported. CAA President and co-Chairman Richard Lovett, as well as co-Chairmen Bryan Lourd and Kevin Huvane, will take no salary for the rest of the year, the ...
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iPhone and Android won't get any new emoji in 2021 because of the coronavirus

No new emoji will be coming out next year due to the knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Unicode Consortium, a non-profit responsible for releasing standardized sets of new emoji for Android and iOS, said it is having to postpone submissions of emoji for its 14.0 release by six months. 117 new emoji are already scheduled to come to phones this year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One knock-on effect of the coronavirus pandemic is that 2021 will be bereft of ...
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The US Senate reportedly advised members to stop using Zoom

US senators have been advised against using videocall app Zoom, according to the Financial Times. Zoom has seen a huge uptick in usage because of the coronavirus pandemic, but this has been accompanied by a host of privacy issues and bad press. Most recently the company apologized after "mistakenly" routing some of its calls through China. The Pentagon told the FT it will continue to allow its staff to use Zoom. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. US senators have been advised...
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Electricity use in the US has plummeted more over the past 3 weeks than it did during the entire 2008 recession — and economists say that's a more timely picture of this downturn's true impact

Countrywide measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak have caused an economic toll, but economists say traditional economic measures can't accurately measure in real time the extent to which it has plunged.  Steve Cicala, an economist at the University of Chicago, has released data that reveals a picture of the economy using a more unorthodox measure: electricity usage, which has plunged as thousands of workers find themselves without a job.  "People may be at home consuming electricity but...
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Silicon Valley startups may get to tap into the $350 billion coronavirus small-business loan program after all, thanks to late rule changes by regulators

Some startups may get loans from the $350 billion Small Business Administration program created by the new stimulus package.  Late last week and over the weekend, the SBA and Treasury Department issued some rules and guidance that seem to make it easier for startups to apply and qualify for the aid. The vast majority of startups have fewer than 500 employees and so would be considered small businesses, but the SBA's rules concerning the ties companies have to their investors and their investor...
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Alphabet's drone service has completed more than 1,000 deliveries during the past two weeks of the coronavirus crisis. One top product: toilet paper (GOOG, GOOGL)

Wing, Alphabet's drone company, says it's seeing a significant uptick in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company tells Business Insider that it is forming partnerships with more grocery stores, pharmacies, and retailers. Wing is still the only drone delivery service available to the general public in the US, but Amazon is working to launch its competitor service Prime Air. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. AAlphabet drone division Wing has completed more than 1,000 ...
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Pay advance app Earnin is rolling out a new feature to let people immediately access unemployment benefits — and it comes as unemployment claims are skyrocketing

Pay advance app Earnin is rolling out a new feature that lets people access unemployment benefits early. Earnin says it's the first company industry-wide to provide early access to unemployment benefits. Nearly 10 million people filed for unemployment in March. Congress just passed a historic enhancement to unemployment benefits as part of its $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill. Unemployment checks could take months to arrive for millions of Americans, according to the Federal Reserve, but ...
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Quibi made its content screenshot-proof, but the platform could lose valuable viewers without widely shared memes of its shows

Quibi, a new mobile-only streaming platform, launched Monday featuring vertical, short-form shows and and movies. Users were quick to discover that they're unable to take screenshots of shows they're watching — if you try to, you instead get a photo of a black screen. Netflix and Hulu allow users to capture stills that can be posted on social media, but a newcomer to the streaming landscape could be at a disadvantage without the potential for clips or screenshots to be shared and turned into m...
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A proposed emergency measure in San Francisco would order the city to find 7,000 hotel rooms to shelter its entire homeless population

A proposed emergency ordinance introduced by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors would require the city to house its entire homeless population in 7,000 hotel rooms amid the coronavirus pandemic. Officials have been grappling with how to protect its homeless community since the virus penetrated the city. The shelter-in-place order that went into effect on March 17 exempted those who are homeless. If this ordinance passes, those living on the streets would have space to shelter-in-place just a...
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The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it's taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus, like barring workers from facing each other in the cafeteria (AAPL)

Foxconn Technology Group, Apple's largest manufacturing partner, has reopened its factories in China and is imposing strict measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Taiwanese company is determined to stay on schedule for a fall iPhone launch, according to a Washington Post report.  Foxconn produces 2 million surgical masks per day to be used by its workforce of over 1 million employees. Workers are barred from facing each other while eating, and have their temperature checked daily. The...
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Airbnb's bridge too short

Hi everyone, welcome back to Trending, Business Insider Prime's weekly newsletter of the latest tech industry developments. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief and global tech editor.  This week: Airbnb's bridge too short If Zoom is the global quarantine's tech darling (privacy snafus and trolls aside), then Airbnb is emerging as the collateral damage of our new reality. It's no secret that the near total suspension of travel, vacations, and general life-as-we-kno...
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Zoom is turning to Facebook's former security chief to help fix its mounting privacy issues (ZM, FB)

Former Facebook security chief Alex Stamos will be working with Zoom as an outside consultant to help it improve its privacy and security. The announcement comes after Zoom has encountered a wave of privacy issues since it exploded in popularity amid the coronavirus pandemic. The appointment of Stamos as a consultant is part of Zoom's 90-day plan to address the state of the video-chat platform's security, which it announced on April 1.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Alex...
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