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A Chinese gaming billionaire just paid $500,000 over asking for a historic Los Angeles mansion. Take a look at the $25 million property.

The 14,000-square-foot mansion housed USC presidents for 40 years. Douglas Elliman/Compass Chinese gaming billionaire Tianqiao Chen bought a historic $25 million Los Angeles mansion earlier this month. He paid $500,000 over the asking price for the residence, which housed USC presidents for 40 years. Chen, the founder and chairman of Shanda Group, is known as one of the pioneers of China's online-gaming industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tianqiao Chen, a Chi...
Tags: Real Estate, China, Singapore, International, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Silicon Valley, Mansions, Usc, San Marino, Southern California, Santa Monica, Luxury Real Estate, Caltech, Chen


A Chinese education executive has reportedly lost $15 billion since January, with the latest blow coming as China extends its corporate crackdown to the private-tutoring sector

Richard Drew/AP Photo Larry Chen was once one of the world's richest people after founding online-tutoring company Gaotu Techedu Inc. But the executive has lost nearly $15 billion since late January as shares of Gaotu tumble, according to Bloomberg. China's corporate crackdown on education companies has been the latest blow to Gatou and Chen's' fortune. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. A Chinese education executive's tumbling ...
Tags: China, Trends, Markets, Bloomberg, Chen, Carson Block, Richard Drew, Bloomberg China, Larry Chen, GSX Techedu, Techedu, Emily Graffeo, MI Exclusive, GSX Techedu stock, China Crackdown, China education stocks


Nach einem sexuellen Übergriff halfen mir meine Tattoos, zu heilen

Im Jahr 2018, als ich 29 Jahre alt war, ging ich am Strand in Uvita in Costa Rica spazieren und fand eine wunderschöne Muschel in meinem Lieblings-Lila-Ton. Obwohl sie zerbrechlich war, war sie dennoch ein solides Zuhause für ein Weichtier – ein Zuhause, das es überallhin mitnehmen kann. Ein paar Tage später ließ ich mir diese Muschel auf mein rechtes Handgelenk tätowieren. Ich erkannte mich selbst darin: Mein Körper ist auch mein Zuhause. Er hat mich quer über den Globus in über 60 Länder...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York City, Costa Rica, Kraft, Deutsch, Chen, Weg, Blick, Stein, Schutz, Weise, Uvita, Möglichkeit, Globus, Personen


A 23-year-old former waitress started her own restaurant marketing business that earns 6 figures. Here's how she spends her days.

Sherane Chen Sherane Chen Sherane Chen started off as a waitress but now owns a six-figure marketing firm. She specializes in restaurant marketing, including social media management and graphic design. To Insider, she breaks down a typical day. See more stories on Insider's business page. At 16, Sherane Chen started her first job at Steak-n-Shake as a waitress. By the age of 21, she'd launched a business specializing in restaurant marketing. Today it earns six figures, as seen in...
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China Secretively Launches Reusable Suborbital Vehicle for Space Transportation System

"China conducted a clandestine first test flight of a reusable suborbital vehicle Friday as a part of development of a reusable space transportation system," reports Space News: The vehicle launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Friday and later landed at an airport just over 800 kilometers away at Alxa League in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC) announced. No images nor footage nor further information, such as altitude, flight...
Tags: China, Tech, Falcon, Chen, Inner Mongolia, Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, CASC, China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology CALT, Alxa League, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp CASC, Chen Hongbo


Singapore Unveils One of the World's Biggest Floating Solar Panel Farms

By Chen LinSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore unveiled on Wednesday one of the world's largest floating solar panel farms, spanning an area equivalent...
Tags: Singapore, Chen, LinSINGAPORE Reuters Singapore


GOP Policy Adviser Chen Enters California Controller Race

A longtime Republican policy adviser wants to be California's next top fiscal officer.
Tags: California, Gop, Chen


Kikoff raises $30M for its hybrid consumer-credit and financial-literacy service

Kikoff, a personal finance platform aimed at helping consumers build credit, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a Series B round. The capital is in addition to the $12.5 million the startup raised across previously unannounced seed and Series A rounds, which were both led by Lightspeed Venture partners. Portage Ventures led Kickoff’s Series B, which included participation from Lightspeed, GGV, Coatue and Core Innovation Capital. Previous backers of the company include NBA sta...
Tags: Facebook, San Francisco, Tech, CMO, Beijing, Nba, Cto, Lightspeed, Credit Karma, Lime, Chen, Chong, Melissa Smith, U S Department of the Treasury, Cynthia Chen, Lightspeed Venture


Diversity in the judiciary isn't just about representation. It impacts how cases are decided.

Skye Gould/Insider Close-up of American jurist Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933 - 2020) during her testimony before the US Senate Judiciary Committee during a confirmation hearing over her appointment to the Supreme Court, Washington DC, July 20, 1993. Michael R Jenkins/Congressional Quarterly/PhotoQuest/Getty Images Researchers who study courts have found judges' gender and racial identity impacts how cases are decided. In sex discrimination cases, women are 15% more likely to r...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, US, Trends, Harvard, United States, House, Jimmy Carter, Arizona, Civil Rights, Judges, Usa Today, Gender Diversity, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gender Discrimination, Sen


British Virgin Islands: Fiduciary Duties Owed By The "Ultimate Boss" In De Jure Directorship Roles - Collas Crill

Ms Chen was the sole director of a BVI incorporated company called Pioneer Freight Futures Ltd
Tags: News, British Virgin Islands, Chen, BVI, Collas Crill


DP World Said to Weigh Sale of Stake in Jebel Ali Free Zone - Bloomberg

DP World Said to Weigh Sale of Stake in Jebel Ali Free Zone - Bloomberg DP World is considering offering international investors a chance to buy into the Jebel Ali Free Zone, a prized asset that helped transform Dubai into a hub of global trade, as it looks for ways to cut its debt pile.The Dubai-based port operator is working with advisers to gauge interest in the sprawling industrial park, according to people familiar with the matter. DP World is considering options including selling a stake...
Tags: Travel, Europe, London, Saudi Arabia, Chile, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, State, Antwerp, DP World, Chen, Bloomberg Intelligence, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Sharon Chen, Puertos y Logistica


Stranger Things Season 4 Adds Anne with an E’s Amybeth McNulty & More

During today’s Netflix’s Geeked Week, The Duffer Brothers announced that Anne with an E star Amybeth McNulty has officially signed for a key role in the long-awaited fourth season of Stranger Things, which is currently still in production. McNulty is set to portray the role of Vickie, a cool and fast-talking band nerd who catches the eye of one of the main characters. all aboard! the Duffer Brothers are here with special news that they want to personally share with you. @stranger_things #Geeke...
Tags: TV, Movies, Drama, Horror, Sci-fi, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Anne, Kelly, Patrick, Matt, McNulty, Chen, Chrissy, Hawkins


‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Heads to Hawkins High With a Bunch of New Cast Members

Stranger Things season 4 is going to have more than a few new faces. Several new cast members for the upcoming season have been announced, along with details on who they’ll be playing. I guess if you consider even the smallest detail of an upcoming show to be a spoiler you might not want to keep reading this. Otherwise, let’s take a look at the newest Stranger Things season 4 cast members, shall we? Amybeth McNulty as Vickie Vickie is described as “a cool, fast talking band nerd who catch...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Netflix, Hopper, Morgan, Anne, McNulty, Chen, Hawkins, Brett Gelman, Patrick Patrick, Truitt, Stranger Things, Van Dien, David Harbour, Amybeth McNulty


Exclusive: China Tells PetroChina to Stop Trading off Oil Quotas With Teapots

By Chen AizhuSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have ordered a unit of state-run PetroChina to stop trading off crude oil import quotas with...
Tags: Reuters, Chen, PetroChina


‘Blizzard 2.0’: Exodus from WoW kingdom spawns new gaming hub in Irvine

By Jason Schreier | Bloomberg In recent years, a stream of developers and executives from top video game publisher Blizzard have left to create their own studios, seeking the creative freedom and autonomy they feel is no longer possible at a company chasing mega hits. Now an alumni network, affectionately dubbed Blizzard 2.0 by some in the gaming community, has sprung up in Irvine, the same city where Blizzard has a sprawling campus. Hundreds of ex-employees, including the company’s co-founder a...
Tags: Gaming, South Korea, Business, Technology, News, Bloomberg, Sport, Blizzard, Overwatch, Soccer, Andreessen Horowitz, Activision Blizzard, Activision, Amy, Warcraft, Chen


New UC Davis Study Examines How Cancer Impacts Racial And Ethnic Minorities

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New UC Davis Study Examines How Cancer Impacts Racial And Ethnic Minorities

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Tags: Health, News, Cancer, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Moon, Chen, Comprehensive Cancer Center, UC Davis Health, Moon Chen UC Davis, Chen Researchers, Iesha Robberson, Brenda Castelan, Criselda Ignacio


Extra Crunch roundup: first-check myths, Miami relocation checklist, standout SaaSy startups

This may seem like a great time to launch a SaaS startup, but the landscape is crowded with well-designed applications that promise “blazingly fast and delightfully simple” experiences, according to seed-stage investor John Chen of Fika Ventures. Most SaaS startups will fail, but not because of a sour marketing campaign or server downtime. The majority of these companies will fall victim to what Chen calls “the myth of frictionless onboarding.” Despite the hype about ease of use, enterprise comp...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Florida, New York, California, Youtube, Finance, Boston, San Francisco, Tech, Austin, SaaS, Venture Capital, Vimeo, Miami


Daily Crunch: Saving-investing app Acorns files to go public in $2.2B SPAC deal

Hello and welcome to Daily Crunch for Thursday, May 27. From the home desk, TechCrunch has a few notes to share. First, we’re hosting a virtual meetup in Pittsburgh as part of our national tour spotlighting neat startup markets. And if you are a super early-stage founder, you can still apply to take part in the upcoming Battlefield competition at Disrupt. Do it. It’s going to be a blast. See you at both! — Alex The TechCrunch Top 3 Lots of people are working on NFTs: Whether you’re a crypto f...
Tags: TC, Twitter, Europe, Tech, Eu, Ford, Nba, New Delhi, Coinbase, Black, Pittsburgh, Ccp, Uncanny Valley, SPAC, Chen, NFT


Prism adaptation treatment improves rehabilitation outcomes in people with spatial neglect

"Our results clearly demonstrated that prism adaptation treatment enhances rehabilitation outcome," said Dr. Chen, senior research scientist at Kessler Foundation. "The treated group showed reliably higher scores than the untreated group in total functional independence and cognitive functional independence." She adds, "This is extremely encouraging evidence that integrating prism adaptation into standard of care for people with spatial neglect is beneficial."
Tags: Science, Chen, Kessler Foundation


The pandemic might have saved brick-and-mortar shopping as restrictions lift and customers head back to stores

ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Walmart, Target, and other retailers reported strong in-store sales. Customers are returning to stores in person and making big purchases. Analysts say curbside pickup has helped stores weather the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 and a year of staying at home may have saved some brick-and-mortar stores from the retail apocalypse, or at least slowed its advances.Some of the country's biggest retailers, including Walmart...
Tags: Trends, Walmart, Costco, Brian Cornell, Macy, Chen, Cowen, Alex Edelman, Jeff Gennette, Gennette, Oliver Chen, Mary Meisenzahl, COVID, Walmart Macy s Target and Home Depot


China's 'social credit' system ranks citizens and punishes them with throttled internet speeds and flight bans if the Communist Party deems them untrustworthy

Beijing in 2014. FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images China has been rolling out a system that ranks its citizens based on their "social credit." People can be punished if they drive badly, buy too many video games, or steal. It's not yet a unified, nationwide system, but China plans on eventually making it mandatory for everyone. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Chinese Communist Party has been constructing a moral ranking system for years that will monitor the behavio...
Tags: Politics, News, China, Orson Welles, Trends, Bbc, Surveillance, Beijing, News UK, Shanghai, Chinese communist party, Getty, Human Rights Watch, Data Privacy, Cnbc, Citizens


Invention of a Slave: 2021 Redux

by Dennis Crouch Tormasi v. Western Digital, Docket No. 20-1396 (Supreme Court 2021) Walter Tormasi is a prisoner in the New Jersey state prison system. He is serving a life sentence for murdering his mother when he was 16 years old after apparently receiving encouragement from his father, Attila. Tormasi is also a patentee.  His U.S. Patent No. 7,324,301 covers a computer hard-drive that allows for “simultaneously and independently” reading and/or writing on different carrier surfaces within t...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, United States, New Jersey, Patent, Western Digital, Lewis, Trenton, Chen, Casey, Federal Circuit, Stoll, Wallach, John Kane, New Jersey New Jersey, Brooks Kushman


5 experts who will vote on the fate of J&J's vaccine believe we should end the pause - and possibly add a warning for women

Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images On Friday, a federal advisory committee will vote on what to do with Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine is on pause across the US after six reports of rare blood clots in young to middle-aged women who'd recently been vaccinated. Insider spoke with 5 of the 15 committee members. They said they're eager to end this pause. See more stories on Insider's business page. America's top public health experts are itching f...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Getty Images, Public Health, Pennsylvania, Maine, Fda, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Drexel University, University of Kansas


‘Healing’ Crystals are Having a Pandemic Moment

The Washington Post's Amanda McCracken recently wrote about the impact (or not) of crystals. You can decide for yourself. When my friend, a massage therapist, learned I was pregnant last winter, he gifted me a stunning large, clear piece of quartz he had bought during a recent crystal-foraging trip to Brazil. I welcomed the gift and the positive protective energy my friend said he could feel with his hands. I even placed it on the dinner table the night of my induction. It couldn’t...
Tags: Google, Washington Post, Adele, United States, Katy Perry, Arkansas, Brazil, Einstein, Pliny, Astrology, Stanford University, Christie, Superstitions, National Science Foundation, Stevens, Chen


Injective Protocol raises $10M from Pantera Capital, Mark Cuban for its ‘DeFi Robinhood’

Back in December last year Injective Protocol, launched the testnet for its DeFi protocols for cross-chain derivatives trading, with backing from giant crypto exchange Binance. It has now raised $10 million in a “party” funding round. Participating in the round was Pantera Capital, BlockTower, Hashed, Cadenza Ventures (formerly BitMex Ventures), CMS, and QCP Capital. Billionaire NBA team owner and Shark Tank judge Mark Cuban has also made a strategic investment into Injective, according to my s...
Tags: Apple, TC, Europe, Tech, Ceo, Mark Cuban, Nba, National Basketball Association, Cryptocurrencies, Ethereum, Robinhood, Stanford University, Gamestop, Shark Tank, Digital Currencies, Pantera Capital


Gaming infrastructure startup Pragma raises $12M from Greylock, Mark Pincus and others

Pragma is building what it calls a “backend as a service,” providing ready-made infrastructure to developers of online, live service games. And it’s announcing today that it has raised $12 million in Series A funding. The round was led by David Thacker at Greylock, with participation from Zynga founder Mark Pincus, Oculus founder Nate Mitchell and Cloudera founder Amr Awadallah, along with previous investors Upfront Ventures and Advancit Capital. Amy Chang, who sold her business intelligence sta...
Tags: Amazon, Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Gaming, Funding, Tech, Cisco, Zynga, Upfront Ventures, Greylock Partners, Greylock, Mark Pincus, Chen, Unity, Nate Mitchell


China Police Detain 2 Staff of BP Venture, Others in Fuel Trade Probe -Sources

By Chen AizhuSINGAPORE (Reuters) - Police in China's southern Guangdong province have detained several people, including two senior staff of a BP...
Tags: China, Guangdong, Chen, Reuters Police, China Police Detain


How a 23-year-old, 6-figure-earning marketing entrepreneur spends her day

Sherane Chen Sherane Chen Sherane Chen started off as a waitress but now owns a six-figure marketing firm. She specializes in restaurant marketing. To Insider, she breaks down a typical day. See more stories on Insider's business page. At 16, Sherane Chen started her first job at Steak-n-Shake as a waitress. By the age of 21, she'd launched a business specializing in restaurant marketing. Today it earns six figures. She got here by gaining restaurant industry experience, studying...
Tags: Facebook, Small Business, Marketing, Trends, Pr, Jacksonville, Mediterranean, Nordic, Voc, Brown, Mayo, Chen, Zig Ziglar, WOC, Roach, University of North Florida


A day in the life of a 23-year-old, 6-figure-earning marketing entrepreneur who started as a waitress at Steak-n-Shake

Sherane Chen Sherane Chen Sherane Chen started off as a waitress but now owns a six-figure marketing firm. She specializes in restaurant marketing and also works as a marketing lead for a business coaching company. To Insider, she breaks down a typical day. See more stories on Insider's business page. At 16, Sherane Chen started her first job at Steak-n-Shake as a waitress. By the age of 21, she'd launched a business specializing in restaurant marketing. Today it earns six figur...
Tags: Facebook, Small Business, Marketing, Trends, Pr, Jacksonville, Mediterranean, Nordic, Voc, Kelly, Brown, Mayo, Chen, Zig Ziglar, WOC, Roach