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Secretive Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public. But behind the cloak-and-dagger image, insiders and investors say, it's struggled to build a steady revenue model.

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
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Marc Jacobs, Leandra Medine and Others Are Not Giving Up on Clothes Just Yet

Robbed of a real-life stage, the frustrated fashion faithful continue to pull out all the stops on Instagram.
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Secretive data-analytics firm Palantir Technologies has thrived in the shadows, but a coming IPO could poke holes in its most valuable asset — its reputation

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Ebola, Microsoft, Navy, California, Washington Post, Cdc, Ebay, Saudi Arabia, Stanford, Nsa, White House, China, Virginia


Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public. But behind the cloak-and-dagger image, insiders and investors say, it's struggled to build a steady revenue model.

Palantir Technologies, one of the oldest unicorns in Silicon Valley, will face new levels of scrutiny when it finally reveals its financial information ahead of a public listing expected early this fall. The Peter Thiel-backed startup built its reputation as a secret purveyor of government spy technologies, supplying near-magical tools to law enforcement and military clients around the globe. But behind the scenes, Palantir has struggled to build the type of steady, recurring revenue model tha...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, Ebola, Microsoft, Navy, California, Washington Post, Cdc, Ebay, Saudi Arabia, Stanford, Nsa, White House, China, Virginia


Porsha in Protest

On “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Porsha Williams is a glamorous goofball. In real life, she’s become a crusader against police violence.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Bravo, Black Lives Matter Movement, Cohen, Porsha Williams, Atlanta (Ga, Andy (1968-, George Floyd Protests (2020, The Real Housewives of Atlanta (TV Program


A peek inside Goldman Sachs' internal idea factory that's hatched products like a LinkedIn for Wall Street. Here's what else it's trying to disrupt at the bank.

Goldman Sachs' internal incubator program, GS Accelerate, enables employees of the bank to trade their day jobs to become full-time entrepreneurs. The program was started in March 2018. So far, it has received 2,000 applications for funding for business ideas from within Goldman's ranks, but just 13 have received investments. This week, Goldman held a virtual demo day showing off some of the businesses the firm has incubated, and Business Insider was exclusively invited to attend. Are you a yo...
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Inside the Goldman Sachs incubator that allows everyone from analysts to MDs to become paid entrepreneurs on the bank's dime — and a look at the startups the firm is betting on

Goldman Sachs' internal incubator program, GS Accelerate, enables employees of the bank to trade their day jobs to become full-time entrepreneurs. The program was started in March 2018. So far, it has received 2,000 applications for funding for business ideas from within Goldman's ranks, but just 13 have received investments. This week, Goldman held a virtual demo day showing off some of the businesses the firm has incubated, and Business Insider was exclusively invited to attend. Are you a yo...
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How Poshmark clothing resellers are becoming Instagram influencers to drive thousands of dollars in sales and land brand deals

Poshmark is a social shopping app where users can resell clothing from their own closets or thrift stores. Some sellers earn tens of thousands of dollars in sales. Some Poshmark resellers are using social-media apps like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok to not only grow their audiences, but also drive sales. "I think I would still be making a part-time income if it wasn't for Instagram," said Coco Cohen of Color Resale, a full-time Poshmark reseller from Portland, Oregon. Business Insider spoke ...
Tags: Instagram, Etsy, Trends, Social Media, Portland Oregon, Ucla, Cohen, KAO, Instagram YouTube, Rollo, Poshmark, Coco Cohen, TikTok YouTube, Jack Ermisch, Ermisch, Emma Rogue


Trump’s Bank Was Subpoenaed by N.Y. Prosecutors in Criminal Inquiry

The subpoena, sent to Deutsche Bank, suggests that the inquiry into President Trump’s business practices is more wide-ranging than previously known.
Tags: News, Deutsche Bank, Trump, Cohen, Vance, Deutsche Bank AG, Trump Organization, United States Politics and Government, Frauds and Swindling, Donald J, Corporate Taxes, Subpoenas, Cyrus R Jr, Aon Corp, Supreme Court (US, Federal Taxes (US


How much TikTok is paying for key roles as it goes on a hiring spree

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for August 4. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected] Before we get to today's news, two pieces of housekeeping: Tomorrow, reporter Amanda Perelli is hosting a webinar about how influencers are adapting to the pandemic with YouTube stars like Shelby Church. Register and get more information here. W...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Youtube, US, Trends, Pwc, Kpmg, Sheryl Sandberg, Cohen, Ashley Rodriguez, Instagram YouTube, Poshmark, Lauren Johnson, Tiktok, Coco Cohen


Prosecutor seeking Trump tax records cites probe of his business

By LARRY NEUMEISTER | Associated Press NEW YORK — A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was issued in bad faith and amounted to harassment of the president. Manhattan District Attorney District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. seeks ei...
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Poshmark clothing resellers are becoming Instagram influencers to increase sales and make money from brand sponsorships

Poshmark is a social shopping app where users can resell clothing from their own closets or thrift stores. Some sellers earn tens of thousands of dollars in sales. Some Poshmark resellers are using social-media apps like Instagram, YouTube, and TikTok to not only grow their audiences, but also drive sales. "I think I would still be making a part-time income if it wasn't for Instagram," said Coco Cohen of Color Resale, a full-time Poshmark reseller and boutique owner from Portland, Oregon. Busi...
Tags: Instagram, Etsy, Trends, Social Media, Portland Oregon, Ucla, Cohen, KAO, Instagram YouTube, Rollo, Poshmark, Coco Cohen, TikTok YouTube, Jack Ermisch, Ermisch, Emma Rogue


Manhattan DA Suggests He Is Investigating Trump Org For Fraud

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office is probing the Trump Organization over fraud allegations, state prosecutors suggested in a Monday court filing. The probe covers allegations of potential bank and insurance fraud, wrote Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance in a motion to dismiss a federal case that President Trump filed to block a subpoena that New York prosecutors obtained for the President’s tax returns, which are held by a third-party accounting firm. The Supreme Court dismissed ...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, Manhattan, Fifth Avenue, Doj, New York State, Trump, Cyrus Vance, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, The Supreme Court, Vance, Trump Organization, Supreme Court State


President Trump and his Company Investigated for Possible Fraud, Filing Suggests

The office of the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., made the disclosure in a new court filing arguing Mr. Trump should turn over his tax returns.
Tags: News, Income Tax, Clifford, Victor, Trump, Cohen, Vance, Marrero, Frauds and Swindling, Donald J, Cyrus R Vance Jr, Cyrus R Jr, McDougal, Supreme Court (US, Manhattan (NYC, Federal Taxes (US


Obama compares segregationist Jim Crow America to Trump's America – live

Obama: ‘John Lewis will be a founding father of a fairer, better America’Trump calls for election delay, claiming mail-in votes will bring fraudFormer presidential candidate Herman Cain dies from Covid-19Economy suffers worst quarter since second world warSign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.05pm BST US senator Martha McSally, a Republican from Arizona, is asking Congress to extend the $600 per week expansion to unemployment insurance for one week while they work out a replacement for the...
Tags: John Lewis, Protest, Obama, Congress, US, America, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Arizona, Donald Trump, Jim Crow, Trump, Black Lives Matter Movement, Cohen, Michael Cohen


U.S. Backs Down, Allowing Michael Cohen to Write Trump Tell-All Book

Mr. Cohen, the president’s former lawyer, had been returned to prison in a dispute over the book, then released after a judge intervened.
Tags: News, Trump, Cohen, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Michael Cohen, Hellerstein, Books and Literature, Donald J, Decisions and Verdicts, Michael D (1966-, Alvin K


U.S. lets ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen publish book while serving sentence at home

The agreement between Cohen's lawyers and federal prosecutors also frees Cohen to engage with news organizations and use social media, as he serves the remainder of his three-year term for campaign finance violations and other crimes in home confinement. "There shall be no specific media provision" governing Cohen's activities, according to the agreement, which requires approval by U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan. Cohen, 53, had served about one year of his prison term befor...
Tags: News, Manhattan, Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Alvin Hellerstein


The hype, haplessness and hope of haptics in the COVID-19 era

Devon Powers Contributor Devon Powers is an associate professor of advertising at Temple University and the author of "On Trend: The Business of Forecasting the Future." David Parisi Contributor David Parisi is an associate professor at the College of Charleston and author of "Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing." In March, Brooklynite Jeremy Cohen achieved minor intern...
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Reddit Horror Story ‘My Wife and I Bought a Ranch’ Picked Up by Netflix; ‘Stranger Things’ Team and James Wan to Produce

Everything from podcasts to action figures have spawned hit movies and TV shows, so why not Reddit? A Reddit short horror story My Wife And I Bought a Ranch has been picked up by Netflix, which made a whopping seven-figure commitment to the project. To add to the buzz factor, Stranger Things team Shawn Levy and Dan Cohen of 21 Laps and James Wan will be producing the adaptation. Not bad for a story that spawned from one of the most polarizing places on the internet. Deadline broke the news t...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Netflix, Idaho, Adaptation, Reddit, Harry, Cohen, Sasha, Dan Cohen, Shawn-Levy, James Wan, Scott Glassgold, Michael Clear, Glassgold, Harrison Query


Trump Again Tries to Block Subpoena for Taxes, Calling It ‘Wildly Overbroad’

The president mounted his most forceful and detailed legal attack yet on the subpoena for his tax returns from the Manhattan district attorney.
Tags: News, Manhattan, Clifford, Victor, Trump, Cohen, Vance, Marrero, Sekulow, Donald J, Cyrus R Jr, Decisions and Verdicts, Supreme Court (US, Manhattan (NYC, Federal Taxes (US, Michael D (1966-


Judge Orders Michael Cohen Released From Prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge ordered the release from prison of President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer on Thursday, saying he believes the government retaliated against him for writing a book about Trump. Michael Cohen’s First Amendment rights were violated when he was ordered back to prison on July 9 after probation authorities said he refused to sign a form banning him from publishing the book or communicating publicly in other manners, U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said. Heller...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, Donald Trump, Trump, Cohen, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Trump Trump, Alvin K Hellerstein, Hellerstein, David Taintor, William Barr, Karen McDougal, Otisville New York


Judge orders former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to be released from prison

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, who pleaded guilty in 2018 to lying to Congress, campaign-finance violations, and other financial crimes, is being released from prison today on orders from a federal judge, who said Cohen's reinstallment to prison was a retaliatory move by the Trump administration to prevent Cohen from releasing a tell-all book. From CNBC: Judge Alvin Hellerstein at a hearing in Manhattan federal court found that Cohen was sent back to prison on July 10 in retaliation for f...
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Judge Orders Cohen Released, Citing ‘Retaliation’ Over Tell-All Book

A judge agreed that federal officials had returned Michael D. Cohen to prison because he wanted to publish a book this fall about President Trump.
Tags: News, Trump, Cohen, Books and Literature, Donald J, Prisons and Prisoners, Suits and Litigation (Civil, Michael D (1966-, Michael D Cohen


Cohen gets home confinement after judge rules his return to prison was retaliatory

Michael Cohen will be released to home confinement, a judge ruled on Thursday, finding that the government acted in a retaliatory manner when it took President Donald Trump's former personal attorney and fixer into custody earlier this month.
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Judge Finds Cohen Target Of Retaliation, Releases From Prison

Cohen was sent home from prison in May because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Judge Rules Michael Cohen Was Retaliated Against Over Trump Tell-All, Sends Him Home

A Manhattan federal judge on Thursday ordered Michael Cohen to be released from prison this week after finding that authorities “retaliated” against the former Trump lawyer for writing a tell-all book about the president. “I make the finding that the purpose of transferring Mr. Cohen from furlough and home confinement to jail is retaliatory,” U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein stated Thursday, adding that “it’s retaliation because of his desire to exercise his First Amendment rights to pub...
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Federal judge rules Michael Cohen must be released back into home confinement

As reported in this CNBC piece, a "federal judge on Thursday ordered the release from prison of President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen by Friday afternoon."  Here is why: Judge Alvin Hellerstein found that Cohen was sent back to prison on July 10 in retaliation for failing to agree a day earlier to not to publish a book about Trump as one of multiple conditions for serving the remainder of his three-year prison term on home confinement.  Cohen had been furloughed from pr...
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Prosecutors object to Cohen's release from prison and deny retaliation in court filing

The Department of Justice did not custom write a condition prohibiting Michael Cohen from engaging with the media, but instead relied on a form that has been used in other high-profile cases, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Wednesday that objected to his release from prison.
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Government Denies Cohen Was Imprisoned to Stop Trump Book

The denial came in response to a lawsuit filed by Michael Cohen, the president’s former lawyer, that said he was being punished for speaking out.
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Stu Cohen, Longtime Warner Bros. Records Promotion Head, Dies at 66

Stu Cohen, a longtime head of promotion for Warner Bros. Records, died on July 20 from esophageal cancer. He was 66. Cohen had also been suffering from having contracted Covid-19 as well as a fractured hip resulting from a fall, although you’d never know it judging from his always-optimistic Facebook posts about his progress while […]
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