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Influencers say Instagram Reels is fueling growth and new followers

Instagram; Samantha Lee/Insider Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here.When Instagram first came out with a TikTok copycat feature, it got mixed reviews, with some calling Reels a "dud."Creators weren't exactly going wild for the short-form video feature.But since posting Reels regularly, many creators have said the feature has become a secret weapon to supercharge their g...
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Trump Seeks To Curb Foreign Cyber Meddling on Last Day in Office

Outgoing President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at thwarting foreign use of cloud computing products for malicious cyber operations against the United States, the White House said on Tuesday, Trump's last full day in office. From a report: The order, first reported by Reuters, gives the Commerce Department authority to write rules to bar transactions with foreigners in cloud computing products or services, if a foreigner uses them for cyber attacks. "What we have seen in this...
Tags: White House, Tech, United States, Commerce, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, Commerce Department

Shopify exec: Omnichannel commerce is the new norm for the retail sector

A wall at the entrance display vendor merchandise. Shopify has become Canada's tech darling by defying conventional norms and reinventing ways of doing business. This is a profile of the company built on entrepreneurship. November 4, 2015. Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images Retailers have had to sharply pivot their strategies in order to meet consumers' changing behaviors as a result of Covid-19. Ian Black, managing director of Shopify, shares why he believes omn...
Tags: Trends, E-commerce, Canada, Commerce, Retail, Stores, North America, Black, Shopify, Business Insider, Ian Black, Carlos Osorio Toronto Star, Edit Series, TB2020, SP-ING-WB-2020, TB2020 Retail

Director Andrei Iancu has stepped-down as PTO Director

As expected and is usual, Andrei Iancu has stepped-down from his post as Undersecretary of Commerce and USPTO Director a few hours before the conclusion of Donald Trump’s four years as president. Iancu will be remembered as being professional and engaged with the IP community throughout his three-year leadership. Every day Iancu spoke about the storied history of our patent system and its future potential. Iancu has been seen as more “pro-patentee” than his predecessor Michelle Lee, especially i...
Tags: Law, Senate, Berlin, America, Commerce, Uspto, Donald Trump, Patent, PTO, Michelle Lee, Iancu, Patent Trial Appeal Board, Hirshfeld, Andrei Iancu, Laura Peter, PTAB Iancu

Spain’s Glovo inks real-estate tie-up to add more dark stores for speedy urban delivery

Spain’s Glovo, an on-demand delivery app, has announced a strategic partnership with Swiss-based real estate firm, Stoneweg. The deal will see the latter invest €100M in building and refurbishing “prime city real estate” in some of Glovo’s key markets as the delivery app works to build out its network of dark stores and sign up more retail partners for its urban delivery service, it said today. The initial focus for the partnership will be on growing its dark stores network in Spain, Italy, Port...
Tags: Apps, Europe, UK, Milan, Tech, Spain, Barcelona, Commerce, Ikea, L'oreal, On-demand Delivery, Deliveroo, Eastern Europe, Bucharest, Glovo, Dark Stores

The Trump administration is revoking the licenses of companies that supply to Huawei, as a final blow to the Chinese tech giant

The Huawei booth at the 2020 World 5G Convention. Li Zhihao/VCG via Getty Images The White House is revoking the licenses of companies that do business with the Chinese tech giant Huawei, Reuters reported Sunday. Huawei has long been a target of President Donald Trump's administration, which views the firm as spies for the Chinese government. Huawei has repeatedly denied it intends to use its networks to spy.    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump's a...
Tags: Google, Politics, UK, China, US, Trends, Intel, Fox, United States, Commerce, Chinese communist party, Donald Trump, Huawei, 5g, Cnbc, Trump

Apex Bank Cadre Officer Vacancy Recruitment 2021

Apex Bank Cadre Officer Vacancy Recruitment 2021 M.P. Rajya Sahakari Bank Maryadit (Apex bank - MPRSB) (Madhya Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Limited) having headquartered at Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) invites Online application in the prescribed format from Indian citizens for recruitment and appointment to the following 75 Sarkari Naukri Vacancy Posts of Cadre Officers for the year 2021 in Apex Bank. ( = || []).push({}); Apex Bank Cadre Officer... Please C...
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A member of Congress says she chose to risk running into Capitol rioters over sheltering with maskless colleagues during the insurrection

Del. Stacey Plaskett, D-V.I., attends a House Oversight and Reform Committee markup in Rayburn Building on a resolution on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Rep. Stacey Plaskett, who serves as a House delegate representing the Virgin Islands, told Buzzfeed News that she opted to shelter in her office instead of with colleagues during the Capitol insurrection last...
Tags: Politics, News, Buzzfeed, Congress, Washington Post, Trends, Commerce, House, Republican, Donald Trump, Us Virgin Islands, Capitol, Coleman, Schneider, BuzzFeed News, NBC Chicago

Don't Use This Recalled Belkin Wireless Charger

Wireless charging is confusing, but one fact is clear: If your charger could potentially give you a shock, or set your phone on fire, you should probably stop using it.Read more...
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Facebook hides the branded hoodies as 2021 brings the first cataclysm of Marc Andreessen's tech prophecy

Good day, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here. Soundtrack: For maximum enjoyment of this newsletter, we recommend A Tribe Called Quest's "Midnight." This week: Facebook hides the hoodies as 2021 brings the first cataclysm of Marc Andreessen's tech prophecy Mark Zuckerberg and Marc Andreessen. Reuters Face...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Enterprise, Media, New York City, US, Trends, Earth, Andreessen, Commerce, Aclu, Donald Trump, Rhode Island

Don’t Buy Loud Toys for Someone Else’s Kid

Many years ago, before I was a parent, I became an aunt. And this first niece of mine, around age two, loved a show called Yo Gabba Gabba! that was devoted to music and dancing. Me, being the incredible, fun aunt that I am, bought her this Yo Gabba Gabba! dance mat, which encouraged kids to “boogie down.” I imagined…Read more...
Tags: Music, Gifts, Commerce, Lifehacks, Yo Gabba Gabba, Little Kids

The US Chamber of Commerce chief has called Trump's behaviour during the Capitol riots 'inexcusable,' and said it may cut donations to lawmakers

President Donald Trump. Getty The US Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday threatened to cut campaign donations, following "inexcusable" actions by President Donald Trump. "By his words and actions, he has undermined our democratic institutions and ideals," said Thomas Donohue, chief executive of the chamber, in a statement issued Tuesday. The US Chamber of Commerce is among the largest lobbying organizations for small business, with a total of about $59.3 million spent on lobbying in the first t...
Tags: Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Commerce, New York Times, Ed, Biden, Donald Trump, Chamber of Commerce, Rhode Island, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, Roger Marshall

How to Get Your Neighbor’s Dog to Stop Barking Incessantly

In theory, dogs are great. They’re loyal, loving companions who’ll sit with you after a hard day and tilt their head empathetically when you’re feeling down. But then, there are those dogs that love to hear themselves bark. It’s especially aggravating when your neighbor’s dog likes to bark all night long, or yaps…Read more...
Tags: Dogs, Commerce, Lifehacks, Neighbors

Biden Taps Women to Serve as Commerce Secretary and Lead the Small Business Administration

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has been nominated to be commerce secretary, while Isabel Guzman will lead the Small Business Administration.
Tags: Management, Commerce, Biden, Rhode Island, Small Business Administration, Gina Raimondo, Isabel Guzman

Twitter is warning of more DC violence as tech giants move to suspend Trump and calls for the president's removal grow

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider from Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for a breakdown of the biggest stories of the past week, the inside track on a COVID vaccine loophole, and insight into Instagram's mysterious algorithm. Read time: 5 minutes.  Drew Angerer/Getty Images Hello!It's hard to find words to describe the past week.I watched with horror as pro-Trump supporte...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Congress, Youtube, Senate, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Georgia, Bank Of America, Joe Biden

10 Cookbooks to Read in 2021

Recipes are so easy to find online, even people with extensive cookbook collections tend to go to Google first. But when I’m so burnt out that the very concept of cooking dinner is offensive, the only cure is logging off and opening a cookbook. Read more...
Tags: Google, Cooking, Commerce, Lifehacks, Cookbooks

Here's who Biden has chosen for his heads of labor, commerce, and small business agencies

President-elect Joe Biden. Susan Walsh/AP President-elect Joe Biden named his nominations for three top economic roles in his administration. Biden nominated Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as his commerce secretary, Boston mayor Marty Walsh his labor secretary, and former Obama administration official Isabel Guzman his head of the Small Business Administration. If confirmed, Walsh would be the first union member to serve as labor secretary in nearly half a century. Visit Business Insider'...
Tags: Politics, Labor, Obama, Congress, California, Senate, Boston, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Commerce, New York Times, Biden, PPP, Rhode Island, Reuters

President Donald Trump is a danger to the US and needs to go, say former US diplomats

President Donald Trump. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Two former American diplomats said President Donald Trump remains a "danger" if he stays in office until January 20 when President-elect Biden takes over. Gary Locke, ex-ambassador to China, said in an interview with CNBC that Trump "is completely off-kilter and is a danger to the country." Kirk Wagar, a former ambassador to Singapore, echoed Locke's comments, saying "every day that Donald Trump is in office is a danger to our...
Tags: Asia, Congress, Washington, Senate, China, Singapore, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Commerce, House, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump

CBA Task Force Examines Pandemic’s Effect on Justice System

January 4, 2021, marked exactly one year since the first published reports of a disturbing new virus in Wuhan, China. That virus, COVID-19, has touched us all in the past year on personal and professional levels. We’ve all had to accept individual restrictions for the public good, and to adjust to new ways of doing things. It’s also true that in the legal profession at least we’ve been able to find some silver linings in these trying circumstances. For example, the pandemic pressed the accelerat...
Tags: Technology, Privacy, Law, Big Data, Commerce, Courts, CBA, Wuhan China, Practice Of Law, Justice Issues, Practice of Law: Future of Practice, Practice of Law: Practice Management, Access to justice, Law Practice, Legal Services, Law And Technology

Biden to pick Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo as Commerce secretary

Raimondo, the first woman to become governor of her state, had been considered as a running mate for Biden before his selection of Kamala Harris.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Commerce, Biden, Usa Today, Rhode Island, Kamala Harris, Raimondo, Gina Raimondo

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

Missed deadline complicates Trump’s plan for census data, despite court’s ruling that allowed him to move forward

Twelve days after the Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration to proceed with a plan to change how census numbers are used to determine congressional representation, the Census Bureau confirmed that it would not meet a key year-end deadline to provide state-by-state population counts to the president. Instead, the bureau indicated on Wednesday, it aims to furnish the numbers “in early 2021.” Those state population totals, once finalized, are typically used to allocate seats in the House o...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Joe Biden, United States, Commerce, House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Ross, Trump, Howe, Census Bureau, Jeffrey Wall, Wilbur Ross

The AirPods Max Are Annoyingly Incredible

I’ve been using a pair of Bose QuietComfort 35 II headphones for years. They’ve accompanied me on long flights to Europe and Japan, canceled out noise on a plethora of trade show floors, and helped me block out my neighbor’s weed wacker to get work done at home. But there are a slew of new premium Bluetooth headphones…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Japan, Science, Headphones, Commerce, Consumer Tech, Active Noise Cancelling, AirPods Max, Airpods Max Review

The Coolest Gadgets of 2020

It didn’t feel like it, what with a major pandemic and massive financial crisis, but 2020 was actually an incredible year for gadgets. For companies like Apple and Microsoft, this could have been a landmark year were it not for everything else going on. While the competition for our attention this year was steep,…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Microsoft, Zen, Samsung, Commerce, Sony, Amd, Fitbit, Jbl, Onyx, Peloton, Surechip

US government appeals the injunction against its TikTok ban

The U.S. government is appealing the ruling that blocked the Trump administration’s TikTok ban, according to a new court filing. On December 7, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge Carl Nichols in Washington became the second U.S. judge to block the Commerce Department’s attempt to stop the TikTok app from being downloaded from U.S. app stores, citing threats to national security. The Trump administration had raised concerns over the videosharing app due to its Chinese ownership by way of parent comp...
Tags: Apps, Washington, US, Tech, Pennsylvania, Commerce, Biden, Trump, Nichols, U S District Court, Department, Commerce Department, Commerce Dept, U S Commerce Dept, Bytedance, Wendy Beetlestone

Downtown Nashville explosion knocks communications offline; blast is intentional, authorities say

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and THALIA BEATY | Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A recreational vehicle parked in the deserted streets of downtown Nashville exploded early Christmas morning, causing widespread communications outages that took down police emergency systems and grounded flights at the city’s airport. Authorities said they believe the blast was intentional. Police were responding to a report of shots fired Friday when they encountered the RV blaring a recorded warning that a bomb would d...
Tags: Facebook, News, Washington, Kentucky, White House, Sport, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, Terrorism, Commerce, Tennessee, Nashville, Philadelphia, Red Cross, Associated Press

Police: Explosion in downtown Nashville believed to be ‘intentional’

An explosion shook the largely deserted streets of downtown Nashville early Christmas morning, shattering windows, damaging buildings and wounding three people. Authorities said they believed the blast was intentional. The FBI is leading the investigation. Police spokesman Don Aaron said the 6:30 a.m. explosion was believed to be “an intentional act.” Police earlier said they believe a vehicle was involved in the explosion. Aaron said three people were taken to area hospitals for treatment, alth...
Tags: Facebook, New York, News, Washington, Sport, Ap, Fbi, Soccer, Terrorism, Commerce, Nashville, Associated Press, Aaron, McCoy, Eric Tucker, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosives

Judge Rips Trump Administration For Games It’s Played In Rushed Census Case

A federal judge didn’t hold back in recounting the Trump administration’s sketchy behavior in the case challenging its decision to rush the 2020 census. U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, of Northern California, on Tuesday night denied the Justice Department’s request to dismiss the case, which alleges that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross violated administrative law and the Constitution when he truncated the count timeline earlier this year by several months. Koh also denied the Department’s reques...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Commerce, Doj, Justice Department, Ross, Trump, Northern California, Tierney Sneed, Department, Koh, Commerce Department, Census Bureau, Lucy Koh, Wilbur Ross

Here's which Biden Cabinet and other top roles haven't been announced yet

President-elect Joe Biden has yet to announce several key roles in his incoming administration, including attorney general, labor secretary and commerce secretary.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Commerce, Biden Cabinet

The fallout from the SolarWinds hack that infiltrated the US Treasury and Homeland Security will get worse before it gets better

SolarWinds headquarters in Austin, Texas. Sergio Flores/Reuters US government agencies and private organizations have been the targets of a cyberattack that was only just uncovered this month. A group of hackers believed to be associated with the Russian intelligence agency SVR infiltrated a SolarWinds software update earlier this year. This is a huge problem for two major reasons: The attackers were able to gain access for a long period of time without being detected, and it will also tak...
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