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Good news for gender equality as court green lights Meland v. Padilla

One California law unconstitutionally forces people to make decisions on the basis of sex, patronizes women by disregarding their individual preferences, and makes it harder for everyone to succeed in the workplace. But there’s good news: The law may be on its way out. This summer, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the green light to Meland v. Padilla, a lawsuit challenging California’s Senate Bill 826, the nation’s first state law to force corporate shareholders to take a candidate’s sex ...
Tags: Apple, Supreme Court, California, Opinion, Senate, America, Sport, Soccer, Bill, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Forbes, State, Angela Ahrendts, Padilla, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, NWP


Anxiety Over Retirement Security Dominates Across Political, Generational Lines

Anxiety related to the potential to be financially insecure in retirement permeates the concerns of respondents measured in accordance with their generational and political affiliations. While those identifying as Democrats and Independents register slightly more concern (70% each), a clear majority of Republicans (62%) also said they fear financial instability in their later years, while both Generation X and Millennials feel retirement insecurity more acutely than their Baby Boomer counterpart...
Tags: Featured, Retirement, Finance, United States, Forbes, Baby Boomer, Baby Boomers, CFPB, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau CFPB, HECM, National Institute on Retirement Security, NIRS, CRR, Doonan, National Institute on Retirement Security NIRS, Boston College Center for Retirement Research CRR


Tilray's war chest

Employees tend to medical cannabis plants at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel. Amir Cohen/Reuters Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Here on the home front, reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is slow-walking legalization - he has yet to make nominat...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Supreme Court, Colorado, California, Washington, Israel, US, Trends, London Stock Exchange, Canada, Pennsylvania, House, Mta, Nevada, University of Oxford


Insider Cannabis: Tilray's war chest - A $115 billion market for synthetic cannabis - Psychedelics 'flash in the pan'

Employees tend to medical cannabis plants at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in northern Israel. Amir Cohen/Reuters Welcome to Insider Cannabis, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom.Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week.Hello everyone,Here on the home front, reports that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is slow-walking legalization - he has yet to make nominat...
Tags: New York Post, New York, Supreme Court, Colorado, California, Washington, Israel, US, Trends, London Stock Exchange, Canada, Pennsylvania, House, Mta, Nevada, University of Oxford


McDonald's is going all-in on celebrity order collabs, and just announced its newest with one of TikTok's favorite artists

McDonald's just dropped a new famous order. McDonald's McDonald's will sell the Saweetie meal beginning August 9. The chain has had major success with the Travis Scott and BTS meals. Analysts say repackaging regular menu items is a smart business move. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's just announced the next Famous Orders meal collab with TikTok-famous hip hop star Saweetie.Beginning August 9, McDonald's customers in the US can the Saweetie me...
Tags: US, Trends, Forbes, Travis Scott, Scott, McDonald, J Balvin, Kempczinski, Chris Kempczinski, Saweetie, Mary Meisenzahl, McDonald s US Morgan Flatley


How to prove you're vaccinated if you're going to a restaurant, bar, or concert that requires it

ICU nurse Megan Tschacher shows off her vaccination card at UC Health Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins, Colorado on December 14, 2020. Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post/Getty Images Vaccinated people can transmit the Delta variant, the CDC said on Tuesday. But vaccines remain highly effective at preventing severe disease, no matter the variant. From CDC cards to digital vaccine passports, see how you can prove you are vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: New York, California, Cdc, West Virginia, Trends, Hawaii, Delta, Abc News, New York State, Cnbc, Forbes, Union Square Hospitality Group, Fort Collins Colorado, ICU, Allana Akhtar, Helen H Richardson


Morning Docket: 07.29.21

* Pelosi says that Biden doesn't have the power to cancel student loan debt. Cups of the rose... [New York Post] * LA opting to use zoning to address homelessness. Maybe one day we'll look at the data and just give them homes. C'est la vie. [CBS Local] * The Crow are suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for excessive use of force during a traffic stop. Hoping for justice. [Native News Online] * Judge overrules prosecutor and finds probable cause to charge a cop with homicide. Maybe Judges are t...
Tags: New York Post, Law, La, Nbc News, Delta, Student Loans, Biden, Student Debt, Forbes, Pelosi, Bureau of Indian Affairs, CBS Local, Morning Docket, Crow Nation, Delta variant, Judicial Discretion


Queenly’s marketplace for formalwear gets millions in round led by A16z

Queenly, a resale marketplace for formalwear, announced on Friday that it has grown its seed round to $6.3 million in a financing round led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Connie Chan. The financing event brings Queenly’s total venture raised to date at $7.1 million. Queenly sees itself as a “StockX” for formalwear, but has its own hold on the resale market for luxury goods. The startup gets consumers to list their used dresses – whether it be from weddings, proms, or pageants – on the platform to sell...
Tags: TC, Tech, Walmart, Andreessen Horowitz, EC, Cto, Series A, Mike Smith, Forbes, CHAN, Miss USA, Zhou, SamsClub, StockX, A16z, Thuan Pham


Elizabeth Warren took aim at Jeff Bezos, saying 'the richest guy on Earth can launch himself into space while over half the country lives paycheck to paycheck'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Mandel Ngan/Pool/Getty Images, Elif Ozturk/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Sen. Elizabeth Warren took a jab at Jeff Bezos over his recent space flight as other Americans struggle financially. Warren said if the billionaire can go to space, he can afford to pay more in taxes. ProPublica reported Bezos paid $0 in income taxes for at least two years from 2006-2018. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted S...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Taxes, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, Ubs, Warren, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Forbes, Bezos, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Lynnley Browning, Getty Images Sen Elizabeth Warren, Kelsey Vlamis


With Profits Soaring, Tech Companies 'Won the Pandemic'

In April of 2020, Jeff Bezos announced Amazon would spend their next quarter focusing on people instead of profits, remembers the New York Times: At the end of July 2020, Amazon announced quarterly results. Rather than earning zero, as Mr. Bezos had predicted, it notched an operating profit of $5.8 billion — a record for the company. The months since have established new records. Amazon's margins, which measure the profit on every dollar of sales, are the highest in the history of the company, ...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Tech, United States, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Forbes, Bezos, Seattle Amazon, Apple Alphabet Nvidia Tesla Microsoft Amazon


NSO Group CEO Says Law-Abiding Citizens Have 'Nothing To Be Afraid Of'

The CEO of NSO Group, whose spyware tools have reportedly been used to target journalists and activists, says that people who aren't criminals shouldn't be afraid of being surveilled AppleInsider reports: Shalev Hulio, 39, recently spoke to Forbes after investigations indicated that NSO Group's Pegasus spyware was used by authoritarian governments to hack and surveil the mobile devices of world leaders, high-profile journalists, and activists. NSO Group says that it sells its tools to government...
Tags: Apple, Google, Tech, Pegasus, Forbes, NSO Group, Shalev Hulio, Hulio, Bin Ladens, NSO Group CEO Says Law Abiding Citizens


2021 NHL Draft Rankings: Forbes’ Final 160

Forbes’ Top 128 for May Forbes’ Top 64 for February What’s that saying? Better late than never? That’s how some of you might feel with these rankings coming out now.…
Tags: Sport, Hockey, NHL, Forbes, NHL Entry Draft, Prospects, NHL Draft Rankings, Forbes Top, 2021 NHL Draft, William Eklund, Evan Nause


Adam Contos shares the 3 principles behind RE/MAX’s success

RE/MAX CEO Adam Contos shares how his career as a Marine and Special Weapons And Tactics leader informs how he leads, recruits and thinks about success.
Tags: Company Culture, Radio, Forbes, Leadership Tips, Brokerage, Don Yaeger, Adam Contos, RE/MAX, Leadership Advice


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Republican lawmakers who 'don't even read the bills' they're criticizing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., speaks with reporters, Thursday, June 17, 2021, as she arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin AOC accused some of her colleagues of opining on her public banking bill without even reading it. "If I made comments that very publicly demonstrated that I didn't read the legislation I was discussing, I'd be embarrassed." She accused a conservative expert of mischaracterizing the Public Banking Act as a "government takeove...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Trends, Legislation, Earth, Democrats, United States, Capitol Hill, Republican, Forbes, Aoc, Jacquelyn Martin


Meet the 2 agents on California’s gubernatorial recall election ballot

Agents David Bramante (R) and Kevin Paffrath (D) both made the ballot, and are hoping for the chance to make their mark on California politics.
Tags: Politics, Developer, California, Youtube, Homelessness, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Exclusive, Gun Violence, Cnbc, Local elections, Ucla, Investors, D, Team Leader


HBO's The Last Of Us May Be More Expensive than Game of Thrones

Television isn’t just television anymore. It’s blockbuster movies separated into chapters. Watch the Star Wars or Marvel shows on Disney+, Star Trek shows on Paramount+, or any number of massive shows on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon, and you can see that the days of television being simpler and smaller than movies are…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Science, Television, Disney, Netflix, Game Of Thrones, The Sopranos, Forbes, Netflix Hulu, Incest In Fiction, Works Based On A Song Of Ice And Fire, Movie Channels, Entertainment Culture, Joel Pedro Pascal, Family Saga


Ethereum's co-founder says he's done with crypto because it's too risky - and only represents a small bit of what the world needs

Anthony Di Iorio, co-founder of ethereum. Decentral Ethereum co-founder Anthony Di Iorio told Bloomberg he's quitting the crypto world. "I don't feel necessarily safe in this space," he said. The Canadian investor wants to sell his current venture Decentral for fiat money rather than crypto. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Anthony Di Iorio, a co-founder of the ethereum blockchain, is wrapping up his time in the cryptocurrency world due to p...
Tags: Toronto, Trends, Bloomberg, Switzerland, Coinbase, Forbes, Anthony Di Iorio, Di Iorio, Vitalik Buterin, Shalini Nagarajan, Jaxx Liberty


Founder Adam Neumann and his wife used WeWork's elementary school to host weekend dinner parties and left a mess for teachers to clean up, new book says

WeWork husband/wife team Rebekah Paltrow Neumann and Adam Neumann. Fortune "The Cult of We" explores WeWork's defunct elementary school WeGrow, run by the former CEO's wife. According to the book, the Neumanns hosted dinner parties in WeGrow and left the classrooms a mess. Neumann bought back the school and will relaunch it as "Student of Life For Life," Forbes reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. The third floor of WeWork's Chelsea office was once home t...
Tags: Softbank, Trends, Chelsea, WeWork, Forbes, Brown, Neumann, Farrell, Adam Neumann, Rebekah, Maureen Farrell, Rebekah Neumann, Neumanns, Artie Minson, Eliot Brown, Rebekah Paltrow Neumann


Ethereum Co-Founder Says Safety Concern Has Him Quitting Crypto (slashdot)

"Anthony Di Iorio, a co-founder of the Ethereum network, says he's done with the cryptocurrency world, partially because of personal safety concerns," reports Bloomberg, in a story shared by Slashdot reader tekram: Di Iorio, 48, has had a security team since 2017, with someone traveling with or meeting him wherever he goes. In coming weeks, he plans to sell Decentral Inc. [maker of Jaxx, a digital asset wallet], and refocus on philanthropy and other ventures not related to crypto. The Canadian ...
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Forbes, Slashdot, Toronto Stock Exchange, Jaxx, Iorio, Anthony Di Iorio, Di Iorio, EditorDavid, Decentral Inc, Di lorio


Ethereum Co-Founder Says Safety Concern Has Him Quitting Crypto

"Anthony Di Iorio, a co-founder of the Ethereum network, says he's done with the cryptocurrency world, partially because of personal safety concerns," reports Bloomberg, in a story shared by Slashdot reader tekram: Di Iorio, 48, has had a security team since 2017, with someone traveling with or meeting him wherever he goes. In coming weeks, he plans to sell Decentral Inc. [maker of Jaxx, a digital asset wallet], and refocus on philanthropy and other ventures not related to crypto. The Canadian ...
Tags: Tech, Bloomberg, Forbes, Slashdot, Toronto Stock Exchange, Jaxx, Iorio, Anthony Di Iorio, Di Iorio, Decentral Inc, Di lorio


Forbes: Seniors Must Keep Reverse Mortgage ‘Realities’ in Mind

Reverse mortgages could be a fit for some retirees requiring an unconventional financial solution, but seniors should keep a lot of potential caveats in mind if they find themselves seriously exploring whether or not they should take out a reverse mortgage loan. This is according to a column published this week at Forbes Advisor. “A reverse mortgage may seem enticing if you’re retired and struggling with expenses on a fixed income. However, Reverse mortgages may be less appealing upon closer ...
Tags: Featured, Finance, Products, Forbes, Kiah Treece, Rachel Witkowski


Your funding round isn’t special, but you might be

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. For this week’s deep dive, Alex and Natasha and Danny decided it was time to chat about funding rounds. Yep, everyone’s favorite topic, just in time for the return of our wonderful producer Chris. To help us navigate these particular waters, we had our friend and friendly competitor Alex Konrad on the show. Konrad is a senior editor over at Forbes, and part of the ...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, US, Tech, Venture Capital, Konrad, Equity, Alex, Chris, Early Stage, Forbes, Danny, Natasha, Midas Touch, Equity podcast


Nasir Qadree just announced one of the largest debut funds for a solo VC

Nasir Qadree entered the world of venture capital six years ago, beginning with a role at Village Capital in Washington, then as an associate director of social investments at AT&T. Qadree encountered even more opportunities to join established venture firms recently. In fact, he says that after deciding early last year to embark on launching his own firm — and garnering capital commitments for it — he became quite interesting to investors who tried bringing him aboard their own organizations. H...
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Nasir Qadree grew up in the projects; now he’s announcing one the largest debut funds for a solo VC

Nasir Qadree had been working in the world of venture capital for the last six years, starting with a role at Village Capital in Washington, then as an associate director of social investments at AT&T, and as a venture partner with Pier 70 Ventures in Seattle. Qadree encountered even more opportunities to join established venture firms recently. In fact, he says that after deciding early last year to embark on launching his own firm — and garnering capital commitments for it — he became quite in...
Tags: Maryland, Washington, Boston, Tech, Paypal, Harvard, Nashville, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Black, Nea, Forbes, Nicole, AT T, Hampton University, Legg Mason


Nasir Qadree just announced one the largest debut funds for a solo VC

Nasir Qadree entered the world of venture capital six years ago, beginning with a role at Village Capital in Washington, then as an associate director of social investments at AT&T. Qadree encountered even more opportunities to join established venture firms recently. In fact, he says that after deciding early last year to embark on launching his own firm — and garnering capital commitments for it — he became quite interesting to investors who tried bringing him aboard their own organizations. H...
Tags: Maryland, Washington, Boston, Tech, Paypal, Harvard, Nashville, Silicon Valley, Detroit, Black, Nea, Forbes, Nicole, Hampton University, Legg Mason, Wes Moore


Musk on trial: Defends SolarCity, calls lawyer ‘bad human’

By PAUL WISEMAN and TOM KRISHER WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Tesla founder Elon Musk took to a witness stand Monday to defend his company’s 2016 acquisition of a troubled company called SolarCity against a lawsuit that claims he’s to blame for a deal that was rife with conflicts of interest and never delivered the profits he’d promised. And to the surprise of no one, the famously colorful billionaire did so in the most personally combative terms. “I think you are a bad human being,” Musk told Randall...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, Hbo, Uncategorized, Tesla, Sport, Soccer, Baron, Solarcity, Securities And Exchange Commission, Musk, Forbes, Wilmington, Ives, Wedbush Securities, Delaware Court of Chancery


Scrap the front desk – Can hotels operate without a physical front desk? | By Binu Mathews

The front desk: the emblem of hospitality. For years and years, we have been walking into a hotel to greet smiling faces behind the familiar desk. However, as technology evolves and continues to transform the hospitality industry, does the front desk continue to be a symbol of care and luxury, or is it transforming into a beacon of tedious outdated processes? Many industries have already scrapped their version of ‘front-desks’ in favour of more modern and tech-based approaches. The airlin...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Japan, Forbes, Mckinsey, Henn na Hotel, Binu Mathews, Opinion Research Corporation ORC


A 7-point-plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president 'in days, not years' was handed out at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump. Getty A plan to reinstate Donald Trump as president circulated at the Conservative Political Action Conference. The outlandish plan involves ousting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and replacing her with Trump. The conspiracy theory that Trump will be reinstated as president is popular among his supporters. See more stories on Insider's business page. Attendees of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas have been handed cards outlining...
Tags: US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Dallas, Homeland Security, Nancy Pelosi, North Carolina, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Forbes, Trump, Sidney Powell, Democrat Party, CPAC, Donald Trump Jr


TikTok Blocked Creators From Using 'Black Lives Matter' In Their Bios

TikTok, a company that’s no stranger to content moderation concerns, set off some major red flags this week when it erroneously blocked popular creators from including phrases like “Black Lives Matter” in their bio’s. At the time, TikTok claimed the phrases were “inappropriate content”—an issue that the company…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, Software, Black Lives Matter, Forbes, Mobile Applications, Video Software, Music Software, Tiktok, George Floyd, Application Software, Tiktok Creator Marketplace, Ziggi Tyler


Donald Trump Jr. was mocked for trying to crowdfund legal fees for his dad to sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google

Donald Trump Jr. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. asked Telegram users to donate money toward his father's legal fees. Donald Trump is suing Facebook, Twitter, and Google over censorship claims. Telegram users mocked the younger Trump for seeking donations despite the Trump family's wealth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump Jr. was mocked after he asked followers to donate money to support his father's class-action lawsuits against Facebook, ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Trends, News UK, Donald Trump, Telegram, Sundar Pichai, Forbes, Trump, Don, Capitol, Facebook Twitter, Donald Trump Jr, Trump Jr