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The rise and fall of Elizabeth Holmes, the Theranos founder whose federal fraud trial is delayed until 2021

Elizabeth Holmes dropped out of Stanford University at 19 to start blood-testing startup Theranos, and grew the company to a valuation of $9 billion. But it all came crashing down when the shortcomings and inaccuracies of the company's technology were exposed, and Theranos and Holmes were charged with "massive fraud."  If convicted, Holmes could face up to 20 years in prison. A California judge initially set an August 2020 start date for the federal trial, but the case has been delayed until ...
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How SpaceX outmaneuvered Blue Origin and other rivals to clinch a prized Space Force launch agreement worth billions

SpaceX on Friday won part of an agreement with the Department of Defense to launch new rockets for the Space Force. Under the agreement, which may be worth billions of dollars, SpaceX is supposed to launch about 40% of classified missions from 2022 through 2027. United Launch Alliance will fly the remaining 60%. Competing proposals from Northrop Grumman and Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos, did not win. To get to a point where it could win such a launch agreement, SpaceX had to fight incumbe...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Russia, US, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ukraine, Nasa, Pentagon, Npr, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Air Force, Boeing

3 Extract Lab CBD products That Should Be in Your Collection

Over the past couple of years, I’ve really gotten the chance to experiment a lot with CBD products. The oil has been the one that I’ve tried the most without disappointment. Extract Lab is the ones I’ve had the chance to test this time and they have so many options to choose from. They have been featured on the Today show, Forbes magazine and BuzzFeed to name a few. With that, those were lofty expectations and anticipation was pretty high for these CBD products. The CBD Isolate, bath bomb and ...
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2018 IgCC Poised to be Adopted for the First Time

Montgomery County, Maryland is on the cusp of being the first to adopt the 2018 International Green Construction Code. The proposed Executive Regulation 12-20 appeared in the Montgomery County Register on August 1. A public hearing will be held on proposed regulation on September 3. And written comments may be submitted until October 5. Montgomery County was among the first jurisdictions in the country, in 2008, to adopt a mandatory green building law for private building, requiring most new con...
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Kanye West Signals His 2020 Bid Is Really About Peeling Votes From Biden

On Thursday, rap artist Kanye West hinted at the true motive driving his futile bid for the presidency: sabotaging President Donald Trump’s Democratic rival, Joe Biden. West, an outspoken Trump supporter, told Forbes editor Randall Lane he was “walking…to win” when asked if him running for president was an effort to peel votes from Biden. “I’m not going to argue with you,” the rapper said when Lane noted that his bid could only be a spoiler campaign given that too many state ballots won’t be ...
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Twins TV ratings on Fox Sports North are up 47% over last year

Conventional wisdom said that fans would consume sports in large quantities on TV once they returned in 2020 after a months-long drought and with in-person attendance wiped out by the coronavirus pandemic. So far, in an early sample size of Major League Baseball regional sports networks, that notion is proving to be true. Forbes has the numbers for the 29 U.S.-based MLB teams through July 30 — just a handful of games, but still a useful early snapshot (the Canada-based Blue Jays were not include...
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The rise of Jake Paul, the YouTube megastar whose home was raided by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation

Jake Paul is a 23-year-old YouTube star who got his start on video-sharing app Vine. The former Disney Channel actor has nearly 20 million subscribers on YouTube, where he posts vlogs and pranks. Paul married fellow YouTuber Tana Mongeau in 2019, but it was later revealed that the marriage was fake.  The FBI raided Paul's Calabasas, Calif., mansion on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into "criminal acts" regarding Paul's May visit to a Scottsdale, Arizona, mall, an agency spokespe...
Tags: Instagram, Youtube, White House, Disney, Los Angeles, Trends, Fbi, Arizona, Nba, Vine, Las Vegas, Cleveland, Coo, Disney Channel, Lucas, Forbes

Addison Rae is the world's top-earning TikTok star, according to Forbes. She shared the inside story of her rise to fame.

Addison Rae Easterling, 19, is one of the top TikTok influencers in the world with over 54 million followers on the app. She began posting videos in July 2019 for fun and by December she decided to go all-in and moved out to Los Angeles from Louisiana. Easterling is known for her dance videos on TikTok and for being a member of the popular group the Hype House. She spoke with Business Insider in April about her rapid success online and how she is building a larger business with merchandise and...
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Molekule Helps To Clear The Air

There is a great new air purifier model on the market. This is the new Molekule model. It has been specially developed by a renowned expert in the industry. Yogi Goswami had a purpose in mind when he first began to conceive of this handy new item. This was to help his son deal with his frequent asthma attacks. Thanks to the efforts of Mr. Goswami, the new Molekule air purifier has been brought to the market. It has become a major success. Many copies have been sold while thousands more are bein...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Technology, Forbes, PECO, Goswami, Molekule, Yogi Goswami

Addison Rae Easterling is the top-earning TikTok star with $5 million in the last year, according to Forbes. But Charli D'Amelio is close behind.

Forbes estimated that Addison Rae Easterling had made over $5 million from her TikTok career in the past year, in a new report on the top earners on TikTok. Charli D'Amelio was not far behind, with Forbes estimating she made over $4 million.  Forbes reported the estimated earnings for seven top TikTok stars, each bringing in one million dollars or more in pre-tax income. Subscribe to Business Insider's influencer newsletter: Influencer Dashboard. Charli D'Amelio has the most TikTok followers,...
Tags: Trends, Hollister, American Eagle, Forbes, Charli, Amelio, Josh Richards, Easterling, Loren Gray, Charli D Amelio, Hype House, Instagram D Amelio, D Amelio, Dixie D Amelio, Addison Rae Easterling, TikTok Charli D Amelio

Hey, It Happens: Iran Just Sunk Its Own Fake Aircraft Carrier

The Iranian military accidentally sunk a target barge used as a mockup U.S. aircraft carrier in recent exercises while towing it back to port, according to a report by Forbes, causing a major sea-lane hazard.Read more...
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WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann is selling his San Francisco Bay Area compound for $27.5 million — look inside the 'Guitar House'

WeWork cofounder Adam Neumann's San Francisco Bay Area home has officially hit the market for $27.5 million, Mansion Global reported. The 10-acre compound includes a 10,000-square-foot main house, a separate guest house, a swimming pool, a greenhouse, gardens, a chicken coop, and solar and geothermal systems. Neumann and his wife, Rebekah, have been trying to sell off millions of dollars of real estate in recent months after temporarily moving to Israel to escape media scrutiny.  The ousted We...
Tags: California, New York City, Israel, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, WeWork, Golden Gate Bridge, Hamptons, Forbes, San Francisco Bay Area, Northern California, Neumann, Corte Madera, Bill Graham, Adam Neumann

‘The Blech Effect’ Trailer: The Fallen Former “King of Biotech” Races to Reverse His Fortunes

In the ’80s, David Blech was dubbed the “King of Biotech” by the New York Times, a pioneer investor in a rapidly growing industry whose very touch (dubbed “The Blech Effect”) seemed to promise vast fortunes and success. But 30-something years later, Blech is $11 million in debut and awaiting a possible jail sentence, the “Blech Effect” taking on a dramatically different meaning. In David Greenwald‘s The Blech Effect documentary, the disgraced tech investor looks for a way to reverse his fortune...
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4 Naming and Messaging Mistakes Brands Can Make in 2020

The unprecedented pandemic and current cultural conversations have transformed the way businesses communicate. While consumers adjust to our new normal, companies continue to pivot to align with ongoing developments in our ever-changing climate. For marketers, this means being highly aware of messaging sensitivities. Marketers are expected to proceed with caution, striking just the right tone to acknowledge what is happening in the world without being disingenuous. But today, perception moves at...
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Two Books That Will Elevate Your Success

When all else fails, look within yourself for answers and inspiration. Here are two books from author Robert Glazer that will help.  Elevate: Push Beyond Your Limits and Unlock Success in Yourself and Others and Friday Forward: Inspiration and Motivation to End Your Week Stronger Than It Started.  Meet Robert Glazer Robert Glazer is the founder and CEO of Acceleration Partners, a global marketing agency.  He is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for helping individuals and organizations bui...
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Dallas Cowboys lead Forbes' list of 50 most valuable sports franchises for the fifth consecutive year

For fifth consecutive year, Jerry Jones' Dallas Cowboys land at the top of Forbes' list of 50 most valuable sports franchises, valued at $5.5 billion.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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NFL player Bobby Wagner is joining a VC firm alongside former Amazon and Microsoft executives

NFL star linebacker Bobby Wagner has joined a Seattle-based VC firm as a partner. The 30-year old linebacker will be working alongside former Amazon and Microsoft executives. The new VC fund is expected to deploy over $100 million to startups across the Pacific Northwest region over the next three to four years. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Seattle Seahawks' Super Bowl champion and six-time Pro-Bowler Bobby Wagner has joined Fuse Venture Partners as a partner.   CNBC on...
Tags: Amazon, Shonda Rhimes, Microsoft, NFL, Trends, Nba, Seattle Seahawks, Espn, Andreessen Horowitz, Seattle, Diddy, Pacific Northwest, Curry, Cnbc, Golden State Warriors, Kansas City Royals

The world on a billionaire’s budget

The world's wealthiest are prospering. As of February 2017, there were about 2,000 billionaires in the world. This micro-elite controls over US$7.6 trillion, an increase of 18 percent from 2016. A billionaire's spending power is difficult to grasp, both because most people do not correctly intuit large numbers, and because a billion dollars far outstrips most people's experience. What does a household budget look like to a billionaire? To find out, let's scale down a billionaire's income t...
Tags: Amazon, Money, Boston, US, Markets, Economics, Reagan, United States, Ronald Reagan, Capitalism, Innovation, National Institutes of Health, Bill, Jeff Bezos, Inequality, Melinda Gates

Thai PM orders probe into dropping of Red Bull scion's case

Thailand’s prime minister responded Wednesday to growing public furor by ordering a probe into the dropping of criminal charges against a Thai heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of killing a policeman in a hit-and-run accident eight years ago. The case involving Vorayuth Yoovidhya, whose family owns about half of the Red Bull empire, has highlighted longstanding allegations that the rich and powerful in Thailand enjoy impunity from the law. Forbes magazine’s list of the richest ...
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The Latest: Drew Forbes and Drake Dorbeck of Browns opt out

Guard Drew Forbes and tackle Drake Dorbeck are the first two Cleveland Browns players who have chosen to opt out for the 2020 NFL season because of the coronavirus. Forbes, a sixth-round pick in 2019, was expected to compete for the starting right guard job. Earlier, Browns' head physician Dr. James Voos said players have the complete support of the team if they decide not to play.
Tags: News, Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL, Forbes, Browns, Drew Forbes, Drake Dorbeck, James Voos

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Rewards Team Members with Bonuses

Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has issued companywide bonuses for its hourly front-line retail, distribution center and manufacturing plant team of $250, $500, $750 or $1,000 based on job role and seniority. IMG Bass Pro Shops U.S.A. -( Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s has issued companywide bonuses for its hourly front-line retail, distribution center and manufacturing plant team of $250, $500, $750 or $1,000 based on job role and seniority, representing a multimillion-dollar investment...
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Is the Lean Startup concept of MVP dead?

“After the crash, venture capital was scarce to non-existent. (Most of the funds that started in the late part of the boom would be underwater). Angel investment, which was small to start with, disappeared, and most corporate VCs shut down. VC’s were no longer insisting that startups spend faster, and “swing for the fences”. In fact, they were screaming at them to dramatically reduce their burn rates. It was a nuclear winter for startup capital.” Steve Blank, “Is the lean startup dead?” The ...
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A Molekule Review That You Can Trust

The benefits of owning an air purifier are becoming more widely known, which is why these handy devices are now all the rage. Unfortunately, the market is saturated with these gadgets, so finding an adequate one can prove difficult. It’s for this reason why online testimonials are a godsend. Elaine Pofeldt, a Forbes contributor, took to the internet to give her very own Molekule review. Molekule, a manufacturing company established by Yogi Goswami, is known for its high-end air purifiers. Follo...
Tags: Health, Wellness, Biotech, Forbes, PECO, Elaine, Molekule, Yogi Goswami, Elaine Pofeldt

Report: Television personality Regis Philbin dies at 88

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88, People magazine reported. Philbin died Friday, just over a month before his 89th birthday. He died of natural causes, according to a family statement to the magazine. Celebrities routinely stopped by Philbin’s eponymous syndicated morning show, ...
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Importance of Basing Your Marketing Decisions on Data

Data plays a significant role in strategizing your way forward as a marketer or a business. No matter how small or big your business is or what industry you are in, data is influencing your decisions, impacting your marketing strategy, and how you operate your business. In the present day scenario, if you don't know what your customers want, then your chances of success are extremely low. And there is no excuse for not using data to your advantage. There is a wide variety of tools available ...
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‘The Robert Caro Of Hawaii’

“As the decades passed, [David W.] Forbes [has] painstakingly tracked down archival portraits of people alive in that era, in libraries and private collections throughout the islands. That set him on a half-century hunt for clues about the dynastic line of Hawaiian royals. … [One eminent colleague] believes that Forbes’s life work — the four-volume Hawaiian Bibliography and The Diaries of Queen Lili’uokalani — will be used by scholars for decades to come.” – Literary Hub
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Building a Business Case for Flexible Workplace Design

. {display:none !important;} .code-block {display:none !important;} .sovrn_ad_unit {display:none !important;} Over a decade ago, the real estate industry suffered a cataclysmic series of events that shook global economies to their core. The Great Recession of 2007 and 2008 had as much of a long-lasting impact on commercial real estate (CRE) as it did residential real estate. However, resulting disruptions in commercial real estate over the past decade have had far broader implicat...
Tags: Business, New York, Startup, United States, Forbes, Right Now, CRE, Chrysalis, William Craig, Frances Gain, National Disability Institute

Investments in bioproducts surge as Geltor nabs new money

The manufacturer of a vegan collagen, Geltor, has raised a new round of financing — $90 million, according to people familiar with the company. It’s another sign of the newfound viability of sustainability and cell-based, vegetarian replacements for animal products. Sustainable bio-products, whether plant-based, genetically modified or cell-cultured, are having a big year. In the month of July alone, companies developing sustainable alternatives to animal agriculture and the industry’s byproduct...
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Maple Leafs Banter with Forbes & Baracchini: Who’ll Be the Maple Leafs Unsung Hero in the Playoffs?

When the playoffs start, all the attention will be focused on the top players to be at their best, push their team forward and be a key factor in winning the Stanley Cup. Ryan O’Reilly did that last season for the St. Louis Blues; Alex Ovechkin dominated the postseason the year before for the Washington Capitals. Related: Top 5 Greatest Stanley Cup Playoff Upsets However, in every playoffs, you find players in a supporting role who break out and become the key to their team’s success en r...
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WeWork rival Knotel just told staff it's looking to raise $100 million as it faces a turbulent office market and a host of unpaid bills

Knotel is trying to raise $100 million this summer, the company told employees on Monday. The flexible-office company will bring in $10 million this week. Unpaid bills as well as lawsuits over rent are piling up, Business Insider reported last week.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. WeWork rival Knotel is looking to raise fresh capital. The flexible-office company told employees in an all-hands video call on Monday that it would bring in $10 million this week, part of a tar...
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