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QAnon spread like wildfire on social media. Here's how 16 tech companies have reacted to the conspiracy theory.

Protesters interact with Capitol Police inside the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement in the fall of 2020.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings. The conspiracy-theory movement also played a major role in the US Capitol siege on Wednesday....
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The 15 most in-demand jobs in 2021 and the salary ranges you should expect for each one, according to LinkedIn

LinkedIn saw an increase in digital creators during 2020 in its latest report. Indypendenz/Shutterstock To find the most in-demand jobs as we start a new year, LinkedIn examined its hiring data to find what kinds of occupations saw the most growth from April to October 2020 compared to 2019. According to the report, many of these jobs saw an increase in response to the pandemic. For instance, LinkedIn saw employment growth for nurses and in e-commerce in 2020, since more people were needed...
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In a parting gift, EPA finalizes rules to limit its use of science (ars technica)

Enlarge / BARATARIA BAY, Lousiana - JULY 14: A young seagull rests on a boom used to contain the oil spill July 14, 2010. In the future, should this bird be killed by the oil, nobody could be held responsible. (credit: Mario Tama / Getty Images) With the days counting down to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the Trump administration has been undertaking a series of actions that will make it more difficult for its replacements to reverse any of its policies or pursue new ones. Th...
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What it actually means that a new coronavirus strain is more transmissible - and how that changes your chances of getting sick

Masked travelers on a London Underground platform, September 24, 2020. Getty A new, more transmissible coronavirus strain first detected in the UK has spread worldwide. The variant jumps from person to person more easily, so if you're exposed, your chances of infection are higher. Strict masking and social distancing are still the best means of protection against the variant. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A new, more transmissible strain of coronavirus that was first ...
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US daily COVID-19 hospitalizations have hovered above 100,000 for a month - but experts say the post-holiday surge is yet to come

Respiratory therapist Andrew Hoyt cares for a COVID-19 patient in the intensive care unit at Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center in Chula Vista, California on December 21, 2020. Mario Tama/Getty Images Saturday marked one month of more than 100,000 consecutive, daily coronavirus hospitalizations in the US. Those numbers likely reflect people who were infected before the Christmas holiday. Experts anticipate that hospitalizations will continue to climb, meaning the pandemic's worst days may st...
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Already overworked and strained Los Angeles County ICU doctors brace themselves for another anticipated surge in COVID-19 patients

Michelle Goldson, RN works inside the ICU at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital on December 17, 2020 in Los Angeles. Francine Orr/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Doctors in Los Angeles County are bracing themselves for a likely rise in an already surging number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Physicians told Business Insider that their hospitals are running through multiple contingency plans to figure out how to best treat patients, maintain supplies, and keep healthcare...
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These are all countries that have already reported cases of the new, possibly more infectious coronavirus variant from the UK

A traveler walks past screeners testing a system of thermal imaging cameras at Los Angeles International Airport in June 2020. Mario Tama/Getty Images Several countries have imposed travel restrictions on the UK after reports of a new, possibly more infectious coronavirus variant circulating the country. One academic estimate said the new variant could be up to 70% more transmissible, though it is too early to say so definitively. UK health authorities said the variant was first detected ...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Japan, UK, London, News, Sweden, France, Singapore, India, Nigeria, Trends, Spain, Bbc, Features, Rome


$8 billion was spent on political ads during 2020. The election proved that money was mostly wasted.

People sit and watch a broadcast of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on September 29, 2020 in West Hollywood, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images The 2020 election shows the value of traditional TV advertising is declining. Despite spending more on political ads than any election prior, neither the Democrats nor Republicans had much to show for it.  Public content faces fiercer competition for audience attention than ever before....
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More than 80 employees sickened by COVID-19 outbreak at In-N-Out's new Colorado locations

Mario Tama/Getty Images At least 80 employees have tested positive for COVID-19 at In-N-Out Burger locations in Colorado. The locations, in Aurora and Colorado Springs, just opened last month. "Our thoughts and prayers are with our associates and we are hopeful for quick recoveries for each of these affected," Denny Warnick, vice president of operations at In-N-Out, said in a statement provided to Insider. Employees who are sick will be paid for missed shifts, the company said. Visit Busi...
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‘Walk Down Our Unit For A Day’: California Nurses Fear What’s To Come

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The nurses of California are afraid. It’s Christmas Eve, and they aren’t home with their families. They are working, always working, completely gowned up – and worn down. They’re frightened by what people are doing, or not doing, during a coronavirus pandemic that has already killed more than 320,000 nationwide and shows no signs of slowing down. They’re even more terrified of what’s next. “Every day, I look into the eyes of someone who is struggling to breathe,” said nurse Je...
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Doctors and nurses in California released a harrowing video begging people not to gather for the holidays, saying it will 'cripple our hospital system'

A patient lies on a stretcher in the hallway of an overloaded ER in a hospital in Apple Valley, California, on December 23, 2020. Mario Tama/Getty Images Frontline workers in California filmed a video urging people to stay home and not gather over the upcoming holidays. In the video, doctors said that a lack of social distancing could "cripple" the hospital system and result in more deaths. Nurses also discussed the devastating impact of the latest surge in the state's COVID-19 cases on th...
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AOC says there is an 'urgency' to get 'as much as we can right now' out of stimulus talks as question looms if Democrats will control the Senate

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Mario Tama/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said there is a sense of "urgency" in getting "as much as we can" out of ongoing stimulus talks because she thinks "a third bill is not promised." A runoff election in Georgia will determine which major party holds the majority in the Senate, which has implications in whether or not the Democrats' demands will be met in another coronavirus stimulus bill. "I believe that once the moment Biden gets in...
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JPMorgan's quant guru says value stocks will outperform in 2021-but tech will have to gain for the S&P 500 to hit his 4,400 target

Mario Tama / Getty Images JPMorgan's Marko Kolanovic says value stocks will outperform in 2021, but technology stocks will also need to rise in order for the S&P 500 to reach the bank's target of 4,400 by the end of 2021. "We have this quite optimistic S&P price target that cannot be achieved unless tech also goes up," Kolanovic told CNBC on Wednesday.The bank's global head of macro quantitative and derivatives strategy recommends investors don't short tech, as there are still companies th...
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Major companies might mandate COVID-19 vaccines for some employees, a poll of 150 current and recent CEOs suggests

Mario Tama/Getty Images In a poll of 150 current and recent CEOs of major companies — including Walmart, Goldman Sachs, and UPS — 72% of respondents said they were open to COVID-19 vaccine mandates. "There was a surprising amount of openness to the idea of mandates for vaccines," Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, founder of the Yale Chief Executive Leadership Institute, told CNN.  The leaders were polled at a summit organized by the institute. But some attendees said they would wait to make a decision,...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez echoes progressive ultimatum for stimulus checks: 'If Congress needs to spend Christmas on the House floor, so be it'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Mario Tama/Getty Images "If Congress needs to spend Christmas on the House floor, so be it," Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted on Tuesday night, as stimulus negotiations remain at a standstill. Ocasio-Cortez and the progressive caucus have been campaigning for the inclusion of $2,000 stimulus checks, as well as higher unemployment benefits, to be included in the next COVID relief bill. Mitch McConnell said that Congress would not adjourn ...
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Dow jumps 338 points as Mitch McConnell pledges to get stimulus deal done

Mario Tama/Getty Images US stocks extended earlier gains on Tuesday after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to get a fiscal stimulus deal done before Congress leaves for the holidays."We're not leaving here without a COVID package," McConnell said, adding: "No matter how long it takes, we'll be here."Also boosting investor sentiment is the rollout of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine across the US this week.Watch major indexes update live here.US stocks surged on Tuesday after it beca...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Republicans of defunding the police by refusing to send aid to state and local governments

Protesters march down Pennsylvania Avenue from the Capitol as George Floyd police brutality demonstrations and marches are held around Washington, DC, on Saturday, June 6, 2020. Bill Clark/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accused Republicans of effectively defunding the police by opposing sending federal aid to states and cities as part of Congress' COVID-19 relief package.  "You want to know who's actually trying to defund the police? Republicans," Ocasio-Cortez said. "Because R...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Mario Tama/Getty Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global stocks rise after the White House ups stimulus proposal. See what markets are doing today.2. DoorDash prices IPO at $102 per share. The final pricing comes in well above the expected range, allowin...
Tags: White House, China, Global, US, Trends, Markets, Virgin Galactic, Reddit, Airbnb, Goldman Sachs, EIA, Campbell Soup, Ray Dalio, Mario Tama Getty, Franklin Templeton, Jan Hatzius


13 perks of being the vice president of the United States

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be able to enjoy a number of perks after being sworn in this coming January. Carolyn Kaster/AP Photos Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is expected to be sworn in on January 20, 2021, and will then enjoy a number of perks exclusive to the vice president. Every US vice president since 1977 has lived in Number One Observatory Circle, a Victorian mansion just a stone's throw away from the White House. The vice president also earns a generous yearly sal...
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Senators behind the bipartisan $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan said they are close to an agreement, with one saying it's one that even Trump and McConnell could back

Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Joe Manchin at a news conference on Capitol Hill on December 1, 2020. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters A bipartisan group of senators have said that the final details of their $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan could be finalized early this week. GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy told Fox News that President Donald Trump had "indicated" he would support it, and expressed optimism that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would too.  Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, told CNN that...
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Senators behind the bipartisan $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan say they're close to an agreement, with one suggesting even Trump and McConnell could back it

Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Joe Manchin at a news conference on Capitol Hill last Tuesday. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters Some of the senators working on a $908 billion coronavirus relief plan say their bipartisan proposal could be finalized early this week. GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy told Fox News that President Donald Trump had "indicated" he would support it, and he expressed optimism that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would too.  Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, told CNN the final wordin...
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Senators behind the bipartisan $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan said they are close to an agreement, with one Republican saying it's one that even Trump and McConnell could back

Democratic Sens. Mark Warner and Joe Manchin at a news conference on Capitol Hill on December 1, 2020. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters A bipartisan group of senators have said that the final details of their $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus plan could be finalized early this week. GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy told Fox News that President Donald Trump had "indicated" he would support it, and expressed optimism that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would too.  Sen. Mark Warner, a Democrat, told CNN that...
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'This is game time': Hospitals across the country are gearing up to give the first COVID-19 shots to millions of healthcare workers

Healthcare systems are bracing for initial shipments of COVID-19 vaccines. Healthcare workers will get vaccinated first. Mario Tama/Getty Images Three healthcare systems — Intermountain Healthcare in Utah, Northwell Health in New York, and McLaren Health Care in Michigan — shared their plans on vaccinating staff.  Pfizer and Moderna have filed for emergency authorized use of their promising COVID-19 vaccines with the US Food and Drug Administration. The Centers for Disease Control and Prev...
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'What did you do?': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez clashes with Marco Rubio on Twitter over PPP loan data

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Mario Tama/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's tweeted about Project Veritas' high PPP loan and the inequities of government relief during the pandemic, calling it "Republicanism in a nutshell." Sen. Marco Rubio told Ocasio-Cortez to "work more, tweet less." Ocasio-Cortez responded with a list of the district and federal initiatives she took part in this week and asked Rubio, "What did you do?" Visit Business Insider's homepage for more storie...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Mario Tama/Getty Images Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Tesla jumps after Goldman Sachs upgrades its stock. The EV-maker's rating was lifted to "buy" from "neutral" and its price target boosted to $780.2. An $11 billion hedge fund scored a 52% gain this...
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AOC pushes back on Obama's 'defund the police' critique: 'The whole point of protesting is to make people uncomfortable.'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Mario Tama/Getty Images Following former President Barack Obama's critique of the "defund the police" slogan on Wednesday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., offered a counter argument. "Do you want to actually get something done, or do you want to feel good among the people you already agree with?" Obama said. AOC argued the slogan played a role in elevating the issue of police brutality rather than harming progress. "To folks who complain protest...
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Exclusive tips from Morgan Stanley's CIO, plus how to find promising SPACs

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Investing stories from deputy editor Joe Ciolli. Please subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every week. Mario Tama / Getty Images Dear Readers,The period around Thanksgiving has given investors quite a bit to be thankful for: The S&P 500 finished last week at all-time highs and the Dow just capped off its best month since 1987. There's also bitcoin, which spiked to a new intraday record on Monday, adding to its 170%-plus r...
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Exclusive tips from Morgan Stanley CIO — Finding promising SPACs — King-size real estate investing

Dear Readers,The period around Thanksgiving has given investors quite a bit to be thankful for: The S&P 500 finished last week at all-time highs and the Dow just capped off its best month since 1987. There's also bitcoin, which spiked to a new intraday record on Monday, adding to its 170%-plus return this year.And while many investors are surely basking in these hefty gains, others are keeping one eye open, studying the landscape for signs of the next downturn. Morgan Stanley CIO and chief US eq...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Mario Tama/Getty Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.For the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today - launching soon!Here's what you need to know before markets open.1. Global stocks retreat as caution resurfaces. See how markets are reacting today.2. S&P Global strikes deal to buy IHS Markit for $44 billion. The mega-deal marks the largest transaction on Wall Street thi...
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Change in media company leadership is in the air

Hi and welcome to Insider Advertising, weekly edition, where I get into the big stories in media and advertising. Today's our last newsletter this week before we pause for the Thanksgiving weekend.If someone forwarded you this email, remember you can sign up here to get your own.This week: Media leadership changes are in the air, top startups to watch, and Netflix salaries. A broadcast of the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at The Abb...
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