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I tried two of the most popular meditation apps, Headspace and Calm, for a week. One app was the clear winner for starting my workday with focus and mindfulness.

Jens Kalaene/Picture Alliance via Getty Images Many people swear by meditation to start their days with a moment of mindfulness and clarity. I put the popular meditation apps Headspace and Calm to the test to see which worked better for me. Calm was the clear winner in giving me a better meditation experience to begin my day. Here's why. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've often heard people tout the benefits of meditation, but I'd never tried it myself. Havi...
Tags: Trends, Meditation, Mindfulness, REG, Headspace, Calm, Hans Zimmer, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Getty Images Many, Calm app, Jens Kalaene, Picture Alliance, Malone Shawn Mendes, Kacey Musgraves Overall Calm, Matthew McConaughey Laura Dern


Here's everything you missed in Week 3 of Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos. Stephen Lam/Reuters The third week of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial has wrapped up. Witnesses included a patient who got false results, former Defense Secretary James Mattis, and more. Here's everything that happened in the trial in its third week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Defense cross-examines a former Theranos scientist Surekha Gangakhedkar, a former Theranos scientist who testified last week, retur...
Tags: Apple, Defense, Trends, Walgreens, Arizona, Trial, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Gould, Mattis, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, James Mattis


Hawaiian Airlines diverted 2 flights in less than 12 hours after one passenger assaulted a flight attendant and another refused to wear a mask

Mehmet Ali Ozcan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Two Hawaiian Airlines flights were diverted Thursday over disturbances from unruly passengers. One of the flyers assaulted a flight attendant walking down the aisle in an "unprovoked incident." The unruly passenger on the other flight refused to wear a mask. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hawaiian Airlines diverted two flights in under 12 hours this week after unruly passengers onboard caused disturbances.On Thursday morning,...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Ap, Fbi, Delta Airlines, Hawaii, Associated Press, Seattle, Flights, Faa, Passengers, Southwest Airlines, Flight Attendants, Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu, Department of Public Safety


A 67-year-old Seattle drive-in chain is raising its minimum wage to $19 an hour and paying more overtime as it tries to triple its usual hiring

A server clears a table as patrons dine outdoors at Gloria's Cocina Mexicana restaurant in California on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise/Getty Images Seattle chain Dick's Drive-In is raising its minimum wage to $19 an hour amid a labor shortage. It's also easing eligibility for childcare and paying overtime for work exceeding 32 hours a week. "Our jobs are challenging and physically demanding," Dick's President Jasmine Donova...
Tags: Facebook, Labor, California, Restaurants, Trends, Minimum Wage, Retail, Seattle, Dick, Donovan, Restaurant Industry, Sarah Jackson, DOMINICK REUTER, Minimum Wage Increase, Labor Shortage, Gloria s Cocina Mexicana




Former Defense Secretary James Mattis told the Elizabeth Holmes jury that 'there came a point when I didn't know what to believe'

Former Defense Secretary James Mattis in 2017. Associated Press/Jacquelyn Martin James Mattis took the stand Wednesday in Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial. He said he invested $85,000 in Theranos and shared details about its military pilot project. The former defense secretary also said Holmes was his "sole" source of information about Theranos. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former US Defense Secretary James Mattis has revealed how much he invested in t...
Tags: Defense, US, Trends, Military, Wall Street Journal, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Edison, Mattis, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, James Mattis, Elizabeth Holmes trial, Jacquelyn Martin James Mattis, Theranos Mattis


You can get into every US national park for free this Saturday. Here's what you need to know.

Yosemite Valley is bathed in pink light following sunset as viewed from Tunnel View on August 13, 2019, in Yosemite Valley, California. George Rose/Getty Images Saturday is National Public Lands Day, one of six days in 2021 when national park entry is free. The waiver doesn't cover fees for camping, boat launches, transportation, or special tours. Here's what else you need to know before you go. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're looking for an excuse t...
Tags: Travel, News, US, Trends, National Parks, Parks, National Park Service, National Parks Service, Public Lands, Yosemite Valley, National Park Week, Sarah Jackson, Tunnel View, Yosemite Valley California George Rose Getty


Apple CEO Tim Cook is furious that employees won't stop leaking confidential information, according to leaked memo

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly discouraged leaking in a memo that was ultimately leaked itself. He wrote that "people who leak confidential information do not belong here," according to The Verge. Cook reportedly also told staff that Apple is "doing everything in our power" to identify leakers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly tried to discourage staff from leaking confidential information in a recent company me...
Tags: Apple, Cook, Trends, Fbi, Tim Cook, Secret Service, Tech Insider, Gjøvik, Sarah Jackson, Getty Images Apple, Leakers, Leaked Memo, Mandel Ngan AFP, Ashley Gjøvik, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Verge Cook


Businesses have 3 options to tackle the labor shortage and they all have problems

The hiring boom showed up in lower-wage hospitality jobs at first - but now, recruiters see a red-hot job market everywhere. MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle/Getty Images Labor shortages seem to keep dragging on, even after measures like enhanced unemployment ended. While it's unclear what's driving all of the current shortages, employers are adapting. Some are leaving demand unsatisfied, raising wages, or working current workers harder. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Alabama, Trends, Bank Of America, Walgreens, Maine, Iowa, Nebraska, Cvs, McDonald, BofA, Chick, Sarah Jackson, Bluestone Lane, Nick Stone, Chris Kempczinski, Ethan Harris


New York state is trying to persuade more than 550,000 commercial driver's license holders to become school bus drivers amid a crippling shortage

Steve Ruark/AP New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced new steps to address the school bus driver shortage. Agencies will ask more than 550,000 commercial driver's license holders if they'll drive the buses. The state will also expedite the process of getting a CDL license and open new sites for CDL tests. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York is taking action at the state level to tackle a critical shortage of school bus drivers.Governor Kathy Hochul has told sta...
Tags: Transportation, New York, Massachusetts, Trends, Chicago, Schools, Driver's License, Delaware, New York State, Charlie Baker, National Guard, Department of Motor Vehicles, CDL, Hochul, Kathy Hochul, Sarah Jackson


Amazon's AI-powered cameras punish its delivery drivers when they look at side mirrors or when other cars cut them off, report says

Tom Williams/Getty Images Amazon's AI cameras penalize drivers for using side mirrors and being cut off, Motherboard reports. Penalties like these hurt workers' and DSPs' performance scores and their chances to get more money. Drivers also told Motherboard that it's really difficult to appeal erroneous infractions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon drivers are being punished for some driving habits that are considered safe and others that are beyond t...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, Kentucky, US, Alabama, Los Angeles, Trends, Cameras, Motherboard, Deliveries, Amazon Delivery, DSP, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Tom Williams Getty


Amazon's AI-powered cameras reportedly punish its delivery drivers when they look at side mirrors or when other cars cut them off

Tom Williams/Getty Images Amazon's AI cameras penalize drivers for using side mirrors and being cut off, Motherboard reports. Penalties like these hurt workers' and DSPs' performance scores and their chances to get more money. Drivers also told Motherboard it's really difficult to appeal erroneous infractions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon drivers are reportedly being punished for some driving habits that are considered safe and others that are be...
Tags: Amazon, Washington, Kentucky, US, Alabama, Los Angeles, Trends, Cameras, Motherboard, Deliveries, Amazon Delivery, DSP, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Tom Williams Getty


The holidays are closer than you think - here are 8 expert shopping tips for how to overcome this year's supply chain chaos

Lai Seng Sin/Associated Press Major disruptions have wrought havoc on global supply chains throughout the pandemic. As a result, holiday shopping may be even more frenzied than usual this year. An expert shares how early you should start holiday shopping and other tips for managing the chaos. See more stories on Insider's business page. Global supply chains have been fraught with disruptions throughout the pandemic. Issues like short-staffing among truck drivers, shortages of various ...
Tags: Amazon, Holiday Shopping, Black Friday, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Walmart, Supply Chains, United States, Ferrari, Usps, Retail, Don, Suez Canal, Sarah Jackson, Holiday Shopping Season


Here's everything you missed in Week 2 of Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos fraud trial

Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, leaves the courthouse with her husband Billy Evans after the first day of her fraud trial in San Jose, California on September 8, 2021. Nick Otto/AFP/Getty Images The second week of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial has finished. It included revelations about finances, whistleblower testimony, and a setback for Ramesh Balwani. Here's everything that happened in the trial in it...
Tags: Washington Post, US, Trends, Walgreens, Npr, Trial, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Holmes, Cheung, Centers for Medicare, Medicaid Services, George Shultz, San Jose California


United Airlines says it will put workers with vaccine exemptions on temporary leave or reassign them so they won't face customers

Paul Chinn/The San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images United Airlines workers with vaccine exemptions "won't be in front of customers" after September 27. That's the deadline for staff to either get vaccinated against COVID-19 or seek an exemption. Exempted staff will be reassigned or put on temporary leave so they're not in customer-facing roles. See more stories on Insider's business page. United Airlines is preparing to make some changes for workers with COVID-19 vacc...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Cnn, Delta, United, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, San Francisco Chronicle, Kirby, Scott Kirby, Sarah Jackson, Paul Chinn, Covid-19 Vaccine, Getty Images United Airlines, Henry Ting


If a sweaty grip is ruining your mobile gaming experience, there are now thumb gloves for that

PonyWang/Getty Images Gaming product maker Razer has come up with a solution for thumb sweat affecting mobile gamers. Razer's answer is one-finger gloves that gamers can slip on to their thumbs and index fingers. The non-slip sleeves are made from breathable fabric so sweaty hands won't cut gaming short. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you've ever had to stop gaming because your hands got too sweaty, you're in luck now. Gaming product company Razer has...
Tags: Gaming, Entertainment, Trends, Mobile Gaming, Razer, Gamers, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Gaming accessories, Razer Products, PonyWang Getty Images Gaming


An entertainment venue in Denver will now let concertgoers enter by scanning their palm prints using Amazon One

Amazon The Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver is starting to admit guests using their palm prints. The venue will install standalone ticketing kiosks that use Amazon One's palm-scanning technology. Until now, Amazon One hasn't been used outside of Amazon or Whole Foods stores. See more stories on Insider's business page. Forget about showing your ticket. The next time you go to a concert, you may be able to get in with a swipe of your hand.That's what's happening at the ...
Tags: Amazon, Entertainment, Digital, Trends, Amy Klobuchar, Bill Cassidy, Denver, Concerts, Amazon Fresh, Red Rocks, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Amazon One, Jon Ossoff, Denver Amazon


A man who called himself a 'concerned citizen' and defended Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to reporters at her fraud trial turned out to be her boyfriend's dad

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her partner Billy Evans leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Courthouse after the delivery of opening arguments in her trial, in San Jose, California, U.S., September 8, 2021. Peter DaSilva/Reuters A man at Elizabeth Holmes' trial who called himself Hanson repeatedly defended Holmes to reporters. He said he was just a "concerned citizen" and had always wanted to attend a trial, NPR reports. However, the man was actually Bill Evans, the father of Holme...
Tags: Trends, San Diego, Patagonia, Evans, Starbucks, Npr, Bill, Cnbc, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Billy, Holmes, San Jose California, Bill Evans, Hanson, Salvatore Ferragamo


Apple wants you to update your iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch after it fixed a software flaw that let hackers spy without anyone clicking a link

Morsa Images/Getty Images Apple has fixed a flaw that was letting hackers spy on devices without users even clicking a link. The zero-click hack gave access to device cameras, microphones, and messages without users knowing. Apple is telling users to update their iPhones, Macs, and Apple Watches immediately to protect them. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple is warning users to update their devices as soon as possible after it fixed a major spyware flaw. The company ha...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Trends, Spyware, New York Times, Amnesty International, Times, Software Updates, Apple Watches, Citizen Lab, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, NSO Group, John Scott Railton, Apple Products, Morsa Images Getty Images Apple


Delta Air Lines says its $200 monthly healthcare surcharge motivated one-fifth of its unvaccinated workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 within 2 weeks

Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Delta Air Lines recently said its staff must either get vaccinated or pay more for health insurance. Within two weeks of the announcement, 20% of Delta's unvaccinated workers chose to get the vaccine. The penalty, which takes effect November 1, is a $200 monthly surcharge for Delta's healthcare plan. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta Air Lines' recently announced penalty for unvaccinated workers has alrea...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Delta, Airlines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Ting, Sarah Jackson, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Kent Nishimura Los Angeles Times, Unvaccinated, Henry Ting Delta


Dog trainers say you should try these 5 things to prepare your dog to be home alone when you go back to the office

Jena Ardell/Getty Images Many dogs adopted during the pandemic have only ever known being with their owners nearly 24/7. As a result, some of them may have strong separation anxiety when their owners return to the office. Dog trainers explain how you can get ahead of that by establishing a routine for your dog now. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic has probably been something of a dream for dogs, having given them a rare opportunity to spend near-constant time ...
Tags: Work From Home, News, Dogs, Pets, Trends, Remote Work, Dog Training, Sarah Jackson, COVID, Return To Office, Jena Ardell Getty, Mark Forrest Patrick, Beth Berkobien, Berkobien


Here's everything you missed in Week 1 of Elizabeth Holmes' Theranos fraud trial

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes and her partner Billy Evans leaves the Robert F. Peckham U.S. Courthouse after the delivery of opening arguments in her trial, in San Jose, California, U.S., September 8, 2021. Peter DaSilva/Reuters The first week of Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial is now complete. It included jury selection, opening statements, released text messages, and an unexpected delay. Here's everything that happened in the trial this past week. See more stor...
Tags: US, Trends, San Jose, Trial, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Reuters, Wade, Holmes, San Jose California, Leach, Williams Connolly, Yam, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Billy Evans


JetBlue bans a husband and wife from using the airline for refusing to wear masks properly and swearing at staff, a report says

Passengers on the JetBlue flight reportedly cheered after the couple left the plane. AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/GC/Getty JetBlue said it removed a Florida couple from a flight for refusing to wear their masks properly. The airline told NBC News that the man became verbally and physically aggressive. The couple have subsequently been banned from flying on JetBlue again in the future. See more stories on Insider's business page. A couple is said to have caused significant disruption to a JetB...
Tags: Florida, Nbc News, Trends, San Diego, Southwest Airlines, Jetblue, American Airlines, Fort Lauderdale, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Sarah Jackson, Zahra Tayeb, Bauer Griffin GC Getty JetBlue, NBC News JetBlue


DOT is investigating more than a dozen airlines over slow refunds after fielding a record 102,561 passenger complaints last year

Spirit Airlines cancelled more than 400 flights on August 3 in the third consecutive delay of cancellations and delays. Al Seib / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The Department of Transportation is investigating several airlines over complaints of slow refunds. It received 102,561 aviation consumer complaints last year, marking a 568.4% increase from 2019. Many of these are about refunds for cancellations, delays, and flyers postponing due to COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's ...
Tags: Transportation, Air Canada, Trends, Airlines, United, Department Of Transportation, United Airlines, Dot, Spirit Airlines, Southwest Spirit, Sarah Jackson, Al Seib Los Angeles Times, COVID, Flight Refund


Biden's action plan doubles the fines for people who refuse to follow the TSA's mask mandate on airplanes to at least $500

Flight attendants will be offered self-defense training from July amid rising passenger violence. Getty Images Biden's Covid plan released Thursday will double fines for travelers who violate TSA mask mandates. It raises the minimum fine to $500 and the maximum fine to $3000 for repeat offenders. Clashes over masks make up more than 75% of unruly passenger complaints during air travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Biden's COVID-19 action plan released...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Planes, Trends, Aviation, Tsa, Biden, Faa, Federal Aviation Agency, Sarah Jackson, COVID-19, COVID, Mask Mandates, Hannah Towey






Amazon is offering to cover the full cost of college degrees for more than 750,000 US hourly employees in a push to attract new workers

An employee scans packages at Amazon's JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Amazon will offer to cover the full cost of college tuition for more than 750,000 US hourly workers. They can earn associate or bachelor's degrees, high school diplomas, GEDs, or ESL certifications. Amazon is the latest company to upsize education benefits in an attempt to ramp up hiring. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazo...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Education, US, Trends, Walmart, Benefits, United States, Staten Island New York, U S Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Dave Clark, Starbucks Chipotle, Previously Amazon, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Amazon Workers


Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' fraud trial is now underway. Here are some of the big players listed as potential witnesses in the case.

Elizabeth Holmes' highly anticipated fraud trial is underway, with opening statements due today. The list of possible witnesses for the Theranos founder's trial includes more than 200 people. Among them are Rupert Murdoch, Henry Kissinger, James Mattis, Riley Bechtel, and Holmes herself. See more stories on Insider's business page. In its heyday, Theranos' network of investors, board members, and other affiliates was a who's who of federal government officials, billionaire ...
Tags: Cdc, Stanford, US, Trends, Features, Trial, Wall Street Journal, David Boies, Stanford University, Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, Witnesses, State, Holmes, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Perry


American Airlines is ending pandemic leave for unvaccinated workers, becoming the latest carrier to step up incentives for employee COVID-19 vaccines

AP Photo/LM Otero American Airlines will stop giving a special pandemic leave to unvaccinated employees in October. This means those workers will need to use their own sick days or medical leave if they get COVID-19. American is now the latest carrier to encourage workers to get the vaccine through policy changes. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is taking another step to encourage workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The company told workers in a ...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Fda, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Horizon Air, Sarah Jackson, COVID-19, COVID, Covid Vaccine, AP Photo LM Otero American Airlines