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Defending change (or the status quo)

The easy argument to make is that the thing we have now is better than the new thing that’s on offer. All one has to do is take the thing we have now as a given (ignoring its real costs) and then challenge the defects and question the benefits of the new thing, while also maximizing the potential risk. “A hand-written letter is more thoughtful, more likely to be a keepsake, and a more permanent record than a simple email.” On the other hand, the technophile defending change simply has t...
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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to a NYT report on Facebook promoting positive stories about itself by arguing that his surfboard isn't 'electric'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The New York Times reported that Facebook promoted positive stories about itself on users' news feeds. Mark Zuckerberg refuted a line in the report that said he rode an "electric surfboard" in a July video. Zuckerberg said the surfboard was not electric, and that he was pumping it with his legs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacted somewhat bizarrely to a report in The New York Tim...
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Mark Zuckerberg reacts to a NYT report about Facebook promoting positive stories about itself by arguing that his surfboard isn't 'electric'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The New York Times reported that Facebook promoted positive stories about itself on users' news feeds. Mark Zuckerberg refuted a line in the report that said he rode an "electric surfboard" in a July video. Zuckerberg said the surfboard was not electric, and that he was pumping it with his legs. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reacted somewhat bizarrely to a report in The New York Tim...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Nick Clegg, New York Times, The Times, Osborne, Times, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Zuckerberg, Joe Osborne, Tech Insider


NYC couple describe getting a $257,000 medical bill after their premature baby died in hospital, sparking a grim insurance battle

A pregnant woman (unrelated to the story) in hospital. Shutterstock Two parents lost their daughter after she was born about 13 weeks early. They later received an unexpected medical bill for over $257,000. Their insurer accidentally paid out after they switched providers, and wants to be repaid. See more stories on Insider's business page. A couple was billed for $257,000 by an insurance company after their premature baby died aged 25 days.Brittany Giroux Lane and Clayton Lane receiv...
Tags: New York, Science, Trends, Insurance, Hospital, New York Times, News UK, Cigna, Manhattan, Medical Bills, Pregnant, Times, Mount Sinai, Alexandra, Mount Sinai Hospital, Lane


Trump Sues His Niece and The New York Times Over Leaked Tax Documents

Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump and three Times reporters of conspiring to publish...
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Mary Trump called her uncle a 'loser' for suing her over a story that revealed his tax returns, saying he's acting out of desperation

A composite image of Mary Trump and former President Donald Trump. St Martin's Press/Getty Images Mary Trump called Donald Trump a "fucking loser" over a lawsuit he filed against her and The New York Times. The former president claimed she and The Times hatched an "insidious plot" to get his tax returns. Mary Trump told The Daily Beast her uncle was acting in "desperation" and "the walls are closing in." See more stories on Insider's business page. Mary Trump called her uncle, form...
Tags: Politics, Trends, New York Times, News UK, The Times, The New York Times, Times, Donald Trump, The Daily Beast, Trump, Donald, Trump Tax Returns, Dutchess County New York, Mary Trump, Sarah Al Arshani, Sinead Baker


Donald Trump is suing The New York Times and his niece Mary Trump over coverage of his tax history; report

Mary Trump said that she believes her uncle, former President Donald Trump, is a "born autocrat." St Martin's Press/Getty Images Donald Trump is suing his niece and The New York Times over coverage of his taxes, the Daily Beast reported. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, said his niece and the Times had an "insidious plot" to get his records. Trump is seeking "no less than One Hundred Million Dollars" in damages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, Congress, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, St Martin, Trump Organization, Donal Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Dutchess County New York, Weisselberg, Mary Trump


Donald Trump is suing The New York Times and his niece Mary Trump over coverage of his tax history, report says

Mary Trump said that she believes her uncle, former President Donald Trump, is a "born autocrat." St Martin's Press/Getty Images Donald Trump is suing his niece and The New York Times over coverage of his taxes, the Daily Beast reported. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday, said his niece and the Times had an "insidious plot" to get his records. Trump is seeking "no less than One Hundred Million Dollars" in damages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald T...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, Congress, Trends, New York Times, Manhattan, Times, Donald Trump, Trump, St Martin, Trump Organization, Donal Trump, Allen Weisselberg, Dutchess County New York, Weisselberg, Mary Trump


Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a project that pushed pro-Facebook stories into the news feeds of the platform’s users

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved an internal effort to push positive stories about the besieged company via users’ News Feeds, The New York Times reported Tuesday. After Zuckerberg signed off on Project Amplify in August, Facebook began testing the changes in three cities through a tool called “Quick Promote,” marking the first time the company explicitly pushed positive press about itself, the Times reported. [Via]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, News, Times, Zuckerberg, News Feeds The New York Times


Mark Zuckerberg personally approved a project that pushed pro-Facebook stories into the news feeds of the platform's users, report says

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Tobias Hase/picture alliance via Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg approved promoting pro-Facebook stories in users' news feeds, NYT reported Tuesday. The proposed "Project Amplify" involved running ads and pushing positive news stories about Facebook. Facebook's overall strategy has shifted to become less apologetic in recent months. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally approved an internal effort to push...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Trends, Social Media, Public Relations, News Feed, The Times, Nyt, Osborne, Times, Zuckerberg, Facebook Facebook, Joe Osborne, Cambridge Analytica, Tech Insider, Tyler Sonnemaker


Billionaire Bill Gross and his millionaire neighbor are back in court amid a months-long feud over an expensive sculpture and the 'Gilligan's Island' theme song

Amy and Bill Gross. PATRICK T. FALLON / Contributor / Getty Images Billionaire investor Bill Gross is back in court this week over a spat with his neighbor. The neighbor claims Gross and his wife, Amy, violated a court order regarding playing loud music. The conflict stems from a $1 million glass sculpture on Gross's property. See more stories on Insider's business page. Billionaire bond investor Bill Gross and his wife, Amy, are back in court this week over an ongoing spat with ...
Tags: News, Law, Gross, California, Life, Finance, Trends, Bloomberg, Billionaires, Pimco, Bill Gross, Times, Los Angeles Times, Billionaire, Amy, Schwartz


FBI uses lax laws to seize people’s cash

  The FBI and other federal law-enforcement agencies are supposed to operate under the nation’s highest laws, but a recent case from Beverly Hills spotlights the degree to which they routinely and unapologetically trample on the Constitution.The Fourth Amendment upholds the “right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.” However, operating under “civil asset forfeiture” laws, law-enforcement agencies seize cash and oth...
Tags: Congress, California, Opinion, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Editorials, Beverly Hills, Times, Los Angeles Times, Institute for Justice, Joseph Ruiz


Biden risks killing more civilians with drone strikes in Afghanistan as part of his 'over-the-horizon' strategy, experts warn

Ajmal Ahmadi, weeps alone in a room after members of his family were killed on Sunday, in an American drone strike that targeted and hit a vehicle in their home in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Marcus Yam/Getty Images Biden's "over-the-horizon" strategy could lead to more civilian deaths in Afghanistan, experts warn. Without a robust intelligence network on the ground, it's difficult for the US to know who it's targeting. An August 29 drone strike in Kabul killed...
Tags: Politics, UK, Isis, News, Obama, Washington Post, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Analysis, Afghanistan, New York Times, Amnesty International


Why Amazon wants to make sure everyone knows it's totally cool with smoking pot now

Amazon is relaxing cannabis testing for employees. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Amazon is lobbying the US government to legalize cannabis, the company announced Tuesday. The company ended pre-employment drug testing earlier this year and said it supports national legalization. But why is Amazon pushing for legal weed? It's largely for hiring purposes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is actively lobbying the United States government to fede...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, United States, Times, Paul Armentano, Armentano, Jeremy Berke, Kimberly Leonard, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Beth Galetti, Caroline Brehman CQ Roll Call Inc, Vertical Wellness, Ben Gilbert Allana Akhtar, Insider Public, Quest Diagnostics Legal


A chef who offers health benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) plan raised base pay to $18 to $24 per hour and says he's not struggling to hire workers

Irene Jiang/Business Insider The restaurant industry is facing a staffing crisis, with 75% of operators struggling to hire. Several restaurant owners are finding a solution by paying workers more, according to the NYT. Chef Jason Hammel said adding a higher wage to his benefits package makes it easier to find staff. See more stories on Insider's business page. The past two decades have been busy for Chicago chef Jason Hammel, who opened Lula Cafe in 1999 with a four-burner stove and s...
Tags: News, US, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Minimum Wage, Chicago, Maine, New York Times, Retail, Ruby, Times, Matt Murphy, Hammel, Jason Hammel, American Staffing Association


Chinese social media users are in an uproar over the letter Evergrande's chairman sent to employees, calling him 'delusional' and accusing him of 'cheating' employees out of money

The Evergrande headquarters is seen in Shenzhen, southeastern China on September 14, 2021, as the Chinese property giant said it is facing "unprecedented difficulties" but denied rumours that it is about to go under. Noel Celis / AFP via Getty Images The letter Evergrande chairman Xu Jiayin sent to employees has become a trending topic on the country's Twitter-like platform, Weibo. In the letter, Xu said the real estate developer would soon "walk out of the darkness." Weibo users calle...
Tags: China, Trends, New York Times, Times, Weibo, Shenzhen, Lehman Brothers, Afp, Xu, Evergrande, Xu Jiayin, Noel Celis, Markets Insider, National Business Daily, Cheryl Teh, TangRui Yaya


Bonin anti-recall campaign says video with opponent’s home address was error

The anti-recall campaign for Councilman Mike Bonin said Monday, Sept. 20, that it did not intend to display the addresses of the recalls’ organizers in a campaign video meant to show ties between the recall campaign and right-wing operatives. On Sept. 10, the anti-recall committee’s Twitter account “Stop the Right-Wing Recalls” published a video that displayed a publicly available document that included the addresses of Chad Morgan, the recall campaign’s authorized representative, and Katrina Sc...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, La, Sport, Soccer, The Times, Community, Times, Orange County, Lapd, Los Angeles Times, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Lax


Official verdict provided on Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty claims vs West Ham

 Follow-up verdicts on a pair of the penalty incidents during Manchester United’s meeting with West Ham have been forthcoming on Monday evening. De Gea the hero Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men made the trip to the London Stadium on Sunday, for their latest Premier League outing.After slipping to a shock defeat at the hands of BSC Young Boys in midweek, the Red Devils were aware that nothing but a return to winning ways would do, amid a tightly-contested battle at the English top-flight’s summit.And, ...
Tags: UK, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Manchester United, David Moyes, Ronaldo, Cristiano Ronaldo, West Ham, Luke Shaw, David De Gea, Times, Gary Neville, United, Red Devils, Kurt Zouma


Comment on carrot soup with tahini and crisped chickpeas by Rebecca

Hello Deb. I made this fantastic soup for supper again last night (for the 4th or 5th time?) and my hubby and well as our three kids (6, 4 and 2 yrs old) all just love it (even the picky eater). Not only is the soup delicious, it’s friendly to plant-based eaters, I double the chickpeas for leftover for lunchbox snacks, and I get to draw funny faces in soup with the tahini sauce, what’s not to love? I’ve not commented before but I’m a big fan of your website and just wanted to (finally) say th...
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How Liverpool & Chelsea have made English League football history

Premier League title race We are now five gameweeks into the 2021/22 Premier League season.And though it is still only early, we are already getting a sense of who will be in and around the title picture this term.Manchester City have had a mixed start to the campaign, winning three, drawing one and losing one. And whilst Pep Guardiola’s side are currently 5th, you would assume they will be fighting it out for top spot come the end of the season, especially when Phil Foden, Aymeric Laporte, Rodr...
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Aston Villa, Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal, Pep Guardiola, Cardiff City, Burnley, David De Gea, Crystal Palace, Bolton, Times


France is doing everything it can to show its anger at a cancelled $50 billion submarine contract, shocking officials in the US, UK, and Australia

The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Waller (SSG 75), a Collins-class diesel-electric submarine, is seen in Sydney Harbour on November 2, 2016. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images French fury towards the US and other allies has taken many in Washington by surprise. France is furious after Australia canceled a lucrative submarine contract with a French firm. Biden aides are said to believe Paris overreacted and will resume normal relations. See more stories on Insider's business page. The ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Australia, Washington, France, China, US, Trends, Analysis, United States, New York Times, Paris, News UK, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Mississippi gov. says Biden's vaccine mandate is an 'attack' on 'hard-working Americans' while the state has the highest per-capita death rate

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves called Biden's effort to mandate vaccines an "attack." CNN/State of the Union Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves called Biden's attempt to mandate vaccines an "attack," "The reality is this is an attack by the president on hard-working Americans and hard-working Mississippians who he wants to choose between getting a jab in their arm and their ability to feed their families," he said. Reeves and CNN's Jake Tapper sparred over the state's per-capita d...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, New York Times, Peru, Biden, Times, Reeves, Jake Tapper, Tapper, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Tate Reeves


Mossad assassinated Iran's top nuclear scientist using an AI-powered, remote-controlled machine gun, report says

The scene of the attack that killed prominent Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, outside of Tehran, Iran, on November 27, 2020. WANA via Reuters Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, "father" of Iran's nuclear weapons program, was on Israel's hit list since 2007. In November 2020, the Mossad pulled off a hit using a remote-controlled, AI-powered machine gun. It was controlled by operatives outside of Iran, who killed Fakhrizadeh in under a minute, per NYT. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: News, Israel, US, International, Trends, Iran, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Ai, Weapons, Times, Donald Trump, Assassinations, Mossad, TEHRAN Iran


New York Gov. Kathy Hochul authorizes release of 191 detainees amid 'humanitarian crisis' at Rikers Island

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul holds the "Less is More" law she signed, during ceremonies in the her office, in New York, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law that will take effect in March, and largely eliminates New York's practice of incarcerating people for technical parole violations. AP Photo/Richard Drew More than 6,000 individuals are either detained or jailed at Rikers. Ross MacDonald, chief medic...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, New York City, Trends, New York Times, Queens, Inmates, Bronx, Times, Rikers Island, Detainees, Inmate, MacDonald, Daniel Dromm, Rikers


A Pro-Impeachment Republican Calls Trump A ‘Cancer’ And Runs For The Hills

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. Bye! Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) announced that he won’t seek another term in 2022, marking the first departure from Congress among the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump for sparking the Jan. 6 insurrection. Gonzales cited the “toxic dynamics” of his party as a “significant factor” in his decision. Gonzales called Trump “a cancer for the country” in an interview with the New York Times on the day of his announc...
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US military admits drone strike intended to kill ISIS-K fighters in Kabul actually killed civilians, including 7 children

Caskets for the dead are carried towards the gravesite as relatives and friends attend a mass funeral for members of a family that is said to have been killed in a U.S. drone airstrike, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. MARCUS YAM / LOS ANGELES TIMES The August 29 airstrike was said to have targeted an "imminent threat" from ISIS-K, a terrorist group. "We are confident we successfully hit the target," US Central Command said at the time. But soon after the strike, evidence bega...
Tags: Isis, Cbs News, Senate, Defense, US, International, Trends, Austin, Afghanistan, New York Times, The Times, Marine Corps, Kabul, Pentagon, Times, State


Videos show thousands of migrants in makeshift camp under bridge in Texas as they wait to be processed by the US

Migrants seeking asylum in the US near the International Bridge between Mexico and the US as they wait to be processed, in Del Rio, Texas, on September 16, 2021. Go Nakamura/Reuters Thousands of migrants, mostly from Haiti, are sheltering under the Del Rio International Bridge. They are waiting to be processed by US immigration authorities, who already face a backlog. Conditions there appear squalid, with people sleeping on the dirt with little access to clean water. See more stories on In...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Washington Post, Mexico, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Biden, Times, Department Of Homeland Security, Haiti, Migrant


5 Lessons a Small Business Owner Can Learn from the Downfall of Andrew Cuomo

An attorney with employment litigation experience has advice for small businesses after the downfall of Andrew Cuomo. The former New York Governor resigned last month amid sexual harassment allegations. “Times have changed,” writes Peter J. Glennon, founder of the Glennon Law Firm . “   “Boorish behavior may have been ignored in the past. However today you will have to answer for engaging in behavior that harasses or discriminates, especially against women.  They will no longer tolerate it.” B...
Tags: New York, Sales, Times, Andrew Cuomo, New York State, Glennon, Small Business News, Peter J Glennon, New York State Victims


Afghan resistance leader hires DC lobbyist in bid for continued US financial and military support

Ahmad Massoud, son of late Afghan commander Ahmad Shah Massoud, delivers a speech next to a portrait of his father in Paris, France on March 27, 2021. Christophe Archambault/Pool/AP Ahmad Massoud, the leader of an anti-Taliban group based in the Panjshir valley, has hired a DC lobbyist. The Taliban last week said it conquered Panjshir, but Massoud's group rejected this assertion and vowed to keep fighting. Massoud hired Robert Stryk, who has a history of representing authoritarian clie...
Tags: Politics, UK, Washington Post, Washington, India, US, International, America, Trends, BBC News, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Un, Venezuela, Fox News


The 24-year old jewelry designer, whose rings have been spotted on Serena Williams and Meghan Markle, uses half her profits to fund female entrepreneurs

Shilpa Yarlagadda Courtesy of Shilpa Yarlagadda; Taken by Shoji Van Kuzumi Shilpa Yarlagadda, 24, is the founder of fine jewelry line Shiffon. The brand is known for its spiral pinky rings, which represent the pinky promise to support and empower women. Meghan Markle wore the duet pinky ring on the cover of Time for its 100 'most influential' people list. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. This article was originally published on November 4th, 2020. On Septemb...
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