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10 Things in Politics: Dems stall on voting rights

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:In voting-rights fight, progressive activists see a 'make-or-break moment' for changing the filibusterThe FDA is pushing forward on boosters for millions of AmericansFacebook's recent trademark filings hold clues to the company's new...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Senate, China, Russia, Trends, Atlanta, Tesla, Joe Biden, Fbi, Democrats, Gop, New Hampshire


Syria 'massacre': Government attack kills 4 children on their way to school, UN says

A view of the damage around the site after Assad regime forces targeted a marketplace in the rural town of Ariha in Idlib, northwestern Syria, on October 20, 2021. Izzettin Kasim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The attack Wednesday morning killed at least 13 people, The Wall Street Journal reported. Four of the dead were children on their way to school. Their teacher was also killed. The strike occurred in a marketplace in northwest Syria that is controlled by anti-government rebels. Four ...
Tags: News, International, Trends, Turkey, Syria, Middle East, United Nations, War Crimes, Un, Associated Press, Assad, Charles Davis, Damascus, Unicef, Wall Street Journal, Bashar Al Assad


New York City to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for All Public Employees - WSJ

(Reuters) - New York City will require that all of its municipal workforce get vaccinated against COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported on...
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Report: Facebook to Change Its Name Next Week to Better Reflect Company's 'Metaverse'

Facebook is reportedly planning to change its name to better reflect Mark Zuckerberg's goal of creating a "metaverse," reports The Verge, claiming the change could come as soon as next week. From the report: The coming name change, which CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to talk about at the company's annual Connect conference on October 28th, but could unveil sooner, is meant to signal the tech giant's ambition to be known for more than social media and all the ills that entail. The rebrand would l...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg, Roblox, Facebook Company, Frances Haugen, Better Reflect Company, Instagram WhatsApp Oculus


Doctors Blame TikTok For Surge In Teen Girls Experiencing Tics

An anonymous reader quotes a report from People: Doctors around the world are seeing a rise in cases of tic-like behaviors in teen girls, which they believe could be caused by watching TikTok videos about Tourette syndrome. Pediatric hospitals have reported an increase in teen girls coming in after developing tics, sudden twitches or noises that are a common symptom of Tourette syndrome, during the pandemic. The sudden rise is unusual, with tics typically occurring in boys, not girls. Experts in...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Tech, Chicago, Canada, Wall Street Journal, Tourette, Texas Children s Hospital, Rush University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University Tourette


The pandemic has killed the car salesperson as we know it

Used cars are displayed on the sales lot at Marin Acura on July 13, 2021 in Corte Madera, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The pandemic has transformed jobs across industries - including car salespeople. Sales staff now spend more time fielding online chats than waiting for walk-in customers. With new cars in short supply, haggling is a thing of the past, The Wall Street Journal reports. The stereotypical car salesperson is a fast talker eager to show you around their lot's ...
Tags: Virginia, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Cameron Johnson, Marin Acura, Facebook Marketplace Craigslist, Tim Levin, Magic City Auto Group, Corte Madera California Justin Sullivan Getty, Mark Rikess, The Journal Salespeople


Google's Sundar Pichai says CEOs 'need to embrace' that employees want a say in whether they work remotely, in-person, or a mix of both

Sundar Pichai, the CEO of Google. Denis Balibouse/Reuters Google CEO Sundar Pichai talked with The Wall Street Journal about his company's hybrid work policy. He said CEOs must embrace the fact that "employees want to have a say in where they work." He added that roughly 20% to 30% of Google's staff have voluntarily gone back to the office already. Business leaders should welcome employees' opinions on whether to have a remote, in-person, or hybrid work model, according to Sund...
Tags: Google, New York, New York City, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Sundar Pichai, Alphabet, Pichai, Reuters, Flexible Work, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Hugh Langley, Hybrid Work, Google Denis Balibouse Reuters Google


Google CEO Sundar Pichai says 3 days in the office and 2 at home is a good 'balance' between in-person collaboration and time off from the commute

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Justin Sullivan via Getty Images Google CEO Sundar Pichai discussed the company's hybrid working plans with The Wall Street Journal. Three days in the office, two days remotely was a good "balance," Pichai said. It gave staff lots of time to collaborate - but also let them avoid the daily commute. Working three days a week in the office and two days remotely gives employees a good "balance" between time at home and time with their colleagues, Sundar Pichai, CE...
Tags: Google, New York, News, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Future Of Work, Wall Street Journal, Sundar Pichai, Pichai, Murray, Alphabet Inc, Matt Murray, Stephen Jones, Flexible Work, Tech Insider


Trump admits he didn't go all-out to push Republicans to vote in the Georgia Senate runoffs because he was 'angry' over losing the election, book says

President Donald Trump headlined a campaign rally in Valdosta, Ga., for Sens. David Perdue, left, and Kelly Loeffler, right. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Donald Trump admits he could have done more to boost voter turnout in the critical 2021 Georgia Senate runoffs. Trump told reporter David Drucker he didn't do more because he was "angry" over the election outcome. Analyses of voter data show a significant drop-off in turnout among conservative voters in the runoffs. Former President D...
Tags: Politics, Senate, White House, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Rudy, Donald Trump, Perdue, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Donald, Sidney Powell


Haitian gang demands $17m ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children

Authorities are negotiating for their release but reluctant to pay money that will be used for ‘more guns and more munitions’A Haitian gang that kidnapped a group of American and Canadian missionaries has demanded a $17m ransom for their release, according to the country’s justice minister.Liszt Quitel told the Wall Street Journal the FBI and Haitian police were in contact with the kidnappers from the 400 Mawozo gang, who seized the missionaries at the weekend outside the capital, Port-au-Prince...
Tags: Americas, World news, Fbi, Wall Street Journal, Haiti, Port au Prince Continue, Liszt Quitel


“Striketober” highlights union organizing concerns for Ohio craft breweries

One of the unexpected byproducts of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is a corresponding rise in union organizing and other union-related activity. This crisis has magnified attention on key union agenda items and talking points such as worker safety and higher pay. Unions have not been shy about pressing these issues. "Striketober" is in full effect, with more than 100,000 workers walking off the job in the past week alone. According to The Wall Street Journal, employees are angry and are increasi...
Tags: Facebook, Law, Ohio, Union, Great Lakes, Wall Street Journal, Richard Berman, Jon Hyman, Center for Union Facts, Great Lakes Brewing Company Ohio, United Steelworkers According


An LA trucking company is running out of places to put its shipping containers so they're parking some on a residential street

Getty Images/Sasin Tipchai Container ships line the streets of one California neighborhood as the global shipping crisis continues. A local trucking company owner said his business is stuck with empty shipping containers despite minimal storage space. One resident said the shipping trucks blocked her driveway, preventing her from leaving. With a backlog of container ships at ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach and workers unloading shipments 24 hours a day, the Southern California area ha...
Tags: Transportation, News, California, La, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Wall Street Journal, Cervantes, Southern California, Shipping Containers, Western U S


Reddit is vying for a spot in the new class of meme stocks as it targets individual investors for its public offering

Reddit. Getty Images / SOPA Images Reddit CEO Steve Huffman wants his site's users to invest in the company's initial public offering. "I want our users to be shareholders, and I want our shareholders to be users," he said, ahead of an expected Reddit IPO next year. He told the Wall Street Journal that Reddit is powered by its communities, like r/wallstreetbets. Reddit is vying for a spot in the meme stock leagues as it seeks to attract its own users - the same ones who have driven...
Tags: Ipo, Amc, Trends, Markets, Reddit, Wall Street Journal, Robinhood, Journal, Gamestop, Steve Huffman, Huffman, Fidelity Investments, Direct Listing, Millennial Investing, IPO Robinhood, Natasha Dailey


Trump mocks Nikki Haley for being 'eviscerated' by the GOP base, new book says

Nikki Haley, left, announces her impending resignation as US Ambassador in 2018. Evan Vucci/AP Donald Trump claimed Nikki Haley was "eviscerated" by the GOP base after she criticized him. Following the Capitol riot, Haley said Trump had "fallen so far" and would no longer "be in the picture." Trump told reporter David Drucker that he refused to meet with Haley after she publicly condemned him. Former President Donald Trump appeared to take pleasure in insisting that Nikki Haley, who ser...
Tags: Politics, News, Republicans, White House, Politico, US, America, Trends, Gop, Un, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Alberta, South Carolina


Martha Stewart is reportedly planning to sell her viral 'thirst trap' selfie as an NFT

David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images Martha Stewart is releasing her very first NFT collection, The Wall Street Journal first reported. She is planning to release regular collections tied to various holidays and seasons. Her first line is Halloween-themed, featuring photos of pumpkin carvings and a picture of her in a bloody nurse costume. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Martha Stewart is getting in on NFT craze. The 80-year-old lifest...
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Procter & Gamble to raise prices on more staples

Procter & Gamble Co. is raising prices on a host of household staples as costs for freight and raw materials rise faster than the consumer-product giant anticipated.
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Apple has taken the wraps off its new MacBook Pro. For the computer's first redesign in five years, Apple has done away with the TouchBar, and has reintroduced MagSafe charging (farewell, USB-C chargers). See what else was unveiled yesterday, from next-gen AirPods to m...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Instagram, Microsoft, Washington, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Walmart, Bloomberg, Bill Gates, Wall Street Journal


10 Things in Politics: Inside DC's crypto fight

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:The 12 lobbyists fighting to shape cryptocurrency's future on Capitol HillTrump is suing to stop the Capitol riot committee from getting his recordsFDA plans to let people "mix-and-match" booster shotsWith Phil Rosen. Bitcoin SOPA Images/Get...
Tags: Apple, South Korea, Politics, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Obama, Congress, California, Washington Post, Washington, North Korea, China, Iraq, US, America, Newsletter


Parenting Pointers: Connection vs. Comparison (Tips for Teen Girls to Cope with Social Compariso

Adolescence has always been a challenging time of emotional and physical development, but as the Wall Street Journal’s recent reporting on Facebook demonstrates, growing up digital is more complicated than ever.Brought to you by: Frugal Focus
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MusiCorps seeks Managing Director

About MusiCorps: Formed in response to the crisis of returning service members injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, MusiCorps is a conservatory-level music rehabilitation program that helps injured service members play music and recover their lives. It has been praised by the Wall Street Journal as “revolutionary,” is pioneering in the field of adaptive music, and has helped countless wounded warriors learn, relearn, and perform music as a core part of their rehabilitation. The MusiCorps Woun...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Iraq, Afghanistan, Wall Street Journal, Board, Sheryl Crow, Excel Microsoft, MusiCorps, Yo Yo Ma Roger Waters, Kennedy Center Madison Square Garden, MusiCorps East at Walter ReedMusiCorps West


Microsoft warned Bill Gates over 'inappropriate' emails to female staffer in 2008, report says

Microsoft executives warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee in 2008, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bill Gates reportedly advised to end inappropriate emails with female employee in 2008

A Wall Street Journal report revealed execs approached the CEO in 2008 about flirtatious emails to a female midlevel stafferBill Gates was allegedly advised in 2008 by executives at the company to halt inappropriate communication with a female employee, according to a new report.The claims, published by the Wall Street Journal, are the latest to shed light on potential misconduct by Gates while he was still working at Microsoft. The Wall Street Journal had previously revealed claims Gates left t...
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Zillow Stops Buying Houses – What Does This Mean and Will Other iBuyers Follow Suit?

The supply chain challenges that are straining the housing market are having the same effect on iBuying giant Zillow. The real estate platform announced on Oct. 18 that its home-flipping business, Zillow Offers, will be taking a break from signing new contracts as the company addresses a backlog of its properties still in its renovation pipeline. “We’re operating within a labor- and supply-constrained economy inside a competitive real estate market, especially in the construction, renovation and...
Tags: News, Radio, National, Zillow, Wall Street Journal, Redfin, Latest News, Industry News, Jeremy Wacksman Zillow, Lead Story, Zillow Offers, Jordan Grice, Wacksman Zillow


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – Desperate: An Epic Battle for Clean Water and Justice in Appalachia by Kris Maher

Desperate: An Epic Battle for Clean Water and Justice in Appalachia by Kris Maher Erin Brockovich meets Dark Waters in this propulsive and heart-wrenching legal drama set in Appalachian coal country, as one determined lawyer confronts a coal industry giant in a battle over clean drinking water for a West Virginia community—from Wall Street Journal reporter Kris Maher. For two decades, the water in the taps and wells of Mingo County didn’t look, smell, or taste right. Could it be the root...
Tags: Podcast, America, West Virginia, Seo, Wall Street Journal, Thompson, Charleston, APPALACHIA, MASSEY, Don Blankenship, Appalachian, Mingo County, Chris Voss, Kris Maher, Kevin Thompson, Hatfield McCoy


Zillow hits brakes on buying new homes for remainder of 2021

Zillow said labor and supply issues in the market have created an "operational backlog for renovations and closings." The pause will enable the company to catch up on its existing contracts.
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5 lawmakers accuse Amazon executives, including Jeff Bezos, of either misleading or lying to Congress

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos speaks via video conference during a hearing of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, July 29, 2020. Graeme Jennings/Pool via REUTERS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Five lawmakers asked Amazon to provide evidence its executives did not mislead Congress, per reports. Recent reporting "contradicts the sworn testimony" of executives, including Jeff Bezos, they wrote. The representatives are considering whether to refer Amazon to the Dep...
Tags: Amazon, News, Congress, India, Trends, Antitrust, Department Of Justice, Jeff Bezos, Wall Street Journal, Committee, Reuters, Bezos, Pramila Jayapal, Andy Jassy, House Judiciary Subcommittee, Matt Gaetz


Zoom and HP are working with a prefab workspace maker to create a $17,000 office pod for video calls - see inside the Room for Zoom

Room for Zoom booths in an office. Room New York-based prefab office pod maker Room is working with Zoom and HP to create the Room for Zoom. Room for Zoom is a soundproof office pod designed for video conferencing. The modular almost $17,000 workspace can be assembled within a few hours. Most people probably associate using Zoom with working from home. Room for Zoom booths in an office. Room But one New York-based company is banking on the continued use of the video confer...
Tags: Real Estate, New York, Office, Trends, Remote Work, Wall Street Journal, Room, Zoom, Tech Insider, Morten Meisner Jensen, Katie Deighton, Brittany Chang, Business Visual Features, Return To The Office, Brian Chen Room, Focus Room


Microsoft president Brad Smith reportedly told Bill Gates to stop emailing female employees 'more than a decade ago'

Microsoft founder Bill Gates. Mike Cohen/Getty Images for The New York Times Microsoft president Brad Smith reportedly told Bill Gates to stop emailing female employees. The Wall Street Journal reported Smith confronted Gates "more than a decade ago." A Gates spokesperson called the report "false, recycled rumors." Two top executives at Microsoft told the company's billionaire founder Bill Gates to stop emailing female employees "more than a decade ago," according to The Wall Street ...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, New York Times, Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway, Bill, Smith, Sexual Harassment, Wall Street Journal, Gates, Journal, Brad Smith, Jeffrey Epstein, Frank Shaw


10 things in tech you need to know today

Apple Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. Apple is expected to reveal new MacBook Pros today. The company's "Unleashed" event is streaming live at 1 p.m. ET, where it's slated to unveil much-anticipated MacBook Pros, and possibly a new Mac Mini and the AirPods 3. Here's how to watch the big announcemen...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Instagram, Newsletter, Trends, Tech, Bloomberg, Netflix, Porsche, The New York Times, Andreessen Horowitz, Wall Street Journal, Foxconn, Elizabeth Holmes, Dave Chappelle, Mac Mini


The Chris Voss Show Podcast – The Digital Silk Road: China’s Quest to Wire the World and Win the Future by Jonathan E. Hillman

The Digital Silk Road: China’s Quest to Wire the World and Win the Future by Jonathan E. Hillman Erin Brockovich meets Dark Waters in this propulsive and heart-wrenching legal drama set in Appalachian coal country, as one determined lawyer confronts a coal industry giant in a battle over clean drinking water for a West Virginia community—from Wall Street Journal reporter Kris Maher. For two decades, the water in the taps and wells of Mingo County didn’t look, smell, or taste right. Could...
Tags: Podcast, China, America, West Virginia, Seo, Wall Street Journal, Thompson, Charleston, MASSEY, Don Blankenship, Appalachian, Mingo County, Chris Voss, Kris Maher, Kevin Thompson, Hatfield McCoy