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Walmart is removing guns and ammo from shelves and display cases in all stores as a precaution due to 'civil unrest'

A Walmart gun display. Business Insider Walmart removed guns and ammo from all store displays. Customers can still buy firearms on request. A statement from Walmart cited "civil unrest" as the reason. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Walmart will remove guns and ammo from all sales floors and displays, Sarah Nassauer at The Wall Street Journal first reported. "We have seen some isolated civil unrest and as we have done on several occasions over the last few years, we hav...
Tags: US, Trends, Walmart, Philadelphia, Wall Street Journal, Sarah Nassauer, Mary Meisenzahl, George Floyd, Journal Weapons


Moderna, BioNtech surge as COVID-19 vaccine development progresses amid virus spike

A photo illustration show a syringe. Argentina was selected to test a vaccine against COVID-19, it is estimated that the clinical phases will begin in August. Carol Smiljan/NurPhoto via Getty Images Moderna and BioNtech surged in Thursday trades amid updates on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.Investor focus on a potential vaccine is heightened as daily COVID-19 cases spike across the US and in Europe.Moderna said it's "actively preparing for the launch" of its COVID-19 vaccine, while ...
Tags: Japan, France, Germany, US, Trends, Ubs, Argentina, Pfizer, Wall Street Journal, Takeda, Matthew Fox, Moderna, BioNtech, COVID, Moderna BioNTech, Carol Smiljan NurPhoto


Etsy is expecting this year's high-stakes online shopping season to level the playing field with major retailers like Amazon who may get caught in a logistics nightmare

Richard Levine/Corbis via Getty Images Etsy is "leaning in" to the holiday shopping season as other retailers worry about a logistics nightmare, the company said during its third-quarter earnings call.  "Our sellers are businesses, largely of one, working from their home and they are not as constrained in terms of having a supply chain dependent on a few factories, or having everything shipped through one or two fulfillment centers," CEO Josh Silverman said on the call.  Major retailers a...
Tags: Amazon, Holiday Shopping, Ecommerce, News, Etsy, Trends, UPS, Online Shopping, Shipping, Retail, DHL, Logistics, Wall Street Journal, Fedex, United States Postal Service, Silverman


Inphi soars 27% on report chipmaker Marvell is in talks to buy it for $10 billion

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Semiconductor firm Inphi leapt as much as 27% in on Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported that Marvell Technology could buy the company for as much as $10 billion.A deal could come as soon as next week, sources told the Journal.The potential agreement would add to Marvell's reach in the networking industry, which has been one of Inphi's strongest growth-drivers this year.The deal marks the second biggest tie-up this week in the semiconductor ind...
Tags: Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Cisco, Ubs, Nvidia, ARM Holdings, Amd, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Analog Devices, Marvell, Maxim Integrated Products, Xilinx, Marvell Technology


Gavin Newsom versus Mickey Mouse: John Phillips

California Gov. Gavin Newsom recently announced that large Golden State theme parks won’t be re-opening any time soon, and could be closed down until summer of 2021.  To date, these theme parks have already been shut down for seven months. According to reporting from the Wall Street Journal, reaching a “minimal” level of community spread requires California counties to register a seven-day average of less than one new daily case per 100,000 people and an average positive-test rate of less than 2...
Tags: Europe, California, Opinion, Disney, Sport, Soccer, Walt Disney Company, Disneyland, Orange County, Wall Street Journal, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, John Phillips, Mickey Mouse, Louie, Orlando Florida


Inphi soars 23% on report chipmaker Marvell is in talks to buy it for $10 billion

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Semiconductor firm Inphi leapt as much as 23% in on Thursday after the Wall Street Journal reported that Marvell Technology could buy the company for as much as $10 billion.A deal could come as soon as next week, sources told the Journal.The potential agreement would add to Marvell's reach in the networking industry, which has been one of Inphi's strongest growth-drivers this year.The deal marks the second biggest tie-up this week in the semiconductor ind...
Tags: Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Cisco, Ubs, Nvidia, ARM Holdings, Amd, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Analog Devices, Marvell, Maxim Integrated Products, Xilinx, Marvell Technology


iOS 14's Upcoming Anti-Tracking Prompt Sparks Antitrust Complaint In France

tsa shares a report from MacRumors: Starting early next year, iOS 14 will require apps to get opt-in permission from users to collect their random advertising identifier, which advertisers use to deliver personalized ads and track how effective their campaigns were. Ahead of this change, The Wall Street Journal reports that advertising companies and publishers have filed a complaint against Apple with France's competition authority, arguing that the enhanced privacy measures would be anticompeti...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, France, Tech, Wall Street Journal, Audience Network


Inphi soars 33% on report chipmaker Marvell is in talks to buy it for $10 billion

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images Semiconductor firm Inphi leapt as much as 33% in premarket trading on Thursday, after the Wall Street Journal reported that Marvell Technology could buy the company for as much as $10 billion.A deal could come as soon as next week, sources told the Journal.The potential agreement would add to Marvell's reach in the networking industry, which has been one of Inphi's strongest growth-drivers this year.The deal marks the second biggest tie-up this week in th...
Tags: Microsoft, California, US, Trends, Cisco, Ubs, Nvidia, ARM Holdings, Amd, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Analog Devices, Marvell, Maxim Integrated Products, Xilinx, Marvell Technology


The nightmare that Joe Biden could inherit

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally, in Charlotte, North Carolina, October 14, 2016. AP Photo/ Evan Vucci The outcome of the 2020 presidential election remains in doubt, but is clear is that if Joe Biden wins he will inherit a country wracked by a pandemic and riven by political polarization. In his three-month lame duck period, President Donald Trump seems likely to do little to alleviate Americans' economic pain while sabotaging the incoming a...
Tags: Politics, New York, Supreme Court, Congress, Opinion, Senate, New York City, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Iran, Bbc, Fbi, Atlantic, Pennsylvania


Chinese billionaire Jack Ma and AMD CEO Lisa Su have a new tech strategy: shoot the moon

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here  This week: Jack Ma and AMD CEO Lisa Su are shooting for the moon Jack Ma Stephane Mahe/Reuters Good news, there's water on the moon, and soon, there will even be WiFi on the moon.Netflix has a new animated movie out called "Over the Moon."And Elon Musk unlocked...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Hollywood, Enterprise, Microsoft, Yahoo, Washington, Softbank, Trends, Intel, Ap, Earth, Netflix, Alibaba, Xbox


iOS 14's Upcoming Anti-Tracking Prompt Sparks Antitrust Complaint in France

Starting early next year, iOS 14 will require apps to get opt-in permission from users to collect their random advertising identifier, which advertisers use to deliver personalized ads and track how effective their campaigns were. Ahead of this change, The Wall Street Journal reports that advertising companies and publishers have filed a complaint against Apple with France's competition authority, arguing that the enhanced privacy measures would be anticompetitive. According to the report, t...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, France, Antitrust, Wall Street Journal, Audience Network, Ios 14


Jack Dorsey once reportedly tried to give Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai a seat on Twitter's board

Square and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Jack Dorsey tried to give a seat on Twitter's board of directors to Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai in 2016, according to the Wall Street Journal. The idea was met with opposition internally, as was the idea to add civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson, the Journal reports. Dorsey and Mckesson appear to be good friends, and Dorsey has admired Yousafzai for several years, calling her the person who inspires him the most in a 2015...
Tags: Twitter, Board of Directors, Trends, Georgia, Nba, Square, Malala Yousafzai, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Harrison Barnes, Dorsey, Deray Mckesson, McKesson, Yousafzai, Tech Insider


10 things in tech you need to know today

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella Tobias Schwarz/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Microsoft beat Wall Street estimates. The tech giant posted $37.2 billion in revenue for its fiscal first quarter, higher than expected, amid growth in the company's cloud business.Twitter a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, Microsoft, US, Trends, Barcelona, Reddit, Amd, Jack Dorsey, Wall Street Journal, Nordic, Trump, Amazon Alexa


Does Harm Result When Religious Placement Agencies Close Their Doors? New Empirical Evidence from the Case of Boston Catholic Charities

By Netta Barak-Corren and Nelson Tebbe On November 4, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral arguments in Fulton v. City of Philadelphia, an important case concerning child welfare in Philadelphia. A social welfare agency objects on religious grounds to Philadelphia’s rule requiring it to place foster children with LGBTQ parents. The agency says that if the Court rules for the city, it will close its doors and children will be harmed. We have uncovered new evidence undermining th...
Tags: Supreme Court, Boston, Massachusetts, Court, Css, Philadelphia, Lgbtq, Wall Street Journal, Branding, Thompson, Catholic Charities, THOMSON, Supreme Court of the United States, Roman Catholic Church, Boston San Francisco, Nelson Tebbe


Facebook Tells Academics To Stop Monitoring Its Political Ads

couchslug shares a report from The Register: Facebook has ordered the end to an academic monitoring project that has repeatedly exposed failures by the internet giant to clearly label political advertising on its platform. The social media goliath informed New York University (NYU) that research by its Tandon School of Engineering's Online Transparency Project's Ad Observatory violates Facebook's terms of service on bulk data collection and demanded it end the program immediately. The project re...
Tags: Facebook, Tech, Silicon Valley, Wall Street Journal, Tandon School of Engineering, New York University NYU, Facebook Ad Library, Ad Observatory


Ankhi Das, One of Facebook’s Top Execs in India, Leaves the Company

Facebook public policy director for India and south and central Asia Ankhi Das is leaving the company to go into public service. Newley Purnell and Jeff Horwitz of The Wall Street Journal reported in August that Indian politician T. Raja Singh, a member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party, was allowed to remain...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, India, Advertising, Narendra Modi, Wall Street Journal, Raja Singh, Jeff Horwitz, Newley Purnell, Social Pro Daily, Facebook 's Top Execs in India Leaves the Company, Asia Ankhi Das


Xilinx rockets 14% after finalizing agreement for $35 billion sale to AMD

A Xilinx sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai Reuters Xilinx shares soared as much as 14% higher on Tuesday after Advanced Micro Devices agreed to buy the company in a $35 billion deal.The acquisition is expected to close by the end of 2021, according to a press release. Xilinx shareholders will receive 1.7234 shares of AMD for each Xilinx share they own.The combined entity will boast more than 13,000 e...
Tags: Trends, Bank Of America, Nvidia, Goldman Sachs, Amd, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Convention Center, US China, Maxim Integrated Products, Intel AMD, Xilinx, Advanced Micro Devices, China International Import Expo CIIE, Ben Winck, Intel Watch Xilinx


Facebook India’s controversial policy chief quits — will it now stop hate speech from politicians?

Facebook India’s controversial policy director, Ankhi Das, has left the company in order to pursue a career in public service. Das was famously alleged to play a crucial role in stopping moderators from removing posts from India’s ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) that incited communal violence. In August, the Wall Street Journal reported that the public policy chief intervened more than once to keep BJP leaders’ posts on Facebook that contained provocative comments against Rohingya Muslims and ...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, India, BJP, Wall Street Journal, Das, Facebook India, Bhartiya Janta Party BJP, Ankhi Das


Top Facebook India Executive Leaves the Company Following Controversy Over Hate Speech

Facebook’s top policy official in India, Ankhi Das, stepped down from the company on Tuesday following reports this summer by TIME and the Wall Street Journal that detailed links between senior Facebook staff and India’s ruling party. A Facebook spokesperson told TIME that Das’s departure “has nothing to do with the parliamentary inquiry or the media reports.”
Tags: Facebook, News, India, Wall Street Journal, Das, Ankhi Das


What the election could mean for hot healthcare startups

Welcome to Business Insider's daily healthcare newsletter, your daily dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello,Today's a big earnings day for some of the major drugmakers in the COVID-19 vaccine and treatment race including Pfizer, Merck, and Eli Lilly. (No, we don't yet have data on Pfizer's late-stage COVID-19 vaccine trial.)Meanwhile late on Monday, the Senate confirmed Amy C...
Tags: Europe, Supreme Court, Washington, Senate, White House, US, San Francisco, Trends, Eu, European Union, Mental Health, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Affordable Care Act, Fda, Pfizer


Xilinx rockets 17% after finalizing agreement for $35 billion sale to AMD

A Xilinx sign is seen during the China International Import Expo (CIIE), at the National Exhibition and Convention Center in Shanghai Reuters Xilinx shares soared as much as 17% higher in early Tuesday trading after Advanced Micro Devices agreed to buy the company in a $35 billion deal.The acquisition is expected to close by the end of 2021, according to a press release. Xilinx shareholders will receive 1.7234 shares of AMD for each Xilinx share they own.The combined entity will boast more...
Tags: Trends, Bank Of America, Nvidia, Goldman Sachs, Amd, Huawei, Wall Street Journal, Convention Center, US China, Maxim Integrated Products, Intel AMD, Xilinx, Advanced Micro Devices, China International Import Expo CIIE, Ben Winck, Intel Watch Xilinx


Top Facebook policy executive Ankhi Das quits

Ankhi Das, Facebook public public policy director for India, South, and Central Asia has quit the company, two months after a Wall Street Journal report that she intervened to shield hate speech by a BJP leader and showed favoritism towards the ruling party.  Das had reportedly shielded at least another three Hindu nationalists and groups that were flagged internally for promoting or participating in violence. She is reportedly leaving to pursue her interest in public service, per TechCrunch...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, BJP, Muslim, Wall Street Journal, Journal, WSJ, Singh, Das, Raja Singh, Rohingya Muslim, Facebook India, Instagram Soon, Ajit Mohan, Top Facebook


The EU's drug regulator would reportedly approve a COVID-19 vaccine even if it worked in less than 50% of people — a lower threshold than the FDA

A clinical trial volunteer participates in Johnson & Johnson's study to test a coronavirus vaccine candidate. Janssen The European Union's drug regulator would approve a COVID-19 vaccine even if it worked in less than half of people, the Wall Street Journal reported. In comparison, the US's drug regulator, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), expects a vaccine efficacy rate of at least 50%. The news suggests that the European Medicine Agency and the FDA could disagree on which vacci...
Tags: Europe, UK, US, Trends, Eu, European Union, Astrazeneca, Fda, Pfizer, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Johnson Johnson, Food and Drug Administration FDA, US Food and Drug Administration FDA, Janssen, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


A senior Trump administration official reportedly offered Santa performers early COVID-19 vaccines for starring in a $250 million public awareness campaign

RubberBall Productions/Getty Images Michael Caputo, an assistant secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), offered Santa performers early access to COVID-19 vaccines, the Wall Street Journal reported. The performers would get the vaccines if they helped with the agency's planned $250 million vaccination drive campaign, the Journal reported. "If you and your colleagues are not essential workers, I don't know what is," Caputo told an organization representing Santas, a...
Tags: Politics, Christmas, Trends, Santa, Wall Street Journal, Hss, Journal, Trump, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, Erwin, Michael Caputo, Caputo, Alex Azar, Coronavirus Vaccine, Covid-19 Vaccine


Trump Had One Last Story to Sell. The Wall Street Journal Wouldn't Buy It.

By early October, even people inside the White House believed President Donald Trump's reelection campaign needed a desperate rescue mission. So three men allied with the president gathered at a house in McLean, Virginia, to launch one.The host was Arthur Schwartz, a New York public relations man close to Trump's eldest son, Donald Jr. The guests were a White House lawyer, Eric Herschmann, and a former deputy White House counsel, Stefan Passantino, according to two people familiar with t...
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Pakistan PM Imran Khan asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content, takes shot at India’s CAA-NRC

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has accused Facebook of failing to curtail the spread of Islamophobic content on the social media platform. In a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday, Khan requested that the company implement a ban on Islamophobic content, similar to its recent policy on holocaust denial. He referred in length to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) in India as examples of growing Islamophobia across the world. Khan’s letter c...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, News, France, India, BJP, Pakistan, Islam, United Nations, Burma, Imran Khan, Myanmar, Rohingya Muslims, Caa


A White House lawyer reportedly tried to get The Wall Street Journal to scoop Hunter Biden's emails

The Wall Street Journal published a short article Thursday night on Hunter Biden's business dealings that concluded: "Corporate records reviewed by The Wall Street Journal show no role for Joe Biden." The same night, the Journal published an opinion piece that asserted the Democratic presidential nominee had been aware of and/or involved in his son's business endeavors, about 24 hours after Breitbart News published a statement from a former Hunter Biden business partner, Tony Bobulinksi....
Tags: New York Post, New York, News, White House, Joe Biden, New York Times, Arthur Schwartz, Ben Smith, Rupert Murdoch, Smith, News Corp, Breitbart News, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Trump, Bender


How Quibi fell apart in 199 days

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 26. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: How Quibi fell apart, inside The Richard Group's troubles, and the execs leading the e-commerce advertising industry. Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP; Richard Drew/AP; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The 199 days that doomed Qui...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Trends, Ap, New York Times, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Anna Wintour, Richard, Instacart, Wall Street Journal, Cvs, Meg Whitman, Walmart Amazon, Insiders, Richards Group, Noam Galai Getty


Facebook is taking specific measures to slow the 'spread of viral content' in anticipation of possible unrest on Election day, report says

In this photo illustration a Facebook logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook is preparing specific measures to slow the "spread of viral content" in preparation for violence and unrest related to the election, sources told the Wall Street Journal. Last month, the company's head of global affairs told The Financial Times it planned to restrict content circulation in preparation for potential violence and u...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Elections, Buzzfeed, US, Trends, Violence, Election, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg, Kenosha, Election 2020, Kenosha Wisconsin, The Financial Times, Tech Insider


The U.S. Health Department Tried to Offer Early Vaccines to Shopping Mall Santas

America's national health agency "halted a public-service coronavirus advertising campaign funded by $250 million in taxpayer money after it offered a special vaccine deal to an unusual set of essential workers: Santa Claus performers." The Wall Street Journal reports: As part of the plan, a top Trump administration official wanted the Santa performers to promote the benefits of a Covid-19 vaccination and, in exchange, offered them early vaccine access ahead of the general public, according t...
Tags: White House, America, Tech, Santa, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Health And Human Services, HHS, Erwin, Mrs Claus, Dennis Quaid, Michael Caputo, Caputo, Alex Azar, U S Health Department Tried, Shopping Mall Santas