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Tech 2020-06-28T13:48:29Z
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Mark Zuckerberg had $7 billion wiped off his fortune as advertisers boycott Facebook. He's going to be just fine.

An advertising boycott has sent Facebook execs scrambling, with the social media giant's top ad exec on Friday sending a memo to advertisers promising an external audit of its safety tools.
Politics 2020-06-28T14:27:28Z
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'Real men wear masks': Nancy Pelosi says Trump should 'be an example to the country'

Pelosi said a nationwide mandate to wear masks is "long overdue," pointing to research that suggests masks effectively prevent COVID-19 transmission.
News 2020-06-28T15:53:29Z
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Coronavirus: The 17 US states where you must wear a face mask if you want to mix with other people

In these states, residents are required to wear a mask outside at all times when social distancing isn't possible.
Politics 2020-06-28T14:30:00Z
FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. The coronavirus pandemic isn't going away anytime soon, but campaigns are still forging ahead with in-person organizing. The pandemic upended elections this year, forcing campaigns to shift their organizing activities almost entirely online and compelling both parties to reconfigure their conventions. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Military & Defense 2020-06-28T10:32:00Z
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Russia just opened a massive cathedral in honor of its armed forces, with steps rumored to be made from melted Nazi tanks

Russia's Main Cathedral of the Russian Armed Forces was built to celebrate the army's WWII victory — and is timed perfectly to shore up Putin's power.
Military & Defense 2020-06-28T12:30:00Z
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Caught between Trump and China, one of the US's closest allies is starting to have second thoughts

Trump's policies and China's strong-arm tactics are fraying the longstanding "mateship" between the US and Australia.
Markets 2020-06-28T13:15:00Z

The 3 stimulus plans Congress is debating that could put extra cash into your bank account

Lawmakers are weighing more direct payments and whether to keep boosted unemployment payments in place. A hiring bonus is also under consideration.
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Finance 2020-06-28T17:03:00Z

The Future of Fintech: AI & Blockchain

In this slide deck, Business Insider Intelligence explores the opportunities and hurdles of adopting the two technologies within financial services.
Premium Strategy 2020-06-28T16:40:34Z

German fintech star Wirecard said $2 billion went 'missing' from its bank accounts. Analysts and accounting professors explain how it could have happened.

In the past week, Wirecard's former CEO was arrested and the company filed for insolvency. We asked accounting experts how it could have happened.
Insider Intelligence 2020-06-28T16:22:00Z

Get the latest news, data, highlights, and analysis from the Business Insider Intelligence research team - FREE

The Business Insider Intelligence Daily is a free newsletter providing analytical insight and data-driven research on the trends driving industries.
News 2020-06-28T16:19:01Z

HHS secretary Alex Azar says the US 'window is closing' to control coronavirus spread

Azar said the US is in "a very serious situation" and "individuals have to act responsibly" with social distancing and wearing face coverings.
Transportation 2020-06-28T15:24:00Z

Boeing's 737 Max will make its long-awaited recertification test flights this week, according to a new report

Test pilots and FAA officials will be on board the Boeing 737 Max recertification flights, which are expected to begin this week and last three days.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-28T15:15:00Z

"It's our neighborhood, but it's also a safety net:" How households in a Texas neighborhood banded together to exchange essential items and help each other through the coronavirus pandemic.

The Rattan Creek neighborhood uses a Facebook group to communicate and connect needs and services to one another, like food and grocery shopping.

Republicans have been playing a win at all costs game for years. It's time for Democrats to fight back

Republicans have been a minority party for years but have still retained power. It's time for Democrats to put an end to this disparity.

Putin's big plans to become Russia's president for life are no sure thing

The coronavirus and climate change might create a Russia that Putin isn't able to or interested in running, writes Candace Rondeaux.
Opinion 2020-06-28T13:47:00Z

America's education system needs a pandemic bailout

We bailed out the banks during the financial crisis. Now it's to bail out our education system during the coronavirus pandemic.
Strategy 2020-06-28T13:30:00Z

I quit my full-time job during COVID-19 to start my own media company. Here are 10 things I've learned, and my advice to fellow entrepreneurs.

Relying on one job for income is not always the 'safe' option. Polina Marinova wanted to work for herself, and also create something that matters.
Transportation 2020-06-27T16:17:26Z

Major car shows have been struggling for years. But, COVID-19 may mean their ultimate demise.

Car shows face competition as automotive manufacturers turn to the internet and off-site media previews to debut new vehicles.
Premium Finance 2020-06-27T12:00:00Z

40 insiders reveal the meteoric rise of Silver Lake's Egon Durban, the tech-focused PE firm's No. 1 dealmaker who strong-armed his way to the top and is about to get $18 billion more to invest

Durban pushed Silver Lake to expand its investment targets outside of tech and into live events, travel, and content, industries that are particularly challenged by the pandemic.
Culture 2020-06-26T20:38:09Z

Why Reddit has become a favorite social media platform for many blind and visually impaired people

Many blind or visually impaired Reddit users say the platform is their favorite place to engage with others online because of its format and culture.
Strategy 2020-06-26T14:41:00Z

Disneyland is delaying its reopening — here's how much workers are paid at America's amusement parks

The company announced a pause in its plans to open its California parks, but Disney World in Florida is still on track to reopen next month.
Tech 2020-06-26T19:05:12Z

The Trump administration told Facebook and Twitter to remove posts that call for tearing down statues

President Donald Trump has railed against protesters over the past month, and has repeatedly clashed with tech companies in the process.
Politics 2020-06-26T14:07:12Z

Trump couldn't answer a question about what he'd do in a 2nd term. Here's his rambling response in full.

"I'm riding down Pennsylvania Avenue with our first lady, and I say, 'This is great,'" Trump said when Sean Hannity asked about a second term.

The George Floyd protests may become a defining moment in the future of American politics

The level of activism that came after George Floyd's death feels different. Here's how it can define the country going forward.
Transportation 2020-06-28T13:06:00Z

Here's how the all-new Ford F-150 pickup truck could stack up against the Tesla Cybertruck

The F-150 has been the best-selling vehicle in the US for 43 straight years. The Cybertruck has a radical, futuristic design.
Retail 2020-06-28T13:05:00Z

If you have a gift card for JCPenney, J. Crew, or another bankrupt retailer, experts say you should use it right away

Don't hold onto a gift card for a retailer that has filed for bankruptcy. It's impossible to know what the future holds.
Personal Finance 2020-06-28T13:03:00Z

If our kids ever get our life insurance money, I hope they'll spend it in 2 ways: on debt and index funds

After struggling with debt in the past, this couple knows the freedom of living debt-free and building wealth through index funds.
Strategy 2020-06-28T13:00:00Z

Why resiliency can help you better cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

Focus on the improving the controllable aspects of your life, like personal health or staying connected with loved ones.
Strategy 2020-06-28T13:00:00Z

Let's not make ageist correlations between age and business success or failure — doing so is not just ethically challenging, it's factually incorrect

Abby Miller Levy says she worked side by side with Arianna Huffington to start Thrive Global — and that Huffington ran circles around her competitors.
Media 2020-06-28T13:00:00Z

THE SVOD SHAKEOUT REPORT: A massive media shakeout is on the horizon — here are the key trends, players, and how we think it will play out

This report predicts how major services will fare in the streaming wars, including Apple TV+, Disney+, HBO Max, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.
Personal Finance 2020-06-28T12:59:00Z

If you lost your job during the pandemic, rolling over your 401(k) to an IRA can help you keep track of your retirement savings

Moving your 401(k) from your old job to an IRA through a rollover could be the right move if you're not sure when you'll get a new job.
Tech 2020-06-28T12:56:00Z

This company is building a road that charges electric vehicles wirelessly while they drive on it — here's how it works

Electreon Wireless's goal is to build the first electric city road in the world.
Markets 2020-06-28T12:55:00Z

Warren Buffett has warned about the dangers of speculating for years. Day traders aren't listening.

"Speculation is most dangerous when it looks easiest," the famed investor cautioned after the dot-com bubble burst.
News 2020-06-26T16:07:54Z

Jon Stewart says he doesn't remember Republicans being mad about erasing history when the Saddam Hussein statue was toppled in Baghdad

On "The Daily Social Distancing Show with Trevor Noah", Jon Stewart lampooned Republicans' hypocrisy over tearing down Confederate statues.
Tech 2020-06-26T20:11:07Z

Apple will let you change the iPhone's default web browser and email app in iOS 14, but any plans to change others like music or maps are still far away. Here's why.

Apple is finally giving iPhone owners more choice when it comes to app defaults in iOS 14. But it's taking a cautious approach.
Markets 2020-06-26T17:11:19Z

These are the 7 board members who stand to gain the most from Fastly's epic rally

Fastly is a cloud computing services provider that counts businesses such as Slack and Spotify as clients, and Amazon and Google as top competitors.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-06-26T16:43:00Z
Transportation 2020-06-26T17:51:10Z

American Airlines will start selling middle seats again as airlines bet that customers won't care about social distancing in flight

American Airlines said it will stop blocking middle seats and capping capacity, but will allow passengers to move to emptier flights when possible.
Premium BI Prime 2020-06-28T12:55:00Z

The Waldorf Astoria luxury condo sales director who's fielded over 5,000 inquiries for the famed hotel's new units breaks down his daily schedule from 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Dan Tubb said the "fascination with the building" and amount of daily inquiries has been "higher than any building that I've ever sold."
Retail 2020-06-28T12:54:45Z

Liberal shoppers are hammering Home Depot's conservative roots, but the political reality of the home improvement big boxes is far more complicated

Home Depot and Lowe's both run political action committee that tend to contribute donations to Republican Congressional candidates.
Markets 2020-06-28T12:53:00Z

Wirecard is 'beyond salvageable,' according to one analyst, who says the company's rivals won't be able to benefit from its downfall

Rivals can expect a "very small opportunity" for incremental business since most of Wirecard's transactions were fictitious, a researcher said.
Markets 2020-06-28T12:50:00Z

Renowned strategist Tom Lee says investors should take a 'leap of faith' on select stocks despite a crisis that's 'worse than the Great Depression'

The economy is resilient and we can still get a recovery "even if we're wearing masks and social distancing," Lee said.
Tech 2020-06-28T12:45:00Z

9 movies and TV shows you can stream to understand the magnetic world of Silicon Valley and Big Tech

From FX on Hulu's "Devs" to Netflix's "The Social Network," here's what you should watch to brush up on your industry knowledge.
Premium Markets 2020-06-28T12:43:00Z

Jefferies says buy these 14 cheap stocks that are financially strong and positioned for market-beating returns

Jefferies says performance for these historically strong returners is about to improve, and the stocks are also much cheaper than usual.
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