Month: June 2017

The head of one of San Francisco’s most famous startup farms is no longer running his firm after being accused of … – Business Insider


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The head of one of San Francisco’s most famous startup farms is no longer running his firm after being accused of …
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Many of the businesses that work with 500 Startups are early in their development, when the entrepreneurs that created them might be more desperate and eager for funding — and potentially more vulnerable to behavior that exploits an imbalanced power …

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Harvard law professor: If the White House threatened ‘Morning Joe’ hosts with a National Enquirer story, it’s a crime – Business Insider


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Harvard law professor: If the White House threatened ‘Morning Joe’ hosts with a National Enquirer story, it’s a crime
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If President Donald Trump or members of his administration told MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough that a National Enquirer hit piece would be published unless they provided the president with better coverage, that would be a crime, a Harvard …

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Trump loves to say media companies are ‘failing’ — here’s how they’re actually performing – Business Insider


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Trump loves to say media companies are ‘failing’ — here’s how they’re actually performing
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If you follow the advertising business, you’d not be surprised to hear that traditional media business models are under a lot of pressure as consumer consumption habits are going through rapid changes driven by technology. But here’s an ongoing

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An Alabama high school ‘resegregated’ after years of being a model of integration — here’s what happened after – Business Insider


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An Alabama high school ‘resegregated’ after years of being a model of integration — here’s what happened after
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In 2000, I graduated from Central High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Central opened in 1979 after a federal court order forced the mostly segregated high schools in the Tuscaloosa City Schools system to integrate. For the next two decades, Central was

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Top Republicans denounce Trump after he tweets about Mika Brzezinski ‘bleeding badly from a face-lift’ – Business Insider


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Top Republicans denounce Trump after he tweets about Mika Brzezinski ‘bleeding badly from a face-lift’
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Top Republican lawmakers on Thursday denounced President Donald Trump’s attack on “Morning Joe” host Mika Brzezinski, who he tweeted was “bleeding badly from a face-lift” during a recent trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate. “Obviously I don’t see that as an …
Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’New York Times

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Iraq’s prime minister has declared the ‘end of Daesh’ after capturing an ISIS stronghold – Business Insider


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Iraq’s prime minister has declared the ‘end of Daesh’ after capturing an ISIS stronghold
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Iraq Iraqi Soldier Mosul An Iraqi special forces soldier walking toward the frontline near al-Nuri mosque on Wednesday during fights against Islamic State militants in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq. AP Photo/Felipe Dana. The prime minister of Iraq has

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Pokémon Go is great again, thanks to its sweeping new update – Business Insider


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Pokémon Go is great again, thanks to its sweeping new update
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Pokemon GO_Raid The new raid battles are a big step in the right direction, letting up to 20 players team up to fight massive, powered-up monsters. Niantic Labs. Last week, Pokémon Go got a huge update, bringing sweeping and long-awaited changes to the …

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This is the Saudi billionaire who has secretly been dating Rihanna – Business Insider


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This is the Saudi billionaire who has secretly been dating Rihanna
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Jameel is the deputy president and vice chairman of the family-run business Abdul Latif Jameel, one of the world’s largest companies, and is a key investor in Toyota. His family are reportedly worth $1.5 billion (£1.2 billion). Sources told The Sun

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Hackers breached a US nuclear power plant’s network, and it could be a ‘big danger’ – Business Insider


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Hackers breached a US nuclear power plant’s network, and it could be a ‘big danger’
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The breach was contained to the business-associated side of the plant, officials said. So far, little information has come out about the origins of the hack, code named “Nuclear 17,” but evidence indicates that the attack was not serious enough to

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Walgreens is buying Rite Aid’s assets for $5.18 billion after the 2 sides terminate their merger – Business Insider


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Walgreens is buying Rite Aid’s assets for $5.18 billion after the 2 sides terminate their merger
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Walgreens Boots Alliance announced on Thursday that it entered into an agreement to acquire 2,186 Rite Aid stores and related assets for $5.18 billion in cash. It’s the latest twist in the ongoing saga between the two companies, which drew scrutiny

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Amazon is bringing back ‘Prime Day’ on July 11 — but deals start sooner – Business Insider


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Amazon is bringing back ‘Prime Day’ on July 11 — but deals start sooner
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The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Kindle Fire box without cover Steve Kovach, Business Insider. In case you haven’t

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New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business – Reuters


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New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business
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FRANKFURT/MOSCOW/KIEV A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia.
‘They sow chaos wherever they can’: A familiar actor may be behind the massive cyberattack that swept EuropeBusiness Insider
Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads InternationallyNew York Times
Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demandsWashington Post

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An NYC subway just derailed and smashed into a wall as MTA problems pile up – Business Insider


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An NYC subway just derailed and smashed into a wall as MTA problems pile up
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One passenger posted a photo of broken glass that he said was caused by the impact of the train hitting a wall. The derailment has caused service disruptions on the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M lines. The MTA did not immediately return Business Insider’s

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An NYC subway just derailed and smashed into a wall as MTA problems pile up – Business Insider


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An NYC subway just derailed and smashed into a wall as MTA problems pile up
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One passenger posted a photo of broken glass that he said was caused by the impact of the train hitting a wall. The derailment has caused service disruptions on the A, B, C, D, E, F, and M lines. The MTA did not immediately return Business Insider’s

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MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s why it makes sense for Tesla to become the next big music-streaming service – Business Insider


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MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s why it makes sense for Tesla to become the next big music-streaming service
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Tesla, the electric-car and energy-storage company, could become the next big music-streaming service. Last week, a representative told Business Insider that it was important for its customers to “listen to the music they want from whatever source they …

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MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s why it makes sense for Tesla to become the next big music-streaming service – Business Insider


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MORGAN STANLEY: Here’s why it makes sense for Tesla to become the next big music-streaming service
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Tesla, the electric-car and energy-storage company, could become the next big music-streaming service. Last week, a representative told Business Insider that it was important for its customers to “listen to the music they want from whatever source they …

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Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.4 billion fine by the EU over its antitrust case – Business Insider


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Google has been hit with a record-breaking €2.4 billion fine by the EU over its antitrust case
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The culmination of a multiyear investigation into Google’s business practices going back nearly a decade, it is a mammoth ruling, more than twice as big as the previous largest comparable fine. It seems likely to further inflame tensions between
EU hits Google with record $2.7b antitrust fineFox Business
EU slaps Google with record $2.7 billion fineCNNMoney

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Tillerson’s skeleton-crew setup at the State Department could be weakening the US – Business Insider


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Tillerson’s skeleton-crew setup at the State Department could be weakening the US
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Despite having no government experience, Tillerson was lauded by President Donald Trump as the right candidate for secretary of state because of his business acumen during his tenure as CEO of Exxon Mobil. “The Fiscal Year 2018 budget request seeks …

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Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel – NPR


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Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel
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During the campaign, some of Trump’s companies did business with his campaign. It paid $8.7 million, for example, to TAG Air (the Trump company that owns most of his airplanes) and $2 million to Trump Tower, the building where he housed the campaign …

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A key Republican senator has ‘serious concerns’ about the Senate’s healthcare bill – Business Insider


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A key Republican senator has ‘serious concerns’ about the Senate’s healthcare bill
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susan collins WASHINGTON, DC – FEBRUARY 01: U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill February 1, 2011 in Washington, DC. Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) and Collins discussed the release of a report that says …
Democrats to halt Senate business over Obamacare repealPolitico
Democrats to slow-walk Senate business over health care billUSA TODAY

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Pro-renewables business group prods gubernatorial candidates on Virginia energy regulations – Richmond.com

Pro-renewables business group prods gubernatorial candidates on Virginia energy regulations
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A national association of businesses focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency, smart grids, energy storage and other technologies is pushing Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates to embrace what it calls “a transformational change” in how energy is …

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Jorge Posada peppers Yankee Stadium with line drives in his Old Timers’ debut – Business Insider


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Jorge Posada peppers Yankee Stadium with line drives in his Old Timers’ debut
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Yankee Jorge Posada Former New York Yankee Jorge Posada attends his first Old-Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 25, 2017 in New York. AP Photo/Seth Wenig. NEW YORK (AP) — Jorge Posada peppered line drives around the Yankee …

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UNDER ARMOUR CEO: It was ‘unfortunate’ that my words seen as praise of Trump were ‘divisive’ – Business Insider


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UNDER ARMOUR CEO: It was ‘unfortunate’ that my words seen as praise of Trump were ‘divisive’
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Plank stopped short of apologizing for or rescinding the comments he made on CNBC’s “Fast Money Halftime Report” in February, when he said: “To have such a pro-business president is something that is a real asset for the country.” As Plank’s sentiment …

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They ‘should have done a lot more’: Top Democrat blasts Obama administration for its handling of Russian election … – Business Insider


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They ‘should have done a lot more’: Top Democrat blasts Obama administration for its handling of Russian election …
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Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, criticized the Obama administration for its failure to take appropriate action after it learned Russia was meddling in the 2016 presidential election. “The Obama administration

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A single tick bite could put you at risk for at least 6 different diseases – Business Insider


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A single tick bite could put you at risk for at least 6 different diseases
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The deer tick, also known as the blacklegged tick, is a fascinating but nasty little creature, and it’s spreading. The tiny arthropods carry Lyme disease — the serious illness that we most associate them with — but that’s not the only pathogen they

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‘Why is the president going back on his promise?’ Anchor grills Kellyanne Conway on the Senate healthcare bill – Business Insider


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‘Why is the president going back on his promise?’ Anchor grills Kellyanne Conway on the Senate healthcare bill
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George Stephanopoulos grilled President Donald Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway on Sunday over the Republican healthcare bill just unveiled in the Senate. In an interview on “This Week,” the ABC anchor pushed Conway to acknowledge that the bill …

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The $1.5 Trillion Business Tax Change Flying Under the Radar – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


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The $1.5 Trillion Business Tax Change Flying Under the Radar
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Republicans looking to rewrite the U.S. tax code are taking aim at one of the foundations of modern finance—the deduction that companies get for interest they pay on debt. That deduction affects everyone from titans of Wall Street who load up on junk

A VC says the 3 things an intern needs to do to score a full-time job have nothing to do with education or skill – Business Insider


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A VC says the 3 things an intern needs to do to score a full-time job have nothing to do with education or skill
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To make it in finance, especially in my business of venture capital, you need gusto. Don’t hide at your desk. Introduce yourself to people in your office who aren’t on your team. It boggles my mind when senior execs tell interns during orientation to

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