Month: December 2017

One officer dead, 6 people injured after gunman opens fire in ‘ambush’ style attack in Colorado – Business Insider


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One officer dead, 6 people injured after gunman opens fire in ‘ambush’ style attack in Colorado
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colorado shooting The scene of the incident where deputies and civilians were shot in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, U.S. December 31, 2017. Thomson Reuters. Police responded to reports of a disturbance in Littleton, Colorado on Sunday. One officer died

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A relationship therapist says too many couples make a mistake early on that can lead to major conflict down the road – Business Insider


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A relationship therapist says too many couples make a mistake early on that can lead to major conflict down the road
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Pay attention to the differences between you and your partner, even when you first start dating. Sussman’s observations echo those of Gretchen Rubin, an expert on happiness and habits and the author of, most recently, “The Four Tendencies.” When Rubin

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Authorities say 2 dead including gunman at Southern California office – USA TODAY


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Authorities say 2 dead including gunman at Southern California office
USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES – A man walked into the Southern California law firm where he worked and shot two men Friday before turning the gun on himself, police said. Police arrived to find the gunman and one victim dead and learned that the second victim had driven
Authorities say 2 dead including gunman at California officeFox News
2 dead, including shooter, 1 injured in shooting at Long Beach law officeKABC-TV

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The legendary creator of ‘Super Mario’ explains why he tries not to hire gamers to work at Nintendo – Business Insider


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The legendary creator of ‘Super Mario’ explains why he tries not to hire gamers to work at Nintendo
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Nintendo legend Shigeru Miyamoto, best known as the creator of “Super Mario,” “The Legend of Zelda,” and other hit franchises, is trying to make room for the next generation of leaders at the company. Miyamoto actually prefers not to hire gamers

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A family is suing Alaska Airlines after an elderly woman fell down an escalator and died of her injuries – Business Insider


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A family is suing Alaska Airlines after an elderly woman fell down an escalator and died of her injuries
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The airline said that Kekona “went off on her own” after being helped into her wheelchair. “Their version of the facts isn’t true,” Brook L. Cunningham, the family’s lawyer, said in a phone interview with Business Insider. Cunningham denied that Kekona

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How FANG Stocks Left the Media Business Snakebitten: A 2017 Retrospective – Variety


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How FANG Stocks Left the Media Business Snakebitten: A 2017 Retrospective
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There’s no debating the #MeToo movement was the biggest story in the entertainment industry in 2017. But this year could also be remembered for another profound transformation: the way the FANG stocks took quite a bite out of the media business. Two of

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The dark side of your $5 Footlong: Business owners say it could bankrupt them – Los Angeles Times


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The dark side of your $5 Footlong: Business owners say it could bankrupt them
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But in the restaurant business, the push to keep prices low has pitted corporate headquarters against individual outlet owners — all operating under the same brand. Corporations need to grow systemwide revenue to please board members and shareholders

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730000 people interrupted their Christmas to try to win $12000 from the hottest new app of the year – Business Insider


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730000 people interrupted their Christmas to try to win $12000 from the hottest new app of the year
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The popular app HQ Trivia hit a new record on Christmas day as 730,000 people logged on simultaneously at 9 p.m. Eastern to compete for an unusually large jackpot of $12,000, the company behind the app tells Business Insider. That’s more trivia players

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Apple’s board says that Tim Cook has to fly private from now on ‘in the interests of security and efficiency’ – Business Insider


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Apple’s board says that Tim Cook has to fly private from now on ‘in the interests of security and efficiency’
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… his private jet “The Indefensible” after giving in to the allure of the convenience and luxury. But, hey, if Apple says that Cook has to do it, there’s not much he can do about it. On a historical note, Cook’s predecessor Steve Jobs actually had a

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Mueller is reportedly zeroing in on the Trump campaign’s data operation — and the RNC – Business Insider


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Mueller is reportedly zeroing in on the Trump campaign’s data operation — and the RNC
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Jared Kushner White House Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner arrives to address Congressional interns at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center July 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Special counsel Robert Mueller has

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Uber appears ready to sell its auto lease business – Washington Post


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Uber appears ready to sell its auto lease business
Washington Post
Ending a turbulent year marked by heavy losses, Uber is said to be selling its auto lease business, which may have cost the company hundreds of millions of dollars and has drawn criticism for exploiting drivers who have bad or non-existent credit
Uber is offloading its money-losing car lease businessEngadget
Report: Uber selling US auto-leasing business to Fair.comUSA TODAY
Uber reportedly selling failed leasing business to Fair.comCNET
Wall Street Journal –U.S. News & World Report
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Last-minute shoppers flocked to Amazon this year — and it proves a major strength for its business – Business Insider


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Last-minute shoppers flocked to Amazon this year — and it proves a major strength for its business
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Non-Prime members also waited till the last minute to order from Amazon. December 19 — two days after the last day to place an order with non-Prime free shipping — was the busiest day for Amazon’s fulfillment centers, according to the company. Amazon

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TOM LEE: Bitcoin just had a much-needed pullback and is quickly headed back to $20000 – Business Insider


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TOM LEE: Bitcoin just had a much-needed pullback and is quickly headed back to $20000
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Bitcoin’s plunge is a buying opportunity, according to Tom Lee, the cofounder of Fundstrat and one of the earliest mainstream strategists to publish a price target. Bitcoin fell 27% last week, its worst week in three years. Lee raised his mid-2018

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Uber’s food-delivery company is outgrowing the taxi business in some cities – Business Insider


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Uber’s food-delivery company is outgrowing the taxi business in some cities
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Uber’s fast-growing food-delivery business is now bigger and more important than Uber’s conventional taxi business in numerous cities across the world. Uber told Business Insider that UberEats was bigger than Uber’s transportation app in 19 European

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‘Trump fears them’: Former officials defend FBI leaders swept up in the Trump-Russia firestorm – Business Insider


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‘Trump fears them’: Former officials defend FBI leaders swept up in the Trump-Russia firestorm
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Though the move was not unexpected, national-security experts and former intelligence officials are questioning its timing and whether it was a politically-motivated decision in response to pressure from President Donald Trump and his allies. Trump and

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Big Tech succeeded in getting bigger in 2017 — but its failures to society became much more apparent – Business Insider


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Big Tech succeeded in getting bigger in 2017 — but its failures to society became much more apparent
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Big Tech failed to accept the responsibilities of being in the media business. The spread of fake news can be attributed in part to the fact that Facebook, Google, and Twitter continue to deny they’re in the media business. In pretty much all the most

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