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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 THINGS IN TECH YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY

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7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

7 DEMOCRATIC SENATORS CALL FOR ETHICS PROBE INTO CRUZ AND HAWLEY TO DETERMINE WHETHER THEIR ELECTORAL COLLEGE OBJECTIONS CONTRIBUTED TO THE CAPITOL SIEGE

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over...

 
 
 
A Columbia man was charged with threatening to 'explode the IRS' building and kill Nancy Pelosi

A COLUMBIA MAN WAS CHARGED WITH THREATENING TO 'EXPLODE THE IRS' BUILDING AND KILL NANCY PELOSI

Summary List Placement A man is facing federal charges after he tweeted threats to "explode the IRS headquarters," as well as threaten...

As a symbolic gesture to reframe America as a land of immigrants, Biden wants to remove the word 'alien' from immigration laws

AS A SYMBOLIC GESTURE TO REFRAME AMERICA AS A LAND OF IMMIGRANTS, BIDEN WANTS TO REMOVE THE WORD 'ALIEN' FROM IMMIGRATION LAWS

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden wants to remove the word "alien" from US immigration laws as a symbolic gesture to acknowledge...

 
 
 
An ad agency CEO sued Omnicom's DDB, alleging he was 'exploited' to win a $4 billion US Army contract

AN AD AGENCY CEO SUED OMNICOM'S DDB, ALLEGING HE WAS 'EXPLOITED' TO WIN A $4 BILLION US ARMY CONTRACT

Summary List Placement New York ad agency Hero Group sued Omnicom-owned agency DDB in federal court this week, alleging DDB "exploited"...

A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol Building on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

A GOP CONGRESSMAN TRIED TO ENTER THE CAPITOL BUILDING ON THURSDAY WITH A CONCEALED FIREARM, HUFFPOST REPORTS

Summary List Placement Republican Rep. Andy Harris was prevented from entering the House chambers with a gun on Thursday by metal detectors...

 
 
 
'These last 4 years have tested our faith in our government.' Emails show how Biden appointees greeted traumatized employees at 5 federal agencies

'THESE LAST 4 YEARS HAVE TESTED OUR FAITH IN OUR GOVERNMENT.' EMAILS SHOW HOW BIDEN APPOINTEES GREETED TRAUMATIZED EMPLOYEES AT 5 FEDERAL AGENCIES

Summary List Placement When Obama appointee Jenn Jones left her job at the Department of Housing and Urban Development in late 2016,...

Pennsylvania Republicans spent $1 million in tax dollars on 2020 election lawsuits

PENNSYLVANIA REPUBLICANS SPENT $1 MILLION IN TAX DOLLARS ON 2020 ELECTION LAWSUITS

Summary List Placement Pennsylvania Republicans spent more than $1 million in taxpayer dollars on litigation aimed at making it more...

 
 
 
Biden appoints FTC and FCC acting directors in move that signals a more aggressive approach to regulating big tech

BIDEN APPOINTS FTC AND FCC ACTING DIRECTORS IN MOVE THAT SIGNALS A MORE AGGRESSIVE APPROACH TO REGULATING BIG TECH

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden made two key agency appointments on Thursday that offer an early window into how his administration...

A margin call means your broker is asking you to repay the money it lent you to buy stocks - and if you don't, it could mean big losses for your portfolio

A MARGIN CALL MEANS YOUR BROKER IS ASKING YOU TO REPAY THE MONEY IT LENT YOU TO BUY STOCKS - AND IF YOU DON'T, IT COULD MEAN BIG LOSSES FOR YOUR PORTFOLIO

Summary List Placement Sometimes, stock market investors are able to borrow money from their broker to buy stocks or other securities....

 
 
 
CMOs discuss the future of advertising

CMOS DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF ADVERTISING

Summary List Placement Good morning and welcome to Insider Advertising. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's...

Trump proved it's time for America to learn from other countries about how democracy should work, experts say

TRUMP PROVED IT'S TIME FOR AMERICA TO LEARN FROM OTHER COUNTRIES ABOUT HOW DEMOCRACY SHOULD WORK, EXPERTS SAY

Summary List Placement "America is back, ready to lead the world," President Joe Biden said in late November as he introduced his foreign...

 
 
 
Over 1 million more people watched Biden's inauguration than Trump's

OVER 1 MILLION MORE PEOPLE WATCHED BIDEN'S INAUGURATION THAN TRUMP'S

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden's inauguration secured over 1 million more viewers than former President Donald Trump's...

Venture capitalists are already pushing Biden to address immigration issues, invest in climate tech. 'It wasn't really worth talking to the Trump Administration.'

VENTURE CAPITALISTS ARE ALREADY PUSHING BIDEN TO ADDRESS IMMIGRATION ISSUES, INVEST IN CLIMATE TECH. 'IT WASN'T REALLY WORTH TALKING TO THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION.'

Summary List Placement It's a new day for the venture capital industry. With President Joe Biden officially in office , there's finally...

 
 
 
This online comedy course teaches you how to build better relationships with your remote coworkers

THIS ONLINE COMEDY COURSE TEACHES YOU HOW TO BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS WITH YOUR REMOTE COWORKERS

Summary List Placement Remotely Humorous is a three-part edX course focused on using humor to create more connected, creative, and...

The inside details of Forbes' big newsletter expansion, including how subscription revenue will be split and who owns the IP

THE INSIDE DETAILS OF FORBES' BIG NEWSLETTER EXPANSION, INCLUDING HOW SUBSCRIPTION REVENUE WILL BE SPLIT AND WHO OWNS THE IP

Summary List Placement Your email inbox is quickly becoming some of the most sought-after real estate in the digital world - and Forbes...

 
 
 
SCOOP: Trump taps his former chief of staff and impeachment lawyers as the gatekeepers to his papers during his post-presidency

SCOOP: TRUMP TAPS HIS FORMER CHIEF OF STAFF AND IMPEACHMENT LAWYERS AS THE GATEKEEPERS TO HIS PAPERS DURING HIS POST-PRESIDENCY

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump has picked a team of his senior ex-White House and Justice Department aides to...

Fauci says the US could see a 'degree of normality' by fall if 70-85% are vaccinated by end of summer

FAUCI SAYS THE US COULD SEE A 'DEGREE OF NORMALITY' BY FALL IF 70-85% ARE VACCINATED BY END OF SUMMER

Summary List Placement Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday underscored that a strong majority of Americans will need to be vaccinated before...

 
 
 
What a financial planner tells his clients when they ask what to do with money they didn't expect to save

WHAT A FINANCIAL PLANNER TELLS HIS CLIENTS WHEN THEY ASK WHAT TO DO WITH MONEY THEY DIDN'T EXPECT TO SAVE

Summary List Placement If you managed to save a lot of money in 2020, there are a few ways you can put it to work in 2021 to build...

Here's how my fiancé and I are saving thousands of dollars by using credit card rewards to pay for our 2021 honeymoon

HERE'S HOW MY FIANCÉ AND I ARE SAVING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS BY USING CREDIT CARD REWARDS TO PAY FOR OUR 2021 HONEYMOON

Summary List Placement My fiancé and I are using credit card rewards to save thousands of dollars on our honeymoon in 2021. Strategically...

 
 
 



7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

During a Thursday hearing, Pete Buttigieg suggested that the Department of Transportation could help in rebuilding the economy. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet... Read more ...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has...

Randy Parton, the country singer and Dolly Parton's younger brother, has died after a battle with cancer

Country music singer Randy Parton, brother to Dolly Parton, has died after a battle with cancer. Read more ...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement for Doug Pederson

The former Colts offensive coordinator may not have seemed like an obvious hire, but there are many reasons to think he's an ideal hire fit to replace Doug Pederson in... Read more ...

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

AP source: Cavaliers trading Porter to Rockets for pick

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a trade to send troubled forward Kevin Porter Jr. to the Houston Rockets for a future draft pick, a person familiar with the... Read more ...

Woman accused of helping steal Nancy Pelosi's laptop freed from jail

Woman accused of helping steal Nancy Pelosi's laptop freed from jail

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Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

Biden revokes Trump report promoting 'patriotic education'

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. Read more ...