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Over 250 Google employees are calling on the company to terminate contracts with the Israeli government

Over 250 Google employees are calling on the company to terminate contracts with the Israeli government

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Some Google employees are circulating a petition asking the company to condemn Israel's deadly attacks on Palestinians in Gaza and review business...
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Inside the new Miami life of Founders Fund VC and self-appointed city ambassador Keith Rabois

Inside the new Miami life of Founders Fund VC and self-appointed city ambassador Keith Rabois

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Investor Keith Rabois wants Silicon Valley to permanently join him in Miami. But will they come and will they stay? Since moving to Miami in December...
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The jury is out on the effectiveness of microdosing psychedelics, experts say, but definitely don't do it at work

The jury is out on the effectiveness of microdosing psychedelics, experts say, but definitely don't do it at work

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The firing last month of Justin Zhu from the top job at marketing startup Iterable thrust the issue of workplace drug-use back into the conversation...
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Michael Burry's short bet against Tesla is 'dangerous' as the EV giant could be worth more than $2 trillion in the long term, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster says

Michael Burry's short bet against Tesla is 'dangerous' as the EV giant could be worth more than $2 trillion in the long term, Loup Ventures' Gene Munster says

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Michael Burry's bet against Tesla is "dangerous," according to Loup Ventures' Gene Munster, who says the electric-vehicle giant could be worth north of...
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Softbank's Vision Fund could go public in a $300 billion SPAC deal, report says

Softbank's Vision Fund could go public in a $300 billion SPAC deal, report says

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Softbank's Vision Fund may go public on the Amsterdam stock exchange later this year in a SPAC deal that could be valued at as much as $300 billion...
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End-of-life planning startups are raking in investments. Here are the biggest players in the growing death-tech space

End-of-life planning startups are raking in investments. Here are the biggest players in the growing death-tech space

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Suelin Chen, the CEO of Cake, a cloud-based platform that lets users upload directives and documents to be used by families after their death, calls...
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SVB Leerink has poached a team of senior UBS tech bankers, including group head Jason Auerbach, as it continues splashy expansion

SVB Leerink has poached a team of senior UBS tech bankers, including group head Jason Auerbach, as it continues splashy expansion

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement SVB Leerink has hired a team of technology, media, and telecommunications investment bankers from UBS, including group head Jason Auerbach, as the...
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Marketing tech startup mParticle just snagged a key executive from $51 billion Twilio

Marketing tech startup mParticle just snagged a key executive from $51 billion Twilio

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The customer data software startup mParticle has snagged the top product exec of $51 billion cloud communications firm Twilio - Chee Chew - as its own...
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Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham told us why he went all in on climate-crisis investing after retiring from portfolio management - and shared the one career path he'd choose if he could do it all over again now

Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham told us why he went all in on climate-crisis investing after retiring from portfolio management - and shared the one career path he'd choose if he could do it all over again now

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Before President Biden's infrastructure proposal gave an inkling of how green tech could massively reshape the future of energy, Jeremy Grantham had...
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Russia's intelligence chief suggested that the US and UK orchestrated the SolarWinds hack that breached US government agencies

Russia's intelligence chief suggested that the US and UK orchestrated the SolarWinds hack that breached US government agencies

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement The head of Russia's foreign intelligence service suggested without evidence that the US and UK were actually behind last year's SolarWinds hack, which...
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McConnell said Senate GOP 'undecided' on commission to investigate Jan. 6...

McConnell said Senate GOP 'undecided' on commission to investigate Jan. 6 Capitol siege. 8 Senate Republicans voted against certifying the election after the attack

Summary List Placement Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday the Senate Republicans are "undecided" on whether to support a committee to look into the Capitol... Read more ...

Amazon extends ban on police use of facial recognition software

Amazon extends ban on police use of facial recognition software

Congress has yet to pass laws regulating facial recognition, so Amazon extended the ban on police using its Rekognition service indefinitely. Read more ...

'QAnon Shaman' lawyer makes offensive comments about Capitol rioters...

'QAnon Shaman' lawyer makes offensive comments about Capitol rioters: 'They're all f--ing short-bus people'

Summary List Placement The outspoken lawyer for one of the Capitol attack's alleged participants is claiming his client and his client's alleged compatriots were especially... Read more ...

Ford just showed the electric F-150 Lightning a day before its official reveal

Ford just showed the electric F-150 Lightning a day before its official reveal

Summary List Placement The highly anticipated F-150 Lightning isn't set to be revealed until Wednesday evening. But Ford offered a glimpse of its debut electric pickup during... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller loaded up on Palantir, added bank...

Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller loaded up on Palantir, added bank stocks, and sold Carnival Cruise Line in the 1st quarter of 2021

Summary List Placement Billionaire investor Stanley Druckenmiller's Duquesne Family Office took up new stakes in Palantir , Citigroup , and Coupang during the first quarter of... Read more ...

Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy bought another $10 million of bitcoin during...

Michael Saylor's MicroStrategy bought another $10 million of bitcoin during the cryptocurrency's price pullback

Summary List Placement MicroStrategy, the business analytics software maker run by bitcoin bull Michael Saylor, has purchased another $10 million of the cryptocurrency, adding... Read more ...

Bank of America will boost its minimum wage to $25 an hour by 2025

Bank of America will boost its minimum wage to $25 an hour by 2025

Summary List Placement Bank of America, one of the US' largest banks, announced on Tuesday that it will be increasing its hourly minimum wage to $25 by 2025. "A core tenet of... Read more ...

2 pilots reportedly ejected from an F-15 at a St. Louis airport

2 pilots reportedly ejected from an F-15 at a St. Louis airport

Summary List Placement Two pilots ejected from an F-15 on Tuesday morning in an incident at MidAmerica St Louis Airport. The incident happened on the airport's runway in... Read more ...

Bitcoin traders are piling into bets that the price will drop below $40,000...

Bitcoin traders are piling into bets that the price will drop below $40,000 by next month after Elon Musk's tweet-storm

Summary List Placement Bitcoin options traders have piled into bets that the world's biggest cryptocurrency will fall below $40,000 by next month following an Elon Musk... Read more ...

Russia's intelligence chief suggested that the US and UK orchestrated the...

Russia's intelligence chief suggested that the US and UK orchestrated the SolarWinds hack that breached US government agencies

Summary List Placement The head of Russia's foreign intelligence service suggested without evidence that the US and UK were actually behind last year's SolarWinds hack, which... Read more ...