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 2020-02-20 13:31 

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L Brands CEO steps down as company sells majority share in Victoria's Secret...

Les Wexner is stepping down as CEO and chairman of L Brands after nearly six decades at the helm of the company. The company is selling a 55% stake in Victoria's Secret to Sycamore Partners. L Brands will retain a 45% stake in the brand. L Brands-owne...

 2020-02-20 13:29 

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TikTok now lets parents control how much time their kids spend on the app...

TikTok introduced a new tool for parents to control their kids' time on the app on Wednesday. The new "Family Safety Mode" allows parents to set screen time limits, control who the child can message, and restrict access to "inappropriate&#...

 2020-02-20 13:27 

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The cannabis influencers of social media, New York's top creators, and a leaked TikTok campaign brief...

Welcome to this week's Influencer Dashboard newsletter! As always, this is Amanda Perelli, and I'll be briefing you on what's new in the business of influencers and creators. First up, my colleague Dan Whateley and I highlighted 21 top social-...

 2020-02-20 13:18 

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The 21 most influential digital creators based in New York who rule Instagram, YouTube, and other social-media platforms...

Business Insider is recognizing the leading digital stars who live and create content around the Greater New York City area. We are highlighting these 21 top creators based on audience size, creativity, and their impact on the influencer business as a who...

 2020-02-20 13:13 

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Matthew Dent grew his fund's assets by 27% in just one year. He breaks down which company is the 'next Berkshire Hathaway' — and shares 4 other top stock picks....

Matthew Dent's Premier Growth Investor Fund brought in powerful returns and posted an enormous year of growth in 2019, far outstripping the market and 99% of competing funds. Dent told Business Insider why he's come to believe that one favorite st...

 2020-02-20 13:11 

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Apple's rare revenue warning left out something major — and it's a sign of how difficult it is to predict the coronavirus' impact on business (AAPL)...

Apple said its revenue for the March quarter would be lower than the guidance range it provided in January because of the coronavirus, a rare move for the company. It didn't provide a new estimate, however, underscoring how difficult it can be for com...

 2020-02-20 13:09 

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'It's hard not to get rich': Here's how a 27-year-old entrepreneur is 'house hacking' his way to financial independence through a creative real-estate investment strategy...

Craig Curelop turned an extremely precarious financial situation into a thriving business through a real-estate investing strategy called "house hacking." By purchasing a home with a small down payment, living in the dwelling, and renting out the ...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

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7 Goldman Sachs bankers who dominated dealmaking and helped their firm trounce competitors in 2019...

Business Insider and MergerLinks recently published a ranking of the top 20 M&A dealmakers in North America . Goldman Sachs, the top M&A bank globally and in North America in 2019, dominated the list, with seven investment bankers in the top 20. Bank of A...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

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An upstart exchange looking to elbow in on NYSE and Nasdaq just nabbed big buy-in from JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Jane Street and set a go-live date...

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs, and Jane Street Capital all made strategic investments in the Members Exchange, the upstart exchange announced on Thursday. The trio join a group of some of the biggest players on Wall Street already backing MEMX, including Morgan...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

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Privacy is going to kill advertising as we know it. No one seems to know where the industry goes from here, and $108 billion is at stake....

The privacy era is upon us. It's probably a good thing for consumers, but ad buyers and sellers have to prepare for massive changes that will rock the $108 billion digital advertising business. The most recent change is Google's plan to smash the ...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

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KFC is rolling out its viral fried-chicken-and-doughnut sandwich nationwide...

KFC is finally launching Chicken & Donuts nationwide. When the item was first tested in September 2019, fans went wild over it on Twitter. It will be available as a sandwich or in a meal basket through March 16 or until supply runs out. Visit Business Ins...

 2020-02-20 13:00 

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Security startup OneTrust is cashing in on the mad dash for data privacy tech with more than $400 million in venture funding in just the last 7 months...

Data security startup OneTrust announced its $210 million Series B on Thursday. Insight Partners and Coatue Management led the round, which valued the nearly 4-year-old startup at $2.7 billion. It comes less than a year after OneTrust raised a $200 millio...

 2020-02-20 12:53 

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Microsoft execs explain why they don't require a college degree for entry-level positions...

Microsoft is one of several major tech companies to widen its hiring practices in an effort to recruit from a more diverse talent base....

 2020-02-20 12:52 

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Ryan Newman may have helped save his own life at the Daytona 500 by pushing for a new NASCAR safety feature in 2009, which became known as the 'Newman bar'...

The...

 2020-02-20 12:40 

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Barcelona controversially signed a 28-year-old Danish forward for $19 million, and promptly slapped him with a $324 million release clause...

Braithwaite's transfer represents a huge step up in both prestige and quality from any other club he has ever represented before....

 2020-02-20 12:39 

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Republicans, Democrats, and pundits from all sides tore Mike Bloomberg apart after a dismal performance at his first debate...

Bloomberg underperformed in his first appearance on the Democratic debate stage in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Many said he failed to defend himself....

 2020-02-20 12:31 

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10 things you need to know before the opening bell...

This is what traders are talking about....

 2020-02-20 12:30 

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Liquid Death, the viral punk-rock canned-water startup run by a former Netflix director, just raised $9 million in Series A funding as it prepares to take on two major challenges...

Liquid Death will also prepares to enter Whole Foods stores and offer canned sparkling water in March, its CEO said....

 2020-02-20 12:30 

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Hilton is the best company to work for in the US. Here's why its talent chief says you don't need perfect technical skills to land a role at the $31 billion hotel chain....

Hilton looks for job candidates who display empathy and who care about serving others. That can be even more important than technical expertise....

 2020-02-20 12:23 

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South Korea and Vietnam are asking millions to stay home to avoid coronavirus as more people get infected and die outside of China...

The vast majority of the 2,100 deaths from coronavirus remain in China — but rates outside of the country are starting to creep up....

 2020-02-20 12:12 

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Google AI will no longer use gender labels like 'woman' or 'man' on images of people to avoid bias...

Google says it made the change because you can't deduce someone's gender by their appearance....

 2020-02-20 12:09 

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Trump's chief of staff warned the UK against Huawei ahead of meeting Boris Johnson's most important aide...

The US appears to be renewing its lobbying efforts to get the UK to ditch Huawei after Britain said it would let Huawei build some of its 5G....

 2020-02-20 12:09 

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Tom Steyer is running for president. Here is everything we know about the candidate — and how he stacks up against the competition....

Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is making climate change and the environment a central part of his 2020 platform....

 2020-02-20 12:00 

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Social video commerce startup MikMak is becoming an e-commerce software platform and promising it can help brands like Hershey and Petco drive more sales...

The company is pitching new software that it says measures e-commerce sales based on channels, location, and influencers....

 2020-02-20 12:00 

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Meet the former Facebook executive charged with managing Michael Bloomberg's record-breaking effort to take down Donald Trump...

Gary Briggs has used his Silicon Valley connections to build Hawkfish, Bloomberg's digital ad agency....

 2020-02-20 11:17 

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Before and after photos show how the coronavirus has left Asia's biggest tourist attractions looking like ghost towns...

Parts of the Great Wall of China are shut entirely. As far away as Vietnam and Japan, markets are deserted. The few tourists present wear face masks....

 2020-02-20 11:03 

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A former LVMH exec says the coronavirus outbreak is a 'disaster' for luxury brands as Chinese tourism evaporates...
 2020-02-20 11:03 

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Kylian Mbappe said he's inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo because it's 'too late' for him to be like Lionel Messi...
 2020-02-20 10:33 

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A shipping titan, a global airline, and Apple's main iPhone supplier just sounded the alarm on coronavirus...
 2020-02-20 10:08 

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Big US funds Sequoia and Microsoft's M12 are honing in on Europe but struggling to poach top investment talent...

An early backer of Google and Facebook is trying to expand to Europe — but struggling to recruit the talent....

 2020-02-20 09:31 

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Trump gleefully taunted Bloomberg over his his disastrous first Democratic debate, saying it was the 'worst in the history of debates'...

Bloomberg failed to defend himself against a barrage of attacks from Democratic rivals in his first debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday night....

 2020-02-20 08:07 

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10 things in tech you need to know today...

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Justin Bieber and Jack Dorsey may be among the 10 million MGM hotel guests whose personal information was posted to a hacking forum . MGM said it discovered the data breach last summer an...

 2020-02-20 08:00 

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Buzzy online events startup Hopin just raised $6.5 million from Accel and Northzone, after fighting off other major investors...

Founded last year, Hopin drew frenzied interest from investors keen to be a part of the buzzy startup....

 2020-02-20 06:11 

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Justin Bieber and Jack Dorsey may be among the 10 million MGM hotel guests whose personal information was just posted to a hacking forum...

Guests' full names, addresses, phone numbers, emails, and dates of birth were included in the files, which were accessed in a breach last summer....

 2020-02-20 06:08 

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Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg clashed more than ever in the Vegas debate. These numbers show why....

Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg sparred on multiple occasions during Wednesday night's debate in Las Vegas. More than 70% of Klobuchar's supporters say they would also be satisfied with Buttigieg as the Democratic nom...

 2020-02-20 05:48 

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2 people from the Princess Diamond cruise ship have died from the coronavirus...

The deaths came amid initial groups of passengers disembarking from the ship this week, and hundreds being evacuated back to the US....

 2020-02-20 05:30 

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7 things great listeners do that set them apart...

Perhaps most important, great listeners also pay attention to what's being glossed over or left out entirely....

 2020-02-20 04:35 

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Here are the winners and losers of Nevada's heated Democratic debate, where Michael Bloomberg was skewered and Elizabeth Warren schooled the stage...

The debate was combative and punctuated by withering attacks from all sides on the newcomer on stage: billionaire former Mayor Michael Bloomberg....

 2020-02-20 04:33 

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Michael Bloomberg was completely unprepared to defend himself from blistering attacks at his candidacy's first real test...

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg has shot up into the top-tier of the 2020 race by using his $64 billion fortune to blanket the airwaves with television ads and build up an enviable campaign operation. Bloomberg crumbled under pressure amid scrutiny over hi...

 2020-02-20 04:18 

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Elizabeth Warren shredded rivals in Nevada. Here's why it was a critical time go on offense....

Sen. Elizabeth Warren landed serious blows on Sen. Amy Klobuchar, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and former Mayor Mike Bloomberg on several occasions....

 2020-02-20 04:07 

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2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it...

Michael Bloomberg was slammed by other 2020 Democrats on everything from stop-and-frisk in New York City to his past sexist comments....

 2020-02-20 03:22 

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Elizabeth Warren picks Michael Bloomberg apart over sexual harassment allegations at his media company...

Elizabeth Warren slammed Michael Bloomberg over the former mayor's use of non-disclosure agreements at the Democratic debate....

 2020-02-20 03:01 

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THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019: 22 forecasts of the global payments industry's most impactful trends — and what's driving them...

This is a preview of THE PAYMENTS FORECAST BOOK 2019 research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Payments industry research reports. As cash usage declines slowly worldwide, the digital payme...

 2020-02-20 02:36 

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Trump named US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting director of national intelligence...

The controversial former US ambassador to Germany would become the first openly gay member of Trump's cabinet....

 2020-02-20 02:32 

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Elizabeth Warren swore off super PACS. One just launched to support her anyway, a sign of her campaign's precarious position....

A super PAC also launched to support Sen. Amy Klobuchar. The women are trailing in the polls behind Sen. Bernie Sanders and former VP Joe Biden....

 2020-02-20 02:23 

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Elizabeth Warren skewers Michael Bloomberg, calling him 'a billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse-faced lesbians'...
 2020-02-20 01:11 

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The biggest breakdown yet of novel coronavirus cases suggests that 80% are mild. Some patients don't show symptoms at all....

On the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, more than half of the 621 coronavirus patients showed no symptoms....

 2020-02-20 01:00 

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REGTECH REVISITED: How the regtech landscape is evolving to address FIs' ever growing compliance needs...

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence , Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here . Regtech solutions seemed to offer the solution to financial instit...

 2020-02-20 00:01 

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AI IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Why carriers could lose out if they don't adopt AI fast — and where they can make the biggest gains...

This is a preview of the AI in Telecommunications research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Connectivity & Tech research reports. In the face of rising demand for data...

 2020-02-19 23:54 

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2 socialites have reportedly died after their Mercedes fell off a ferry leaving the most expensive ZIP code in the United States...

Fisher Island, a private, man-made island off the coast of Miami, is known for being the richest ZIP code in the US, where the average income of residents is $2.2 million and the median home value is roughly $2.9 million. Two women reportedly drowned afte...

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