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 2021-04-21 14:16 

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Private equity firm Bain Capital could take Japanese conglomerate Toshiba private, report says...

Summary List Placement US private equity firm Bain Capital could take the Japanese conglomerate Toshiba private, sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Bain Capital has started talks with Japanese banks that could help finance the deal, according to Reuters. ...

 2021-04-21 14:15 

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is considering a run for president in 2024, report says...

Christie believes his experience running for president in 2016 could give him an edge over Gov. Ron DeSantis, the GOP's current rising star, per Axios....

 2021-04-21 14:14 

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The 8 best online flower delivery services we tested in 2021...

Flowers make a thoughtful and easy Mother's Day gift. We ordered 29 bouquets from 13 brands to find the best flower delivery service....

 2021-04-21 14:13 

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The 5 best whisks of 2021...

A great whisk will help you whip up eggs, cream, and other ingredients to make delicious dishes. These are the best whisks for baking....

 2021-04-21 14:12 

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Some companies are blaming stimulus benefits for their hiring struggles, saying workers can earn more money on unemployment...

A $300 weekly boost in federal unemployment benefits is making it harder to hire, according to some business owners....

 2021-04-21 14:07 

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Taco Bell is testing a new plant-based 'Cravetarian' protein as it doubles down on vegetarian options...

The chain is usually considered a top fast food option for vegans and vegetarians, with black beans and potatoes that can replace meat....

 2021-04-21 14:03 

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Sleeping less than 6 hours a night in middle age may sharply increase the risk of dementia, long-term study says...

The study followed almost 8,000 people for 25 years to conclude that poor sleep after turning 50 makes dementia more likely....

 2021-04-21 14:03 

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The FDA cited the vaccine plant that ruined millions of Johnson & Johnson doses for unsanitary conditions, finding 'brown residue' on the walls and peeling paint...

In a report on the Emergent BioSolutions factory published by the FDA on Wednesday, officials said they saw unsanitary conditions at the facility....

 2021-04-21 14:01 

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Netflix's CEO says he isn't worried about streaming competition — but traditional TV and YouTube could be threats...

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said scheduled television and YouTube are larger threats than other streaming competitors like Disney Plus....

 2021-04-21 14:00 

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SoftBank led a $35 million round into immigrant support app Welcome Tech after seeing this pitch deck...

The Californian startup drew the investment from SoftBank's Opportunity Fund. Welcome has also added Emma Bloomberg and Jeb Bush Jr. as investors....

 2021-04-21 13:56 

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A Cityblock alum raised $10 million for her app taking a preventive, group therapy approach to mental health...

After dropping out of a clinical psychology master's, Ariela Safira founded Real, a consumer mental health app with a preventive approach to illness....

 2021-04-21 13:45 

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An Andreessen Horowitz partner who led the firm's early investment in Coinbase breaks down why crypto is 'the most exciting' opportunity he's seeing today — and shares his outloo...

Summary List Placement Crypto is having a moment. The price of Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has risen 87% since the beginning of the year . Coinbase has helped legitimize cryptocurrencies with its public debut, bringing new instituti...

 2021-04-21 13:45 

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How fintechs like Mantl can streamline banks' digital account opening and boost competition for new customers...

Summary List Placement The New York-based fintech's Series B funding round was led by Alphabet's independent growth fund, CapitalG, and brings Mantl's total funding since its 2016 launch to $60.7 million, TechCrunch reports . Mantl specializes...

 2021-04-21 13:44 

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Andrew Cuomo and Gavin Newsom top the list of highest-paid governors in the US, with salaries over $200,000...

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is the highest paid governor in US history, according to a report by Forbes , with a salary of $225,000. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is the second-top paid current governor, earning nearly $210,000 in 202...

 2021-04-21 13:41 

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5 business schools offering the best programs and curricula to prepare students for a post-pandemic world...

Summary List Placement In 2020, turbulence replaced tradition for business schools, leaving them sprinting to devise new ways of teaching, studying, collaborating, and participating in campus life in the wake of COVID-19. Now, with a full year of trial by...

 2021-04-21 13:38 

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Putin warns that anyone who threatens Russia's security will 'regret' it as he amasses 100,000 troops on Ukraine's borders...

Anyone who threatens Russian security...

 2021-04-21 13:27 

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Here's what makes US spy agencies so much more worried about China than Russia...
 2021-04-21 13:10 

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Beverage startup Hydrant just raised $8.5 million from sport stars like Aaron Rodgers and Sloane Stephens. Now the low-sugar-hydration company is bulking up its marketing muscle to take on Gatorade....

Hydrant sells its powdered beverages online and at retailers including Walmart. Cofounder John Sherwin said much of the $8.5 million would go to marketing....

 2021-04-21 13:05 

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Fake COVID-19 vaccines have been discovered by Pfizer in Mexico and Poland...

In Mexico, 80 people paid $1,000 each for fake COVID vaccines, according to the Wall Street Journal....

 2021-04-21 13:05 

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A top Wall Street analyst lays out how a US marijuana decriminalization 'compromise scenario' could spark an M&A boom...

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Pablo Zuanic predicts portions of the SAFE Act will end up in Sen. Schumer's marijuana decriminalization bill....

 2021-04-21 13:03 

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Europe's top regulator weighs in on J&J's COVID-19 vaccine...

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for April 21....

 2021-04-21 13:02 

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As more companies shift permanently to remote work, midsize US cities need to reshape themselves to woo remote workers...

Workers with the option to stay remote are no longer tied to one city and are now weighing options such as affordability and networking opportunities....

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Two Sigma is getting into real-estate investing and has tapped a former WeWork executive to lead the charge...

Rich Gomel ran real-estate investment for WeWork before joining quant giant Two Sigma to head up its new business....

 2021-04-21 13:00 

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Why the fight for vaccine equity needs to focus on public policy tools, according to global health experts...

Efforts to address vaccine inequity have focused on multilateral solutions, but experts say we should instead be using existing rules to our advantage....

 2021-04-21 12:58 

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FintechOS raises $58.2 million to fund international expansion...

FintechOS' rapid growth is rooted in its ability to circumvent the inhibiting factor of legacy systems and accelerate digital transformations for FIs....

 2021-04-21 12:54 

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Bernie Sanders wants a new $2.4 billion Wall-Street tax to pay for free college education in the US...

Sanders' plan, which would tax Wall Street $2.4 trillion over 10 years, promises free education in families earning less than $125,000 a year....

 2021-04-21 12:38 

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PayPal is on track to achieve its 2021 growth plan to expand its global footprint and digital capabilities...

PayPal announced plans to move into the Chinese payments market and expand into the crypto space with new Venmo capabilities....

 2021-04-21 12:37 

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A crypto wallet founder breaks down how he secured $60 million within 5 days from investors wanting to back tokenized shares — and how he almost became a 'Doge millionaire'...

Exodus's JP Richardson explains how he secured $60 million in 5 days from tokenizing equity and shares how he almost became a Dogecoin millionaire....

 2021-04-21 12:35 

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Microsoft research shows back-to-back virtual meetings make you stressed and distracted, but that taking mini breaks can help...

Microsoft said it had launched a new Outlook feature that makes meetings on its Teams app shorter by default....

 2021-04-21 12:22 

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Ted Cruz says Biden's comments about the Derek Chauvin verdict are 'grounds for a mistrial'...

Ted Cruz said that President Joe Biden's comments in advance of the Derek Chauvin trial verdict could be grounds for a mistrial....

 2021-04-21 12:19 

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The lawyer who pointed his gun at Black Lives Matter protesters in St. Louis is considering running for Senate...

Mark McCloskey told Politico he was considering running to represent Missouri in the US Senate. Sen. Roy Blunt is not seeking reelection in 2022....

 2021-04-21 12:17 

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Facebook-backed digital currency Diem is planning to trial this year, report says...

Summary List Placement The Facebook-backed digital currency Diem is planning to launch a trial later this year, CNBC reported on Tuesday. A source told CNBC that the Swiss Diem Association, which is responsible for the creation and rollout of the digital ...

 2021-04-21 12:14 

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How this fitness instructor set up her own virtual fitness biz after quitting her job at Equinox...

Summary List Placement When the coronavirus hit, personal trainer Jenn Blackburn knew she had to make some major changes to maintain her income while still caring for her five children, who had all switched to remote schooling . Then a general manager at ...

 2021-04-21 12:11 

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A new startup is helping Clubhouse influencers make money from brand deals on the $4 billion audio app...

Clubmarket is a new startup connecting creators and brands for sponsorships on Clubhouse. It just signed its first 25...

 2021-04-21 12:10 

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Accel's early stake in UiPath could deliver a $6 billion windfall as one of Europe's first 'decacorns' goes public...

UiPath is going public at a valuation of around $29 billion. The exit will be huge for Accel, a key early investor....

 2021-04-21 12:05 

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SPAC issuance is down 90% from March as retail interest disappears. A SPAC arbitrage investor breaks down why that means opportunity for enterprising investors — and shares 3 top picks on his ra...

SPAC issuance has plunged 90%, with hundreds of SPACs trading at a discount. An arbitrage investor shares how to take advantage and 3 SPACs to bet on....

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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Seed Health wants to use bacteria to stop premature births and curb plastic waste. We got a peek at the slides it used to raise $40 million....

The biotech upstart plans to create a portfolio of therapeutic, consumer, and environmental products using the bacteria that are all around us....

 2021-04-21 12:00 

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TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson opens up about being the only Black exec in boardrooms and the mental strategies he used to overcome it...

The top American executive told Insider he was once mistaken for a waiter at a country club with only white diners....

 2021-04-21 11:22 

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Meet the 11 power players of the self-driving industry from leading companies like Tesla, Zoox, and Morgan Stanley...

Insider asked autonomous-vehicle startups, analysts, and VCs to nominate the industry's biggest stars. The one rule: no CEOs....

 2021-04-21 11:18 

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From Mark Zuckerberg to TKTK, here's how corporate America responded to Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict...

Summary List Placement After Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of George Floyd on Tuesday afternoon, top US business leaders were quick to respond. Many said that the ruling was only the beginning of the fight against institutional racism, and ...

 2021-04-21 11:12 

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US honey still contains traces of the radioactive fallout of nuclear bomb testing in the 50s and 60s, study finds...

Traces of radioactive cesium-137 act as a marker of...

 2021-04-21 10:50 

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An Indonesian Navy submarine has gone missing off the coast of Bali. 53 people were on board....

Indonesia's military chief told Reuters that the country wants help from Australia and Singapore to find the missing submarine....

 2021-04-21 10:46 

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Tucker Carlson's reaction to Derek Chauvin's conviction was to cast doubt on the jury who decided he murdered George Floyd...

Summary List Placement After the conclusion of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, Tucker Carlson's reaction Tuesday night was to question the jury's motivation in reaching their guilty verdict. A few hours earlier, a jury of five men and seven women ...

 2021-04-21 10:29 

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Out of 1,548 Goldman Sachs US executives, 49 are Black...

The 49 Black execs at Goldman Sachs made up 3.2% of all executive leaders at the company, which was a slight rise from 2.7% in 2019....

 2021-04-21 10:24 

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Dropbox's HR chief dropped 5 hours of meetings a week she didn't need to be in after the company let workers organize their own days to be more productive...

Dropbox let staff re-organize their schedules to maximize productivity. International HR chief Laura Ryan realized hours of meetings had...

 2021-04-21 10:08 

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A ransomware group says it stole Apple product blueprints, and is demanding the tech giant pay $50 million to get them back...

Hacking group REvil says it stole product schematics. It first targeted Apple supplier Quanta with its ransom demand, but did not receive payment....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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

Apple launched its AirTags, Venmo debuted crypto trading, and Uber and Lyft are in a driver slump: Here are 10 things in tech you need to know today....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: April 21, 2021 | Rates decrease...

Adjustable mortgage rates have dropped more significantly than fixed mortgage rates today. But fixed rates are still the better deal overall....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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The best 25 online MBA programs in the world...

For the fourth consecutive year, IE Business School in Spain made the top of QS Quacquarelli Symonds' global online MBA ranking....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Digital ad firm DoubleVerify expects to raise $360 million at a $4.2 billion valuation in its IPO. It's now planning to spend big on audio, social, and connected-TV....

Revenue at the digital ad firm surged by 34% to $244 million last year and the company booked $20 million in profit....

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