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Pushed by pandemic, Germany seeks to boost technology use

5 minutes ago   |   ABC News

The German government has agreed on a strategy to boost the use of data for commercial purposes and signed a deal with state education authorities to fund laptops for teachers
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Reddit bludgeons hedge fund Melvin Capital and puts Wall Street kingpins on notice

31 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The first sign of trouble for hedge fund wunderkind Gabe Plotkin came in late October.
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Priest Who Held Voter-Fraud Exorcisms Leaves Diocese

Priest Who Held Voter-Fraud Exorcisms Leaves Diocese

49 minutes ago   |   Newser

Earlier this month, the Diocese of Madison announced a "mutual" agreement between itself and one of its "freelancer" priests regarding his departure. Now,
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See the pitch deck single-family rental startup Doorvest used to raise $2.5 million

See the pitch deck single-family rental startup Doorvest used to raise $2.5 million

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Doorvest, a single-family rental proptech startup, announced today that it has raised $2.5 million in a seed round led by early-stage experts Mucker...
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Lynk raises $24 million to bring knowledge-as-a-service platform to the U.S

Lynk raises $24 million to bring knowledge-as-a-service platform to the U.S

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

Lynk, a "knowledge-as-a-service" platform that connects domain-specific experts with businesses, has raised $24 million.
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Current's overdraft cushion is a costly customer satisfaction play

Current's overdraft cushion is a costly customer satisfaction play

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Current claims that it has protected members from more than $100 million worth of overdraft fees in the past eight months, Crowdfund Insider reports...
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Elon Musk tweet adds fuel to massive GameStop stock rally

Elon Musk tweet adds fuel to massive GameStop stock rally

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

GameStop stock exploded once again Wednesday as Elon Musk added more fuel to an unprecedented rally that's forced a beaten-up hedge fund to completely abandon its bet against...
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'We're very surprised we didn't underperform in the fourth quarter': Cathie Wood and her analysts break down their stock-selection process and the top 10 picks that contributed to the outperformance of ARK ETFs in Q4 2020

'We're very surprised we didn't underperform in the fourth quarter': Cathie Wood and her analysts break down their stock-selection process and the top 10 picks that contributed to the outperformance of ARK ETFs in Q4 2020

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement After a skyrocketing year that propelled all five of Ark In vest's active ETFs to return more than 100%, tracking the daily trading activities of Ark CEO...
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Bill and Melinda Gates said the COVID-19 pandemic will be the 'defining event' for this generation

Bill and Melinda Gates said the COVID-19 pandemic will be the 'defining event' for this generation

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Bill and Melinda Gates on Wednesday urged wealthy nations to share their COVID-19 vaccine doses, research findings, and health funding with the world...
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BlackRock has likely made $1.2 billion on GameStop as day traders buy the stock to stick it to Wall Street

BlackRock has likely made $1.2 billion on GameStop as day traders buy the stock to stick it to Wall Street

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement BlackRock has likely scored a 700% gain on GameStop this month, thanks to day traders boosting the stock. The world's largest asset manager owned 9.2...
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January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives...

January has been the deadliest month for COVID-19 with nearly 80,000 lives lost so far in the US

The grim milestone underpins the growing demand from state officials for more vaccines so that Americans can be inoculated more quickly. Read more ...

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens stock spikes after tapping Starbucks exec Roz Brewer as new CEO

Walgreens' stock price got a boost Wednesday with Starbucks honcho Roz Brewer poised to take over as the pharmacy chain's new CEO. Shares in the Illinois-based drugstore giant... Read more ...

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

Biden To 'Pause' Oil And Gas Leasing On Public Lands And Waters

The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming... Read more ...

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Democrats prep President Biden's COVID-19 aid package with or without GOP

Senate Democrats are preparing to push ahead quickly on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package - even if it means using procedural tools to pass the... Read more ...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an...

A crocheted Bernie Sanders doll raised more than $40K for charity in an online auction

A handmade crocheted doll inspired by the viral inauguration meme of Sen. Bernie Sanders raised more than $40,000 for Meals on Wheels America when it was sold in an online... Read more ...

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

Boeing's 737 Max Cleared To Return To European Skies, Regulator Says

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency announced a modified version of the 737 Max will be allowed to fly once again. The Max jetliner was grounded worldwide after two... Read more ...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

Summary List Placement Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy, of Vermont, has checked into a local hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over former president Trump's... Read more ...

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Rand Paul: Impeaching Trump 'antithesis of unity'

Senators will take an oath Tuesday to ensure "impartial justice" as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, proceedings that will test Republican loyalty to the... Read more ...

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

Judge bars President Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

The Texas-linked suit is challenging what obligations the Homeland Security Department has regarding a change in immigration policy. Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...