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A hotel-turned-security office signals Hong Kong's big chill

4 minutes ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Eastworld, Fortune's newsletter focused on business and technology in Asia. Subscribe here to get future editions in your inbox. Priceline.com, the...
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United Airlines tells nearly half its staff they could lose their jobs this autumn

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

United Airlines Holdings Inc. notified 36,000 employees, or 45% of its U.S. workforce, that their jobs are at risk after federal payroll aid expires at the end of...
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Several Marriott credit cards are earning 10x points at restaurants and gas stations for a limited time, which could score more rewards than a sign-up bonus

15 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

If you have a Marriott Bonvoy credit card issued by Chase, you can earn 10 points per dollar at restaurants and gas stations. From July 15 to September 15, you can earn 10x...
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United Airlines Could Furlough 36,000 Workers as Virus Cases Soar

16 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The airline warned workers that they could lose their jobs because demand for travel remains weak and appears to be falling again as infections rise.
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Peacefully game on your Switch Lite with these great headphones

Peacefully game on your Switch Lite with these great headphones

16 hours ago   |   iMore

Did you just pick up a Nintendo Switch Lite? Awesome! You're going to find a ton of games to enjoy on your new handheld portable gaming machine. But what if you want to game...
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Take A Road Trip Through The Empire State

16 hours ago   |   Forbes

Americans emerging from enforced isolation may not yet be ready to get on airplanes, but they are ready to travel and they are certainly ready for a change of scenery.
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An architecture studio designed a luxury underground bunker to prepare for the next pandemic, and it has an indoor pool that's meant to mimic the experience of swimming in the sea. Take a look inside

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A design concept for a subterranean doomsday shelter is reimagining the future of apocalypse-proof living. Called "Underground House Plan B," the flying-saucer-shaped bunker...
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What Every Tech Consultant Needs to Know

16 hours ago   |   Business

When you were in school, studying all things technology, you learned everything you needed to get by in the IT field, right? You learned networking, security, operating...
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This company turns Mercedes-Benz Sprinters, Ram ProMasters into semi-custom camper vans starting at $34,995 - here's how it works

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Camper van conversion company Titan Vans has a base package that can convert Mercedes-Benz Sprinters and Ram Promaster for a base price starting at $34,995. The price goes up...
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Trump wants tax breaks to encourage people to watch sports games and travel around the US. Here's why that could backfire as the pandemic rages

19 hours ago   |   Business Insider

President Trump is seeking tax breaks to encourage Americans to watch sports games and travel around the US in an effort to boost the economy and restore normalcy. "We're...
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A wooden statue of Melania Trump in her native Slovenia was set on fire on...

A wooden statue of Melania Trump in her native Slovenia was set on fire on the Fourth of July

A wooden statue of Melania Trump near near hometown in Slovenia was set on fire. Brad Downey, the artist who commissioned the statue, told Reuters that it was set on fire on... Read more ...

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

President Donald Trump's push to reopen America's schools is about more than children's education. It's about the economy. And it's about his reelection. Because for Trump and... Read more ...

3 things to consider before switching to a new high-yield savings account as...

3 things to consider before switching to a new high-yield savings account as interest rates drop

High-yield savings account rates are dropping in reaction to the Federal Reserve decreasing its rate. Some banks are decreasing their rates more drastically than others, so you... Read more ...

Now that we're all spending more on groceries, it's a great time to get a...

Now that we're all spending more on groceries, it's a great time to get a credit card that earns you bonus points. Here are 6 top options

Some rewards credit cards offer bonus points or cash back on purchases at the grocery store.
 Especially since most of us are spending more money on groceries right now, it's... Read more ...

Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy...

Brooks Brothers is permanently closing 51 stores as it enters bankruptcy during the pandemic. See which have shut down so far

Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday. Before its bankruptcy, however, the retailer made the decision to permanently close 51 stores due to the coronavirus... Read more ...

Kanye West says he had the coronavirus but peddles unfounded conspiracies...

Kanye West says he had the coronavirus but peddles unfounded conspiracies about vaccines

Kanye West said in an interview with Forbes that he had the coronavirus in February. In the same interview, West also said he's running for president under the advisement of... Read more ...

Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its...

Walgreens just made a $1 billion bet on bringing doctor's offices into its pharmacies, and it shows how the pharmacy giant is taking on CVS and Walmart as they beef up their health ambitions

Walgreens is betting big that it can use its retail pharmacy to help people go to the doctor. On Wednesday, the retail pharmacy giant said it plans to open 500 to 700 primary... Read more ...

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

Online pharmacy Truepill raises $25 million to expand into telehealth

Truepill, a digital pharmacy that enables healthcare companies to deliver prescriptions, has raised $25 million to expand into telehealth. Read more ...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup...

Here's an exclusive look at the pitch deck this Dubai-based proptech startup used to raise $4 million

Dubai-based property tech startup Nomad Homes has raised $4 million in a seed round led by Comcast Ventures. Other investors included Abstract Ventures, Partech, Precursor... Read more ...

California, other states sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

California, other states sue US department over virus relief funds for schools

The U.S. Department of Education is attempting to take pandemic relief funds away from K-12 public schools and divert the money to private schools, California and four other... Read more ...