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Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

6 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services. (Image...
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Uber Agrees To Acquire Postmates For $2.65 Billion

8 hours ago   |   NPR

Uber has agreed to buy Postmates, bolstering its food-delivery business at a time when it is booming and many fewer people are hailing rides.
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Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut downed a record 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Here's the science behind how he does it

Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest champion Joey Chestnut downed a record 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Here's the science behind how he does it

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Joey Chestnut ate 75 hot dogs in 10 minutes on July 4, 2020, setting a new record. Miki Sudo also defended her title in the women's hot dog competition, downing 48.5 dogs for...
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Will the Coronavirus Fuel Conflict?

Will the Coronavirus Fuel Conflict?

9 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Projections based on economic and development data show an increased risk of internal violence in fragile states driven by rising prices and falling incomes.
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The best pepper mills and salt grinders

The best pepper mills and salt grinders

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The best pepper mills and salt grinders use steel or ceramic gears to grind spices to the exact size you want. Of all the pepper mills and salt grinders we've tested, Peugeot's...
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8 of Atlantic City's famous casinos just reopened for the first time since March. These photos show just how different the casino experience is going to be after the pandemic

8 of Atlantic City's famous casinos just reopened for the first time since March. These photos show just how different the casino experience is going to be after the pandemic

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Eight of nine Atlantic City casinos reopened last weekend for the first time since New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy ordered them to close in light of the coronavirus pandemic on...
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Gross Domestic Product by Industry, 1st Quarter 2020

11 hours ago   |   U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

Accommodation and food services; finance and insurance; and health care and social assistance industries were the leading contributors to the 5.0 percent decrease in gross...
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The best mini fridges

The best mini fridges

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Mini fridges come in all shapes, styles, and sizes and are ideal for a home office or dorm room. If you're looking for the perfect mini fridge, the Danby 4.4 Cubic Foot Mini...
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Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

13 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Critics are calling on Whole Foods Market to change its policy banning workers from wearing Black Lives Matter masks while on the job, saying there should be “no place safe for...
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I ate 8 chicken sandwiches from fast-food chains, and the best was also the cheapest

I ate 8 chicken sandwiches from fast-food chains, and the best was also the cheapest

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

I taste-tested fried-chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-A, KFC, McDonald's, Arby's, Shake Shack, Burger King, Popeyes, and Wendy's to see how they compared. I judged the chicken...
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Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services. (Image... Read more ...

Young boy needs 2nd surgery to correct rare skull condition

Young boy needs 2nd surgery to correct rare skull condition

The family is raising money for the operation, which costs $50,000. Read more ...

We compiled every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's fleet of private...

We compiled every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's fleet of private planes. Search them all for the first time

Business Insider has compiled a dataset of every known flight made by Jeffrey Epstein's private jets. The late sex offender owned a Gulfstream IV, a Gulfstream GV-SP and a... Read more ...

Family raising money to pay for 2nd surgery to correct boy's rare skull...

Family raising money to pay for 2nd surgery to correct boy's rare skull condition

They need to pay $50,000 for the operation. Read more ...

Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey...

Fox News says it 'mistakenly' edited Trump out of a photo with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell

President Donald Trump was "mistakenly" cropped out of a photo featuring then Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein, and Ghislaine Maxwell, Fox News said on Monday. The network... Read more ...

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Calls for Whole Foods boycott grow after employees wearing BLM masks sent home

Critics are calling on Whole Foods Market to change its policy banning workers from wearing Black Lives Matter masks while on the job, saying there should be “no place safe for... Read more ...

Here's how much more you'll save in a high-yield savings account versus a...

Here's how much more you'll save in a high-yield savings account versus a checking account

If you're saving money over a long period of time, you probably want to use a high-yield savings account rather than a checking account. High-yield savings accounts pay out a... Read more ...

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

Uber Reportedly Agrees To Buy Postmates In $2.65 Billion All-Stock Deal

The deal has been approved by Uber's board, Bloomberg reported, and could be announced as soon as Monday. Read more ...

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber confirms $2.7 billion Postmates acquisition

Uber has confirmed that it's buying on-demand delivery rival Postmates, consolidating the fiercely competitive U.S. food delivery market. Read more ...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the...

Inside the lavish lives of the billionaire family behind Boohoo, the fast-fashion giant called out in an investigation into workers being paid just $4 an hour at suppliers' factories

Boohoo is the UK's fast-growing fast-fashion retailer that was set up in 2006 by Mahmud Kamani and his business partner Carol Kane and is now valued at more than $4.3 billion... Read more ...