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Will the pandemic hurt the candy-industrial complex?

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Halloween has always been the "Super Bowl, Olympics and World Cup wrapped into one" for the candy industry. Will the COVID-19 pandemic change that?
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Russian hackers were planning to attack the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, according to the UK

Russian hackers were planning to attack the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, according to the UK

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement State-backed Russian hackers were planning to attack the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo before it was postponed, the UK announced on Monday. "Russia's...
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Chinese Delivery Platform Meituan-Dianping Trials First-Ever Smart AI Retail Store

1 day ago   |   Forbes

China's food-delivery platform Meituan-Dianping has just debuted its first-ever smart AI retail store. Running on a combination of AI and robotics, goods are delivered using...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa...
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The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks that shut down hospitals in Pennsylvania, crippled Ukraine's power grid, and targeted the Olympics and French elections

The US charged 6 Russian hackers with a string of 'destructive' cyberattacks that shut down hospitals in Pennsylvania, crippled Ukraine's power grid, and targeted the Olympics and French elections

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Federal prosecutors accused six Russian government officials of orchestrating widespread cyberattacks that targeted Russia's perceived enemies across the...
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I'm a CEO of a global tech company who never got a college degree. Here's how I made my greatest asset - life experience - work for me

I'm a CEO of a global tech company who never got a college degree. Here's how I made my greatest asset - life experience - work for me

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement People are quick to assume that as a business leader, I went to college or had some higher tertiary education. The reality is, I didn't. I'm a former...
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Why an Olympic gold medalist and former NFL player cofounded a subscription coffee brand

Why an Olympic gold medalist and former NFL player cofounded a subscription coffee brand

22 days ago   |   Fortune

This is an installment of Startup Year One , a special series of interviews with startup founders about the major lessons they have learned in the immediate aftermath of their...
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Astronauts are testing NASA's new spacesuits underwater as the agency pushes toward the next moon landing

Astronauts are testing NASA's new spacesuits underwater as the agency pushes toward the next moon landing

25 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement NASA is racing to get astronauts back to the moon in 2024. But before that can happen, the agency needs to perfect its spacesuits. NASA has already...
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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Outline Measures To Reduce Covid-19 Risk, Cut Costs

25 days ago   |   Forbes

If the Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, are to kick off as currently scheduled on July 23, 2021, they will have to look markedly different...
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Ryan Lochte fumes at Alex Rodriguez over missing money from app deal

Ryan Lochte fumes at Alex Rodriguez over missing money from app deal

1 month ago   |   New York Post

Ryan Lochte wants Alex Rodriguez to show him the money. The Olympic gold medalist last year went on A-Rod's CNBC show, “Back in the Game,” in which Rodriguez aimed to mentor...
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Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two...

Senate Republicans are voting on a $500 billion stimulus bill less than two weeks before Election Day. Here's what's in Mitch McConnell's latest relief package

Summary List Placement Senate Republicans will vote Wednesday on whether to move a new stimulus bill that would protect businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits, boost... Read more ...

GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over...

GMC will be releasing 3 more variants of its 'super truck' Hummer EV over the next 4 years - see how they compare

Summary List Placement GMC has unveiled the 2022 Hummer EV "supertruck" Tuesday night, the automaker's first fully electric truck, along with three trims that will be available... Read more ...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies...

PayPal will allow users to buy, sell and shop using cryptocurrencies including bitcoin & ethereum

PayPal has jumped into the cryptocurrency market and plans to allow its customers to buy, sell and hold bitcoin, ethereum and other virtual currencies using their online... Read more ...

6 Wall Street firms now expect Snap's stock to surge more than 37% after...

6 Wall Street firms now expect Snap's stock to surge more than 37% after earnings. Here's what they had to say about the blowout quarter

Summary List Placement "LA just keeps winning," analysts at Stifel said after Snap reported a blowout third quarter earnings report. Despite the initial 25% surge following... Read more ...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40...

Anyscale -  founded by a team of Berkeley researchers - just raised a $40 million Series B to build the 'holy grail' for AI developers

Summary List Placement Anyscale, a startup just launched last year that aims to make distributed computing dead-simple, just raised a new round of funding to build out its... Read more ...

Tesla is reporting earnings this week - here's why analysts predict the...

Tesla is reporting earnings this week - here's why analysts predict the automaker will close in on its first-ever annual profit

Summary List Placement Here's a year-over-year doozy for you: when Tesla reported its third-quarter earnings in 2019 , it was coming off a significant second-quarter loss and... Read more ...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area...

A 'blue sweep' could boost US recovery and lift GDP across the euro-area, Goldman Sachs says

Summary List Placement A "blue wave" in the upcoming presidential election could unleash a $2 trillion stimulus package, and this will not only boost the US, it could also lift... Read more ...

While doing business between 2013 and 2015 Trump paid $188,561 in taxes to...

While doing business between 2013 and 2015 Trump paid $188,561 in taxes to China. He paid $750 in taxes to the US in 2016 and then 2017

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Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021...

Amazon is letting some office employees work remotely through June 2021, joining other major tech companies

Summary List Placement Amazon has again extended its work-from-home policy, allowing some office-based workers to continue working remotely until June 2021, Bloomberg reported... Read more ...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

Summary List Placement Google is gearing up for an antitrust battle that could revolutionize how tech giants function. On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice filed... Read more ...