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How 2 Polaroid employees pushed the beloved camera company to stand up for Black South Africans during apartheid

How 2 Polaroid employees pushed the beloved camera company to stand up for Black South Africans during apartheid

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Decades before there were iPhones and Instagram, Polaroid was pioneering the domain of highly portable, fast-developing photography. But Polaroid's instant-imaging tech was...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Palantir Technologies is preparing to go public...
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Berlin-based VC fund La Famiglia raises fresh $59 million fund to invest in early-stage enterprise startups

Berlin-based VC fund La Famiglia raises fresh $59 million fund to invest in early-stage enterprise startups

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Berlin-based VC fund La Famiglia has raised a new €50 million vehicle to invest in early-stage B2B startups. The company's previous fund invested in Berlin's freight forwarding...
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Shares mostly lower in Asia after retreat on Wall Street

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By ELAINE KURTENBACH Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Wednesday after Wall Street pumped the brakes on its recent rally. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index edged higher while the...
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Amazon's ruthless business model meets Sweden's labor unions

Amazon's ruthless business model meets Sweden's labor unions

5 hours ago   |   Politico

It's Sweden's storied worker protections and climate-conscious citizens welcoming Amazon's ruthless drive for low prices. What could go wrong? Stockholm is preparing for a...
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National Shooting Sports Month Gets Mossberg Gearbox Giveaway

5 hours ago   |   NSSF

NEWTOWN, Conn.-NSSF®, the firearm industry trade association, is pleased to announce that O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc., has agreed to sponsor a Gearbox Giveaway in support of...
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Amazon Music Adding Podcasts on the Condition That Podcasters Don't Disparage Amazon

5 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

The corporation's terms and conditions specify that the company cannot be maligned in any podcast's “advertising or messages”
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US government agrees to buy 100 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 trial vaccine for up to $1.5 billion

US government agrees to buy 100 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 trial vaccine for up to $1.5 billion

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

The US government is buying 100 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine candidate, it was announced Tuesday. Under the agreement, pharmaceutical company Moderna will manufacture...
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US inks $1.5B deal with Moderna for 100M doses of COVID-19 vaccine

US inks $1.5B deal with Moderna for 100M doses of COVID-19 vaccine

7 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   4 articles

The United States has entered an agreement with drugmaker Moderna Inc to acquire 100 million doses of its potential COVID-19 vaccine for around $1.5 billion, the company and...
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World's last Blockbuster becomes Airbnb rental

World's last Blockbuster becomes Airbnb rental

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV

BEND, Oregon - Down for a movie night? The once behemoth Blockbuster video rental chain's final location in the world will soon be a rentable Airbnb property, the company...
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Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden made clear his running mate would be a woman even before clinching the Democratic nomination. Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden beefs: Two times the running mates clashed

Kamala Harris and Joe Biden beefs: Two times the running mates clashed

Nobody knows better than Joe Biden that his veep pick Kamala Harris can be a pit bull - she regularly went after him while still vying for the top spot on the Democratic... Read more ...

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

The pick makes history as the first Black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket. Read more ...

The world's last Blockbuster store is available to rent on Airbnb for the...

The world's last Blockbuster store is available to rent on Airbnb for the ultimate '90s sleepover

Best of all, since a movie rental costs $3.99, the stay will only cost $4 a night. It's only available for three one-night stays in September. Read more ...

Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate

Joe Biden chooses Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate

Joe Biden has selected Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate, ending months of speculation that the former California attorney general and one-time Democratic presidential... Read more ...

Big Ten postpones all fall athletics to the spring due to coronavirus

Big Ten postpones all fall athletics to the spring due to coronavirus

Officials in the Big Ten decided Tuesday to postpone their fall sports seasons until the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Dog that died at NCSU vet school tested positive for coronavirus

Dog that died at NCSU vet school tested positive for coronavirus

State officials on Tuesday reported the first confirmed case of coronavirus in a dog that died last week at the North Carolina State University Veterinary Hospital. Read more ...

Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Wizards player

Antetokounmpo ejected for headbutting Wizards player

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Giannis Antetokounmpo was ejected from Milwaukee's game against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night after the NBA MVP headbutted Moritz Wagner. Read more ...