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Digital coupon services like Honey offer retailers several major benefits - but face the threat of a mobile-first future

Digital coupon services like Honey offer retailers several major benefits - but face the threat of a mobile-first future

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement When PayPal spent $4 billion on automated coupon-finding service Honey Science Corp in late November 2019, it was the payment giant's largest-ever...
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US consumer spending leaps as late-December stimulus hits households, Bank of America says

US consumer spending leaps as late-December stimulus hits households, Bank of America says

21 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Credit- and debit-card spending accelerated through the first two weeks of January as stimulus passed by President Donald Trump bolstered households'...
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Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

Breaking up Facebook is 'on the table,' says Letitia James, the New York attorney general leading the antitrust case against it

55 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement New York Attorney General Letitia James, who is leading an antitrust case against Facebook, said a breakup of the company is "on the table," Bloomberg...
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California EDD's delays threaten unemployment pay for thousands statewide

55 minutes ago   |   ABC

One woman had to wait 25 hours before an agent came online to help her verify her identity.
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Here's who will come out on top in the decade of embedded finance

Here's who will come out on top in the decade of embedded finance

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In Insider Intelligence's recent Embedded Finance Explainer report, we explored what the advent of embedded finance means for the role of financial...
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Column: Pandemic, not privacy, tops list of 2021 consumer trends. Let's change that

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Market researcher Euromonitor predicts COVID will define 2021 consumer experiences. But their own report reveals a need for privacy safeguards.
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Goldman Sachs just revealed a new strategy team to help grow its consumer and wealth business - and the 2 leaders who will be hunting for acquisitions and partnerships

Goldman Sachs just revealed a new strategy team to help grow its consumer and wealth business - and the 2 leaders who will be hunting for acquisitions and partnerships

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Goldman Sachs is adding some serious firepower to its efforts to beef up its consumer and wealth management division. The Wall Street bank on Friday...
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Harris Co. Army veteran loses benefits after receiving death notice in the mail from VA

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Veteran and Aldine ISD special education teacher RJ Atkins fears his next compensation check won't arrive since the VA thinks he's dead.
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This Week In XR: Apple VR, Save Poly, LBVR Still Kicking

3 hours ago   |   Forbes

It's likely Apple is working on more than one XR HMD.
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103-year-old Black woman recalls not being able to vote, now Kamala's her VP

5 hours ago   |   ABC

The Houston woman said she stayed awake until she heard the last firework celebrating Kamala Harris on Inauguration Day, which was also her birthday.
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NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

NFL Invites 7,500 Health Care Workers To The Super Bowl

Most of the invitees work in the central Florida area, though all of the NFL's 32 clubs will pick health care workers from their communities to receive free tickets to the... Read more ...

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell seeks to push Trump impeachment trial to February

McConnell on Thursday proposed delaying the trial until February to give the former president time to prepare and review his case. Read more ...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at...

National Guard allowed back into Capitol complex after lawmakers erupt at banishment to parking garage

The change comes after thousands of National Guardsmen were moved to a parking garage after they were told they could no longer use space within the U.S. Capitol Complex. Read more ...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257...

WATCH: Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier hit the scale at the UFC 257 official weigh-ins

Watch live as the fighters take to the scale on "UFC Fight Island" as Conor McGregor, Dustin Poirier, Michael Chandler and Dan Hooker take the scale ahead of their huge... Read more ...

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk says he'll award $100M to the best carbon capture technology

Elon Musk has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket. The Tesla CEO, who earlier this month became the world's richest person, said he will award a massive prize to whoever... Read more ...

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

Alex Ovechkin's wife mocks NHL over COVID-19 ‘hotel' policies

The NHL made an example of the Washington Capitals this week when they fined the organization $100,000 and placed four players, including captain Alex Ovechkin, on the COVID-19... Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Steelers tight end Vance McDonald retires

Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Vance McDonald has announced his retirement, the team said Friday morning. Read more ...

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CPS: Vaccinations for thousands of staff members expected to begin mid-February

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Public Health announced Friday details of the plan to vaccinate thousands of eligible staff and educators under... Read more ...