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Science 2020-05-22T19:42:00Z
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South Korea just flexed its contact-tracing power: After partiers with the coronavirus went to nightclubs, it found and tested 46,000 exposed people

After partygoers at Seoul nightclubs seeded a coronavirus outbreak, South Korea tested roughly 46,000 of their contacts and found 161 infected people.
Politics 2020-05-22T20:29:00Z
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FBI Director Christopher Wray has ordered an internal review of the Michael Flynn investigation

The review will look at whether current employees engaged in "misconduct" while investigating Michael Flynn, the FBI said in a statement.
BI Prime Advertising 2020-05-22T19:36:23Z
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PayPal parts ways with CMO and former Apple executive Allison Johnson after 18 months

The fintech company said her departure was part of an effort to restructure a marketing organization that was a series of regional hubs.
Strategy 2020-05-22T19:40:44Z
Science 2020-05-22T21:47:00Z
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Trump just declared houses of worship essential. Mounting evidence shows they're super-spreader hotspots.

Trump says in-person religious services are essential. But evidence shows they can be hotbeds for coronavirus spread.
Opinion 2020-05-22T18:00:00Z
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Facebook's remote-working plan is doomed

Facebook wants more people to work from home, but there are too many career advantages for workers to give up on the office.
Markets 2020-05-22T18:01:33Z

Anthony Fauci warns of 'irreparable damage' if lockdowns are kept in place for too long

"We can't stay locked down for such a considerable period of time that you might do irreparable damage and have unintended consequences," he said.
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Retail 2020-05-23T08:49:00Z

Italy's devastated retail landscape: Here's how one of the worst-hit sectors has been impacted by the pandemic and what it will look like.

Fashion brands in Italy are having to cope with piled up inventories of out-of-date stock, tourism uncertainty, and financial anguish.
Politics 2020-05-23T08:16:08Z

Boris Johnson's top adviser reportedly broke coronavirus lockdown by driving 260 miles to visit his parents, and now faces growing calls to resign

At the time that adviser Dominic Cummings made the journey, the prime minister had coronavirus, and Cummings himself was displaying symptoms.

Shopify's stock has exploded 140% in the last two months making it briefly the biggest company in Canada. Here is why analysts think it won't get any bigger.

Shopify posted sales of $470 million in the first quarter of the year, a growth of 47% compared to last quarter.
Politics 2020-05-23T05:44:42Z

'Your personal feelings don't dictate who Alabama picks as their Senator': former Attorney General Jeff Sessions lashes out at Trump after he endorsed Sessions' political opponent

"Your personal feelings don't dictate who Alabama picks as their Senator, the people of Alabama do," Sessions tweeted in response to Trump.
Science 2020-05-23T03:51:42Z

MIT researchers translated the coronavirus into music offering a new perspective for studying the virus

Markus Buehler described to Business Insider how he and his lab translated the structure of the coronavirus protein into a musical composition.
News 2020-05-23T03:27:40Z

South America has become new COVID-19 epicenter, WHO says

Brazil has been deemed "most affected" by the coronavirus, according to Dr. Mike Ryan, the WHO's top emergencies expert.
News 2020-05-23T03:25:28Z

Photos from across the US show what the new normal looks like as states reopen — from temperature scanners at the Apple store to marked circles at public parks

"I am mortified and appalled he would open us up in the middle of our coronavirus peak," Jaime Booth told The Daily Beast.
Media 2020-05-23T03:01:00Z

8 TV & video marketing trends you should know before advertising in 2020

As traditional TV viewership declines, people are watching more TV than ever on newer devices - phone, tablets, computers and connected TVs. See the 8 video marketing trends you need to know in 2020 to better reach your customers for less.
BI Prime Media 2020-05-23T02:20:00Z

Apple TV Plus' 'Defending Jacob' is a hit, but new data suggests subscriber growth is sluggish

Demand for Apple TV Plus originals is high during the coronavirus pandemic, but subscriber growth is slow compared to other services.
News 2020-05-23T02:12:53Z

Trump's press secretary may have flashed his personal banking information while displaying the check of his quarterly salary donation

An administration official told the New York Times that mock checks were never used in the briefing.
BI Prime Transportation 2020-05-22T11:48:00Z

The CEO of helicopter startup Blade reveals how the company is totally switching up its strategy as COVID-19 upends travel

Blade offered helicopter and air-taxi transfers between New York City, airports, and leisure destinations, but has had to pivot due to the coronavirus
News 2020-05-22T20:39:51Z

Stories from the pandemic

We've heard heartbreaking, uplifting, inspiring, and infuriating stories from people during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a collection of them.
Retail 2020-05-22T17:14:48Z
Tech 2020-05-22T17:47:00Z

Zuckerberg is now the 3rd-richest person in the world after his fortune grew $30 billion since the coronavirus crisis began

The Facebook CEO is now worth $87.8 billion, making him the third-richest person behind Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates.
Retail 2020-05-22T04:01:00Z

Pizza Hut is giving away half a million free pizzas to 2020 high-school graduates. Here's how to claim a pie.

The pizza chain is the latest brand to announce an offer to the class of 2020 as graduations and ceremonies get canceled nationwide.
Tech 2020-05-22T19:23:00Z

When tech companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon plan to reopen their offices or keep working from home

Tech giants returning to work are relying on safety measures like thermal cameras, mandatory face masks, and hand sanitizer.
Retail 2020-05-23T02:04:00Z

THE SOCIAL COMMERCE REPORT: Inside the fast-developing opportunity to reach billions of consumers' wallets using social platforms

Business Insider Intelligence estimates the current size of the social commerce market, forecasts future growth, and examines why it's been stagnant.
Politics 2020-05-23T01:39:15Z

'We're not guided by politics in this, we're guided by science': Los Angeles mayor responds to DOJ letter calling stay-at-home orders 'arbitrary and unlawful'

"I want people to shift their mindset from those of us who did the right things and were hardcore about closing," Garcetti told reporters Friday.
Tech 2020-05-23T01:04:00Z

T-Mobile is outpacing the rest of the Big Four US carriers on value, loyalty, and satisfaction — here's what consumers say is most important when selecting a mobile provider

Business Insider Intelligence evaluates which features are most important to consumers when selecting a mobile provider.
Politics 2020-05-23T00:28:52Z

'This is more than just a little offensive': Fox News host blasts Joe Biden's 'hurtful' comment about black voters

"It is short-sighted," Fox News host Harris Faulkner said. "It is a blind spot for this former vice president."
Tech 2020-05-23T00:03:00Z

AI IN TELECOMMUNICATIONS: Why carriers could lose out if they don't adopt AI fast — and where they can make the biggest gains

Business Insider Intelligence focuses on the use of AI to enhance the customer experience, which can directly impact revenue for telecom providers.
News 2020-05-22T23:43:07Z

Trump will attend the historic NASA and SpaceX astronaut launch in Florida next week

This is the first time that SpaceX which was founded by Elon Musk in 2002 is attempting to launch astronauts into space.
Science 2020-05-22T23:03:00Z

Read the pitch deck that buzzy startup Devoted Health used to reach a $1.8 billion valuation before it signed up a single customer

BI Prime offers an inside look at the pitch deck that helped Devoted Health each a $1.8 billion valuation before signing up a single customer.
Military & Defense 2020-05-22T22:59:27Z

Watch this US Navy ship destroy a flying drone with a laser weapon

"With this new advanced capability, we are redefining war at sea for the Navy," a Navy official said in a press release.
News 2020-05-22T22:15:41Z

'The governor is a servant of the state. I am a servant of God': 3 pastors defend why they're leading the charge to reopen churches

Churches will follow "all appropriate safety precautions recommended by the CDC," an attorney said, "just as Costco and Walmart are required to do."
Finance 2020-05-22T22:01:00Z

Why are Apple Pay, Starbucks' app, and Samsung Pay so much more successful than other wallet providers?

A new report from BI Intelligence addresses how in-store mobile payments volume will grow through 2021, why that’s below past expectations, and what successful cases can teach other players in the space.
Tech 2020-05-22T16:49:21Z

A city in Oklahoma painted its landmark 75-foot statue to look like Elon Musk in a bid for his next factory. Take a look at the before and after photos.

There's a 7-story statue painted to look like Elon Musk in Tulsa, Oklahoma right now. The city is hoping to be chosen for Tesla's next factory.

'I should not have been so cavalier': Joe Biden apologizes for saying black voters deciding between him and Trump 'ain't black'

CBS News reported that Biden told a group of black business leaders, "I've never, never, ever taken the African-American community for granted."
News 2020-05-22T16:28:54Z

Hong Kong activists are begging German Chancellor Angela Merkel not to sacrifice the country's values ??to please China

China is introducing a new law to gain more control over Hong Kong, which critics fear will end the Special Administrative Region's independence.
Transportation 2020-05-22T12:21:00Z

I flew on an Air France Airbus A380 2 years before the airline suddenly retired the world's largest passenger plane — here's what it was like

Air France never bothered to update the aircraft's interior but it was one of the most enjoyable flights I've ever taken.
News 2020-05-22T19:18:44Z

This grim hospital bed can be converted into a cardboard coffin

A businessman developed the idea after seeing countries such as Ecuador suffer from the inability to bury bodies.
Transportation 2020-05-22T21:51:02Z

The 2020 New York International Auto Show is officially canceled while its venue remains a 'standby' COVID-19 field hospital

Initially postponed from April to August due to the coronavirus pandemic, the New York International Auto Show has been called off for 2020.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-05-22T21:20:00Z

The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

IBM, Airbnb, and multiple airlines are the most recent companies to cut thousands of jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.
News 2020-05-22T21:11:00Z

Unauthorized immigrants who work on America's farms have been deemed 'essential,' but they say they feel expendable

One worker, Carmelita, says she's been working illegally in the country for 13 years picking strawberries, and doesn't feel very "essential."
Media 2020-05-22T21:00:00Z

Get a sneak peek into the most trusted social media platforms of 2019

Get a peek into our Digital Trust Rankings by downloading a FREE preview of our 2019 Digital Trust Enterprise Edge Report!
Tech 2020-05-22T20:39:25Z

A work-from-home tool lets you take a real break while tricking your micromanaging boss and judging coworkers into thinking you're still at the keyboard

Make Microsoft Teams and Slack think you're online so you can deal with the kids or get some fresh air without worrying about coworkers judging you.
Reviews 2020-05-22T20:35:00Z

The best beach toys

Beach toys make a day spent next to the water even more fun. Whether you're looking for adult-friendly beach games or a fun set of toys for your kids.
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