Markets 2020-04-20T15:49:05Z
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A secret $1 million deal at a warehouse that ended with an FBI visit shows the wild lengths hospitals are taking to get critical medical supplies

Andrew Artenstein said his supply team had taken extraordinary steps to get N95 respirators during the coronavirus pandemic in an open letter.
Retail 2020-04-20T15:49:55Z
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Shake Shack returned its $10 million coronavirus stimulus loan. Ruth's Chris, Potbelly, and other chains are keeping more than $81 million meant for struggling small businesses.

Six chains have not indicated that they plan to return the more than $80 million they've received in Payroll Protection Program loans.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-20T17:11:00Z
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A buzzy healthcare startup that raised $50 million from Andreessen Horowitz 3 months ago just cut staff amid the coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare companies haven't been immune to layoffs, pay cuts, and furloughs, even on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
Tech 2020-04-20T14:06:46Z
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News 2020-04-20T17:00:15Z
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FAUCI: Anti-lockdown protests are going to 'backfire' and interrupt the US's economic recovery from coronavirus

Meanwhile, the president's adviser Kellyanne Conway said some governors have "gone too far" and are "physically distanced from common sense."
Retail 2020-04-20T14:52:05Z
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Amazon-owned Whole Foods is quietly tracking its employees with a heat map tool that ranks which stores are most at risk of unionizing

Stores' risk scores are based on more than two dozen metrics, including racial diversity, employee turnover, and "tipline" calls.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-20T17:00:25Z

8 books that legendary tech investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read during the pandemic

Marc Andreessen has a new reading list for his followers who are isolating at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Healthcare 2020-04-20T18:19:07Z

Gov. Cuomo calls on the federal government to provide 'hazard pay' to frontline workers: 'Give them a 50% bonus'

Frontline workers, who have kept the state running while others have been on lockdown, should be rewarded, New York Gov, Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T18:19:00Z

The Gateses stockpiled food in their basement, Warren Buffett is drinking more Coke, and Elon Musk is trying to prove he sent ventilators to California. Here's how the world's richest people have been handling the pandemic.

Billionaires may have better access to coronavirus tests than ordinary Americans, but how they're social distancing doesn't look all that different.
Reviews 2020-04-20T18:16:00Z

How to open a wine bottle with any kind of corkscrew

Opening wine bottles is hard without the right tools and the right methods. We explain how to open a wine bottle with any kind of corkscrew.
Reviews 2020-04-20T18:12:00Z

24 small gifts and gestures for friends or family members who are having a hard time self-isolating or social distancing

It's hard to stay connected to someone you love who's feeling isolated in quarantine, but these small gestures of kindness may put a smile on their face.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-20T18:04:07Z

How to use TikTok's algorithm to kickstart your music career, according to an artist who scored a major label deal thanks to the app

The four strategies that 22-year-old rapper Tiagz used to gain exposure on TikTok and jumpstart his career in music.
Transportation 2020-04-20T18:03:00Z

Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers, Businesses, and the Military

In The Drones 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence forecasts the future of the drone market and examines how high it will fly.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-20T17:59:35Z

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 21 stocks that are beating their peers by paying down debt amid an unprecedented plunge in cash spending

Investors are being rewarded for buying companies with ample cash reserves as the economy sinks into recession.
Strategy 2020-04-20T17:53:00Z

10 expert-backed tips for women to negotiate better salaries so they get the pay they really deserve

Studies show that many women aren't as confident in their abilities to negotiate as their male peers, and it's costing them.
Personal Finance 2020-04-20T17:47:44Z

There's a dead giveaway you should be using a high-yield savings account, according to a financial planner

If you have any cash that might be sitting around for a long time, you need to consider how to get that money working as hard for you as possible.
News 2020-04-20T17:42:26Z

Ambulance jams, unprotected doctors, and mixed messages from Putin: Inside Russia's chaotic response to the coronavirus pandemic

Even though Vladimir Putin's government took measures to stem the outbreak in late January, hospitals and medics are still largely unequipped.
Retail 2020-04-20T17:45:19Z

Retailers like Levi's are finding early success selling products on TikTok — and say the video-sharing app could help bolster online sales amid coronavirus-related store closures

Levi's found that an experimental TikTok campaign more than doubled online views to its customized denim product pages in the past four months.
Markets 2020-04-20T17:10:54Z

Markets need to accept that it could take more than 2 years to get back to normal, a senior Citi banker warned

Markets may also be underestimating the risk of a second wave of coronavirus infections, Citi's David Bailin said.
Retail 2020-04-20T13:40:14Z

'Air Jordan' wasn't the first name picked for Michael Jordan's iconic line with Nike. How the celebrated brand got its name.

An initial suggestion was to name the NBA star's line "Michael Jordan," but this was rejected by Nike.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:21:07Z

Government watchdog plans to launch at least 30 probes into the Trump administration's coronavirus response by the end of April

The GAO, which works for Congress, will use audits and reviews to look into the government's early response, Politico reported.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-04-20T17:56:02Z

Plant-based fried 'chicken' and a blockchain for turkeys: How agricultural giant Cargill is innovating the global food-production industry and potentially changing what you eat along the way

Now, the IT team's mission is to "be the growth of the company. Not just enable it, but actually be it," said CIO Justin Kershaw.
Transportation 2020-04-20T17:55:00Z

Elon Musk claims in a tweet that Tesla's Cybertruck can float "for a while"

Musk has a history of dropping vague references on Twitter to obscure Tesla car capabilities without offering much detail.

5 tips for leaders during the coronavirus crisis, from the Army's top enlisted soldier

Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston, the service's senior enlisted member, has some tips for leaders dealing with the new normal.
News 2020-04-20T17:37:26Z

US researchers at the WHO told Trump administration about coronavirus in 2019, report says

Researchers and experts warned the Trump administration about the viral outbreak as it developed late last year. Other warnings went unheeded, too.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:34:00Z

Amazon reportedly tried to shut down a virtual event for workers to speak out about the company's coronavirus response by deleting employees' calendar invites

Amazon has now fired five workers since the coronavirus pandemic began who were involved in protests or criticized the company's treatment of workers.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:31:17Z

Instagram only had 13 employees when it was bought by Facebook for $1 billion. A decade later, here's where they've all ended up.

When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it only had 13 employees — including founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.
Reviews 2020-04-20T17:27:00Z

The best online deals and sales happening now

We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with discounts on tech, clothing, home goods, mattresses, and more.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:24:00Z

Facebook is removing promotions for anti-quarantine protests that violate stay-home orders in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that the platform is classifying anti-quarantine protests as "harmful misinformation."
Science 2020-04-20T17:15:00Z

Why NYC's largest emergency hospital is pretty much empty

NYC hospitals are overcrowded with COVID-19 patients. The emergency field hospital at Javits Center was built to help, but it's still mostly empty.
Strategy 2020-04-20T17:13:00Z

Suburban restaurants are getting hit hard — and some are hoping clever videos and PSAs will keep them afloat

While some urban restaurants have successfully transitioned to takeout service, many restaurants in the suburbs aren't having as much luck.
News 2020-04-20T17:12:24Z

The Navajo Nation's coronavirus infection and death rates are 10 times higher than Arizona's

Massive social, economic, and health disparities are exacerbating the coronavirus crisis in the Indigenous community.
Media 2020-04-20T17:02:00Z

From Podcast to Streaming Music Ad Creative — Different Approaches Yield Different Results

This report explores the current state of digital audio advertising, focusing on streaming audio, podcast and smart speaker advertising opportunities.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:36:02Z

Despite high-profile protests, Michiganders overwhelmingly approve of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of the coronavirus

A poll from the Detriot Regional Chamber found that 57% of Michiganders approved of Whitmer's handling of the crisis compared to 37% who disapprove.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:03:53Z

Get ready for Zoom weddings — New Yorkers can now get marriage licenses and get married via video calls

Gov. Cuomo signed executive orders over the weekend allowing couples to get a marriage license and perform a wedding ceremony via video until May 18.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:20:47Z

This COVID-19 app would listen to your cough and use AI to predict whether you have coronavirus

A slew of AI labs are currently aiming to fight coronavirus with apps that analyze audio from people speaking, breathing, or coughing.
Tech 2020-04-20T16:54:00Z

4 features that Apple's brand-new iPhone SE is missing that Google's Pixel 3a phones from last year have

Apple's new $400 iPhone SE is a compelling bargain, but Google's Pixel 3a offers some useful features that the latest iPhone lacks.
Science 2020-04-20T17:24:00Z

11 critical things we've learned about the novel coronavirus since the first reported outbreak in China

Months of scientific research has have given us a much better picture of how the virus infects, spreads, and shows up — or doesn't — in people.
Markets 2020-04-20T16:55:49Z

KKR is revamping and renaming a failed $600 million credit fund — and the new version is designed to buy loads of coronavirus-hit debt

The new vehicle aims to gain client approval for reusing at least $217 million from its soured predecessor, Bloomberg reported.
Retail 2020-04-20T16:54:32Z

From the Chicago 1s to the Bred 11s, these are the best-selling Air Jordan sneakers on eBay in the last 15 years

The Air Jordan Bred 11 sold out of its pre-release drop on eBay in less than four minutes, making it the best selling Air Jordan on the platform.
Travel 2020-04-20T16:54:00Z

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul in Oaxaca, Mexico is a former 19th century colonial home with a gorgeous courtyard in the heart of town — rooms can vary dramatically, so here's why I recommend the junior suite

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul is a quiet boutique hotel in central Oaxaca, Mexico with a charming central courtyard, wonderful breakfast, and great value.
Reviews 2020-04-20T16:53:00Z

I tried Firstleaf, a subscription box that delivers wines from top vineyards around the world — here's how it works

Based on the number of subscription services that have started, the jig is up: people like wine, but most of us also don't know what we're sipping.
Enterprise 2020-04-20T16:48:52Z

Judge puts Amazon's lawsuit challenging the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud contract award to Microsoft on hold until August

A federal judge paused Amazon's lawsuit challenging the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract to Microsoft.
Science 2020-04-20T16:46:00Z

The largest hospital system in New York is giving its frontline workers a $2,500 bonus and an extra week of vacation to thank them for their work during the coronavirus pandemic

45,000 workers, including doctors, nurses, and "unsung heroes," are eligible for a cash bonus and extra time off, Northwell Health said on Monday.
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