Science 2020-04-21T14:52:07Z
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The WHO said only 2% to 3% of people tested have COVID-19 antibodies, suggesting that 'immunity passports' may not be an effective policy

Countries are exploring immunity passports, which would show who has recovered and may be immune, as a way of easing lockdown restrictions.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-21T16:29:00Z
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Why the price of oil is continuing to free-fall after a historic supply cut — and when experts think it may finally reach rock bottom

OPEC reached a historic agreement to cut production, yet it did little to prevent the price of oil from plummeting, as oil demand continues to crater.
News 2020-04-21T15:18:51Z
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Mexico's drug cartels are handing out aid to poor residents and the country's president wants them to stop

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told the cartels that they should focus on ending violence instead of giving out the care packages.
Science 2020-04-21T15:20:22Z
Nuns wearing protective masks walk with a health worker in protective gear at the territory of a nursing home, where multiple confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) among the facility staff and residents were reported, in Bochnia, Poland, April 13, 2020
News 2020-04-21T13:05:30Z
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From drive-thru centers to pop-up clinics with rubber gloves attached: Here's how countries around the world are testing people for the coronavirus

Countries from the US to Israel to Sri Lanka are coming up with new ways to conduct mass coronavirus testing while minimizing human contact.
Science 2020-04-21T10:52:36Z
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Italy's number of active coronavirus cases has fallen for the first time, 2 months after its devastating outbreak began

Italy, which became one of the world's worst-affected countries, has finally seen a drop in the number of active coronavirus cases.
Politics 2020-04-21T14:44:09Z

Joe Biden said he'd pick Michelle Obama as his running mate 'in a heartbeat' but wouldn't commit to choosing a woman of color

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Monday his 2020 campaign was "just beginning the process" of selecting his running mate.
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Tech 2020-04-22T02:05:00Z

THE SMART SPEAKER REPORT: Smart speakers could be the fastest-growing digital platform ever — here's how to engage with customers through the devices

This report examines the evolving smart speaker market while breaking down top use cases and reasons why they are or aren't resonating with consumers.
Politics 2020-04-22T01:39:14Z

Powerful video shows nurses reading out the names of colleagues killed by coronavirus during a protest in front of the White House

"Listen to their names and take action so more nurses don't get sick and die," one nurse said before reading out the names.
Tech 2020-04-22T01:34:59Z

Facebook to invest $5.7 billion in Reliance Jio, India's popular mobile internet service

The multi-billion-dollar stake makes Facebook the largest minority shareholder in Jio, which is a part of Reliance Industries Limited.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-22T01:05:50Z

Some of Google's summer international interns are being told their pay will be slashed by almost half – and they have just 24 hours to accept the new offer

Google's summer international interns will all be logging on remotely in 2020, but they will also be getting paid less than they were originally told.
Tech 2020-04-22T01:00:00Z

IoT 101: Your Essential Guide to the Internet of Things

A new report from Business Insider Intelligence outlines the basics of the IoT and what this next wave of technology means to the everyday individual.
Military & Defense 2020-04-22T00:28:07Z

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis made his modeling debut wearing a $1,500 kangaroo-leather jacket

"You can put in on a billboard in Russia if you want," Jim Mattis said to the company's founder.
Military & Defense 2020-04-22T00:12:36Z

'I wish him well': Trump says he's unsure of Kim Jong Un's condition but hopes 'he's doing fine'

President Trump bragged about his strong relationship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, adding he may reach out to him. "We'll see how he does."
Science 2020-04-22T00:04:00Z

These 5 factors are transforming the healthcare experience for both patients and doctors

Business Insider Intelligence has created an infographic showcasing compelling statistics from its recent digital health research.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-22T00:00:19Z

Open source platform Jitsi plans to start offering a major security feature that Zoom, Microsoft, and Google lack: End-to-end encryption for video conferencing. Here's how it plans to take on its rivals

Jitsi, an open source rival to Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet, has started its process of building end-to-end encryption features.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-21T23:46:00Z

Here's what the $484 billion coronavirus stimulus bill means for hospitals, doctors, and researchers

Hospitals and medical practices are getting more money in the latest round of stimulus funding. The bill also sets widespread testing in motion.
Politics 2020-04-21T20:05:33Z

House Democrats propose allowing members to vote by proxy because of the coronavirus, but some Republicans oppose the plan

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer wants to allow members to vote by proxy, meaning members who aren't able to travel could vote via someone else.
News 2020-04-21T20:46:03Z

A Texas councilman and his husband died from the coronavirus just 2 days apart. Now a mother is left to mourn in self-isolation.

Phillip Tsai-Brooks died on Easter Sunday. His mother, who lived with the couple and also tested positive, is "heartbroken," family said.
Retail 2020-04-21T20:46:44Z

Some people are earning more in unemployment benefits than they did while working, leaving little incentive to return to their jobs

A federal program pays $600 per week in unemployment benefits, in addition to benefits paid out by states.
Tech 2020-04-21T17:48:00Z

If you bought the iPhone 8 recently, you should return it immediately if you still can and buy the new iPhone SE

It's not the worst thing if you're past the return window for your iPhone 8. But, if not, return that right now for a new iPhone SE.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-01-17T14:23:00Z

I spent a day on Richard Branson's private island in the Caribbean. It was as spectacular as you can imagine.

Make no mistake: After spending time on Necker Island, you will be forever ruined, but it'll be in the best way possible.
News 2020-04-21T15:18:51Z

Mexico's drug cartels are handing out aid to poor residents and the country's president wants them to stop

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador told the cartels that they should focus on ending violence instead of giving out the care packages.
BI Prime Strategy 2020-04-21T23:05:00Z

GLOBAL RANKING: The top 25 online MBA programs if you want a prestigious degree from home, and how much they cost

Top online MBA programs include Marshall Business School at the University of Southern California and Imperial College Business School in London.
Finance 2020-04-21T23:02:00Z

FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION: How low-overhead direct banking models enable banks to profitably serve the US' 33 million underbanked households

Business Insider Intelligence explores the growing opportunity for incumbent banks to tap into the financially underserved.
Tech 2020-04-21T22:23:10Z

Photos show how San Francisco emerged from a lockdown too soon during the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic, leading to an even deadlier second wave that rampaged through the city

The city went from a national role model to one of the worst-hit cities after lifting shutdown orders prematurely, resulting in over 45,000 cases.
Politics 2020-04-21T22:12:48Z

Georgia's governor hit with wave of backlash over plans to begin reopening the state's economy on Friday

The World Health Organization warned against premature returns to daily life without thorough contact tracing.
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-21T22:10:00Z
Entertainment 2020-04-21T22:09:54Z

All the National Geographic shows and movies you can stream on Disney Plus for Earth Day

Disney Plus features a large selection of documentary movies and shows from National Geographic, including nature programs perfect for Earth Day.
Finance 2020-04-21T22:01:00Z

THE PAYMENTS ECOSYSTEM: The biggest shifts and trends driving short- and long-term growth and shaping the future of the industry

In this report, Business Insider Intelligence examines the payments ecosystem today, its growth drivers, and where the industry is headed.
Strategy 2020-04-21T21:53:00Z

Through layers of protective gear, a married nurse couple shared a tender moment while tending to coronavirus patients at a busy Florida hospital

Husband-and-wife duo Ben Cayer and Mindy Brock are nurse anesthetists who share the risky job of intubation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:46:18Z

1,900 strangers in Spain teamed up to create 3D-printed ventilators to send to hospitals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis

Using an old model, the team worked 12 hours a day to be able to donate record numbers of 3D-printed ventilators to help fight the COVID-19 crisis.
Reviews 2020-04-21T21:30:00Z

How to clean an oven with or without the use of a commercial cleaner

Ovens need to be cleaned regularly, even those with a self-cleaning feature. Here's how to clean your oven with or without a commercial cleaner.
Strategy 2020-04-21T15:45:07Z

SIGN UP NOW: We're talking with Slack cofounder and CTO Cal Henderson about how to set the technical vision for a rapidly growing company

Our new Starting Up interview show begins with Slack's technical head. The big question: How do you design — and lead — for massive growth?
Tech 2020-04-22T00:02:00Z

Ticketmaster announces it will offer refunds on postponed events after backlash from angry customers and lawmakers

More than 30,000 events have been cancelled or postponed, the company said, noting that two of its largest organizers are beginning to offer refunds.
Transportation 2020-04-21T16:18:44Z

The $61,000 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is an improvement on the original that made driving this Italian SUV sheer bliss

I had complaints in 2018. Alfa listened. They course-corrected with the refreshed Stelvio and made a thrilling SUV even better.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-21T20:20:00Z

Hotels are selling credits and 'bonds' for future discounted travel in order to stay afloat during coronavirus shutdowns

Travelers can buy credits for hotels affected by the pandemic and redeem them for a higher value later, when it's safe to travel again.
Transportation 2020-04-21T20:23:07Z

Helicopter company involved in Kobe Bryant crash hit with 2 new lawsuits

The NBA legend's wife first filed a lawsuit in February. Now two other families who lost loved ones in the crash are suing too.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:29:26Z

A tech executive fleeing to his New Zealand doomsday bunker reportedly forgot how to unlock it

Converting bunkers into luxury shelters was a trend among the wealthy elite before the coronavirus, but now some executives are taking refuge there.
Science 2020-04-21T21:26:00Z

An animated map shows how the coronavirus spread through the US, state by state, since the first confirmed case in January

An animated map shows when coronavirus cases were detected in each US state, and how quickly the outbreak has grown.
Tech 2020-04-21T21:20:14Z

Fortnite creator Epic Games just caved by putting its game on the Google Play Store for the first time ever – but it's not too happy about it

Epic Games has finally put Fortnite on the Google Play Store, but it says it only did so because Google puts outsider apps at a disadvantage.
Reviews 2020-04-21T21:20:00Z

I spent a night at the boutique Park Terrace Hotel in Bryant Park and loved the well-appointed room, complimentary breakfast, and free amenities

If you're visiting Midtown Manhattan, you should strongly consider the boutique Park Terrace Hotel overlooking Bryant Park. Here's why we loved it.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-21T21:17:00Z

'I've gone to cash': Mark Cuban outlines his coronavirus investing strategy ahead of another 'leg down' in markets — and says now is the time to buy real estate

Mark Cuban is waiting for the dust to settle before deploying gobs of cash into the market — and he has tips for those more daring than him.
Retail 2020-04-21T21:15:39Z

Desperate retailers are running unprecedented sales in a sign of trouble to come for clothing brands

Clothing stores are holding huge sales online, but it might not be a good sign for the industry's future.
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