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WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - It was one thing in 2016 for top Republicans to take a stand against Mr Donald Trump for president: He wasn't likely to win anyway, the thinking went, and there was no ongoing conservative governing agenda that would be endangered. The 2020 campaign is different: Opposing the sitting president of your own party means putting ...
Bond Vet customers Bond Vet Bond Vet opened its first veterinary care facility in Brooklyn less than a year ago. Someday, it planned to ramp up a remote health offering to save pet owners time and money. That schedule changed dramatically in March, after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state's stay-at-home order in response to the rapi...
SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday (June 5) said he would consider changes to the policy that led the company to leave up controversial posts by President Donald Trump during recent demonstrations protesting the death of an unarmed black man while in police custody, a partial concession to critics.  Zuckerberg did not ...
BERLIN (NYTIMES) - The polar bear would be the last to go. So says a zoo in northern Germany, which drew up a startling contingency plan if the financial strain caused by the government-ordered shutdown because of the coronavirus outbreak did not ease up soon: Slaughter some zoo animals and feed them to others. The director of the zoo, Tierpark Neu...
8x8 Jitsi, an open source videoconferencing app that Atlassian sold to 8x8 in 2018, is poised to introduce end-to-end encryption on its platform.  Currently, rivals like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Meet do not use end-to-end encryption. Emil Ivov, head of video collaboration at 8x8, says that Jitsi has always been security focused, which is m...
New York, June 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report "Global Digital Advertising and Marketing Industry" - https://www.reportlinker.com/p03646022/?utm_source=GNWAn unusual period in history, the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a series of unprecedented events affecting every industry. The Display marke...
Amazon; Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters; Samantha Lee/Business Insider Amazon said last June that its Prime Air drone delivery service would launch "within" months. It's been 12 months since that announcement and Prime Air still hasn't launched. Business Insider spoke with over a dozen current and former employees to find out what's been going on within t...
SignalFire After a decade spent reporting on startups, TechCrunch Editor-at-large Josh Constine is leaving the publication to invest in startups at SignalFire, a VC firm with a focus on data.  The move deprives the Verizon-owned tech blog of one of its most recognizable names. Constine's leap isn't without precedent: a long line of VC partners incl...
REUTERS/Carlos Osorio The coronavirus pandemic in the US is far from over, according to a report from Morgan Stanley published Friday. States that are reopening are seeing new outbreaks, and total cases will likely reach 2.3 million, the firm said. The overall curve of new cases per capita has also not shot downward like it has in other countries. ...
REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating a capital war between the US and China, Michael Howell, the CEO of CrossBorder Capital, said in a Tuesday interview with CNBC. "The decision to share dollar swap lines with 14 other nations, effectively forming a de facto group of 15 countries, including America, that have access to do...
Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Italy's retail industry is amongst the hardest-hit sectors by the coronavirus pandemic in Europe. As businesses reopened on May 18, luxury fashion and retail brands in Italy are coping with piled up inventories of outdated stock, uncertainty about tourism, and financial anguish. Experts gave us their insights on which ...
y Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter responded to President Donald Trump signing of an executive order that targets social media companies.  Twitter was singled out in the order, after days of feuding with the president. The company called "a reactionary and politicized approach to a landmark law." Visit Business Insider's homepage for ...