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 2022-01-18 12:48 

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Meta wants to track your eye movements and facial expressions as you roam the metaverse, patents suggest...

Meta executive Nick Clegg told the FT that advertisers could use eye-tracking data from users' VR headsets to measure engagement with ads....

 2022-01-18 12:30 

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I used to be a toxic "tech bro" founder. After coming out as transgender being taken seriously in Silicon Valley got so much harder....
 2022-01-18 12:26 

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UK planes took a long detour around Germany to deliver weapons to Ukraine in case Russia invades...

The weapons were transported on several RAF planes that flew to Ukraine by an unusually long route: Through Danish instead of German airspace....

 2022-01-18 12:24 

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A 4 day week pilot is underway in Ireland. Organizers hope that it will act as a template for trials elsewhere....

From February, 20 companies in Ireland will reduce the length of their working week on a trial basis. Here's how the scheme will operate....

 2022-01-18 12:22 

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It's a weird time to be a coworker. Embrace it....

The efficiency of hybrid work is also its great downside. Instead of forcing positive interactions, experts suggest normalizing emotional ambivalence....

 2022-01-18 12:15 

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How more than $404 million in taxpayer money got locked away in a forgotten government fund — and lawmakers won't spend it or return it...

Republicans, Democrats, charities, and special-interest groups all have different designs for the languishing money....

 2022-01-18 12:06 

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Forbes has built a brand around celebrating wealth. Insiders say employees work long hours for low pay and struggle to get raises....

Over 20 current and former Forbes staffers describe working long hours for low pay, a lack of promotions, and workplace inequity....

 2022-01-18 12:01 

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These 3 Canadian banks offer the most in-demand emerging mobile features...

The Canadian banks offering the most desirable mobile features in 2021 are RBC, TD Canada, and BMO, according to Insider Intelligence....

 2022-01-18 12:00 

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Here's the 9-page deck that Pinwheel, a fintech helping lenders tap into payroll data to serve consumers with little to no credit, used to raise a $50 million Series B...

Pinwheel, which uses payroll data to help lenders work with consumers with little to no credit, used this pitch deck to raise its Series B....

 2022-01-18 11:58 

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Job seekers have the advantage as vacancies continue to outnumber applicants, recruitment boss says...

James Reed, the chairman of The Reed Group, told Insider that it's unclear how long the current lifestyle shift among workers could last....

 2022-01-18 11:39 

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10 things before the opening bell...

Wall Street is keeping tabs on retail traders, bitcoin could slump, and a potential...

 2022-01-18 11:36 

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Chamath Palihapitiya says 'human rights matter' but stops short of apologizing after saying he doesn't care about the Uyghurs...

The Warriors co-owner made the remark in the...

 2022-01-18 11:23 

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Tencent is scanning kids' faces to stop them using older relatives' gaming accounts to get around China's gaming restrictions...

On Monday, Tencent said it would cap kids' logging into its gaming platform to one hour per day over 14 days, coinciding with a major holiday....

 2022-01-18 11:20 

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Laura Ingraham clapped in celebration while reporting that Gen. Milley, a hate figure for Trump fans, has COVID-19...

Milley has long been a hate figure for Trump supporters, and Ingraham seized on news of his COVID diagnosis on her Fox News show Monday....

 2022-01-18 11:20 

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This is what COVID 'brain fog' has been like – and the doctor's advice that helped me...

Google showed Anmol Irfan she wasn't alone in feeling dizzy and disorientated whenever she tried to focus, despite having recovered from COVID-19....

 2022-01-18 11:00 

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10 things in tech you need to know today...

In today's edition of 10 things in tech: Apple implemented a big change this weekend, and Tesla's initial Cybertruck production has been pushed back....

 2022-01-18 11:00 

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Need to upgrade your house to sell it? Meet Curbio, a startup that just raised $65 million for 'fix now, pay later' renovations....

Startup Curbio offers home sellers the chance to renovate their homes to attract top-dollar bids, without putting money down....

 2022-01-18 11:00 

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A new Cowen survey of 54 ad buyers predicts which platforms will be the biggest winners as ad dollars shift online — here are the key takeaways...

Investment bank Cowen surveyed 54 ad buyers on their digital ad spending plans over the next five years....

 2022-01-18 11:00 

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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: January 18, 2022 | Rates increase this week...

Fixed and adjustable mortgage rates are higher today than they were a few weeks ago, but they're still low overall....

 2022-01-18 10:59 

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The family of an Amazon driver killed in a tornado warehouse collapse is suing the company...

The lawsuit says Amazon had enough warning that severe weather could hit the building, but failed to evacuate workers....

 2022-01-18 10:50 

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Supply chain tech startup FourKites is hungry for acquisitions. Its CEO reveals a game plan that focuses on substance over size....

Fourkites CEO Matt Elenjickal didn't offer an exact number of targets for 2022, but he said there are three active logistics deals in his pipeline....

 2022-01-18 10:42 

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Elon Musk says social media accounts that track his travel movements are becoming a 'security issue'...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded to a Twitter post Monday discussing the risk posed to him and his family in publishing details about his travel plans....

 2022-01-18 10:39 

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The CEO of a budding EV charging startup reveals how he got GM to choose his tech for its network of 4,500 dealers...

The CEO of electric car charging startup Blink said he emphasized three things to General Motors to get the automaker to pen a partnership with him....

 2022-01-18 10:31 

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Tech giant Tencent is limiting kids' access to its gaming platform and only allowing them 14 hours of play during China's 4-week school break...

Tencent's winter break rules — which limit playing time to just 14 hours over the next few weeks — are in line with Beijing's crackdown on the gaming habits of kids....

 2022-01-18 10:31 

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Israeli vaccine study finds people still catching Omicron after 4 doses...

There are "still a lot of infections" among those who got four shots, a lead researcher on an Israeli trial said, although she did not share data....

 2022-01-18 10:09 

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Labour calls for attorney general to tell ministers and officials not to delete photos or texts from lockdown parties...

Emily Thornberry, shadow attorney general, has asked attorney general Suella Braverman to remind departments and ministers to properly keep records....

 2022-01-18 09:40 

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Minister admits 'party' took place after Dominic Cummings claimed Boris Johnson knew May 2020 gathering was not work event...

Boris Johnson last week told MPs he thought he attended a 'work event' in Downing Street. A minister on Monday referred to it as a 'party.'...

 2022-01-18 09:00 

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The world's largest iPhone factory is offerings $1,500 signing bonuses — more than a month's salary — to lure workers amid China's Omicron lockdowns...

The company's sprawling Zhengzhou production site employs more than 300,000 workers and accounts for about half of the world's iPhone production....

 2022-01-18 08:02 

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10 major airlines have signed a letter warning of massive flight disruptions and supply-chain chaos as AT&T and Verizon plan to roll out 5G services...

The carrier said the 5G services could disrupt multiple systems in widebody aircraft. The nations's commerce "will grind to a halt," they added....

 2022-01-18 08:01 

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Customs officer is the fastest-growing job in the UK for the first time because of Brexit, according to LinkedIn...

The UK, the Netherlands, and France all launched post-Brexit recruitment drives for customs officials....

 2022-01-18 07:42 

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The Enigma — a 555-carat black gem and the largest diamond ever auctioned — can be purchased with cryptocurrency...

Sotheby's is accepting bitcoin, ethereum, and the stablecoin USDC, according to Coindesk....

 2022-01-18 07:14 

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China's claim of a Beijing man getting infected with Omicron through Canadian mail is 'extraordinary,' Canada's health minister says...

The Beijing Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday said a Beijing resident had been infected with Omicron after handling a 22-page document sent from Canada....

 2022-01-18 07:00 

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Blossom Capital, an early backer of $40 billion fintech Checkout.com, just closed a $432 million fund and is targeting crypto-related startups...

The London-based VC firm says around a third of its new fund will be dedicated to backing early-stage crypto-related startups....

 2022-01-18 04:31 

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A Capitol rioter who pleaded guilty this week compared January 6 to a 'modern day Boston Massacre' and said Ashli Babbitt was 'viciously assassinated'...

Clifford Meteer posted on Facebook: "I was there. No riot. Trump Lives Matter," following the Capitol insurrection. He faces up to six months in prison following his guilty plea....

 2022-01-18 03:51 

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Mike Lindell's latest hire for his Frank Speech broadcast channel is a former Newsmax host who once claimed that vaccines contain satanic trackers...

Emerald Robinson was taken off the air by Newsmax in November after she tweeted a post falsely claiming that Covid jabs contained a tracker....

 2022-01-18 03:09 

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A former Buckingham Palace royal protection officer says he suspected Ghislaine Maxwell and Prince Andrew had an 'intimate relationship,' according to a new documentary...

On Thursday, a judge refuses to dismiss a sexual-assault lawsuit against Prince Andrew brought by Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre....

 2022-01-18 03:00 

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A French court has fined a far-right presidential candidate over hate speech and convicted him of inciting racial hatred...

In 2020, candidate ric Zemmour had called unaccompanied migrants "thieves," "killers," and "rapists."...

 2022-01-18 01:18 

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A judge ordered a Minnesota COVID-19 patient be flown to Texas so he'd stay on a ventilator after hospital planned to disconnect him...

55-year-old Scott Quiner is unvaccinated and has been on a ventilator at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids, Minnesota since November 6, 2021....

 2022-01-18 01:02 

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Excellent CX requires proper organizational structure and team setup...

Many organizations are structured in a product- or channel-centric way, hampering their ability to easily reorganize to foster good CX....

 2022-01-18 00:34 

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Transgender-rights activists will not be charged over posting photo of author JK Rowling's home online, reports say...

Scotland police will not charge three transgender activists who posted a photo that showed author JK Rowling's home address, according to reports....

 2022-01-18 00:01 

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Digital Trust Benchmark Report 2021 Preview...

We use invaluable data from our fifth annual US Digital Trust Survey to uncover how US social media users feel about nine major social media platforms and reveal how trust affects usage and attitudes toward advertising....

 2022-01-17 23:34 

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A megachurch pastor in Oklahoma apologized for a demonstration during his sermon 'being too extreme and disgusting' when he rubbed spit on a churchgoer's face...

Michael Todd, a pastor based in Tulsa, tried to make a point in the sermon, saying...

 2022-01-17 23:22 

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New trucking vaccine mandate is likely to make fruit and vegetables more expensive...

The cost of transporting fruit from California and Arizona to Canada climbed 25% last week, the CEO of Canadawide Fruits told Bloomberg on Monday....

 2022-01-17 23:02 

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Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021...

Most brands today have incorporated influencer marketing into their media plans, and many intend to allocate even more funds to the tactic in 2021....

 2022-01-17 22:41 

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Mississippi's Jackson airport evacuated passengers and employees after receiving 'verbal security threat'...

The airport's operator, JMAA, said in a tweet on Monday that the Transportation Security Administration evacuated passengers and employees....

 2022-01-17 22:20 

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Sweden's top spy agency is trying to figure out why 'large' drones keep flying over the country's nuclear power plants...

A preliminary investigation by Sweden's domestic security agency will look into drones that were spotted over or near the country's three nuclear power stations last week....

 2022-01-17 22:03 

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Innovation Strategies at Small and Midsize FIs: How US Banks with Assets Below $100 Billion Are Punching Outside Their Weight Class on Digital User Experience...

Insider Intelligence discusses the unique challenges and advantages small and midsize financial institutions face in relation to digital innovation....

 2022-01-17 21:54 

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren blasts 'brazenness' of lawmakers who flouted a federal law meant to stop congressional insider trading...

An Insider investigation found that dozens of members of Congress and hundreds of staffers have violated the STOCK Act, a conflict-of-interest law....

 2022-01-17 21:52 

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22 Democrats hailed as environmental champions have personally pumped money into companies that rely on fossil fuels...

Democrats who have key roles shaping energy policy reported holding or trading shares of Exxon Mobil, Dominion Energy, and Chevron, among others....

 2022-01-17 21:50 

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At least 182 high-ranking congressional staffers have violated a federal conflict-of-interest law with overdue disclosure of their personal stock trades...

Watchdog groups say the trend shows Congress isn't taking the STOCK Act seriously....

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