Tech 2020-03-12T16:17:03Z
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The UK government will pay YouTubers to combat the global spread of fake coronavirus advice — like how it can be cured by cow dung or garlic

The social media influencers will focus on the spread of coronavirus misinformation in Southeast Asia and Africa.
Tech 2020-03-12T17:01:21Z
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SpaceX asked a major European astronomy group for a meeting after it published a concerning paper about Starlink's effects on telescopes

SpaceX is making an effort to reach out to the astronomy community to minimise the damage its Starlink satellites might do.
Politics 2020-03-12T11:27:17Z
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A UK government minister was filmed coughing in Parliament shortly before being placed into coronavirus isolation

UK Health Minister Edward Argar has been placed into isolation after dining with a colleague who tested positive for coronavirus.
Tech 2020-03-12T16:42:11Z
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Politics 2020-03-12T17:23:00Z
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Brazil's president was reportedly tested for the coronavirus days after sitting side by side with Trump at Mar-a-Lago

The Brazilian president's press secretary has tested positive for coronavirus. He was photographed standing next to Trump five days ago.
Politics 2020-03-12T14:57:30Z

The Czech Republic declares a state of emergency and closes borders to people from 15 countries hit by the coronavirus

The Czech Republic on Thursday declared a state of emergency, barred travelers from 15 countries, and closed public spaces.
Politics 2020-03-12T08:49:41Z

Trump's coronavirus travel ban excludes the countries where he has golf courses struggling for business

Neither the UK nor Ireland, where Trump has three properties, are affected by the coronavirus-related travel restrictions announced Wednesday night.
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Markets 2020-03-12T17:35:00Z

Republicans oppose coronavirus bill that would provide paid sick leave and free testing

The opposition put the future of the outbreak response bill in jeopardy hours before Congress was scheduled to leave for a weeklong recess.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-12T17:34:20Z

Amazon says the Pentagon's decision to award the $10 billion JEDI contract to Microsoft was 'incurably tainted' amid President Trump's feud with Jeff Bezos

Amazon hit back at the Pentagon in its dispute over a $10 billion contract, saying the Pentagon refused to explain why it went to rival Microsoft.
Transportation 2020-03-12T17:34:01Z

'Never a better time to fly': How Spirit Airlines is trying to lure customers amid coronavirus

Shares of Spirit stock are down nearly 66% from last month amid coronavirus, as the industry bleeds billions in market value across the board.
Science 2020-03-12T17:31:00Z

The UK has reported 590 coronavirus cases and 10 deaths. Here's what we know about how the virus is spreading across Britain.

The UK has confirmed ten coronavirus-related deaths and 590 total cases. Experts say a British epidemic is highly likely.
Live 2020-03-12T17:27:00Z

Dow slips 1,300 points as Trump coronavirus response disappoints, Fed funding cuts some losses

Major US stock indexes erased roughly half of their intraday losses after the Fed announced a stimulative bond-purchase plan.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-03-12T17:22:00Z

These two founders say they moved their startups from Amazon's cloud to Oracle's because of better, friendlier customer service

These founders say that for all of Amazon's appeal to startups, Oracle was just a better fit for their businesses.
Tech 2020-03-12T17:17:58Z

From barely walking to gymnastics routines: 10 years of Boston Dynamics robots' terrifying progress is an eye-opening look at a robot-dominated future

In 2009, robots developed by Boston Dynamics were barely able to walk. In 2019, they were doing somersaults.
Politics 2020-03-12T17:15:18Z

British people with coronavirus symptoms told to stay at home for at least 7 days

"Many more families are going to lose loved ones before their time," UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
News 2020-03-12T17:13:19Z

White House Coronavirus Task Force leader Vice President Mike Pence says he's 'still shaking hands here at the White House' even as the CDC says it spreads the disease

Trump halted travel between Europe and the US, but his speech necessitated two clarifications. "I don't think there was confusion," Pence insisted.
Markets 2020-03-12T17:09:02Z

'Stupid beyond even my wildest fantasies': Krugman, Summers, Lagarde ridicule Trump's coronavirus response

"I doubt very much that diseases have passports and are aware of borders," Lagarde said about new restrictions on European travel to the US.
Tech 2020-03-11T19:53:21Z

Jonny Kim — a 35-year-old NASA astronaut, doctor, Navy SEAL, and combat veteran — reveals what he learned from his greatest mistake

"Ego is probably one of the biggest poisons we can have — it's toxic to any environment," Kim said about the hardest lesson he's ever learned.
Transportation 2020-03-12T15:50:34Z

A major flight-attendants' union is denouncing Trump's sudden European travel ban. Industry leaders are worried jobs will be in jeopardy.

President Donald Trump's abrupt European travel ban, aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, has left airline workers reeling.
Retail 2020-03-12T13:53:00Z

More than 2,600 stores are closing in 2020 as the retail apocalypse drags on. Here's the full list.

Modell's and Art Van Furniture filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in March, and the two companies plan to close more stores along with Walmart.
Retail 2020-03-12T15:22:00Z

From Walmart to Starbucks, these 11 retail companies are changing their benefits policies amid the coronavirus pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, retail companies including Walmart and Starbucks are providing hourly workers with unprecedented sick leave benefits.
Retail 2020-03-12T13:35:00Z

The secret history of McDonald's Filet-O-Fish, which was almost killed from the menu before becoming one of the chain's staple sandwiches

McDonald's Filet-O-Fish sandwich, which was introduced nationwide in 1965, has a fascinating history.
BI Prime Media 2020-03-12T15:41:32Z

What influencers can learn about how to properly disclose sponsored posts from the FTC's $1 million settlement with an advertiser

These are the key takeaways for influencers looking to avoid the ire of the FTC based on the agency's case against Teami.
Military & Defense 2020-03-12T17:06:29Z

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman pushes coronavirus conspiracy theory that the US Army 'brought the epidemic to Wuhan'

As China pushes the narrative that the virus might have originated somewhere else, a number of conspiracy theories have emerged on its origin.
Finance 2020-03-12T17:03:00Z

LATIN AMERICA FINTECH LANDSCAPE: An inside look at 5 of the most innovative regions propelling the LATAM fintech market to surpass $150 billion

This report identifies five key fintech markets in the region that provide meaningful insights into Latin America's fintech ecosystem.

The Army apparently has a stretch Humvee

Of all the ground vehicles in the Army's arsenal, this may be the most unusual — or the flyest.
Tech 2020-03-12T17:01:21Z

SpaceX asked a major European astronomy group for a meeting after it published a concerning paper about Starlink's effects on telescopes

SpaceX is making an effort to reach out to the astronomy community to minimise the damage its Starlink satellites might do.
Finance 2020-03-12T16:58:00Z

Read the memo Jamie Dimon's lieutenants just sent announcing his return home from the hospital following emergency heart surgery

The JPMorgan Chase CEO is out of the hospital and back at home, according to an internal memo seen by Business Insider.
Personal Finance 2020-03-12T16:56:00Z

Capital One Savor card review: a strong option for cash back on dining and entertainment

An industry-high 4% cash back on dining and entertainment makes the Capital One Savor one of the highest-earning cards for food purchases.
Politics 2020-03-12T16:52:00Z

How to watch Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders debate one-on-one the first time on March 15

The Democratic debate was moved from Arizona to Washington, DC and is proceeding without a live audience amid the nationwide coronavirus outbreak.
News 2020-03-12T16:49:18Z

Taiwan has only 47 coronavirus cases. Its response to the crisis shows that swift action and widespread healthcare can prevent an outbreak.

The government acted swiftly, taking advantage of infrastructure and data analytics, affordable health care, and extensive educational outreach.
BI Prime Tech 2020-03-12T16:45:59Z

TikTok is filled with dark jokes and conspiracies about a notorious child kidnapping case

Madeleine McCann hasn't been seen since she disappeared from her parents' hotel room in 2007.
Politics 2020-03-12T16:43:46Z

Trump says he excluded the UK from his European coronavirus travel ban because it's 'doing a good job,' but the number of British cases just soared by 30%

President Donald Trump owns golf courses in two of the European countries he excluded from his coronavirus-related travel ban.
Politics 2020-03-11T17:20:09Z

Bernie Sanders is staying in the race after devastating losses and vows to take on Joe Biden in one-on-one debate

Despite a steep delegate deficit to overcome, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont insists he's staying in the race and will participate in Sunday's debate.
BI Prime Retail 2020-03-11T17:48:27Z

Leaked Target memo reveals how the retailer is trying to obliterate germs in its stores by wiping down everything from ATMs and handcuffs to Bullseye, the company's mascot

The memo dictates that handcuffs, holding cells, and the Target mascot should be cleaned continuously with a multi-surface and glass cleaner.
Media 2020-03-12T16:35:06Z

'Fast and Furious 9' release date will be delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic

The ninth "Fast and Furious" movie was scheduled for release in May but has been pushed back to April 2021.
Transportation 2020-03-12T13:34:03Z

Classic 1960s and '70s Ford Broncos get transformed into 600-horsepower electric SUVs by this California startup

For $185,000 and up, Zero Labs Automotive will overhaul a first-generation Ford Bronco with modern parts and electric motors.
Strategy 2020-03-11T17:28:00Z

6 American jobs most at risk of coronavirus exposure

Medical professionals, first responders, and flight attendants are all at risk of being exposed in a coronavirus pandemic.
Tech 2020-03-12T16:42:11Z

Google quietly reached a major milestone in its battle with Microsoft to rule the workplace

Google's G Suite now as 2 billion monthly active users, making it a more formidable challenger to Microsoft.
Media 2020-03-12T16:42:00Z

9 movies that have been drastically impacted by the coronavirus, including 'Fast and Furious 9' and 'A Quiet Place Part II'

The release dates for "Fast and Furious 9," "No Time to Die," and "A Quiet Place Part II" have both been delayed because of the coronavirus.
Personal Finance 2020-03-12T16:41:00Z

After watching 2 friends left broke and nearly homeless when their husbands died, I bought life insurance immediately

"I didn't want my mother burdened with any expenses related to my premature death, so we decided to protect each other with life insurance."
BI Prime Markets 2020-03-12T16:39:00Z
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-12T16:34:45Z

Forget good looks and humor — 27% of millennials said they'd consider a partner's student-loan debt before dating them

Men were more likely than women to consider a potential romantic partner's student-loan debt, according to a Business Insider Intelligence survey.
Politics 2020-03-12T16:33:22Z

Justin Trudeau is self-isolating while his wife is tested after potential coronavirus exposure

Justin Trudeau is self-isolating while his wife is tested for coronavirus. She got COVID-19 symptoms after speaking at a UK event.
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