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Ludwig Ahgren breaks the Twitch subscriber record with a 31 day live stream
Ludwig Ahgren breaks the Twitch subscriber record with a 31 day live stream

Ludwig Ahgren's month-long "subathon" ends tonight after the streamer broke Twitch's all-time record for subscribers.

The student loan bubble
The student loan bubble 'is going to burst'

Cancelling student debt was once a fringe idea in the US, but it's become increasingly mainstream.

FBI launches operation to remotely remove Microsoft Exchange server backdoors
FBI launches operation to remotely remove Microsoft Exchange server backdoors

A court in Houston has authorized an FBI operation to "copy and remove" backdoors from hundreds of Microsoft Exchange email servers in the United States, months after hackers used four previously undiscovered vulnerabilities to attack thousands of networks. The Justice Department announced the operation on Tuesday, which it described as "successful." It's believed this is the first known case of the FBI effectively cleaning up private networks following a cyberattack.

Why
Why 'stay-at-home parent' is a job title

LinkedIn now gives parents a way to reflect a career gap. Can it help the return-to-work challenge?

India Covid-19 migrants:
India Covid-19 migrants: 'Lockdown will make us beg for food again'

Workers are again facing loss of wages and migration as local lockdowns loom amid a surge in Covid-19.

How to get rich as a renter: 5 ways to build wealth without buying a home
How to get rich as a renter: 5 ways to build wealth without buying a home

Owning a house isn't the only pathway to success and fulfillment.

Asia Stocks Steady as U.S. Shrugs Off Inflation: Markets Wrap
Asia Stocks Steady as U.S. Shrugs Off Inflation: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks look calm heading into the open following gains in U.S. equities and bonds, as investors shrugged off a higher-than-forecast rise...

CEO Secrets:
CEO Secrets: 'Taking risks is how we found our edge'

Public relations firm boss George James thought clients would be put off by his youth but turned his weakness into a strength.

Credit Suisse offers big blocks of Discovery, iQIYI shares related to Archegos: sources
Credit Suisse offers big blocks of Discovery, iQIYI shares related to Archegos: sources

Credit Suisse has not yet finished unwinding its Archegos positions, said one source familiar with the matter. The bank has taken a $4.7 billion hit from...

Newquay is hottest sellers
Newquay is hottest sellers' market, says Rightmove

Online property portal names Cornish surfing town as place where properties sell fastest.

Black youth unemployment
Black youth unemployment 'hits 35% in pandemic'

Young black people three times more likely to be out of work than white peers, new research shows.

SEC
SEC's Peirce Updates Safe Harbor Proposal for Token Sales

The updated proposal adds a number of new reporting requirements for startups.

J&J Blood-Clot Pause Done to Educate Doctors, Monitor Cases
J&J Blood-Clot Pause Done to Educate Doctors, Monitor Cases

(Bloomberg) -- U.S. health officials urged a pause on the use of Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine due to dangerous blood-clotting to give them time to...

Top 1st-Quarter Trades of the Tweedy Browne Global Value Fund
Top 1st-Quarter Trades of the Tweedy Browne Global Value Fund

Highlights from the fund's recent portfolio update

Cows Join Carbon Market in Quest to Curb Planet-Warming Burps
Cows Join Carbon Market in Quest to Curb Planet-Warming Burps

(Bloomberg) -- A European startup has started selling carbon credits for cattle raised on a feed supplement that reduces the amount of heat-trapping...

Modern Money Etiquette: Is It Ever OK To Ask For Cash as a Gift?
Modern Money Etiquette: Is It Ever OK To Ask For Cash as a Gift?

You have a personal milestone on the horizon -- i.e., wedding, baby shower, birthday -- and you know you'll be receiving lots of gifts. Celebrations are...

Samsung is hosting yet another Unpacked event on April 28th
Samsung is hosting yet another Unpacked event on April 28th

The event will be livestreamed on April 28th, and the invite teases that "the most powerful Galaxy is coming."

Billionaire Miner Sees Copper Supply as National Security Issue
Billionaire Miner Sees Copper Supply as National Security Issue

(Bloomberg) -- Copper is so crucial in electrifying the global economy that finding enough of it has become a national security issue, according to mining...

Daily Crunch: Spotify unveils an in-car entertainment system
Daily Crunch: Spotify unveils an in-car entertainment system

Spotify wants to have a bigger presence in your car, Apple hints at iPad-centric announcements and Microsoft's new Surface Laptop goes on sale. Spotify's new device is the oddly (but memorably!) named Car Thing. While there are plenty of other ways to listen to Spotify while driving, the company said this will provide a "more seamless" and personalized experience.

Credit Suisse Is Offering Blocks of Archegos-Linked Stocks
Credit Suisse Is Offering Blocks of Archegos-Linked Stocks

(Bloomberg) -- Credit Suisse Group AG is selling large blocks of shares tied to the Archegos Capital Management blowup, according to terms reviewed by...

Coinbase sets direct listing reference price at $250/share, valuing the company at as much as $65B
Coinbase sets direct listing reference price at $250/share, valuing the company at as much as $65B

Coinbase, the American cryptocurrency trading giant, has set a reference price for its direct listing at $250 per share. According to the company's most recent SEC filing, it has a fully diluted share count of 261.3 million, giving the company a valuation of $65.3 billion. Using a simple share count of 196,760,122 provided in its most recent S-1/A filing, Coinbase would be worth a slimmer $49.2 billion.

'Mass Effect Legendary Edition' comparison trailer shows off the upgrades

A 4K look at all the improvements coming to the Mass Effect trilogy next month.

Coinbase reference price set at $250 per share ahead of Nasdaq debut
Coinbase reference price set at $250 per share ahead of Nasdaq debut

Nasdaq on Tuesday set a reference price of $250 per share for Coinbase Global Inc , projecting a value for the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange at $49.19...

US says troops to leave Afghanistan by 11 September
US says troops to leave Afghanistan by 11 September

President Biden is to announce on Wednesday US troops will leave by mid-September instead of May.

Republican antitrust bill would block all Big Tech acquisitions
Republican antitrust bill would block all Big Tech acquisitions

There are about to be a lot of antitrust bills taking aim at Big Tech, and here's one more. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) rolled out a new bill this week that would take some severe measures to rein in Big Tech's power, blocking mergers and acquisitions outright. The "Trust-Busting for the Twenty-First Century Act" would ban any acquisitions by companies with a market cap of more than $100 billion, including vertical mergers.

These states will pay off your student loans if you buy a home there
These states will pay off your student loans if you buy a home there

State mortgage programs offer thousands of dollars in student loan relief.

Fact check: Viral image does not show President Joe Biden apologizing to George Floyd
Fact check: Viral image does not show President Joe Biden apologizing to George Floyd's child

A fake story involving a Joe Biden photo is spreading on social media. The image doesn't show Biden apologizing to George Floyd's child, as claimed.

Moderna says protection from its COVID-19 vaccine still strong six months on
Moderna says protection from its COVID-19 vaccine still strong six months on

The vaccine maker, which will be updating investors on the progress of its vaccines at an event on Wednesday, said the six-month follow-up of its original...

What to watch as Wall Street prepares for blockbuster Coinbase listing
What to watch as Wall Street prepares for blockbuster Coinbase listing

Cryptocurrency will come to Wall Street like never before when Coinbase becomes a publicly-traded company on Wednesday.Get market news worthy of your time...

Uber Says It Might Get Into Cannabis Delivery, Pending Federal Law
Uber Says It Might Get Into Cannabis Delivery, Pending Federal Law

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told CNBC Monday that the ride sharing company could get into cannabis delivery, if federal laws change.

iHeartMedia Stock Pops to All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Call
iHeartMedia Stock Pops to All-Time High on Upbeat Analyst Call

Shares of radio and podcast giant iHeartMedia kicked up to all-time highs Tuesday, fueled by an about-face by a formerly bearish analyst who now forecasts an...

Risk startup LogicGate confirms data breach
Risk startup LogicGate confirms data breach

Risk and compliance startup LogicGate has confirmed a data breach. An email sent by LogicGate to customers earlier this month said on February 23 an unauthorized third-party obtained credentials to its Amazon Web Services-hosted cloud storage servers storing customer backup files for its flagship platform Risk Cloud, which helps companies to identify and manage their risk and compliance with data protection and security standards. LogicGate says its Risk Cloud can also help find security vulnerabilities before they are exploited by malicious hackers.

Exclusive: Government forced to defend Army cuts amid growing threat from Russia
Exclusive: Government forced to defend Army cuts amid growing threat from Russia

The Government will be forced to defend the logic of Army cuts in the face of increasing threats from Russia. Labour will on Wednesday use an opposition day ...

Fortnite
Fortnite's next crossover character is Aloy from 'Horizon Zero Dawn'

Epic Games is teaming her up with Lara Croft for a limited-time event.

CMU teaches its snake robot to swim
CMU teaches its snake robot to swim

The snake robot has been something of an institution in the Carnegie Mellon robotics labs. Testing actually began last month in one of CMU's pools, with the snake robot outfitted with new housing designed for underwater navigation. "I'm surprised that we made this robot work as fast as we did," professor Howie Choset said in a release tied to the announcement.

Apple TV+ docuseries will explore high-tech music production with Mark Ronson
Apple TV+ docuseries will explore high-tech music production with Mark Ronson

'Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson' premieres on July 30th on Apple TV+.

Discord blocks adult NSFW servers on its iOS app
Discord blocks adult NSFW servers on its iOS app

Those communities are still available on Android and other platforms.

'A martyr for our democracy': Biden, Congress honor fallen Capitol Police Officer William Evans

United States Capitol Police Officer William Evans, who died in the line of duty April 2, is lying in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

Apple to hold special event on April 20
Apple to hold special event on April 20

Apple's cryptic invitation for the media did not give much away and read: "Spring Loaded." Earlier, Apple's virtual assistant Siri, which is known for stone...

A Trio of Net Current Asset Value Stock Picks

Short-term investors may want to have a look at these businesses

Fort Worth mayoral candidates for May 1 election
Fort Worth mayoral candidates for May 1 election

Jump to the candidates Brian Byrd Daniel "DC" Caldwell, I Mylene George Mike Haynes Cedric Kanyinda Mattie Parker Steve Penate Deborah Peoples Chris Rector...

A Trio of Large-Cap Graham Stocks to Consider

They could be bargain opportunities

Balancing Act: Chicago couple undergoes state
Balancing Act: Chicago couple undergoes state's first kidney transplant between HIV-positive patients. 'They are really pioneers'

Al Morales learned he needed a new kidney in late 2017. He had a seizure around Halloween that year that left him blind in one eye, and a series of tests...

An asteroid just came
An asteroid just came 'exceptionally close' to hitting Earth

No need for Bruce Willis on this asteroid. 2021 GW4 passed by Earth on Monday, 12,000 miles away from the planet's surface.

Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 billion in low-carbon investments by 2030
Morgan Stanley aims to support $750 billion in low-carbon investments by 2030

As part of the commitment, the bank said it would escalate activities such as green-bond financing and financing companies that support clean technology and ...

Trump criticizes Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine pause

Former President Donald Trump slammed health officials Tuesday for halting Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine amid blood clot concerns - and dredged up an ...

Reopening Trade Wanes as J&J Snafu Lifts Stay-at-Home Stocks
Reopening Trade Wanes as J&J Snafu Lifts Stay-at-Home Stocks

(Bloomberg) -- Investors flocked back to stay-at-home companies while selling travel shares after U.S. regulators recommended a pause in the use of Johnson &...

NYC Toll Traffic at Seven-Year High as U.S. Travel Rebounds
NYC Toll Traffic at Seven-Year High as U.S. Travel Rebounds

(Bloomberg) -- New York City toll bridges and tunnels are on pace for the busiest April in at least seven years, adding to evidence that travel is rebounding...

India
India's Maharashtra state announces 15 days of tough new Covid measures

Maharashtra announces two weeks of measures just short of a full lockdown amid a wave of cases.

Rural schools have a teacher shortage. Why don
Rural schools have a teacher shortage. Why don't people who live there, teach there?

Rural schools have been having difficulty filling vacancies, a problem that has only been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.


A new Peloton competitor lets you play games and watch streaming apps like Netflix, Hulu, and Twitch

The bike offers "gamified workouts," big-name streaming services, and a promotional pre-order price that's cheaper than Peloton.

Doctors say fears of blood clots from J&J's shot are overdone and could delay the push to end the pandemic

Data suggests J&J's and AstraZeneca's COVID shots could carry a very rare risk of serious blood-clot problems.

Chick-fil-A is testing out deliveries with a robot that can wink and transport chicken sandwiches

The chicken chain is working with Kiwibot, which makes tiny semi-autonomous delivery robots, to test deliveries in California.

Merrill Lynch financial advisor trainee program still in outreach pause

Advisors training in Bank of America's giant wealth manager have faced months of mixed messaging about the way they can find new clients, people said.

Biden wants to go after the wealthy on taxes with a $1.2 billion increase in IRS funding

President Joe Biden's $1.5 trillion "skinny budget" on Friday proposed a 10.4% increase in the Internal Revenue Service's budget, for more audits.

Biden issues warning to Putin, proposes summit as Russian troops amass along the Ukrainian border

Biden proposed a summit in a third country in the near future as relations between Washington and Moscow hit their lowest point in decades.

$1 billion demand to the Ever Given may be split between cargo owners

Three weeks after getting stuck, the Ever Given is still anchored in the Great Bitter Lake at the Suez Canal.

How to build a successful hair care business from scratch

Steele's first ad on Instagram and Facebook cost $100 and paid off in nearly $15,000 in sales in just a few days.

How Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong landed a $100 million term sheet

In 2017, Coinbase's Brian Armstrong called IVP's Tom Loverro to warn about a crypto crash. Loverro invested anyway and the stake could soon be worth $3.33 billion.

Millennials reveal their 105 favorite brands, from Gucci to Amazon

Marketing firm Moosylvania surveyed 1,000 millennials to find their favorite brands.

U.S. Troops to Leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11

President Biden sets deadline for withdrawal to occur two decades after 2001 terrorist attacks

Insider's favorite electric car of 2020 is getting a cheaper version

The $59,900 Polestar 2 was named Insider's Car of the Year in 2020. Now the EV is getting a lower starting price and more range.

Pay attention to India’s future of A.I.

Although much of the focus on artificial intelligence tends to concentrate on developments in the U.S. and China, people would be wise to pay attention to the second most populous country in the world—India.

Tickets for nuclear-powered superyacht are $3 million for VIPs

The emission-free Earth 300 vessel is scheduled to set sail in 2025 with 160 scientists and 40 VIP guests aboard.

Iran Nuclear Negotiator Says Tehran Will Increase Purity of Uranium to 60%

Remarks come as fears grow over the fate of talks bringing the U.S. back to a deal to constrain Iran’s nuclear program

How to make the health care system fairer for young people

The current model of insurance is shipwrecking young people’s financial futures. Health savings accounts and other market-based approaches can help.

At long last, Biden assembles ‘cyber dream team’

The Biden administration has nominated the U.S.'s first National Cybersecurity Director, plus Homeland Security Department leaders, to help the country bounce back from the SolarWinds hacking campaign.

Altimeter nabs Grab

Altimeter-Grab will be the largest SPAC merger to date

Chauvin Defense Begins: What His Lawyers Will Try to Do

Eric Nelson calls witnesses to raise doubts about former Minneapolis police officer’s guilt in death of Black man

Derek Chauvin’s Lawyer Begins Defense in Trial of George Floyd’s Death

Eric Nelson can now call witnesses to raise doubts about the former Minneapolis police officer’s guilt in the murder of a Black man

Billions in Coronavirus Aid Is Slow to Reach Renters and Landlords

State and local agencies disbursing federal rent relief have never had to allocate such huge sums so quickly

Buyer beware! These are the 7 worst cities to try to snag a house right now

In California's hyper-competitive cities, buyers with big down payments and great credit scores mean normal house-hunters don't stand a chance.

Brooklyn Center Police Officer Who Shot Daunte Wright Resigns

The city’s police chief also resigned; Security tight across Minneapolis region as Derek Chauvin murder trial in death of George Floyd continues

Minneapolis Area Rocked by More Protests After Police Killing of Daunte Wright

Security tight across region as Derek Chauvin murder trial in death of George Floyd moves toward conclusion as early as next week

Jack Ma’s Ant Group Will End Some Practices that Helped Fuel Its Growth

Beijing wants the financial-technology giant to unwind arrangements that gave it an advantage over rivals and banks

Jack Ma’s Ant Group Will End Some Practices that Helped Fuel Its Growth

Beijing wants the financial-technology giant to unwind arrangements that gave it an advantage over rivals and banks

Australian women are building a different kind of ‘she shed’

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe

Microsoft’s Nuance Gambit Shows Healthcare Is Shaping Up as Next Tech Battleground

Microsoft is spending $16 billion to kick-start growth in the next big thing for tech: healthcare

America's best work-from-home expert is bracing for turmoil

Stanford's Nicholas Bloom foresaw our work-from-home future years ago. Now he warns of turbulence ahead as we scramble to adjust to the new normal.

U.S. Seeks to Pause J&J Covid-19 Vaccine Use Amid Clotting Reports

FDA and CDC are reviewing data involving six reported cases of clotting; pause recommended ‘out of abundance of caution’

The US plans to pause Johnson & Johnson vaccine rollout, citing blood clots

Federal agencies plan to stop using the vaccine, and expect states to follow suit.

After cutting Jack Ma down to size, who will Beijing target next?

Chinese tech leaders have put IPOs on hold as regulators fine Alibaba $2.8 billion and force Ant Group to restructure.

Grab to Go Public in Record-Breaking SPAC Merger

Deal values Southeast Asian ‘superapp’ operator at close to $40 billion

Americans Have Too Much Toilet Paper. Finally, Sales Slow.

Tissue sales fall to below pre-pandemic levels as consumers work through their stockpiles

Inflation Accelerated in March Due to Strengthening Economy, Rising Energy Prices

Consumer-price index rose 2.6% in the year ended March and seasonally adjusted 0.6% from February

How Payment Processor Stripe Became Silicon Valley’s Hottest Startup

Stripe has turned a humdrum business—helping companies accept credit-card payments—into a blockbuster valuation

Americans Have Too Much Toilet Paper. Finally, Sales Slow.

Tissue sales fall to below pre-pandemic levels as consumers work through their stockpiles

Inflation Accelerated in March Due to Strengthening Economy, Rising Energy Prices

Consumer-price index rose 2.6% in the year ended March and seasonally adjusted 0.6% from February

Forget stocks—all the action is in crypto

Bitcoin hit a new all-time high on Tuesday morning.

Stopping corporate tax dodging is just as important as a higher tax rate

Commentary: President Biden's infrastructure and tax plan will help prevent corporations from avoiding taxes on domestic profits.

How this 21-year-old entrepreneur got plant-based nuggets into Walmart

Ben Pasternak is the founder of Simulate, maker of Nuggs. He says the company's new partnerships will help it grow beyond its millennial audience.

A Nobel-prize winning economist says we shouldn't tax the wealthy because they'd find a way to dodge it

One issue with taxing the ultrawealthy to pay for pandemic losses is they may just avoid the tax. Inequality expert Angus Deaton says so, too.

GSK vaccine research: failures, departures, uncertain future

The world's largest vaccine business is facing muscular threats from the biotech industry, with researchers leaving in the past year.

Biden likely to cut about $700 billion from his infrastructure plan in compromise, Goldman says

Goldman also predicted the infrastructure package will be a solitary reconciliation bill with a 25% corporate tax rate, not Biden's desired 28%.

Honest Company plots a comeback in its IPO

Jessica Alba’s consumer product startup tests the public markets

Facebook execs bonuses in 2020 tied to 'election integrity efforts'

Two Facebook executives collectively got just shy of $1 million in bonuses in the second half of 2020, according to a new SEC filing.

Joel Greenberg accused of wide-ranging misconduct in office: NYT

Greenberg, who faces 33 federal charges, is an associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz and a key player in the federal investigation into the congressman.

Why these Amazon workers voted no to joining a union

A majority of Amazon workers at a Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse voted against joining the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union.

China’s Message to America: We’re an Equal Now

President Xi is confronting the Biden administration with a new world view, that Beijing’s decades of not challenging the U.S. as global leader are over

Elon Musk vs. Bill Gates: Why they're feuding over the coronavirus

While the Microsoft billionaire and the Tesla titan have never had a particularly cozy relationship, things have heated up over the past year.

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