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Sling TV users can now add NHL Center Ice to their plan for $29 a month
Sling TV users can now add NHL Center Ice to their plan for $29 a month

With the NHL's shortened 56-game season getting underway last week, Sling TV is adding NHL Center Ice so you can follow all the action through to May when the Stanley Cup Playoffs begin.

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Qatar's foreign minister wants Gulf Arab nations to talk with Iran: Bloomberg

"This is also a desire that's shared by other GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries," he told Bloomberg TV https://bloom.bg/369WLz9 in an interview. The ...

Salesforce leads $15M investment round in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox
Salesforce leads $15M investment round in Indian HR tech platform Darwinbox

Darwinbox, which operates a cloud-based human resource management platform, has raised $15 million in a new financing round as the Indian startup looks to...

Fang Fang: Author vilified for Wuhan Diary speaks out a year on
Fang Fang: Author vilified for Wuhan Diary speaks out a year on

Wuhan writer Fang Fang talks about the price she has had to pay for her controversial lockdown diaries.

US urges Australia to abandon news payment plan for tech giants
US urges Australia to abandon news payment plan for tech giants

The United States has urged Australia to abandon its plan to force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their news content, saying there could be...

The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK
The Hong Kong migrants fleeing to start new lives in the UK

A new visa will give 5.4m Hong Kong residents the right to resettle in Britain. How many will leave?

Melania
Melania's jacket and nine other defining images of Trump's presidency

As Donald Trump prepares to leave office, here are some of the key moments of his presidency.

How a robot investigator searched 60 million files
How a robot investigator searched 60 million files

Artificial intelligence helped investigators in a daunting examination of Airbus's business.

'My boss made me come to work and I caught Covid'

Despite the risks, people say they are being asked to work on site when they could do it from home.

Depop:
Depop: 'I felt so violated when my account was hacked'

Hackers are selling Depop app account details on the dark web for as little as 77p each online.

Is This The Most Exciting ESG Play Of 2021?
Is This The Most Exciting ESG Play Of 2021?

The ESG boom brought in trillions of dollars in 2020… But this one little-known play could take off in 2021

'I'm stranded at Madrid Airport'

Lisbet Stone was turned away from her flight to London due to having an outdated covid test.

Rev. Sharpton, Rev. Butts, U.S. Senator-Elect Rev. Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black Community
Rev. Sharpton, Rev. Butts, U.S. Senator-Elect Rev. Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black Community

Warnock and over 100 Leading Black Clergy Convene on MLK Day to Confront COVID-19 in the Black CommunityPR NewswireNEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2021Leading public...

'Apex Legends' season 8 adds a new demolitionist character

On Monday, Respawn Entertainment detailed what players can expect from season eight of Apex Legends.

Florida reports 137 new COVID-19 deaths, highest number this year

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Florida reported 8,002 new coronavirus cases on Monday and another 137 new resident deaths linked to COVID-19. The state has now...

Telegram took down
Telegram took down 'hundreds' of calls for violence from public US channels

Following an increasing number of reports in early January, Telegram says it took decisive action against US channels that advocated violence.

Tax season is delayed - prepare early so your refund isn
Tax season is delayed - prepare early so your refund isn't

You can get your return ready and get the most out of your income while you wait.

Exclusive: Trump lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil - sources
Exclusive: Trump lifting COVID-19 travel restrictions on Europe, UK, Brazil - sources

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to quickly extend travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil ...

Yacktman Fund
Yacktman Fund's Top 5 4th-Quarter Trades

Texas-based fund adds Charles Schwab, slims Disney and Fox holdings

Yellen to call for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing
Yellen to call for "big" action at Senate confirmation hearing

CBS News has obtained her prepared remarks.

Is Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) Stock Undervalued Right Now? (Revised)
Is Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. (SWBI) Stock Undervalued Right Now? (Revised)

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless...

Singapore-based Volopay raises $2.1 million seed round to build a "financial control center" for businesses
Singapore-based Volopay raises $2.1 million seed round to build a "financial control center" for businesses

Volopay, a Singapore-based startup building a "financial control center" for businesses, announced today it has raised $2.1 million in seed funding. The round was led by Tinder co-founder Justin Mateen, and included participation from Soma Capital, CP Ventures, Y Combinator, VentureSouq, the founders of Razorpay and other angel investors. The funding will be used on hiring, product development, strategic partnerships and Volopay's international expansion.

Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots have swelled to nearly $1.6B combined. Here
Mega Millions, Powerball jackpots have swelled to nearly $1.6B combined. Here's how they stack up in US lottery history.

Two of the biggest jackpots in U.S. lottery history, nearly $1.6B combined, are up for grabs this week after weekend drawings ended without winners.

Mt. Gox exchange users may finally get to recover some of their lost Bitcoin
Mt. Gox exchange users may finally get to recover some of their lost Bitcoin

An agreement between Mt. Gox's bankruptcy trustee and another group might allow creditors to recover as much as 90 percent of the remaining Bitcoins.

Commentary: How Biden can rebuild trust in our elections
Commentary: How Biden can rebuild trust in our elections

Sifting through the figurative rubble from the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol, I recovered a valuable nugget - more on that in a moment - that was...

LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a
LA County has suspended air-quality regulations that limit the number of cremations as it handles a 'backlog' of bodies from the pandemic

LA County is currently seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases and has reported 13,848 deaths from the virus since the pandemic began.

Barn Find 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Needs Some Loving
Barn Find 1969 Plymouth Road Runner Needs Some Loving

Do you know someone who could help?

These quality work-from-home earbuds won
These quality work-from-home earbuds won't break the bank

Next-generation earbuds don't just sound better, they're also more comfortable to wear for long stretches and better at blocking out noise.

'It hurts my heart': MLK Day in DC subdued with King Memorial closed, city locked down

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the nation's capital was like no other amid the threat of inauguration violence and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation
Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation's Financial Sector

Hoffa: Chopra Will Be An Active Watchdog Overseeing Nation's Financial SectorPR NewswireWASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a...

Keystone pipeline: Biden
Keystone pipeline: Biden 'to cancel it on his first day'

The president-elect will sign an executive order on his first day in office, media reports say.

How Does Government Stimulus Affect the Stock Market?

The market has extended gains after recovering from the March plunge

Rebekah Jones, Florida
Rebekah Jones, Florida's former COVID-19 data manager, bonds out of jail

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A judge agreed to release Rebekah Jones, the state's former COVID-19 data manager, on $2,500 bond on Monday after she was arrested by...

Amazon
Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablets are $30 off right now

You can save on both the standard model and the Fire HD Plus.

Editorial: A new captain takes the helm
Editorial: A new captain takes the helm

Thou, too, sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging...

Yacktman Focused Fund Focuses on Charles Schwab, Tyson Foods
Yacktman Focused Fund Focuses on Charles Schwab, Tyson Foods

Fund releases 4th-quarter portfolio

From the border to the federal bench to raging political divisions: How Donald Trump
From the border to the federal bench to raging political divisions: How Donald Trump's tenure has changed America

No matter what Trump does now, his past four years have left a mark on immigration, the federal bench and the nation's raging political divisions.

Parler
Parler's website is back up, but the service is still unavailable

One week after it lost access to Amazon's hosting servers, Parler's website is back online in limited form.

Cryptocat author gets insanely fast backing to build P2P tech for social media
Cryptocat author gets insanely fast backing to build P2P tech for social media

A day later cryptography researcher, Nadim Kobeissi -- best known for authoring the open-source E2E-encrypted desktop chat app Cryptocat (now discontinued) -- had pulled in a pre-seed investment of $100,000 for his lightweight mesh-networked microservices concept, with support coming from angel investor and former Coinbase CTO Balaji Srinivasan, William J. Pulte and Wamda Capital. The nascent startup has a post-money valuation on paper of $10 million, according to Kobeissi, who is working on the prototype -- hoping to launch an MVP of Capsule in March (as a web app), after which he intends to raise a seed round (targeting $1 million-$1.5 million) to build out a team and start developing...

Outlook darkens for Wall Street as Biden
Outlook darkens for Wall Street as Biden's regulators take shape

Wall Street may be facing an uncomfortable four years after President-elect Joe Biden's team confirmed on Monday it planned to nominate two consumer champions to lead top financial agencies, signaling a tougher stance on the industry than many had anticipated. Gary Gensler will serve as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Progressives see the agencies as critical to advancing policy priorities on climate change and social justice.

Capitol rioter allegedly planned to sell laptop from Pelosi
Capitol rioter allegedly planned to sell laptop from Pelosi's office to Russia

A woman who was allegedly part of the mob that stormed Capitol Hill earlier this month may have stolen a laptop from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office and tried to sell it to Russian intelligence. The FBI is investigating the claim from a "former romantic partner" of Pennsylvania woman Riley Williams, who has been charged with disorderly conduct and entering a restricted building. According to court documents, Williams' supposed ex (identified as W1) contacted an FBI tipline and said she intended to send the laptop "to a friend in Russia, who then planned to sell the device to SVR, Russia's foreign intelligence service."

The miniKORG 700FS is an overdue reissue of its first landmark synth
The miniKORG 700FS is an overdue reissue of its first landmark synth

Korg is finally giving its first synth the miniKORG 700 the recognition it deserves with a 100-percent analog reissue: the miniKORG FS. The company even brought back the original designer, Fumio Mieda to oversee the development.

EasyJet Holidays sees summer bookings surge 250%
EasyJet Holidays sees summer bookings surge 250%

'People want to go on holiday,' says the airline's boss, as bookings for this summer rise sharply.

A jittery nation in days before Inauguration; gun rights caravans roll into Richmond
A jittery nation in days before Inauguration; gun rights caravans roll into Richmond

An FBI warning of possible armed protests at the U.S. Capitol and state capitol buildings across the nation have put the nation on edge.

Dem Rep. Says Trump-Supporting Guardsmen Are
Dem Rep. Says Trump-Supporting Guardsmen Are 'Suspect,' Should Be Vetted as Potential Threat

Representative Steve Cohen (D., Tenn.) suggested on Monday that Trump-supporting National Guardsmen should be vetted as potential security threats. Thousands...

Fact check: Opinion piece on Trump misattributed to former California mayor
Fact check: Opinion piece on Trump misattributed to former California mayor

A "theory on Trump's success" was written by a conservative author in 2017, not former Livermore Mayor Marshall Kamena, as claimed on social media.

'Picture a Scientist' documentary showcases just how hard it is for female scientists to overcome bias

Jane Willenbring's opening salvo in the documentary "Picture a Scientist" is one that still brings tears to her eyes. The geomorphologist recalls taking her ...

Junkyard Gem: 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser
Junkyard Gem: 1987 Toyota Land Cruiser

When Toyota began selling the FJ60 wagon version of the Land Cruiser here in 1980, Colorado drivers rejoiced. This odometer reading seems low by Toyota...

Inauguration Day weather forecast: Clear skies but breezy and cold
Inauguration Day weather forecast: Clear skies but breezy and cold

While this will be an Inauguration Day like no other, the weather on Wednesday will not be all that unusual for mid-January in Washington, D.C.

Donald Trump may pardon 100 people in final days; allies warn against pardoning rioters
Donald Trump may pardon 100 people in final days; allies warn against pardoning rioters

The president is not expected to issue pardons for himself or members of his family, advisers said Monday.


Trump plans Florida trip instead of Biden inauguration, FAA data shows - Business Insider

President Donald Trump's said in one of the last tweets from his personal account that he would be skipping the inauguration.

Chad Jones, accused of breaking Capitol window near Ashli Babbitt, was arrested - Business Insider

Chad Barrett Jones, of Coxs Creek, Kentucky, was arrested in Louisville Saturday and faces multiple charges, including assault on a federal officer.

Trump Weighs Many Pardons as Presidency Winds Down

President expected to issue as many as 100 pardons and commutations, but leans against some controversial grants at urging of advisers

Fauci predicts people can go back to singing in church in the fall - Business Insider

Once 70% to 85% of the population is vaccinated, activities including in-person church services should be able to resume safely, Fauci said.

Lumentum in Advanced Talks to Buy Laser Maker Coherent

Cash-and-stock deal could be announced this week; Coherent has a market value of $3.7 billion

The Debt Question Facing Janet Yellen: How Much Is Too Much?

Treasury secretary nominee supports Biden plans that add trillions to U.S. borrowing, a turnabout in economic thinking

Israel has vaccinated 27% of its population for COVID-19 - Business Insider

While Israel is nowhere near COVID-19 free, cases are falling amid a lockdown and a rapid vaccination campaign.

Diversity execs at top firms like Baker McKenzie talk D&I strategy - Business Insider

The legal industry has made strides in terms of diversity and inclusion, but there's still a ways to go. Top D&I leaders share what's on the horizon.

Blinken’s Ties to Biden Will Make Him an Unusual Secretary of State

Relationship with President-elect spans two decades, although they haven’t always seen eye-to-eye; confirmation hearing set for Tuesday

I used to wiretap. This is why encryption backdoors are dangerous

Commentary: Misguided legislation pushing for backdoors to end-to-end encryption would be a disaster for data privacy.

Putin critic Navalny jailed on return to Russia after poisoning - Business Insider

Alexei Navalny returned to Russia on Sunday for the first time since being poisoned with Novichok on August 20. He will be jailed until February 15.

Hollywood may face another round of delays with slow vaccine rollout - Business Insider

Movies like "Cinderella," starring Camila Cabello, and "Chaos Walking," with Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley, are likely to see delays or a VOD debut.

Carbon CEO blames insurance companies for price transparency issues - Business Insider

Carbon Health cofounder and CEO Eren Bali said the key to addressing price transparency in healthcare lies with insurance companies.

When offices will safely reopen in 2021, according to LabCorp CEO - Business Insider

It's important for leaders to acknowledge that every employee will be ready to return to the office at a different time, Adam Schechter said.

Health officials slam Walgreens and CVS for 'fiasco' vaccine rollout to nursing homes - Business Insider

CVS and Walgreens have a virtual monopoly on nursing home COVID-19 vaccinations in most states. But local officials are frustrated at the progress.

Bitcoin investing: Michael Saylor explains billion-dollar crypto bet - Business Insider

Michael Saylor went from bitcoin skeptic to one of its biggest promoters. The software CEO shared his Eureka moment and outlook on the digital asset.

Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2021

Spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, outdoor pursuits, digital convenience and safety obsession are seen having a lasting impact

Productivity Tips for Procrastinators

The pandemic and working from home have sapped motivation at work for many. Here are some ways to tackle a growing to-do list.

Capitol rioters say Trump told them to storm Washington - Business Insider

Trump instructed his supporters to come to Washington on January 6 and promised the protest would be "wild."

National Guard troops are being taught how to screen colleagues: AP - Business Insider

Members are being trained to identify threats in their own ranks during President-elect Biden's inauguration, Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said.

Capitol Riot Becomes Civics Lessons in Schools

Teachers face difficult questions from students; others point to the need for better civics curriculum, funding

France, Once a Vaccine Pioneer, Is Top Skeptic in Covid-19 Pandemic

Covid-19 vaccination campaign off to a glacial start, as it meets some of the world’s highest skepticism rates. ‘I can’t be the guinea pig.’

Oil Giant Total Buys Stake in World’s Biggest Solar Developer

French energy company to pay $2.5 billion for 20% of Adani Green Energy

1st Virgin Orbit rocket reaches space, launches from Boeing 747: Video - Business Insider

Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne rocket launched from a modified Boeing 747 called "Cosmic Girl," carrying 10 small satellites for NASA.

‘Covid Triangle’ Emerges in London’s Poorer Neighborhoods as U.K. Variant Rampages

Densely populated, ethnically diverse boroughs bear the brunt of the city’s Covid-19 surge

Trump to issue 100 pardons, commutations on last day of presidency: CNN - Business Insider

President Trump met with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump on Sunday to draw up a list, though it is not expected to include himself, reports say.

China Still Grew and Fueled Its Rise as Covid-19 Shook the Global Economy

GDP rose 2.3% last year, making China the only major world economy to record gains

Tesla Starts Delivering China-Made Model Y Crossover

Model Y is the second vehicle Tesla is making in China, the world’s biggest EV market

Your Movie Is About to Be…Delayed, Again

‘Spider-Man’ spinoff is latest movie to be delayed amid Covid-19 surge as industry faces pileup of unreleased films

For Joe Biden, Daunting—and Unprecedented—Challenges

The new president faces a global pandemic and a large group of people who have been convinced his election isn’t legitimate. And that’s just the start of it.

Parler CEO Matze 'confident' it will return by late January: Fox News - Business Insider

Parler went offline after being dropped by Amazon Web Services, and has since returned as a static webpage with a note from CEO John Matze.

Jay Y. Lee, Samsung’s De Facto Leader, Returns to Prison in Bribery Case

Samsung is rudderless for the second time in four years

China Is the Only Major Economy to Report Economic Growth for 2020

GDP rises 6.5% from a year earlier in the fourth quarter

Keystone XL Oil Project Pledges Zero Carbon Emissions

Controversial pipeline would be powered by renewables, built by union labor in bid to avoid ax from Biden

Keystone XL Oil Project Pledges Zero Carbon Emissions

Controversial pipeline would be powered by renewables, built by union labor in bid to avoid ax from Biden

Tim Cook: Parler could return to App Store if it steps up moderation - Business Insider

"We don't consider that free speech and incitement to violence has an intersection," Cook told Fox News on Sunday.

Other populists should be banned from Twitter after Trump, say critics - Business Insider

Critics see tech platforms' Trump ban as an opportunity to deplatform other populist politicians who spread misinformation.

Retail experts discuss impact of industry's latest diversity efforts - Business Insider

A big hurdle for early-stage companies remains startup production costs, which can prevent owners from regularly getting items on retailers' shelves.

Messaging app Signal is back up and running after being down for more than 24 hours - Business Insider

The messaging app saw a massive spike in new users after Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced a controversial new privacy policy.

How refugees could help the U.S. become unified again

Commentary: President-elect Biden's commitment to raising the refugee resettlement ceiling could help reunify the U.S.

Kamala Harris will resign from Senate seat on Monday - Business Insider

Harris informed Gov. Gavin Newsom of her decision, which paves the way for the appointment of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to the seat.

Cash grants have a huge impact in a crisis—and technology can make that impact even bigger

Direct cash assistance has proven to be unusually effective in helping families survive disasters.

Covid-19 Vaccines Are Getting Stuck at the Last Step

Local governments, hospitals and clinics have the doses, but not the resources to organize getting them to the right people

Companies Race to Develop Drugs That Stay Ahead of Coronavirus Mutations

Covid-19 medicines currently on the market are cumbersome to use, and doctors worry that virus variants could make them less effective

FBI investigates foreign Bitcoin funding for Capitol rioters: NBC News - Business Insider

A now-deceased French national made a series of Bitcoin transfers to US far-right groups and individuals totaling more than $500,000, says a report.

5G Rivals Face an $81 Billion Tab After Spectrum Buying Spree

AT&T, Verizon expected to turn to bond markets and banks to finance bids in record-setting FCC airwaves auction

UK healthcare staff don't know when they'll get a COVID-19 vaccine - Business Insider

"It's like we're staff but not staff and sometimes forgotten about," a student doctor on hospital placement told Insider.

Pakistan approves AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use - Business Insider

Pakistan's drug regulators on Saturday approved the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency use, say reports.

China’s Economic Recovery Belies a Lingering Productivity Challenge

State investments to fuel growth are amplifying slowing growth in productivity, an IMF report finds

Social-Media Algorithms Rule How We See the World. Good Luck Trying to Stop Them.

What you see in your feeds isn’t up to you. What’s at stake is no longer just missing a birthday. It’s your sanity—and world peace.

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