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  • Trump's $400 weekly boost to unemployment insurance won't increase benefits for jobless Americans anytime soon By Business Insider   -   Aug 9, 2020

    TRUMP'S $400 WEEKLY BOOST TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE WON'T INCREASE BENEFITS FOR JOBLESS AMERICANS ANYTIME SOON

    President Donald Trump signed an executive action on Saturday to enact a $400 weekly boost to state unemployment benefits, a cut from...

    Donald Trump, Congress
  • Trump said people of color 'just set a record for new jobs.' Data show the unemployment rate for Black Americans has barely changed in the last month By Business Insider   -   Aug 9, 2020

    TRUMP SAID PEOPLE OF COLOR 'JUST SET A RECORD FOR NEW JOBS.' DATA SHOW THE UNEMPLOYMENT RATE FOR BLACK AMERICANS HAS BARELY CHANGED IN THE LAST MONTH

    Speaking at a Saturday news conference, President Donald Trump commemorated the US economy for seeing "a new record for jobs" for people...

    World, Donald Trump, Economy, Golf
  • Trump pledged to permanently scrap the payroll taxes used to fund Social Security and Medicare if he wins re-election By Business Insider   -   Aug 9, 2020

    TRUMP PLEDGED TO PERMANENTLY SCRAP THE PAYROLL TAXES USED TO FUND SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE IF HE WINS RE-ELECTION

    President Donald Trump vowed on Saturday to scrap the payroll tax, a funding mechanism for Social Security and Medicare, if he wins...

    Finance, Election, Donald Trump
  • TikTok and Twitter are starting to talk about a possible combination, WSJ reports By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    TIKTOK AND TWITTER ARE STARTING TO TALK ABOUT A POSSIBLE COMBINATION, WSJ REPORTS

    Amid President Donald Trump's threats to ban TikTok, or force it to sell its US operations, Twitter was reported to be in talks with...

    Tech, Donald Trump
  • Shopify's CEO says Amazon isn't a competitor, but Amazon's CEO says it is. Here's what experts say the real relationship is By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    SHOPIFY'S CEO SAYS AMAZON ISN'T A COMPETITOR, BUT AMAZON'S CEO SAYS IT IS. HERE'S WHAT EXPERTS SAY THE REAL RELATIONSHIP IS

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wrote in his statement to the antitrust House committee last week that Shopify is a new competitor. Shopify CEO...

    World, Travel
  • Trump signs a series of executive actions aiming to give Americans economic relief, including a $400 weekly boost to federal unemployment By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    TRUMP SIGNS A SERIES OF EXECUTIVE ACTIONS AIMING TO GIVE AMERICANS ECONOMIC RELIEF, INCLUDING A $400 WEEKLY BOOST TO FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT

    President Donald Trump on Saturday signed multiple executive actions concerning federal unemployment, student loan relief, a payroll...

    Donald Trump, Congress
  • TikTok is reportedly planning to sue the Trump administration over its ban as early as Tuesday By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    TIKTOK IS REPORTEDLY PLANNING TO SUE THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION OVER ITS BAN AS EARLY AS TUESDAY

    TikTok plans to sue the Trump administration over its recent executive order as early as Tuesday, NPR reported Saturday, citing a source...

    Donald Trump
  • The White House reportedly asked South Dakota's governor how to add another president to Mount Rushmore, and she later gave Trump a 4-foot replica with his face on it By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    THE WHITE HOUSE REPORTEDLY ASKED SOUTH DAKOTA'S GOVERNOR HOW TO ADD ANOTHER PRESIDENT TO MOUNT RUSHMORE, AND SHE LATER GAVE TRUMP A 4-FOOT REPLICA WITH HIS FACE ON IT

    Last year, a White House aide asked the office of South Dakota's governor, Kristi Noem, how to add more presidents to Mount Rushmore,...

  • Bill Gates called Microsoft's potential TikTok deal a 'poison chalice' and said 'who knows what's going to happen' By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    BILL GATES CALLED MICROSOFT'S POTENTIAL TIKTOK DEAL A 'POISON CHALICE' AND SAID 'WHO KNOWS WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN'

    In an interview with WIRED published Friday, the billionaire Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates talked about the state of US coronavirus...

    Technology, Donald Trump
  • I flew on the infamous Spirit Airlines for the first time and saw how well no-frills can actually co-exist with safety - here's what it was like By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    I FLEW ON THE INFAMOUS SPIRIT AIRLINES FOR THE FIRST TIME AND SAW HOW WELL NO-FRILLS CAN ACTUALLY CO-EXIST WITH SAFETY - HERE'S WHAT IT WAS LIKE

    I took my first flight on Spirit Airlines on Monday, traveling from Chicago to New York on one of the carrier's most competitive routes...

    Travel, Health, Entertainment
  • Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Biden in Delaware just days before he was expected to announce his VP pick By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    MICHIGAN GOV. GRETCHEN WHITMER MET WITH BIDEN IN DELAWARE JUST DAYS BEFORE HE WAS EXPECTED TO ANNOUNCE HIS VP PICK

    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer met with Joe Biden last Sunday, days before the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee was expected...

    Travel, Running, Democrats
  • 13 top advertising headhunters to know right now By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    13 TOP ADVERTISING HEADHUNTERS TO KNOW RIGHT NOW

    Big advertising agencies have shed employees, but some smaller independents and in-house brand teams are still hiring. As clients prioritize...

    Market, Industry
  • From cereal startups to fast-food chains, everyone wants to cash in on people eating breakfast at home By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    FROM CEREAL STARTUPS TO FAST-FOOD CHAINS, EVERYONE WANTS TO CASH IN ON PEOPLE EATING BREAKFAST AT HOME

    Cereal sales are up 11.8% so far in 2020, compared to the same period last year, according to Nielsen data. Industry giants like Kellogg's,...

    Boxing, Market, Food, Industry
  • Trump reportedly referred to journalists as 'all my killers' on a hot mic while speaking privately to members of his golf club By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    TRUMP REPORTEDLY REFERRED TO JOURNALISTS AS 'ALL MY KILLERS' ON A HOT MIC WHILE SPEAKING PRIVATELY TO MEMBERS OF HIS GOLF CLUB

    President Donald Trump on Friday held a news conference at his New Jersey golf club, inviting members of the club to watch his interaction...

    Golf, Donald Trump
  • USPS just made sweeping changes to its leadership as lawmakers call for an investigation into delayed mail ahead of the 2020 election By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    USPS JUST MADE SWEEPING CHANGES TO ITS LEADERSHIP AS LAWMAKERS CALL FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO DELAYED MAIL AHEAD OF THE 2020 ELECTION

    The nation's public mail service USPS announced a sweeping overhaul to its organization Friday that displaced the agency's two top...

    Election, Democrats
  • California Rep. Maxine Waters says Biden 'can't go home' without choosing a Black woman as his running mate By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    CALIFORNIA REP. MAXINE WATERS SAYS BIDEN 'CAN'T GO HOME' WITHOUT CHOOSING A BLACK WOMAN AS HIS RUNNING MATE

    California congresswoman Maxine Waters said in a live interview with ESSENCE that former Vice President Joe Biden must choose a Black...

    Running, Election, Democrats
  • By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    A STUDY CO-AUTHORED BY MICROSOFT FOUND THAT DEVELOPER INTERVIEWS EVALUATE FOR STRESS, NOT ACTUAL CODING SKILLS. NOW, COMPANIES ARE TRYING TO FIX THAT

    Researchers from North Carolina State University and Microsoft published a study in July that found that developer interviews often...

  • Here's the pitchdeck template that $1.3 billion cloud HR startup Rippling used to raise $145 million from investors led by Founders Fund By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    HERE'S THE PITCHDECK TEMPLATE THAT $1.3 BILLION CLOUD HR STARTUP RIPPLING USED TO RAISE $145 MILLION FROM INVESTORS LED BY FOUNDERS FUND

    Cloud HR startup Rippling raised $145 million in a Series B round led by Founders Fund at an estimated $1.45 billion valuation, according...

  • Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    JOB DIARY: I'VE BEEN A BEEKEEPER FOR 4 DECADES, CO-FOUNDED AN URBAN BEE NON-PROFIT, AND NOW I WORK AT A HOTEL CONNECTING THE COMMUNITY THROUGH BEEKEEPING

    Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love...

    World
  • PRESENTING: The steps a stay-at-home mom took to go from working at Starbucks to earning over $100,000 a year as a freelancer By Business Insider   -   Aug 8, 2020

    PRESENTING: THE STEPS A STAY-AT-HOME MOM TOOK TO GO FROM WORKING AT STARBUCKS TO EARNING OVER $100,000 A YEAR AS A FREELANCER

    Five years ago, Jamie Johnson - a stay-at-home mom for seven years - decided it was time for a change. Her options were limited since...