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Vericool raises $19.1 million for its plant-based packaging replacement for plastic coolers

3 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch   |   4 articles

Vericool , a Livermore, Calif.-based startup that's replacing plastic coolers and packaging with plant-based products, has raised $19.1 million in a new round of financing. The...
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Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work with ICE

Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work with ICE

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Palantir is providing the CDC with software to help it monitor the spread of COVID-19 and assess how hospitals are dealing with spikes in new cases, Forbes reported...
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Protect Your Mental Health By Podcasting With Friends

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

The concept of time seems irrelevant lately leaving our fingertips free for endless scrolling - a particularly slippery slope for mental health during this global pandemic...
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The US paid millions of taxpayer dollars to a company for thousands of much-needed ventilators. But the company is busy selling more expensive models abroad

The US paid millions of taxpayer dollars to a company for thousands of much-needed ventilators. But the company is busy selling more expensive models abroad

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

Millions of taxpayer dollars were spent on developing portable, easy-to-use ventilators to prepare for a national health crisis like the coronavirus pandemic - but not a single...
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The Market Continues to Calm Down

7 hours ago   |   Crossing Wall Street

I say this with some hesitation, but it looks as if the period of extreme volatility has passed. Over the last five days, the S&P 500 is up over 17%. There have been three days...
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OrbitFab secures National Science Foundation funding to propel its satellite refueling tech to space

7 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

On-orbit satellite refueling technology is closer than ever to a practical reality, which could help immensely with the cost and sustainability of orbital businesses. Startup...
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How to Show Your Home Virtually

7 hours ago   |   RIS Media

With people across the United States staying home as much as possible due to COVID-19, those who want to sell their homes face a challenge. Due to fears of contracting the...
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The Company Connection: Tips and insights from business leaders across industries to keep your teams engaged and productive

The Company Connection: Tips and insights from business leaders across industries to keep your teams engaged and productive

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Company CEOs and workplace strategists say implementing new collaboration tech among teams helps them work better together. Companies are incorporating a wide range of tools to...
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The Empire State Building's new siren display is freaking people out

8 hours ago   |   Inman   |   10 articles

Meant to honor health and emergency workers amid the crisis, the latest display of lights at New York City's most iconic property didn't land quite as expected.
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Dear Sophie: How do we craft a strong H-1B petition? If I'm not selected, what are my options?

Dear Sophie: How do we craft a strong H-1B petition? If I'm not selected, what are my options?

8 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards' “Law Firm of the Year in...
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The 10 US cities most vulnerable to a housing downturn in a coronavirus-led...

The 10 US cities most vulnerable to a housing downturn in a coronavirus-led recession

A recent analysis by Redfin found the 10 US metro areas most at risk of a housing downturn in the coronavirus-led recession. The study measured each metro area on factors... Read more ...

Dow caps worst first quarter ever with 410-point drop on continued...

Dow caps worst first quarter ever with 410-point drop on continued coronavirus fears

US stocks declined on Tuesday as investors weighed a longer-than-expected recovery from the escalating coronavirus outbreak. The weak trading came as major banks revised their... Read more ...

Airlines pivot from passengers to cargo amid coronavirus crisis

Airlines pivot from passengers to cargo amid coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed the airline industry into strange territory. For American Airlines, that means - for the first time in 36 years - flying two cargo-only... Read more ...

More than 70% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 had at least 1...

More than 70% of Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 had at least 1 underlying health condition, the CDC says - here's the breakdown

In the US, 73% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 have had at least one underlying condition, according to a new CDC report . People with preexisting health conditions... Read more ...

The New York State unemployment office typically gets 50,000 calls a week...

The New York State unemployment office typically gets 50,000 calls a week. Last week, it got almost 8 million

The number of people calling about unemployment benefits in New York State has spiked to more than 150 times its usual number, according to the state's budget director. "We... Read more ...

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a...

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website

Verily's screening website requires a Google sign-in. Lawmakers are asking why. A letter signed by five senators probes Verily on how it will handle sensitive user data... Read more ...

Xerox is reportedly dropping its $30 billion hostile takeover bid for for HP

Xerox is reportedly dropping its $30 billion hostile takeover bid for for HP

Xerox is ending its hostile bid to take over Hewlett-Packard, ending a corporate battle that got derailed by the coronavirus crisis, according to a report. Xerox will withdraw... Read more ...

New York Gov. Cuomo says it's 'not likely' recreational marijuana will be...

New York Gov. Cuomo says it's 'not likely' recreational marijuana will be legalized in New York's budget this year as the coronavirus outbreak is the focus in Albany

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said it's "not likely" that adult-use marijuana legalization will be included in New York's 2020 budget. In January, Cuomo said recreational... Read more ...

Amazon delivery drivers share what its like to be on the front lines of the...

Amazon delivery drivers share what its like to be on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, including not having time to wash their hands and uncleaned vans

Amazon delivery drivers are on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis as COVID-19 continues to spread across the US. Drivers told Business Insider they regularly deliver... Read more ...

Tesla's biggest Wall Street bull slashes its price target more than 20% amid...

Tesla's biggest Wall Street bull slashes its price target more than 20% amid the coronavirus market rout

On Tuesday, Joseph Osha of JMP Securities lowered his Tesla price target to $840 from $1,060, a more than 20% cut. He previously held the highest Tesla price target on Wall... Read more ...