Markets 2020-04-20T15:49:05Z
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A secret $1 million deal at a warehouse that ended with an FBI visit shows the wild lengths hospitals are taking to get critical medical supplies

Andrew Artenstein said his supply team had taken extraordinary steps to get N95 respirators during the coronavirus pandemic in an open letter.
Retail 2020-04-20T15:49:55Z
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Shake Shack returned its $10 million coronavirus stimulus loan. Ruth's Chris, Potbelly, and other chains are keeping more than $81 million meant for struggling small businesses.

Six chains have not indicated that they plan to return the more than $80 million they've received in Payroll Protection Program loans.
BI Prime Science 2020-04-20T17:11:00Z
Doctor and patient. Doctor and patient.

A buzzy healthcare startup that raised $50 million from Andreessen Horowitz 3 months ago just cut staff amid the coronavirus pandemic

Healthcare companies haven't been immune to layoffs, pay cuts, and furloughs, even on the front lines of the coronavirus response.
Tech 2020-04-20T14:06:46Z
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News 2020-04-20T06:25:42Z
Health care workers stand in the street in counter-protest to hundreds of people who gathered at the State Capitol to demand the stay-at-home order be lifted in Denver, Colorado, on April 19.

Video from the lockdown protest in Denver shows a woman yelling at a healthcare worker from her car to "go to China if you want communism."
News 2020-04-20T17:00:15Z
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Anti-coronavirus lockdown protests are going to 'backfire,' and interrupt the US's economic recovery, Fauci says

Meanwhile, the president's adviser Kellyanne Conway said some governors have "gone too far" and are "physically distanced from common sense."
BI Prime Tech 2020-04-20T17:00:25Z

8 books that legendary tech investor Marc Andreessen thinks everyone should read during the pandemic

Marc Andreessen has a new reading list for his followers who are isolating at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Politics 2020-04-20T17:36:02Z

Despite high-profile protests, Michiganders overwhelmingly approve of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of the coronavirus

A poll from the Detriot Regional Chamber found that 57% of Michiganders approved of Whitmer's handling of the crisis compared to 37% who disapprove.
Markets 2020-04-20T17:34:00Z

Oil plunges 84% to nearly 4-decade low as sinking demand spurs uncertainty around storage

"The steep fall in the price is because of the lack of sufficient demand and lack of storage place," one analyst said.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:34:00Z

Amazon reportedly tried to shut down a virtual event for workers to speak out about the company's coronavirus response by deleting employees' calendar invites

Amazon has now fired five workers since the coronavirus pandemic began who were involved in protests or criticized the company's treatment of workers.
Reviews 2020-04-20T17:27:00Z

The best online deals and sales happening now

We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with discounts on tech, clothing, home goods, mattresses, and more.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:24:00Z

Facebook is removing promotions for anti-quarantine protests that violate stay-home orders in California, New Jersey, and Nebraska

Facebook CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that the platform is classifying anti-quarantine protests as "harmful misinformation."
Science 2020-04-20T17:15:00Z

Why NYC's largest emergency hospital is pretty much empty

NYC hospitals are overcrowded with COVID-19 patients. The emergency field hospital at Javits Center was built to help, but it's still mostly empty.
Strategy 2020-04-20T17:13:00Z

Suburban restaurants are getting hit hard — and some are hoping clever videos and PSAs will keep them afloat

While some urban restaurants have successfully transitioned to takeout service, many restaurants in the suburbs aren't having as much luck.
News 2020-04-20T17:12:24Z

The Navajo Nation's coronavirus infection and death rates are 10 times higher than Arizona's

Massive social, economic, and health disparities are exacerbating the coronavirus crisis in the Indigenous community.
Media 2020-04-20T17:02:00Z

From Podcast to Streaming Music Ad Creative — Different Approaches Yield Different Results

This report explores the current state of digital audio advertising, focusing on streaming audio, podcast and smart speaker advertising opportunities.
Markets 2020-04-20T16:55:49Z

KKR is revamping and renaming a failed $600 million credit fund — and the new version is designed to buy loads of coronavirus-hit debt

The new vehicle aims to gain client approval for reusing at least $217 million from its soured predecessor, Bloomberg reported.
Culture 2020-04-20T13:49:22Z

Stoners are taking '4/20' celebrations online, hosting Zoom smoke-sessions and other events for the marijuana enthusiasts' holiday

Weed influencer Koala Puffs is promoting an online '4/20' movie premiere, while cannabis brand Miss Grass is hosting a 4/20 summit on Zoom.
Markets 2020-04-20T17:10:54Z

Markets need to accept that it could take more than 2 years to get back to normal, a senior Citi banker warned

Markets may also be underestimating the risk of a second wave of coronavirus infections, Citi's David Bailin said.
Retail 2020-04-20T13:40:14Z

'Air Jordan' wasn't the first name picked for Michael Jordan's iconic line with Nike. How the celebrated brand got its name.

An initial suggestion was to name the NBA star's line "Michael Jordan," but this was rejected by Nike.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:21:07Z

Government watchdog plans to launch at least 30 probes into the Trump administration's coronavirus response by the end of April

The GAO, which works for Congress, will use audits and reviews to look into the government's early response, Politico reported.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T14:27:00Z

Usually crowded Boston landmarks like Fenway Park and Faneuil Hall cut a stark figure as they are deserted amid the coronavirus pandemic lockdown

For this native Bostonian, closed Dunkin' Donuts locations and a quiet Fenway Park were both harrowing sights.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:31:17Z

Instagram only had 13 employees when it was bought by Facebook for $1 billion. A decade later, here's where they've all ended up.

When Instagram was bought by Facebook in 2012, it only had 13 employees — including founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger.
Retail 2020-04-20T16:54:32Z

From the Chicago 1s to the Bred 11s, these are the best-selling Air Jordan sneakers on eBay in the last 15 years

The Air Jordan Bred 11 sold out of its pre-release drop on eBay in less than four minutes, making it the best selling Air Jordan on the platform.
Travel 2020-04-20T16:54:00Z

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul in Oaxaca, Mexico is a former 19th century colonial home with a gorgeous courtyard in the heart of town — rooms can vary dramatically, so here's why I recommend the junior suite

Hotel Casa de Sierra Azul is a quiet boutique hotel in central Oaxaca, Mexico with a charming central courtyard, wonderful breakfast, and great value.
Reviews 2020-04-20T16:53:00Z

I tried Firstleaf, a subscription box that delivers wines from top vineyards around the world — here's how it works

Based on the number of subscription services that have started, the jig is up: people like wine, but most of us also don't know what we're sipping.
Enterprise 2020-04-20T16:48:52Z

Judge puts Amazon's lawsuit challenging the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud contract award to Microsoft on hold until August

A federal judge paused Amazon's lawsuit challenging the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract to Microsoft.
Science 2020-04-20T16:46:00Z

The largest hospital system in New York is giving its frontline workers a $2,500 bonus and an extra week of vacation to thank them for their work during the coronavirus pandemic

45,000 workers, including doctors, nurses, and "unsung heroes," are eligible for a cash bonus and extra time off, Northwell Health said on Monday.
BI Prime Enterprise 2020-04-20T16:44:02Z

$416 million data analytics provider Domo is the most likely company to be acquired by a big player like Microsoft or Oracle in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, experts predict

As the crisis creates M&A opportunities, analysts point to one particularly strong acquisition target: cloud data-analytics provider Domo.
Reviews 2020-04-20T16:38:00Z

We asked 5 women of different shapes and sizes to try bathing suits from Swimsuits for All — here's how they reacted to the fits and styles

Swimwear company Swimsuits for All sells cute suits in sizes 4 to 40, treating often-ignored sizes and shapes as priorities. We had 5 women test 5 different options.
Finance 2020-04-20T16:30:00Z

Future of Fintech: Funding's New Guard

In the Future of Fintech: Funding's New Guard slide deck, Business Insider Intelligence explores how three key trends are driving a surge in funding.
Reviews 2020-04-20T16:28:00Z

This online startup makes cute organic clothes for babies and kids — its curated Birthday Boxes are great gifts for any child

Monica and Andy's Birthday Boxes are full of adorable organic children's clothes, making for a fun and simple gift for kids up to size 8.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T16:23:00Z

Some wealthy homeowners — like Martha Stewart — are quarantining with their staff and paying a premium for live-in service

From riding out the pandemic in vacation homes with their staff to having supplies and mail delivered in, the wealthy are having a plush pandemic.
Transportation 2020-04-20T15:47:25Z

California's shelter-in-place order cut car crashes by 50% — saving motorists $40 million every single day

Los Angeles' notoriously smoggy air hasn't been this clean in decades, as the drastic measures put into place in March show signs of success.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:03:53Z

Get ready for Zoom weddings — New Yorkers can now get marriage licenses and get married via video calls

Gov. Cuomo signed executive orders over the weekend allowing couples to get a marriage license and perform a wedding ceremony via video until May 18.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T17:17:00Z

Meet the Duke of Westminster, the 29-year-old British millennial who's richer than the Queen

Hugh Grosvenor, Prince George's godfather, recently made headlines for donating over $15 million towards coronavirus relief efforts in the UK.
Tech 2020-04-20T16:54:00Z

4 features that Apple's brand-new iPhone SE is missing that Google's Pixel 3a phones from last year have

Apple's new $400 iPhone SE is a compelling bargain, but Google's Pixel 3a offers some useful features that the latest iPhone lacks.
Science 2020-04-20T17:24:00Z

11 critical things we've learned about the novel coronavirus since the first reported outbreak in China

Months of scientific research has have given us a much better picture of how the virus infects, spreads, and shows up — or doesn't — in people.
Science 2020-04-20T16:22:00Z

LIVE UPDATES: Facebook removes promotions for anti-lockdown protests, we need way more coronavirus contact tracers

Here's the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic outbreak around the world and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Markets 2020-04-20T16:15:00Z

The Chicago Fed's top economic index suggests the US entered a recession in March

The index's three-month moving average slid to -0.32, nearing the -0.7 threshold the bank associates with "an increasing likelihood of a recession."
Retail 2020-04-20T16:13:15Z

24 Hour Fitness reportedly considers bankruptcy options as the coronavirus pandemic continues to squeeze gyms across the US

Gyms and fitness studios are suffering as the coronavirus lockdown keeps their businesses closed and consumers at home.
Markets 2020-04-20T16:12:00Z

Dow slides as oil crashes to its lowest level in 34 years

Historic losses in oil created a risk-off mood across all markets as investors grappled with coronavirus-related fallout.
Science 2020-04-20T16:12:00Z

Photos show what daily life is really like inside Chernobyl's exclusion zone, one of the most polluted areas in the world

Despite the danger posed by radiation in the areas surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear power plant, some people live in the exclusion zone.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-20T16:11:00Z

Investors overseeing $37 billion outline the 5 criteria they seek in trades that are 'almost impossible to compete with' — and share 3 stocks they've been buying amid market mayhem

"You can't just run a screen and buy. There's real critical thought and judgement required behind this," according to Jeff Mueller of Polen Capital.
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