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10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching “Business Insider” in your flash briefing settings. TikTok widened its view of hateful ideologies. The app […]

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West Oakland injury shooting under investigation

OAKLAND — Police were investigating an apparent injury shooting Wednesday night in a West Oakland neighborhood, authorities said. At 10:10 p.m., police responded to reports of ShotSpotter activity in the city’s Acorn neighborhood. Officers who arrived at the scene discovered that a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to his left arm had obtained […]

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Hunter Biden emails were reportedly shopped around in Ukraine for $5 million, while Giuliani met with officials and businessmen there last year

Summary List Placement The purported Hunter Biden emails shared by the New York Post last week were shopped around in Ukraine for $5 million last year, while Rudy Giuliani met with officials and businessmen there, Time Magazine reported Wednesday. Two people told Time that they were approached with emails allegedly belonging to former Vice President […]

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INSURTECH DISRUPTORS: Here’s exactly what full-stack insurtechs are doing to beat incumbents on customer acquisition, personalization, and claims processing

Summary List Placement This is a preview of the Insurtech Disruptors research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with Fintech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing finance news and analysis to your inbox. Insurtechs globally are challenging the status quo of the insurance industry. By using […]

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The many, many, many letters of Mister Rogers

Illustration by Alex Cochran Fred Rogers possibly wrote individual letters to hundreds of thousands of people. Yet this resource — his most abundant — has somehow remained in obscurity. Why? Jeanne Marie Laskas couldn’t stop returning to Fred Rogers. “That’s what I … went to him for, was another shot of wisdom. Another, another, another […]