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The Trump administration let aviation companies lay off more than 16,500 workers while taking coronavirus relief funds — some used the money to pay executives — according to a congressional report

Summary List Placement The Trump administration’s mismanagement of a coronavirus bailout program that Congress created to “preserve aviation jobs” has instead led to 16,655 layoffs across the industry while overpaying companies that fired workers, a congressional investigation concluded earlier this month. The Payroll Support Program, which was established under the CARES Act and expired this month, […]

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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 Tuesday. 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. The US charged six Russian hackers for cyber crimes. […]

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More than 50 former intel officials signed a public letter saying they believe the Hunter Biden story has ‘all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation’

Summary List Placement Dozens of former intelligence officials signed a public statement Monday expressing their doubts about the authenticity of the Hunter Biden emails published by the New York Post. In the letter, first reported by Politico, more than 50 intelligence officers said they believe the stories about emails purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden, the […]

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THE CONTENT MODERATION REPORT: Social platforms are facing a massive content crisis — here’s why we think regulation is coming and what it will look like

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Content Moderation Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. To check to see if you already have access to Business Insider Intelligence through your company, click here. Content moderation has become a top priority for social platforms — including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIn […]

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WeWork’s chairman said Adam Neumann ‘may have violated’ the terms of his $185 million consulting contract with his former company, and that it’s is no longer in effect

Summary List Placement When WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann stepped down as CEO last September amid a string of controversies, he landed a massive exit package from WeWork investor SoftBank, which took over the embattled company, that included a $185 million consulting deal. But Neumann may have invalidated that contract after he “may have violated” its […]