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Trump’s top spokespeople land plum gigs, White House names TJ Ducklo replacement: Here are the big job moves in Washington this week

Summary List Placement It wouldn’t be Washington if there wasn’t a blizzard of hires, moves, and shake-ups each week. Insider has compiled as many of these moves as we can for our weekly feature on the most important DC job changes you should know. Two of Trump’s most prominent spokespeople, former White House press secretary […]

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Ron Klain praised Trump’s crisis playbook in an early 2017 op-ed. Political insiders are noticing how Biden’s chief of staff is taking a very different path in the White House.

Summary List Placement Nine days before Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president, veteran Democratic strategist Ron Klain penned an op-ed praising the incoming chief executive’s crisis management playbook and pointed to a “new political reality” that he’d ushered into Washington. It would be “foolish to ignore how often his tactics were effective,” […]

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Singapore built the world’s first bubble facility so people can travel for business without having to quarantine — and it’s in an expo center. We got a sneak peak of the rooms, facilities, and food.

Summary List Placement As the world rolls out COVID-19 vaccines and international travel remains largely grounded, Singapore has opened up what it says is the world’s first bubble facility for non-quarantining business travelers. The facility, called Connect@Changi, will allow business travelers to bypass the city-state’s mandatory 14-day quarantine — as long as they don’t leave […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List Placement Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Let’s get started. 1. Jack Dorsey’s digital-payments processor Square is buying a majority stake in Tidal, Jay-Z’s music streaming platform. The $297-million deal will also bring the rapper onto Square’s board of directors. Here’s […]

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Dija launches 10-minute grocery deliveries in London after generating big investor buzz

Summary List Placement The latest area of tech hype is superfast grocery delivery. Startup investors are banking on a shift in consumer behavior towards online convenience, particularly in last-mile, super-local grocery delivery. One of the buzziest European companies in the space, London-based Dija, has just launched its full product in several neighborhoods in London, promising […]