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Three Republican senators grilling Biden’s Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland deny climate science

Summary List Placement Three Republican senators grilling Interior Secretary nominee Rep. Deb Haaland this week have denied well-established climate science, even as they vigorously defend their party as pro-science.  Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mike Lee of Utah, and John Marshall of Kansas — who sit on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee — have […]

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Startups trying to change the way healthcare is paid for pulled in a record $3.6 billion in 2020. Meet the top 8 VC firms that placed the most bets.

Summary List Placement A new kind of healthcare is gaining traction among venture capitalists.  Called “value-based care,” it’s an approach where providers are paid based on the quality of patients’ health outcomes rather than how many procedures and surgeries they perform.  This kind of payment model has been touted for years as a key component […]

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Amazon reportedly told workers to ‘Vote NO’ in a historic union election and to drop ballots in a USPS mailbox that recently appeared at their Alabama warehouse (AMZN)

Summary List Placement Amazon mail-blasted Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse workers and, in a pamphlet, instructed them to “Vote NO” on a historic union election currently underway, according to a report from Vice’s Motherboard. Amazon also reportedly sent text messages to the warehouse’s approximately 6,000 workers telling them to place their ballots in a US Postal Service […]

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How Taco Bell, Burger King, and Chipotle are pushing diners away from DoorDash and Uber Eats and reclaiming customer data

Summary List Placement Nearly four years ago, McDonald’s signed an exclusive deal to have Uber Eats be its sole delivery provider. While the exclusivity of that partnership did not last, the announcement signaled the beginning of a delivery boom as restaurants scrambled to partner with DoorDash, Postmates, Grubhub, and the like. The war among top […]

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Experts say the US has turned a major corner in its coronavirus outbreak, with cases at their lowest point in 4 months

Summary List Placement As coronavirus vaccinations ramped up in the US at the start of this year, the hopeful progress was overshadowed by fears of variants. Scientists worried that B.1.1.7, the more contagious variant discovered in the UK, would keep coronavirus cases high through the winter even as more people got shots.  “The restrictions applied […]

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Warren Buffett’s right-hand man blasted Robinhood, slammed SPACs, questioned bitcoin, and warned against speculating at the Daily Journal annual meeting. Here are the highlights.

Summary List Placement Charlie Munger discussed GameStop, Bitcoin, SPACs, and other hot topics. Warren Buffett’s business partner spoke at the Daily Journal annual meeting. Munger warned the speculation in stocks will end badly. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Warren Buffett’s right-hand man issued a warning to stock-market speculators, criticized the trading […]

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I usually use Android phones, but not even Samsung’s great $650 Galaxy Tab S7 tablet can sway me from recommending Apple’s iPads

  Summary List Placement Samsung’s $650 Galaxy Tab S7 is an excellent tablet with smooth performance and a stunning screen.  But it’s expensive, and its screen is less efficient for displaying apps than iPads. If you need a good simple tablet,you don’t need to spend around $600 most people will be happy with the $330 […]