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A work-from-home ETF is in progress amid spiking demand for stocks benefiting from coronavirus quarantines

A work-from-home ETF is in progress amid spiking demand for stocks benefiting from coronavirus quarantines

48 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Direxion is planning to start a new "work-from-home" exchange traded fund, according to a Tuesday filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund will trade under...
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Zebra Technologies Appoints Holly Tyson as Chief Human Resources Officer

1 hour ago   |   Stl Today

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--Apr 9, 2020
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The Technology 202: MIT researchers unveil effort to trace spread of the coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   Washington Post

They think their Bluetooth-based approach could be more accurate and private.
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This self-driving tech company's balance sheet is unaffected by the deep recession

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

I met Wednesday afternoon with Chris Urmson, CEO of the self-driving tech company Aurora , for another previously scheduled in-person meeting refashioned as video call. (We met...
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How Relationship Intelligence Automation Accelerates TMT Sales Cycles

How Relationship Intelligence Automation Accelerates TMT Sales Cycles

2 hours ago   |   Business 2 Community

Innovation across the Technology, Media, and Telecom industries is moving at a rapid pace - to the tune of 73% of salespeople utilizing new tech to close deals in less time. In...
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5G-coronavirus conspiracy theory is being boosted by organized disinformation campaign

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

A conspiracy theory linking 5G technology to the outbreak of the coronavirus is quickly gaining momentum, with celebrities including actor Woody Harrelson promoting the idea...
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Give your kids a free MIT education, with this new STEM-focused site

3 hours ago   |   Fast Company

The legendary technology school launches a new website aimed at teaching K-12 students about AI. Not every child will grow up to attend MIT, but that doesn't mean they can't...
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ClimateView raises $2.5 million for its toolkit to visualize climate mitigation plans

9 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

ClimateView , a Swedish software development company working on monitoring and visualization tools for greenhouse gas emissions, said it has raised $2.5 million in its latest...
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German security firm Avira has been acquired by Investcorp at a $180M valuation

9 hours ago   |   Tech Crunch

Mergers and acquisitions largely grinded to a halt at the end of March , in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic spreading around the world, but today comes news of a deal out...
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Philips says U.S. deal will enable it to ramp up ventilator production

16 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

Dutch health technology company Philips said on Wednesday it struck a deal with the White House that will enable it to significantly ramp up its production of hospital...
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Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decrease to 6,606,000

The DOL reported : In the week ending April 4, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 6,606,000, a decrease of 261,000 from the previous week's revised... Read more ...

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

Dow climbs 350 points as new Fed stimulus offsets historic unemployment filings

US stocks climbed on Thursday, continuing gains from Wednesday, as t he Federal Reserve announced an additional $2.3 trillion in aid to businesses and governments. Data... Read more ...

Fed Offers $2.3 Trillion In Loans To Businesses, Local Governments

Fed Offers $2.3 Trillion In Loans To Businesses, Local Governments

The Federal Reserve announced several new lending programs Thursday in an effort to keep businesses and local governments afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. (Image credit... Read more ...

UnitedHealth is expediting $2 billion in payments as providers await their...

UnitedHealth is expediting $2 billion in payments as providers await their share of the stimulus bill

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours... Read more ...

Hotels: Occupancy Rate Declined 68.5% Year-over-year to All Time Record Low

Hotels: Occupancy Rate Declined 68.5% Year-over-year to All Time Record Low

From HotelNewsNow.com: STR: US hotel results for week ending 4 April Reflecting the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. hotel industry reported significant... Read more ...

Morgan Stanley CEO reveals in video to employees that he had the coronavirus...

Morgan Stanley CEO reveals in video to employees that he had the coronavirus and has recovered

Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman tested positive for the coronavirus, he told employees in a video on Thursday. Gorman got a test after experiencing symptoms in mid-March, and... Read more ...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic...

Oil prices surge after Russia, OPEC & allied producers agree to historic output cuts

Global crude prices jumped seven percent on Thursday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and major producers led by Russia agreed to cut output in an... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos visited an Amazon warehouse and a Whole Foods to thank employees...

Jeff Bezos visited an Amazon warehouse and a Whole Foods to thank employees who are working during the coronavirus crisis

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Wednesday visited one of the company's warehouses and a Whole Foods, thanking employees who are working during the coronavirus pandemic. In a video... Read more ...

California to buy 200 million masks a month amid outbreak

California to buy 200 million masks a month amid outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California plans to spend nearly $1 billion to buy up to 200 million masks each month to boost its stockpile of protective gear during the coronavirus... Read more ...

Disney Plus already has 50 million subscribers around the world, even though...

Disney Plus already has 50 million subscribers around the world, even though it only launched 5 months ago

Disney Plus already has 50 million subscribers, the company announced on Wednesday. The milestone comes as the company has expanded into new markets in Europe and India, and... Read more ...