The Latest: Texas reports 227 more confirmed COVID-19 deaths

11 days ago   |   By Stl Today

AUSTIN, Texas - The number of deaths in Texas due to the illness caused by the coronavirus increased by more than 200 on Saturday while the number of people hospitalized with the virus declined, according to the Texas Department of...
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Trump advisors are telling him to drop Pence for a Black or female VP in a...

Trump advisors are telling him to drop Pence for a Black or female VP in a potential 2024 run, report says

Summary List Placement Former President Donald Trump is seriously considering running for the White House again in 2024, and advisors are pushing him to drop former Vice... Read more ...

EXCLUSIVE: Google's X moonshot lab is working on a top-secret augmented...

EXCLUSIVE: Google's X moonshot lab is working on a top-secret augmented reality project, codenamed 'Wolverine,' to give users superhuman hearing

Summary List Placement Alphabet's moonshots division, X, is quietly working on a top-secret augmented reality device that would give people enhanced hearing abilities, Insider... Read more ...

German panel approves AstraZeneca vaccine jab for over 65s

German panel approves AstraZeneca vaccine jab for over 65s

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Hopin raises another $400M to meet demand for virtual business events

Hopin raises another $400M to meet demand for virtual business events

Hopin has raised $400 million at a $5.65 billion valuation to scale its virtual events platform for businesses. Read more ...

Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital gained 22% in February - but the GameStop saga...

Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital gained 22% in February - but the GameStop saga leaves it in a deep hole

Summary List Placement Gabe Plotkin recouped some of Melvin Capital's heavy January losses with a 22% gain in February. The hedge fund boss was at the center of the GameStop... Read more ...

'Big Short' investor Michael Burry is betting Volkswagen will beat Tesla in...

'Big Short' investor Michael Burry is betting Volkswagen will beat Tesla in electric vehicles

Summary List Placement Michael Burry owns a stake in Volkswagen's largest shareholder, Porsche SE. "The Big Short" investor is betting Volkswagen can beat Tesla in electric... Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Summary List Placement Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. Sign up for Insider Investing for your weekly... Read more ...

Cathie Wood says digital wallets will 'gut' traditional banks - and expects...

Cathie Wood says digital wallets will 'gut' traditional banks - and expects bitcoin to rise by as much as $400,000

Summary List Placement Cathie Wood said the growth of digital wallets will "gut" traditional banks. She expects the price of bitcoin to increase by between $40,000 to... Read more ...

Amazon opened its first physical store outside the US. The London, UK, store...

Amazon opened its first physical store outside the US. The London, UK, store uses weight sensors to detect what customers pick up, and bills their card automatically

Summary List Placement Amazon opened an "Amazon Fresh" grocery store in London, UK, on Thursday - its first-ever physical store outside the US. The cashierless store is located... Read more ...

UK, 4 nations fast-track review of modified COVID vaccines

UK, 4 nations fast-track review of modified COVID vaccines

LONDON - Regulators in the U.K. and four other countries have announced new rules to fast-track the development of modified COVID-19 vaccines to ensure drugmakers can move... Read more ...