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Remote work can unlock productivity or push burnout. Here's how smart companies are planning for our 'hybrid' and WFH future

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Prashant Hegde, senior director of product development at Zillow, used to be skeptical of allowing remote work or having fully remote employees on his team or at the company. He told Insider he felt it was a muscle the company didn't have, so it wouldn't work well.
As a product lead, he spends his days with engineers, designers, and marketing and customer success teams to ensure Zillow is continuously improving its offering. After going fully remote during the pandemic, Hegde acknowledged the need for a new approach to work.
"When you go back, there's going to be...
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This California company makes smart, off-the-grid, and 'healthy' prefab homes for to $670,000 - see inside and how they work

This California company makes smart, off-the-grid, and 'healthy' prefab homes for to $670,000 - see inside and how they work

10 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A home from Dvele.
Dvele
Dvele builds smart self-sustaining prefab homes that use AI to create a healthy home environment.
The "software-defined" homes use DveleIQ and 300 sensors to monitor itself and its occupants.
Dvele's lineup includes both homes over 3,000 square-feet and tiny homes for $150,000 to $670,000.
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California-based Dvele is creating smart prefab homes with integrated artificial intelligence programs to make the homes healthier to live in. While prefabricated homes aren't a new concept, they've often been considered...
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Gabe Plotkin's Melvin Capital gained 22% in February - but the GameStop saga...

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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...

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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 ...

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Bitcoin will eventually be a global currency - and a $1 million price target...

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Summary List Placement Countingup has raised a £9.1 million Series A investment round, led by Framework Venture Partners. The company, which provides a business account that... Read more ...

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Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo are the first non-humans to be vaccinated...

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Summary List Placement Several great apes at the San Diego Zoo were given experimental Covid-19 vaccines for animals Wednesday morning, becoming the first known non-human... Read more ...