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North Korea claims it has zero coronavirus cases — defectors and experts think otherwise

Outsiders strongly suspect that coronavirus has already spread to North Korea because it shares a long, porous border with China
Tech 2020-04-20T14:19:00Z
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Europe's coronavirus-tracing apps risk an unprecedented increase in mass surveillance, experts warned

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
News 2020-04-20T16:07:13Z
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A Spanish taxi driver has been giving coronavirus patients free rides to a local hospital. A trending video shows him receiving a standing ovation, a check — and his own negative COVID-19 test.

The man was was brought to the hospital under the guise of transporting a patient, but was instead greeted by cheers, the taxi union wrote on Twitter.
News 2020-04-20T17:42:26Z
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Markets 2020-04-20T19:31:00Z
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There's "no real clarity about what lies ahead, so there's no reason to expect demand to increase over the near term," said Reid Morrison of PwC.
Tech 2020-04-20T11:22:52Z
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Uber will broaden out beyond ride hailing and food delivery during the pandemic to courier packages, medicine, and pet supplies

Uber's efforts fall under two projects called "Uber Direct" and "Uber Connect."
Culture 2020-04-20T13:49:22Z

Weed influencer Koala Puffs is promoting an online '4/20' movie premiere, while cannabis brand Miss Grass is hosting a 4/20 summit on Zoom.
Tech 2020-04-20T13:18:10Z
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The creators of Instagram just launched their first new project since leaving Facebook: An app to track the spread of coronavirus

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger launched rt.live, a data visualization website aimed directly at combating the coronavirus pandemic
Entertainment 2020-04-20T12:05:07Z
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Miriam Margolyes also joined the chat and told NHS frontline worker Sam Halliwell: "I think you are one of the heroes of the world, Sam, I really do."
Lifestyle 2020-04-20T15:34:00Z

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Retail 2020-04-20T19:42:31Z

Shoppers slammed new rules restricting Walmart, Target, and Costco from selling 'nonessential' items but an expert says it could save lives

"If you reduce the time a person is in a supermarket by 50%, you reduce the amount of potentially viral aerosol [droplets] in the air by 50%."
Military & Defense 2020-04-20T19:37:20Z

F-16 fighter intercepted even more Russian jets 'overflying' a US warship, NATO says

After Russian jets flew over a US warship, NATO said a F-16 fighter "conducted a professional intercept and left the scene"

Video from inside a Russian fighter jet shows a 'friendly' encounter with an F-16

It's not clear when and where the intercept took place, although it's quite likely that it occurred in international airspace off Norway
Markets 2020-04-20T19:31:00Z

Oil is experiencing rare oversupply that's threatening to further whipsaw the market and drive prices even lower

There's "no real clarity about what lies ahead, so there's no reason to expect demand to increase over the near term," said Reid Morrison of PwC.
Markets 2020-04-20T19:19:16Z

Coronavirus triggers $133 million worth of the World Bank's pandemic bonds, releasing aid to developing nations hammered by the outbreak

The bonds' triggers were too strict to release aid when it was needed most, a former World Bank economist told Business Insider in February.
Tech 2020-04-20T19:16:00Z

I tried the ZTE Red Magic 5G, a phone made for gamers — its fast screen refresh rate makes playing action-packed games a joy, but it's not without weaknesses

The ZTE Red Magic 5G is a powerful gaming phone with the fastest screen refresh rate of any phone as of April 2020. Here's our full review.
Reviews 2020-04-20T19:15:00Z

This mini Dutch oven is the perfect size for single-serving meals — I cook with it on my stovetop at home and bring it with me on camping trips

This handy little cast iron Dutch oven is perfect for cooking single-serving meals outdoors or on your stove.
Politics 2020-04-20T19:09:19Z

Maryland's frustrated Republican governor obtained thousands of coronavirus test kits from South Korea

Gov. Larry Hogan says the state can now issue half a million tests after weeks of negotiations with South Korea.

The US Air Force is ending its continuous bomber presence in Guam after 16 years

Air Force Global Strike Command said it is transitioning to a new model of forward-deploying bombers to the Indo-Pacific.
Science 2020-04-20T19:05:00Z

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry

Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed.
Retail 2020-04-20T17:45:19Z

Retailers like Levi's are finding early success selling products on TikTok — and say the video-sharing app could help bolster online sales amid coronavirus-related store closures

Levi's found that an experimental TikTok campaign more than doubled online views to its customized denim product pages in the past four months.
Tech 2020-04-20T18:29:00Z

Here are all of the new products Apple is expected to launch this year

Apple is expected to release the iPhone 12, the Apple Watch Series 6, and a slew of other gadgets in 2020.
Retail 2020-04-20T13:40:14Z

'Air Jordan' wasn't the first name picked for Michael Jordan's iconic line with Nike. How the celebrated brand got its name.

An initial suggestion was to name the NBA star's line "Michael Jordan," but this was rejected by Nike.
BI Prime Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T18:55:30Z

How New York City's housing market after the pandemic will compare to post 9/11 — industry leaders see many similarities, but a few crucial differences

The industry sees the two crises as very similar, except 9/11 impacted only New York's housing market, whereas the pandemic is national and global.
Retail 2020-04-20T18:52:34Z

Industry experts say all restaurant owners should do these 7 things to stay afloat and boost sales during the coronavirus pandemic

Restaurants have been hit hard by the pandemic. Here's how restaurant owners can give their businesses a fighting chance of making it out alive.
Transportation 2020-04-20T17:55:00Z

Elon Musk claims in a tweet that Tesla's Cybertruck can float "for a while"

Musk has a history of dropping vague references on Twitter to obscure Tesla car capabilities without offering much detail.
Reviews 2020-04-20T19:03:00Z

These flannel shirts are made from recycled plastic and tree nuts, and they're some of the softest we've ever worn

Made with organic cotton, recycled polyester, and biodegradable buttons, United By Blue's flannels are a cozy upgrade for environmentally conscious shoppers.
BI Prime Finance 2020-04-20T18:58:21Z

Morgan Stanley's E-Trade deal is pushing ahead during the market turmoil. Here's a look at who's set to lead the charge inside.

The firms announced their deal just as stocks peaked and the coronavirus was hitting the US. It's still on track to close later this year.
BI Prime Media 2020-04-20T18:58:00Z

How TikTok can kickstart your music career, according to an artist who used the app to get a major label deal

The four strategies that 22-year-old rapper Tiagz used to gain exposure on TikTok and jumpstart his career in music.
Personal Finance 2020-04-20T18:53:00Z

Getting rejected for a card is disappointing, but it won't harm your credit score in the long run

When you apply for a card, the issuer does a hard inquiry on your credit report, which can ding your credit score — but only for a few months.
Retail 2020-04-20T18:40:06Z

Shake Shack is giving hourly employees a temporary 10% raise after it gave back $10 million in small business loans and raised $150 million in stock offerings

The burger chain recently raised $150 million in stock offerings, and will give managers a 10% bonus through Q2.
Education 2020-04-20T18:38:00Z

I use Coursera to take all the fun classes I never got to take in college, like the history of modern art — they're completely free and I can work at my own pace

I took a free online course on Coursera — created by the Museum of Modern Art, one of the top museums in the world — to get back into a hobby I enjoy.
Reviews 2020-04-20T18:30:00Z

The best mattresses

After testing and researching dozens of mattresses, we've it narrowed down to the six best. These are the best mattresses you can buy in 2020.
Markets 2020-04-20T18:28:00Z

Dow falls 400 points as oil crashes below zero for the first time on record

Historic losses in oil created a risk-off mood across all markets as investors grappled with coronavirus-related fallout.
Science 2020-04-20T18:27:00Z

LIVE UPDATES: Oil demand plunges into negative, inside Russia's chaotic coronavirus response

Here's the latest news about the coronavirus pandemic outbreak around the world and COVID-19, the disease it causes.
Healthcare 2020-04-20T18:19:07Z

Cuomo calls on the federal government to provide hazard pay to frontline workers: 'Give them a 50% bonus'

Frontline workers, who have kept the state running while others have been on lockdown, should be rewarded, New York Gov, Andrew Cuomo said Monday.
Politics 2020-04-20T17:36:02Z

Despite high-profile protests, Michiganders overwhelmingly approve of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's handling of the coronavirus

A poll from the Detriot Regional Chamber found that 57% of Michiganders approved of Whitmer's handling of the crisis compared to 37% who disapprove.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:03:53Z

Get ready for Zoom weddings — New Yorkers can now get marriage licenses and get married via video calls

Gov. Cuomo signed executive orders over the weekend allowing couples to get a marriage license and perform a wedding ceremony via video until May 18.
Tech 2020-04-20T17:20:47Z

This COVID-19 app would listen to your cough and use AI to predict whether you have coronavirus

A slew of AI labs are currently aiming to fight coronavirus with apps that analyze audio from people speaking, breathing, or coughing.
News 2020-04-20T18:45:26Z

A newspaper editor furloughed himself rather than lay off his reporters

"We need the newspaper,  or as much of it as possible, left in place," said Anthony Cook, executive editor of Alabama's Anniston Star.
Science 2020-04-20T17:24:00Z

11 critical things we've learned about the novel coronavirus since the first reported outbreak in China

Months of scientific research has have given us a much better picture of how the virus infects, spreads, and shows up — or doesn't — in people.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-04-20T18:19:00Z

The Gateses stockpiled food in their basement, Warren Buffett is drinking more Coke, and Elon Musk is trying to prove he sent ventilators to California. Here's how the world's richest people have been handling the pandemic.

Billionaires may have better access to coronavirus tests than ordinary Americans, but how they're social distancing doesn't look all that different.
Reviews 2020-04-20T18:16:00Z

How to open a wine bottle with any kind of corkscrew

Opening wine bottles is hard without the right tools and the right methods. We explain how to open a wine bottle with any kind of corkscrew.
Reviews 2020-04-20T18:12:00Z

24 small gifts and gestures for friends or family members who are having a hard time self-isolating or social distancing

It's hard to stay connected to someone you love who's feeling isolated in quarantine, but these small gestures of kindness may put a smile on their face.
Transportation 2020-04-20T18:03:00Z

Drones 101: The Future of Drones for Consumers, Businesses, and the Military

In The Drones 101 report, Business Insider Intelligence forecasts the future of the drone market and examines how high it will fly.
BI Prime Markets 2020-04-20T17:59:35Z

GOLDMAN SACHS: Buy these 21 stocks that are beating their peers by paying down debt amid an unprecedented plunge in cash spending

Investors are being rewarded for buying companies with ample cash reserves as the economy sinks into recession.
Strategy 2020-04-20T17:53:00Z

10 expert-backed tips for women to negotiate better salaries so they get the pay they really deserve

Studies show that many women aren't as confident in their abilities to negotiate as their male peers, and it's costing them.
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