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Fired US Navy captain reportedly emailed his coronavirus warning because he believed his boss would have prevented it

Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt reportedly believed his dire letter warning of the coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship would not be allowed to be sent by his superiors. The acting Navy secretary, Thomas Modly, said that Crozier was "panicking" and was flabbergasted by him being "so out of character," he said to the Washington Post. Modly claimed that he eventually fired Crozier because he "didn't want to get into a decision where the president would feel that he had to inter...

Next-gen Samsung Galaxy Buds rumored to ditch stems for ‘bean’ redesign

The new-look earbuds may launch alongside the Galaxy Note 20
Tags: Mobile, News, Samsung, Trends, Galaxy Buds, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Galaxy Buds 2

The coronavirus will reshape the PR industry, from squeezing small firms to elevating internal communications

The coronavirus will materially change the public relations industry long after the crisis ends, industry insiders said. Mergers and acquisitions could pick up as small, independent firms struggle. The reliance on digital PR experts will accelerate as companies look to social media to protect their reputation. The coronavirus crisis underscored the importance of internal communications, which will play a bigger role going forward. Click here for more BI Prime stories. The coronavirus pandemic...
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Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic (AAPL)

Apple has begun designing and producing face shields to protect health care workers in the United States during the coronavirus pandemic. Apple CEO Tim Cook made the announcement via Twitter on Sunday. The company said it plans to ship one million face shields per week. It also increased the number of face masks it's donating to health care workers in the US to 20 million, up from the 10 million it previously announced. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is designing a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Cook, California, Kaiser Permanente, US, Trends, United States, Tim Cook, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Santa Clara Valley, China Cook

Sex toys, video games, and dolls: Amazon workers claim the company is still sending out whatever customers order despite pledges to prioritize essential goods

On March 17, Amazon announced that it would only accept orders for goods such as medical and sanitation supplies, and other high-demand products amid the global coronavirus outbreaks.  Amazon said claimed it would only deliver essential items in Italy and France, regardless of what it had in stock. However, Amazon workers at facilities across the US claim that the e-commerce giant is continuing to deliver non-essential items, like nipple clamps, Nintendo Switches, and home hand spa stations.  ...
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NYC Department of Education is banning Zoom over privacy concerns for students and teachers

New York City teachers are banned from using Zoom for virtual teaching after the Department of Education cited safety and privacy concerns.  Schools are instead being directed to use Microsoft Teams, which the department has reportedly already started training teachers and staff to use.  However, some critics told Chalkbeat that the platform was not as attractive as Zoom, and could diminish some teachers' ability to deliver live lessons.  Zoom has been plagued by privacy and security concerns ...
Tags: New York, Microsoft, New York City, Trends, Fbi, Brooklyn, DOE, Department Of Education, New York City Department of Education, Richard Carranza, Chalkbeat, NYC Department of Education, Paayal Zaveri, Zoombombing, Chalkbeat Schools

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for COVID-19 after coming into contact with an asymptomatic caretaker

A four-year-old female tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City tested positive for COVID-19, the coronavirus disease. A caretaker at the zoo was infected but asymptomatic and infected the tiger. The zoo says the tigers have decreased appetites but are expected to recover. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In a suspected human to animal transmission, a tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for COVID-19, the coronavirus disease.  Nadia, a four-year-old female tiger at the...
Tags: Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Usda, Nadia, Ames Iowa, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx Zoo, National Veterinary Services Laboratory

Apple Music still trails Spotify as growth continued for music streaming in 2019

Counterpoint Research expects 450 million subscribers by the end of 2020
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Apple Music still behind Spotify as growth continued for music streaming in 2019

Counterpoint Research expects 450 million subscribers by the end of 2020
Tags: Apple, Mobile, Spotify, Music, News, Trends, Music Streaming, Apple Music, Counterpoint Research

Apple reportedly working on ‘real’ iPhone home screen widgets for iOS 14

They will work with new wallpaper settings
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ipad, Mobile, News, Trends, Ios 14

Trump reportedly wanted to fire the US Navy captain who pleaded for 'immediate' coronavirus help

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly reportedly told a colleague that President Donald Trump wanted to fire the commander of an aircraft carrier who warned of the coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship. According to a Washington Post column, Modly told the colleague he wanted to relieve Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, whose four-page letter urging for a "political solution" was leaked to the San Francisco Chronicle. Modly was reportedly advised by military leaders, includ...
Tags: Navy, Washington Post, Defense, San Francisco, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Donald Trump, Defense Department, US Navy, Esper, Trump, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Chronicle, Mark Milley, Crozier

AI videos make COVID-19 information accessible to a global audience

Click to watch AI video The tech world is rallying to support the World Health Organization in the fight against COVID-19. A key problem tech companies are aiming to help solve is communication – in particular to ensure that critical information about COVID-19 reaches the global audience that needs it. The World Health Organization partnered with WhatsApp, a social channel used by 1.6bn people, to release a new emoji-driven interactive service, followed by a similar service launched in...
Tags: Uncategorized, Trends, Who, World Health Organization, COVID

Gearbox employees reportedly denied promised Borderlands 3 royalty bonuses

CEO Randy Pitchford said that the game was expensive to make
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Randy Pitchford, Gearbox Software, Borderlands, Gearbox, Borderlands 3

Joint Mission to Mercury makes a ‘goodbye flyby’ of Earth

BepiColombo will get a gravity assist from Earth this week
Tags: News, Trends, Earth, Mercury, Solar System, Emerging Tech, Space News, BepiColombo, Joint Mission to Mercury

Today Only: H&R Block Tax Software (Mac or Windows) on sale for only $18

You'll have enough to do later this year. Get your 2019 income taxes out of the way quickly and accurately.
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PSA: You can still sign up for a free Amazon Kindle Unlimited subscription

If you're an avid reader or like to browse popular magazines, here's your ticket to nearly endless content.
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Hubble may have found the ‘missing link’ in black hole formation

It has found the best evidence yet of an intermediate-mass black hole
Tags: News, Trends, Hubble, Black Holes, Emerging Tech, Space News, Intermediate Mass Black Hole

Roku Streaming Stick+ 4K receives a huge price cut — today only

Cut back to just one streaming media remote that has it all, including a headphone jack.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Home Theater, Roku Streaming Stick, Commerce 2020, Best Buy 2020

VCs dish on why they backed Notion, the productivity startup that just raised $50 million at a $2 billion valuation during a market meltdown

Notion, a productivity startup aiming to unseat Google Drive and Microsoft Office, announced a $50 million funding round on Wednesday that valued it at $2 billion at a time when many startups are struggling to gain funding or are going out of business entirely. Index Ventures led the round and partner Sarah Cannon was instrumental in convincing the skeptical founders to take a large amount of funding from a single venture firm, which they had previously avoided doing.  She won over cofounder a...
Tags: Google, Google Drive, California, San Francisco, Trends, Microsoft Office, Silicon Valley, Sequoia Capital, Felicis Ventures, Index Ventures, Business Insider, Angellist, Bay Area, Valley, Cannon, Goldberg

A Japanese University used remote-controlled robots to hold a virtual graduation

Business Breakthrough University (BBT) in Tokyo, Japan held a virtual graduation ceremony due to the coronavirus. Students called into the ceremony using video-conferencing tool Zoom, and they were displayed on mobile robots. Events including graduations and weddings have been moved online to "Minecraft," "Animal Crossing," and other online games since the coronavirus spread throughout the world. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Students at Business Breakthrough University ...
Tags: Japan, Trends, University, Tokyo, University of Pennsylvania, Minecraft, Tokyo Japan, BBT, ANA Group, Japanese University, Minecraft Animal Crossing, Business Breakthrough University BBT, Business Breakthrough University, BBT University, Newme, Omae Kenichi

E3 is canceled this year, but there are already plans for E3 2021

The Entertainment Software Association plans a 'reimagined' E3 next year
Tags: Gaming, News, Events, Trends, Computing, E3, Entertainment Software Association, E3 2020, Coronavirus, E3 2021

How to watch SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft depart the ISS on Tuesday

It is carrying scientific experiments back from space to Earth
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How to watch the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft depart the ISS on Tuesday

It will carry scientific experiments back from space to Earth
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The largest astronomical project on the planet shut down due to coronavirus

ALMA and the VLT are among the telescopes affected
Tags: News, Trends, Telescope, Emerging Tech, Alma, VLT, Space News, Coronavirus

2020 BAFTA Game Awards pushes through online, names Outer Wilds as Best Game

Hideo Kojima was also honored with the BAFTA Fellowship
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, BAFTA, Hideo Kojima, BAFTA Game Awards, Outer Wilds

A Wall Street trading bonanza, how to benefit from the stimulus bill, and Silicon Valley steps up

Hello! I want to start this newsletter with an extract from an internal memo Citadel founder and hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin recently sent to staff. Here goes:  In recent months, we have all been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. We are in an unprecedented moment of global distress as the entire world faces this common invisible threat. And when the chaos settles, we will be measured by the character we exhibit in our work and in our communities. In the blink of an eye, we now find o...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, UK, New York, Senate, China, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Warren Buffett, Silicon Valley, Rob, Goldman Sachs, Alex

These are the best cheap pressure washer deals for April 2020

We've rounded up all the best pressure washer deals so you never have to pay full price again.
Tags: Deals, Outdoors, Trends, Smart Home, Pressure Washer, SAH, Commerce 2020, Pressure Washer Deals

Apex Legends to permanently add Duos mode, Kings Canyon to map rotation

The additions to the game coincide with a new Apex Legends event
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Respawn Entertainment, Respawn, Apex Legends

Judge sides with Activision in lawsuit against Humvees in Call of Duty games

The ruling may have consequences beyond Call of Duty games
Tags: Gaming, News, Trends, Call Of Duty, Activision, Humvee, AM General Humvee