Filters & Sorting

Kentucky governor, holding back tears, says he lost family members in tornado disaster

• Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he lost several family members when powerful tornadoes ripped through the state. • Beshear has said Kentucky's death toll could reach 100 people. • The governor announced a relief fund to help with funerals and rebuilding efforts. Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear says he lost several family members when powerful tornadoes ripped through the state last week. The tornado disaster, which left catastrophic damage across six states, hit Kentucky particularly hard, with

Dr. Fauci says it's 'tough to tell' if there will be a need for annual COVID-19 booster, but if there is, 'then we'll just have to deal with it'

• Dr. Fauci can't say for sure whether people will need a yearly vaccine booster shot amid the COVID Omicron variant. • Fauci has said that boosters provide the optimal protection against the worst effects of COVID. • Cases of the COVID Omicron variant have been detected in at least 25 states and is on the rise. Dr. Anthony Fauci can't say whether people will need annual COVID-19 COVID-19 boosters, a question being posed by many as new variants of the coronavirus, like Omicron, arise. "It's t

Check out the pitch deck that helped UK digital advertiser network Picnic raise $3 million

• The company, which offers social media-inspired ads, is looking to expand to the US. • 9 key slides from its pitch deck show how it secured $1.7 million more than its funding goal. London-based adtech company Picnic announced on Monday it raised a £2.3 million ($3 million) Series A round to help expand to the US. The company secured the funding from Guinness Asset Management, along with existing angel investors. This marks Guinness' third adtech investment. Picnic, founded in 2017, offers

'Spider-Man: No Way Home' villains tease new costumes that are 'more comfortable' and advanced than their old ones

• Willem Dafoe, Alfred Molina, and Jamie Foxx reunited to talk about their return to the Spider-Man Universe. • The trio will return to portray fan-favorite villains Green Goblin, Doc Octopus, and Electro in "Spider-Man: No Way Home." • The actors said costume improvements and technology brought them back to the franchise. Fans have a lot to expect from "Spider-Man: No Way Home," the highly-anticipated installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including the return of three familiar, villai

Banksy is raising $13 million to help convert a British prison that once held Oscar Wilde into a community art center

• Banksy is pushing to convert a decommissioned UK prison into an art and cultural center. • The artist plans on raising $13 million to fund the center by selling a stencil he used to paint a mural on the prison. • The site once imprisoned author Oscar Wilde and holds cultural significance to the community. Banksy is offering to pay millions in a bid to save a former UK prison site from falling to developers. The elusive artist announced his plan to help transform the Reading Prison in Bristo

I tried working in a never-ending Zoom call that's like a 'virtual WeWork,' and it made my day more social while maintaining my productivity

I've spent the last 4 months of my workdays working from home in Southern California for a company based in New York. As a sociable person, I found it hard adjusting to working in a room by myself. Sometimes, I would even long for team meetings just to inject my day with some social variety. She found a way to repurpose Zoom, the video communications app, into a thriving co-working social community. "I realized I don't want to be showing my work necessarily. I don't want to be talking at all. I

US labor prosecutors allege that Whole Foods illegally banned employees from wearing Black Lives Matter face masks and apparel

• The NLRB is alleging Whole Foods illegally banned employees from wearing Black Lives Matter attire. • Employees in 10 states claim they experienced punitive action from the Amazon-owned company for wearing BLM apparel. • US labor prosecutors said Whole Foods violated federal labor law, which permits collective action in the workplace. The National Labor Relations Board alleged that Whole Foods Market illegally banned employees from wearing "Black Lives Matter" apparel on the job. In a compl

7 key slides that show how Barry Diller's Dotdash plans to supercharge its media business with newly acquired Meredith

• Dotdash, the publishing unit of Barry Diller's IAC, just completed its $2.7 billion acquisition of magazine stalwart Meredith. • The combined Dotdash Meredith will be a print and digital juggernaut, reaching 188 million online consumers. • Its presentation deck lays out how the combined companies will grow by leveraging their digital and print strengths. • See more stories on Insider's business page. This article was originally published in October and has been updated. Barry Diller's IAC j
Load More Articles