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David Zaslav, chief executive officer of Discovery Communications

David Zaslav is about to shake up Hollywood as the new Discovery-WarnerMedia chief. Insiders describe an aggressive deal-maker and demanding boss.

Acquaintances say he's known for being a master relationship-builder but also being demanding with staff.
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summer pandemic in the US 4x3

Vaccinated bodyguards, drivers, and a ton of hiring: We talked to 7 security companies that cater to the ultrarich to find out how they were gearing up to travel this summer

Security firms for the wealthy had to pivot when travel halted last year. Now they are getting ready for their clients to vacation around the world.
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Sodastream

A weird combination of factors, including a lack of CO2, contributed to a year-long SodaStream shortage, where customers scrambled to stock up on canisters

Owners of the sparkling-water device were limited in their purchases. Many turned to Reddit for answers — we asked experts what happened.
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JetBlue's founder is back with new low-cost airline Breeze. Here's his plan to reinvent the budget market.

David Neeleman's launching Breeze Airways during a particularly tumultuous time for airlines: the pandemic era. But he has a plan to make it work.
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Range anxiety may be the biggest problem holding back electric cars. Industry experts say solving two key issues could convince buyers to ditch gas power.

The electric vehicle industry is taking off, and will need to build out a robust charging network and a power grid to support it.
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Writers for a popular video game website allege their CEO spent thousands on 'strippers and cocaine,' and owes them $40,000 in back pay

The writers of THESPIKE.GG, a fan site for video game Valorant, announced publicly that they are leaving, claiming they're owed $40,000 in back pay.
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Arizona's ridiculous election audit should be the end of Trump's 'Big Lie' — if only Republicans had the courage to condemn it

Arizona's election audit is a fiasco, built on Trump's "Big Lie" that he lost the election because of voter fraud. Republican leaders must condemn it.
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Oracle insiders say there is a 'culture of fear' under the leadership of its key cloud unit

Current and former Oracle employees and executives say the cloud unit's top boss gets results by "beating down" employees emotionally.
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The investing chief of a crypto asset manager breaks down why SushiSwap is now the 'most undervalued token in digital assets' that could triple from here — and shares 2 under-the-radar tokens he's bullish on

Jeff Dorman lays out the 3 short-term negative impacts on SushiSwap's token and explains why it could triple to achieve a $6 billion market cap.
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Exclusive: Secretary Pete takes viewers inside the DOT in the Biden administration's weekly address as he sells the American Jobs Plan

Buttigieg delivers the latest installment of the Biden-Harris administration's "A Weekly Conversation," a new version of the radio address.
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Assassination threats, AOC potshots, and wolf teats: 2 wild weeks inside Marjorie Taylor Greene's Georgia district as it flips a giant middle finger at DC

Traveling through her NW Georgia district, Insider found MTG is more of a vibe than an espouser of a set of traditional GOP principles or ideologies.
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A man has sold over $23,000 worth of trash this year through his dumpster-diving side hustle. Here's how he finds unwanted treasures and flips them online for a high profit.

Chris Hatfield's dumpster-diving side hustle is so lucrative that he is considering making it his full-time career.
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Ferrari's bid for gangbusters growth hinges on 'softer' supercars, SUVs, and going electric

Ferrari has long put scarcity at the core of its business strategy. Now, it's looking to grow — and conquer.
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I've lived in 10 countries over 20 years. These are 4 things you need to know before moving abroad to work remotely.

Nina Hobson has been a nomad since moving to Germany at 18. She's lived in 10 countries and is about to move to Uruguay. This is how to do it right.
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Must-know promotions, exits, and hires at firms like Apollo, JPMorgan, and Morgan Stanley

Cofounder Josh Harris will step down from his current role at Apollo; SVB Leerink poached a team of UBS tech bankers; Doug Heinz left Citadel.
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A chief strategist who called the 2020 crash shares 5 indicators that show 'more than adequate evidence' of a stock market bubble — and warns an up to 60% crash is highly likely

"During the last 120-years, overvaluation and extreme deviations NEVER got resolved by markets going sideways," Lance Roberts says.
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At private-equity firm Carlyle, which recently tied bonuses to its diversity push, Black employees make up less than 3% of senior US staff

Private equity firm The Carlyle Group disclosed that less than 3% of US staff managing director and above are Black and 4% are Hispanic or Latinx.
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The savviest retailers are hawking their goods on social media in real time. Here are 8 ways to start livestreaming — and to get a piece of the $6 billion market

Livestream sellers who net up to $9,000 per show share their tricks for shooting videos, attracting customers, and building a loyal following.
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YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley backed education startup Uptime in a $3 million round after seeing this pitch deck

Uptime offers users five-minute videos - dubbed "knowledge hacks" - that explain trending news, books, and documentaries.
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$4.5 billion DigitalOcean put a 'short pause' on posting jobs in Colorado over a new law that requires salary disclosures

The purpose of the law is, in part, to reduce gender pay gaps and critics bashed DigitalOcean and other firms for trying to skirt the regulation.
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Miami VCs and startup founders share where they go to eat, drink, and get deals done

Insider spent several days in Miami, getting a sense of where VCs and startup founders regularly go to grab coffee, dine and talk business.
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A New York City tech conference confused BTS fans, and then won them over, by sharing the same name as a virtual concert

Tech conference !!Con shares a name with K-Pop sensation BTS' Bang Bang Con live concert event, causing confusion for fans.
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Biden ally to Pete Buttigieg: 'Be strong' on climate priorities during infrastructure negotiations

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Tom Carper, one of Biden’s closest allies, wants climate change prioritized in infrastructure negotiations with Republicans. He told Insider he’s hopeful his committee will pass bipartisan legislation.
Premium Finance 2021-05-21T20:25:05Z

Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Citigroup have sent out offer letters for investment-banking interns for summer 2022. Here are the details on 6 banks' pay, start dates, and signing bonuses.

Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Evercore, and Lazard have sent 2022 summer offer letters. Here's a rundown of start dates, pay, and signing bonuses.
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From CBD tampons to personalized birth control, here are 3 startups helping Gen Z take control of their periods

Gen Z women want more control over their menstrual health, and these are the startups helping them get it.
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The cybersecurity practices that actually make a difference — and the ones that may be a waste of time, according to a sweeping new Cisco study

IT and cyber pros from over 4,800 orgs weighed in on security practices they prioritize, including fast incident response and keeping tech up-to-date.
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'Bring your whole self to work' may create more problems than it solves for employees. Here's how companies can really promote inclusion.

Only those with social and institutional power and privileges, typically white men, have the luxury to bring their full selves into the workplace.
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Experts predict a fundraising feast for plant-based companies looking to go public after Oatly's IPO sees investor appetite

Oatly's shares rose up to 34% on Thursday. Analysts said that performance makes going public more appealing for other plant-based brands.
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We estimated how much Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, and more are making from the subscribers they gained this past year

Our analysis found that Netflix likely added roughly as much revenue as Disney+ with a fraction of the new subscribers.
Premium Small Business 2021-05-21T16:26:37Z

One third of small business owners need side hustles to keep their companies afloat. Here are the top 10 freelance jobs that command the most money.

Entrepreneurs looking to adopt side hustles so they can support their main businesses will make more if they can design websites or copyedit.
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An Airbnb host says he raked in $69,000 in bookings this summer for his 8-bedroom Wisconsin 合约数字币和虚拟币home before he even furnished the place

Demand has been sky-high for short-term rentals, leaving platforms desperate for more supply, especially in locations with lots of outdoor activities.
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An eBay exec explains why NFTs are the natural next step in winning over the next generation of collectors, even as the once-blazing market cools down

The NFT market has showed initial signs of slowing down. But eBay is still betting on a bright future for digital collectibles on its platform.
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Wells Fargo is gearing up to use relationships in segments like wealth to spur growth across the bank, as Charlie Scharf eyes rivals' playbooks

As Scharf reorganizes the bank's sprawling wealth arm, he is looking to lean on relationships Wells Fargo has in other segments to help drive growth.
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A new 57-page report on Instagram strategy includes insights like ideal caption length and number of hashtags. Here are 5 key takeaways.

A new report from Mention and HubSpot breaks down the best practices to optimize engagement on Instagram for marketing.
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Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com is taking its logistics arm public for $3.16 billion. Here's how it built an operation that rivals Amazon's delivery speed and skill.

JD Logistics is a force in Chinese e-commerce, with more than 1,000 warehouses and 21,000 delivery staff covering "almost all" of China.
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Snapchat won't pay $1 million per day to creators anymore but says it will still dish out 'millions per week'

Snap is retiring its $1 million daily Spotlight payouts to creators, opting to distribute an undisclosed monthly sum among a wider swath of talent.
Premium Finance 2021-05-21T14:36:46Z

Deutsche Bank gave incoming summer interns a choice between an in-person or remote program. 92% chose to head into the office.

A spokesperson for the German lender told Insider that Deutsche Bank is committed to evenly distributing work across virtual and in-person interns.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-21T14:04:54Z

14 giant advertisers from Facebook to Coca-Cola that are scrambling to hire ad agencies, and who could win the business

Billions in ad spending are on the line for advertising agency giants like WPP, Omnicom, IPG, Dentsu, and Publicis.
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From 'Lead with Data' to 'Innovate Incrementally': Read the 9 tenets Goldman Sachs co-CIO Marco Argenti said are key to being an engineer at the bank

A new memo from Goldman Sachs co-CIO Marco Argenti to the firm's 10,000 engineers details the bank's approach to engineering.
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Hedge funds like Millennium, Citadel, and Blackstone have dumped shares in the Michael Klein-backed SPAC set to acquire Lucid Motors

Sculptor Capital and Coatue became new investors in the SPAC this past quarter, going against the grain in a broader sell-off of the stock.
Premium Strategy 2021-05-21T13:45:29Z

The billionaire Zhang Yiming, 38, is standing down as CEO of TikTok's parent firm. Here's why his candid memo is a master class in stepping away.

Zhang Yiming wrote an unusually candid memo on why he was leaving his role as CEO of TikTok's parent firm to focus on longer-term initiatives.
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Meet the architects building multimillion-dollar underground bunkers for the ultra-rich, complete with secret bookcase doorways and robot security

One $14 million panic-room project specialist Clyde Scott recently built in the San Jose Valley includes a bowling alley and indoor pool.
Premium Media 2021-05-21T13:06:15Z

The top creator economy moves of the week, from Maven's $20 million in funding to Jellysmack's crypto exec hire

Recent creator economy news includes new hires at Jellysmack and Popular Pays, and $20 million in funding for online-course startup Maven.
Premium Retail 2021-05-21T12:45:33Z

This entrepreneur sold his food-ordering tech to Grubhub one decade ago, and worries now he helped the company exploit restaurants. Older and wiser, he's created a startup that puts restaurants back in control.

Collin Wallace, CEO of ZeroStorefront, says the delivery industry has evolved to generate growth at all costs, often at the expense of restaurants.
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The 19 most powerful WarnerMedia content execs, as the HBO Max and Warner Bros. owner prepares to merge with Discovery

After a company-wide management shake-up at WarnerMedia, Insider identified the 19 top execs in charge of content for HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros.
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The CEO of hot CBD-skincare startup Prima dishes on how he got VCs like Greycroft and Lerer Hippeau to invest

Investors told Insider that getting into the $9.2 million round was competitive because of bullishness over consumer skincare and CBD products.
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Most Americans think it's a good time to buy a house even though they think prices will keep soaring, which shows just how irresistible the dream of 合约数字币和虚拟币homeownership is

People are willing to make all-cash offers, outbid investors, waive due diligence, buy sight unseen, and aggressively lobby sellers to nab a 合约数字币和虚拟币home.
Premium Advertising 2021-05-21T12:11:23Z

A startup that wants to help creators harness fans' contact info has raised $3 million in seed funding

The startup works with influencers to help them collect first-party data like emails to pitch for brand deals and to do their own marketing.
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