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In the week before Thanksgiving, Poteaux had nearly 100 preorders for Thanksgiving meals, which cost $89 for two people and $169 for four people. For people who want to skip the traditional turkey, there’s also an Angus beef option. “We have sold more whole smoked turkeys this year than last,” Baran told NBC News. For $60, the meal feeds two people and offers all of the traditional Thanksgiving fare, without the time spent cooking and cleaning up. “It's just going to be the two of us at our apartment in Boston, and neither of us have our hearts set on the traditional Thanksgiving fare.
Persons: they’re, “ It’s, ” Michelle Poteaux, Poteaux, there’s, Angus, , Mike Baran, , ” Baran, Katie Trovitch, Chris, Trovitch, ” Trovitch, Shevaun Betzler, “ It's, ” Betzler, ” Tracy Smith Organizations: NBC News, NBC Locations: Alexandria , Virginia, United States, Indianapolis , Indiana, St, Louis , Missouri, Arizona, Olive, Webster Groves , Missouri, Boston, New England, Tuckerton , New Jersey
Amazon's cloud service back up after widespread outage
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( Reuters Staff | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seen during the 4th annual America Digital Latin American Congress of Business and Technology in Santiago, Chile, September 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado(Reuters) - Inc’s widely used cloud service, Amazon Web Services (AWS) was back up on Thursday following an outage that affected several users ranging from websites to software providers. Amazon Kinesis, a part of AWS’ cloud offerings, collects, processes and analyzes real-time data and offers insights. AWS said it had identified the cause of the outage and taken action to prevent a recurrence, according to the status update. The company did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment on the cause of the outage.
Persons: Ivan Alvarado Organizations: Amazon Web Services, America Digital, Business, Technology, REUTERS, Reuters, Roku Inc, Flickr, Baltimore Sun, Twitter Locations: Santiago , Chile
Midwestern Governors Seek More Federal Covid-19 Aid for Businesses
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( Kris Maher | ) + 0.75   time to read: 1 min
A growing number of governors are calling for another round of coronavirus-relief legislation from Washington, saying they are unable to provide additional funds to small businesses amid budget shortfalls. The issue is gaining urgency as money from federal relief passed earlier this year runs out ahead of a year-end deadline to spend it.
Locations: Washington
“It hurts us to see these accusations,” Glencore Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg told Swiss newspaper NZZ. A survey by Swiss broadcaster SRF showed 57% of those polled backed the responsible business initiative over the government proposal. “Switzerland tends to fall more towards the bottom of the pack, not just in terms of human rights but also on socially economically progressive issues. “That would be critical to any defence if Chadian citizens came forward claiming human rights harms,” Van Woudenberg said. “We clearly support the commitment to protect and strengthen human rights and the environment along the supply chain of our companies,” she said.
Persons: Glencore, , Ivan Glasenberg, Antoine de Saint, Barry Callebaut, SRF, Florian Wettstein, Gallen, it’s, ” Wettstein, Anneke Van Woudenberg, PetroChad Mangara, ” Van Woudenberg, Denise Laufer, , ” It’s, Thomas Gottstein Organizations: Commodities, REUTERS, Voters, Business Initiative, Swiss, Novartis, Roche, Nestle, University of St, Reuters, Union, Organisation for Economic Co, Development, Glencore, PetroChad, Chadian, Credit Suisse Locations: ZURICH, Peru, Zurich, Switzerland, Cerro, Pasco, Swiss, France, Britain, Canada, Trafigura, London, Chad, , SwissHoldings
You can repost a video on Instagram from another user in several ways, using the official Instagram app, a screen recording, or a third-party app. To repost a video to your Instagram Story, tap the paper plane icon underneath the video post you want to share. There's no built-in way to repost Instagram videos to your profile — you'll need to make a screen recording of it, or use a third-party app like Repost. Here are three ways to repost an Instagram video, using an iPhone or Android phone. William Antonelli/Business InsiderHow to repost a video on Instagram using the Repost appThe Repost app, which is available for both iPhone and Android users, is a popular option for reposting photos and videos.
Persons: William Antonelli, You'll, Devon Organizations: Business, Devon Delfino, Tech
Seven business owners, all of whom run ads for small businesses, told Business Insider that Facebook's slow, opaque, and "pay-to-play" customer support system has left them locked out for weeks as they try to get erroneous bans resolved. But in interviews with Business Insider, seven business owners and ad agencies said they've seen an uptick in bans that Facebook ultimately admitted were made in error. We apologize for any inconvenience recent disruptions may have caused," a Facebook spokesperson told Business Insider. He told Business Insider he managed to contact the fact checker, who acknowledged the error, and the ad was restored temporarily. In one Facebook group, advertisers claimed Facebook's AI has also mistaken necklaces for adult toys and arcades for gambling content.
Persons: they've, , Mark Zuckerberg, Donald Trump, That's, Zuckerberg, Joe Biden, Simon Wagner, Wagner, Eric Allred, They're, Jay Topp, Justin Brooke, Brooke, Jerry's —, let's, Khabra, it's Organizations: Facebook, Business, Trump, Democratic, El Dorado Digital, Lion Social, Ad, Google, Unilever, Verizon, Ford, Canada, Hop Skip Media Locations: Kenosha , Wisconsin, Australia
John Fetterman, the former mayor of Braddock, was elected lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania in 2018, beating out better funded opponents. He is often discussed as a potential candidate for governor or US Senate, with elections for both taking place in 2022. John Fetterman, the former mayor of Braddock, was elected lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania in 2018, beating out better-funded opponents. There are several reasons why Fetterman is probably the first lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania that anyone outside the state could recognize. "I think that's what needs to be inculcated more deeply in our criminal justice conversation."
Persons: John Fetterman, Fetterman, Sen, Bernie Sanders, hasn't, It's, Tom Wolf, Corry Sanders, Sanders, Edgar Thompson, Michael S, Williamson, Braddock, Pennsylvania's, Gisele, JohnFetterman, — Gisele Barreto Fetterman, Gov, Donald Trump's, Trump, Bill Clark, Trump's, I'm, Hugo Chavez —, , Sidney Powell, lightheartedly, Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Biden, Republican Pat Toomey, Toomey, Wolf Organizations: Business, Trump, Steelers, Eagles, Democratic, Chevy, Republican, Superior Motors, Washington, Getty, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, AmeriCorps, Twitter, CNN, MSNBC, US, Texas, Gov, Philadelphia Flyers Locations: Braddock, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Wawa, Harrisburg, McKeesport , Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Braddock , Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Brazil, New York City, Brooklyn, Newark, United States, Clairton , Pennsylvania, that's, York, Western
Parler CEO John Matze confirmed to Business Insider that an email vendor for the social network exposed user data, but denied any user data was affected. On Tuesday, Twitter was abuzz with rumors of a hack of the social media platform Parler, favored by conservatives and allies of President Donald Trump. But in the midst of the rumors, an actual breach of Parler users' data did occur, when a third-party vendor's misconfigured cloud server was exploited by hackers, who say they grabbed significant user data. Cottle tweeted of the real hacked data that "In total, there is approximately 6.3GB of user data from Parler in CSV format. He also gave a different account from Matze about Parler users' data being accessed.
Persons: , Donald Trump, John Matze, Twitter, Parler, Aubrey Cottle, Cottle, John Jackson, Matze, Larry Ward, Ward, OLIVIER DOULIERY, Chris Vickery Organizations: Twitter, Washington, Business, Fox News, Political Media, Political, AFP, Amazon, AWS, The Washington Examiner, Washington Examiner, Parler's Locations: Washington
The Walt Disney Company said Wednesday it plans to terminate the employment of some 32,000 people in the first half of 2021, Variety reported. Disney is laying off some 32,000 people who work for the company in the first half of 2020. In a filing this week with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, The Walt Disney Company said it would be terminating the employment of "approximately 32,000 employees," primarily at its parks, Variety reported on Wednesday. The number includes Disney Parks' September announcement that 28,000 employees — many of whom were part-time employees — would be laid off, Variety confirmed. The parks, including Florida's Walt Disney World and California's Disneyland, were forced to close at the start of the pandemic.
Persons: furloughs, Walt Organizations: Walt Disney Company, Variety, Disney, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Disney Parks, SEC, Business, Walt Disney Locations: California
An employee cleans the grounds behind the closed gates of Disneyland Park on the first day of the closure of Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks, in Anaheim, California, on March 14, 2020. Disney is expanding the scope of its layoffs to around 32,000 workers as the coronavirus pandemic continues to pummel the theme park industry. Prolonged closures at Disney's California-based theme parks and limited attendance at its open parks has forced the company to slim down its workforce. This division includes all of Disney's domestic and international theme parks as well as its resorts, cruise line and merchandising. As of Wednesday, Orange County, where Disneyland's two California parks are located, is seeing 20.2 cases per 100,000 people.
Persons: Disney Organizations: Disney, SEC Locations: Disney California, Anaheim , California, Disney's California, California, Orange County
Disney is laying off 32,000 employees
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( Hanna Ziady | Cnn Business | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
London (CNN Business) Walt Disney Co. is laying off 32,000 employees, about 4,000 more than previously announced, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hammer its parks and resorts business. Disney DIS The pandemic has slammed's parks business, and forced it to suspend cruise ship sailings and delay major film releases. All 12 of its parks in North America, Asia and Europe were closed between March and May. While Disney has since reopened theme parks in Shanghai and Florida, its flagship park in California will remain shut at least until the end of 2020. Disney swung to a loss of $2.8 billion for the year to September 30, marking a sharp reversal from the previous year, when the company posted a $10.4 billion profit.
Organizations: London, CNN Business, Walt Disney Co, US Securities and Exchange, Disney Locations: North America, Asia, Europe, Shanghai, Florida, California, Paris, France
AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford are facing criticism over their COVID-19 vaccine trial results after admitting a mistake in the vaccine dosage. AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford on Wednesday acknowledged a dosing error in their COVID-19 vaccine trial — and some health experts have said it has eroded their confidence in the shot. The COVID-19 vaccine is on average 70% effective, according to the latest large-scale trial results announced Monday. Their vaccine trials were paused after an "unexplained illness" in one UK trial participant in September. In November, drugmakers Pfizer and Moderna announced that trial results suggested their respective vaccines were 95% effective in preventing COVID-19.
Persons: Pangalos, Moncef Slaoui, John LaMattina, John Moore, Natalie Dean, Dean, drugmakers Organizations: AstraZeneca, University of Oxford, New York Times, Astrazeneca, Oxford, University of Florida, Wednesday, Reuters, and Drug Administration, Weill Cornell Medical College, Times, Twitter, Wall Street, Business, drugmakers Pfizer, Moderna Locations: Brazil, South Africa, Britain, COVID
Biden is considering regulatory veteran Gary Gensler, who worked for both the Obama and Clinton administrations, for Deputy Treasury Secretary, they said. Kenneth Chenault, who spent nearly 40 years at American Express, is also being considered for a top economic policy position, they added. President-elect Joe Biden is considering Roger Ferguson, Gary Gensler, and Kenneth Chenault for some of the top economic policy roles in his administration, CNBC reported Wednesday, citing sources close to the matter. Former American Express CEO Chenault, who has sat on boards including at Facebook, Airbnb, and Berkshire Hathaway, could also be in the running for another economic policy position, the sources said. Kenneth ChenaultJustin Sullivan/Getty ImagesFormer American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault is also under consideration for a top economic policy position, the sources said.
Persons: Joe Biden, Roger Ferguson, Biden, Gary Gensler, Obama, Clinton, Kenneth Chenault, Ferguson, Gensler, Janet Yellen, Chenault, Berkshire Hathaway, TIAA, Barack Obama's, Gary Gensler Gary Gensler, Chip Somodevilla, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton's, Goldman Sachs, Kenneth Chenault Justin Sullivan, Read, Airbnb Organizations: Federal Reserve, of Governors, National Economic Council, CNBC, American Express, Teachers Insurance, Economic Council, Commodity Futures Trading, Treasury Department, Former American Express, Facebook, Berkshire, Treasury, Fortune, Harvard University, Governors, Barack, Board, Getty, Business, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, United, Financial Markets, Domestic Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management, IBM, Procter, Gamble, General Catalyst Partners Locations: United States, Berkshire
New reporting by CNN alleges that Fox News higher-ups are asking guests not to appear on Newsmax, its cable TV rival. Newsmax's ratings have exploded after the election as it offers its viewers false hope that President Trump may yet win re-election. An intense rivalry over guest appearances and TV ratings is brewing between Fox News and Newsmax, according to CNN. Fox News sources told CNN that producers are now monitoring guest bookings on Newsmax, and pressuring guests who appear on both channels to stop going on Newsmax. On Tuesday, the president tweeted Newsmax's unverified online poll asking "Should President Trump concede to Biden?"
Persons: Trump, Fox, Newsmax, Chris Ruddy, Donald Trump, Greg Kelly, Joe Biden's, Biden Organizations: CNN, Fox, Fox News, Business Locations: Newsmax, Maricopa County
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Persons: Tesla, I'm, Kristen Lee, Porsche Taycan, Porsche, Lewis Hamilton, it's Organizations: Turbo, Audi, Porsche, , Volkswagen, Business, CCS, EPA, crashworthiness, National, Traffic Safety Administration, Insurance Institute for Highway, Tesla
Sidney Powell, the attorney formerly working with the Trump campaign, has released legal documents challenging election results in Georgia and Michigan. Business Insider found that the Michigan suit had been lodged in federal court, but could not verify the status of the Georgia one. Attorney Sidney Powell has pressed ahead with lawsuits alleging "massive election fraud" in Georgia and Michigan even after President Donald Trump's legal team publicly dumped her. The segment prompted a right-wing backlash against Carlson, which quietened notably after the Trump legal team distanced itself from Powell. In Georgia, Powell's suit is aimed at Republican Govs.
Persons: Sidney Powell, Trump, Powell, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez, Donald Trump's, Rudy Giuliani, Maggie Haberman, Biden, Hugo Chavez, Andrew Appel, Appel, , Jonathan Ernst, Reuters Powell, Tucker Carlson, Carlson, quietened, Gretchen Whitmer, Republican Govs, Brian Kemp, Brad Raffenberger, Raffenberger Organizations: Business, Michigan, States Districct, Trump, New York Times, CNN, Princeton, RNC, Reuters, Fox News, Democratic, Republican Locations: Georgia, Michigan, States, Venezuelan, China, Iran, Washington, Powell, In Michigan
Zhou's fund, which focuses on international large-cap stocks, combines fundamental research and stock selection with ESG analysis and a low-carbon mandate. "We have this approach that allows us to own both best-in-class ESG companies and also the ESG momentum companies," she explained. "Our quantitative peers can only fish in the best-in-class ESG company investment universe because they don't know the company from a fundamental perspective." "Even though Alibaba is a platform company, they have humongous power to influence the companies on their platform," she said. "This little game has been existing for two to three years and there have been 30 million monthly active users playing this game," Zhou said.
Persons: Di Zhou, Zhou, Bill Gross, Bill Miller, Luxshare's, , Alibaba, Ant Financial's, It's Organizations: International, Morningstar, Business, Ubisoft Entertainment, Luxshare, Industry, Wilshire Associates, Wilshire, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago, Lehman Brothers, Barclays, SBI Mutual Fund, Thornburg Investment Management, Bloomberg, Ubisoft, Ant Locations: New York, Sustainalytics, China
A few of these jobs, like software developers and computer systems analysts, fall into the tech industry. She suggests learning entry-level skills, whether that be through free online tutorials or coding bootcamps. The tech industry is primed to add a ton of jobs over the next decade. According to reporting from CNBC, bootcamp Hackbright Academy in San Francisco aims to get more women into tech jobs. A look at some of the coding bootcamps in the USSome bootcamps can be more expensive than others with different lengths of the program and the kinds of skills taught.
Persons: Amanda Augustine, Augustine, Michael Henderson, bootcamps, bootcamp, Insider's Weng Cheong, Cheong, Udemy Organizations: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Business, Labor, BLS, Flatiron, CNBC, bootcamp Hackbright Academy, Facebook, Flatiron School, IBM, Dojo, Occupational Information Locations: San Francisco, New York City, Blackrock
The world has changed drastically in the two years since D1 Capital launched. And Dan Sundheim has made money through it all, thanks to a string of bets that have emerged as winners in the new normal. Business Insider earlier this month took a look at the rise of Sundheim, based on conversations with a dozen of his college classmates, coworkers, and people who've invested with him. They revealed a whip-smart, mild-mannered colleague who had early flashes of investing brilliance. "I think of Dan like LeBron James.
Persons: Dan Sundheim, hasn't, who've, Dan, LeBron James Organizations: D1 Capital, Wharton, Charlotte Hornets, Viking Global Investors, D1, Business
Business Insider obtained a copy of Uber's employee handbook. Changing Uber's culture was one of Dara Khosrowshahi's top priorities when he became the ride-hailing firm's CEO in 2017. Uber's current employee handbook makes especially clear the differences between Khosrowshahi and Kalanick's attitudes toward workplace culture are also apparent. Where Kalanick once jokingly lamented that company policies prevented him from having sex with his coworkers, Uber's current employee handbook outlines rules around intra-company romantic relationships in less crass terms. Business Insider obtained a copy of Uber's employee handbook, which you can read below:Are you a current or former Uber employee?
Persons: Dara Khosrowshahi, Travis Kalanick, Dara Khosrowshahi's, Uber, Khosrowshahi, Kalanick Organizations: Business
Business Insider asked attorneys and legal recruiters for the books they recommend people read to advance their career and develop the skills needed to succeed in law. Here are the 23 books they suggest should go on your bookshelf. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. And those who eventually want to land an in-house job at a company might pick up a copy of "The Insider Counsel Revolution," written by the former general counsel of GE. Business Insider spoke with 16 industry insiders, including lawyers, GCs, and legal recruiters, about the books they found the most interesting and eye-opening about the industry.
Persons: Hogan Lovells Organizations: GE, Business
ByteDance gets another week to sell off TikTok's U.S. business
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( Sam Shead | ) sentiment -1.00   time to read: +1 min
TikTok logos are seen on smartphones in front of a displayed ByteDance logo in this illustration taken November 27, 2019. ByteDance has been given another week to sell off TikTok's U.S. business and avoid a ban, according to reports. The Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) has told ByteDance, the Chinese parent of TikTok, it now has until Dec. 4 to secure a deal. President Donald Trump told ByteDance on Aug. 14 that it must find a suitable buyer for TikTok's U.S. business in 90 days or face being blocked in the country. Trump signed a CFIUS directive at the time, saying the short video app presented a national security risk.
Persons: ByteDance, CFIUS, Donald Trump, Trump, TikTok, TikTok hasn't, Joe Biden isn't Organizations: Foreign Investment, Treasury, Financial Times, BBC, TikTok's, Walmart, Oracle, Microsoft, CNBC, TikTok, U.S . Treasury Locations: United States, U.S
UK PM Johnson appoints business consultant as new chief of staff
  + stars: | 2020-11-26 | by ( ) + 0.99   time to read: +1 min
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appointed Dan Rosenfield, a business consultant and former treasury official, as his new chief of staff on Thursday. Johnson is reshaping his senior team of advisers following the dramatic departure of Dominic Cummings earlier this month. "The Prime Minister has today appointed Dan Rosenfield as his chief of staff," a statement from Johnson's office said. He will begin work in Downing Street on Dec. 7 and officially take up the Chief of Staff role on Jan. 1. Rosenfield joins from Hakluyt, a strategic advisory firm for businesses and investors, where he has been global head of corporate clients and head of the UK business since 2016, the government said.
Persons: Boris Johnson, Dan Rosenfield, Johnson, Dominic Cummings, Cummings, Rosenfield, Hakluyt, Alistair Darling, George Osborne Organizations: British, Bank of America Locations: Downing
Business Insider analyzed salary data Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo shared with the US government. Are you a current or former employee of Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, or Canoo? Business Insider analyzed salary data Tesla and upstarts like Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo shared with the US government to gain insight into the salaries they pay to stay competitive with their rivals. The data is from 2020 and represents either an average or range among employees included in Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, and Canoo's disclosures. Are you a current or former employee of Tesla, Rivian, Nikola, or Canoo?
Persons: Tesla, Nikola, Canoo Organizations: Business, Companies, of Foreign Labor Locations: Tesla
Airbnb's recent IPO filing revealed flexibility in Amazon Web Services contracts, as the firm disclosed that it received a three-year extension on its commitment to spend $1.2 billion on Amazon cloud services. The key to negotiating cloud contracts is pretty simple, according to cloud-industry consultant Corey Quinn, whose firm Duckbill Group helps companies save on cloud costs: Call your account manager. Are you an Amazon Web Services employee? The key to negotiating cloud contracts is pretty simple, according to Quinn: Call your account manager. "Here's one of the biggest secrets of AWS contract negotiation: The account manager is your advocate within AWS," he wrote in a Wednesday blog post on cloud contract negotiation.
Persons: Corey Quinn, Quinn, Ashley Stewart, Airbnb, Brian Chesky, Tim Bray, Brian Olsavsky, Olsavsky, We're Organizations: Web Services, Group, AWS, Amazon Web, Amazon Web Services, Amazon, Services, Business
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