Headlines on 2020-02-19

  • Take a look inside Louis Vuitton's first restaurant

    Louis Vuitton recently opened a new restaurant called Le Café V. It is located within the brand's four-story maison in Osaka, Japan, Women's Wear Daily reports.  This opening follows two other recent major announcements from Louis Vuitton: that it purchased the second-largest diamond in the world and that it has entered a multiyear partnership with the NBA. In addition, Vuitton's parent company, LVMH, is set to open a location of the famed Italian restaurant Langosteria in Paris, according to...

    Business Insider
  • Boston University is building an enormous new building that looks like a Jenga tower and uses no fossil fuels

    Boston University is adding an environmentally sustainable building to its campus. The building, which is set to be finished in 2022, will not use any fossil fuels.  The Center for Computing and Data Science will be the largest building on campus and incorporate energy-saving technology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Boston University is taking a major step towards sustainability with its 19-story, 350,000 square-foot building planning to be finished in 2022. The building,...

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  • Coronavirus Update: Diamond Princess Passengers Leave Ship As Expert Slams Quarantine

    A total of 621 people from the cruise ship have now been confirmed to have COVID-19 — or about 20% of the 3,011 people who had been tested for the coronavirus disease as of Wednesday.

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  • The 4 types of credit cards everyone should have to diversify rewards and benefits and enjoy travel protections

    When it comes to picking the right credit cards for you, tailor your choices to your spending habits and travel goals. A cash-back card like the Fidelity Rewards Visa Signature Card or the Chase Freedom Unlimited is great for getting a strong return on your everyday spending, and most of these cards have no annual fee.  You should also consider a card that earns transferable points, like the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card or the American Express® Gold Card. If you travel, a co-branded hotel or...

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  • Amid Census Concerns, Religious Leaders Asked To Quell Fears

    The Census Bureau plans to rely on houses of worship to help promote participation. But some faith leaders are not sure how to address fear among their congregants on how census data could be misused.

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  • The best budget printers

    Today's budget printers don't skimp on features or print quality and come loaded with additional functions like copy, scan, and even fax. For our guide to the best budget printers, we focused on models priced under a hundred dollars. With its plentiful features, great print quality, and very low price, our pick for the best cheap printer is the Canon Pixma TR4520. Following close behind is our second favorite, the Epson Expression Premium XP-7100. A printer is useful for churning out pages upon...

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  • Here are 9 resources aspiring female tech leaders need to take advantage of right now to land a job as CIO and close the staggering gender gap in the C-suite

    While the number of female chief information officers is growing, the position is still dominated by men.  The universe is so small that women CIOs in Silicon Valley almost all know each other and meet for quarterly dinners, according to Ellie Mae's Linh Lam.  As CIO of one of the nation's largest mortgage processors, Lam has lived through many of the struggles that up-and-coming female tech leaders are also likely to face.  One struggle for Lam, for example, was learning how to speak-up and...

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  • Big Tech companies have a new question: Build, Buy or Bail

    Welcome to this week's edition of Trending, the newsletter where we highlight BI Prime's biggest tech stories. I'm Alexei Oreskovic, Business Insider's West Coast bureau chief and global tech editor. If this is your first time here, this is how you can get Trending in your inbox every week. This week: To build or to buy, tech's fundamental question takes center stage "Build or Buy?" is one of the fundamental questions for any tech business. The unrelenting rhythm of innovation in technology, the...

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  • All the Pixar films and shorts you can stream on Disney Plus — from 'Toy Story' to 'Inside Out'

    Disney Plus houses all the Pixar movies alongside a variety of brand-new movies and shorts made exclusively for the streaming service. Yearly subscriptions are just $69.99/year ($5.83/month) and month to month subscriptions are $83.88/year ($6.99/month). There's even a package with Hulu and ESPN+ for $12.99/month. So far, more than 10 million people have signed up for Disney Plus with numbers projected to reach 18 million by the end of 2020. See more: All the new movies you can watch on Disney...

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  • Deutsche Bank’s Perilous Pursuit of Profit

    In 1999, the German colossus Deutsche Bank was poised to acquire Bankers Trust. This purchase would give Deutsche a foothold in the United States and dramatically expand its investment banking business. The price was $10 billion, the largest foreign takeover of a U.S. bank in history. It would make Deutsche one of the largest financial institutions in the world. But there was a problem.DARK TOWERS: DEUTSCHE BANK, DONALD TRUMP, AND AN EPIC TALE OF DESTRUCTION by David EnrichCustom House, 416 pp.,...

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  • 'No standing on boxes!': Trump and Bloomberg traded insults ahead of the billionaire's first Democratic debate

    President Donald Trump and Mike Bloomberg traded barbs ahead of Wednesday night's Democratic presidential debate. Trump accused the billionaire former New York City mayor of "illegally buying" the Democratic nomination. The president also ribbed Bloomberg about his height, tweeting, "No standing on boxes!" "Can't trust a word you say — and now you want us to believe you?" Bloomberg tweeted back. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump and Mike Bloomberg...

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  • The best smart lock for a keyless home

    While traditional lock-and-key systems have improved over time, the basic mechanism hasn’t really changed since the first lock was invented more than a thousand years ago: A piece of metal that is just the right shape pushes pins inside a lock into the proper position, allowing the lock mechanism to turn. As a society, it’s been tough to replace a system that has worked reasonably reliably for literally a millennium.Are smart locks really better? You can thank the hospitality industry for...

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