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A Senate staffer just became the first known person on Capitol Hill to be infected with the coronavirus
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A Senate staffer just became the first known person on Capitol Hill to be infected with the coronavirus

A staffer who works in Sen. Maria Cantwell's office has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the first person connected to Congress who's been...

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Amazon is set to license the 'Just Walk Out' technology it uses in its Go stores
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Amazon is set to license the 'Just Walk Out' technology it uses in its Go stores

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to...

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9 ways to protect yourself from getting sick in an open office
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9 ways to protect yourself from getting sick in an open office

With the number of coronavirus cases increasing, you may be wondering how to protect yourself from getting sick while at work. According to a new...

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Amazon won't penalise warehouse workers for taking unpaid time off amid the coronavirus outbreak
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Amazon won't penalise warehouse workers for taking unpaid time off amid the coronavirus outbreak

Amazon is not going to penalise warehouse workers for taking unpaid time off (UPT) this month due to the coronavirus outbreak, CNBC reports....

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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Twitter ask employees to stay away from Silicon Valley and Seattle HQs as they bunker down against coronavirus
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Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, and Twitter ask employees to stay away from Silicon Valley and Seattle HQs as they bunker down against coronavirus

Tech giants including Facebook, Amazon, and Google have asked employees to work from home amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Facebook and Amazon...

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The Drive-Thru: Coronavirus impacts everyone in retail, from execs to employees and consumers
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The Drive-Thru: Coronavirus impacts everyone in retail, from execs to employees and consumers

Happy Friday! I'm Shoshy Ciment, a junior reporter at Business Insider, here with your hourly reminder to wash your hands. Now that that's out of...

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Photos of San Francisco taken 10 years apart show how much the city has changed
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Photos of San Francisco taken 10 years apart show how much the city has changed

San Francisco has visibly changed in the last decade as tech companies and workers have continuously made themselves more comfortable in the city....

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is fully 5G — here's how much every model costs and where to buy
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The Samsung Galaxy S20 lineup is fully 5G — here's how much every model costs and where to buy

Samsung's latest Galaxy S phones for 2020, the S20 series, are now available for general purchase at several online retailers and carrier stores....

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A 'breathing' $400 million supertall skyscraper is being built in Dubai. Here's what the 990-foot tower will look like when it's finished in 2021.
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A 'breathing' $400 million supertall skyscraper is being built in Dubai. Here's what the 990-foot tower will look like when it's finished in 2021.

A $400 million skyscraper being built in Dubai will give the impression that it "breathes," as CNN reported. Wasl Tower's facade will have ceramic...

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A leaked Target email urges store managers to carry on business as usual while coronavirus fears create a 'scary, stressful' time for employees
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A leaked Target email urges store managers to carry on business as usual while coronavirus fears create a 'scary, stressful' time for employees

Target sent an email to store leaders across the US on Tuesday morning instructing them not to change anything about how stores function, despite...

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19 major US cities where you can actually save money after rent, taxes, and other day-to-day expenses
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19 major US cities where you can actually save money after rent, taxes, and other day-to-day expenses

Some cities are more expensive to live in than others. Clever Real Estate calculated how much money is left over from a biweekly paycheck in...

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JCPenney is taking a page out of Walmart's playbook as it rolls out curbside pickup
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JCPenney is taking a page out of Walmart's playbook as it rolls out curbside pickup

JCPenney is taking a cue from the strategies of retailers like Walmart, Target, and Whole Foods by expanding its curbside pickup service. JCPenney...

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The Drive-Thru: Coronavirus spreads to retail, Victoria's Secret closes stores, and BI heads to eTail West
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The Drive-Thru: Coronavirus spreads to retail, Victoria's Secret closes stores, and BI heads to eTail West

Hello! This is Shoshy Ciment reporting from sunny Palm Springs, California! And yes, this is for work! I've been at the eTail West conference all...

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How to delete a listing on Airbnb, or snooze or temporarily unlist it instead
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How to delete a listing on Airbnb, or snooze or temporarily unlist it instead

You can delete a listing on Airbnb if you no longer wish to rent out your property on the rental platform. If you deactivate a listing from Airbnb,...

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8 photos that show how different Apple stores looked when they first opened — and how they've changed (AAPL)
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8 photos that show how different Apple stores looked when they first opened — and how they've changed (AAPL)

The first Apple retail stores opened their doors in May 2001. The first stores had a mix of furniture, hawked deals on third-party products, and...

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This no-pull dog harness transforms walks from stressful to relaxed — here's how it works and why I recommend it if you struggle with leash-pulling
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This no-pull dog harness transforms walks from stressful to relaxed — here's how it works and why I recommend it if you struggle with leash-pulling

If you struggle with leash-pulling, the Balance Harness can transform walks with your dog from stressful to relaxed. The harness fits snugly, which...

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A new San Francisco high-rise is now leasing apartments that start at $3,500 in what's being called the city's new neighborhood. Here's what the tower will look like.
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A new San Francisco high-rise is now leasing apartments that start at $3,500 in what's being called the city's new neighborhood. Here's what the tower will look like.

A new apartment high-rise in San Francisco will add 550 housing units priced between $3,500 and $9,900 a month. The tower is called Fifteen Fifty...

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The 13 highest-paying jobs for people who want to work less than 40 hours a week
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The 13 highest-paying jobs for people who want to work less than 40 hours a week

Some high-paying jobs allow employees to work less than the typical American. Using Census data, we found 13 jobs where you can work less than 40...

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I'm a regular user of Rent the Runway Unlimited — here's what I thought about Vince's luxury rental service that's the same price
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I'm a regular user of Rent the Runway Unlimited — here's what I thought about Vince's luxury rental service that's the same price

Clothing rental services are becoming more and more popular, and Vince is one of the latest brands to take part with its rental service, Vince...

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A Louisiana couple bought an 80-year-old general store for $55,000 and turned it into their dream home. Here's how they did it — and what it looks like now.
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A Louisiana couple bought an 80-year-old general store for $55,000 and turned it into their dream home. Here's how they did it — and what it looks like now.

In 2018, Rod Roddy and his fiancée Lisa Cinnater bought an old general store in Louisiana for $55,000. The couple runs a renovation company called...

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Pier 1's bankruptcy filing may hold a silver lining for the struggling home-goods retailer
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Pier 1's bankruptcy filing may hold a silver lining for the struggling home-goods retailer

Forth Worth, Texas-based home furnishings retailer Pier 1 Imports has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. With its filing, Pier 1 noted that it is...

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Boeing found debris from manufacturing in stored 737 Max jets, a problem that has plagued the company on a different plane (BA)
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Boeing found debris from manufacturing in stored 737 Max jets, a problem that has plagued the company on a different plane (BA)

Boeing has found debris, likely left over from manufacturing, in several stored 737 Max aircraft, Leeham News reported. The items, known as foreign...

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18 major US cities where rent and taxes eat up all of a worker's paycheck
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18 major US cities where rent and taxes eat up all of a worker's paycheck

A majority of Americans are struggling to make ends meet: about 78% of Americans were living paycheck to paycheck in 2017. Clever Real Estate...

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Pier 1 braces for sale after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (PIR)
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Pier 1 braces for sale after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy (PIR)

Pier 1, a home goods retailer based in Fort Worth, Texas, has filed for bankruptcy. A press release from Business Wire said that the company is...

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The LA head at Virtue Worldwide is leaving as churn at Vice's ad agency continues
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The LA head at Virtue Worldwide is leaving as churn at Vice's ad agency continues

Vice Media has lost several high-ranking people at its ad agency, Virtue Worldwide. The latest exits impacted Virtue's Los Angeles office, which is...

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The developer of a luxury high-rise in New York City must remove its top floors after judge ruled it abused zoning laws to build more stories
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The developer of a luxury high-rise in New York City must remove its top floors after judge ruled it abused zoning laws to build more stories

A New York City Supreme Court judge has ordered a Manhattan developer to remove an undetermined number of floors from a residential tower currently...

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Meet the 29-year-old YouTuber who rakes in $1 million a year from his channel and has done $125 million in property deals. He explains why he saves 'like 99%' of his income to invest in real estate.
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Meet the 29-year-old YouTuber who rakes in $1 million a year from his channel and has done $125 million in property deals. He explains why he saves 'like 99%' of his income to invest in real estate.

Graham Stephan, YouTube sensation and real-estate investor, leverages a frugal and long-term mindset in order to save 99% of his income. Once he...

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Retailers now know more about us than ever before thanks to AI, but experts insist it 'can improve lives'
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Retailers now know more about us than ever before thanks to AI, but experts insist it 'can improve lives'

Artificial intelligence is becoming more advanced than ever, and retail experts say it will become increasingly essential in making stores more...

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5 charts that help explain Airbnb's rise from spare-room startup to $31 billion travel behemoth
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5 charts that help explain Airbnb's rise from spare-room startup to $31 billion travel behemoth

Airbnb has fundamentally changed the way many people travel by bringing home sharing into the mainstream. The company, last valued at $31 billion...

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5 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day as a queer person and feel good about it
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5 ways to celebrate Valentine's Day as a queer person and feel good about it

Anni Irish is a writer who has taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City; she holds a BFA from Tufts University, an MA in gender and...

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