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You'll no longer be able to buy flavored Juul e-cigarettes in retail stores because too many teens are vaping
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You'll no longer be able to buy flavored Juul e-cigarettes in retail stores because too many teens are vaping

The Silicon Valley startup Juul announced on Tuesday that it would temporarily stop selling its flavored e-cigarettes in stores. The move comes on...

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It looks like Amazon has recruited Alexa for its plan to rename an entire neighborhood in Virginia (AMZN)
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It looks like Amazon has recruited Alexa for its plan to rename an entire neighborhood in Virginia (AMZN)

Amazon announced Tuesday it had split its new "headquarters" between two cities, one of which is called National Landing, Virginia — a place that...

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Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.5 billion — here’s how he spends his fortune, from a $36.4 million penthouse to a year-long trip around the world
News 4 weeks ago
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is worth $5.5 billion — here’s how he spends his fortune, from a $36.4 million penthouse to a year-long trip around the world

Travis Kalanick's net worth is $5.45 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Kalanick keeps his personal life fairly under wraps,...

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Walmart has apparently been worried about Amazon for more than 15 years — here are all of the changes it has made to keep up in the online-shopping battle (WMT, AMZN)
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Walmart has apparently been worried about Amazon for more than 15 years — here are all of the changes it has made to keep up in the online-shopping battle (WMT, AMZN)

Walmart has been worried about Amazon for years, and it has forced Walmart to make some major changes to its e-commerce strategy. Those changes...

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We compared Amazon's lockers and Walmart's pickup towers to see which one was easier to use — and there was a clear winner (WMT, AMZN)
News 4 weeks ago
We compared Amazon's lockers and Walmart's pickup towers to see which one was easier to use — and there was a clear winner (WMT, AMZN)

Walmart and Amazon's pickup lockers allow shoppers to place orders online and pick them up in stores, rather than having their packages shipped...

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Homeowners can save $60 on a Ring video doorbell and get a free Echo Dot as an early Black Friday deal
News 1 month ago
Homeowners can save $60 on a Ring video doorbell and get a free Echo Dot as an early Black Friday deal

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from...

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I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why an Amazon HQ2 in Queens may be a disaster.
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I've lived near Long Island City for more than a decade. Here's why an Amazon HQ2 in Queens may be a disaster.

Amazon is splitting its second headquarters, known as HQ2, in two locations. Each will may attract about 25,000 new workers. The company wants to...

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Best Buy kicks off Black Friday early and opens again on Thanksgiving (BBY)
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Best Buy kicks off Black Friday early and opens again on Thanksgiving (BBY)

Best Buy will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. It will close at 1 a.m. and reopen at 8 a.m. on Black Friday. Best Buy is traditionally one of the...

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Renters in New York and DC could pay upwards of $200 more annually if Amazon splits its new headquarters between the 2 cities (AMZN)
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Renters in New York and DC could pay upwards of $200 more annually if Amazon splits its new headquarters between the 2 cities (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly considering splitting its new headquarters, HQ2, between Long Island City, New York, and Crystal City, Virginia, just outside...

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Thoma Bravo, Apttus's new owner, turns to damage control with partners like Salesforce and faces questions over an exec’s $26 million 'parachute package'
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Thoma Bravo, Apttus's new owner, turns to damage control with partners like Salesforce and faces questions over an exec’s $26 million 'parachute package'

Apttus is scrambling to calm employees and partners following allegations of misconduct by its former CEO. David Murphy, the chairman and interim...

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Google's got a major New York expansion in the works — and it could more than double its workforce there (GOOGL, GOOG)
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Google's got a major New York expansion in the works — and it could more than double its workforce there (GOOGL, GOOG)

Google plans to add enough space in New York City to have enough room to more than double its workforce there. As part of that expansion effort,...

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Amazon gained a huge perk from its HQ2 contest that's worth far more than any tax break (AMZN)
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Amazon gained a huge perk from its HQ2 contest that's worth far more than any tax break (AMZN)

Amazon's contest for the home of its second headquarters has helped the company score valuable data on land use and development across the United...

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Billionaire Marc Benioff celebrates after San Francisco votes for new tax that will take millions from big tech firms to solve the city's homelessness crisis
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Billionaire Marc Benioff celebrates after San Francisco votes for new tax that will take millions from big tech firms to solve the city's homelessness crisis

Proposition C, a measure which will tax San Francisco's largest companies in order to combat homelessness, passed on Tuesday. Salesforce CEO Marc...

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'We do have sewage problems': Long Island City, where Amazon will reportedly put part of HQ2, badly needs infrastructure upgrades (AMZN)
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'We do have sewage problems': Long Island City, where Amazon will reportedly put part of HQ2, badly needs infrastructure upgrades (AMZN)

Amazon is close to choosing Long Island City as one of the locations where it will place its HQ2 project, The New York Times reported on Monday...

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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)
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Facebook is launching pop-up stores at Macy's in a move that's straight out of Amazon's playbook (FB, M)

Facebook is partnering with Macy's to bring a selection of brands that are sold on Facebook and Instagram to its stores. These brands will be...

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11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't
News 1 month ago
11 insider facts most Black Friday workers know — and you probably don't

These industry secrets will help you shop Black Friday like a pro. No one has more insider knowledge about Black Friday than the sales associates...

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A cryptocurrency millionaire is buying up land in Nevada’s desert to build a utopian village run on Ethereum — here are the design plans
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A cryptocurrency millionaire is buying up land in Nevada’s desert to build a utopian village run on Ethereum — here are the design plans

A cryptocurrency millionaire has revealed his designs for an utopian community in the Nevada desert run completely on blockchain. The New York...

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Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)
News 1 month ago
Amazon is likely to build two new offices — take a look at the controversial spectacle leading up to 'HQ2' (AMZN)

It's been 14 months since Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, declared its intention to build a second headquarters. Founded in Seattle...

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We took a walk around Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon is reportedly planning to bring HQ2, and saw why it would be appealing to the e-commerce giant
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We took a walk around Long Island City, the New York neighborhood where Amazon is reportedly planning to bring HQ2, and saw why it would be appealing to the e-commerce giant

Amazon is reportedly developing its second headquarters, HQ2, in two separate locations: the Long Island City neighborhod of Queens, New York, and...

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Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here's why it would be disastrous (AMZN)
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Amazon is reportedly nearing a deal to make New York City one of the homes of its second headquarters — here's why it would be disastrous (AMZN)

Amazon is reportedly planning to name Long Island City neighborhood in Queens, New York half of its second headquarters, HQ2. HQ2 — which The New...

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People are furious about Amazon's reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)
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People are furious about Amazon's reported decision to split its HQ2 between New York City and Virginia after months of deliberation (AMZN)

Amazon is closing in on deals to develop its second headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, New York, and the Crystal City...

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New York's governor jokes he'll change his name to 'Amazon Cuomo' to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company's new headquarters
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New York's governor jokes he'll change his name to 'Amazon Cuomo' to win the HQ2 bid hours before a report that New York City will be home to one of the company's new headquarters

"I'll change my name to Amazon Cuomo if that's what it takes," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said to reporters on Monday in reference to his...

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Take a look inside the world's largest Lamborghini dealership
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Take a look inside the world's largest Lamborghini dealership

Two Lamborghini Aventadors and a Huracan in the Lamborghini Dubai showroom. Lamborghini Dubai is the Italian supercar maker's largest dealership....

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More people are going to be shopping on their phones under the Thanksgiving dinner table this year
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More people are going to be shopping on their phones under the Thanksgiving dinner table this year

Shoppers will take advantage of early Black Friday deals on their phones during Thanksgiving, according to a holiday forecast by Adobe Analytics....

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The 17 most prestigious internships anyone would be lucky to get
News 1 month ago
The 17 most prestigious internships anyone would be lucky to get

Internships are increasingly important for college and graduate students. In a survey of 13,000 former and current interns, Google, Apple, and...

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These 3 charts show why there's more good days ahead for e-commerce — and more bad times for traditional retailers (AMZN)
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These 3 charts show why there's more good days ahead for e-commerce — and more bad times for traditional retailers (AMZN)

Traditional retailers have been struggling, in part due to competition from online rivals. That competition is getting tougher; online stores are...

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Most Amazon Go stores are closed on the weekends — here's why (AMZN)
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Most Amazon Go stores are closed on the weekends — here's why (AMZN)

There are now six Amazon Go stores in existence, located in Seattle, Chicago, and San Francisco. Four out of the six stores are closed on the...

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More people lined up to buy a new $580 Android phone at T-Mobile's flagship store than the iPhone
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More people lined up to buy a new $580 Android phone at T-Mobile's flagship store than the iPhone

There was a larger line of people waiting to buy the new OnePlus 6T smartphone outside of T-Mobile's flagship Times Square store in New York City...

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The 10 least reliable cars of 2018 (GM)
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The 10 least reliable cars of 2018 (GM)

On Wednesday, Consumer Reports released its annual list of the 10 least reliable cars. The publication created the list by analyzing survey...

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Evan Spiegel named a new chief business officer for Snap before giving the job to someone else two days later (SNAP)
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Evan Spiegel named a new chief business officer for Snap before giving the job to someone else two days later (SNAP)

Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snap, recently named a new chief business officer for the company before changing his mind and giving the job to someone...

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