Personal Finance Daily: What we can learn from South Korea and Singapore’s efforts to stop coronavirus and on Equal Pay Day, a reminder that some women get paid less than men

Personal Finance Daily: What we can learn from South Korea and Singapore’s efforts to stop coronavirus and on Equal Pay Day, a reminder that some women get paid less than men

Tuesday’s top personal finance stories

This week’s top stories: iOS and iPadOS 13.4 features, 2020 iPad Pro reviews, much more

In this week’s top stories: Apple releases iOS and iPadOS 13.4 to the public, alongside tvOS 13.4, watchOS 6.2, and macOS Catalina 10.15.4. The first iPad Pro 2020 reviews are also here, the COVID-19 pandemic continues, and much more. Read on for all of this …

20 of the Top Virtual Keynote Speakers

With the world on lockdown due to this Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, conferences and workshops are being cancelled or postponed until further notice. If you were organizing an event for your company and don’t know how to continue, contact a virtual keynote…

The Navy refused to let Tom Cruise fly an F/A-18 Super Hornet in ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Paramount Pictures Tom Cruise and Jerry Bruckheimer put a premium on authenticity for the sequel to the 1986 hit “Top Gun.” Despite their commitment, the Navy wasn’t keen on actually letting Cruise fly an F/A-18 Super Hornet. Visit Business Insider’s homepage…

The Marine Corps may not have enough pilots for all of its F-35s, the Corps’ top general says

US Marine Corps/Cpl. Mark A. Lowe II The Marine Corps will need to reassess how many F-35 squadrons it can field as it prepares for other cuts across the forces. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger said in a recent outlook plan that because of continued…

Cocaine Hippos, A New Mexico Raptor, and One Weird Cat: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Cocaine Hippos, A New Mexico Raptor, and One Weird Cat: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

We’re heading into the last week of March, though it may not seem that way since 2020 feels like it’s lasted a few decades at this point. A worldwide pandemic will do that. Here’s to hoping that on April Fool’s Day, we’ll all wake up to find this has just bee…

Top Stories: Hands-On With 2020 iPad Pro and MacBook Air, iOS and PadOS 13.4 Released, iPhone 12 Delay?

After last week’s flurry of product launches, Apple’s new iPad Pro and MacBook Air have started to make their way into consumers’ hands, and we’ve gone hands-on with both of them this week. Apple this week also released iOS and iPadOS 13.4 (as well as macOS, …

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A quick, entertaining look at the day’s top ten stories.

Country singer Kenny Rogers dies aged 81 By Reuters – Investing.com

Country singer Kenny Rogers dies aged 81 By Reuters Investing.com That Epic Time Kenny Rogers Played With Phish Rolling Stone The story of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s decades-long friendship The Washington Post Celebs post tributes to Kenny Rogers, Entert…

Spotify’s standalone Kids app is now available in the US

When Spotify first launched its standalone app for kids last October, the possibilities were intriguing. It meant that parents could play music their kids like without having it impact their algorithmically generated playlists and recommendations on the servi…

Locked Indoors? Laid Off? Tell Us How Coronavirus Is Affecting Your Work

Locked Indoors? Laid Off? Tell Us How Coronavirus Is Affecting Your Work

A global pandemic is one of the worst imaginable times to lose your income. For an alarming number of people, that’s the immediate future they can expect. Read more…

Google Says State-Sponsored Hackers Impersonate Journalists to Target Them

Government-backed hackers are increasingly posing members of the press in attempts to spread malicious email attachments and disinformation among newsreaders, according to Google’s own elite team of hackers.

Top Republican senator calls for remote voting for congressional bills as more lawmakers get infected with coronavirus

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday said he “totally” supports the “idea of remote voting so the Senate can continue to operate during this crisis.” Graham’s comments come at a time when the GOP is at risk of losing its majority in the Senate as an increasing n…

Top Democrat joins immigration judges in calling for courtrooms to be closed during the COVID-19 pandemic

While many hearings have been postponed, the vast majority of US immigration courts remain open for business. In San Francisco, where there is a local order to “shelter in place” and a state-wide order to stay home, Judge Dana Leigh Marks told Insider that sh…

How sleepcasts helped me tackle insomnia

It’s 4 a.m. again and I’m wandering around a marina, being introduced to a bunch of local cats by name. Each one has a boat and a backstory, and I’m meeting them all thanks to the most low-key, soothing voice possible. Having encountered the self-indulgent Gi…

Personal Finance Daily: These gig-economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home during the coronavirus pandemic, and what the $2 trillion stimulus means for you

Personal Finance Daily: These gig-economy jobs can provide extra income without having to leave home during the coronavirus pandemic, and what the $2 trillion stimulus means for you

Thursday’s top personal finance stories

Personal Finance Daily: How much exercise is OK during the coronavirus pandemic? and in Paris, the French scramble to make sense of a chaotic situation — with paperwork

Monday’s top personal finance stories

One chart shows New York City’s coronavirus cases, deaths, and hospitalizations by age bracket as the city’s cases top 20,000

Carlo Allegri/Reuters New York City is the current epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US. The city has reported more than 20,000 coronavirus cases and at least 280 deaths since its first case was confirmed on March 1. The daily number of new confirm…

Alt lender Become launched a feature to help SMBs stay on top of coronavirus developments

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Fintech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. Become, which operates a lending…

This week’s top stories: New iPad Pro and MacBook Air, iPhone 9 Plus rumors, iPadOS 13.4, more

In this week’s top stories: Apple unveils a new MacBook Air and a new iPad Pro lineup, plus there’s a new Magic Keyboard accessory as well. We’ve also got more exclusive details on what to expect from iOS 14, the iPhone 9, and more. Read on for all of this we…

Top coronavirus doctor puts head in hands when Trump mentions 'Deep State Department' at briefing

Top coronavirus doctor puts head in hands when Trump mentions ‘Deep State Department’ at briefing

President Trump is busy conspiracy theorizing during a international crisis.In a press conference Friday outlining several new actions the U.S. government is taking during the new coronavirus spread, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the leader of the State Dep…

Daily Crunch: Senate and White House reach stimulus deal

A $2 trillion stimulus package is moving forward in the United States, Google Podcasts comes to iOS and ClassPass offers livestreamed fitness classes. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 25, 2020. 1. Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion stimulus packa…

Daily Crunch: Disney+ launches in seven European countries

Disney+ launches in seven European countries, Microsoft admits to a “critical” Windows security flaw and we review the new iPad Pro. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 24, 2020. 1. Using 25% lower bandwidth, Disney+ launches in UK, Ireland and 5 other Europea…

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule suffers ‘unfortunate incident’ – E&T Magazine

SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule suffers ‘unfortunate incident’ E&T Magazine SpaceX reports problem during Crew Dragon parachute test SpaceNews SpaceX’s in-flight rocket engine failure threatens NASA astronaut launch debut Teslarati First crew launch in US since 20…

A top Obama economist says there’s ‘a real danger’ the looming coronavirus recession could be worse than the 2008 financial crisis

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Obama’s former top economist is warning the economic crisis that results from the coronavirus could be worse than the 2008 financial disaster. “There is a real danger that the economic crisis that comes out of this health crisis is wors…

A mix-and-match coronavirus testing strategy has allowed New York to screen 32,000 people — far more than any other state

A mix-and-match coronavirus testing strategy has allowed New York to screen 32,000 people — far more than any other state

Reuters/Jeenah Moon New York state is racing past others in the US when it comes to testing for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. So far, the state has identified 7,102 cases of the novel coronavirus, just a little less than half of all d…

An Air Force vet hoarded 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer — then had no place to sell them

AP Matt Colvin, a former Air Force tech sergeant, swept up hand sanitizer from stories across Tennessee and Kentucky after the US’s first coronavirus-related death. Colvin and his brother sold the sanitizer and other health products for steep markups — until …

Personal Finance Daily: The Fed dropped interest rates to 0% — what that means for your credit cards and bank accounts and how long will coronavirus last?

Monday’s personal finance stories

Why a top Harvard doctor is calling for a ‘national quarantine’ to stem the effects of the coronavirus pandemic

On Tuesday, Dr. Ashish Jha, the director of the Harvard Global Health Institute, called for a two-week “national quarantine” amid the coronavirus pandemic. That would mean closing everything to the public apart from essential services, namely grocery stores a…

30 Books and Series to Read While Social Distancing

From stories of pandemics and solitude to page-turning escapism, here are 30 books and series to read while staying home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Top Stories: New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Powerbeats, and More

Top Stories: New iPad Pro, MacBook Air, Powerbeats, and More

With no March media event in the works, Apple this week rolled out a number of product updates including updated iPad Pro models with dual cameras, a LiDAR scanner, and a Magic Keyboard accessory with trackpad. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for m…

Trump administration proposes $850 billion stimulus package to stabilize the economy

The Trump administration is heading to Congress to ask for a $850 billion stimulus package to stabilize an economy shaken by the dramatic response to the novel coronavirus, according to multiple reports. Citing multiple sources, stories in the Washington Post…

Daily Crunch: Facebook and Twitter fight coronavirus misinformation

The big social networks take steps to ensure that they’re providing accurate information for public health, Charter refuses to allow employees to work from home and Microsoft Teams sees a big spike in popularity. Here’s your Daily Crunch for March 19, 2020. 1…

COVID-19 causes shutdowns, 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and more: Roadshow’s week in review – Roadshow

Here’s a look at our most important stories of the week ending March 21.

The Dispatch, a news organization built on Substack, passes $1M in annual revenue

Is there an audience for a center-right news publication focused on original reporting and analysis? That’s the proposition that The Dispatch set out to test when it launched last October, and the early results are promising — the startup says it’s now approa…

Power Line: How renewable energy will weather a recession, Goldman's top startups, and a look at the electric plane revolution

Power Line: How renewable energy will weather a recession, Goldman’s top startups, and a look at the electric plane revolution

Hello, and welcome to Power Line, a weekly clean-energy newsletter from Business Insider. What you need to know: Sign up here to get Power Line in your inbox every Friday. If you’re looking for a discount on a subscription to BI Prime, click here. We’re expan…

Here are Oregon breweries offering to-go beer, deliveries – OregonLive

Here are Oregon breweries offering to-go beer, deliveries OregonLive Fighting fear with beer: Coronavirus spurs curbside beer sales KCCI Des Moines Brewery fights virus fears with takeout beer Associated Press Iron Goat Brewery starts its own delivery service…

Why You Actually Should Share Your Instagram Post On Your Instagram Story

Some people think sharing an Instagram post on your Instagram Story is redundant. Here’s why they’re wrong.

Warren Buffett says ‘the most important question in the world’ is what negative interest rates would do to markets

Bill Pugliano/Getty Warren Buffett can’t say what negative interest rates would do to US financial markets. “I would say that’s the most important question in the world,” the billionaire investor told Yahoo Finance last week. “And I don’t know the answer.” “I…

Now Is the Perfect Time to Revisit the Movies That Brought America Comfort in the Past

We aren’t the first humans to have faced hardship and uncertainty, and those who came before us have left all sorts of survival manuals. The movies of Depression-era Hollywood—melodramas and gangster stories, comedies and musicals—constitute just one of those…

Trump and top US health officials are expanding access to potential coronavirus treatments

Trump and top US health officials are expanding access to potential coronavirus treatments

The US government is expanding access to a range of experimental treatments to fight the coronavirus pandemic. President Donald Trump highlighted two drugs in particular at a Thursday press conference: remdesivir, an experimental antiviral developed by Gilead…

Google Will Not Save Us From Coronavirus

President Trump is acting like the search giant will be a deus ex machina for public health. He’s out of his mind.

The week sports was canceled, kindness wasn’t: The sports stories you need to see

From athletes doling out cash to help with the coronovirus outbreak to a former champ fighting for his life, these are the week’s best sports stories.

First look at Twitter’s ‘Fleets’ Instagram Stories-like feature

Twitter recently announced a new feature called Fleets, which allows users of the social network to share text, photos, and videos that will be available on their profile for only 24 hours. While the idea may seem similar to Instagram Stories, there are some …

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Monday March 16, 2020: COVID-19 cases, Justin Trudeau, coronavirus closures – CTV News

5 things to know on CTVNews.ca for Monday March 16, 2020: COVID-19 cases, Justin Trudeau, coronavirus closures CTV News Airport screening to be enhanced as Canada’s top doctor says time to act is now CBC.ca Coronavirus outbreak: Canadian travellers scramble t…