Trump’s spy chief just released ‘Russian disinformation’ against Hillary Clinton that he acknowledged may be fabricated

Summary List Placement John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, declassified dubious information from a “Russian intelligence analysis” in 2016 alleging that then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton “approved a campaign plan to stir up a scandal” against then-Republican candidate Donald Trump “by tying him to Putin and the Russians’ hacking of the Democratic National Committee.” […]

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Coinbase CEO Brian Armstong is drawing scorn and praise after forbidding employees to engage in activism at work

Summary List Placement The CEO of cryptocurrency broker Coinbase Brian Armstrong stirred outrage and praise from Silicon Valley over the weekend by coming out with a hard line against employee activism at work in a Medium post Sunday. Mentioning hot-button issues like the police shooting of Breonna Taylor and the upcoming U.S. election, Armstrong said […]

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This robot teaches kids as young as 5 years old how to code without the use of screens — I recommend it to anyone looking for an affordable STEM robot

 Summary List Placement A high-quality STEM toy engages your child’s imagination in open-ended play, teaches them useful STEM concepts, and is fun enough to keep your youngster coming back. I like Learning Resources’ Botley the Coding Robot because it’s easy enough for my 5-year-old to use without my help, builds a basic understanding of coding, […]

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The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs. Here are the major companies that have announced they are downsizing their workforces.

Summary List Placement This is a developing story. Check back for updates. SEE ALSO: 19 major companies that have announced employees can work remotely long term Disney announced on September 29 that it was cutting 28,000 jobs from its theme parks division as the coronavirus pandemic continues to heavily impact that side of its business. The […]

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Disney will lay off 28,000 theme park workers as the pandemic continues to ravage its business (DIS)

Summary List Placement Disney will lay off 28,000 workers at its US theme parks, the company said on Tuesday. The layoffs come as the company’s Anaheim, California parks — California Adventure and Disneyland — remain shuttered. Disney’s other resorts in Florida, Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Tokyo have reopened with limited capacity. “As heartbreaking as […]

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What big companies that acquire startups get wrong, according to Walmart’s e-commerce head who successfully sold 3 startups including Quidsi and Jet.com

Summary List Placement E-commerce has been a growing priority for Walmart in recent years, as most recently evidenced by the recent launch of Walmart Plus, its membership program that many view as a direct competitor to Amazon Prime. One of the executives leading it was Marc Lore, the president and CEO of Walmart’s e-commerce division, […]

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