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Softbank's baseball team in Japan replaced fans with robots in the stands as the season starts without crowds

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Japan delayed its Nippon Professional Baseball season because of the coronavirus. After the state of emergency was lifted in the country, games began again on June 19. Without...
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Lemonade, a tech-driven insurance company, soars 132% in trading debut

Lemonade, a tech-driven insurance company, soars 132% in trading debut

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Kimberly White/Getty Images Lemonade, a tech-driven insurance company backed by Softbank, soared 132% in its trading debut on Thursday. The company set its IPO price at $29...
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SoftBank-backed insurance startup Lemonade raises $319 million in IPO

9 days ago   |   Business Insider

Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch Insurance startup Lemonade made over $300 million in it's initial public offering, according to source. It raised 11 million shares...
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Planet Fitness customer tests positive for COVID, potentially exposing more than 200 people, health officials say

Planet Fitness customer tests positive for COVID, potentially exposing more than 200 people, health officials say

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Planet Fitness More than 200 people who visited a Planet Fitness gym in Morgantown, West Virginia, may have been exposed to COVID-19, local health officials said. Planet...
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Brandless, the company that raised hundreds of millions from SoftBank to make brand-free products for millennials, is back. Its new CEO reveals what will be different this time

Brandless, the company that raised hundreds of millions from SoftBank to make brand-free products for millennials, is back. Its new CEO reveals what will be different this time

15 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Brandless Brandless is back, but it has a new owner this time around. The startup that previously sold everything for $3 abruptly shut down in February. The newest iteration is...
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Softbank-backed Lemonade wants to raise up to $286 million in an IPO - valuing the 'insurtech' firm at about 25% less than its latest funding round

Softbank-backed Lemonade wants to raise up to $286 million in an IPO - valuing the 'insurtech' firm at about 25% less than its latest funding round

15 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Lemonade Lemonade, which filed to go public earlier in June, announced on Thursday a price range of $23 to $26 for its public offering. The updated regulatory filing could mean...
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SoftBank's Masayoshi Son is stepping down from Alibaba's board as he focuses on shoring up SoftBank's shaky finances

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son is stepping down from Alibaba's board as he focuses on shoring up SoftBank's shaky finances

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images SoftBank's Masayoshi Son is stepping down from the board of Alibaba, he announced in a shareholder call on Wednesday. Son was one of Alibaba's...
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Here's how Wirecard went from analyst darling to a $2.2 billion accounting scandal - and cost SoftBank hundreds of millions in the process

Here's how Wirecard went from analyst darling to a $2.2 billion accounting scandal - and cost SoftBank hundreds of millions in the process

16 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

REUTERS/Michael Dalder Wirecard, one of Europe's leading financial technology companies, is at the heart of one the region's biggest corporate accounting scandals in recent...
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SoftBank executives set to lose hundreds of millions on complex Wirecard trade inspired by Warren Buffett

SoftBank executives set to lose hundreds of millions on complex Wirecard trade inspired by Warren Buffett

17 days ago   |   Business Insider

Reuters Wirecard's share price has tanked 80% since its accounting practices were called into question. On Monday the company said that roughly $2 billion in cash missing from...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

18 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Apple Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation Monday halting a variety of immigration visas. It...
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12 Things I'd Tell Any New Traveler

12 Things I'd Tell Any New Traveler

Updated : 7/10/20 | July 10th, 2020 Hope. Fear. Excitement. Traveling for the first time produced a wave of emotions. When I left to travel the world on my first... Read more ...

2021 Ford Bronco Official Reveal: How And When To Watch It Live

2021 Ford Bronco Official Reveal: How And When To Watch It Live

The 2021 Ford Bronco is dropping next week with a ridiculously robust media blitz you will have a hard time ignoring. Here's a rundown of how and when to see the 4x4's final... Read more ...

If you're hitting the road this summer, using a credit card with primary...

If you're hitting the road this summer, using a credit card with primary rental car insurance can save you time, money, and stress

REUTERS/Jason Redmond Car rental companies are going to try to get you to pay for their insurance, but you're probably already covered with the credit card you used to pay for... Read more ...

How to add or edit a footer in your Microsoft PowerPoint slides for...

How to add or edit a footer in your Microsoft PowerPoint slides for citations or notes

Hinterhaus Productions/Getty Images You can edit a footer in a PowerPoint presentation to include citations, notes, or disclaimers using a similar method to adding Microsoft... Read more ...

Antibody tests around the world suggest very, very few people have built...

Antibody tests around the world suggest very, very few people have built immunity to the coronavirus

Stina St Jernkvist/TT News Agency/AFP via Getty Images Antibody tests can measure whether a person's body has developed a protective response to an illness, like the... Read more ...

I thought about pausing my retirement contributions when the pandemic...

I thought about pausing my retirement contributions when the pandemic slashed my income, but 2 financial planners convinced me not to

Courtesy Jen Glantz I started saving for retirement two years ago when I turned 30. I was way behind, so I planned to save aggressively in 2020 to catch up. But then the... Read more ...

Microsoft's Together mode can help address executives' concerns over remote...

Microsoft's Together mode can help address executives' concerns over remote work productivity

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and... Read more ...

Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Hong Kong to suspend all schools due to spike in coronavirus cases

Hong Kong's Education Bureau on Friday announced the suspension of all schools from Monday after a sharp rise in locally transmitted coronavirus cases fueled fears of renewed... Read more ...

How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more

How to search on the Quibi app to find content by title, talent, genre, and more

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images You can search on Quibi for specific content using the Browse button at the bottom of the app screen. Quibi lets you search for shows by... Read more ...

Splitit is quickly adding new customers and merchants thanks to the...

Splitit is quickly adding new customers and merchants thanks to the coronavirus pandemic

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Payments & Commerce Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and... Read more ...