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The traditional British pub is transforming into a digital office to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade

The traditional British pub is transforming into a digital office to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade

People wearing face masks walk past a quiet pub in the centre of Manchester, north west England on October 8, 2020. Oli SCARFF / AFP British pubs are offering hot-desking packages to people working from home to beat the COVID-19 slump in trade. The deals… 

LIVE: Fact-checking the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

LIVE: Fact-checking the vice presidential debate between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris

Vice President Mike Pence Ethan Miller, Joe Raedle/Getty Images Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic vice presidential nominee faced off Wednesday in the first and only debate between the two of the 2020 campaign season. The debate focused heavily on the Trump administration’s handling of… 

People are doing everything they can to avoid ads, so brands like KitchenAid, Verizon, P&G, and J&J are producing more long-form documentaries

People are doing everything they can to avoid ads, so brands like KitchenAid, Verizon, P&G, and J&J are producing more long-form documentaries

A still from KitchenAid’s documentary “A Woman’s Place” Vox Media/KitchenAid This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Brands including KitchenAid, Verizon, and Procter & Gamble are producing more documentaries than ever. Their popularity is due to… 

Ally review: Earn high interest rates and contact live customer support 24/7

Ally review: Earn high interest rates and contact live customer support 24/7

Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Ally (Member… 

House lawmakers say Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon are monopolies that need to be more heavily regulated — and potentially broken up (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN)

House lawmakers say Facebook, Google, Apple, and Amazon are monopolies that need to be more heavily regulated — and potentially broken up (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, AAPL, AMZN)

House Democrats said Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have monopoly power that gives them unfair market advantages and proposed sweeping changes in a sprawling 449-page report published Tuesday. The report came on the heels of a yearslong antitrust investigation that culminated with testimony from the… 

‘We are coming off of one of our best quarters ever’: Geolocation data is experiencing a gold rush and experts see no signs of slowing down

‘We are coming off of one of our best quarters ever’: Geolocation data is experiencing a gold rush and experts see no signs of slowing down

Interest in geolocation data is higher than it’s ever been as investors want insight into consumer behavior. Samantha Lee/Business Insider This story is available exclusively to Business Insider subscribers. Become an Insider and start reading now. Geolocation data, which is collected by pinging cell phones… 

Big Law career guide: How firms are navigating the new normal, which practice areas are faring the best, and how pay is shaping up

Big Law career guide: How firms are navigating the new normal, which practice areas are faring the best, and how pay is shaping up

We’ve been tracking hot practice areas, start dates for 2020 associate classes. Here’s everything we know. Samantha Lee/Business Insider The legal industry has seen its fair share of disruption from the coronavirus pandemic: Many law school graduates were — and still are — stuck in… 

The Chase Sapphire Preferred and Capital One Venture are both offering record-high intro bonuses. The best option for you depends on how you want to use your rewards.

The Chase Sapphire Preferred and Capital One Venture are both offering record-high intro bonuses. The best option for you depends on how you want to use your rewards.

Crystal Cox/Business Insider This article is brought to you by the Personal Finance Insider team. It has not been reviewed, approved, or otherwise endorsed by any of the issuers listed. Some of the offers you see on the page are from our partners like Citi… 

Regeneron jumps 10% as Trump gets the drugmaker’s antibody treatment (REGN)

Regeneron jumps 10% as Trump gets the drugmaker’s antibody treatment (REGN)

Cheriss May/Reuters Shares of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals leaped as much as 9.7% on Monday following the news that President Donald Trump received the drugmaker’s antibody treatment. Regeneron’s medicine is still in trials but could receive emergency use authorization for treating COVID-19 from the Food and Drug… 

Uber’s push to expand its food delivery empire just hit another roadblock as the DOJ scrutinizes its plan to buy Postmates (UBER)

Uber’s push to expand its food delivery empire just hit another roadblock as the DOJ scrutinizes its plan to buy Postmates (UBER)

Uber has become increasingly reliant on food delivery during the pandemic. Reuters The DOJ is taking a closer look at Uber’s plans to buy Postmates, Uber disclosed in a regulatory filing Friday. The “second request,” as it’s called, puts the deal on hold indefinitely until…