How Xiaomi passed the Covid lockdown test

‘One out of three phones sold in India is a Xiaomi phone,’ Mi India MD Manu Jain tells Peerzada Abrar. A year ago in March, Manu Jain, 41, vice-president, Xiaomi and managing director, Mi India, had a meeting with the board members of Xiaomi, the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world by volume. He was there to present the company’s […]

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The Costly Divorces of Country Music Stars

Perhaps the fact that so many country music songs are ballads about breakups is related to the fact that a lot of country music stars have run into their own troubles with marriage. While celebrities, in general, tend to have a shorter marriage span than average people, famous breakups not only come with public attention but big price tags. The […]

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Fact check: Neither McDonald’s nor Coca-Cola announced they would no longer hire white executives

The claim: McDonald’s and Coca-Cola announced they will no longer hire white people to leadership positions As America continues to address issues of racial injustice and inequity, many corporations have announced efforts to increase representation within their ranks. Among them are McDonald’s and the Coca-Cola Co. In response to those announcements, an image on social media falsely claims that these brands will implement hiring practices that are […]

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The 5 best non-slip kitchen mats of 2021

Non-slip kitchen mats help prevent spills and stains on your floor while staying firmly in place. We found the best non-slip kitchen mats for standard spaces, big kitchens, outdoors, and more. Kitchen floors tend to get dirty and without proper protection, food or liquid spills can cause stains and messes that are a pain to clean up. Kitchen mats can […]

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GOP senators oppose corporate tax hike as a 'red line' and float taxes on drivers to pay for infrastructure

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito said Republicans were strongly opposed to corporate tax hike. “I think that’s a non-negotiable red line,” she said, and other top Republicans around her agreed. Republicans are drafting an infrastructure plan that may be mostly financed with taxes on drivers. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Republican Sen. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia said […]

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Dave Portnoy-backed Buzz ETF adds GameStop, Palantir, and Chewy in monthly rebalancing

Nick Zieminski/Reuters The VanEck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF added 21 stocks and dropped 21 others in its April rebalancing. Big-name additions included GameStop, Palantir, Chewy, and Rocket Companies. Fastly, Nikola, Twilio, and Etsy were dropped from the exchange-traded fund. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The Van Eck Vectors Social Sentiment ETF (BUZZ) […]

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Jewish Story Partners, Backed By Steven Spielberg’s Righteous Persons Foundation, Launches; Led By Roberta Grossman, Caroline Libresco

Jewish Story Partners, a new film foundation with initial funding from Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw’s Righteous Persons Foundation, launches today aiming to “tell stories about a diverse spectrum of Jewish experiences, histories, and cultures.” Backers also include the Maimonides Fund, which matched the Spielberg foundation grant, the Jim Joseph Foundation and others. The LA-based organization with well over $2 […]

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