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Meet the non-profit program helping young people from underserved communities land tech jobs at places like Bank of America

Meet the non-profit program helping young people from underserved communities land...

Bank of America has hired 63 students out of NPower's New York program. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. NPower is a non-profit organization that trains military veterans and young adults in underserved communities for careers in technology. The program is based across eight…
A San Francisco tech CEO was filmed leveling a racist rant against an Asian family at a California restaurant

A San Francisco tech CEO was filmed leveling a racist rant...

A general view of the dinner set up during the Mercedes-Benz and Glamour 2019 Women's Empowerment Dinner at the Bernardus Garden at Bernardus Lodge & Spa on October 02, 2019 in Carmel Valley, California. Rich Fury/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz and Glamour The CEO of a San Francisco tech startup was caught on camera aiming a…
Meet the 7 Cisco executives backing CEO Chuck Robbins as the tech giant navigates the COVID-19 crisis and the rise of the cloud (CSCO)

Meet the 7 Cisco executives backing CEO Chuck Robbins as the...

Premium Cisco; Olivia Reaney/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Cisco has reeled from the effects of the economic downturn, although it has also benefitted from stronger demand for networking and videoconferencing technology due to the sudden rise of the remote workforce.The Silicon Valley…
Chinese smartphone behemoth Vivo is building a 32-story tower wrapped in gardens for its new headquarters in China’s booming tech district. Take a look inside.

Chinese smartphone behemoth Vivo is building a 32-story tower wrapped in...

Chinese smartphone giant Vivo has shelled out $182 million for land to build a 32-story high-rise headquarters.The tower will feature spiraling exterior gardens and will house 5,800 workers when it's expected to be completed in 2025.Vivo's new headquarters will sit in the Chinese district of Shenzhen, a booming tech sector that is also home to…
More than half of tech workers on visas say they’ll simply look for work outside the US if Trump’s H-1B ban forces a choice

More than half of tech workers on visas say they’ll simply...

More than half of tech workers in the US on visas say they'd just look for work outside the US if affected by Trump's visa ban.The president has suspended the H-1B visa program, along with others, amid the pandemic.In a poll of 1,000+ workers on visas, just 7% said they'd try to get a different…
5 regional markets are ‘leading the recovery’ for housing — and they’re all established tech hubs

5 regional markets are ‘leading the recovery’ for housing — and...

San Francisco. Katie Canales/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. A Realtor.com report shows the US housing market is still inching toward a post-COVID-19 recovery. While the national housing picture is "nuanced," certain markets have recovered, getting scores over 100 on Realtor.com's Housing Market Recovery Index.And…
Georgia Tech’s faculty isn’t happy that students won’t be required to wear masks on campus

Georgia Tech’s faculty isn’t happy that students won’t be required to...

Georgia Tech has issued it's reopening plan for next semester and it doesn't require face masks.More than 850 faculty members have signed a letter to administration.The letter calls on the university to make face masks required everywhere on campus and provide large-scale Covid-19 testing, and tracing.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Georgia Tech will…
A Microsoft engineer is organizing a conference in honor of Juneteenth to build community among Black people in tech

A Microsoft engineer is organizing a conference in honor of Juneteenth...

Michael Brown, senior software development engineer at Microsoft Michael Brown Michael Brown, senior software development engineer at Microsoft, organized JuneteenthConf, a virtual tech conference to build community among Black people in tech that will take place Friday and Saturday.Brown came up with the idea earlier this month as a way to celebrate Juneteenth, which commemorates…
Lemonade, a tech-driven insurance company, soars 132% in trading debut (LMND)

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

Kimberly White/Getty Images Lemonade, a tech-driven insurance company backed by SoftBank, soared 132% in its trading debut on Thursday. The company had set its IPO price at $29, representing a market valuation of $1.6 billion. It was valued at $2.1 billion in its 2019 funding round. Lemonade raised $319 million in its IPO. Visit Business…
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Professional credentials come first when looking for a financial planner, but millennials should also be looking for someone with a good network, and a succession plan. Sandi Bragar, CFP, partner and managing director in planning strategy and research at Aspiriant, found that no matter how diligent millennials are in their research and interview questions, they often…
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Cars are a great socially distant mobility solution during the COVID-19 pandemic.It's also perfectly safe to drive a convertible during this time, according to Paula Cannon, a molecular microbiology and immunology professor at USC's Keck School of Medicine.The main thing is to make sure the inside of your car hasn't been exposed to the virus.Visit…