Michelle Obama Reminded Barack Not to Get Too Close to People and Hug Them at the COVID-Era Inauguration

Amid all the excitement of President Joe Biden's Inauguration Day, former First Lady Michelle Obama had to keep her husband in check, reminding Barack Obama to be careful about hugs during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Inauguration poet Amanda Gorman shared the anecdote in an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show Tuesday, telling the talk show host that she overhead Mrs. […]

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Imperfect Foods exec details plan to expand into beauty after its latest funding brings valuation to $700 million

Imperfect Foods completed a Series D funding round worth $95 million, the company said Jan. 21.  The direct-to-consumer outfit is moving beyond fresh foods with own-brand health and beauty products. Imperfect wants to be a "one-stop shop" for grocery, its chief merchandising officer told Insider. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The company that made its name selling wonky […]

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Biden Warns Russian President Putin About Election Meddling In Their First Call

In his first call as U.S. President to his Russian counterpart, Joe Biden warned Vladimir Putin against meddling with U.S. presidential election. The White House said Biden warned that his government would impose additional sanctions on Moscow if U.S. intelligence confirms Russian interference in election. A White House statement about the telephone call said Biden voiced concern over the SolarWinds […]

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Dating app Grindr fined £8.5MILLION for selling 'dangerous' user data – including location and sexual preferences

DATING app Grindr is facing a staggering £8.5million fine as it's accused of illegally selling personal user data. The LGBTQ app reportedly sold things like location data and sexual preferences of users to advertisers. Norway’s Data Protection Authority is planning to fine the app's creators 10% of its estimated global revenue for breaking European privacy law. Grindr has until February […]

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Cuomo says Biden vaccine ramp up 'not enough' for New York

Cuomo says New York can start loosening COVID-19 restrictions not including restaurants Governor Andrew Cuomo not contemplating making changes to indoor dining bans. ‘Fox & Friends First’ New York City business panel reacts. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday that President Biden’s plan to ramp up distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine was “not enough,” as the Empire State faces a […]

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SEISS grant: When will the fourth SEISS grant be paid?

Martin Lewis gives update on SEISS grant for self-employed The coronavirus pandemic has plunged millions into uncertainty, with the closure of non-essential businesses, schools closed and lockdown conditions in place for the foreseeable future. In order to tackle the mounting concern for businesses, the Government has implemented several measures – including the Self Employment Income Support Scheme or SEISS. SIESS […]

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