The 17 best cities in the Western US to live in after the pandemic

Business Insider recently ranked the best cities to live in after the novel coronavirus pandemic, based on different factors that one may consider when moving, such as being able to work from home. We decided to look at the best cities just in the West region of the US, as defined by the Census Bureau. Logan, Utah, and Cheyenne, Wyoming, made the top of the list. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. If you are considering moving out West after the novel coronavirus pandemic, one of these cities could be a good fit for you. We recently compiled a list of the best cities to live in after the… Read More

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We’re at the halfway point of 2020, now see all the coolest car interiors I’ve tested so far this year — from Ferraris to Lamborghinis to Porsches and more

Since the beginning of 2020, I’ve driven a wide range of vehicles, from luxury brands such as Mercedes-Benz and supercar-makers like Ferrari and Lamborghini. But I’ve also driven some great mass-market cars and SUVs. This has given me the chance to sample a bunch of interiors. Halfway through the year, here’s a rundown of my favorites, with some of the coolest features from each. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The exterior is what often gets much of the press when it comes to great cars. And why not? The expression of an incredible design in shimmering sheet metal is why people have been getting excited about automobiles for… Read More

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Trump’s Medicare chief has a big decision to make over whether doctors should be paid for phone calls and video visits. Here are the 3 biggest concerns she’s weighing over the future of healthcare.

Seema Verma, who oversees the Medicare and Medicaid programs for the Trump administration, has a lot of decisions ahead on how often patients will be able to use phone and video visits to see the doctor. In an exclusive interview with Business Insider, she said it was “crystal clear” that telehealth must continue. Verma has the power to change certain regulations on doctor phone and video visits, and lawmakers will be closely watching what happens with Medicare. Now, she’s thinking through which types of medicine should be offering care virtually, and how much doctors should get paid to do it. For more stories like this, sign up here for our… Read More

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Top VCs reveal what they want to hear in a pitch that will convince them to fund your startup — and what you should avoid saying

Successful entrepreneurship often starts with a compelling investor pitch. We compiled insights from venture capitalists on what they’re hoping to hear from you. For example: Hold your ground on important issues and demonstrate your path to execution. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. Venture capitalists want to be convinced. Ask David Rose, and he’ll tell you VCs wouldn’t be hearing your pitch in the first place if they weren’t interested in investing. Rose runs Gust, a digital platform for early-stage entrepreneurs and investors, and Rose Tech Ventures, an angel investment fund and incubator. He said investors are just hoping you’ll give them a compelling argument for why they should partner with… Read More

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Some wealthy parents are eager to give their children multicultural experiences, from elaborate trips to nannies that speak multiple languages. During COVID-19, they’ve had to get creative.

Many US parents have their sights set on elite private schools for their kids, and use vacation time to increase their kids’ multicultural exposure and get a leg up on the global competition. But after the COVID-19 pandemic derailed most international travel plans, parents have been left to rely on online tutoring and virtual experiences for their children instead. Some parents before the pandemic paid tens of thousands of dollars each year for bilingual nannies or language immersion programs, while others took their families on lavish trips around the world, pairing travel with hands-on learning. One family, shared Cindy Chanin, a Los Angeles-based national education expert, hired educators like herself… Read More

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OnePlus, the small tech company taking on Apple and Samsung, is about to launch a super-cheap 5G smartphone — here’s everything we know about it so far

OnePlus is gearing up to release its next smartphone, the OnePlus Nord, which will cost less than $500. The phone is expected to feature a flat, simple design, a multi-camera setup, and 5G connectivity. The Nord will be noticeably cheaper than the recently launched OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro, which cost $700 and $900, respectively. The launch would come as smartphone makers like Samsung and Apple are launching more competitively priced phones like the iPhone SE and series of Galaxy A devices. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. OnePlus launched the $700 OnePlus 8 and $900 OnePlus 8 Pro earlier this year, but the company is already planning… Read More

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Bombardier just delivered its first Global 5500, a $46 million private jet that can fly nearly 7,000 miles – see inside

Bombardier just delivered the first model of its newest jet, the Global 5500, the most recent addition to the Global line-up. Built in Toronto and completed in Wichita, Kansas the Global 5500 boasts a top speed of Mach .90 and range of 5,900 nautical miles, or around 7,000 miles. Its main rival is Gulfstream’s G500, which it bests in cabin width and range but not speed. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The Global 5500 is the newest aircraft in the popular Bombardier Global line-up of wide-cabin private jets that dates back to the 1990s. The Canadian manufacturer’s latest achievement was delivered to its first customer and entered into… Read More

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The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a self-contained office designed to minimize distractions working from home — see inside

Smart office company Autonomous designed an individual outdoor work pod. The pod is about 68 square feet, with room for a chair, desk, and bookshelf. It’s releasing the structure in several rounds, priced between $5,400 and $15,000. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The coronavirus has sent many workers home for the indefinite future, leading to haphazard home office setups and working from couches. Autonomous, a company that makes home office furniture, is releasing a tiny office pod. The Zen Work Pod is available for preorder through the end of August at different prices depending on how many have already been sold. The first ten pods are priced at… Read More

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The list of the 30 ‘most American’ cars of 2020 includes all 3 Tesla models in the top 10 — see the full ranking

Cars.com has released a list of the most American cars from the 2020 model year based on factors like the location of its factory, where the parts are sourced from, and the number of US employees relative to the company’s “footprint.” The list is topped by the Ford Ranger. Automakers like Honda, Tesla, Chevrolet, and Toyota were also included in the top 30. Three Tesla models — the Model S, Model 3, and Model X — were included in the top 10. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Cars.com has released its annual list of the most American-made cars, which includes automakers such as Ford, Honda, and Tesla. According… Read More

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