Sen. Ron Wyden is introducing a privacy bill that would ban government agencies from buying personal information from data brokers

Sen. Ron Wyden said he will introduce a new privacy bill that would ban government agencies from buying people’s personal information from data brokers to skirt standard court orders. The proposed legislation would “be very specific about making sure that you just don’t have this backdoor to throw in the Fourth Amendment in the trash can,” Wyden told The Verge in an interview. The bill, named “The Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale,” is expected to roll out in the coming weeks. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, said he is rolling out a new piece of legislation in the next few weeks… Read More

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New video shows SpaceX’s astronaut crew plummeting through Earth’s atmosphere, floating under parachutes, and landing in the ocean

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley just completed a test flight of SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon spaceship. The Crew Dragon survived a fiery plunge through Earth’s atmosphere, deployed its parachutes, and landed in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday — a process that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk called his “biggest concern” for the mission. Watch the reentry and landing of the world’s first crewed commercial spaceship in the video below. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. SpaceX and NASA just accomplished a historic feat: the first-ever crewed commercial spaceflight mission. After a high-risk, fiery plunge through Earth’s atmosphere, the Crew Dragon spaceship successfully deployed four parachutes to land… Read More

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The best deals on Nintendo Switch consoles, games, and accessories right now — including $15 off ‘Octopath Traveler’

Both the original Nintendo Switch and the Switch Lite have been hard to find online as they continue to explode in popularity, but we’ve been keeping an eye on the best deals for Switch consoles, games, and accessories. We’ll update this list regularly with the top Nintendo Switch deals as new discounts are announced. Right now, “Octopath Traveler” is on sale for $44.99, which is $15 off its regular price. The Nintendo Switch has been the best-selling video game console on the planet since its release in March 2017, and it’s become one of the hottest products of 2020 as people look for ways to entertain themselves during the coronavirus… Read More

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US stocks climb as stimulus optimism offsets weak earnings

US stocks rose on Tuesday as investors weighed ongoing hopes of further coronavirus stimulus against a string of disappointing corporate earnings results. Shares of AIG, Bayer, and Diageo slipped in Europe after reporting earnings. on Business Insider. US stocks gained on Tuesday as investor optimism around another round of coronavirus stimulus outweighed a string of disappointing earnings results. Traders are awaiting further news on negotiations about another aid package. Democrats and Republicans are still debating an extension of the $600 weekly federal unemployment benefit. Democrats want to extend the benefit, while Republicans want to lower the weekly amount. The clock is ticking for the two sides to come to an… Read More

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Black-owned businesses nearly twice as likely to close amid the coronavirus pandemic, New York Fed study finds

Between February and April, 41% of Black-owned small businesses closed, according to a New York Federal Reserve study released Tuesday. That’s nearly twice the 22% of all businesses that shuttered in the same timeframe, the study showed. “These firms had weaker financial cushions, weaker bank relationships, and preexisting funding gaps prior to the pandemic,” said Claire Kramer Mills, assistant vice president at the New York Fed, in a statement. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Black-owned businesses have closed at a rate nearly twice that of other firms amid the coronavirus pandemic, likely because they began the crisis on weaker financial footing, were less able to access federal aid,… Read More

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You can earn up to 100,000 miles with two United Airlines credit cards, but only through September 30

Until September 30, the United ExplorerSMCard and the United Club℠ Infinite Card are offering elevated sign-up bonuses. The United Explorer Card, which has a $95 annual fee, is offering 60,000 miles after you spend $3,000 in the first three months. The premium United Club℠ Infinite Card, with a $525 fee and full membership to the United Club network of airport lounges, is offering 100,000 miles after you spend $5,000 in the first three months. Even if you don’t plan to use your miles anytime soon, earning a sign-up bonus can help you save money when you book travel in the future. See Business Insider’s list of the best airline credit… Read More

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Macy’s Big Home Sale includes markdowns on Le Creuset, Instant Pot and more

Our team is dedicated to finding and telling you more about the products and deals we love. If you love them too and decide to purchase through the links below, we may receive a commission. Pricing and availability are subject to change. While you may be counting down the days to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you don’t have to wait until November for … …read more Source:: AOL.com       

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