Google has started allowing right-wing financial site ZeroHedge to make money off its ads again a week after banning the site for violating policies on hateful content

Google started allowing right-wing financial outlet ZeroHedge to once again run ads on its platform on June 21, a company spokesperson told Business Insider in an email. The move came a week after Google banned ZeroHedge in mid-June for violating its policies and failing to moderate hateful content-filled comment sections. ZeroHedge is known for its sensationalist headlines and was also kicked off of Twitter in January for publishing an article that doxxed a Chinese scientist, who it claimed without evidence was responsible for the coronavirus disease outbreak. Twitter reinstated the site’s account last month and admitted it was wrong. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Google says it began… Read More

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Nikola’s CEO reveals what Elon Musk rival Trevor Milton is really like as a boss (NKLA)

Like Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Nikola Corp. founder Trevor Milton can be outspoken and sometimes combative on Twitter. But Milton has a sense of humility the public doesn’t always see, Nikola CEO Mark Russell told Business Insider. Milton treats Russell and Nikola’s other employees as equals, rather than subordinates, Russell said. Are you a current or former Nikola employee? Do you have an opinion about what it’s like to work there? Contact this reporter at mmatousek@businessinsider.com, on Signal at 646-768-4712, or via his encrypted email address mmatousek@protonmail.com. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nikola Corp. founder and executive chairman Trevor Milton has attracted attention for being outspoken and sometimes… Read More

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With Dr. Fauci, Trump may have picked the one fight he can’t win

President Donald Trump has spent his time in the Oval Office praising those who support him and going scorched-earth against his perceived foes. But with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, Trump may have picked the one fight he can’t win. The White House recently circulated a list of talking points attacking Fauci, a member of Trump’s own coronavirus task force, for not taking the virus’ outbreak seriously enough. But the coronavirus outbreak is a different beast than the myriad controversies Trump has weathered throughout his presidency, hampering the president’s efforts to message his way through the crisis. Trump’s attacks against Fauci are also complicated by a… Read More

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Sony’s WH-1000XM3 wireless noise-canceling headphones are over $100 off at Woot

Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Sony’s WH-1000XM3 are a great investment if you’re looking for a comfortable set of wireless, over-ear headphones that feature noise cancellation. The thing is, they’re usually $350. Well, today Woot is offering a new set for $220, which is a 37 percent discount on that original price. This deal will last through today, though it will end earlier if it sells out of stock. This headphone model originally released in late 2018, and rumors have been swirling for months that Sony may soon debut a new model. Whether that day comes tomorrow or a few months down the road, the WH-1000XM3 are well… Read More

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Ford says it saw a ‘stampede of reservations’ for the new Bronco SUV that crashed its website

Reservation books for the 2021 Ford Bronco opened on Monday evening. The “stampede of reservations” crashed the reservation website. The Bronco’s cult-like following and off-road capabilities make it a highly anticipated vehicle for a great many people. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Nearly 25 years have passed since we’ve gotten a new Ford Bronco. On Monday evening, Ford changed that with the 2021 Bronco. But this time around, buyers will get three body styles to choose from — a two-door, four-door, or the smallish SUV Sport model — plus a myriad of trims and options. And the biggest kicker of all? The base-model Bronco two-door will have a… Read More

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How well-positioned are Utah Utes for 2020-21 Pac-12 basketball season?

The Utah Utes form a huddle before the game against the UCLA Bruins at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. | Ivy Ceballo, Deseret News League will go to 20-game schedule for next season SALT LAKE CITY — The Pac-12 Conference will embark on a 20-game league men’s basketball schedule this season — assuming we have a season — up from the 18-game schedule it has used for decades. It’s likely going to mean more losses for some schools that won’t get a couple of automatic nonconference home wins. But overall, it should help increase the league’s NET rankings and number of… Read More

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What to expect from Samsung’s Galaxy Note 20 event

It’s official: Samsung’s next big product launch is happening on August 5th at 10AM ET, and it’ll be a virtual event as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The main product reveal is almost certainly going to be the next phone in Samsung’s Galaxy Note series, its top-of-the-range smartphone lineup that pairs some of the most powerful phone hardware around with a big, beautiful screen and its signature S Pen stylus. Alongside it, however, there are rumors that we might see anything from new earbuds to wearables and even foldables. Specifically, the current rumors floating around suggest that Samsung could unveil a 5G version of its recent Galaxy Z… Read More

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