Hillary Clinton keeps blaming Bernie Sanders, but he’s not the reason she lost to Trump in 2016

On the day President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial commenced, Hillary Clinton put the spotlight on her 2016 Democratic primary battle with Sen. Bernie Sanders. Clinton said she wouldn’t commit to supporting Sanders if we wins the Democratic nomination. But Sanders didn’t behave much differently than any other primary opponent in 2016 and campaigned vigorously on her behalf after she clinched the nomination. The Clinton campaign’s hubristic strategy of taking for granted the Midwestern “blue wall” states of Michigan and Wisconsin (both of which Clinton lost to Sanders), likely had a lot more to do with her defeat. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Hillary Clinton has taken another swing… Read More

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California officials say a $10 million gender discrimination settlement by the ‘League of Legends’ creators isn’t enough and calculated the game studio may owe $400 million

Riot Games, the company behind “League of Legends,” agreed in August to pay $10 million to settle a class action lawsuit accusing the company of gender discrimination. However, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing says the company could owe as much as $400 million for denying women equal pay, according to the LA Times. The DFEH’s objection has blocked the original $10 million settlement from being approved. A Riot spokesperson described the $400 figure number as a “click-bait number with no grounding in reality.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The State of California says one of the country’s biggest gaming companies could be responsible for paying… Read More

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Adaptive Biotechnologies plans to sell up to 9.2M shares; revenue grew 52% in 2019

Seattle-based Adaptive Biotechnologies plans to sell up to 9.2 million shares of common stock by existing shareholders, the company said in a regulatory filing Tuesday. The biotech giant went public this past June. Its stock has fallen nearly 50 percent, trading Tuesday at $26.80 per share. Adaptive, which operates a sequencing platform that can read the human immune system, also revealed Tuesday its preliminary unaudited revenue for full year 2019. Revenue is expected to be $84-to-$85 million, up 52 percent year-over-year. The company expects operating and net loss to increase. In its prospectus, Adaptive estimated its market opportunity to be greater than $48 billion. Adaptive has inked partnerships on a… Read More

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This year’s most important Grammy nominees, ranked by streaming

The 62nd Grammy Awards will take place on Sunday, January 26, 2020. Insider ranked the artists nominated in the “big four” categories — record of the year, album of the year, song of the year, and best new artist — by streaming numbers from Spotify’s Top 200 chart in 2019. Post Malone took the top spot with 2,258,453,158 streams. Some artists did not crack the chart and were therefore not ranked, including album of the year nominee Bon Iver. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The 2020 Grammy Awards will honor a wide array of artists, but a select 19 will face off in the ceremony’s “big four” categories. As… Read More

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