10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here is what you need to know. 1. Turkish President Erdogan has suffered a setback. His handpicked candidate lost in the Istanbul mayoral election. 2. Iran says US cyberattacks against it failed. “No successful attack has been carried out by them, although they are making a lot of effort,” the country’s IT Minister tweeted on Monday. 3. China wants FedEx to explain its treatment of Huawei. The US logistics giant blamed its failure to ship a Huawei smartphone from Britain to the US on an “operational error.” 4. Hong Kong protests continue. More than 100 people blocked a government building on Monday to show their disapproval of a proposed extradition… Read More

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Lyft’s outgoing CMO reveals the 3 qualities she looks for in all new hires

Joy Howard is Lyft’s outgoing chief marketing officer. She has previously held senior marketing roles at Coca-Cola, Sonos, and Converse. Speaking to Business Insider, Howard revealed the three qualities she looks for in all new hires. Howard says her new recruits must have a combination of personality, creativity, and data intelligence. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Lyft’s outgoing chief marketing officer, Joy Howard, has revealed the three qualities she looks for when recruiting new staff. Howard is leaving Lyft just months after its IPO to join software security firm Dashlane in August. She has previously held senior marketing roles at companies including Coca-Cola, Sonos, and Nike, meaning she… Read More

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians Rekap: Jordyn and Tristan, EXPOSED!

Wow. We were NOT prepared for that. In the days leading up to the first part of the Keeping Up with the Kardashians season finale, E! has released several clips from the episode. They previewed how Khloe would learn the scandalous truth about boyfriend Tristan Thompson had kissed good friend Jordyn Woods, teasing the emotional fallout from such a decision. We had also read about this incident and covered it in depth over the past several months. And yet we were still surprised by what went down on Sunday night. How so? Why was this the case? Keep reading to find out… 1. A Busy Woman To open the episode,… Read More

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15 suspicious cases of tourists getting sick, assaulted, and dying in the Dominican Republic in the past year

At least 10 US tourists have died while staying at all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic since June 2018, a State Department official confirmed to CNN. Several other US tourists have claimed they were poisoned at a Dominican Republic resort. Additionally, a Delaware woman, Tammy Lawrence-Daley, claimed she was brutally attacked at a Punta Cana resort in January. Police are still investigating. In a non-suspicious incident, Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the airport. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. At least 10 Americans have died in the Dominican Republic under suspicious circumstances in… Read More

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Here are all the investigations and lawsuits that Boeing and the FAA are facing after the 737 Max crashes killed almost 350 people

Boeing and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) face lawsuits and federal investigations in the wake of two fatal crashes by its 737 Max planes. Congressional committees and federal investigators are looking at how the FAA allowed Boeing to partly certify the plane itself. At least three federal agencies are said to be examining Boeing and the FAA, which could ultimately change how the US aviation industry is regulated. Victims’ families, pilots, and shareholders are also suing Boeing, accusing it of putting profits over safety. Here is the full list of every investigation and lawsuit Boeing and the FAA are facing. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Boeing is… Read More

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BEYOND CORD-CUTTING: The strategies top media companies are employing to forge ahead as more viewers abandon linear TV

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. US consumers have been “cord-cutting” — or canceling their pay-TV subscriptions in favor of internet-delivered alternatives — since 2010. The number of pay-TV subscribers dropped a record 3.4% year-over-year (YoY) in 2017, and the rate of decline is expected to accelerate further in the coming years. As a result, traditional media companies will continue to see their most important revenue stream erode. To compete in the shifting media landscape, traditional media companies’ business strategies must satisfy two goals: extract as much revenue from pay-TV… Read More

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