How to write and post your own article on LinkedIn with the site’s article-publishing tool, to share in-depth expertise with your network and gain followers

You can post an article on LinkedIn with the platform’s article publishing tool, where you’re able to write and publish your own article to share in-depth expertise with your network. The feature isn’t available in all geographic areas, and if you don’t have access, you’ll only be able to use the regular posting feature, which has a lower character limit. If you aren’t interested in writing your own article, every LinkedIn user has the ability to share news articles by linking to them through the regular posting feature. Here’s what you need to know to post an article on LinkedIn. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Posting articles on… Read More

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GM is adding core Google services to its vehicles (GOOGL, GM)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Transportation & Logistics Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. US-based automaker GM and Alphabet’s Google have entered an extensive partnership that will commence in 2021, according to the Wall Street Journal. While some existing GM vehicles already feature infotainment systems that run on Google’s Android platform, this partnership will see GM add core Google services to its vehicles, including Google Assistant, Google Maps, and the Google Play store. GM plans to implement the features starting in 2021, though it will notably exempt vehicles sold in China, where Alphabet has… Read More

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Who will be the next Speaker? Runners and riders to succeed John Bercow

Your complete guide to the prospective candidates. John Bercow has announced that he will step down at the next election, or on 31 October, whichever is sooner, triggering a fiercely contested race to replace him. Here are some of the candidates. Frontrunners Sir Lindsay Hoyle Though he hasn’t made it explicit, the Commons’ most senior deputy speaker is widely thought to be running. The Labour MP for Chorley is a popular figure in Westminster, best known for his Lancastrian tones and skillful presiding over budget debates. He has recently raised concerns about the levels of abuse MPs have received and encouraged them to access available support. He has at least… Read More

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‘Sober September’ is surging in popularity — and UBS warns it could slow the ‘explosive growth trajectory’ of hard seltzer

The hard seltzer trend has taken the US by storm, with sales exploding throughout the summer of 2019. But an uptick in participation in Sober September from a key demographic for hard seltzer sales poses a risk to the category’s “explosive growth trajectory,” according to UBS. A UBS survey found that more young males and people living in the Northeast and on the West Coast are expected to participate in Sober September this year. Those are key demographic drivers for hard seltzer sales. Visit the Markets Insider homepage for more stories. The hard seltzer craze might cool down in September. UBS survey results released on Monday showed increased participation in… Read More

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UPS is growing its ranks with 100,000 temp workers as it prepares to weather another ‘record’ year for holiday online shopping, handling more than 30 million packages per day (UPS)

UPS will hire 100,000 seasonal workers for the 2019 holiday season. More than a third of those workers stay on after January, the company said. Jim Barber, UPS chief operating officer, said in the hiring announcement on Monday that UPS is estimating a record-setting peak season this year — 20 million packages per day. UPS also hired 100,000 seasonal workers in 2018, which was up 5% from 2017. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The world’s largest package delivery company is expecting record-setting business for the 2019 holiday season — and bolstering its ranks accordingly. UPS said Monday that it plans to hire about 100,000 temporary workers. Those employees… Read More

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Facebook is developing its own deepfake videos to better train its AI at identifying misinformation (FB)

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Media Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Facebook is developing its own deepfake videos in the order to better train its AI to accurately identify and remove misinformation, per MIT Technology Review. The world’s largest social network is apparently worried that such videos, like the infamous viral Nancy Pelosi deepfake, could present “catastrophic consequences” in the upcoming US elections given their ability to convincingly spread misinformation. Enhancing its ability to combat disinformation is particularly important for the social giant ahead of the 2020 US election as it looks… Read More

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