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Amazon offers these perks to workers — and they reveal why cities are fighting over who gets to host HQ2 (AMZN)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will open a second headquarters for the retail giant, dubbed HQ2.Alex Wong/Getty Images Amazon has narrowed its search for a second US headquarters location, dubbed HQ2, down to 20 cities. The company has said that new offices will provide up to 50,000 jobs. Current Amazon employees receive perks like health and disability insurance, company stock, and ...

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Dunkin' Donuts is testing a new store concept that could boost its mobile order-ahead service (DNKN)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence “Payments Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. Dunkin’ Donuts is piloting a new “next-generation concept store” in Quincy, MA where it will test multiple new offerings related to ordering, payment, signage and branding, and more, before choosing whether or not ...

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An upcoming iPhone update will let users decide if they want to throttle their performance – but Tim Cook doesn't recommend they do

Getty/Chip Somodevilla Apple CEO Tim Cook said an upcoming iOS update will give iPhone users more control over their iPhone’s performance, no matter the health of their battery, in an interview with ABC. Cook doesn’t recommend you take advantage of the new feature, however. It was discovered in December 2017 that Apple was intentionally slowing iPhone performance when batteries had ...

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You've never seen a bridge like this before

You’ve never seen a bridge like this before. This is the Slauerhoffbrug. Otherwise known as the “Flying Drawbridge.” You can find it in the city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. It crosses over the Harlinger Vaart River. How does it “fly?” The Slauerhoffbrug is classified as a tail bridge. It uses a single pylon, instead of traditional hinges. This method allows for a quick opening. Two hydraulic cylinders ...

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Trump sends GOP leaders scrambling after contradicting a key part of their government shutdown plan

Alex Brandon/AP Images President Donald Trump tweeted that funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) should be extended long-term and “not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!” Republicans attached a six-year extension of CHIP to their current government funding bill to win over Democrats. Trump’s tweet appears to contradict GOP leadership’s strategy. President Donald Trump tweeted support for ...

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6 details you may have missed on the 'Riverdale' midseason premiere

Jughead and Toni Topaz hang out on the steps of Southside High.Diyah Pera/The CW Warning: Spoilers ahead for season two, episode 10 of “Riverdale,” titled “The Blackboard Jungle.” “Riverdale” finally returned after its winter hiatus with some more drama and threats in tow.  During Wednesday’s episode of The CW drama, Southside High shuttered and merged with Riverdale High. This mixing ...

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USA Gymnastics doctor convicted of sexual assault was scolded by the judge for writing a letter saying he couldn't handle 4 days of testimony from victims

Paul Sancya/AP Former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar wrote a letter saying he didn’t think he could mentally handle four days of victim-impact statements during his sentencing for sexual assault. Judge Rosemarie Aquilina scolded Nassar while reading excerpts of the letter aloud, saying his four-day sentencing could not compare to the lives he ruined. Nassar has already been sentenced ...

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The best-dressed Grammy award-winning artist the year you were born

See what the most stylish Grammy-winner wore the year you were born.AP Musicians have brought their fashion A-games to the Grammy Awards for years. Icons like Michael Jackson and Beyoncé hit the stage in glamorous over-the-top ensembles, while stars like Barbra Streisand and Norah Jones took a more subtle, classic approach for the annual ceremony, which has been held since ...

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BMW claims its upcoming Tesla rival will have almost double the range of a Model 3 (TSLA)

While we don’t know what the iNext will look like yet, BMW has released concepts hinting at what future cars may look like.BMW BMW said its upcoming iNext electric vehicle will be able to drive up to 435 miles per charge. That would nearly double the range of the base version Tesla Model 3, which is around 220 miles. The iNext ...

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Netflix may already be in half of all US homes, but it's still growing like crazy (NFLX)

REUTERS/ Mike Cassese Netflix is now a household name, recognized across the entire US. And that’s probably because more than half of the nation’s broadband households have access to a subscription. With such a high household penetration rate, you’d think Netflix’s growth would start to slow. But according to Ben Swinburne, an analyst at Morgan Stanley, the company’s subscription numbers ...

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