• Amazon continues to sell and recommend QAnon merchandise as other companies crack down on the conspiracy theory

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Amazon is still offering more than 1,000 items related to the QAnon conspiracy theory, despite bans from companies like Etsy, Peloton, and Facebook.
    QAnon, a baseless far-right conspiracy theory that claims President Donald Trump is secretly fighting a "deep state" cabal of human traffickers, has continued to spread rapidly on digital platforms even after many have made public moves against the movement. QAnon has been linked to several crimes and a 2019 FBI report referred to the movement as a potential domestic terrorism threat.
    Last week, the e-commerce site Etsy...
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  • Waiting to pass stimulus until after the election is a mistake, says economist Mark Zandi

    Waiting to pass stimulus until after the election is a mistake, says economist Mark Zandi

    6 days ago - By Fortune

    On Friday, the White House offered up a stimulus plan of $1.8 trillion , or $400 billion shy of the $2.2 trillion Democratic leaders are seeking. The two parties are numerically the closest they've been since they started discussing the package in July-when Democratic leaders were asking for $3.4 trillion and the White House was under $1 trillion.
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi quickly rejected the White House's $1.8 trillion offer, saying it didn't do enough to eradicate the virus. And Republican Senators like Rick Scott and Marsha Blackburn rejected the idea of passing a stimulus package of...
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  • 8 ways to improve your audio quality on Zoom, from calibrating your microphone to optimizing your connection

    8 ways to improve your audio quality on Zoom, from calibrating your microphone to optimizing your connection

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    We're spending a lot more time using web conferencing tools like Zoom these days than we used to. And no matter where you work, it always seems like there's one person whose microphone makes their voice sound less like silk and more like scrap metal.
    If you're going to be using programs like Zoom often, you need to know how to improve your audio quality. This'll make sure that everyone can understand your voice, improving any meeting. SEE ALSO: The best gaming headsets
    How to improve Zoom audio quality
    Here are a few ways to improve the sound on your Zoom calls.
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  • Nancy Pelosi blasts the White House's $1.8 trillion stimulus offer and lists 8 areas with 'deficiencies'

    Nancy Pelosi blasts the White House's $1.8 trillion stimulus offer and lists 8 areas with 'deficiencies'

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Speaker Nancy Pelosi fiercely criticized the Trump administration's $1.8 stimulus offer for the third time on Tuesday, and outlined eight areas where Democrats say the plan falls woefully short.
    She argued that President Donald Trump's interest in an economic relief package stems from a desire to send another wave of $1,200 stimulus checks and juice the stock market.
    "A fly on the wall or wherever else it might land in the Oval Office tells me that the President only wants his name on a check to go out before Election Day and for the market to go up," Pelosi said in...
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