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slashgear.com - Shane McGlaun - Rivian will offer buyers of its EVs custom insurance coverage
Rivian will offer buyers of its EVs custom insurance coverage
SlashGear

Electric vehicle automaker Rivian has announced Rivian Insurance which will provide buyers of its electric vehicles with comprehensive coverage designed to cover the vehicle on whatever adventures they take it on. The insurance coverage is design…

forbes.com - Enrique Dans - What Coinbase's IPO Tells Us About The Future Of Cryptocurrencies
What Coinbase's IPO Tells Us About The Future Of Cryptocurrencies
Forbes

Coinbase 's highly successful IPO on April 14 marks a turning point in the markets' perception of cryptocurrencies and the environment they operate in, described by The New York Times as “ crypto coming out party.” The company closed…

reuters.com - Julie Zhu - EXCLUSIVE China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
EXCLUSIVE China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
Reuters

Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators signaled to the company that the move could help draw a line under Beijing's scrutiny…

ajc.com - Opinion: Employer-sponsored health insurance plans worth preserving
Opinion: Employer-sponsored health insurance plans worth preserving
ajc

As part of the newly enacted American Rescue Plan Act, billions of dollars in subsidies are on their way to those who purchase individual coverage through the exchanges. Many lawmakers now want to turn to legislation that would create a public…

wearethecity.com - WATC Admin Team - NGIN (Next Generation Insurance Network)
NGIN (Next Generation Insurance Network)
WeAreTheCity

Based in the London Insurance Market, NGIN works closely with insurers, reinsurers, brokers, Lloyd's, and other leading industry bodies to create a platform where ideas can be shared, relationships forged and careers supported. NGIN represents all…

santacruzsentinel.com - Ana B Ibarra - Aid kicks in for health insurance
Aid kicks in for health insurance
Santa Cruz Sentinel

FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2013, file photo, Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, talks at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. California has re-opened enrollment for its state health…

theathletic.com - Sean Fitz-Gerald - David Rittich: The Maple Leafs new mischievous, fiery, old-school insurance policy in net
David Rittich: The Maple Leafs new mischievous, fiery, old-school insurance policy in net
The Athletic

It was scoreless after the first period of an elimination playoff game, and Colin Zulianello was heading toward the dressing room when someone pulled him aside with an unusual message. It was the starting goalie, they said, and it did not look…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record…

bloomberg.com - Brandon Kochkodin - SPAC Wipeout Is Punishing Followers of Chamath Palihapitiya
SPAC Wipeout Is Punishing Followers of Chamath Palihapitiya
Bloomberg

Equal-weighted basket of his SPACs has underperformed index Clover Health investment hampered by SEC investigation Just as Chamath Palihapitiya was the face of the SPAC frenzy that gripped financial markets at the start of the year, he is today the…

reuters.com - Julie Zhu - Exclusive: China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
Exclusive: China's Ant explores ways for Jack Ma to exit as Beijing piles pressure - sources
Reuters

HONG KONGHONG KONG (Reuters) - Ant Group is exploring options for founder Jack Ma to divest his stake in the financial technology giant and give up control, as meetings with Chinese regulators signaled to the company that the move could help draw a…

roanoke.com - Letter: Insurance benefit needed to pay for private caregivers
Letter: Insurance benefit needed to pay for private caregivers
Roanoke Times

Insurance policies should have a benefit to pay for private caregivers. I am a social worker employed by a hospice agency and the biggest obstacle in providing care is trying to find caregivers so the patient can stay home for end-of-life care. All…

protocol.com - Issie Lapowsky - For Big Tech whistleblowers, there's no such thing as 'moving on
For Big Tech whistleblowers, there's no such thing as 'moving on
Protocol - The people, power and politics of tech

Last summer, just before she published a viral Twitter thread about the discrimination she said she faced at Pinterest, Aerica Shimizu Banks crunched some numbers to see how long she could afford to be persona non grata in the tech industry. She…

bloomberg.com - Andrew Davis - Ant Group Mulls Ways for Jack Ma to Cede Control, Reuters Says
Ant Group Mulls Ways for Jack Ma to Cede Control, Reuters Says
Bloomberg

Photographer: Marlene Awaad/Bloomberg Ant Group is exploring ways for founder Jack Ma to sell his stake and give up control of the Chinese finance-technology company as a means to ease pressure from the country's regulators, Reuters reported…

livemint.com - Ashwin Ramarathinam - ICICI Lombard General Insurance Q4 net profit rises 23% to ₹346 crore
ICICI Lombard General Insurance Q4 net profit rises 23% to ₹346 crore
mint

Premium 2 min read. 17 Apr 2021 Ashwin Ramarathinam It had posted a net profit of ₹281.93 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a regulatory filing Gross direct premium income(GDPI) grew 9.4% to ₹3,478 crore from…

business-standard.com - Press Trust of India - US lawmakers welcome India's move to increase FDI in insurance to 74%
US lawmakers welcome India's move to increase FDI in insurance to 74%
Busienss Standard

Two influential US lawmakers have applauded the Indian government's move to increase foreign direct investment in the insurance sector from the existing 49 per cent to 74 per cent, saying it will further deepen bilateral trade and investment.

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