Investors explain how Okta's $6.5 billion acquisition of Auth0 turned Bessemer's $95 million investment into a $1.3 billion stake

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 6, 2021 - 9:55am

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Former Bessemer investor Sunil Nagaraj was in the middle of making a presentation when he started receiving a flood of messages. 

"I finished my presentation, glanced at my email, and I saw a bunch of congrats emails. My heart skipped a beat — I said, 'Oh my God, what happened?" Nagaraj told Insider. "I looked at the news and my jaw hit the ground."

Amazon will add more delivery stations in New York City in 2021

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 6, 2021 - 9:26am

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Amazon plans to set up more delivery stations in New York City to power the last-mile of its order process and provide faster deliveries to customers, the company said. 

The tech giant will launch ten delivery stations in the Big Apple throughout 2021 and beyond, two of which are now operational, an Amazon spokesperson confirmed to Insider in an email this week.

The exact question to ask to find out if your financial advisor has your best interests in mind

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 6, 2021 - 9:15am

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You've probably heard of a Dear John letter, a missive designed to break up with a romantic partner. But what if you want to end things with a financial advisor who you're starting to suspect might not have your best interests at heart?

Democrats are denouncing GOP Rep. McCarthy for posting a video of himself reading a Dr. Seuss book

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 6, 2021 - 9:07am

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GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy is under fire after releasing a video of himself reading from a Dr. Seuss book. 

Dr. Seuss Enterprises said earlier this week that six of the late childrens' author's books would no longer be sold because they contained racist and offensive imagery

Hardly anyone is following the CDC guidelines perfectly. Here's how to stay safe even while bending the rules.

Submitted by Tech Insider on March 6, 2021 - 9:04am

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Emily Gurley, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, drove from Maryland to Illinois this week to visit her in-laws. She's not vaccinated yet, but she decided the road trip was relatively low-risk — even though the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises against all domestic travel.

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