There are more diversity-and-inclusion executives at Fortune 500 companies than ever before, but not much has changed yet

More companies are hiring diversity and inclusion executives. Getty Images Over the past five years, more companies have been hiring diversity, equity, and inclusion executives, according to new data from business-to-business software company ZoomInfo.From 2015 to 2020, there has been a 113% increase in executives with diversity-and-inclusion (D&I) titles, according to the new report. You…

The US officially ended its V-shaped recovery and has entered a slower ‘healing phase,’ Bank of America says

The US economy officially ended its V-shaped transition and entered its third and final phase of recovery, Bank of America economists said Friday.High-frequency economic data suggests the rapid bounce ended in June and gave way to a “healing phase” as reopenings boosted spending and hiring activity, the team led by Michelle Meyer wrote in a…

Netflix’s ‘The Old Guard’ writer explains the challenges of turning his comic into a movie and his ‘in case of sequel, break glass’ ending

Netflix debuted its new comic-book action movie, “The Old Guard,” on Friday.Business Insider talked with the screenwriter Greg Rucka, who also wrote the comic it’s based on, about the challenges of adapting it for the screen.He also discussed a potential sequel to the movie and when fans could expect the next installment of the comic…

Google is reportedly facing yet another probe into antitrust violations — this time from its home state of California (GOOG)

California has launched an antitrust investigation into Google, according to a report from Politico.The substance of the probe is not known, but is said to be a separate investigation to the joint probe by 50 attorneys general launched last year.Google is now facing several separate antitrust investigations into its search, advertising, and Android businesses.Visit Business…

You can use text-to-speech in the Kindle app on an iPad using an accessibility feature — here’s how to turn it on

The Kindle iPad app doesn’t have text-to-speech built in, but you can use the iPad’s own Speak Screen feature as a replacement.Once you enable Speak Screen on your iPad, you just need to open a Kindle book and then swipe downward with two fingers to have the book read aloud.Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library…

The best hotel credit cards of July 2020

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Joe Biden slams Trump, vows to help working families not wealthy investors: ‘They don’t need me’

Joe Biden slammed President Trump for putting wealthy investors ahead of the middle class in a speech on Thursday. “Throughout this crisis, Donald Trump has been almost singularly focused on the stock market, the Dow and NASDAQ, not you, not your families,” the former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate said. Biden pledged to help…

State police say four young siblings were killed when a semitrailer slammed into their car that had slowed down for an Interstate 70 construction zone in eastern IndianaJuly 10, 2020, 2:11 PM2 min readCAMBRIDGE CITY, Ind. — Four young siblings were killed when a semitrailer slammed into their car that had slowed down for a…

Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm TJuly 10, 2020, 1:59 PM2 min readDETROIT — Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm T. Rowe Price. The company has a contract with…