Tanzania’s president is one of the world’s most prominent Covid-deniers — and now he may be hospitalized with Covid

Tanzania’s president is one of the world’s most prominent Covid-deniers — and now he may be hospitalized with Covid

Tanzanian President John Magufuli has not been seen for 17 days, prompting rumors about his health. Magufuli declared Tanzania Covid-free last May and stopped releasing data. He has rejected vaccines. Media reports and claims from an opposition figure have fed rumors he is gravely ill with Covid-19. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Dar…

Rudy Giuliani will keep his honorary degree after the board of a New York college didn’t count enough votes to rescind

Rudy Giuliani will keep his honorary degree after the board of a New York college didn’t count enough votes to rescind

Ex-Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani will be able to keep his honorary degree from St. John Fisher College. The school’s board of trustees voted to rescind the degree but did not meet a majority requirement. College alums urged the school to revoke the degree after Giuliani peddled baseless claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.…

US Army reservist charged in Capitol riot was a Nazi sympathizer who sported a ‘Hitler mustache’ to work, federal prosecutors reveal

US Army reservist charged in Capitol riot was a Nazi sympathizer who sported a ‘Hitler mustache’ to work, federal prosecutors reveal

Court documents published by Politico offer an insight into a Capitol rioter’s white supremacist ties. Hale-Cusanelli worked at a New Jersey naval facility where he held secret-level security clearance. Investigators found that Hale-Cusanelli’s coworkers could recall numerous incidents of racist behavior. See more stories on Insider’s business page. A US Army reservist who is charged…

Billionaire investor Chris Sacca told people not to ignore the $69 million NFT sale this week

Billionaire investor Chris Sacca told people not to ignore the $69 million NFT sale this week

Chris Sacca. Steve Jennings/Getty Chris Sacca sees the $69 million NFT sale this week as significant.The venture capitalist said people shouldn’t ignore non-fungible tokens.Sacca highlighted the appeal of collectibles and the value of creators getting paid.See more stories on Insider’s business page.Some people will have rolled their eyes at the record-breaking $69 million sale of…

Quantum computing takes important step with first public company

Quantum computing takes important step with first public company

This week saw the first step towards a public quantum computing company with IonQ’s SPAC merger. IonQ should be applauded for its technical achievements that underpin this agreement. This moment recognizes the massive potential of quantum technology, despite the substantial R&D challenges that remain. The quantum computing industry still needs to address fundamental technology challenges…