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A Four Seasons in Mexico is setting up 'study cabanas' and hiring a poolside 'screen doctor' in a bid to pull in families during the school year

A Four Seasons in Mexico is setting up 'study cabanas' and hiring a poolside 'screen doctor' in a bid to pull in families during the school year

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is offering a remote learning program for students called "Knowledge for All Seasons." The program offers...
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Back to school shopping: Best deals and sales

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

Save on back to school clothing, office supplies and tech from Walmart, Staples and Amazon.
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MTA wants Apple to update FaceID so riders don't have to unmask

MTA wants Apple to update FaceID so riders don't have to unmask

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

The MTA is urging Apple to update its facial-recognition technology so riders don't have to take their masks off to unlock their phones. In a letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook, MTA...
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Top NYC office landlord Vornado, which just inked a huge deal with Facebook, is deploying facial-recognition tech across its entire portfolio. Here's how it works and what happens with the data

Top NYC office landlord Vornado, which just inked a huge deal with Facebook, is deploying facial-recognition tech across its entire portfolio. Here's how it works and what happens with the data

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Vornado Realty Trust began installing facial recognition systems in buildings it owns in New York City five years ago. The company, one of the city's largest commercial...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook is now a billionaire

4 hours ago   |   Fortune

Subscribe to Data Sheet , a daily brief on the business of tech, delivered free to your inbox. Few on Wall Street thought Tim Cook could ever match Steve Jobs. Well. Nine years...
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Tech Companies Are Transforming People's Bedrooms Into ‘Virtual Hospitals.' Will It Last Post-COVID?

Tech Companies Are Transforming People's Bedrooms Into ‘Virtual Hospitals.' Will It Last Post-COVID?

5 hours ago   |   Time

When Curtis Carlson started having back pain this spring, he tried to put off seeing a doctor. The COVID-19 pandemic was raging, his job at a transitional housing organization...
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Adtech salaries revealed: How much The Trade Desk, Roku and others pay employees, from software engineers to product managers

Adtech salaries revealed: How much The Trade Desk, Roku and others pay employees, from software engineers to product managers

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The advertising-technology industry hires internationally for many technical roles including engineering and product management. The Trade Desk and Roku - two of the largest...
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Expert shopping: Tech for new parents

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

These six essentials a dad relies on for keeping up with his toddlers are available to shop on Amazon, Walmart, BuyBuyBaby and more.
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Health & Fitness Tech May Have Unexpected Downsides

Health & Fitness Tech May Have Unexpected Downsides

7 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Health apps and fitness watches can shed light on how our bodies are working and help promote a healthy lifestyle. But a new Danish study finds that for some, they can also...
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Tech legend John Chambers predicts that a 'blended' work model will be more successful than fully remote: 'When work from home gets carried to an extreme, most companies struggle with it'

Tech legend John Chambers predicts that a 'blended' work model will be more successful than fully remote: 'When work from home gets carried to an extreme, most companies struggle with it'

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Veteran tech executive John Chambers, once the longtime CEO of Cisco, said the coronavirus crisis which forced businesses to embrace a remote workforce has shown that...
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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with employees

The fast food chain is suing Steve Easterbrook for the amount of his exit package: about $40 million. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

President Trump will either deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House grounds or the battlefield at Gettysburg, he announced Monday. “We have narrowed... Read more ...

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask policy for customers

The latest decision comes as many major national retailers have decided to make face coverings mandatory. Read more ...

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

The New York Rangers won the second phase of the NHL draft lottery, giving them a shot at selecting winger Alexis Lafreniere. Read more ...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three Baltimore homes

A huge gas explosion has reduced three row houses to rubble in Baltimore, Maryland, killing one resident and injuring several others, the city's fire department has said. At... Read more ...