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California plans to sanitize 80,000 masks a day for health workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic

11 hours ago   |   CNBC   |   2 articles

California plans to sanitize 80,000 used N95 masks a day, using technology from Battelle, to protect health workers treating COVID-19 patients.
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Coronavirus Updates: Minnesotans Receiving Unemployment Benefits Will Qualify For Additional $600 Compensation

14 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Wednesday that Minnesota will be one of the first states to make $600 additional...
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Meet the youngest billionaires in the world

Meet the youngest billionaires in the world

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Forbes has released its 34th annual World's Billionaires List. Finalized on March 18, 2020, it ranks the world's 2,095 billionaires by net worth. For the second year in a row...
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The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it's taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus

The largest iPhone maker in China has reopened, and it's taking extreme lengths to stop the spread of coronavirus

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Foxconn Technology Group, Apple's largest manufacturing partner, has reopened its factories in China and is imposing strict measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The...
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Slow money is killing the American economy - fast

18 hours ago   |   Fortune

Given the undeniable dysfunction that has marked American politics for the past decade-plus, the coronavirus has accomplished the unimaginable: Congress and the President...
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Airbnb's $1B fundraise comes with a hefty valuation cut

20 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The terms of Airbnb's billion-dollar fundraise have come out and it's not pretty. The home-sharing company agreed to pay its new investors, private-equity firms Silver Lake and...
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How Midsize Commercial Mortgage Servicers Can Give Established Companies A Run For Their Money

21 hours ago   |   Forbes

In the future, CRE organizations may derive their competitive advantage from the use of automation and AI-driven technologies.
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LiDAR market to be worth over $2 billion by 2024 as more uses emerge

LiDAR market to be worth over $2 billion by 2024 as more uses emerge

22 hours ago   |   iMore

Those include autonomous vehicles, drones, and construction engineering. What you need to know LiDAR technology is tipped to take off this year. A DigiTimes report suggests the...
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In the Battle Against the Machines, She's Holding Her Ground

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Ellie Leonard's transcription business has thrived, despite the arrival of automated services and advancing A.I. technology.
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Einride's Autonomous Pod Trucks Now Schlepping Around Sweden

1 day ago   |   Forbes

There's a lot of work for an autonomous truck out there, if the technology is right. And Einride thinks it's right.
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Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

Congress in standoff on virus aid, but first checks coming

For the next coronavirus aid package, the White House wants to pump $250 billion into a small business fund but opposes Democrats' proposal to tack on billions for protective... Read more ...

COVID-19: Business loses license, 9 others under investigation in San Benito...

COVID-19: Business loses license, 9 others under investigation in San Benito County

Hollister Mayor Ignacio Velazquez confirmed with Action News that Smokey Pete's Smoke Shop had its business license revoked after illegally operating during the stay-at-home order. Read more ...

SEC Suspends Trading Of Company That Sold 'At-Home' COVID-19 Tests

SEC Suspends Trading Of Company That Sold 'At-Home' COVID-19 Tests

Wellness Matrix Group said the test had been approved but the Food and Drug Administration said it has not authorized any such product. (Image credit: Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg... Read more ...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump...

A reporter asked Trump if he'd pardon Joe Exotic from 'Tiger King' and Trump said he'd look into it

President Donald Trump joked at his Wednesday press briefing that he would "take a look" at pardoning Joe Exotic from Netflix's "Tiger King." The now-famous zookeeper is... Read more ...

Anthony Fauci's vision for battling a second wave of coronavirus in the...

Anthony Fauci's vision for battling a second wave of coronavirus in the fall: Be prepared like we should have been in January

On Wednesday, Dr. Anthony Fauci discussed his playbook for preparing the US for potential future waves of COVID-19 infections , which could come after lockdowns lift or in the... Read more ...

Nearly 60% of the passengers on an Antarctic cruise ship have tested...

Nearly 60% of the passengers on an Antarctic cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus

More than half of those on board an Antarctic cruise ship have already tested positive for the coronavirus. The ship is stranded off the coast of Uruguay and not allowed to... Read more ...

Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain...

Navy secretary's flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000

The former acting Navy secretary's trip out to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, currently at port in Guam as it deals with a coronavirus outbreak, to bash its... Read more ...

Charlotte Figi, the girl who spurred a cannabis movement that changed laws...

Charlotte Figi, the girl who spurred a cannabis movement that changed laws across the world, has died from the coronavirus at age 13

Charlotte Figi, the young girl with epilepsy who helped ignite a medical cannabis movement that changed laws around the world, died at age 13 due to coronavirus complications... Read more ...

Senator who dumped stocks after confidential briefing says she'll divest...

Senator who dumped stocks after confidential briefing says she'll divest from individual shares

Sen. Kelly Loeffler said on Wednesday that she'll divest from owning individual stocks. The Georgia Republican was widely criticized after she sold stocks following a... Read more ...

Amid Divisions, European Finance Ministers Fail To Reach Coronavirus Support...

Amid Divisions, European Finance Ministers Fail To Reach Coronavirus Support Deal

European finance ministers spent the overnight hours arguing over the best way to offer financial support to southern members badly hit by the coronavirus. The row highlights a... Read more ...