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Top 5 Things to Watch in Markets in the Week Ahead

© Reuters By Noreen Burke Investing.com -- Politics will continue to dominate the headlines in the week ahead amid calls for President Donald Trump’s removal from office after he encouraged a mob of his supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol. But investors will likely be focusing more on the prospects for a bigger stimulus package…

4 Ways to Overcome AI Obstacles

1/7/2021 07:00 AM Dan Simion, VP of AI & Analytics, Capgemini North America Commentary 50% 50% Four out of five organizations haven't scaled their AI. Here are some ways to change that. Even as the pandemic tightens technology budgets, there are plenty of companies eager to leverage the highly beneficial capabilities of AI. They hire…

Top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020

Here are Computer Weekly’s top 10 Downtime Upload podcasts of 2020 By Brian McKenna, Business Applications Editor Clare McDonald, Business Editor Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 24 Dec 2020 9:00 The Computer Weekly Downtime Upload podcast team started the year discussing Harry and Meghan, registered the course of the Covid-19 public health crisis on…

Tony Hsieh’s American Tragedy: The Self-Destructive Last Months Of The Zappos Visionary

When the business icon died in a fire last week, questions abounded. The answers seem rooted in a Covid-period spiral, where he turned to drugs and shunned old friends. In August, shortly after Tony Hsieh, the legendary entrepreneur behind Zappos, moved to Park City, Utah, he eagerly awaited a visitor: the singer Jewel. The longtime…

Coronavirus latest: US and EU ‘days behind us’ on approving Pfizer vaccine, England’s Van-Tam says

Load new posts Updated at 12/3/2020, 1:59:42 PM BST Harry Dempsey The Premier League has wrapped up negotiations to provide a £250m rescue package for English Football League clubs struggling to survive without fans at matches for most of the year. Shareholders in football’s most lucrative domestic league agreed to provide £50m in grants for…

Cultured meat has been approved for consumers for the first time

The first lab-grown, or cultured, meat product has been given the green light to be sold for human consumption. In the landmark approval, regulators in Singapore granted Just, a San Francisco–based startup, the right to sell cultured chicken—in the form of chicken nuggets—to the public.  Just had been working with the regulators for the past…

Who should get a covid-19 vaccine first?

The consensus among most modelers is that if the main goal is to slash mortality rates, officials must prioritize vaccinating those who are older, and if they want to slow transmission, they must target younger adults. “Almost no matter what, you get the same answer,” says Harvard epidemiologist Marc Lipsitch. Vaccinate the elderly first to…

Taiwan voices confidence in trade deal with new U.S. government

No results matched your search Economy3 hours ago (Nov 21, 2020 12:50AM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. Taiwan Foreign Minister Wu unveils the new passport design in Taipei 2/2 TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's foreign minister voiced confidence on Saturday that the incoming government of U.S. President-elect Joe Biden would support a long sought-after bilateral trade agreement,…

Covid-19 death toll keeps climbing in El Paso, shelter-in-place order could be extended

EL PASO, Texas - Another dozen-plus El Paso residents were reported to have died from Covid-19 in one day, officials in far west Texas said on Wednesday, and the county is considering whether to extend a contested stay-at-home order. Since the coronavirus pandemic broke out in March, 696 El Paso residents have succumbed to the…

Covid-19 may make people’s tinnitus worse

Rebecca Edgar, 29, struggles to hear her toddler when he talks to her from the backseat of her car. Most nights, she struggles to fall asleep, caught in a cycle of worry that the ringing in her ear is getting louder, and recognizing that this very stress is worsening her symptoms. “I’ve had a constant…

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Google apps will stop using tracking ID that would require upcoming iOS 14 permission prompt

With iOS 14, Apple is requiring app developers to tell users about and have them opt-in to tracking. Google announced today that its first-party iOS apps will stop using certain tracking methods to avoid having to show the upcoming permission prompt. Meanwhile, the company also provided guidance to developers and advertisers ahead of Apple’s App…

Facebook, Reddit receive low marks for Holocaust denial content

Facebook has been under pressure to combat more hate speech. Angela Lang/CNET Facebook, Reddit, Discord and Steam received low grades from the Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday for the handling of Holocaust denial content on their platforms. The ADL issued the report to coincide with International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The ADL, an advocacy group focused on…