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This $350 cocktail machine wants to bring the bar to you
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The Bartesian, a $350 Keurig-like machine that makes cocktails on-demand, was not made for me.  I’m a 30-year-old woman living in a small apartment in Brooklyn who avoids sugary mixed drinks and prefers wine anyway. And yet, I can’t stop seeing the thing. The Instagram ads clog my feed and every time I open Amazon […]

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Apple, Google’s COVID-19 tracing tool is one big step closer to being put to use
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Apple and Google released their COVID-19 exposure-notification tools on Wednesday, along with changes that will help public health authorities gather more information on who has the virus. The system — called Exposure Notification — helps the authorities develop apps that notify users if they have come into contact with a person who has tested positive […]

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It’s true: ‘Justice League’ Snyder cut coming to HBO Max in 2021
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The long-rumored alternate version of the 2017 DC Comics superhero film Justice League is becoming a reality, HBO and Warner Bros. announced Wednesday. The so-called “Snyder cut”—named for director Zach Snyder, who worked on the original film—will exclusively world premiere on HBO Max sometime in 2021. HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer offering that will debut […]

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Where does the six-foot rule for social distancing come from?
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Subscribe to Outbreak, a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on global business, delivered free to your inbox. One of the core disruptions of life during the coronavirus pandemic is the new necessity for social distancing—also and more accurately called “physical distancing.” Because the coronavirus can travel on liquid droplets […]

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Tesla drops lawsuit against California's Alameda County over coronavirus restrictions
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In the lawsuit, Tesla asserted that the county's rules on mandated Covid-19 shutdowns contradicted California state policy.

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Klobuchar and Democrats push antitrust regulators to scrutinize Uber's potential deal for Grubhub
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar and other lawmakers say a combination of Uber Eats and Grubhub "would combine two of the three largest food delivery application providers and raise serious competition issues in many markets around the country."

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YouTube exec says Covid-themed ads don't perform any better, but 'scrappy' ads do
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YouTube executive says ads that contain Covid-specific messaging are performing about the same as those that don't.

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Sony sold 'Greyhound' to Apple for $70 million, but this deal won't become the norm for the studio
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Sony Pictures may have sold the Tom Hanks-helmed "Greyhound" to Apple for $70 million, but that doesn't mean that the studio is shifting away from movie theaters.

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'Facebook Shops' Lets You Shop Your Favorite Stores From the Social Network's App
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The company is hoping Facebook Shops will help fill an economic void created by COVID-19, which is preventing many small businesses from serving customers at physical storefronts.

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