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What businesses can learn from a coronavirus-tracking breakthrough
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By mid-May Brazil was being ravaged by a brutal epidemic. COVID-19, which had already infected some 8% of the population, was beginning to swarm through the teeming cities of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. But it was a different scourge—a bone-crushing disease called dengue—that had already sickened nearly 700,000 Brazilians this year.  In the […]

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Huawei says “survival” is primary focus as U.S. expands restrictions on semiconductor sales
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Huawei Technologies rotating chairman Guo Ping told attendees at the company’s annual analysts’ summit Friday that “survival” is the firm’s key objective in the wake of a new U.S. further restricts the Chinese telecom manufacturer’s access to semiconductors. “Huawei is capable of designing some products, but we are not able to do a lot of […]

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It's trying times for U.S. auto suppliers as plants reopen — the industry needs at least $20 billion
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The auto supplier industry needs an influx of around $20 billion to $25 billion as soon as possible to avoid widespread issues, including bankruptcies, according to a trade association leader.

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Coronavirus live updates: NY Gov. Cuomo takes coronavirus nasal swab test on live TV
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The U.S.'s daily coronavirus death toll neared 89,000 on Sunday, with the total number of cases rising to more than 1.46 million even as 48 states began to ease shelter-in-place restrictions.

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To show how easy it is for plagiarized news sites to get ad revenue, I made my own
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The ad tech space is so convoluted, it's easy to make money from legitimate advertisers just by setting up a web page. That means there's significant incentive to create garbage — not just clickbait, but sites filled with plagiarized content.

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A New York start-up that offers online vet visits for dogs and cats is suddenly thriving
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Bond Vet has been thrust into the world of telehealth for pets years earlier than planned.

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Marathon racing brings big money to cities across America. Some events may not survive the pandemic
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The future of the road racing industry hangs in the balance as the coronavirus has forced widespread race cancellations, with billions of dollars and thousands of jobs on the line.

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View: PM’s reformism with realism
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One of the significant features of this last instalment was the raising of the ceiling for fiscal deficits and borrowing of states from 3% of states’ GDP to 5%.

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Highest-ever allocation of over Rs 1 lakh cr to MGNREGA, to boost employment in villages: Narendra Singh Tomar
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​​Announcing the last tranche of the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said Rs 40,000 crore will be allocated to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) over and above the budgetary allocation of Rs 61,500 crore.

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