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How a funeral inspired the pandemic's hottest hardware

2 days ago   |   By Fortune

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If anyone was ill-prepared for worship in the time of coronavirus, it was the church I attend in New York's Hudson Valley. While modern evangelical churches have broadcast systems that would put most local PBS stations to shame, our 250-year-old country parish only recently had air-conditioning installed.
So when New York's lockdown restrictions hit in mid-March, we were forced to improvise. Initially, I and another parishioner helped our priest record...
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Stocks in ‘election-sensitive' sectors seem oblivious to which candidate wins. Why?

Stocks in ‘election-sensitive' sectors seem oblivious to which candidate wins. Why?

2 days ago   |   By Fortune

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The stock market is marching to its own drummer. And neither Trump nor Biden is setting the beat.
President Trump's policies toward business and Joe Biden's platform on taxes, regulation, and the like make it pretty clear that some sectors would fare better over the next four years if Trump is reelected, and others would prosper more under the former Vice President. So you'd think the prices of stocks in Trump-friendly industries would surge when he pulls...
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24% of New York City's bus and subway workers have contracted COVID-19, and...

24% of New York City's bus and subway workers have contracted COVID-19, and 76% said they personally knew a coworker who died, a new NYU survey finds

Summary List Placement Nearly a quarter of New York's bus and subway workers say they have been infected with COVID-19, a new survey by NYU published Tuesday found. That... Read more ...

US stock climb as investors await stimulus developments, shrug off Google...

US stock climb as investors await stimulus developments, shrug off Google antitrust lawsuit

Summary List Placement US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as investors awaited fiscal stimulus developments and shrugged off an antitrust lawsuit leveled by the Department of... Read more ...

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings

Stocks close higher as companies report solid earnings

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street following several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies. Investors are also monitoring last-ditch efforts in Washington to get... Read more ...

'Stronger than ever': Here's what 4 Wall Street banks expect from Netflix's...

'Stronger than ever': Here's what 4 Wall Street banks expect from Netflix's 3rd-quarter earnings report

Summary List Placement Netflix is set to report third-quarter earnings Tuesday afternoon, offering investors the latest look at how its subscriber growth has held up after... Read more ...

U.S. Department of Justice files antitrust lawsuit against Google

U.S. Department of Justice files antitrust lawsuit against Google

The U.S. Justice Department alleges that Google carries out anticompetitive business practices and maintains monopolies in search and advertising. Read more ...

U.S. Hotel Occupancy at 48.3 Percent for September

U.S. Hotel Occupancy at 48.3 Percent for September

In September, U.S. hotel occupancy dipped 28.2% to 48.3%, ADR decreased 24.9% to $99.12 and RevPAR dropped 46.1% to $47.87. Read more ...

Legal experts say the government's 'Microsoft' strategy in its antitrust...

Legal experts say the government's 'Microsoft' strategy in its antitrust case against Google is smart, but a forced breakup may still be a longshot

Summary List Placement Google was hit with the biggest antitrust lawsuit since Microsoft was dragged through the courts in the 1990s - and it could have huge implications. The... Read more ...

The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic

The Latest: Study says older workers hurt more by pandemic

NEW YORK - A new study shows that older workers are facing higher unemployment than midcareer workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

McConnell warns White House against COVID relief deal

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday told fellow Republicans that he has warned the White House not to divide Republicans by sealing a lopsided... Read more ...

Daily Crunch: DOJ files antitrust suit against Google

Daily Crunch: DOJ files antitrust suit against Google

Google faces a big antitrust suit, Amazon offers to pay customers for shopping data and we review the iPhone 12. This is your Daily Crunch for October 20, 2020. The big story... Read more ...