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ER docs don smart rings to better predict COVID-19 infections

Sponsored Links Engadget/Daniel Cooper Some 2,000 emergency medical workers in San Francisco are tracking their temperature and other vitals with Oura’s smart rings in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19, SF Chronicle reports. Oura and researchers from the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) hope to use that data to develop an algorithm …

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Amazon hiring 100,000 warehouse workers amid coronavirus boom

Enlarge / An Amazon worker in a fulfillment center in the Orlando area, April 2019. Paul Hennessy | NurPhoto | Getty Images Untold millions in the United States and around the world are following the advice of public health workers and government officials and hunkering down at home. Being at home, however, doesn’t stop consumers …

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Amazon will hire 100,000 workers to keep up with the surge in demand

Sponsored Links NurPhoto via Getty Images To keep up with a “significant increase in demand” due to the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon is hiring an additional 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers in the US. As more people turn to online shopping in an attempt to stay home (and because grocery stores are struggling to keep shelves …

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Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. </strong> Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, …

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How to Pay Employees or Get Paid With Bitcoin

</header> <strong>Paying or getting paid with digital coins is the norm in the cryptocurrency sector. Participants in many other industries, however, may also be tempted to take advantage of the benefits offered by decentralized currencies. In the case of bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>), that means fast, secure and low-cost transactions. Some …

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