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The Oura Ring is the personal health tracking device to beat in 2020

2020-08-12 13:41:17 UTC

The Oura Ring is the personal health tracking device to beat in 2020The Oura Ring has been getting a lot of attention lately because of its role in a number of COVID-19 studies, as well as its adoption by both the NBA and WNBA as a potential tool for helping prevent any outbreaks of the novel coronavirus as those two leagues Read more at TechCrunch


Does illustrate the power of meme culture in fundraising?

2020-08-12 18:20:16 UTC

Does  illustrate the power of meme culture in fundraising?Fundraising was once a formal process. A decade ago, founders would make pilgrimages to the stodgy investor offices that line Sand Hill Road. Now, as the coronavirus ravages the world and venture capital grows as an asset class, a first yes can come from an Read more at TechCrunch


Stephen Colbert updates 'West Side Story' with bleak new lyrics for the coronavirus pandemic

2020-08-11 07:18:05 UTC

Stephen Colbert updates "Okay, we don't have a public health system, but we do have systemic racism and truck nuts," quipped Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Monday. The U.S. now has about 5 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, with actual infection numbers estimated to be up to 10 t Read more at Mashable


Latest on worldwide coronavirus spread - Reuters India

2020-08-11 15:02:00 UTC

Latest on worldwide coronavirus spread - Reuters IndiaPresident Vladimir Putin said Russia was the first country in the world to grant regulatory approval to a vaccine after less than two months of human testing, prompting alarm among experts over lack of full trial data. Read more at Reuters


U.S. CDC reports 5,064,171 coronavirus cases - Reuters

2020-08-11 17:58:00 UTC

U.S. CDC reports 5,064,171 coronavirus cases - ReutersThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday reported 5,064,171 cases of the novel coronavirus, an increase of 40,522 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 565 to 162,407. Read more at Reuters


Russia's coronavirus case tally nears 900,000 - Reuters

2020-08-11 07:36:00 UTC

RussiaRussian registered 4,945 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Tuesday, pushing its national case tally to 897,599, the fourth largest in the world. Read more at Reuters


Russia's coronavirus case tally passes 900,000 - Reuters

2020-08-12 07:34:00 UTC

RussiaRussia's confirmed coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 902,701 on Wednesday after officials reported 5,102 new infections. Read more at Reuters


U.S. CDC reports 5,119,711 coronavirus cases - Reuters

2020-08-12 18:19:00 UTC

U.S. CDC reports 5,119,711 coronavirus cases - ReutersThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday reported 5,119,711 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 55,540 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 1,244 to 163,651. Read more at Reuters


U.S. CDC reports 5,023,649 coronavirus cases - Reuters

2020-08-10 18:11:00 UTC

U.S. CDC reports 5,023,649 coronavirus cases - ReutersThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday reported 5,023,649 cases of the coronavirus, an increase of 48,690 cases from its previous count, and said that the number of deaths had risen by 558 to 161,842. Read more at Reuters


Lifelike robotic pets are helping isolated seniors avoid loneliness

2020-08-11 15:35:22 UTC

Lifelike robotic pets are helping isolated seniors avoid lonelinessFor some, limiting the spread of coronavirus has meant long periods of isolation. And for older adults -- who are among the most vulnerable to the illness -- that social distancing has come at a particular cost. Read more at CNN


Gupta shares his concerns on Russia Covid-19 vaccine

2020-08-12 02:48:38 UTC

Gupta shares his concerns on Russia Covid-19 vaccineCNN's Anderson Cooper and Dr. Sanjay Gupta discuss their interview with Russia Direct Investment Fund CEO Kirill Dmitriev following Russian President Vladimir Putin's announcement about the approval of a coronavirus vaccine amid unanswered questions over its Read more at CNN


See why this school nurse chose to resign

2020-08-12 00:39:29 UTC

See why this school nurse chose to resignSchool nurse Amy Westmoreland tells CNN's Anderson Cooper why she decided to quit her job during the coronavirus pandemic. Anderson Cooper Full Circle airs Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 6 pm E.T. Read more at CNN


'That's a lie': Brianna Keilar fact checks Trump's wild claims

2020-08-11 19:08:28 UTC

CNN's Brianna Keilar fact checks statements made by President Donald Trump during a coronavirus briefing that ranged from misleading claims about election security to incorrect claims about the reason WWII ended. Read more at CNN


He thought Covid-19 was like the flu. Then this happened

2020-08-11 01:42:46 UTC

He thought Covid-19 was like the flu. Then this happened21-year-old Spencer Rollyson had a mild case of Covid-19 but ended up in the intensive care unit with organ failure. He tells CNN's Erin Burnett that he initially thought coronavirus was like the flu. Read more at CNN


Citing coronavirus, Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens

2020-08-11 01:26:06 UTC

Citing coronavirus, Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizensThe Trump administration is considering ways to restrict entry on the US-Mexico border that could include US citizens and lawful permanent residents over coronavirus concerns, according to a source familiar with the matter. Read more at CNN


President says coronavirus losing force in Mexico, despite high cases - Reuters

2020-08-12 13:49:00 UTC

President says coronavirus losing force in Mexico, despite high cases - ReutersMexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic is losing force in Mexico, even as 6,686 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 926 additional fatalities were reported the night before. Read more at Reuters


Facebook Says Covid-19 Shutdowns Hurt Its Ability to Fight Suicide, Self-Injury, Child Exploitation Content

2020-08-12 00:40:00 UTC

Facebook Says Covid-19 Shutdowns Hurt Its Ability to Fight Suicide, Self-Injury, Child Exploitation ContentFacebook said Tuesday it cant moderate its own site or its subsidiary Instagram as effectively as possible for certain categories of rule violations during the novel coronavirus pandemic, while almost nobody got the chance to appeal its moderators decisions Read more at Gizmodo.com


New York Comic Con Has Been Canceled, Will Move Online

2020-08-11 17:00:00 UTC

New York Comic Con Has Been Canceled, Will Move OnlineThe stretch of sad (but predictable) convention news continues. New York Comic Con 2020, meant to take place in October in Manhattan, has been canceled because of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Instead, ReedPop will be partnering with YouTube to move the con Read more at Gizmodo.com


'Halo Infinite' will not be an Xbox Series X launch title

2020-08-11 19:35:46 UTC

The Xbox Series Xs big first-party exclusive wont be ready in time for the consoles launch this November. Microsoft and 343 Industries announced today theyre delaying Halo Infinite to 2021. The two had previously planned to release the game this holiday s Read more at Engadget


Global report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to 'green shoots of hope' - The Guardian

2020-08-11 04:03:00 UTC

Global report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to

  1. Global report: coronavirus cases pass 20m as WHO points to 'green shoots of hope'The Guardian
  2. WHO chief says there are 'green shoots of hope' in global fight against coronavirusThe Independent
  3. WHO chief says there are 'green sh Read more at Theguardian.comworld



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