How a coronavirus 'infodemic' is infecting the internet

(CNN Business)Apple and Google grew into global forces by creating wildly popular devices and applications. Their products became iconic for their elegant, user-friendly designs, and for their ability to handle heaps of data. Now those companies, who have often gone head-to-head in the past, are trying to apply that technical […]

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Spend what you can to fight Covid-19, IMF tells member states

The International Monetary Fund has said member states should spend whatever it takes to fight the Covid-19 pandemic and ignore the major damage that support packages will cause to already-fragile public finances. But the Washington-based fund urged governments to keep close track of what they were spending and to make […]

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Doctor: Splitting a single ventilator only works for some

Austin, Texas (CNN Business)Victor Radulecsu thought he would never see another ventilator. Early on in his career, the young engineer spent a year helping to design the breathing assistance machines at Medtronic, a medical device manufacturer. But then, about four years ago, he made a switch and joined rocket startup […]

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Amazon fires warehouse worker who led walkout

Paris (CNN)A French court has ordered Amazon to reduce its local delivery operations to cover only essential goods, warning on Tuesday that if the court’s ruling is not met within 24 hours, the company could face a penalty of 1 million euros ($1.1 million) for each day of delay. In […]

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U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Nosedives In April

Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. saw a record monthly decline in the month of April, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Wednesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index plummeted to 30 in April after slipping to 72 in March. Economists […]

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