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10 things in tech you need to know today

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An anonymous senior Trump campaign advisor reportedly said Trump ‘basically just conceded’ after he tweeted that he was ‘recommending’ the GSA start the Biden-Harris transition

Summary List Placement An anonymous senior Trump campaign advisor said they think Trump “basically just conceded” after the president tweeted he recommended the start of the Biden-Harris transition, The Washington Post reported. Emily Murphy, the Trump-appointed head of the General Services Administration, sent a letter earlier Monday to President-elect Joe Biden allowing him to access […]

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One third of parents said gathering with family members at Thanksgiving is ‘worth the risk of’ coronavirus, according to a poll

Summary List Placement For one in three parents, the risk of coronavirus does not weigh down the benefits of a family gathering at Thanksgiving, according to a poll.  In a report from CS Mott Children’s Hospital at Michigan Medicine, based on answers received in August from parents with at least one child below the age […]

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Bay Area to start Thanksgiving off cold

The Bay Area will start Thanksgiving off cold, according to the National Weather Service. In a briefing Monday, the weather service said a weak cold front will arrive Wednesday, bringing a chance of isolated rain showers and an influx of colder air. Overnight temperatures across the region are expected to dip into the 30s and […]

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AI IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION: How digital health firms and big tech are using AI to ease doctors’ administrative burden

Summary List Placement Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The following is a preview of one Digital Health report, the AI in Healthcare Administration report. You can purchase this report here. Physician burnout has permeated the healthcare […]

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Moderna’s chief medical officer says that vaccine trial results only show that they prevent people from getting severely sick — not necessarily that recipients won’t still be able to transmit the virus

Summary List Placement Moderna Chief Medical Officer Tal Zaks told Axios that the public should not “over-interpret” the vaccine trial results to assume life could go back to normal after adults are vaccinated.  Zaks warned that the trial results show that the vaccine can prevent someone from getting sick or “severely sick,” as Zaks puts […]

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Feinstein steps down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. She was recently criticized by some Democrats for not being aggressive enough in Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearings.

Summary List Placement Sen. Dianne Feinstein said she would step down as the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. She recently faced backlash from progressives for not being aggressive enough in the hearings to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.  “After serving as the lead Democrat on the Judiciary Committee for four […]