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CDC says it won’t revise school-opening guidelines

By Jeff Amy and CArole Feldman | Associated Press ATLANTA — Federal health officials won’t revise their coronavirus guidelines for reopening schools despite criticism from President Donald Trump, the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. What they will do, he said, is provide additional information to help states, communities and […]

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An Uber-backed influence campaign against bike and scooter ‘rider surveillance’ lost the support of major privacy groups once they found out the company was involved (UBER)

Several major digital privacy groups pulled their support for an Uber-backed influence campaign after learning of the company’s involvement, WIRED first reported Thursday. The campaign, Communities Against Rider Surveillance, is a coalition of 25 organizations that Uber helped form to steer the debate around cities’ use of scooter and e-bike trip data. Fight for the […]

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These 5 factors are transforming the payments experience for both consumers and businesses

This is a preview of recent Payments & Commerce research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more consumer coverage with Payments & Commerce Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing payments and commerce news and analysis to your inbox. Want more Payments & Commerce research? Here’s how to get access: Sign up for […]

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Twitter billionaire Jack Dorsey just announced he will be funding a universal basic income experiment that could affect up to 7 million people

On Thursday, Jack Dorsey, the billionaire CEO of Twitter, announced he is working with 14 American mayors to fund universal basic income (UBI) trials in their cities. The pilot programs will be run city by city and have not yet launched. Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang helped bring the idea of universal basic income into […]

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The best rowing machines

A rowing machine allows you to reap the benefits of a high-cardio, low-impact, muscle-strengthening, and calorie-burning sport from the comfort of your home. There are typically four variations of rowing machine: Water resistance, air resistance, magnetic resistance, and hydraulic resistance, each of which offers their own benefits and drawbacks. We’ve rounded up the best of […]