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Senators urge Jeff Bezos to give Amazon warehouse workers sick leave, hazard pay

Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon, pictured on Oct. 2, 2019.Elif Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty ImagesFour senators sent a letter to Amazon urging the company to better protect warehouse workers during the coronavirus outbreak. In a letter sent to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday, Sens. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey, Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey,…

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Congressman with coronavirus feels ‘about as sick as I’ve ever been’

(CNN)A Democratic congressman with coronavirus is feeling sore, feverish and winded — even from eating and drinking — as he battles the disease that is spreading through the US and has infected thousands while killing more than 200 people.”I am at home, feeling about as sick as I’ve ever been,” Utah Rep. Ben McAdams told…

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A first look at Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service for Windows PCs

Microsoft has started testing its Project xCloud game streaming service for Windows 10 PCs this week. The software giant is making the preview version, which lets you stream Xbox games to a PC, available to all Microsoft employees. The Verge has been able to obtain exclusive screenshots of how xCloud will work on PCs. Microsoft…

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Ancient human ancestor ‘Little Foot’ probably lived in trees, new research finds

(CNN)Around 3.67 million years ago, an ancient human ancestor nicknamed Little Foot fell about 30 feet down into a deep shaft of a cave. Today, she represents the most complete Australopithecus (pronounced aa-struh-luh-pi-thuh-kuhs) skeleton and is helping researchers to learn more about our chimpanzee-like ancestors. Little Foot likely stood over just four feet tall. She…

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Amazon warehouse workers fear catching coronavirus just to get you your packages

New York (CNN Business)Amazon has become a lifeline for many people desperate to buy household essentials without stepping out of their homes amid the coronavirus outbreak, but some Amazon warehouse workers are plagued by anxiety that their jobs could put their lives, or the lives of their families, at risk.While Amazon (AMZN) has taken a…

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WHO: Young people are not ‘invincible’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS students on spring break defy Covid-19 warningsYoung people are not immune from coronavirus and must avoid socialising and communicating it to older, more vulnerable people, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.The choices made by the young can be “the difference between life and death for…

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Hubble Telescope Detects Unthinkable Quasar Tsunamis

Artist’s concept of a quasar outburst.Illustration: NASA, ESA, and J. Olmsted (STScIScientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have detected quasars sending outbursts of energy roaring through their galaxies, according to new research.Researchers at Virginia Tech and the Space Telescope Science Institute are reporting three of the most energetic quasar outbursts ever measured. These outflows not…

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Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020

Google has completely canceled Google I/O 2020, its biggest event of the year, due to the ongoing spread of the novel coronavirus. The company announced on March 3rd that it canceled the physical I/O event, but now the whole thing is off. “Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees, and…

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Google cancels I/O developer conference in light of COVID-19 crisis

Google announced on Twitter today that it was cancelling its annual I/O developer conference out of concern for the health and safety of all involved. It will not be holding any online conference in its place either. “Out of concern for the health and safety of our developers, employees, and local communities — and in…

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Corporate venture business strategies that work

GHI Fund President Bill Taranto has spent more than two decades in the healthcare industry and has 15 years of experience in healthcare investing. In addition to his venture investing knowledge, Bill has decades of management operations experience. There are nearly 2,000 corporate venture capital (CVC) firms in existence, many hundreds of them created by…