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A Classic Tale of Two Prep School Friends Who Founded the Uber of Hangover IV Drips Then Somehow Started Covid-19 Testing for Cities

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Shortly before Thanksgiving, the Hoboken, New Jersey city council held an emergency meeting to vote on covid-19 testing contracts, the kind of event that was doubtlessly being replicated in Zoom conference rooms around the county. Hospitalizations in the state were the highest they’d been in six months. The local…

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Yelp will tell you which restaurants aren’t following COVID-19 guidelines

247f1d60-54bb-11eb-b5fa-ffc141ec69b4Yelp recently introduced a COVID-19 section on its app, allowing businesses to detail the sanitary measures they’ve taken to protect clients. Now, the review site is allowing customers to provide feedback on those practices. You can report if staff a…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/yelp-lets-you-report-restaurants-that-arent-following-covid-19-rules-120013214.html
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Every NYC subway station now supports contactless payments

cb2eb7b0-4b9c-11eb-bf7e-1e62f8a155cbNew York’s MTA has finished rolling out contactless payments across all the subway stations and bus lines in all five boroughs. The OMNY (One Metro New York) system allows riders to tap-and-pay for fares with smartphones, smartwatches and contactless…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/ny-mta-omny-rollout-contactless-payments-192436315.html
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How to Turn On Handwashing Detection on the Apple Watch

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The Apple Watch’s watchOS 7 update introduced a smart new feature for anyone concerned about hand hygiene in a post-COVID world: Handwashing detection. Here’s how it works and how you can turn it on or off.

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Source: https://www.howtogeek.com/691809/how-to-turn-on-handwashing-detection-on-the-apple-watch/
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Tim Brookes

Smart Contact Lens Like an Artificial Iris

News-Smart-Contact-Lenses.jpg If you’ve been waiting for smart glasses to become more mainstream or for smart contact lenses to be introduced, you may have to wait a bit longer. Smart contact lenses could be on the horizon very soon, but the first use will be more for medical purposes than for entertainment. Smart Contact Lenses Clinical Trials A prototype smart contact lens is currently in clinical trials at Gent University in Belgium. The trials are in association with international research and innovation hub for nanotechnology and digital technologies, Imec. … Read more13914346.gif

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The Article Was Written/Published By: Laura Tucker

This AI spots local COVID-19 outbreaks before they’ve spun out of control

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Researchers have developed a new machine learning-based tool that detects potential COVID-19 outbreaks in individual US counties. The system makes its assessments by analyzing reported COVID-19 cases and deaths, rates of positive tests, face mask rules, social distancing policies, and changes in testing. It also incorporates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Social Vulnerability Index, which assesses how individual communities are prepared for hazardous events based on factors including poverty and population density. It then predicts how fast the virus is spreading by estimating how many days it will take for the number of cases to double. The forecasts are displayed on an interactive heat…

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Source: https://thenextweb.com/neural/2020/09/16/this-ai-spots-local-covid-19-outbreaks-before-theyve-spun-out-of-control/
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Oral-B’s absurd $200 AI toothbrush is finally available

dea8dcc0-e2e8-11ea-bfb6-b7b4137f6a14Oral-B showed off its flashy new AI-powered iO toothbrush at CES 2020. It threw around phrases like “linear magnetic drive” and “oscillating, rotating movements,” but the company didn’t reveal the price. Now, the brush is finally available, and it st…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/oral-b-io-ai-electric-toothbrush-134200732.html
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Facebook has removed 7 million posts for coronavirus misinformation

a757cfc0-8b17-11ea-9fc7-806d45708f3aIf it seems like there’s a lot of misinformation about the coronavirus pandemic on Facebook, that’s because there is: Between April and June, the social network says it removed 7 million posts for spreading harmful misinformation about COVID-19. It a…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/facebook-coronavirus-misinformation-takedowns-184146592.html
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First FDA-approved prescription video game will help treat kids with ADHD

c69fb810-afbc-11ea-bf7f-900623fa598cThe US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first video game that can be prescribed as treatment in the country. It’s entitled EndeavorRx, and while it’s not exactly comparable to your favorite AAA video games, it was designed to improve the…

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