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Despite Trump’s claims, Google isn’t building the coronavirus screening site — and it’s not ready
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Despite Trump’s claims, Google isn’t building the coronavirus screening site — and it’s not ready

In a press conference at the White House, President Trump today announced that 1,700 Google engineers were working on a coronavirus screening site. That site was supposedly the first step in a new screening process that would lead people from figuring out if their symptoms warranted more testing to the location of new “drive through”…

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Despite earnings beat and upbeat forecast, Zoom shares fall after reporting Q4 results
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Despite earnings beat and upbeat forecast, Zoom shares fall after reporting Q4 results

Today after the bell, Zoom reported its Q4 earnings. The company’s recorded revenue of $188.3 million and its adjusted per-share profit of $0.15 were ahead of expectations, including $176.55 million in revenue and earnings per share of $0.07, according to Yahoo Finance averages. Down several points during a broad market rally, Zoom has been a…

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Dow Futures Gain Despite Deafening 2020 Correction Warnings
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Dow Futures Gain Despite Deafening 2020 Correction Warnings

Dow futures signal that investors are taking a break from the aggressive activity witnessed last week. Various players on Wall Street are warning of an impending stock correction. Stock market veterans argue that earnings far outstrips the appreciation in equities. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures gained marginally in Monday’s pre-market hours as jitters over…

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AP: Despite Stringent Gun Control CA Had Most ‘Mass Slayings’ in 2019
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AP: Despite Stringent Gun Control CA Had Most ‘Mass Slayings’ in 2019

An Associated Press (AP) column looking back on violence in 2019 notes that California has more gun control than any state yet witnessed the most “mass slayings” of any state. The AP notes that most most slayings “barely became national news, failing to resonate among the general public because they didn’t spill into public places.” They point…

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Despite tipping policy changes, DoorDash says back pay is not ‘at issue here’
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Despite tipping policy changes, DoorDash says back pay is not ‘at issue here’

When DoorDash announced changes in its tipping model last month, it was certainly a step in the right direction. Some workers, however, have said it’s not enough. In addition to wanting fair wages, they want back pay. In light of DoorDash’s announcement, labor group Working Washington said a key question remained: “Will they pay workers…

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