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Microsoft and Oracle are developing a digital COVID-19 vaccine card.

The group hopes to provide access to vaccination records through the framework of SMART Health Cards.Those without smartphones will be able to print QR codes containing verifiable vaccine records. Public health officials in the United States are issuing record cards to people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.However, that is not necessarily proof that someone has been vaccinated, as it …

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Stock futures opened slightly higher after Biden released a stimulus offer.

Stock futures jumped in trade late Thursday as traders looked at the details of President Joe Biden’s newly revealed stimulus offer and weighed the possibility that the package could advance rapidly through the. Congress Contracts for the three major indexes were trading above the flat line Thursday evening, shaking off their declines during the normal trading day.Both the Dow and …

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Airlines banned inspections of firearms on flights to DC before launch.

Several airlines have banned firearms on flights to Washington, D.C., ahead of the presidency next week. The move comes amid growing security concerns following a violent riot by supporters of President Trump on Jan. 6 at the City Hall. United Airlines and Delta Air Lines will not allow passengers to carry firearms in checked baggage to the DC area from …

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Trader Joe’s, Dollar General pays workers to take pictures.

close Vaccine specialist Dr. What was it like to get your first COVID-19 vaccine? Greg Poland said. USA Today Trader Joe’s is the newest business to offer incentives for workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. A grocery chain in Monrovia, California, said Thursday it would pay employees two hours per vaccination session and would change schedules to ensure employees have …

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California High Court: ABC test for gig workers retrospective, affecting Uber, Lyft.

California’s rigorous ABC test, which makes it difficult to claim workers are independent contractors, are retrospective, the state Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a judgment that could hurt Uber, Lyft and other companies. In various cases The ABC test was issued in an April 2018 decision titled Dynamex, stating that workers must be considered employees unless they (a) work …

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GE accused Siemens Energy of using stolen trade secrets to run a contract bid in the lawsuit.

Trader walks next to the Siemens Energy AG logo during Siemens Energy’s first public offering (IPO) at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, September 28, 2020. Ralph Orlowsky | Reuters General Electric on Thursday sued rival Siemens Energy, alleging that it used stolen trade secrets to bid on a contract worth it. “Billions of dollars” to supply gas turbines …

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The rapid rise in unemployment claims represents a new economic pain

Ten months after the coronavirus has devastated the labor market, the resurgent epidemic continues to send shock waves through the American economy. Even though more than half of the 22 million jobs lost last spring have been restored. But the new infections have led to shutdowns and layoffs that hit the rest and hospitality industries, particularly causing recovery setbacks. The …

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Stocks yield lower profits as biden stimulus plans are pending.

Stocks on Thursday rose and fell as investors waited for details on President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 relief package. The Dow Jones Industrial Average entered the red last hour of trading and dropped nearly 69 points, or 0.22%, to 30,991, touching the record between 31,223. The S&P 500 fell 0.38% Nasdaq, which hit an intraday record of 13,220, gave up and …

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