Coronavirus-vaccine frontrunner Moderna is planning to start testing its shot in kids — a crucial step to halting the pandemic

Summary List Placement So far, children have been left out of the race to create a coronavirus vaccine. That’s not unusual. Drugmakers typically test drugs and vaccines first on adults, before moving to pediatric trials. But it means that kids probably won’t be able to get the first coronavirus vaccines should they become available, creating […]

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Mark Cuban says all American households should get a $1,000 stimulus check every 2 weeks for 2 months

Summary List Placement Billionaire investor Mark Cuban says the federal government should provide every household in America with a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks for the next two months. In an interview with CNBC, Cuban urged Congress to pass another economic aid package to prop up individuals and businesses in dire straits, saying “we […]

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Walmart and Goldman Sachs are partnering on a lending product for Walmart Marketplace sellers through Marcus

Summary List Placement The bank will offer credit lines through its digital-only offshoot Marcus to small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) that sell on Walmart’s Marketplace platform, Yahoo Finance reports. Eligible sellers can apply for credit lines between $10,000 and $75,000—with the goal of eventually lending up to $1 million—at a fixed annual interest rate between […]

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TikTok Asks Judge To Block App Ban

Watch Video Tiktok has asked a judge to block the Trump administration’s attempt to ban its app. The Chinese-owned app argues it needs more time to finalize a deal with Oracle and Walmart. The two sides are trying to settle the corporate structure. A ban on downloading the app is set for Sunday after the […]

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Spotify, Epic Games, and Match Group have allied to take on Apple in the raging App Store war

Summary List Placement Apple’s war with developers just escalated, with the powers behind Spotify, “Fortnite,” and Tinder banding together to take on the iPhone maker. The non-profit Coalition for App Fairness was announced Thursday, and counts among its ranks developers such as Spotify, Epic Games, and Match Group. On its website, the coalition accuses Apple […]

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How $10 billion Tencent-backed Brazilian challenger bank Nubank grew its customers from 5 million to 30 million in 18 months

Summary List Placement Fintech has been booming as the coronavirus pandemic forces a shift in how consumers interact with financial services. From banking, credit, investing, and beyond, digital players have seen a surge in activity. Fast-growing Brazilian challenger bank Nubank has likewise benefited, growing customers from 5.9 million at the end of 2018 to 30 […]

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The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a pair of puffins, fighting foxes, and a perfectly camouflaged hippo

Summary List Placement When Arshdeep Singh’s father announced he was traveling to Vietnam for business, the 13-year-old begged to come along. His goal: photograph the endangered red-shanked douc langur, a monkey found only in the coastal rainforests of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. For two days, Singh sat waiting in the Son Tra Nature Reserve, peering […]

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The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a pair of puffins, fighting foxes, and a perfectly camouflaged hippo

Summary List Placement When Arshdeep Singh’s father announced he was traveling to Vietnam for business, the 13-year-old begged to come along. His goal: photograph the endangered red-shanked douc langur, a monkey found only in the coastal rainforests of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. For two days, Singh sat waiting in the Son Tra Nature Reserve, peering […]

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