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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 12 August 2020

* Biden VP pick: Kamala Harris chosen as running mate >>
* A Japanese robotics startup has invented a smart mask that translates into eight languages >>
* 16 Minutes: Teladoc & Livongo, Is Virtual Care Fully Here? >>

* Coronavirus is proving ‘exceptionally difficult to stop’ warns the WHO as global cases surpass 20 million, 736,000 deaths >>
* Russia says it has a covid vaccine called “Sputnik-V” >>
* In just 20 weeks, nearly 55 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance >>

* People employed in the UK dropped by the most since 2009 >>
* The coronavirus outbreak has triggered unprecedented mass layoffs and furloughs >>
* Will the coronavirus end soon? According to experts, it could actually get worse >>
* Australia’s remote Northern Territory (NT) will keep its borders closed for at least another 18 months >>
* NZ’s Covid-free streak ends at 102 days >>

* Stocks Mixed as Investors Eye Jobless Aid >>

* On-device Supermarket Product Recognition >>
* Google wants to detect earthquakes with crowdsourced Android sensor data >>

* Judge Orders Uber and Lyft to Classify Drivers as Employees >>
* a16z Podcast: Turning Open Source Developers Into Superfans >>
* Leading Lights 2020 Finalists: Most Innovative SD-WAN Product Strategy >>

* Japan grows wary of China’s smart-city global standards >>
* Why China has so few options to hit back over US ban on TikTok >>
* Helped by coronavirus crisis, Wix becomes Israel’s second-highest valued company >>

* Walmart tests same-day delivery with Instacart >>
* Will QLC SSDs make hard drives extinct? >>
* How to Stop the End of the World >>

* In a World Without Touring, Musicians Get Creative >>
* A ‘Powder Keg’ in Beirut >>
* Google Gives Android TV Developers Instant Apps, Speech-to-Text, and Predictive Typing >>

* AI with ‘imagination’ could help doctors with diagnosis, particularly for complex case >>
* Thirteen People Who Had Foreknowledge of JFK’s Assassination >>
* Google Maps Is Coming To Apple Watch, Adding CarPlay Dashboard Support >>
* Google rolls out virtual visiting card in India >>
* Leading into the Post-Covid Recovery >>

* Teach Yourself an Arbitrary Skill During Social Distancing >>
* The Least Liked Programming Languages >>
* Facebook has removed 7 million posts for coronavirus misinformation >>
* Smart bricks costing as little as 50p each can store electricity just like batteries and could be used to power lighting in buildings >>

* How a TikTok ban would affect the influencer economy >>
* Detecting Subway Overcrowding in Real Time Using a Time Series >>
* The Open Source Licensing World Today and Where It’s Heading >>

* Baby-mounted cameras teach AI to ‘see’ through a child’s eyes >>
* Is police use of face recognition now illegal in the UK? >>
* Menopausal woman gives birth after blood plasma injection in ovaries >>

* Vaccine for major common cold virus could be ready for use by 2024 >>
* We don’t know how accurate the UK’s new rapid coronavirus tests are >>

* It’s time to implement a 4-day workweek, Andrew Yang says >>

* McDonald’s former CEO was just named in a lawsuit alleging sexual relationships with multiple employees >>
* Life with coronavirus: How businesses are turning to tech to cope with COVID-19 >>
* Covid-19 news: New Zealand reimposes Auckland lockdown after new cases >>
* AI mimics the way doctors think to make better medical diagnoses >>

* Covid-19: tracking the spread of a virus in real time – podcast >>
* New Theory Says We’ve Been Wrong About How Bubbles Pop >>
* How Close Are We To Making Babies from Bone Marrow? >>
* Microsoft: The UK is facing an AI skills gap. If only there were a humble cloud giant that could help >>

* AI Invents New ‘Recipes’ For Potential COVID-19 Drugs >>
* Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky >>
* Amazon tops 1 million Prime subscribers in India; reports record seller participation in Prime Day >>
* Apple’s first watchOS 7 public beta is now available >>

* Court finds some fault with UK police force’s use of facial recognition tech >>
* Cubo AI Plus review: This baby monitor’s smart alerts ensure your infant sleeps safely >>
* How to Better Prepare Faculty to Teach Remotely >>

* Lucid Air EV Crushes 500 Miles-On-a-Single-Charge Barrier >>
* New AI Dupes Humans into Believing Synthesized Sound Effects Are Real >>
* 4 reasons not to get excited about Russia’s COVID-19 ‘vaccine’ >>

* Mozilla Lays Off 250 People, Teams Working On XR-Related Projects Affected >>
* Dilbert: Wally Must Say Something >>
* Pornhub Wants to Expose Video Hosting Pirates >>
* Immutable Database, Smart Mask, CyberCode Game, and Python Security Auditing >>

* Machine learning best practices in financial services >>
* A magnetar has been discovered throwing off bizarre blasts of radiation. Is this where fast radio bursts come from? >>
* Amazon Satellites Add to Astronomers’ Worries About the Night Sky >>

* The Martian Sky Pulses in Ultraviolet Every Night >>
* 26-Second Pulse >>
* Content-Based Recommender Using Natural Language Processing (NLP) >>
* Emulating Windows system calls in Linux >>

* Changing World, Changing Mozilla >>
* Ed Walsh ChaosSearch and advance its log analytics technology >>
* For Argentina, reaching a debt deal was the easy part >>
* ‘Morality pills’ may be US’s best shot at ending the coronavirus pandemic >>

* Banks to be scored on complaints >>
* Coronavirus: NZ Government blames vodafone for emergency mobile phone alert system problems >>

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