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Walmart expands drone delivery service to 4 million families

Walmart is expanding delivery of drones to select stores in six states. This will allow more customers to have diapers, groceries or more delivered by air. Walmart Walmart is expanding drone delivery across six states this year, allowing many customers to get a box of diapers or dinner ingredients in 30 minutes or less. By …

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Cryptocurrency Firms Dominate Main Street in Davos, Even After Market Crash

DAVOS, Switzerland — Cryptocurrency-related tech firms rolled out at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, even after the recent market crash wiped out billions of dollars in value from the crypto market. The Promenade, a key sector where businesses and governments take over stores and bars during Forum week, is dominated by crypto companies, …

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Hay from seaweed, founded by Hawaii

At the Sunday Motor Co. Café. In Madison, New Jersey, customers are sampling the latest in biodegradable non-plastic containers. Specifically, a straw made from seaweed. “Designed to disappear,” says the distributor, which is exactly what the co-founder of sustainable startup Loliware envisioned. Chelsea Brigante, which means “sea,” was born and raised in Hawaii, where, as …

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Belgium introduces mandatory quarantine for monkeypox as global cases rise

In this 1971 photo from the CDC, monkeypox-like lesions appear on the arm and leg of a baby girl in Bundoa, Liberia. CDC | Getty Images Belgium has become the first country to implement a mandatory 21-day quarantine for monkeypox patients as cases of the disease – usually endemic to Africa – spread across the …

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Pfizer says its third Covid vaccine for children under five is 80% effective against omicron

A health care worker administers the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to a child at the vaccination site in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, January 10, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A three-dose Covid vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech for children six months to 5 years old was 80% effective in preventing …

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Asia Markets: Stocks, Economic Growth, Earnings

SINGAPORE – Shares in the Asia-Pacific region were mixed on Monday as global concerns continued to trouble investors. In Japan markets, Nikkei 225 rose 0.7%, while Topix rose 0.74%. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 struggled to find direction around the flat line and was last down 0.02%. Major China markets slipped, with Hong Kong’s Hang Seng down …

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Analysts are naming technology stocks to buy after selling

Three analysts share their forecasts for the technology, with one saying it’s ready for a strong rally, and another stating that some stocks are “very interesting” in the sector. Chris Watling, CEO of Longview Economics, said the stock market as a whole is “ready to go higher”. “We just need a whiff of good news …

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Hyundai plans to invest $5 billion in the US in mobility technology

Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images Hyundai Motor Co. said Sunday it plans to invest $5 billion in the United States by 2025 to further develop mobility technologies in areas such as autonomous driving, robotics and artificial intelligence. The investment comes along with the automaker’s recent announcement of a plan to spend …

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Analyst Larry Williams sees a bottom in the making

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday explained new technical analysis from veteran Larry Williams’ chart indicating that the market is heading towards the bottom. “I know it’s hard to believe anything positive at this moment, but I said the same in April 2020, that’s when Larry Williams made one of the best calls I’ve ever seen,” …

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