Portable health gadgets find their way into the spotlight due to COVID-19

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Devices to monitor health and clean our electronics have been flying off the shelves due to coronavirus. Portable health gadgets that can help us to understand how well we are and that help to disinfect our favorite electronics have become quite the hot commodity due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic. Medical experts are recommending that we take care to clean and disinfect our electronics. Regularly washing our hands throughout the day – and particularly before touching our eyes, nose or mouth, before and after eating, and after using the…

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CDC may use mobile ad location data to track stay-at-home order compliance

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US government officials may use this technology to monitor the spread of COVID-19. US government officials are using mobile ad location data provided by the smartphone advertising industry to track the movements of Americans during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The data is not coming from the carriers themselves but is from mobile marketers instead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as state and local governments have obtained mobile ad location data about people in regions of “geographic interest,” reported the Wall Street Journal. The purpose…

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How To Modernize Your Business In 2020

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The world is a fast-changing place, which means that businesses need to stay current if they are to succeed. This is difficult when there are so many trends, issues, and developments, which is why it is helpful to outline a few of the best ways in which a company can modernize in 2020. Combining a few of these strategies could help the company to succeed in different ways and keep your customers happy as well as allow you to compete with the other brands in your industry. With this in…

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Tencent launches QR code student tracking in China

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The Chinese technology giant is using quick response codes to monitor health as schools reopen. Tencent has announced that it is rolling out the use of QR code student tracking as schools reopen in many parts of China. The country’s schools from kindergarten through university shut down during the outbreak. The provinces have announced their intention to stagger their start dates. While those in the youngest grades are typically heading back to the classroom first, older students follow several days later. China shut down its schools at its New Year…

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Virtual reality shopping experience makes home delivery more like in-store

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As more customers must rely on e- and m-commerce, VR lets people feel like they’re still at the mall. As social distancing shuts down more brick-and-mortar shops, LifeStyles In 360 is providing a virtual reality shopping experience. This lets those brands close their physical doors while still allowing customers to feel as though they’re not just buying through a screen at home. The Florida-based tech firm created the VR commerce experiences for several large brands. LifeStyles In 360 is the company behind the virtual reality shopping experiences offered by large…

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