Exactly How Airborne Is Coronavirus, Anyway?

From the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, we were urged to be wary of surfaces. Experts knew that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, could linger on door handles, shopping carts, and subway poles for hours, maybe days. But now, researchers are taking a closer look at how the virus travels through the air […]

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‘Every day is a new Black Friday for us’: Instacart president on grappling with a surge in demand during the coronavirus pandemic

Grocery delivery company Instacart has been experiencing a surge in demand in recent weeks as more cities go on lockdown and shoppers order groceries from home. In an interview with a Credit Suisse food analyst, the president of the company said that demand in the past two to four weeks had surpassed its growth forecasts […]

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Microsoft is freezing hiring except in some unspecified ‘strategic areas’ (MSFT)

Microsoft is “temporarily pausing recruitment” for some roles amid uncertainty caused by the coronavirus crisis, the company confirmed Tuesday. It’s still hiring for “certain strategic areas,” a spokesperson said, but declined to disclose which teams or roles that might refer to. Employees who spoke to Business Insider said the company is still hiring within its […]

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One dead in crash with UTA bus

Adobe Stock image KAYSVILLE — One person is dead following a crash between a car and a UTA bus. The incident happened about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday at 100 South Main in Kaysville. A Utah Transit Authority bus was stopped at a pickup point when it was run into from behind by another car, said UTA […]

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Uber says it has paid out $3 million to drivers and delivery workers in the US through its coronavirus sick pay program (UBER)

Uber has paid $3 million in coronavirus sick pay to US drivers and delivery workers, a spokeswoman told Business Insider. But drivers have found it nearly impossible to qualify for financial assistance from the company and have said it’s enforcing the policy inconsistently. Even drivers who met Uber’s criteria were only paid after Business Insider […]

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