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Impact of virtual drinking trend

Life changed slowly in the beginning of 2020, and then all at once when the realities of COVID-19 set in. Restaurants and bars that were filled in February were shuttered until further notice by mid-March. Thousands of hospitality workers lost their jobs, and small-business owners had to make the tough decision to stay open for takeout, close for now, or close for good — decisions that will shape cities around the world for years to come. It’s impossible to know what’s going to happen next, b...
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Actor Daniel Newman details horrific ER visit after checking in for suspected COVID-19

Actor Daniel Newman knows a thing or two about surviving an apocalypse after playing Daniel on The Walking Dead for three seasons. But he says no amount of zombies and other fictional invaders prepared him for the grim realities of coronavirus. Over the weekend, Newman, who came out as bisexual in 2017, published an op-ed in the New York Times about his recent experience going to the ER for what he suspects was COVID-19. The 38-year-old believes be may have contracted the virus when he was in A...
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Microsoft needs to invest heavily in its own infrastructure now if it wants to keep up with the popularity of its remote work tools, analyst warns (MSFT)

The coronavirus crisis could drive new customers to Microsoft, Futurum Research analyst Daniel Newman told Business Insider. But Microsoft, he said, needs to make sure it has the capacity to accommodate the new customers and that its products and services run smoothly. Newman's comments come after Microsoft Teams chat app had an outage on Monday as more people started working from home.  Click here to read more BI Prime stories. Microsoft could see a boost of customers during the coronavirus ...
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A note to customers suggests Microsoft is concerned about cloud capacity during the coronavirus crisis – and that it could 'adjust' offers for free services accordingly (MSFT)

Microsoft in a note to customers said it could be faced with capacity constraints as demand for its cloud services continue to grow — especially as more people work from home amid the coronavirus crisis. In response, it would prioritize "first responders, health and emergency management services, critical government infrastructure organizational use" and remote workers using its Teams chat app. The note also said Microsoft could adjust free offers to ensure services for existing customers. Mic...
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Microsoft Teams and Slack are taking their battle for the remote workplace to the next level, as both build big momentum amid the coronavirus crisis (MSFT, WORK)

Slack and Microsoft Teams both recently announced metrics that hinted how much the coronavirus crisis has bolstered their businesses, as more companies turn to remote work to help stem the spread of COVID-19. Analysts say that the increased focus on both apps is going to take their already-contentious rivalry to the next level. Some analysts think Microsoft will be the clear winner here because many companies already have Teams as part of the Office 365 productivity suite, and will simply star...
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21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in January 2018. Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.  As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We find them carved in the rock of the Temple of Apollo and etched as graffiti on the walls of Pompeii. They appear...
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Marie Newman on Her Big Victory: ‘You Have to Be in Alignment With Your District’

In a triumph for progressives, Ms. Newman defeated longtime Representative Dan Lipinski, a conservative Democrat, in an Illinois primary.
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Progressive Candidate Marie Newman Unseats Anti-LGBTQ, Anti-Abortion Dem Lipinski

Marie Newman, the progressive candidate in Illinois’ Democratic primary, beat incumbent conservative Democrat Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL) during the state’s elections on Tuesday night. “I am bursting with pride and gratitude for the amazing coalition that helped bring about much needed change in our district,” Newman said in a statement. “We are going to work together to lower health care costs, to fight climate change, and to build an economy that works for everyone.” She will face off against ...
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Farewell to the Pro-Life Democrats

In Illinois last night, abortion-rights advocate Marie Newman unseated pro-life representative Dan Lipinski in the Democratic primary for the third congressional district. Based on ratings from anti-abortion groups, Lipinski was the last remaining stalwart pro-lifer among Democratic politicians in Congress.It is a symbolic end to an era that really ended a long time ago, a time when Democratic politicians could vote against taxpayer-funded abortion and in favor of abortion restrictions without b...
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Microsoft could see a big boost of customers from the coronavirus crisis – but it needs to invest now to make sure it can handle them, one analyst says (MSFT)

The coronavirus crisis could drive new customers to Microsoft, Futurum Research analyst Daniel Newman told Business Insider. But Microsoft, he said, needs to make sure it has the capacity to accommodate the new customers and that its products and services run smoothly. Newman's comments come after Microsoft Teams chat app had an outage on Monday as more people started working from home.  Click here to read more BI Prime stories. Microsoft could see a boost of customers during the coronavirus ...
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Jury Verdicts in Design Patent Cases

Hafco Foundry and Machine Co. v. GMS Mine Repair and Maintenance, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2020). Hafco’s US Design Patent D681,684 covers an ornamental design for a “Rock Dust Blower.” GMS was Hafco’s distributor. After a breakup GMS started selling its own version. The jury awarded a verdict of $123k and the district court issued a permanent injunction. However, in a post verdict ruling, the district court remitted the damages award to zero and ordered a new trial on damages.  The court also denied GM...
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Antigay Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski loses primary to pro-LGBTQ challenger

One of the last remaining antigay Democrats in Congress was just handed his walking papers by voters in Illinois. Dan Lipinski is the eight-term U.S. Representative for Illinois’s 3rd congressional district, a seat he’s held since 2005. He also holds the unique distinction of being the only House Democrat who refused to sponsor the Equality Act. In addition to that, Lipinski supported the Defense of Marriage Act and has voted against marriage equality and LGBTQ non-discrimination bills. He also...
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One of the last conservative Democrats in congress loses primary to progressive opponent

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Illinois) dislikes abortion, Barack Obama, the affordable care act and marriage equality, and likes religious discrimination, domestic surveillance and denying federal benefits to gay couples. If you're wondering why he even has a "D" in his title, here's a clue: he inherited his seat in congress from his own father, courtesy of the state Democratic party. But he's not going to represent the deep blue district any more, because a progressive opponent took it from him in Ill...
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Marie Newman Beats Dan Lipinski, Democratic Incumbent, in Illinois House Primary

Ms. Newman, a progressive challenger, upset Mr. Lipinski, a conservative House Democrat who had broken with his party on abortion rights and health care.
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Biden wins latest Democratic primaries, building formidable lead over Sanders – as it happened

Former vice-president takes Arizona, Florida and IllinoisSanders proposes $2,000 monthly payments for coronavirus reliefCoronavirus – latest updatesFull story: Biden sweeps key primariesDemocratic primaries results – follow the votesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 4.09am GMT That’s it from me after another eventful primary night. Here’s how the results shook out: Related: Joe Biden sweeps key primaries and moves closer to nomination 3.54am GMT Progre...
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All the companies from Y Combinator’s W20 Demo Day, Part IV: Healthcare, Biotech, Fintech and Nonprofits

Y Combinator’s Demo Day was a bit different this time around. As concerns grew over the spread of COVID-19, Y Combinator shifted the event format away from the two-day gathering in San Francisco we’ve gotten used to, instead opting to have its entire class debut to invited investors and media via YC’s Demo Day website. In a bit of a surprise twist, YC also moved Demo Day forward one week citing accelerated pacing from investors. Alas, this meant switching up its plan for each company to have ...
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CEO Satya Nadella's decision to name Microsoft's first-ever chief scientific officer shows how AI is key to his master plan to finding the next big market (MSFT)

Microsoft quietly appointed its first chief scientific officer last week. It's the latest addition to Microsoft's C-suite, which analysts say includes other uncommon roles like executive vice president of gaming. These roles underline Nadella's priorities, analysts say, which at the end of the day are artificial intelligence and the cloud. Nadella's lieutenants are especially important now as Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board (although he said he still plans to a...
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Ryan Newman on TODAY Show: 'Thankful' ... and ready to return

Ryan Newman said Wednesday morning that he's “thankful for so many people” as well as the safety enhancements made during his time in NASCAR as he recovers from his last-lap wreck in the season-opening Daytona 500. Newman's appearance on NBC's TODAY show in New York City marked his first sit-down interview since suffering serious injuries Feb. 17 at Daytona International Speedway. “It's still humbling to watch (the wreck) and know that I am sitting here without a headache, wh...
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Ryan Newman wants to return to racing ‘as soon as I possibly can’

Ryan Newman said Wednesday morning on NBC's “Today” show that he suffered a bruised brain and was knocked unconscious in his Daytona 500 crash, but he wants to return to racing “as soon as I possibly can. About his injuries, Newman said on the “Today” show: “It takes time for it to heal. I was knocked out.
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We investigated the sexual misconduct of Sherry Pie. What we found was a decade of lies & video.

Following allegations and of fraud and sexual misconduct against RuPaul’s Drag Race contestant Sherry Pie—real name Joey Gugliemelli, 27—as well as his apparent admission of guilt and subsequent disqualification from the reality show competition, questions remain as to how long and how widespread Gugliemelli’s con game reached. Queerty launched its own investigation after initial allegations were made by actor Ben Shimkus that Gugliemelli had posed as a casting agent in order to trick the actor...
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Ryan Newman says, 'It's great to be alive' after terrifying Daytona wreck

Ryan Newman was back at the track Friday, sipping on a Coke and casually strolling through the infield of Phoenix Raceway. It was hard to believe he was in a terrifying wreck at the Daytona 500 less than three weeks ago. "It’s great to be alive," Newman said.
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Ryan Newman: ‘It’s great to be alive’

Friday marked the first time Newman has been at the track since his horrific crash on the last lap of the Feb. 17 Daytona 500. Newman was hospitalized for two days before walking out with his two daughters. Ross Chastain has driven the No. 6 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing since Daytona.
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Indonesian startup Newman’s uses online medicine to tackle sensitive health issues

An Indonesian startup called Newman’s is using telemedicine to help Indonesian patients get care for stigmatized health issues. Part of Y Combinator’s winter 2020 batch, the startup launched last month with prescription hair loss treatments and plans to expand into other verticals, including erectile dysfunction and smoking cessation. Newman’s was founded by Elsen Wiraatmadja, Alfred Ali and Anthony Suryaputra and motivated partly by their own experiences with hair loss in their twenties. Newm...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Asia, Indonesia, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Tech, Thailand, United States, World Bank, Newman, Hair Loss, Online Medicine, Elsen Wiraatmadja Alfred Ali


Post-editing and the Post-human.

Rafaël Newman writes for 3 Quarks Daily about the brave new world of (corporate) translation, beginning with some interesting remarks about Switzerland: Notwithstanding the spread of English as a global lingua franca, translation continues to be a vital component of international relations, whether political, commercial, or cultural. In certain cases, translation is also necessary nationally, for instance in countries comprising more than one significant linguistic group. This is so in Switzerla...
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NASCAR: Jimmie Johnson gets his due, but Alex Bowman gets Auto Club 400 win

NASCAR Cup Series driver Jimmie Johnson #48 gives a thumbs up to fans as he walks to driver introductions for the NASCAR Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, Mar 1, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Actor David Boreanaz gives a thumbs up to fans during driver introductions during the NASCAR Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Sunday, Mar 1, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resu...
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Ryan Blaney thankful for support after Daytona 500 incident

Ryan Blaney said he didn't want to talk to many people the night of the Daytona 500 after contact with Ryan Newman triggered Newman's horrific last-lap crash. “That was nice of them to be there,” Blaney said Friday at Auto Club Speedway, the first time he's talked to the media about the Daytona 500 since that night. Blaney was ashen when he spoke briefly to the media after the season-opening Daytona 500.
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NASCAR tribute to Kobe Bryant: No. 24 Car in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 will be purple and gold

The tributes for Kobe Bryant continue in a variety of ways. The main sponsor of the No. 24 Chevrolet Camaro that will be in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana has come up with something different. The car, sponsored by Axalta, a global vehicle paint and coating company based in Philadelphia, Bryant’s hometown, has been repainted in Lakers purple and gold. The driver is 22-year-old William Byron, one of the up-and-comers on the NASCAR Cup Series circuit. His No. 24 car is...
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Ryan Newman gets standing ovation in visit to Roush Fenway Racing

Exactly 10 months to the day when the country will celebrate Thanksgiving, the entire Roush Fenway Racing organization gave thanks and a warm welcome to driver Ryan Newman, who visited the team's shop Wednesday. Newman, who was involved in a horrific crash coming to the finish line of the Daytona 500 just nine days earlier, received a standing ovation from his colleagues and posed for a number of photos. While there is still no timetable for Newman's return behind the wheel of his No.
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Not Clearly Established A Jailer Can't Spray A Prisoner In The Eyes With Pepper Spray For No Reason, Says Fifth Circuit (techdirt)

A recent decision [PDF] by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals once again highlights the utter absurdity of qualified immunity. To qualify for immunity, all a law enforcement officer needs to do is show they violated someone's rights in a new way -- one not previously considered by the court. Since there's no on-point precedent, it was not "clearly established" that this violation of rights was actually a violation of rights the officer should have been aware of, so the officer walks away from th...
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The sudden departure of Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block shows how Marc Benioff is preparing a new generation of talent to take the reins at the cloud giant

Salesforce co-CEO Keith Block has stepped down from his role, less than 2 years after he first ascended to the role in the summer of 2018. Analysts say that it was always a strange choice for Salesforce to have a co-CEO: While they respect Block's success at the company, experts say that his lofty title didn't necessarily give him more power over the company than founder and CEO Marc Benioff, known for doing things his own way. Block's departure could clear the deck for a new generation of lea...
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