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Covid-19 brings remote medicine revolution to the UK

Covid-19 brings remote medicine revolution to the UK

SUMMARY: VideoApps which allow doctors to connect with patients remotely have been available for a while, but the coronavirus pandemic has seen doctors finding new ways to consult with critical patient care, including reviewing scans and X-rays from home.

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Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

Hydroxychloroquine trials for COVID-19 suspended by the WHO

SUMMARY: George Frey/GettyThe World Health Organization announced Monday it is pausing clinical trials using the controversial malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, to treat patients with COVID-19.

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China’s food delivery giant Meituan hits $100B valuation amid pandemic – TechCrunch

China’s food delivery giant Meituan hits $100B valuation amid pandemic – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Meituan’s shares hit a record high on Tuesday, bringing its valuation to over $100 billion.

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Uber cuts 600 jobs in India – TechCrunch

Uber cuts 600 jobs in India – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: Uber is cutting 600 jobs in India, or 25% of its workforce in the country, it said on Tuesday as it looks to cut costs to steer through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Drones to deliver COVID-19 tests and PPE to Isle of Mull

Coronavirus: Drones to deliver COVID-19 tests and PPE to Isle of Mull

SUMMARY: Drones are delivering urgently needed medical supplies such as coronavirus test kits and personal protective equipment to a Scottish island.

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Best last minute Memorial Day 2020 deals: Laptops, home exercise gear, mattresses, vacuums, and more

Best last minute Memorial Day 2020 deals: Laptops, home exercise gear, mattresses, vacuums, and more

SUMMARY: When you apply discount code THINKMEMORIAL, it's very nearly half off.

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Hacked NES Power Glove is a thing of horrifying, wriggly beauty

Hacked NES Power Glove is a thing of horrifying, wriggly beauty

SUMMARY: Makeup tutorials, woodworking tutorials, baking tutorials — there are creators of every kind uploading lessons in their craft for the YouTube-watching masses.

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The best last minute Memorial Day deals on mattresses

The best last minute Memorial Day deals on mattresses

SUMMARY: Deal Savings PriceShow more (22 items)coronavirus may have interfered with all sorts of Memorial Day plans, but the pandemic has not gotten in the way of the usual array of online Memorial Day deals.

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Virgin Orbit: Richard Branson's rocket fails on maiden flight

Virgin Orbit: Richard Branson's rocket fails on maiden flight

SUMMARY: Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit rocket has failed to launch a test satellite into space on its maiden voyage.

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Drone to deliver masks to Isle of Mull hospital

Drone to deliver masks to Isle of Mull hospital

SUMMARY: Image caption The two-week trial will make use of a large delivery dronesDrone technology is to be used to deliver protective equipment to a hospital on a Scottish island.

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Huawei: What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?

Huawei: What would happen if the UK ditched the Chinese firm?

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty ImagesHuawei's future in the UK is in doubt - again.

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NASA and SpaceX confirm SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’ – TechCrunch

NASA and SpaceX confirm SpaceX’s first ever astronaut launch is a ‘go’ – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: NASA and SpaceX are closer than ever to a moment both have been preparing for since the beginning of the Commercial Crew program in 2010.

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Elon Musk and Grimes changed their baby's name

Elon Musk and Grimes changed their baby's name

SUMMARY: Brendan Smialowski/Getty ImagesElon Musk and Grimes have had to change the name of their baby son from "X Æ A-12" to "X Æ A-Xii".

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Virgin Orbit's big demonstration launch doesn't make it to space

Virgin Orbit's big demonstration launch doesn't make it to space

SUMMARY: Virgin OrbitRichard Branson's space launch company, Virgin Orbit, didn't manage to launch a rocket into orbit from midair on Monday as hoped.

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Extremely rare 'cosmic ring of fire' discovered in the early universe

Extremely rare 'cosmic ring of fire' discovered in the early universe

SUMMARY: James Josephides/Swinburne Astronomy ProductionsA violent, catastrophic collision between two galaxies has given rise to an extremely rare ring galaxy, lurking some 11 billion light years from the Earth.

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Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight

Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit fails to launch rocket to space during first test flight

SUMMARY: Virgin Orbit confirmed that the drop was successful and that the rocket’s main engine ignited.

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Uncut Gems, one of Adam Sandler’s best movies, is now streaming on Netflix in the US

Uncut Gems, one of Adam Sandler’s best movies, is now streaming on Netflix in the US

SUMMARY: Uncut Gems is no different.

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Virgin Orbit’s first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft – TechCrunch

Virgin Orbit’s first orbital test flight cut short after rocket released from carrier aircraft – TechCrunch

SUMMARY: On Monday, Virgin Orbit attempted the first full flight of its orbital payload launch system, which includes a modified Boeing 747 called ‘Cosmic Girl’ that acts as a carrier aircraft for its air-launched rocket LauncherOne.

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A beefier Motorola Razr with 5G is reportedly dropping in the fall

A beefier Motorola Razr with 5G is reportedly dropping in the fall

SUMMARY: Motorola's revived Razr, which released earlier in 2020 as a folding-screen flip phone, definitely underwhelmed.

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A new Motorola Razr could launch this year with 5G

A new Motorola Razr could launch this year with 5G

SUMMARY: A new version of the Motorola Razr foldable could launch this year, and it might have 5G, a bigger battery, and improved cameras (via 9to5Google).

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