Month: May 2020

Doctors in London hospitals are using headsets from Microsoft to reduce the amount of staff coming into contact with COVID-19 patients

The Microsoft HoloLens 2 currently being deployed by doctors in London.
The Microsoft HoloLens 2 currently being deployed by doctors in London.


  • A small number of London hospitals have given out 10 mixed-reality headsets to doctors as a way to reduce the amount of hospital staff coming into contact with COVID-19 patients.

  • The headsets, called the HoloLens, are built by Microsoft and allow doctors to share their POV with colleagues remotely, while also showing holographic projections to the doctor wearing the headset.

  • Dr. James Kinross, one of the doctors using the headsets, told Business Insider this means instead of six or seven doctors conducting a ward round, just one can

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Another victim ID’d in unsolved Gilgo Beach murders on Long Island

Police on Long Island, New York, say they have confirmed the identity of another victim of the unsolved Gilgo Beach murders.

The victim was among 11 sets of remains found on a stretch of highway on Long Island when police were searching along Ocean Parkway for a woman who disappeared in 2010.

Authorities previously identified one of the victims as “Jane Doe #6,” but in an update on Friday police said they now know who she is. Her name will be released “in the near future,” Suffolk County Police Department said in a statement.

Police worked with the FBI and

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How a coronavirus team-up between Whirlpool, Dow and Reynolds may transform PPEs

The coronavirus pandemic has seen a host of big brands step outside of their core industries to manufacture much-needed equipment in the fight against the deadly virus.

Those names include Whirlpool Corporation (WHR), Dow (DOW) and Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN), which have teamed up to create respirators with a design that aims displace N95 masks and visors, according to a top Whirlpool executive.

Worldwide, COVID-19 infections have topped 5 million, with over 1.5 million infections located in the U.S.. While new cases appear to be tapering off, frontline health care workers are still in need of personal protective equipment (PPE).

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Save big on these gadgets before Memorial Day

1. Rollova 2.0 Digital Ruler

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MSRP: $89 | Sale Price: $77 | Price with code SUMMERSAVE20: $62 

A fan favorite on Kickstarter, this digital ruler will help you quickly measure everything from flat surfaces to curved objects without having to deal with the bulk of a traditional ruler or tape measure. It’s even easy to travel with the Rollova 2.0 thanks to its supremely compact size and lightweight design.

2. Infrared Non-Contact Digital Thermometer with 1-Sec Temperature Read

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MSRP: $150 | Sale Price: $80 | Price with code SUMMERSAVE20: $64 

This medical-grade digital thermometer allows you to take

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Why Is Robert Half (RHI) Up 8.3% Since Last Earnings Report?

It has been about a month since the last earnings report for Robert Half (RHI). Shares have added about 8.3% in that time frame, outperforming the S&P 500.

Will the recent positive trend continue leading up to its next earnings release, or is Robert Half due for a pullback? Before we dive into how investors and analysts have reacted as of late, let’s take a quick look at the most recent earnings report in order to get a better handle on the important drivers.

Robert Half Q1 Earnings Miss Estimates

Robert Half reported mixed first-quarter 2020 results, with earnings missing

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