• Real estate agents are seeing fewer home buyers and sellers

    1 month ago - By Stl Today

    Almost six in 10 real estate agents say home sellers and buyers are stepping back from the housing market because of the COVID-19 pandemic. That's what the National Association of Realtors finds in a new survey of its members seeking...
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  • Kelly Clarkson Has A New Home Collection That Will Help With COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Get all the details on the star's collaboration with Wayfair.
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  • A day in the life of an Amazon courier on the frontlines of the U.S. pandemic

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    Excelso Sabulao delivers groceries for Amazon.com Inc in California so he can help provide his parents an income. Now, with endless interactions at stores and at homes during a pandemic, he worries his work will kill them.
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  • AIR Principal Scientist: Data, Social Impact Add to Challenge of Modeling COVID-19

    1 month ago - By A.M. Best

    Narges Dorratoltaj, a principal scientist at AIR Worldwide, said forecasters continue to learn from pandemics and work to get the most timely data and determine how to anticipate social behavior in ...
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  • Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

    Creating a Real Estate Series That Communicates Your Value

    1 month ago - By RIS Media

    This is the time to ramp up your marketing efforts with a series. Why? Because if you're at home due to COVID-19, you have more time than ever to let your imagination wander and to create a compelling series that will help you keep the business churning.
    Whether you want to do a blog series, a podcast series or a video series, here's what you should do:
    Focus on your niche. Don't reinvent the wheel. You already know what you're good at, so use that expertise to your advantage. If you typically work with first-time homebuyers, for example, you can create a series that's catered to consumers...
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  • Top 7 Digital Tools for Working Remotely During COVID-19

    Top 7 Digital Tools for Working Remotely During COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Business 2 Community

    Are you looking for the best digital tools for working remotely from home? We got the tools you need to work efficiently and be productive!
    Globally, the coronavirus outbreak has led organizations and businesses to ask employees to work from home. Experts and the governments have also encouraged self-quarantine, working remotely from home, and social distancing.
    Most states and countries have restricted movements in and out of their boundaries. While these measures will help decrease the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home has its challenges.
    Some of the challenges of...
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  • Walmart Grocery app sees record downloads amid COVID-19, surpasses Amazon by 20%

    Walmart Grocery app sees record downloads amid COVID-19, surpasses Amazon by 20%

    1 month ago - By Tech Crunch

    Record demand for online grocery shopping amid the COVID-19 pandemic has sent the apps for grocery pickup and delivery services up the charts. Walmart Grocery, as a result, has now hit an all-time high in downloads - grabbing the No. 1 ranking position across all Shopping apps in the U.S. on April 5, 2020, and surpassing Amazon by 20%, according to a new analysis from app intelligence firm App Annie.
    The Walmart Grocery application retained that No. 1 position for at least two days, the firm said, citing data from both the Google Play store and the Apple App Store, combined. While App...
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  • 'Alexa, help me': A nursing home patient begged her Amazon Echo for help dozens of times before dying of COVID-19

    'Alexa, help me': A nursing home patient begged her Amazon Echo for help dozens of times before dying of COVID-19

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A Michigan nursing home patient reportedly asked her Amazon Echo smart speaker for help dozens of times before she died from COVID-19.
    LouAnn Dagen, 66, was one of 36 people who tested positive for coronavirus as part of an outbreak at a Cedar Springs nursing home.
    She reportedly asked her Alexa device "How do I get to the police?" In response, the device gave directions to the nearest police station. Amazon Echo devices cannot contact 911 on their own.
    After her death, Dagen's sister found more than 40 recordings on Dagen's smart speaker of her asking for help. Dagen's sister decided to...
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