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Amazon is adding 4 jets to join Amazon Air fleet

The expansion comes as Amazon continues to push for faster delivery amid a pandemic-fueled surge in online orders. Stuck-at-home shoppers have turned to the service for both essential and nonessential goods, while the holiday shopping season generated further demand for speedy delivery. The four WestJet planes are being converted to cargo jets and will join the Amazon Air fleet this year, while the seven Delta planes will be added in 2022 after their conversion, Amazon said.

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The Hot New Covid Tech Is Wearable and Constantly Tracks You

The powerful new surveillance systems, wearable devices that continuously monitor users, are the latest high-tech gadgets to emerge in the battle to hinder the coronavirus. Some sports leagues, factories and nursing homes have already deployed them. Resorts are rushing to adopt them. A few schools are preparing to try them. And the conference industry is eyeing them as a potential tool to help reopen convention centers.

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529 more than just college savings

A 529 savings plan can do more than just help you pay for college — and those benefits could come in particularly handy during the coronavirus pandemic. Today is 529 College Savings Plan Day, a day to focus on the advantages of these tax-favored plans. This year, it is being observed just a few months after the crisis upended the lives of many Americans. College students returned home to learn remotely, while the nation socially distanced to try to slow the spread of the virus. And, in the economic fallout of the crisis, many workers — parents and students alike — have lost jobs or had wages reduced, impacting their ability to save and pay for college.

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