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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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Gaming boom during lockdown

Despite the widespread economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the global video games industry is thriving. This is because, in the age of social distancing where consumer and business activities have reduced to a minimum, gaming has provided an engaging distraction for people seeking social interaction.

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Facebook is jumping into cloud gaming

The social networking giant on Monday premiered a handful of video games that are streamed to people’s smartphones and personal computers. Users can find the games in Facebook’s Gaming section or via their News Feeds. Some of the games that will be available for cloud streaming include the racing game Asphalt 9: Legends, PGA TOUR Golf Shootout, Solitaire: Arthur’s Tale, and WWE SuperCard.

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