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How the Covid-19 economy is hurting US Latinos more than any other group

How the Covid-19 economy is hurting US Latinos more than any other group

Latino households in the United States are having more trouble making ends meet during the coronavirus pandemic than any other demographic group, according to a new Pew Research study. The think tank released the findings from its latest American Trends Panel survey on Tuesday. The group’s researchers surveyed more than 9,600 US adults in April…MORE

Bill English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, dies at 91

Bill English, co-inventor of the computer mouse, dies at 91

William “Bill” English, the engineer who helped create the first computer mouse, died July 26 in California. He was 91. With the mouse, English — alongside his partner, Douglas Engelbart, who died in 2013 — helped revolutionize modern computing, at a time when most computers were slow, impersonal metal behemoths. According to the New York…MORE

PepsiCo’s new Mac & Cheese product is made with Cheetos

PepsiCo’s new Mac & Cheese product is made with Cheetos

You can add Cheetos Mac ‘n’ Cheese to your list of pandemic comfort foods. The new PepsiCo product comes in three flavors — Bold & Cheesy, Flamin’ Hot and Cheesy Jalapeño. It will be sold at Walmart in boxes and single-serve cups and will be available beginning on Saturday. For PepsiCo, the product is a…MORE

Everything at the grocery store is getting more expensive

Everything at the grocery store is getting more expensive

Grocery prices have skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic. That has Americans spending more at the supermarket than they have in years. Prices are spiking — and not just because people are buying more groceries as they spend more time at home. The pandemic has had a strong impact on grocery prices this year, according to…MORE

Gold price rockets past $2,000 per ounce and it could keep going

Powered by a dominant tech sector, stocks keep rising. But if gold prices are any indication, traders are still hedging their bets against an uncertain economic future. What’s happening: Gold has rallied past $2,000 per ounce for the first time ever, with spot prices jumping as high as $2,041 per ounce on Wednesday. The metal’s…MORE

America’s jobs crisis could be about to get even worse

America’s jobs crisis could be about to get even worse

America’s fragile jobs market recovery, after just two months of improvement, appears to be losing steam as Covid-19 infections rise and federal funds for businesses begin to dry up. On Friday, the US government is set to release its monthly jobs report, and economists are predicting another 1.6 million jobs were added in July —…MORE

New York Times’ digital revenue exceeds print for first time ever

New York Times’ digital revenue exceeds print for first time ever

The nation’s newspaper of record is looking more and more like a digital shop, and it has the subscription numbers to show it. Digital revenue for The New York Times exceeded its print revenue for the first time in its history, the company reported Wednesday in its second quarter report. The Times added 669,000 digital…MORE

Moderna already got $400 million for a Covid vaccine that isn’t available

Moderna already got $400 million for a Covid vaccine that isn’t available

Moderna, one of the companies working on a treatment for Covid-19, said Wednesday that it’s on track to finish enrollment for a phase 3 study of its vaccine by the end of September. The biotech, which has received funding from the United States’ Operation Warp Speed program, also said it had about $400 million of…MORE