Puzzling Out Pandemic Travel #95

It probably isn’t circled on your calendar, but the end of this week marks the halfway point between Singles’ Day, the biggest global shopping event of the year, and Black Friday, when a sea of shoppers normally surges into stores looking for sales. But what do these days mean (for businesses, for customers, for workers) when pandemic lockdowns in much of the world have sent the transition to online shopping into overdrive? It’s a good subject for a little depth, and this week the Digest pulls in recent articles from around the world on e-commerce, all gathered with the Deepnews Scoring Model.

We’re All (Browser) Window Shopping Now #94

It probably isn’t circled on your calendar, but the end of this week marks the halfway point between Singles’ Day, the biggest global shopping event of the year, and Black Friday, when a sea of shoppers normally surges into stores looking for sales. But what do these days mean (for businesses, for customers, for workers) when pandemic lockdowns in much of the world have sent the transition to online shopping into overdrive? It’s a good subject for a little depth, and this week the Digest pulls in recent articles from around the world on e-commerce, all gathered with the Deepnews Scoring Model.

A “Shot” at Ending the Pandemic? #93

Editor: Christopher Brennan
With cases soaring in many countries in recent weeks, the world received what appeared to be a jab of good news with the announcement of 90% effectiveness in trials of the vaccine developed by American pharma giant Pfizer and German BioNTech. The results are welcome, though what happens now, including more trials and issues of distribution, is more complicated. That makes vaccines a good subject for this week’s Digest, which gathered quality, in-depth articles from around the world on issues such as ultra-cold storage, “science by press release” and more.

What Do the Elections Tell U.S.? #92

Editor: Christopher Brennan
The votes are cast, and all that remains is the final counting in key states. As of the sending of this Digest, Joe Biden’s supporters anticipate him reaching the 270 electoral votes needed to become the next president. Beyond the top headline, however, there are the more nuanced stories that brought us to this point, from which demographics showed up to the reliability of polls, legal challenges and more. While pieces in last week’s Digest projected what would happen, this week uses the power of Deepnews.ai’s technology to look back at what we can learn from the results we know thus far.