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‘We’re not going back to the same economy’: The rise of technology poses risks to low-paid service workers amid the ongoing recovery, Fed Chair Powell says

The US economy won’t return to the exact same state it was in before the pandemic, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Thursday. The health crisis is accelerating digitization throughout the economy, and Americans already slammed by the virus’s fallout are at the highest risk of losing their jobs, he […]
‘We’re not going back to the same economy’: The rise of technology poses risks to low-paid service workers amid the ongoing recovery, Fed Chair Powell says
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Walmart scrapped plans to let these 6-foot-tall robots check inventory at stores, after reportedly finding that it’s simpler to let humans do the job

After a 500-store trial, Walmart has scrapped plans to roll out Bossa Nova’s inventory-scanning robots. The grocer found different and sometimes simpler solutions, sources told the Wall Street Journal Monday, which included having staff flag inventory issues as they walked the aisles. Walmart US chief executive John Furner was also […]
Walmart scrapped plans to let these 6-foot-tall robots check inventory at stores, after reportedly finding that it’s simpler to let humans do the job
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