Apple has released a website and app that provide information about Covid-19 and help people decide whether they need to be tested for the virus. Apple said the resources and screening tool were created in partnership with the CDC, FEMA, and White House Coronavirus Task Force. Apple’s efforts are similar to that of Google and its sister-company Verily, which, last week, released an...
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The Electric: Western Auto and Battery Makers’ Big Gamble on Indonesian Nickel
For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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