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New York and New Jersey join a growing list of states with contact-tracing apps residents can use.

Residents of New York and some surrounding states can now use their smartphones to track whether they have come close to someone with the coronavirus. New York and New Jersey on Thursday released apps that use new technology from Apple and Google that detects nearby phones and can notify people if they spent time with […]


New York manufacturing activity unexpectedly stabilizes in June

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Manufacturing activity in New York State stabilized unexpectedly in June after three months of broad weakness brought on by coronavirus-related business shutdowns, and companies’ six-month outlook shot to a decade high, the New York Federal Reserve said on Monday. The regional Fed bank’s Empire State Manufacturing Index surged 48 points to […]