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*** The Small Business Administration announced a new partnership with point-of-sale payment processing technology providers Clover, NCR Corporation, Square and Toast to help restaurants submit applications to receive pandemic relief and recovery payments from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. The fund was authorized under the American Rescue Plan Act. Applicants for the fund can also apply directly via an SBA online portal.

*** The Transportation Security Administration is looking at whether it will be able to accept app-based mobile drivers licenses to confirm identity for air passengers. Read more on this story via GCN.

*** Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory examined how COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theories spread online. GCN has more on this story.

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