Afternoon Coffee: Cyber Monday sets online shopping record; DeepMind reaches scientific breakthrough; Work from home threatens big cities

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In today’s headlines, sales for holiday online shopping on Cyber Monday reached a record with $10.8 billion spent. In other news, Alphabet’s DeepMind developed an AI-backed protein folding prediction technology — a huge scientific breakthrough to help disease in the future. Also, US employees aren’t working in the office anymore, and it’s affecting economic recovery in big cities. Afternoon Coffee brings you the latest in procurement and supply chain news.

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