Wintrust Business Lunch 10/7/21: Stocks bounce back, debt ceiling to be raised through early December, and Google Maps launch eco-friendly routes

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This illustration picture shows Google map application displaying medical facility or a COVID-19 testing center on a smartphone in Arlington, Virginia on June 9, 2020. – A new version of Google’s mapping service being rolled out will display pandemic-related transit alerts and let people know when buses or trains might be crowded. Updated versions of the free app for smartphones powered by Apple or Google-backed Android software will also let drivers know about COVID-19 checkpoints or restrictions on their routes. “We’re introducing features to help you easily find important information if you need to venture out, whether it’s by car or public transportation,” Google Maps product management director Ramesh Nagarajan said in a blog post detailing updates. (Photo by Olivier DOULIERY / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)

Segment 1: CNET Editor at Large Ian Sherr chats with guest host Ilyce Glink about a variety of tech stories including a review of Windows 11, and Amazon (and other retailers) already starting ‘Black Friday-worthy’ deals.

Segment 2: Richard Fry, Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center, talks to Ilyce about a new study that shows a rising share of U.S. adults are living without a spouse or partner.

Segment 3: WGN reporter and Crain’s Daily Gist host Amy Guth gives us a round-up of the latest business stories including United growing their schedule ahead of the holiday travel season, and Google maps now helping travelers find the most eco-friendly route.

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