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Briefly informed: Schufa, workplace, Pikmin Bloom, video consultation hours

The probability values ​​calculated by the Schufa about the creditworthiness of a consumer are often decisive for whether he receives a loan or can successfully place an online order. The Wiesbaden Administrative Court now wants to know about this practice, which is widespread in business life, whether the Schufa score values ​​are compatible with the GDPR requirements for automated decisions. The case negotiated in Wiesbaden concerns the application of a plaintiff, according to which the credit agency should, in her opinion, delete incorrect entries and provide her with information about the data stored there.

2021 will be the most stressful year on the job for German employees – a full 70 percent state this in a recent survey by Oracle and Workplace Intelligence. Above all, psychological problems at work affect people. At the same time, more and more employees feel that they have lost control of their professional and private lives. Furthermore, almost all respondents used the last year to reflect on their lives and their definition of success. Above all, the compatibility of work and private life, but also their mental health and flexibility at work are now the top priority for many people.

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Niantic is releasing its new AR game “Pikmin Bloom”. Like “Pokémon Go”, it was created in collaboration with Nintendo. “Pikmin Bloom” will soon be available for free download on Android and iOS. Like previous games, Pikmin Bloom aims to encourage people to run. The central play element is a daily walk where you can collect the small plant creatures. You can also pick plants while walking and throw them to the Pikmins to eat. As with fitness applications, the app then shows the number of steps you have taken.

In the Corona crisis, medical consultations via video consultation have increased significantly. In the first half of 2021 there were more than 2.25 million such digital contacts in practices of doctors and psychotherapists, according to an evaluation by the Central Institute for Statutory Health Insurance. Before the pandemic, no 4,000 video consultation hours had been billed for the whole of 2019. The institute explained that the use of psychotherapy services for children and adolescents has noticeably increased. In the first half of 2021, it was eight percent above the level in 2019. This is a matter of concern and needs to be monitored closely.

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