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World Economy Working From Home Gets a Glimpse of the Virtual Future

  • Leaders of the world economy to meet virtually this week
  • Business and workers are relying on technology as a safety net
An empty Interstate 280 leading to San Francisco on March 26.
An empty Interstate 280 leading to San Francisco on March 26.Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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The lockdown gripping much of the world economy has spurred a real-time stress test of the long-heralded digital future.