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Technology is again proving to be a force for good during the coronavirus pandemic with apps that help the unemployed find work.The U.S. has lost 47 million jobs since state and local lockdown restrictions began in March, and the unemployment rate stands at 13.3 percent.Those who lost their jobs are looking for work again, and those who were furloughed may be looking for temporary work. There are a number of apps that aim to help set people up with temporary work — no, not just Uber and DoorDash — right from their smartphones.AIRBUS CUTTING 15,000 JOBS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISISHere’s a list of 10 notable gig-worker apps for those looking to earn extra pocket cash or a full paycheck:FiverrFiverr is a free app for freelancers looking for work. It is rated No. 27 in the Business category on the App Store and describes itself as the largest and most affordable marketplace for digital services. Businesses can hire freelancers from 116 different service categories, according to the app’s description.FreelancerMoonlighting describes itself as an app for freelancers, gig workers, contractors, part-time workers and side hustlers. The free app connects job applicants with access to a “full suite of powerful business management tools, commission-free …

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