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5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website

5 Democratic senators are pressuring Verily to drop the requirement for a mandatory Google sign-in to use its COVID-19 testing website

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Verily's screening website requires a Google sign-in. Lawmakers are asking why. A letter signed by five senators probes Verily on how it will handle sensitive user data...
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Google's revenue is on track to shrink for the first time ever because of the coronavirus, according to one of the internet industry's top analysts

Google's revenue is on track to shrink for the first time ever because of the coronavirus, according to one of the internet industry's top analysts

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Alphabet's biggest revenue stream is set to be hit hard by the coronavirus, with digital advertising already dropping off. Key analysts predict that the effects could be felt...
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The recession alphabet: How analysts are using letters to project the economy's recovery from coronavirus

The recession alphabet: How analysts are using letters to project the economy's recovery from coronavirus

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Economists say the US economy is either entering a recession or already in one, but the way it rebounds could take several forms. Experts have turned to the alphabet to...
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Google-parent Alphabet to donate $800 million in response to coronavirus crisis

4 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Alphabet Inc will donate more than $800 million in funds towards producing medical supplies used to fight COVID-19, and in ad credits to government and health organizations and...
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This video shows what it's like to be tested at one of Verily's COVID-19 drive-thrus

This video shows what it's like to be tested at one of Verily's COVID-19 drive-thrus

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Alphabet life sciences division Verily has shown its COVID-19 drive-thru in a new video. Participants are given a lab kit and must provide a nasal swab. Testing sites are still...
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Duolingo releases a free iPhone and iPad app to help kids learn to read

Duolingo releases a free iPhone and iPad app to help kids learn to read

5 days ago   |   iMore

What you need to know A new Duolingo app helps kids learn to read. It's aimed at ages 3 through 6. Duolingo ABC includes over 300 lessons. Plonk your kid down and treat...
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Books That Captivate Babies and Toddlers

6 days ago   |   NY Times

Lift that flap, peek through that hole, press that button. Interactive books keep little ones entertained - and help them develop cognitive abilities.
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Apple's App Store rules are stifling Arcade competition

Apple's App Store rules are stifling Arcade competition

6 days ago   |   iMore

"There's a fraught relationship between developers and Apple precisely because of rules like this" What you need to know A Bloomberg report has revealed how Apple's App Store...
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Amazon has been the king of big tech stocks during the coronavirus sell-off

7 days ago   |   CNBC

Amazon's stock price is down 11% since the market peaked on Feb. 19, while Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet and Facebook have each plunged more than 20%. And that tells you...
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Modeling Moon by Holiday Mathis

8 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Hhd get.creators.com The witty conceptual artist John Baldessari had a popular piece called “Teaching a Plant the Alphabet,” in which he held up flashcards to unimpressed...
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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment - $2,400 - if their adjusted gross income, which is what you report on your taxes, is under $150,000. Read more ...

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement. Read more ...

‘Matter of life & death': Trump's Covid-19 task force projects 100,000+...

‘Matter of life & death': Trump's Covid-19 task force projects 100,000+ Americans will die even under tough 30-day isolation

Senior members of the White House Covid-19 task force said Americans should prepare for 100,000 deaths from the pandemic, as the US president warned that following distancing... Read more ...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still loom large in the memories of her fans. Read more ...

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

The US coronavirus death toll could reach 100,000 to 240,000 even if social distancing guidelines are maintained, the White House projected Tuesday, as President Trump warned... Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hospitals

It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Read more ...

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for coronavirus research...

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for coronavirus research, report says

This news comes nearly two weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff. Read more ...

UFC star Jon Jones agrees to plead guilty to latest DWI charge

UFC star Jon Jones agrees to plead guilty to latest DWI charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Tuesday agreed to plead guilty to driving while intoxicated in a deal with prosecutors, following his March 26 arrest in... Read more ...