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Armani to hold runway show in empty theater due…

In a last-minute change, Giorgio Armani is holding his Milan Fashion Week runway show behind closed doors Sunday due to concerns raised by the coronavirus

Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for the Coronavirus?

As the outbreak of the Coronavirus grows, many wonder if U.S. hospitals are prepared for the worst.

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With…

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.

Buffett says Wall Street advice usually favors…

Billionaire Warren Buffett says taking advice from Wall Street on deals is a bit like asking “the barber whether you need a haircut.”

Can Face Masks Protect You From The Coronavirus?

Since the coronavirus hit the headlines many people wonder what preventative measures they should be taking and whether a face mask can protect them against the virus.

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Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement

India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as…

American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, but it looks like they'll have to wait

How Parents’ Love Shapes Their Children's Lives

A new study, published in the journal Demography, reveals that when spouses love each other, children stay in school longer and marry later in life.

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids…

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers…

Lawyers for some state and local governments say the deal being offered by companies in a sweeping national settlement over the toll of opioids isn't enough

What To Eat For A Sharper Memory

While there is no magic pill to prevent cognitive decline, there are brain foods nutritionists suggest that can ensure a sharp brain as you age.

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Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based…

Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based Game Streaming Service The two companies have come together for the new partnership to create a "premium" streaming experience for gamers. David S. Park, head of Samsung's U.S. marketing team, revealed the news at the launch event for Microsoft's 'Forza Street' game on the Galaxy smartphones. David S. Park, via statment Though nothing has been revealed yet, it has been suggested the partnership could see xCloud come to Samsung's phones. Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft's Project xCloud boss, teased the possibility in a statement to The Verge. Kareem Choudhry, to The Verge

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch…

WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”

The Essential Guide To Healthy Grocery Shopping

One of the key steps to eating healthier is to stock your kitchen and pantry with nutritious and healthy foods. Here are some tips that will make grocery shopping a breeze.

Ubisoft Says PS5 Will Support Backward…

Ubisoft Says PS5 Will Support Backward Compatibility Ubisoft boss Yves Guillemot has promised gamers that the next-gen consoles "will be running almost all the back catalog of the previous consoles." Yves Guillemot, via financial call Yves Guillemot, via financial call Sony's Mark Cerny previously confirmed that PS4 games would "definitely" run on the PS5.

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on…

Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, says it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks

Facial Expressions May Not Be Reliable Indicators

For centuries, we've believed that facial expressions mirror the deepest emotions, but recent research shows that may not be the case.

WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Users

WhatsApp Reaches 2 Billion Users Just two years ago, the free messaging service reported 1.5 billion users. It was initially founded back in early 2009. The new milestone is thanks to WhatsApp's increasing popularity in developing countries like India. WhatsApp also used the accomplishment to reiterate its stance on providing end-to-end encryption. WhatsApp, via blog post The ad-free application was purchased by Facebook in 2014 for $19 billion. WhatsApp is the second app owned by the social media giant to hit two billion users.

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Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see…

When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions

Can Cleanliness Increase The Risk Of Asthma?

A recent study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, suggests children have a 37% higher risk of becoming ill in an 'extra clean' homes.