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TikTok surpasses 2 billion download mark

The app, known for its quirky 15-second videos, is hugely popular in India. Angela Lang / CNET For the latest corona virus pandemic news and information, visit WHO website. TikTok, the popular video sharing app known for its quirky 15-second videos, continued to grow rapidly in the first quarter, despite

A massive asteroid (and some smaller ones) just passed close to Earth

Artist’s impression of a large space rock. NASA / JPL-Caltech An asteroid the size of a mountain that crossed our cosmic neighborhood on Wednesday, and humanity has survived because even a narrow pass in space is not so close. Actually, Asteroid 1998 OR2 was never closer than 6.3 million kilometers

Pixel 4A and 4A XL: Rumors, specs, prices and more

The Pixel 4 XL. Stephen Shankland / CNET In May last year, Google launched Pixel 3A and 3A XL. It was the first outing of the Pixel phones in a cheaper price range – and maybe Google’s return to the cheaper Nexus days from earlier. The Pixel 3A phones cost

The best free stuff while you’re stuck at home

Roku For the latest corona virus pandemic news and information, visit WHO website. We have seen a dramatic change in the way communities respond to it Corona virus. With schools, shops, restaurants, and theaters closed – and Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year being “social distancing” – we all need a

Lyft tightens its belt, laying off 17% of its workforce

This is Lyft’s second round of layoffs this year. Angela Lang / CNET Lyft significantly reduces its number of employees. The hail fighting company revealed in a regulatory filing Around 982 employees will be laid off on Wednesday, or 17% of the workforce. Lyft said the layoffs were part of

Google rumored to release Pixel 4A next month

Google announced Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL in October 2019. Sarah Tew / CNET Google may plan to release its rumored Pixel 4A next month. According to the German website, the mobile operator Vodafone will offer the Pixel 4A in Europe from May 22nd Caschy’s blogciting the company’s internal documents.