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Bill Gates tested positive for COVID-19 and says he is experiencing mild symptoms

Bill Gates discusses his new book, How to Prevent the Next Pandemic, onstage in New York City. Gates announced Tuesday that he tested positive for COVID-19. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Bill Gates discusses his new book, How to Prevent the Next Pandemic, onstage in New York City. Gates announced…

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Facebook tests new stories-like notifications bubbles to increase engagement

As it continues to lose ground to TikTok, where people are increasingly spending their social media time, Facebook is constantly trying to figure out new ways to keep people engaged, and glued to its app instead. The Social Network’s latest experiment on this front comes in the form of new Stories-like notification bubbles within your…

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Microsoft tests a limited VPN in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Microsoft is apparently getting into the VPN game, too, with the Microsoft Edge Secure Network. According to a support page on Microsoft’s site, Microsoft is previewing the Microsoft Edge Secure Network, a service that sends your data through an encrypted tunnel to secure your browsing session. The service is powered by Cloudflare, the page…

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Twitter tests new option to attach video, images and GIFs to one tweet

What if you could add a still image and a GIF to a single tweet? What about video as well – what if you had the capacity to attach all three different content types to your updates, so you could showcase different elements within each post? That could be coming soon, based on this discovery…

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Tamron Hall is positive for COVID-19 before the big Mother’s Day event

April 28, 2022 | 9:49am Talk show host Tamron Hall is entering May sweeps with a COVID-19 diagnosis. “I wanted to share the news with you that I have tested positive for COVID-19,” Hall informed her “Tamron Hall Show” staffers Tuesday in an email obtained by Page Six. “I am following CDC guidelines, staying home…


Best dog DNA tests for 2022

If you’ve recently rescued or purchased a pup, you may not know much about your dog, aside from how cute she is. As a good pet parent, it’s a smart idea to find out as much as you can about their breed so you can understand their behaviors and if your dog might be predisposed…

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Plato tests BTC Honda as team retains Cook for 2022

Cook, 30, has scored 11 race wins aboard BTC’s Honda Civic Type R machinery since his move to the team for 2019, and had long been expected to stay put at the team for a fourth successive season.He joins Jade Edwards, who was confirmed for a second campaign at BTC by the squad on Monday…

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Biden Tests Negative for COVID-19 After Traveling Companion Tested Positive

President Joe Biden tested negative for COVID-19 on March 28 after a deputy press secretary who traveled with him to Europe tested positive. The White House said Biden, who is in Washington, tested negative as part of his regular testing cadence. Karine Jean-Pierre, the press secretary, announced Sunday that she tested positive on a polymerase chain…

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Twitter Tests New Spaces Analytics With Some Hosts

Twitter has added another option to help increase the utility of Spaces, with some Spaces hosts now able to access full Spaces analytics, including the number of people that tuned-in, total speakers in the session, replays, duration and more. As you can see in this example, when a host taps on the graph icon (if…

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Reddit tests Mod Notes to Gain More Information on Users and Contributions to Communities

Reddit has launched an interesting experiment which essentially provides advice and ratings on contributors to subreddits, enabling more context as to how the user has contributed in the past. As you can see in this example, Reddit has launched a new test of what it’s calling ‘Mod Notes’, which enables moderators to create informational notes…