Low-cost drug improves survival rate of patients with severe COVID-19, researchers say

Low-cost drug improves survival rate of patients with severe COVID-19, researchers say

A common steroid can help some coronavirus patients, scientists say. James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Scientists at the University of Oxford in the UK believe they’ve found a low-cost, common drug significantly reduced coronavirus-related deaths in a 6,000-patient trial. Researchers said in a […]
Instagram will top Twitter as a source for news, survey says

Instagram will top Twitter as a source for news, survey says

Instagram could soon top Twitter as a news source.  Angela Lang/CNET Instagram is likely to overtake Twitter as a source for news within the next year, according to the 2020 Reuters Institute Digital News report. Use of the Facebook-owned app for news has doubled...
Google Chrome starts tinkering with how it shows address bar URLs

Google Chrome starts tinkering with how it shows address bar URLs

Google has been stewing on the URL problem for nearly two years. Stephen Shankland/CNET Google’s Chrome team is gearing up to overhaul and perhaps banish one of the most visible parts of every website, its address. Most browsers display that address, called the...