COVID-19 death toll reaches 2 million globally

As of Jan. 15, Johns Hopkins University has tracked a total of over 93 million coronavirus cases worldwide. Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering/Screenshot by CNET The world reached a grim milestone Friday, as the total number of deaths due to coronavirus passed the 2 million mark, according to the COVID-19 dashboard at […]

Roku passes 50 million active users as it races to catch Amazon

CNET Roku is celebrating a new milestone as it battles with Amazon to be the top streaming platform. In a blog post on Wednesday, Roku said it hit 51.2 million active accounts in the three-month quarter ending Dec. 31, up by approximately 14 million accounts in 2020....

App spending hit $400 million during socially isolated holiday season

Disney Plus made $2.6 million in revenue in the US during Christmas, Sensor Tower said. Angela Lang/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. App spending hit a massive $407.6 million during Christmas,...

Disney Plus hits 73.7 million subscribers

Walt Disney Pictures Disney Plus grew to 73.7 million subscribers as of Oct. 3, Disney said Tuesday, an announcement that came on the first anniversary of the streaming service’s launch.  By comparison, Netflix, the biggest subscription video service in the...