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  2. NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

    A post that circulated on Twitter recently showed a video of people marching with American and Taiwanese flags. A tweet in Chinese falsely claimed that the video showed the U.S. military in Taiwan.

  3. Shortages related to the COVID-19 pandemic - Wikipedia

    Shortages of medical materials, manufacturing and consumer goods caused by the COVID-19 pandemic quickly became a major issue worldwide, as did interruptions to the global supply chain, which has challenged supply chain resilience across the globe. Shortages of personal protective equipment, such as medical masks and gloves, face shields, and ...

  4. Netflix - Wikipedia

    Netflix was founded in 1997 by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph in Scotts Valley, California. Netflix initially both sold and rented DVDs by mail, but the sales were eliminated within a year to focus on the DVD rental business. In 2007, Netflix introduced streaming media and video on demand.

  5. YouTube - Wikipedia

    YouTube was founded by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim. The trio were all early employees of PayPal, which left them enriched after the company was bought by eBay. Hurley had studied design at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Chen and Karim studied computer science together at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

  6. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts and cultural ...

    Meanwhile, the Kenya National Library Service's computer lab has been converted to become the Taita Taveta County data-entry and analysis centre for COVID-19 tests. [185] Libraries of different sizes and purposes around the world worked to provide access to collections and services remotely.

  7. Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the food industry

    The COVID-19 pandemic affects the global food industry as governments close down restaurants and bars to slow the spread of the virus. Across the world, restaurants' daily traffic dropped precipitously compared to the same period in 2019. Closures of restaurants caused a ripple effect among related industries such as food production, liquor ...

  8. COVAX - Wikipedia

    COVAX. Not to be confused with Covaxin or Covovax. COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access, abbreviated as COVAX, is a worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines directed by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, or GAVI), the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI ...

  9. List of naturalized American citizens - Wikipedia

    John Loder. Daniel Logan. Peter Lorre - Born and raised in Hungary (modern day Slovakia). Became a U.S. citizen in 1941. Bela Lugosi - Born and raised in Hungary. Became an American citizen in 1931. James Mason. Peter Mayhew - Born and raised in the United Kingdom. Became an American citizen in 2005.