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WhatsApp Hits Two Billion Users

(CNN) - The popularity of WhatsApp reaches new heights. The mobile messaging app now has more than two billion users. It made its debut in 2009 and was acquired by Facebook in 2014 in a $19-billion deal. For those…

White House Allocating Nearly $2 Billion To Fight Opioid Crisis

(CNN) - The White House is allocating nearly $2 billion to fight the opioid crisis. On Wednesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that $932 million will go to state and local governments to provide treatment, recovery,…

Facebook Removed 2 Billion Fake Accounts In 3 Months

(CNN) - Facebook says it removed 2.2 billion fake accounts in just three months. That's a record and almost as many as it's legit number of monthly active users, which is 2.38 billion. Why so many fake accounts? The…

Amazon Profit Tops $2 billion for the First Time

(CNN) - Amazon is boasting a massive profit, $2.5 billion over the three month period ending in June. It's the first time the online retailer has reported profits that high. In the same period last year, amazon saw a…