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FDA Greenlights New Saliva-Based Test

(CNN) - If getting a nasal swab to test for COVID-19 makes you cringe; here's some good news. A new test could use your saliva instead. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted emergency authorization for the "salivadirect" test…

Alyssa Milano Tests Positive For Covid Anitibodies

(CNN) - Alyssa Milano says she tested positive for coronavirus antibodies after suffering debilitating symptoms earlier this year. The actress shared her test results on Instagram on Wednesday, saying she actually tested negative for coronavirus while she was sick.…

Study Finds Fast Test May Miss Cases

(CNN) - A new study has found the COVID-19 tests being used by the White House frequently misses cases of the virus. The White House uses the ABBOTT ID now test, which can show result in just 13 minutes.…

College Board Prepping Digital Sat Exam

(CNN) - Some college applicants may end up taking their SAT's at home this year. The College Board says it's preparing to make a digital version of the test. Officials say that's because the coronavirus outbreak may prevent students…

COVID: Test Results Could Take Up To A Week

(CNN) - As millions of coronavirus tests have become available; the turnaround for results is still taking days. Quest Diagnostics, one of the largest clinical laboratories in the U.S. says the average turnaround time for coronavirus tests is four…

Uber May Audio Record Trips For Safety

(CNN) - Uber reportedly wants to start listening in on customer rides. The Washington Post reports the ride-sharing giant is going to test the feature in Latin America in December. The idea of recording audio during rides is to…

Instagram To Test Hiding U.S. Users' Likes

(CNN) - Posting on Instagram can come with a rush of validation, when likes from friends and strangers come pouring in. But those likes will soon be hidden from many users. In an attempt to reduce competitive pressure on…

Instagram Encouraging Hackers To Test Its Security

(CNN) - Instagram is asking hackers to go after its new shopping feature. The social media company said it's inviting a select group of security researchers to stress test its checkout feature, which launched in March before expanding it…

Little Caesars Is Testing Impossible Pizza

(CNN) - Little Caesars is the latest restaurant chain to try its hands at plant-based proteins. This is the "Impossible Supreme Pizza." It's topped with a meatless sausage made by Impossible Foods. Little Caesars says it's testing the pizza…

GM, Doordash To Test Self Driving Car Deliveries

(CNN) - The delivery company Doordash is teaming up with General Motors to test self-driving cars for food delivery services. GM subsidiary "Cruise Automation," which makes technology for self-driving cars will automate Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles for the tests,…