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Nov 23, 2020

Uber and Lyft Awarded $810 Million Federal Contract
After waging a nefarious and ultimately successful campaign to avoid paying gig workers in California a living wage at all costs, Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc have been rewarded with an $810 million government contract.

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Nov 23, 2020

Amazon's Echo Buds Are Fitness Trackers Now Too
Alexa, show me a corporate pivot to fitness tracking.

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Nov 23, 2020

Snapchat Spotlight Is TikTok Except It's on Snapchat
In another universe, this year in tech might have been defined by TikTok's survival of numerous assassination attempts. Just as the (first) TikTok ban came down, Instagram swooped in with Reels; today, Snapchat announced that it's launching a TikTok copycat feature called Spotlight. It's not the first TikTok ripoff…

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Nov 23, 2020

Comcast Prepares to Screw Over Millions With Data Caps in 2021
Next year, Comcast will start charging Xfinity customers in northeastern US states overage fees for exceeding their monthly data cap. As The Verge reports, customers not on an unlimited plan who exceed 1.2 TB of data in a month will have to pay $10 for every 50 GB of data they go over, topping out at $100. To put that…

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Nov 23, 2020

Apple Security Chief Indicted for Allegedly Trading iPads for Gun Permits
A newly released indictment charges Apple's Head of Global Security, Thomas Moyer, with for his alleged participation in a scheme to acquire concealed-carry gun permits for Apple's security team in exchange for providing cops with iPads.

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Nov 23, 2020

New Remains Found at Pompeii Show the Agony of Mount Vesuvius' Victims
Archaeologists working near the ancient city of Pompeii have uncovered the remains of two men who were likely trying to find shelter during the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.


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Nov 23, 2020

Disney's Experiments With Disney Could Change How We Watch Movies
As covid-19 continues to push theaters to the brink of bankruptcy, Disney has been cagey about the future of its planned theatrical releases. But a new report suggests more big-budget films could be heading to its service Disney , as have recent releases like Mulan and Artemis Fowl. And even if theaters are able to…

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Nov 23, 2020

The 10 Best Deals of November 23, 2020
Monday's Best Deals | Kinja Deals


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Nov 23, 2020

California Says Robot Taxi Can Now Charge for Rides
On November 19, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced it would now allow autonomous taxi companies to charge for their services across the state. California already had the most stringent rules in the country for AV operators, and the newly created Drivered Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Program…

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Nov 23, 2020

Star Wars' New VR Game Wanted to Build on Galaxy's Edge, Not Just Recreate It
Since Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge only exists in two places on our planet, one might expect a VR experience based on it would just copy them, and give fans who can't get to Disneyland or Walt Disney World a chance to visit Batuu right from the comfort of home. Star Wars: Tales From the Galaxy's Edge by ILMxLab sort of…

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Nov 23, 2020

This Super-Compact Computer Will Let Me Live at Least One Neuromancer Fantasy
Clockwork, makers of the Gameboy-esque GameShell, are back with a new mobile product aimed even more squarely at lovers of retro tech. Their DevTerm is a self-contained computer powered by a low-energy CPU or Raspberry Pi aimed directly at folks who are looking for a low-profile, extremely portable computer for…

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Nov 23, 2020

Watch: China Is Launching Its Chang'e-5 Spacecraft to Get Some Moon Rocks of Its Own
The China National Space Administration's mission to bring chunks of the Moon back to Earth for the first time in decades will kick off this week, with the Chang'e-5 spacecraft slated to launch on today from Wenchang Space Launch Center on Hainan Island.


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Nov 23, 2020

'A Magically Surreal Symbol of Human Ingenuity': Scientists Reflect on Arecibo's Doomed Big Dish
The big dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is on the verge of collapse, leaving officials with no choice but to retire the famous radio telescope. Astronomers around the world are now having to face a grim reality: that this dutiful dish—in service for the past 57 years—is no more.


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Nov 23, 2020

Doctor Who's Captain Jack Will Return for the Festive Special
Jack's back...again. And this time, maybe he'll finally get to meet the Thirteenth Doctor.


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Nov 23, 2020

Personal Responsibility Alone Is Doom
Here are three crucial numbers from the past week: 2 million, 1.2 million, and 83,782.

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Nov 23, 2020

Shop Early Black Friday Deals on Apple, LEGO, Always Pan, PS4 Games, and More
Black Friday is hitting a little different this year, and for your sake and everyone's, we hope you plan on doing any deals shopping online. Luckily, retailers far and wide are lining up to grab your attention with amazing deals, and they're starting even earlier than usual. We've seen loads of great Black Friday deals

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

What Is the Biggest Scientific Fraud of the Past 50 Years?
When you're a journalist or club promoter or financier, fraud is always a gamble—you might be publicly disgraced and have your venal misdeeds replayed over and over in Netflix documentaries and prestige podcasts, but you might also get away with it. When you're a scientist—working in a field whose bedrock principle is…

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Nov 23, 2020

What's the Best Monitor for PlayStation 5?
Recently, we asked for your thoughts on the best monitor for an Xbox Series X is. We'll be compiling your responses in a post soon, but first we need to ask you about the other side of the next-gen equation. While the Series X appears to be the powerhouse for graphics this generation, the PlayStation 5 is no slouch…

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Nov 23, 2020

Netflix's Adorable Alien Xmas Is Basically The Grinch From Outer Space
The true spirit of Christmas is something that holiday movies have long been fascinated with, and Netflix's Alien Xmas is no exception. What is exceptional about the special is that it brings extraterrestrial flair to the holiday, courtesy of the Chiodo Brothers, who made 1988 cult classic Killer Klowns From Outer…

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Nov 23, 2020

Google Assistant Can Finally Schedule Your Damn Lights
Smart lights are the easiest, most affordable entryway into the smart home. In terms of convenience, scheduling your lights is one of the biggest perks, especially if you've got a set routine, your hands are tied, or you are going away for a few days. This is why it was really annoying that Google Assistant couldn't…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

Slap an Apple Watch Series 6 to Your Wrist for up to $120 Less Today
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS) | $330-$409 | Amazon
Apple Watch Series 6 (GPS Cellular) | $390-$629 | Amazon

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Nov 23, 2020

Finally! An Apple TV Remote I Might Use
Despite what you may have heard online, there is at least one redeeming feature of Apple TV's divisive touchpad remote: it can be replaced. The latest alternative that more or less maintains its slim, compact footprint is from Universal Electronics and unlike other third-party Apple TV remotes, this one includes a…

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Nov 23, 2020

Solomon Islands Says Facebook Ban Is Needed for the Sake of 'National Unity'
It's never the good ones who want to ban Facebook.

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Nov 23, 2020

Another Experimental Covid-19 Vaccine Seems Effective, Doesn't Need Extreme Cold Storage
On Monday, researchers in the UK became the latest to announce promising results from their experimental vaccine candidate against covid-19. In the data seen so far, the vaccine appeared to be at least 70% effective at preventing infection from the coronavirus, though it may be up to 90% effective with a certain…

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Nov 23, 2020

The Danger of Big Oil's New Methane Emissions Pledge
On Monday, 62 oil majors that represent 30% of the world's oil and gas production signed an international agreement to report methane emissions with a far higher level of transparency.


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Nov 23, 2020

Data Stuffing Attack Nabbed Around 300,000 Spotify Accounts
An ill-gotten database of around 380,000 login credentials is a perfect reminder for the rest of us not to recycle our passwords.

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Nov 23, 2020

Mandalorian Winter Gear Lets You Dress the Child or Your Child as the Child
Like decking the halls, braving the stores on Black Friday, and enduring the rants of visiting relatives, Columbia's annual Star Wars collaboration has become a holiday tradition. This year, it's bringing some fun winter wear inspired by The Mandalorian. When the snow falls you can dress your child as the Child.

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Nov 23, 2020

Tap Into the Tablet Life With $70 off an iPad Pro
iPad Pro (11-inch, 128GB, WiFi) | $730 | Amazon, Best Buy

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Nov 23, 2020

You Can Jailbreak the HomePod Now, but Maybe Just Get a Different Speaker
While you've been able to jailbreak iPhones and iPads for years, the same couldn't be said for HomePods. Until now. If you're so inclined, you can now jailbreak the first-generation HomePod via the latest Checkra1n update. Yay, I guess?

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Nov 23, 2020

Tell Alexa I Said What's up on the Latest Amazon Echo, Now $30 Off
Amazon Echo | $70 | Amazon, Best Buy, Staples

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Nov 23, 2020

Monday's Best Deals: Roomba i3 , Hallmark Holiday Gift Wrap, Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Pre-Lit Wreaths, Ulta Lip Glossary Kit, Mpow Earbuds, and More
The Roomba i3 robot vacuum and Hallmark holiday gift wrap lead Monday's best deals.


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Nov 23, 2020

The Mandalorian's Villainous New Plan Has Expanded Universe History
While Din Djarin and the Child have been running around trying to find Mandalorians and Jedi, and eating questionable amounts of pretty much anything, the latest chapter of Disney 's The Mandalorian checked in on what Moff Gideon's up to. The answer? Nothing good. In fact, something evil, from the days of the old…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

We're All Trapped in Instagram's Digital Mall Now
Last week Instagram users trying to seek out the most important part of the app, the activity feed, were likely confused to find that the homepage's icons were not where they used to be. Where a heart icon in the bottom right corner once led users to see who has favorited their posts, now there was a tiny bag that led…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

How to Listen to Your Music on Any Smartwatch
If you're thinking about buying a smartwatch, you might also be thinking about how well it'll serve you when it comes to music playback—will it just act as a remote control for whatever's on your phone, or will it actually stream and sync songs so you can listen to them anywhere (and leave your phone at home)? The…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

The Roomba i3 Robot Vacuum Is $399
iRobot Roomba i3 Robot Vacuum | $399 | Amazon
iRobot Roomba i3 Robot Vacuum | $399 | BuyDig

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

The Resident Evil Reboot Teases an Iconic Game Location
Scott Cawthon has high hopes for the film adaptation of Five Nights at Freddy's. Margot Robbie confirms her Tank Girl movie is on hold. Thor: Love and Thunder could feel like the next Avengers movie thanks to its cast. China-Anne McClain discusses the end of Black Lightning. Plus, what's to come on the Walking Dead…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

Amazon's Cloud Gaming Is Still a Work in Progress, but It Has Potential
When Luna works it handles games as effortlessly as a local computer. That's a pleasant surprise for someone like me who is generally skeptical of cloud gaming platforms but has come to embrace them over the last year. After many, many hours of playing games on other platforms like GeForce Now, Shadow, and Stadia, and…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

Get Yelled at by Children on the Internet Through Razer's Kraken Gaming Headset for $50
Razer Kraken Gaming Headset | $50 | Amazon


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Nov 23, 2020

Food Delivery Worker Dies in Australia, Becoming Fifth Gig Economy Death Since September
Another Uber Eats delivery worker in Sydney died on Monday evening, local time, after his bike was hit by a truck, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. The unnamed man is the fifth death of an app-based delivery worker in Australia over the past two months, prompting questions about the safety of gig economy…

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Gizmodo
Nov 23, 2020

Marvel's Avengers is Down to $27 in World's Mightiest Price Reduction
Marvel's Avengers | $27 | Amazon
Marvel's Avengers Deluxe Edition | $40 | Amazon
Marvel's Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Edition | $80 | Amazon

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Gizmodo
Nov 22, 2020

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Regeneron Monoclonal Antibody Cocktail
The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday issued an emergency use authorization to Regeneron for its covid-19 monoclonal antibody cocktail, which is made up of the antibodies casirivimab and imdevimab, citing a reduction in hospitalizations and emergency room visits in patients in a clinical trial as well as a…

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Gizmodo
Nov 22, 2020

Snoop Alert: Twitter Bug Lets People See Fleets Past Their Expiration Dates
It looks like Twitter just can't catch a fleeting break. Days after the company unveiled Fleets, its new Instagram Stories-like posts that are theoretically supposed to disappear after 24 hours, a bug has basically made them pretty useless. Even worse, the bug could open the door to snooping galore.

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Gizmodo
Nov 22, 2020

Sunday's Best Deals: TCL 65" Android TV, Instant Pot Duo Plus, Vava 8-in-1 USB-C Hub, All That FAB Skincare Set, Baby Yoda & Nintendo Character Pillows, and More
A TCL 65" Android 4K TV and a sale on character pillows lead Sunday's best deals.


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Gizmodo
Nov 22, 2020

Stay Cozy Inside This Winter With a $500 Sharp AQUOS 70-inch 4K Smart TV
Sharp AQUOS 70" Class 4K HDR Smart TV | $500 | Best Buy

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

Attackers Dupe GoDaddy Staff Into Helping Them Take Down Cryptocurrency Services
Roughly one year after a data breach at GoDaddy compromised 28,000 customer accounts, the world's largest internet domain registrar is once again at the center of a security scandal. Hackers brought down several cryptocurrency services using GoDaddy domains in recent weeks, and apparently the company's own staff…

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

California Says Tesla Workers Are Now ‘Essential,' and Can Ignore Stay-at-Home Order
Workers that make Teslas during the coronavirus pandemic are now apparently considered "essential" in the state of California, which has reported an average of 10,981 new covid-19 infections per day in the last week. This means that Tesla's workers will not be affected by the state's new limited stay-at-home order,…

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

It Doesn't Matter If Trump Never Concedes, Twitter Is Giving @POTUS to Biden
Outgoing President Donald Trump is set to receive a rude awakening on Jan. 20, 2021 on his favorite social media platform: Twitter. That day, Trump will no longer see a picture of himself on the popular @POTUS account—the official presidential Twitter account, although Trump prefers to use his own personal, …

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

More States Are Offering Contact-Tracing Apps—Now if Only They Could Get People to Use Them
Google and Apple rolled out their covid-19 contact-tracing APIs months ago for state officials to use in developing their own covid-19-tracking apps, but adoption has proceeded at a snail's pace. Just 15 states and Washington, D.C. are currently employing the tech giants' "exposure notification" tech while a handful…

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

This Video Takes a Tour of the Hidden Tunnels Underneath the Original Disney Animation Buildings
What do Paris, Disney, and sprawling nuclear fallout shelters have in common? Catacombs!

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

Channing Tatum Is Set to Star in a Monster Movie From 21 Jump Street Directors, Lord and Miller
Cue "The Boys are Back in Town." Channing Tatum is reuniting with his very funny former directors on 21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, for another film. A monster movie.

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

Channing Tatum Is Set to Star in a Monster Movie Produced by His Former 21 Jump Street Directors, Lord and Miller
Cue "The Boys are Back in Town." Channing Tatum is reuniting with his very funny former directors on 21 Jump Street, Phil Lord and Chris Miller, for another film. A monster movie.

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

The Last of Us Television Adaptation Is a Go at HBO
From the mind behind Chernobyl and some of the folks at game developer Naughty Dog, The Last of Us, the hit PlayStation series about a fungus-based zombie apocalypse, is officially making its way to television.

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Gizmodo
Nov 21, 2020

Saturday's Best Deals: TCL 50" 4K Smart TV, BarkBox Monthly Subscription Box, Succulents & Plants, SodaStream Kit, Fenty Poutsicle Lipsticks, and Dyson V10 Absolute
A 50-inch TCL 4K smart LED tv and a SodaStream sparkling water making kit lead Saturday's best deals.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Amazon's Channels Platform Will Drop HBO Next Year as Part of HBO Max Deal
Starting next year, you won't find HBO among Amazon's Prime Video Channels selection anymore, CNBC reports. That was apparently one of WarnerMedia's conditions in the months-long negotiations to bring its subscription streaming service, HBO Max, to Amazon Fire TV devices.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

We Need to Talk About Franklin
Way back at the very beginning of Marvel's Dawn of X, the Fantastic Four and members of the newly founded mutant nation of Krakoa crossed paths in a fateful, chance encounter that underlined just what it is about this new mutant age that scares the rest of the world so much. That subsequent tension between the…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

The Coronavirus Has Once Again Contracted Trump
The eldest Trump spawn, Donald Trump Jr., has reportedly contracted the coronavirus. Honestly, given the rate at which the virus has spread among the president's staff and associates in recent weeks, is anyone really surprised?


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

The Trump Admin Is Refusing to Give Full Cybersecurity Support to Biden's Transition Team
President-elect Joe Biden's transition team is using a "standard, paid Google workspace network" with only limited support from the federal government thanks to Donald Trump's refusal to concede the 2020 elections and efforts to hobble the inbound Democratic administration, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

That Time Donald Trump Tried to Be Captain Planet, as Told by Barack Obama
It's Barack Obama book week. The former president's new book, The Promised Land, dropped on Tuesday, and there's a lot to pour over.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Apple Defends Delay of iOS 14 Feature Limiting App Tracking, Blasts Facebook
Earlier this year, human rights and privacy groups including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Human Rights Watch wrote to Apple, asking why it was delaying the introduction of a feature that would force apps to receive explicit opt-in from iPhone users before tracking them. Apple responded, according to Bloomberg

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

The 10 Best Deals of November 20, 2020
Friday's Best Deals | Kinja Deals


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Top VFX Company Attempts to Bridge Uncanny Valley, Fails
Well, this is horrifying.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

How to Trick Out Your Android Home Screen Like an iPhone
Android power users already know that you've been able to customize your home screens for, well, ever. But that level of personalization is often overlooked by many Android owners. I don't know a single Android user—and I know many!—who actually deck out their home screens with custom icons, skins, or launchers. But no…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Deadpool 3 Finally Has Some Life
The Merc with the Mouth may finally be making his way to Disney's Marvel Studios.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Boobs and What They're Missing
I will not knock a person for eschewing bras, particularly in the summer months when they join forces with the underside of your boobs to create a miasma of sweat and good intentions. I will especially not knock a person for eschewing sports bras, which attempt to turn your double outies into innies through the sheer…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

The Mandalorian Brings Big Action and Even Bigger Mysteries
Chapter 12 of The Mandalorian saw our hero return to a familiar planet, meet some old friends, and go on an old-fashioned Star Wars adventure. Along the way, he learned some crucial information about the Child, the Empire, and reignited an old rivalry that's sure to shape the second half of the second season.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Climate Warnings on Gas Pumps Will Soon Appear in the First U.S. City
Climate scientists have been warning about the dangers of using oil and gas for decades. Now, one U.S. city is slapping those warnings where they'll be seen all the time.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

I Love the iPhone 12 Mini, but the Battery Is Killing Me
When Apple released the second-gen iPhone SE earlier this year, I thought it was pretty good for the price. But what I longed for, I wrote in my SE review, was an iPhone 12 Pro Mini: an almost bezel-free, pint-sized phone with incredible cameras and an in-display fingerprint sensor for $400. Apple checked some of…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

This Monogamous, Poisonous Rat Is Full of Surprises
Looking like a cross between a ferret, a skunk, and a porcupine, the African crested rat may be adorable, but it packs a poisonous punch. New research explains the remarkable way in which these mammals acquire their toxin, and how these rats—once thought to be loners—tend toward monogamous relationships and even…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Stranger Things Season 4 Adds a Horror Icon to Its Cast
So far, we don't know too much about Stranger Things season four, other than the fact that Hopper is really, really far away from Hawkins thanks to the events of season three. But some exciting casting news announced today sheds a little more light on what to expect—and who to expect, for that matter.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Forensics Experts Used Social Media to Reconstruct Exact Cause of the Tragic Beirut Explosion
One of the most awful elements of the devastating August 4 explosion in Beirut, which killed over 200 people and injured more than 6,500, was that it could have easily been prevented. Using videos of the event that were shared on social media, forensics researchers have been able to reconstruct exactly what happened,…

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Nov 20, 2020

Save Big on Ghost of Tsushima, The Last of Us Part II, More in Sony's Black Friday PlayStation Deals
Featured Deal: The Last of Us Part II | $30 | Amazon


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Nov 20, 2020

Shop Early Black Friday Deals on Apple, LEGO, and PS4 Games in Amazon's Holiday Dash Sale
Holiday Dash Sale | Amazon

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Hearing Greta's Message
Last year, the climate movement found new vigor in a young Swede named Greta Thunberg. She began a solo strike and quickly caught global media attention for her sharp tongue and truth telling. Too often, however, her words have fallen on deaf ears as politicians continue to ignore the climate crisis. In one of her…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Tune Into a New Roku: Ultra, Streaming Stick , and Premiere Models Are All on Sale Right Now
Roku Ultra | $70 | Amazon, Best Buy, Staples
Roku Streaming Stick | $30 | Best Buy, Staples
Roku Premiere | $25 | Best Buy, Staples

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Pfizer Just Filed for Emergency Approval of Its Covid-19 Vaccine. What's Next?
On Friday morning, Pfizer and BioNTech announced that they would be seeking an emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration today for their jointly developed covid-19 vaccine. If granted, that would make this vaccine likely the first to reach the public in the U.S., followed closely by Moderna's…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Now's the Time to Tell Congress to Ban Carriers From Selling Locked Phones
Late last month, the UK banned carriers from locking smartphones. Now, Wired is reporting that the same thing might happen in the U.S. in 2021, as consumer activists push legislators to do away with some pesky regulations that allow for locked phones in the first place.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Onyx Equinox Creator Sofia Alexander Opens Up About Weaving Mythology Into Reality
When the gods of Crunchyroll's new anime-inspired series Onyx Equinox decide that the fate of humanity should be determined by an epic game, a young boy named Izel's life takes a turn for the divine and dangerous. He's tapped to become the one person capable of keeping the living from being sucked into the underworld.

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Nov 20, 2020

Internet Archive Brings Flash Games and Animation to Its Vault
Adobe's Flash died many deaths, but we can truly throw some dirt on its grave and say our final goodbyes because it's getting the preservation treatment. The Internet Archive announced on Friday that it has begun cataloging Flash animations and games for us all to visit and remember the good stuff with none of the bad.

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Friday's Best Deals: PS4 Games Sale, MAC Lipstick Gift Set, ASUS Gaming Laptop, Inflatable Dinosaur Costume, Just Dance 2021, Roomba i3, and More
A sale on PlayStation 4 games and a MAC frosted lipstick gift set lead Friday's best deals.


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Facebook Reportedly Faces Ban in Vietnam Over Refusal to Censor More Local Political Content
The government of Vietnam is threatening to shut down Facebook within the entire country over the social media company's refusal to censor more local political content, according to a new report from Reuters. Facebook had previously censored some political speech on the platform to appease the Vietnamese government,…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Peep At Your Neighbors Without Them Knowing With a Eufy WiFi Video Doorbell, Only $80
Eufy Wi-Fi Video Doorbell (Refurbished) | $80 | Newegg | Code MKTCESL8PFJ8


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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

The Very Best Retro Game Consoles
Modern video games and consoles offer a narrative experience that rivals Hollywood blockbusters, but also require a hefty commitment of your time to play through. Sometimes you just want to dive into the action, and your favorite 8 and 16-bit games of yesteryear are perfect for that. Retro gaming is more popular than…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Ms. Marvel's First Set Pictures Are Here
The Pink Panther returns in a new movie from the mind behind the Sonic the Hedgehog film. Joe Manganiello teases Deathstroke's return in Zack Snyder's Justice League. Katee Sackhoff discusses the Battlestar Galactica reboot. Plus, more Walking Dead casting, and a teeny new teaser for Batwoman's return. To me, my…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Bring Back Deleted Files on Any Cloud Service (or Make Sure They're Gone Forever)
Digital life is easier now that we've got services like iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox to fall back on—not least because if you accidentally delete a file or folder from one of these platforms, you've got a few days before it'll be erased for good. Here's how to bring back deleted data, or—for more…

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Nov 20, 2020

Save $250 on an Asus Gaming Laptop With Ryzen 9 and Get a Free Month of Xbox Game Pass, as a Treat
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 | $1200 | Best Buy


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Nov 20, 2020

There Ain't No Party Like a Sony First-Party Because Sony First-Party Games Are on Sale at Amazon
Sony First-Party Game Sale | Amazon


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Nov 20, 2020

Arecibo Observatory's Greatest Triumphs
Yesterday brought the tragic news that the famous 1,000-foot radio dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will have to be demolished after the failure of two support cables. It's the end of an era, but a good excuse to revisit some of the most important scientific contributions made possible by the famous…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

1,971 Americans Die of Covid-19 on Thursday as U.S. Sets Record For Daily Cases
The U.S. reported 1,971 deaths from covid-19 on Thursday, the highest death toll since May, according to the Covid Tracking Project. The country also recorded over 182,000 new cases and more than 80,000 Americans are currently hospitalized, both grim new records for the U.S. during the pandemic. Public health experts…

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Gizmodo
Nov 20, 2020

Facebook Sues Operator Who Reportedly Scraped 100,000 Instagram Accounts for Clone Sites
Facebook filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a website owner who allegedly operated a network of Instagram clone sites using information from more than 100,000 public profiles. This complaint marks the social media giant's latest crackdown on organizations both large and small for violating its terms of service.

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

This Robot Can Make You Boba Tea Because Of Course That's a Thing
I'll admit that I wasn't the biggest fan of boba tea even before the pandemic brought my social life to a grinding halt. Tapioca pearls just taste gross to me, as does bacon, avocado, and a slew of other oft-hyped food that the internet goes crazy over, so I realize I'm very much in the minority here. Though if it…

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

This Robot Makes You Boba Tea at a Fully Automated Bar Because Of Course That's a Thing
I'll admit that I wasn't the biggest fan of boba tea even before the pandemic brought my social life to a grinding halt. Tapioca pearls just taste gross to me, as does bacon, avocado, and a slew of other oft-hyped food that the internet goes crazy over, so I realize I'm very much in the minority here. Though if it…

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

Great, We're at the '8kun's Admin Is an Election Security Expert' Stage of This Bullshit
Since his loss in the Nov. 3 elections, Donald Trump has largely dipped out of public view and occupied his time in some gold-plated panic room, issuing a ridiculous series of tweets claiming victory in various states and ordering his cartoon parody of a campaign legal team to sally forth and step on rakes while…

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

iOS 14 Update to Fix iPhone 12 Bugs Affecting Texts and Lock Screen
A fix for a number of reported iPhone 12 troubles has arrived—at least for some of them, that is.


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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

OozeTube
Rudy Giuliani on Thursday took one of the last, desperate laps of the fifth-or-so act of a storied career.


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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

CDC Tells Americans to Not Travel for Thanksgiving as Trump's Festering Paw Loosens Its Grip
In what seems to be the latest sign of government officials acting independently of the Trump administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a simple message in its first media briefing since October: Stay home this Thanksgiving.

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

This Is Getting Ridiculous
As a political weapon, Section 230 is becoming a mutually assured destruction device.

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

Scriptable Supercharges iOS 14 Widgets Like No Other App
With iOS 14, iPhone users finally got a taste of the sweet, sweet widget life anyone who's used an Android phone in the last decade was already familiar with. I've shied away from most of the early widget apps and largely avoided using most widgets in general (and maybe you should, too!). It is not 2009 and I'm not…

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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

Feds Say Cash App, Venmo, and Other Payment Apps Being Used to Launder Stimulus Money
The U.S. Secret Service has some 700 pending investigations centering on Paycheck Protection Program and the Unemployment Insurance Relief fraud, CNBC reported on Wednesday, and a large number of them involve money laundering via Cash App, PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, and other payment apps.


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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

The 10 Best Deals of November 19, 2020
Thursday's Best Deals | Kinja Deals


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Gizmodo
Nov 19, 2020

The Many Looks of Ahsoka Tano
Padawan. General. Jedi. Jedi, no more. Fulcrum. Above all, a hero of Republics and Rebellions alike. Ahsoka Tano has had as many titles in her Star Wars story as she has had killer costumes. As we prepare to imagine what she may look like when Din Djarin finds her on Disney 's The Mandalorian, let's look back on the…

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