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Quibi's shutdown will take place 'on or about' Dec. 1 - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:37
The countdown to Quibi's final days has begun.

Verizon and Smithsonian launch AR museums - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:37
COVID-19 restrictions got you down? Here's how to visit museums via augmented reality.

16 best movies to stream on Amazon Prime Video - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:36
Don't know what to watch on Amazon tonight? Let's round up some of its best gems.

Far-right conspiracists face more legal battles over voter-suppression robocalls - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:33
Lawyers seek a temporary restraining order against Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman, who are accused of a racist robocall campaign.

51 best TV shows to binge on Netflix - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:32
Looking for a great show to binge? Here are some of the best Netflix has to offer.

Time Magazine replaces its name on cover for first time in 100 years - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:17
Editors replaced "TIME" with the word of the moment: "VOTE."

Get the carbon-neutral Aviator Carry-On bag for 25% off - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:09
If you've been waiting for a sale on Paravel's sustainable luggage, now's your chance to save on this mostly recycled but elegant bag.

Patreon says it won't support accounts promoting QAnon - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 16:00
QAnon-dedicated creators will have accounts removed, the company says.

Best office chairs for 2020 - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:54
If your office chair is causing you pain, it might be time for a new one.

Michael Keaton reveals the best movie Batman to Jimmy Kimmel - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:43
Do you agree with his choice?

Huawei's Mate 40 Pro could be firm's last hurrah in the smartphone world - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:42
With US sanctions taking their toll, a question mark hangs over the future of Huawei's phone division.

Harley-Davidson LiveWire recalled over wonky charger software - Roadshow

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:33
The issue, while serious, only affects around 1,000 motorcycles and can be fixed with a software update.

Remdesivir gets FDA approval for COVID-19 treatment - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:12
The FDA previously issued an emergency authorization to use the antiviral drug for patients "hospitalized with severe disease."

Bible from A-Z: Software rewrites entire King James version alphabetically - CNET

CNet - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:05
A group of creatives reorder the Bible in a whole different way to allow for new interpretations.

Love Minecraft: Java? You'll have to learn to love your Microsoft account as well – it will be required next year

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 13:28
Mojang bows to the inevita... oh, look – a free cape!

With the inevitability of death and taxes, Microsoft-owned Mojang is to require players have a Microsoft account for all its games, including the Java Edition of Minecraft.…

Boeing puts Loyal Wingman robot fighter jet through its paces... on the ground

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:09
I feel the need, the need for 16mph taxiing in safety

Rise of the Machines  Boeing has successfully taxied its Loyal Wingman robot fighter jet around an airfield, a key milestone for the aircraft to operate fully autonomously.…

Slow and steady progress in Microsoft's latest diversity report, though most execs still pale and male

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:01
US lawmakers can look away now. Actually, don't

Amid grumbling from lawmakers, Microsoft has pushed out a fresh diversity report, sprinkling the odd "must try harder" among the corporate back slappery.…

Out to launch: Huawei rolls out speedy charging Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro flagships

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:23
Mate 40 family could be the company’s ‘last hurrah’ in smartphones outside China - analyst

Beleaguered mobile biz Huawei’s Consumer Business Group has rolled out its newest flagship devices: the Mate 40 and Mate 40 Pro.…

Like a good defragging? The latest Dev Channel Windows 10 might be for you

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 09:19
For everyone else there are splash screens, fixes and iffy anti-malware

Fresh from nudging the October 2020 Update out of the door, Microsoft has emitted an update to next year's Windows 10 in the form of a fresh Insider Dev Channel build.…

French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by 'cyberattack', Ryuk ransomware suspected

The Register - Thu, 10/22/2020 - 08:37
You know, the firm that runs half of NHS Business Services

French-headquartered IT outsourcer Sopra Steria has been struck by a “cyberattack,” reportedly linked to the Ryuk ransomware gang.…

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