Day: November 15, 2018

SpaceX rocket successfully launches ‘hammy’ satellite – CNET

A Falcon 9 rocket carried a satellite to orbit equipped with some special gear for ham radio operators. …read more Source:: CNet

Investigate Facebook over massive breach, critic urges FTC – CNET

The Freedom from Facebook group wants the FTC to seek maximum penalties over Facebook’s breach of nearly 30 million users. That would be about $1.2 trillion. …read more Source:: CNet

Target’s Black Friday 2018 pre-sale starts Nov. 18: $200 PS4 bundle, $400 Xbox One X and more – CNET

Target is shooting for early Black Friday hype with some nice savings this weekend. …read more Source:: CNet

Glide like Groot: Guardians of the Galaxy ride will tell a story – CNET

Forget roller coasters, Disney is calling this a “storytelling coaster,” with immersive activities to captivate riders. …read more Source:: CNet

Foam Airboat is Cheap RC Fun

Archer fans and residents of Louisiana will already be familiar with the concept of the airboat. Put a powerful engine running an aircraft prop on a flat-bottomed hull, and you’ve got an excellent way to traverse the marshes of the American South. While a fully-fledged airboat might run you the best part of $100,000, this…

GameStop Black Friday deals on Xbox One and PS4 start Sunday, Nov. 18 — but so do Target’s – CNET

GameStop deals start on Sunday — but most of the same ones will be at Target, too. …read more Source:: CNet

Black Friday 2018 Google Assistant deals: $25 Google Home Mini, $99 Nest Thermostat E, $170 SimpliSafe security system and more – CNET

Jump-start your holiday shopping with deals on these Google-Assistant-enabled devices. …read more Source:: CNet

Black Friday 2018 Amazon deals: Sale starts now, Fire tablets tomorrow, Fire TV Sunday – CNET

Here’s the full list of the Echo, Fire, Kindle and other Amazon gear and their upcoming sale prices! …read more Source:: CNet

5.. 4.. 3.. 2.. 1… Runty-birds are go: 12,000+ internet-beaming mini-satellites OK’d by USA

FCC signs off on broadband-in-space plans, plus connections to Europe’s GPS America’s broadband and telly regulator, the FCC, today approved a vast expansion in satellite networks around Earth.… …read more Source:: TheRegister

FDA Seeks Ban On Menthol Cigarettes To Fight Teen Smoking

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that it will seek a ban on the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes. From a report: The announcement came as the agency officially released a detailed plan to also restrict the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes. It also wants to ban flavored cigars. In a statement, FDA Commissioner Scott…