Day: November 11, 2018

Facebook reportedly fired Palmer Luckey for political views – CNET

Oculus founder left the company last year after it was learned he secretly made a $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group. …read more Source:: CNet

When No One Retires

More and more Americans want to work longer — or have to, given that many aren’t saving adequately for retirement. From a report: Before our eyes, the world is undergoing a massive demographic transformation. In many countries, the population is getting old. Very old. Globally, the number of people age 60 and over is projected…

Belt Up With A Redundant Car Part

The toothed belt that turns the camshaft in synchronization with the crankshaft on many motor vehicle engines is something of an under-appreciated component. Unless you are unlucky enough to ave had one fail and destroy your engine, it’s probably something you’ve never given a second thought to outside of periodic service intervals. For something to…

Veteran mocked by Pete Davidson on SNL mocks the comedian back – CNET

Texas Congressman-elect and Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw got in some good jabs, but made peace with the comic. …read more Source:: CNet

Doctor Strange director shares photos of home burned in Woolsey Fire – CNET

Scott Derrickson thanks California firefighters for saving the rest of his neighborhood. …read more Source:: CNet

Rocket Lab successfully satellites in bid to follow Elon Musk’s success – CNET

The startup space company sends an Electron rocket carrying six satellites into orbit from New Zealand after months of delays. …read more Source:: CNet

Cloudflare’s Service Launches on Android and iOS

harrymcc writes: Content-distribution network Cloudflare has introduced iOS and Android versions of, a free service which helps shield you from snoops by replacing your standard DNS with its encrypted (and speedy) alternative. The mobile incarnation of the PC service it launched last April, the apps don’t require you to do anything other than downloaded…

Black Friday 2018 Target deals: $200 PS4 and Xbox bundles, $150 Fitbit Versa and more – CNET

Google Home Hub for $100. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for $200. Half-price on Google and Alexa smart speakers. Target is going head-to-head with Amazon, Walmart and more. …read more Source:: CNet

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sets online shopping record with $31B in sales – CNET

China’s biggest online shopping day easily dwarfs Black Friday and Cyber Monday. …read more Source:: CNet

Xbox One To Gain Mouse and Keyboard Support Next Week

Microsoft will add mouse and keyboard support to the Xbox One next week, the company announced during its X018 gaming event. From a report: In a surprising twist, Fortnite will be one of the first games to take advantage of the new feature. This update has been discussed for years, but the feature was given…