Day: November 23, 2018

Black Friday 2018 e-book sale: Dozens of Kindle titles starting at $2 – CNET

It’s a perfect day to stock up on reading material for 2019. …read more Source:: CNet

Black Friday 2018 sound bars deals available now: Vizio for $110, Polk with Alexa for $200 – CNET

Most of the best Black Friday sound bar deals we’ve found are available to buy right now, starting at just $110. …read more Source:: CNet

Google, Mozilla Working on Letting Web Apps Edit Files Despite Warning That it Could Be Abused

Google and Mozilla are heading a group that is devising a way for users to save changes they make using web apps. From a report: The idea is to allow users to save changes they’ve made using web apps, without the hassle of having to download new files after each edit, as is necessary today….

Amazon workers in Europe mark Black Friday with ‘we are not robots’ protests – CNET

Unions for the warehouse employees call working conditions “inhuman.” Amazon disagrees. …read more Source:: CNet

Threatpost News Wrap Podcast for Nov. 23

From Ford data security speculation to the VisionDirect data breach, the Threatpost editors talk about this week’s biggest stories. …read more Source:: Threatpost

Move Over Strandbeest, Here’s Strider!

Father-and-son team [Wade] and [Ben Wagle] have developed and extensively tested two great walker designs: TrotBot and the brand-new Strider. But that’s not enough: their website details all of their hard-earned practical experience in simulating and building these critters, on scales ranging from LEGO-Technic to garage-filling (YouTube, embedded below). Their Walker ABC’s page alone is…

Thanksgiving Day again breaks online sales record – CNET

US shoppers gave thanks by spending $3.7 billion online on Turkey Day, according to Adobe. …read more Source:: CNet

Amazon’s Cyber Monday deals are mainly Black Friday extensions – CNET

We’ve poked through the list to find the notable newbies. …read more Source:: CNet

Controversial Spraying, Sun-Dimming Method Aims To Curb Global Warming

Scientists are proposing an ingenious but as-yet-unproven way to tackle climate change: spraying sun-dimming chemicals into the Earth’s atmosphere. From a report: A fleet of 100 planes making 4,000 worldwide missions per year could help save the world from climate change. Also, it may be relatively cheap. That’s the conclusion of a new peer-reviewed study…

Buying a Black Friday Chromebook? Read this first – CNET

A couple of key specs can keep you from getting a bad deal for your needs. …read more Source:: CNet