Day: November 8, 2020

17 best movies to watch on Amazon Prime Video – CNET

Not sure what to watch on Amazon tonight? Let’s round up some of its best gems. …read more Source:: CNet

31 of the best TV shows to binge on Hulu – CNET

Looking for a great show to watch tonight? Here are some of the best Hulu has to offer. …read more Source:: CNet

New Nasal Spray Prevents Covid Infection in Ferrets, Study Finds

The New York Times reports: A nasal spray that blocks the absorption of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has completely protected ferrets it was tested on, according to a small study released on Thursday by an international team of scientists. The study, which was limited to animals and has not yet been peer-reviewed, was assessed by several…

Fail of the Week: Roboracer Meets Wall

There comes a moment when our project sees the light of day, publicly presented to people who are curious to see the results of all our hard work, only for it to fail in a spectacularly embarrassing way. This is the dreaded “Demo Curse” and it recently befell the SIT Acronis Autonomous team. Their Roborace…

Should Retraining Programs for Laid-Off Retail Workers Include Computer Programming?

Appearing on ABC, former Chicago Mayor and Obama White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Friday volunteered some suggestions for an economic recovery plan that America’s next president could implement. “One of the things we’ve got to do to rebuild, mainly on infrastructure,” he begins, before switching to additional ideas for also offering a…

Black Friday 2020 ad scans: See the best deals and sales at Walmart, Best Buy, Home Depot and more – CNET

Looking for Black Friday ads from major retailers? This is your home base. …read more Source:: CNet

As Julia Louis-Dreyfus applauds Kamala Harris, her Veep character has advice – CNET

“‘Madam Vice President’ is no longer a fictional character,” Louis-Dreyfus tweets, as the showrunner reveals how Selina Meyer would feel about the new real-life VP. …read more Source:: CNet

Beloved Jeopardy host Alex Trebek dies at 80 after cancer battle – CNET

“One of the nicest people on this planet.” The game show host died at home on Sunday from pancreatic cancer. …read more Source:: CNet

Iconic American Quiz Show Host Alex Trebek Dies at Age 80

The iconic host of America’s TV quiz show Jeopardy! has died at age 80, after 35 years of reminding contestants to always state their answers in the form of a question. Who was Alex Trebec? CNN calls him “the genial host with all the answers and a reassuring presence in the TV game-show landscape for…

Antitrust Investigations and Policy Towards China: How Biden’s Victory Impacts Tech

Adweek has published an article titled “What to Expect: How a Biden Administration Would Tackle Tech Policy.” Some of the highlights: Industry observers have told us they don’t expect a change-of-guard to upend the Google lawsuit brought by the Justice Department in concert with 11 state attorneys general over the company’s search advertising hegemony. Indeed,…