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A bug meant Twitter Fleets could still be seen after they disappear

Twitter is the latest social media site to allow users to experiment with posting disappearing content. Fleets, as Twitter calls them, allows its mobile users post short stories, like photos or videos with overlaying text, that are set to vanish after 24 hour

The original Google Home smart speaker is on sale for $35 - CNET

That's a great price on an oldie but goodie. But the Nest Hub smart display for $50 might even better. Plus: Raise your TikTok game with this ring light and tripod for $18.

Cyber Monday Home Depot deals still available: Save over 25% on LG and GE refrigerators, 50% on vacuums, and more - CNET

From power tools to kitchen appliances to smart home gadgets, there's still time to grab Cyber Monday deals at Home Depot.

Google Play reveals its best games, movies, apps and books of 2020 - CNET

The digital distribution service offered its editors' and users' favorites of the year.

Facebook's oversight board unveils its first slate of cases - CNET

It's no surprise that half of them involve hate speech.

Shannon Sharpe reacts to Lakers’ Dennis Schroder wanting to play PG over LeBron | UNDISPUTED

In his introductory press conference, new Los Angeles Lakers point guard Dennis Schroder told reporters that he plans to start at point guard this season to allow LeBron James to play off-the-ball more. This was a bit of a surprise, considering that not only

Russian diplomatic staff injured in IED bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan

Employees of the Russian diplomatic mission in Afghanistan have suffered minor injuries after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Kabul, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow has confirmed. Read Full Article at

AWS launches Glue Elastic Views to make it easier to move data from one purpose-built data store to another

AWS has launched a new tool to let developers move data from one store to another called Glue Elastic Views. At the AWS:Invent keynote CEO Andy Jassy announced Glue Elastic Views, a service that lets programmers move data across multiple data stores more seam

AWS announces high resource Lambda functions, container image support & millisecond billing

AWS announced some big updates to its Lambda serverless function service today. For starters, starting today it will be able to deliver functions with up to 10MB of memory and 6 vCPUs (virtual CPUs). This will allow developers building more compute-intensive

‘Not useful’: Iranian govt speaks out against its parliament backing an end to international inspections of nuclear sites

The national parliament of Iran on Tuesday approved a bill demanding the suspension of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities, but the country’s government has opposed the move as “neither necessary nor useful.” Read Full Article at

Genetic manipulation: HIV-like virus edited out of primate GENOME in major advance towards winning war on AIDS

Researchers have made a major breakthrough in treating and possibly eventually curing HIV, by deploying Nobel-prize-winning CRISPR gene editing techniques to purge the virus from the genomes of non-human primates. Read Full Article at

Five successful NFL head coaches who are losing credibility fast late in 2020 season

There are five successful NFL head coaches who are quickly losing traction in their job security despite a proven track record of results, and most of the names on this list may surprise you.

We're in bizarro world. Thanks to Trump's hidden deplorables, high-turnout no longer benefits Dems

It’s hard to fully grasp the massive increase in voter participation this general election. This graph, on Georgia’s turnout, does a pretty good job of visualizing it:  xI'm trying a new type of visualization here: this is three decades of Geor

Trump admin is fighting court ruling forcing it to respect the rights of kids seeking asylum

The Trump administration is fighting a court ruling forcing it to recognize the rights of children seeking asylum in the United States, the Associated Press (AP) reports. Last month, a federal judge blocked a politically motivate

Owner of Casey Jones Village tourist stop in Tennessee dies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Clark Shaw, a Tennessee tourism leader who built Casey Jones Village in Jackson into a popular roadside attraction featuring a restaurant, a train museum, a country store, an ice cream parlor and even a farm, has died. He was 66. Shaw di

AWS goes after Microsoft’s SQL Server with Babelfish for Aurora PostgreSQL

AWS today announced a new database product that is clearly meant to go after Microsoft’s SQL Server and make it easier — and cheaper — for SQL Server users to migrate to the AWS cloud. The new service is Babelfish for Aurora PostgreSQL. The

Best Amazon Cyber Monday deals still available: $18 Fire TV Stick Lite, $29 Roku Streaming Stick Plus, $100 Amazfit watch, more - CNET

Cyber Monday is officially behind us, but some of Amazon's best deals remain (for now). A few even came back.

Famed Arecibo Observatory suffers more damage as 900-ton platform falls - CNET

The telescope, star of a James Bond movie, was set to be decommissioned despite a petition to save it.

These meal kits deals for Cyber Monday are still going: Blue Apron, Home Chef, Daily Harvest and more - CNET

Score big savings on popular meal kit and prepared-meal services for Cyber Monday.

Best Walmart Cyber Monday deals still available: 70-inch 4K TV, Roomba, price cuts on Xbox, Switch and PS4 games - CNET

Cyber Monday savings are still going on.

Cyber Monday wireless workout headphones deals still available - CNET

Looking to save on a new pair of sports headphones for working out at the gym or running? Here are the best post Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals you can still get.

Brussels lockdown orgy: Hungarian EU lawmaker and diplomats among 25 men busted by police during ‘gang bang’

A member of the European Parliament and several diplomats were caught by police at an illegal lockdown “orgy” in a bar in central Brussels, with local media reporting that the lawmaker tried to flee the scene through a window. Read Full Article at

‘I’d make him eat the canvas’: UFC’s Covington vows to knock out Trump critic LeBron in a fight as he slams ‘privileged’ NBA stars

UFC loudmouth Colby Covington has taken aim at LeBron James - an opponent of his political hero, Donald Trump - by warning that he would hand him an even more brutal knockout than ex-NBA star Nate Robinson suffered in the ring. Read Full Article at

India’s consumer spending to return to growth in 2021 – Fitch

Consumer spending in India has contracted by 12.6 percent this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Fitch Solutions. It expects household spending to return to growth in 2021, expanding by as much as 6.6 percent. Read Full Article at

Volkswagen to cease all motorsport operations

The manufacturer stated last year it would cease factory support of all programmes using an internal combustion engine, instead putting a «clear emphasis on fully electric racing cars».However, a day after Audi went public with its decision to qui

Allmendinger to compete for NASCAR Xfinity title in 2021

Allmendinger has raced part-time with Kaulig since 2019, winning three races. Next year, he will join Jeb Burton and Justin Haley as the team intends to run three cars full-time.The team started as a single-car operation just four years ago and have since wo

UAE finds its voice within OPEC, complicating oil diplomacy

The unusual move highlights the UAE#39;s growing role within OPEC as it seeks to boost production in the years ahead to gain market share.

Facebook#39;s content review board picks first six cases which include nudity, hate speech and misinformation

Facebook#39;s Oversight Board is a separate body in which people can appeal if they disagree with decisions the social media giant made about their content on Facebook or Instagram.

5G redefining premium smartphone experiences: Qualcomm

Qualcomm and Reliance Jio, India#39;s largest telecom operator, had said they have aligned efforts on 5G, in order to fast-track development and rollout of indigenous network infrastructure and services in India.

AWS launches Trainium, its new custom ML training chip

At its annual re:Invent developer conference, AWS today announced the launch of AWS Trainium, the company’s next-gen custom chip dedicated to training machine learning models. The company promises that it can offer higher performance than any of its com

Softbank, Volvo back Flock Freight with $113.5M to help shippers share the load

Everyday thousands of trucks carry freight along U.S. highways, propelling the economy forward as consumer goods, electronics, cars and agriculture make their way to distribution centers, stores and eventually households. It’s inside these trucks — ma

Find out how we’re working toward living and working in space at TC Sessions: Space 2020

The idea of people going to live and work in space, outside of the extremely unique case of the International Space Station, has long been the strict domain of science fiction. That’s changing fast, however, with public space agencies, private companie

AWS brings ECS, EKS services to the data center, open sources EKS

Today at AWS re:Invent, Andy Jassy talked a lot about how companies are making a big push to the cloud, but today’s container-focussed announcements gave a big nod to the data center as the company announced ECS Anywhere and EKS Anywhere, both designed

Floww raises $6.7M for its data-driven marketplace matching founders with investors, based on merit

Floww – a data-driven marketplace designed to allow founders to pitch investors, with the whole investment relationship managed online – says it has raised $6.7M / £5M to date in Seed funding from angels and family offices. Investors include Ramo

Brandon Marshall: Goff is the only thing in the way of a Rams Super Bowl run | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Nick Wright & Brandon Marshall dive into the state of the Los Angeles Rams and whether or not they can make a Super Bowl run this season. Brandon feels they have the blueprint for a Super Bowl run and could easily do it, but Jared Goff and his turnover proble

Vikings Snap Counts: Receivers, tight ends fill in for Thielen

Chad Beebe, Olabisi Johnson and a closer look at the Minnesota Vikings' snap counts from Week 12.

2021 first-round NFL mock draft: Four QBs in the top 10

We're heading toward the final stretches of both the NFL and college football seasons, so both the draft order and draft big board are becoming clearer.

Rockets viewed James Harden’s attempt to force Nets trade as ‘improper’

James Harden’s future with the Houston Rockets remains as uncertain as it was when whispers surfaced last month that the superstar had demanded a trade.

Steiner responds to Mazepin pay driver criticism

Mazepin was announced as a Haas driver for 2021 earlier on Tuesday, and while there has been no confirmation of the commercial arrangements, the logos of his father's Uralkali concern are expected to be seen on the car.With several other sons of wealthy fathe

Suzuki felt no added pressure by «perfect» bike label

Joan Mir won the premier class title for Suzuki for the first time since 2000 when he wrapped up the championship with a round to spare last month in Valencia.Mir proved to be the most consistent force this season, scoring seven podiums from 14 races, with te
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