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In defense of The Star Wars Holiday Special as it turns 40 - CNET  CNET · 2 hours
Singing Wookiees wearing Snuggies? Harvey Korman cooking in drag? Jefferson Starship hologram jam band? Why this infamous TV special is... more
Tumblr is missing from Apple’s App Store  THE VERGE · 2 hours
Tumblr’s iOS app is missing from Apple’s App Store. Tumblr says that it is “working to resolve an issue with the iOS... more
Cities that didn’t win HQ2 shouldn’t be counted out  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Brooks Rainwater is the director of the Center for City Solutions and Applied Research at the National League of Cities. More posts by this... more
The Boring Company has completed digging its first tunnel  THE VERGE · 3 hours
Elon Musk’s Boring Company reached a new milestone this week: it completed digging out its first tunnel in... more
Best Black Friday 2018 deals: Storage, SSD, flash drive discounts - CNET  CNET · 3 hours
Here's a list of the top storage deals as they are revealed for the biggest shopping day of the year. more
How to Rebuild the Spotlight Index on Your Mac  MacRumors · 5 hours
Apple has enhanced Spotlight search in macOS in recent years, with the addition of Spotlight Suggestions allowing it... more
Microsoft to shut down HockeyApp  TechCrunch · 5 hours
Microsoft announced plans to shut down HockeyApp and replace it with Visual Studio App Center. The company acquired the startup behind HockeyApp back in 2014. And if you’re still using HockeyApp, the service will officially shut down on... more
Black Friday 2018 deals: PlayStation 4 consoles and games - CNET  CNET · 5 hours
The best PlayStation bundles come from Black Friday sales where you can get the console plus tons of hot games. more
Buchardt’s $1,200 a pair speakers are a steal - CNET  CNET · 5 hours
The Buchardt S300 MKII SE isn’t by any stretch a budget speaker, but it sounds a lot more expensive than it is. more
Walmart Overtakes Apple to Become Third Largest Online Retailer in the U.S.  MacRumors · 5 hours
Apple has ceded its position to Walmart as the third largest online retailer in the U.S., according to a new report out this week... more
NASA video teases return to Moon and flight to Mars  Sky News · 5 hours
A new video released by NASA has teased the space agency's return to the Moon and plans to fly beyond it with missions to Mars. more
How cities can fix tourism hell  TechCrunch · 6 hours
A steep and rapid rise in tourism has left behind a wake of economic and environmental damage in cities around the globe. In response, governments have been responding with policies that attempt to limit the number... more
WhatsApp could wreck Snapchat again by copying ephemeral messaging  TechCrunch · 6 hours
WhatsApp already ruined Snapchat’s growth once. WhatsApp Status, its clone of Snapchat Stories, now has 450 million daily active users compared to Snapchat’s 188 million. That’s despite its 24-hour disappearing... more
China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO  TechCrunch · 6 hours
You may not have heard of ByteDance, but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up in August. The Beijing-based company also runs a popular news aggregator called... more
Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future  TechCrunch · 6 hours
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for... more
Black Friday 2018 deals: Xbox One consoles and games - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
Whether you're in the market for the Xbox One S or the higher-powered Xbox One X, we've got the deals and games you should be looking... more
High-end audio kicks it up a notch at this New York show - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
Turntables spinning vinyl, amplifiers with glowing tubes and a dazzling array of speakers woo audiophiles at the New York Audio... more
Star Wars: Galaxy Edge's Disney park ride names, more details revealed - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will take Disney park guests into the films. more
Star Wars land: Everything we know about Galaxy's Edge - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
Disney's new Star Wars theme park experience will open in 2019. Here's what we know. more
Microsoft could release a disc-less Xbox One  TechCrunch · 7 hours
According to a new report from Thurott, Microsoft has been working on a new console in the Xbox One family. This cheaper model could play regular Xbox One games, but there would be no... more
Disney’s Star Wars park will come with original music from John Williams  THE VERGE · 7 hours
When Disney’s Star Wars land Galaxy’s Edge opens next year, it’ll come with a familiar soundtrack — Entertainment Weekly reports that John Williams will... more
Microsoft is now selling Amazon’s Echo devices  THE VERGE · 7 hours
Microsoft has now started selling Amazon’s Echo devices in its retail stores. Twitter user WalkingCat spotted that Microsoft is selling the latest... more
Instagram security lapse exposed some user passwords to the public, company says  9to5Mac · 7 hours
A flaw in Instagram’s “Download Your Data” tool inadvertently exposed some user passwords, a report from The Information claims. In some instances, user passwords... more
YouTube is now streaming free, ad-supported feature films  THE VERGE · 8 hours
YouTube recently began to roll out a series of feature films that viewers can watch for free, supported by ads.... more
Walmart overtakes Apple in online sales, pushing Apple to fourth place overall  9to5Mac · 8 hours
As we enter the holiday shopping season, Apple is set to be overtaken by Walmart as the third largest online retailer this year. In... more
6 hacks to make Thanksgiving cooking easier - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
With help from professional chefs, you can make your Thanksgiving stress-free. more
Samsung's foldable phone next year? Sony bails on E3 2019 video - CNET  CNET · 9 hours
This week's major tech stories include Samsung's foldable phone possibly making a debut in the first quarter, Amazon choosing its two HQ2... more
Climate change protesters block off 5 London bridges  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
Hundreds of protesters have turned out in central London and blocked off the capital's main bridges to demand the government take climate change seriously more
How the hell do you say Eevee’s name?  THE VERGE · 9 hours
Of all the original 151 Pokémon, Eevee’s name might just be the easiest to pronounce. E-vee. Eee-vee. It’s exactly what... more
Is the Mac dead in K-12 education?  9to5Mac · 9 hours
The story about the past few years in K–12 has been iPad, iPad, Chromebooks, iPad, and more Chromebooks. There’s a major product... more
SparkLabs Taipei closes initial $4.25M for its first fund, adds Jeremy Lin as an advisor  TechCrunch · 10 hours
SparkLabs Taipei, part of SparkLabs Group, the global network of accelerator programs and funds that works with emerging... more
On the track in Audi's 2018 Formula E racer - Roadshow  CNET · 10 hours
Audi's new Formula E racer looks remarkably good in the flesh. more
Replace Stan Lee cameos with Deadpool? That's a bleeping terrible idea - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
Commentary: The late Marvel boss can't be recast. With great power comes great responsibility not to do stupid things. more
2019 VW Beetle Final Edition first drive review: Bye-bye, Bug - Roadshow  CNET · 10 hours
Saying goodbye to the Volkswagen Beetle by testing the Final Edition model in Mexico. more
5 things you need to know about the 2019 VW Beetle Final Edition video - Roadshow  CNET · 10 hours
The last Beetle gets a special edition to celebrate one of the most popular cars ever. more
14 DIY holiday projects that'll make your home smarter - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
These tips will help you make your home safer, smarter and more festive this year. more
How deep can the iPhone XS and XR go? video - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
It's the ultimate water test where we subject the iPhone XS and iPhone XR to depths they never saw coming. more
USB Type-C is taking over -- here are the latest phones to prove it - CNET  CNET · 10 hours
Move over, Micro-USB. The USB Type-C standard is here, faster and (best of all) flippable --... more
Britain says Russian contractors have no say in visa process  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Britain's Home Office says that the company contracted to collect visa applications in Russia has "absolutely no involvement with the decision-making process." more
How Facebook’s crisis PR firm triggered a PR crisis  THE VERGE · 12 hours
Pretend for a moment that you run a large and successful company. After years of outsized success, the... more
2018 Nissan Kicks: Appreciating the unconventional - Roadshow  CNET · 13 hours
The new sub-compact crossover from Nissan is a study in off-the-wall design. more
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days  CBC · 13 hours
A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two... more
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa  BBC · 14 hours
Some imams in Kurdistan have officially banned a hugely popular video game – but others are hitting back. more
Space station supplies launched, 2nd shipment in 2 days  ABC NEWS · 14 hours
A rocket has blasted off from Virginia with space station supplies, the second shipment in as many days more
Space research could help reverse frailty in old age  Sky News · 15 hours
Muscle loss in elderly people could be prevented or reversed following experiments to be conducted on the International Space Station. more
Democrats gear up for more digital spending in 2020  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
One of the largest outside Democratic groups says ramped-up spending on digital advertising played a key role in battleground races where seats were taken away from Republicans during the recent... more
Google Search is adding user comments, starting with live sports  9to5Google · 17 hours
Back in October, Google announced that it was killing Google+ for consumers following a privacy bug.... more
In defense of The Star Wars Holiday Special as it turns 40 - CNET
How the hell do you say Eevee’s name?
How the hell do you say Eevee’s name?
14 DIY holiday projects that'll make your home smarter - CNET
Google app 8.55 reveals Google Search comments, preps Collection sharing, more [APK Insight]
Friday 5: Some great OnePlus 6T case options [Video]
US airport security is slowly getting just a bit better - CNET
Review: 2018 MacBook Air with Retina display – mainstream Mac [Video]
The internet is celebrating Danny DeVito this week
The internet is celebrating Danny DeVito this week
Original Apple Pencil vs. Apple Pencil 2
GRAY’s luxury aerospace grade titanium case collection for iPhone XS and XS Max now available
RIP Apple networking, Time Capsule and AirPort no longer available from Apple
Over 200 artists got together to remake Shrek
Netflix’s Godless delivers everything the Coen brothers’ new project once promised