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13 of the best Singles' Day 2020 sales to shop for 2020

13 of the best Singles' Day 2020 sales to shop for 2020This Singles' Day, shop and save at Casper, Gravity Blankets, Tarte cosmetics and more.Here are 13 of the best sales to shop todaybecause after all, you deserve it, babe.Home and beauty products, meanwhile, are 15% off with the same promo code.Free shipping is available on all items and orders of $35 or more are eligible for free 2-day shipping.Through today, November 11, you can save 20% on everything at bareMinerals when you use the promo code SINGLES20. read more...

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10 things you need at home in case you or a family member gets COVID-19

10 things you need at home in case you or a family member gets COVID-19Make sure you have these things on hand, just in case.Here are all the things you should have on hand if you or a family member gets COVID-19, as recommended by the CDC.Face masksAthleta makes the best face masks we've ever tested.(Photo: Athleta)While most people don't wear face masks in the comfort of their own home, if someone in your household has COVID-19, they're essential.After testing a variety of face masks for comfort and protection, our experts found that the Athleta Non Medical Face Masks to be the best. read more...

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'You're the ultimate editor,' Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg accused of censoring conservatives

Republicans accused Facebook and Twitter of meddling in the election to harm President Donald Trump by censoring conservatives with warnings on GOP tweets about mail-in balloting.The bipartisan grilling from lawmakers before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday the second virtual appearance from Facebooks Mark Zuckerberg and Twitters Jack Dorsey in less than three weeks reflected growing and collective ire about "Big Tech."Zuckerberg and Dorsey pledged to take vigorous action for the two special elections in Georgia.Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, called on Facebook and Twitter to produce data showing whether they disproportionately flag or censor Republicans.The GOP majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee threatened Dorsey and Zuckerberg with subpoenas if they didnt appear voluntarily for Tuesdays hearing. read more...

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'Too much power': key moments as tech CEOs face historic US hearing video

Top US tech bosses are told that they are censoring political speech, spreading fake news and killing the engines of the US economy in a combative and historic congressional hearing.Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Tim Cook of Apple, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and Sundar Pichai of Googles parent company, Alphabet, appeared before members of the house judiciarys antitrust subcommittee and faced intense questioning on everything from market dominance and data surveillance to military contracts and political censorship read more...

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'The Last of Us Part II' leads video game nominees for next month's The Game Awards

"The Last Of Us Part II" leads the way in nominations for The Game Awards.The Sony PlayStation 4 exclusive game, released in June, earned 10 nominations Wednesday for the annual "Oscars" for video games.Those three games along with "Animal Crossing: New Horizons," "Doom Eternal," and "Final Fantasy VII Remake" are nominated for Game of the Year.This year, The Game Awards introduced a new category honoring innovation for hardware and software that helped more players play the game.Nominees: "Assassins Creed Valhalla" (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft); "Grounded" (Obsidian/Xbox Game Studios);"HyperDot" (Tribe Games); "The Last of Us Part II" (Naughty Dog/SIE); and "Watch Dogs Legion" (Ubisoft Toronto/Ubisoft). read more...

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'Sickening' Test and Trace text scam is circulating

Our free email newsletter sends you the biggest headlines from news, sport and showbiz Sign up Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice Invalid EmailA sickening Test and Trace text scam is circulating that tries to trick people into isolating.The scam started circulating back in May, but has resurfaced in Scotland this week, according to the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.NHS Scotland said: "We've been made aware of a text message scam circulating, where messengers are posing as Test and Protect contact tracers are getting in touch with people and asking them to reply to the message and self-isolate immediately.This is not a genuine message from our Test and Protect team.(Image: CTSI)The latest version of the scam is circulating via WhatsApp, and asks you to reply to an unknown number with your personal details."These kinds of messages have appeared as both regular text messages and WhatsApp messages. read more...

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'Madden NFL 21': Update for PS5, Xbox Series X and S brings more realistic moves to the game midseason

"Madden NFL 21" is getting a midseason makeover for the latest video game consoles.A new play-calling system tied to specific players could be easier for new Madden players and a feature longtime players could exploit, too.Those who have already purchased "Madden NFL 21" for Xbox One or PlayStation 4, which was released Aug. 28, can get a free upgrade to a new Xbox or PS5.Also, Xbox Series X/S and PS5 gameplay will not qualify for the Madden NFL 21 Championship series.You can also purchase next-gen editions of "Madden NFL 21" for Xbox Series X/S and PS5 for $69.99. read more...

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'Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War' review: A spy game worthy of your time, regardless of your video game system

The newest installment in the Call of Duty video game series, "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War" drops you into the fight on two fronts: the Vietnam War and 1980s clandestine conflicts between the U.S. and Soviet Union.That nerve-wracking mission within the security agency is only one of many mind games awaiting players in this highly-entertaining sequel to 2010s "Call of Duty: Black Ops.""Black Ops Cold War" makes you a bigger part of the team.And it wouldnt be a Call of Duty game without a twist or two."Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War," developed by Treyarch and Raven Software, doesnt simply soldier on for the multibillion-selling video game franchise. read more...

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'Call of Duty' writer: Video game takes place in the past, but questioning of truth rings of today

The legacy of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops'Released in 2010, "Call of Duty: Black Ops," is one of the top-selling video games of all time.Q: Tell us some more about the premise of "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War."Goyer: To a certain extent, it is more of a direct sequel to the original Black Ops game.So if you think about what makes Black Ops Black Ops, its the idea that everyone has their own version of the truth.What do you think of "Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War"? read more...

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$250 billion wiped off Chinese tech stocks as Beijing signals crackdown

The plunge has wiped 756 billion Hong Kong dollars ($97 billion) off the market value of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant founded by billionaire Jack Ma.Rival JD.com has lost 201 billion Hong Kong dollars ($26 billion).Meituan, which offers services similar to Groupon and Yelp, and gaming company, have also shed billions of dollars in market value.Halley said he expects tech stocks to remain under pressure until the scale and scope of the new regulations becomes clearer.Baidu BIDU Last week, three government departments the market regulator, the internet regulator, and the state taxation administration called in 27 internet platforms to discuss regulating the online economy. read more...

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