Google will temporarily ban election ads after polls close
The presidential election is just a week away and the outcome may not be clear for a while amid an enormous surge in mail-in voting. To help reduce confusion and the spread of misinformation about the results, Google will temporarily ban all election-related ads as soon as the polls close.
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Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed again to December 10th
Cyberpunk 2077 is being delayed yet again, this time until December 10th. Developer CD Projekt Red says it’s still working on a launch day patch for the game, which was previously slated for November 19th.
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Instagram extends the maximum length of Live streams to four hours
Instagram Live streams are about to get a whole lot longer. The service is extending the maximum length of a stream to four hours, up from just one hour. That could lead to longer virtual concerts and Q&As with prominent figures, along with — worryingly for some — lengthier remote classes.
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Netflix is making multiple ‘Assassin’s Creed’ shows
“Requiescat in pace.” That’s what I tell myself every night as I try to eradicate the memory of the live-action Assassin’s Creed movie. A better brain-wiping solution, perhaps, will be to watch Netflix’s newly-announced Assassin’s Creed series.
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COVID-19 Public Immunity Could Only Last a Few Months
Fewer than five percent of adults had coronavirus antibodies, scientists said in a UK study which suggests that any virus immunity would wane quite rapidly, leading to a greater risk of reinfection.
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UK to ban sale of carrier-locked phones from December 2021
The UK’s communications regulator Ofcom is banning phone carriers from selling locked handsets starting in December 2021 to make it easier for people to switch providers, the watchdog has announced.
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What’s on TV this week: ‘The Mandalorian’ is back
This week we finally get back to our Disney+ viewing with the Babysitting Baby Yoda adventure show.
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Google says all Made by Google products now use recycled materials
Last year, Google pledged that, by 2022, it would include recycled materials in all of its Made By Google products, a list that includes Pixel phones, Pixelbooks, Google Home speakers, Nest devices, and accessories like phone cases and charging stands.
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NASA confirms presence of water on sunlit surfaces of the Moon
Astronomers have been aware of water ice present on the surface of the Moon, but it had only ever been discovered in deep, perpetually shadowed impact craters at its poles.
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