Google will temporarily ban election ads after polls close

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 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 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

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

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

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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Google says all Made by Google products now use recycled materials

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.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/10/26/21534337/made-by-google-recycle-sustainable-pixel-nest