Amazon Prime Memberships Are $40 Off Right Now for Active Military & Veterans News 

Amazon Prime Memberships Are $40 Off Right Now for Active Military & Veterans

At this point, my Amazon Prime dependency is incurable. Do actual stores still exist? Someone lemme know, because I get everything — holiday presents, furniture, groceries, deodorant — delivered straight to my door in 48 hours or less. Now, in honor of Veterans Day on November 11, the e-commerce giant is giving the gift that keeps on giving: seriously cheap membership prices for active and former military. Amazon said it’s slashing the annual fee from $119 to $79. That’s a whopping 30% off for US veterans, active-duty, Reserve, and National…

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Starbucks’ red cups are back for the holidays. Here’s how to get a free reusable one News 

Starbucks’ red cups are back for the holidays. Here’s how to get a free reusable one

It’s officially time to hang lights, decorate the tree and enjoy an eggnog latte: Starbucks red cups and holiday drinks are coming back. On Thursday, the national coffee chain will switch gears from all things pumpkin spice to focus on peppermint mochas, eggnog lattes and the decorative red cups they come inside. Four different designs will be available this year, featuring red, white and green patterns that look like holiday wrapping paper. The official names of the four cups are Polka Dots, Merry Dance, Merry Stripes and Candy Cane Stripes….

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Nearly 90% of the world’s internet users are being monitored News 

Nearly 90% of the world’s internet users are being monitored

A new report claims, surprise, social media isn’t really that free. Instead, it’s full of bad faith actors manipulating elections and government officials surveilling users. The report, 2019 Freedom on the Net, comes from “independent watchdog organization” Freedom House. And after reading the whole thing (PDF), that still feels like it’s underplaying the growing tire fire that is social media. While the ongoing efforts to interfere with elections are a huge concern, the breadth of surveillance is just as disturbing. According to the report, 40 of 65 countries it studied…

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Netflix is getting a button to skip Trump jokes Technology 

Netflix is getting a button to skip Trump jokes

Comedian Seth Meyers is partnering with Netflix to introduce a button where you can select whether to skip his jokes about US President Donald Trump, as reported earlier Monday by CNN. For his special — Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby, which is coming to Netflix on Nov. 5. — you’ll be able to skip over all political jokes in much the same way you can skip intros, Netflix confirmed. The comedian hosts Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC, as well as previously hosting SNL. He told CNN that because he…

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Black Friday deals 2019: the sales are already beginning News 

Black Friday deals 2019: the sales are already beginning

Black Friday has already started… well, sort of. Walmart went live with its early access deals later in October, and Amazon’s begun its ‘Happy Holideals’ plans from November 1-22, and Best Buy launched a price-matching plan to guarantee Black Friday prices. While these aren’t the ‘full sales’ that will start when Black Friday begins on November 29, the rush to discount and lure early shopping is beginning – we’ve rounded up our picks of the top deals in the section below and also picked up some Cyber Monday predictions too….

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Walmart Has Already Launched Early Deals In Anticipation Of Black Friday – Here’s What’s On Sale Now And What To Expect On November 29 News 

Walmart Has Already Launched Early Deals In Anticipation Of Black Friday – Here’s What’s On Sale Now And What To Expect On November 29

Early Black Friday laptop and tablet deals at Walmart Lenovo ideapad S145 15.6″ Laptop, $199 (originally $149) [You save $50] HP 14 Slim Ryzen 3 3200U, $269 (originally $380) [You save $111] Apple iPad (6th Gen) 128GB Wi-Fi, $299 (originally $430) [You save $131] Early Black Friday headphone and speaker deals at Walmart Apple AirPods with Charging Case, $144 (originally $159) [You save $15] Powerbeats Pro Totally Wireless Earphones, $200 (originally $250) [You save $50] Bose SoundSport In-Ear Android Headphones, $39 (originally $99) [You save $60] JBL Flip 4 Waterproof…

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McDonald’s CEO out over ‘poor judgment’ in relationship with employee News 

McDonald’s CEO out over ‘poor judgment’ in relationship with employee

McDonald’s announced Sunday that its chief executive has “separated from the Company” after demonstrating “poor judgment” in having a relationship with an employee. It was determined by McDonald’s Board of Directors that Steve Easterbrook violated company policy by engaging in the consensual relationship, the company said in a press release. McDonald’s did not detail the employee’s position in its statement. Easterbrook apologized for the relationship in a message to staff. “As for my departure, I engaged in a recent consensual relationship with an employee, which violated McDonald’s policy. This was…

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Selling your stuff for extra cash? Here are the best ways to do it News 

Selling your stuff for extra cash? Here are the best ways to do it

Selling your belongings is a popular way to make some extra money. Odds are that you have some items lying around that you never use. By selling them, you can clean up the clutter in your home and get cash for it. But once you’ve collected that stuff, what’s the best way to sell it? Ideally, the method you choose will be fast, easy, and as lucrative as possible. With a little spare time, it’s easy to get rid of things you don’t need and get more money into yoursavings…

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NordVPN user accounts compromised and passwords exposed, report says Technology 

NordVPN user accounts compromised and passwords exposed, report says

Virtual private network NordVPN is reportedly dealing with yet another security fallout. Up to 2,000 users were the likely targets of credential-stuffing attacks that granted unauthorized access to their accounts, according to a Friday report. Last week, NordVPN said it was the victim of a data breach in 2018. Users’ credentials, which contained email addresses, plain-text passwords and expiration dates associated with user accounts, were posted on online forums like Pastebin, according to Ars Technica. The publication polled a small sample of users from a list of 753 credentials and…

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Exclusive: Government officials around the globe targeted for hacking through WhatsApp – sources Technology 

Exclusive: Government officials around the globe targeted for hacking through WhatsApp – sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior government officials in multiple U.S.-allied countries were targeted earlier this year with hacking software that used Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) WhatsApp to take over users’ phones, according to people familiar with the messaging company’s investigation. Sources familiar with WhatsApp’s internal investigation into the breach said a “significant” portion of the known victims are high-profile government and military officials spread across at least 20 countries on five continents. Many of the nations are U.S. allies, they said. The hacking of a wider group of top government officials’ smartphones…

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