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Updated: Best Black Friday 2017 cheap TV deals (plus our favorite picks)     – CNET
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A crazy price on a new TV is the essence of Black Friday sales, and this year the deals are, in fact, certifiably insane. Here’s another update to our roundup, including our recommended picks.

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Google sets the stage for Home Max with its updated app     – CNET
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Google’s new look app will help you find something to watch across all of your services, and refined sound controls set the stage for its new high-end Google Home Max speaker

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Twitter posts a new version of its rules with updated sections on abuse, spam, violence and more
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 Twitter today published a new version of its rules, in an effort to further clarify its policies about abuse, spam, self-harm and other topics, as well as to better explain how it determines the appropriate action – like suspending an abuser’s account, for example. The company says the updated documentation doesn’t represent changes to the […]

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Puerto Rico’s governor seeks to end deal with small Montana grid repair company [updated]
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Enlarge / On Sept. 22, Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority staff start emergency power restoration plans in the utility’s command center. (credit: Western Area Power) On Sunday, Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló demanded that the state-owned utility end its $300 million grid-repair deal with a small, Montana-based energy company called Whitefish Energy, amid intense scrutiny of […]

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Hidden Switch game is actually a tribute to former Nintendo president [Updated]
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Enlarge This weekend, Switch owners learned their consoles are apparently holding a hidden copy of the NES game Golf, along with a built-in NES emulator designed to run it. But Switch hacker yellows8 and others who have been able to run that emulator say they’ve only been able to do so via “unofficial” methods that let […]

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Wit.ai is shutting down Bot Engine as Facebook rolls NLP into its updated Messenger Platform
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 Wit.ai announced this morning in a blog post that it would be sunsetting its Bot Engine. The Facebook-owned company builds developer tools for natural language processing to help engineers build speech and text chatbots faster and with less technical experience. Bot Engine launched as a beta in April of 2016. The tool let developers train […]

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32TB of Windows 10 beta builds, driver source code leaked [Updated]
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Enlarge (credit: Rural Learning Center) 32TB of unreleased, private Windows 10 builds, along with source code for certain parts of the driver stack, have been leaked to BetaArchive, reports The Register. The dump appears to contain a number of Windows 10 builds from the development of codenamed Redstone 2. Redstone 2 was released earlier this […]

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See 'Interstellar' updated for 2017 with a fidget spinner     – CNET
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A hit fidgeting-craze gadget makes a comical cameo appearance in a fan-edited scene from “Interstellar.”

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SpaceX launches, lands its “flight proven” rocket [Updated]
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Enlarge / The “flight proven” Falcon 9 rocket sits on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. (credit: SES) Update: SpaceX did it. Its flown booster launched on Thursday evening from Florida, delivered its payload into orbit, and then returned safely to Earth by landing on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. […]

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