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13
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Netflix Thinks It’s So Great You Don’t Even Need to Check Out How Great It Is

If you haven’t yet subscribed to any of the major streaming services, first I have to ask: How have you avoided them? Second: You’ve missed the boat when it comes to trying the biggest names for free.



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Streaming giant Netflix quietly did away with its 30-day trial in the U.S., according to CNET, just like Disney+, which stopped offering free trials back in June. The U.S. is not the only market where Netflix has decided to end its free trial. The company ended trial periods in Mexico and several other countries as far back as two years ago.

“Free trials are not available, but you can still sign up and take advantage of all Netflix has to offer,” Netflix’s free trial help page now reads. In a statement to CNET, a Netflix spokesperson said the company is currently looking at differen marketing promotions in the U.S. to “attract new members and give them a great Netflix experience.”

If you’re disappointed, that’s understandable. Who doesn’t like to get something for free, even if it’s for a limited time? If you’re planning on signing up for your own Netflix account, you’ll need to shell out a minimum of $9 month.

This might have to do with the fact that Netflix is currently offering specific TV shows and movies to watch for free, which it began doing in August. Current free titles include Stranger Things, Bird Box, and When They See Us, which, honestly, are worth watching whether you want to pay for Netflix or not.

It’s also worth noting that several other streaming services still offer free trials. Hulu offers one month free, while CBS All Access, Shudder, and HBO Max offer a free week. And Peacock offers an entire free tier, which

13
Oct
2020
Posted in website

Tarrant County launches new website that allows voters to check wait times at county polling locations

Tarrant County voters can cast their ballot at any polling location for the 2020 election. The new website is color-coded based on wait times.

Tarrant County launched a new website, allowing voters to check wait times at county polling locations.

Tarrant County voters can cast their ballot at any polling location for the 2020 election. The new website is color-coded based on wait times.

At one point Tuesday morning, the website showed over an hour-long wait for the Villages of Woodland Springs polling location. That’s one of three early voting locations that was affected after a poll worker tested positive for COVID-19.

The Tarrant County Elections Office said in a statement that they found out about the poll worker’s positive test last night. That worker was trained on Oct. 8.

“Out of an abundance of caution, all workers that were in the same training class were asked to stay home and not show up for work today. This affected three early voting locations: Keller Town Hall, Villages of Woodland Springs and Euless Family Life Senior Center,” said Tarrant County Elections Administrator Heider Garcia. 

The Euless Family Life Senior Center is the only location that remained closed Tuesday morning, Garcia said. Officials are working to find a replacement crew and said they will open it as soon as possible.

Some voters that showed up to Keller Town Hall Tuesday waited hours to cast their vote.

“(The wait) is absolutely worth it,” voter Tricia Priest said. “I’m excited to cast my vote, which I wasn’t

13
Oct
2020
Posted in technology

Amazon Prime Day is here! Check out the best deals on TODAY.com’s live blog

Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time. Learn more about Shop TODAY.

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is officially here and we have all the best deals right here in one place.

TODAY.com’s live blog is your one-stop destination for the can’t-miss sales of Prime Day 2020. Whether you’re getting a head start on holiday shopping or shopping for everyday essentials, we have everything you need to know right here.

That’s right! We’re doing all the work for you and finding the best Amazon Prime Day sales in real-time! So sit back, bookmark this page and keep coming back for the latest deals of the day.

Prime Day was created by Amazon which has an affiliate relationship with TODAY. Whenever you buy an Amazon product through our site, Amazon pays TODAY a small commission on that sale.

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Some Shop TODAY editor favorites are currently on sale!

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

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Kindle Paperwhite $79.99 at Amazon

This lightweight Kindle would make a perfect gift for the bookworm in your life, and it’s currently $50 off.

Colgate Hum Electric Toothbrush

Colgate Hum Electric Toothbrush

hum by Colgate Smart Electric Toothbrush Kit, Rechargeable Sonic Toothbrush with Travel Case and Replacement Head, Blue (Amazon / Amazon)
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Colgate Hum Electric Toothbrush $59.49 at Amazon

If you’re in the market for an electric toothbrush, this option comes highly recommended by one TODAY writer.

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Let’s take a look at some TODAY.com reader favorites from 2019 that are on sale for Amazon Prime Day 2020:

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07
Oct
2020
Posted in website

Fact check: Website uses false recommendations from TV personality Deborah Meaden to promote bitcoin scheme

A website has used fabricated recommendations from businesswoman and television personality Deborah Meaden to promote a bitcoin investment.

Reuters Fact Check. REUTERS

An article on the website claims that Meaden announced on ITV This Morning that she made £11.5 million using a bitcoin scheme (tinyurl.com/y4qku2rr) .

The piece claims that during the live interview, co-host Holly Willoughby was given £190 to invest in the system. The website features a photograph of her jaw dropping “as she began making a real profit” on live television.

However, the image actually shows Willoughby reacting as a viewer explained how he took “revenge on a cheating boyfriend.” (A Hilariously Naughty Tale Of Revenge Shocks Holly And Phillip | This Morning) .

The image that purportedly shows Meaden during the interview with This Morning has been taken from an episode of Dragons’ Den (here) .

On her website, Meaden confirmed that the claims made by the website are false: “There are several websites and internet/social media articles claiming that investments have been made in one or more bitcoin trading platforms (including Bitcoin Trader). These claims are entirely false and I have made no such investment(s) and have no such association(s)” (here) .

Action Fraud, the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud run by the City of London Police, has warned the public not to assume such websites are authentic as criminals can exploit the names of well-known brands or individuals to make their scams appear legitimate (here) .

It said that people shouldn’t be rushed into making decisions, and that anyone thinking about making an investment should seek impartial advice from an independent financial adviser.

VERDICT

False. The quotes used on the website are fabricated and are used to promote a bitcoin scheme.

This article was produced by the Reuters Fact Check team. Read more

05
May
2020
Posted in technology

ATLAS And Frequent ATLAS Check Languages

Probably the most common questions we hear from individuals hoping to enter the IT industry is, “What programming languages do I must know?” Clearly this can be a advanced question, and the answer will rely on what subject the questioner goes into. It has complex syntax and requires fully completely different mindset comparing to traditional languages (e.g. C). While programming with VHDL programmer must write extra code, it end up with many errors nevertheless it finally ends up with excellent consequence.

Properly, C is general objective computer programming language. When you don’t have any programming background, it is suggested that you simply use a programming language that’s simple familiarize with, like Visible Fundamental. Deciding on items somewhat than typing quickens the method of data entry and Java NetBeans gives a variety of Controls that enhance consumer collection of gadgets.

All high stage languages have unique units of key phrases and syntax which they use to organize program instructions. Although there are a lot of different languages like Java, R, etc. A user, alternatively, can collect some area data from an current software class however could not possess sufficient information to truly program that mannequin.

You will also find out very early, in your journey to becoming a fantastic programmer, that there are lots of programming languages out here, which are mandatory for you to study; if of course you wish to be an ideal programmer and create that great utility that you’ve always needed to create.

Keywords are used to put in writing instructions that are more flexible then first and second technology programming languages. Should you be taught JavaScript, you have the fundamentals to start out on many other scripting languages which are used for net pages.…