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Lev Parnas associate David Correia pleads guilty to fraud and lying

Lev Parnas associate David Correia pleads guilty to fraud and lying
David Correia, a business partner of former Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas, pleaded guilty on Thursday to defrauding investors of millions of dollars and making false statements to the Federal Election Commission.Correia, who was charged with five fraud-related charges, pleaded guilty to two of them in federal court in New York as part of a…

Cowboy rides nearly 400 miles through Kentucky and West Virginia for...

Cowboy rides nearly 400 miles through Kentucky and West Virginia for cancer awareness
Harold Fitzwater is riding nearly 400 miles through Kentucky and West Virginia to visit his father's grave and raise money to fight cancer. WSAZ's Chad Hedrick reports.Oct. 29, 2020

Those who didn’t vote in 2016 are showing up early in...

Those who didn’t vote in 2016 are showing up early in droves — and more are Democrats
With early voting totals smashing records on a daily basis, Democrats are leading with a key constituency — those who did not, or could not, vote in 2016.So far, more than 20 percent of the early vote nationwide has come from these voters, according to data from the NBC News Decision Desk/TargetSmart, a Democratic political…

Kazakh Tourism adopts ‘Very Nice!’ as official new slogan

Kazakh Tourism adopts ‘Very Nice!’ as official new slogan
In a brilliant move, Kazakh tourism has embraced Borat's caricature of their country and flipped it for their marketing, adopting "Very nice!" as their new official slogan. From Kazakhstan Travel: Kazakhstan? Very nice! It's a place you may have heard of, that's nicer than you ever imagined. Where you can find endless steppe, sand, and…

Tesla’s $500 ‘Radio Upgrade’ restores FM and Sirius XM access

Tesla’s $500 ‘Radio Upgrade’ restores FM and Sirius XM access
Earlier this year, Tesla started offering owners of older Model S and Model X vehicles the option to upgrade their infotainment systems for $2,500. Purchasing it gives them access to features found in the newer version of the system, including YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and Twitch streaming via Tesla Theater, as well as Tesla Arcade’s games.…

Cakewalk3D lets your regular 3D printer decorate food

Cakewalk3D lets your regular 3D printer decorate food
Sample food materials include chocolate, meringue, vegetable puree, ketchup, guacamole and honey — anything with the correct viscosity. Digital Patisserie, the company behind the product, supplies recipes and settings, and you’ll receive a tested food mix so you can get a feel for the system and materials required. Some of the designs shown on the…

FBI warns hospitals of ‘increased and imminent’ ransomware threat

FBI warns hospitals of ‘increased and imminent’ ransomware threat
Charles Carmakal from cybersecurity firm Mandiant identified the group behind the threats as Russian-speaking criminal gang UNC1878. He called the group “one of most brazen, heartless, and disruptive threat actors” he’s ever seen and said it’s been deliberately targeting hospitals in the middle of a global pandemic. Coronavirus cases and deaths have been on the…

The best early Black Friday deals you can get in Best...

The best early Black Friday deals you can get in Best Buy’s new sale
Buy WH-1000XM4 at Best Buy - $278Lenovo Smart Clock — $35Nicole Lee / Engadget This Google Assistant-powered smart clock is on sale for $35, which is an all-time low. We’ve often seen it drop to $40 in the past, but this is the best deal we’ve seen in months. We gave Lenovo’s Smart Clock a…

Vizio’s latest TVs add FreeSync, 120Hz 4K gaming support

Vizio’s latest TVs add FreeSync, 120Hz 4K gaming support
VIZIO The P-Series and new OLED models have an IQ Ultra Processor inside, and support 4K, 120fps gameplay. On the OLED, Vizio notes improved judder reduction as a part of the update, but it doesn’t have FreeSync at all. Its P-Series TVs add all of those things, and support AMD FreeSync Premium, the tier it…

U.S. Senate hearing to reform Section 230 internet law becomes political...

U.S. Senate hearing to reform Section 230 internet law becomes political showdown
(Reuters) — A U.S. Senate hearing to reform an internet law and hold tech companies accountable for how they moderate content quickly turned into a political scuffle as lawmakers not only went after the companies but also attacked each other. Lawmakers are split on ways to hold Big Tech accountable under Section 230 of the…

CodeSandbox raises $12.7 million to boost application development collaboration

CodeSandbox raises $12.7 million to boost application development collaboration
CodeSandbox has raised $12.7 million as the Amsterdam-based company seeks to make it more efficient for teams to collaborate on the development of web-based applications. With teams becoming more distributed and development cycles accelerating, the company sees an opportunity to facilitate the creative process by also making it easy for non-developers to participate. EQT Ventures…

How TikTok’s unique mix of social and broadcast media techniques sets...

How TikTok’s unique mix of social and broadcast media techniques sets it apart
TikTok’s strange, unprecedented twists and turns take place against the backdrop of significant changes to social media itself, as it evolves from a medium for sharing into a one-to-many broadcast medium for the digital age. TikTok’s platform is built on viral content through casually created, widely distributed videos. It seems everyone and their mother aims…