Chromecast revamps dongle with remote, Google TV software for $50

Chromecast revamps dongle with remote, Google TV software for $50

Google unveiled a new Chromecast streaming device Wednesday, an update to its $30 dongle released in 2018 and the higher-end $70 Chromecast Ultra released in 2016.  Google; screenshot by CNET Google unveiled a new $50 (£60, AU$99) Chromecast streaming device Wednesday, dubbed Chromecast with Google TV, in a revamp of its bare-bones TV dongle to better suit the…

Chris Wallace Calls Debate ‘a Terrible Missed Opportunity’

Chris Wallace Calls Debate ‘a Terrible Missed Opportunity’

The veteran anchor conceded he was initially “reluctant” to step in during the Trump-Biden matchup. “I’ve never been through anything like this,” he said.“I never dreamt that it would go off the tracks the way it did,” Chris Wallace, the moderator of the first presidential debate, said on Wednesday.Credit…Ruth Fremson/The New York TimesSept. 30, 2020Updated…

Congressional tax office unlikely to have Trump’s tax returns, top Dem says

Congressional tax office unlikely to have Trump’s tax returns, top Dem says

There’s been speculation the nonpartisan office may have the president’s records | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo The House’s top tax writer said Wednesday that he doesn’t believe Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation possesses President Trump’s long-hidden tax returns. “To my knowledge, they are not sitting on the forms,” Ways and Means Chair Richard Neal (D-Mass.)…

Kyle Shanahan Not Ruling Out Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel Yet vs. Eagles; George Kittle a ‘Full Go’

Kyle Shanahan Not Ruling Out Jimmy Garoppolo, Deebo Samuel Yet vs. Eagles; George Kittle a ‘Full Go’

The San Francisco 49ers set their focus to the Philadelphia Eagles on Wednesday as the team held their first practice of the week from the SAP Performance Facility. Not on hand was quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who missed the 49ers Week 3 win over the New York Giants. Garoppolo continues to work his way back from…

‘Mailmen selling ballots. Dumped in rivers. Found in creeks’: Trump makes unfounded claims about mail-in voting

‘Mailmen selling ballots. Dumped in rivers. Found in creeks’: Trump makes unfounded claims about mail-in voting

CLOSE President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden argue about white supremacy and ANTIFA at the first 2020 presidential debate. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Voting rights experts sounded the alarm over outrageous claims President Donald Trump made about mail-in voting during Tuesday night’s presidential debate and his refusal to say that he would accept election results.From…

Clare Bronfman Is Sentenced to 81 Months in Nxivm ‘Sex Cult’ Case

Clare Bronfman Is Sentenced to 81 Months in Nxivm ‘Sex Cult’ Case

“Will you never stop?” a former member of the group asked Ms. Bronfman, a Seagram’s heir, who used her family fortune to intimidate critics of Nxivm, prosecutors say.Clare Bronfman, center, arriving at Federal District Court in Brooklyn on Wednesday. Ms. Bronfman is the first defendant to be sentenced in the Nxivm investigation.Credit…John Minchillo/Associated PressSept. 30,…

Trump’s Calls For Poll Watchers Raise Fears About Polling Place Chaos

Trump’s Calls For Poll Watchers Raise Fears About Polling Place Chaos

Voters wait in line to cast their ballot at an early voting location in Fairfax, Va., on Sept. 18. Growing tensions in the country have some election officials worried about potential violence at polling places. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Voters wait in line to cast…

Palantir insiders struggled to sell shares at debut because they couldn’t access trading platform

Palantir insiders struggled to sell shares at debut because they couldn’t access trading platform

People walk by a banner featuring the logo of Palantir Technologies (PLTR) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on the day of their initial public offering (IPO) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., September 30, 2020.Andrew Kelly | ReutersaPalantir employees and alumni complained on Wednesday of being unable to sell shares after the company’s…

Google TV comes with a slick ‘apps-only’ mode that reduces homescreen clutter

Google TV comes with a slick ‘apps-only’ mode that reduces homescreen clutter

Alongside the new Chromecast, the new Google TV experience debuts today with a brand new interface that goes heavy on personalized content recommendations. If you prefer a simpler design, though, the new Chromecast features an “apps-only” mode. In the settings on the new Chromecast, Google TV offers a special “apps-only” mode that does, well, exactly…