Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos who sold online shoe retailer to Amazon for $1.2B, dies at 46

(Zappos.com homepage) Tony Hsieh, a revered internet entrepreneur who co-founded Zappos and sold the online retailer to Amazon for $1.2 billion, has passed away at the age of 46. The Zappos.com homepage featured an image of Hsieh on Friday night and a letter posted by Zappos CEO Kedar Deshpande. “It is with very heavy hearts that we are sharing some very sad news with all of you, as we have learned that Tony passed away earlier today (11-27-20),” Deshpande wrote. “Though Tony retired this past summer, we know what a tremendous impact he has had on both Zappos and on Zapponians, as he has dedicated the past 20 years focusing… Read More

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The 20 best Black Friday deals still available include $90 off a Samsung smartwatch, $60 off a food vacuum sealer, and more

  Summary List Placement As Black Friday 2020 winds down, we’ve seen many popular deals go out-of-stock.  If you’re still looking to get in on the savings of today, we found 20 tech, home, kitchen, and personal deals that are available and in stock.  The best deals still in stock include $60 off an efficient vacuum sealer, $20 off a luxurious, hotel-style bathrobe, and $90 off a Samsung smartwatch.  Visit Business Insider’s Black Friday 2020 landing page for more deals. We’re updating it in real-time through the rest of the night.  Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Black Friday can feel like a hectic day, especially when you have to divide… Read More

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‘It’s not how I wanted to go out’: Chris Krebs, the election security official fired by Trump, opens up in new interview and dismisses ‘farcical’ claims of voter fraud

Summary List Placement Chris Krebs was not “necessarily surprised” when President Donald Trump fired him in a tweet. But, in an interview with CBS News’ “60 Minutes,” the former elections security official said he stands by his assessment that the 2020 election was “the most secure in American history.” Krebs, former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security, was fired on November 17 after repeatedly striking down the president’s conspiracy theories surrounding his loss. In an interview airing in full on Sunday, Krebs described the claims being circulated by Trump and his allies as “farcical.” There’s no evidence that voting machines were manipulated by foreign actors says Chris Krebs, the… Read More

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Missed Jagmeet Singh And AOC’s ‘Among Us’ Stream? Here Are The 5 Best Moments

Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh teamed up with U.S. congressperson Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Friday night for a three-hour video stream of the popular game “Among Us” on Twitch with a rotating cast of several high-profile streamers. Through the stream’s voice chat, Ocasio-Cortez and Singh talked politics in their respective countries, answered questions from the streamers and even virtually murdered each other once or twice. Nearly 100,000 viewers tuned into Ocasio-Cortez’s stream at one point, with close to 30,000 watching Singh’s stream of the event at its peak. Playing Among Us with @theJagmeetSingh, @aoc, @NorthernlionLP, @Jack_Septic_Eye, @xQc, @theserfstv, @DisguisedToast, @ContraPoints, @TSM_Myth and some other folks as well! Get in now! https://t.co/APFxFjroen —… Read More

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The best Black Friday Lego deals include savings on hard-to-find items, popular sets like “Star Wars,” and more

  Summary List Placement Find this year’s best Black Friday deals for Lego sets from Lego, Amazon, Kohl’s, Walmart, and Target.  You’ll find discounts from hard-to-find items like Disney Steamboat Willie to popular Star Wars builds. Follow our coverage of all the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for savings on the products you want. Stay up-to-date on the best limited-time Black Friday deals. Whether you’re a child or a child at heart, Lego lovers can find savings this Black Friday on select sets, from iconic Lego themes like City and Technic, to the Creators series and models based on popular series such as Star Wars and Harry Potter.… Read More

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How to watch Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. — the boxing legends face off in a heavyweight PPV fight on November 28

  Summary List Placement Boxing legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. will fight in an exhibition match in Los Angeles on November 28. Tyson, now 54, last fought in 2006 and has a career record of 50-6 (44 knockouts) while Jones Jr., 51, retired in 2018 with a record of 66-9 (47 knockouts). YouTuber Jake Paul will fight retired NBA player Nate Robinson in an undercard match — it will be Paul’s second professional fight and Robinson’s first. Tyson vs Jones Jr. is a $50 pay-per-view event that can be purchased though your cable provider or streamed live via Fite.TV. Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr., two of the… Read More

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