Entitled Millennials Demand Netflix Let You Binge Watch for Free Because of COVID-19

People forced to stay in lockdown are desperately trying not to get bored. A petition is asking Netflix and other streaming services to stop charging fees for two months. Netflix is there to make a profit, and its service is already very cheap. A petition asking to make Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) and other streaming media services free is gaining traction on change.org, with over 60,000 signatures at the time of writing. Streaming Services Should Be Free To Encourage People To Stay Home The person who started the petition, Philip Kolas, argues…

Quarantine Yourself for Epic Store’s Freebie Horror Masterpiece ‘Amnesia’

Next week’s Epic Store free games are Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Crashlands. The duo of free games will be available from Apr. 30 until May 7. Epic Games is giving away For The King from right now until Apr. 30. The Epic Games Store has lifted in the curtain on the duo of freebies heading to the digital store from next week. Between Thurs. Apr. 30 and May 7, both Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Crashlands will be available for free to anyone who goes through the relatively painless…

Red Dead Redemption 2 Is Coming to Game Pass – That’s a Bigger Deal Than You Think

Red Dead Redemption 2 is finally making its way to Xbox Game Pass. The game will be coming to the service on May 7th, according to the official Xbox Twitter account. This is a way bigger coup for Xbox than you probably realize. The moment Xbox fans have been waiting for is finally here. Red Dead Redemption 2 is coming to Game Pass. Barely 18 months after it was released, one of the best-selling games of all time will hit Microsoft’s subscription service. If you thought that Game Pass was…

Here Are 3 Stocks Poised to Surge After the Coronavirus Pandemic

Investors who missed the recent bounce have the opportunity to enter the stock market once the crisis is over. Shares of Tesla and Disney are poised to take off as demand picks up after the economy reopens. Netflix has benefitted from the lockdown and is looking to extend its gains even after the pandemic is over. Covid-19 has hit global markets hard, and the S&P 500 has no immunity over the virus. The bellwether index is down over 17% from all-time highs. While bulls have been aggressively buying the dip,…

Xbox’s Less-Powerful Lockhart Shouldn’t Kill Your Next-Gen Hype

Grapevine rumblings suggest Microsoft is planning to unveil an affordable, less powerful next-gen console next month, code-named Lockhart. There are concerns about whether it can offer a genuine next-gen experience without cutting corners to keep costs down. The Verge’s senior editor claims that Lockhart won’t undermine next-generation games. With rumors about the next-gen Lockhart Xbox gathering steam in recent days, there have naturally been concerns about how much of a generational leap the Series X’s less powerful little brother – if it does indeed exist – can offer. In particular,…

Dow Jones on Edge as Tense China Diplomacy Nears Breaking Point

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures turned negative on Thursday, pointing to a weak open on Wall Street. The White House and US intelligence agencies ramped up attacks on China over the coronavirus epidemic. The conflict threatens to destabilize relations between the two super-powers and impact trade. The U.S. stock market looks set for a nervous open on Thursday as Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures swung wildly overnight. Tensions between America and China are reaching boiling point as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came out swinging last night. He…

Sony’s Deflect Isn’t Fooling Gamers During PlayStation Network Outage

Users are reporting problems accessing social and game features on the PlayStation Network. Sony says it has engineers investigating the issue, which appears to have hit the US, Europe, and Japan hardest. The problems persist after peaking during the early hours of this morning. Outages affecting the PlayStation Network are causing issues for users. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 owners are reporting difficulties accessing servers leading to problems with games, parties, and chat features. Users are struggling to access the online components of titles like Grand Theft Auto V, NBA…

Facebook Stock Soars after $5.7 Billion Bet to Invade India

Facebook’s stock is soaring after a surprise investment in Indian telecom giant Reliance Jio. The American social media company has purchased a 9.99% stake in Reliance for $5.7 billion, making this its biggest investment ever. Could Facebook’s investment be the first move in a trend of American tech companies ditching the hostile Chinese market in favor of greener pastures? Facebook’s (NASDAQ: FB) stock is soaring after a surprise investment in Reliance Jio, India’s largest telecom. The move will give the social media giant a foothold in India’s large market. And…

U.S. Stock Futures Shudder With Looming Food Shortage Crisis

Stock futures shiver as meat shortages threaten to panic consumers and cause stagflation in America’s economy. Multiple meat processing plants are closing due to coronavirus outbreaks. And the situation is spiraling out of control. Pork belly futures have doubled in the last four days, and prices at the supermarket could soon go through the roof. Did you think the toilet paper shortages were bad? Wait until Americans clear the store shelves of pork, chicken, and beef. Meat processing plants across the country are shutting their doors as coronavirus outbreaks sicken…

If You Thought Meghan Markle Was Thirsty for Fame, Check out Her Dad

Meghan Markle is suing British tabloids for damaging her relationship with her father, Thomas Markle. Thomas has reportedly sought the attention of the press several times in the past. Meghan’s destructive appetite for fame makes so much sense: it’s in her DNA. Meghan Markle is accusing British tabloids of causing a rift between her and her father, Thomas Markle. She is suing Associated News, saying they ‘harassed and manipulated’ her father. The document reportedly includes text messages from Prince Harry, begging Thomas to stay away from the media. But Tom,…