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It could be a Thanksgiving without football for some Americans. CBS and Dish Network failed to reach an agreement on a new carriage deal after its contract expired so CBS is now dark on the nation's number two satellite service. On Thursday, CBS is airing its annual Thanksgiving Day NFL game. This year is between Chargers and Cowboys.
Samsung's answer to the iPhone X is a Galaxy X. But Samsung is reportedly not trying to copy Apple with the name. The X is because the phone appears to be bendable, maybe foldable, and already has Bluetooth and WIFI certifications.
And Uber wants to help riders who get motion sickness. According to NextWeb, Uber filed a patent that uses data to detect when passengers are getting car sick, and then deploy a 'sensory simulation system' to help them feel better.
There will be options like vibrating seats, sending quick bursts of air, or it might turn on a 'light bar' that creates some sort of augmented reality.