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Saturday October 10th, 2020 night edition

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There’s honestly no genuine reason I could give you to purchase FIFA 20 on the Nintendo Switch if you already own FIFA 19 on Switch.

Last year, I had this to say about FIFA 19’s gameplay on Nintendo Switch:.

“FIFA 19’s moment-to-moment gameplay remains, disappointingly, largely unchanged from last year’s under-par outing.

“FIFA 20’s moment-to-moment gameplay remains, disappointingly, largely completely unchanged from last year’s under-par outing.

And, as promised, none of the gameplay innovations implemented in FIFA 20’s big-league version have found their way onto Nintendo’s hybrid device.

In essence, it’s a stripped back version of FIFA 20 and indicative of its approach to the series on the Switch.

You’d hope for this, though - after all, this is mainly what you’re paying for when you get FIFA 20 on Switch. »

Jack White Replaces Morgan Wallen as SNL Musical Guest

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Jack White is set to perform on Saturday Night Live this weekend (October 10), stepping in for Morgan Wallen.

Wallen was ousted from the show, he said, due to “COVID protocols” after recent video surfaced of him partying without a mask.

White’s performance follows the announcement this week of the White Stripes’ first official greatest hits collection, out December 4. »

Study Confirms 'Slow Blinks' Really Do Work to Communicate With Your Cat

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If you've spent any time around cats, you've probably seen their 'partially closed eyes' facial expression, accompanied by slow blinking.

Cameras recorded both the owner's face and the cat's face, and the results were compared to how cats blink with no human interaction.

For a control, the cats were recorded responding to a no-blink condition, in which humans stared at the cats without blinking their eyes. »

Huawei ousted from heart of EU as Nokia wins Belgian 5G contracts

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The EU flag and a smartphone with the Huawei and 5G network logo are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration taken January 29, 2020.

Huawei [HWT.UL], the world’s biggest telecoms equipment supplier, strongly denies the U.S. allegations and has been highly critical of calls to ban it from 5G contracts.

Orange Belgium and Proximus said Ericsson would supply the core of their 5G networks, a smaller slice of business. »