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Do Black Friday deals really save you money? Tips to shop smart

And second, to get the most cash back, you have to see where the deals are and plan your shopping accordingly. That includes travel sales, which make up a significant portion of promotional activity. Other stores will be closed for the holiday, saying they want to give their employees the day off to spend with their families, but will open early Friday morning with their own door-buster deals. Read More

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Facebook Creates a Censorship Tool in Kowtow to China

Facebook Creates a Censorship Tool in Kowtow to China

The software has been developed to enable Facebook to operate in China , according to three current and former Facebook employees quoted in the report. They'll most likely have full control over the content which would appear in the user's news feed. Facebook is seeking to overturn a decision by Beijing seven years ago, to ban the company from operating within the country. Read More

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The Grand Tour's Already Setting Amazon Prime Video Records

The Grand Tour's Already Setting Amazon Prime Video Records

Subscriptions also apparently shot up, with Amazon confirming that it saw the second biggest number of new member sign-ups to Amazon Prime on the day of its debut. The studio portion of the show takes place in a travelling tent in locations ranging from Johannesburg to California, Scotland to Rotterdam, Lapland to Nashville, Whitby in North Yorkshire to Stuttgart and the final stop in Dubai. Read More

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Two Big Xbox One Backward Compatible Games May Have Leaked

Two Big Xbox One Backward Compatible Games May Have Leaked

Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, talks about backward compatibility to play all Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One during game publisher Microsoft's Xbox media briefing. Target is offering a better Black Friday 2016 Xbox One Deal. Aside from the mentioned games, Microsoft also added " Skate 3 ", "Blue Dragon", "Rage" and "Orange Box" to the Xbox 360 Backward Compatibility program this month. Read More

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LA Auto Show 2016: 505hp Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV

LA Auto Show 2016: 505hp Alfa Romeo Stelvio QV

There's the Range Rover Sport SVR, the Tesla Model X P100D, Porsche Cayenne Turbo, the Bentley Bentayga and now, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio , which in the Quadrifoglio trim, has 510-horsepower and can do zero to 60 in 3.9 seconds. A 200-mph speedometer, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, carbon-fiber trim, and a set of 12-way adjustable seats carry the racy theme inside. It looks like Alfa designers took a sheet of tracing paper to the sedan to create the Stelvio's front fascia. Read More

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Amazon Black Friday 2016: Everything You Need To Know for Deals Week

Amazon Black Friday 2016: Everything You Need To Know for Deals Week

These deals will be available at various times between November 18 and November 25, 2016. Early Black Friday deals are also a steal, the study found. Whether you're shopping for a watch as a gift for Christmas or as a treat for yourself, keep an eye on this page as we'll be updating it with the best smartwatch deals we find as the days tick by from now through to Black Friday and beyond. Read More

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Fake news is influencing public discourse

Fake news is influencing public discourse

Let me say right off the bat that I can't get too outraged about fake news, because I don't buy the narrative that fake news actuallydecided the election. "While it might be someone's freedom of speech to spread and circulate fake news, it is the democratic obligation of media organizations to expose this and to actively counter this, which can also mean refusing to distribute it further", he said . Read More

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Snap Has Started IPO Process

Snap Has Started IPO Process

Both Reuters and the Wall Street Journalspoke with unnamed sources who confirmed the news today. A recent eMarketer report predicted the company would near $1 billion in revenue in 2017 - meaning an IPO that valued the company at $25 billion would be 25 times its projected revenue numbers. Read More

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Government is requiring hybrid, electric cars to make noise

Government is requiring hybrid, electric cars to make noise

M - After years of discussion, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced a rule requiring all new hybrid and electric vehicles be equipped with a recognizable noisemaking device to protect pedestrians. Such a requirement was mandated by a pedestrian safety bill signed into law in 2011; some of the first proposals were presented in 2013. It will also cost automakers around $39 million annually to implement such a safety measure which requires an external, waterproof ... Read More

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Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment

Twitter adds new options to curb abuse, harassment

The company also announced, although vaguely, a new way for users to report abuse that violates Twitter's parameters for prohibiting harmful language "that targets people on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, religious affiliation, age, disability, or disease". Read More

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Thousands of Students Carry Protests Against Trump into Second Week

Thousands of Students Carry Protests Against Trump into Second Week

Other students said they felt compelled to march to make their voices heard and demand that they and their immigrant families be protected. Photos were posted to social media accounts using the hashtag #EastSideRising. A Portland Public Schools spokesperson said the schools that had student walkouts Monday were Beaumont, Irvington, Metropolitan Learning Center, Tabor, Sunnyside, Hosford, Cleveland, Wilson, Benton and Franklin. Read More

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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro vs Microsoft Xbox One S

Everyone else already in the program will start to receive the changes "over the next few weeks". What is changing is how invites will work. However, the updated Skype PC preview only supports SMS messaging between Windows Phones running Windows 10 Mobile and PCs running Windows 10 - though Microsoft officials confirmed that Microsoft will bring SMS Relay to Android "in the future." Aside from sending feedbacks for a specific game or application, users are now allowed to access its ... Read More

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Deborah Thomas donates bonus to Red Cross

Through a statement released on Thursday night, Thomas said she had been deeply affected by the death of four visitors on Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids ride. Deborah Thomas , Dreamworld boss, will receive a $167,500 bonus. He stressed that they were not "emotionless corporate entities" and they had to learn from their mistakes.Meanwhile back at the Ardent AGM the well-remunerated CEO Ms Thomas tried to show ... Read More

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Chip Kelly 'would think' Colin Kaepernick…

Chip Kelly 'would think' Colin Kaepernick…

The 49ers have been slow to adapt to Kelly's blueprint, however. "There is a change from the speed of the game as you get into games", said Kelly, "and I think the more experience he gets, understanding who his receivers are, understanding who's protecting him, understanding where he can escape in protection, the little teeny things that, it's not going to be something that you just pick up like that and jump back on the bike and just start riding again". Read More

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Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

Julian Finney/Getty Images Kerber edges Halep to close in on WTA semis

Kerber is now on the brink of reaching the semi-final stage of the tournament for the very first time and she admits her game is in a good place right now. Kerber also won the Australian Open title at the start of the year and reached the finals of Wimbledon. The Romanian, however, was showing more patience and opted to keep Kerber pinned on the baseline rather than going for winners, the strategy paying off as she worked her angles beautifully to break back then hold to love for a 4-3 lead. Read More

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Samsung might tap LG Chem as new battery supplier for Galaxy S8

Samsung might tap LG Chem as new battery supplier for Galaxy S8

After the unprecedented fiasco on Galaxy Note 7's faulty battery , Samsung looks forward to reinvent its smartphone line by releasing a new, cutting-edge device. A February launch of the Galaxy S8 would fit that bill pretty well, but only if LG Chem has a solution that's ready for Samsung's next smartphone, which we presume is already pretty far along in development. Read More

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Titans pass rush a big factor vs. Colts

Titans pass rush a big factor vs. Colts

Our mindset is to have them come up here and we've got to put that whooping on them. With the crowd noise that we had, that's important that we get that crowd noise again. The Colts are 23-9 ATS in their last 32 games following a straight-up loss, and 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games in Week 7. Defensively, the Titans are yielding 21.2 points and 324.0 total yards (235.5 in passing and 88.5 in rushing) per game against the opposing teams. Read More

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