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Black Friday 2018 Date And Seven Essential Shopping Tips

5 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Everyone knows the biggest shopping day of the year is Black Friday , and this year's monster sales event lands on November 23 (although some deals will be available earlier). It's the time when all the biggest retailers drop prices on items of all kinds-from video games and movies to TVs and furniture-in an effort to make a killing as the holiday shopping season officially begins. Just like with any situation that can put a hefty strain on your credit cards, it's best to go into Black Friday prepared. We've already covered what to expect from Black Friday 2018 , but below we've compiled...
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Why New Zealand is part of China's Singles' Day - the biggest shopping day of the year

5 monthes ago   |   By NZherald

Most New Zealanders don't know it, but tomorrow is China's biggest shopping day of the year.Many Kiwi retailers do know it, however, and they are increasingly getting involved in the phenomenon that is Singles' Day. The event has...
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Alibaba slides ahead of its Singles Day shopping event

Alibaba slides ahead of its Singles Day shopping event

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Alibaba will hold its Singles Day shopping event on Sunday.
November 11 was originally a Chinese holiday for singles, and Alibaba has turned it into the world's largest online shopping festival.
Alibaba recently reported quarterly results that missed on revenues.The company also slashed its sales guidance in the wake of China's slowing economic growth.
Watch Alibaba trade in real time here.
Alibaba , the largest e-commerce site in China, dropped 3% Friday as traders positioned themselves ahead of the company's Singles Day event.
November 11, is a tongue-in-cheek student holiday in China to...
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Uber's self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and...

Uber's self-driving unit gets $1 billion investment from SoftBank and Japan's auto industry

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced this evening a $1 billion investment from Japanese conglomerate SoftBank's Vision Fund, car maker Toyota, and automative component supplier... Read more ...

Google starts asking Android users in Europe which browser they want

Google starts asking Android users in Europe which browser they want

Android has always given users choice, Google says. To some extent that is true but most users seldom change the defaults that came with their phones. That's the issue that the... Read more ...

Hubris or haste, Samsung's Galaxy Fold nightmare is only just starting

Hubris or haste, Samsung's Galaxy Fold nightmare is only just starting

Samsung has a problem, and it's bigger than a few broken Galaxy Fold smartphones. Geek glee turned to surprise this week, when the first review units of the folding smartphone... Read more ...

Amazon Music's free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users

Amazon Music's free ad-supported tier goes live, but only for Alexa users

Amazon has launched a free tier of its music streaming service in the US that is ad-supported and available to use through the company's Echo speaker and other Alexa devices... Read more ...

Amazon and Google agree to more support for each other's streaming services

Amazon and Google agree to more support for each other's streaming services

Amazon and Google have taken a major step toward thawing their relationship: YouTube will be officially supported on all Fire TV devices, and Prime Video will work on all... Read more ...

Get Kingdom Hearts 3 at its lowest price yet during Walmart's Xbox One sale

Get Kingdom Hearts 3 at its lowest price yet during Walmart's Xbox One sale

Walmart reduced the prices on some new and popular Xbox One games. Kingdom Hearts 3 is at its lowest price yet, while Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Red Dead Redemption 2 get... Read more ...

Add Craigslist to the tech platforms Russians used to manipulate the 2016...

Add Craigslist to the tech platforms Russians used to manipulate the 2016 election

In one of the weirder revelations to come out of the Mueller report released this morning, it seems that Craigslist was yet another tech platform used in Russia's election... Read more ...

Facebook admits harvesting 1.5 million people's email contacts without consent

Facebook admits harvesting 1.5 million people's email contacts without consent

Facebook has admitted to accessing and storing the email contacts of as many as 1.5 million of its users without their consent. Business Insider reports that between May 2016... Read more ...

HP's first 15-inch Chromebook features a full-size keyboard and IPS...

HP's first 15-inch Chromebook features a full-size keyboard and IPS touchscreen for $449

Chromebooks continue to impress in the price-for-quality department, and the HP Chromebook 15 is no exception. The first ever 15-inch HP Chromebook comes not only with a... Read more ...

Fortnite World Cup Creative earmarks $3 million for prize pool

Fortnite World Cup Creative earmarks $3 million for prize pool

If your Fortnite battle royale skills are lacking but you dominate in Creative efforts, good news: Epic Games has announced the Fortnite World Cup Creative event. This part of... Read more ...