The Long Black Friday Shopping Day Has Dawned


Black Friday falls on Nov. 23 this year, but retailers already have begun to promote the huge discounts they plan to offer in its name. Some deals already are available to shoppers. Although Cyber Monday has grown in significance, Black Friday “is still significant as the kickoff to the holiday season,” said Ray Wang, principal analyst at Constellation Research. Black Friday sales are no longer limited to brick-and-mortar stores. For example, Amazon kicked off more than 50 days of “Black Friday Deals” last week.

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One Russian-linked campaign posing as part of the Black Lives Matter movement used Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go and even contacted some reporters in an effort to exploit racial tensions and sow discord among Americans.

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Two gigantic black holes spotted merging into one terrifying monster

Two black holes have been spotted merging to form a gigantic space monster so huge it could swallow up our entire planet and then snack on the rest of the solar system.

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Surprise! Galaxy's monster Black Hole likely has huge neighbor on a crash course

Two monster black holes are apparently on a collision course near the heart of a nearby galaxy, a new study reports.

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Black Friday's $9B Weekend Haul Shatters Records


Shoppers came out in droves over the Black Friday weekend, spending a record $9.36 billion from Nov. 24-27, a 16.4 percent increase from a year ago, according to data from Adobe Digital Insights. Black Friday sales hit a new record of $3.34 billion, a 21 percent jump from a year ago. This was the first-ever Black Friday with sales exceeding $3 billion. Thanksgiving Day sales came in at $1.93 billion, an 11.5 percent jump from a year ago. Cyber Monday is expected to reach $3.36 billion, a 9.4 percent jump from a year go, according to Adobe.

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Target Black Friday 2016 ad leaks: Huge iPhone 7, Xbox One S, TV, and other tech deals

It’s finally here, one of the Black Friday 2016 ads you’ve probably been waiting for.

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