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Reign of Apple–ending?; Head to head w/Microsoft for most valuable U.S. company; Zillow expects home-buying to keep slowing, and commutes to get…worse; YouTube premium content – all but done?; Burger King going to the dogs and giving away free flame-grilled dog bones; Ryan’s World Giant Golden Egg flying off shelves; Starbucks’ new Juniper Latte getting, […]

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New York City kicks off holiday season tonight w/annual lighting of Rockefeller Christmas Tree!!; Tiger Woods signs deal to produce instructional videos for Disney’s streaming golf channel; Knoxville, Tennessee tops list of Best U.S. Cities For Pet Owners; Thai cave where soccer team was trapped now tourist hot spot; Starbucks rolls out 4th annual holiday contest…and […]

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As expected, Cyber Monday 2018 breaks online sales record–about an $8-billion day, up nearly 20% year over year; Venmo takes losses after payments fraud (competitors Square Cash and Zelle LOL’ing, out-downloading it); Wine.com raises $32.5 million from Goldman Sachs; Heavy winter storm moves toward…New England; Krispy Kreme’s latest donuts–inspired by Ugly Christmas Sweaters?; Bulls still clinging […]

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2018’s great cryptocurrency crash – set to have its worst week yet??; Snowstorm grounds hundreds of flights, snarling post-Thanksgiving travel; Deadly California wildfire now 100% contained after scorching 154,000 acres; Cyber Monday set to be biggest U.S. online shopping day in history; Artificial intelligence–your next big dividend play?; Cannabis retailers pushing ‘Green Wednesday’ as next […]

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Facebook, Netflix and Alphabet charts now in death crosses, which could signal more selling?!; Apple reportedly acquires privacy-focused AI startup Silk Labs; Greater fool theory comes back to haunt bitcoin (now at lowest level of year); Air France launches inflight ‘couch’ for families; Hot Cheetos Thanksgiving turkey recipe fires up Twitter; Black Friday – not […]

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Would you pay $200 for a designer Thanksgiving turkey?; Winner of biggest lottery jackpot in New York history finally comes forward to claim prize –  $343,878,195 – after 25 years of using the same numbers; Instagram’s new dashboard tells you how much time you waste in the app; Bitcoin plunges below $6000, hits new lows […]

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Backlash over Amazon’s choices for HQ2 starts…now; Dunkin’ says its new espresso is so good, ‘you don’t have to go to Starbucks’; Consumer group releases “worst toys” list for holidays; Elon Musk’s ‘Teslaquila’ drink faces clash w/Mexican tequila industry; Petco bans artificial pet food; Bloomingdale’s wants to sell you a dishwasher? Washing machine? TV?; Jimmy […]

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After over a year-long search, the wait is…over?? Amazon reportedly picks New York City and Northern Virginia for its HQ2 locations–announcement expected as soon as today; GE stock in full-blown crisis (investors flee!); Pop-ups all the rage this holiday season; Thanksgiving-flavored Pringles — so good they sell out in 41 minutes???; Major beer battle brewing […]

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Alibaba sets new Singles Day record w/more than $30.8 billion in sales in 24 hours; The Grinch steals top spot at box office; Lime launches global recall over broken e-ecooters (one model can snap in two!); Tide—in a shoe box??; Southwest testing boarding through rear door; Seattle airport hoping to let friends/family meet passengers at […]

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This holiday season, companies are partying like it’s 2009?!; Fed set to keep rates on hold today before hike later in year; Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick buys Manhattan penthouse for $36 million; Butterball’s turkey-talk line hits Amazon’s Alexa this Thanksgiving; New Jersey – the ‘Silicon Valley’ of cannabis?; Car companies betting on bikes and scooters to […]

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