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‘The Last Jedi’ had the second biggest Thursday opening ever

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is up against some tough box office records, but it’s starting with the second-highest domestic preview opening of all time, Disney confirmed Friday.

‘The Last Jedi’ had the second biggest Thursday opening ever

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is up against some tough box office records, but it’s starting with the second-highest domestic preview opening of all time, Disney confirmed Friday.

We updated the 12 Days of Christmas, so you’ll be getting the tech gifts you really want

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‘Tis the season of giving, and perhaps no song celebrates that better than the classic Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas.” First appearing sometime in the 1700s, the song focuses on the 12 days between Christmas and Jan. 6, when the three kings are said to have arrived with gifts honoring Jesus’ birth. On the list of must-haves back then: partridges, calling birds, and French hens. That’s a lot of birds. (The rings might be nice, but that’s beside the point.)

Times have changed, and…

We updated the 12 Days of Christmas, so you’ll be getting the tech gifts you really want

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‘Tis the season of giving, and perhaps no song celebrates that better than the classic Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas.” First appearing sometime in the 1700s, the song focuses on the 12 days between Christmas and Jan. 6, when the three kings are said to have arrived with gifts honoring Jesus’ birth. On the list of must-haves back then: partridges, calling birds, and French hens. That’s a lot of birds. (The rings might be nice, but that’s beside the point.)

Times have changed, and…

We updated the 12 Days of Christmas, so you’ll be getting the tech gifts you really want

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‘Tis the season of giving, and perhaps no song celebrates that better than the classic Christmas carol “The 12 Days of Christmas.” First appearing sometime in the 1700s, the song focuses on the 12 days between Christmas and Jan. 6, when the three kings are said to have arrived with gifts honoring Jesus’ birth. On the list of must-haves back then: partridges, calling birds, and French hens. That’s a lot of birds. (The rings might be nice, but that’s beside the point.)

Times have changed, and…

Tobacco company makes a hard pivot to cryptocurrency mining

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Rich Cigars just made the ultimate pivot: from high-end cigars and tobacco products to cryptocurrency.

The Miami-based company announced Thursday it had become Intercontinental Technology, Inc., and was phasing out the cigar part of the business — aka its entire premise.

Instead the company is jumping into two very not tobacco-related industries: patents and “aggressive cryptocurrency mining.” And it initially seems to be paying off.

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The iMac Pro release date is officially December 14

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The new iMac Pro will released in a matter of days, giving Apple fans something to get excited about this holiday season. The computer was unveiled as a surprise at the company’s WWDC conference in June with a vague December launch date.

Apple SVP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller initially mentioned the imminent release date in a wide-ranging interview with the tech blog T3, promising that the computer would be available for purchase in “a matter of days.”

Delight in these 12 trash holiday movies on Netflix

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The winter holidays are a great time to catch up on your prestige TV and your Oscar-bait movies, but let’s get our priorities straight: The primary entertainment function of December is trashy Christmas movies.

Delight in these 12 trash holiday movies on Netflix

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The winter holidays are a great time to catch up on your prestige TV and your Oscar-bait movies, but let’s get our priorities straight: The primary entertainment function of December is trashy Christmas movies.

Bitcoin is a bubble waiting to burst

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For those of us with long memories and some sense of history, Bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise is both thrilling and terrifying. It has all the earmarks of a bubble.

Bitcoin Bubble. The accidental alliteration makes it more attractive, but no more or less true. It’s all the similarities with previous economic bubbles going back more than a century that convinces us: This can’t last.

In the space of a few short days, the…