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This real-time Black Friday tracker shows just how much we shop online

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Shopping season is upon us — even if Thanksgiving is just getting started.

This real-time Black Friday tracker shows just how much we shop online

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Shopping season is upon us — even if Thanksgiving is just getting started.

Today’s top tech deals: Amazon Kindle, PlayStation VR, Instant Pot, and so many more

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It’s almost here, y’all!

Someone on Twitter made a Lena Dunham apology bot

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Lena Dunham just issued a somewhat hollow apology for defending a Girls writer accused of rape.

It’s not the first time Dunham has apologised for a controversial statement after backlash, as many on Twitter have pointed out.

So, recognising a theme, two Australians have made a Twitter bot that can generate satiristic Dunham apologies.

Hailing from Melbourne, Jess Wheeler (creator of…

A new ‘Lord of the Rings’ series is coming to Amazon

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The Lord of the Rings is being turned into a TV series. Amazon announced that it bought the rights to the globally popular franchise for $200 million. It was also reported that a spin-off series might be in the making.

A new ‘Lord of the Rings’ series is coming to Amazon

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The Lord of the Rings is being turned into a TV series. Amazon announced that it bought the rights to the globally popular franchise for $200 million. It was also reported that a spin-off series might be in the making.

Firefox Quantum vs. Google Chrome: Which browser is faster?

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Firefox Quantum is here. Firefox’s new web browser is the most interesting thing to happen in the browsing space in a long time, and, yes, it will let you run all the tabs you want. But there’s one obstacle standing in Firefox’s way to greatness, and that’s Google’s browsing behemoth, Chrome.

Since its debut in 2008, Chrome has cemented itself as the web browser of choice for anyone who knows better than to use the default — a title that used to belong to Firefox. Over time, thanks to its…

YouTubers from this country are killing it, thanks to the rest of the world

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It’s no surprise that having a popular YouTube channel can be lucrative — but just how much has always been a source of curiosity.

The video platform has released a report detailing how much creators earn on the site, with more than 100 Australian channels earning over A$100,000 (US$76,000) in advertising in 2016.

YouTubers from this country are killing it, thanks to the rest of the world

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It’s no surprise that having a popular YouTube channel can be lucrative — but just how much has always been a source of curiosity.

The video platform has released a report detailing how much creators earn on the site, with more than 100 Australian channels earning over A$100,000 (US$76,000) in advertising in 2016.

Trump slurps shark fin soup as U.S. works to remove itself from the shark fin trade

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Donald Trump’s eventful 12-day trip around Asia has come to an end, but not without sparking some controversy.

The Associated Press reported that while at a state dinner in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Nov. 11, Trump was slurping on shark fin soup — a culinary delicacy that requires shark finning, or the brutally violent process of killing sharks, to make.

Though the dish is popular in China, the meal is causing outrage among…