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Shoppers bag items for 1p after technical glitch on Amazon site

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LONDON — Christmas came a few weeks early for some shoppers at the weekend as a glitch on the Amazon website meant users could grab items for a penny a piece.

The technical problem was caused by Repricer Express, a service third parties use to keep their prices competitive, and meant that many items were priced at 1p from 7pm to 8pm on Friday night. Toys, clothes and furniture were among the items on sale for a…

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Police called to stores across UK as Black Friday attracts big crowds

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LONDON — Police were called to several stores across Britain as Black Friday crowds gathered in large numbers hoping to get their hands on a bargain

Synonymous with the promise of cut-priced goods and long queues, more British retailers are partaking this year in Black Friday than ever before with a host of deals advertised in advance of it.

Police in Manchester appealed for calm and said that two people had…

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Where to score Black Friday travel deals

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Everyone wants to get in on the consumer rush to purchase on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, and travel companies are no exception.

Several hotels and booking sites — and even private jet charters — are offering deals beginning Friday.

Make sure to set a reminder if you want to take advantage of one of these deals. And when you book, check the fine print on taxes, any extra fees, and cancellation policies.

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Amazon’s 9 best Black Friday deals

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If your shopping fantasy is a week-long Black Friday sale, then you’re in luck: This year, Amazon is counting down to Black Friday with limited-time deals all the way up until the big day

While Amazon’s sales, like all major Black Friday sales, are heavy on tech gadgets, the mega online retailer’s variety is also represented this year from men’s shoes to cookware. The main thing you need to know is that they’re broken down into Daily Deals (available through Dec. 22) and 15,000 lightning…

No joke: The Onion reportedly up for sale

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Satirical news site The Onion is up for sale, according to a report, which insists the move is no joke.

The self-proclaimed “finest news source” in America is working with investment bank GCA Savvian on a sale, Bloomberg reported, citing “people with knowledge of the matter.”

Friday’s report comes a week after Funny or Die was also said to be soliciting a buyer. While that site is reportedly seeking $100…

Here’s your guide to the art in New York City subways

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Ah, the New York City subway system. Whether you’re a native New Yorker, a tourist or somewhere in between, you’ve likely noticed the assortment of artwork adorning the inside of many of the city’s train stations.

If you’ve wanted to learn more about these projects and the artists who created them, you’re in luckNew York’s Underground Art Museum: MTA Arts & Design will be on sale beginning Nov. 11. This new publication offers an expanded follow-up to Along the Way, published nearly a decade…

Here’s your guide to the art in New York City subways

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Ah, the New York City subway system. Whether you’re a native New Yorker, a tourist or somewhere in between, you’ve likely noticed the assortment of artwork adorning the inside of many of the city’s train stations.

If you’ve wanted to learn more about these projects and the artists who created them, you’re in luckNew York’s Underground Art Museum: MTA Arts & Design will be on sale beginning Nov. 11. This new publication offers an expanded follow-up to Along the Way, published nearly a decade…

Comedians Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld will host the Mashies

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No Switching for You! AT&T Locks the Apple SIM to Its Network

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If you use your LTE iPad Air 2 or iPad mini 3 with AT&T, you’d better be prepared to stay with the network. AT&T will lock the Apple SIM card in the device, even though the card is intended to allow users to switch networks at will.

Users began reporting the SIM lockdown as the iPads went on sale Friday, MacRumors first reported. When a user first activates the iPad on AT&T, a message will appear warning them that once they connect to the…

EBay to Spin Off PayPal Into a Separate Company in 2015

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EBay has announced a plan to split its PayPal business into a separate, publicly traded company in 2015.

The move has been advocated for some time by minority shareholder Carl Icahn, though his January 2014 proposal for the spinoff failed in April.

After the two companies are separated into two entities, Devin Wenig, currently the president of eBay Marketplaces, will become the CEO of eBay. Dan Schulman, previously the President of American…