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GoDaddy pulls puppy Super Bowl ad after animal rights backlash



GoDaddy has pulled a 2015 Super Bowl commercial due to backlash from animal lovers, after it featured a puppy being sold by its owners online.

The ad shows a golden retriever pup who falls off the back of a truck in the middle of nowhere. The resourceful fluff ball, known as Buddy, then beats all odds to find his way home. But as Buddy excitedly runs into the arms of his beloved owner, he is instantly sold off using the GoDaddy website — and carted off in a van labelled “Gabby’s Goldens.”…

Cheers, to 80 years of crushing beer cans on your head



Beer is so much more than the sweet, hoppy nectar of the gods. It’s a social activity, the contents of a DIY project or a base for a delicious recipe. Though the beverage itself is one of the oldest drinks humans have produced, the canned version as you know it hasn’t even been around for a century.

The beer can made its official debut 80 years ago, on January 24, 1935 — though less, ahem, legal versions of the invention were available before the Prohibition, brewery collectors claim. But on…

Coachella 2015 lineup unveiled: AC/DC, Drake, Jack White will headline



AC/DC is on a highway to ..Coachella

After shaking off retirement rumors last year, the veteran rock band will headline the California music festival in April — sans guitarist Malcolm Young who left the group in 2014 due to a debilitating illness. Joining AC/DC as headliners are Drake and Jack White

Organizers debuted the two-weekend lineup on Twitter on TuesdayTickets for the April 10-12 performances as well as…

ZTE unveils Grand X Max+ smartphone and Spro 2 projector



LAS VEGAS— ZTE is betting that its next two products will help continue the Chinese company’s rapid growth in the US.

ZTE introduced a new low-cost Android smartphone, the Grand X Max+, as well as a new Android-powered smart projector, the Spro 2.

The ZTE Grand X Max+ has a 6-inch HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and 16GB of memory and 2GB of RAM. Even more impressive is its price: The smartphone will be available for $199 off-contract on Cricket…

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



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



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



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



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



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



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…