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Black Friday deals lure U.S. shoppers, biggest sales gains online

Shoppers across the United States snapped up deep discounts on toys, clothing and electronics both online and at stores on Black Friday, giving retailers a strong start to their make-or-break holiday season.
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Westpac's Whanganui customers make most of low interest rates to pay off mortgages sooner

Whanganui home loan customers are taking advantage of low interest rates to pay off their mortgages more quickly.Westpac says more than 60 per cent of its Whanganui and Manawatū customers are ahead in their repayments - a median... [Author: [email protected]]
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The best tech gifts under $50

Modern technology doesn't always come cheap, but there plenty of premium devices that don't carry a premium price. Whether you're looking for a streaming device or a means of capturing photos from above, our list of the best tech under $50 has it all. The post The best tech gifts under $50 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Exclusive: Logitech in talks to acquire headphone maker Plantronics - sources

Logitech International SA, a Swiss manufacturer of keyboards and webcams, is in discussions to acquire Plantronics Inc, a U.S. maker of Bluetooth earpieces and gaming headsets, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Logitech, Plantronics, Logitech International SA, Plantronics Inc


Mount that new Black Friday TV with a Walmart wall mount for just $17

If you happen to be one of those people who bought a TV for Black Friday this year, you could probably benefit from a deeply discounted wall mount. Save $73 on this slim, tilting mounting kit from Walmart for a limited time. The post Mount that new Black Friday TV with a Walmart wall mount for just $17 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, News, Trends, Walmart, Home Theater, Mount, Black Friday 2018


15 gifts you may not be able to mail this Christmas

Black Friday is past, and if you’re relying on Santa and his Postal Service helpers to deliver some of your gifts this year, here is a list of obvious and not-so-obvious items the man in red may or may not be willing to load on his sleigh.   1. Marijuana (prohibited)Recreational pot is legal in California. Nevertheless, it is illegal to ship marijuana or Christmas goodies containing marijuana anywhere within the U.S. Violators can be charged under federal law or the law of the state in which the...
Tags: Business, News, California, Christmas, California News, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, United States, Postal Service, Santa, Local News, Department Of Transportation, U S Department of Transportation, National News, Glues


Managing By the Numbers Alone

It’s easy to fall into the trap of leading and managing by the numbers. The objective numbers are real, concrete, unassailable. If goal was $1,000,000 and only $825,000 was achieved, there is a measurable gap of $175,000. Similarly, if the goal is 40 phone calls a day, a report showing that one made only 27 calls is objective proof they didn’t hit their number. But to lead and manage from this place is to misunderstand both leadership and management. It’s to abdicate your responsibility in both ...
Tags: Leadership, Goals, Sales, Accountability, Anthony, Sales Results, The Leadership Playbook, Performance Imporvement


Self-Assembled Carbon Nanotube Antennas for Solar Power Revolution

NovaSolix’s carbon nanotube (CNT) antennas are small enough to match the nano-scale wavelengths of sunlight. Antennas can convert electromagnetic spectrum much more efficiently than photovoltaic (PV)... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Why Tesla Is Up 12% So Far in 2018

A year fraught with distraction could still end up as a good year.
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China Exporting Cheap Jets With Anti-Stealth Plane Radar

China has new anti-stealth radar using high-efficiency air-cooling systems for upgraded JF-17 and FTC-2000G export fighter jets. Various countries including Algeria, Argentina, Myanmar, Qatar, Egypt,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Arts Coordinator, Colgate University

Each year, Colgate University plans and sponsors a vibrant array of events, exhibitions, and programs in the visual, performing, and media arts. These events enhance student learning in Colgate’s academic curriculum; engage students’ creative capacities; and entertain, educate, and enlighten members of the campus community and the general public. The Arts Coordinator will partner with relevant campus stakeholders (including members of the faculty and administration) to: facilitate curricular col...
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Black Friday deals on Dog DNA testing kits tell you the make of your mutt

You've likely heard of DNA tests like 23andMe and Ancestry, but did you know the same things is available for your dog? There are some great Black Friday discounts on DNA testing kits from Amazon and Walmart right now. The post Black Friday deals on Dog DNA testing kits tell you the make of your mutt appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Panasonic and Tesla Could Upgrade Model S and X batteries in 2019

Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that Battery cell production for Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai will be sourced locally, most likely from several companies including Panasonic. The current sole Tesla battery... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Saudis flex financial muscle to punish Turkey over Jamal Khashoggi murder claims

Biscuits and yogurt are emerging as weapons of choice for Saudis lashing out at Turkey for hounding their government over the grisly murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.Pro-government Saudis have been calling for a... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Turkey, Istanbul, Jamal Khashoggi


Unlock Human Creativity

Illustration: gaping void That's what we do Idea Champions
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Bankers race to avoid a Lehman moment after Brexit

There was no announcement but word still made its way to European bankers as summer turned to autumn: For them, Brexit day was the end of 2018, not March 29, 2019, when Britain splits from the European Union.That's because executives... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Britain, Brexit, Lehman


Black Friday sales madness sweeps country, set to break record

The American shopping phenomenon Black Friday has been embraced by Kiwis. Mall carparks were jammed and sales expected to jump by more than 10 per cent on last year.A Facebook user reported carparks at Westfield St Lukes overflowing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Business, Kiwis Mall, Westfield St Lukes


Get a Room – A Mobile Room

The Radical Innovation Award 2018 was given to the Autonomous Travel Suite. Autonomous Travel Suite is a hospitality service specifically designed for long-distance travels. It is different from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Second time around: 13 movie sequels as good, or better, than the originals

Movie sequels don't always perform better than the original films, but sometimes we get a cinematic gem the second time around. Here are some of the best movie sequels brought to theaters. The post Second time around: 13 movie sequels as good, or better, than the originals appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Trends, Home Theater, Movies & TV, Movie Sequels


Photos: Black Friday shoppers hit the deals early, with big lines seen at Ontario Mills

Early morning shoppers take advantage of Black Friday bargains on Nov. 23, 2018, at the Glendale Galleria. Several stores had opened on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Early morning shoppers take advantage of Black Friday bargains on Nov. 23, 2018, at the Glendale Galleria. Several stores had opened on Thanksgiving Day. (Photo by Dean Musgrove, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Early morning shoppers...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Washington Post, Alabama, Sport, Lego, Soccer, Nintendo, Starbucks, Associated Press, Santa, Local News, Hollister, Tommy Hilfiger, Miguel, Ontario


Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

L IFE GIVES US CHOICES, and we make decisions. Some choices are easy like “Should I get vanilla or chocolate ice cream?” Most of our decisions are like this, and the consequences aren’t life-changing. Most books on decision-making describe these kinds of intuitive, gut-reaction decisions. But not all decisions are of this type. Some are farsighted choices as Steven Johnson calls them in Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most. These are the big decisions—life choices—like sh...
Tags: Leadership, US, Problem Solving, Johnson, Benjamin Franklin, Denver, Harvard Business Review, Tolstoy, Andrew, Franklin, Steven Johnson, IFE, Instagram and Facebook, Thomas Schelling, Pierre Wack


Great Project Leaders Aren’t Born, They’re Evolved

Taking on the mantle of a project leader is a daunting task and one that carries with it, its fair share of responsibility. From getting the budget correctly allocated to making sure that the tasks you shared out are being carried out correctly, you’ll find yourself in a number of roles throughout the life of the project. While it is a significant amount of work and effort, seeing a long-term project through to completion and seeing it done well, ranks up there with one of the most satisfyin...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Project Management, Others, Managing Projects


Q&A on the stock market as it slides into another ‘correction’

This is the first time since World War II that the S&P 500 has had two corrections in the same calendar year. Here’s what’s happening in the markets and what might happen next.
Tags: Business, News, Markets, Economy


How Long Can Sports Keep Live TV Afloat?

Live sports have been the DVR-proof magic saving live TV. But even if there is no live sports “bubble,” potential direct-to-consumer options for sports channels and leagues could still deflate bloated live TV bundles.
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Breathe easy with these air purifiers, still on sale for Black Friday

Not to mention that flu season is here, you're going to want to protect yourself from nasty germs and illnesses. These Black Friday deals can easily rid your home or office of unwanted allergens and contaminants. The post Breathe easy with these air purifiers, still on sale for Black Friday appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, News, Trends, Air Purifier, Black Friday 2018


Breathe easy with these air purifiers on sale for Black Friday

Not to mention that flu season is here, you're going to want to protect yourself from nasty germs and illnesses. These Black Friday deals can easily rid your home or office of unwanted allergens and contaminants. The post Breathe easy with these air purifiers on sale for Black Friday appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, News, Trends, Air Purifier, Black Friday 2018


Rockwell-United Technologies megadeal gets China’s approval

The China nod, less than two months after the companies won U.S. antitrust approval, opens the way for one of the biggest deals in aviation history.
Tags: Business, News, China, U S, Boeing & Aerospace, Rockwell United Technologies


Ecuador: $550 million needed to respond to Venezuela exodus

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Officials in Ecuador say it will cost the small South American nation $550 million to respond to the influx of Venezuelan migrants.Vice Minister Santiago Chavez said Friday the price of health, education and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Venezuela, Ecuador, Quito, Santiago Chavez, Ecuador AP


The million-dollar business based on a whole lot of nothing

When I think about entrepreneurs and Harvard, I think about Mark Zuckerberg and his Facebook mob, who started their little dorm project for kicks and turned it into something that's worth more than a small country.Pete Davis and... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Business, Harvard, Pete Davis


Kiwi online stores targeted by malware menace

"I'm not gonna buy anything online," is the straight-up statement from a security researcher as criminals ramp up their efforts to hack as many web stores as possible ahead of the holiday shopping season.Over the past few years,... [Author: [email protected]]
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