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7:55 AM ET, November 25, 2011

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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Apple's Black Friday Deals Go Live: Up To $61 Off On iPad 2, $101 Off On Macs  —  I'm not convinced these are discounts you've really been ‘waiting 364 days for’, but Apple's Black Friday deals have gone live this morning.  —  If you were looking at buying a new Mac, iPod or the latest iPad …
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Google+ Gets A Thanksgiving Day TV Ad: “Sharing, But Like Real Life”  —  It wasn't that long ago that the idea of flipping on a television and seeing a commercial for anything Google-related seemed totally implausible.  For many years, the company seemed to take a certain pride in not having …
Ingrid Lunden / paidContent:
Power To The People: ISPs, Media, Users Face Off In EU Legal Triple-Whammy  —  Consumers in Europe may be feeling the smarting bite of the economic winter settling in around us, but when it comes to internet and mobile usage, there is some small relief coming: a series of legal actions point …
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Rich Trenholm / Crave:
Europe rules your ISP can't be forced to block pirate sites
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Forget Shopping, Friday Is Update Your Parents' Browser Day!  —  Thanksgiving is coming up, that time when families gather together to share food, extend gratitude, and marvel at how Dad still uses Internet Explorer 6.  No, seriously, Dad, how can you be using a browser developed during the Clinton administration?
Tom Warren / WinRumors:
Microsoft planning beta of next-generation Office 15 suite in January  —  Microsoft is planning the first beta of its Office 15 software in January, WinRumors has learned.  —  The software giant is currently preparing final milestone builds of Office 15 in preparation for a full beta in late January …
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
AT&T pulls T-Mobile application from FCC, records provisional $4bn loss  —  The FCC's decision to request a formal administrative hearing into AT&T's proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA has caused the US carrier to take drastic action: AT&T and Deutsche Telekom have just announced …
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AT&T braces for T-Mobile deal collapse
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Quad-core ASUS Transformer Prime tablet now available for pre-order  —  The highly anticipated sequel to ASUS' convertible Android tablet, the Eee Pad Transformer, is now available for pre-order in North America.  Set for release some time next month, the Transformer Prime features …
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
With IPO On Hold, Kayak Reports Q3 Revenue Up 28 Percent To $61M; Net Income Up 44 Percent  —  As AllThingsD reported in September, travel search engine Kayak has put its IPO on hold until market conditions improve.  Kayak filed its S-1 for a public offering nearly a year ago.
Jennifer Preston / New York Times:
Occupy Movement Focuses on Staying Current on Social Networks  —  Social media has played a vital role in the Occupy Wall Street movement since it began as a Twitter experiment in July, when the anticonsumerism magazine Adbusters posted a suggestion for a Sept. 17 march in Lower Manhattan.
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Microsoft's Black Friday: $100 Kinect, free Windows Phone, discounts on Office and games  —  Microsoft's growing retail footprint, in stores and online, comes with an obligation to participate in the annual Black Friday sales — at least if it wants to keep up with the competition in the madness …
Jeff Roberts / paidContent:
In Surprise Ruling, Judge Throws Out Netflix Price-Fixing Lawsuit  —  A week ago, millions of Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) subscribers received an email saying they would receive a payment over price-fixing in the online movie market.  They will still be paid—just not by Netflix after an unusual bit of good news for the company.
Ben Coxworth / Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine:
System that recognizes emotions in people's voices could lead to less phone rage  —  Nobody likes having to deal with automated telephone services, that say wonderful things like, “You said ‘Beelzebub,’ is that correct?”.  Such services may get slightly less annoying, however …
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Melanie Lee / Reuters:
Alibaba.com posts slowest quarterly growth in almost 2 years
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Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
MPAA Costs Hollywood More Than US BitTorrent Piracy
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Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Zinio Raises $20 Million For Digital Newsstand
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Andy Greenberg / The Firewall:
Wary Of SOPA, Reddit Users Aim To Build A New, Censorship-Free Internet
Rolfe Winkler / Wall Street Journal:
Investors Are Un-Friending Social Media
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DROID 4 Scheduled to Launch December 8, Same Day as the Galaxy Nexus?
 

 
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