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Preparing for Black Friday: Millions expected to shop

Preparing for Black Friday: Millions expected to shop

Best Buy will open at 5 p.m . on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 1 a.m. Friday. " Black Friday has become black November", quipped Steve Barr, head of the USA retail and consumer sector at PwC, the accounting and advisory firm.



Skype Pulled From The China Apple App Store

The New York Times reports that Skype has been removed due to local laws that apply to VoIP services in China. " These apps remain available in all other markets where they do business ". Implemented in June, the new law cracks down hard on communications tools that the local government can not control, even though it doesn't explicitly ban foreign messaging apps.


'Pokemon Go' challenges players to catch three billion Pokemon in a week

'Pokemon Go' challenges players to catch three billion Pokemon in a week

The first tier unlocks after 500 million Pokemon have been caught and it grants everyone double XP, and six hours of Pokemon luring incense. Aside from the Global Catch Challenge, Niantic is also launching " Pokemon Go Travel ", a series of videos that will feature players from all over the globe.


Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition teased in new trailer

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition teased in new trailer

It has always been known that Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will add a second V-Trigger for all playable characters on the roster. However, that is not all, there will also be new V-Triggers for all the characters. Additionally, Street Fighter V Arcade Edition will come with a brand new character. By re-releasing the title, Capcom is taking a big step towards improving the replayability of " Street Fighter V ", which like any other 2D fighting game tend to be somewhat repetitive.


Tesla's Desktop Supercharger is the desk charger your phone deserves

Tesla's Desktop Supercharger is the desk charger your phone deserves

The new Powerbank, available on Tesla's website, is powered by the same 18650 cell used in the Model X and S vehicles, though the cars use more than a single cell, of course. Last week, Tesla announced a brand new version of its Roadster sports auto, which is capable of reaching 60mph, from a standing start, in just 1.9-seconds.