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Top 25 Black Friday tech deals 2013

Every year the Black Friday online circulars hit the Web and lots of sites round up every tech deal under the sun. That's great, but it's always hard to tell the real deals from all the crap that's being advertised to lure you into the stores. The truth is that a lot of the so-called superbargains …

James Martin

A single Bitcoin was worth $10 a year ago — today it’s worth $1,000

The value of a single Bitcoin surpassed $1,000 on popular Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox today. A year ago, it was worth $10.<p>The value of the crypto-currency has increased by more than 100X since then, and gone up by 500% since the beginning of November.<p>Saying we are in the midst of a Bitcoin boom is …

Cartoon Claims Obamacare Will Give Men STDs because Women Can Afford Birth Control Now

An anti-Obamcare cartoon posted on the website <i>Comically Incorrect</i> claims that men will get more sexually transmitted diseases from “women who now get …

Lara Logan’s Benghazi nightmare festers

After botching a pivotal “60 Minutes” report on Benghazi, CBS makes some changes — but questions remain<p>In the wake of "60 Minutes'" bogus Benghazi report, starring an eyewitness who, as it turns out, appears to have completely lied about being there during the 2012 attack on the U.S. compound that …

Is Forced Religious Belief Coming to an Employer Near You?

Do corporations have religious beliefs? According to an arts and crafts chain, they do, and if the Supreme Court agrees, it could have huge …

And “R.J.” (Robust and Juicy)

The President will pardon on Wednesday Caramel and Popcorn, two turkeys that will likely die anyway within the next year. This isn’t because they are …

The Right Wing Has Its Own Upworthy And You Won't Believe How Well It's Doing

The low-profile Independent Journal Review could be the conservative answer to the social sharing shift.<p>A newer conservative website, run by insiders but with an outsider appeal, has rocketed past its better-known competitors in traffic by aiming intensely at social sharing and taking advantage of …

The real fix for Obamacare's flaws: Medicare for all | RoseAnn DeMoro | Opinion | theguardian.com

Let Me Tell You Something About The Internet Bubble ...

Matt Yglesias makes an important point here: Almost everyone talking about how there's a tech bubble these days has no recollection of what the late '90s was like. It was orders of magnitude more crazy.<p>Let me just share some observations, memories, and personal experiences from that time.<p>- The …

Xbox Video launches on the web ahead of Windows Phone version

Microsoft is unveiling its Xbox Video web service today, ahead of a planned app release for Windows Phone. The web version, available at video.xbox.com, provides the same access to TV shows and movies as the existing Xbox Video app for Windows 8.1, and is designed as a replacement for the company's …