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UPDATE: Woman’s ‘New’ iPad Air From Target Clearly Used to Belong to Someone Else

Robin and her crappy ass used iPad. (Screengrab: CTV)

In Canada, Black Friday is all topsy turvy. For example, there is no Thanksgiving the day before, so Canadian shoppers don’t get the three-for-one Deadly Sin deal of greed, gluttony and sloth that Americans enjoy on this festive weekend.

And, it turns out, the stuff they buy from Canadian Target actually belongs in a Yard Sale pile or at least a Goodwill, if one lady’s story is correct. Read More

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Oprah Loves the Microsoft Surface So Much She Used an iPad to Tweet About It

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Between the Windows 8 sales that hit “well below” expectations, empty retail stores and the numerous YouTube videos featuring a sweaty Steve Ballmer trying to amp up a bored crowd at a product launch, it appears that any person or thing that touches Microsoft is destined for a mortifying moment or two. Even Oprah Winfrey, Queen of All Things Ever, is not immune to the challenges inherent to hawking a Microsoft product. Read More

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Google Stocks Tank After Printers Accidentally File Miserable Earnings Report Without Comment From Larry

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Even a dorky-looking pair of Google Glasses won’t be able to hide the disdain on Google CEO Larry Page’s face today. Reuters reports that the company’s financial printers, RR Donnelley, accidentally filed a draft of the company’s Q3 earnings results to the SEC. “PENDING LARRY QUOTE,” reads a placeholder at the top, indicating that the results were filed accidentally, before Mr. Page had a chance to chime in and defend the 20 percent dive in net income.

Company earnings are typically filed before or after trading hours to reduce the immediate impact on stock prices. As of this writing, Google’s stock had dipped 9.03 percent, though it’s still hovering around $687.

In response to the accidental filing, Google said that RR Donnelley had filed the earnings without authorization. “We have ceased trading on NASDAQ while we work to finalize the document. Once it’s finalized we will release our earnings, resume trading on NASDAQ and hold our earnings call as normal at 1:30 PM PT,” the company said. Read More