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Cyber Monday

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  • HealthCare.gov: How could they bungle it so badly?

    "There's a difference between book smart and street smart," a frustrated White House staffer told me last week. He didn't have to say any more. His meaning was clear. The Obama White House is filled with book smart people. It's the street smart ones...
  • Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones

    Amazon is not alone: UPS, Google also testing delivery drones
    Amazon.com made headlines this week with the announcement of Amazon Prime Air, but it isn't the only company that's testing delivery drones. Reports this week say UPS and Google are two other companies that are also testing delivery drones for their...
  • Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown

     Economic recovery outlook improves after government shutdown
    WASHINGTON — The nation's economic recovery, seemingly stuck in another pothole after the 16-day federal government shutdown, now looks to be back on track again — and accelerating into the new year. Recent data, especially this week, have...
  • 'Bmore Gives More' surpasses $5 million one-day goal

    'Bmore Gives More' surpasses $5 million one-day goal
    The 'Bmore Gives More' campaign exceeded its $5 million one-day fundraising goal as part of the national #GivingTuesday movement, GiveCorps announced Wednesday. Jamie McDonald, president of GiveCorps, said nearly $5.5 million was raised Tuesday. The...
  • Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales

    Cyber Monday, while less significant, could account for $2 billion in sales
    Consumers went in search of cyber deals Monday amid a barrage of emails and Web offers from retailers. But Cyber Monday may be losing its significance as the biggest online day of the season, thanks to this year's earlier and more diluted kickoff to...
  • Cyber Monday set record as shoppers sought online bargains

    Bargain-hunting shoppers turned the latest Cyber Monday into the biggest e-commerce day in history, according to data from IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark. Online sales surged 20.6% compared with last year's Monday after Thanksgiving. Los Angeles was...
  • Stocks skid for third straight day; Dow drops below 16,000

    Stocks skid for third straight day; Dow drops below 16,000
    The stock market suffered its first three-day losing streak since late September, an indication that share prices may have gotten ahead of themselves in this year's furious rally. The Dow Jones industrial average slid below 16,000 as portfolio...
  • Got any more money? Find who deserves it on Giving Tuesday

    It's Giving Tuesday, that social-media-engineered day when consumers can redeem themselves after wallowing in Black Friday and Cyber Monday splurges. If your bank account isn't empty, it's a good chance to find a charity you like. Charity Navigator is...
  • 'Bmore Gives More' tries to raise $5 million on #GivingTuesday

    'Bmore Gives More' tries to raise $5 million on #GivingTuesday
    Standing near a coal-fired stove in the kitchen of Joe Squared, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake tossed extra arugula on a slab of dough to create a "Bmore Gives More" pizza. The restaurant was taking part in #GivingTuesday, a day designed to foster online...
  • Shopping season hits Harford [editorial]

    Calling the day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, at least according to one explanation, came into being as a business term. Its location on the calendar, coupled with it being a perfect day for people with the day off to do a little shopping, made it...
  • Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special

    Amazon continues promoting Kindle Fire HDX with Giving Tuesday special
    Cyber Monday is over, but Amazon.com is still promoting the Kindle Fire HDX by promising customers that it will donate $20 for every tablet that is purchased on Tuesday through Sunday, as part of Giving Tuesday. The offer applies when customers buy a 7-...