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The best Black Friday gaming deals of 2020 include 50% off Nintendo Switch and PlayStation exclusives, and discounts on new games like “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla”

  Summary List Placement Black Friday tech deals are underway at several major retailers, bringing gaming discounts for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox, and PC gamers. Though the PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S all launched earlier this month, stock for the new consoles remains extremely limited, and there won’t be any discounts […]

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Google US ad revenues are projected to decline 5.3% in 2020

Summary List Placement This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence eMarketer Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence analyzes this industry and several others to provide in-depth analyst reports, proprietary forecasts, customizable charts, and more. Learn more about what we offer. Google’s net US digital ad revenues will decline this year for the first time […]

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New York Governor Cuomo called the Supreme Court ruling that blocked some COVID-19 restrictions on religious services ‘irrelevant’

Summary List Placement New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called a Wednesday Supreme Court ruling “irrelevant,” Reuters reported. The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against New York state COVID-19 restrictions that limited attendance at religious services in places with extreme COVID-19 outbreaks, designated red or orange zones. Cuomo told reporters on a call Thursday that the decision […]

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49ers injury report: Coronoavirus precautions keep Jordan Reed, two linebackers out of practice

SANTA CLARA — Three 49ers did not practice Thursday because of illness amid COVID-19 precautions: tight end Jordan Reed and linebackers Azeez Al-Shaair and Dre Greenlaw. Had any of them tested positive for the coronavirus, they would have gone on the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list before 1 p.m. The 49ers (4-6) had only one healthy linebacker on the […]

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A Thanksgiving like no other: How the Bay Area celebrated amid the coronavirus pandemic

An American holiday beloved for its big family get-togethers arrived Thursday amid the coronavirus pandemic’s worst surge yet, forcing Californians to recast their plans as health officials warned against indoor gatherings they fear will spread the virus further. Around the Bay Area, extravagant meals were downsized to casual park hangouts. Turkey trots that normally draw […]