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Head of Macy’s Thanksgiving parade says ‘tradition’ is keeping the event alive this year as other major events get canceled nationwide

Summary List Placement The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is still on this year, despite the COVID-19 pandemic.  But, like many events that have taken place in 2020, it will look a little different. For one, it’ll be a fully virtual event, filmed over the course of three days on the block of 34th Street where […]

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Salesforce could buy Slack for over $17 billion, and the deal would turn up the heat on both companies’ rivalry with Microsoft (CRM, WORK)

Summary List Placement Salesforce has held talks to buy the workplace messaging app Slack, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday morning. If it goes through, the deal would be Salesforce’s largest ever, capping off a years-long acquisition spree that’s included companies like MuleSoft and Tableau. Salesforce is in advanced talks […]

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Bay Area TV Sports: What to watch on Thursday-Friday

Note: Due to COVID-19 cancellations or postponements, listed game times and dates may change. Thursday TV/Radio College men’s basketball Crossover Classic: Semifinal 9 a.m. ESPN Bradley at Xavier 9 a.m. FS1 Fort Myers Tip-Off: Gonzaga vs. Kansas 10:30 a.m. FOX La Salle at St. John’s 11 a.m. FS1 Oregon State vs. TBD 11 a.m. PAC12 Crossover Classic: Semifinal 11:30 a.m. ESPN Auburn […]

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Elon Musk promoted coronavirus misinformation for months. Then his own infection kept him out of SpaceX’s astronaut launch.

Summary List Placement Elon Musk’s rocket company launched its first full crew into space earlier this month, but he wasn’t allowed to be there in person. As SpaceX sent the four astronauts careening towards the International Space Station, Musk was feeling fatigued and had the sniffles. He had tested positive for COVID-19 days earlier, so NASA […]

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The best Black Friday Instant Pot deals that are already live now — save up to 50% on popular Duo, Nova, and Viva models

  Summary List Placement Some of the best early Black Friday 2020 deals on Instant Pot multicookers are being offered across Amazon, Target, Walmart, and Kohl’s. Here’s an updated list.  The absolute best Black Friday Instant Pot deal we’ve seen so far is the 6-quart 7-in-1 Instant Pot Duo Nova, available at Target for $49.99, […]