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Here are some things going on in tech and business on Friday…

-It’s Black Friday. And whether you are searching more for deals related to Black Friday or Cyber Monday depends on which state you live in.

–While almost anything can be bought online, there are still some retail  holdouts that are offering special deals to be found in their stores. So, what are some of the best things worth going to the store for?

–The likes of Best Buy, Target and Amazon aren’t the only ones offering Black Friday deals. Marijuana dispensaries are getting in on the game, too.

— Google has reportedly warned several journalists and professors that their Google accounts have been targeted in a large-scale hack attack.

–Steve Huffman, the Chief Executive of Reddit, finds himself in hot water after admitting that he altered negative comments made about him on a pro-Donald Trump sub-Reddit site.

–San Francisco-based payments company Stripe has raised another $150 million in funding, giving it a valuation of $9 billion.

–ICYMI: Twitter is giving finance chief Anthony Noto a stock package of an additional $12 million a year to take on the company’s chief operating officer duties.

–GoDaddy, the world’s largest registrar of website domains, is said be in exclusive talks to acquire European web-hosting company Host Entertainment Group, which is reportedly worth $1.8 billion.

Photo: A man pushes his cart filled with appliances in the Target store in Plainville, Mass., shortly after the store opened at 1 a.m. Friday. Large screen televisions and small electronics were among the popular items purchased. Stores opened their doors Friday for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlier. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP)


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