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Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism

ImageOwen Diaz, right, and his son, Demetric, said they had heard racial slurs directed toward them while working at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif.CreditCreditRyan Christopher Jones for The New York Times Menial Tasks, Slurs and Swastikas: Many Black Workers at Tesla Say They Faced Racism African-American workers have reported threats, humiliation and barriers to […]

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Ebay says that Cyber Monday and Black Friday set sales records for the site

Getty/Ki PriceEbay has hit another milestone in its bid to become a big online player. Auction-site-turned-online-marketplace Ebay says it had record-setting Black Friday and Cyber Monday events this year. The site also revealed some of the items that customers purchased the most. The days from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday – which Ebay refers to as […]

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100+ of the best Cyber Monday sales you can start shopping now – plus the Black Friday sales you can still take advantage of

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Samsung It’s the weekend after Thanksgiving, and you’re sitting at home eating cold pumpkin pie in your pajamas. Thanks to the internet, you can get a newly discounted […]

Gaming

Best Buy’s Black Friday deals

Black Friday is on the horizon and retailers such as Best Buy have begun releasing their best deals. Though this money-making holiday has predominantly been about waking up at the crack of dawn on the Friday after Thanksgiving, store hours have been inching closer to Thanksgiving Day. Consumers are now rushing to stores on Thanksgiving Day […]

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'We are not robots': Thousands of Amazon workers across Europe are striking on Black Friday over poor warehouse working conditions

Leon Neal/Getty ImagesProtestors outside Amazon’s warehouse in Milton Keynes, UK. Thousands of Amazon staff across Europe are striking and protesting on Black Friday in anger at the company’s warehouse working conditions. Strikes are taking place across Amazon sites in Italy, Spain, Germany, and France. Italian press reported managers having to pack boxes to meet demand. […]

Mobile

Gone phishing: It’s Black Friday, let’s talk about cybersecurity

Black Friday is fertile phishing ground for cybercriminals, with the usual dubious email scams, as well as rogue advertisements and “offers” spread through social media to glean personal data from thrifty consumers. The U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), which constitutes part of the country’s Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) intelligence agency, has issued its first […]

Gaming

Best Black Friday PS4 Deals

The PlayStation 4 recently celebrated its fifth birthday, but it’s still going strong with a smattering of excellent exclusive games and third party titles. There’s never been a better time to join the PlayStation community. Each year, Black Friday is loaded with great deals on consoles, games, and accessories. You’re sure to find steep discounts […]

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Apple's Black Friday deals have already gone live in Australia – here's a sneak peek at all the discounts

Getty Earlier this week, Apple announced a four-day “shopping event” that would kick off on Friday, November 23. In Australia, where it is already Friday, Apple’s big shopping event has gone live. The offers basically consist of gift cards that can be applied when purchasing specific products. None of the gift cards can be applied […]

Photography

Canon and Nikon Black Friday deals: Save big on new brand-name cameras

Although the built-in cameras on mobile devices are getting better, there is still a huge gap between smartphones and standalone digital cameras. Brand-name digital cameras are expensive, though, with professional-grade DSLR models retailing for well over a grand. That’s why annual retail events like Black Friday are such welcome opportunities to score big discounts on […]