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Chip Shortages Loom Over Black Friday: Fully Charged

Nov. 26, 2021, 11:45 AM

Hi there, it’s Ian. Chip shortages are making sales a little bit worse this Black Friday. But first...

Today’s top tech news:

  • U.S. online spending has surged 20% this month, a sign of early shopping

  • Uber is headed toward a partial shutdown in Brussels

  • India is preparing a bill that could ban all private cryptocurrencies

Want a deal? Try next year

Black Friday, Cyber Monday and likely the end-of-the year holiday shopping season all have a more prosaic tinge to them this year. Those lusting after electronic gadgets–and even cars–have learned to settle more for what they can get ...