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Today’s e-Reads: Black Friday Moves Online

Hoping to reach consumers who prefer to avoid the crowds, retailers are increasingly putting Black Friday deals online, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Facebook’s stock jumped 12 percent despite the release of 800 million new shares in the social-networking service, The New York Times reports.

The Belize prime minister said that antivirus entrepreneur John McAfee appeared to be “bonkers” and urged him to talk to police about the killing of his neighbor, Reuters reports. Meanwhile, McAfee told ABC that he is running from the police because he fears the country’s “corrupt government” will kill him.

Texas Instruments is cutting 1,700 jobs as it moves away from making chips for mobile devices and toward components in cars and industrial machines, Bloomberg says.

CNET reports that both Hamas and Israel are using Twitter to provide updates on missile fire between Israel and neighboring Gaza.

Despite his surprise exit from Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky, who headed the software giant’s Windows division, was praised as “amazing” by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, according to Fortune.

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