Biden Win Could Curb Deals, Revive Net Neutrality in FCC Pivot

If Biden wins, the FCC could begin the new presidential term with a Democratic majority, allowing it to move quickly.

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A victory by Joe Biden in the Nov. 3 election could usher in an abrupt change in the nation’s telecommunications policy, restoring so-called net neutrality regulation and shifting the Republican drive to rein in social media outlets, among other things.

“Democrats are more comfortable with an activist role,” Cowen & Co. analyst Paul Gallant said in an interview.

Biden hasn’t talked much about the FCC during the campaign, but his party’s platform is specific. It calls for restoring net neutrality rules put in place under then-President Barack Obama when Biden served as vice president and taking a harder line on telecommunications mergers.

And the Democratic commissioners on the FCC have already objected to the agency’s steps to strip the social media companies

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These are the best pre-Black Friday deals on AirPods right now: AirPods for $129 and AirPods Pro for $219

The new iPhones were unveiled earlier this month, and — for the first time — they don’t include headphones in the box. It’s a good thing, then, that Apple’s AirPod true wireless earbuds have never been more affordable. The current version of the AirPods will cost you $159 (with the standard charging case) or $199 (with the wireless charging case) at the Apple Store, while the AirPods Pro — with active noise cancellation and better sound quality — will set you back $249. 

We’ve seen the day-to-day price on those earbuds inch downward over the last few months, but in the aftermath of  Amazon’s Prime Day sale (which ended on Oct. 14) there are no notable deals on Apple’s family of AirPods — right now, it’s business as usual at Amazon and all the other major retailers.

But that’s far from the end of the story. Black Friday is

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Trump says Hunter Biden’s computer which purports to show his dodgy deals is a ‘laptop from hell’

President Trump has compared the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop to that of Anthony Weiner’s computer whose laptop ended up becoming an issue for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign in the weeks before the 2016 election.

On Monday, during a campaign rally in Prescott, Arizona, Trump described the son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Hunter, as having a ‘laptop from hell’.

Emails on the hard drive purportedly show Joe Biden was involved in deals made overseas by his son.

Trump went on to describe his competitor in the upcoming election as ‘corrupt’.    

President Trump describe the computer of Hunter Biden as the ‘laptop from hell’

'So a giant trove of emails show Hunter Biden making deals, setting up deals with his father Joe,' Trump said at one point. The alleged emails included one that alluded to a meeting between Joe Biden and Vadym Pozharsky an adviser for the Ukrainian gas company Burisma,

‘So a giant trove of emails show Hunter Biden making deals, setting up deals with his father Joe,’ Trump said at one point. The alleged emails included one that alluded to a meeting between Joe Biden and Vadym Pozharsky an adviser for the Ukrainian gas

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Bulk Condo Deals Website Launches Due To Pandemic

Richard Swerdlow and Bruce Goldstein 

Richard Swerdlow and Bruce Goldstein

Miami-based founder Richard Swerdlow and South Florida developer Bruce Goldstein are partnering to launch an online platform for bulk condo deals, The Real Deal has learned. They’re betting on the growing distress of condo markets across the country and developers’ desire to keep their offers confidential.

Swerdlow and Goldstein are rolling out their nationwide website,, so that developers and other sellers can post their bulk deals – defined as more than one condo unit – on the site with detailed financial information. That will include annual cash flow, fixed costs, cap rates, discounts, building information and projected returns.

However, the listings will exclude building names and addresses, so that developers won’t compete with their own existing retail inventory. The venture will act as a broker for the deal, taking commissions ranging from 1 percent to 5 percent, co-founder Swerdlow said.

The veiled listings

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iPhone 12 deals: Best places to pre-order

Watch: Apple launches new iPhone 12 with 5G

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The iPhone12 is finally available for pre-order and Apple has announced it is set to release four new handsets with the new spec.

The iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone Pro and iPhone Pro Max, are tipped to have improved cameras and will connect to 5G networks across the UK.

Like most iPhones, each device will have a selection of memory options available to choose from: 64GB, 128GB and 256 GB.

What exactly does the new spec include, you ask?

The new iPhone 12 is now available to pre-order. (Apple)
The new iPhone 12 is now available to pre-order. (Apple)

It has 5G capabilities

The highly anticipated gadget’s compatibility with 5G is the biggest talking point, although the

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iPhone 12 deals highlight a renewed battle between wireless carriers


5G, touted Tuesday on the screen of Apple’s Steve Jobs Theater, is the biggest new feature in the iPhone 12 lineup.


This week’s arrival of the iPhone 12’s, which features 5G as its marquee addition, brought to the forefront the US carriers that have been rapidly building out these next-generation wireless networks. Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg shared the stage with Apple CEO Tim Cook during the launch, while competitors T-Mobile and AT&T didn’t even warrant a mention. That rivalry is going to heat up as these carriers start rolling out deals and touting their 5G coverage in a radical new wireless world. 

Which could be good for you.

Apple is going all-in on 5G as a selling point for its four new iPhones, to the extent where super-cuts of all the

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7 Prime Day deals on popular Withings smart gadgets

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A deep Prime Day discount on the “iPhone of forehead thermometers” is one of the most popular deals we’ve covered on Prime Day. Other health-related items have also been big sellers, with Powecom KN95 face masks up at the top of the list. They’re the only FDA-authorized KN95 masks on Amazon and they’re on sale with a huge 42% discount, so it makes sense that they’re flying off the shelves. They’re also even better at filtering small airborne particles than most 3M N95 masks, according to NIOSH’s tests.

If you’re looking for more great deals on health products, we’ve got some terrific ones to share with you. With Prime Day 2020 winding down, seven popular Withings devices are on sale with discounts up to 30%.

Click here to read the full article.

The most noteworthy deal is definitely a nice big

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Amazon Prime Day 2020 deals launch early: 4K TV sets, Echo Dots on sale, more gadgets already discounted

Amazon Prime Day doesn’t officially begin until tomorrow, Tuesday, Oct. 13, but because Amazon’s popular sale event is almost here, the retailer has already dropped a few early deals in hopes of enticing early shoppers.

The real sales and steep discounts will kick off at midnight tonight and continue through Wednesday, but today you can still score on a few items including Amazon and Alexa-compatible smart devices and other products.

If you don’t have a Prime account, some of these deals won’t work for you, so sign up for Amazon Prime before shopping. Here’s a look at a few of the best deals available now.

The Best Deal

Amazon Alexa Echo Dot Smart Device (3rd Generation) + Amazon Music

One of the best deals on Amazon today is an awesome deal on the third generation Amazon Echo Dot Alexa-enabled Smart Device going on sale for just $18.99 (regularly $40 when

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The Best Amazon Prime Day 2020 Computer Monitor Deals

(Alienware AW3420DW)

If you’ve been working from home, hunched over a 13-inch laptop screen, give your eyes and shoulders a rest and expand your screen real estate with a secondary monitor.

Day 2 of Amazon’s Prime Day savings event is now in full swing, and you can nab a deal on a computer monitor no matter your price point. From the premium 34-inch curved Alienware AW3420DW—now under $1,000 for Prime Day—to HP and Acer displays for around $100.

That includes the 24-inch Acer R240HY, an In-Plane Switching (IPS) monitor that delivers good all-around performance for its price, which can now be yours for just $99.

The Best Amazon Prime Day 2020 Monitor Deals

Alienware AW3420DW 34-Inch 1440p 120Hz Monitor

Alienware AW3420DW 34-Inch 1440p 120Hz Monitor

Dell loaded this 34-inch display up with plenty of gaming features, including Nvidia’s G-Sync technology to smooth out the monitor’s refresh rate and avoid image ghosting and tearing. The screen also

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The best robot vacuum and smart home deals for Prime Day 2020

The smart home rabbit hole is deep and wide, and you can quickly fall into it and spend tons of money while doing so. But building a connected home doesn’t have to drain your bank account and Prime Day is a great opportunity to get solid IoT devices (emphasis on solid) for much less.

Now, one of the reasons why it’s so easy to spend loads on your smart home is that there so many terrible IoT gadgets out there. To make things easier for you, we’ve made a list of some of the best smart home devices you can get that are on sale for Prime Day — that way, you can save money while also avoiding the gadgets that aren’t worth your time.

iRobot Roomba i6+ – $599.99

iRobot Roomba i7+ robot vacuum
iRobot Roomba i7+ robot vacuum

If you want to invest in one of the most autonomous robot vacuums available, you

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