Is Black Friday a Good Time to Buy an Apple Watch?

By Lauren Schwahn

Apple  (AAPL) – Get Report announced its latest wearable tech, the Apple Watch Series 6 and Apple Watch SE, in September. However, this Black Friday, it might be better to keep an eye out for previous-generation models like the Apple Watch Series 5.

In past years, Best Buy,  (BBY) – Get Report Walmart  (WMT) – Get Report and other retail giants have discounted a variety of smartwatches from Apple’s lineup during the sales extravaganza. Rarely does the brand-new Apple Watch make an appearance. Here’s what the deals are looking like this year.

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What Are The Best Black Friday Apple Watch Deals In 2020?

We’re seeing a sprinkling of Apple Watch deals among retailers’ Black Friday sales. Check out our findings below:

  • Amazon  (AMZN)
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FBI: Fake versions of our site could be used for cyberattacks, so watch out

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is warning the public to avoid internet domains designed to look similar to its own main official website www.fbi.gov. 

The warning concerns dozens of websites that could be used to target people seeking information about the FBI’s activities or news announcements. 

“The FBI observed unattributed cyber actors registering numerous domains spoofing legitimate FBI websites, indicating the potential for future operational activity,” it said in the public service announcement (PSA) on Monday.   

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The FBI is concerned that the spoofed FBI-related domains could be used as part of future attacks aimed at stealing credentials or spreading disinformation to the public. 

It urged the public to “critically evaluate the websites they visit, and the messages sent to their personal and business email accounts, to seek out reliable and verifiable FBI information.” 

Hackers and criminals can use spoofed domains and email accounts

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Are These The Best Tech Stocks To Watch Before December 2020?

3 Top Tech Stocks to Watch This Week

Tech stocks have had a fantastic year in the stock market thus far. Certain tech companies have especially benefited from anti coronavirus measures. Social distancing and lockdowns have undoubtedly shifted the focus of consumers, companies, and the general public towards online services. Top tech stocks such as Roku (ROKU Stock Report) and Netflix (NFLX Stock Report) have seen phenomenal year-to-date growth. Why is this so, you might ask?

Simply put, these tech companies have been and will continue to meet the needs of people who are staying home. Despite news of potential coronavirus vaccine candidates from Pfizer (PFE Stock Report) and Moderna (MRNA Stock Report), these tech companies will still continue to prosper. Investors are generally aware that it could be months before the vaccine can be distributed to the public. In the meantime, people will continue to heavily rely on such

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Top emerging technologies to watch in 2021

Autonomous vehicles, plastic recycling tech and natural language processing tools, which power devices like voice assistants, machine translation and chatbots, are among Lux Research’s top emerging technologies to watch in 2021.

The new report, titled: “Foresight 2021: Top Emerging Technologies to Watch”, identifies and ranks key technologies that will reshape the world and will likely have the greatest impact over the next 10 years, based on proprietary data science tools and expert insight.

According to Lux Research, the technologies are chosen based on innovation interest scores from the Lux Tech Signal, a composite measure assembled from a variety of innovation data sources, along with input from Lux’s experts.

“Technologies from our lists like digital biomarkers and AI-enabled sensors can help bring businesses back to work,” says Michael Holman, PhD, VP of research and lead author of the report.

“But for all the changes that the pandemic has brought, the

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Watch the Best Bits From SpaceX’s Sentinel-6 Satellite Launch

SpaceX nailed another rocket launch and landing on Saturday, November 21, this time sending the Sentinel-6 ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit.

SpaceX mission launches are always a sight to behold, with space fans truly spoiled with amazing footage showing the key stages in real-time and in astonishing detail, including the rocket blasting off from the launchpad, the landing of the first-stage booster back on terra firma, and the actual deployment of the satellite in space. Sometimes we get to see ships out in the ocean catching the two halves of the rocket fairing in giant nets, too.

Saturday’s mission went exactly according to plan, with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket departing Space Launch Complex 4E at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base at 9:17 a.m. PT.

Liftoff! pic.twitter.com/wnkvwe09Lb

— SpaceX (@SpaceX) November 21, 2020

NASA posted this footage of the booster separation followed soon after by the fairing separation that revealed the satellite

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Walmart Black Friday 2020 deals: Save on TVs, $169 AirPods Pro and $119 Apple Watch coming soon

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Are you just now starting to look for a Black Friday sale? Look no further — Walmart’s Black Friday deals have been going on all month. Even better, now that Thanksgiving and Black Friday are less than a week away, we’re starting to get to some of the best sales. Walmart’s Black Friday sale will start online at 4 p.m. PT (7 p.m. ET) on Wednesday, Nov. 25. (Meanwhile, Amazon’s Black Friday deals start Friday, and Best Buy’s Black Friday deals start Sunday.)

Walmart has already revealed a strong stable of deals, including all-time low prices on the AirPods Pro and Apple Watch Series 3. And if you’re still in the market for a PS5 or an Xbox Series

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Apple Black Friday 2020 deals: Up to $69 off latest Apple Watch models now, iPad and AirPods price cuts coming soon

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Here’s a dirty secret about the Apple Store: It’s the worst place to buy Apple products if you want the best deal. That applies to Black Friday or any other day. That means you can already score some great Black Friday and Cyber Monday Apple deals, including the new Apple Watch Series 6, the 2020 (Intel) MacBook Air and Apple’s signature AirPods Pro headphones, so long as you check out competing stores — albeit an authorized Apple retailer — such as Amazon, Target and Walmart.

So, if you’re looking for an early Black Friday deal on an Apple device or accessory, keep reading. We’ll keep track of current prices and how they square up with discounts we’ve seen in the past.

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Near-Term Catalysts to Watch for COVID Vaccine Stocks

Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) and BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) have reported great efficacy results for their coronavirus vaccine candidate BNT162b2. Moderna (NASDAQ:MRNA) announced outstanding efficacy results for its experimental vaccine mRNA-1273. What are the next near-term catalysts for investors to look for? Healthcare and Cannabis Bureau Chief Corinne Cardina and Fool.com writer Keith Speights answer that question in this Motley Fool Live video recorded on Nov. 16, 2020.

Corinne Cardina: So what are some near-term catalysts that investors should be keeping an eye on? What kind of articles are you planning in the next week is what I should be asking, because I know you’re keeping an eye on everything.

Keith Speights: Yeah. Near-term catalysts, the obvious ones are emergency use authorization filings by Pfizer and by Moderna. Pfizer’s should come this week. Either this week, I would say at least by next week. But they were saying third week of November, and if

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Black Friday 2020 Apple deals: $49 off latest Apple Watch models now, iPad and AirPods price cuts coming soon

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2020, CNET’s gift picks with expert advice, reviews and recommendations for the latest tech gifts for you and your family.

Here’s a dirty secret about the Apple Store: It’s the worst place to buy Apple products if you want the best deal. Whether it’s Black Friday or any other day. That means you can score some great deals on Apple products, including the new Apple Watch Series 6, the 2020 (Intel) MacBook Air and Apple’s signature AirPods Pro headphones, so long as you check out competing stores (albeit authorized Apple retailers) like Amazon, Target and Walmart. Below, we’ll keep track of current prices and how they square up with discounts we’ve seen in the past. 

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The latest Apple Watch with even more features is now on sale. In addition to an always-on display

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How to watch Pittsburgh vs. Virginia Tech: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Saturday’s NCAA Football game

Who’s Playing

Virginia Tech @ Pittsburgh

Current Records: Virginia Tech 4-4; Pittsburgh 4-4

What to Know

The Pittsburgh Panthers have had a week off and are no doubt ready to get back on the field. Pitt and the Virginia Tech Hokies will face off in an ACC battle at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday at Heinz Field. The Panthers should still be feeling good after a big win, while Virginia Tech will be looking to right the ship.

Pitt made easy work of the Florida State Seminoles two weeks ago and carried off a 41-17 victory.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech was first on the board but had to settle for second at the end of their game against the Miami (FL) Hurricanes last week. Virginia Tech and Miami (FL) were almost perfectly matched up, but the Hokies suffered an agonizing 25-24 loss. RB Jalen Holston put forth a good effort for

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