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Thanksgiving Day shopping stirs heated emotions

The growing number of retailers throwing open their doors on Thanksgiving is reigniting a contentious debate over whether increasing commercialization of the holiday is ruining a cherished family tradition.
 
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Dunkin' Donuts, a nearly ubiquitous chain on the East Coast, plans to make its debut in the Bay Area in 2016 and eventually open dozens of locations in the region.  
 
 
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Wolverton: Tech gifts for the geek who already has everything

These days, your loved ones probably have smartphones, big-screen TVs and laptops, and probably a tablet and a video game console or two. So what do you get your geeks if they have all that? Well, in my book, it’s time to focus on accessories — or on completely unrelated gadgets. 
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Koch Industries begins buying stock in Fremont's Oplink

A subsidiary of Koch Industries has started its tender offer tied to its approximately $445 million acquisition of Fremont optical network device company Oplink Communications. 
SPOTLIGHT
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Quinn: Is Larry Page America's best CEO?

Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page has been laying big bets that move the company beyond its original mission of organizing the world's information and making it useful and accessible. In Page's vision, Google should do no less than create the future.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
D. ROSS CAMERON
11/24/2014 05:36 PM PST - The growing number of retailers throwing open their doors on Thanksgiving is reigniting a contentious debate over whether increasing commercialization of the holiday is ruining a cherished family tradition.
 
 
11/24/2014 04:21 PM PST - Today: HIgh-flying software companies Workday and Palo Alto Networks fall after earnings reports, as does networking firm Brocade. Also: Apple hits record high, Tesla brings back its former communications chief.  
 
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