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Netflix accuses Yahoo exec of kickback scheme

11/26/2014 05:51 PM PST
Four months after being hired by Yahoo to run its data operations, Mike Kail is accused by his former employer Netflix of secretly collecting “commissions” from two valley IT companies that did business with the Los Gatos streaming video giant. 
Hold onto your credit cards -- cyber criminals are eager to hack them, and this holiday shopping season, there is a good chance they will be successful.  
 
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Today: GoPro will begin manufacturing drones stocked with its action cameras, the Wall Street Journal reports, a possible revenue boost for the freshly public company. Also: Hewlett-Packard hits 52-week high after earnings report.  
 
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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick comes in a small package with a bargain price, but rival devices offer more services and are less frustrating to use.  
 
 
 
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Thanksgiving hotlines: Dial up turkey cooking help

The Thanksgiving feast help lines are gearing up to help anxious cooks tame the (turkey) beast. Meanwhile, Ghirardelli Square is prepping for El Mercado and 'O, Molé Night,' a weekend-long extravaganza by La Cocina.