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Around the Web 11.28.08: Black Friday gadget deals, Thanksgiving 'Rickroll', Mumbai terror attack tweets

November 28, 2008 |  9:23 am

-- Hey, Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, you've been "Rickrolled"! NewTeeVee

-- Now that he's been elected president, has Barack Obama's social networking effort already run its course? Top of the Ticket

-- A list of the best Black Friday deals on gadgets. Gizmodo

-- The Pentagon's computers are besieged by malicious software, known as agent.btz, that spreads via flash drives. LAT

-- So much for the spam slowdown. Volumes of unwanted commercial e-mail are picking up again. CNet

-- Social media users were quick to report on the Mumbai terror attacks, spreading eyewitness accounts, pleas for blood donations and lists of the dead and injured. CNN

-- Not this too: Newspapers, which are reeling from declining print subscriptions and advertising, say their online ad revenue is also dropping. PaidContent.org

-- Game review: Resistance 2 for the PlayStation 3 gets an A-plus rating, sets a new bar for video games. LAT

-- Hi, Granny, can you see me now? Video calling brings families together. NYT

-- Another Yahoo exec splits: Toby Coppel, an executive vice president and managing director of Europe and Canada. BoomTown

-- Carl Icahn bets on Yahoo, buys 7 million more shares. Silicon Alley Insider

-- What happens to Dr. Pepper's website when it offers everyone in America a free bottle of soda? Royal Pingdom

-- Deconstructing the Brash Entertainment meltdown. Variety

-- Why the DVR isn't killing "Heroes." Show Tracker

-- Chris Gaither

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