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Get ready for Green Monday. It's Black Friday Part 2
Get ready for Black Friday part 2, The Sales Strike Back, I'm Bridget Carey.
This is your CNet update.
You survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday Now get ready for Green Monday, that's right, there's another day of online sales, and it usually falls on the second Monday of December, at least 10 days before Christmas.
Ebay coined the phrase several years ago to mark that this was the busiest online sales day in December.
So yes, green is not an environmental thing, it's for the color of all that money that's rolling in.
Now, since it's such a hot day for online orders, you're going to find stores advertising deals to lure you in.
Amazon, Best Buy and Walmart have begun teasing And they're gonna have Green Monday deals.
The discounts may not be as dramatic as Black Friday, but it's still a good time to nab a few gifts and not have to pay full price.
The next big day to look out for is free shipping day on Friday, December 18.
That's six days before Christmas Eve.
But if you're doing shopping in person at Walmart stores, the retailer is offering a new way to pay.
Walmart is jumping into mobile payments with Walmart Pay.
It's a feature you'll find in the main Walmart app.
You don't need a special NFC chip in your phone like with iPhones and Androids.
When you're in line at the register you're going to scan a qr code at the register.
And that's it the charges are processed to your card on file and the receipt is in the app.
It's a gradual rollout.
Only some stores are gonna have the feature now but it should work at every Walmart by midway next year Future Holiday shopping maybe less stressful for another reason self driving cars can do all this zipping around towns for us and it's time for Google and Apple for some new tech giant tinkering in the space.
Samsung Electronics So that it's creating a team to develop parts for self-driving cars.
But the South Korean company didn't go into much detail.
Also, this Chinese head giant Baidu has announced it's successfully tested a driverless car on roads in Beijing.
Baidu is like China's Google, and the company used a modified BMW 3 series For its self driving test, and it was able to navigate a variety of complex road conditions.
That's it for this tech news update, and there's more at cnet.com.
From our studios in New York, I'm Bridget Carey.
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