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Workers pull merchandise Monday at the Amazon.com 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Phoenix. Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on so-called Cyber Monday, which was expected to end as the biggest online shopping day in history. Shoppers were expected to spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year. (Associated Press)

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Workers pull merchandise Monday at the Amazon.com 1.2 million-square-foot fulfillment center in Phoenix. Americans clicked away on their computers and smartphones for deals on so-called Cyber Monday, which was expected to end as the biggest online shopping day in history. Shoppers were expected to spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year. (Associated Press)

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In this image taken from video, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels capture a helicopter air base near Damascus, Syria, the capital, after fierce fighting on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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In this image taken from video, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels capture a helicopter air base near Damascus, Syria, the capital, after fierce fighting on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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Carts full of merchandise ordered online are rolled to the main packing area for shipping at the Overstock.com warehouse in Salt Lake City on Friday, Nov. 29, 2008. "Cyber Monday," coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving when people returned to their work computers, is the next in a line of days that stores are counting on to jump-start the holiday shopping season. This year it is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)

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An Amazon.com employee grabs boxes off the conveyor belt to load into a truck at the company's Fernley, Nev., warehouse on Monday, Dec. 1, 2008. "Cyber Monday," coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed a spike in online sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving when people returned to their work computers, is the next in a line of days that stores are counting on to jump-start the holiday shopping season. This year it is expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row. (AP Photo/Scott Sady)

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An Amazon.com employee at the Fernley, Nev., warehouse grabs boxes ready to load into a truck. This year’s Cyber Monday, expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row, could be the last when retailers such as Amazon don’t have to collect sales taxes. (Associated Press)

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An Amazon.com employee at the Fernley, Nev., warehouse grabs boxes ready to load into a truck. This year’s Cyber Monday, expected to be the biggest online shopping day of the year for the third year in a row, could be the last when retailers such as Amazon don’t have to collect sales taxes. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Megan Roney shops online at Europa Coffeehouse in Denver on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011, on what has become know as "Cyber Monday." (Denver Post via Associated Press)

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In this image taken from video that has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels capture a helicopter air base near the capital, Damascus, after fierce fighting on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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In this image taken from video that has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Syrian rebels capture a helicopter air base near the capital, Damascus, after fierce fighting on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012. (AP Photo/Ugarit News via AP video)

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In this image taken from video that has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, smoke rises from buildings after government shelling in the Damascus suburb of Zabadani, Syria, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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In this image taken from video that has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, smoke rises from buildings after government shelling in the Damascus suburb of Zabadani, Syria, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

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GameStop employee Lani Girran hands over a Wii U system to Kevin Owande, 51, of Renton, Wash., on a busy Black Friday at the GameStop Southcenter store in Seattle on Nov. 23, 2012. Owande was up early on Black Friday to purchase Wii U, one of the hottest products this holiday season. (Stephen Brashear/Invision for Nintendo/Associated Press)

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GameStop employee Lani Girran hands over a Wii U system to Kevin Owande, 51, of Renton, Wash., on a busy Black Friday at the GameStop Southcenter store in Seattle on Nov. 23, 2012. Owande was up early on Black Friday to purchase Wii U, one of the hottest products this holiday season. (Stephen Brashear/Invision for Nintendo/Associated Press)

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** FILE ** In this Oct. 10, 2011, file photo, a magnifying glass is posed over a monitor displaying a Facebook page in Munich. (AP Photo/dapd, Joerg Koch)

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Nintendo says its new Wii U, starting at $300, is its "first new home video-game system in six years." The deluxe set is said to be worth the extra $50. (Associated Press)

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Kindle Fire HD is an e-book reader extraordinaire, a solid media player, and a decent Web browser/email reader. The 7-inch model retails for $199. (Amazon.com)

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FILE - In this Monday, June 18, 2012, file photo, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer comments on the Windows 8 operating system. The PC industry is in a slump, as consumers show more interest in tablet computers and smartphones. Officially, PC makers say they expect Windows 8, which launches Oct. 26, 2012, to get buyers to open their wallets, but industry watchers and analysts are skeptical. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

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The space shuttle Atlantis lifts off for the last time at the Kennedy Space Center on Friday, July 8, 2011. The mission marks the end of more than 30 years of space shuttle flights for the NASA program. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)