HP Black Friday deals: Omen, Envy, Pavilion and more laptops

Following in the footsteps of Lenovo, rival HP has seen its Black Friday ad leaked this week (though both come weeks after the plans of competitor Dell were announced). Whereas many retailers have advertised deals throughout Nov., HP’s sale is in the time frame that we had come to expect for Black Friday discounts: starting on Thanksgiving (Nov. 26) and running through Cyber Monday (Nov. 30), with doorbusters sprinkled across that time period. That said, many of its products may currently be at the discounted listed in the ad, so here are the best deals that should be unique to the Black Friday weekend.


$50 off

HP will also have a $179.99 Chromebook deal during Black Friday, but for an extra 20 bucks you can get a bigger screen than the alternative’s 11-inch display and still stay under $200. In addition to the 14-inch display, this Chromebook is built

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These project management techniques can land you a six-figure salary

Every industry, ranging from manufacturing to software development, benefits from professionals who are certified in quality management. As it stands, Lean and Six Sigma are some of the most sought after quality management skills. Companies that implement these strategies are able to eliminate waste and improve the quality of their output, which ultimately saves time and money. 

As such, learning these quality management skills might be your first step towards a six-figure career. Ziprecruiter notes that the current national average for Lean Six Sigma jobs is $44 an hour, ranging between $30.05 (25th percentile) and $54.09 (75th percentile). But in order to land these high-paying jobs, you need to get certified, and The Ultimate Six Sigma, Lean, and Quality Management Bootcamp can help for just $39.99.

This massive eLearning bootcamp is designed to deliver all the training and certification prep you need to land a quality management job, including

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RCS forecast to deliver $52.2bn for mobile operators by 2028

Having long promised to enable operators and brands to increase subscriber engagement and create new revenue streams in an increasingly media-rich communications market, rich communications services (RCS) look set to make good on their promise and divert billions of dollars from digital banner advertising to mobile operator-led RCS campaigns over the coming years, according to the findings of a report by business messaging intelligence firm Mobilesquared.

The report, RCS: The game changer the industry has been waiting for, published in association with Out There Media, highlights the comparative potential return on investment achieved by RCS and current digital banner advertising.

The analyst calculates that for every $1m invested, just 0.1%, derives value for brands. By contrast, the report suggests that brands’ RCS spend will be worth more than $52.2bn by 2028, with mobile operators able to claim a significant portion of this revenue.

Moreover, it says that if brands

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