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Smartphone Shopping from Home on Thanksgiving Promoted and EBay are stepping up efforts to persuade tablet and smartphone users to shop from their couches this Thanksgiving Day instead of going to stores on Black Friday. George Wacker is fine with that plan. The 33-year-old resident of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, plans to spend Thanksgiving Day eating turkey with family, watching a Philadelphia Eagles-Dallas Cowboys football game and -- for the first time -- shopping for flat-screen TVs on his mobile phone.

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