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India Curbs Power of Amazon and Walmart to Sell Products Online

Supported by India Curbs Power of Amazon and Walmart to Sell Products Online ImagePrime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration has turned protectionist. Protesters demonstrated in New Delhi this year when the American retailer Walmart bought a majority stake in the Indian e-commerce retailer Flipkart.CreditCreditSaumya Khandelwal/Reuters By Vindu Goel Dec. 26, 2018 The Indian government dealt a […]

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Free online tool helps you automatically remove backgrounds from photos

Editing the backgrounds out of photos usually involves downloading software like Photoshop, but one web consultant and developer has come up with a free online solution. Appropriately named remove.bg, Benjamin’s Groessing’s new website will help you automatically remove backgrounds from photos and bring out your inner graphic designer. Today I'm launching https://t.co/PX30RBnfSm – a tool […]

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Online scammers are bombarding young 'Fortnite' players with fake offers for free v-bucks

Epic Games“Fortnite” players spend more than $ 200 million a month on v-bucks, the in-game currency. Online scammers are targeting “Fortnite: Battle Royale” players with fake offers for free v-bucks, the game’s digital currency. Players use v-bucks to purchase cosmetic items and skins; the currency can be earned through playing or purchased outright in the […]

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Iranians masqueraded as foreign journalists to push political messages online, new Twitter data shows

The Twitter logo is displayed on an iPhone screen. (Alex FLynn/Bloomberg News) Tony Romm Staff writer covering technology policy October 17 at 9:07 AM Twitter accounts originating in Iran masqueraded as foreign journalists and concerned U.S. citizens in their attempt to push political messages on the social media site until they were suspended earlier this […]

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Some Amazon employees are reportedly accepting cash bribes from online sellers to delete negative product reviews

AP Photo/Mark SchiefelbeinVisitors walk past a logo for Amazon China at the Beijing International Book Fair in Beijing on Aug. 23, 2017. Some of Amazon’s online sellers are offering bribes to Amazon employees to take down bad reviews or retrieve confidential information, the Wall Street Journal reports. The practice, which is especially common in China, […]