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DHS report targets online counterfeit sales on Amazon, e-commerce

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. Getty Images The Trump administration is cracking down on the sale of counterfeits online from platforms like Amazon, according to a new report released by the Department of Homeland Security Friday. Law enforcement officials......
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Why TikTok’s ‘Greasy Hair Girl’ didn’t shampoo for 8 years

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here That’s a lot of hair oil. Paige Gozon, 16, has broken through the noise on TikTok and gone viral thanks to her incredibly greasy hair. “Greasy hair check,” says the North Carolina-based social media sensation in a video......
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Intel (INTC) stock soars to dot-com era levels after Q4 earnings

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Intel CEO Robert Swan speaks at the Rakuten Optimism event in Yokohama, Japan, on July 31, 2019. Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images Not since sock puppet mania of the dot-com bubble has Intel’s stock traded at such a lofty price.......
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‘Apple Watch Connected’ gyms announced in U.S.

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A fitness class at Crunch gym in New York. Stephanie Dhue | CNBC Apple on Thursday announced its new “Apple Watch Connected” gym initiative, a new series of partnerships with fitness facilities that makes it easier for people who own......
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Hot new TikTok challenge is a viral fire hazard, authorities say

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here A new social media challenge is heating up —  in a dangerous way. Massachusetts fire officials are cautioning against a TikTok trend that could spark an electrical fire. The hot fad involves sliding a penny behind a partially......
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TikTok trend has men dipping testicles in soy sauce

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here Taste testes. A groundbreaking 2013 study of how mice can taste with their testicles has resurfaced online. And now social media bozos are testing the theory, first published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, by......
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TikTok pulled into the middle of a fight between Snap and Facebook

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Evan Spiegel, co-founder and chief executive officer of Snap Inc., stands on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during the company’s initial public offering on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Burgeoning social......
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EU’s GDPR privacy law led to over $100 million in fines: DLA Piper

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here mixmagic | iStock | Getty Images The European Union’s overhaul of data privacy regulation is estimated to have generated 114 million euros ($126 million) in fines since it was introduced almost two years ago. Since its implementation in May 2018,......
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How Instagram revolutionized the tattoo industry

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Laura Martinez is a Brooklyn-based artist who took up tattooing after her Instagram followers began requesting that she turn her drawings into tattoo designs. Instagram user @tattrx Jason Elliott had never been as scared to do a tattoo as he......
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America is about to get a powerful tool in the war against cancer

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The National Oncology Particle Therapy Centre in Milan, Italy, where state-of-the-art particle therapy is a technique used to treat cancer, using hadrons, protons, proton therapy and carbon ion treatment to irradiate tumors. BSIP | Universal Images Group | Getty Images......
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Sonos, PopSockets complain to Congress about big tech

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Patrick Spence, president and chief executive officer of Sonos Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Technology Television interview in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images On Friday, executives from four......
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Big Tech worth over $5 trillion with Alphabet joining four comma club

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps for Google Inc., speaks during the Google I/O Annual Developers Conference in San Francisco, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Even as regulators bear down on the......
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Apple AirPods Pro: Secret Tips and Tricks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Your iPhone has a hidden area that gives you even more control over your AirPods Pro, Apple‘s new and more expensive AirPods that feature noise cancellation. You can find it by doing this: Open Settings on your iPhone. Tap Accessibility.......
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Apple refuses Barr request to unlock Pensacola shooter’s iPhones

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Apple disputed Attorney General William Barr’s assessment that it has failed to provide law enforcement with “substantive assistance” in unlocking the password-protected iPhones used by the shooting suspect at a Navy base in Pensacola, Florida, last month, but still refused......
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Microsoft Windows 7 support ends Jan. 14

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Copies of Microsoft Windows 7 are arranged for a photograph at a Staples store in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 beginning Tuesday, Jan. 14.......
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Bernie Sanders reportedly doesn’t have any apps on his phone

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) holds up his mobile phone while while speaking August 16, 2015 in Clinton, Iowa. Getty Images When Bernie Sanders wants to read the news on his phone, he says he finds popular publications “in my......
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Pompeo heads to Silicon Valley to dine with tech leaders

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on during a brief photo opportunity before a meeting with Republic of Cyprus Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides at the U.S. Department of State on November 18, 2019 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty......
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Startups join Google, SpaceX to bring new technologies to space

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Space X CEO Elon Musk Photo by Kevork Djansezian For a long time, American space exploration was a closed circle: There was just one customer, the U.S. government (NASA) and a handful of giant defense contractors. Then in 2008 Elon......
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Factbox: How social media services handle political ads

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Online platforms including Facebook and Alphabet Inc’s Google face growing pressure to stop carrying political ads that contain false or misleading claims ahead of the U.S. presidential election. FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photos/File......
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Facebook protestors decry policy of allowing lies in political ads

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A small group of protesters gathered outside Facebook’s headquarters in January 2020 to protest the company’s policy of refusing to take down political ads with false information. CNBC | Salvador Rodriguez A small group of protesters gathered outside of Facebook‘s......

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