• Amazon will now allow companies to immediately remove counterfeit items
Amazon will now allow companies to immediately remove counterfeit items

If the number doesn't match up with the listing, Amazon may be able to prevent someone from buying a counterfeit product. Previously, brands had to report counterfeit items to Amazon. As part of Project Zero, Amazon has been testing automated enforcement measures that use information from brands, like logos and trademarks, to hunt down fake goods...

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  • Pakistan 'to free Indian pilot on Friday'
Pakistan 'to free Indian pilot on Friday'

The attack was reportedly planned and executed by Azhar's brother-in-law Yousuf Azhar, who India said was killed in the air strike by Indian Air Force's fighter jets on JeM camp in Pakistan's Balakot on Tuesday. But Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not commented on the encounter or the capture of India's pilot, nor has he described h...

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  • Trump and Xi to meet at Mar-a-Lago
Trump and Xi to meet at Mar-a-Lago

Trump had threatened a 10 percent to 25 percent increase in tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese exports, The Associated Press reported. Then we came back and the one father said , 'Well we don't know that Trump helped. Trump hinted that if additional progress is made, he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would seal a deal, adding that a mee...

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  • Tesla to close stores, take orders for a US$35,000 Model 3
Tesla to close stores, take orders for a US$35,000 Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Performance pictured. And fans of the revolutionary cars can today expect some exciting updates, after Tesla head Elon Musk teased an imminent Tesla announcement. A page on the Tesla website said "The wait is nearly over". A "small number" of stores located in high-traffic areas will be converted to galleries, showcases, or inform...

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  • Fed's Powell sees solid but slower U.S. economic growth this year
Fed's Powell sees solid but slower U.S. economic growth this year

Asian shares inched towards a five-month high on Wednesday and the dollar hovered near a three-week low after Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell reinforced the U.S. When there are sustained changes "in broader financial conditions, that matters for the macroeconomy , it matters for the achievement of the dual mandate", and the Fed will take t...

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  • Victoria’s Secret to close 53 stores
Victoria’s Secret to close 53 stores

L Brands has announced that they choose which stores to close based on a number of factors, including current and predicted performance along with local factors. The hard holiday period and planned store closures are the latest turmoil for the brand. Burgdoerfer said the company expects the store closures and other factors, including recent lead...

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  • $4.5 billion Fiat Chrysler plans to add 6,500 jobs in Detroit area
$4.5 billion Fiat Chrysler plans to add 6,500 jobs in Detroit area

FCA will invest $1.5 billion in the Warren plant - up from $725 million the automaker had not publicly disclosed. Other government officials mirrored his point, adding that the plant means new job opportunities citizens. Meanwhile, the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are set to be built at the Warren, Mich., assembly plant that now produces the Ram ...

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  • GE Chief Culp Sells Biopharma Business for $21 Bln
GE Chief Culp Sells Biopharma Business for $21 Bln

The BioPharma unit is just the latest business that GE is unloading. Danaher expects the net purchase price to come in at about $20 billion after taking into account anticipated tax benefits from the deal's structure. Danaher said the GE unit is set to bring long-term growth in supporting cell and gene therapies and development of biologics....

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  • Tesla's Elon Musk steps up his Twitter attacks on SEC regulators
Tesla's Elon Musk steps up his Twitter attacks on SEC regulators

After that tweet posted, the lawyer "immediately arranged to meet with Musk and draft the corrective statement that Musk tweeted over four hours later". Shares of Tesla rose just under 1 per cent in midday trading Tuesday to $300.81. As yesterday's Ars Technica piece noted, he recently told the CBS news show "60 Minutes" that he doesn't respect t...

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  • Gold posts gains even as Trump delays China tariff increase
Gold posts gains even as Trump delays China tariff increase

Chinese workers push a cart loaded with fire extinguishers past a bench painted with the American flag outside a fashion boutique selling USA brand clothing at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Tuesday, Feb. Trump and Xi called a 90-day truce past year to allow time for a deal to be negotiated. The March 1 was "hard deadline" w...

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  • Good Samaritan spends $540 to buy a freezing Girl Scout troop's cookies
Good Samaritan spends $540 to buy a freezing Girl Scout troop's cookies

McGowan, accused of conspiring to manufacture and distribute heroin, cocaine and fentanyl, was reportedly arrested at his home in a rural part of Laurens County, South Carolina, where U.S. Kayla Dillard said in the post that the man told the girls he wanted to buy everything so they could get out of the cold. "We all were shocked". Dillard says ...

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  • Train to nowhere: 183 passengers stuck on Amtrak train since Sunday
Train to nowhere: 183 passengers stuck on Amtrak train since Sunday

Union Pacific spokesman Tim McMahan says crews are clearing the track and were expected to reach the train by 6 a.m. PST Tuesday. At 7 a.m Monday passengers were told another train was coming to take them back to Eugene, Oregon but that has not arrived.

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  • Huawei breaks price ceiling with $3500 folding 5G smartphone
Huawei breaks price ceiling with $3500 folding 5G smartphone

Huawei Mate X , a 5G-enabled smartphone that can fold into a 6.6-inch smartphone and unfold into an 8-inch tablet, on display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona . For the cameras, there are five 12-megapixel shooters (2 RGB + 3 Mono). Also, the presence of a ToF sensors creates a depth map for depth of field rendering.

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  • Tesla's Elon Musk may be in contempt over tweet
Tesla's Elon Musk may be in contempt over tweet

Tesla's stock price fell in after-hours trading on Monday. But the SEC argues that Musk broke this promise with last week's tweet. Is Musk capable of running a public company? The SEC sues Musk over that tweet, saying he misled investors by claiming falsely he had lined up funding for the take-private transaction.

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  • National Energy Board says Trans Mountain pipeline project should be approved
National Energy Board says Trans Mountain pipeline project should be approved

Yet they still recommended that the expansion move forward. That's because they've already seen the expansion project delayed when a judge struck down the project's initial approval in August, necessitating the new NEB review and the additional indigenous consultations.

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  • First test tourist in space
First test tourist in space

It was the fifth supersonic flight of the futuristic-looking spaceplane and the 16th overall since a catastrophic 2014 in-flight breakup that destroyed an earlier version of the spacecraft and killed one of its two pilots. Friday's flight reached a height of at least 240,000 feet, or 45.4 miles, which does not meet the FAA's definition of space. ...

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  • YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers
YouTube walks a tightrope with its video makers, advertisers

YouTube information panels efforts to stop false and inaccurate information about the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine had previously appeared in front of anti-vaccination channels that introduced it. Dallas-based AT&T Corp. and several other major companies have pulled spending from YouTube after the businesses' advertisements were displaye...

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  • Apple, Goldman Sachs to Jointly Launch Credit Card Paired With iPhone
Apple, Goldman Sachs to Jointly Launch Credit Card Paired With iPhone

The card, which will be linked with Apple's Wallet app , will allow users to set spending goals, track rewards, and manage balances, the WSJ said. "For Goldman Sachs, this is tied in with getting started in the credit card space, however for Apple, this about snatching a bigger piece of the pie", said Matt Schulz, chief industry analyst at Com...

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  • Microsoft Workers Protest Army Contract With Tech 'Designed To Help People Kill'
Microsoft Workers Protest Army Contract With Tech 'Designed To Help People Kill'

Friday's letter to Microsoft leaders is the latest instance of US technology workers standing up to their companies over the companies' lines of business or policies. According to documents for the Army's Integrated Visual Augmentation System project, the goal is to "manufacture a single platform that soldiers can use to fight, rehearse, and t...

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  • Dublin Airport Suspends Flights After Drone Sighting
Dublin Airport Suspends Flights After Drone Sighting

But if that's true, and costly drone-mitigation features can be outfoxed by simply hiding behind a shed for a bit, the airports are surely fighting a losing battle in this war on bored men with drones. Aer Lingus has advised passengers to check for potential delays this afternoon. An investigation into the incident - which saw 1,000 flights cance...

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