Monthly Archives: July 2021

Bar sued for game in which customers hammer nails into stump

Throwing darts is good. Throwing axes is pretty straightforward. But if your bar game is all about nailing a stump, things could get tricky. A Minnesota bar has been charged with infringing the trademarks of another company by allowing patrons to participate in driving nails. According to the lawsuit, the …

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TREASURY-US Treasury yields rally ahead of next week’s Fed meeting

(Adds comment, fresh prices) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, July 23 (Reuters) - Treasury yields rose on Friday ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy-setting meeting next week, which will provide clues on the strength of the U.S. recovery and when the central bank might start to curb its economic support. …

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A Telco & Tech combo for revenue and growth in 2021 and beyond

Residence ” Invest ” A Telco & Tech combo for revenue and growth in 2021 and beyond The Canadian telecommunications industry is an oligopoly, which means that only a few companies operate in the market. The Big Three, made up of AEC, Rogers Communications, and TELUS (TSX: T) (NYSE: TU), …

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Stillwater ax throwing club sued for use of Hammer-Schlagen bar set – Twin Cities

Officials at WRB Inc., a Stillwater company that owns the trademark for Hammer-Schlagen, a game in which several contestants try to hammer a nail into a stump, have sued a Stillwater ax throwing club. The lawsuit alleges that the Lumberjack Co., located in downtown Stillwater, engaged in “illegal, unfair or …

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TSP Reports It Will Offer Climate-Friendly Options, And More

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Electricity price breaks historic record in Spain

The spectacular increase in the price of electricity in Spain will mark this Wednesday, July 21, its highest ever since there were records. At nine in the evening that day, the price of megawatt per hour will reach 110.66 euros. These levels, unprecedented in recent decades, have made Spain the …

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Affiliate RSS suggests changes in consumer protection e-commerce rules

Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM) on Wednesday suggested a series of amendments to the proposed rules for consumer protection on e-commerce and said the government must also take steps to protect traders and service providers associated with e-commerce. e-commerce giants. In its suggestions to the Department of Consumer Affairs, affiliate RSS …

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Metamora officials discuss location of new library site in village

METAMORA – Considering this is a place where silence is usually golden, the Metamora Public Library has recently sparked a lot of heated conversations. Too hot sometimes, some would say. Illinois Prairie District Public Library the authorities want to build a new facility in Metamora, but some of them do …

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COLUMN-Far from conical, ECB could raise another $ 1 trillion in QE: Mike Dolan

(The views expressed here are those of the author, columnist for Reuters.) LONDON, July 21 (Reuters) – If you’re waiting for the imminent end of central bank “quantitative easing” of bond purchases, make sure you’re comfortable. The European Central Bank may well throw another $ 1 trillion log on the …

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Plane Co. failed to file export documents, according to Hemp Co.

Law360 (July 20, 2021, 10:20 p.m. EDT) – A hemp distributor who claims U.S. Customs and Border Protection unfairly seized and destroyed a shipment of his product has filed a lawsuit against the charter airline that was carrying the shipment, alleging that he failed to file the documents necessary for …

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Senator Warren wants to close FTC review of $ 4 billion Lockheed deal

Law360 (July 20, 2021, 6:45 p.m. EDT) – Senator Elizabeth Warren sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission raising questions about the past management of defense mergers as authorities review the planned acquisition of $ 4.4 billion by Lockheed Martin Aérojet Rocketdyne. Warren, D-Mass., Said on Tuesday she sent …

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Oakland Approves New Rough Conditions Sheet; To say “no efficient way forward”

Oakland City Council members voted 6-1 in favor of a non-binding list of conditions for the Oakland Athletics’ proposed waterfront stadium on Tuesday, but the session ended with confusion over whether negotiations between the city and the team would continue. A chairman Dave Kaval said during the session that the …

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López Obrador says drug shortage that sparked protests in Mexico has been resolved: “Mafia could not”

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced on Tuesday that the country’s drug shortage was over, prompting protests across the country, mostly from relatives of children with cancer. “All the problems due to the interests which existed in the purchase of drugs have already been solved, it was a juicy …

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Why the United States must strengthen the retraining of workers victims of unfair trade

When Goodyear closed its Tennessee manufacturing plant and fired Ray Spangler a decade ago, he moved his shocked family about 330 miles so he could work at the company’s Gadsden, Alabama plant. . Goodyear also closed that factory last year, after moving most of the work to Mexico, leaving Spangler …

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Retailers will pay an additional $ 223 billion for goods in 2 hours

Shoppers carry bags of purchased merchandise at the King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, Pa. On December 8, 2018. Mark Makela | Reuters U.S. retailers will spend $ 223 billion more in the second half of 2021 than in the same period in 2020, according to a Salesforce …

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Reviews | How the government can reduce drug prices

Increasing monopsony power cuts drug costs One of the heartbreaking realities of America’s health care system is that sick people have to pay exorbitant amounts of money for life-saving drugs. We have heard countless tragedies of people who have lost their lives just because they could not pay for their …

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Federal Trademark Lawsuit Targets Next Generation Mazzone Event Activity

One of the most famous names in the Capital Region’s restaurant and hospitality industry is at the heart of a federal trademark lawsuit. The owner of Mazzone Hospitality LLC is suing Matthew Mazzone for setting up a similar operation to the one founded by his father, Angelo Mazzone, and running …

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From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Some of the most popular stores in the United States, including Macy’s and Albertsons – use facial recognition on their customers, largely without their knowledge, according to digital rights association Fight the Future. On July 14, Fight for the Future helped launch a national campaign to document which of the …

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UPDATE 1-Eurozone real yield drops to all-time high amid Delta fears

(Add details, a comment, a graphic) By Yoruk Bahceli July 19 (Reuters) – “Real” euro area yields, representing the cost of borrowing after the effects of inflation were removed, fell to a new high on Monday as a resurgence of COVID-19 infections threatened economic recovery. The inflation-adjusted return for the …

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Vacation Service Company Cheats on Couple and Fined 97,000 Rupees | Chandigarh News

CHANDIGARH: District-II Consumer Dispute Resolution Commission ordered vacation service company to pay local couple 97,000 rupees for not staying them at one of its hotels or resorts despite demands and repeat visits. The plaintiffs Sooba Singh and Kulwinder Kaur, who are from Sector 47, had purchased the company’s membership on …

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Rival PDP-Laban factions swap beards for party statutes

Factions within the ruling PDP-Laban continued to bicker on Sunday after a group led by Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi voted to oust Senator Manny Pacquiao as party chairman over the weekend. end, a decision that Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado declared to be correct. The faction of Pacquiao and Senator Aquilino …

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Bifan Forum Debates Post-Covid Future of Korean Film Industry | New

In South Korea, the 25th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (Bifan) held a half-day forum (July 9) to discuss how the local film industry should progress in the post-era era. coronavirus. Festival director Shin Chul opened the forum with the question of how to define cinema nowadays: “With the rapid …

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What Canada can learn from Sweden about creating middle-class retail jobs

Grocery store cashiers and other frontline retail workers have helped us through the pandemic, but are we valuing them? Why do retail jobs belong to the middle class in Sweden when they are low paid in Canada? These are some of the questions I have tried to answer over several …

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Amazon asked to pay Rs 10k to customer Hyd who received soap instead of phone

Hyderabad: The Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission, Hyderabad, asked Amazon to pay Rs. 10,000 damages to a customer who received a parcel containing soap and Surf packs instead of the cell phone he ordered from the site . In December 2019, P. Vijay Kumar, a resident of Sanjeeva Reddy Nagar, ordered …

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Let us leave aside the vaccine nationalism and the pinch of the currency. Mission 70% is priority n ° 1

Recent events that have taken center stage include the cabinet reshuffle and elitist English mockery of the new health minister. However, we must bring attention back to the most important problem: increasing the pace of vaccinations against Covid-19. Lives, the economy and the return to normalcy are all on the …

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Nigeria looms sugar oligopoly as CBN chooses three companies for sugar imports

CBN chooses three companies to officially import sugarCamille Eboh ABUJA, July 17 – Nigeria has designated three companies, including the Dangote sugar refinery, as the country’s sole importers of sugar, the central bank said, adding that it would still have to approve such purchases. The Central Bank of Nigeria said …

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Crypto ‘Yield Farmers’ pursues high profits, but risks losing everything

One of the hottest trends in cryptocurrency is financial activity dating back to the biblical era. That is, lending money to earn interest. In addition to waiting for Bitcoin, Ethereum, or other digital coins to rise in value, crypto investors are now lending their cryptocurrencies or pursuing other strategies to …

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Letter from Human Rights Watch to the European Commission regarding purchasing practices

Dear Commissioners Reynders and Breton, We – a group of human rights, labor rights and development organizations – welcome the European Commission’s commitment to ensuring that economic recovery is fairer and more sustainable out of this unprecedented health crisis. In this letter, we wish to stress the need to guarantee …

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Mike Pompeo shares election advice for Republicans during Ames visit

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some election strategy advice on Friday morning for a group of Republicans in Ames: engage locally and play nice, but hold on. Pompeo said political efforts should not be about being angry, “but also not about giving in an inch.” He spoke …

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Article by Ted Davis: “Recent Developments in Trademark Law and Unfair Competition” – Intellectual Property

United States: Article by Ted Davis: “Recent Developments in Trademark Law and Unfair Competition” July 16, 2021 Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. Thanks, Ted Davis, for allowing me to post a link (here) to your article “Trademark Case Decisions: The …

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How to Quit Smoking: 5 Actions You Can Take Right Now to Quit Smoking

Cigarettes contain chemicals that can make this addiction particularly insidious. Despite the uphill battle, the addiction can be overcome. Here are five things you can do to help yourself or a loved one quit smoking and enjoy a healthier life: 1. Focus on how to “stay stop” The goal should …

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Renesas Launches Line of High Reliability Radiation Cured Plastics for Mid-Earth and Geosynchronous Orbiting Satellites

TOKYO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today launched a new line of rad-hard plastic packaged devices for systems power management for satellites. The four new devices include the ISL71001SLHM / SEHM buck regulator at the point of load (POL), …

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Consumers ask court to accept class in Toyota Camry HVAC suit

Law360 (July 14, 2021, 9:41 p.m. EDT) – Consumers accusing Toyota and a regional distributor of covering up allegedly faulty air conditioning systems in certain Camry models on Wednesday asked a Florida federal judge to certify their case as as a class-action lawsuit, but the companies said the proposed class …

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FEC set to rule on Robin Kelly’s role in fundraising on Thursday

The new chairman of the Illinois Democratic Party will not be able to personally raise funds for state races or participate in the selection of members of a committee to do so, if members of the Federal Election Commission support the language in a draft opinion. they should discuss Thursday. …

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Biden listened to the hearing aids

Senator Elizabeth Warren talks about changes to the law that will allow pharmacists to sell over-the-counter hearing aids in Urbandale, Iowa, December 28, 2019. Photo: Jack Kurtz / Zuma Press There aren’t many things President Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Donald Trump agree on, but here’s one: removing regulatory barriers …

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5 Moaty Canadian Dividend Stocks

It’s one thing to get a decent dividend, but quite another to get a sustainable dividend – and yet another to have one that grows. There are actions that tick all the boxes, right here in Canada. There are five known names, which are established entities that can do what …

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The bill on digital regulation, a double-edged sword

An online shopper browses products on an e-commerce platform in Thailand. (Photo: Varuth Hirunyatheb) A draft royal decree intended to regulate digital platforms providing services in Thailand has drawn criticism among legal and technology experts that it is impractical against strict requirements. The Agency for the Development of Electronic Transactions …

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Why companies give employees early access to their paychecks

“I got a slap in the face and had little money. It wasn’t payday yet,” said the 72-year-old Oklahoma resident. “It’s not like it’s optional. It’s not a luxury item that you can choose to buy or not. You have to buy it.” To cover unforeseen expenses, Lawrence was able …

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The next price move for Polkadot is unclear at this point

As seen from last month Launch of the Kusama parachaine, the development of Spotted (CCC:DOT-USD) keep moving on. So why does the price of its native token keep falling? After appearing to find its bottom at around $ 20, it has since retreated even further. Today he’s changing hands for …

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“Ohio’s at breaking point” and in need of a break

Growing up near Youngstown, my mother raised my brother and I working as an office worker. After school, we often walked to my grandparents for a home cooked meal. Everyone we knew worked hard, but there was still time for Sunday family dinner, religious holidays, family picnics, and high school …

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US considers “additional options” to anticipate resurgence of terrorist groups in Afghanistan, says John Kirby

The United States is “keenly” and “energetically” seeking “additional options” to combat the threat of future terrorist havens in Afghanistan, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said. said during an appearance on Fox News on Sunday. Why is this important: As President Biden sets August 31 as the deadline for ending …

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Israel Offers Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Recalls to At-Risk Adults

Israel announced on Sunday that it would begin offering a booster shot of Pfizer Inc’s vaccine to adults with weakened immune systems, but it was still wondering whether a third set of injections should be given to the general public. The rapid spread of the Delta variant has boosted vaccination …

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Buenos Aires Hours | Is Facebook a monopoly? Some ideas to help the FTC …

There has been a flurry of reports lately regarding a recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Jeb Boasberg dismissing the Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust complaint against Facebook. Indeed, the initial coverage by the main news organizations such as The New York Times and The Washington Post described it as a …

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FCC considers cell phone blocking options for US state prisons

By MEG KINNARDThe Associated Press COLUMBIA – Federal regulators plan to allow state prisons across the country more technological options to tackle contraband cellphones, which prison officials have long posed as the greatest security threat behind bars. The Federal Communications Commission plans on Tuesday to discuss “take action to combat …

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Dollar General, Aldi Beat Pa buyers face mask sales tax costume.

Through Archive Email Melissa Angell “href =” https://www.law360.com/pennsylvania/articles/1401969/# “> Melissa Angell Law360 provides free access to its coronavirus coverage to ensure that all members of the legal community have accurate information in this time of uncertainty and change. Use the form below to subscribe to one of our weekly newsletters. …

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Why convertible bonds are the asset class of the time

July 10, 2021 IN THE MIDDLE March of last year, as the coronavirus pandemic was setting in, a U.S. private equity boss was asked how his industry would cope with the shock. Companies owned by buyout companies would first seek to get into debt wherever and whenever they could. Raising …

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Biden limits the power of oligopolies in favor of prices and wages

Washington, Jul 9 (EFE News) .- President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order to promote greater competitiveness of the US economy by limiting the power of oligopolies in the labor market or their strong effects on prices. some products. As Biden himself said before signing the executive order, …

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MACAU DAILY TIMES ”Political scientist says“ renegade ”group will decide AL elections

Political scientist Sérgio de Almeida Correia believes that the results of the September 12 elections for the Legislative Assembly (LA) will be in the hands of only one of the three groups of voters. He identified this group as volatile and easily swayed by the idea of ​​future profits as …

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Bank Must Pay Consumer For Unfair Loan Collection Methods | Hyderabad News

Hyderabad: A district consumer forum ordered the Kotak Mahindra Bank to pay a consumer 90,000 rupees for harassment, adopting unfair and unethical means to collect loan dues. The bank was also ordered to refrain from harassing the plaintiff to recover the balance amount and instead follow the procedural law. The …

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Irregular cell signal? Boosters and other ways to increase your strength

Today’s technology means we’re always connected – when our connections are actually working the way they should. Is your Wi-Fi network crawling? No one has the time or the patience for this. Tap or click to discover 10 smart ways to fix your slow internet connection. Know the tips before …

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Banks could cut lending in rate / fx swaps as reverse repurchase agreements grow -Credit Suisse analyst

By Karen Brettell July 7 (Reuters) – U.S. banks and money markets are likely to invest more in the Federal Reserve’s repo facility in the coming months, which could reduce bank deposits and therefore lending in the money and bond markets , creating disruption in the markets, according to Zoltan …

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Hertz Warrants Deserve Investor Attention

Text size A Hertz car rental agency in Chicago. Scott Olson / Getty Images Warrants are an unusual financial instrument, and they have accounted for most of the value received by shareholders of Hertz Global Holdings in connection with its exit from bankruptcy last week. These warrants have landed in …

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Reuters Global News Summary | Law and order

Here is a summary of the news in the world. UN rights chief urges ASEAN to continue dialogue with Myanmar The senior UN human rights official on Wednesday called on ASEAN countries to launch a political dialogue with the military junta and democratically elected leaders in Myanmar, with the support …

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MLB Rumors: Brewers, Blue Jays Trade; Rockies do not plan to deal All-Star by trade deadline

As the July 30 MLB trade deadline approaches, let’s take a look at what’s going on around MLB on Tuesday. The Rockies hang on to the ace As of this writing, the Colorado Rockies have 11 games under .500, 12 games outside of the No. 2 wildcard position in the …

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Polish government presents patriotic food plans | Company | Economic and financial news from a German point of view | DW

At the end of June, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki unveiled what he called his government’s “campaign plan”. He said this would increase “the security level of Poles in three areas: family security, urban and rural security and external security”. “Let’s buy Polish products!” Beamed Morawiecki during a meeting with …

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Is Kenya becoming East Africa’s “weeping baby”?

Issa Khamisi from Tanzania unloads oranges from a truck at the Karatina market in Nyeri.[File,Standard] When it comes to trade relations with its neighbors, Kenya still seems to cry foul against unfair trade practices. The country systematically bans the import of products from the rest of the East African region, …

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Proposed dam repair could save Litchfield approximately $ 150,000

The dam at the east end of Woodbury Pond in June at Litchfield. Joe Phelan / Journal Kennebec LITCHFIELD – Litchfield officials are currently exploring a long-term solution for the Woodbury Pond Dam that could cost around $ 150,000 less than the initial repair plans. The problems started to show …

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Ask us first before trading Libor with a “risk-laden” rate, according to UK watchdog

By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Banks are expected to ask the Financial Conduct Authority before using “credit-sensitive rates” to replace Libor, the tarnished benchmark that will be phased out in December, the watchdog said on Monday. London Interbank Offered Rate or Libor Dropped After Banks Fined for Attempting to …

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Sebi inflicts more than 32 crore in penalties on IISL, AFSL and 3 people

New DelhiSebi inflicted penalties totaling more than ₹32 crore on IL&FS Securities Services Ltd (ISSL), Allied Financial Services Pvt Ltd (AFSPL) and three individuals for misconduct related to an alleged fraudulent transfer of mutual fund units from three companies. In addition, the watchdog has adopted various guidelines against them. The …

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SA’s ‘fake billionaire’ is back, now selling special shares to Somizi supporters

Ten years ago, Mandla Lamba was caught off guard after lying about being a billionaire. He served a prison sentence, but is now back with a new business. Lamba enlisted the services of television personality Somizi Mhlongo to help him sell shares in the new company. Fake billionaire Mandla Lamba …

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South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb bans employees from trading bitcoin – Bitcoin exchanges news

One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, in terms of trading volume, Bithumb, announced that employees are prohibited from trading bitcoin on the exchange. The CEO of the company revealed the decision in a Bithumb newsletter focused on improving “transaction transparency.” Bithumb bans bitcoin trading for employees – will monitor …

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FTC accuses Broadcom of unfair competition

Chipmaker Broadcom has been accused of using exclusive deals with customers to create “insurmountable barriers” for competitors. The United States Federal Trade Commission said on Friday it had voted unanimously to accuse Broadcom of engaging in anti-competitive behavior in order to maintain its monopoly power in the market for semiconductor …

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Vaccine exchange between Israel and UK would fail, but other countries could be on the line

A potential exchange of COVID-19 vaccine between Israel and the UK has failed due to technical difficulties, according to several reports on Friday. However, according to the Haaretz daily, Jerusalem is currently in contact with two other countries to possibly agree on an exchange. Israel is seeking a recipient for …

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As US exits Bagram Air Base, Russia, Iran, China weigh options in Afghanistan

Russia, Iran and China are weighing their options for Afghanistan’s uncertain future as US forces have reportedly pulled out of its largest airfield as part of a full military exit from the war-torn country. Major U.S. media reported on Friday that the last U.S. troops left Bagram Air Base, the …

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Competition will stop inflation | The hill

Something essential to the debate on inflation risks today is missing and this is particularly mind-boggling because what is missing is the central idea of ​​the economy since. Adam smithDavid (Adam) Adam SmithThe Hill’s Morning Report – Bidens to travel to Surfside, Fla., Site of collapse plans for mid-July review …

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House hunters swap urban for rural life

He found that 60% of people in their 30s and 51% of those in their 20s said the last year in lockdown made them rethink where they would most like to live. This overhaul resulted in the conviction that owning an apartment in the city center was exceeded by 46% …

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Do the costs of the cloud outweigh the benefits?

July 3, 2021 FOR THE In the past decade, few aspects of modern life have made geeks salivate more than the cloud, the cumulus of data centers dominated by three US tech giants, Amazon, Microsoft and Google, as well as Alibaba. in China. In America, some compare their position of …

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Ambassadors: Biden should look at values, investment ties to strengthen relationship with South Korea

President Moon Jae-in, right, chats with Georgia Governor Brian Kemp just before visiting the SK Innovation battery factory at Commerce. Photo: Cheong Wa Dae (Korea’s Blue House) President Joe biden should benefit from growth we investment links with South Korea as a way to deepen the long-standing alliance across multiple …

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US LED, Ltd. launches new LED flat screens with selectable CCT and wattage options

Flat LED panels provide versatility for end users while maintaining low inventory levels for distributors and contractors. Tweet this L-Grid® Edge Xtreme XL Select is available in 2×4, 2×2 and 1×4 models for simple, individual replacement of older fluorescent fixtures. Each model has a separate switch to select CCT (3500K, …

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Ninan Thariyan bids farewell to DT Next

With a career spanning more than four decades behind him, media veteran Ninan Thariyan, CEO of DT Next, is retiring and bidding farewell to the Daily Thanthi Group. His last day was June 30, 2021 and he is leaving the company after a stay of more than six years. He …

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