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The deadline for submitting refund requests is May 28, 2018 . If so, Amazon said Tuesday it plans to make up to $70 million in refunds available to its customers. Three years ago, the FTC sued Amazon, claiming parents were billed for millions of dollars in unauthorized in-app purchases on Fire tablets and other devices, and Amazon didn't do enough to warn them.
  • NK daily releases detailed report on global WannaCry attack

    NK daily releases detailed report on global WannaCry attack

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    Fewer than 10 US organizations have reported attacks to the Department of Homeland Security since Friday, a USA official told reporters on Tuesday. The United States likely avoided greater harm as the attack targeted older versions of Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) Windows operating system, and more U.S.
  • Russia, Saudi Arabia back extension of oil output cuts

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    The ministers will consult with other oil-producing countries with "the goal of reaching full consensus on the 9-month extension" they are seeking, the statement said. At the same time, the IEA continues to expect that world demand for oil in 2017 will grow by 1.3 mln barrels per day against the figure of 2016. Following the Russia-Saudi statement, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said "Kazakhstan should follow the trend", in comments reported by Russia's RIA Novosti agency.
  • Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Gets its Successor: 7 Things to Know About

    Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Gets its Successor: 7 Things to Know About

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    Bangalore consumers can also buy Redmi 4 from Xiaomi's first Mi Home in India situated at Phoenix Market City, Bangalore starting 20 May 2017. Redmi 4 comes with a 13 Megapixel Autofocus rear camera with LED Flash and PDAF. "We have placed an order and are awaiting confirmation on local launch date", a representative told us in response to a query, adding that we can expect to see the phone "in the near future".
  • 'I blew it': Warren Buffett laments missing out on Google

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    Buffett also called rising medical costs the " tapeworm of American economic competitiveness ", claiming it has been health care expenses, as opposed to high corporate taxes, that are holding companies back. But 3G has been frequently criticized for its ruthless cost-cutting measures, including layoffs. The Oracle of Omaha is bullish on Apple's flagship iPhone product.
  • USA officials warn Trump against moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

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    After a Fox News reporter said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Trump against the embassy move, the Israeli Prime Minister's office called those claims false and pointed to readouts of Netanyahu's White House visit February 17 that said Netanyahu supported the move.
  • Uber ordered by US judge not to use technology taken from Waymo

    Uber ordered by US judge not to use technology taken from Waymo

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    The company recently filed a lawsuit over Uber's alleged use of stolen Waymo trade secrets and intellectual property to develop its technology. " Waymo has also sufficiently shown. " We look forward to moving toward trial and continuing to demonstrate that our technology has been built independently from the ground up ", the spokesperson added.
  • Canada rejects US duties on lumber as 'baseless'

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    Italian Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan, the G7 host, said Trump's plan to slash taxes on businesses was "ambitious" and he was keen to hear more about it from Mnuchin. Trump has proposed slashing the US corporate income tax rate and offer multinational businesses a steep tax break on overseas profits brought back home.
  • Paytm looking to snap up FreeCharge for $45-90 million

    Paytm looking to snap up FreeCharge for $45-90 million

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    Online payment service provider Paytm is reported to have signed a non-exclusive term sheet to acquire rival digital payments platform FreeCharge, from beleaguered online marketplace Snapdeal , in an all-cash deal estimated to be worth between $45 and $90 million.
  • USA judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 litre, Bosch diesel settlements

    USA judge approves Volkswagen 3.0 litre, Bosch diesel settlements

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    The deadline to file a claim is December 31st, 2019 and vehicle buyback values will be calculated from September 18th, 2015 which is the date the allegations of emissions cheating became public. All told, VW is committed to spending upwards of $24.5 billion in North America to settle lawsuits and buy back or fix some 560,000 vehicles armed with algorithms intentionally installed to trick emissions tests.
  • Tribune Media Co (TRCO) Given

    Tribune Media Co (TRCO) Given "Hold" Rating at Jefferies Group LLC

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    The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 475.91 Million, seeing a projected current quarter growth of 2.4%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 3%. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Tribune Media Company (TRCO) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Tribune Media Company (TRCO) is a good investment, however if the market is ...
  • Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

    Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

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    The state AG's office will either press charges or appeal the judge's order via Superior Court. The district attorney has referred prosecution of the case to the Pennsylvania attorney general to avoid any apparent conflict of interest. Epstein said private criminal complaints are often used in low-level crimes not witnessed by police or, sometimes, when charges are not filed for political reasons.
  • More than 58000 tickets for Eurovision 2017 already sold - Hrytsak

    More than 58000 tickets for Eurovision 2017 already sold - Hrytsak

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    Czech Republic, Latvia, Iceland, Albania, Slovenia and Montenegro also lost out on places in the final, as did Georgia's dramatic act which saw Tamara Gachechiladze burst into flames on stage. He said in March: "I'm just not sure it will happen for us this year". The contest will be held in Kiev this year, after Jamala won with her political song "1944", which annoyed the regime in Moscow.
  • Nuke emergency at Hanford

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    It might seem like this sort of thing would be noticed immediately, the worker said, but the tunnel may have actually collapsed days or weeks ago, and since there was no radiation release, it was only noticed during a regular site walk-around.
  • AkzoNobel rejects 3rd PPG Industries takeover bid

    AkzoNobel rejects 3rd PPG Industries takeover bid

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    The deal would combine the world's two biggest makers of paints and coatings and PPG reckons it can achieve savings of $750 million thanks to factors such as economies of scale on production and lowering input costs. Elliott Advisors, which holds a 3.25-per cent stake, had teamed up with other institutional investors like asset manager Columbia Threadneedle, Causeway Capital, Franklin Templeton, Henderson, Harris Associates and Southeastern Concentrated Value, all holding a combined more than ...