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Turkey is boycotting iPhones, but it hurts Turkey more than Apple

Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan announced today that the country would boycott all electronics from the United States after President Donald Trump slapped new tariffs on the region that caused the Turkish currency (the lira) to hit an all-time low.
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Uber hit 10 billion rides even after boycotts, tumultuous leadership

Ten billion. That's a big number no matter how you break it down. For Uber, it's now the number of trips that have been taken using the service since the app launched in 2010. And since 2014 that growing number also includes Uber Eat food deliveries
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Trump supporters boycott Walmart for selling 'Impeach 45' merch

Donald Trump supporters are not happy with Walmart. On Tuesday, The International Business Times reported that the store sells apparel and other items adorned with the words, "Impeach 45."  SEE ALSO: Merriam-Webster subtweeted about Trump's
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Parkland survivor David Hogg refuses Laura Ingraham’s apology after her sponsors start dropping

Fox News host Laura Ingraham is trying to stymie the gun control fight the best way she knows how — by bullying teenage survivors. Ingraham shared an article on Twitter yesterday revealing Parkland survivor David Hogg's rejection from four
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Sony apologizes following calls to boycott 'Peter Rabbit' over allergy scene

Viewers and parents are furious over a scene in 'Peter Rabbit' that's been accused of making fun of food allergies and encourages bullying. Others argue the reaction and the hashtag #boycottpeterrabbit are oversensitive. Was this a case of plot-
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Sony apologises for making light of allergies in 'Peter Rabbit' blackberry-pelting scene

Sony Pictures and the Peter Rabbit filmmakers have apologised for making light of allergies following calls to boycott the movie, which hit U.S. cinemas over the weekend.  SEE ALSO: James Corden will get the 'Peter Rabbit' movie hopping at Sony
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Gujarat trade body calls for boycott of Chinese goods

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times A powerful business body in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state Gujarat has announced a boycott of Chinese goods, two years after he wooed President Xi Jinping at the
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Nilanjana S Roy: A writer's conscience, and protests

From: Buisness-standard By Nilanjana S Roy Recommended by: business-standard A major Indian literary festival chooses to partner with a corporate sponsor of dubious track record. The JLF Southbank festival is held in London; a few
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Elsevier Continues Its Efforts To Stifle The Sharing Of Knowledge To Pump Up Its Own Profits

From: www.techdirt.com   By: Mike Masnick Via: twitter.com Elsevier, a "most hated company" Continues Its Efforts To Stifle The Sharing Of