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Amazon investigates suspected data leaks by bribed employees

Amazon is investigating whether employees are being bribed to leak company data to sellers, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Employees have been allegedly handing over confidential information like search optimisation data to
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Guerilla Marketing: An Empty UPS Envelope Doubled This Company’s Sales

A version of this article previously appeared in The Wall Street Journal. What would you do if you opened a UPS envelope and there was nothing inside? A scrappy startup inadvertently answered this question when they accidentally mailed several
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Yahoo and AOL will continue to scan your emails for precious advertising data

If you’re a Yahoo or AOL email user, advertisers have a pretty good picture of exactly who you are because Yahoo and AOL are scanning your emails. According to the Wall Street Journal, Oath, the Verizon subsidiary that owns both email
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The SEC is looking into Musk's 'going private' tweet, report claims

Well, this didn't take long.  According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into Tesla CEO Elon Musk's recent tweets, in which he announced that Tesla is looking to go private.
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Facebook denies report that it’s coming for your financial data

Facebook has been getting cozy with your banks, but that might not be as alarming as it sounds. On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook has been courting banks to enter into data-sharing agreements. Google and Amazon have
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Chill your outrage. Parents should hire 'Fortnite' tutors.

Maybe it's time we stopped with the pearl-clutching over video games. Fortnite was big news on Tuesday, when the Wall Street Journal published a feature looking at parents who hire tutors to help their kids (and themselves) get good.  The
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Instagram could challenge YouTube with videos up to an hour long

For its next act, Instagram could take on another major rival: YouTube.  The photo-sharing app is readying a feature that would let users post videos that last up to an hour long, according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal. Currently
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New iPhones with OLED screens may not be cheaper than $1,000

We all want the iPhone X to be cheaper, but that might not happen anytime soon because of LG. According to the Wall Street Journal, LG Display is reportedly struggling to produce OLED displays for Apple to use in future iPhones. Dividing OLED
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Gobbledygook and GST rules

From: Buisness-standard By TNC Rajagopalan Recommended by: business-standard The Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Kerala, has ruled that the goods and services tax (GST) need not be paid on ‘merchanting trade’. A decision by
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Indian currency manipulation

From: Buisness-standard By Ajay Shah Recommended by: business-standard The US Treasury recently placed India on the watchlist on the issue of currency manipulation. Two of its three tests make no sense, but there are grounds for

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