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NY Times Wirecutter Staff Prepares to Strike

NY Times Wirecutter Staff Prepares to Strike
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Reviewers write jaunty reviews about products but grumble about their pay

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Facebook's WhatsApp Fined $267 Million for Privacy Violations

Facebook's WhatsApp Fined $267 Million for Privacy Violations
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The sharing itself, not just lack of disclosure, is a violation, regulators say

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Alleged Robocaller Faces $5 Million Fine for Calls to Voters

Alleged Robocaller Faces $5 Million Fine for Calls to Voters
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A pair of right-wing Washington lobbyists allegedly called prospective voters and warned them against voting by mail.

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The Joker Returns and He's After Your Money

The Joker Returns and He's After Your Money
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This virus can steal your money, sign you up for services and create phony posts in your name.

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Walmart Opens its Marketplace to Foreign Sellers, Amazon Eyes Bricks and Mortar

Walmart Opens its Marketplace to Foreign Sellers, Amazon Eyes Bricks and Mortar
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Walmart, Amazon soon to meet eye-to-eye as each expands onto the other's turf

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WhatsApp Users Need to Watch Our for New Scams

WhatsApp Users Need to Watch Our for New Scams
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Social media provide the platform for personel and business uses but also for criminals.

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Cagey Seniors Fall for Tech Support Scams Less Often than Younger Consumers

Cagey Seniors Fall for Tech Support Scams Less Often than Younger Consumers
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Young men are the most likely to fall for a tech support scam, a Microsoft study finds.

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Romance Scams Target Seniors, Losses Rise Sharply

Romance Scams Target Seniors, Losses Rise Sharply
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Online romance scams aimed at seniors are up markedly from last year. Victims often lose thousands of dollars.

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