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Visa, Mastercard mull increasing fees for processing transactions: WSJ

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(Reuters) – Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc, the two biggest U.S. card networks, are preparing to raise certain fees levied on U.S. merchants for processing transactions from this April, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A Mastercard logo is seen on a credit card in this Read More

Mobile networks call for 5G security inspector

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The mobile network industry has called for a new European security testing scheme to check the safety of 5G equipment before it is deployed. Several countries have stopped individual companies supplying equipment for their next-generation networks, citing security concerns. Chinese giants Huawei and ZTE have both faced intense scrutiny. The GSMA, which represents 800 network Read More

Ad code 'slows down' browsing speeds

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Ads are responsible for making webpages slow to a crawl, suggests analysis of the most popular one million websites. The research by developer Patrick Hulce looked at which chunks of code take longest to load. About 60% of the total loading time of a page was caused by scripts that place adverts or analyse what Read More

Unopened vintage 'Super Mario Bros.' video game sells for $100G, setting new world record

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An unopened 1985 copy of the iconic “Super Mario Bros.” video game has been sold for $100,150. The sale set a new world record for a graded video game, according to Heritage Auctions, which participated in the purchase. The classic Nintendo title was graded by experts at Wata Games and received a “Near Mint” grade Read More

Blockchain could be a game changer for tracking medications

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You may not have heard of blockchain, but it’s set to make a big splash in the tech world, the law enforcement world, and a doctor’s office near you! Blockchain is a way of storing and sharing data, originally conceived for use with digital currency like bitcoin, but now it could be transformed into a Read More

Navy to 'live fire' missiles from its USS Zumwalt stealth destroyer

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File photo – Oct. 15, 2016: The USS Zumwalt before its commissioning.(U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class George M. Bell/Released) The Navy’s stealthy USS Zumwalt destroy is preparing to fire its first missile as part of an effort to prepare the ships radar, weapons and tracking system as the service the new, high-tech Read More

Germany to extend electric company car tax incentives: paper

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FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz attends a media briefing during his visit to Beijing, China, January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter BERLIN (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz plans to extend tax incentives for electric company cars, he told a newspaper on Saturday, the government’s latest attempt to boost demand for clean vehicles. Read More

Is it love? Nope. Romance scams proliferate online, now the largest consumer fraud reported, FTC says

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The FTC says romance-related scams have surged and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud reported last year. (iStock) The Federal Trade Commission has been protecting America’s consumers for more than 100 years, and just in time for Valentine’s Day, it wants to help protect your money when your heart opens up for love. FITNESS Read More

Trump installed room-sized ‘golf simulator’ in the White House

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TURNBERRY, SCOTLAND – JULY 15: U.S. President Donald Trump plays a round of golf at Trump Turnberry Luxury Collection Resort during the U.S. President’s first official visit to the United Kingdom on July 15, 2018 in Turnberry, Scotland. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) President Trump recently had a room-sized “golf simulator” game installed at the Read More

New York mayor: Amazon 'threw away opportunity'

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FILE PHOTO: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference about Amazon’s headquarters expansion to Long Island City in the Queens borough of New York City, in New York, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon (Reuters) – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized Amazon.com Inc for walking away from a plan Read More