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Increased advertising on Amazon annoys users

Amazon is displaying more commercials, which benefits you economically but annoys users who are looking for a specific product. When the user searches for a product, the search results are combined with advertisements for similar products. This has…

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US economy grew 2.1% in third quarter

The United States economy registered a growth of 2.1% in the third quarter, slightly higher than forecast. But many economists argue that the country is slowing in the current quarter. The Commerce Department said today that the growth…

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American Walmart stores will no longer sell e-cigarettes

Walmart announced Friday that it will stop selling electronic cigarettes in its stores, including Sam’s Clubs, following a series of mysterious illnesses and deaths related to vaping. The largest chain of retailers in the United States, based in…

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Connected objects transmit data about the habits of their owners

Most connected devices routinely send behavioral data from their users to third parties, reveals a collaborative study between Northeastern University and Imperial College London. The research team from both universities tested 81 Internet-of-Things objects, including bells, refrigerators, televisions…

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incognito mode coming to Google maps

The IT giant is considering a feature that would reduce the amount of data collected by the application. This stealthy browsing mode, similar to the one already available on Google Chrome, leaves no trace in the browsing history,…

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Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo Challenge US Customs Taxes

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo have asked the US authorities to remove video game consoles from the list of products hit by potential new taxes on imports from China, according to a letter made public Wednesday. After a first…

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Uber makes debut on stock market

Uber Technologies shares opened down 6.7% to $42 on Friday for its Wall Street debut on the biggest IPO in New York since Facebook seven years ago. However, the VTC platform had chosen to be cautious in setting…

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Uber wants to go public, but could “never be profitable”

Uber Technologies has 91 million users worldwide, but its growth slows down and could never lead to profit, according to the IPO prospectus filed Thursday by the giant of the transport services with driver at the United States…

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