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Cybercriminals Want Your Holiday Shopping Money. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Another option to protect yourself when purchasing items through online marketplaces is to use a site with an escrow service. This means the site holds funds until you receive your products, adding another layer of security for your protection. Again, if you’re unsure about the legitimacy of an online seller, do some research. Verify the address or phone number of the company or check their score with the Better Business. Are you doing more online shopping than ever before? If so, you’re not alone: a recent study found that 87% of Canadians…

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Amazon Pledging More than $2B for Affordable Housing in 3 Hub Cities

The Canadian Press Pandemic-era Mardi Gras: No big crowds, but plenty of cake NEW ORLEANS — A subdued Carnival season began Wednesday after the coronavirus pandemic put an end to the crowd-heavy balls and street parades that draw thousands of people to the city every year. The Mardi Gras season always starts on Jan. 6 and ends on Fat Tuesday, which this year falls on Feb.  TOKYO — Japan has declared a state of emergency over the coronavirus pandemic for Tokyo and three nearby areas as cases continued to surge,…

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Elon Musk Responds to Capitol Riots with Dig at Facebook

For instance, it described in very specific detail how the disease progresses. But doctors say coronavirus symptoms and severity are highly variable, and there’s no one exact progression pattern. For instance, one claim in the post stated that the virus “hates the Sun”. While there is evidence that ultraviolet rays and heat can kill viruses on surfaces, the post claimed that sunlight could cure or preven. Does the source of the information seem vague or seem to be from a friend of a friend you can’t trace? Get to the…

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Test Launch of SpaceX’s Starship SN9 Could Come as Early as This Weekend

In January 2015, Musk said that he hoped to release details of the “completely new architecture” for the Mars transport system in late 2015 but those plans changed and, by the end of the year, the plan to publicly release additional specifics had moved to 2016. Musk stated in June 2016 that the first uncrewed MCT Mars flight could happen as early as 2022, to be followed by the first crewed MCT Mars flight departing The ITS did not have a dedicated and single-function second stage in the way most…

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China Steps Up Pressure on Alibaba With Anti-Monopoly Probe

Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. Learn more or change your cookie preferences. Rogers Media supports the Digital Advertising Alliance principles. By continuing to use our service, you agree to our use of cookies. Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes.  China has the world’s biggest population of internet users at 940 million, according to government data. An unusually large share of the public use e-commerce and other online services, giving internet companies…

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Nikola Stock Plunges As Electric Garbage Truck Deal Trashed

Executives and employees at tech companies such as Alphabet Inc-owned Google, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp are pushing to place candidates in senior roles at government agencies, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter. For the battered U.S. dollar, it could mean less government spending which threatens to weigh on the greenback, and less risk of tax hikes that some see as limit. If Republicans win at least one Senate seat, they will maintain a slim majority. If Democrats sweep the twin runoffs, the chamber would be…

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Georgia Elections, Blue Wave Bad for Big Tech, Analyst Says

Notice for the Postmedia Network This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. Read more about cookies here. By continuing to use our site, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Executives and employees at tech companies such as Alphabet Inc-owned Google, Amazon.com Inc, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp are pushing to place candidates. This website uses cookies to personalize your content (including ads), and allows us to analyze our traffic. Read more about cookies here. By continuing to…

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Facebook Begins Blocking Georgia Senate Runoff Ads

“Google has finally lifted its hurtful ban and while it comes after the voter registration deadline already passed, we will now be able to communicate with voters about the approaching Early Voting period in one of the most important elections of our lifetimes. It is critical Facebook reverses course and does the same,” said Terrence Clark, a Warnock campaign spokesman. In a separate development, the US national train service Amtrak announced that it was canceling its nonstop Acela passenger train service between Washington DC, and New York City through late…

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Drones Set to Deliver Packages ‘Everywhere’ in Country in Near Future

FAA Bans The Use Of Drones To Deliver Packages Alex Wilhelm 7 years The FAA made it plain this week that Amazon, or anyone else for that matter, won’t be able to deliver packages using a drone in the near future. In a document soliciting feedback regarding drone policy — a “Notice of Interpretation with Request for Comment ” — the FAA calls “delivering packages to people for a fee” a non-hobby or recreation Their drones are small fixed-wing electric airplanes, enabling them to fly fast and over long distances…

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Is Facebook Trying to Influence the Georgia Senate Runoffs?

Because Facebook and Google were not allowing any political ads to run on their platforms, which is an extension of previous policies, the candidates hadn’t been able to use the two highly valued digital platforms to reach voters with advertisements or supply them with information about Georgia’s somewhat unusual runoff-election process. This, of course, is happening in the midst of a pandemic, when in-person campaign. With the stakes high, social networks have been trying to show yet again they’re doing a better job at combating political misinformation. Researchers, though, have…

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