Shady Business Tactics Everyone Should Know About

Shady Business Tactics Everyone Should Know About

If you’re test-driving a car at a dealership pay attention to the check engine light when you turn the key: it should temporarily flicker then go away. If it doesn’t, the dash has been tampered with to mask a potential issue. Also, if a dealership car is parked over a puddle they do not want you looking underneath it.

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Spotify deleting white supremacist music

Spotify deleting white supremacist music

Spotify is deleting music from white supremacist artists after a website listed a number hate music bands available on the platform. “We are glad to have been alerted to this content — and have already removed many of the bands identified today, whilst urgently reviewing the remainder," a Spotify spokesperson said in a statement Thursday. On Monday, Digital Music News published a blog post listing what it identified as 37 white supremacist bands on the music-streaming platfomr.

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Hyundai Plans Long-Range Premium Electric Car in Strategic Shift

Hyundai Plans Long-Range Premium Electric Car in Strategic Shift

Hyundai Motor Co said on Thursday it was placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy – one that includes plans for a premium long-distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla and other rivals.

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Folding stool-sharing service in Beijing sees half its seats go missing on first day

Folding stool-sharing service in Beijing sees half its seats go missing on first day

A folding stool-sharing service saw over half its seats go missing and presumed stolen on the very first day. The service was launched on Sunday (Aug 13), with over a thousand stools placed at bus stops in the Chinese capital, according to the Beijing Morning Post. There was a slow start to business due to the rainy weather, but by the end of the day, many of the seats had disappeared.

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The need for REAL

The need for REAL

I became instantly attracted to the idea of investing in a fraction of Real Estate and earning the proportional income from its rentals or value appreciation, so I invested some of my money into three properties. I am now receiving some money every month from the rental income, and when the properties sell in a year or two, I will also earn the profits from the value appreciation.

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Snap sold fewer than 42K Spectacles, down 35% in Q2

Snap sold fewer than 42K Spectacles, down 35% in Q2

Snap’s Spectacles sunglasses may prove to be more of a fad than a must-have device. Snap revealed during its call following weak Q2 earnings that it generated $5.4 million in “Other” revenue, which would equate to around 41,500 pairs of its Spectacles camera sunglasses at a $130 price point. That’s compared to $8.3 million in Other revenue in Q1, or fewer than 64,000 pairs, meaning Spectacles sales have declined roughly 35 percent.

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FCC Takes Heat for Plan to Lower Broadband Deployment Bar

FCC Takes Heat for Plan to Lower Broadband Deployment Bar

Last week we noted how the FCC was trying to lower the bar for broadband deployment by declaring that 10 Mbps wireless connections are "good enough." More specifically, FCC boss Ajit Pai is trying to manipulate the standard definition of broadband from the FCC's current fixed-line broadband definition of 25 Mbps down, 4 Mbps up — to 10 Mbps down, 1 Mbps up. The goal, to reduce criticism of incumbent ISPs, many of which have lagged on network upgrades courtesy of an overall lack of competition.

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Take-Two Argues Tattoos in ‘NBA 2K’ Are Fair Use

Take-Two Argues Tattoos in 'NBA 2K' Are Fair Use

Take-Two is taking its best shot at escaping a multi-million dollar lawsuit for depicting the tattoos of NBA superstars like LeBron James, Eric Bledsoe and Kenyon Martin in its NBA 2K video game franchise. On Wednesday, the publisher submitted a motion for judgment on the pleadings and argued that it has every right to showcase players as they appear in real life. The motion sets up a first-of-its-kind ruling from a New York federal judge, and Take-Two is warning of the stakes.

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