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Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands

Colgate-Palmolive Co is warning Venezuelans not buy fake versions of its toothpaste brands, leading local authorities to issue a health warning, as demand for imported products in Venezuela's dysfunctional economy encourages the ...

Colgate warns Venezuelans not to buy fake imported toothpaste brands

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Colgate's new recyclable toothpaste tube is nearly ready. It took 5 years to develop Toothpaste tubes currently on the market are impossible to recycle because the mix of plastics and aluminum contained in them. Soon, you may be able to toss your used-up toothpaste tube in the blue bi...
23:56, 06/19/2019

Unilever warns it will sell off brands that hurt the planet or society Marmite and Magnum among vulnerable brands as firm puts focus on sustainable businessUnilever has warned it will sell off brands that do not contribute positively to society, with British favourite Ma...
20:56, 07/25/2019

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals...
19:00, 07/21/2019

Look Out for Fake Equifax Websites That Are Trying to Steal Your Data, FTC Warns As you may have heard, Equifax—the company responsible for a poorly handled, cataclysmic data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people—has reached a settlement that wi...
06:00, 07/30/2019

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants the federal government to crack down on the product...
21:42, 06/23/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
01:28, 05/17/2019

UK watchdog warns financial advisors of fake Bitcoin email campaign Con artists will try anything to make their schemes appear legitimate to unwitting victims. In a recent email doing the rounds to financial advisors, scammers have been impersonating the UK‘s Financia...
12:56, 07/23/2019

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
19:42, 06/04/2019

Fake diamond alert: Don't call lab-made, synthetic gems real, FTC warns Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
16:00, 05/28/2019

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space. The plant in the Ohio River town of Clarksville...
17:14, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Colgate to buy skin care business of France's Filorga for $1.69 bln Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Thursday it would buy the skin care unit of France's Laboratoires Filorga Cosmétiques for 1.50 billion euros ($1.69 billion), as the consumer goods company bolsters its pe...
00:56, 07/12/2019

Colgate to buy skin care business of France's Filorga for $1.69 billion Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Thursday it would buy the skin care unit of France's Laboratoires Filorga Cosmétiques for 1.50 billion euros ($1.69 billion), as the consumer goods company bolsters its p...
03:14, 07/12/2019

Not All Pokémon Can Be Imported Into Sword and Shield Pokémon fans eager to see the previous seven generations of pocket monsters popping up in Pokémon Sword and Shield received disappointing news yesterday when producer Junichi Masuda announced that onl...
18:00, 06/12/2019

What to Look for on the Toothpaste Label Fancy toothpastes may come in different colors and boast unusual ingredients, but they probably don’t offer better dental health than the average drugstore toothpaste. Here’s what to look for if you t...
18:14, 05/13/2019

India to Impose Tariffs on Some Goods Imported From the U.S. India will impose higher tariffs on some goods imported from the U.S. after delaying the plan for about a year, in an apparent response to a U.S. move this month to remove some special trade benefits ...
18:28, 06/14/2019

Trump likely to delay decision of imported car tariffs President Trump will likely delay his decision on slapping tariffs on imported cars and parts by up to six months, avoiding opening yet another front in his global trade battles with China. A formal a...
05:56, 05/16/2019

Trump delays tariffs on imported autos for six months President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
15:14, 05/17/2019

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic waste - video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysi...
17:00, 05/29/2019

Trump announces delay on imported auto tariffs President Trump faced a Saturday deadline to make a decision on recommendations by the Commerce Department to protect the U.S. auto industry from imports on national security grounds. ...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Charcoal toothpaste: good for your teeth? (KPRC) Charcoal products for your mouth claim they can absorb toxins, plaque and tartar like a magnet, but they can be abrasive. Dentist Dr. Terri Alani uses the toothpaste herself, but warns you to t...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Charcoal toothpaste may do harm and not much good (Reuters Health) - Charcoal toothpaste may be having a moment as a go-to brightening and whitening tool, but some dentists say these products might actually damage tooth enamel and make cavities more ...
01:42, 05/17/2019

U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; imported inflation subdued The number of Americans filing applications for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week, which could add to concerns that the labor market was losing steam after job growth slowed sharply in...
00:14, 06/14/2019

Apple Will Face Tariffs On Components Imported From China: Trump President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would snub Apple's requests for tariff exemptions on device components imported from China, as he put pressure on the tech company to shift production to.....
21:00, 07/27/2019

Venezuela to blend domestic, imported oil to keep exports afloat -oil minister Venezuela will stick to its plan of blending domestic and foreign crude to maintain and even increase oil production and exports in the face of sanctions prohibiting U.S. companies from buying the cou...
17:56, 07/02/2019

UK Domino’s stocking up on imported ingredients in case of no-deal Brexit Domino’s Pizza is worried that Brexit could take a big bite out of its bottom line. The UK branch of the popular pie chain has reportedly spent more than $8.5 million stocking ingredients that i...
01:28, 08/07/2019

Judge orders Johnson & Johnson, Colgate to pay woman $10M in cancer case A California jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive Co. to pay nearly $10 million to a woman who blamed her cancer diagnosis on their products....
05:00, 06/13/2019

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
22:14, 06/13/2019

Stop Brushing Your Teeth With Charcoal Toothpaste Trendy toothpastes made with charcoal are likely a worse option for your teeth than traditional toothpaste, according to some British dentists. In a new paper, they argue that the claims behind these ...
03:56, 05/11/2019

Japan auto lobby dismayed at Trump comment on imported cars Japan's automobile makers lobby on Tuesday said it was profoundly disappointed by U.S. President Donald Trump's comment that imported vehicles were a threat to U.S. national security....
10:00, 05/21/2019

Ancient Celts were partial to beer, mead and imported Greek wines Analysing ancient pots has revealed the drinking habits of Celts in France. Over 2000 years ago they were drinking beer, mead and imported Greek wines...
22:00, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 2-White House delays decision on imported auto tariffs The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump is delaying a decision by up to six months on whether to impose tariffs on imported cars and parts to allow for more time for trade talks wit...
16:56, 05/17/2019

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic Amer...
14:28, 06/17/2019

YouTube star ReSet sentenced to jail for toothpaste prank A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating a toothpaste-filled Oreo in Spain was sentenced 15 months to prison — and ordered to shut down his video channel, according to a report. Kan...
21:14, 06/03/2019

"Taliban Gave Me Toothpaste": Ex-Captives Compare US Handling Of Migrants The federal government told a panel of Ninth Circuit appellate judges last week that U.S. border detention facilities are "safe and sanitary," as required by law, even though migrant children are......
06:00, 06/26/2019

Cuba's Internet Restrictions Continue to Crumble as It Legalizes Private Wifi and Imported Routers If you want to get online in Cuba, you currently have to go to a government-sanctioned hotspot, build your own illicit hotspot using illegal routers, or create a hotspot with an expensive 3G connectio...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Chemical found in toothpaste, soap may double women’s chances of osteoporosis A chemical banned from hand sanitizers may double a woman’s chances of developing bone disease osteoporosis, a new study claims. Women with high exposure to triclosan were more likely to have bo...
06:14, 06/26/2019

U.S. Government Says It's Not Required to Provide Migrant Kids in Custody With Toothpaste and Soap The U.S. Justice Department argued in federal court this week that government agencies like Customs and Border Protection have no responsibility to provide toothbrushes, toothpaste, and soap to migran...
19:14, 06/20/2019

YouTuber Sentenced to Prison For Giving Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreos YouTube contains hundreds of videos of the toothpaste-filled-Oreo prank. A cursory search will turn up many of these videos showing children tricking their family into eating a fluoride-filled faux tr...
19:56, 06/03/2019

Filling Oreo With Toothpaste Earns YouTube Prankster a Jail Sentence A Spanish court gave Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, a 15-month prison term and ordered him to pay his victim, a homeless man in Barcelona, about $22,300 in compensation....
18:14, 06/02/2019

YouTuber Gave Homeless Man Toothpaste-Filled Oreo Cookie, Gets Jail Term A Spanish YouTube star, who gave a homeless man an Oreo cookie filled with toothpaste, has been sentenced to 15 months in prison. He also owes $22,300 to his victim, The New York Times has reported....
11:00, 06/03/2019

Judge panel to Trump administration: Detained migrant kids need soap and toothpaste A federal appeals panel dismissed a Trump administration bid to limit the hygiene resources provided to immigrant children, like soap and toothpaste.        ...
01:56, 08/16/2019

YouTube star who gave toothpaste-filled Oreo to homeless man gets 15-month jail sentence A YouTube star who pranked a homeless man by filling an Oreo cookie with toothpaste was sentenced on Friday to 15-months in prison and now owes $22,300 to his victim....
00:00, 06/03/2019

YouTube star fined 20,000 euros for tricking homeless man into eating Oreo filled with toothpaste A YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating an Oreo filled with toothpaste has been handed a 15-month jail sentence and banned from social media for five years....
23:14, 06/03/2019

Trump says he’s looking at protections for Venezuelans in US WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled to the United States amid ongoing unrest. ...
22:00, 06/11/2019

More Venezuelans will have to die before there is real change They've taken to the streets for months, they've been galvanised by a new leader and widespread international support and then they saw the makings of a coup. Finally, they thought, this is it....
06:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuelans' Latest Woe: Gas Lines Despite having the world’s largest crude reserves, Venezuela is running out of fuel, forcing people to skip work and take their children out of school so they can wait up to a week for a turn at the p...
12:28, 06/10/2019

Trump says he's considering giving Venezuelans asylum U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking into the possibility of granting asylum or temporary protected status to Venezuelans fleeing political turmoil in their country....
19:42, 06/11/2019

Nonprofits using cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela — Andreina Cordero started the year skipping meals so her three kids could eat. Her husband, a construction worker, was out of a job. And the family’s savings had been de...
02:14, 05/23/2019

Four million Venezuelans have fled crisis: U.N. Four million Venezuelan refugees and migrants have fled an economic and political crisis in their homeland, all but 700,000 of them since the end of 2015, U.N. aid agencies said on Friday....
16:00, 06/07/2019

Nonprofits turn to cryptocurrency to help needy Venezuelans Over the past decade, cryptocurrencies like EOS and bitcoin have become popular among investors looking to make large profits from a new and anonymous form of storing wealth....
17:00, 05/22/2019

Venezuelans flock to Peru before new entry requirements Long lines of Venezuelan citizens are trying to enter Peru before it imposes new entry requirements on migrants fleeing the crisis-wracked South American nation...
23:42, 06/13/2019

Venezuelans rejoice watching Guaido uprising Dozens of Venezuelan exiles have packed a small diner in a Miami suburb to celebrate as opposition leader Juan Guaidó leads a military uprising. (April 30th)       &...
03:56, 05/01/2019

Venezuelans take to streets as uprising attempt sputters Venezuelans heeded opposition leader Juan Guaidó’s call to fill the nation’s streets Wednesday but security forces showed no sign of answering his cry for a military uprising, instead dispersing crowd...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are y...
04:00, 08/15/2019

No diplomats, no Venezuelans as activists occupy DC embassy WASHINGTON (AP) — The Venezuelan embassy in the tony D.C. neighborhood of Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the fight over who will lead the South American nation. American activists sup...
22:56, 05/07/2019

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that match measures against North Korea, Iran and Cuba....
11:56, 08/07/2019

Ex-Venezuelan spy chief says Venezuelans should 'build a new state' The ex-head of Venezuela's SEBIN intelligence service, who was replaced last week after an attempted military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro, urged Venezuelans on Thursday to build a new st...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Venezuelans protest after UN report alleges deaths and cover-ups On Venezuela's national Independence Day, rival demonstrations kicked off in the capital city Caracas, fueled by a new UN report describing political detentions and thousands of extrajudicial killings...
00:14, 07/06/2019

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans AGUAS VERDES, Peru (AP) — Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country. The new require...
18:14, 06/15/2019

Macaws offer feathered 'therapy' to suffering Venezuelans Looking for an escape from the daily realities of crisis-ridden Venezuela, Carmen Borges finds solace receiving visitors on the roof of her Caracas apartment building every morning: groups of blue and...
00:56, 07/18/2019

Treat fleeing Venezuelans as refugees, U.N. urges world Venezuelans fleeing political and economic crisis at home deserve protection as refugees, the United Nations said on Tuesday, urging other states not to deport them....
14:28, 05/21/2019

UN ready to rise above political fray and help Venezuelans based ‘on need, and need alone’ The situation for ordinary Venezuelans is increasingly critical but the United Nations remains committed to providing humanitarian support, based on “need, and need alone”, said a  senior aid official...
18:56, 04/28/2019

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power...
21:00, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Guaidó calls on Venezuelans to talk to troops The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó will take his quest to win over Venezuela's troops back to the streets with a new mobilizatio...
21:42, 05/03/2019

50 Americans are living in Venezuela’s D.C. embassy. Venezuelans want it back. The embassy has become the scene of a proxy standoff between supporters of Juan Guaidó and those who say Nicolás Maduro is the rightful leader of Venezuela....
02:14, 05/02/2019

Trump administration to continue deporting Venezuelans despite crisis US as yet unwilling to grant temporary protected statusSenators accuse Trump of ‘having it both ways’ over MaduroThe Trump administration has said it is not yet willing to grant temporary protected st...
02:56, 07/17/2019

Migrant deaths rise among Venezuelans, Central Americans: U.N. At least 380 Latin American migrants have died on their journeys this year, many of them Venezuelans drowning in the Caribbean or Central Americans perishing while trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico bord...
17:56, 06/18/2019

Pence: U.S. Navy hospital ship to help displaced Venezuelans Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday that a U.S. Navy hospital ship will set sail to relieve pressure from the strain of increase in displaced Venezuelans....
03:14, 06/19/2019

Asylum applications in EU rise as more Venezuelans seek refuge The number of people seeking political asylum in the European Union is rising again, driven up by Latin American refugees, but flows are expected to remain well below the high levels seen during Europ...
09:42, 06/24/2019

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
00:56, 06/16/2019

Venezuelans hold vigil for those killed in street clashes Led by priests in white robes, several hundred Venezuelans have said prayers at a candle-lit vigil for at least five people killed in street clashes following a failed opposition call for a military u...
03:00, 05/06/2019

Guaido envoy: Venezuelans want out of 'drug cartel regime' Even with support in the international community, self-appointed Venezuelan leader Juan Guaido has failed to oust President Maduro. Has Guaido's movement given false hope to Venezuelans? DW meets his ...
15:14, 05/21/2019

YouTuber sentenced to prison for prank 'humiliating' homeless man with toothpaste Oreos YouTuber Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, was sentenced to 15 months and fined approximately $22,000 by a Spanish court after the prank went viral.        ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

YouTuber sentenced to prison after video 'humiliating' homeless man with toothpaste Oreos YouTuber Kanghua Ren, known as ReSet, was sentenced to 15 months and fined approximately $22,000 by a Spanish court after the prank went viral.        ...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Venezuelans rush to Peru border ahead of migration crackdown Thousands of Venezuelans rushed to Peru's northern border on Friday in hopes of entering the Andean country before it imposes tough immigration requirements at midnight, as one of the hitherto most we...
02:14, 06/15/2019

Trump administration denies special help to Venezuelans seeking asylum Despite clarion calls for Venezuelan ‘freedom’ the US has resisted offering Temporary Protected Status to those fearing persecutionAs Venezuela slumps further into crisis, White House officials from D...
15:28, 05/05/2019

Record number of Venezuelans arrive in Peru: UN steps up response The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has sent extra teams this week to the border between Peru and Ecuador to support the authorities, as an unprecedent number of Venezuelan refugees and migrants – over 15,0...
22:28, 06/16/2019

Thousands of Venezuelans cross into Colombia after Maduro reopens border With the reopening, a flood of people seized on the opportunity to enter into the neighbouring country and secure items that are all but unattainable in Venezuela....
05:28, 06/09/2019

Angry Venezuelans wait hours for fuel as shortages worsen Angry drivers queued for hours in towns across Venezuela on Friday as fuel shortages worsened in the South American nation following a plunge in gasoline imports and a stoppage at the nation's second-...
09:14, 05/18/2019

Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on Four days before Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido launched a military uprising in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro, he told supporters at a rally outside the capital, Caracas: "In the ne...
07:28, 07/02/2019

UN agencies welcome regional road map to help integrate ‘continuing exodus of Venezuelans’ A new road map adopted by Latin American and Caribbean countries, to help better integrate refugees and migrants from crisis-hit Venezuela into new host societies, drew a warm welcome from two UN agen...
23:14, 07/08/2019

Peru president vows to keep deporting Venezuelans with criminal records Peru's president on Thursday vowed to continue deporting Venezuelans with criminal records as long as necessary, part of a tougher stance toward Venezuelan migrants in the region as they continue to f...
08:56, 06/07/2019

Terrified Venezuelans fleeing Maduro join the masses at the southern border While the American border crisis is centered on the 1.9 million migrants coming out of the Northern Triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in the last four years, the next great wave of migra...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Venezuelans turn to reusing, repairing old items to survive economic crisis CARACAS, Venezuela — In Venezuela, the financial hopes of Eliset González are riding on a niche trade. Each day, González sits at a market kiosk in Caracas and repairs broken light bulbs for people wh...
20:14, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Guaido-Maduro standoff exacting heavy toll on Venezuelans Juan Guaido's attempt to force regime change with military backing has failed, and the protracted political deadlock is placing a heavy burden on the people. A new approach is needed, writes Günther M...
01:42, 05/03/2019

As Peru tightens its border, desperate Venezuelans cling to asylum lifeline Thousands of Venezuelans crossed into Peru despite a crackdown on migrants without passports or visas meant to stem the flood of immigration from their crisis-stricken nation, as many lacking those do...
18:28, 06/16/2019

Number of Venezuelans fleeing to Brazil surges during attempt to oust Maduro Close to triple the usual number of Venezuelans fled to Brazil on Tuesday, when Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido led an attempt to oust socialist leader Nicolas Maduro from power, according to...
21:14, 05/01/2019

Exclusive: Colombian armed groups recruiting desperate Venezuelans, army says Venezuela's crisis is spilling across the border into Colombia as Marxist rebels and right-wing paramilitaries recruit migrants to strengthen their ranks, according to five Colombian military commande...
12:56, 06/20/2019

UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the sheer number of those on the run is provi...
19:28, 08/19/2019

Venezuelans clash with pro-Maduro Code Pink activists in tense scene outside DC embassy Dozens of supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido converged Tuesday on the now-shuttered Venezuelan embassy in Washington, clashing with pro-regime activists who have been camped out at the buildi...
00:14, 05/01/2019

Venezuelans risk death trying to cross into Colombia escaping violence, hunger, Fox News finds Fox News correspondent Ellison Barber reported from the Venezuela-Colombia border Monday about the flight of migrants, what the United Nations has called the largest exodus of people in South America’...
08:56, 05/07/2019

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 201...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties...
12:42, 08/20/2019

The best tv brands Picking out a new TV can be a daunting and nerve wracking task. We take some of the stress out of it by letting you know which brands we trust.        ...
22:42, 05/30/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Help for Venezuelans, Burundi Ebola vaccine drive, Paraguay poison probe urged, talking disarmament in Geneva, Libya violence down Our main stories today cover: Scaled-up assistance for Venezuelans; Ebola vaccinations for Burundi health workers; reports of civilian deaths following an Afghan-sponsored security operation; agrochem...
00:28, 08/15/2019

These are the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Clickbait fashion! You won’t believe what brands are doing now From see-through jeans to denim knickers, extreme trends might sound ridiculous but they are also selling fastEarlier this month, the US fashion brand Fashion Nova posted a picture on its Instagram ac...
09:42, 05/15/2019

FCA shuffles execs for key brands in N.A. Tim Kuniskis, who shepherded Dodge amid the roll out of the high-powered Hellcat Chargers and Challengers, is again leading passenger car brands in North America for FCA US after a shuffling of execut...
00:28, 06/27/2019

Should I buy a TCL TV? A look at one of the fastest growing TV brands 'Should you buy a TCL TV?' It’s a question that might be hard to answer when you’re in the midst of shopping for your next television. With so many TVs around these days, makin...
21:56, 06/21/2019

Store Brands Cut Into Big Food Store-branded products, from cheese to canned tomatoes, are eating away at sales of big packaged-food brands, putting more pressure on food giants as they struggle to keep up with changing consumer ta...
14:28, 07/28/2019

Gen Z’ers could be killing all your favorite brands Gen Z's search for cheaper clothes may be killing off your favorite brands. It may also be a by-product of social media.       ...
22:56, 07/02/2019

Amazon Pushes Brands to Be Less Boxy Amazon.com is pressuring brands to make their packaging more efficient, which has prompted vendors to make costly changes to their businesses or face fines....
18:56, 07/30/2019

Prime Day 2019: The top TV brands on sale Hated watching the USWNT win the World Cup from an over-crowded bar? Has your “Stranger Things” binge-watch been countlessly interrupted by your lagging laptop? Prime Day 2019 has you cove...
17:28, 07/15/2019

Yum Brands promotes COO David Gibbs to top job Yum Brands Inc on Monday named company veteran David Gibbs as its chief executive officer, succeeding Greg Creed, who will be retiring at the end of the year....
02:28, 08/13/2019

Some Luxury Brands Look Frayed Second-Hand Websites that sell second-hand handbags and watches offer a quick read on which brands hold their value over time—and investors in luxury stocks should take note....
16:56, 05/27/2019

Household Brands Get a Brief Taste of Their Heyday Emerging markets have been an important source of growth to global consumer giants for some time. For certain names, though, sales in these regions are growing at rates not seen for up to six years....
22:56, 07/25/2019

Retail brands are coming to a hotel near you Brands including Taco Bell, Shinola and Equinox are moving into hospitality — because, as one hotel marketing expert says, "Hotels are the new showrooms for retail."...
20:14, 06/20/2019

6 Independent Jewellery Brands To Know About This Summer Strong design AND affordable aren't always phrases that go together in the jewellery world but the collections from the independent designers featured here combine the two in equal measure....
13:00, 05/26/2019

Restaurant Brands Q2 profit falls 18% Fast-food chain Restaurant Brands International Inc posted an 18% fall in quarterly profit on Friday, hit by weak sales at its Tim Hortons cafes and higher costs....
13:42, 08/02/2019

Prime Day 2019: Brands on sale Amazon Prime Day 2019 launches at midnight, spanning a total of 48 hours with major discounts on nearly everything under the sun. Feeling a little lost amid all the endless options? Here are some of t...
22:28, 07/14/2019

Imperial Brands says U.S. cigarette volume down 6.4% British tobacco company Imperial Brands Plc said on Wednesday U.S. industry volumes fell 6.4% in the four weeks to May 18, smaller than the 11.2 percent decline that research firm Nielsen's data showe...
22:00, 05/29/2019

Big brands say 'sorry' as China market expands Calvin Klein, Coach, Givenchy, Dolce & Gabbana, Swarovski — and now, Versace. The list of foreign brands that have generated online fury in China would make for a glittering evening of luxury and fash...
18:14, 08/16/2019

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:56, 07/12/2019

Celeb Moms With Brands We Love We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:42, 05/03/2019

Wittmann holds off Rast to win Brands DTM opener for BMW Marco Wittmann held off last-lap pressure from DTM title rival Rene Rast to win the Brands Hatch opener, as Paul di Resta surprised the field by leading the early laps...
04:28, 08/11/2019

Eat, Think, Grow: 15 Brands That Are Doing Good And Giving Back In Melissa Hemsley’s fortnightly column, Eat, Think, Grow, she serves up practical ideas and inspiration for everyone who wants to leave a more positive impact on the planet...
09:14, 06/08/2019

What famous car brands other than Plymouth and Pontiac have been killed off? Tesla is spending billions as an automobile startup. There's a long list of car brands that have been killed off because they failed or been absorbed.        ...
12:42, 05/02/2019

Sephora gives mega boost to micro brands Beauty giant Sephora is giving prime-time exposure to a handful of indie cosmetics brands that have never appeared on retail shelves. The new initiative, “The Next Big Thing,” was unveiled at Sephora’...
04:14, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Yum Brands promotes COO David Gibbs to top job Yum Brands Inc on Monday named company veteran David Gibbs as its chief executive officer, succeeding Greg Creed, who will be retiring at the end of the year....
00:56, 08/13/2019

Beauty Brands Focus on Women of Color Customers with darker complexions are finding more makeup options, as startups and established brands follow Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in targeting an untapped market with inclusive offerings....
06:14, 07/15/2019

Facebook now tells you where brands are getting your ad targeting data Facebook will now begin to show you more information about the ads you see on the social network. The tech giant has announced a series of updates to its “Why am I seeing this ad?” and Ad Preferences ...
11:56, 07/12/2019

2019 Independence Day: Top Indian Two-Wheeler Brands As India marks its 72nd year of independence, we take a look at the top Indian two-wheeler brands which have made significant strides, not only in India, but across the world....
08:56, 08/15/2019

Find Out Which Clothing Brands Run Too Big or Small With This Chart At this point we’re all aware of vanity sizing—where certain brands alter clothing sizes to make us feel “better” about ourselves because we’re wearing a smaller size than usual. But whether you’re a ...
21:00, 08/19/2019

Trump brands Biden a ‘weak guy,’ says he ‘recalibrated on everything’ President Trump, in an interview this week, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of having “recalibrated on everything” -- as the Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful faces increased scrutiny for h...
16:56, 06/15/2019

What are the biggest beer brands in America? Here's the top 31 It’s no secret that Americans love beer. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed domestic shipping volume data to identify America’s biggest beer brands.       ...
19:28, 06/19/2019

Top 10 Influencer Clothing Brands You Need in Your Closet This Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Who......
16:42, 08/06/2019

IGN owner J2 Global snaps up major VPN brands Online digital firm J2 Global has acquired VPN and privacy IP assets from infrastructure provider Stackpath. The deal was confirmed by an editor's note on news site PC Mag (published by J2-o...
16:56, 05/07/2019

Yum Brands same-store sales beat estimates Yum Brands Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly sales at established outlets on Wednesday, as strong growth at its KFC chain made up for another weak performance at Pizza Hut....
13:56, 05/01/2019

Pinterest introduces new video tools for brands and creators Pinterest has introduced features to help creators and brands reach viewers more easily. Among the highlights is an improved uploading tool.Read More...
18:14, 07/10/2019

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve DTC Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help DTC companies hawk their products....
15:14, 07/10/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
08:00, 06/09/2019

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in t...
20:14, 06/07/2019

4 key things you should do to grow your career, according to former Yum Brands CEO David Novak There is a lot of advice out there on how to move up the ladder, but if you focus on these four things, you'll find success, says former Yum Brands CEO David Novak....
19:56, 08/07/2019

Woke-washing: how brands are cashing in on the culture wars From M&S’s LGBT sandwich to Kendall Jenner stopping a riot with a Pepsi can, corporate business is adept at adopting our concerns. But is it all a cynical marketing ploy?Imagine getting angry over a s...
13:14, 05/23/2019

CFK brands corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth...
15:14, 05/21/2019

Apple and Google are the top two most valuable brands in wireless tech Quick. Name the most valuable brand name in the world. Apple? nope. Google? That answer is so 2018. According to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands rankings computed by WPP and Kantar...
09:56, 06/24/2019

Newell Brands names CFO Christopher Peterson as interim CEO U.S. household goods maker Newell Brands Inc on Wednesday named Chief Financial Officer Christopher Peterson as interim chief executive officer, succeeding Michael Polk....
16:00, 06/26/2019

F.D.A. Links 16 Brands of Dog Food to Canine Heart Disease Most of the dog foods identified in the new F.D.A. report, the latest in a monthslong investigation, contain peas, lentils and other grain alternatives....
01:14, 06/30/2019

Demand for soy and meat by major brands driving deforestation Some of the world's largest brands have been accused of "destroying our children's future" after a report found an area of forest twice the size of the UK was destroyed for products such as soy in a d...
12:14, 06/11/2019

Stranger Things: why brands love to piggyback on the show Netflix has promotional agreements with 75 different brands for season three of the show. Why do they like it so much?Netflix and the Duffer Brothers are up against it. In Stranger Things, they have m...
08:14, 07/01/2019

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands: study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
20:56, 05/29/2019

Apple and Google are the top two valuable brands in wireless tech Quick. Name the most valuable brand name in the world. Apple? nope. Google? That answer is so 2018. According to the 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands rankings computed by WPP and Kantar...
04:28, 06/24/2019

17 brands millennials loved that 'kids these days' avoid Sophia Grace/YouTube Millennials loved Ralph Lauren, Abercrombie, Hollister, and other preppy garb. They also spent a lot of time on Facebook. Gen Zs tend to wear fast fashion and athleisure. They'v...
23:56, 08/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Restaurant Brands to boost outlets by 54% in 8-10 years Restaurant Brands International Inc said on Wednesday it plans to expand all three of its brands to more than 40,000 restaurants globally, a 54% jump, over the next decade....
21:00, 05/15/2019

Meet the $50 electric toothbrush that's giving big name brands a run for their money Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our repor...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Kraft Heinz Writes Down $1.2 Billion as Brands Wither Kraft Heinz reported falling sales and wrote down the value of its brands for the second time in six months, as the food maker struggles to improve its products to satisfy shifting consumer tastes....
00:42, 08/09/2019

Outside of Tesla, future EV sales in U.S. may be thin for most brands-study U.S. demand for electric vehicles, including hybrids, could rise to 1.28 million by 2026, a new study projected on Wednesday, but most brands will struggle to make money on the new models....
18:28, 05/29/2019

FDA investigates possible link between certain dog food brands, heart disease CNBC – The Food and Drug Administration is investigating a potential link between certain brands of dog food, including Blue Buffalo, Merrick and Rachel Ray Nutrish, and an increased risk of hea...
23:28, 07/01/2019

Ford, Honda, Toyota: Car brands with the most and least loyal customers While the best carmakers know how to churn out many different models of quality vehicles, others rely on classic autos.       ...
19:28, 08/13/2019

NCAA takes pep out of cheerleading company Varsity Brands The governing body for college sports has stunted the growth of cheerleading company Varsity Brands, owned by private equity company Bain Capital. For the past six years, Varsity Brands, which profits...
07:28, 06/04/2019

Newell Brands' quarterly sales beat expectations U.S. consumer goods maker Newell Brands Inc exceeded Wall Street expectation for quarterly sales on Friday, benefiting from higher demand for products in its writing business....
13:00, 05/03/2019

3 things brands can learn from Apple’s struggle to stay on top Steve Jobs and Jony Ive called the small design studio I worked at asking for help back in 1997. They wanted us to create a new desktop computer that would save Apple from going under. We accepted the...
19:00, 05/18/2019

The brands are now posting photos of piss-filled jars on Twitter For years now, companies on social media have burrowed deeper and deeper into the depths of a modern hell that seems to have no bottom. Online brands have engaged in skin-crawling rap battles, traded ...
01:56, 05/18/2019

Yum Brands first-quarter earnings top expectations on KFC and Taco Bell sales The parent company of fast-food franchises KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat Wall Street's expectations....
13:42, 05/01/2019

Alibaba Aims to Double Tmall Brands With New English Portal Alibaba has launched an English-language website for its Tmall marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on the platform to 40,000 in the next three......
14:56, 06/26/2019

Walmart discussed selling clothing brands Bonobos and Modcloth: Vox Walmart Inc has discussed the potential sale of its unprofitable clothing brands Bonobos and Modcloth with buyers, online news portal Vox reported https://www.vox.com/recode/2019/7/3/18716431/walmart...
14:14, 07/03/2019

DTM Brands Hatch: Frijns's Audi filled with smoke for last 20 laps A suspected exhaust manifold problem caused Robin Frijns's Audi RS5 car to fill with smoke for the "last 20 laps" of the DTM's first race at Brands Hatch...
12:42, 08/11/2019

Anonymous Analytics goes long cannabis with Turning Point Brands Activist research group Anonymous Analytics has turned its attention to the cannabis industry, initiating a buy rating on Turning Point Brands Inc in a report on Wednesday....
17:56, 07/10/2019

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy...
09:56, 06/11/2019

How a '90s nostalgia trend powered the comeback of two century-old sports brands The fashion industry is currently swept up in a storm of nostalgia. Riding on this throwback wave, Italian heritage brand Fila and American sweatshirt producer Champion are enjoying another lease of l...
10:00, 06/19/2019

Mercedes duo Stolz and Schiller take Blancpain poles at Brands Hatch Black Falcon's Luca Stolz and Akka ASP's Fabian Schiller - both in Mercedes - took the pole positions for tomorrow's Brands Hatch Blancpain GT World Challenge Europe races after rain-impacted qualifyi...
20:56, 05/04/2019

Rental jeans and recycled swimsuits – six revolutionary fashion brands Innovative small labels are at the cutting edge of ethical fashion, and the wider industry is taking noteGlobally, nearly three-fifths of clothing ends up in an incinerator or landfill site within a y...
18:28, 07/01/2019

Newell Brands Swings to a Loss, Sales Continue to Fall Newell Brands swung to a loss and met sales expectations in its latest quarter as the consumer-products conglomerate continues its search for its next CEO amid weak results....
13:28, 05/03/2019

L Brands Lifts Outlook on Strength of Bath & Body Works Victoria’s Secret owner L Brands raised its profit outlook for the year as the retailer beat overall sales targets in the latest quarter thanks to Bath & Body Works....
03:42, 05/23/2019

Wittmann steals DTM pole as Fittipaldi crashes at Brands Hatch BMW's Marco Wittmann overcame DTM points leader Rene Rast for pole position at Brands Hatch after a lengthy delay caused by a huge crash for WRT Audi's Pietro Fittipaldi...
14:00, 08/10/2019

Argentina brands Hezbollah terrorist organization, freezes assets Argentinian authorities designated Hezbollah, which it blames for two attacks on its soil, a terrorist organization on Thursday and ordered the freezing of the Lebanese Islamist group's assets in the ...
16:42, 07/18/2019

Regulatory, Industry Bodies Say Salt Brands Safe To Consume As allegations and concerns have cropped up over the safety of major Indian salt brands, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and the Indian Medical Association (IMA) have refuted....
15:56, 07/04/2019

FDA names 16 dog food brands most linked to cases of heart failure The Food and Drug Administration said it has expanded a year-long investigation into links between dog foods and congestive heart failure, and has named more than a dozen brands most often associated ...
04:28, 06/29/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
17:14, 05/03/2019

Technology, telecom and cars dominate the 50 most valuable brands in the world Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
14:00, 05/20/2019

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish stic...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Questioning Barr, 2020 Presidential Hopefuls Try to Hone Their Brands The three Democratic presidential candidates who got to question Attorney General William P. Barr at a Senate Judiciary Committee came away with varying levels of success....
01:42, 05/02/2019

Victoria's Secret owner L Brands is losing its marketing chief Victoria's Secret owner L Brands is about to lose its chief marketing officer Edward Razek, who's pushed the retailer's sexy image as long as he's been there since the early 1980s....
01:00, 08/06/2019

Health Brands Hims and Hers Flout Facebook’s Rules on Drug Ads Wellness brands Hims and Hers violate Facebook policies by offering prescription drugs in ads. The ads also don't disclose side effects, as required by the FDA....
18:56, 07/01/2019

Bathurst 1000 record-breaking ex-Longhurst Cosworth races at Brands The ex-Tony Longhurst Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth that broke the qualifying record for the Bathurst 1000 in 1990 raced at Brands Hatch last weekend in the hands of Carey McMahon...
15:28, 07/02/2019

From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart ...
16:14, 06/20/2019

W Series Brands Hatch: Chadwick grabs last-gasp pole for finale Williams Formula 1 development driver Jamie Chadwick just snatched pole for the inaugural W Series championship finale at Brands Hatch, while her title rival Beitske Visser qualified fifth...
12:42, 08/11/2019

8 footwear brands that make sustainable sneakers from recycled and renewable materials Adidas More than 23 billion pairs of sneakers are made every year, over 300 million pairs are thrown out annually, and, on average, it takes 30-40 years for a pair to fully decompose in a landfill. S...
12:28, 08/10/2019

Chadwick clinches W Series title as Powell wins at Brands Hatch Jamie Chadwick has become the inaugural W Series champion, beating Beitske Visser by 10 points, as Alice Powell took her first victory at Brands Hatch...
18:00, 08/11/2019

Kraft Heinz Adds $1.2 Billion Impairment Charge as Brands Wither Kraft Heinz further slashed the value of its brands and said it could add more impairment charges as it faces the effects of an accounting scandal and lackluster sales. Shares fell in early trading....
16:14, 08/08/2019

Animoca Brands buys Quidd for up to $8 million as it moves into blockchain collectibles Animoca Brands has agreed to acquire Quidd, a maker of a digital collectible marketplace with 6.8 million unique users, for as much as $8 million.Read More...
12:14, 08/08/2019

Millennials have sparked a sober revolution, and alcohol brands are starting to notice It’s everywhere you look these days: #SoberCurious, #SoberIsSexy, #SoberLife and #SoberSaturday. There are sober nightclubs, sober early-morning dance parties, Instagram influencers who anchor their o...
14:56, 06/27/2019

Abercrombie & Fitch will sell Green Growth Brands' CBD products in more than 160 stores Abercrombie & Fitch is going to sell Green Growth Brand's CDB-infused body-care products like lip balms and sugar scrubs in more than 160 stores....
15:42, 06/27/2019

Why the esports audience is set to surge — and how brands can take advantage of increased fans and viewership This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribe...
06:56, 05/04/2019

Animoca Brands raises $2.5 million for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform Animoca Brands has raised $2.5 million in funding for The Sandbox blockchain gaming platform. Animoca's Pixowl division is remaking The Sandbox as a blockchain-enabled game.Read More...
02:14, 05/23/2019

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
12:56, 07/15/2019

Advertising agitated: Market's in trouble as brands and publishers squeeze services Advertisers are saving huge sums by bringing programmatic advertising in-house, while publishers can potentially drive higher revenues through direct deals with brands....
17:14, 07/26/2019

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands to further digital push Media company Meredith Corp said on Monday it has agreed to sell Sports Illustrated to U.S-based entertainment company Authentic Brands Group LLC for $110 million, as it looks to scale its digital med...
06:00, 05/28/2019

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT Facebook Inc's plan to integrate Instagram and WhatsApp more closely could hinder any attempts to break up the social media giant, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons told the Financial Ti...
03:28, 08/20/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Natura to invest in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
17:00, 05/03/2019

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110M Sports Illustrated over the decades has chronicled stellar match-ups, blow-outs, squeakers, sudden deaths and photo finishes. Now it’s getting ready to take on a whole new kind of game. Publisher Mere...
05:42, 05/28/2019

Outrage As Trump Brands Mostly-Black US City "Rodent Infested Mess" US President Donald Trump was hit with new accusations of racism Saturday after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess."...
21:00, 07/27/2019

THE PODCAST REPORT: Why podcasts should be the go-to channel for your next ad campaign — and how brands can tap into the future of audio (KRW) This is a preview of The Podcast Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. The number of US podcast consumers has more than doubled in the past decade &...
10:28, 07/13/2019

Airline, luxury brands follow China’s lead on Hong Kong Cathay Pacific warns employees of “disciplinary consequences” for employees participating in pro-democracy protests, joining a slate of other businesses that are appeasing China by opposing the demons...
07:14, 08/13/2019

CVS, Payless and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest $5 million in new brands through venture capital funds Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest up to $5 million in new brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Frida...
23:00, 05/03/2019

L Brands Board Opens Probe of Jeffrey Epstein's Role at Company L Brands Inc. said its board of directors has hired an outside law firm to conduct a review of financier Jeffrey Epstein’s role at the retail company....
01:14, 07/25/2019

France to Ban Destroying Unsold Goods, Targeting Amazon, Luxury Brands France's prime minister on Tuesday announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect online retailers such as Amazon and luxury goods brands....
18:14, 06/05/2019

Burger King Parent Posts Comparable Sales Growth Across Brands Restaurant Brands International, the parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, said comparable sales in the latest quarter rose as the company added stores across the globe....
14:14, 04/29/2019

Restaurant Brands quarterly profit falls on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc posted a 19 percent fall in first-quarter adjusted profit on Monday, hit by slower sales growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chain...
13:56, 04/29/2019

Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer take Blancpain Brands Hatch victory Silver Cup competitors Nico Bastian and Thomas Neubauer took a sensational Blancpain win in the Brands Hatch season-opener in a Akka ASP Mercedes, having seized the lead during the pitstops...
18:14, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Restaurant Brands profit misses on slowing sales growth Restaurant Brands International Inc missed analysts' estimates for first-quarter profit on Monday, hit by slowing growth at its Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chains....
13:56, 04/29/2019

Technology, telecom and cars dominate the world's 50 most valuable brands Just more than half of the 50 most valuable brands in the world are owned by U.S. companies. Among them: Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart and AT&T.        ...
18:28, 05/27/2019

Black Falcon's Engel and Stolz win second Brands Hatch Blancpain race Black Falcon Mercedes pair Maro Engel and Luca Stolz took a dominant race two win in the Brands Hatch Blancpain sprint season-opener, after surprise poleman Fabian Schiller dropped back...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Payless, CVS and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
11:56, 05/03/2019

| WATCH: Outrage as Trump brands mostly-black Baltimore 'infested mess' US President Donald Trump has been hit with new accusations of racism after he attacked a prominent African-American lawmaker and branded the majority black city of Baltimore an "infested mess."...
14:28, 07/28/2019

Preorder and Save On an Affordable Chef's Knife From One Of Our Favorite Cookware Brands The team that brought us one of the most innovative nonstick pans we’ve ever seen is back with their latest project, a German steel chef’s knife that can last you a lifetime....
05:42, 07/20/2019

Chinese State Media Retaliates As US Brands China "Currency-Manipulator" China's official Communist Party newspaper said on Tuesday the United States was "deliberately destroying international order", a day after Washington branded Beijing a currency manipulator in a......
19:00, 08/06/2019

Somali-Born Lawmaker Brands Trump 'Fascist' After Rally Taunt Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a "fascist" on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of "Send her back!" directed at the Somali-born......
09:14, 07/19/2019

Sports Illustrated Sold for $110 Million to Licensing Company Authentic Brands Meredith agreed to sell Sports Illustrated for $110 million, more than a year after putting it on the block, but that doesn’t mean the fabled sports magazine is leaving the family....
05:28, 05/28/2019

Shares of Taco Bell-owner Yum Brands jump as earnings top estimates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut owner reported second quarter earnings that topped expectations, fueled by stronger same-store sales growth across all its brands....
14:00, 08/01/2019

Guggenheim names Anheuser-Busch a 'best idea' on its shift away from traditional brands Shifting focus to Michelob Ultra from Bud Light and a strong innovation pipeline in craft brands have increased Guggenheim's conviction in the beer-maker's growth trajectory....
22:00, 05/22/2019

Pompeo Brands Beijing an Economic Bully as Trump Moves on More Tariffs Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took aim at China, portraying the country as disrespectful of others’ sovereignty and branding it a selfish player in the global trading system, during a speech in Bangk...
12:56, 08/02/2019

Motor racing: W Series title battle goes down to the wire at Brands Hatch Britain's Jamie Chadwick and Dutch rival Beitske Visser will fight for the inaugural all-female W Series title at the final race of the season at Brands Hatch next month after Finnish driver Emma Kimi...
19:28, 07/20/2019

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs, academics and a...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Meredith sells Sports Illustrated to Authentic Brands Group for $110 million Sports Illustrated over the decades has chronicled stellar match-ups, blow-outs, squeakers, sudden deaths and photo finishes. Now it’s getting ready to take on a whole new kind of game....
16:28, 05/28/2019

Schumer brands McConnell’s fiery speech to move on from Russia investigation as 'despicable' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s speech to move on from the Russia controversy after Robert Mueller’s report as “despicable.”...
15:28, 05/08/2019

FOCUS-From T-shirts to ice cream, Kroger pushes house brands in grocery wars Multicolored, sparkly ice cream is an unlikely battleground in U.S. grocery stores. But Kroger Co believes products like Kroger Best Unicorn Swirl ice cream will help it win market share from Walmart ...
13:28, 06/20/2019

China's Alibaba aims to double Tmall Global brands with English portal Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba on Wednesday launched an English-language website for its Tmall Global marketplace aimed at merchants, in an attempt to double the number of international brands on th...
13:00, 06/26/2019

The Cycle Show 2019 preview: ‘Take your pick from 200 exhibitors and 500 brands’ | Martin Love Celebrating its 18th year, the Cycle Show returns to the NEC in September – be prepared to be wowed by all things two-wheeledThe Cycle ShowWhere NEC BirminghamWhen 13-15 SeptemberPrice from £15.50; 11...
17:00, 08/18/2019

A tortilla shortage at Taco Bell could hurt sales and Yum Brands' stock, analyst says A shortage of tortillas at fast food chain Taco Bell is crippling the chains menu and could endanger its parent company, Yum Brands' stock, Bank of America said....
19:42, 07/09/2019

Biden calls for unity in first campaign rally, brands Trump ‘divider-in-chief’ Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday launched his 2020 campaign with a rally that put unity and bipartisanship at its core, calling on the country to put aside “angry” politics  -- although he ...
21:28, 05/18/2019

Nasty online rhetoric hurts brands and business, not just our sense of niceness (VB Live) Analyst and author Brian Solis joins this talk about the changing landscape of online conversations, the impact on brands & business, and how AI is helping.Read More...
07:28, 05/09/2019

Shares of Victoria's Secret-owner L Brands spike nearly 11% after beating earnings expectations Shares of L Brands, the owner of Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works, rose nearly 11% in aftermarket trading Wednesday after the company reported it beat revenue and earnings expectations....
23:14, 05/22/2019

Altria shutters its e-cigarette brands as it eyes Juul, awaits iQOS decision Altria on Friday said it would discontinue its MarkTen and Green Smoke e-cigarettes. The company is weighing a significant minority stake in competitor, Juul, and is awaiting a decision on Philip Morr...
20:14, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Natura to invest in emerging brands through venture capital funds-chairman Brazil cosmetics company Natura intends to invest in emerging brands in beauty and wellness segments in Europe and the United States through venture capital funds, executives said on Friday....
16:00, 05/03/2019

Altria to invest $1.8 billion in cannabis company Cronos Group, exits some e-cig brands Altria Group says it has agreed to buy a 45 percent stake in leading cannabinoid company Cronos Group for about $1.8 billion, a sign of the new world in which the tobacco company must compete. ...
20:14, 05/01/2019

Payless, Gymboree and Victoria's Secret are just some of the brands closing stores in 2019 While 2019 is on track to be a record year for store closings, it's not expected to bring the same amount of empty retail space as last year.        ...
01:28, 04/29/2019

Chinese brands rule Indian smartphone market with 2/3rds of share: report Chinese brands controlled a record 66 percent of Indian smartphone market in the first quarter, led by Xiaomi Corp, a report showed, with volumes rising 20 percent on the back of popularity for brands...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Get 15% Cash Back On Your Favorite Outdoor Brands With an Amazon Prime Credit Card The Amazon Prime Store Card and Amazon Prime Rewards Visa are worth having just to get 5% cash back on Amazon purchases, but for a limited time, that offer is getting bumped to a whopping 15% back on ...
22:28, 04/30/2019

Carrefour Brasil sees major growth in organic products, in-house brands Carrefour Brasil SA plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019, executives said on Monday, as part of wider efforts to capture growing consumer interest in healthier...
16:14, 07/01/2019

Three ways brands can benefit from adopting voice technology (AAPL, AMZN, GOOGL, MSFT) Voice assistants like Amazon's Alexa, Google's Assistant, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana, are pegged to trigger a widespread transformation across the retail industry in the years to come. The...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Luxury brands must show they are 'good Chinese citizens' after T-shirt territory anger, expert says Western luxury labels will need to demonstrate that they are good Chinese citizens in the face of territorial sensitivities, according to an expert on branding in the region....
15:28, 08/19/2019

Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' data....
00:14, 07/17/2019

"Sharp stone" parc ferme puncture hurt Rast's Brands DTM race stint A "very sharp stone" pierced one of Rene Rast's tyres in parc ferme, forcing Audi into 'mixing' his tyres for an 'imbalanced' first stint in the DTM Brands Hatch race....
00:00, 08/13/2019

Taco Bell-parent Yum Brands' CEO Greg Creed to retire, to be replaced by David Gibbs Taco Bell's parent company Yum Brands on Monday said David Gibbs has been tapped as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Gibbs will be succeeding Greg Creed, who has been with Yum for 25 years....
23:42, 08/12/2019

High levels of arsenic found in two bottled water brands sold at Target, Walmart CHICAGO (CNN) – Tests conducted by a California nonprofit found high levels of arsenic levels in two bottled water brands. The testing was carried out by the Center for Environmental Health. The...
03:56, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Carrefour Brasil sees major growth in organic products, in-house brands Carrefour Brasil SA plans to increase the supply of organic products in its stores by 85% in 2019, executives said on Monday, as part of wider efforts to capture growing consumer interest in healthier...
18:42, 07/01/2019

Higher price, fewer models and brands pose challenge to adoption of 5G smartphones in Gulf Despite the ongoing buzz around the launch of 5G smartphones in the UAE and the GCC currently, industry experts expect the adoption to remain slow.“The average selling price remains measuredly ...
12:42, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Burger King owner Restaurant Brands beats on higher international demand Restaurant Brands International Inc's quarterly profit beat analysts' expectations on Friday, as more diners visited its Burger King outlets, and investments made in international expansion paid off....
13:42, 08/02/2019

Fashion and fitness brands are tapping in on sexy Instagram influencers to reach college-age audiences While the bribery scandal may have put Olivia Jade’s career as an influencer in jeopardy, it has put a spotlight on a growing industry, which may be “worth well over $10 billion by 2020."...
20:56, 05/13/2019

Victoria's Secret owner, L Brands, taps law firm to review relationship with Jeffrey Epstein Epstein was arrested earlier this month on an indictment filed by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York, which charged him with trafficking dozens of underage girls....
03:28, 07/25/2019

Kids II recalls 700,000 baby sleepers including Ingenuity, Bright Starts, Disney brands Two weeks after Fisher-Price recalled 4.7 million Rock 'n Play sleepers, Kids II announced it is recalling nearly 700,000 inclined baby sleepers.        ...
22:56, 04/28/2019

Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks A number of retailers, like Lululemon and Best Buy, and restaurants over the past few weeks have reported explosive growth of e-commerce sales, helped by their stores....
22:28, 06/13/2019

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
05:00, 06/28/2019

Nike, Adidas Join Footwear Brands Urging Trump to Drop ‘Catastrophic’ Tariffs on Shoes Made in China Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our consumers, our comp...
08:14, 05/21/2019

How digital media businesses are successfully integrating e-commerce as a new revenue stream — and how brands can benefit (AMZN, SNAP, FB, GOOGL, EBAY, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider IntelligenceConsumer habits are shifting to digital, driving m...
03:00, 07/18/2019

I tried Dailylook, a personal-styling service that sends curated boxes of clothing to try on at home — the brands it carries are on the pricey side, but the selections were spot-on Dailylook I don't enjoy shopping, but I do still have opinions about and want control over what I wear. I love personal styling services because they choose clothing for me while taking into consider...
21:56, 08/06/2019

Kohl's adds adaptive clothing to its three top kids' brands Kohl's is adding clothing designed for people with disabilities into its three largest kids’ brands – Jumping Beans, SO and Urban Pipeline.       ...
22:00, 06/12/2019

THE STORIES REPORT: How brands can take advantage of the viral growth of the Stories format (FB, SNAP, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Stories Report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. Stories are on track to be...
00:42, 05/12/2019

Sadiq Khan brands Donald Trump '6ft 3 child in White House' as feud continues Sadiq Khan's feud with Donald Trump showed no sign of relenting as the Mayor of London branded the US president a "six-foot-three child in the White House"....
14:28, 06/22/2019

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports....
13:14, 07/08/2019

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
13:42, 07/10/2019

Danish Prime Minister brands idea of US buying Greenland 'absurd' after claims Trump wanted to buy territory The Danish Prime Minister said the idea of selling Greenland to the US is "absurd" after Donald Trump reportedly talked to aides about buying the territory....
05:56, 08/19/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray was a persistent presence in my childhood kitchen...
18:56, 04/28/2019

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it a...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview. The reason for the meeting? Some discussion about...
00:14, 04/30/2019

Man Tries To Use Fake ID With Chris Hemsworth Pic, Says His Name Is Thor A man in Canada recently tried to purchase marijuana - using an ID card with Chris Hemsworth's photo. Pictures of the obviously fake ID, which put his name down as Thor Thunder Odinson, have gone......
09:14, 07/30/2019

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews through its website, more than a month after it was to...
09:00, 08/06/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The ...
01:28, 05/11/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
17:56, 05/05/2019

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was ...
12:14, 07/14/2019

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel like we know what we’re getting, we turn to user revi...
00:56, 05/07/2019

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even...
17:14, 06/10/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 y...
22:42, 05/08/2019

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – u...
14:42, 07/09/2019

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread a...
08:00, 07/04/2019

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
14:56, 06/06/2019

Ex-Republican Fed Up With Trump Got Him To Stand Before Fake Seal The 46-year-old graphic designer threw it together after the 2016 presidential election - it was one part joke, one part catharsis. He used to be a proud Republican. He voted for George W. Bush twice....
04:56, 07/26/2019

I Am Absolutely Here for Dunkin's Fake-Ass Sausage Sandwiches Meat lovers and breakfast enthusiasts, we have some news. Dunkin’ announced this week that it’s teamed up with Beyond Meat to introduce a new sausage, egg, and cheese sandwich sans the meat, which is ...
02:42, 07/26/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
15:28, 06/24/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defend...
00:56, 05/10/2019

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
05:28, 06/12/2019

Celebs with the most fake Instagram followers, revealed A new report is calling out fake Instagram followers found on celebrities’ Instagram accounts. Shockingly, the Kardashians did not win this one. Ellen DeGeneres takes the cake for the most fake ...
20:56, 08/09/2019

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it wor...
07:00, 05/24/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie B...
11:42, 07/04/2019

Van full of detectives pulled over by fake LI cop who then flees A Long Island man impersonating a police officer tried to take the law into his own hands when he pulled over a van -- and found it full of real detectives, police said Saturday....
01:56, 08/18/2019

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individua...
00:14, 05/29/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do mor...
12:00, 05/30/2019

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturday night after seeing a teenage boy tied to a chair...
05:56, 05/07/2019

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
19:00, 06/26/2019

Mexicans buy fake cellphones to hand over in muggings Armed robberies have gotten so common aboard buses in Mexico City that commuters have come up with a clever if disheartening solution: Many are buying fake cellphones, to hand over to thieves instead ...
21:42, 05/21/2019

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
00:00, 06/20/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact a...
22:14, 07/12/2019

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
02:28, 05/29/2019

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various....
08:28, 07/10/2019

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Gru...
23:14, 07/14/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and passw...
23:14, 04/29/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Fac...
16:28, 05/01/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty mobile games or Fortnite events now, so it’s a bi...
00:28, 05/20/2019

Instagrammer Called Out By Own Sister For Fake Hiking Pic There have been numerous instances of Instagram influencers being called out for posting fake or edited pictures - none of them as hilarious as this one, where an Instagrammer was called out by her......
13:42, 08/13/2019

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, t...
03:14, 06/05/2019

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
14:56, 06/15/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” So...
09:56, 05/11/2019

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a...
01:56, 05/25/2019

How to find and remove fake accounts on Twitter Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Are fake followers hindering your influence in the Twittersphe...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These nu...
19:28, 05/23/2019

Trump Got Onstage With a Fake Presidential Seal Officials scrambled to figure out how a presidential seal evoking Russia’s national emblem and alluding to golf appeared at a conservative conference this week....
20:56, 07/25/2019

What World War II can teach us about fighting fake news With local and European elections just mere days away, the UK government is heavily promoting its S.H.A.R.E Checklist campaign across social media, which warns against the dangers of proliferating fak...
11:23, 04/30/2019

Facebook removes 3B fake accounts, but how many missed? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook’s new report Thursday doesn’t...
19:42, 05/23/2019

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelli...
20:56, 07/01/2019

That 'Found Cat' Craigslist Ad Featuring a Bobcat is Totally Fake Have you seen this Craigslist ad that’s going viral on social media? The headline screams “FOUND CAT - NEED OWNERS ASAP!!” but if you take a closer look at the photos, it clearly shows a bobcat. Scary...
18:14, 05/24/2019

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
22:28, 05/24/2019

'Fake news is a scourge' in India: Aroon Purie "In India, there is no control for social media platforms, the breeding grounds for fake news." A DW exclusive interview with Aroon Purie, founder and former editor-in-chief of India Today....
11:56, 05/20/2019

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high su...
15:14, 06/04/2019

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
19:56, 05/29/2019

This fake iPhone charging cable will hijack your computer A fake Apple charging cable has been developed that could allow attackers to trick their way into a victim's devices.Security researcher Mike Grover, also known as MG, has developed a fake Lightn...
23:14, 08/12/2019

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Braz...
11:28, 05/22/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elect...
12:42, 05/24/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Romanian man authorities say took part in a home invasion at the Connecticut estate of a New York socialite where the victims were injected with what they were told was a leth...
20:56, 05/16/2019

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake n...
07:14, 06/07/2019

The number of fake assistance dogs is exploding – but who are the owners behind it? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yello...
09:14, 08/13/2019

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
05:00, 06/20/2019

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market”’ for counterfeit luxury goods...
04:00, 05/29/2019

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
23:42, 06/13/2019

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cr...
16:14, 06/06/2019

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cas...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habi...
03:56, 05/18/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance t...
00:14, 05/24/2019

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
13:56, 06/14/2019

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
02:00, 06/12/2019

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
02:00, 06/04/2019

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught be...
20:28, 05/23/2019

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
20:28, 05/30/2019

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particula...
23:00, 06/10/2019

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
18:14, 06/14/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
04:56, 06/02/2019

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was also one of the most boring smartphones on the planet...
17:28, 06/03/2019

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and....
00:14, 06/06/2019

The number of fake emotional support dogs is exploding – why? It’s easy to get your pet designated an emotional support animal. But abuse of the system takes a toll on those with genuine needsAccording to her owner, Nick, 40, Rosie – a 50lb, eight-year-old yello...
20:14, 08/13/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.       ...
20:14, 07/03/2019

MS-13 Gang Put Fake Body in Car, Then Detonated a Bomb When Police Came A street gang in El Salvador wrapped a mannequin in blankets inside a car, then set off explosives when the police arrived to investigate, wounding two officers....
03:00, 04/30/2019

How to Stop Your Parents From Sharing Fake News Online This week, President Trump made several false allegations, including one about about providing $92 billion in Hurricane Maria relief efforts to Puerto Rico, and another about his supposed exoneration ...
00:14, 07/26/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relat...
07:56, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services...
21:14, 05/09/2019

This terrifying AI generates fake articles from any news site The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has an interesting new tactic in the war on fake news: make more of it. A team of researchers at the institute recently developed Grover, a neural netwo...
03:56, 06/25/2019

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)     ...
02:42, 06/29/2019

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
15:14, 07/12/2019

Give Us Your Most Absurd Fake Fernando Alonso Rumors What’s Fernando Alonso going to do in the future? It seems like everyone has some sort of an opinion or has heard some absurd rumor about what the two-time Formula One World Championship and Le Mans-w...
21:28, 08/07/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
19:28, 05/11/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran's competiti...
02:14, 05/13/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is in...
06:14, 07/22/2019

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 ...
03:00, 08/20/2019

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
10:42, 07/09/2019

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale this week, there is a growing scepticism about how t...
10:14, 07/14/2019

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic law enforcement response, prosecutors said. Terrea...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored...
20:14, 07/02/2019

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
19:00, 06/28/2019

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
22:28, 07/26/2019

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so they can get down to the nitty-gritty: a potential f...
08:00, 05/13/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage of misconceptions about the EU to stir anti-migrant...
07:28, 05/16/2019

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
20:00, 06/21/2019

Twitter scams use fake tech support accounts Twitter is the latest social network to fall victim to cybercriminals who are using the platform to launch tech support scams, command-and-control (C&C) operations and data exfiltration according to a...
00:28, 07/31/2019

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Strait Times reports the P...
07:42, 05/09/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96% as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake Web sites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday c...
07:14, 07/31/2019

Facebook defends decision not to ban fake news from politicians Facebook says it wasn't its job to stop fake news circulated by actual politicians in the months leading up to Australia's federal election. The nation's Labor Party suffered resounding...
22:56, 08/02/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, ...
23:56, 05/16/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
07:42, 05/09/2019

He Was the Face of a Bike-a-thon to Fight Cancer. He Was Also a Fake. After John Looker announced he had brain cancer, he became a star fund-raiser and the heart of Pelotonia, a charity event in Ohio that raises millions of dollars. But something wasn’t right....
13:14, 08/01/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was...
04:56, 05/09/2019

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
04:42, 06/22/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over his hardline Middle East policies. “The Fake News W...
00:28, 05/16/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at...
21:00, 06/22/2019

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
20:14, 04/28/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
11:14, 05/09/2019

Instagram Will Enable Users to Flag Posts They Think Are Fake Instagram users in the U.S. will soon be able to report content they deem to be fake as the Facebook-owned app joins the fight against online misinformation, Reuters reporte. The new feature, announce...
07:56, 08/16/2019

'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook They've experienced firsthand how dangerous online disinformation and harassment can be. And they say tech executives aren't doing enough to stop it....
01:56, 05/09/2019

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted to wrestle (with mixed success) with the theme of ...
04:28, 05/09/2019

WhatsApp chats can be hacked to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that v...
19:28, 08/08/2019

THE SOCIAL VIDEO REPORT: How social platforms are transforming their video distribution strategies and creating new opportunities for brands (FB, SNAP, GOOGL, AAPL) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can log in and read the report here. Busin...
03:00, 07/18/2019

Cambodia jails translator over 'fake news' sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained...
09:14, 06/28/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
19:56, 05/05/2019

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese national living in Oregon, allegedly took advantage of ...
15:56, 05/23/2019

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caugh...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
01:42, 06/06/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling of money to Puerto Rico, ravaged by Hurricane Maria...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and ima...
18:28, 06/05/2019

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is to...
14:28, 06/06/2019

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when th...
03:14, 05/23/2019

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee....
08:28, 07/10/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the propos...
18:56, 05/08/2019

G7 leaders need some clear-the-air talks rather than fake smiles | Larry Elliott The Beatles kept up their pretence but world leaders must face up to their differences and find solutions to potentially corrosive threatsIn 1975 the French president, Valéry Giscard D’Estaing, had a ...
17:56, 08/18/2019

Fake Job Racket In Name Of Ayushman Bharat Busted By Police, 4 Arrested The Delhi Police has arrested four persons for cheating over 360 unemployed youths of various states to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of providing jobs under the Prime Minister Narendra.....
00:28, 05/08/2019

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago and claimed he was just haggling with banks like ot...
15:56, 05/08/2019

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-...
17:56, 06/07/2019

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid ...
16:14, 07/11/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make up for its mistakes from when the platform was ab...
20:56, 05/07/2019

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages sel...
18:14, 06/06/2019

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often....
22:14, 07/13/2019

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Pros...
18:56, 07/15/2019

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered ticking movement of the watch’s second hand. But as...
17:56, 06/05/2019

NC parents on edge after kids got sick for drinking ‘fake’ formula CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — Police are looking into several cases of people reportedly buying baby formula, which can be expensive, replacing it with flour, and returning the product for cash. In a few c...
01:42, 08/14/2019

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
22:56, 07/24/2019

Los Espookys renewed for a second season of fake horror, real weirdness We got a pretty spirited kick earlier this year out of Los Espookys, Fred Armisen, Julio Torres, and Ana Fabrega’s HBO send-up of…well, a lot of things: Magical realism, ghost-hunting, horror movies, ...
08:56, 07/25/2019

Singapore opposition party fears use of fake news law in election The leader of a new Singapore opposition party said on Friday he was concerned that an anti-fake news law, which rights groups fear could stifle free speech, may be used in upcoming elections....
07:56, 07/26/2019

The Guy Who Designed the Fake Presidential Seal That Appeared Behind Trump Is a Former Republican The man who created a fake presidential seal that President Donald Trump stood in front of at an event earlier this week is a former Republican who grew disillusioned with his party after the 2016 ele...
15:42, 07/26/2019

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
07:56, 06/12/2019

Number of fake euro notes rises in Germany, Bundesbank says Germany's banking authorities confiscated around €1.6 million worth of fake notes during the first half of 2019, most of them €50 notes. The Bundesbank is offering free online-training for spotting fa...
18:56, 07/26/2019

Kickstarter game teaches players how to identify fake news Between fake news, viral clickbait and biased reporting, it's hard to get a sense of what is really true when reading the headlines. So a new game being pitched on Kickstarter aims to take the pu...
21:14, 07/26/2019

Dishy new memoir exposes ‘fake heiress’ Anna Sorokin If you gobbled up every last detail of the Anna Sorokin “Fake Socialite” trial this spring (and really, who didn’t?), your addictive summer beach read has arrived: “My Friend Anna: The True Story of a...
20:14, 07/27/2019

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
15:14, 07/30/2019

Facebook says it was 'not our role' to remove fake news during Australian election Exclusive: Facebook executive Simon Milner says company ‘only removes content that violates our community standards’Facebook has declared it is not “our role to remove content that one side of a polit...
20:56, 07/30/2019

Grubhub’s profits plunge 96 percent as it grapples with fake-fee outcry Grubhub scrambled to fend off allegations that it’s been charging bogus fees to restaurants and setting up fake websites to take orders, even as it reported a 96-percent profit plunge. On a Tuesday co...
23:14, 07/30/2019

Tax Officials Deny Harassing Coffee Day Boss, Say His Letter Fake The Income Tax Department on Tuesday denied charges of harassment during its probe against Cafe Coffee Day promoter V G Siddhartha as it pointed out that his available signature was different from......
04:00, 07/31/2019

Army fights fake news with propagandists and hackers in one unit Cyber and intelligence experts unite to battle disinformation as character of warfare changesComputer hackers and propaganda specialists working in the British army are to be placed in a single divisi...
02:56, 08/01/2019

YouTube sues user who extorted others through fake takedown requests A lawsuit filed by YouTube yesterday claims that a user abused its copyright infringement reporting system to extort fellow YouTubers and carry out a swatting attack. YouTube alleges that Christopher ...
01:14, 08/21/2019

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm...
07:00, 05/29/2019

Dad set to plead guilty to paying $250K to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack has admitted to paying $200,000 to Rick Singer, the mastermind of the college admissions scandal, and another $50,000 to USC.        ...
18:00, 07/24/2019

‘Fake Orthodox’ couple accused of trying to convert Jews to Christianity David Costello and Rivkah Weber look every bit a young Orthodox Jewish couple. Costello sports a yarmulke and sidelocks and Weber dresses modestly and covers her head. They keep kosher and never miss ...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Serbian interior ministry says Lufthansa bomb threat was fake The Serbian interior ministry said a bomb threat which prompted the evacuation of a Lufthansa plane bound for Frankfurt on Thursday morning was fake....
14:28, 07/18/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated customers. Customer service representatives for Intu...
00:56, 05/03/2019

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (ne...
13:28, 05/24/2019

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all charged with felony possession of a forged instrum...
22:14, 06/04/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed t...
00:42, 07/20/2019

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Chapman University: Student had fake SATs in bribes scandal ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A private university in California says it determined one student linked to the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities may have submitted fraudu...
19:14, 05/24/2019

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political re...
17:00, 06/04/2019

Scientists develop 'artificial tongue' to detect fake whiskies The technology can also be used to identify poisons as well as to monitor riversBeing palmed off with a young whisky when expecting an 18-year-old single malt can be a glass-half-empty moment. But now...
04:14, 08/06/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
17:28, 07/22/2019

Man phones in fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant A 65-year-old Serbian man allegedly phoned in a fake bomb threat last week in the hope of keeping a flight attendant who refused a date with him in the country, according to media reports. The unident...
19:42, 07/22/2019

This Fake 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk Is a Blasphemous Beauty A 20-year-old marketing student from Mexico who dabbles in car renderings has created an internet sensation. It’s a 1989 Jeep Cherokee Trackhawk; a hot-rodded XJ that never existed, but perhaps should...
22:42, 07/22/2019

New York is trying to shut down that fake heiress' sweet Netflix deal Last summer, we reported that Shonda Rhimes’ first Netflix project since taking her Shondaland production company to the streaming service would be an adaptation of a New York Magazine story about a w...
03:28, 07/23/2019

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
23:42, 05/25/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number o...
15:56, 07/23/2019

Forever 21’s ‘Fake News’ shorts spark Twitter debate Forever 21’s “Fake News” bike shorts have sparked mixed reviews on Twitter – with many praising and criticizing the brand’s move. The graphic shorts play on the controversial catchphrase, which gained...
17:42, 07/24/2019

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting eas...
07:56, 05/29/2019

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
12:56, 06/17/2019

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Estill County. Officials said the indictment was hande...
17:00, 06/30/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose your support?" ...
11:00, 05/12/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months afte...
19:00, 05/17/2019

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebo...
17:14, 06/28/2019

Hackers can alter WhatsApp chats to show fake information Security experts have warned that WhatsApp messages can be altered without the user's knowledge due to a flaw in the messaging app's systems.Researchers from Check Point have revealed that v...
15:42, 08/09/2019

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
18:42, 06/19/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent succ...
20:28, 06/24/2019

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
13:56, 06/13/2019

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential rac...
11:42, 06/13/2019

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in the glow of attention -- and to avoid a legal ball a...
04:14, 05/12/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warnings of a missile strike and images of ...
17:02, 05/15/2019