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Used-car dealer accused of gouging in $45 million of masks

A used-car dealer accused of trying to get New York City to pay a 400% markup on millions of respirator masks he didn’t actually have has become the latest target of a federal crackdown on pandemic profiteering. Ronald Romano, 58, of Manalapan, New Jersey, tried to charge city officials more than $45 million for the masks, falsely claiming he was ... Read More »

Diesel scrappage scheme: BMW and Ford accused of cashing in on fears by offering £2k off a new car

Manufacturers including BMW and Ford are taking matters into their own hands with their own pollution-reducing trade-in schemes  CREDIT:  YUI MOK Car manufacturers are cashing in on a diesel price scare by launching scrappage schemes for drivers of polluting cars who agree to buy brand new “greener” versions. It comes after the Government threatened to develop a diesel scrappage scheme but failed ... Read More »

Apple Accused of Storing Call Logs on iCloud Servers Without an Easy Opt-Out

  Apple has long been a champion of user privacy, with the famous San Bernadino battle with the FBI a frequently cited example of the company protecting its users’ rights. However, the company hasn’t always been forthright when it comes to communicating what it stores and shares. A little over a month ago, it was revealed that Apple may be ... Read More »

Skype for Linux Reportedly Facing Issues, Microsoft Accused of Neglecting OS

Several Linux users are reporting an issue with Skype, Microsoft’s instant messaging and VoIP calling service. Users report that Microsoft has broken the app’s ability to join calls. Microsoft is yet to acknowledge the issue. Two Linux enthusiasts who go by handle Boltgolt and Nickforallnl (Nick Vernij) penned the issue in a blog post signed by “lots of angry Linux ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Accused of Fraud by Customer Care Firm; Refutes Charge

In another controversial turn of events in the Freedom 251 saga, Ringing Bells has been accused of “fraud” and non-payment of dues by its customer service provider – a charge refuted by the smartphone company. Ringing Bells has on the other hand accused the BPO company, Cyfuture, of having failed in handling the huge traffic of customer calls. Cyfuture Founder ... Read More »