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Michelle Singletary: After data breach, more questions than answers

I finally made it in. After numerous checks of my email, spam folder and a very unhelpful call with a customer representative, I was able to register for the free credit monitoring service offered by Equifax following its massive data breach, which affected 143 million consumers. Through its service TrustedID Premier, I can view my Equifax credit report as well ...

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Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to remove hate speech in 24 hours or face fines — Quartz

The German government’s controversial new law, which aims to crack down on hate speech on internet platforms, comes into force today (Oct 1). But while it seems like a progressive step towards combatting this issue, there are concerns that the move could lead to excessive censorship due to the level of fines social media platforms face. Passed earlier this summer, ...

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Consumer commission directs Unitech to refund Rs 41 lakh to buyer

New Delhi: The top consumer commission has asked real estate firm Unitech Ltd to refund over Rs 41 lakh to a buyer, who had booked a property in one of its projects, saying the realtor had indulged in unfair trade practice. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has asked the company to refund Rs 41,15,320, to Haryana resident D K Mathur, saying “the allottee ...

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Monster Energy Kawasaki | 2018 Team

INSTAGRAM | @racekawasakiINSTAGRAM | @elitomacINSTAGRAM | @joshgrant33 www.kawasaki.com Monster Energy Kawasaki has announced their factory 450 race team for 2018 and to no surprise, the lineup of Eli Tomac and Josh Grant remains. As you may recall, Tomac inked a multi-year contract extension with the team during the Monster Energy Supercross Series and then claimed the 450 class title in ...

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Retail Summary: Second Quarter 2017

Southern Nevada After a small first quarter increase of 0.3 points from 10.5 percent vacancy in the Las Vegas retail market held firm at 10.8 percent in Q2. The Valley’s anchored retail market is generally stabilized, though there remains room for improvement. Some submarkets have fared better than others, such as the Northeast with a 5.8 percent vacancy rate. At ...

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UK private sector growth eases as consumer-facing businesses battle tightening purse strings

Growth in the UK’s private sector eased slightly during the three months to September, according to the latest Growth Indicator from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI). The composite measure based on 728 respondents across the distribution, manufacturing and service sectors showed a balance of +11 per cent of firms reporting a rise in output, compared to +14 per cent ...

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Social Media and Business: Drones have the potential to change the game | Southern Business Journal

Southern Illinois University Carbondale offered its first remote pilot certification course in November 2016. The course was designed to educate and certify remote pilots who operate unmanned aerial systems, otherwise known as UASs, or drones. Along with many other aspiring remote pilots, I attended this class. Among the attendees were seasoned hobbyists, employees of Southern Illinois Airport, and a crew ...

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