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‘Sick’: Black rag dolls made to ‘slam into walls’ pulled from shelves over racism complaints (PHOTO)

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A ‘disturbing’ black rag doll designed to make kids ‘feel better’ by slamming it against a wall to vent their anger has been pulled from New Jersey stores after outcry. The ‘Feel Better Doll’ is a black smiling rag doll with multi-colored hair styled like dreadlocks, and bears instructions to “slam” the stuffed toy “whenever Read More

Dish Network has tough road to become competitive mobile carrier

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(Reuters) – Dish Network’s (DISH.O) bid to become a fourth U.S. mobile carrier may cost billions more than it expected and pits it against corporate giants, but the satellite TV provider has an advantage in starting fresh, with no legacy technology to maintain, and deep-pocketed potential partners are standing by. FILE PHOTO: A Dish Network Read More

Samsung to release $2G foldable phone after months of problems

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After months of issues, including the screen cracking, Samsung said it would finally release its foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold. The South Korea-based tech conglomerate said the Fold, which starts at $1,980, would be released in stores in September after being delayed several months. “Samsung is conducting final product tests to make Galaxy Fold available to Read More

Questerre engages leading Quebec engineering firm for clean tech project

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THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICATO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR UNITED STATES PERSONS CALGARY, Alberta, July 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questerre Energy Corporation (“Questerre” or the “Company”) (TSX,OSE:QEC) reported that it has recently engaged SNC-Lavalin Inc., one of Canada’s largest engineering firms, to develop Read More

U.S. lawmakers grill E-cig maker Juul over efforts targeted at schoolchildren

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc funded a “holistic health education” camp as part of efforts to market directly to school-aged children, members of a U.S. congressional panel said on Thursday, citing internal company documents. Juul brand vaping pens are seen for sale in a shop in Manhattan in New York City, New Read More

Intel says customers stockpiling chips on U.S.-China tension, raises forecast

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(Reuters) – Intel Corp forecast current-quarter profit and revenue above estimates and raised its full-year revenue forecast on Thursday, allaying concerns about a global semiconductor sales slowdown and curbs on U.S. sales to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. FILE PHOTO: Computer chip maker Intel’s logo is shown on a gaming computer display during the opening day Read More

Dril-Quip, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results

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HOUSTON, July 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE: DRQ) today reported operational and financial results for the second quarter 2019. Key highlights for the second quarter of 2019 included: Increased revenue to $104 million, above the guidance range of $90 – $100 million Recorded product bookings of $96 million, above the guidance range Read More

Love Islanders given social media adverts guide

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Love Island contestants are being given a new guide to help them follow rules on social media advertising. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and ITV have come up with the checklist to help contestants be “upfront” with their followers. Adverts have to be “obviously identifiable” – which is why you often see “#ad” on paid-for Read More

TravelPerk introduces FlexiPerk – making business travel more flexible than ever before

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TravelPerk’s brand new business travel product FlexiPerk gives businesses and travelers unprecedented flexibility by making any booking (flight, hotel, car, train) refundable, no matter the cost Currently in beta, FlexiPerk has been trialled by SumUp, Picnic, and other customers, saving an average of 26% for each business New product delivers on TravelPerk’s mission to bring Read More

Love Islanders get social media adverts ‘survival kit’

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Love Island contestants are being given a new guide to help them follow rules on social media advertising. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) and ITV have come up with the checklist to help contestants be “upfront” with their followers. Adverts have to be “obviously identifiable” – which is why you often see “#ad” on paid-for Read More