Beware! Criminal Networks Likely to Sell Fake Coronavirus Vaccines on Internet, Interpol Issues Global Alert



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Coronavirus Vaccine Latest Update: At a time when a number of companies are busy developing coronavirus vaccine for the deadly virus, the Interpol on Thursday warned law enforcement agencies across the globe that organised criminal networks could try to advertise and sell fake COVID-19 vaccines physically and on the internet.

Issuing an orange alert to all 194 member countries, the Lyon-based international police cooperation body warned agencies to prepare for potential criminal activity in relation to “the falsification, theft and illegal advertising of COVID-19 and flu vaccines”.

“It also includes examples of crimes where individuals have been advertising, selling and administering fake vaccines,” a statement from the Interpol said.

Notably, the Interpol issues an Orange notice to warn of an event, a person, an object or a process representing a serious and imminent threat to public safety. However, the CBI, which is the

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TikTok owner gets another week to sell its US business

TikTok’s deadline to finalize a US buyer has been extended for the second time in less than a month.



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The Trump administration on Wednesday gave the short-form video app’s Chinese owner, ByteDance, until December 4 to conclude a proposed takeover deal by Oracle and Walmart, according to a spokesperson for the Treasury department.

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“The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has granted ByteDance a one-week extension…to allow time to review a revised submission that the Committee recently received,” the spokesperson said.

In an executive order this summer, Trump set November 12 as the hard deadline for ByteDance to divest TikTok, which has more than 100 million users in the United States. But as the deadline came and went, confusion reigned over what consequences might be in store for TikTok. Trump’s executive order did not say that TikTok would be banned if it missed

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Believe and ramble. Life and reflections’, the book where Jeff Bezos explains how to sell anything on the Internet

The richest man in the world and owner of Amazon , Jeff Bezos , will put on sale on November 19, around the world, his new book called “Create and Divaga. Life and Reflections of Jeff Bezos ” , where the businessman tells how he made his fortune and formed his e-commerce empire.



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At the beginning, the businessman sold a limited number of products in his catalog, among these were books, music and videos, however, he received a message that would change his vision of the business.

The phrase that had a significant impact on his career was “I wish they sold windshield wiper blades, because I have to change them now,” written by a customer in his virtual store, as noted in his book. This comment was a trigger for him to grow successfully. It was at that moment when he perceived the opportunity

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Paddle raises $68 million to help SaaS companies sell software globally

Paddle, a platform that helps software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies grow globally by taking care of payments, checkout, subscription management, and licensing, has raised $68 million in a series C round of funding led by FTV Capital.

The raise comes in what can only be described as a blockbuster year for SaaS companies, powered substantially by the push to cloud computing and the rapid embrace of remote working. Recent Gartner data indicates that the SaaS market is on track to hit $105 billion in 2020, a figure it projects to rise by 18% in 2021.

Founded out of London in 2012, Paddle’s core raison d’être is to enable subscription-based software companies to focus entirely on building their product by spending less time on the billing and back-end side of things. Instead of piecing together various components from third-party providers, SaaS companies can use Paddle as a single platform through which they can

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Trump Administration Lets Qualcomm Sell Huawei 4G Mobile Chips

Huawei is apparently not so bad after all, according to the Trump administration. It just gave Qualcomm permission to sell it chips.

Huawei is apparently not so bad after all, according to the Trump administration. It just gave Qualcomm permission to sell it chips.
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The Trump administration, distracted by other important things, has apparently forgotten that it’s mad at Huawei. If this seems strange to you, it’s probably because we’ve all gotten used to hearing the government go on and on about how the Chinese telecommunications company is a threat to U.S. national security. But alas, these comments apparently do not matter much anymore, because the U.S. government is letting American companies sell certain items to Huawei again.

According to Reuters report, Qualcomm received a license from the U.S. Department of Commerce to sell 4G mobile phone chips to Huawei on Friday. In August, the Trump administration delivered what some called a “lethal blow” to Huawei by banning any company, not just

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Qualcomm gets OK to sell 4G chips to Huawei, despite US ban, report says

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Qualcomm has reportedly been granted a license by the US government to sell 4G mobile chips to Huawei, despite a ban on American companies selling technology and parts to the China-based telecommunications company.

“We received a license for a number of products, which includes some 4G products,” a Qualcomm spokeswoman told Reuters, according to a Saturday report by the news agency. She didn’t specify which products Qualcomm can sell, saying only that they have to do with mobile devices. She also said Qualcomm has other license applications pending.

In August, citing national security and foreign policy concerns, the US Commerce Department expanded restrictions meant to limit Huawei’s access to chips made using American software and equipment. The department said it wouldn’t extend a temporary general license that allowed some transactions involving the

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Uber is reportedly looking to sell its self-driving division

Illustration for article titled Uber Could Soon Pawn Off Its Scandal-Ridden Self-Driving Vehicle Branch to Startup Aurora

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Uber is in talks to sell its scandalridden self-driving vehicle branch, Advanced Technologies Group, according to a Friday TechCrunch report. And it looks like Aurora Innovation, a startup founded by veterans of the autonomous vehicle industry, is first in line to scoop up the “prize.”

Sources familiar with the negotiations told the outlet that Uber “has been shopping” ATG, which carries the grim distinction of the world’s first recorded fatal self-driving car crash, to several potential buyers, and Aurora appears to be the clear frontrunner. While terms of the deal are still unknown, sources say negotiations are “far along in the process” and that the two companies have been in talks since October.

Spokespeople for both companies declined TechCrunch’s request for comment on the matter. But the move would fall in line with Uber’s recent downsizing, spurred in

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US gives Qualcomm approval to sell 4G chips to Huawei despite sanctions

Qualcomm has received permission from the US to sell 4G mobile chips to Huawei, an exemption to the Trump administration’s ban on doing business with the Chinese company, Reuters reported. Qualcomm didn’t specify which products it’s allowed to sell to Huawei, but told Reuters they were related to mobile devices.



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In May 2019, the White House issued an executive order barring US companies from doing business with Chinese companies like Huawei due to national security concerns. In May of this year, the Commerce Department tightened the restrictions to require any overseas semiconductor manufacturers to get a license from the US if they used US equipment or technology to make chips for Huawei. And effective in September, the US began requiring foreign semiconductor manufacturers to get a license to sell chips —even if not designed for Huawei specs— that are intended for the

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Uber reportedly may sell its self-driving car division to rival Aurora

Uber is in talks to sell its autonomous vehicle unit to startup competitor Aurora Innovation, TechCrunch reported. If it comes to pass, the sale of Uber Advanced Technologies Group (UberATG), would mark the end of a bumpy road for a division of Uber that was valued at $7.25 billion as recently as last July, but which has been plagued with ongoing problems.

In March of 2019, Uber avoided criminal charges in the 2018 death of Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona, the first-ever death involving an autonomous car. Federal investigators found that Uber, the safety driver behind the wheel of the car, and the state of Arizona all shared a portion of the blame for the incident. The accident ended Uber’s test program in Tempe, but the company resumed testing in Pittsburgh, where UberATG is headquartered.

And UberATG was involved in a trade secrets lawsuit with competitor Waymo, owned by Google

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Uber is reportedly in talks to sell its self-driving unit

After years of development and some shocking incidents, the next step for Uber’s self-driving unit could be a sale. As first reported by TechCrunchand later Reuters, anonymous sources say Uber is in talks with self-driving tech startup Aurora about a sale, and the discussions have gone on since October.



a car parked on a city street: An Uber car equipped with cameras and sensors drives the streets of Washington, DC, on January 24, 2020. - Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) announced it would begin data collection for self-driving vehicles on Washington, DC, roads beginning January 24. ATG self-driving vehicles - operated by two human drivers, better known as Mission Specialists - will collect road data to support the development of Ubers self-driving vehicle technology. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)


An Uber car equipped with cameras and sensors drives the streets of Washington, DC, on January 24, 2020. – Uber Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) announced it would begin data collection for self-driving vehicles on Washington, DC, roads beginning January 24. ATG self-driving vehicles – operated by two human drivers, better known as Mission Specialists – will collect road data to support the development of Ubers self-driving vehicle technology. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)

Last year Toyota, Softbank and Denso teamed up to invest $1 billion in Uber ATG in a deal

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