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Wal-Mart offers discounts for online orders picked up in store

Wal-Mart offers discounts for online orders picked up in store

Published 12/04/2017

A man talks on his mobile phone in front of a Wal-Mart store in Sao Paulo, Brazil, February 16, 2016. To match Insight WALMART-BRAZIL/ REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Wal-Mart Stores Inc will offer 'pickup discounts' to U.S. shoppers on items they order online and pick up in-store, as it revamps its e-commerce offerings at a faster pace to close the gap with larger rival Amazon.com Inc.

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Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews

Consumer Reports to consider cyber security in product reviews

Published 06/03/2017

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon

Consumer Reports, an influential U.S. non-profit group that conducts extensive reviews of cars, kitchen appliances and other goods, is gearing up to start considering cyber security and privacy safeguards when scoring products.

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Amazon, Netflix grab a share of Oscar glory

Amazon, Netflix grab a share of Oscar glory

Published 27/02/2017

89th Academy Awards - Oscars Backstage - Hollywood, California, U.S. - 26/02/17 - Casey Affleck poses with his Oscar for Best Actor for 'Manchester by the Sea' REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Silicon Valley crashed Hollywood's biggest awards show on Sunday as Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) and Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) collected the first Academy Awards for streaming services while independent studio A24 won the coveted best picture Oscar.

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Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaper

Dubai police summon Russian model who dangled from skyscraper: newspaper

Published 18/02/2017

Dubai police have summoned a Russian model who posed for a video while dangling from a skyscraper to sign a pledge not to put her life in danger again, a local newspaper reported on Saturday.

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Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov calls Trump ‘totalitarian opportunist’

Dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov calls Trump ‘totalitarian opportunist’

Published 18/08/2016

Renowned stage performer Mikhail Baryshnikov pauses during a news conference at the Suzanne Dellal Centre for Dance and Theatre in Tel Aviv November 13, 2011. REUTERS/Nir Elias

Legendary Russian-American dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov has denounced Donald Trump as a "totalitarian opportunist,' saying the Republican presidential candidate's speeches remind him of his years in the Soviet Union.

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