US continues to blacklist China’s eBay over counterfeit goods

In its annual report on the trade of illicit goods in online and physical marketplaces, the USTR said Taobao hasn’t “objectively demonstrated that the volume or prevalence of counterfeit goods has decreased over the last year.” Alibaba cited its brand protection programs and offline cooperation with law enforcement as evidence that it addressed the concerns …

Oltre lo slogan sulle tasse, finanziamo l’università con le spese militari

Ma siccome siamo in questa fase, evitando di partecipare alla gara elettorale di chi la spara più grossa, il presidente Grasso, come espressione di LeU, potrebbe aggiustare il tiro spiegando, ad esempio, che la proposta di tagli alle tasse universitarie va vista in un quadro più generale di rilancio, … by Livio Acerbo #greengroundit

Google Maps has gingerly returned to China after an eight year absence

When asked to bow down to China’s strict censorship laws in 2010, tech giant Google made the decision to pull its most popular services entirely from the country rather than comply. The company has now returned to the Chinese market – albeit in a tentative way – by reintroducing a localized version of Google Maps. …

OnePlus Customers Report Credit Card Fraud After Buying From the Company’s Website

OnePlus Customers Report Credit Card Fraud After Buying From the Company’s Website Published on January 16, 2018 at 12:20AM If you purchased a OnePlus smartphone recently from the official OnePlus website, you might want to check your transactions to make sure there aren’t any you don’t recognize. “A poll was posted on the OnePlus forum …

Nissan Xmotion concept blends sci-fi and serenity – and includes a fish friend

Nissan Xmotion concept Making its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the six-passenger, three-row Nissan Xmotion (pronounced “cross motion”) concept fuses Japanese culture and traditional craftsmanship with American-style utility and new-generation Nissan Intelligent Mobility technology. Nissan Xmotion concept Making its world debut at the 2018 North American International Auto …

SFGATE: LeBron, Warriors promote togetherness in spirit of MLK

LeBron, Warriors promote togetherness in spirit of MLK Published on January 15, 2018 at 10:49PM by By Connor Letourneau CLEVELAND — Hours before their nationally televised MLK Day showdown at Quicken Loans Arena, members of the Warriors and Cavaliers used their post-shootaround media availabilities to promote togetherness in the spirit of the late Dr. Martin …

SFGATE: LeBron, Warriors promote togetherness in spirit of MLK

LeBron, Warriors promote togetherness in spirit of MLK Published on January 15, 2018 at 10:49PM by By Connor Letourneau CLEVELAND — Hours before their nationally televised MLK Day showdown at Quicken Loans Arena, members of the Warriors and Cavaliers used their post-shootaround media availabilities to promote togetherness in the spirit of the late Dr. Martin …