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Why Huawei's days in the UK could be numbered

Posted: 26 June

The UK government is inching towards taking a decision on Huawei's role in the UK's 5G and fixed-broadband networks.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) - a branch of the intelligence service GCHQ - has documented all the facts ahead of giving its view.

And civil servants at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are weighing up the financial consequences of ordering a ban or new limits.

In theory, a decision could come...

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NON-Compliant Goods - No Refund Given

Posted: 8 June

I (Selte SPA) purchased from company Navy Blue OU 10.000 face masks, marked as ‘FFP2-CE’; it turned out that the certifications and test results along with the merchandise could not be used for CE marking and FFP2 certification. The face masks were irregular and could not be sold on the European territory; asked Navy Blue to withdraw them and refund, but they refused and offered to rebuy them at a lower price. The current loss for my company...

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National controls to restrict the export of medicines and medical equipment

Posted: 14 April

In response to the growing impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus in Europe, a number of EU countries have implemented national controls to restrict the export of medicines and medical equipment, such as face masks, gloves, and protective clothing.

Over the weekend, the EU Commission reviewed actions taken by Member States and, while it has discouraged Member States from adopting measures which would limit intra-EU trade, it has introduced a temporary...

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Successful action against VAT fraud with mobile phones

Posted: 24 October

The Hungarian, German, Austrian, Slovakian and Latvian authorities, with the support of Eurojust and Europol, have this month undertaken a successful four-day operation against large-scale VAT fraud involving the sale of mobile telephones by an organised crime group (OCG) in Hungary. Hearings were conducted for nine suspects (with six suspects in pre-trial detention), 37 searches were carried out, and items with a value of EUR 7 million were seized...

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Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

Posted: 24 June

Eurojust helps Italy and Slovenia unravel massive VAT fraud

The Hague, 24 June 2019

With the assistance of Eurojust, the Italian authorities seized almost EUR 84 million after unravelling a VAT fraud scheme involving the marketing of technological and computer products in the region of Campania. A total of 49 suspects are under investigation for tax crimes committed through so-called ‘carousel fraud’ by collecting the VAT for themselves...

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CNET News

PS5 and Xbox Series X backwards compatibility: Everything we know so far - CNET

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Let's look at what Sony and Microsoft have said about playing the games of yesteryear on their upcoming next-gen consoles.
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This light-up keyboard teaches you how to play piano - CNET

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It's kind of like Peloton, but for piano.
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2020 Audi SQ8 flies under the radar - Roadshow

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Audi's middle-child Q8 variant doesn't shout its capabilities from the mountaintops, but rest assured, there's plenty of it on tap.
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Spotify lets you compare your music taste with celebs like Megan Thee Stallion, Addison Rae - CNET

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The new Listen Alike tool shows you which celebrities like the same music as you.
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This $50 air fryer combo oven is absurd value - CNET

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Save $70 on a versatile oven and take the holidays by storm.
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Wayfair Way Day sale: The best kitchen and cookware deals we've found - CNET

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Our top kitchen picks from Wayfair's massive fall sale, happening now.
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Vitamix flash sale: A reconditioned S50 for just $166 (!) plus more blender deals - CNET

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New and reconditioned Vitamix blenders for about as low as they go.
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Updating to iOS 14 may remove Fortnite from your iPhone, Epic warns - CNET

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Don't forget: Fortnite is no longer available in the Apple App store.
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Forget Bose, the Treblab Z2 over-ear headphones with ANC are only $50 today - CNET

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Price drop! With active noise canceling and a 35-hour battery, these headphones are a solid value.
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Best smart home products of 2020 that aren't made by Amazon or Google - CNET

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We took Amazon and Google out of the running (just this once) to see what other great smart home gadgets are out there.
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The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GT fades to black - Roadshow

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The new Stealth Edition has a very-under-the-radar look.
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LinkedIn unveils new look and messaging features, plans to release Stories globally - CNET

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LinkedIn Stories, like on other social networks, lets you post photos and videos that vanish in 24 hours.
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Xbox Series X's 1TB expandable storage costs $220 - CNET

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The Seagate drive is also compatible with Series S and is available to preorder at Best Buy.
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Epic, Spotify, Tile and more form coalition to take on Apple's App Store rules - CNET

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The nonprofit Coalition for App Fairness aims to level the playing field for app and game developers.
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These Mpow wireless sport earphones are on sale for just $11 - CNET

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Great for running or the gym, these earbuds have earhooks that keep them in place and control buttons that actually make sense.
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This water-resistant wireless speaker is just $9 - CNET

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Take your tunes into the shower or anyplace else splashy.
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These true wireless earbuds are only $12. Can they possibly be any good? - CNET

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Even if they're just OK, this is one heck of a deal. Plus, survive power outages and save $250 on this powerful portable generator.
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Google says it will help employees pay back student loans - CNET

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The search giant, famous for free food and high salaries, offers another perk for employees.
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Microsoft releases Xbox Family Settings app with screen time limits, ahead of Xbox Series X - CNET

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The app, which began public testing in May, helps parents to control children's screen time, to filter content and to manage their friends.
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Best water filter pitchers to buy this year - CNET

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Spoiler: It isn't Brita.
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Galaxy S20 FE deal alert: Samsung's brand-new phone is $100 off at Best Buy and Amazon - CNET

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That's unlocked and with no activation requirement.
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Galaxy Watch 3 review: A stunning smartwatch with SpO2 tracking and ECG - CNET

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Samsung's new Galaxy Watch 3 has a new FDA-cleared electrocardiogram feature and can measure blood oxygen levels on demand, but battery life is less than ideal.
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Best fire pits for 2020: BioLite, Solo Stove, Tiki and more - CNET

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From BioLite, Tiki, Solo Stove, Garden Treasures and others, we tested many popular fire pits to see which ones are the best.
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Coronavirus movie delays: New release dates for 2020 and 2021 blockbusters - CNET

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Find out when Black Widow, Eternals, Wonder Woman, James Bond, Top Gun and other big films arrive.
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New movie calendar for 2020 and 2021 following coronavirus delays - CNET

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From Wonder Woman 1984 to Top Gun: Maverick, we round up the new dates for rescheduled blockbusters.
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