The Decode app spots fakes with NFC

By adidas, bluebite, Business, counterfeit, counterfeitgoods, counterfeits, decode, engadget, fakes, gadgetry, Gadgets, gear, hands-on, Mobile, nfc, nfctag, nfctags, rfid, services, telstar18

The global trade of counterfeit goods reportedly rakes in half a trillion dollars per year, which isn’t good for anyone. (Except for the counterfeiters themselves, I suppose.) As the fakes industry continues to grow, brands are looking to technologi…

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Amazon needs to get a handle on its counterfeit problem

By Alibaba, Amazon, apple, Business, counterfeit, counterfeitgoods, counterfeits, eBay, engadget, entertainment, fake, fakes, Fashion, fulfilledbyamazon, gear, Internet, lvmh, onlineshopping, services, shopping, Taobao

Chances are you wouldn’t suspect whatever you’re buying from Amazon, whether that be clothing, sunglasses or a handbag, is fake. And, for the most part, that tends to true. But that doesn’t mean you should trust that every product is legit. In fact,…

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Google took down nearly 2 billion ‘bad ads’ in 2016

By ads, advertisement, advertising, badads, clickbait, counterfeit, counterfeitgoods, counterfeits, Culture, engadget, fakenews, gear, google, Internet

Sketchy advertisers are all over the internet, and Google is doing everything it can to stop them from scamming users. According to a recent report on the matter, the search giant removed 1.7 billion ads from its advertising platform in 2016, …

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