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Alibaba sued for allegedly listing counterfeit items

Despite earlier efforts to scrub counterfeit items from its listings, the Chinese online retail giant allowed counterfeiters to list their wares, according to a new lawsuit from several luxury goods makers.

By 18 May 2015

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Alibaba sinks $161M into nixing counterfeits over two years

China's e-commerce giant says that since January 2013 it has banned 90 million counterfeit items that had been on its listings.

By 24 December 2014

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Here are the reasons why so many hoverboards are catching fire

Buying a self-balancing scooter? You might want to think twice.

By 23 December 2015

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Apple cleanses App Store of tainted iPhone, iPad software

An infected, counterfeit version of Apple's Xcode developer software apparently led to dozens of compromised apps.

By 21 September 2015

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Ahead of IPO, Alibaba targets counterfeit items

Company is reportedly sweeping its listings, finding counterfeit items and removing them from its e-commerce pages.

By 14 May 2014

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To thwart counterfeiting, UK mint proposes new pound coin

A new 12-sided design has both covert and overt signs that make it easier to find fakes. But modernization only goes so far: the 766-year-old Trial of the Pyx tradition lives on to check the metals.

By 19 March 2014

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Amazon in trouble with China over counterfeit book charges

The retail giant has been accused of offering counterfeit books through third-party sellers in China, says Chinese news site Sina Tech.

By 28 June 2013

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eBay, LVMH settle lengthy lawsuit over fake goods

The agreement calls for eBay and the French luxury goods maker to "combat" counterfeit items that wind their way onto the online marketplace, says Reuters.

By 18 July 2014

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UL warns of counterfeit Apple USB power adapters

The electronics safety organization has put out a warning about counterfeit Apple USB chargers that may be unsafe.

By 16 March 2013

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The 404 1,481: Where we'll do it for $20,000

A new ATM that spews acid at its would-be thieves, tracking the growth of counterfeit bills in relationship to consumer inkjet printer sales, a band that scammed Spotify for $20,000 gets kicked out, and the profile of a musician that produces field recordings in server rooms across the world.

By 9 May 2014