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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 May 13, 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 March 19, 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 June 28, 2013

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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 March 15, 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 July 17, 2014

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Amazon seller sues Amazon, Apple over deleted listings

A third-party retailer alleges the companies shut down its listings because the Apple accessories it sold were priced too low.

By July 1, 2014

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Dell laptop explodes, burns woman

Fire experts say the most likely reason a woman has singed hair and burns is that the laptop's battery malfunctioned.

By June 30, 2014

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Alibaba expands Asian footprint with $250m investment in SingPost

The Chinese e-commerce giant will use its 10 percent stake to tap into the Singapore national postal service's regional infrastructure.

By May 29, 2014

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

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 May 8, 2014

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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 May 8, 2014