Summitt Energy Scam
It's something you may have already come across before and if you haven't, a family member or neighbour probably has. They're Energy resellers who often canvass neighbourhoods ...
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  • Updated Feb 11th, 2011 by Stephanie Bailey
A guide to online shopping
You might be tempted to have a go at your first online purchase. This may be because you have friends and relatives living abroad. Postage costs a lot and so it makes sense to purchase a gift from a shop close to its final destination.
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  • Updated May 20th, 2008 by Chribonn
Network Solutions registering searched domain names
In a developing story, domain registrar Network Solutions (NSI) has been caught front-running domain names. Any domain names searched via NSI's whois service are being immediately purchased by the registrar ..
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  • Updated Jan 9th, 2008 by Editing Staff
Burning your food could cause some cancers
Dutch scientists have said in a study that burning your food may lead to certain types of cancer, particularly in women. Scientists also say that more research is needed to make a definite determination ...
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  • Updated Dec 5th, 2007 by Editing Staff
Store policies scare shoppers
Things we used to be able to buy with discretion and slip through the checkout seemingly unnoticed are now embarrassing shoppers when in the store.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Jeremy Bradley
Credit unions vs. banks
Credit unions are not like banks. Firstly, credit unions do not have customers or clients, not in the sense that a bank would have customers or clients.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Simpleton
Natural alternatives: Does your doctor know best?
Sometimes it feels like I am drifting through life, just accepting what anyone says and not bothering to question why.
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  • Updated Jan 2nd, 2006 by Alexandra Romlewski
Opera Internet browser becomes free
Opera Software has ended the use of ads in the zero cost version of its Opera web browser. Opera is intended as closed source software ...
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  • Updated Sep 21st, 2005 by Editing Staff
Internet Explorer losing market share
A May 10, 2005 report by web analytics company WebSideStory estimates usage in the United States of Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser to have fallen to 88.9% ...
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  • Updated May 15th, 2005 by Editing Staff
RIAA slaps students with lawsuit
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has filed 405 lawsuits against students at 18 colleges across the US...
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  • Updated Apr 15th, 2005 by Editing Staff