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Toys 'R' Us to return to the UK

Posted: 29 October

Iconic toy chain Toys 'R' Us is set to return to the high street next year with a brand new outlet – four years after tumbling into administration.

The retailer collapsed in 2018 and closed all of its 100 UK branches, but it's announced plans for a relaunch.

Owner WHP Global has signed an agreement with Toys 'R' Us Australia to lead the brand's revival in the UK.

Online sales will begin over the "next several months" and will initially...

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Employment Opportunity: Experienced NEW RAM/Memory Product Manager

Posted: 17 February

Our long term IGT / ICB member is looking for a NEW RAM/Memory experienced Product Manager.

The company’s core business is distribution and open market deals between EU/USA/ASIA of major brands in ITC: CPU, SSD, HDD, VGA/MB.

They have partners based all around the world and close daily deals with RAM.

They are looking for an experienced PM with strong expertise, product knowledge and how to make money on it.

Experienced, multinational colleagues;...

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Warning: Fake Emails from IPT

Posted: 15 February

Please be aware that there are FAKE emails being sent from what appear to be IPT email accounts.

These suspicious emails contain links to a FAKE IPT website as in the images below.

Please do NOT click on the links or attempt to login to the suspicious website.

Fake Email Alert

Please only ever enter your login details via our official IPT website www.ipt.cc. We will NEVER ask you via email to ‘Reactivate your Account.’

If you suspect that you’ve...

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Major VAT scam with memory cards halted in the Netherlands

Posted: 11 February

 

With the support of Eurojust, the Dutch fiscal authorities have halted a major scam to avoid the payment of VAT via trading companies. By setting up a string of enterprises in the Netherlands, Hungary, Poland and Croatia, a network of traders in Secure Digital (SD) memory cards for mobile phones allegedly defrauded the Dutch fiscal authorities for an estimated amount of EUR 9 million between 2017 and 2020. During an action day supported by...

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An Update on ITC Malta

Posted: 9 February

It is with regret we must announce that we have made the difficult decision to postpone ITC Malta 2021.
 
Until recently, we remained hopeful that the situation would greatly improve and allow us to come together again in Malta this year. However, the current safety COVID restrictions associated with hosting events in Malta are understandably rigorous and unfortunately adverse to the special atmosphere we create at ITC.
 
Rather than proceed...

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Warning: Cloning Attempt

Posted: 27 November

There is someone who is pretending/cloning BOMAX SRL in Italy

Their real email is - [email protected]

The Fraudster is using [email protected]

Right now he is using [email protected]

Please be careful!

Posted by IPT on behalf of BOMAX Srl

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Warning: Scam Alert

Posted: 25 November

Warning

We would like to inform you about a Scam allegedly organized by a former Turbado/Kulm Worker, Mr. Marek Kovac, through a new Company from Slovakia: MOJA MK SRO

They were ordering stocks form us and we completed small deals successfully then later deals sending fake Payments Copies from Tatra Bank from which money never came (Tatra Bank even confirmed that the TT Copies are fake). We do believe that this Marek Kovac organized all this, by...

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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 Smart Home

Here's a Surprisingly Useful Spot for a Color-Changing Smart Bulb at Home - CNET

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A color-changing bulb is a smart way to help delivery drivers find the right address. Here's how to set it up.
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5 Inexpensive Ways to Tech Out Your Patio - CNET

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Turn your backyard into a smart tech oasis this summer.
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Pre-Vacation Home Checklist: 9 Things to Prep Before You Leave - CNET

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Headed out for a while? Handle these housekeeping items first.
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Best Smart Home Deals: Save $35 on Nest Thermostat, $20 on iHome Power Strip and More - CNET

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Don't pay full price for your next smart home gadget. Here are the best deals on smart home essentials including lights, switches and appliances.
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Smart Home Savings: Buy a Refurb Echo and Get a Smart Plug for Just $1 - CNET

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You can save up to $40 on a used Echo smart display or speaker, and Woot will throw in a $1 smart plug just to sweeten the pot.
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Can Alexa Devices Make Calls? Yep, and Here's How It Works - CNET

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You can call your contacts, video chat, leave a message and more with your Amazon Echo. Here's how to get started.
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Here Are The Wi-Fi Range Extenders We Recommend video - CNET

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If you just need an extra room's worth of range from your Wi-Fi router, then a plug-in extender like these might be the answer.
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The Revolution R270 Is a Smart Toaster With a Screen video - CNET

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The Revolution R270 smart toaster has over 30 preprogrammed bread settings to help you get the perfect toast.
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This Smart Toaster Makes Perfect Toast - CNET

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The Revolution InstaGlo R270 has a touchscreen to help you get the exact toast you're looking for.
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Keep Your Grass Green for Less With Discounted Rachio Smart Sprinkler Controllers - CNET

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If you have an irrigation system at home, this is a must-have accessory.
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How Your Amazon Echo Speaker Can Be the Best Garden Assistant - CNET

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Next time you go to work in the garden, bring Alexa along.
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We Created a Smart Garden and Here's How You Can Too - CNET

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Use smart home tech to make growing your own veggies easier.
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You Don't Need a Yard to Grow a Garden: Just Do It Indoors - CNET

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We tested an array of smart gardens to find the best model for every type of indoor gardener.
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'Hey, Google' No More: The Nest Hub Max Is Getting a Workaround - CNET

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The new Look and Talk feature announced at Google I/O works only when you're making eye contact with your smart display.
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5 Nifty Ways Your Smart Home Can Help You Relax and Unwind - CNET

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Voice command your stress away.
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Save $200 on a Spark Grill, the Bluetooth-Connected Smart Charcoal Grill - CNET

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The sleek, smart grill reaches temps as high as 900 degrees. It's also Bluetooth-connected with thermo-probes for precise grilling.
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Smarten Up Your Life With Up to 57% Off SwitchBot Smart Devices - CNET

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Control your lights, thermostat and even your shower curtain from anywhere with these SwitchBot smart devices.
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Best Tower Fan for 2022 - CNET

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Here are the best tower fans, which are usually the unsung heroes of hot, stuffy homes everywhere.
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7 Surprising Amazon Echo Features You Didn't Know About - CNET

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Alexa has some useful tricks up its sleeve that are already built into your Amazon Echo.
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Google's Latest Nest Cameras Now Work With Amazon Alexa - CNET

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New skill allows Amazon Echo Show, Fire TV and Fire Tablet to display footage captured by cameras made by Google.
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Best Smart Home Products for 2022 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 devices are out there.
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Amazon Astro Review: It's Cute, But Not Yet Worth It - CNET

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Amazon's ambitious robot assistant is equal parts fascinating and frustrating.
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Amazon Prime Perks: Don't Miss These 9 Little-Known Bonuses - CNET

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Exclusive discounts for shopping with Alexa and early access to Prime deals are only the beginning.
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Amazon Astro Review: An Echo of the Future video - CNET

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This ambitious robot assistant is one of the first of its kind. But Amazon still needs to smooth out a lot of Astro's kinks.
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Deleting Our Smart Home Setups for Alexa, Siri and Google Assistant - CNET

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We give the CNET Smart Home a fresh start by erasing the smart homes for all three major virtual assistants.
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