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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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REMINDER – When working with Brokers / Agents

Posted: 19 March

REMINDER – When working with Brokers / Agents

Please be very careful if an agent / broker / introducer asks you to pay a different company (the actual stock holder).

 If the deal goes wrong the broker will not compensate you.

A recent deal like this just happened in GREECE and the broker told the buyer to pay a different company. He paid believing the broker had done checks but then lost all 265K Euro as the company ran away!

A simple...

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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

Google Store Black Friday 2021: Save on Pixel 5A, Nest hardware - CNET

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This Black Friday sale from Google brings discounts on smart home devices and one of its phones.
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Black Friday deal: HomePod Mini drops to $89 at Staples - CNET

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Not the lowest price ever, but still cheaper than you'll find it at Apple.
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Black Friday 2021: Smart home and networking deals live now - CNET

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'Tis the week to score some of the best savings of the year on our favorite smart home gadgets and home networking gear. Check back for regular updates.
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How to pick out a robot vacuum: Find the one that fits your needs and budget video - CNET

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If you're ready to pass off the floor cleaning to a helpful automaton, a robot vacuum cleaner could be a good fit for your household. We talk through our favorite options in a variety of price ranges.
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How to defrost a turkey for Thanksgiving (and how not to) - CNET

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Spoiler alert: You should have already started by now.
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Google Home tips: 32 cool things you need to try with Google Assistant - CNET

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Make sure you add these next-level Google Home tricks to your arsenal once you've mastered your Google Home and Nest basics.
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Put your Google Home and Nest devices in these 5 places for best results - CNET

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Branch out from the living room and discover how useful your Google Home can be where you least expect it.
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How to connect Alexa to Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and smart devices: A guide for your Amazon Echo - CNET

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Connecting your Amazon Echo to Wi-Fi and other devices can be a hassle, but we'll walk you through how to do it, step by step.
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Amazon's Smart Soap Dispenser is down to $38 (all-time low) - CNET

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We tested (and loved) this automatic soap dispenser that eliminates a high-traffic germ zone and reminds you to scrub for 20 seconds.
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Smart home holiday vacation checklist: Prep your house to be home alone - CNET

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Back on the road this holiday season? Here's how to set your smart home up for success, safety and energy savings.
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Google Home is a mathematical wiz: 12 essential calculations it can make instantly - CNET

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Not a numbers person? Leave it to Google. Google Assistant can handle measurements, conversions and dates for you in a snap.
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Black Friday smart home deals: Google's Nest doorbells, Amazon Echo speakers and more - CNET

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Stock up on smart home gear with the best Black Friday deals on smart speakers, smart cameras and more from brands like Google and Amazon.
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Black Friday Amazon Echo deals: Smart speakers, smart displays and more Alexa gadgets - CNET

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You can grab a great deal on Amazon's most sought-after Echo and Alexa devices before Black Friday.
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Every Google Assistant command for your Nest speaker or display available now - CNET

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What can your Google Nest devices do? Just about everything. Here's a complete list of voice commands for Google Assistant so far.
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Tired of the same old Amazon Echo tricks? Make new custom Alexa commands - CNET

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Alexa knows a ton of commands, but we'll show you how to teach the voice assistant even more with IFTTT.
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How not to blow your budget on Thanksgiving this year - CNET

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Thanksgiving ingredients may cost more this year. Here are ways you can spend less.
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How to cook Thanksgiving turkey outside without an oven - CNET

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We cooked four big birds outside on a Big Green Egg, a Traeger pellet grill, a classic Weber kettle and in a deep fryer to see which method tastes best.
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Best Google Home Easter eggs: 75 fun things to try with your Google Assistant - CNET

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Google Assistant is packed with funny jokes, interactive games and quirky responses. Here's what you need to ask.
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The best gifts under $500 for 2021 - CNET

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Feeling generous this holiday season? Here are some gift ideas for one lucky recipient.
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6 underused Alexa tricks to try with your Amazon Echo device - CNET

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If you didn't know about these useful Alexa features, now's the time to try them out.
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Save $39 on the Anova Nano sous vide cooker - CNET

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Make tender salmon and perfect medium-rare beef with this Wi-Fi-equipped, immersion cooker.
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Best tower fan of 2021 - CNET

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Tower fans are the unsung heroes of hot, stuffy homes everywhere, so we tested several models to find our favorites. Here's what we recommend.
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All the latest Amazon features for your home: Alexa Together, 'Hey, Disney' and more - CNET

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New Amazon devices and features are changing the Alexa-powered smart home. Here's what's coming from the retailer.
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Amazon Echo devices can make calls: How to do it, and what to ask Alexa - CNET

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You can call your contacts, leave a message and more with your Amazon Echo. We'll walk you through what you need to know.
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