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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

Smarten Up Your Home On a Budget With 20% Off Aqara Plugs, Lights and More - CNET

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Amazon is offering one-day discounts on a huge selection of helpful Aqara smart devices, including cameras, temperature sensors, light switches and more.
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Upgrade Your Streaming Setup With These $120 Govee Smart Lighting Panels - CNET

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Best Buy has a seven-pack of adjustable Govee wall light panels on sale for $50 off the usual price. But hurry, this deal is only available for today.
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New iPhone? Ditch Siri and Add Alexa on Your Home Screen Instead - CNET

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It's easy to add the Alexa widget to your iOS home screen to make Amazon's voice assistant just a short tap away. Here's how to do it.
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Echos in Excess: Why You Should Put an Alexa Device in Every Room of Your Home - CNET

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There's some unique advantages to keeping a houseful of Amazon Echo products.
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Black Friday Deals 2022: Date, Sale Predictions and More - CNET

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Black Friday 2022 sales are coming -- and sooner than you might expect.
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Best Tower Fan for 2022 - CNET

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We put the internet's best-selling tower fans to the test. Here are the ones we're fans of.
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Amazon's Acquisition of Roomba Maker iRobot Is Under FTC Scrutiny - CNET

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Watchdogs are concerned that Amazon controls too much of the smart home market.
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Best Amazon Alexa Devices of 2022 - CNET

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Amazon Alexa offers compatibility with a whole host of products. Here's a rundown of Alexa-compatible devices to find which gadget best suits your needs.
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Easy Ways to Save Money Around the House and Cut Your Bills - CNET

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We've got 27 tips to help you save money right now.
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Best Smart Home Deals: Discounts on Smart Lights, Appliances and More - CNET

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Don't pay full price for smart home essentials -- we've rounded up the best deals on smart locks, thermostats, plugs and a ton of other smart devices for your home.
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43 Labor Day Tech Deals You Don't Want to Miss - CNET

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These Labor Day deals on phones, laptops, smartwatches and more are too good to pass up.
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Turn Your Android Into a Google Home and More. Here's How - CNET

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Repurpose your old Android phone to become your new wireless mouse, photo storage device or even a Nintendo Game Boy.
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Fun and Geeky Home Decor Items Under $100 on Amazon - CNET

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Useful tech items for everyone (and every home).
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Ring Is Making a Smart Intercom System for Apartment-Dwellers - CNET

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Users will be able to connect with their apartment building's intercom system to talk to guests and buzz them in right from their phone.
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Special Ringtones Coming to Your Google Nest Doorbell for Halloween, Diwali, Oktoberfest - CNET

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You can download the new Oktoberfest ringtone starting Sept. 5.
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'Alexa, Call Mom': Set Up Your Amazon Device to Make Calls and Video Chats - CNET

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Learn how to make Echo-to-Echo calls, Echo-to-mobile calls and even video chats on your Amazon gadget.
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Amazon's Echo Show Smart Displays Are Discounted up to 53% - CNET

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With prices from just $40, now's a great time to add an Alexa-enabled screen to your home.
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Amazon Home: The Exact Cost of Setting Up Alexa All Over Your House - CNET

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I did the math to determine the cost of three smart home setups, from just the Alexa essentials to a full deck of Alexa gadgets.
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The Best Gifts Under $500 for 2022 - CNET

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Feeling generous? Here are some gift ideas for one lucky recipient.
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Best Smart Home Devices of 2022 - CNET

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The best home isn't just cozy, it makes your life easier with connectivity and efficiency. Learn about the best smart devices to make your smart home work for you.
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Add These 19 Things to Your Travel Checklist Before Leaving on a Trip - CNET

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While you're assembling your packing list, here's what you need to pack and prep ahead of your next vacation.
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Nab a Smart Amazon Fire TV From $100 and Get a Free Echo Dot - CNET

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TV sets range from 24-inch HD models to 75-inch 4K panels, and each comes with an Alexa smart speaker at no extra cost.
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Amazon's Huge Back-to-School Sale Offers Savings on Echo Devices, Fire TV and More - CNET

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Whether you're heading back to school or not, now's a great time to snag a deal on some Amazon hardware.
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Know How Clean Your Air Is With This Smart Monitor, Now 20% Off on Amazon - CNET

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Save $14 when you buy the Amazon Smart Air Quality Monitor today, or save $59 when you pair it with a second-gen Echo Show 5.
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Keep Your Home Effortlessly Clean With the Roomba S9 Plus, Now on Sale for $800 (Save $200) - CNET

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iRobot's most-advanced Roomba yet is discounted for a limited time only.
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