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Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court fined it 4.125 billion euros ($4.13 billion) for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals, offering a precedent for other regulators to ratchet up pressure. …

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TikTok challenge spurs rise in thefts of Kia, Hyundai cars

TikTok challenge spurs rise in thefts of Kia, Hyundai cars

A dangerous challenge spreading on TikTok and other social media platforms has car owners and police departments on alert across the country — challenging young teens to steal certain cars off the street using a USB cord. The target? Certain makes and models of 2010-2021 Kia and Hyundai vehicles that use a mechanical key, not …

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TikTok car theft challenge: Chicago area sees 767% increase in Hyundai, Kia thefts

TikTok car theft challenge: Chicago area sees 767% increase in Hyundai, Kia thefts

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A car theft challenge going viral on TikTok and other social media apps has led to a 767% increase in Hyundai and Kia vehicle thefts in the Chicago area since the beginning of July compared to last year, according to authorities. TikTok users are posting videos under …

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Career challenge: What's the best happy hour protocol for workers?

Career challenge: What’s the best happy hour protocol for workers?

Bestselling author and ‘America’s career coach’ Ken Coleman says employees are most likely to leave their jobs when there’s no professional development. Office happy hours can be fun and social — but when meeting for drinks with coworkers, there are things all workers should keep in mind. “Office happy hours are an opportunity to build …

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Car thieves targeting Kia and Hyundai vehicles following viral TikTok challenge

Car thieves targeting Kia and Hyundai vehicles following viral TikTok challenge

Car thieves are looking for these models after learning through a viral video that they are easier to steal. NEW ORLEANS — If you’ve heard of the “Kia Challenge,” which is especially gaining attention on TikTok, just know it’s not a fancy promotion from a car dealership. It’s a nationwide, social-media fueled trend targeting a …

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Mark Zuckerberg showed these prototype headsets to build support for his $10 billion metaverse bet

Apple and Meta headsets could face a big challenge: Sticker shock

Apple and Facebook parent Meta are expected to release mixed reality headsets in the coming year that could finally fulfill the industry’s promise to turn head-worn devices into the next big shift in personal computing. But there’s one major potential snag: sticker shock. The best-selling virtual reality headset, the Meta Quest 2, retails for $400 …

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Craft brewers’ latest challenge: Carbon dioxide shortage

Craft brewers’ latest challenge: Carbon dioxide shortage

Comment on this story Comment IPAs and lagers aren’t the only things brewing at craft beer manufacturers this summer — there’s trouble in the making, too, with a shortage of carbon dioxide causing rising prices and slowdowns in production. The culprit is the dreaded phrase “supply chain problems,” a familiar pandemic-era woe that in this …

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Danger ahead: The U.S. economy has yet to face its biggest recession challenge

Danger ahead: The U.S. economy has yet to face its biggest recession challenge

A person removes the nozel from a pump at a gas station on July 29, 2022 in Arlington, Virginia. Olivier Douliery | AFP | Getty Images You’d be hard-pressed now to find a recession in the rearview mirror. What’s down the road, though, is another story. There is no historical precedent to indicate that an …

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OMG, Someone Actually Conquered Halo 2's 'Impossible' $20,000 Challenge

OMG, Someone Actually Conquered Halo 2’s ‘Impossible’ $20,000 Challenge

Screenshot: Bungie / IGDB They said it was impossible and, for nearly two decades, that seemed to be the case. But last night, a streamer named Jervalin beat Halo 2’s “LASO deathless” challenge, earning a cool $20,000 in the process. Talk about finishing the fight. Let’s rewind. Earlier this summer, the YouTuber Charles “Cr1tikal” White …

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PayPal's sudden $900 million cost cutting creates a huge new challenge

PayPal’s sudden $900 million cost cutting creates a huge new challenge

PayPal has only known a growth, growth, growth mindset under long-time CEO Dan Schulman. That mindset officially ended as of August 2 as PayPal switches tactics to appease activist investor Elliott Management, which has disclosed a $2 billion stake in the payments giant. Late Tuesday, the company outlined $900 million in cost cuts — mostly …

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