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Ohio ethics rule says firms can't use rivals' names to rig search results

Reuters 23 Jun 2021
In Ohio, the unnamed personal injury lawyer requesting guidance told the board "it is now common practice" for search engine providers to auction law firm names for advertising purposes, allowing one firm to purchase another's name as a keyword in order to prominently display their own name.
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Scam alert: Water-damaged used cars may hit private market

Tyler Morning Telegraph 21 Jun 2021
The Texas Department of Insurance is warning the public about scam artists who are going to take advantage of a used car shortage by selling flood-damaged vehicles they purchase at a salvage auction ... Slape said "scam artists will buy salvage cars at auction and resell them to unsuspecting buyers.
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Newsreaders can’t stop laughing at the shape of Jeff Bezos’ rocket

Metro UK 21 Jun 2021
The billionaire founder of Amazon has announced he will personally fly aboard the firm’s flagship spacecraft, the New Shepard, alongside his brother and the winner of an anonymous online auction. Despite the incredible engineering achievement of the New Shepard, many onlookers are more concerned with the shape of the rocket.
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Heist drama Lupin is mostly arresting while Stephen King’s Lisey is all kinds of horrible

Irish Independent 20 Jun 2021
Lupin. Netflix. Lisey. Apple TV+. It’s quite possible that when Lupin first appeared, back in the bleak days of early January, our collective mood was so low that its staggering success passed us by ... In the opening episode, Assane engineers a daring theft of a priceless necklace which is on auction at the Louvre ... Entertainment Newsletter ... .
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A century on two wheels: Classic motorbikes from every decade since 1920s go up for ...

The Daily Mail 17 Jun 2021
A new auction will see 100 motorbikes go up for sale ... A bike built by engineer Carl Wadkin-Snaith in the style of a 1920s Brookland's racer. It is expected to fetch up to £22,000 when it is sold by Charterhouse Auctioneers, in Sherborne, Dorset, on June 30 ... engineers and riders.
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UK’s CMA opens market study into Apple, Google’s mobile “duopoly”

Crunch 15 Jun 2021
The tech giant also pointed to operational changes it has already made in Europe, following antitrust interventions by the European Commission — such as adding a choice screen to Android where users can pick from a list of alternative search engines.
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Google loosens its search engine grip on Android devices in Europe

Gulf Daily News 14 Jun 2021
The US tech giant said in 2019 that rivals would have to pay via an auction for appearing on a choice screen on new Android devices in Europe from which users select their preferred search engine ... However, DuckDuckGo, a rival search engine that has long complained about the auction process, said Google should go further.
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A car expo welcomes the public back inside the Atlantic City Convention Center

Atlantic City 14 Jun 2021
Rick Cartwright, of Hudson, NY, looks over a 1935 Packard 8 Club Sedan at the Atlantic City Auction and Car Show, at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Sunday, Feb ... A modified engine towers out of the 1972 Chevrolet Corvette for sale at the Atlantic City Auction and Car Show, at the Atlantic City Convention Center, Sunday, Feb.
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Onshore works start on RWE’s 1.4-GW Sofia wind farm in UK waters

Renewables Now 14 Jun 2021
The two adjacent sites, secured in the Crown Estate’s offshore wind round 4 leasing auction, have a combined potential of 3 GW. Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK is performing the enabling works at the site of the new high-voltage direct current converter station, which will be built by General Electric Co's (NYSE.GE) Grid Solutions.
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A seat to fly with Jeff Bezos to space sells at auction for $28 million

Stars and Stripes 12 Jun 2021
The money raised in Blue Origin’s auction is to go to support the company’s foundation, Club for the Future, which encourages future generations to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math to “help invent the future of life in space.”. The auction comes as several companies are working toward flying a host of private astronauts.
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Alliance YMCA celebration kicks off

The Alliance Review 10 Jun 2021
Bidding has begun in an online auction to celebrate Alliance Family YMCA’s 100th anniversary ... The auction will run through 8 p.m ... To find the auction items, check the shortened link, bit.ly/3crJi8Y. Auction items include ... Kiko Auctioneers organized the fundraiser.
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Google Will Let Rivals Appear As Default Search Engine Options On Android For Free

Slashdot 09 Jun 2021
Google will jettison an auction system that forces other providers to bid for the right to be featured as a default search engine option on Android ... They can select their default search engine from a number of options ... The revamped choice screen will feature up to 12 search engine options ... Vertical search engines (i.e.
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Google ditches pay-to-play Android search choice auction for free version after EU pressure

Crunch 08 Jun 2021
The planned changes raise new questions — such as what criteria it will be using to determine eligibility; and will Google’s criteria be transparent or, like the problematic auction, sealed from view? And how many search engines will be presented to users? More than the current four, that’s clear.
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Google bows to Europe search rivals

Gulf Daily News 08 Jun 2021
The US tech giant said in 2019 that rivals would have to pay via an auction for appearing on a choice screen on new Android devices in Europe from which users select their preferred search engine ... However DuckDuckGo, a rival search engine that has long complained about the auction process, said Google should go further.
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Google says rival search engines can appear on Android devices in Europe for free

The Irish Times 08 Jun 2021
The US tech giant said in 2019 that rivals would have to pay via an auction for appearing on a choice screen from which users select their preferred search engine ... It had previously only allowed four competitors, chosen in separate auctions for each EU country, to be displayed on Android screens.

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