March 21, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: This Week in Apps: Google Play slashes commissions, Apple sued over scammy apps, YouTube launches a TikTok clone in the US

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 218 billion downloads and $143 billion in global consumer spend in 2020. Consumers last year also spent 3.5 trillion minutes using apps on Android devices…

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March 20, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: News24.com | Knysna cop in court for alleged scam to quash traffic fines for cash

(Photo by Gallo Images/Sharon Seretlo) A 44-year-old Western Cape police officer working in the Knysna Magistrate’s Court was charged with corruption for allegedly luring motorists by promising to have their traffic fines quashed in exchange for cash. Sergeant Ralston Curwyne Selwyne Pietersen was arrested during a sting operation on Friday while at work, and appeared in…

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March 20, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: Ex-UCLA coach sentenced to 8 months in college admissions scam

March 20 (UPI) — The former head coach of UCLA’s men’s soccer team has been sentenced to eight months in prison for accepting bribes to help students get accepted to the school. In addition to the prison time, Jorge Salcedo, 48, must serve one year of supervised release and forfeit $200,000, the same amount in…

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March 20, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: I regret supporting Buhari in 2015, says Dino Melaye

Former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye, has carpeted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.He described Buhari’s administration as the “greatest scam that came out of Africa”.He spoke on the Channels TV programme Politics on Saturday, monitored by The Nation.Melaye who represented Kogi West in the Senate between 2015 and 2019, said he regretted supporting Buhari’s candidacy…

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March 20, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: Glitter bomb used to catch and arrest phone scammer

Mark Rober is taking his glitter bombs to the next level and actually used one to catch and arrest a phone scammer. At this rate it’s only a matter of time before we see a video of him using a glitter bomb to stop Kim Jong-un’s reign in North Korea. Keep going for the full…

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March 19, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: $375,000 stolen in aged care scam

News TickerFlood warningFor latest updates on the evacuation orders acors the Mid-North Coast, Hunter, Illawarra and Central Tablelands, search on ABC EmergencyPosted 2ddays agoSpace to play or pause, M to mute, left and right arrows to seek, up and down arrows for volume.$375,000 stolen in aged care scamAuthorities are investigating but there are growing concern about…

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March 19, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: Florida Republican accused in phony candidate scam against Democrat

A former Republican lawmaker was charged yesterday on allegations that he used a spoiler candidate in a bid to divert votes from an opponent during last year’s Florida state senate election. — Reuters pic Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know. MIAMI, March 19 — A former…

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March 19, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: ‘Alone Together’ Film Review: Charli XCX Documentary Is For, and About, the Singer’s Fans

These are heady times for music documentaries. Questlove’s “Summer of Soul” won the audience and jury prizes at the Sundance Film Festival; docs about the Beastie Boys, Taylor Swift, the Bee Gees, the Go-Go’s, Tina Turner, Billie Eilish, Britney Spears and many others have gotten attention lately; high-profile narrative directors Peter Jackson, Edgar Wright and…

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March 18, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: iOS developer who drew attention to App Store scams is now suing Apple

Mobile app developer Kosta Eleftheriou, who publicly called out Apple earlier this year for negligence with regard to policing iOS scams and copycat apps on the App Store, has filed a lawsuit against the iPhone maker in California. He’s accusing the company of exploiting its monopoly power over iOS apps “to make billions of dollars…

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March 18, 2021 In -Eleven, -year-old

Aemilius Cupero News: Turkish police bust Chinese crypto scam that held 101 workers captive

(Image credit: Pixabay/slh_altuntas) Turkish police busted a Chinese-run crypto scam ring that held 101 people captive as they worked for the illicit operation. Why it matters: A three-year-long crackdown on cryptocurrency-related fraud in China has made it difficult for scams to run domestically. It seems scammers are still targeting Chinese consumers from abroad. Indentured scamitude:…

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