Tag: Discounts

Umart Caught Flogging Fake Discounts On RTX 3080 Cards

Last week the new Nvidia RTX 3080 cards dropped, selling out almost immediately. Scalpers quickly started flogging the graphics cards at a premium, and legitimate resellers like MSY even started scalping themselves. Now online retailer Umart has been caught out selling some of the cards with a fake discount attached.

On September 17, Umart sold the MSI RTX 3080 Gaming X Trio 10GB video card on its site for $1,599. This is a bit above the $1,469 RRP set my MSI, but certainly isn’t as high as some of the price gouging we’ve seen out there.

The problem is Umart advertised this as a discount. At the time its site said that the RRP was $1,699, which was crossed out, positioning the $1,599 price tag as a sale.

Gizmodo was contacted by a source who provided screenshots of one of these transactions. They also confirmed with MSI online that the

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Best Business Schools: MBA Students Want Discounts for Shift to Online Learning

A masked student studies outside the closed Wilson Library on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Photographer: Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images

The coronavirus pandemic led to an extraordinary and almost overnight shift to online learning at MBA programs. Because of the overwhelming impact on business school education, this year Bloomberg Businessweek chose not to rank MBA programs. Instead, we surveyed 3,532 first- and second-year students from 95 schools around the world to understand what was working in the now-online programs—and where students felt shortchanged.

Half of all students would be willing to see at least 20% of their coursework go online in exchange for some level of tuition discount. Students at more expensive schools were less likely to say that their online education was worth the tuition.

The survey, conducted from May to early August, included top-ranked schools like Stanford,

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GTA Online Business Battles Update: Rewards, Discounts, and New Missions

Rockstar has revealed the full details for GTA Online‘s latest update: Business Battles.

“The revamped Business Battles featured as part of the Los Santos Summer Special are even more lucrative this week,” reads a press release from Rockstar regarding the event. “There’s chatter (and grainy security camera footage floating around the dark web) suggesting that The Diamond’s vault may have received a shipment of gems this week.”

According to Rockstar, this upcoming event will allow you to “stage a cooperative assault on an idling aircraft carrier and fight your way through one of several factories to earn hefty pay-days” as well as stage a Casino Heist in pursuit of the contents of the aforementioned vault in The Diamond casino. Speaking of the casino, the Invetero Coquette D10 is being added to the Lucky Wheel podium this week, so be sure to give it a spin for the chance to

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