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How consumers can avoid fraud amid big sales week for Amazon, Walmart

  • With e-commerce surging during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Day and the 2020 holiday season may be the perfect hunting ground for online fraudsters.
  • Business Insider spoke with Amazon’s former Director of Corporate Development Aaron Barfoot, who now serves as the chief financial officer of online security firm Forter. 
  • “Good online hygiene means paying attention and being alert,” Barfoot said. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

It’s a potential nightmare for anyone who’s ever shopped online: checking your bank account or credit card statement to find that a cybercriminal has stolen your identity and run up a huge bill.

During Amazon’s two-day Prime Day sales event and the upcoming 2020 holiday season, that’s a scenario that could become reality for more shoppers than ever before. Former Amazon Director of Corporate Development Aaron Barfoot — who now serves as chief financial officer for online fraud prevention firm Forter — said that

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POLL-Hungary central bank to keep rates unchanged next week

By Gergely Szakacs

BUDAPEST, Oct 14 (Reuters)The National Bank of Hungary (NBH) is likely to leave its base rate and overnight deposit rate unchanged on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected September consumer prices data eased some concerns about inflation, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

All 22 analysts in the Oct. 12-14 survey said the NBH would leave its base rate on hold at 0.6% HUINT=ECI. The 10 economists who gave a forecast for the overnight deposit rate said it would also remain steady at -0.05% HUODPO=ECI.

Just two days after keeping rates on hold at its September policy meeting, the bank raised the interest rate on its one-week deposit facility by 15 basis points to 0.75% NBHK on Sept. 24 to arrest a slide in the forint EURHUF=.

Central Europe’s worst-performing unit firmed below the 360 per euro mark last week after data showed Hungarian

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Help South Tampa Restaurants Recover During Restaurant Week

TAMPA, FL — The South Tampa Chamber of Commerce wants to remind diners that there’s no shortage of eateries to share a meal or enjoy take-out and delivery during Taste of South Tampa Restaurant Week 2020 in South Tampa this week.

To lure diners back to South Tampa residents following the coronavirus pandemic closures, dozens of restaurants in South Tampa are offering customers discounts on food and drinks this week.

“We’re just excited to continue to support local businesses and promote South Tampa as open for business,” said Kelly Flannery, president and CEO of the South Tampa Chamber of Commerce. “This is our call to action opportunity for us to say come into South Tampa, come experience our restaurants.”

Following mandatory restaurant closures and then limits on diners, restaurant owners, along with laid-off and furloughed restaurant workers, are struggling to recover from the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Flannery

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Senate GOP to Vote on More Small-Business Relief Next Week Despite No Stimulus Deal

As Congress and the White House continue their stalemate over another pandemic stimulus package, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to hold a vote next week on a “targeted relief” measure that focuses on replenishing the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses.



a person holding a bicycle: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks through the Senate subway after a vote on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington on October 1 in Washington, DC.


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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks through the Senate subway after a vote on the Senate floor at the Capitol in Washington on October 1 in Washington, DC.

The move will come just days before the Nov. 3 election and amid a fierce political debate over confirming Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

While Democrats will almost certainly block the legislation from advancing to a final vote by filibustering it—as they did with a previous piecemeal bill by Republicans—it will offer vulnerable GOP senators last-minute political ammunition as voters prepare to cast their ballots.

“Unless Democrats block this aid for workers,

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Here’s the Full Schedule for Billboard Latin Music Week 2020

Also that day is “On the Rise: Part 1” with Lunay, Natanael Cano, Jhay Cortez, Nicki Nicole and Mariah Angeliq.

On Thursday, Oct. 22, the second “On the Rise” is set to take place with Sech, Camilo, Rauw Alejandro and Cazzu. Rosalía and Pharrell Williams’ Q&A is also on the agenda for that day. Performances include Llane and Natalia Jiménez.

Latin Music Week’s last day, Friday, Oct. 23, will start on a positive note with J Balvin and Deepak Chopra’s “Mind and Music” Q&A where they’ll explore finding meaning and fulfillment through mindfulness and music.

Find the full schedule below or click here for the break down.

Tuesday, Oct. 20:

Music, Cars and Movies: Anuel AA and Jamie Foxx on Latin music’s Hollywood bid
Carl Lamarre, hip-hop editor, Billboard (moderator)
Anuel AA
Jamie Foxx

The Latin Producer: The New Stars
Bizzarap, Juan Pablo Vega and Eduardo Cabra on their dual

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Here Are Trailers For Every New Movie Coming To Netflix This Week

Sometimes when we review all of the new movies heading to Netflix each week, there are some really light loads—and then there are crazy weeks like this one. Over the next four days, a whopping 11 movies will be added to Netflix’s digital lineup.

There’s a healthy mix of Netflix Originals, Oscar-winners and foreign features to choose from this week. Here’s every one of them, with trailers and premier dates to boot:

Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef

Plot summary: In this musical special, the Octonauts must find a way to hold back hungry swarms of coral-eating starfish to save a new friend’s fragile reef home.

Octonauts & the Great Barrier Reef

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College of DuPage Celebrates National Transfer Week Oct. 19 to 22

Events Include Virtual Workshops and Information Sessions

Learn about transfer processes and resources available to students during National Transfer Week, Oct. 19 to 22 at College of DuPage. Scheduled virtual presentations and workshops will provide students the opportunity to learn about college transfer, explore career options and meet with representatives from COD and the College’s university and college partners.

The National Transfer Week schedule includes:

Business Transfer Drop-In Session

Monday, Oct. 19

1 to 2 p.m.

Business, Management and Marketing Program Chair Shannon Toler discusses a variety of topics, including transferrable courses, best math classes to take and the types of jobs available to business majors.

Transfer Admission and Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

10 to 11 a.m.

Learn best practices and tips for writing essays for admission and scholarship applications.

Transfer Information Sessions

Tuesday, Oct. 20

2 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m.

Learn about transfer opportunities from

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B/R Staff NFL Week 5 Report Card: Alex Smith Makes Miraculous Comeback | Bleacher Report

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The unthinkable happened Sunday when Alex Smith played in an NFL game again. 

Smith suffered a gruesome leg injury nearly two years ago that required 17 surgeries to rectify. When the Washington Football Team’s Kyle Allen, who started instead of Dwayne Haskins Jr., endured a head-on collision with Los Angeles Rams cornerback Jalen Ramsey, Smith entered the contest and didn’t leave. 

In the 30-10 loss, the 36-year-old signal-caller completed nine of 17 passes for 37 yards. But Smith’s actual performance didn’t matter to many, including his counterpart on the other sideline Sunday. 

“That is really one of the most amazing things, I thinknot only that we’ve ever seen, but one of the most amazing things in football history, is him getting back from that injury and coming back,” Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff told reporters

How should Smith’s return to professional football be

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There Will Be Blood. This Week U.S. Airlines Will Begin Reporting How Big Their Third Quarter Losses Were

The butcher’s bill will be revealed by U.S. airlines Tuesday when Delta leads off the (now euphemistically named) third quarter “earnings” report season. And the only question is not whether, but by how much will the third quarter rank as the single worst in industry history?

Based on analysts’ current consensus estimates the Big Four U.S. carriers – Delta, American, United and Southwest – are expected to lose almost $8.5 billion combined in the quarter on a pre-tax operating basis. Throw in proportionately similar, albeit much smaller losses from the rest of America’s airlines, plus taxes, write-offs and other below-the line losses

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Cricket-Delhi’s Pant out for a week, Smith hails Stokes’ return

Oct 12 (Reuters)Delhi Capitals wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant will miss a week’s action in the Indian Premier League (IPL) after sustaining a hamstring injury in Friday’s victory over the Rajasthan Royals, his captain Shreyas Iyer said.

Pant was seen limping towards the end of the match and sat out of Sunday’s loss to Mumbai Indians, with Australian Alex Carey replacing him behind the stumps.

“I spoke to the doctor and he said he is going to be resting for a week,” Iyer said after Sunday’s five-wicket loss in Abu Dhabi.

“Hope he comes back strongly after this break.”

Pant’s absence disrupts the team balance for Delhi, who are second behind four-time winners Mumbai.

With Carey the only other wicketkeeper in the squad, West Indian batsman Shimron Hetmyer is likely to sit out two more matches.

IPL teams are allowed to field a maximum of four overseas players in their

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