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A vital Boeing 737 Next Gen part that attaches the plane’s body to its wings is having a ‘cracking issue’

“Boeing’s website lists more than 100 airlines as 737 NG customers, including American Airlines, Delta Airlines, EgyptAir, RyanAir, and Southwest Airlines” writes Ashley Rodriguez for businessinsider.com. Boeing reported the issue to the FAA after it discovered the cracks while modifying a “heavily used aircraft,” according to the statement.Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has discovered a “cracking issue” in a vital part of its Boeing 737 Next Generation planes that connects the body of the aircraft to its wings, Charlie Harger at CNN affiliate KOMO first reported.Boeing said in a statement it has…

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The FTC just prosecuted a fake Amazon review for the first time — here’s what that means for users

“Now however, the US government has begun cracking down on fake user reviews posted on Amazon” writes Mike Segar for cnbc.com. On Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission announced its first-ever charges against a company that paid to have fake reviews posted online. The company in question, New York-based Cure Encapsulations, paid the third-party website amazonverifiedreviews.com to write and post positive reviews that appeared to come from consumers for a weight-loss supplement product on Amazon.com, according to the FTC. “Please make my product … stay a five star,” Cure Encapsulations owner…

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Apple Cracking Down on Developers Spamming the App Store With Duplicate Apps

“Just one day after exposing a handful of developers spamming the App Store with duplicate VoIP apps, a clear violation of the App Store Review Guidelines, TechCrunch reports that Apple has removed many of the apps from the App Store .However, the report notes that plenty of duplicate apps remain available in other categories, such as photo printing” writes Day Ago On for macrumors.com. MailPix Inc., for example, has released three different apps that all offer same-day photo printing at nearby CVS or Walgreens locations.All three apps appear to be…

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The housing market looks like it’s cracking. That hasn’t stopped housing stocks.

“More signs are emerging that the housing market is starting to crack” writes Daren Fonda for marketwatch.com. Denver’s housing market continues to benefit from a vibrant local economy and strong demographic trends, as young people move to Colorado.Migration from Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, with its nosebleed housing prices, is supporting the Sacramento market. Source: marketwatch.com

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Key design flaws found in FIU bridge that had deadly collapse

“University officials said DOT officials had been included in a meeting to discuss the cracking hours before the collapse” writes Jennifer Kay for sun-sentinel.com. However, the investigation continues, and the National Transportation Safety Board did not blame those errors for the March 15 collapse in the two-page investigative update .”The investigation continues to examine the design, review, and construction processes as well as the actions taken once the cracking was observed,” the report said. Source: sun-sentinel.com

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Passware Commercializes Bitcoin Wallet Password Brute Force Cracking

“Things are very different when it comes to Bitcoin wallet passwords” writes Jp Buntinx for livebitcoinnews.com. Hackers could, in theory, steal Bitcoin wallet files and successfully crack the password with Passware’s toolkit as well.This new tool is not just suited for brute forcing Bitcoin wallet passwords either.The addition of Bitcoin wallet password support is rather noteworthy, however, as no other company has attempted to commercialize such a tool to date. Source: livebitcoinnews.com

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How Trump Is Cracking the Mexico-Canada United Front on Trade

“It is not clear if incoming President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a leftist and NAFTA critic, would support the deal as written” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The U.S. is currently locked in negotiations with Canada to gain its assent as a NAFTA partner to a bilateral trade deal the administration struck with Mexico last month.The Trump administration has driven a widening crack between the united front that Mexico and Canada maintained throughout the past year during the negotiations to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement.He is also saying that maybe he…

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