‘Sophisticated & high-quality!’ Fashion ‘influencers’ pranked into paying $600 for $20 shoes

It’s all about presentation, a Kansas-based discount footwear chain has proved, by tricking a crowd of self-styled fashion experts into purchasing one-of-a-kind, exclusive shoes designed by a non-existent luxury brand Palessi. The gullible trend-setters had no idea that they were being tricked into buying $ 20 or $ 40 Payless shoes for as much as […]

Death toll in raging California wildfires jumps to 63, list of missing doubles to 600+

The deadliest fire in California’s history continues to burn uncontained as recovery teams find more and more bodies. With 63 victims confirmed so far, the local sheriff says there are over 600 reports of missing persons. The towns of Paradise and Butte were all but leveled in the blaze, which engulfed 8,700 homes and spread […]

A group of researchers showed how a Tesla Model S can be hacked and stolen in seconds using only $600 worth of equipment (TSLA)

Alphr Researchers from KU Leuven university in Belgium demonstrated that hackers can secretly clone the key fob of a Tesla Model S and steal the car within seconds — and with only $ 600 worth of simple computing and radio equipment, WIRED reports. The researchers brought their findings to Tesla — which rewarded them for exposing […]

THE DIGITAL REMITTANCE REPORT: The new platforms disrupting a $600 billion industry (PYPL, WU, MGI)

Every year, migrants send hundreds of billions of dollars worth of remittances back to friends and family in their home country. And there's a massive industry that facilitates these payments — and has for more than a century.  The legacy remittance industry has been long dominated by cash, which requires physical locations where customers can hand over […]

$600 Chromebooks are a dangerous development for Microsoft

Lenovo Among the new hardware launched this week at IFA in Berlin are a couple of premium Chromebooks. Lenovo’s $ 600 Yoga Chromebook brings high-end styling and materials to the Chromebook space, along with well-specced internals and a high quality screen. Dell’s $ 600 Inspiron Chromebook 14 has slightly lower specs but is similarly offering […]

eBay: ‘Rare’ Abolition of the Slave Trade £2 coin SOLD for £600 – could you have one?

eBay is full of buyers looking to make a pretty penny from their collectables, with many choosing to list their “rare” small change on the online platform. Attracting keen coin collectors from all over the world, many coins are listed for thousands of pounds, but not that many reach their full asking price. One coin […]

Feds shut down alleged $600 million cryptocurrency scam

Enlarge / Bitcoin and cash. (credit: Thomas Trutschel / Getty Images News) The Securities and Exchange Commission has shut down an initial coin offering for a little-known cryptocurrency project called AriseBank. Organizers claimed to have raised $ 600 million for the project—though we haven’t been able to find independent confirmation of this figure. The project […]

eBay: Rare 50p coin sells for £600 – do you have one of these Olympic coins?

An eBay seller has recently sold a rare Olympic Triathlon 50p for £600.  The coin, which sold on 9 November 2017, was purchased for the sum with one bid made. Seller nicoljenkin46 from Bedworth made a tasty profit with this coin, but how rare is it, and could you have one? There are 1,163,500 of […]

Dealmaster: Get a Dell Core i7 laptop with a 256GB SSD for $600

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Today the Dealmaster is looking out for those who need a decent laptop but can’t spend the big bucks, as we’ve got Dell’s 14-inch Inspiron 14 7000 marked down to $ 600. That’s about $ 100 off its current […]

Dealmaster: Get a 55-inch Samsung 4K TV + $200 Dell gift card for $600

Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. It’s CES time, which means the tech industry is introducing all manner of futuristic new gadgets, but the Dealmaster hasn’t stopped finding discounts on the stuff that’s available right now. Today’s list is highlighted by a deal at Dell […]