Mike Lindell says vendors are bailing on his MyStore platform because they don’t want to be associated with an FBI investigation

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Jeff Swensen/Getty Images MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says four vendors have bailed on his MyStore e-commerce platform. Lindell told Insider these businesses "don't want to deal with MyStore" for fear of an FBI probe. Lindell's phone was seized by the FBI last week at a Hardee's drive-thru in Minnesota. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell […]

Spain holidays: Beach vendors are hiding cocktail ingredients down filthy drains

Spain holidaymakers are being urged by police to steer clear of cocktails sold on Spanish beaches by illegal vendors as footage emerged of ingredients being stored under manhole covers in disgusting conditions. Beach vendors regularly sell drinks to sun worshippers on the beaches of such tourist hotspots as Barcelona and Benidorm. It’s believed that they even tell […]

Egypt announces new law to clamp down on street vendors who harass tourists on holiday

Egypt holidays are on the rise for British tourists, according to Thomas Cook. Bookings for 2018 are up by 89 per cent, with other troubled destinations such as Tunisia and Turkey also seeing an increase in holidays. Yet Egypt sellers and traders have a reputation for harassing tourists in an imposing way, putting many off […]

To haggle or not to haggle: What do the vendors say?

Andrew Fenton February 21, 2018 Share this article Not haggling at all can drive up prices for locals, while haggling too much can make the world’s poor even poorer. So what’s a traveler to do?  We asked market vendors and experts for their—ahem—two cents. There are two types of traveler in this world—those who love […]

Cyber Monday vendors targeting gamers with big discounts

Gamers are going to get a lot of bargains on Cyber Monday, the traditional discount day for electronic commerce holiday shopping. Cyber Monday hasn’t always been as big a deal for gamers, but the discounting strategy has spread everywhere. The day has grown in significance as electronic commerce surpasses retail sales in many categories, particularly […]

PC vendors scramble as Intel announces vulnerability in firmware

Enlarge / All the Cores are affected by a major vulnerability in management firmware—as are Xeon servers and Atom, Celeron and Pentium devices. (credit: Intel) Intel has issued a security alert that management firmware on a number of recent PC, server, and Internet-of-Things processor platforms is vulnerable to remote attack. Using the vulnerabilities, the most […]

Feds in California are aggressively going after Silk Road, AlphaBay vendors

Enlarge / A stack of bitcoins sits among twisted copper wiring inside a communications room at an office in this arranged photograph in London on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. (credit: Bloomberg / Getty Images News) Next month, a California drug dealer who recently pleaded guilty to selling on Silk Road, AlphaBay, and other sites is […]

US government removes Kaspersky from approved vendors list

Kaspersky Lab’s ongoing fears that it would lose US government contracts due to its alleged links with the Russian government have been realised. The Trump administration has removed the Moscow-based cyber security company from two lists of approved vendors covering IT services and digital photographic equipment. According to a spokeswoman for the US General Services […]