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Here’s Why Internet ETFs Are Sizzling With Opportunities

The coronavirus outbreak has largely impacted the lifestyle choices and preferences of people. The most notorious change worth mentioning is the growing inclination toward digitization. Amid the pandemic, work-from-home, online shopping, digital payments, video streaming and video game have gained immense popularity. With the new trends making way, Internet will continue to be a significant requirement in daily lives.

The pandemic has been a blessing in disguise for the e-commerce industry as people continue to practice social distancing and shopping online for all essentials, especially food items. Thus, on par with the digitization trend, the upcoming U.S. holiday season is expected to see a significant surge in online sales. A Mastercard (NYSE:) SpendingPulse report predicts online sales growth of 7.5% during the “75 Days of Christmas” period that runs from Oct 11-Dec 24.

The world is gradually moving toward digitization that is increasing the dominance of technology in the financial

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One Amazon Prime delivery perk ends Oct. 25. Here’s what it means for your membership


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Your Prime membership comes with free two-day shipping on some items that may take weeks from other retailers. There’s also the bonus of Prime Video and Prime Music. But some perks that may save you time and money you might not know about. You may be able to make fewer trips to the pharmacy and malls, for example. Best of all, some of these services don’t come at an additional cost so you can get more out of your membership. 

But one big Prime perk will cost extra later this month. For now, Prime members can get free Whole Foods delivery with orders of $35 or more — but not for long. We’ll explain what it means for your membership below. 

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SBI Card announces festival offer ‘Dumdaar Dus’ from October 3: Read more details

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SBI Card announces festival offer ‘Dumdaar Dus’ from October 3: Read more details

SBI Card on September 29 announced the launch of of the three-day mega shopping festive offer 2021 — Dumdaar Dus, starting October 3.

During the online shopping festival, SBI retail cardholders can shop online on any domestic e-commerce site and will avail the 10 percent cashback. Apart from this, the offer will also be available on online merchant EMI transactions.

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With festive offer 2021 ‘Dumdaar Dus’, SBI Card is willing to empower customers to shop from ‘any’ domestic e-commerce site they prefer.

Under this offer, the cardholders will be able to purchase a wide variety of products, including, mobiles and accessories, TV & large appliances, laptops and tablets, home furnishing and kitchen appliances, fashion and lifestyle, sports and fitness, among many others, and

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Neo-Nazis are still on Facebook. And they’re making money

BRUSSELS (AP) — It’s the premier martial arts group in Europe for right-wing extremists. German authorities have twice banned their signature tournament. But Kampf der Nibelungen, or Battle of the Nibelungs, still thrives on Facebook, where organizers maintain multiple pages, as well as on Instagram and YouTube, which they use to spread their ideology, draw in recruits and make money through ticket sales and branded merchandise.

The Battle of the Nibelungs — a reference to a classic heroic epic much loved by the Nazis — is one of dozens of far-right groups that continue to leverage mainstream social media for profit, despite Facebook’s and other platforms’ repeated pledges to purge themselves of extremism.

All told, there are at least 54 Facebook profiles belonging to 39 entities that the German government and civil society groups have flagged as extremist, according to research shared with The Associated Press by the Counter Extremism

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