Tag: commerce

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Report: Amazon Eying Shipping Center in Israel

Amazon is preparing to set up local retail activity in Israel. The company is negotiating the lease of warehouses in central Israel for operational activities and for supplying the local market, people familiar with the matter who spoke on conditions of anonymity told Calcalist.

A picture taken on February 5, 2013 in Nice shows a person inserting a Visa Premier credit card in an ATM (automated teller machine). French police has arrested, early this morning in Paris and in several French and overseas departments, 22 people in connection with the trade of credit cards …

Dash Upgrade Promises Lower Fees — and Strong Competition for Bitcoin, Visa

Dash ($DASH), a decentralized digital currency, released an upgrade to its blockchain code Wednesday that promises to reduce most transaction fees to less than a third of a penny, boasting that it has upgraded its scaling capabilities as Bitcoin struggles under the load of its users’ activity.

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Two Jointly Staffed Border Inspection Stations to be Opened on Mexican Soil

Mexico and the United States said on October 15 they will open two jointly staffed border inspection stations on Mexican soil in a bid to streamline trade and improve communication at the frontier. This plan is not new, but has been held up for years in the shadow of controversy over US agents carrying firearms on Mexican soil.

36th Infantry Division, Texas National Guard Soldier on the Rio Grande River. U.S. Army Photo: Maj. Randall Stillinger

REPORT: Border Security Strains Relations Between Texas and Mexico

A recent report by in the Dallas Morning News suggests that the historically strong ties between the State of Texas and Mexico may be under a considerable amount of strain. Despite the region’s powerhouse cross-border economy, recent decisions regarding illegal immigration and border security have left Mexico feeling rebuffed.