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Koovs – Is This A Cracker of A Deal or Crackpot?

The Bangalore based daily deal site Koovs.com had put up a deal on the popular dual core smartphone – Samsung Galaxy S2 – back in August. The screenshot of the deal is shown below:   And a few days back, to … More »

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Rip-off #2 – Gone in 60

As more people take to internet shopping and online auctions, the number of complaints about transactions & service have increased. Earlier, we’d reported on how naaptol used fake discounts to sell Apple iPad 2 devices at a higher than market price – … More »

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Rip-off #1 – Bad Apples!

With over 150 e-commerce portals in India, it has become common for these sites to employ price tricks and manipulation tactics – primarily as a shortcut to persuade consumers to buy products & services from their site over the competition. … More »

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