Investigating fake degrees: CBC's Marketplace consumer cheat sheet
Plus: The problem with Facebook freebies and Apple's AR offering
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Hundreds of Canadians have phoney degrees
For our season premiere, we investigated the world's largest diploma mill and found 800 Canadians who may have fake degrees, including this Toronto lawyer, this City of Regina deputy clerk, and this Toronto business management consultant.
Beware of Facebook freebies
If you're a frequent Facebook user you know all about those "free" ads that pop up on your timeline — postings that offer two free Air Canada tickets, a $100 Ikea gift certificate or free pizzas, to mention just a few.
The problem is, they're not real. And just clicking on the fake offers can cause your account to be shut down or infect your device with a virus or worm.
AR is about to go mainstream
Apple's new iPhones have upgrades to their cameras and motion sensors built for AR. Look for serious contributions from other tech giants coming soon.
Bras and the law
She says she was told bras are a part of the dress code, which may be against human rights law. The restaurant's head office says they're looking into what happened.
Your OJ may get pricier
What else is going on?
The U.S. FDA is warning about problems with the plant that makes EpiPen. Tens of thousands of EpiPens were recalled worldwide in March after two reports of the life-saving shot failing to work in emergencies.
It may be over for over-the-counter codeine. Health Canada wants to make products that contain codeine available only with a prescription.
Security alert: Canoe, a news and entertainment website, says personal information of about one million of its users from 1996 to 2008 was hacked.
This week in recalls:
Tween makeup products: The company's shimmer powder contains trace amounts of asbestos; the manufacturer's other products are being recalled as a cautionary measure.
Oral moisturizer: More than 120 million units of the affected products were distributed to health care facilities, pharmacies and medical supply stores across Canada. They have been recalled over possible contamination.
Moonrays Large Mystic Globe and Winter Framed Snowglobe lights: These lights may singe or melt items that are either in contact with or near them. And the liquid in the globes could leak, causing staining.