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disguised price rise

a decrease in the quantity or quality of a good or service sold at an unchanged price. Suppliers may reduce the quantity or quality of a good in order to improve unit profit margins or contain cost increases, but need to be mindful of consumers' reactions to these moves once they have become aware of the situation.
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Gurner, of Garth Avenue, Glyncoch, initially denied having anything to do with the images, but in a second interview admitted to police that he was a paedophile and liked looking at young girls, telling officers that they could be found on hidden files on the computer.
After customers uploaded the software, a new hidden file began periodically storing time and location data, apparently gleaned from nearby cell phone towers and Wi-Fi networks.
A hidden file system is particularly interesting because it protects the user from being inextricably tied to certain information on their hard drive.
It infects a user's e-mail service and logs details of keystrokes into a hidden file which a hacker can then access.
Their format commands save the system information contained in the boot record, FAT table, and root directory into a separate, hidden file which cannot be erased by the standard DOS delete command.
NEW YORK -- The law firm of Wohl & Fruchter LLP has commenced an investigation into Apple's collection of users' location data on iPhone and iPad devices in a hidden file stored on the devices and on synced computers.
London, July 10 ( ANI ): A long-serving CIA agent has revealed a hidden file on the Roswell 'UFO' incident that was supposedly found at the site - and says, "It really happened.
Secret disks are analogous to floppy disks: when a secret disk is inserted into a secret drive, the device driver interacts with the hidden file just as if it were a disk.
The company has remained silent after researchers Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden revealed this Wednesday that the iPhone was storing logs of users' geographic coordinates in a hidden file.
Windows creates a hidden file containing every picture - and that hidden file can be pretty huge.
To retrieve such a concealed document, the investigator must know the name of the hidden file.
Three Merseyside mothers, who lost their sons and daughters in Sheffield, arrived back at Lime Street Station last night after being given a face-to-face assurance by Alan Johnson that every hidden file would be released.