Experts say that a loophole in food safety legislation passed under Obama is being exploited by pork producers
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A marketing and data aggregation firm that you likely never heard of apparently knows your email address, home address, phone number, habits, hobbies, and..
A new state law signed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Thursday gives car dealers more incentive to sell unrepaired, defective cars to unwitting customers..
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Oklahoma became the thirtieth state in the nation to legalize medical marijuana on Tuesday after voters overwhelmingly supported a ballot initiative that w..
On Thursday, California legislators passed the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Under the new law, the data-harvesting practices of Amazon, Faceboo..
A study conducted recently by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that consumers don’t wash their hands correctly 97 percent of the time.The..
Instagram just released an update to its app that allows users to add songs -- from artists like Bruno Mars, Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris, or Guns N’ Roses -- t..
On Thursday, Adidas reached out to millions of customers in the United States to warn them about a potential data breach that occurred within the company’s..
JP Morgan Chase has rolled out its smartphone bank, Finn, on a nationwide basis after testing it in the St. Louis market since last fall.Chase stresses..
Kroger announced on Thursday that it’s partnering with electric vehicle startup Nuro to launch driverless grocery deliveries.Consumers will be able to..
Just weeks after the European Union enacted sweeping new privacy rules, the Norwegian Consumer Council has issued a report questioning how Google, Facebook..
The Kentucky waitress who took a job delivering ten pounds of crystal meth in a suitcase in exchange for $1,000 ha..
A database controlled by a Florida-based marketing and data aggregation company may have been compromised, exposing individual records on nearly 340 millio..
A group of major foreign automakers have warned that President Trump’s intent to impose a 20 percent import tariff on all cars assembled in the European Un..
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that just under a quarter of U.S. adults (23 percent) are meeting the agency’s..
Samsung and Apple have decided to lay down their weapons, send the lawyers home, and call it a day in their contentious 7-year battle over five design pate..
On Thursday, Amazon introduced a new way to deliver packages to customers. With the Delivery Service Partners program, independent sellers can run their ow..
Carfax says it has won a lengthy court battle with nearly 500 used car dealers that sued the vehicle information company for alleged antitrust violations...
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court struck down an Illinois law that required non-union workers to pay fees that go towards collective bargaining. The decision..
As part of its ongoing effort to fight abuse and spam accounts, Twitter has announced that it will require new users to verify either an email address or a..
On Tuesday, Tesla announced that it will open up orders to all remaining Model 3 reservation holders in the U.S. and Canada. The company also gave the..
Distracted driving remains a significant safety issue on the nation's highways, and drivers who use their cell phones aren’t the only reason.Late model..
A San Francisco federal judge has ruled in favor of five big oil companies in a lawsuit brought by two California cities, Oakland and San Francisco, over t..
Starting June 27th, Amazon Prime members will receive 10 percent off certain sale items, as well as other discounts, at Whole Foods stores across the count..
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled American Express' credit card rules for merchants, and the fees that it charges, do not violate antitrust laws.The jus..
This past September, London’s transport regulator rejected Uber’s request to renew its license to operate in the city. Now, nine months later, Uber has won..
Apple has unveiled a new 2018 Midterm Elections section in Apple News, which gives U.S. readers access to important political content through November...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Monday that it has approved the first marijuana-based prescription medication. In a statement,..
Wells Fargo has agreed to a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), resolving charges that its advisors unit engaged in misconduct in..
Apple's security for its locked iPhones is said to be ironclad, but a cybersecurity expert says it can be circumvented, as long as you have a Lightning cab..
Former AT&T employees are exposing the company for pushing unethical sales practices on its sales teams in the hope of getting customers to subscribe to i..
Apple recently announced issues with keyboards on certain MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops and is now offering customers free service to repair the faulty k..
A month ago, the national average gasoline price was pennies away from $3 a gallon. However, the cost of fuel has dropped in the last four weeks, and an OP..
Police in Tempe, Ariz., have released a report finding that the safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber, which struck and killed a pedestrian..
The Trump administration is planning to drop health insurance protections for consumers with pre-existing health conditions, according to legal filings sig..
Australia is currently in the process of rolling out a new law that requires all real estate transactions -- from mortgage payments to home sales -- to go..
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that law enforcement must obtain a search warrant to get access to cell phone location information.The 5-4 decision w..
A new study finds that drinking four cups of coffee daily could set off a sequence of internal events that could boost heart health, especially in older ad..
Beginning July 10, Delta’s new policy regarding support animals will limit each customer to one animal. At the same time, Delta also instituted a ban again..
YouTube announced at VidCon yesterday that it was working on new, innovative ways to generate revenue -- for both the company and content creators -- outsi..
A U.S. District Court judge in New York has agreed with Republicans, ruling that the way the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is structured is u..
Facebook announced on Thursday that it is expanding its third-party fact-checking program to an additional 14 countries to combat the spread of false news..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) plans to hold a series of public hearings into the ways large technology companies, such as Google and Facebook, have ch..
General Motors is recalling 3,233 model year 2013 Chevrolet Volts.An update to the Vehicle Interface Control Module (VICM) may have disabled the cell b..
Texas Natural Meats of Lott, Texas, is recalling approximately 489 pounds of frozen raw, ground beef.The product may be contaminated with Shiga toxin-p..
Consumers who consider making large purchases online to avoid state sales tax may soon not have that option. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that all stat..
Canada has become the second nation in the world to legalize cannabis at the federal level with a new law that backers say will allow for more government r..
Facebook announced on Thursday that it’s giving group administrators the option to charge a monthly subscription fee to users looking for exclusive, member..
A new survey conducted by the Gallup and Knight Foundations finds that Americans believe that 39 percent of the news they see on television, read in newspa..
WhatsApp will be discontinuing support for Nokia S40, Android Gingerbread, and iOS 7, the Facebook-owned messaging app announced in a blog post. Consum..
A Democratic state lawmaker from California “eviscerated” the text of a bill that would have equipped consumers in the Golden State with the nation’s tough..
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 240,242 model year 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacificas.The Manual Park Release (MPR) plug may be removed without a tool...
General Motors is recalling 489 model year 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1s.Hard braking or acceleration may cause the sensing diagnostic module (SDM) to e..
On the heels of an investigation by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) that uncovered a security leak exposing the location of cell phone users, Verizon and AT&T; hav..
Chinese companies have been funneling increasing amounts of money into the United States for years, creating deep ties between the countries.However, i..
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered an equipment manufacturer to stop selling a device for Tesla cars that the agency de..
Earlier this month, it was announced that Yahoo Mail would be shutting down after 20 years in operation. Now, Oath -- a Verizon subsidiary that owns both Y..
Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos received a letter from shareholders who are concerned about the privacy threat of government surveillance from facial..
Consumers still aren't doing a very good job of saving money, but they aren't all that worried about it. That's the conclusion of Bankrate.com's annual rep..
On Tuesday, Amazon announced that more apartment dwellers are getting access to its delivery lockers for apartment complexes, called the Hub.The Hub is..
General Motors is recalling 848 model year 2018 Buick LaCrosse, Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Equinox, Malibu & Colorado, and GMC Terrain, Acadia & Canyon vehicl..
The summer travel season often means jammed airport terminals and oversold flights. When that happens, you might be asked to give up your seat and take a l..
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is trying to convince federal regulators to block a controversial proposed merger between Sinclair Broadcasting G..
For the third consecutive year, Wegmans is America’s favorite grocery store. That’s according to a new study conducted by consumer experience managemen..
In the coming weeks, Google plans to fix a bug in two of its most popular devices -- the Google Home and Chromecast. New research found that websites can r..
Amazon has expanded its Echo smart speaker to the hospitality industry, with Marriott lining up to be the first hotel chain to make Alexa a permanent resid..
Starting next Monday, Facebook users will begin seeing video ads in their private conversations in Messenger. The autoplay ads will appear in users’ inboxe..
Following a soft launch to certain users last month, Google has officially launched YouTube Music and YouTube Premium in 17 countries. Google’s new mus..
Winter's Sausage Manufacturing Co., of Eastpointe, Mich., is recalling approximately 28,346 pounds of poultry, pork and beef products.The poultry produ..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 139,249 model year 2013-2018 Audi S6s & S7s, model year 2012-2018 A7s &A6; sedans, model year 2014-2018 RS7s equip..
Amazon has begun its Prime membership rate hike for its customer base of more than 100+ million. The new rate raises the annual membership by $20 to $119,..
The Bank for International Settlements released a new report that Bitcoin isn’t quite ready for the mass market just yet -- and based on recent studies, it..
A trial is getting underway in California today in which a consumer who used Monsanto's weedkiller Roundup claims the product caused his cancer.Forty-s..
On Monday, the Supreme Court passed up two opportunities this term to rule on when and whether states violate the Constitution by drawing political maps th..
Rupert Stadler, the CEO of Volkswagen’s Audi division, was arrested on Monday over “concerns over potential evidence tampering” in the probe of Volkswagen’..
Young people are routinely told they must get a college degree in order to get a good job, but earning a degree is no guarantee of employment. Not without..
Regulations proposed Friday would keep carcinogen warning labels off of coffee served in California. The state’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard..
For months, consumer advocates have called on the Trump administration to appoint a new director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to repl..
In an email to employees, Tesla CEO Elon Musk gave an update on the company’s plan to produce 5,000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of this month. Mus..
Dave’s Pet Food of Agawam, Mass., is recalling a single lot of Dave’s Dog Food 95% premium beef cans that may contain elevated levels of beef thyroid hormo..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 54,537 model year 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles.The owner's manuals provided with the recalled vehicles do no..
Apple is adding a new feature to its iPhones and iPads in hopes of guarding the devices against security breaches and hacks.If someone hasn’t unlocked..
Kentucky has sued Walgreens for its role in the opioid epidemic, alleging that the pharmacy has been engaging in deceptive business practices in its large-..
Panera Bread’s grilled cheese sandwiches don’t come with peanut butter, but as a precaution, Elissa Russo says she advised a Massachusetts store that her d..
Insurance company Chubb has partnered with a startup called Sure to provide insurance coverage to users of ride-sharing apps Uber and Lyft, the Wall Street..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released information on a salmonella outbreak that has affected 31 states. The culprit? Kellogg’s Hone..
President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose a 25 percent tariff on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. "In light of China's theft of i..
After moving to paper straws instead of plastic in its locations in the UK and Ireland, McDonald's says it plans to test the use of paper straws at select..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is stepping up its efforts to counter the growing epidemic of opioid addiction by approving the first generic versio..
On Thursday, the government reported a 0.8 percent increase in retail sales in May -- a figure that was much higher than anticipated. Perhaps even better,..
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 24 model year 2019 Jeep Cherokees equipped with 2.0L engines.The vehicles' engines may be missing valve stem keepers..
The Center for Auto Safety has found complaints from 120 consumers who described either their Kia or Hyundai vehicles bursting into flames for no apparent..
Southern California Toyota dealer Roger Hogan, who is refusing to sell over $1 million worth of Prius cars he says are unsafe to drive, recently met with f..
A new international study suggests that higher than recommended levels of vitamin D could reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer, a disease that k..
Earlier this week, Comcast announced that it’s ending its practice of throttling heavy internet users that are clogging the network. The company’s cong..
Instagram announced that users will now be able to purchase things directly from brands’ stories. The new feature allows companies to add a shopping bag ic..
The U.S. is facing growing healthcare shortages, particularly in rural areas. A complicating issue is there are fewer and fewer primary care providers...
Twitter announced on Wednesday that it’s rolling out changes to its platform intended to make it easier for users to discover relevant breaking news, event..
More than a 160 million Office 365 and Office.com users around the world woke up to a host of new features in Microsoft Office on Wednesday.With its ey..
A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a Justice Department suit that sought to block the merger between AT&T; and Time Warner, allowing the deal to p..
The value of cryptocurrency’s ringleader Bitcoin fell below $7,000 after two University of Texas academics released a paper on Wednesday claiming that 2017..
This November, Californians will be able to vote on whether the state should be separated into three different states: California, Northern California, and..
A new report by the California Nurses Association shows that the state’s 170 major nonprofit hospitals are cutting back on charity care. The hospitals prov..
Whoever came up with the phrase “Tacoma Aroma” probably wouldn't have predicted that the Washington town famous for unleashing a stinky, sulphur-like smell..
A new U.S. study shows that more than one-third of American adults take prescription drugs that have the potential to cause depression.The researchers..
In an effort to crack down on bad businesses that lie to consumers, Facebook has launched a tool that will enable users to review businesses after they mak..
Consumers who have been squeezed by rapidly rising gasoline prices may soon get some relief.A new report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) predi..
A police agency in rural North Carolina is asking federal regulators to investigate a driver’s claims that the Lexus he was renting took off by itself befo..
Apple is banning any and all cryptocurrency mining on the company’s products, including iPhones and Macbooks, and is taking that stand in no uncertain term..
A new study finds that kitchen towels can harbor harmful pathogens that could potentially lead to food poisoning. Researchers from the University of Ma..
On Monday, Chase and Starbucks announced a brand new prepaid Visa debit card -- the first prepaid or debit product that allows customers to collect “Stars”..
Uber launched Uber Lite today in India, as it works to make its rideshare app more accessible to people with poor internet connections. The company boasts..
A Tesla employee testified at a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearing on Monday and said that he was asked by a supervisor and company security gua..
A recent survey shows that millennials are a financially optimistic bunch, with 53 percent expecting to become a millionaire at some point. However, to ach..
Six of eight mid-size SUVs earned good or acceptable ratings in the latest round of crash tests, but the Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee were cited f..
BMW of North America is recalling 33,214 model year 2009-2013 X5 xDrive 35d diesels.The engine idler pulley bolt may loosen over time and break.As..
Goodman Food Products, Texas of Mansfield, Texas, is recalling approximately 34,400 pounds of fully cooked ground beef patties.The products may be cont..
Ferrari Ferrari North America has expanded an earlier recall of 1,073 model year 2013 California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, FF, and F12 Berlinetta vehicles s..
Starting June 13, Amazon will be expanding its Prime discount at Whole Foods to 10 more states, including: Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Hawaii, Mississippi,..
Target has announced that it is halfway through the launch of its same-day shipping service and its curbside pickup service, “Drive Up.” The company sa..
Investors who use the cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail woke up Monday morning to some monumentally bad news. The platform announced that it suffered a data..
Health officials are investigating a multistate salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon. The outbreak has been linked to 60 illnesses and at least 31 h..
After 20 years in operation, Yahoo Messenger will be shutting down on July 17. The news -- which was announced by Oath, a Verizon subsidiary that owns..
A watchdog group, China Labor Watch, charges workers at a Chinese factory making Amazon products are subjected to working conditions that violate Chinese l..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 252 model year 2012-2016 Eos vehicles, model year 2012 Passats, model year 2012-2016 CCs, model year 2015 e-Golfs,..
Services that claim to help consumers discover their ancestry have taken off in recent years, but is it wise to trust an online service with your DNA? The..
An onboard system detected no driver input in the seconds before a Tesla Model X crashed into a highway barrier in California, according to a preliminary r..
A new lawsuit alleges that every generation of the Apple watch has a defect that results in the screens cracking, shattering, or detaching through no fault..
On Thursday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released it’s first in-depth look at non-traditional work in the United States since 2005. It found that tradit..
Digital currency exchange Coinbase announced the acquisition of securities dealer Keystone Capital Corp., alternative investment platform Venovate Marketpl..
Facebook has revealed that a bug changed the default sharing settings of about 14 million users to “public” for four days last month. The bug occured b..
For international travelers, picking the right airlines and passing through the most safe and efficient airports can help determine whether the trip is a s..
With net neutrality rules slated to come to an end on Monday, Senate Democrats are urging House Speaker Paul Ryan to schedule a vote on the Congressional R..
Kia Motors America is recalling 507,587 model year 2010-2013 Kia Fortes & Forte Koups, model year 2011-2013 Kia Optimas, and model year 2011-2012 Kia Optim..
As three of the country’s leading retail giants carrying everything from furniture to clothes and groceries, Costco, Target, and Walmart all have lowered t..
Early this week, San Francisco residents voted to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids. With..
Two new reports may provide clues as to why consumers sometimes get in over their heads with credit card debt. They lack complete understanding of how cred..
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is facing more accusations that it lied about being the target of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack..
The U.S. government will pay out more in Social Security benefits than it takes in this year for the first time since 1982, according to a report from the..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit on Tuesday hoping to shut down two robocall operations that were purportedly responsible for nearly half of a..
Late last month, the FBI urged consumers to reboot their internet routers to mitigate the risk of being exposed to a malware attack with ties to foreign cy..
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed to CNBC on Thursday that the Trump administration has struck a “definitive agreement” with Chinese telecom company..
Three days after stepping down from his executive chairman position at Starbucks, Howard Schultz appears to be positioning himself for political office. He..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 360 model year 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles.The nut that holds the lower ball joint o..
On Tuesday, JetBlue announced new, stricter guidelines for customers flying with emotional support animals.Effective July 1, the airline is requiring p..
The student debt crisis has reached epic proportions, with an estimated 44 million borrowers in the country now owing over $1.3 trillion in student loans...
Facebook was once again called on the carpet on Tuesday -- this time for providing access to users' data with several Chinese device makers, including Huaw..
Alexander Nix, the former CEO of Cambridge Analytica, allegedly embezzled $8 million from the company before it shut down and filed for bankruptcy last mon..
Mercedes-Benz is launching a pilot car subscription service in two U.S. cities, joining BMW, Porsche, and other manufacturers in what may be a trend among..
Walmart, Target, and Amazon have pulled CloudPets’ connected teddy bears from their online stores over security concerns. The decision comes a year aft..
With a majority of college students entering the workforce carrying some level of student loan debt, employers are finding that setting up a benefit progra..
ZTE has agreed in principle to a settlement that would lift a U.S. Commerce Department ban preventing it from receiving crucial parts and components from A..
BMW of North America is recalling 6,591 model year 2010-2011 BMW 335d vehicles with diesel engines.The connection of the positive battery cable at the..
Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 548 Audi S5 Cabriolets equipped with Super Sport seats.The seat-mounted head/thorax air bag in the front passe..
To celebrate the end of another school year, Red Robin is giving teachers and school staff a free meal. On Tuesday, June 5, any teacher, school staff m..
A protest movement is building among Toys “R” Us employees, who are angry that the retailer is shutting down but providing no severance pay.Beginning l..
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has raised the bar on cryptocurrency scrutiny by creating a czar-like position to watch over the new digi..
Consumer advocates are stepping up their criticism of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) operation under the Trump administration.Eleven..
Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Jose is a forum for the company to showcase its latest strides in technological advances, as well as..
Volkswagen has vowed to stop funding experiments that test the effects of diesel exhaust on animals, the New York Times reports.The pledge follows the..
Today, U.K. Culture Minister Matt Hancock approved 21st Century Fox’s planned takeover bid of the British broadcasting network Sky. However, the deal can o..
On May 30, Vermont Governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law that would allow remote workers to move to his state and earn $10,000 over a two-year period...
Tesla has refunded nearly a quarter of prospective customers who had put down a deposit for the Model 3, according to data analyzed by marketing firm Secon..
One in every 5 deaths in young adults was tied to an opioid overdose in 2016, a new study finds. For the study, researchers in Canada used mortality da..
After facing much scrutiny from its shareholders for the addictive quality of its devices, Apple announced that it will be releasing software that helps iP..
Microsoft Corp. announced on Monday that it has cut a deal to purchase software development platform GitHub.The acquisition gives Microsoft a boost tow..
Starting Wednesday, HelloFresh will start selling meal kits at 581 Giant Food and Stop & Shop stores, with more retailers to be added this year. Tobias..
On Tuesday, Starbucks temporarily closed 8,000 stores in order to hold a four-hour racial bias training session wi..
If cryptocurrency companies want to replace big banks, they’ll have to get better at stopping hackers from attacking their trading platforms. This time, a..
Doctors, researchers, and health advocates across the globe have gone back and forth on the supposed health benefits of e-cigarettes. Now, a coalition of r..
Eating up to one egg per day is associated with a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study published in the journal Heart.Re..
In another move to help it compete with Amazon, Walmart has launched Jetblack -- a new concierge-style shopping service that lets customers order items via..
Like it or not, the auto and technology industries appear determined to remove humans from behind the wheel, and they're strengthening their partnerships t..
As of July 1, Australian Amazon shoppers will be limited to a much smaller item selection.The online retailer has geoblocked Australian customers, effe..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 373 model year 2018 Ford Ecosport vehicles sold in the U.S. Federal Territories.The vehicles were shipped with the Euro..