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Hackers broke into Marriott International's database, and the hotel chain says they may have gained access to 500 million customers' data.That would ma..
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Hackers broke into Marriott International's database, and the hotel chain says they may have gained access to 500 million customers' data.That would ma..
Phishing Claus is coming to town! With the Christmas holiday quickly approaching, the digital bandits are out in force and looking for some way to swindle..
On December 2, Target will give consumers the opportunity to purchase Target gift cards worth up to $300 for 10 percent off. The retailer’s once-a-year gif..
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Who would have guessed that an app designed to order massages straight to your door had both poor security and customers with perhaps some trouble keeping..
AT&T; revealed during a presentation in New York to investors that it will use its acquisition of Time Warner to roll out a three-tiered streaming service..
Staying active has become an integral part of many consumers’ routines, as the quest to stay in shape and stay healthy is at the forefront of many people’s..
At the heart of the U.S. government's two-year National Climate Assessment report, a group of researchers are now warning that climate change is already ha..
Dunkin’ Donuts has disclosed that it became aware of a possible security breach on October 31.The company said an outside source gained access to some..
The sharing economy and “experiential” consumption are all a product of millennials' values and lifestyles, several studies have suggested. This generation..
Getting a bad night of sleep can often leave us feeling groggy, cranky, and counting down the minutes until bedtime.And according to researchers from t..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 34,946 model year 2018 Lincoln Navigators, and Ford Expeditions.The second row center seat track assemblies may be miss..
It took the quick-thinking of a good samaritan for a Nashville city official to escape his burning Kia in the nick of time. “Hey, there’s fire coming..
From the start, the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint has never been popular with consumer advocates. This week, 14 consumer groups joined forces to o..
In both Canada and the United States, women have had little way of knowing until recently that certain breast implants are linked to cancer and other dange..
The official who oversees medical device safety for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently said he wants the United States to be the “first” to ap..
For parents of infants, getting a full night of sleep can be a nearly impossible task. Despite several tips and soothing methods, newborns and their parent..
For many consumers, snoring is nothing more than a nuisance that disrupts sleep. It can keep others awake during the late nighttime hours, or wake people f..
Dick’s Sporting Goods is reportedly considering a ban for hunting supplies at all of its stores. The ban would apply to shotguns, ammunition, crossbows, ri..
Hand-wringing is the exercise du jour at Bank of America (BOA) and JPMorgan Chase thanks to a group of bank customers filing a class action lawsuit which c..
Dell announced on Wednesday that its online marketplace suffered a security breach earlier this month, on November 9.The company said it detected an un..
Fresh on the heels of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey and an E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce, public health officials have announced..
Whenever a company promises it can easily reduce your debt, it's wise to show a little skepticism.That advice comes from the Federal Trade Commission (..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) say they have zeroed in on the likely source of the romaine..
The record-breaking holiday spending that began on Thanksgiving has spilled into this week.Cyber Monday blew the doors off of sales projections as cons..
Cybersecurity continues to make its way into headlines, as more and more consumers and corporations are affected by data hackers.Though it may seem lik..
Pets as travel partners have been a hot topic lately.Travel + Leisure recently reported that air travel for pets and emotional support animals has doub..
Charities are worried that they may receive fewer donations this holiday season as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress last year...
YouTube is now offering lower-cost YouTube Music and YouTube Music Premium subscription plans for full-time students at an accredited college or university..
The majority of consumers spend a large part of their day staring at screens. Whether it’s responding to an email on your phone or watching a video on your..
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has announced it is raising the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac purchase..
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 4,822 model year 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Street and Racing Technology (SRT) and Trackhawk vehicles.The driver's flo..
Late at night in the middle of June, on a leafy residential street in Minneapolis, Hayling Han was awoken by an odd..
General Motors has followed Ford's lead in reducing its fleet, retiring some of its sedans, including the electric Chevy Volt, the full-size Impala, and th..
Automobile subscriptions are quickly becoming a serious contender in the age old debate of whether to buy or lease a vehicle.The movement isn’t at the..
For low-income families, Medicaid is essential for assisting with the costs that come with medical visits, prescriptions, and procedures. Last year alone,..
Apple has announced that, in January, it will launch a free app development program specifically for female entrepreneurs with app-driven businesses.Th..
For many consumers, getting up and getting active can take some serious motivation. However, recent studies show why that motivation may be more necessary..
The run-up in home prices, fed by rising demand and increasing supply, is over declares The Wall Street Journal.In a report Tuesday, the newspaper focu..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 268 model year 2019 Lincoln Nautilus vehicles that are not equipped with Adaptive Front Steering.The plastic cover on t..
Volvo Car USA is recalling 17,548 model year 2017-2019 Volvo XC90s, S90s, V60s, V60 Cross Countrys, V90s, XC40s, XC60s and V90 Cross Country vehicles.T..
Cryptocurrency regained some of its lustre on Monday, as the state of Ohio announced that it’s permitting businesses to pay their tax bills using the digit..
The opioid industry says it is being unfairly blamed for the nation’s opioid epidemic and is fighting a New York state law that charges drug makers a tax m..
The negative health effects of smoking have been well-documented for both those who take part in the habit and those who are forced to breathe in smoke sec..
Things appear to be looking worse for Bitcoin.A recent report from Coindesk shows that the cryptocurrency experienced a huge drop in valuation over the..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued warning letters to two dietary supplement makers and accused them of making illegal claims.The agency..
A new report compiled by government and private scientists declares that the earth's climate is changing at a faster rate, due largely to human activity...
As over 100 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, consumers should be informed of any potential treatment options available to them.Recent..
General Motors is recalling 12 model year 2019 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Spark, Traverse and Trax vehicles.The Sensing Diagnostic Module (SDM) on these v..
Americans may pause for a long holiday weekend filled with feasting and football, but for the nation's retailers, it's showtime.By now, consumers shoul..
The holidays can be a particularly grim time to lose your job and get no severance pay. Just ask the employees of bankrupt toy retailer Toys 'R' Us.But..
More than 500,000 Android users downloaded malware while thinking they were downloading a driving simulation game, according to Android security researcher..
Cybersecurity is cause for concern for many consumers, and as several headlines have recently made clear, that’s with good reason. Whether it’s credit card..
The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates three times in 2018 and may do so again next month. For consumers carrying large credit card balances, that me..
The Quaker Oats Company is recalling a small quantity of Cap’n Crunch’s Peanut Butter Crunch cereal.The product may be contaminated with Salmonella...
The nation's car dealers are making a bid for a bigger slice of Black Friday spending this year by rolling out dozens of deals they hope will entice holida..
Toys are a lot safer than they were decades ago, but that doesn't mean some playthings can't be harmful. In its 33rd annual report, U.S. Public Interest Re..
If you haven’t gotten your annual flu shot and find yourself with extra time between flights this holiday season, you can be immunized at many U.S. airport..
The medical community may like to say that today’s patients have it easier than older generations, but for American women giving birth, that's simply not t..
Obesity affects tens of millions of children and adults worldwide, and while it’s difficult for many parents to maintain healthy lifestyles for themselves..
Facebook users are being warned of an old scam that’s made its way back onto Facebook this holiday season. The “Secret Sister” scam, which promises use..
Tumblr has confirmed that it pulled its app from the iOS App Store over the discovery of child pornography on the social media network. The app was ini..
Regardless of age, staying connected with friends and family is key to ensuring positive mental health. However, many older adults may find it hard to keep..
It's the final days before Black Friday, the official kickoff to the holiday shopping season, and the nation's top retailers are jockeying for position. At..
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has amended her suit in state court against opioid manufacturers, naming pharmacy retailers Walgreens and CVS as additio..
As easy and convenient as technology makes our day-to-day lives, making sure personal information stays personal is an ever-present concern.For leaders..
Attracting new talent to move to some of America’s cities has taken on a new angle -- getting paid to live there!While many cities offer companies ever..
Nespresso is teaming up with mining and metals company Rio Tinto to work toward the goal of using 100 percent “responsibly sourced” aluminum in all of its..
Some Instagram users may have had their password information exposed as a result of a security breach tied to the platform’s “download your data” feature,..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an opinion finding that 1-800 Contacts entered into illegal agreements with other contact lens sellers to red..
As kids and adults alike continue to be plagued by peanut allergies, it can be difficult to stay on top of dietary restrictions.Oftentimes, people are..
American Honda Motor Co., is recalling 64,785 model year 2017-2019 Acura MDXs, model year 2017-2018 Acura MDX Sport Hybrids, model year 2018-2019 Honda HR-..
Facebook has gone on the defensive in the wake of this week's expose in the New York Times, which alleged that the social media giant tried to spin its way..
The worst fire in California’s history, responsible for destroying the quaint mountain town of Paradise, California and killing at least 63 people, was cau..
In recent years, eating gluten-free has become trendy among many consumers, regardless of whether or not they suffer from Celiac disease. Cutting out glute..
Elon Musk is in the news again, but this time it’s in a good way.Musk’s aerospace company SpaceX has been given the all-clear to further build out its..
At a recent conference in Barcelona, T-Mobile’s Chief Financial Officer said there’s a possibility that the company’s $26 billion acquisition of Sprint wil..
Amid an ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service has recalled a spe..
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that his company “bought some trucking companies” to help boost its Model 3 delivery capacity and help it emerge from wha..
Drug addiction continues to plague tens of millions of Americans each year, and while no single treatment option works for everyone, a new study found that..
Ron’s Home Style Foods of Houston, Texas, is recalling approximately 6,912 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken salad.The products may be contaminated..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 119 model year 2019 Mercedes-Benz C300s, C300 4Matics, C300 4Matic Cabrios, C300 4Matic Coupes, C300 Coupes, C300 Ca..
A popular talking point for the e-cigarette industry is that vaping helps cigarette addicts quit smoking. But that doesn’t appear to be what e-cigarettes a..
Following a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey, public health officials are..
A group of newly-elected Democrats in the House of Representatives are pushing the party to take more progressive action to combat climate change. Ale..
The advent of online shopping has left consumers with essentially no reason to leave their homes or interact with their fellow shoppers. From fresh groceri..
While some consumers don’t think twice about hopping on the treadmill or hitting the gym, for those with physical disabilities, or who are otherwise unable..
Lots of consumers have their retirement savings in investment accounts, and the companies that maintain those accounts almost always charge fees.But a..
'Tis the season for scams -- in part because the holidays are fast approaching, but also because cold weather has arrived in much of the U.S.When the m..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 215 model year 2010 Ford Fusions, Mercury Milans and model year 2010-2012 Lincoln MKZs that previously received a replaceme..
Juul has announced that it will temporarily halt sales of most of its flavored nicotine pods in over 90,000 brick-and-mortar stores. The move comes as the..
Though it may be difficult for many consumers to avoid carbs -- especially around the holidays -- a new study conducted by researchers from Boston Children..
Lime, the bicycle and electric scooter sharing service, is officially adding automobiles to its lineup of wheels.After testing the concept, the company..
Facebook says it has fixed a privacy bug that allowed websites to read likes and interests on users’ profiles without them knowing about it. The bug wa..
Ford announced on Wednesday that it’s teaming up with Walmart to work towards a goal of using self-driving vehicles for grocery delivery. The partnersh..
Reducing carbon emissions has countless benefits for our society. Not only would it improve the environment, but consumers would also see a noticeable diff..
Like many other consumer horror stories that end in a corporate apology, it took the work of incensed social media users for JetBlue to publicly acknowledg..
Starting November 14 and continuing through November 22, Prime members can snag a deal on Thanksgiving turkeys at Whole Foods The company announced tod..
Volkswagen is claiming that it can produce 50 million electric cars and will have “much lower” prices than Tesla, which is still months away from deliverin..
The days of low inflation may be coming to an end.Prices for just about everything, even gasoline, dropped in the years after the Great Recession. Cons..
While many consumers think that hitting the weight room is only making them stronger and more muscular, a new study found that there may be health benefits..
The number of robocalls for October raised the bar to an all-time high of 5.1 billion across the U.S. This is the first time the scourge has passed the 5 b..
Everyone is vulnerable to a data breach, but a new international survey shows millennial consumers are most likely to suffer a financial loss when their se..
Treating concussions -- particularly children's’ concussions -- can be tricky business. Doctors and parents both often struggle to find the right balance b..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is prepared to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes, a report from The Wall Street Journal has suggested.The..
If you seem to be experiencing a lack of response when you touch the screen of your iPhone X, it might not be your imagination.Apple says it has determ..
In the last four months alone, Google has released several versions of its Chrome browser. One beefed up security against cyber attacks, one was a major re..
Lyft announced today that it’s gearing up to launch a new loyalty program for riders. Set to launch in December 2018, Lyft Rewards will let passengers earn..
Online e-commerce site eBay announced today that it’s teaming up with Handy, Porch, and InstallerNet to offer in-home installation and assembly services on..
The toppings and garnishments on your hamburger don't in any way affect the price you pay for your meal, according to a judge in South Florida.The Miam..
Amazon and Apple may be competitors in some areas, but the online retailer says it has reached an agreement with the tech giant to increase the amount and..
Many consumers try to maintain active lifestyles by incorporating healthy habits into their daily routines. Counting calories, avoiding fatty and sugary fo..
As nearly 20 percent of children in the United States suffer from childhood obesity, researchers continue finding health risks that could prove to be troub..
Canada’s postal service recently admitted that unknown hackers stole information about consumers ordering recreational cannabis.The hackers used Canada..
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday that a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey has sickened 164 people and resulted..
Facebook users will soon have 10 minutes to unsend a message on the social network’s Messenger app. In the “coming soon” section of a note detailing it..
Air pollution has long caused health issues for consumers across the globe. However, a new study has found that air pollution is bringing more people into..
Insecticides may do their job around the house, but they could also be causing a slew of health problems.In an effort to protect consumers’ health, a g..
To combat the “epidemic” of teen electronic cigarette use, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to issue a ban on the sale of fruit and candy..
It seems ironic that hospitals, where you go to improve your health, can also be dangerous places.A recent study in the British Medical Journal finds m..
Holiday shoppers should have a little more money in their pockets this month because they're spending less on gasoline. The combination of soft oil prices..
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reminds consumers that there will be more than 25 million flying over the Thanksgiving holidays. That figu..
The American Psychiatric Association recently published a study that explored the trends of college students’ mental health.While the study hits on sev..
Postpartum depression affects roughly one in nine women nationwide. Symptoms and treatment may differ between women, but the effects can be lingering and p..
Comcast is developing a video-streaming set-top box for broadband-only customers that would be available sometime in 2019, CNBC reports.The set-top box..
Ford announced Thursday that it purchased Spin, a San Francisco-based scooter-sharing startup, as part of a larger strategy to expand its last mile transpo..
Yesterday’s midterm elections showed once again that marijuana legalization is one of the few issues where Americans voting for Red or Blue largely agree...
Voters in two states carried by President Trump in 2016 passed referendums Tuesday raising the minimum wage for workers in those states.In Missouri, vo..
Less than a year after a self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman in Arizona, the company is vying to bring its experimental test cars back to public ro..
Southeast Toyota Distributors (SET) is recalling 1,295 model year 2017-2019 Toyota 4Runners that it modified to be equipped with a TRD wheel package.Th..
If someone asked you how often you reuse passwords and PINs (personal identification numbers), odds are you might confess to using the same ones whether it..
Wells Fargo still hasn't completely put its bad news behind it. The bank has acknowledged that it didn't offer mortgage modifications to hundreds more borr..
Following its acquisition of health insurer Aetna, CVS Health plans to debut its first concept stores with improved health services and lower medical costs..
This month, Amazon started sending out its first printed holiday shopping catalog. The move follows the demise of Toys “R” Us and marks the latest in a ser..
There are distinct differences between consumers who own Apple iPhones and those who own Android devices, according to a study by Slickdeals, a crowdsource..
Millions of people reach for the coffee pot first thing in the morning -- and continue to do so throughout the day -- to get a jolt of caffeine. While rese..
BMW of North America is recalling 44,368 model year 2013-2018 BMW 328ds and 328d xDrives, model year 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagons and 328d xDrive Sports Wa..
On the eve of U.S. midterm election day, Facebook pulled 30 user accounts and 85 instagram accounts that engaged in “coordinated inauthentic behavior.”..
The Supreme Court decided on Monday that it will not consider a series of challenges from telecom companies to Obama-era net neutrality rules designed to b..
Since the end of October, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been monitoring hundreds of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) -- a p..
Lime, one of the most flush firms behind the dockless bike share and dockless electric scooter craze, has often touted that its products help take cars off..
Sprint announced on Tuesday that customers with more recent phones will get access to a faster 4G LTE network, as well as more monthly hotspot data at no a..
Experiencing back pain can oftentimes leave consumers out of commission for a few days and lead to several trips to the chiropractor. And while many see ba..
When it comes to satisfaction with a home security service, J.D. Power and Associates has ranked Brinks Home Security number one.The award did not say..
Hyundai Motor America is recalling 8,204 model year 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe vehicles.The Side Curtain AirBag (SCAB) mounting bolts may interfere with and..
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling 10,021 model year 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric vehicles (PHEV).After the vehicle has been ope..
Amazon’s not shy when it comes to marketing volleys, and it may have just thrown out its biggest yet.This holiday season, the online shopping giant is..
In the wake of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, Sears is hoping to sell its home improvement division to Service.com.Sears Home Services formerly offe..
The Supreme Court has refused to stop a lawsuit filed by a group of young people who claim the climate is changing and the U.S. government isn't doing enou..
A study and review that were decades in the making suggest that cell phone radiation can increase the risk of brain tumors, according to researchers at the..
The price of a new car continues to rise, and in October it increased faster than the rate of inflation.Kelley Blue Book (KBB) reports the average tran..
Tesla is offering a discount on its Autopilot package as part of a push to get more drivers to use the driver assist features, Elektrek reports.Last we..
For most consumers, the office is where they spend a significant portion of the day. Interacting with co-workers can not only build friendships, but many b..
As societal trends shift across the United States and many adults wait until later in life to get married and start families, many researchers have taken a..
The private messages that people send each other via Facebook Messenger aren’t so private after all. Different hacking groups were recently caught advertis..
As the conversation around mental health gains ground in the United States, it’s more important than ever to check in with the people in your life -- espec..
In its fourth-quarter earnings report, Starbucks said it’s planning to open 2,100 new stores next year. President and CEO Kevin Johnson says the company pl..
Earlier this year, Congress passed the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act. The legislation was designed to improve consumer ac..
The six-week-long Affordable Care Act enrollment season kicked off on Thursday, and this year consumers will find more choices and stabilizing premiums...
Cancer victim Dewayne Johnson, a former school groundskeeper who regularly used Monsanto’s weed-killer product Roundup, has agreed to accept a reduced awar..
To incentivize its drivers, Uber is offering a package of benefits, including free college tuition, to drivers who qualify for its new UberPro status.T..
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy. Finding time to go to the gym or avoiding fattening foods can often be difficult and time-consuming. The..
The government reports that the economy added 250,000 jobs in October, and workers took home more money in their paychecks.The October employment repor..
A big drop in oil prices in the latter half of October is making gasoline cheaper for motorists as November gets underway.The AAA Fuel Gauge Survey sho..
J&J; Snack Foods Handheld of Holly Ridge, N.C., is recalling two lots of Fit & Active Southwest Veggie Stuffed Sandwiches.The products may be contamina..
Apple has added iPhone 8 and iPhone X models to its lineup of phones it may one day throttle to prolong battery life, despite having told U.S. senators in..
In recent years, cases of Lyme disease have been on the rise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 96 percent of all cases com..
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk says Tesla owners will be able to control their cars from their phones in less than six weeks, thanks to forthcoming upgrad..
Capital One is taking steps to reduce some cardholders' credit limits while closing out inactive accounts. Should we be reading into that?Credit card c..
Diabetes is a widespread disease affecting tens of millions of children and adults in the United States. However, the cost of treating the disease continue..
Creative Sto of China is recalling about 440 INNOCHEER children’s musical instruments sets.Paint on the maracas, xylophone and carrying case contains l..
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