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With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, consumers can’t afford to throw caution to the wind with the internet of things being the minefield o..
Amazon isn’t even waiting for Black Friday to arrive before offering a peek at its Cyber Monday shopping deals.The online retail giant plans to mark do..
Nearly 50 percent of consumers forget a key ingredient while cooking their holiday meal, according to a survey recently conducted by Postmates. Of 1,00..
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The New York City Council has voted 42-2 to ban all non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes. Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to sign the bill or allow its passage in..
Nearly a year and a half after filing for bankruptcy and closing its stores, Toys “R” Us has reopened its first new store inside Westfield Garden State Pla..
Anxiety levels in young people have been a hot topic for researchers, as mental health diagnoses among the younger generation have been on the rise. Now, r..
While recent studies have found that incorporating more blueberries or nuts into the diet can help boost older consumers’ cognitive skills, a new study fou..
If you’re leaving today for a Thanksgiving holiday trip, today is likely to offer the worst traffic you’ll face, if history is any guide.Cambridge Mobi..
The sluggish housing market is about to pick up speed again, according to real estate brokerage firm Redfin.Sales slowed in the first half of 2019 as r..
General Motors is recalling 556,399 model year 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500s & GMC Sierra 1500s, and model year 2020 Silverado 2500s, Silverado 3500s..
If you do any sort of online shopping, you’re probably like most consumers and read at least a couple of the product reviews to see if there’s anything tha..
Cannabidiol, or CBD -- a component of cannabis that does not contain intoxicating properties -- has the potential to harm users, the Food and Drug Administ..
McDonald’s has agreed to pay $26 million to resolve claims that it failed to appropriately pay thousands of its workers in California. The class action..
Scammers are constantly adapting and have developed new strategies to take advantage of consumers this holiday season.A new study by First Orion identi..
Concussions can be long, serious injuries for young athletes, and now a new study has found another risk factor associated with these all-too-common head i..
Air pollution has recently been linked to any number of health concerns, including both lung disease and breathing problems. Now, a new study found that it..
If a green salad is on your Thanksgiving menu, just make sure the romaine lettuce didn’t come from Salinas, Calif. The Food and Drug Administration (FD..
It looks like Microsoft might be integrating Google’s Gmail, Drive, and Calendar into its own Outlook.com. According to a story first published by The Verg..
Inventor of the web, Tim Berners-Lee, has unveiled a plan to prevent the web from continuing on its path to becoming what he calls a “digital dystopia.”..
In an effort to help kids make healthier choices, legislators in cities across the country, including Philadelpia and Seattle, have implemented taxes on su..
Sleep deprivation has been a popular topic for researchers as of late. Recent studies have found that not getting enough sleep can affect consumers behind..
Uber’s license to operate in London has been revoked by the city’s transport regulator due to ongoing safety concerns. London officials concluded that Uber..
It’s often said, “You can’t fight City Hall” -- but when you’re as big as Amazon, maybe you can. At least it’s going to try.Amazon, which also operates..
At an event in Los Angeles on Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a futuristic-looking Tesla Cybertruck that promises up to 500 miles of range and a sin..
Are you one of the 26.8 million folks taking to the air this Thanksgiving holiday? If you are, you should air (pun intended) on the side of caution, says t..
Following an investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Monsanto has pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide called Penncap-M on cor..
T-Mobile has disclosed that it recently suffered a data breach that allowed a malicious party to access the account information of some of its prepaid cust..
Amid partisan wrangling in the House over the proposed impeachment of President Trump, the Senate has voted 74-20 in favor of a spending bill to keep the g..
While researchers have previously found health implications associated with skipping breakfast, a new study has discovered that it can also affect kids’ pe..
Dark web researchers Bob Diachenko and Vinny Troia recently found a massive collection of data that had been left exposed on an unsecured server. In total,..
In addition to student loans and credit cards, personal loans have now become something of concern to economists. Consumers have used these unsecured loans..
Not getting enough sleep can affect everything from what food we choose to eat and how accurate our memory is, and now a new study found that it could also..
As motorists prepare to hit the road for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday, they should find fairly stable gas prices. The biggest price fluctuations should..
Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 36 model year 2019 SL450s, SL63 AMGs and SL550s.Over time, the bolt connection at the front-left mounting point..
Since we’re in the middle of open season on healthcare, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wants to remind consumers that, as an “eligible employee,” they..
Tech security company Zscaler has discovered two hacking campaigns designed to trick users into downloading malware. The two malware campaigns “deliver..
Apple has responded to questions raised as part of an antitrust probe launched in September. Lawmakers previously sent a letter to Apple officials asking,..
On Wednesday, the Justice Department announced that an Orlando, Florida-based patient assistance foundation called The Assistance Fund (TAF) agreed to pay..
Amazon reportedly plans to expand its cashless Go Store concept to supermarkets next year and could even license the technology to other chains, changing g..
It isn’t enough that identity theft poses a threat to just about anyone with a pulse; now there’s something called “synthetic identity fraud (SIF).” Securi..
While previous studies have revealed the countless outside factors that can contribute to mothers’ postpartum depression, including exposure to natural lig..
Diet plays a huge role in consumers’ overall health, and the results of a new study may suggest which foods consumers should focus on to promote better hea..
It seems the car companies negotiating new labor deals have gotten along better with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union than with each other.General M..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 100,000 model year 2018-19 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks with LED headlamps.When the daytime running lamps are illumi..
District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine has filed a lawsuit against food delivery service DoorDash, accusing the company of urging consumers to g..
Consumers are traveling more than ever, but some lawmakers in Congress are worried there soon won’t be enough transportation workers to get people where th..
Thanksgiving it still a week away, but Target was just passed the gravy boat. The company’s consumer strategy of “buy today online, get today” has proven i..
While many consumers are worried about the implications of hearing loss in old age, a new study conducted by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital..
Not long after it was announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opened an investigation into Google’s “Project Nightingale” health ca..
Saving for retirement can be stressful for many consumers, as a wide array of factors come into play as consumers leave the workforce. Now, a new study..
Uber plans to start creating audio recordings of rides in the U.S. as part of its mission to increase passenger safety, The Washington Post reported Wednes..
Boeing is dealing with a safety issue that has nothing to do with the grounded 737 MAX aircraft.The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has rec..
Taher is recalling 7.5-oz packages of Fresh Seasons Kitchen Veggie & Ranch Cup.The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenesNo illne..
The personal data circus recently welcomed a new act -- one some consumers might not have known about, but one that definitely needs to be addressed if the..
California is once again pushing back against the Trump administration’s plan to revoke its ability to set its own emissions standards. The state has annou..
Amazon is doing a slow reveal of some of its Black Friday bargains after Walmart and Target have also begun to whet shoppers’ appetites.Like last year,..
California has filed a lawsuit accusing Juul of deliberately targeting minors through its marketing tactics and product design. The complaint accuses t..
Recent studies have discovered the ways that parenting styles can yield positive or negative outcomes in kids. Similarly, a new study conducted by research..
A vegan consumer has filed suit against Burger King, charging its meatless Impossible Whopper shares a cooking surface with the restaurant’s beef burgers a..
Briggs & Stratton of Wauwatosa, Wis., is recalling about 1,160 Snapper Rear Engine 33” Riding Mowers.A faulty blade engagement lever can keep the lawnm..
Nissan North America is recalling 394,025 model year 2015-2018 Nissan Muranos, model year 2016-2018 Nissan Maximas, and model year 2017-2019 Nissan Pathfin..
Will Ford’s new Mustang be the next to take on category-leading Tesla in the e-car derby? It certainly looks like it.On Monday, Ford Motor Company anno..
On Friday, Twitter unveiled the final details of its plan to ban political advertising.In late October, the company announced that it would start prohi..
A coalition of states filed a lawsuit on Friday seeking to prevent the Trump administration from revoking California’s ability to set its own emissions sta..
As technology becomes more integrated into the world of healthcare, doctors are using more updated processes to keep track of their patients’ records...
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has issued a public notice warning consumers that it has learned that a number of fire extinguishers being sold in the U.S...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that cigarette smoking hit an all-time low last year, but e-cigarette use has increased...
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has adopted a new package of policies that includes limitations on a practice known as “pocket listings.” That r..
BMW of North America is recalling 325 model year 2020 330i, 330i xDrive and M340i vehicles.The interior trunk release cable may have been improperly in..
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent a warning letter to the parent company of Dollar Tree stores, citing it for receiving over-the-counter (OTC..
Uber is facing a $642 million charge from New Jersey’s labor department for overdue unemployment and disability insurance taxes covering the past four year..
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) woke up on Friday facing a legal tussle from at least 46 U.S. cities, counties, and even the state of Hawaii ov..
Ahead of Black Friday, Target has added same-day delivery service to its app. Previously, the retailer only offered the service on its desktop website...
Apple has pulled all vaping-related apps from its app store amid widespread concern over the health impact of the products. In a statement to Axios, th..
While many teachers may be rethinking their career plans earlier than expected, a new study conducted by researchers from the University of South Australia..
Members of Congress are expressing frustration that the more they raise concerns about “Big Tech’s” acquisition of companies, the more these huge tech comp..
Numerous studies have shown that eating right and exercising are two prime components of longer life, and adopting healthier habits has become popular amon..
Ever been hurt while you’re on vacation? Most people have, but it’s usually no more than a twisted ankle or a trip to an immediate care center to fix you u..
A majority of the robocalls consumers receive are connected to one scam or another, and these calls are increasingly trying to push consumers into fraudule..
Instagram has started hiding the number of likes on its users’ posts following an initial test of the concept earlier this year in Canada. The Facebook-own..
Google’s plan to collect data on tens of millions of patients under its “Project Nightingale” program is drawing federal scrutiny. The Wall Street Jour..
A Facebook bug that allowed the Facebook app to activate the cameras of those running iOS 13 has now been fixed. Web designer Joshua Maddux spotted the..
While diet and food choices are important aspects of consumers’ heart health, a new study conducted by researchers from the American Heart Association (AHA..
Despite concerns from experts, more toddlers than ever before are exposed to screens from laptops, TVs, or smartphones. A new study found that the effects..
In a surprising move to some, Nike has decided to take all of its shoes and gear off of Amazon.For any consumer who has an inner marketing muse, that’s..
Google is reportedly working toward launching a checking account product for consumers, according to The Wall Street Journal. A Google executive told t..
Costco is warning its customers about a scam coupon currently being shared by users on social media. “Despite several posts out there, Costco is NOT gi..
Facebook announced on Tuesday that it’s launching a new payments system called Facebook Pay, which will allow users across Facebook, Messenger, Instagram,..
Dean Foods is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, in part because consumers aren’t drinking milk the way they have in the past.The company, th..
While many consumers don’t think twice about connecting to a wireless network, whether it’s in a coffee shop or on an airplane, a new study conducted by re..
Going back to work after a serious medical condition comes with obstacles, as recent studies involving both cancer and heart attack survivors have revealed..
Sony is rebranding its two credit cards, one specifically designed for video game players. The cards will be co-branded with Comenity Bank after previously..
Whole Foods Market is recalling multiple vegetable products from its U.S. stores that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.No illnesses have..
The Mouse is officially in the house. Say hello to Disney+, the new subscription video on-demand (SVOD) streaming service from the Walt DIsney Company...
Boeing says it expects the grounded 737 MAX aircraft to be recertified to return to commercial service next month.The aircraft type has been grounded g..
At an event in Austin on Tuesday, Dell unveiled new sustainability targets intended to help advance its mission of shrinking its carbon footprint. "Our..
A Facebook bug is allowing the Facebook app to activate iPhone users’ cameras while it is active. The bug was discovered by web designer Joshua Maddux,..
Past studies that have shown consumers take their online security and privacy too lightly may be a bit out of date.A new survey by Ketchum, a communica..
Industry analyst The Nilson Report says consumers have increased their use of credit, debit, and prepaid cards to make purchases, taking the place of cash...
SpaceX successfully deployed 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, further advancing founder Elon Musk’s goal of building out a network of devices capable of..
A new study conducted by researchers from Northwestern University found that toddlers who are slower to start talking were found to have more intense and f..
Recent studies have proven how meditation works to help soothe anxiety, and now a new study conducted by researchers from Michigan State University has dis..
Chrysler is recalling 173 model year 2019 Dodge Challengers and Chargers.An incompatible front wheel and brake package was installed and may allow the..
Simmons Prepared Foods of Gentry, Ark., is recalling approximately 2 million pounds of poultry products.The products may be contaminated with extraneou..
Health officials have identified vitamin E acetate as the cause of a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping that has sickened more than 2,000 people over..
Documents released last week by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) shed more light on the March 2018 fatal accident in Arizona involving a ped..
According to a report from BloombergNews, Netflix, HBO, and others are about to set out on a hunting expedition for password-cheating consumers. The compan..
Avoiding a late-night snack can be difficult for many consumers, but a new study conducted by researchers from the American Heart Association (AHA) could h..
President Trump says the White House will soon unveil new minimum age requirements for vaping products in an effort to combat teen use. Speaking to reporte..
Returning to life as usual following a heart attack comes with some obstacles, and a new study found that it could also come with some additional health co..
Statistics show consumers are burdened with ever-increasing credit card debt, and a new survey helps explain why.A third of consumers who carry credit..
Two tech entrepreneurs say that the new Apple Card appears to have a gender bias when it comes to assigning credit limits.David Heinemeier Hansson and..
Sumitomo Rubber Industries is recalling 2,286 Falken ZIEX CT50 A/S tires, size P255/50R20 104V with date code 1619; Dunlop SP Sport 5000 tires, size 215/45..
Cay Thi Queentrees Food USA of Garden Grove, Calif., is recalling approximately 43,848 pounds of slow-cooked black chicken.The products were imported f..
American consumers found themselves on the wrong end of a record-breaking 5.7 billion robocalls in October, according to robocall-blocking app developer Yo..
A coalition of nearly 100,000 Uber drivers in New York City are suing Uber, accusing the company of failing to repay taxes it deducted from drivers’ passen..
Ahead of an expected announcement about the government’s plan to restrict e-cigarette flavors in an effort to reduce youth use, e-cigarette market leader J..
A new study conducted by researchers from Drexel University is dispelling a popular myth about potted plants: they aren’t improving air quality. Accord..
As recent studies have made clear, parents’ lifestyles and eating habits can have an impact on their children’s health. Now, a new study has made an intere..
In an effort to drum up support for T-Mobile’s upcoming merger with Sprint, the carrier has promised to roll out three new programs if the deal takes place..
Consumers will likely spend generously this holiday season, according to a survey by The Conference Board, which finds shoppers in a festive mood.The s..
Sears, the retail brand now owned by Transformco, continues to get smaller. The company has announced it’s closing another 96 stores after securing $250 mi..
BMW of North America is recalling 20 model year 2020 BMW X3 M40i and X4 M40i vehicles.The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in..
The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a public health alert regarding the sale of 77 pounds of raw pork sausage by New..
American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 645 Genuine Accessory Rear Carriers designed specially for model year 2019-2020 Monkey motorcycles.The rear carri..
The next time you’re headed west, you might find yourself in the “Espresso” lane if you’re flying on Alaska Airlines.The airline and one of its Seattle..
A settlement this week between AT&T; and government regulators addressed “unlimited” data plans that slowed the network once a data cap had been exceeded...
With the holiday season fast approaching, steering clear of sweets and treats is about to get harder than ever. But a new study conducted by researchers fr..
With Black Friday 22 days away, Target has begun to roll out what it calls its “HoliDeals,” with sale prices on merchandise like home furnishings, electron..
T-Mobile CEO John Legere announced Thursday morning that his company’s nationwide 5G network will be activated on December 6. The carrier had already l..
Tesla and Walmart have settled a lawsuit accusing Tesla and its technicians of causing fires which originated from solar panels installed on half a dozen W..
Airbnb has promised to review every listing for accuracy as part of its effort to increase renter safety. The short-term rental site said it’s aiming to gi..
Experian, one of the three credit bureaus, has introduced another way for consumers to raise their credit visibility.The company’s new offering, Experi..
While researchers are constantly trying to figure out what it is that allows kids to excel in the classroom, a new study conducted by researchers from the..
Dorel China America (DCA) is recalling 28,800 Babidéal Storm Booster Car Seats, model BC901BPXL, sold exclusively at Family Dollar Stores.The label att..
Photo (c) Fedor Kozyr - Getty ImagesIt's no secret that online sites have taken a huge bite out of the advertising revenue once lavished on newspaper..
Scammers are exploiting a bug on both the Mac and Windows versions of Firefox to dupe users into thinking their systems will be disabled if they don’t take..
AT&T; has agreed to pay $60 million to settle a five-year-old complaint by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), which took issue with the company’s use of t..
Federal regulators are expected to unveil new restrictions on e-cigarettes in an effort to reduce youth use of the products. However, vape shops could be e..
If you’re anything like your fellow Americans, you’re likely to spend some money on holiday-related travel.In a recent online survey of more than 2,000..
In a blog post on Tuesday, Facebook disclosed that as many as 100 app developers retained data from user groups on the platform. Facebook changed its G..
CVS’ downsizing effort that began earlier this year will continue early next year, the company said.CVS Health will close an additional 22 retail locat..
A new study conducted by researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases found that nearly 20 percent of children who have food..
Consumers’ stress can come from just about anywhere, but a new study conducted by researchers from the American Psychological Association found that much o..
America’s shopping malls are in decline, with foot traffic peaking in August 2018. Some experts say the slowdown is just another part of the retail apocaly..
Chrysler is recalling 107,979 model year 2014-2019 Ram 1500 and 1500 Classic Pickup trucks equipped with 3.0L Eco Diesel engines.The Exhaust Gas Recirc..
While most consumers might not think much about they sleep they gain or lose when changing their clocks for Daylight Savings Time (DST), a new study conduc..
Experts say it’s still too soon to predict whether this year’s flu season will be as long or severe as it has been in recent years, but flu activity has al..
Researchers from Tokyo and the University of Michigan have found that laser pointers are capable of “hijacking” smart speakers. In a paper titled “Ligh..
Congressional Democrats have amped up their concern that nearly a million school-aged children would find themselves without a meal if the Department of Ag..
A critical Windows vulnerability known as Bluekeep has been exploited by the hacking community. Over the weekend, security researcher Kevin Beaumont fo..
With e-cigarettes dominating headlines, it’s more important than ever for consumers to know about tangible ways they can rid themselves of their nicotine h..
Bank of America (BA) promised its employees an increase to its minimum wage by early 2021. But the company says it will implement the $20 an hour minimum w..
Homeowners are staying in their homes a lot longer than they used to, and aging-in-place may be driving the trend, according to a new report from real esta..
Microsoft is among the employers experimenting with the work week and reported positive results by shortening it on a trial basis.Over the centuries, t..
Ford Motor Company is recalling 18 model year 2019 Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators.The rear toe link fastener may not have been tightened prope..
It may not be a household name for consumers, but online retailers know all about Shopify. The online platform provides backroom operations by acting as a..
A new study shows that more than half of millennial credit card holders (52 percent) believe that the holiday season a sufficient reason to go into debt...
The batteries installed in Tesla vehicles are undergoing scrutiny by federal regulators following a string of complaints of battery fires and problems stem..
Staying mentally sharp into old age has long been an area of focus for researchers. Previous studies have shown how incorporating more blueberries or nuts..
Consumers are increasingly shopping at Walmart instead of Amazon, according to a new survey by First Insight. The retail analytics firm polled 1,000 consum..
A new study conducted by researchers at the National Cancer Research Institute found that a routine blood test could detect breast cancer in patients up to..
New York’s Supreme Court has rejected Uber’s bid to overturn the cap on the number of ride-hailing vehicles allowed to cruise the city’s streets without pa..
Save A Lot, a discount supermarket chain, is teaming up with Amazon to allow its customers to make Amazon purchases at its stores and pay with cash.Ama..
If you’re doing anything online that you don’t want anyone to know about, you’re probably out of luck.The Washington Post reports a number of websites,..
No sooner had Boeing conceded that there were imperfections in its safety audit of the 737 MAX, than the company is facing yet another 737-related issue --..
The Trump administration looks to be abandoning its plan to freeze the fuel efficiency standards of cars at 2020 levels and may instead push for an increas..
As the vaping death toll continues to rise among younger consumers, it may come as a surprise to many that the younger demographic has lessened its cannabi..
On Thursday, Google issued a Chrome security alert and urged users to update their browsers as soon as possible in light of the discovery of two high-sever..
In recent years, avocados have become a more popular food choice for many consumers. But the results of a recent study may increase that enthusiasm even fu..
During an earnings call with analysts this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook signaled that the company is open to the idea of launching a subscription-style model f..
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched an investigation into Altria and its role, if any, in the resignation of the CEO of Juul, its e-cigarette s..
The price of gasoline has leveled off in the last week -- higher in some places and lower in others. As a result, there was little change in the average of..
Taylor’s Sausage of Cave Junction, Ore., is recalling approximately 1,086 pounds of ready-to-eat meat and poultry sausages.The products contain a pork..
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