In check of 20 etailers, there was no warranty info for 4 out of 5 items checked
Cautious consumers want to know about warranty coverage before they buy an expensive product. But a survey by ConsumerWorld.org finds that information's not easy to come by if you're shopping online.
A recent class-action filing plus numerous consumer complaints suggest maybe they are
This week, in Newark, New Jersey, consumers filed an attempted class-action claim against Samsung, claiming that the company's washing machines (specifically top-load washers, in this most recent filing) are defective.
Dogs can pick up dangerous diseases by drinking lake or salt water
You have to be so careful because lakes and waterways contain organisms and chemicals that can be harmful to your dog, some of which can put you at risk for zoonotic disease as well.
Car dealers gear up to fight to regulation in Congress
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is asserting its authority to police what are called "nonbank" auto finance companies -- the lenders who write many of the subprime loans for low-income car buyers.
Robots will become viable alternative to human work force, report warns
Should people with jobs be concerned about the rise of robots? After all, you don't have to pay these guys overtime. In fact, you don't have to pay them at all.
You can still drink alcohol on Carnival ships; you just have to pay a 300 or 400 percent markup
Carnival Cruise Line has announced that it is banning passengers from bringing bottled beverages on board, to cut down on alcohol smuggling. The new policy will come into effect on July 9.
Peanut butter shows no protective effect, however
Another study finds that men and women who eat at least 10 grams of nuts and peanuts per day have a lower risk of dying from a large array of diseases than non-nut-eaters.
Fiat Chrysler is admitting it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls.
Drivers want more collision-prevention technology in their cars, but there is a limit to how much they will pay.
A conference of Internet security experts is not for the faint of heart.
The IRS’ overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services to help pay to enforce President Barack Obama’s health law.
New invoice/bank scam hybrid snags victims in the U.S. and around the world
The United States Postal Service estimates that American businesses lose millions if not billions of dollars to invoice scams every year, though of course the scam's very nature makes it hard to accurately measure its total costs, because so many of its victims don't realize they're losing money.
The other cops involved aren't even facing charges
Here's another reason why you should always put a strong password on your smartphone and any other computer devices.
Women were forced to pay hundreds of dollars to have their images taken down
The operator of an alleged “revenge porn” website has been banned from sharing nude videos or photographs of people without their consent and will have to destroy the intimate images and personal contact information he collected while operating the site.
It's about the same as you'd do for a human
You aren't the only one who can get the flu. Your dog can get it too. It's known in veterinary circles as canine influenza, a respiratory infection caused by the H3N8 virus.