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EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says

State legislators see special annual electric vehicle fees as a solution for lost gasoline tax revenue that they say stems from having more EVs on the road....

EV fees punitive to EV drivers, Consumer Reports says

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States hit electric vehicle owners with high fees, Consumer Reports says Some states have begun charging electric vehicle owners fees that are higher than their gas counterparts according to a recent Consumer Reports analysis....
18:14, 09/12/2019

Bank overdraft fees could jump if consumer watchdog eases rule The nation's consumer watchdog agency is reviewing the rule that regulates how banks charge fees when their customers spend more than what is in their accounts....
18:28, 06/26/2019

Consumer watchdog sues two large credit-repair firms, alleging unlawful fees and deceptive practices The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Lexington Law and CreditRepair.com, accusing them of violating federal laws intended to protect consumers....
15:42, 05/03/2019

Consumer Reports raises more questions about Tesla's Autopilot Consumer Reports said law enforcement representatives found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot "cut off cars without leaving enough space and surpassed other cars in ways that violate state laws."...
00:56, 05/23/2019

Consumer Reports blasts Tesla’s ‘Navigate on Autopilot’ feature Over the years, Tesla’s relationship with Consumer Reports has been shaky at best. Complicating matters is that some of Consumer Reports’ own findings and reports have presented seemingly conflicting information at times. Earlier this yea...
07:56, 05/23/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
17:14, 05/22/2019

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human intervention, according to findings by Consumer Reports....
18:28, 05/22/2019

Consumer Reports: Tesla's automatic lane changes pose safety concerns We found that Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot has its quirks, but Consumer Reports is... slightly more concerned. The publication has claimed that the latest version of the semi-autonomous driving feature poses "serious safety concerns," making a...
19:14, 05/22/2019

Any Misadventure By Pak Will Be Met With "Punitive Response": Army Chief Any misadventure by Pakistan Army will be repelled with punitive response and no act of terror will go unpunished, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said Saturday....
15:42, 07/13/2019

Palestinians reject economic solutions from 'punitive' U.S. Palestinian leaders accused the Trump administration of punishing them with one hand and offering to reward them with the other, as protesters turned out in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a U.S. economic peace plan....
22:28, 06/26/2019

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
05:14, 06/01/2019

China to Exempt U.S. Soybeans, Pork From Punitive Tariffs China’s move to exempt certain agricultural products from retaliatory tariffs appears aimed at addressing one of President Trump’s most pressing demands during the protracted trade war....
21:56, 09/13/2019

Union leader says city shouldn’t end ‘punitive confinement’ in jails Elias Husamudeen, the president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said City Council Speaker Cory Johnson's push to eliminate the segregation would lead to "more assault on correction officers, other inmates and civilians."...
03:42, 07/15/2019

Judge Overturns $128.5 Million in Punitive Damages to 'Bones' Talent In a win for Twentieth Century Fox Television, a judge has overturned the $128.5 million in punitive damages that an arbitrator awarded to the stars and producers of the crime drama “Bones.”...
06:14, 05/03/2019

Uber and Lyft Are Recruiting Their Own Drivers to Lobby Against Drivers' Rights “Gig economy” tech companies that rely on armies of “independent contractors” are panicked at a bill being considered in California that could force them to classify their workers as actual employees. Now, they’re busily enlisting their own workers t...
21:42, 08/29/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers strike to protest the treatment of their drivers Drivers in seven other U.S. cities, as well as London, will participate in the stoppage, aimed at getting more job security and other improvements.        ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Aid groups urge Lebanon army to halt punitive refugee raids Dozens of international aid groups are calling on Lebanese armed forces to put an end to a campaign of dismantling homes of Syrian refugees, calling it “punitive” and “traumatic.”...
19:14, 08/09/2019

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Olympian, also ran in 2017 while five months pregnant...
01:14, 05/24/2019

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
20:14, 05/31/2019

Judge tosses $128 million punitive award to 'Bones' stars Boreanaz, Deschanel, producers A Los Angeles judge overturned a $128 million punitive damages award to stars and producers of Fox's 'Bones,' leaving in place a $50 million award.        ...
06:42, 05/03/2019

Search on for 'monkey' in Texas town after reports of primate swinging through trees, attacking residents: reports Police and animal control staffers continued their search Tuesday for a loose primate that has been reportedly spotted swinging through trees and terrorizing residents in small Texas town over the past two days....
09:14, 09/11/2019

The New Fight Over 401(k) Fees Investors have saved big as fees have fallen in many retirement plans. But recent lawsuits have claimed some financial-services companies have sought new revenue beyond administrative fees, sometimes at consumers’ expense....
15:14, 05/08/2019

How to Protect Yourself From Overdraft Fees Senators Cory Booker and Sherrod Brown are reintroducing a 2018 bill to put an end to banking overdraft fees, Vox reported this week. The Stop Overdraft Profiteering Act would prohibit banks from imposing overdraft fees on debit transactions and from...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Pushing back against hidden fees (NBC New) When Consumer Reports recently asked for opinions on hidden fees, they got an earful. “Ninety-six percent said they were annoyed with hidden fees they experienced in their lives,” says Consumer Reports’ Anna Laitin. Those ...
02:28, 07/16/2019

Destination fees on cars are way up: Here’s why Destination fees on three top-selling vehicles – the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-Series and Ram pickup – are more than $1,500 apiece.       ...
22:14, 07/28/2019

What to look for in hidden fees on travel sites What to look for when shopping for a travel deal and how to avoid the hidden room fees on websites. Also check airport location when booking tickets.       ...
16:56, 09/16/2019

Be sure to know the rules — and fees — for the homeowner association before you buy Condo and homeowner associations have what are called “covenants, conditions and restrictions," or CC&Rs. Buyers have three to five days to review the HOA and condo documents provided by home sellers....
03:00, 07/30/2019

Frontier eliminates change fees for some fliers, ups it for others; what you need to know Frontier passengers will no longer pay a fee for flight changes made at least 60 days ahead. But fees for changes outside that window are going up.       ...
06:56, 09/17/2019

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
02:14, 07/10/2019

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service...
21:56, 07/14/2019

Los Angeles County to increase fees for beachgoers Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to approve a series of fee increases Tuesday across several popular beaches in order to attempt to reduce what officials describe as a large deficit in beach services. ...
15:28, 07/23/2019

How to Check Resort Fees at Major Hotels When you find a particularly fantastic deal for a hotel stay at a beach town, you might see the rate skyrocket when you agree to book—these are “resort fees.”...
18:56, 06/25/2019

Booking.com is cracking down on hotel ‘resort fees’ Booking.com will soon begin to charge hotels a commission on the resort fees they collect from consumers in an effort to combat the practice. For tourists, it could provide hope that they will finally be rid of these pesky fees. The travel-booking si...
21:42, 05/24/2019

Avoid ATM Fees By Getting Cash Back at the Store Avoiding banking fees is one of the pillars of financial fitness, but can be tricky to achieve when it comes to unplanned moments when you need cash. Why should you pay to access your own money at an ATM just because the machine is run by a different...
00:56, 09/20/2019

How to Avoid Paying Extra Fees on Your Car Rental When You're Under 25 When you’re over the age of 24, your options in life are endless—at least when it comes to renting a car. But if you’re a young driver, you better saddle up to the idea of renting an old minivan with crazy, added fees....
00:00, 05/15/2019

Grubhub execs grilled over bogus fees Grubhub drew snickers and guffaws at a City Council hearing Thursday as its executives attempted to defend the company — for the first time — against allegations that it has been overcharging its restaurant customers for years. A senior executive for...
03:28, 06/28/2019

Check Rental Car Fees After You've Made a Reservation Should I buy insurance? Should I get a sports car? Am I actually getting the best rate? If you’ve ever asked yourself these questions, it’s likely because you’ve dealt with the existential crisis brought on by rental car websites....
16:42, 05/09/2019

These U.S. Airlines Charge the Most in Baggage Fees, According to a New Report According to a new report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, U.S. airlines brought in roughly $4.9 billion—yes, billion—in baggage fees last year. This is up from $4.6 billion in 2017....
19:42, 05/08/2019

U.S. FCC votes to tighten rules on cable franchise fees The U.S. Federal Communications Commision (FCC) on Thursday voted 3-2 to tighten rules governing the franchise fees paid by cable companies to local authorities, a move that cities warn could result in public access channels going off the air or in m...
19:56, 08/01/2019

Exchanges Face Higher Hurdles in Boosting Fees New guidelines from the Securities and Exchange Commission will make it tougher for stock exchanges to boost data fees by requiring them to provide detailed disclosures....
03:28, 05/22/2019

Ticketmaster to pay $4.5M for charging extra fees on event tickets The Competition Bureau says Ticketmaster L.L.C., TNow Entertainment Group Inc. and Ticketmaster Canada LP will pay a $4-million penalty and $500,000 for the costs of the investigation....
20:56, 06/27/2019

Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
00:00, 07/10/2019

Increased recycling collection fees possible for Saskatoon residents Saskatoon city council will decide whether to increase fees for curbside recycling collection following the end of the seven-year contract with Loraas....
15:00, 09/10/2019

Florida bill mandates felons pay all fees before voting TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Most Florida felons will have their voting rights restored under a bill the state Senate passed Thursday to implement a constitutional amendment approved by voters, though it won’t just be a matter of walking out of prison a...
05:14, 05/03/2019

Maharashtra To Reimburse Fees Of Students From Drought-Hit Areas Maharashtra School Education Minister Ashish Shelar on Monday said the state government will prepare a robust system to reimburse fees directly into the bank accounts of students hailing from......
12:14, 06/24/2019

Restaurants Are Arm-Twisting Delivery Companies to Lower Fees Some restaurant operators are pushing back against fees charged by delivery companies, turning up the heat on young businesses already wrestling with rivals in a crowded market for bringing food to people’s doors....
13:14, 06/23/2019

How to avoid getting dinged with surprise rental car toll fees Amid the shift to cashless, electronic toll collections, car rental customers are increasingly getting dinged with surprise fees for the "convenience" of driving a rental vehicle on a tolled road. Here's what to know before you go....
17:56, 07/07/2019

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food ...
09:00, 08/15/2019

This big bank is eliminating all fees on checking and savings accounts Discover is doing away with fees of any kind on its checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts.       ...
14:56, 06/17/2019

E-ZPass scofflaw whines about $62,000 owed in penalties and fees Dear John: I was recently contacted by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority’s E-ZPass division because of tolls that I owe. I’m not disputing the $4,000 in tolls I owe. I’m complaining about the $62,000 it says I owe in penalties and fees. That...
19:00, 08/04/2019

Las Vegas casinos raise resort fees as high as $45: What are they and what do they buy? Since May, two major casino companies on the Las Vegas Strip have raised mandatory resort fees as high as $45. What are they and what do they buy?       ...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Watch Out for Retailers With Sneaky Monthly Membership Fees The next time you’re on a retail site that offers discounts in exchange for becoming a member, double-check your cart before you check out. Some retailers are automatically adding memberships—and monthly membership fees—to new purchases....
23:14, 08/30/2019

The Notably Cheap Wyze Cam Pan Is Even Cheaper Today, With No Monthly Fees The Wyze Cam Pan is a surprisingly decent home security camera even at its usual ~$40 price tag. Today though, you can get it for just $32, the best price Amazon’s ever listed....
22:14, 07/09/2019

Smart travelers keep a lid on currency fees when paying for stuff abroad Whether you pay by credit card or cash abroad, getting the best deal matters. Our experts have advice on how to keep currency fees under control.       ...
12:56, 06/18/2019

Airlines have made $1.3 billion off bag fees so far this year, data shows Airline financial data is out for the first quarter, and airline baggage fees are paying off in a big, millions of dollars kind of way.       ...
18:42, 06/18/2019

Sanju Samson Donates India A Match Fees To Groundsmen Sanju Samson donated his match fees to the groundsmen for their efforts to ensure that the series could be played despite the treacherous weather in Kerala....
20:42, 09/07/2019

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
00:56, 09/12/2019

Save on Airline Booking Fees by Buying Your Ticket at the Airport Buying airfare at the airport is, at best, a relic of our past, like getting dressed up to fly or smoking while at cruising altitude. At worst, it’s a great way to get yourself into the special screening line at security. But Melissa Yeager of the Ar...
22:00, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Marriott sued by District of Columbia over resort fees The District of Columbia sued Marriott International Inc on Tuesday, claiming that mandatory resort fees at its hotels are illegal and deceptive, the attorney general's office said....
23:00, 07/09/2019

City Council to investigate Grubhub’s restaurant-killing fees The New York City Council has scheduled an oversight hearing into the stiff fees charged by Grubhub and other food-delivery apps — setting the stage for a possible government crackdown on the sites’ operations throughout the city, The Post has learne...
07:56, 06/10/2019

Georgia agency raising Jekyll Island parking fees by $2 JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The agency that manages Jekyll Island on the Georgia coast is raising parking fees at the state park by $2. That means beginning July 1 it will cost $8 to drive a vehicle onto the island state park. The Jekyll Island Authori...
21:56, 06/23/2019

PACC to hold waiving adoption fees event this weekend PIMA COUNTY – Adopting pets seems fun, however, it can sometimes be pricey. In honor of PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, Pima Animal Care Center (PACC) will be waiving adoption fees on any pet four months or older from Sept. 13-15. The e...
20:14, 09/12/2019

Apple Says Only a Small Fraction of Spotify Users Affected by Its Fees Spotify pays Apple a 15 percent fee on about 680,000 of its 100 million premium customers, Apple disclosed in a response to Spotify's complaint with European antitrust regulators....
08:28, 06/25/2019

EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
15:42, 04/29/2019

‘This is a real problem’: Feds probing bogus Grubhub fees Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration, a US agency that guarantees loans to mom-and-pop businesses, is probing how the online delivery giant has charged restaurants thousands o...
01:00, 06/27/2019

Do you pay 401(k) fees? Here’s what the average American loses on retirement savings Employer-sponsored 401(k) plans are one of the best retirement savings tools. Here’s what the average American typically pays.       ...
20:56, 07/22/2019

SIAM Opposes Proposed Hike In Vehicle Registration Fees The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) has raised concerns over the recently draft notification to increase registration charges on vehicls. The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways......
23:00, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 2-BlackRock's profit hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
13:56, 07/19/2019

Judge: Kentucky must pay fees, costs in pension plan case FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has ordered the state to pay more than $72,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs in a lawsuit over the release of an economic analysis of Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration’s analysis of the 2017 pens...
04:14, 06/25/2019

Booking.com Takes a Slice of Hotels' Lucrative Resort Fees Resort fees are becoming so ubiquitous that some online travel sites are looking to cash in on them. Booking.com has told its hotel partners in the U.S. that it would begin collecting a 15% commission on resort fees in addition to the 15% it currentl...
19:28, 06/26/2019

President Trump Wants to Charge Asylum-Seekers Processing Fees WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is proposing charging asylum-seekers a fee to process their applications as he continues to crack down on the surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. In a presidential memorandum signed Monday, Trump is dire...
03:00, 04/30/2019

NYSE Cuts Fees to Court Biotech Listings Away From Nasdaq The New York Stock Exchange is making a bid to lure biotechnology IPOs that usually go to Nasdaq Inc., the latest sign of an intensifying rivalry between the two exchanges....
13:28, 05/23/2019

Bank of America expects higher investment banking fees for third quarter Bank of America Corp said on Monday the bank expects third quarter investment banking fees to be up in the low single digits compared with last year....
23:28, 09/09/2019

High taxes, fees make Chicago casino 'not financially feasible' A high tax and fee structure mandated by an Illinois law for Chicago's first casino would make the project "generally not financially feasible" regardless of where it was located, according to an analysis released on Tuesday by the state's gaming boa...
02:14, 08/14/2019

DC AG says Marriott's resort fees are deceptive, sues hotel chain According to the lawsuit, Marriott doesn't include mandatory resort fees in the room rates it displays online up front.       ...
02:00, 07/10/2019

How to pay your bills using ACH transfers, so you can avoid processing fees and ditch checks forever 10'000 Hours/Getty Images Learning how to withdraw money with account and routing numbers is easy, and setting up ACH withdrawals could help you avoid card transaction fees and kick paper checks out of your life for good. You'll need to provide your...
04:42, 07/30/2019

Court approves $1.1 million in fees for accountants, lawyers in QuadrigaCX collapse Justice Darlene Jamieson said during the hearing Wednesday the case is challenging because QuadrigaCX "lacked books and records" and auditors are unable to speak the deceased owner....
19:56, 07/31/2019

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees -court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
18:28, 09/10/2019

Spirit Airlines must face lawsuit over 'gotcha' carry-on bag fees: court A federal appeals court revived a lawsuit by Spirit Airlines passengers who said the low-cost carrier blindsided them by imposing unexpected carry-on bag fees on tickets bought through Cheapoair, Expedia, Priceline and Travelocity....
19:14, 09/10/2019

GrubHub extends refunds for fake fees amid pressure from Schumer In an effort to appease NY Senator Chuck Schumer, food ordering giant Grubhub has agreed to extend the refund window for fees it charged on non-existent phone orders, The Post has learned. The food ordering and delivery company, which also owns Seaml...
20:14, 08/01/2019

Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
13:28, 08/08/2019

Trump administration may overhaul rules limiting bank overdraft fees This comes at a time when Democrats in Congress are taking a closer look at the banking industry. Banks made more than $11.5 billion in overdraft fees last year....
02:28, 05/15/2019

Nation's largest bank contemplates new fees for consumers if rates hit zero JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said the bank has discussed the idea of new fees if interest rates go to zero, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
18:14, 09/11/2019

PACC will waive adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear The Shelter’ campaign TUCSON – Looking to add a four-legged baby to your family? You may want to mark Saturday on your calendar. With the summer months typically the busiest time for shelters across the United States, Pima Animal Care Center hopes to “Clear Th...
01:56, 08/16/2019

State liquor authority threatens delivery services over hefty fees Grubhub might have to swallow hard when it reads this new set of rules. The New York State Liquor Authority — a powerful agency that regulates restaurants serving alcohol statewide — is developing new rules that will significantly curb the stiff fees...
06:00, 07/11/2019

Make graduates pay back tuition fees for 40 years, Theresa May told Tuition fees in England should be reduced to £7,500 a year and maintenance grants reintroduced - but graduates should pay back their loans for 40 years, the government has been told....
06:42, 05/30/2019

Ajit Pai’s new gift to cable companies would kill local fees and rules Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai speaking at a press conference on October 1, 2018, in Washington DC. (credit: Getty Images | Mark Wilson ) Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop c...
23:42, 07/15/2019

Airlines Cancel Flights, Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Closes In India began evacuating almost 1 million people from the eastern state of Odisha to temporary shelters as the nation braces for its worst cyclonic storm since 2014....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Marriott and Hilton Sued Over ‘Resort Fees,’ Long a Bane for Travelers The attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Nebraska accused the hotel chains of deceiving travelers by failing to include the fees in their published room rates....
11:42, 08/23/2019

BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc , the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
17:56, 07/19/2019

Tinder rebels against Google Play app fees by taking direct payments Tinder is exploring a different approach to fighting app store fees -- it's simply ignoring what the store operators want. The dating giant has introduced a default payment process into its Android app that skips Google Play's system entir...
03:14, 07/22/2019

Delta and JetBlue waiving change fees for flights to Dominican Republic Delta and JetBlue are waiving change fees for flights to the Dominican Republic. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
20:14, 06/28/2019

June is ‘Adopt a Shelter Cat Month’ at PACC, adoption fees waived TUCSON – Are you thinking about adopting a cat? Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center If so, you might want to stop by Pima Animal Care Center this June. The shelter says cats are free to adopt as part of their “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month” event. On Tuesd...
23:28, 05/31/2019

Elizabeth Warren Wants Wells Fargo to Explain Fees on Closed Accounts The senator from Massachusetts wrote to the bank, asking for information on its account closure practices and overdraft fees as described in a New York Times article....
17:42, 08/21/2019

Former lawyer demands $1M in unpaid fees from Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher Eddie Gallagher avoided further jail time after being found not guilty of war crimes, but he's facing new legal trouble: The Navy SEAL's former lawyer is seeking up to $1 million from him in unpaid fees. The case raises questions, however, about the ...
08:42, 08/20/2019

Foreign students fear Germany's tuition fees damage diversity Increased living costs and non-EU tuition fees are fueling concern among foreign students. They worry that the hiked prices encourage exclusiveness and that Germany will no longer be a sought-after study destination....
08:14, 08/20/2019

Bitcoin miners earn $305M in April as transaction fees jump 250% Bitcoin miners earned $291 million through ‘block rewards’ in April, marking a 30-percent monthly revenue increase, reports research unit Diar. They collected an additional $14 million with Bitcoin transaction fees, 250 percent more than in March. Th...
13:14, 05/07/2019

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
03:14, 06/12/2019

'Guatemala has not been good': Trump threatens tariffs, fees on migrant cash U.S. President Donald Trump said he is considering a "ban," tariffs and remittance fees after Guatemala decided not to ink a safe third country agreement that would have required the poor Central American country to take in more asylum seekers....
22:56, 07/23/2019

CERN turns to open source software as Microsoft increases its fees For the last 20 years, CERN -- home of the Large Hadron Collider -- has been using Microsoft products under a discounted "academic institution" rate. But in March, at the end of its previous contract, Microsoft revoked CERN's academic status. Ac...
21:28, 06/13/2019

U.S. Interior Department illegally used fees to keep national parks open during shutdown: GAO The Trump administration illegally used national park fees to keep parks open during the 35-day government shutdown in December and January, the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office said on Thursday....
06:28, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 1-LendingClub beats profit estimates on higher transaction fees LendingClub Corp beat quarterly profit estimates on Tuesday, boosted by a rise in loan originations that helped the online-loan marketplace earn more in fees from processing transactions....
01:56, 05/08/2019

VA owes disabled veterans refunds on home loan fees, report says The federal government owes at least $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who overpaid on their home loans, the department’s inspector general found....
02:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-EU accepts Visa and Mastercard fees offer to end antitrust probe The European Union has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
12:56, 04/29/2019

T-Mobile gets into banking, offering 4% interest and no fees on its free checking account T-Mobile is jumping into the banking business with a checking account that offers no fees, no minimums and up to 4% in interest.        ...
22:14, 04/28/2019

Audit finds nepotism at after-schools program that charged parents fees A Queens group awarded millions of taxpayer dollars to run summer youth jobs and after-school programs violated rules by charging parents “enrollment fees” to enroll their children while managers engaged in nepotism by placing their own k...
04:00, 06/29/2019

EU accepts Visa, Mastercard offer to cut non-EU card fees to end antitrust probe The European Union said on Monday that it has accepted an offer by Visa and Mastercard to cut fees on payments made by tourists using cards issued outside the bloc to stave off fines and end an EU antitrust investigation....
12:28, 04/29/2019

Beyond free Wi-Fi: Offbeat hotel perks that make resort fees a little more tolerable To stand-out, and in many cases, justify, the sometimes hefty "resort" or "convenience" fees many hotels now tag onto bills, guests are being offered more offbeat and intriguing perks....
17:14, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Washington, D.C. attorney general sues Marriott for deceptive resort fees District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine said on Tuesday he has sued Marriott International Inc hotel chain for misleading consumers and allegedly collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in profit by charging hidden resort fees....
21:00, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Fox Corp beats quarterly profit estimates on higher affiliate fees Media company Fox Corp reported quarterly results that beat Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, boosted by higher fees collected from cable and satellite operators and online distributors....
01:28, 08/08/2019

Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday....
23:42, 06/04/2019

Zimbabwe's women boycott Olympic football qualifier against Zambia over unpaid fees The troubles in women's football in Zimbabwe continue as the national team refuse to play the second leg of their Olympic qualifier against Zambia in Harare....
18:42, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 4-BlackRock profit misses estimates, hit by lower fees for lending stocks BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, took in less cash last quarter as investors moved into lower-cost bond funds, and it made less money lending out stocks....
18:56, 07/19/2019

VA owes $190 million to disabled veterans improperly charged home loan fees The Department of Veterans Affairs owes about $189 million to 53,000 disabled veterans who were charged home loan fees they were exempt from having to pay, an investigation has found....
16:42, 06/09/2019

Flights Cancelled, Airlines Waive Fees As Cyclone Fani Nears Coast Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said all authorities concerned have been alerted so that they are ready to deal with cyclone Fani and all airlines have been requested to offer......
15:42, 05/02/2019

Airlines waive change and cancellation fees as Hurricane Dorian hits Caribbean Hurricane Dorian spun through the northern Caribbean as a Category 1 storm on Wednesday, prompting airlines to waive change fees for affected travelers....
00:14, 08/29/2019

Oracle notches appeals court win vs. Rimini Street, keeps $28.5 million in attorneys' fees The neverending Oracle vs. Rimini Street court battle may be nearing the finish line after the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals maintained an injunction and affirmed an attorneys fee award to Oracle....
03:56, 08/20/2019

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon by the year 2024, a new report from the US Government Accountability Office raises questions about t...
17:42, 06/19/2019

Lower fees, snazzy branches: Hong Kong banks gird for online-only onslaught Hong Kong's biggest banks are set to cut fees, boost digital services and jazz up branches with features such as touch-screen display panels to meet competition from new online-only lenders in one of the world's most profitable banking markets....
04:42, 08/14/2019

The government's plans to cut student fees threaten life-changing research | Stephanie Smith The cuts expected to be announced by the government to tuition fees next month will take a vital subsidy for science Everywhere you go, your life is improved by breakthroughs developed in the labs and classrooms of UK universities. Treatments for dia...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Trump to issue executive order increasing transparency in hospital prices, doctor fees President Trump issues an executive order that would pressure insurers, doctors and other providers to disclose more information about health-care prices....
17:28, 06/24/2019

Mysterious Grecian benefactor footing legal fees for Jennifer Dulos’ accused hubby The estranged hubby of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos is having his legal fees covered by mysterious benefactor in Greece, lawyers for her family claimed this week. Richard Weinstein, an attorney representing Jennifer’s mother, Manhatta...
23:28, 08/24/2019

Inside the NRA’s finances: Deepening debt, increased spending on legal fees — and cuts to gun training The gun rights organization, which saw a boost in revenue in 2018, spent more on administrative costs and fundraising, ending the year with a growing shortfall, according to a financial report obtained by The Washington Post....
04:42, 06/15/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
11:14, 04/30/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines waive change fees after tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
17:42, 06/27/2019

Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older Moxie from the Humane Society of Southern Arizona: Courtesy HSSA Pima Animal Care Center is waiving adoption fees on any pets 4 months or older. It’s all part of a special adoption event this weekend. PACC currently has about 380 dogs and puppies and...
08:14, 05/18/2019

TripAdvisor CEO on the Fed and Consumer Health CNBC's Seema Mody sat down with TripAdvisor CEO Stephen Kaufer at the Skift Global Forum in New York City. He discussed the Fed, the health of the consumer and where he's seeing weakness in the global economy....
19:56, 09/18/2019

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Drops in May U.S. household sentiment fell at the end of May from the previous reading earlier this month as consumers absorbed the impact of renewed trade tensions....
17:00, 05/31/2019

US consumer prices edged up 0.1% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity and used cars. The Labor Department says that the consumer price index rose 1.8% during the past year. Excluding...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Consumer Confidence Rises American optimism about the economy continued to recover in May, following a dip earlier this year during the government shutdown, according to a monthly barometer of consumers’ mood....
19:42, 05/28/2019

Cricket World Cup: Jason Roy and Jofra Archer fined 15 per cent of England vs Pakistan match fees England pair Jason Roy and Jofra Archer have been fined 15 per cent of their match fee for incidents during Monday's Cricket World Cup defeat to Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Monday....
12:14, 06/04/2019

Hate the hassle of paying bag fees at the airport? American (finally) plans to offer prepay option American plans to let travelers pay for bags before they get to the airport beginning this fall. United, Delta and discount airlines already do.       ...
02:42, 06/13/2019

Poloniex to repay $18M worth of Bitcoin lost in margin trade flash crash with trading fees Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex has announced a new scheme to reimburse users affected by an unexpected “flash crash” that saw 1,800 BTC ($20 million) wiped from its margin trading lending pool in May. An official blog post promises to return tradin...
13:57, 08/13/2019

Liverpool and City make X-rated fees normal in scary pursuit of perfection | Paul Wilson Reds were ahead of the curve with £75m Virgil van Dijk transfer but champions could trump that for Harry Maguire as a duopoly emerges in the Premier LeagueThere are weeks of the transfer window still to go, an opportunity to keep spending money stret...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Rethinking a Dominican Republic vacation? Airlines are waiving change fees in wake of tourist deaths Travelers can change their flight without the usual penalties. Other airlines are working with concerned travelers on a case-by-case basis.       ...
02:56, 06/27/2019

Strangers Chip In When Oklahoma Mom Who Got 12 Years for Selling $30 Worth of Weed Is Tossed in Jail Again When She Can’t Pay Court Fees Years after an Oklahoma mom was released from prison after being handed a 12-year sentence for making $30 in weed sales, she landed in jail again for not paying court costs related to the case....
10:56, 09/17/2019

Court rejects Kentucky's attempt to shirk legal fees in Kim Davis gay marriage case Former Rowan County clerk Kim Davis was successfully sued in 2015 for refusing to follow the Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage.        ...
22:42, 08/24/2019

Samsung’s First 8K Consumer TV Is Impressive—But Not Because of Its Resolution I bought my first 4K TV last year, and many of my family and friends still haven’t made the jump. But despite 4K’s infancy, Samsung has already released the first consumer-ready 8K display, known as the Q900. Samsung lent us a 75” model to review, a...
02:00, 05/24/2019

US consumer spending jumps in July Consumer spending in the United States surged in July, according to new data released Friday, suggesting American households are playing a crucial role in ensuring economic expansion continues....
19:14, 08/30/2019

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged Higher in May U.S. consumer prices inched up in May, held down by a decline in energy prices. Gasoline prices post a decline, after three months of strong increases....
18:28, 06/12/2019

Does Apple need to choose between consumer and B2B in health? Helping individuals develop healthier habits may be easier than making the healthcare industry user friendly. Apple may have to choose between the two....
18:56, 09/10/2019

US consumer confidence improves in April American consumers are feeling more confident this month, though optimism hasn't fully recovered from a period of roiling markets and slowed hiring early this year....
17:56, 04/30/2019

RBI Revises Consumer Inflation Forecast In its first bi-monthly policy for FY20 in April, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had forecast the retail inflation to be hovering in the range of 2.9-3 per cent for six months till September....
13:28, 06/06/2019

JAB Holdings looks to raise up to $8 bln for more consumer deals -FT European conglomerate JAB Holdings plans to raise as much as $8 billion from investors to further its consumer sector acquisitions, including expansion of presence in pet care and veterinary clinics, the Financial Times https://on.ft.com/30u97gt repo...
08:28, 08/26/2019

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and student loans. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $17.5 billion. That is up ...
21:14, 06/07/2019

Consumer Inflation Accelerates To 2.92% In April Consumer inflation remained below the RBI's medium-term target of 4 per cent for a ninth consecutive month. Consumer inflation had stood at 2.86 per cent in March....
16:42, 05/13/2019

US consumer borrowing growth slowed in March WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer borrowing in March grew at the slowest pace in nine months as Americans pulled back on credit card use. The Federal Reserve says borrowing increased by $10.3 billion in March. That was the smallest monthly advance since an ...
21:56, 05/07/2019

The US consumer is keeping the economy from tanking and will get another boost from the Fed American consumers are flexing their muscles, and that's helping to save the economy from even slower growth as it faces what could be a protracted trade war....
01:28, 07/17/2019

AT&T declares itself ‘world leader’ in 5G despite 0 consumer devices AT&T is pounding its chest as a leader in 5G, even though average consumers haven't even been able to test its network in the United States.Read More...
22:56, 06/06/2019

Consumer Performance Test April 2019 AV-Comparatives released their latest Performance Test Report for consumer security products under Microsoft Windows 10. 16 consumer products were tested regarding their impact on system performance. But keep in mind: Protection is more important tha...
15:42, 05/06/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending slowed in April with inflation up, but still far below the target set by the Federal Reserve. There was a burst of spending in the prior month as well. The Commerce Department said Friday that spending increased 0....
15:28, 05/31/2019

US consumer spending, prices rise moderately U.S. consumer spending and prices rose moderately in June, pointing to slower economic growth and benign inflation that could see the Fed cutting rates for the first time in a decade....
15:28, 07/30/2019

How HTC crafted Vive Cosmos for a new generation of consumer VR Dean Takahashi of GamesBeat spoke with HTC executives about the launch of the new high-end consumer virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive Cosmos.Read More...
17:29, 09/12/2019

UAE consumer electronics market to grow 6% to AED 14.2b this year The total consumer electronics market in the UAE is expected to grow by 5.97 per cent to AED 14.2 billion this year compared to AED 13.4 billion last year, an industry expert said.Isam Arshad, a research analyst at Euromonitor International, told Tec...
18:00, 05/05/2019

It’s possible to monetize data while respecting consumer privacy — here’s how Murky policies, tricky wordings, and sneaky assumptions about consent… these are just a few of the shifty tactics being used by companies to learn all about us. With more and more businesses realizing the lucrative power of personal data, there’s no ...
18:42, 09/13/2019

EV Deadline May Create Consumer Discontent: TVS Chairman TVS Motor Company Chairman Venu Srinivasan has now voiced concerns over the government's proposed deadline to replace all internal combustion engine two-wheelers and three-wheelers with electric......
06:56, 06/11/2019

Target CEO: US consumer confidence 'remains strong' Target CEO Brian Cornell still thinks the U.S. consumer is strong and spending. Target's latest quarterly results showed the big-box retailer is benefiting from that....
17:42, 08/21/2019

Consumer-Focused Companies Soar Toward New Highs One of the hottest stock-trading strategies lately is buying shares of stable consumer companies, a sign that investors are hedging their bets by picking up shares of firms they believe will provide returns in a struggling economy....
17:42, 07/26/2019

U.S. Consumer Spending Rose Sharply in July U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll on even as manufacturing cools and global growth slows....
17:14, 08/30/2019

Strong consumer spending seen underpinning U.S. economy U.S. consumer spending increased solidly in July as households bought a range of goods and services, which could further allay financial market fears of a recession, but the strong pace of consumption is unlikely to be sustained amid tepid income gai...
18:56, 08/30/2019

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
20:56, 05/26/2019

Strength in U.S. Consumer Spending Drives Economy U.S. households ramped up their spending in July, providing reassurance that the economy’s decadelong expansion continued to roll despite slowing factory activity and global growth....
20:28, 08/30/2019

US consumer debt surges to record highs America has a shocking new “savings and loan” crisis. Consumer debt is surging to record highs, fueled by rising mortgage debt, student loans and a binge on credit card use. And more Americans are flat-out broke, with no emergency savings. “Consumer ...
14:28, 07/14/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Consumer Confidence, GDP In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh figures on consumer confidence, personal spending and inflation. The Commerce Department will also release an updated estimate of first-quarter growth....
06:28, 05/28/2019

Trade Jitters Dent Consumer Sentiment U.S. household sentiment dropped to a seven-month low in August, as consumers took fright from the implications of trade uncertainties and the Federal Reserve’s recent rate cut....
19:00, 08/16/2019

France to ban the destruction of unsold consumer products More than €650m worth of new goods destroyed or thrown away each year, says PM’s officeFrance’s prime minister has announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect luxury goods brands as well a...
19:00, 06/04/2019

Ricoh’s Theta Z1 is the first truly premium consumer 360 camera Ricoh has a well-earned good reputation when it comes to building smart, technically excellent photographic equipment — including the almost legendary Ricoh GR series of pocketable APS-C cameras, which are a favorite among street photographers ...
11:15, 09/21/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 3.05% In May, Highest In 7 Months The latest set of inflation data comes days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reduced the repo rate - the key interest rate at which it lends short-term funds to commercial banks - to a nine-year......
19:42, 06/12/2019

Fed's rate-cut debate focuses on 'robust' U.S. consumer Slowing global economies, the escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing and a warning sign of recession flashing in the U.S. Treasury market have all fed expectations the Federal Reserve is poised to lower rates at the close of its Sept. 17...
23:14, 09/04/2019

Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is ...
02:28, 08/10/2019

FDA clears first 6-lead consumer ECG, AliveCor’s $150 KardiaMobile 6L For $150, smartphone users will be able to detect a wider array of heart-related abnormalities than with any smartwatch or prior consumer ECG accessory.Read More...
17:28, 05/13/2019

US consumer sentiment ticks up slightly in July The University of Michigan's preliminary print on its consumer sentiment index ticked up to 98.4, from 98.2 in June. Economists polled by Refinitiv expected the preliminary read on July consumer sentiment to reach 98.5....
16:56, 07/19/2019

Water supply failures up as consumer use increases Disruption to domestic water supplies has risen by a fifth in two years and billions of litres of water are being lost through leaky pipework, according to a report....
06:14, 09/13/2019

April Consumer Spending Remains Solid U.S. households spent at a slower but still solid pace in April, suggesting consumers can help extend an already decadelong expansion amid signs economic momentum is easing....
19:42, 05/31/2019

Consumer Inflation At 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August Thursday's data also meant consumer inflation came in below the Reserve Bank of India's medium-term target of 4 per cent for the thirteenth month in a row....
21:28, 09/12/2019

Expert: Tariff hikes will cause consumer pain A trade expert from Northwestern University says the Trump administration's tariff hikes will be painful for consumers. U.S. import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese goods jumped to 25% on Friday, from 10%, (May 10)      ...
07:42, 05/11/2019

Consumer price index increases 0.1 percent The nation's consumer price index inched up 0.1 percent in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, slowing from April when it rose 0.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday....
19:28, 06/12/2019

Strong labor market boosts U.S. consumer confidence Consumer confidence jumped in May as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, suggesting the economy remained on solid ground despite signs that activity was slowing after being temporarily boosted by exports and a build-up of inventories....
02:00, 05/29/2019

nreal unveils consumer and developer versions of its AR smartglasses First unveiled at CES this year, the nreal light augmented reality smartglasses are now available in both a consumer and developer edition.The company has managed to bring AR smartglasses to the masses in a simple, yet wearable sunglass-like design t...
22:28, 05/31/2019

How direct-to-consumer brands can avoid startup purgatory The smartest direct-to-consumer companies are figuring out there is a better path to growth than relying strictly on venture capital funding.Read More...
02:14, 06/09/2019

Three ways consumer goods leaders are investing in the future Consumer Goods (CG) companies have three clear opportunities to upgrade their resources to create a stronger business for the future. Direct-to-consumer sales, customer service, and data will power the next decade for CG leaders. The future of CG bel...
21:14, 05/20/2019

Google pledges to use recycled materials for consumer devices SAN FRANCISCO – Alphabet Inc’s Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic in each of its products by 2022. The new commitments step up the com...
19:28, 08/06/2019

How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
17:28, 09/17/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose In June, But Below RBI Target: Poll Another reading below the inflation target will likely support the RBI's decision last month to cut interest rates to boost economic growth that slowed to more than a four-year low in the......
10:42, 07/09/2019

JPMorgan Chase's Profit Boosted by Consumer Unit JPMorgan Chase’s second-quarter profit rose 16%, with the strong performance of its consumer businesses offsetting a slowdown across its other operations....
19:28, 07/16/2019

Despite Reprieve, New Tariffs Will Hit Wide Range of Consumer Goods President Trump may have delayed tariffs on some Chinese goods to spare holiday shoppers, but consumers are likely to feel the pinch anyway, economists say....
17:00, 08/16/2019

WRAPUP 3-U.S. economy slows in Q2; consumer spending accelerates U.S. economic growth slowed less than expected in the second quarter as a surge in consumer spending blunted some of the drag from declining exports and a smaller inventory build, which could further allay concerns about the economy's health....
15:56, 07/26/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. consumer spending strong; manufacturing struggling U.S. retail sales surged in July as consumers bought a range of goods even as they cut back on motor vehicle purchases, which could help to assuage financial market fears that the economy was heading into recession....
18:14, 08/15/2019

Vote now in the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards It's that time of the year again. It's time to crown the finest performers in the UK industry with the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019, and we need your help to narrow down our extensive longlists of the leading contenders to s...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Consumer DNA testing has hit a lull — here's how it could capture the next wave of users experts speculate that the natural expiration of the early adopter wave and growing privacy concerns are to blame. But companies might be able to recover if they provide compelling medical reasons for users to get the tests....
20:56, 08/25/2019

Former OMB director says a halt in US consumer spending would bring on a recession Jim Nussle, a former Office of Management and Budget director, told CNBC that a strong U.S. consumer is the only thing keeping the country from recession....
01:14, 08/22/2019

PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston: 'We don't see any sign of a consumer slowdown' in the US PepsiCo CFO Hugh Johnston said Tuesday on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" that the company doesn't see any sign of a consumer slowdown in the U.S....
16:56, 07/09/2019

Chinese Consumer Prices Fattened by Precious Pork China’s consumer inflation rate kept up an accelerated pace in August as the price of pork, a mainstay of the Chinese diet, rose at its fastest clip in eight years....
11:43, 09/10/2019

Booking Holdings CEO on US-China trade war and the state of the consumer Glenn Fogel, Booking Holdings CEO, sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss the headwinds the travel industry is facing. They discuss consumer sentiment, China investments, U.S.-China trade war and the impact on tourism....
19:56, 09/18/2019

Consumer groups call for FTC investigation into Tesla's Autopilot The Center for Auto Safety accused Tesla of "making their owners believe that a Tesla with ‘Autopilot' is an autonomous vehicle capable of self-driving."...
20:00, 07/25/2019

Basketball: Australia consumer watchdog probing U.S. game Australia's consumer watchdog has launched an investigation into Thursday's basketball World Cup warmup game between the United States and Australia in Melbourne following hundreds of complaints from disgruntled spectators....
01:00, 08/24/2019

Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
19:56, 06/28/2019

U.S. Growth Propped Up by Consumer Spending, Corporate Profits Corporate profits turned around in the second quarter after a slowdown early in the year and consumer spending rose faster than previously thought. That helped fuel solid, though slower, economic growth as the U.S. expansion reached its 10th annivers...
18:00, 08/29/2019

Growth Buoyed by Consumer Spending, Corporate Profits Corporate profits turned around in the second quarter after a slowdown early in the year and consumer spending rose faster than previously thought. That helped fuel solid, though slower, economic growth as the U.S. expansion reached its 10th annivers...
20:28, 08/29/2019

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
06:28, 09/14/2019

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of t...
16:56, 06/03/2019

Consumer Product Safety Commission chairwoman stepping down Ann Marie Buerkle, acting chairwoman of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, is withdrawing her nomination to continue running the agency.       ...
05:00, 06/19/2019

An Oil Price Surge Could Hurt Consumer Spending, and the Economy The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact....
11:42, 09/17/2019

Consumer Confidence Slid in June on Trade Tensions U.S. optimism about the economy deteriorated in June to its lowest level in 21 months as consumers fretted over escalating trade tensions and a cooling jobs market, according to a monthly barometer of Americans’ mood....
22:56, 06/25/2019

US consumer prices rose 0.3% on higher gas, housing costs WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices increased 0.3% in April, led by more expensive gasoline, rents and appliances. The Labor Department said Friday that the consumer price index climbed 2% in the year ending in April. Excluding the volatile food a...
15:56, 05/10/2019

Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
18:14, 05/22/2019

Consumer watchdog agency shows one way to help improve your savings Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and H&R Block suggests consumers might save more of their tax refunds if they receive encouragement or a small financial incentive....
21:14, 09/03/2019

Consumer confidence in 737 Max jets 'going to take a while to come back,' says Delta CEO Ed Bastian As airlines extend cancellations of the Boeing 737 Max, Delta's CEO says it'll likely take longer than expected for the jets to return to service....
17:28, 06/12/2019

Consumer Bureau’s Complaints Database Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Director Says Consumer advocates and industry groups had a rare moment of alignment over the future of the publicly available record of complaints brought to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
02:57, 09/19/2019

U.S. consumer spending posts biggest increase since 2009 U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
15:42, 04/29/2019

U.S. consumer confidence falls but only slightly despite trade fight U.S. consumer confidence fell less than expected in August, with households still upbeat about the labor market despite an escalation in trade tensions, which has cast a shadow over the longest economic expansion in history....
20:00, 08/27/2019

U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame U.S. consumer spending increased by the most in more than 9-1/2 years in March as households stepped up purchases of motor vehicles, but price pressures remained muted, with a key inflation measure posting its smallest annual gain in 14 months....
19:28, 04/29/2019

PPF boosts its stake in consumer lender Home Credit Czech investment group PPF has increased its holding in global consumer lender Home Credit after buying a 2.5 percent stake from co-shareholder Emma Capital in a deal valuing the company at 8.5 billion euros ($9.55 billion), the shareholders said....
20:14, 05/01/2019

Citigroup profit rises on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc reported a 7% rise in quarterly profit on Monday as lower costs and strength in consumer lending helped the Wall Street bank counter weakness in its trading business....
15:14, 07/15/2019

Dollar Rises to Two-Year High on Consumer Sentiment The U.S. currency climbed to its highest closing level in more than two years as fresh data showed that consumer sentiment among Americans remained strong....
03:56, 05/18/2019

Takata airbag consumer restitution payout of $9.8M requested The special master overseeing the Takata restitution fund seeks court approval to award the first round of payments to 102 recipients claiming injury from a defective airbag inflator....
20:00, 08/09/2019

P&G CEO says US consumer 'remains strong' despite global trade concerns Procter & Gamble's CEO tells CNBC the U.S. consumer "remains strong," after the company reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations....
04:42, 07/31/2019

Is 15-Year High in Consumer Confidence Bullish for Stocks? The mainstream media always finds a "reason" for a trading day's stock market action. For example, as stocks were rising intraday on May 17, journalists cited the historically high May consumer confidence numbers. But, is consumer sentiment a "cause"...
23:56, 05/21/2019

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer goods cloud platforms As part of its ongoing efforts to take on SAP and Oracle, Salesforce has launched clouds for manufacturing and consumer product goods (CPG) companies.The SaaS giant has been working to tailor its CRM system for more industries and it recently launche...
08:56, 09/17/2019

The top trends and technologies impacting consumer transit and the supply chain The transportation and logistics industry is in a time of rapid transition characterized by evolving shopping and transit trends. E-commerce is becoming the shopping channel of choice for consumers, putting pressure on logistics companies to ...
22:42, 07/19/2019

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was announced last month, those using BBM can start us...
18:14, 05/31/2019

A generational shift in consumer tastes is a boon for these retailers, Jim Cramer says "These days, the consumer is addicted to convenience ... If it doesn't have a great digital presence or incredible bargains, take a pass," Jim Cramer says....
03:56, 08/20/2019

Consumer Inflation Hits 10-Month High Of 3.21% In August: 10 Points Consumer inflation came in at 3.21 per cent in August, government data showed on Thursday. That marked the highest level recorded since October last year, when it had stood at 3.38 per cent. Consumer......
21:28, 09/12/2019

U.S. housing market mired in weakness; consumer sentiment ebbs U.S. homebuilding fell for a third straight month in July amid a steep decline in the construction of multi-family housing units, but a jump in permits to a seven-month high offered hope for the struggling housing market....
19:28, 08/16/2019

Consumer Giants Turn From Diapers to Eye Rollers and Jelly Masks Facing stagnant sales of household mainstays from diapers to detergent, the world’s biggest consumer-products companies are trying to crack the lucrative market for influencer-pitched, millennial-approved skin-care products....
15:28, 07/21/2019

Target recalls 90,000 USB cables that caused consumer finger burns Target received 14 reports of the cables smoking, sparking or igniting, including two reports of consumer finger burns. You can request a full refund.        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

WRAPUP 2-Moderate U.S. consumer spending, inflation support rate cut U.S. consumer spending increased moderately in May and prices rose slightly, pointing to slowing economic growth and benign inflation pressures, which could give the Federal Reserve ammunition to cut interest rates next month....
18:00, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Here are nine categories of consumer products impacted by Trump's new tariffs A range of consumer products made in China and sold in the United States are affected by Friday's new set of tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump, including in categories such as vacuum cleaners, handbags and lighting fixtures....
02:14, 05/11/2019

This week in tech history: Google unveils the first consumer Chromebooks At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
18:56, 05/11/2019

Luckin Coffee CFO: Trade war with US will hit Chinese consumer confidence 'at some point' The chief financial officer of Luckin Coffee — Starbucks' challenger for the Chinese coffee market — said Thursday that the trade war will hit consumer confidence....
18:14, 08/15/2019

Consumer Inflation Picks Up To 8-Month High Of 3.18% In June: 10 Points Consumer inflation picked up to 3.18 per cent in June, from 3.05 per cent in the previous month, government data showed on Friday. That marked the highest level of consumer inflation recorded since......
17:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. consumer inflation outlook rises for first time in three months: NY Fed survey U.S. consumers in June lifted their inflation expectations for the first time in three months, New York Fed data showed on Monday, reducing pressure on central bankers to cut rates significantly to support economic momentum....
21:14, 07/08/2019

Tim Armstrong Makes Marketing Play to Serve Consumer Brands Former AOL chief Tim Armstrong is joining the chase for direct-to-consumer brands’ marketing budgets with a new venture called Unbox that will help consumer companies hawk their products....
22:00, 07/10/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
04:14, 06/18/2019

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
20:00, 05/01/2019

The WhatsApp hack proves security should trump consumer choice The discovery of a zero-day vulnerability in WhatsApp, one of the world’s most widely used messaging apps, is nothing short of frightening. This vulnerability allowed an adversary, who is yet to be identified (but I’d bet my left kidney that it’s som...
14:56, 05/14/2019

UK faces potential 'consumer panic' and 'security gaps' under no-deal Britain faces potential "consumer panic" and gaps in security within weeks of leaving the EU without a deal, according to an official government document obtained by Sky News....
22:42, 08/01/2019

Consumer group warns of dangers of classic summer toys BOSTON (AP) — A consumer advocacy group is reminding parents of the dangers of classic summertime toys like baby pools, high-powered water guns and inflatable pool rings. Boston-based World Against Toys Causing Harm issued its annual list of 10 ̶...
17:14, 06/18/2019

Manufacturers don't control consumer relationships, platforms like Google do, says Sorrell Manufacturers don't have the direct relationships with shoppers they thought they would with the advent of the internet — it's platforms like Facebook that are in control, according to Martin Sorrell, executive chair of marketing group S4 C...
19:28, 09/12/2019

U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in government, consumer debt: Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach,......
02:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. growth would have contracted without trillions in gov't, consumer debt -Gundlach U.S. growth appears to be based "exclusively" on government, corporate and mortgage debt and the economy would have contracted if the United States had not added trillions in debt, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, said in an i...
03:14, 05/15/2019

All of Southwest's Consumer Credit Cards Just Boosted Their Welcome Offers To 60,000 Points We’re big fans of Southwest’s Rapid Rewards credit cards, but primarily because of the flexibility of the program and the generous welcome bonuses. If you’ve been waiting on a special offer to apply for a card, a newly launchedwelcome bonuses can net...
00:00, 09/12/2019

Economy Week Ahead: Labor Market, Consumer Spending The U.S. will release fresh data on consumer spending and the labor market. Overseas, China will publish a manufacturing gauge and the European Union will post its first-quarter economic growth estimate....
10:42, 04/29/2019

U.S. consumer prices barely rise; underlying inflation muted U.S. consumer prices barely rose in May, pointing to moderate inflation that together with a slowing economy could increase pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Upsie nabs $5M to build a direct-to-consumer warranty service Warranties for purchased products is a $40 billion annual market. But in in their current form, they are considered by some to be one of the bigger scams in the world of retail because they cost so much and often return too little. Now there is an al...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading......
18:14, 07/15/2019

Consumer Inflation Likely Rose To Nine-Month High In July: Poll The July 31-August 6 poll of 30 economists showed retail inflation rose to 3.20 per cent in July from a year ago, a touch above June's 3.18 per cent....
10:42, 08/07/2019

Most traumatic brain injuries in U.S. kids linked to consumer products (Reuters Health) - The majority of the more than four million traumatic brain injuries in kids treated in U.S. emergency rooms involved consumer products, a new study suggests....
01:00, 07/30/2019

March consumer spending climbed at highest rate since 2010 U.S. consumer spending rose about 1 percent in March, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said Monday, a possible indication the post-recession rebound continues....
21:28, 04/29/2019

Forest twice size of UK destroyed in decade for big consumer brands – report Greenpeace estimates 50m hectares cleared by 2020, warning companies must evolve to prevent ‘climate breakdown’An area twice the size of the UK has been destroyed for products such as palm oil and soy over the last decade, according to analysis by Gr...
13:14, 06/11/2019

Germany's Stada buys six of GSK's consumer brands, eyes further deals Private equity-backed generic drugmaker Stada said on Friday it would buy six consumer healthcare products from British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline to bolster its presence in Europe....
10:42, 06/07/2019

Is Big Little Lies selling us a version of consumer feminism that's too good to be true? Female friendship is ubiquitous on television, from Bold Type to Boots ads. It’s not always good for the cause Reese Witherspoon has been sharing snaps of her Big Little Lies castmates – and, possibly, actual mates – on Instagram for months now. Her ...
13:28, 06/08/2019

Economy Week Ahead: New-Home Sales, Consumer Spending This week brings a steady flow of economic data, culminating in a meeting between President Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 28-29....
00:28, 06/24/2019

Cramer Remix: Macy's ugly fiscal Q2 is not reflective of consumer health Jim Cramer says the performance issues at Macy's are tied to the grim state of mall-based retailers and breaks down bright spots he sees in the sector....
07:29, 08/15/2019

Michigan study: Consumer sentiment this month hits 15-year high A new study Friday said U.S. consumer sentiment has risen to its highest level in 15 years, introducing some positive economic news after negative figures for retail sales this month....
10:14, 05/18/2019

Relentless rise of consumer debt in Russia fuels bubble fears for some Natalia Leontyeva, a Siberian sales manager, bought a second hand car in 2013 with a loan worth about four monthly salaries. She now owes the equivalent of at least four years of earnings, one of a growing number of Russians struggling with debt....
13:28, 08/15/2019

Tell the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau That Debt Collectors Shouldn't Text You In May, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed new rules for debt collectors. This update to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, which hasn’t been updated since its development in 1977, would limit how often a debt collector can call ...
19:56, 08/15/2019

Consumer watchdog sues law firm that filed 99,000 debt-collection suits The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's complaint against a New York debt-collection law firm alleges that its attorneys signed off on tens of thousands of lawsuits against consumers without vetting the facts....
21:56, 05/17/2019

Oculus CTO Carmack downplays consumer AR, calls Magic Leap overhyped Superstar developer and Oculus CTO John Carmack remains skeptical about consumer uses for augmented reality, and says early AR devices were overhyped.Read More...
09:42, 08/30/2019

US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices rose 0.3% in April, lifted by higher gas and housing costs....
15:56, 05/10/2019

Strong consumer spending vs. weak business investment: What really matters for the US economy U.S. consumer spending, the biggest part of the economy, saved the day for the record-long expansion, but a big decline in business investments raised concerns about how much longer it can last....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Higher gasoline costs sent consumer price index soaring in April The consumer price index jumped 0.3 percent in April, driven mostly by higher gasoline prices and rent costs, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday....
19:56, 05/10/2019

Your Money Adviser: Beware of Credit ‘Repair’ Companies, Consumer Watchdogs Say Anything these companies can do, people can do for themselves at no cost. Federal regulators recently filed suit against two of the biggest companies....
20:14, 05/10/2019

AT&T's Mexico unit loses class action lawsuit to consumer watchdog Mexico's consumer watchdog, Profeco, said on Friday it won a class-action lawsuit against the local unit of U.S. telecommunications giant AT&T Inc for undue charges and poor service....
02:56, 05/11/2019

Consumer groups accuse Amazon of illegally collecting data on children The groups allege Echo Dot Kids Edition collects voice recordings of users under 13. identifying information on users under 13 and that the system’s parental controls are flawed...
08:14, 05/09/2019

US gas utility funds 'front' consumer group to fight natural gas bans SoCalGas funded not-for-profit C4Bes from its launch, paying consultants to establish messaging and recruit board membersAmerica’s largest gas utility is trying to thwart efforts to limit the use of natural gas in California beyond usual corporate lo...
22:28, 07/26/2019

Yet another report shows smart speakers dominating the US consumer tech market If you needed further proof that smart speakers are eclipsing essentially every other category of consumer tech products in terms of their growth pace, a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study claims you can find these trendy devices in almo...
15:42, 05/13/2019

Japan's economy grows more than expected on strong consumer, business spending Japan's economy grew much more than expected in April-June to mark the third straight quarter of expansion, as robust private consumption and business investment offset the hit to exports from cooling global demand....
04:14, 08/09/2019

Fed expected to cut rates as economy feels trade war impact, despite strengthening consumer The Fed is expected to cut interest rates Wednesday, after second quarter GDP shows inflation is still sluggish and trade wars are impacting business....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Payday Lenders Mobilize in Support of Rule's Repeal, Consumer Group Says Allied Progress, a consumer group, says payday lenders have organized thousands of customers who have sent in duplicate comments in support of a rollback of Obama administration rules....
11:42, 05/14/2019

Fashion Designer Thakoon is Back With a Direct-to-Consumer Line---And Everything Costs Less Than $300 After shuttering his eponymous fashion label for two years, Thakoon is back with a new concept under the same name, betting that customers want affordable, quality wardrobe essentials with a designer edge...
05:00, 09/18/2019

'Keep your hands off' bamboo coffee cups, German consumer group warns Makers of bamboo cups claim their products are reusable and ecoogically friendly. German consumer group Stiftung Warentest tested 12 brands of bamboo-based containers and argues that it's best to avoid them....
15:42, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
16:14, 07/15/2019

Japanese car sales slump in S.Korea in August amid consumer boycott Japanese car sales tumbled 57% in South Korea in August from a year earlier to 1,398 vehicles, industry data showed on Wednesday, amid a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles in the wake of a diplomatic row between the countries....
04:42, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday, as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
15:14, 07/15/2019

Consumer Lending Powers Big-Bank Earnings, Upstaging Wall Street U.S. consumers are taking advantage of low interest rates to borrow and spend, boosting banks that cater to Main Street and leaving behind those that don’t....
21:28, 07/16/2019

Vote for the winners of the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019 It's time to crown the finest performers in the mobile world with the TechRadar Mobile Choice Consumer Awards 2019, and we need your help to pick the winners from our stellar shortlists - but you'll need to act fast!Voting is now closed. Th...
18:14, 08/28/2019

Digital assistants are repairing consumer trust in financial services (VB Live) Join this discussion to learn how digital assistants can drive engagement, improve customer experience, and build revenue for financial institutions.Read More...
14:28, 09/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Citigroup profit beats estimates on gains in consumer lending Citigroup Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Monday as a tight lid on costs and strength in consumer lending helped the third-largest U.S. bank counter weakness in its trading business....
20:00, 07/15/2019

Wall Street gains as retail earnings highlight consumer confidence U.S. stocks rose broadly on Thursday as strong results from retailers bolstered confidence in consumer demand, while investors look ahead to Federal Reserve Chief Jerome Powell's speech for more clues on future interest rate moves....
17:42, 08/22/2019

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions between the United States and its trading partners than other defensive sectors such as utilities and...
18:28, 06/06/2019

Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Retail Sales, Consumer-Price Data The week ahead is light on economic data, but investors will still gain some insight into the health of U.S. consumers in August with readings on inflation and retail sales....
12:56, 09/09/2019

US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May and 1.8% from a year ago, evidence that inflation is muted....
14:56, 06/12/2019

Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G's ads are getting political. Will that draw a backlash? In this hyperpartisan and politically tribal world, is the Cincinnati-based consumer giant P&G risking turning off consumers with social messaging?       ...
16:14, 09/12/2019

China's Huawei fights consumer fears at Thai smartphone expo Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies battled back against consumer worries at a major smartphone expo in Thailand over the weekend, bringing in an army of salespeople to fight perceptions that a U.S. blacklist would hobble its phones....
11:42, 06/03/2019

Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin whale moves $1B worth of Bitcoin for just $700 in fees’ Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin every fucking day. Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Nietzsche used to say: Crack open...
12:42, 09/07/2019

Don't lose money to hidden bank fees: Here's how to spot them These are the most common bank fees that many banks charge to cover the costs of maintaining their bank accounts.       ...
23:56, 06/17/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Retailers in spotlight as tariffs on consumer products kick in U.S. retailers will be front and center on Wall Street next week as the United States imposes new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, including clothing, televisions and jewelry....
09:00, 08/31/2019

Wall Street mixed as strong consumer data dampened by trade jitters Wall Street struggled for gains in an up-and-down session on Friday as mixed headlines on trade dampened positive consumer sentiment data, sending investors into the weekend with little enthusiasm....
21:00, 05/17/2019

Japanese automakers' sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
09:56, 09/04/2019

SoftBank executive sees major Mexican consumer firms as potential partners An executive in Japan's SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies, such as retailer Femsa and bread-maker Bimbo, along with startups in the country....
03:42, 05/22/2019

New York City sues T-Mobile for violating consumer protection law, selling used phones New York City is suing T-Mobile and alleges the company scammed consumers by selling used phones as new and using other tactics.       ...
09:56, 09/07/2019

US consumer sentiment index hits 98.4 in July, slightly topping June numbers The University of Michigan's final print on its consumer sentiment index for July came in at 98.4, matching its mid-month reading. The consensus estimate was 98.5, according to economists polled by Refinitiv....
22:42, 08/02/2019

South Korean imports of Japanese beer nearly halve amid consumer backlash Japan shipped $4.3 million worth of beer to South Korea in July, down from $6.6 million a year earlier and $7.9 million in June, according to preliminary customs office data....
11:56, 08/07/2019

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Amazon Prime Day could be the 'record-breaking event' to boost consumer stocks next week Amazon's annual sales event will not only break its own records, but send the rest of the consumer discretionary group higher, says CFRA's Todd Rosenbluth....
00:42, 07/09/2019

JPMorgan Chase beats profit expectations, sees growth in consumer unit JPMorgan Chase reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday as higher interest income and buoyant consumer lending offset lower activity at its trading desks. Even as the world’s biggest bank recorded record earnings, there were warnin...
17:56, 07/16/2019

Changing consumer trends have contributed to Kraft Heinz's troubles, retail analyst says "The challenge for Kraft Heinz goes well beyond" the company "to what's going on with food producers ... we think the environment is just awful," Wolfe Research analyst Scott Mushkin says....
22:14, 04/28/2019

Ohio House passes bill that would allow consumer-funded nuclear and coal subsidies Enlarge / Water vapor is emitted from the cooling towers of the FirstEnergy Corp. Perry Nuclear Generating Station in Perry, Ohio, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. (credit: David Maxwell/Bloomberg via Getty Images) This week lawmakers in Ohio's ...
17:56, 05/31/2019

Wall Street rises as Target, Lowe's results point to consumer confidence Wall Street's main indexes rose on Wednesday as upbeat earnings from retailers pointed to strength in U.S. consumer demand, and held gains after minutes from last month's Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers had debated a more aggressive inter...
07:14, 08/22/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Retailers in spotlight as tariffs on consumer products kick in U.S. retailers will be front and center on Wall Street next week as the United States imposes new tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports, including clothing, televisions and jewelry. The upcoming tariffs on Chinese goods will hit consum...
17:42, 08/30/2019

Alfa Romeo, Honda tops in consumer trust, AMCI study finds AMCI Global's latest Trusted Automotive Brand Study found that the traditional focus on quality, satisfaction and the elimination of problems has little influence of consumers' trust in an automotive brand....
00:56, 05/23/2019

Steep new US, China tariffs go into effect, as companies warn of higher consumer prices Despite multiple indications last month of a possible breakthrough in trade negotiations, the United States and China went ahead with their latest tariff increases on each other's goods Sunday, potentially raising prices Americans pay for some clothe...
03:42, 09/02/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honor EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
01:14, 05/17/2019

Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
00:56, 05/17/2019

Microsoft to add more OneDrive consumer storage plans; new Personal Vault security feature Office 365 consumer subscribers soon will be able to buy up to an extra 1 TB of storage for a fee. And OneDrive web, mobile and Windows 10 PC users are getting a new secure-storage feature for no additional charge....
19:28, 06/25/2019

'Sales frenzy': Australian retailers crank up discounts as consumer confidence falls Shoppers reluctant to part with their hard-earned money in the face of flatlining wages and record debt, surveys showAustralian retailers have cranked up discount offers into “overdrive” ahead of the end of financial year sales as falling consumer co...
15:00, 06/12/2019

As Wayfair Workers Protest Migrant Detention, the Specter of a Consumer Boycott Rises Employees and consumers, with the help of activist groups on social media, are targeting companies that are doing business with detention facilities for migrant children....
01:28, 06/27/2019

Australian regulator threatens action on banks over past consumer insurance sales Australia's corporate regulator threatened on Thursday to prosecute some of the country's largest banks over their sales earlier this decade of consumer insurance products that it said had harmed customers....
04:56, 07/11/2019

India's Consumer Goods Growth Slows As Rural Demand Cools: Nielsen Volume growth in India's fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector slowed to 6.2 per cent in the three months to June from 9.9 per cent in the previous quarter....
16:28, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Japanese automakers' sales fall in S.Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese vehicles amid a worsening diplomatic row between the countries....
04:42, 09/04/2019

Dow erases 204-point drop on strong consumer sentiment, US lifting steel tariffs Stocks recovered most of their earlier losses on Friday as the release of stronger sentiment data and the U.S. removing some tariffs overshadowed U.S.-China trade worries....
18:56, 05/17/2019

California adopted the country’s first major consumer privacy law. Now, Silicon Valley is trying to rewrite it. Adopted last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act grants web users the right to see the personal information that companies collect about them and stop it from being sold. But powerful business organizations representing retailers, marketers and...
20:28, 09/03/2019

Higher consumer spending helps Mastercard beat quarterly profit estimates Mastercard Inc on Tuesday beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit, as a robust economy encouraged customers to spend more, boosting fee income for the world's second-largest payment processor....
15:00, 07/30/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 hits record high on upbeat consumer spending, earnings optimism The S&P 500 hit an all-time high for the first time since late September on Monday, buoyed by upbeat consumer spending data and a largely positive earnings that helped restore investors' faith in the decade-long bull run....
17:14, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's annual consumer price inflation falls to 15.72% in June, matches forecast Turkey's consumer inflation fell to its lowest level in a year in June thanks to a high base effect, giving the central bank more room to cut rates in coming months....
10:42, 07/03/2019

Salesforce launches manufacturing, consumer product goods clouds as it expands industry efforts Salesforce has a blueprint for tailoring its platform to industry specific use cases and is using it with the launch of clouds targeting manufacturing and CPG companies....
16:00, 09/16/2019

Home Depot CEO says company hopes to cut costs to reduce impact of tariffs on consumer prices Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said the company aims to minimize any impact that potential tariffs will have on customers by cutting costs elsewhere in the supply chain. The company makes 70% of its goods domestically, which also lessens the effect....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Wells Fargo tops earnings estimates on strong consumer checking and lending business Wells Fargo's second-quarter earnings report presented investors with a mixed bag as the lender posted stronger checking and consumer lending but slightly lower net interest income....
14:42, 07/16/2019

LanzaTech aims to fuel jets and make consumer goods from recycled carbon pollution LanzaTech has proved it can transform greenhouse gas emissions into fuels and chemicals. Now the company is trying to bring its clean tech to the masses....
16:28, 05/16/2019

He’s Baack: Trump Appointee Who Quit Consumer Watchdog Agency After Racial Backlash Gets New Government Job at HUD Apparently, when it comes to the Trump administration, a racially charged past is no bar to being able to stay employed from one post to another....
10:28, 06/21/2019

US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending slows to 0.3% gain in April after March surge while inflation edges up slightly....
15:28, 05/31/2019

Cramer: Trump should heed Home Depot's warnings about the consumer and make a trade deal Home Depot CFO Carol Tome says "consumer confidence is near record high levels" but "consumer demand could be impacted" by lingering U.S.-China trade tensions....
08:00, 08/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Consumer bodies seek to force Alibaba portal to honour EU shoppers' rights Consumer bodies from Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain on Friday urged their national consumer protection agencies to act against Alibaba's online shopping portal for allegedly setting unfair terms for EU users....
12:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. tariffs on China-made consumer tech goods seen cutting sales, delaying upgrades U.S. consumers will delay or forgo technology upgrades if President Donald Trump imposes a new round of 25% tariffs on Chinese goods, slowing the U.S. innovation engine, technology industry executives said on Monday....
01:28, 06/25/2019

Consumer strength is 'deteriorating before our very eyes,' Wall Street bear David Rosenberg warns Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg predicts one of the strongest parts of the U.S. economy will disappoint Wall Street and lead to a market meltdown....
01:14, 08/22/2019

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about flight delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's latest travel survey shows passengers are more satisfied than ever before with airline service....
13:14, 05/29/2019

Privacy advocates worry that consumer license plate readers are creating a nosier neighborhood watch License plate scanners were once a law enforcement tool. Now, private citizens have access to this powerful surveillance technology through new starts ups like Flock Safety. But privacy advocates say the implications around the consumer use of licens...
22:28, 09/19/2019

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original face value. At the time, Minister Bill Walker said price caps were "unenforceable."...
05:28, 05/30/2019

U.K. Faces ‘Consumer Panic,’ ‘Law and Order Challenges’ From No-Deal Brexit, Leaked Government Document Warns The U.K. faces “consumer panic”, “food shortages” and “gaps” in security if it leaves the E.U. without a deal in place on its future relationship with the bloc, a leaked government document states. The U.K.’s...
03:00, 08/03/2019

State attorneys general are suing to stop T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm NEW YORK (AP) — State attorneys general are suing to stop T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm....
18:42, 06/11/2019

Drivers better prepared than ever say F1 bosses Drivers are fitter and more prepared than ever Formula One team bosses said on Friday, denying Lewis Hamilton's claims that F1 had become so easy physically that youngsters could step into the cockpit without doing any hard work....
10:14, 06/08/2019

33 new drivers a day have their licences revoked News 19 Sep, 2019 Nearly 12,000 motorists with under two years of experience had their licences revoked under the New Drivers Act in 2018...
17:42, 09/19/2019

Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers McLaren driver Carlos Sainz says there aren't "enough good cars to feed all the good drivers in Formula 1", and admits the shortage of title-calibre machinery is "very frustrating"...
19:14, 08/26/2019

Uber And Lyft Take A Lot More From Drivers Than They Say In July, an Uber driver we’ll call Dave—his name has been changed here to protect his identity—picked up a fare in a trendy neighborhood of a major U.S. metropolitan area. It was rush hour and surge pricing was in effect due to increased demand, me...
05:14, 08/27/2019

Ban drivers from parking on pavements, MPs say News 9 Sep, 2019 Transport Select Committee calls for ‘nationwide ban’ on pavement parking to prevent pedestrians from being put in danger...
12:56, 09/09/2019

Should Uber Bar Felons From Becoming Drivers? The tight U.S. labor market is pushing more employers to consider hiring nontraditional candidates, including some with criminal records. That is intensifying debates about safety, fairness and likelihood of success....
10:28, 05/22/2019

Make Eye Contact With Drivers So They Won't Run You Over The Lifehacker staff works out of Times Square in New York, which means we’re constantly under the threat of being hit by a passing car. Just today, an SUV nearly ran me over, even though it had a red light....
00:00, 06/01/2019

Should we take drunk drivers’ gun licences away? Britain takes drunk drivers' gun licences away. California may do something similar. Should Canada? "It's a no-brainer," one gun violence expert says....
12:14, 05/02/2019

TUSD to host job fair, looking for bus drivers TUCSON – The Tucson Unified School District Transportation Department is accepting applications for bus drivers. They’re holding a job fair on Tuesday, June 25th at the Goodwill Industries of Southern Arizona from 10 a.m. until noon. They...
08:14, 06/25/2019

Drivers will be used only sparingly at Pebble Beach Hitting a driver long and straight is one of golf's special skills, but not one that will be on display very often at this week's U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where the biggest club in a player's arsenal will likely be used only sparingly....
13:14, 06/12/2019

Uber, Lyft drivers strike for better pay Uber and Lyft drivers went on a nationwide strike and urged riders to boycott the services Wednesday in an effort to urge the companies to increase wages....
03:56, 05/09/2019

When you have to go: Indy 500 drivers on what going to the restroom looks like in a race Will Power's advice: Let go. 'No one wants to hit a wall with a full bladder.' That's one vote for whizzing around the track.        ...
07:42, 05/24/2019

Drivers Stranded After Tesla's App Goes Down For Hours It’s a terrible feeling when you realize you’re either locked out of your car or it won’t start at all. Recently, several Tesla owners found themselves stranded when the company’s app went down for a few hours over the holiday weekend....
23:56, 09/03/2019

Outside Uber HQ, Drivers Demand a Cut of the Riches SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Just days ahead of Silicon Valley’s most hyped mega-IPO, a group of a several hundred Uber drivers gathered in front of the company’s San Francisco headquarters and took over the street in a protest demanding fair pay, benefit...
08:28, 05/09/2019

Ice T says Amazon drivers should wear uniforms Ice T tweeted he almost shot an Amazon driver who was "creeping up to my crib" to complete a delivery because the driver had no signifiers who he was.        ...
02:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. drivers log 2.5% more miles in April than year ago Motorists traveled 2.5% more miles on U.S. roads and highways in April compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report late Thursday....
00:28, 06/21/2019

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening on track—including every bit contact, and there’s been a lot of that in Formula E this year. But the...
23:56, 08/06/2019

Lyft Still Desperately Wants Its Own Drivers to Oppose AB5 A contentious bill that puts a stake into the heart of the worker misclassification schemes buoying Uber, Lyft, Doordash, and other overvalued gig work platforms, has passed the California Senate. As predicted, this hasn’t stopped these companies fro...
00:56, 09/12/2019

Over 750,000 UK drivers set to be caught speeding in France News 8 Aug, 2019 Data shows 21 per cent of British motorists are not aware that France’s speed camera tolerances are lower than the UK’s...
15:00, 08/08/2019

Tencent launches WeChat for drivers Tencent Holdings on Monday unveiled a version of its popular social media app WeChat tailor-made for drivers with state-backed Chinese carmaker China Chang'an Automobile Group, marking a further foray into transportation solutions....
16:28, 08/26/2019

Amazon, in Need of Drivers, Turns to Its Own Employees Amazon will pay its employees to quit and will help them start their own local package-delivery businesses, as the e-commerce giant competes for delivery drivers in the tightest U.S. labor market in 50 years....
20:14, 05/13/2019

Uber has a solution for chatty drivers We've all been there. You've had a long, tiring day, and you hail a ride to get home. Your driver is nice, but they're perhaps a little too eager for some chit-chat and to play their favorite radio station, when you'd like a modic...
02:28, 05/15/2019

Uber drivers strike as IPO looms Just a day before its planned IPO, some Uber drivers in the U.S. and Britain planned to strike May 8 in protest at what they say is poor pay and conditions....
17:14, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers strike over pay and conditions Protests take place in UK, US, Brazil and Australia as ride-hailing app prepares for stock market debutUber drivers have gone on strike in the UK, US and other countries including Brazil and Australia to demand better pay and conditions ahead of the ...
19:56, 05/08/2019

TUSD hosting a job fair for bus drivers TUCSON – Tucson Unified School District’s Transportation Department is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Courtesy of Tucson Unified School District TUSD is accepting applications for part-time and full-time bus drivers. No prior exp...
02:56, 06/21/2019

Donors gave 'Egg Boy' $70K to pay his legal fees. He says he's giving it to Christchurch shooting victims The Australian teen known as "Egg Boy" donated funds raised for his legal fees to victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings in New Zealand.        ...
12:14, 05/29/2019

Vice President Mike Pence backs Trump's call to lower interest rates, citing low consumer inflation Trump and economic advisor Larry Kudlow have also called for lower rates, though the Fed generally makes decisions independently of political demands....
01:00, 04/29/2019

Drivers stripped of points finishes in Monaco "Antonio Felix da Costa and Daniel Abt have lost their points-paying finishes in ABB FIA Formula E race in Monaco following post-race investigations."...
00:28, 05/12/2019

Update Your Nvidia Drivers Right Now to Fix Critical Vulnerabilities Windows: Most gamers love updating their graphics card’s drivers to score the best performance for their favorite titles. But even if you’re a “filthy casual,” you’re going to want to make sure your system’s Nvidia drivers are up to date. Nvidia rece...
03:00, 08/06/2019

TxDOT channels 'The Waterboy' to tell drivers to be safe The Texas Department of Transportation is using the help of Bobby Boucher from the movie "The Waterboy" to make sure people stay safe on the roads during Mother's Day weekend....
22:56, 05/13/2019

Police to use drones to target dangerous drivers News 12 Jul, 2019 Initiative from London’s Metropolitan police will see drones target dangerous drivers and those taking part in street races...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Fed up ridesharing drivers nevertheless have questions about California legislative fix California’s passage of a bill to force “gig economy” companies such as Uber and Lyft to classify all workers as employees rather than contractors is drawing a wary and divided reaction from the drivers for those companies. Even those generally suppo...
18:42, 09/12/2019

ADOT: Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511 Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation PHOENIX – Drivers can report litterbugs by dialing 511. Arizona Department of Transportation’s Traveler Information Line now takes litter reports. Once drivers call 511, they are asked to select the seco...
03:28, 06/20/2019

We’re Getting a Dutch Grand Prix but F1 Drivers Think It Could Be Terrible The Formula One Dutch Grand Prix is back next year for the first time in more than three decades, at the same track it last ran at in 1985—Circuit Zandvoort, along the Netherlands’ North Sea coast. But nice scenery and triumphant return to a historic...
01:28, 05/16/2019

Mobility as a Service could convert car drivers to bus riders A study of 21,000 consumers shows MaaS could change commuting habits and reduce congestion. People need options beyond Uber to get where they're going....
16:28, 09/05/2019

Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
03:28, 06/17/2019

Two People A Day Are Killed By Red-Light-Running Drivers The world at the moment is beset on all sides by assholes. You know, the people who don’t put their carts back at the grocery store, who take up much-needed gas pumps while stuffing their faces, and who run red lights. And while not putting your cart...
04:42, 09/04/2019

Norris says even F1 drivers take level of safety "for granted" McLaren rookie Lando Norris believes even Formula 1 drivers take the level of safety in motorsport "for granted" and said Anthoine Hubert's death shook him in "quite a big way"...
00:42, 09/04/2019

Video: 10 F1 drivers who were dumped in the middle of the season Red Bull has become synonymous with mid-season driver changes during its time in Formula 1, but the ruthless seat-swapping did not begin when it arrived in the championship...
01:56, 08/01/2019

New Uber feature to silence drivers - but it comes at a price It is well-known that taxi drivers often like to chat with their customers, but if you prefer a quieter journey, then ride-hailing app Uber has the answer....
19:14, 05/17/2019

F1 Drivers Not Sure What To Do With Their Once Fellow Racer Who Turned Into A Vlogger Nico Rosberg should have nothing to prove. He’s a Formula One champion, the son of a Formula One champion, and he retired on top. And yet, for some reason he spends his time being a YouTuber. Now current F1 driver/son of an F1 driver Max Verstappen j...
04:56, 09/07/2019

Truck drivers become key EU election issue in Bulgaria SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The future of Bulgaria’s vast number of low-wage truck drivers has become a top campaign issue in the country heading into European Parliament elections, with debates raging on how new EU rules could threaten the workers ...
10:00, 05/14/2019

Older drivers more likely to be distracted by technology, AAA report says Older drivers are more likely to be distracted by in-vehicle technology than their younger counterparts, according to an AAA study.       ...
16:42, 07/25/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.        ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Government proposes night-time ban on new drivers Newly qualified drivers could soon face tougher restrictions Planned graduated licence scheme would reduce crash rates through post-test restrictions A new graduated licence system in the UK could ban new drivers from the road at night as the Gove...
13:00, 07/18/2019

Why drivers support return of refueling in F1 races Formula One drivers are in support of a return to in-race refueling, as they see it as a temporary fix to one of the championship's biggest problems -- overweight cars....
19:28, 07/25/2019

Uber will restrict NYC drivers' access to app due to new regulations Uber drivers in NYC may find themselves unable to access the app during lull periods. According to Reuters, the ridesharing giant will start locking drivers out of its app at times and in areas with low demand to comply with the city's new regul...
10:00, 09/17/2019

Uber and Lyft stop hiring new drivers in NYC Both Uber & Lyft have placed a hold on new drivers in New York City. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.        ...
20:28, 04/30/2019

Uber and Lyft drivers are striking over pay and job security Ridesharing drivers for have acted on promises to go on strike over labor conditions. Workers for Uber, Lyft and other companies in 10 cities (including Chicago, New York City and LA) are staging actions to demand better pay and job security. The e...
20:14, 05/08/2019

Failure is an option: what changes in the MOT test have meant for drivers It’s one dreaded outcome of the MOT test, which got tougher a year ago this week. We ask those in the know all about it Second only to waiting to hear if you’ve passed your driving test has to be waiting to hear whether your car has passed its MOT. ...
09:28, 05/25/2019

Uber drivers protest, but $9 billion IPO rides on Despite calls for strikes by Uber drivers, there was little initial evidence of a lack of drivers in London or New York, two of Uber’s largest markets, with the app showing numerous rides available. ...
21:56, 05/08/2019

Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in U.K. and U.S. Uber drivers in London and New York started a day of strikes on Wednesday to protest the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut....
15:42, 05/08/2019

Uber drivers plan protest over pay ahead of IPO Uber Technologies Inc's drivers in six U.S. cities are planning to shut their apps for 12 hours on May 8 to protest against low wages and working conditions, two days ahead of the company's expected market debut....
00:56, 04/30/2019

Why Uber Drivers Will Strike Around the World on Wednesday We’re just days out from Uber making its multibillion-dollar move to the New York Stock Exchange and thousands of drivers from around the world are preparing to launch a series of strikes protests on Wednesday in an effort to fight for better pay and...
22:00, 05/07/2019

Uber drivers in UK cities strike over pay and conditions Drivers to take part in global protest on eve of ride-hailing app’s flotation on stock marketHundreds of Uber drivers in Britain are to go on strike as part of an international protest against pay and conditions on the eve of the ride-hailing app’s s...
05:56, 05/08/2019

Road rage: one in five drivers admit to having confrontations News 1 May, 2019 Drivers admit to getting out of their car to argue with another driver or following another vehicle home in road rage incidents...
12:28, 05/02/2019

DUI Task Force cracks down on drunk drivers The Arizona DUI Task Force cracked down on drunk drivers over Memorial Day Weekend. The Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety released new statistics from this year’s DUI Enforcement. There were 503 DUI arrests made statewide between May 24 and...
03:14, 05/30/2019

Uber and Lyft stop accepting new drivers in NYC Uber and Lyft have stopped hiring new drivers in New York City, due to a newly-passed law aimed to tamp down on an already oversaturated rideshare market. Politico reported that Uber stopped accepting new driver applications on April 1, with Lyft fol...
04:14, 04/30/2019

School bus drivers are wasting $9 million with GPS negligence They’re lost. The city Department of Education paid nearly $9 million for 6,000 school-bus GPS units — but up to 80 percent were never even turned on, according to a blistering new audit of the bungled system. An 18-month probe by the Spe...
00:28, 09/17/2019

U.S. to allow drivers to choose 'quiet car' alert sounds The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Monday proposed allowing automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "quiet cars" to choose from to alert pedestrians....
22:28, 09/16/2019

Big drop in uninsured drivers caught on UK roads News 30 May, 2019 Last year saw the lowest number of uninsured drivers caught on the road since 2012, even though 2017, by contrast, saw the most...
03:42, 05/30/2019

Uber drivers eye IPO riches, call for strike in U.S. and UK Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day before the ride-services company launches its initial public offering, valuing it at as much as $90 billio...
06:14, 05/08/2019

DVLA mishandles confidential data of over 2,000 drivers News 8 May, 2019 The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency mishandled over 2,000 drivers’ confidential details in less than a year, it has emerged...
22:14, 05/08/2019

Cuphead is coming to Teslas and I pity the drivers Over the weekend, Elon Musk revealed to IGN reporter Ryan McCaffrey on a podcast that Tesla would be porting indie platformer Cuphead, of all games, to work in its cars. It can only be played via a USB gamepad and, given which game we’re talking abou...
21:42, 06/04/2019

Uber could give you the option to ‘favorite’ drivers Uber might be developing a feature that lets riders add drivers as a "favorite" so they can ride with them again in the future. App researcher Jane Manchun Wong revealed the potential app addition on Monday, noting that Uber was apparently testing th...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Amphitheatre School District needs to hire bus drivers TUCSON – Most schools in Southern Arizona start back up in about a month, which means districts are working to fill positions. One job that is hard to fill is the bus driver position. At Amphitheatre (Amphi) School District bus drivers transpor...
16:28, 07/09/2019

SVPD warning drivers of new hands-free law SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – In preparation to Arizona’s statewide texting ban, Sierra Vista Police Department will be pulling over drivers who are seen holding a handheld electronic device and issuing them warnings. On April 22, Gov. Doug Ducey...
14:56, 05/02/2019

Don't blame drivers if races are boring, says Hamilton "Lewis Hamilton said Formula One\u0027s rule makers should take the blame for boring races, rather than drivers, after Sunday\u0027s French Grand Prix served up a strong contender for most soporific of the season."...
22:56, 06/23/2019