Consumers


Reason behind Uber's popularity: Consumers benefit the most, says US study

Reason behind Uber's popularity: Consumers benefit the most, says US study

A study suggests that online transportation firm Uber's consumers -- not the company or the drivers -- are the largest benefici...

Sep 17 2016, 10:28pm CDT

5 Ways Food Startups are Changing the Way Consumers Eat

5 Ways Food Startups are Changing the Way Consumers Eat

It seems like the lives of people in every generation are busier than those of their predecessors. People scramble to make dead...

Apr 3 2016, 1:24am CDT

FTC Sues Volkswagen for Deceiving American Consumers

FTC Sues Volkswagen for Deceiving American Consumers

The Federal trade Commission claims VW deceived costumers with false claims about their diesel vehicles....

Mar 30 2016, 7:05am CDT

 Applied Geosolutions

Future Food Security for Global Consumers Is Taking an Informed Turn

Considering the worldwide food scarcity that occurred between 2007 and 2008, governments around the world are taking positive s...

Jan 12 2016, 6:59am CST

Oculus Rift Sold Out Until June Despite High Price Tag that Angered Some Consumers

Oculus Rift Sold Out Until June Despite High Price Tag that Angered Some Consumers

My prediction of the Oculus Rift came in $100 too low. The Oculus Rift is on pre-order for $599 since yesterday and is already...

Jan 7 2016, 4:51am CST

Ford SYNC 3 technology

Ford Bringing SYNC Connectivity System to Help Consumers Connect Behind the Wheel

With the desire and the increase in the number of people using its SYNC connectivity system, Ford Motors is introducing the sys...

Jan 4 2016, 10:41am CST

Vuzix iWear HMD Shipping to Consumers

Vuzix iWear HMD Shipping to Consumers

Vuzix rolls out the new iWear video glasses to consumers....

Dec 14 2015, 10:38am CST

Will there be iPad Pro Demand from Consumers?

Will there be iPad Pro Demand from Consumers?

Apple announced the all-new iPad Pro, featuring a 12.9-inch Retina display with 5.6 million pixels and the new 64-bit A9X...

Oct 28 2015, 3:16am CDT

$70 Million Ad Campaign

$70 Million Ad Campaign: Dell, HP, Lenovo Collaborate To Help Consumers Choose Better

The trio of Dell, HP, and Lenovo are partnering up to let consumers understand that personal computers purchased over five year...

Oct 16 2015, 12:37pm CDT

Chinese Consumers Want the Apple iPhone More than Ever

Chinese Consumers Want the Apple iPhone More than Ever

A new analyst report says that 42% of Chinese consumers intend to buy an iPhone. This is stunning....

Oct 15 2015, 4:52am CDT

HTC One M9 Plus Surfaces to Confuse Consumers

HTC One M9 Plus Surfaces to Confuse Consumers

Just when the new HTC One M9 is getting ready to go on sale a new variant surfaces out of Asia dubbed the HTC One M9 Plus....

Mar 25 2015, 5:23am CDT

T-Mobile Announces New Un-Carrier Initiatives to Attract More Consumers

T-Mobile Announces New Un-Carrier Initiatives to Attract More Consumers

John Legere's “Un-carrier” strategy may sound unconventional, but it seems to be working. The crafty CEO of T-Mobile has announ...

Mar 19 2015, 7:46am CDT

UBS: 10% of Consumers 'Very Likely' to Buy a Smartwatch in 2015

UBS: 10% of Consumers 'Very Likely' to Buy a Smartwatch in 2015

A survey conducted by UBS team suggests that the interest in smartwatches is growing ahead of Apple iWatch release next year....

Dec 3 2014, 11:35am CST

Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

Apple Watch most exciting wearable on the horizon, consumers say

A new report pegs Apple gadget as the most exciting upcoming entrant in the wearable tech race. But getting consumers to purcha...

Oct 21 2014, 2:02pm CDT

Verizon Internet will relax 4G LTE for Elite Consumers

Verizon Internet will relax 4G LTE for Elite Consumers

Verizon Internet will be relaxing its 4G LTE for the 5% elite consumers beginning from October....

Jul 27 2014, 9:41am CDT

Apple Knows 'Consumers Want What We Don't Have', So Now What?

Apple: Consumers Want What We Don't Have

The Apple-Samsung patent trial, currently replaying its way through the courts right now, is mind-numbingly dull on the legal m...

Apr 7 2014, 8:54am CDT

Report claims smartphone kill switch could save consumers $2.6 billion per year

Report claims smartphone kill switch could save consumers $2.6 billion per year

Carriers are pushing back against the plan...

Apr 1 2014, 2:43pm CDT

What The Comcast-Netflix Deal Means For Consumers

After last month’s appeal court ruling striking down the FCC's net neutrality rules, yesterday’s deal between Comcast and Netfl...

Feb 24 2014, 10:16am CST

Kickstarter.com Hacked, Consumers Restless

It’s starting to seem like consumers are getting hack notifications almost as often as the Northeast has been getting snowstorm...

Feb 17 2014, 2:45pm CST

I4U news

Comcast-TWC merger worries, outrages consumers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comcast and Time Warner Cable regularly rank at the bottom of the pay TV industry when it comes to customer...

Feb 14 2014, 12:50am CST

The Trend To "Open Source" Software And What It Means For Businesses And Consumers

Wikipedia defines “open-source” software as computer software with its source code made available and licensed with a lic...

Feb 4 2014, 11:07am CST

Amazon: Still A Charity For Consumers Funded By Investors?

Roughly a year ago, after Amazon came out with its 2012 earnings report, Slate columnist Matthew Yglesias called Amazon&nb...

Jan 30 2014, 11:34pm CST

AP-GfK poll: Consumers Worried but Not Acting on Recent Security Breach

AP-GfK poll: Consumers Worried but Not Acting on Recent Security Breach

AP-GfK poll: Many Americans are not doing much to change habits in wake of data breaches NEW YORK (AP) — American shoppers say...

Jan 27 2014, 10:15am CST

Telepresence Robot Beam+ Targets Consumers, Slashing Price To $1,000 From $16,000

Telepresence Robot Beam+ Targets Consumers, Slashing Price To $1,000 From $16,000

It’s been argued that telepresence robots like Beam were among the creepiest gadgets at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show,...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

Court Rejects FCC Net Neutrality And Leaves Consumers With No Defense Against Greedy Broadband Providers

The United States Court of Appeals in Washington DC has ruled in favor of Verizon in a case regarding the authority of the FCC...

Jan 14 2014, 12:16pm CST

Year-End Car Deals Delight Consumers

Year-End Car Deals Delight Consumers

The year-end car deals available in the season to give have delighted consumers. December is definitely going to be a time of p...

Dec 30 2013, 4:21am CST

I4U news

This Week In Credit Card News--Major Security Breach At Target, Consumers Lowering Card Debt

Target Says 40 Million Credit, Debit Cards May Have Been Compromised in Security Breach Target said that credit and debit card...

Dec 20 2013, 3:11pm CST

American Express Says More Consumers Are Choosing Cyber Monday

American Express Says More Consumers Are Choosing Cyber Monday for Deals This Year

Shoppers choosing Cyber Monday over Black Friday this year...

Nov 29 2013, 8:05am CST

Black Widows Grapes Cause Panic Among Consumers

Black Widows in Grapes Cause Panic Among Consumers

Packages of grapes containing Black Widow spiders have caused widespread panic among consumers and supermarket store managers a...

Nov 23 2013, 4:37am CST

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Apple's latest iWork and iLife updates make consumers unhappy

Apple has revamped its popular productivity and lifestyle applications, the iWork and iLife apps, to add new features and make...

Nov 3 2013, 4:58pm CST

Amazon Betas will Convert Web Viewers into Consumers

Amazon Betas will Convert Web Viewers into Consumers

Amazon has high hopes for Betas. It really believes that this program will convert web viewers into consumers in a jiffy....

Oct 21 2013, 9:27am CDT

Canadian Government’s Consumer-Friendly Measures for Cable TV Channels

Canadian Government Wants Open Choice of Cable TV Channels for Consumers

The Canadian Government is looking forward to implementing greater consumer-friendly measures regarding the choice of cable TV...

Oct 14 2013, 3:06am CDT

Consumers Encounter Server Issues with Walmart Black Friday 1-Hour In Stock Guarantee [Update]

Consumers Encounter Server Issues with Walmart Black Friday 1-Hour In Stock Guarantee [Update]

Walmart revealed in the Walmart Black Friday 2012 Ad something very new. The Black Friday deal promotion called One-Hour In Sto...

Nov 23 2012, 12:25am CST

Black Friday 2012 Starts Today for Some Consumers

Black Friday 2012 Starts Today for Some Consumers

Never has Black Friday been so complicated like this year. Besides the multiple doorbuster events major retailers are schedulin...

Nov 18 2012, 9:33am CST

GameStop EXPO 2012 is first Time open to Consumers

GameStop EXPO 2012 is first Time open to Consumers

GameStop Announces First-Ever Consumer EXPO at Annual Conference....

May 23 2012, 8:37am CDT

75% of Consumers would buy an Alternative Fuel Car Next says Consumer Reports Survey

75% of Consumers would buy an Alternative Fuel Car Next says Consumer Reports Survey

New Consumer Report Survey that US consumers move away from muscle cars and look at fuel economy....

May 22 2012, 8:23am CDT

Consumers Pay $230 for discontinued HP TouchPad Tablet, Is this the Amazon Tablet Price?

Consumers Pay $230 for discontinued HP TouchPad Tablet, Is this the Amazon Tablet Price?

Instead of $99.99 the HP TouchPad changes hands in secondary market for around $230....

Sep 2 2011, 7:42am CDT

Google's Motorola Buy Acquisition is Great for Consumers, Bad for Android

Google's Motorola Acquisition is Great for Consumers, Bad for Android and Great for Microsoft

Microsoft Windows Phone OS to become primary OEM OS as GooMoto will likely annihilate Android partners....

Aug 15 2011, 9:07am CDT

CableVision Optimum TV App for the iPad is what Consumers want

CableVision Optimum TV App for the iPad is what Consumers want

Watching TV anywhere in your house on an iPad is what consumers want. Cablevision, a cable tv service, delivered a free app for...

Apr 4 2011, 9:19am CDT

Doritos pays out $1.4 million to Consumers Creating Super Bowl Commericals

Doritos pays out $1.4 million to Consumers creating Super Bowl Commericals

As reported earlier the Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Pug Attack ranked number one on the 2011 USA Today Admeter along with the...

Feb 7 2011, 8:32am CST