The US Federal Trade Commission reported that the identity theft had topped the Commission’s national ranking of consumer complaints for the 15th consecutive year.
Is it any surprise that consumers in the United States are the most heavily marketed to in the world? According to a new report from Strategy Analytics, marketing is the U.S. continues to balloon at an unprecedented rate of speed. Advertising spend in the U.S. totaled $181 billion in 2014, accounting for over a third […]
Last fall, our CivicScience research team reported a not-so-trivial finding in our U.S. polling data -- for the first time since we began tracking consumer opinions on what influences them, television advertising was equaled by the influence of comments made on social media. Show More Summary
Last year around 1.4 Million U.S. households reportedly threw in the towel on Pay TV and embraced the cord-cutting revolution. And it seems that the idea of consuming media in non-traditional ways starts young, with Nickelodeon this week announcing its … Read more ›
#TheDress Color Goes Viral And Confuses Everyone On Twitter What the hell color is this damn dress?!!?!? Via NY Post reports: Cyberspace was being consumed by an acute philosophical debate on Friday over a picture of a dress many cl...
The consumer price index fell sharply in January, but excluding food and energy, prices actually rose, the Labor Department reported.
Buick maintains its lead among all domestic brands for the second year in a row, thanks to high reliability and road-test scores.
A teenager in India has died after her rapist allegedly forced her to consume abortion pills. According to reports from The Times of India, a teenager from the Fatehpur district in northern India has died after her rapist, identified only as Monu, forced her to take abortion pills after discovering that she was pregnant. Show More Summary
Tesla's Model S adds yet another accolade to add to its growing list.
“Jasco” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly Tech Report, which takes a look at the latest and coolest technology products and services available to consumers. Scott Steinberg, a special reporter for NewsWatch and a technology...Show More Summary
The publication raved about the ability of the Model S to update itself and add new features.
According to the annual Consumer Reports Top Picks issue, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s Model S, their sporty, iconic 4-door luxury electric car, has been declared as the best overall vehicle for the second year running. Phil LeBeau reported about the results on CNBC, and discussed the details about the Consumer Reports listing of its top annual […]
The Times of India is reporting that a teenage girl died after being forced to consume an abortifacient by a man who had allegedly sexually exploited her “several times.” Reporting from Kanpur, Faiz Rahman Siddiqui wrote that police identified the man as Monu, a local resident. According to the story, Monu has fled and authorities […]
For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports has named the Tesla Model S as its best overall vehicle. While this should come as no surprise to Model S owners, it puts the rest of the industry on notice that Tesla has staying power, as opposed to being a fad. Show More Summary
Consumer Reports named the luxury electric Tesla S its top car for the second straight year, calling the market-shaking sedan a “technological tour de force.” The annual top-10 ranking, based on independent road performance, reliability and crash tests, also gave top category honors to...
Police blotter sites aggregate only the saddest reports of meth-addled America. A better way to consume local police news: unedited dispatch logs. Read the rest
Also, the Toyota Prius tops the "green car" category for the 12th year in a row.
Southwest Airlines cancelled 80 flights Tuesday after 128 planes were grounded due to overdue maintenance inspections. Also, three American cars placed in the Consumer Reports top auto rankings, with the Tesla Model S winning best overall vehicle. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
As previously reported by SocialTimes, small and medium-sized businesses don’t feel prepared when it comes to cybersecurity. One of the most concerning parts the earlier study by IT research firm Software Advice was that many businesses had no plan in place in the event of a breach. Show More Summary