While many anti-companies are consumed with simply taking down content or even suing end users, others are also exploring ways to be a little more creative. To that end London-based MUSO has just launched Retune, a platform which aims...Show More Summary
Consumers will likely some of the cost of President Barack Obama's proposed $10 tax per-barrel of oil, an administration official and a prominent analyst said Thursday. "This is a per-barrel fee on oil paid for by oil companies," White House economic adviser Jeff Zients told reporters Thursday. Show More Summary
Originally published on Sustainnovate. By Henry Lindon The South Korean company LG, perhaps best known for its consumer electronics and electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has announced that it’ll be investing $435 million in new funding into its solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing business. Show More Summary
Surely a collection of primate-themed goodies- in red and gold, of course- would drive Chinese consumers wild in the run-up to the Lunar New Year, right? Maybe not. Ater a year of sluggish sales, global luxury brands set their eyes on China’s most shopping-frenzied seasonarmed with a slew of localized products. But [...]
First, Elizabeth Warren decided to persecute fraudulent banksters by naming names of corporate bad actors who were the opposite of persecuted. Senator Warren, have you no shame support of a Justice Department that merely equates fines to justice? Yep, pretty much. Here are some other government actors who think they can take to task beloved
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspaper. Show More Summary
PSYCHOLOGY NOT POLITICSWhen you listen very carefully to the arguments of the "Colonized Negroes" (The "Colonizer's Field Agents = The Content Providers AND "The Colonized Subject" = Their Content Consumers) you begin to understand that...Show More Summary
Millions of Americans will suspend their pre-spring diets this Sunday to watch the Super Bowl. (To my non-American readers, Super Bowl is like our Thanksgiving but consumed in front of the TV set.) One of the NFL's greatest wide receivers...
A swirl of modern tastes, consumer expectations and the Internet is producing an ever-increasing number of “boutique therapies.”
A public warning about sausage from Paolini’s Sausage and Meats of Calgary, Alberta, has been upgraded to a recall with additional meats added to the list of products that may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7. “Consumers should not consume and distributors, retailers and food service establishments should not sell or use the recalled... Continue Reading
We’re pretty far away from a world full of wall-warts at this point, and the default power supply for your consumer electronics is either a microUSB cable or lithium batteries. USB ports are ubiquitous enough, and lithium cells holdShow More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO—The NFL Shop at the Super Bowl is the size of an airplane hangar, large enough to host every kind of souvenir imaginable. The NFL has slapped a Super Bowl 50 logo on pretty much every kind of consumer product that's not actively on fire. Show More Summary
I know we live in an era where companies want to get as much data out of us as possible, and normally the data they want has to do with our consuming habits. But not always. Sometimes, it seems like companies may be trying to decide if we’re replicants, like in this survey sent to United frequent flyers. Read more...
The on-demand parking startup, a magnet for venture capital money, is dropping its flagship service.
When you think about SSD brands, maybe brands like Samsung or Intel come to mind. Now if you’re looking for more options, you might be interested to learn that Sony could soon be a brand worth your consideration as the company has recently taken the wraps off its latest SSD in the form of the SLW-M series. Show More Summary
Once upon a time, unlimited data was a thing that was offered by all the carriers. Now that’s all changed, and many carriers offer either data allowances every month or “unlimited data” that’ll slow you down after you consume a certain amount of data. While it still exists at some carriers, the biggest wireless operators seemed all [...]
Every day, the ProgrammableWeb team is busy updating its three primary directories for APIs, clients (language-specific libraries or SDKs for consuming or providing APIs), and source code samples.
Millennials this, millennials that. Millennials here, millennials there. Millennials are lazy. Millennials are open-minded. Millennials are substantial consumers. Millennials define passion. If there was one overused word in the past...Show More Summary
I have had the itch to try large format photography again recently. I loved it when I was in college, but it’s a very pricy and time consuming pursuit. That said, I probably shouldn’t have spent any time watching these videos of Dieter...Show More Summary
This week we were treated to an article declaring that consumers are not ready for the Internet of Things. Apparently this is due to the fact that the hardware is more expensive than their non-connected brethren. And yes, when you head down to Home Depot and see a $50 thermostat, that $250 Nest... Continue reading