Laptop sync software from Western Digital Berlin: Western Digital's MyCloud series of network attach storage systems offer consumers and businesses faster and potentially cheaper cloud storage. But instead of the "cloud" being on a remote server somewhere, their cloud is on a device in their home or office. In some ways that can [...]
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei entered the high-end smartphone market with the launch of a new flagship phone ahead of the IFA Consumer Electronics trade fair in Berlin.
Faced with a severe drought, California enacted mandatory water conservation rules in early April for the first time in the state's history. But the agriculture industry — which consumes 80 percent of the state's water — was exempt from the new restrictions. Show More Summary
Computing giant Acer made a plethora of announcements at consumer electronics exhibition IFA in Berlin today, some more notable than others. Alongside a new tablet for gamers, a convertible Chromebook, and new smartphones, the Taiwan-headquartered tech titan unveiled a slew of new laptops and desktops — one of which is a modular unit that lets […]
While class action lawsuits can be an effective consumer remedy, they are not a quick one. Former drivers for ride-hailing service Uber first filed a class action on behalf of all California drivers in 2013, and it has just now been certified as a class action. The original lawsuit alleges that drivers for Uber are misclassified employees, who should … [More]
Studies suggest that nearly 75 percent of consumers suddenly abandon shopping carts online every year. Businesses that anticipate more sales and then lose business can truly benefit from understanding why some consumers do not choose to complete the sale. Show More Summary
If buyers like it, Mahindra could use the GenZe as a springboard into the car market, just as Honda made the leap from motorcycles to cars here in the 1970s. [...] consumers might not trust Mumbai-based Mahindra, which scrapped an attempt to sell vehicles here five years ago because it couldn't meet U.S. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Brian O'Connell NEW YORK -- Managing a credit card and your credit score at the same time is no easy task -- although that's exactly what consumers have to do on a regular basis, with no shortage of risk to their financial...Show More Summary
(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc agreed to sell its consumer banking business in Hungary to Austria's Erste Group Bank AG as the third-biggest U.S. bank by assets continues to divest non-core operating businesses. The sale includes Citi's retail banking, consumer loans, and cards businesses and the transfer of consumer banking employees, the U.S. Show More Summary
Wireless carriers woo consumers with promises of all the data you can use, but some major strings are attached
In the past we have talked about how drones could be used for more than just photography or videography, at least on a consumer level. In fact there has been ideas tossed out in the past that suggests that drones could one day be used as personal transportation devices, and it looks on YouTube, one user decided to put that to the test. Show More Summary
Laptops designed for the enterprise are usually built slightly different from consumer laptops. If you’re after a laptop for your business and are looking for something created for the enterprise in mind, Lenovo has recently announced two new laptops in the form of the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260 and the Yoga 460. Show More Summary
Lenovo's ideapad 100S and Chromebook 100S are the latest entrants into the Chromebooks versus cheap Windows 10 notebooks arena. OEMs are waiting to see what consumers will want before backing a platform winner.
We're back in Berlin for IFA, one of the largest consumer electronics trade shows in Europe. As usual, we're here to witness what companies like Microsoft, Sony, Samsung and others have planned ahead of the holiday season. Samsung already...Show More Summary
In addition to the consumer PC refresh, Lenovo is updating and relaunching some of its business devices. The ThinkPad Yoga is the prosumer level version of the Yoga series, and includes the 360° hinge which allows it to be used as a laptop, or in three touch modes. Show More Summary
American consumers lost their innocence about peanut butter when manufacturers of such well-known brands as Peter Pan, Great Value, King Nut, and Organic Trader Joe’s Salted Valencia all failed to remove the Salmonella contamination from their once-trusted products. Peanuts are grown in fields, along with manure and mud and other materials, so the presence of... Continue Reading
The study notes that there isn’t yet much data on population- and individual-level impacts for seabirds that have ingested plastic, but there is “basis for concern”. You’ve probably seen photos of albatrosses or other birds that have choked on plastic debris in the ocean that they accidentally ate. In their paper, the researchers reviewed previous
We all need a pick me up sometimes, and the majority of us turn to caffeine to provide that quick boost of energy when we are feeling droopy. The FDA has issued a warning against consuming pure caffeine powder, which is not regulated by the FDA, and can prove to be highly toxic. Show More Summary
Some predict that ad blockers will lead to an arms race among publishers, advertisers and consumers on how to outdo each other.