Would a tax break be enough to change your shopping habits? One Scandinavian country is hoping to test that theory, and possibly permanently reshape consumers' attitudes, when it comes to many common household goods. Brian Beatty of Zen Cog Bicycle Company in Jacksonville, Florida, repairs a bike. Show More Summary
Here's how that would work. Because of Time Warner's world-famous shows and movies — "Game of Thrones," the "Harry Potter" films, professional basketball — and AT&T's ability to gather information about its tens of millions of customers, AT&T thinks it could do a better job tailoring ads and video to user preferences. [...]Show More Summary
Video marketing is one of the most quickly growing content marketing trends, and according toCisco, it will account for 69% of all online consumer traffic by 2017. Video also has been known to have a higher conversion rate than any other medium because of its powerful psychological influence. 73% of [...]
AT&T's enormous, $85.4 billion purchase of one of America's top media conglomerates could radically reshape the digital economy, making the deal's next step — regulatory review — hugely important to the way consumers access their media. Show More Summary
[Elliot] (no relation, but hey, cool name!) wrote in with his OpenFixture model for OpenSCAD. It’s awesome because it takes a small problem, that nonetheless could consume an entire day, and solves it neatly. And that problem is making...Show More Summary
VideoThe Meizu M3 Max. Photos: Ben Sin One thing I've learned since I began covering consumer tech this year is that marketing + clever packaging bring hype. And once you have all three together, you can get away with selling the product at jacked up prices, as long as the product [...]
Should customers be wary of a deal that will make the country's second-largest wireless provider a major content producer? Almost certainly.
Imperial Caviar & Seafood has expanded its recall of salmon roe for the second time, urging consumers to not eat the salmon eggs because of concerns about botulism poisoning. The Fairfield, NJ-based company recalled some salmon roe Sept. 15 that had been distributed to retailers in Quebec. The next day the company expanded the recall... Continue Reading
With the release of Sonys new headset, everyday consumers can now experience virtual realityand the surreal thrill of becoming the Dark Knight himself.
Click here for reuse options! Reality is setting in. A palpable sadness consumed the Newtown, Pennsylvania recreation center Friday night as Donald Trump took to the stage for his final rally of the day. But what was even more shocking...Show More Summary
Jefferson Graham weighs in on whether the AT&T deal for Time Warner is a win for consumers.
Heartbreak comes in many forms and presents itself differently to every individual. It consumes you. It follows you. It is your constant companion.
Canada is, as far as countries go, relatively cold and sparsely populated. Our houses are large by global standards, and we drive a fair amount. We are rich enough to consume a lot of stuff. These factors, together with the...
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I have written on the politics and ethics of stem cell research for years, and indeed wrote a book about the issue called Consumer’s Guide to a Brave New World. But that certainly doesn’t make me a stem cell scientist. Yet, regularly,...Show More Summary
Most people don’t understand the damage the garment industry is doing to the environment and to the people in developing countries who make our clothes. The world now consumes 80 billion pieces of clothing each year, which is up 400% from two decades ago, and the average American throws away more than 65 pounds of […]
Almost everyone affected by the cyberattack had a part to play — from shipping shoddy devices to a consumer apathy towards security.
In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the actions his administration is taking to spur competition in the airline industry, protect consumers and arm them with the information they need to make informed decisions, following the President’s call to action in April. Show More Summary
Everyone from Donald Trump to consumers weighing in
Japanese artist Ei Wada specializes in turning old consumer electronics into new musical instruments. He’s rigged up old CRT TVs to simultaneously function like bongos, transformed AM/FM radios to squeal like a theremin, and converted a busted office fan into a wailing guitar. That and more, it all seems to bring him endless joy. Read more...