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Figuratively, of course. The companies are at it again, and this time it’s not only bothersome to the businesses themselves, but to the end consumer. Going to the next level in an ongoing spat over Apple’s subscription rules, it would appear that Apple has rejected Spotify’s latest update to its app in late May, citing business model issues. Show More Summary
After riding the sales roller coaster to dizzying, record-breaking heights, it’s only natural that consumers will bring automakers back down to reality. This year will be a high water mark for new vehicle sales in the U.S., according to a new study by consulting firm AlixPartners (via Automotive News). Show More Summary
With the release of Xbox One Backward Compatibility, consumers can play some of their favorite Xbox 360 titles on their Xbox One, with more titles being added regularly to the list of available games. Microsoft today added Bloodforge, Mars: War Logs, Gripshift and Go! Go! Break Steady as Xbox One Backward Compatibility titles. Bloodforge: With a […]
n" style="transform: translate3d(0px, 0px, 0px);">The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is seeking additional data to support the safety and effectiveness of certain active ingredients used in topical consumer antiseptic rubs,...Show More Summary
Happy Diving has never met a fuzz pedal it didn’t like. On its previous releases, the East Bay band has gone for the gut with guitars so consuming, it’s as if everything in its path is being swallowed by the band’s massive sound. That’s not the case, though, for “Head Spell,” which The A.V. Show More Summary
Apple puts out a new iPhone what feels like every six months, but consumers are no longer jumping at every new device that hits the market. A majority of U.S. smartphone users are now waiting more than two years to upgrade their devices, according to a new Fluent survey. Show More Summary
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple puts out a new iPhone what feels like every six months, but consumers are no longer jumping at every new device that hits the market. A majority of U.S. Show More Summary
Recently the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new weight loss method. It's drastic; some may consider it a step too far due to its functionality, which involves draining newly consumed food through a stomach pipe into the...Show More Summary
You are starting a company with so much on your plate and not enough time in the day. You need help, but the process of finding competent people is a difficult and time consuming one. The interview process is harsh, but necessary, and ultimately you need to take the leap and give someone a try. It can be brutal. Show More Summary
Destroy My Jeep is a website, created by Ashton Wood, to help raise awareness for the Australia Consumer Law and the addition of a Lemon Law after suffering 4 years of issues and unreliability with his $49,000 Jeep. In a recent video shared by Ashton, angry Dodge Journey owners Joe and Kate of Tank My […]
With July 4 around the corner, which cars and trucks are “Made in the U.S.A.”? It’s also relevant to ask, in terms of consumer behavior, who cares? Anecdotally, it’s easy to find consumers, especially over-65 consumers, who insist they “Buy American,” analysts said. But statistically, it’s hard to make a case [...]
Terry Teachout writes: Is it time for the Metropolitan Opera to look elsewhere for fresh thinking? Or is the company simply too cost-diseased to thrive in a market where consumer demand for big-ticket opera, the only product that the Met can successfully produce, appears to be inching inexorably downward? I have a sinking feeling that we’re […]
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Businesses are pouring more money into automated technologies, while the up-and-coming generation of consumers, Gen Z, doesn't like brands or being targeted.
Dual-clutch gearboxes are becoming increasingly common, and today's versions of these fast-shifting automatic gearboxes are far better than they were just a few years ago when they first hit the consumer market. Our friend Jason Fenske at Engineering Explained takes a look at these transmissions in this simple, highly informative video, and he...
Though the everyday consumer may have only learned about it in the past few years, contouring is a classic technique that has been around for centuries. But the makeup artist who popularized it among the celebrity set was Way Bandy.Show More Summary
Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul does more than talk about fireworks safety in his new public service announcement — he shows what can happen. The safety PSA he made with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, which debuted this morning on ABC’s “Good Morning America” can be viewed in full here. Pierre-Paul lost a large…
The Senate’s proposed GMO labeling bill gives food companies three options: An on-package code that consumers can scan with a smartphone A 1-800 number A symbol to be developed by USDA None of these does what Mars is already doing on M&Ms, for example—a straightforward, easy-to-read, quickly understandable statement that the product is “partially produced […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung will sell unlocked versions of its flagship Galaxy S7 phones in the U.S. so consumers can switch carriers more easily. Samsung's Galaxy S7 will sell for $670, and a model with a curved side screen called Edge will go for $770.