As the bug-borne disease spreads, strong demand for insect repellent is causing prices to surge
Over 420 million people scooped up $485 billion worth of stuff last fiscal year on Alibaba's sites. Alibaba's e-commerce platforms cater to both Chinese and global consumers, though the majority of its transactions are generated domestically. Alibaba...Show More Summary
Microsoft and its perhaps over-zealous efforts to sway […]
Every Friday, dozens of new records are released into the wild. Some make big splashes, and others sink almost immediately. For most music consumers, it’s almost too much information, and save for those precious few who spend their hours glued to reviews sites and release calendars, it’s hard to know what’s coming out when. Show More Summary
The capture card market isn’t a particularly flashy segment when it comes to consumer tech. Once you’ve bought a capture card, you don’t need to upgrade for years. They don’t cost a great deal of money compared to high-end graphics cards...Show More Summary
Vivoom, a mobile media company that enables brand-safe storytelling between advertisers and consumers at scale, is entering into a partnership with Microsoft that will encourage the creation and distribution of branded, consumer-created content. Show More Summary
PHOENIX—A software company that helps brands and organizations target Hispanic consumers has snagged some big national clients. OYE! Business Intelligence is billed as the first and only Hispanic business intelligence solution. The Phoenix-based...Show More Summary
NEW YORK—The rate of investment in food-tech startups has slowed a bit over the last year, but a new generation of health-conscious, choosier consumers and a more polished batch of entrepreneurs are keeping the venture capital spigot...Show More Summary
Our disdain for season passes is well-documented around here. Too many publishers look to turn $60 worth of revenue into $100 by way of a $40 mystery season pass. We rarely know how the base game will end up, but consumers are routinely...Show More Summary
“Jason is a scriptable iOS client that lets you view and interact with any data and any server, in any way you desire.” Basically, you feed it a JSON config file which describes a UI and data sources. The client then consumes those sources and displays them according to your UI definition. And you get access to device-native APIs, too. Jason Client
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.
It’s official. The little sedan that carried the entry-level luxury flag for Buick has fallen in battle. Its assailant? The crossover, and changing consumer preferences. General Motors sent a memo to Canadian dealers today stating the compact Verano sedan will cease production at the Orion Assembly plant in Michigan on Oct. Show More Summary
Matt Pearce, a journalist for the Los Angeles Times, has been publicly humiliated after neglecting the banana that came with his Somali food, which is a cardinal sin while consuming the cuisine. Pearce, who admits that he is "a food idiot," sat down for a meal at Maashaa'alla Restaurant, an authentic Somali restaurant in Cedar-Riverside, Minnesota. Show More Summary
Welcome back to the only guide you need regarding what to buy on Blu-ray or DVD or catch on your favorite streaming services. Netflix is in the middle of a uniquely dry period, releasing almost nothing worthwhile since the last column,...Show More Summary
The Santa Monica consumer group that prompted an investigation into contacts by the top aide for Gov. Jerry Brown with regulated utilities earlier this year has built a searchable public database of thousands of internal emails to and from her former employer, Pacific Gas & Electric, as well as...
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FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors. The US consumer is in pretty good shape... but the coast is not clear (Charles Schwab) "T he consumer continues to heal from the financial crisis, but is in pretty good shape for the time being," writes Brad Sorensen. Show More Summary
The suit represents yet another tech company challenge to legal requests for consumer data.
The giant tech companies say they helped design the high-speed cable to carry data for their growing numbers of online consumers and commercial customers. Internet companies often pay to use cables owned by telecommunications providers, but the new project won't be the first to be owned by a U.S. tech company.
A class-action lawsuit claims the problem-plagued blood-testing company misled consumers