When the Fitbit Force was recalled back in March, it looked like it should have been the easiest recall in history.
A month after announcing its first-ever price hike to its Amazon Prime subscription service, the online retailer is finally launching Prime Pantry, a new bulk grocery shopping addition to Prime that Amazon hopes will justify that additional cost for some customers.
(Bill Bradford)Today, FCC Chair Tom Wheeler is walking around to the offices of his fellow commissioners and passing out freshly mimeographed copies of his proposal for new net neutrality rules.
(Freaktography)Yesterday, Vermont’s House passed a bill that will make the state the first in the country to require labeling of foods that contain genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
(Dan Domme)Following a lawsuit earlier this year accusing Petco of selling an infected rat that led to a boy’s death, an Oregon man is now suing the chain claiming he got rat-bite fever from a rat he bought at the store.
Fewer New Jersey residents will be seeing vans like this, as the state has let Verizon off the hook for its obligation to provide access to high-speed Internet for all.
Keeping an eye on your baby while they sleep or play quietly in their room should be a painless task.
(C x 2)If I learned anything from spying on my brothers playing Dungeons & Dragons in the basement with their friends, it’s that Mountain Dew is often the preferred fuel of choice for staying awake and making sharp decisions.
Americans have always viewed a college education as an investment in a student’s future, but there’s another sort of investment going on behind-the-scenes, and it’s nearly risk free.
We’ve all been there: you’re out of cash for some reason, and have to raid your change jar for spending money.
It only took five years, but the Food and Drug Administration is ready to begin regulating electronic cigarettes.
As everyone knows, Taco Bell’s deeply authentic Mexican roots go back to the company’s humble beginnings in 1843 as Taco Campana, a family business selling flatbreads to hungry travelers outside of Hermosilo.
The Freedom Tower in NYC, then and now.Ah, those misty, water-colored memories of the time way back in 2007, when we had a different guy in the White House and the word “selfie” wasn’t the bane of social conversations yet.
(The Consumerist)When the Northeast experienced exceedingly nasty winter weather earlier this year, do you know what people didn’t do?
Let there be no doubt about it — just because there’s some “taco shop” out there using guys named Ronald McDonald to talk breakfast smack, the true Ronny McDonny has only one master and that is McDonald’s.
(frankieleon)Recently installed FCC Chair Tom Wheeler apparently has no interest in actual net neutrality, as the new rules he’s proposing this week allow for Internet service providers to create so-called “fast lanes” for content companies willing to pay extra to more reliably deliver their data to the end-user.
(Waterville Fire Department)These fries are a little overcooked. In a Walmart parking lot in Maine, a tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of frozen Burger King French fries caught fire, destroying the cargo, the truck, and the dreams of the fast food-loving people of New Jersey.
The Gillette business model is now a legend selling an item inexpensively or giving it away for free, then selling customers a more profitable item that they need to keep that item going.
Usually, we try to stay at the forefront of Grocery Shrink Ray news, letting you know when we learn that a company has reduced the size of a product while keeping the price the same.
(Ron Dauphin)What’s a postal worker to do when a company that isn’t the United States Postal Service starts offering USPS products and using its own employees to sell those services?