The largest U.S. tech companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft, have joined civil rights organizations in urging President Obama not to support any legislation that would give law enforcement access to consumers’ communications.
“Today’s actions will put $120 million back into the pockets of harmed consumers and require these companies to improve their billing practices going forward.”
Apparently, Comcast is fully aware of its miserable reputation for customer service, so the cable giant says it is planning to transform itself into a consumer-friendly organization.
Robinhood the app is getting money from willing rich investors to allow mostly young or first-time investors to buy and sell stocks without the usual burden of fees, which can run between $7 and $10 per trade.
The Internet hasn’t taken over cable television just yet, but the evolution is picking up pace as more streaming services are offering a range of programming at reasonable monthly costs.
The most anticipated boxing fight in years was riddled with delays because of unprecedented pay-per-view demand, inexplicably catching the nation’s cable and satellite systems off guard.
A Chicago judge has dismissed the suit filed by United Airlines iagainst 22-year-old Aktarer Zaman, who launched Skiplagged.com to help people get the cheapest air fare to big-city stopovers.
The Powerwall increases the energy-storage capacity for a house with solar panels, but can also be used during power outages instead of messier, louder and gas-reliant generators.
Best Buy was a big promoter of the not-yet-released CurrentC, a competing mobile payment service supported by Walmart, 7-Eleven, CVS drug stores and other big retailers.
But 70 percent of U.S. renters still pay by check, a statistic that is motivation enough to sprout an e-payments industry sector for landlords and tenants.