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Samsung wants to capitalize on consumers who value personal tastes and experiences, and they plan to do so with refrigerators. Yesterday, Samsung revealed Project PRISM, or what it's calling a "new ...
Wednesday, 05 June 2019
... prices for consumers in the short term, and not to prevent monopolies and anticompetitive behavior in general. This rule has made the wealthiest Americans much wealthier, and in general it's hard to imagine ...
Monday, 03 June 2019
... mail. This should send shivers down consumers’ spines. It’s unclear if Chase plans to extend binding arbitration to all of its cards, but that wouldn’t be surprising. And Chase is not alone. A 2016 ...
Friday, 31 May 2019
... at costs consumers are willing to pay" and there's "no evidence that they can ever profitably expand to any other markets (food delivery, driverless cars, etc.)." Uber and Lyft are losing money faster ...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
For a long time, the PC industry was stagnating. Computer makers had grown comfortable with iterative annual updates to their devices, relying on yearly processor advancements to push consumers to buy ...
Thursday, 30 May 2019
... of Policy Research, he said that “the no. 1 predictor of what makes a boycott effective is how much media attention it creates, not how many people sign onto a petition or how many consumers it mobilizes.” ...
Sunday, 26 May 2019
... by default could be a big benefit for consumers who are sick and tired of robocalls,” FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said. “By making it clear that such call blocking is allowed, the FCC will give voice service ...
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
... vaccines for the world's poorest people, it is "most certainly my business," [Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford] Stickland dug in even deeper. "Make the case for your sorcery to consumers on your own ...
Thursday, 09 May 2019
... is little reason to believe that consumers can trust these companies with our personal data,” said Frank Pallone (D-NJ), who heads the energy and commerce committee. Cecilia Kang at the New York Times: In ...
Wednesday, 08 May 2019
... to note that a literal sex doll for men launched on the floor at CES in 2018 and a VR porn company exhibits there every year, allowing men to watch pornography in public as consumers walk by. Clearly CTA ...
Wednesday, 08 May 2019
... Lifehacker: If you get a call from a familiar area code, you might feel tempted to return it, but the Federal Communications Commission is now warning consumers not to call any unknown numbers back. If ...
Wednesday, 08 May 2019
... high. “Yes, we’re getting ready, but we obviously want to stay within what is legal and play it the right way,” CEO Dirk Van de Put told CNBC on Wednesday: Although he dashed hopes that consumers would ...
Thursday, 02 May 2019
... handle and knob. Made in Portugal, the recalled product measures about nine inches high and four inches wide, and has the number 011063549 printed on a white label on the bottom of its base. Consumers ...
Thursday, 02 May 2019
... passive consumers, rather than active seekers of inspiration. They aren’t a space for productive feedback, either: Art takes on a different tone when it’s surrounded by dog GIFs, political memes, and your ...
Thursday, 02 May 2019
... more safe, by allowing consumers to quickly replace failing parts or update buggy software. For example, John Deere tractors can often only be updated by licensed technicians. Farmers who can't afford ...
Tuesday, 30 April 2019
BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for consumers is shutting down for good on May 31st. When Indonesia-based media conglomerate Emtek took over its development in 2016, it redesigned the app with modern features ...
Friday, 19 April 2019
Back when David Cameron was Prime Minister, he took advice from Patrick Rock (later revealed to be a a trafficker in images depicting the abuse of children) on how to stop children from seeing internet ...
Thursday, 18 April 2019
18. The people who write fake Amazon reviews
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... is permitting it because it doesn't want low-information consumers to know what low-margin items are reliable, but that seems awfully cynical, doesn't it? The idea it's cultivating a "trust hole" it can ...
Wednesday, 17 April 2019
... of a public makerspace/hackerspace, namely high-end and cutting edge tools that many consumers still can't afford (3D printers, CNC machines, laser cutters, electronics equipment) and the learning and ...
Thursday, 11 April 2019
20. 70s fonts back in fashion
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... Goodspeed, a graphic designer who works at the branding agency RoAndCo, believes that for many consumers, ’70s-esque fonts represent a safe retreat into the past — a safer retreat, importantly, than the ...
Thursday, 11 April 2019
Last fall, electric skateboard startup Inboard Technology announced plans for its first electric scooter. Dubbed the Glider, consumers could pre-order the device with a $349 deposit placed toward the $1,299 ...
Tuesday, 09 April 2019
22. How storage ended up tiny
(English/BoingBoing ibag)
... people in the know expected another standard, u.2, to replace the aging SATA hookups anyone who built a PC in the 21st century will know well. But m.2. won, at least with consumers. Pictured above is a ...
Wednesday, 03 April 2019
... and trade, said that a border closure would inevitably hit consumers. “We’re absolutely going to see higher prices. This is a very real and very relevant concern for American consumers.” Here's a recipe ...
Monday, 01 April 2019
... bills proposed in some 20 U.S. states. From Jason Koebler at Motherboard: As Apple continues to fight legislation that would make it easier for consumers to repair their iPhones, MacBooks, and other electronics, ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019
Office Depot agreed this week to pay a $25 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission for allegedly lying to customers in order to get them to pay for tech support. The retailer offered consumers ...
Thursday, 28 March 2019