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Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement

If you were among the first to file a claim for the Equifax data breach settlement and were hoping for cash, new steps have been added to the process.     ...

Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement

Source: usatoday.com

Lawyers representing consumers in the Equifax settlement could get up to $77.5 million. Is that fair? As is often the case in a class-action lawsuit settlement, consumers — the folks who bear the brunt of whatever corporate misdeed that is uncovered — get a pittance....
17:34, 08/08/2019

Why People Are Getting Money From the Equifax Deal But Not the Facebook Settlement In the span of just a few days, the federal government announced settlements relating to two massive privacy breaches that occurred over the last few years, fining Facebook $5 billion for mishandling consumer data, and Equifax $575 million for actions related to a data breach that exposed the person...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Equifax deal with FTC closes largest-ever settlement for a data breach Credit-reporting company Equifax will pay up to a record $650 million to settle US federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday. The largest-ever settlement for a data breach draws to a close multiple probes into Equifax by the Federal ...
01:34, 07/23/2019

Equifax consumers face uphill battle for claims Consumers affected by the massive Equifax Inc data breach in 2017 will not reap any windfalls from the credit reporting company's $700 million U.S. settlement announced on Monday, but may face a cumbersome process to get compensation....
04:51, 07/23/2019

Equifax to pay $700 million over 2017 data breach, compensate consumers Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
18:51, 07/22/2019

FTC: You'll Probably Get Almost Nothing From the Equifax Settlement Ever the parade-rainer, the Federal Trade Commission announced today that with so many Equifax breach victims opting for cash payments instead of free credit monitoring, each one of them will likely only get “a small amount of money.”Read more......
21:51, 07/31/2019

Two years after huge Equifax breach, consumers are still too vulnerable to identity theft While the majority of survey respondents have taken at least 1 of 10 actions to help battle fraud, the most effective methods remained largely unused....
03:34, 09/07/2019

Why You Might Not Get $125 in Equifax Settlement Money If you’re claiming your $125 in settlement money from the 2017 Equifax data breach, don’t add that extra cash into your budget just yet—because you might not get the full amount....
20:51, 07/29/2019

Equifax's $700 Million Settlement: How to Get Your Share Equifax Inc.’s $700 million settlement with federal and state regulators and with plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit provides for up to $425 million for the 147 million Americans affected by the breach. Here’s how to get your share....
04:17, 07/24/2019

FTC warns of Equifax settlement scams In the wake of Capital One’s data breach, the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams related to Equifax’s data breach. The FTC issued a tweet on Monday urging caution about fake websites claiming to be the Equifax settlement claims website. The FTC urges consumers to only ap...
00:51, 07/31/2019

What the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement Means for You Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million people in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 million to settle claims relating to the data breach....
07:51, 07/23/2019

FTC: 'Overwhelming' response to Equifax settlement may mean less money The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday said an "overwhelming" response to Equifax's monetary settlement for 2017's data breach means consumers may not receive the full $125 they expected....
01:51, 08/01/2019

How to claim your share of the $700 million Equifax settlement Starting today, victims of the massive Equifax data breach — and chances are if you’re reading this, you’re one of them since 147 million people were affected — can finally get the ball rolling on filing a claim and collecting their share of the $700 million settlement with t...
04:34, 07/26/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in U.S. data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information that affected around 147 million consumers, authorities said on Monday....
17:17, 07/22/2019

If You Asked for $125 from the Equifax Settlement, You Need to Verify Your Claim The process to claim your $125 payment from the Equifax breach settlement now has one more step. If you already filed your claim, you may have received an email over the weekend instructing you to provide further information. An email from the breach settlement administrator states that if you file...
19:17, 09/09/2019

Equifax settlement has already spawned deceptive websites The scammers are coming for you. If anyone calls or emails you about the settlement, do nothing until you verify the information with the FTC or your state or local consumer-protection office....
13:17, 08/03/2019

Equifax to pay $700m in data breach settlement After exposing the personal information of almost 150m consumers back in 2017, the credit reporting agency Equifax has reached a deal with US state and federal regulators in which it will pay $700m to settle probes into its data breach.To date this is the largest settlement ever paid for a data brea...
22:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement Equifax struck a settlement of up to $700 million to resolve investigations and lawsuits stemming from its 2017 data breach that exposed the personal data of nearly 150 million Americans....
16:51, 07/22/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: Why you won’t get $125 The massive 2017 data breach at credit bureau Equifax doesn't guarantee you $125 compensation. You may be targeted by scammers instead.       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
16:17, 07/22/2019

Beware of Equifax-Settlement Scam Sites A class-action settlement website is never going to win an award for being the most polished. These sites are often so rudimentary compared to the slick experience you had when you paid for a company’s goods or services that you might doubt you’re even in the right place. Can you trust it with your ...
23:00, 08/06/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million in FTC settlement over security breach Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
14:17, 07/22/2019

Equifax Will Pay Up to $700 Million in Data Breach Settlement WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau...
22:17, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay up to $650 million in data breach settlement Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to a record $650 million to settle U.S. federal and state probes into a massive 2017 data breach of personal information, authorities said on Monday....
14:34, 07/22/2019

FTC warns Equifax claimants will get 'nowhere near' $125 cash payout When the FTC and other government agencies reached a settlement deal with Equifax over its massive data breach, people affected were offered as much as $125 in cash. Now, the FTC is encouraging claimants to choose the free credit monitoring option in......
19:17, 08/01/2019

Equifax to Pay at Least $650 Million in Largest Data-Breach Settlement Ever The agreement, which requires court approval, would end an array of state, federal and consumer claims tied to an episode that exposed the sensitive information of more than 148 million people....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax settlement 2019: How to protect yourself beyond a credit freeze Putting a deep freeze on your three major credit reports is a good way to block fraudsters from opening loans in your name. But it’s incomplete.       ...
15:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax to pay potentially as much as $700 million in data breach settlement Equifax will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement....
16:17, 07/22/2019

What does Equifax's $700M settlement over its data breach mean for you? Equifax reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and other agencies over allegations stemming from its data security breach.       ...
23:34, 07/22/2019

Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its massiv......
17:34, 07/22/2019

Equifax settlement claims: The FTC says watch out for fake websites trying to scam you Following the Equifax data breach, you can submit a claim to cover the cost of protecting yourself from identity theft, but be wary of scammers.       ...
17:51, 07/30/2019

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
08:17, 08/03/2019

Equifax agrees to a settlement of up to $700 million for massive data breach Equifax a couple of years ago had to disclose a massive hack that affected some 147 million people. Hackers were able to extract from Equifax’s servers plenty of personal data, including names and birth dates, addresses, social security numbers, and some 209,000 payment card numbers and expira...
05:17, 07/23/2019

Equifax reportedly close to $700 million data breach settlement Remember that time Equifax had a data breach and leaked an incredible amount of information -- addresses, social security numbers and even driver's licenses -- on more than 143 million people in the US alone? That was revealed nearly two years ago, a......
05:17, 07/20/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: How to unfreeze your credit report As the largest-ever settlement for a data breach heads toward court approval, you may want to consider unfreezing your credit report. Here's how.       ...
23:34, 07/22/2019

Equifax settlement includes more free credit reports but that won't prevent fraud Free credit reports are a good thing, but checking on your file won't do anything to prevent fraud from happening. Here are tips to stop it before it occurs....
19:17, 07/22/2019

Warren calls for probe into whether FTC ‘misled’ Americans into thinking they’d receive $125 from Equifax settlement Not everyone is going to receive the money they might have expected out of a settlement between Equifax and state and federal regulators over its 2017 security breach -- and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking why....
01:34, 08/15/2019

UPDATE 6-Equifax's $700 mln data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation....
23:51, 07/22/2019

Equifax's $700 million data breach settlement spurs criticism, calls for new rules Credit-reporting company Equifax Inc will pay up to $700 million to settle claims it broke the law during a massive 2017 data breach and to repay harmed consumers, in a landmark settlement that was nonetheless criticized by consumer advocates and some lawmakers who called for stricter regulation....
04:51, 07/23/2019

Equifax data breach settlement: How to file a claim for $125 or free credit reporting Equifax has set up a website and is now accepting claims for its 2017 data breach. The deadline to file a claim is Jan. 22, 2020.       ...
07:51, 07/25/2019

Exclusive: Banks to invest around $50 million in digital cash settlement project - sources Several of the world's largest banks are in the process of investing around $50 million to create a digital cash system using blockchain technology to settle financial transactions, according to people familiar with the plans....
04:51, 05/17/2019

Equifax breach settlement: You're not getting that $125. Here's why. Equifax told consumers it can't pay the full $125 to those who filed a claim instead of taking the free credit monitoring.       ...
04:51, 08/01/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 mln to settle U.S. data-breach probes -WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to settle data breach probes by paying around $700 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
08:34, 07/20/2019

Equifax Is Said to Be Close to Reaching Deal in Huge ’17 Data Breach The agreement, which calls for the company to pay around $650 million, is meant to resolve federal and state inquiries and consumer claims over the exposure of data of at least 145 million people....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Equifax nears deal to pay about $700 million to settle U.S. data breach probes: WSJ Credit reporting company Equifax Inc is close to a deal to pay around $700 million to settle data breach probes with U.S. regulators and states, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter....
02:51, 07/20/2019

Ten U.S. states sue to stop Sprint-T-Mobile deal, saying consumers will be hurt Ten states led by New York and California have filed a lawsuit to stop T-Mobile US Inc's $26 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, warning that consumer prices will jump due to reduced competition....
20:34, 06/11/2019

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23:17, 06/11/2019

T-Mobile-Sprint deal would boost prices, hurt poorest U.S. consumers, experts say Concessions by T-Mobile US Inc to win U.S. government approval to buy Sprint Corp will likely lead to higher prices for the poorest Americans, many of whom use prepaid wireless plans, analysts and activists said....
21:34, 05/22/2019

WestJet to be taken private in C$3.5 billion cash deal Canada's WestJet Airlines Ltd said on Monday it will be acquired by private equity firm Onex Corp in an all-cash deal for C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion)....
15:34, 05/13/2019

Canada's WestJet to be taken private in C$3.5 billion cash deal Canada's second biggest carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd on Monday accepted a C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion) buyout offer from private equity fund Onex Corp, ending a two-month long strategic review....
16:34, 05/13/2019

Eldorado buying Caesars in $17.3B cash-and-stock deal LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eldorado Resorts is buying Caesars in a cash-and-stock deal valued at $17.3 billion, creating a casino giant. The deal Monday puts about 60 casinos and resorts in 16 states under a single name. Eldorado will pay $8.40 per share in cash and 0.0899 shares of Eldorado stock for each Ca...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 bln cash and stock deal for Caesars - sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to acquire Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Salesforce's Marc Benioff defends Tableau deal: They 'didn't want our cash' "Tableau didn't want our cash — they wanted our equity, because they know that the real value here is in the company that we're creating together," Benioff tells Jim Cramer in an interview....
03:51, 06/11/2019

Pfizer makes $10.6 billion cancer bet in cash deal for Array Biopharma Pfizer Inc on Monday said it would buy Array Biopharma Inc for $10.64 billion in cash, a deal it hopes will help make it a leader in colon cancer and build up its pipeline of oncology drugs....
20:17, 06/17/2019

Jeffrey Epstein's victims will not get cash damages from federal government over controversial deal Jeffrey Epstein, a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, died from what authorities have said was a jailhouse suicide in August while awaiting trial on child sex trafficking charges in U.S. District Court in Manhattan....
22:51, 09/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 bln cash and stock deal for Caesars -sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
06:00, 06/24/2019

Jeffrey Epstein lavished cash on lawyers’ charities after sweetheart plea deal Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was so thrilled with the sweetheart plea deal his legal dream team scored for him in Florida, that he donated nearly $1 million to their favorite charities, including a Manhattan prep school....
14:51, 08/04/2019

Hunt: Copy Trump's tax cuts and use no deal Brexit cash to boost economy Tory leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he would use the UK's no-deal Brexit "war chest" and copy Donald Trump's tax-cutting agenda to "turbo-charge" the economy....
15:00, 06/06/2019

Eldorado Resorts clinches $18 billion cash and stock deal for Caesars: sources U.S. casino operator Eldorado Resorts Inc has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp in a cash and stock deal that values its peer at about $18 billion including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
23:00, 06/23/2019

OxyContin maker agrees to tentative opioids settlement but it falls short of national deal Purdue Pharma will pay up to $12 billion over time and the Sackler family will give up control of the company, sources say.       ...
07:00, 09/12/2019

Boris Johnson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
02:17, 07/30/2019

Boris Johson to announce £300m cash pledge as he steps up preparations for No Deal Brexit Boris Johnson has stepped up preparations for a no deal Brexit as he prepares to make his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister to announce hundreds of millions of pounds of funding for parts of the UK....
18:51, 07/29/2019

Trump delays tariffs to help consumers after saying tariffs would not hurt consumers After denying for months that President Trump’s tariffs would negatively impact consumers, multiple Trump officials now admit tariffs could hurt holiday shoppers....
23:00, 08/15/2019

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to something that doesn’t yet exist: a unified theory of ...
03:34, 05/30/2019

Why is it called a ‘ticker-tape parade’? As the Women’s World Cup champions bask in the glory — and mess — of a ticker-tape parade Wednesday, many people not born in the Eisenhower administration are scratching their heads and wondering: What the hell is a ticker tape? Ticker tape, invented in 1867, was a 1-inch-wide ribbon of paper on whi...
18:51, 07/10/2019

Track Your Kid's Milestones on a Tape Measure Oh, the childhood ritual of doorway height recording. You’d stand as straight as humanly possible as Mom or Dad would draw a line at the top of your head and write the day’s date. Then you’d step back and view the results. Hey, look! You grew three-quarters of an inch! Your parents would smile and g...
19:34, 06/19/2019

What to know about duct tape wart removal Warts are not usually harmful, but some people consider them unsightly and wish to remove them. One technique that people can try at home is duct tape wart removal. Learn more about this method of wart removal, as well as some other treatment options, here....
02:34, 07/13/2019

'This tape rewrites everything we knew about the Beatles' Mark Lewisohn knows the Fab Four better than they knew themselves. The expert’s tapes of their tense final meetings shed new light on Abbey Road – and inspired a new stage showThe Beatles weren’t a group much given to squabbling, says Mark Lewisohn, who probably knows more about them than they knew ...
12:34, 09/11/2019

Sean McVay Says He Ate Too Much Tape Before The Super Bowl As you might expect, Sean McVay has internalized the Rams’ loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl 53. L.A.’s defense put up an all-time performance by limiting Tom Brady and the Pats to a pair of field goals and a touchdown. But the Rams’ offense, which had dazzled the league all season long with all so...
21:34, 05/09/2019

Your Next Tape Measure Has Freakin' Laser Beams, and It's Just $21 Only luddites use tape measures anymore. This laser distance measurer takes instant distance readings of up to 131', and includes several built-in area calculation functions, in case you’re a little rusty on your middle school geometry. And on either side, it even has built-in bubble levels, so ...
01:17, 05/10/2019

NYC will host ticker-tape parade for US World Cup champs Break out the ticker tape! The city will fete the US Women’s World Cup soccer team with a ticker-tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes, Mayor de Blasio announced Sunday, after the cleat queens’ 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the finals. “YES YES YES YES! To our 2019 World Cup Champion @US...
01:00, 07/08/2019

U.S. wants military cooperation pact with Sri Lanka to tackle red tape: TV The United States wants a special forces cooperation agreement with Sri Lanka to sidestep bureaucracy and has no intention of setting up a military base in the country, the American ambassador to the island nation said in a television interview....
13:00, 07/21/2019

Ranting man posted sex tape of ex-girlfriend ‘out of spite’: cops A Florida man was busted this week for posting a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend on Snapchat — because he believed the woman hadn’t been caring for his dogs while he was out of town, according to a new report. Jonathon Stokes, 26, of Deltona, allegedly posted the sexual videos following an angry serie...
22:17, 07/10/2019

IBM’s quantum-resistant magnetic tape storage is not actually snake oil Usually when someone in tech says the word “quantum,” I put my hands on my ears and sing until they go away. But while IBM’s “quantum computing safe tape drive” nearly drove me to song, when I thought about it, it actually made a lot of sense. First of all, it’s ...
00:34, 08/27/2019

Teen who showed sex tape to friends will register as sex offender A judge in Ohio has ordered a teen who admitted to secretly filming himself having sex with a 14-year-old girl and sharing the footage with classmates to register as a sex offender for the next 25 years. Jeremiah Horton, 18, was indicted by a grand jury in December after the girl’s mother went to po...
19:17, 05/24/2019

Malaysian police say political leader behind gay sex tape allegations Malaysian police on Thursday said a leader of a political party was behind videos purporting to show a cabinet minister, seen as a potential successor to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, engaged in sex with another man....
14:51, 07/18/2019

Tesla workers say they used electrical tape in Model 3 production Tesla may have broken its own records, manufacturing 72,531 Model 3 sedans in the three months that ended June 30th. But employees say in the push to ramp up Model 3 production, they were forced to cut corners and work in difficult, unsafe conditions......
18:17, 07/16/2019

Hong Kong leader says she'd quit if she could, according to leaked tape Hong Kong's beleaguered leader Carrie Lam has said she would quit if she had a choice and blamed herself for causing "unforgivable havoc" that has led to months of anti-government protests in the city, according to a leaked audio recording obtained by Reuters....
23:00, 09/02/2019

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left thigh injury....
00:17, 06/09/2019

USWNT ticker-tape parade draws big NYC crowds They’re already champions — and now they’re heroes. The US women’s national soccer team’s victory lap continued Wednesday with a traditional ticker-tape parade in Lower Manhattan, with thousands of diehard fans decked out in red, white and blue. Clad in red sunglasses, Golden Boot and Go...
21:34, 07/10/2019

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.15 million and were on a lien list....
04:00, 07/03/2019

You Might Not Get $125 From Equifax After All If you’re waiting for a $125 check or debit card from the Equifax settlement, you might be disappointed. Most people who were affected by the company’s massive 2017 data breach may receive a much smaller chunk of change. The settlement is the result of a 2017 breach in which the personal...
03:51, 07/28/2019

Waffle House chair settles sex tape lawsuit with his ex-housekeeper A settlement has been reached between Waffle House Chairman Joseph Rogers Jr. and his former housekeeper, who secretly recorded them having sex.        ...
22:34, 08/07/2019

Florida man posted sex tape of ex-girlfriend on Snapchat ‘out of spite’: police A Florida man was busted this week for posting a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend on Snapchat — because he believed the woman hadn’t been caring for his dogs while he was out of town, according to a new report....
15:00, 07/11/2019

Gary Sanchez racks up another tape-measure blast for Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Gary Sanchez’s 10th-inning, three-run blast in the Yankees’ 8-4 win over the Rays on Thursday night was measured at 461 feet. That is the fourth-longest homer by a Yankee this season and Sanchez has three of them. His homer on June 21 against Houston was measured at 481 ...
11:34, 07/05/2019

Man played a secretly recorded sex tape on Facebook Live, charges say A man faces charges after authorities say he posted a sex video on Facebook Live without the consent of his former partner.        ...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Greek PM announces fast-track reforms and red tape cuts Kyriakos Mitsotakis uses speech at annual Thessaloniki trade fair to tout Greece’s economic recoveryGreece’s prime minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, has pledged that after almost a decade of being dependent on international rescue funds, his debt-stricken country will soon prove to be a “pleasant surpr...
00:00, 09/09/2019

Trump's healthcare executive order will only mean more red tape, not cheaper care President Trump has been the champion of reducing red tape. That’s why it’s confusing that he plans to issue an executive order requiring healthcare insurers and providers to reveal the details of their pricing contracts....
09:17, 06/24/2019

The Cubs' Bullpen Is Currently Held Together With Scotch Tape And Sticky Tack The Cubs escaped what could have been a crushing loss by just a few feet on Monday night, leaving Wrigley with a 6-5 win over the A’s after leading 6-2 heading into the eighth inning. The final out in the top of the ninth came stressfully, as with two runners on and the A’s down by just one, Marcus...
07:00, 08/07/2019

Ben Carson takes aim at red tape blamed for soaring housing costs State and local governments are driving up the cost of housing through a web of regulations, industry groups and federal officials say – a situation that’s prompted Housing Secretary Ben Carson to call for new incentives to eliminate the red tape....
18:00, 06/10/2019

NYC to host ticker tape parade for soccer champs Wednesday The U.S. women's national soccer team will be showered with praise and paper confetti Wednesday at the first ticker tape parade in New York City since the team's World Cup win in 2015       ...
03:17, 07/10/2019

Teen faces child porn charges for sending pals her own sex tape A Maryland court will decide whether a teen girl can be prosecuted on child porn charges after she allegedly sent pals a video of herself performing oral sex, according to reports. The 16-year-old girl — identified in court papers only as S.K. — was charged with distributing child pornography, filmi...
05:34, 06/01/2019

The Trailer: Rewinding the tape to learn from 2020 Democrats' past debates In this edition: What we learned from 2020 Democrats' past debates, the thing to watch when Joe Biden is onstage, and new ads trolling liberals in Iowa and elsewhere....
03:00, 06/26/2019

Billy Bush to Return to Television Three Years After Trump Tape Fallout Mr. Bush, who was heard on the “Access Hollywood” tape laughing with the future president as he bragged about groping women, will anchor “ExtraExtra,” an entertainment news show....
19:34, 05/08/2019

German regulator backs push to cut red tape for wind power constructions Germany's energy regulator supports an overhaul of legal procedures and red tape by the economy ministry to reverse a sharp fall in wind turbine constructions that threatens to throw the country's energy transformation off course....
19:34, 09/12/2019

The Handmaid’s Tale rewinds the tape, then hits record on a bewildering episode There are moments of ambiguity in “Unknown Caller,” another beautifully filmed, well-acted episode of The Handmaid’s Tale that falls apart like tissue paper in the rain the second you attempt to look beyond those things. Those moments are like signal flares. (Here! Here’s the show, over here!) Some ...
02:51, 06/20/2019

Robby Hayes Defends Lindsie Chrisley Over ''Heartbreaking'' Sex Tape Drama Robby Hayes is standing by Lindsie Chrisley in the face of ongoing familial strife. E! News chatted with The Bachelorette star during OK! Magazine's New York Fashion Week party......
06:34, 09/12/2019

Models flaunt curves in nothing but duct tape in sexy swimwear trend MIAMI Swim Week provided the opportunity for the Black Tape Project to debut its new designs. In a kinky catwalk show, models rocked the duct tape looks....
18:34, 07/16/2019

Women without passports: the artists tackling desert, rivers and red tape to get to Paris To exhibit their work in France, these women drove over stone country, deserts and 31 river crossings – and that was just to get passportsWhen Ingrid Johanson decided to help organise a trip to France for five Aboriginal artists to exhibit their textile work, she didn’t expect the process to take ye...
06:51, 07/02/2019

Giancarlo Stanton makes return case with tape-measure homer CHICAGO — Barring another setback, the Yankees are looking at Tuesday as the day Giancarlo Stanton jumps off the injured list and back into their lineup. That is the second game of a three-game home series against the AL East rival Rays. That series kicks off a 10-game homestand that continues with ...
09:51, 06/15/2019

‘You Will Be Disappointed.’ Too Many People Want Their $125 From Equifax, FTC Says The Federal Trade Commission warned the public on Wednesday that people impacted by the 2017 Equifax data breach could get “far less” than the $125 payout originally promoted on the website for the Equifax settlement. On July 22, the FTC announced that Equifax had agreed to a $575 millio...
10:51, 08/01/2019

Equifax probably owes you $125. Here’s how to collect TNW recently reported the US Federal Trade Commision (FTC) had passed down a rather friendly little fine to Equifax – just $700 million dollars for exposing the private financial data of more than half of all US citizens. We also mentioned that Equifax was going to be shelling out checks to those af...
02:51, 07/27/2019

So, What Are You Spending Your Equifax Money On? Back in 2017, credit rating agency Equifax suffered what those in the data security business call a “catastrophic fuckup” affecting in the neighborhood of 150 million Americans, all of whom are now eligible for, on average, $125—and up to $20,000 in very specific instances—in damages.Read more......
23:17, 07/26/2019

Trying to Get Your $125 From Equifax? Keep An Eye Out for This Important Email If you opted for the $125 cash settlement following the Equifax data breach, check your email. A message I received over the weekend from “Equifax Breach Settlement Administrator” asked that I verify that I had “some form of credit monitoring” at the time I applied for the $1...
16:51, 09/10/2019

Catfish Fetishists, Secondhand Vape, and the Mystery of Tape: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Welcome! Welcome to June, which is not technically summer yet so far, but good enough to do the job so long as everyone knows what’s good for ‘em and looks the other way.Read more......
09:00, 06/03/2019

Billy Bush Lands New Gig 3 Years After Infamous ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape With Trump (NEW YORK) — Three years after being fired by NBC due to the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape, Billy Bush is hoping to use his experience in television’s wilderness to his advantage in his new job. Bush begins Monday as host of the revamped pop culture news show, “Extra...
10:34, 09/06/2019

10 Years Later, Eric Dane Defends His Infamous Nude Tape With Rebecca Gayheart Regrets, Eric Dane has had very few. The actor says so in a new interview with Glamour, which delves into his controversial role on HBO's Euphoria and how it compares to the real......
12:17, 08/02/2019

Sheriff indicted for plotting to kill deputy who had tape of his 'racially offensive' remarks A North Carolina sheriff was indicted for obstruction of justice for allegedly plotting to kill one of his deputies.        ...
22:34, 09/17/2019

4-year-old bound with tape, hidden in chest after man lurked in home for an hour, police say Thomas Dewald of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, is accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old girl and told police he considered abducting other children.        ...
20:34, 05/01/2019

Todd Chrisley's daughter, Lindsie, concerned for her safety after accusing dad of extortion over sex tape Embattled reality star Todd Chrisley’s daughter, Lindsie, is concerned about her safety after accusing her estranged family of extorting her over an alleged sex tape. ...
20:00, 08/20/2019

$700 Million Equifax Fine Is Still Too Little, Too Late For failing to safeguard the Social Security numbers, credit card numbers, and more of 150 million Americans, Equifax will pay up—but not enough, experts say....
22:00, 07/22/2019

More Tech Improvements Ahead, Equifax Says The credit-reporting firm says it has made substantial improvements in technology under new leadership since revealing its data breach in 2017, and it plans to continue upgrading its cybersecurity defenses....
10:51, 07/31/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million for data breach Authorities announced that Equifax, the credit reporting company plagued by a massive 2017 data breach, will have to pay up to $700 million in a record settlement....
20:51, 07/27/2019

Equifax promised up to $125 for the hack. Now, the FTC says you’ll get ‘nowhere near’ that amount. As one victim of the hack wrote: “This is unacceptable. The court and Equifax knew there were 147 million claimants. Why offer $125 per claim and set aside only $31 million? Did someone forget to do the math?”...
03:51, 08/01/2019

Equifax victims unlikely to get $125 due to ‘overwhelming’ response Victims of Equifax’s 2017 data breach will get nowhere near the $125 each that was originally promised — with regulators admitting on Wednesday that they haven’t set aside enough cash to meet an “overwhelming” response. Some 4.5 million people have visited the Federal Trade Commission’s website sinc...
12:51, 08/01/2019

How to Find Out If Equifax Owes You Money If you were affected by Equifax’s massive data breach in 2017, you can finally request compensation. The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement with the credit bureau that includes $425 million for the 147 million people who had their data compromised....
20:34, 07/24/2019

Look: British police stop 'unusual vehicle' with balsa wood and duct tape body Police in Britain shared photos of an "unusual vehicle" stopped on the highway -- a homemade electric scooter with a shell made from balsa wood and duct tape....
00:00, 08/21/2019

Kevin Hart facing $60 million lawsuit over 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape Kevin Hart is facing a $60 million lawsuit stemming from a 2017 Las Vegas hotel room sex tape with model and actress Montia Sabbag.        ...
18:17, 09/17/2019

Henry Golding's audition tape to become a Malaysian travel host is delightfully Fieri-esque Henry Golding is a drop-dead gorgeous actor who starred in one of the biggest hits of 2018, Crazy Rich Asians. From the looks of him and his A-list, G.I. Joe-starring ass, you probably wouldn’t be able to guess that he was once a travel host in Malaysia. What makes this bit of trivia even better is ...
04:34, 08/15/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 mln to settle 2017 data breach -U.S. FTC Equifax Inc will pay at least $575 million, and potentially as much as $700 million, to settle allegations over its massive over 2017 data breach, U.S. regulators said in a statement on Monday....
14:34, 07/22/2019

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other personal information....
01:51, 07/20/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700M for 2017 data breach Credit reporting agency Equifax has agreed to pay at least $575 million over a data breach two years ago that affected nearly 150 million people, U.S. regulators said Monday....
22:00, 07/22/2019

Former Equifax executive gets 4 months for insider trading ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Equifax executive who sold stock shortly before the company announced a massive data breach has been sentenced in Atlanta to four months in federal prison for insider trading. Jun Ying is former chief information officer of Equifax’s U.S. Informa...
22:17, 06/27/2019

Regret your request for $125 from Equifax? You may be able to change your choice Equifax data breach victims who filed for a $125 settlement check will have an opportunity to change their selection and opt for free credit monitoring instead. The move follows a torrent of consumer requests for cash payments from the embattled credit company....
05:17, 08/03/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700M to U.S. over 2017 data breach Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people....
20:34, 07/22/2019

Factbox: Biggest U.S. data breach settlements before Equifax The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday that Equifax Inc. will pay up to $700 million for a data breach that exposed millions of consumers' personal information....
04:51, 07/23/2019

Americans go crazy over Equifax data breach reimbursements Interest in Equifax jumped on Thursday after regulators announced the company will be paying up to $20,000 to victims of its massive 2017 security breach. Equifax, known for doling out consumer credit ratings, became the No. 1 trending topic on Google Thursday as consumers searched for how they migh...
23:51, 07/25/2019

FTC tells victims of Equifax hack to take credit monitoring instead of $125 The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers affected by Equifax’s 2017 hack who are seeking a cash payout that they may not get the full $125 promised under the consumer credit bureau’s settlement with state and federal regulators....
04:51, 08/03/2019

Your Money: The New Equifax Boss Wants to Make Amends. We Have Some Questions. Mark Begor thinks Equifax can be the consumer-friendly credit bureau. So where are our free credit reports, automatic credit freezes for babies and consistent straight talk?...
22:00, 04/28/2019

Equifax Agrees to Pay Data Breach Victims Up to $20,000 for Their Troubles Nearly two years after the catastrophic Equifax data breach of 2017 was announced, it looks like the company is readying to cough up damages to any of the 147 million people whose personal information was exposed in the breach.Read more......
23:34, 07/22/2019

Equifax Says Cultural Changes Since Breach Make It a Security Leader The credit-reporting firm says investments and new executives have helped it turn a corner on cybersecurity. Some security experts are skeptical that Equifax could become a cybersecurity benchmark....
18:17, 07/29/2019

FTC outlines how to claim compensation for Equifax data breach The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced how customers affected by the 2017 Equifax data breach can receive compensation as a result of the agency's settlement....
08:51, 07/25/2019

Equifax just became the first company to have its outlook downgraded for a cyber attack Moody's said it's downgrading the outlook for Equifax from stable to negative, citing ongoing fallout from the company's 2018 data breach....
00:34, 05/23/2019

Equifax will pay Americans hit by breach. Take these steps to file claim for $125 or more Equifax has set up a website and is now accepting claims for its 2017 data breach. The deadline to file a claim is Jan. 22, 2020.       ...
22:17, 07/26/2019

Equifax agrees to pay $700M after massive data breach SAN FRANCISCO — The Wall Street Journal says Equifax will pay around $700 million to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The Journal, citing unnamed sources familiar with the...
06:51, 07/20/2019

Fund to compensate Equifax data breach victims set to run out Consumers rushing to collect $125 (£103) in compensation from Equifax after a major data breach could be disappointed, US regulators have warned....
16:17, 08/01/2019

Equifax Might Owe You $125 for Its Massive Data Breach. Here’s How to File a Claim After the enormous 2017 data breach that revealed the private information of millions of people, credit bureau Equifax plans to pay millions to those affected. The company recently settled to pay up to $700 million in restitution and fines to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Co...
00:51, 07/26/2019

Look Out for Fake Equifax Websites That Are Trying to Steal Your Data, FTC Warns As you may have heard, Equifax—the company responsible for a poorly handled, cataclysmic data breach that exposed the personal information of nearly 150 million people—has reached a settlement that will see the company finally begin to pay out damages to those who were affected. But the Federal Trad...
05:51, 07/30/2019

Equifax to Study Alternatives to Social Security Numbers The company agreed to revamp its cybersecurity practices and fund a study to explore how U.S. consumers could be identified, as part of a settlement with state prosecutors over its 2017 data breach....
23:34, 07/24/2019

Alleged Sex Tape Involving R. Kelly Turned Over to Defense, Judge Expects 1 of 4 Cases to Begin in Early 2020 It looks like one of Robert “R.” Kelly’s ongoing cases could have a trial start date as early as next year. The R&B singer appeared for an arraignment on June 26, 2019, at Leighton Criminal Court in Chicago, regarding sex-related felony charges involving four women. Three of those women were min...
17:17, 06/27/2019

Stephanie Pratt Reignites Heidi Montag and Lauren Conrad's False Sex Tape Feud: ''You Awful Human Being'' Cue the "You Know What You Did" gifs. With MTV's The Hills: New Beginnings already in full-force, fans of the original reality TV series are feeling deeply nostalgic over the......
06:00, 07/24/2019

Equifax adds extra step to claim $125 damage award Over the last several days, consumers who signed up to receive the money instead of free credit monitoring must confirm that they are entitled to the monetary compensation....
00:51, 09/10/2019

Need a Loan? Equifax Plans to Sell More Utility, Phone Records Equifax will soon give consumers the option to let lenders review their electric, phone and cable payment information, a move aimed at providing lenders more data to determine whether to approve loan applicants....
06:52, 09/19/2019

Equifax to pay $700m over breach that exposed data of 150m people Credit agency exposed social security numbers and other dataSettlement to provide up to $425m in relief to consumersEquifax will pay up to $700m to settle with the US and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed social security numbers and other private information of nearly 150m people. Related...
15:34, 07/22/2019

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into FTC for 'misleading' Equifax victims "The FTC has the authority to investigate and protect the public from unfair or deceptive acts or practices, including deceptive advertising," Sen. Elizabeth Warren wrote....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Equifax to pay $700m for breach that exposed 147 million Americans’ data Almost two years after a major data breach hit Equifax, the company has finally agreed to a global settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). As per the proposed terms of the deal, the consumer credit reporting agency will shell out as much as $700 million to settle with federal agencies...
10:17, 07/23/2019

Equifax doesn’t have enough money to pay 2017 hack victims the $125 they’re owed If you haven’t applied yet to get your $125 share of the cash payment option as part of the settlement related to credit reporting agency Equifax’s 2017 data breach, the chance that you’ll actually be able to get that full amount is shrinking by the day. Because it turns out that d...
07:17, 08/02/2019

Equifax could pay $700 million to settle with FTC over 2017 data breach, report says The 2017 Equifax data breach was one of the nation's largest breaches. Now it appears that Equifax could be close to settling with the FTC and states.       ...
04:34, 07/20/2019

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "racially offensive language," prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged by a grand jury with two counts of felony obstructi...
06:00, 09/19/2019

Equifax breach impacted the online ID verification process at many US govt agencies Impacted agencies include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the US Postal Service (USPS), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)....
14:51, 06/17/2019

Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers Help is on the way for Arizona timeshare consumers. Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill today increasing protections for timeshare buyers. Consumers will now have 10-days to cancel timeshare purchases. The law will also curb deceptive practices – such as misrepresenting timeshare fees and buybac...
09:00, 05/24/2019

Consumers won’t flock to 5G as quickly as they did with 4G The adoption of the fifth generation (5G) of cellular technology will be slower than 4G in the consumer space due to various factors, an industry expert said. Speaking to TechRadar Middle East, Sukhdev Singh, vice-president at market research and analysis services provider Kantar AMRB, said that the...
15:51, 07/07/2019

Equifax to pay up to $700 million to settle state and federal investigations into 2017 security breach Equifax has agreed to pay $650 million to settle a series of state and federal investigations into a massive 2017 data breach that left more than 147 million Americans’ names, Social Security numbers, credit-card details and other sensitive information exposed....
17:00, 07/22/2019

An ‘Access Hollywood’ Tape Of His Own: A Decade-Old Recording Just Leaked Of Bernie Sanders Telling Billy Bush That He Hates Sexual Intercourse Because There Are Too Many Odors The most shocking moment of the 2016 presidential election was the release of the infamous Access Hollywood tape in which Donald Trump openly bragged about sexually assaulting women, and now it looks as if one of the frontrunners of the 2020 race may be facing a similar moment of his own: A decade-o...
23:51, 08/13/2019

U.S. Lawmakers Balk at $700 Million Equifax Fine, Renew Calls for a Federal Data Breach Law Several U.S. lawmakers have called for further action in the wake of a $700 settlement reached by state prosecutors with the credit bureau Equifax over its disastrous 2017 data breach.Read more......
02:00, 07/24/2019

Consumers help German economy to rebound in Q1 BERLIN (AP) — Official figures show that the German economy returned to growth in the first quarter of 2019 on the back of solid consumer spending and a construction boom in Europe’s largest economy. The Federal Statistical Office reported Wednesday that the country’s economy grew by 0.4...
11:00, 05/15/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer spending increased 0.4% in May, a modest gain that suggests Americans remain cautious about their finances. The Commerce Department said Friday that incomes rose 0.5% and inflation remained tame, increasing just 1.5% in the past year. That’s far below the Federal Res...
16:00, 06/28/2019

Consumers are the most confident about their job prospects in nearly 2 decades Trade tensions between China and the U.S. have dimmed economic growth prospects and financial markets, but U.S. job seekers are growing more confident regardless....
05:51, 05/29/2019

Attacks on Saudi oil facilities - what will it mean for consumers? The attacks on Saudi oil facilities on Saturday will drive up fuel prices worldwide in the world's largest outage in 50 years. Here's what it could mean for consumers....
21:17, 09/16/2019

Five ways the Fed's rate cut could affect consumers The Federal Reserve's decision to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the second time this year could have wide-ranging implications for consumers' wallets....
23:00, 09/18/2019

U.S. Consumers Remained Positive in July U.S. household sentiment ticked slightly higher in July, holding at a high level despite trade uncertainties, according to a University of Michigan survey....
19:51, 08/02/2019

Consumers still aren't sure how companies are using their data Despite the introduction of GDPR last year, new research has revealed that consumers are still in the dark when it comes to how their data is collected, stored and used.Mobile journey marketing company Ogury surveyed 287,571 consumers to better understand their attitudes towards marketing, advertisi...
23:51, 05/24/2019

Sorry Energy Consumers, Shale Won't Save You Booming U.S. oil production has altered the world energy landscape, in part because it is so nimble, but it can’t plug a hole of the size created by the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia....
06:51, 09/16/2019

Which delivery features are most important to consumers? Digital has transformed retail possibilities. And with e-commerce sales growing at nearly five times the rate of brick-and-mortar sales, retailers need to find cheaper and more efficient ways to deliver e-commerce orders. But different age groups have different preferences for which delivery and ful...
17:51, 05/12/2019

Volkswagen bets big on electric — but will consumers buy in? RANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen is rolling out what it bills as the breakthrough electric car for the masses, the leading edge of a wave of new battery-powered vehicles about to hit the European auto market. The cars are the result of massive investments in battery technology and new factories driven...
04:51, 09/10/2019

Consumers apply the brakes to UK new car sales Analysts blame Brexit uncertainty as April data shows 10% fewer private sales than last yearNew car sales fell more than 4% in the UK last month, the second-lowest April since 2012, with analysts blaming consumer reluctance to make significant purchases while Brexit uncertainty persists.Just over 16...
16:00, 05/07/2019

'Chrisley Knows Best' daughter alleges dad and brother blackmailed her with sex tape In a police report obtained by E! and TMZ, Lindsie Chrisley accused her dad Todd of "Chrisley Knows Best" and her brother of blackmail.        ...
06:34, 08/17/2019

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affairs, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in a report this week that they should stop relying on credit agencies to verify identities aft...
03:51, 06/17/2019

Analyst: U.S.-China trade war about to turn against consumers U.S. consumers could feel the sting of new tariffs on Chinese goods before Christmas as a prolonged trade war makes a recession more likely, U.S. analysts say....
03:51, 08/29/2019

Verizon's plan: Consumers win, investors lose Verizon has decided to bring back unlimited data plans. But while that's great for its subscribers, it's awful news for investors. It's another sign of how brutally competitive the telecom business is. And it's hurting Verizon's stock....
19:34, 04/28/2019

UK consumers have resisted Brexit doom and gloom – until now Concerns about the state of the nation may start to outweigh the public’s personal feelgood factorBritain’s consumers have largely been deaf to the warnings of impending economic disaster that have rained down thick and fast ever since the EU referendum in June 2016. The public’s appetite to spend h...
23:17, 08/29/2019

Tainted Pork, Ill Consumers and an Investigation Thwarted Drug-resistant infections from food are growing. But powerful industry interests are blocking scientists and investigators from getting information they need to combat the problem....
09:51, 08/04/2019

How Phone Taps and Swipes Train Us to Be Better Consumers Opinion: Smartphone interfaces train our motions, closing the gap between our bodies and our virtual selves. But what does that mean when our movements are choreographed by corporate interests?...
16:34, 07/10/2019

Dear Apple and Samsung, $1,000 is way too much for a smartphone, consumers say Earnings for both companies show weaker smartphone sales than in 2018, as consumers held onto their phones for longer and refuse to upgrade.       ...
14:17, 08/04/2019

Consumers Will Be Able to Pay for Doctor Visits on Their Phones, Via Anthem Anthem is launching an app to help consumers schedule and pay for medical visits through their smartphones, as well as learn potential diagnoses and text with doctors....
13:34, 07/22/2019

U.S. economy slowing, but consumers limiting downside U.S. economic growth slowed in the second quarter, the government confirmed on Thursday, but the strongest consumer spending in 4-1/2 years amid a solid labor market threw cold water on financial market expectations of a recession....
22:17, 08/29/2019

New UK nuclear plants could be paid for upfront by consumers Government plans to attract investors by making taxpayer help pay for cost overrunsThe government has confirmed plans for consumers to begin paying for new nuclear reactors before they are built, and for taxpayers to pay a share of any cost overruns or construction delays.In a consultation document ...
17:34, 07/23/2019

Big business virtue signaling is bombing with consumers Business credibility is in the tank. Results of a recent Pew Research survey depict a society-wide erosion of trust — especially for business leaders and elected officials. Only 46% of adults categorized as “medium trusters” (respondents were divided into low, medium, and high “trusters”) had “a gre...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Four out of 10 consumers still use obsolete operating systems on computers Four out of 10 consumers still use obsolete computer operating systems, including extremely old ones like Windows XP and Vista, according to Kaspersky research.Even though newer versions of such OS are available, the Russian security software companies found that around 41% of consumers still use ei...
15:00, 08/27/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowing global growth....
00:17, 06/15/2019

BSNL Launches New Service to Recommend Best STV for Consumers BSNL has announced the launch of BSNL My Offers feature of its subscribers. The feature will be available by dialling *121# and will help the subscribers in finding the best special tariff voucher......
16:00, 05/24/2019

CDC tells consumers to stop washing raw chicken Health officials once again warned consumers about the dangers of washing raw chicken before cooking it, citing the risk of spreading harmful bacteria to utensils or other foods. In a tweet sent out on April 26, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) linked to a series of steps that ca...
07:34, 05/03/2019

American Consumers Shopped Till They Dropped Americans might have shaken off their winter blahs, but that doesn’t mean they’re rushing to the mall with open wallets—as April retail sales figures show....
18:34, 05/15/2019

Soon nearly a third of US consumers will regularly make payments with their voice This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. Click here to learn more. BI Intelligence A revolution in payments and banking is beginning as virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa gain the abilities of cashiers, personal shopp...
17:00, 07/02/2019

Consumers Lift Profit at Bank of America U.S. consumers propelled Bank of America’s profit in the latest quarter, though the bank warned it could take a hit from any Federal Reserve rate cuts....
19:51, 07/17/2019

The cord cutting conundrum: What consumers won’t pay for content You’ll subscribe to seven or eight different services, you’ll pay over a hundred bucks a month when you’d budgeted twenty, and you’ll like it. That prediction has never been right....
12:51, 08/01/2019

Cheap Gas Revs Up Consumers, Boding Well for U.S. Economy Drivers hitting the road this Labor Day weekend will enjoy the cheapest gasoline prices in three years, a boon to consumers as fears of recession buffet Wall Street....
04:17, 08/31/2019

Walmart CEO worries what consumers will have to pay if trade war escalates Walmart is doing its best to keep prices unaffected by the U.S.-China trade war, but if things escalate it could be a different story, CEO Doug McMillon says....
20:51, 05/01/2019

E.ON chief says Germany should charge CO2 tax, but spare consumers E.ON Chief Executive Johannes Teyssen on Tuesday proposed a carbon dioxide tax of 35 euros ($39.34) a ton that would widen the burden-sharing for climate protection to big emitters such as transport and heat provision....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Trump finally acknowledges his tariffs could hit consumers With his announcement of a delay in tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump contradicted his own mantra that the Chinese are paying the full price of his tariffs....
06:51, 08/14/2019

Consumers in the U.S. and overseas can now pre-order the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 Even though the device has yet to be announced, the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 can already be pre-ordered from online retailer AliExpress (via @stufflistings). The fitness tracker is priced at $49.99 with free shipping to the states, and new U.S. customers can get a $3 coupon dropping the price by that amount...
19:51, 06/07/2019

'Not all country boys are bigots': Photo of duct tape Pride flag on truck goes viral Cody Barlow missed Tulsa's Pride parade but he did not miss out on the chance to show his support as an LGBTQ ally. He decorated his truck for Pride.        ...
00:51, 06/12/2019

Amazon tells UK regulator Deliveroo investment will help consumers Amazon's investment in British online food delivery group Deliveroo would be positive for consumers, Amazon said on Friday after Britain's competition regulator said it was considering a formal probe of the transaction....
10:51, 07/05/2019

U.S. Consumers Poised to Take the Hit From Higher Tariffs on Imports From China The round of tariffs that went into effect at midnight will likely hit Americans in the pocketbook, making $40 billion of consumer goods on retailers’ shelves more expensive....
16:17, 05/10/2019

Factbox: U.S. executives warn consumers will pay for Trump's tariffs Some executives from U.S. companies that sell clothing, food and other products warn that costs related to the latest round of tariffs on goods from China will be passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices....
23:17, 05/16/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they preordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who preordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

Samsung Galaxy Fold: This is what consumers should do if they pre-ordered the smartphone Samsung said it has notified customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Fold they must confirm their decision by May 31 or they will cancel it.        ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Consumers Could Be Hit as New Front Opens in U.S.-China Trade Fight Higher tariffs on Chinese products set to go into force Friday would apply 25% levies on more than $40 billion worth of items bought by consumers—clothing, furniture and other things found on the shelves at Target, Walmart and other retailers....
03:34, 05/08/2019

Chinese consumers are selling their Samsung Galaxy S10 to buy the OnePlus 7 Pro According to Twitter tipster Ice Universe (@UniverseIce), the OnePlus 7 Pro is extremely popular in China where consumers placed pre-orders on more than one million units of the phone. The pre-orders were placed on the OnePlus website and on the site of Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com, the only place...
05:17, 05/20/2019

These are the top 15 US banks ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Account Executive Chris Roth at croth@businessinside...
08:51, 05/08/2019

The new front in Trump's trade war could cost consumers at least $93 billion Based on 2018 trade numbers, it would equate to a tax on U.S. consumers that would start at $18.6 billion and escalate to about $93 billion. Those figures, while a baseline from which to measure, don't take into account all the impact....
21:51, 05/31/2019

Some iPhone accessories have been hit with an import tax; Apple's actions hid it from consumers As we've pointed out, the trade war between the United States and China has not yet touched the Apple iPhone or other Apple devices. On Friday, the U.S. raised the tax on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports; China retaliated today by adding tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. imports. So far, Apple doe...
06:34, 05/14/2019

Zoomcar Celebrates Six Years In India With New Offers For Consumers Zoomcar has completed six years in the self-drive and shared mobility solutions space in India. On its 6th year anniversary, it has come up with a new offer for its consumers, under its new......
15:51, 06/01/2019

If China and the US split the tech world, that could come at a cost to consumers Mahendra Negi, chief financial officer of Trend Micro, says if companies are forced to develop different sets of technologies, then it will raise costs and create compatibility issues....
08:51, 05/28/2019

Health-Insurance Consumers to Get $743 Million in Rebates Under ACA Rule Health insurers are expected to pay out a record $743 million to consumers this month under an Affordable Care Act rule that requires refunds if the companies don’t spend a big enough share of premium dollars on health care....
19:17, 09/10/2019

Trump's tariff push squeezes businesses and consumers The first time President Donald Trump threatened tariffs on the luggage that Tiffany Williams imports for her Texas store, she stockpiled high-end suitcases and other products ahead of the deadline to protect profits....
10:00, 05/07/2019

The majority of consumers are wildly wrong about what it takes to get a mortgage The majority of consumers think it is much harder to qualify for a home loan than it actually is, according to a recent Fannie Mae survey of more than 3,000 people....
20:17, 06/11/2019

Confident Consumers Keep Spending Amid Soft Inflation U.S. consumers continued to spend and maintained confidence heading into the summer while inflation remained soft, according to data that will likely reinforce the Federal Reserve’s expected decision to lower interest rates....
01:51, 07/31/2019

Five Ways A Rate Cut By US Central Bank Could Affect Consumers The US central bank is expected to cut its benchmark rate by one quarter of a percentage point to a range of 1.75-2 per cent, the second rate reduction this year. Broader impacts of the Federal......
19:34, 09/18/2019

The smartphone camera could become the new way consumers find products online BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The smartphone is getting smarter as tech and internet companies inject increasingly sophisticated computer vision and object reco...
09:17, 07/09/2019

Study finds consumers not fully sold on future of AVs, EVs J.D. Power's first Mobility Confidence Index Study, a collaboration with SurveyMonkey, found low consumer confidence in the future of autonomous vehicles and middle-of-the-road confidence in electric vehicles....
18:51, 07/30/2019

Former FDA chief warns consumers that all forms of CBD in food is actually illegal Restaurants have all rushed to cash in on adding CBD droplets to their products. But the FDA is looking to put a stop to that, citing safety concerns....
06:17, 08/10/2019

FedEx to increase shipping rates for consumers in 2020 Effective Jan. 6, FedEx Express, FedEx Ground and FedEx Freight will increase shipping rates and surcharges, the Memphis logistics giant announced.       ...
16:51, 09/17/2019

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make it harder for some small businesses in France to compete against foreign rivals....
20:17, 08/02/2019

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of fraud in her account. “They wanted me to ver...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Trade war costs overpower tax-cut gains at Cummins. Consumers may be next At enginemaker Cummins Inc., the costs of President Trump's trade war have already topped savings from sweeping corporate tax cuts enacted by a Republican Congress at the end of 2017....
18:17, 06/16/2019

Heavy Rains In Maharashtra, Power To Over 85,000 Consumers Suspended Incessant rains in Maharashtra's Kolhapur district caused flooding in several low-lying areas today, following which 10,000 people were evacuated and power supply to over 85,000 consumers was......
12:00, 08/06/2019

Majority of consumers would welcome self-driving cars, study finds Capgemini's Markus Winkler said engineers and researchers need to work hand-in-hand with marketers and user-experience experts to create self-driving cars that serve customers' needs....
13:34, 05/16/2019

Trade War to Hurt Corporate Profits, Growth and Consumers The escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies would raise US consumer prices and cut corporate profits, while slowing growth in China....
08:00, 08/09/2019

Mexican avocado growers expect US consumers to bear tariffs URUAPAN, Mexico (AP) — The baby avocados in Enrique Bautista’s vast orchard in western Mexico will grow to maturity, eventually, and be shipped out of Mexico. What remains to be seen is how many of those green gems will reach consumers in the United States if President Donald Trump makes good ...
06:17, 06/02/2019

Factbox: Next rounds of Trump's tariffs on Chinese goods to hit consumers U.S. President Donald Trump's next round of tariffs on Chinese imports is scheduled to take effect starting on Sunday, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies with a big hit to consumer goods....
15:51, 08/31/2019

U.S. Consumers Are Continuing to Spend, Ignoring Tensions in the Global Economy (WASHINGTON) — U.S. consumer spending grew 0.6% in July, a healthy gain that suggests American shoppers are largely ignoring concerns about trade tensions and driving the economy forward. The Commerce Department said Friday that personal incomes rose just 0.1%, the smallest gain in 10 months. ...
08:17, 08/31/2019

Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98,000 U.S. vehicles, will repay consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said auto software overstated real-world performance....
03:51, 08/31/2019

T-Mobile's Sprint takeover won't save consumers money, state AGs say It's possible that T-Mobile's controversial takeover of Sprint will deliver the better, faster, and cheaper cellphone service that executives have been promising consumers for the past year, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says. But the evidence suggests it won't....
07:00, 06/12/2019

Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98K U.S. vehicles, will reimburse consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the Environmental Protection Agency said vehicle software overstated real-world performance....
22:17, 08/30/2019

89 Percent of Indian Consumers Prefer to Do Their Shopping Online: Study Smartphones have also emerged as the most preferred medium for all shopping activities with 89 percent of consumers currently being able to do all the retail activities they want on mobile, showed a......
14:34, 05/31/2019

Trade war tensions: Consumers aren't optimistic about the U.S. economy Consumer confidence slipped this month after three consecutive months of increases as consumers saw the trade war with China as an increased risk.       ...
21:17, 06/25/2019

China's Consumers Turn Cautious, Weakening President Xi's Hand Beijing points to domestic consumption as a driver of the country’s economic growth. But signs that Chinese consumers are turning cautious could weaken President Xi’s hand as he squares off with President Trump at the G-20 meeting in Japan....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Doritos Bets Consumers Will Recognize the Brand in Its Logo-Free Ad Advertisers typically pay up to get their name front and center during big events. Frito-Lay, a PepsiCo-owned company, is launching a new campaign for Doritos, but its ads will leave out a key element: any mention of its product....
21:00, 08/26/2019

Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - NRF study If the United States were to impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for their apparels, footwear, toys, and household appliances, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
21:17, 06/21/2019

Pushed by Consumers, Some Sponsors Join Soccer’s Fight Over Equal Pay Nike made an ad. Visa demanded new contract terms. Secret donated more than $500,000. Will more sponsors join the fight, and will their contributions be decisive?...
15:34, 08/05/2019

Corporations are abusing people. Here's how to better protect workers and consumers. From wage theft to predatory lending to unsafe housing, state and local prosecutors have power to hold corporations accountable. They should use it.       ...
20:34, 08/23/2019

Uber has 99 million active consumers on its platform in Q2, but revenue misses Uber's ability to expand its business into food delivery and freight pays off somewhat, but Lyft's more focused approach on ride sharing shows some early returns....
07:34, 08/09/2019

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including stock rotation and Chinese consumers Jim Cramer breaks down what sectors investors are placing their money, chats with the CEOs of Dollar Tree, Alteryx and Zoom Video, and tariff impacts on consumers....
13:17, 09/10/2019

GSK and Novartis liniment marketing misled Australian consumers: court The Australian subsidiaries of British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss drugmaker Novartis misled customers and broke the law by promoting identical liniments as though they could treat specific ills, an Australian court found on Friday....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Trump Order Would Inform Consumers About Health-Care Prices President Trump will issue an executive order to compel price disclosure in health care, an initiative that could upend industry practices and give consumers more information on their out-of-pocket costs....
18:00, 06/24/2019

Trump's EPA stands up for consumers and freedom by standing up to the ethanol lobby President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency took a step toward draining the swamp by curbing the amount of corn ethanol being forced into our economy by the crony capitalist ethanol mandate....
02:51, 07/09/2019

Consumers lose thousands to fake credit repair scheme Want to add 100 points or more to your credit score? Consumers pay thousands in upfront fees to clear up bad credit but have little to show.       ...
21:17, 07/05/2019

UAE consumers can experience 10GHz speed and 1ms latency in 5G network in 2020 Customers in the UAE will be able to experience speeds of 10GHz and above and will be able to download larger files in milliseconds in 2020 through fifth-generation cellular technology [5G].Telecom operators in the UAE are offering speeds of 1GHz speed now with the non-standalone (NSA) network infra...
12:51, 07/16/2019

LabCorp data breach exposes information of 7.7 million consumers A day after Quest Diagnostics announced 12 million patients were affected by a data breach, LabCorp says its patients' data was also compromised.        ...
01:34, 06/05/2019

US Supreme Court decides to let consumers sue Apple over App Store rules The US Supreme Court on Monday ruled against Apple in a case that could have broad implications for the e-commerce industry and which also means the door is now open for consumers to sue the iPhone maker over its App Store rules and practices. In a 5-4 ruling, with Donald Trump appointee Brett Kavan...
23:51, 05/13/2019

iPhone 11 preorders start strong as consumers flock to the Pro models There’s no getting around the fact that iPhone sales over the past few years have been somewhat stagnant at best. This, though, shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that iPhone users are holding onto their devices for much longer than in years past on account of improved durability...
06:51, 09/18/2019

Consumers could be winners as Singapore shakes up its digital banking sector Singapore will distribute up to five digital banking licenses for non-banking entities to provide financial services to retail customers and small and medium sized companies....
05:00, 09/02/2019

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle......
09:00, 06/13/2019

Zombie debt: How collectors trick consumers into reviving dead debts Consumer advocates say there's an accelerating effort within the $11 billion debt collection industry to make profits from debts the financial industry once wrote off....
16:34, 08/07/2019

New proposal might let debt collectors harass consumers via text message and email Debt collectors are notoriously persistent and annoying, a fact which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise given that calling people and asking for money is, well, exactly what their job description calls for. But imagine how much worse things would be if debt collectors were allowed to pester...
01:51, 05/09/2019

New York AG: Sprint, T-Mobile merger would raise prices and hurt consumers America was the world leader in developing 4G coverage as a result of vigorous competition, writes Letitia James, attorney general of New York.       ...
06:00, 06/19/2019

A growing number of Chinese consumers are switching from Apple's iPhone, paper says Huawei is winning over more and more Apple fans in China as the escalated trade tensions stoked "nationalist sentiment," according to South China Morning Post....
16:17, 05/23/2019

Tim Armstrong launches a new company to bring products and experiences directly to consumers The former Google exec and AOL CEO is launching "the dtx company," which will invest in direct-to-consumer start-ups and work with these brands to help them scale....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Store executives starting to worry about tariffs’ effects on consumers Americans continue to shop, vacation and buy cars but businesses are worried that President Donald Trump's tariffs will depress consumer spending.       ...
04:34, 08/21/2019

Trump’s latest China tariffs will cost U.S. consumers $200 per year: economists That cost would come on top of the roughly $830 cost imposed per household from Trump’s existing tariffs, according to a New York Federal Reserve analysis....
11:51, 08/03/2019

These are the top 10 UK financial institutions ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most (LYG, BCS, NBS, CYBG, RBS) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Head of Enterprise Subscription Sales at croth@businessinsi...
03:00, 09/14/2019

High-quality cars aren't always the ones consumers want to buy, finds new JD Power study A new study by J.D. Power & Associates finds that some traditional quality laggards can score higher when it comes to automotive performance, execution and layout....
21:00, 07/24/2019

Restaurant spending set to hit high in 2019 as consumers spend more of their budget on dining out A strong jobs market and tax cuts are bolstering consumer spending at restaurants. The National Restaurant Association projects a sales record for 2019....
13:51, 08/20/2019

Capgemini: Consumers increasingly prefer voice and chat assistants to humans The Capgemini Research Institute today released a report that says users are showing a clear preference for voice and chat assistants over humans agents.Read More...
17:17, 09/05/2019

Trump claims China will pay for tariffs — but the burden falls on U.S. businesses, consumers Trump has minimized the worth of China's purchases of U.S. goods and services, misstated the trade deficit and ignored the inevitable rise in many costs to consumers when imports are heavily taxed....
01:00, 05/11/2019

Trump administration is drafting plan to allow US consumers to import drugs from Canada Trump has previously supported a plan by U.S. lawmakers who have said they can lower high prescription drug costs by approving imports from Canada, where prices are lower....
16:17, 07/30/2019

Lyft, Agero partner to offer rides for consumers requiring tow assistance Roadside assistance provider Agero Inc said on Tuesday it would partner with ride hailing company Lyft Inc to provide rides for consumers whose cars are disabled and require a tow assistance....
01:51, 06/19/2019

NASCAR at Michigan 2019: Schedule, lineup, TV and weather for Consumers Energy 400 Essential information to get ready for Sunday's Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway, the 23rd race in the NASCAR Cup Series.       ...
15:00, 08/11/2019

Goldman CEO says he's testing the bank's credit card with Apple and consumers are going to love it Solomon is personally testing the iPhone-lined credit card, which is set to be released this summer, Solomon said in an interview with Carl Quintanilla....
05:00, 06/12/2019

DOJ opens sweeping antitrust review of big tech giants, saying they may work against consumers In a shot across the bow of online titans like Facebook, Google, and Amazon, the U.S. Justice Department announced Tuesday it has opened a wide-ranging antitrust investigation of big technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise har...
07:17, 07/24/2019

American consumers are worrying more about Amazon's power, a new CNBC survey finds There's been a steady slide toward pessimism among the American public when the topic is Amazon. Whether influenced by politics or not, the changing attitudes may reflect a changing understanding of their role as consumers....
21:18, 08/13/2019

Nike unveils new solution to help consumers find perfect shoe size Nike Fit will utilize smartphone cameras and augmented reality to scan users’ feet and measure the full shape of both feet.        ...
21:00, 05/09/2019

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis....
13:00, 05/09/2019

Google's Eric Schmidt: Breaking up Big Tech would be 'illegal' and harmful to consumers The former chairman and chief executive of Google said that calls for breaking up the tech giant have "no basis in law" and would harm consumers by pushing up prices and decreasing transparency. ...
20:34, 05/20/2019

U.S. consumers sue Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea, StarKist over 'dolphin-safe' tuna claims U.S. consumers sued Bumble Bee, Chicken of the Sea and StarKist, accusing the country's three major packaged-tuna brands of deceiving them into thinking their tuna is caught only through "dolphin-safe" fishing practices....
10:17, 05/15/2019

Nation's largest bank contemplates new fees for consumers if rates hit zero JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon said the bank has discussed the idea of new fees if interest rates go to zero, according to the Wall Street Journal.       ...
21:34, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Volkswagen overstated fuel economy on 98,000 U.S. vehicles, will repay consumers Volkswagen AG must forfeit greenhouse gas emissions credits and is lowering the fuel economy ratings on 98,000 vehicles after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said auto software overstated real-world performance....
23:51, 08/30/2019

Norquist on Trump's trade agenda: 'Tariffs are damaging' to American farmers, consumers Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist criticized tariffs on Wednesday, indicating that President Trump's trade agenda could hurt American consumers and businesses....
01:51, 05/16/2019

Apple is warning consumers not to fall for a popular iTunes gift card scam There are so many illegitimate ways to separate people from their hard-earned money. One such scam has random people receiving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS and demanding immediate payment for back taxes owed. The victims are told that they can satisfy their debt by buying the appro...
22:00, 06/22/2019

Amazon's Fire TV OS announcements show it wants consumers to control more media by voice (AMZN) This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Banking subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. Amazon made a slew of announcements related to its Fire TV OS yesterday at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) te...
11:00, 09/06/2019

Indian Consumers Face Post-Election Fuel Price Shock, Economy Could Be Hit Surging global oil prices will pose a first big challenge to India's new government, whoever wins an election now under way, especially as domestic prices have been allowed to lag, meaning consumers......
09:17, 04/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel, footwear, toys and household appliances each year, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said on Friday....
07:00, 06/22/2019

Trump’s trade war comes for consumers: Tariffs could cost U.S. families up to $1,000 a year, JPMorgan forecasts American consumers have been largely shielded from previous rounds of tariffs. But that will change when 10 percent levies on $112 billion in Chinese goods take effect Sept. 1....
00:00, 08/21/2019

IoT Report: How Internet of Things technology growth is reaching mainstream companies and consumers This is a preview of the Internet of Things (2018) research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about the IoT ecosystem, tech trends and industry forecasts, click here. The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming how companies and consumers go about their days around the world....
03:00, 05/02/2019

US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increase spending a modest 0.4% in May as incomes rise and inflation remains tame....
16:00, 06/28/2019

How consumers rank the top delivery services in the US — and how they stack up against the growing threat of Amazon (AMZN, FDX, USD) The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a massive shift as a result of surging deliveries. Daily parcel volumes are higher than ever before — but so are customers’ expectations for cheap and fast fulfillment. BI Intelligence To keep up with mounting demand, retailers and...
03:17, 07/18/2019

RPT-Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
13:51, 08/02/2019

Free-spending consumers lift company profits, but Trump tariffs now loom U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports comes on the heels of unexpectedly strong second-quarter results for automakers, consumer products companies and restaurant chains, boosted by spending on high-end products...
03:17, 08/02/2019

Global consumers shun Huawei phones online; Samsung and Xiaomi benefit in some markets The fears of eventually losing updates to the Android operating system and Android apps are turning consumers away from Huawei phones. Just the other day, we told you about declining sales in Europe and Asia and today we passed along the results of some number crunching done by a couple of analytica...
20:34, 05/24/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
16:00, 05/07/2019

Senators say Fair Debt Collection Practices Act proposal puts industry ahead of consumers Democratic and Independent senators expressed concerns to the CFPB about the financial and security burden the proposed changes might cause consumers.        ...
13:34, 06/06/2019

Rewards-related offerings are the leading driver of consumers' credit card choices — but they can be pricey for issuers This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. BI Intelligence The average US consumer holds about three nonretail credit cards with a balance over $6,000, accordin...
15:17, 07/04/2019

Texas power prices dive from record high as consumers conserve energy during heat wave Spot power prices in Texas for Friday crashed from a record high as consumers responded to requests from the state's grid operator to turn down their air conditioners and take other steps to save energy during a brutal heat wave....
20:34, 09/06/2019

Billy Bush 'never again' wants to be asked about 'Access Hollywood' tape with Donald Trump Billy Bush has a message for those who want to ask him about that "Access Hollywood" tape with President Donald Trump.        ...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Billy Bush to host 'Extra Extra,' his first hosting gig since Trump tape scandal Bush will return tp TV this fall as host of the syndicated entertainment-news show "Extra Extra." It's his first hosting gig since being fired by "Today" in 2016 following the 2016 Trump tape scandal.        ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

Nomura to pay $26.5m settlement to SEC Nomura will pay $26.5m (£21m) to settle charges in the US that it failed to properly supervise five former traders who lied to customers about mortgage bond prices....
21:51, 07/15/2019

Eric Dane has 'no regrets' over 2009 nude tape with ex: 'I wasn't doing anything wrong' "Grey's Anatomy" star Eric Dane says he doesn't regret a naked video of himself, actress Rebecca Gayheart and another woman that was leaked in 2009.        ...
19:17, 08/02/2019

Here's Why Facebook's FTC Settlement Is a Joke After some rumor-milling and informed reportage attributable to anonymous sources, Facebook has finally made public the contours of its deal with the Federal Trade Commission to end a probe into its handling of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. From what few specifics are shared by the company’s gene...
20:00, 07/24/2019

Tuesday Is A Big Day For The NFL's Concussion Settlement The NFL concussion settlement is at an inflection point. Tomorrow morning, at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia, a hearing is scheduled to discuss a series rules changes that were recently approved by Senior Judge Anita B. Brody, who has oversight of the settlement. Those changes, which govern ...
00:51, 05/07/2019

9,000-year-old settlement unearthed A huge Stone Age settlement unearthed outside Jerusalem may have been home to 3,000 people, the Neolithic equivalent of a large city, according to details released by the Israel Antiquities Authority on Tuesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Should You Finance a Used Car If You Can Pay Cash? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing when you can get a deal on the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, saving on the destination fee and whether it’s worth...
16:34, 07/26/2019

Add Cash to Your Car's Emergency Kit Having a little bit of cash on you at all times can help you avoid minor inconveniences. But if you think about using that cash you see peeking out of your wallet every time you reach for debit or credit, you may want to think about stashing some cash in another spot: your car....
23:17, 08/30/2019

When to Use Cash Instead of Credit I know. It’s 2019. We have contactless cards, peer-to-peer mobile payment systems, and services that will offer you an installment loan for a pair of pants. But I’m not here to talk about any of those newfangled schemes. No, no. I’m here to talk about cash....
18:17, 06/10/2019

Qualcomm to Get at Least $4.5 Billion in Apple Settlement Qualcomm will receive at least $4.5 billion as part of a legal settlement with Apple that ended more than two years of wrangling over the chip maker’s patent-licensing fees....
02:00, 05/02/2019

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
00:17, 07/25/2019

Sources: AB rejected $2M settlement with Taylor Antonio Brown declined to sign a $2 million-plus agreement with Britney Taylor to settle a sexual assault allegation made by the wide receiver's former trainer, sources told ESPN's Jeff Darlington....
18:18, 09/15/2019

Harvey Weinstein accusers could get less than $60G each in settlement Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers will haul in $14 million as part of a proposed $44 million settlement with his sex assault accusers — while most of the alleged victims will get an average of $60,000....
16:34, 05/26/2019

FTC approves roughly $5 bln Facebook settlement - WSJ The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
00:34, 07/13/2019

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has damaged the company’s standing with consumers and clouded its future....
17:00, 07/24/2019

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep......
23:17, 07/12/2019

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
20:34, 05/31/2019

How to Sell Your Used Jewelry for Cash Jewelry is a pretty common gift, but like with other types of presents, it’s not necessarily something you want to hang onto forever. You also might need a little extra cash, and digging through your jewelry box is a good place to start. But should you go to a gold buyer or hit up a pawn shop? How d...
23:51, 07/18/2019

At the N.R.A., a Cash Machine Sputtering As the gun rights group lavished pay and perks on its leaders and partners, fueling infighting, it increasingly relied on its own charity for funds. Tax experts have questions....
03:17, 05/15/2019

Cash in the trash: man tosses more than $23,000 (KIEM) An Oregon man accidentally tossed out over $20,000 but will soon get it back. According to Recology Humboldt, the man mistakenly recycled a Vans shoe box with nearly $23,000 inside. When he noticed he couldn’t find his cash, he called up his garbage company, Recology Ashland. The Ashland loca...
08:34, 08/07/2019

|Cash-in-transitcompanyactedlikeunregulatedbank,inquiryhears Judge Raymond Zondo has said the commission commission of inquiry into state capture would to alert the SA Reserve Bank and other authorities to probe cases of cash-in-transit providers operating like banks....
23:34, 06/24/2019

|Cash-in-transitfirmdeliveredR500mamonthwithoutduediligence,inquiryhears The state capture inquiry heard on Monday that a Gauteng-based cash-in-transit company was delivering up to R500m in cash per month without adhering to money-laundering laws to check the source of funds for the transactions....
14:51, 06/24/2019

How to help out a cash-strapped veteran Dear John: You seem to be in the business of helping people. I was wondering if you could help me. I’ve been feeling very desperate and depressed lately as my wife and I have been struggling to keep the rent paid, the lights on, and the kids fed. I work full time in a good......
05:17, 07/21/2019

Apple, Goldman Sachs start issuing Apple Cards to consumers Apple Inc rolled out its virtual credit card on Tuesday, working with bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc on the new iPhone add-on that may help Apple diversify from device sales and build out the Wall Street bank's new consumer business....
15:00, 08/06/2019

Qualcomm Scored $4.5 Billion or More in Settlement With Apple Semiconductor and telecommunications equipment manufacturer Qualcomm said on Wednesday it will take home a one-time payment of between $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion from its settlement with tech giant Apple over the next quarter, the New York Times reported.Read more......
07:34, 05/02/2019

Greenpeace to receive $3 million in settlement with Russia Greenpeace will receive 2.7 million euros ($3 million) from Russia under a settlement reached between the Dutch state and Moscow, the environmental group said on Friday....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commission....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s assured it complies with a new law targeting such deals. The attorney general’s office says Cleveland County Judge Thad Balkman on Monday order...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separate to its ongoing legal proceedings....
17:00, 07/11/2019

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
15:00, 07/24/2019

InfoWars can't use Pepe the Frog after lawsuit settlement The creator of Pepe the Frog has made it known, several times over, that he didn't want his creation to become a symbol for the far right. That may be easier now, as the website InfoWars has settled a lawsuit related to its use of the character, whic......
15:17, 06/11/2019

Judge OKs $60M settlement in Haiti sex abuse case HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge in Connecticut has approved a $60 million legal settlement involving as many as 170 people who say they were sexually abused as children at a now-defunct charity school in Haiti. That’s according to lawyers who filed the class-action lawsuit on behalf of ...
18:34, 06/07/2019

U.S. lawmakers criticize potential Facebook settlement with FTC Two U.S. senators on Monday criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook Inc for misuse of consumers' personal data, saying that top officials, potentially including founder Mark Zuckerberg, must be held personally responsible....
01:34, 05/07/2019

4 Tax Strategies That Could Make a Divorce Settlement Easier Divorce negotiations are never easy, and they became more complicated this year, thanks to the tax overhaul. Here are four tips for taxpayers to consider....
01:17, 05/23/2019

MPs fear EU settlement scheme will lead to 'new Windrush' MPs have serious concerns about the scheme by which EU citizens must apply to stay in the UK after Brexit, and fear it will lead to a new Windrush scandal....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Judge approves Musk, SEC settlement over Twitter use The deal approved by a federal judge lays out in more detail what types of statements by CEO Elon Musk must be reviewed by Tesla's legal counsel before publication, such as financial statements, previously unreported production or delivery numbers, and other topics....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday....
13:34, 07/23/2019

Cisco Settlement Sees Whistleblower Vindicated A computer security expert has won a trailblazing payout in a whistleblower lawsuit over critical security flaws he found in October 2008 in Cisco video surveillance software....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Facebook shares rise on report of $5B settlement with FTC The Federal Trade Commission has reportedly slapped Facebook with a record-setting $5 billion fine over its privacy lapses, including a massive data leak to political research firm Cambridge Analytica. The staggering penalty, which was approved on a 3-2 vote with Republicans in support of it and Dem...
23:17, 07/12/2019

California utility to pay $1B settlement for wildfire damage Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay a $1 billion settlement to parts of Northern California for a string of wildfires blamed on the utility, including the devastating Camp Fire last year....
14:17, 06/19/2019

Lawyers for some Nassar victims want settlement investigated EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Lawyers representing victims of imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar who came forward more recently with allegations of sexual assault are seeking an investigation into Michigan State University’s $500 million settlement with victims. The Detroit Free Press r...
17:17, 05/17/2019

PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims Power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement agreement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Facebook CEO again calls for greater regulations following settlement with FTC On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9-billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in release.       ...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Potential Facebook Settlement With FTC Likely to Include WhatsApp Facebook potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion and will likely cover related services such as its WhatsApp messaging function....
23:34, 05/02/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/2Y7dN...
23:51, 05/02/2019

Facebook's potential settlement with FTC will likely include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with federal regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and will likely cover related services like its WhatsApp messenger, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
01:17, 05/03/2019

| Is a $5bn fine the least painful part of Facebook's settlement? US regulators are expected to unveil a settlement with Facebook - a reported $5bn fine that might be the least painful part of the agreement for the social network....
11:34, 07/25/2019

The Latest: Lawyer: Family got 'transformational' settlement The Latest on the city of Minneapolis paying a $20 million settlement to the family of an unarmed woman shot and killed by a police officer in 2017 (all times local): 3 p.m....
22:51, 05/03/2019

Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp: WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter....
03:17, 05/03/2019

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlement was approved by a vote of 3-2, according to tw...
01:00, 07/13/2019

What is the Flores settlement that the Trump administration has moved to end? The Trump administration on Wednesday announced plans to end a decades-old settlement agreement that had set a 20-day limit for holding children and issue new regulations that could hold undocumented families detained together indefinitely....
04:34, 08/22/2019

Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights (AP) — The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Jewish settlement in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet convened in this hamlet Sunday to announce the inau...
18:34, 06/16/2019

For Facebook’s Zuckerberg, FTC settlement could bring a new era of accountability Mark Zuckerberg’s power within Facebook is virtually unchallenged as the co-founder, CEO and largest stockholder. A deal that requires him to personally attest to the firm’s privacy practices may bring an end to that....
06:17, 07/25/2019

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the deal, Facebook plans to form a board committee for privacy oversight....
23:17, 07/22/2019

FTC official: I understand concern over YouTube settlement, but believe it's appropriate The FTC says Google's YouTube will pay $170 million to settle a complaint that it earned millions by illegally collecting personal information from children without a guardian's consent....
16:17, 09/05/2019

Purdue settlement falls short for some in Ohio Ohio has been hit hard by the opioid crisis and residents in Barberton say the settlement with Purdue Pharma will do little to alleviate the opioid epidemic. (Sept. 11)        ...
16:34, 09/12/2019

Huge Neolithic settlement unearthed near Jerusalem Archaeologists have unearthed a massive Neolithic settlement near Jerusalem. The 9,000-year-old site is the largest prehistoric settlement discovered in Israel, and one of the largest of its kind in the region....
21:17, 07/16/2019

SEC commissioner isn’t happy about settlement with Elon Musk A US Securities and Exchange commissioner on Tuesday criticized a settlement between the regulator and Tesla CEO Elon Musk over his use of Twitter. The head of the electric car maker reached a deal with the SEC on Friday, agreeing to submit his public statements about the company’s finances and othe...
12:17, 05/02/2019

N.C. settlement expands transgender bathroom access A federal judge in North Carolina approved Tuesday a settlement that will allow transgender people to use the bathroom of the gender with which they identify....
05:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:00, 07/16/2019

Senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
19:51, 07/16/2019

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fire....
07:51, 09/15/2019

$1.5M settlement reached with Scottsdale in child’s death SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a Scottsdale fire-station door last year. The Arizona Republic reports that the Scottsdale City Council approved the settlement at its Aug. 27 meeting. Dan and Courtney R...
10:00, 09/09/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior....
10:34, 07/11/2019

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s privacy missteps, according to a person familiar with the matter....
09:17, 07/13/2019

$143 million settlement in Mass. explosion lawsuit The utility blamed for a series of gas explosions in Massachusetts has settled all class action lawsuits resulting from the disaster for $143 million.        ...
01:51, 07/31/2019

Muslim discrimination results in $675k settlement A lawsuit against a Denver landlord who was recorded refusing to allow a Muslim father and son to sublease her property for a restaurant has ended in a $675,000 settlement. (May 3)        ...
08:51, 05/03/2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County....
22:00, 06/13/2019

Payments: India’s cash conundrum The argument that India will be the first cashless society doesn’t take into account the country’s most vulnerable people and the cultural attachment to cash....
21:17, 04/28/2019

Democrats Take Aim at Silicon Valley. They Take Its Cash, Too. Until recently Silicon Valley was seen as one of the few relatively untainted sources of big-money donations for Democratic candidates. Now, that’s changing....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Former SNP MP jailed for using embezzled cash to pay for holiday Former SNP MP Natalie McGarry has been jailed for embezzling thousands of pounds from pro-independence groups and using the cash to pay her rent and fund a holiday with her husband....
03:51, 06/07/2019

Beware 'Same as Cash' Payment Offers If you spend any amount of time listening to the radio in your car, you’ve probably heard a few “six months same as cash” ads. If you’re not in the market for a mattress, washing machine or used car, you probably don’t think much about these ads. But someday, you will want to make a large purchase f...
04:17, 07/04/2019

Why are so many Democrats still running for president? They need the cash Thursday's debate was just the latest evidence of a shrewd game most of the remaining Democratic field is likely playing to boost or simply shore up their political cash lifelines, writes Jake Novak....
17:00, 09/14/2019

Will Russia splash rainy day cash? The Russian economy is crawling along at a low rate of growth, with oil prices insufficient to boost state revenues. But, an oil price rise raises the prospect of Moscow delving into its oil funds to boost growth....
11:34, 07/01/2019

These charitable individuals are giving cash away. Here's why Owners of donor-advised funds turned on the tap and made hefty grants to their favorite charities, according to data from Schwab Charitable and Fidelity Charitable....
18:34, 08/14/2019

Aadhaar Can Be Used For Cash Transactions Above Rs 50,000: Official The Aadhaar can now be quoted for cash transactions of more than Rs 50,000 and all other purposes where traditionally income tax PAN number was a must, according to a top official....
17:52, 07/06/2019

Someone Is Funneling Kushner Tons of Cash President Donald Trump’s failson-in-law Jared Kushner may be a high ranking White House employee, but that hasn’t stopped him from reaping the benefits of being an uber-wealthy scion to a deeply sketchy real estate empire. According to a new report, one of the real estate companies Kushner partially...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Should You Get a Cash-Back Credit Card? Cash-back credit cards often take a backseat to travel reward cards. And it’s true that getting free airfare or upgrading your hotel stay through the power of your points feels somehow glitzier than a statement credit. But wouldn’t you rather have money back at the end of the month?...
03:00, 07/23/2019

AI Is Hot and SoftBank Is Offering Cash to Burn SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more money....
13:00, 08/08/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
23:17, 05/01/2019

New system for instant cash in the works NBC NEWS- A new system is in the works that may allow consumers to pay bills without having to wait for their paychecks to clear. The Federal Reserve board is developing a system that will process payments within seconds. Consumers and businesses will no longer have to wait hours or days for funds ...
12:00, 08/09/2019

The 90s are back. Here are the companies trying to cash in—and the ones that are failing For years, the fashion world has been riding a wave from the past. Young consumers are turning to the 90s for inspiration, leading to the revival of trends and companies that were long ago pronounced dead....
10:17, 08/04/2019

Treasury: Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Cash in on the rise of Salesforce with this $40 bundle If you work in customer relations, it’s likely only a matter of time before you’re working in a Salesforce-driven environment. Right now, you can learn how to use Salesforce and become a certified practitioner with The Essential Salesforce Certification Bundle. The training is available now at a hug...
16:00, 08/27/2019

Internet Providers Look to Cash In on Your Web Habits Internet-service providers are deciding whether to use data about their customers’ web habits to sell ads. AT&T mines surfing habits as part of a broader advertising operation....
16:34, 06/27/2019

T-Mobile is outpacing the rest of the Big Four US carriers on value, loyalty, and satisfaction — here's what consumers say is most important when selecting a mobile provider (TMUS, S, VZ, T) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, email Senior Account Executive Jeff Jordan at jjordan@businessins...
08:51, 07/07/2019

Tariffs on tap: Craft breweries facing increased steel, aluminum costs — and warn that costs may fall to consumers When it comes to the US-China trade war tariff talks, what’s on tap for craft breweries is dealing with the ripple effects of this impacting their bottom line....
04:17, 05/21/2019

Trump administration announces plan to help consumers cut prescription costs by allowing the import of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada (NBC News) The Trump administration announced Wednesday a proposal to help Americans pay less for prescription drugs by allowing imports of the same medications from Canada. “The burden now is on states, pharmacies and wholesalers to come in with plans so we can look at them and approve them t...
12:17, 08/01/2019

Milwaukee reaches settlement with electric scooter company MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee has reached an agreement with Bird Rides Inc. over the electric scooters the company released on the city’s streets last summer. The California-based company removed its scooters from Milwaukee streets last August in an agreement with the city to bring them back once...
23:51, 05/09/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit organized a multibillion-dollar fraud to drive up sales of an opioid-addiction treatment....
12:17, 07/11/2019

Oklahoma governor, GOP leaders: drug settlement violates law NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s governor and Republican legislative leaders are raising concerns about the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid manufacturer that has yet to be approved by a judge. Gov. Kevin Stitt, House Speaker Charles McCall and Senate President Pro T...
00:00, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. senators criticize FTC's reported Facebook settlement Three U.S. senators who have been frequent critics of U.S. tech giants wrote a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday to criticize its reported settlement with Facebook Inc....
20:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settle its involvement in the 'Car Wash' corruption case, Braskem said on Monday in a filing....
03:17, 05/28/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight -Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing a source....
09:51, 05/02/2019

AutoZone agrees to $11M settlement over hazardous waste disposal A statement from the California Attorney General's Office said inspections "revealed that AutoZone allowed its customers to deposit hazardous automotive fluids and other waste items into regular trash containers in AutoZone stores' parking lots throughout California."...
00:17, 06/20/2019

U.S. judge approves novel framework for opioid settlement talks A federal judge on Wednesday approved the substance of a proposal by lawyers representing cities and counties suing drug companies over the U.S. opioid epidemic that would bring every state and municipality in the country into their settlement talks....
03:34, 09/12/2019

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ......
22:00, 07/16/2019

Pepe the Frog creator wins $15,000 settlement against Infowars Victory is latest in a string of legal actions by Matt Furie, who is seeking to halt the co-option of his cartoon by the far rightMatt Furie, the cartoonist behind the character and online meme Pepe the Frog, has won a $15,000 (£12,000) settlement against website Infowars and its creator, the conspi...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Facebook Settlement Expected to Mandate Privacy Committee The social-media giant’s expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission will create a board committee to help ensure senior-level scrutiny of Facebook’s privacy-related efforts....
18:51, 07/23/2019

CBOE To Introduce Mini-SPX Options With PM Settlement On November 5 CHICAGO, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) announced today that the Exchange will list a Mini-SPX Index option (options symbol: XSP) contract with a new PM-settlement feature beginning on Tuesday, November 5. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prn...
10:34, 05/02/2019

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
22:51, 07/23/2019

Groundwork Is Laid for Opioids Settlement That Would Touch Every Corner of U.S. Each locality in the country, from small towns to major cities, would receive a payout in a settlement with the companies who made, distributed and sold opioids....
06:00, 06/15/2019

Google will pay $170M in settlement over children's privacy on YouTube Google agreed to a record-setting $170 million settlement with federal and state regulators over allegations YouTube, its subsidiary, illegally gathered children’s personal information....
20:34, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook's settlement with U.S. regulators likely to include WhatsApp - WSJ Facebook Inc's potential settlement with U.S. regulators over breaches of consumer data privacy is nearing completion, and the agreement will likely include its WhatsApp messaging service, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter. https://on.wsj.com/2Y7dNr...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of retaliating against his critics. Lawyers for the Justice Department and Arpaio’s successor, Sheriff Paul Penzone, asked a judge Thursday to end ...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Cop’s $5M settlement didn’t make cut in NYPD-misconduct database A city database meant to shed light on police-misconduct settlements is missing the largest deal struck in the first three months of the year — even though it involved cops on both sides. Transit Officer Larry Jackson agreed to take $5 million in January to resolve his claim that he was beaten and c...
17:37, 09/16/2019

Pixel Owners: Submit Your Settlement Claim Now to Receive up to $500 A few months ago, Google agreed to pay $7.25 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over faulty microphones on the original Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. For you, that means a payout of up to $500, and as of today, you can file your claims for the cash (even if you never experienced any mic is...
09:18, 08/14/2019

Netanyahu renames Golan settlement as ‘Trump Heights’ Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu unveiled a plaque formally renaming a three-decade-old settlement in the contested Golan Heights as ‘Trump Heights’ on Sunday. “We are going to do two things — establish a new community on the Golan Heights, something that has not been done...
21:17, 06/16/2019

Lebanon's Aoun affirms post-war settlement before funeral Lebanon's president on Friday reaffirmed the reconciliation among Lebanese after the 1975-90 civil war, before the funeral of a cabinet minister's aide killed last week as political tensions flared....
16:34, 07/05/2019

Columbia Gas to pay $143 million to Mass. communities in explosions settlement More than 10,000 homes and businesses in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover suffered losses in the fatal incident last year that included numerous explosions and fires....
04:51, 07/30/2019

Khashoggi's son denies settlement reached over father's murder Salah Khashoggi, the son of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has denied reports that a settlement has been reached between his family and the Saudi government over his father's murder....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Apple Settlement Makes Qualcomm CEO Richer by $3.5 Million Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf received 40,794 shares of Qualcomm stock, which works out to just under $3,501,757 at Friday's closing price of $85.84....
17:00, 05/11/2019

Facebook agrees to pay $5bn in vast privacy settlement, insiders say FTC to claim company misled users about handling of their phone numbers as part of settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce on Wednesday that Facebook has agreed to a sweeping settlement of allegations it mishandled user privacy and pay roughly $5bn, two people briefed on the ...
23:17, 07/23/2019

Massachusetts gas company reaches $80M settlement for explosions, fires A gas company responsible for an explosion that cause dozens of house fires and killed at least one person last year reached an $80 million settlement with the affected communities Tuesday....
08:34, 05/08/2019

Judge Approves Settlement Allowing CVS-Aetna Merger A federal judge on Wednesday approved a Justice Department settlement that allowed CVS Health’s nearly $70 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna, removing a cloud of uncertainty for the merged company....
10:51, 09/05/2019

Mylan reaches $30 million settlement in SEC's EpiPen probe Mylan NV has reached a tentative agreement to pay $30 million to resolve a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to its emergency allergy shot EpiPen, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases....
18:17, 07/30/2019

Judge OKs Fiat Chrysler $307M emissions settlement A federal judge in California on Friday approved Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' $307.5 million settlement for a class-action lawsuit over illegal emissions-control software....
04:00, 05/04/2019

Real-Time Gross Settlement Payments Are Now Available For 90 More Minutes Public sector lender State Bank of India, and its private sector peers ICICI Bank and HDFC Bank, among several other financial institutions, are members of payments systems RTGS and National......
12:00, 06/04/2019

PG&E reaches $11 billion settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Creator of Pepe the Frog Wins $15,000 Settlement From InfoWars Matt Furie, the comic artist who created the character known as Pepe the Frog, has settled a lawsuit against Alex Jones’ conspiracy outlet InfoWars for $15,000, according to the Daily Beast....
20:34, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 1-PG&E reaches $11 bln settlement relating to wildfire claims California power producer PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement with entities representing about 85% of insurance subrogation claims relating to 2017 and 2018 wildfires....
16:00, 09/13/2019

Qualcomm expects to make $4.5 billion from Apple settlement The costs of Apple's truce with Qualcomm are now much clearer. Qualcomm now estimates that it will pull in revenue between $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion from the settlement in the third quarter of the year, including both the one-time payment from A......
09:00, 05/02/2019

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
05:17, 06/28/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongoing opioid crisis....
10:17, 06/25/2019

Report: FTC’s political wrangling delays Facebook settlement SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook may have to wait longer before resolving a U.S. government investigation into the company’s mishandling of personal information. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that political wrangling is delaying a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. Facebook coul...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Facebook Set to Create Privacy Positions as Part of F.T.C. Settlement Facebook is expected to create a privacy committee to protect user data, as well as an external assessor who would be appointed by the company and Federal Trade Commission....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Microsoft Will Pay Out $26 Million in Settlement Over Hungarian Bribery Scheme Microsoft will pay out $26 million in a settlement to resolve charges that its staff bribed government officials in Hungary, the Washington Post reported on Monday, with President and Chief Legal Officer Brad Smith telling staff in an email the matter “involved employee misconduct that was completel...
11:00, 07/23/2019

Bayer mediator says no Roundup settlement figures have been discussed Bayer AG has not offered to pay billions of dollars to settle claims in the United States related to the Roundup herbicide, mediator Ken Feinberg said, after a report of such a settlement had driven shares as much as 11% higher....
17:51, 08/09/2019

Oklahoma City Council approves settlement with Arkansas man OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has approved a nearly $170,000 settlement with an Arkansas man who was injured when he jumped into a canal in a downtown entertainment district to rescue another man who later died. Council members voted Tuesday to approve the settlement with Brandon an...
17:34, 05/08/2019

Johannesburg court approves $353 million silicosis settlement A Johannesburg High Court on Friday approved a 5 billion rand ($353 million) class action settlement between gold mining companies and law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis....
02:34, 07/27/2019

Volkswagen agrees to Australian settlement over diesel cheating Volkswagen said on Monday it had agreed to pay up to A$127 million ($87.3 million) to settle lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of Australian customers caught up in its global diesel emissions cheating scandal....
06:51, 09/16/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judge approved the settlement with Betson Coin-Op Dist...
11:51, 05/30/2019

JPMorgan pays $5 million in settlement over paternity leave JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay the biggest recorded settlement in a US parental leave discrimination case. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the story.        ...
02:51, 05/31/2019

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses caused by three devastating fires in the state....
02:51, 06/19/2019

Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump Move in Golan Heights follows naming of Jerusalem roundabout in US president’s honour last year Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, as a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory.Israel’s ...
18:17, 05/22/2019

Facebook settlement with U.S. may include privacy oversight: Politico Facebook Inc and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a possible settlement that would require the company to create an independent privacy oversight committee and take other steps to safeguard users, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing a source....
03:34, 05/02/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp....
00:00, 08/16/2019

Chris Soules to Pay $2.5 Million in Fatal Car Crash Settlement Chris Soules is paying the price for his part in a fatal car crash that killed a 66-year-old man. According to a settlement and release agreement obtained by WeAreIowa.com, Chris and his......
15:17, 05/22/2019

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
23:34, 06/12/2019

Facebook’s $5 billion settlement blasted as insufficient by FTC’s own chiefs Facebook’s record-breaking $5 billion settlement with Uncle Sam is already being slammed as a slap on the wrist for Mark Zuckerberg — by leaders of the very government agency that orchestrated the deal. The Federal Trade Commission touted the financial penalty as “groundbreaking” and “historic” beca...
14:17, 07/27/2019

Purdue Pharma says settlement talks in opioid cases not over OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and lawyers representing local governments both said they're interested in continuing negotiations to settle lawsuits over the toll of the opioid crisis....
16:34, 09/09/2019

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
22:51, 06/12/2019

MGM Resorts reports $800M ‘possible’ Vegas settlement figure LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts is telling federal regulators it thinks it might pay up to $800 million to settle liability lawsuits stemming from the October 2017 mass shooting that became the deadliest in modern U.S. history. The company also tells the Securities and Exchange Commission ...
23:51, 05/16/2019

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still makes him the richest man in the world. MacKenzie ......
13:00, 07/02/2019

Neymar team denies seeking settlement meeting Attorneys for Brazilian soccer star Neymar are disputing allegations they had asked for a meeting to discuss a settlement with representatives of a woman who later filed a rape complaint....
20:17, 06/05/2019

Facebook executive meeting with lawmakers ahead of FTC settlement Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg was meeting with U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Tuesday ahead of an expected settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, a spokesman for Senator Jerry Moran said....
21:51, 05/07/2019

History of the ATM: The cash-giving machines throughout the years The ATM celebrates its 50th anniversary on September 2. Check out pictures of the machine's life and impact.       ...
07:51, 08/30/2019

SoftBank Gears Up to Pump More Cash Into Much-Hyped AI SoftBank’s plans for a second technology megafund focused on artificial-intelligence startups is poised to flood an already-hyped sector with more cash....
22:34, 08/07/2019

Poker players don't take home the stacks of cash you see on TV — here's who does In the early 2000s, poker exploded. Between ESPN, the 1998 movie "Rounders," and Chris Moneymaker's win at the World Series of Poker, many dreamed of turning professional and earning millions. And to be successful, many players turn to staking....
16:01, 08/25/2019

US giant Brink's plots £1bn raid on G4S cash arm A US-based cash-handling giant is plotting a £1bn-plus takeover of a division of G4S, the FTSE-250 support services group that is the world's biggest security company....
22:00, 09/06/2019

Brokers Bank on Your Cash, but Some Are Breaking From the Pack Fidelity Investments said it has sweetened the deal for customers holding cash there, the latest salvo in the price war playing out among brokerages....
09:00, 08/08/2019

Part of £1.8bn NHS cash boost 'is money already saved up' A £1.8bn cash boost for the NHS announced by Boris Johnson will largely be paid for with money that hospitals already have, a leaked letter has said....
19:17, 08/19/2019

OCBC Bank offers cash by QR codes Bypassing the need for ATM cards or PINs, the Singapore bank's customers can scan a QR code with their mobile phone and authenticate the transaction with the device's biometric options, including fingerprint and faceprint, or mobile banking login details....
14:17, 07/31/2019

For $15, this is the insider’s guide to making serious eBay cash Jaimey Castillo is just one of the entrepreneurs who uses smart thinking and the ease of eBay merchandising to make some serious bank partnering with the ecommerce giant. If it sounds like an enticing career path, get the full primer on mastering eBay with the Ultimate eBay BootCamp Academy training...
18:51, 07/23/2019

In race for No. 10, UK's Johnson and Hunt vow to splash the cash Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt vowed to spend billions of pounds on public services, infrastructure and tax cuts on Sunday as the two men battling to become prime minister pitched themselves as the best candidate to take on the opposition Labour Party....
14:51, 06/30/2019

NCAA to consider allowing athletes to cash in on their names The NCAA on Tuesday announced it formed a group to determine whether its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to profit from their names, images and likenesses....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Tapping Homes for Cash to Get Tougher Under New FHA Limits The Trump administration is moving to restrict mortgage refinancings in which borrowers withdraw cash, the latest effort to curb the federal government’s exposure to potential defaults....
15:51, 08/01/2019

Common Man Sends UP Top Cop Letter Of Appreciation, Rs.500 Cash Cash rewards for gallantry is not uncommon for those in uniform but a senior Uttar Pradesh cop was bowled over when he received a cheque of a princely sum of Rs 500 and a letter of appreciation, not......
02:51, 08/10/2019

U.S. Corporate Cash Piles Drop to Three-Year Low The 2017 U.S. tax overhaul prompted a strategic shift in corporate capital allocation, spurring more companies to increase spending and repatriate foreign cash holdings....
13:34, 06/10/2019

What's Your Favorite Cash-Back Credit Card? Over the past few weeks, we’ve asked you about your favorite airline and hotel-branded credit cards, but what if you don’t want to tie yourself to a particular travel company? Or just don’t travel enough to make them worth it? A simple cash-back credit card might be for you.Read more......
03:00, 09/04/2019

NYPD cop charged with trying to cash in on $1.5M car-loan scam An NYPD cop was busted Tuesday in a $1.5 million car-loan scam, authorities said. Officer Eduardo Rodriguez, 41, was taken into custody after taking out a loan for a vehicle that he had no intention of purchasing and funneling the dough to two other crooks, the feds said. The two cohorts kept most o...
03:34, 07/03/2019

Side hustles to bring in extra cash Buzz60’s Elizabeth Keatinge rounds up some flexible jobs that help workers make extra cash while maintaining their work and family life.       ...
13:51, 07/26/2019

James Ruppert: why cash is king for used cars A 2008 Freelander 2.2 TD4 SE is tempting at £5000 Forget your PCPs, HPs and leasing. Get digging behind the sofa cushions and pick a banger Well, here's a surprise: paying up front for a car is increasingly falling out of favour with UK drivers, according to research from Close Brothers Motor Fin...
10:51, 07/23/2019

GM and FCA unmasked as Tesla's secret source of cash GM and FCA disclosed to the state of Delaware earlier this year that they reached agreements to buy federal greenhouse gas credits from Tesla. While the filings are light on detail, they haven’t been reported on previously. ...
19:51, 06/03/2019

Sneaky ways movie theaters get you for more cash Since some movie theaters only get about 50% of movie tickets sales, they’ve found ways to increase their cash flow once you’re inside.        ...
07:34, 08/06/2019