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  • Fundraiser for sick dog hampered by bogus donations

    Fundraiser for sick dog hampered by bogus donations
    It looked like Sheba was finally going to get a break. After she was first surrendered and then became critically ill, a generous benefactor stepped forward via an online fundraiser to help the pooch pull through. The only problem? A big chunk of the...
  • The week in review: scams, refunds, recalls and other consumer news you need to know

     
    Happy Monday! If you're looking for good news, you've come to the wrong place. If you want the dirt on the latest scams, accusations of fraud, recalls and other consumer news, read on for a summary of what the Watchdog......
  • Seniors on the Go: The European Rail Timetable lives!

    Seniors on the Go: The European Rail Timetable lives!
    Despite all the digital travel resources that are now readily available, I'm still a fan of printed references. Although a senior, I'm not a luddite; when I travel, I carry the usual Wi-Fi notebook and smartphone, use Wi-Fi everywhere I stay and I'm...
  • Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone

    Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone
    Amazon.com sells diapers, makes Kindles, delivers groceries, streams music and produces its own shows. Has it also become a smartphone maker? The e-commerce juggernaut is set to launch a new device at a media event in Seattle at 10:30 a.m. PDT...
  • Amazon joins ranks of top 10 retailers, McDonald's falls off

    Amazon joins ranks of top 10 retailers, McDonald's falls off
    Amazon.com has cracked the top 10 in Stores magazine’s annual ranking of the 100 largest U.S. retailers, a first for an online-only retailer. With domestic sales up 27 percent between 2012 and 2013 to $44 billion, Amazon.com muscled its way from...
  • Head of WGA West on Why Hollywood Needs Net Neutrality

    The battle for an open Internet continues to gain allies. This weekend a proposal in support of net neutrality backed by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and the mayors of San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson will be considered by the U.S. Conference of...
  • Amazon unveils Fire smartphone

    Amazon.com Inc. has finally launched its own smartphone, the Fire, that at its core is a hub for all things Amazon. Fire is the latest addition to the e-commerce behemoth's deep arsenal of products and services and brings together many of those wide-...
  • Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems

    Oracle reportedly near deal for Columbia-based Micros Systems
    Stock in Columbia-based Micros Systems Inc. surged Tuesday after a report that it was about to be acquired by technology giant Oracle Corp. The company's shares shot up nearly 15 percent to close at $66.33 each in Tuesday trading after Bloomberg News...
  • Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding

    Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding
    Oyster, the e-book subscription service, has launched a new version of its app that is available for Android devices as well as Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook tablets. The New York City startup has often been described as the Netflix or...
  • The Kid's Doctor-Parents are wondering: Do selfies spread head lice?

    Are teenagers spreading lice when they put their heads together to take a perfect selfie? This is a hot topic trending lately online. I've received emails and texts from parents who are fighting head lice in their homes and are wondering if this is...
  • Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium

    Summer dip at Shedd Aquarium
    At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up. Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...