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Consumers

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  • Cows no longer have a monopoly on milk: A Nutritional Breakdown

    Just a few years ago, the term "milk" was synonymous with the stuff that came from cows. But now the dairy market is awash in plant-based alternatives made from soy, rice, almonds, coconut and hemp, driven largely by consumers' thirst for low-calorie,...
  • A tracker for housing-price trends

    Home buyers, sellers, small investors and realty agents are about to get new tools that purport to show where local property values are headed: the first "house specific" monitors for consumers that can track price trends — and forecast them up to...
  • Demand for personal computers still erratic, outlook unstable

    Demand for personal computers still erratic, outlook unstable
    SAN FRANCISCO/SEATTLE (Reuters) - Improved demand for personal computers after years of declines may not last as emerging markets remain weak and recent corporate upgrades in the United States and Europe may prove fleeting. The latest sign that the PC...
  • Google seeks to dismiss U.S. antitrust lawsuit over Android

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An antitrust lawsuit targeting Google's Android operating system should be dismissed, Google said in a court filing on Friday, partly because smartphone manufacturers are free to utilize Android on their phones without also...
  • Brazil's leader sees no political fallout from World Cup defeat

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's humiliating defeat in the World Cup will have no impact on the elections in October, President Dilma Rousseff predicted on Friday as she prepares to hit the campaign trail to seek a second term. Despite criticism of her...
  • FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

    FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids. The federal complaint, which was filed in Washington&...
  • US sues Amazon for allowing unauthorized in-app purchases by kids

    SEATTLE The Federal Trade Commission sued Amazon on Thursday for allowing children to make purchases within mobile applications even though the company knew that kids were doing so without parental permission. The suit, filed in federal court in Seattle,...
  • Automatically read the fine print on your contracts, or you could automatically renew terms you don't like

     
    The Watchdog has reminded you countless times about the need to read the fine print on all of your paperwork so you know what you're getting into, and how you can get out when you need to. Too many people......
  • Town Clerk earns certification

    EAST HARTFORD- Town Clerk Robert J. Pasek recently received the designation of Certified Connecticut Town Clerk (CCTC) from the Connecticut State Certification Committee. Pasek has dedicated himself to professional excellence and exceptional customer...
  • CIO: Leverage technology for better customer service

    CIO: Leverage technology for better customer service
    Who: Alan Missen is chief information officer at FirstService Residential a full-service residential property management firm, overseeing more than 6,500 properties and 1.5 million residential units, headquartered in Dania Beach. Knowing that the...
  • Potbelly's shares tumble as 2nd-quarter sales disappoint

    Potbelly's shares tumble as 2nd-quarter sales disappoint
    Shares of Potbelly Corp. lost one-fourth of their value Thursday, after the Chicago-based sandwich chain gave a bleak report on its latest quarter and slashed expectations for the year. Even as Wall Street analysts cut their forecasts, some said they...