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Monday, Apr 4, 2016 at 02:03 PM CDT

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its latte cups by 25 percent in order to save money, The Seattle Times reported. The suit...

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 at 09:29 AM CDT

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and Xboxes unveiled its new, lower-priced model Friday at an event in Southern California. Some...

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016 at 01:42 PM CDT

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

You can now dash for condoms on Amazon. One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow customers to order goods with the push of a physical button, the company announced Thursday it is...

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 05:46 PM CDT

Chicago Driver Challenges Rejected Pothole Damage Claim

Chicago Driver Challenges Rejected Pothole Damage Claim

A Chicago driver said the city is at fault for damage to her car caused by a pothole. But she said even with a mountain of evidence, the city won’t take the blame.

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 at 03:55 PM CDT

Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones agreed Wednesday to buy control of financially struggling Sharp Corp. for $3.5 billion in the first foreign takeover of a major Japanese electronics producer....

Monday, Mar 28, 2016 at 05:59 PM CDT

How To Collect Class Action Settlement Cash You May Be Owed

How To Collect Class Action Settlement Cash You May Be Owed

“The companies usually want to make the class notice as confusing and complicated as they possibly can,” consumer attorney Stuart Talley said. “They don’t want people to take advantage of the benefits.”

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 at 06:58 PM CDT

Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Shelly Stamis saw an online advertisement for a vacation home in Florida at only $200 a night, and she figured she had found a solid bargain. "We looked at all the pictures, and it was right on the beach,...

Friday, Mar 25, 2016 at 12:35 PM CDT

Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter is the winner when it comes to candy sales in the U.S., CNBC reported. Americans spent over $800 million last year on creme-filled eggs, chocolate rabbits and colored marshmallow Peeps in the week...

Thursday, Mar 24, 2016 at 12:55 PM CDT

Starbucks Announces Debut of Pumpkin Spice Latte K-Cups

Starbucks Announces Debut of Pumpkin Spice Latte K-Cups

Lovers of Starbucks' seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte can get their fix without extra-long lines or texting secret passwords for early access.

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016 at 04:12 PM CDT

Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

A news app set will launch on Wednesday in the U.S., with 20 of the country’s largest newspaper and magazine publishers jumping on as partners, according to NBC News. Blendle, created by...

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