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Italian watchdog launches probe into Apple & Samsung over ‘consumer reports’ of planned obsolescence

(Source: 9to5mac.com)

Joining several other parties in doing so, an anti-trust body in Italy today announced that it has opened a probe into Apple over allegations of planned obsolescence. 339 more words


Now you can enroll in a monthly Oreo subscription

EAST HANOVER, NJ (WCMH) – Oreo lovers rejoice! You can now enroll in an Oreo subscription club to have the cookie delivered to your home once a month. 94 more words


Beware Latest Phone Scam Making Rounds Locally

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The Better Business Bureau is spreading the word about the latest phone scam targeting St. Louis area residents.

It’s called “neighbor spoofing,” and an unknown number of local residents have been victimized over the past few months. 262 more words


Trump Consumer Protection Chief Requests $0 In Funding

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (CBSMiami/CNN Money) — The Trump administration requested zero funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

The agency, which protects American consumers from predatory lenders and bullying debt collectors, each quarter requests money from the Federal Reserve to fund its operations. 535 more words


McArthur's Bakery Announces Opening of Online Delivery Service

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (KMOX) – Which do you want first — the good news, or the bad news?

Here’s both: McArthur’s Bakery is preparing to launch an online delivery system, but in turn is closing its Chesterfield location. 125 more words


1st building of MGM casino opens in western Massachusetts

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — MGM has opened the first building of its resort casino complex in western Massachusetts.

About 50 employees moved into the casino’s new administrative office this week. 125 more words


Washington lawmakers considering 2.4 cents per-mile Road Usage Charge

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The growing number of fuel-efficient and electric vehicles on Washington roads has prompted lawmakers to consider replacing the gas tax with a Road Usage Charge. 242 more words