Business

Capital OneVoice: Amazing Tech From CES 2018

Over 170,000 people just attended CES® 2018 to see some of the hottest new consumer tech around. Take a peek at some of the next-generation innovations that debuted.

Business

Payday loan rules undergo review by agency head supported by lenders

Mick Mulvaney received $31,700 in contributions from the payday loan industry in 2016 and now plans to revisit lending rulesMick Mulvaney, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, took $31,700 in contributions from payday loan companies in 20

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CFPB to reconsider payday lending rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken the first step to killing or revising the payday lending rule it finalized a few months ago.

England

Southern rail 'worst train service' finds Which? survey

The consumer group Which? found only 28% of Southern customers were satisfied with the service.

Business

The Last Place on Earth Where Everyone Still Loves Kmart

The Guam location, by far the chain’s busiest store, is protected by an expanse of ocean from the rapidly changing consumer market, prospering in a kind of retail Galapagos.

Business

Navient Says It Is The Victim Of A Pointless, Copycat Lawsuit Filed By Pennsylvania's AG

Navient alleges Josh Shapiro's lawsuit parrots a complaint filed in January 2017 by the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that alleges Navient violated the Consumer Financial Protection Act, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and Regulation

TV & Radio

Who is on The One Show tonight? Suggs, Lucy Siegle and Dom Littlewood join Angela Scanlon and Matt Baker

MADNESS fans are in for a treat if they tune into The One Show tonight. Suggs will be in the studio for a chat as well as Dom Littlewood with some consumer advice and Lucy Siegle discussing the ongoing war against plastics.  Here’s the lowdown o

Business

Citi profit tops estimates; books $22 billion tax charge

(Reuters) - Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as consumer businesses made up for lower revenue from bond and currency trading.

Asia

Apple asked to respond to China consumer group about slowing older iPhones

 Apple is now facing questions about how it slows down older iPhones in China. The Xinhua state news agency reported yesterday that the Shanghai Consumer Council has written to Apple asking it to explain the performance hit and any remedies it is offer

World

UK inflation dips for first time since June

Official figures show consumer price inflation in Britain dipping for the first time since June partly because of a fall in the price of games and toys in the run-up to Christmas.

Business

Just a fifth of commuters see improvement in train services in spite of £900m investment, Which? survey finds

Just a fifth of commuters have rated their train service as better than a year ago in a downbeat passenger survey carried out by consumer group Which?

United Kingdom

A MILLION homes are at risk of a Grenfell-style blaze because of “unacceptable” failings by US consumer goods giant Whirlpool

A MILLION homes are at risk of a Grenfell-style blaze because of “unacceptable” failings by US consumer goods giant Whirlpool, MPs stormed last night. A powerful cross-party Commons Committee demanded the US giant fix a million “defectiv

Business

Brits spend £144,000 on 'impulse buys' during lifetime, research finds

Confectionery, clothes and takeaways among items most commonly bought on a whim

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Bitcoin Bucket: KFC Canada now accepts cryptocurrency for a 'finger lickin' good' bucket of chicken

This isn't the first time KFC has ventured into some tech-savvy yet wacky concepts and consumer products to promote their "finger lickin' good" chicken.

Technology

10 of the Coolest Gadgets We Saw at CES 2018

The best tech from the biggest gadget show of the year

World

Wireless audio tech was the underrated hero of CES 2018 — here are the wireless headphones and earbuds that were announced

Many new and improved wireless headphones and earbuds were announced and showcased during the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week.

Finance

U.S. consumer watchdog official takes leadership fight to appeals court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An official who hopes to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Friday took her fight to a U.S. appeals court, urging it to oust President Donald Trump's pick for the...

United States

US consumer prices up tiny 0.1 percent in December

Consumer inflation slowed in December to a tiny 0.1 percent gain as the cost of energy products tumbled following a big jump in November.

United States

US core consumer prices post biggest gain in 11 months

The U.S. Consumer Price Index was expected to rise 0.2 percent in December, down from the 0.4 percent increase a month earlier.

Finance

PNC Financial profit more than doubles in fourth quarter

(Reuters) - U.S. regional lender PNC Financial Services reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, helped by higher interest income and consumer loan growth.

Business

How Fintech Is Targeting Millennials Using AI And Machine-Learning

A lot of big banks have already deployed mobile apps in an effort to keep up with shifting consumer trends, which are rapidly moving toward the complete digitization of the sector.

Gadgets

Samsung and LG show off huge 8K TVs at CES – we take a look at the monster screens in the flesh

MOST of us probably haven’t even upgraded to a 4K TV yet, but the biggest names in TV technology are already working on what’s coming next. Over at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the likes of Sony, Samsung and LG have all been s

Business

Please Visit Our Collection of Stores Under One Roof, Which Totally Isn't a Mall

Landlords expunge the disfavored four-letter word from shopping centers in favor of Town Center, Shoppes, Promenades and Quarters; an ‘upscale multipurpose leisure-time consumer destination’

World

Hundreds of drones light up the sky in Las Vegas

Intel sends 250 drones above the Bellagio to perform in sequence with the fountains as part of a rehearsal for the light displays at the Consumer Electronics Show 2018.

Technology

Would you ride in THIS? World's first 'flying taxi' completes another test run and could be in service by 2020

The 18-rotor Volocopter 'flying car' took to the skies at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

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