Publication: The Consumerist

First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

AT&T Says U-Verse False Alarm Came From Radio Station

This is not an alert message. It just looks like one. (via KXAN-TV) Earlier this morning, AT&T U-Verse subscribers woke up to an alarming, unexplained Emergency Alert Message on their screens . Now the company is trying to shed a bit of light on ... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Evenflo Agrees To Recall 202,000 Rear-Facing Infant Car Seats Over Tricky Buckle

Earlier this year, both Graco and Evenflo recalled almost six million car seats, all told, due to a safety buckle that regulators said could be tricky to open in the case of an emergency, and hamper attempts to get kids out of the car safely. ... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Amazon Takes $170 Million Loss On Fire Phone Flop

Despite Amazon advertising the device on every doorstep and dropping the price under a buck , the company’s Fire Phone, companion smartphone to its line of tablets and TV streaming devices, failed to catch on with the public. Maybe it was the AT&T ... [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Your Electric Company Will Not Call And Demand Payment By Prepaid Card

( Timothy Barnes ) While your local utility could call you up and demand immediate instant payment using a prepaid debit card before shutting off your natural gas and power, they will never actually do that. The owner of the Squeeze Inn, a fantastically-named ... [Published The Consumerist - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Costco Takes Unusual Stance That Retail Employees Should Have Thanksgiving Day Off

( joelgoodman ) As the beginning of Black Friday and thus the holiday shopping season has crept backwards into the early hours of Thanksgiving , we at Consumerist have taken a cantankerous stance against these early openings. Even we can take heart, ... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

More Info From Yelper Who Says He Was Threatened Over Negative Review

One of the messages allegedly sent via Facebook from the chef to a customer who left a one-star review on Yelp. Earlier today, we told you about the apparent dispute between a Cleveland consumer and the chef/owner of a local restaurant who allegedly ... [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple Pay Lets Man Scan, Use Wife’s Citi Credit Card Without Additional Verification

Apple Pay allows you to easily scan cards into the Passbook app, but Citi is allowing some cards to be added without additional verification if they meet certain conditions. One of the neat features of the new Apple Pay system is that it lets iPhone ... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Windows Update Breaking Counterfeit Computer Chips That Users Don’t Even Know They Own

( frankieleon ) Most of us have, at least once, had a Windows Update that made something work less well than it used to, instead of better. But it’s rare for a system software update to break part of your computer’s hardware entirely. And it’s even ... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Kids Tasked With Dumping Alaska Village’s “Honey Buckets” Likely Psyched To Finally Get Indoor Plumbing

Line’em up, boys. ( catastrophegirl ) Aren’t chores the worst, kids? Yes, sure, taking out the trash and emptying the dishwasher are both bummer gigs, but let’s all just thank our lucky stars that we were never in charge of dumping buckets of human ... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

$10K Or $250K — How Much Should Walmart Pay For Wrongly Accusing Man Of Attacking Worker?

( Marike79 ) In Sept. 2007, a man described as being 5’7″ and around 50 years old in California allegedly attacked a Walmart employee who had caught him shoplifting. Two months later, a man in his early 40s and five inches taller than that suspect ... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Man Scores $25K A Year For Life, Realizes He Happens To Have Another Winning Lottery Ticket

( Lisa Brewster ) Sometimes it pays to be predictable, literally: After a Massachusetts man learned from state lottery officials that he held the winning numbers, he remembered that he happened to have another ticket with the exact same set of lucky ... [Published The Consumerist - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Sears Says Reports Of Planned Store Closings Are Inaccurate, Won’t Elaborate

Pete Kraynak Sears Holdings wants you to know that the rumors of planned store closings by the end of this year are wrong. After a report earlier today put together information from local media reports about which Sears, Sears Auto, and Kmart locations ... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 23 2014]

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Your Electric Company Will Not Call And Demand ... [Published The Consumerist - 19 hours ago]
More Info From Yelper Who Says He Was Threatene... [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
Amazon Takes $170 Million Loss On Fire Phone Flop [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
Apple Pay Lets Man Scan, Use Wife’s Citi Credit... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
Costco Takes Unusual Stance That Retail Employe... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
Windows Update Breaking Counterfeit Computer Ch... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
Kids Tasked With Dumping Alaska Village’s “Hone... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
AT&T Says U-Verse False Alarm Came From Radio S... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
Evenflo Agrees To Recall 202,000 Rear-Facing In... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
$10K Or $250K — How Much Should Walmart Pay For... [Published The Consumerist - 22 hours ago]
Man Scores $25K A Year For Life, Realizes He Ha... [Published The Consumerist - 23 hours ago]
Sponsored Data Is The New Free Shipping [Published The Consumerist - 23 hours ago]
Florida SodaStream Users May Soon Be Able To Cr... [Published The Consumerist - 23 hours ago]
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FTC: Tech Support Representatives Pretended To ... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 24 2014]
Bakery That Never Used The Word “Cronut” Told T... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 24 2014]
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Toddler Gets Stuck In Toy Claw Machine, Now Has... [Published The Consumerist - Oct 24 2014]
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Your Electric Company Will Not Call And Demand ... [Published The Consumerist - 19 hours ago]
( Timothy Barnes ) While your local utility could call you up and demand immediate instant payment using a prepaid debit card before shutting off your natural gas and power, they will never actually do that. The owner of the Squeeze Inn, a fantastically-named ...
More Info From Yelper Who Says He Was Threatene... [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
One of the messages allegedly sent via Facebook from the chef to a customer who left a one-star review on Yelp. Earlier today, we told you about the apparent dispute between a Cleveland consumer and the chef/owner of a local restaurant who allegedly ...
Amazon Takes $170 Million Loss On Fire Phone Flop [Published The Consumerist - 20 hours ago]
Despite Amazon advertising the device on every doorstep and dropping the price under a buck , the company’s Fire Phone, companion smartphone to its line of tablets and TV streaming devices, failed to catch on with the public. Maybe it was the AT&T ...
Apple Pay Lets Man Scan, Use Wife’s Citi Credit... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
Apple Pay allows you to easily scan cards into the Passbook app, but Citi is allowing some cards to be added without additional verification if they meet certain conditions. One of the neat features of the new Apple Pay system is that it lets iPhone ...
Costco Takes Unusual Stance That Retail Employe... [Published The Consumerist - 21 hours ago]
( joelgoodman ) As the beginning of Black Friday and thus the holiday shopping season has crept backwards into the early hours of Thanksgiving , we at Consumerist have taken a cantankerous stance against these early openings. Even we can take heart, ...
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