This Seattle Subway can’t sell $5 footlongs because of big government – and posted a sign to let customers know

  Customers who enjoy sweetened drinks aren’t the only people in Seattle currently feeling the pinch of the city’s progressive policies. Here’s a photo of a sign that’s hanging in a Seattle Subway that lays out the problems faced by both consumers and business owners in the city: Seattle Subway says… Please follow and like us:

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5 ways Wells Fargo ripped people off in 2017

Big banks. Two words that make consumer expert Clark Howard’s skin crawl! And no “giant monster mega-bank” — as Clark calls them — was more revolting in 2017 than Wells Fargo. Here’s a look back at the newer ways that the big bank ripped off its customers — beyond the usual high fees, poor customer service… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla Moves Too Fast, Produces Glitchy Cars

Tesla’s production line moves so quickly that the vehicles require many fixes before completion, and customers are still left with glitches and shoddy construction, according to nine former employees. Workers performing quality checks on the electric Model S sedans and Model X SUVs routinely find major defects that require the cars to be sent back for… Please follow and like us:

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iPhone X Listed on Ebay for $10,000 After Supply Issues

Apple’s most expensive ever iPhone just became even more expensive after pre-order delays for the iPhone X led to listings at hugely inflated prices on the online auction site eBay. Within minutes of pre-orders of the iPhone X opening on Apple’s website, delivery times rose to five to six weeks. Shortly afterward, early orders that will… Please follow and like us:

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Security expert: It would have taken Equifax ‘5 minutes’ to prevent the worst data breach in U.S. history

A security researcher who previously exposed Equifax’s cybersecurity vulnerabilities is speaking out in the wake of the massive data breach, saying that the credit-reporting company was warned to fix its defense systems. Equifax announced in September that crooks broke into its computer system, exposing as many as 145.5 people to identity theft. And that’s just an… Please follow and like us:

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AT&T expects to lose nearly 400,000 pay-TV subscribers this quarter

DALLAS — As more customers cut their cable and turn to streaming services, AT&T says it expects to lose about 390,000 traditional pay-TV subscribers this quarter, according to financial documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. That would mark an accelerated decline from the second quarter, when AT&T lost 351,000 pay-TV subscribers. In the filing,… Please follow and like us:

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Disqus, online commenting system, confirms data breach affecting 17.5 million accounts

Email addresses and other data associated with roughly 17.5 million accounts on Disqus, a popular online comment hosting service, were exposed as the result of a newly discovered security breach, according to the company. Disqus recently learned that a database containing five years’ worth of user records was breached, the company said Friday, in turn exposing… Please follow and like us:

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Netflix Costs in the US Are About to Get More Expensive

Enjoy your $9.99 Netflix subscription while it lasts, because prices for the streaming service are about to go up—but only in the U.S. The basic single-screen streaming service will remain at $7.99. However, customers who pay for the “Standard” plan that allows viewers to watch Netflix shows on two screens at once will increase from $9.99… Please follow and like us:

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Wells Fargo CEO defends bank in tough Senate hearing

Wells Fargo’s chief defended the bank’s efforts to rectify a massive fake accounts scandal Tuesday, but faced tough questioning from senators and at least one call for his ouster. Chief executive Tim Sloan, who was promoted to the top job in late 2016 after the scandal exploded, again apologized for the debacle, in which the bank… Please follow and like us:

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United Airlines to let passengers on overbooked flights bid on price to give up seats

In response to the notorious dragging of a seated passenger in April, United Airlines is set to launch a program that lets passengers on overbooked flights make a bid on how much compensation they will take to give up their seats. The bidding program would be new to United, but a similar program was pioneered among… Please follow and like us:

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Roku launches free, ad-supported movie channel

Roku is taking it up a notch by programming content on its own channel– the Roku Channel. The new channel launched today and is now available on all Roku devices. How the new Roku Channel works Roku signed licensing deals, which allows them to feature some of your favorite movies from major Hollywood studios like Lionsgate,… Please follow and like us:

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Dow Jones, Wall Street Journal Parent Company, Exposed Customer Data

Dow Jones and Company, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, exposed sensitive personal and financial details of millions of its company’s customers, including Wall Street Journal subscribers. According to a report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, a misconfigured server containing customer data allowed “semi-public access” to as many as four million accounts. Dow Jones has confirmed at… Please follow and like us:

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Amazon’s delivery drone hive patent is an urban planning nightmare

This clever concept is subprime logistics. Amazon Drone Tower Bristling with windows, the cylindrical tower is designed to work for both small flying drones and large delivery trucks. United States Patent And Trademark Office Amazon’s biggest problem is that it can’t teleport products into the homes of customers. As the largest online retailer, the company struggles… Please follow and like us:

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Judge approves $142 million class-action settlement in Wells Fargo sham accounts scandal

Wells Fargo & Co. has received preliminary approval for its proposed $142 million class-action settlement to compensate possibly millions of customers who had unauthorized accounts opened in their name. On Saturday, a federal judge in San Francisco found that the proposed settlement was “fair, reasonable and adequate.” The decision means that the plaintiffs in the class-action… Please follow and like us:

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Wells Fargo guarantees settlement will repay customers hurt by unauthorized accounts

LOS ANGELES — Wells Fargo & Co. will guarantee that customers harmed by the bank’s practice of opening unauthorized accounts will get back fees they paid and be fully compensated for damage done to their credit scores, according to documents filed early Wednesday to settle several class-action lawsuits. That could mean the San Francisco bank will… Please follow and like us:

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