The Home Depot will pay $17.5 million to resolve investigations into its 2014 data breach that exposed the payment card information of about 40 million Home Depot customers across the nation. Hackers gained access to the company's network and put malware on its self-checkout system.
Apple will pay $113 million in a settlement which resolves charges that the company misled consumers about iPhone batteries and software updates that throttled processing performance in order to manage low battery power.
Ring is recalling about 350,000 2nd generation video doorbells in the United States and about 8,700 in Canada. The video doorbell’s battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards. Ring has received 85 incident reports of incorrect screw installation with 23 of...
One of President Donald Trump’s big goals when he was elected was to cut regulations and reduce the size of the federal government. Trump claimed when campaigning that regulations were harmful to American businesses and Wall Street.
Predatory lenders will take advantage of new federal rule allowing higher interest rates, consumer group says
The True Lender Rule, which questions the power of state governments to regulate interest rate limits, will unleash predatory lending in 50 states. The rule, approved by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, would protect predatory, nonbank lenders from state enforcement.
YETI is recalling about 241,500 Rambler 20 oz. travel mugs with stronghold lids. The magnet slider on the lids can eject, spilling out hot contents that pose injury and burn hazards. The firm has received two reports of the magnetic slider being ejected. No injuries have been reported.
Mueller Austria is recalling about 106,000 onion chopper pros. The product’s locking tab can detach from the rest of the unit during use, causing hands and fingers to slide into the blades.
Jakks Pacific is recalling about 162,300 MorfBoard skate & scoot combo scooters with “Y” handlebars. The “Y” handlebar joint on the scooter can break, posing a fall hazard. The company has received 18 reports of the “Y” handlebars breaking.
Purdue Pharma pleads guilty to 3 criminal charges for opioid sales, but attorneys general and consumer groups say it’s not enough
Opioid manufacturer Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion. The agreement doesn’t include the criminal release of the company’s executives or owners
The U.S. Department of Justice, along with 11 states, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Google for unlawfully maintaining a monopoly in search services and search advertising in violation of the U.S. antitrust laws.