Consumer

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Internet Group Sends Letter To De Blasio Opposing ‘Stifling’ Taxi Smartphone App Regulations

Under the regulation, smartphone app operators must apply for approval for any updates to their taxi-hailing software.
The Internet companies feel that the rule would stifle innovation and hurt business.

05/14/2015

FILE - A Verizon sign hangs on a store in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Verizon Buys AOL For $4.4 Billion

Verizon is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields.

05/12/2015

Andrea Woroch

Last-Minute Shopping Ideas & Tips For Mother’s Day

Since waiting until the last minute usually limits the options you have to save money, consumer savings expert Andrea Woroch stopped by the CBS2 studio with great gift ideas and shopping tips to get those presents in time without blowing your budget.

05/09/2015

Kristine Johnson tries out a CVAC pod for feeling better and better health. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Sitting Around For Better Health?

A new technology offers users a chance to feel better, by simply sitting inside of a pod.

05/08/2015

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Moms List Best, Worst Mother’s Day Gifts They’ve Received

CBS2’s Cindy Hsu talked to moms to find out the best and worst gifts they’ve ever received on their special day.

05/07/2015

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Is Maternity Shapewear Safe For A Growing Baby?

Miracle undergarments that flatten bumps and bulges are now being made for the baby bump.

05/04/2015

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Both Shoppers And Do-It-Yourselfers

With Mother’s Day just a week away, a couple of experts stopped by the CBS2 studios to offer up gift ideas.

05/03/2015

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Fair Lawn Couple Says Evening Was Ruined When NJ Transit Bus Skipped Their Stop

A couple in Bergen County missed a Broadway show when their New Jersey Transit bus didn’t show, and another one drove right by them.

05/01/2015

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Some Ideas For The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day arrives the second Sunday in May, and time is ticking for those scrambling to find a perfect gift.

04/30/2015

Critics say this label on Bud Light bottles makes light of sexual assault. (Credit: via Reddit)

Bud Light Stirs Controversy With Labels Promoting ‘Up For Whatever’ Campaign

The label on the outside of a beer bottle has left a bad taste in some people’s mouths. It’s part of Bud Light’s ‘Up For Whatever’ campaign.

04/28/2015

One of the chickens rented for eggs by Lynne and Michael Tenten of Gillette, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

Rent A Chicken? Entrepreneurs Hatch Hen-Rental Idea For Fans Of Fresh Eggs

Poultry leasing has turned out to be a serious investment as more people want fresh eggs from humanely raised hens, without the responsibilities of ownership.

04/28/2015

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Nylabone Recalls Puppy Starter Kit Dog Chews

NylaBone products issue the recall for its Puppy Start Kit Dog Chews because of possible salmonella contamination.

04/28/2015

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Cell Carriers To Reimburse Customers For Misleading ‘Cramming’ Charges

You could be owed hundreds of dollars from your cell phone company and not even know it.

04/27/2015

Experts warn that car tires and rims can be swiped in seconds. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Without Proper Protection, Your Tires Could Be Gone In 60 Seconds

As New Yorkers got ready to go to bed on Thursday night, there was a new warning about the danger lurking outside.

04/23/2015

Experts say hackers could be using baby monitors to remotely invade your home. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Cyber Spies Could Target Your Child Through A Baby Monitor

Baby monitors are supposed to be your eyes and ears when you aren’t in the same room as your child, but hackers could use them to look into your life.

04/21/2015