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Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Netflix announces LG, Sony and Roku TV sets will carry its recommended badge   —  Netflix Announces First Slate Of “Recommended” TVs  —  At International CES in January, Netflix revealed that it was going to begin evaluating web-connected TV sets to determine which ones were the best for accessing Netflix's videos.
Apr 7, 2015, 10:15 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Yelp Sues Websites Promising “All Positive Reviews” For Businesses   —  While Yelp may be within its legal rights to re-order and filter its user-submitted reviews, the company is taking legal action against the operator of multiple websites promising “all positive reviews for your business.”
Feb 20, 2015, 6:30 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Comcast Sued By Customer Who Says Cable Company Had Him Fired From Job   —  Last week, we brought you the story of former Comcast customer Conal O'Rourke, who lost his job at renowned accounting firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers after someone from Comcast called his employer with details …
Oct 20, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Ashlee Kieler / Consumerist:
P.F. Chang's Security Breach Involved 33 Locations, Goes Back To As Early As October 2013   —  Consumers' worried their credit card information was compromised during a security breach at P.F. Chang's China Bistro earlier this summer now have more details.  Investigators have determined …
Aug 4, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Comcast Memo: Rep From “Painful” Retention Call Was Doing “What We Trained Him To Do”   —  A week after the posting of the neediest customer-retention call in Comcast history, the fallout continues, with the company's Chief Operating Officer telling Comcast employees in a memo leaked to Consumerist …
Jul 22, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Kate Cox / Consumerist:
From AT&T To Verizon: What The Web's Biggest Players Told The FCC About Net Neutrality   —  The FCC originally planned to stop taking comments about their net neutrality proposal on Tuesday.  But after demand overwhelmed and crashed their antique IT system, they extended the deadline to 11:59 p.m. (EDT) tonight.
Jul 20, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
DropBox Jumps On Forced Arbitration Bandwagon, But Offers Online Opt-Out   —  Another company is taking the coward's way out of resolving legal disputes with its customers by tweaking its Terms of Service to take away users' rights to take the company to court and to prevent multiple users from having their complaints heard as a group.
Feb 28, 2014, 2:15 PMIn context
Laura Northrup / Consumerist:
Fitbit Voluntarily Recalls Rash-Inducing Force Wristbands   —  Since the first reports of contact dermatitis caused by Fitbit Force movement trackers surfaced on the company's forums (and gained publicity when Consumerist broke the story last month) customers have asked that the company recall the trackers.
Feb 21, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Chris Morran / Consumerist:
Store Combats Showrooming With $5 ‘Just Looking’ Fee   —  While some bricks-and-mortar chains are trying to curb showrooming — using a retailer to check out an item in person before buying it online — with price-matching or store-exclusive brands, one business has come up with a possible solution …
Mar 26, 2013, 10:35 PMIn context
Chris Morran / The Consumerist:
Dish Gives Itself The Award That CBS Stopped CNET From Giving   —  A week after CBS execs told the editors of CNET they could not give its Best Of Show award to Dish's Hopper DVR because the broadcaster is suing Dish over the device, their decision has backfired, with the satellite TV provider using …
Jan 18, 2013, 9:55 PMIn context

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