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Do you really want Alexa buying your socks? Why voice assistants suck at shopping

DO YOU REALLY WANT ALEXA BUYING YOUR SOCKS? WHY VOICE ASSISTANTS SUCK AT SHOPPING

According to new research from the Consumer Technology Association, the trade group behind the enormous CES electronics show, one in...

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How banks rank on offering the features consumers say are critical for choosing a bank

THE MOBILE BANKING COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: HOW BANKS RANK ON OFFERING THE FEATURES CONSUMERS SAY ARE CRITICAL FOR CHOOSING A BANK

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. This report is exclusively...

 
 
 
Eight Ways to Embrace Scotch Cocktails This Winter

EIGHT WAYS TO EMBRACE SCOTCH COCKTAILS THIS WINTER

Colder weather calls for Scotch whisky. While we love Scotch in all its forms, this winter we invite you to rid yourself of the misleading...

FDA posts alert for Puerto Rican poultry for lack of inspections

FDA POSTS ALERT FOR PUERTO RICAN POULTRY FOR LACK OF INSPECTIONS

The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service late Monday issued a public health alert to inform consumers that 6,907 pounds of chicken...

 
 
 
Harley Quinn Animated Series Ordered for DC Digital Service

HARLEY QUINN ANIMATED SERIES ORDERED FOR DC DIGITAL SERVICE

A Harley Quinn animated series has been ordered for the upcoming DC digital service A Harley Quinn animated series is in the works...

Here are Canadian carriers' 2017 Black Friday deals

HERE ARE CANADIAN CARRIERS' 2017 BLACK FRIDAY DEALS

Perhaps the biggest consumer event of the year is upon us: Black Friday. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, customers rush to snatch...

 
 
 
Americans are planning to celebrate Christmas like it's 2007

AMERICANS ARE PLANNING TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS LIKE IT'S 2007

Adam Berry / Stringer / Getty Images Americans plan to spend $862 on gifts this season, more than their planned spending at this time...

On Black Friday, small business is stealing share from the big boxes

ON BLACK FRIDAY, SMALL BUSINESS IS STEALING SHARE FROM THE BIG BOXES

SPONSORED: Presented by Shopify In 2016, the phenomenon known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday hit a whole new milestone. Consumers...

 
 
 
IPhone X Diary: Putting the camera to the test, and being even more impressed

IPHONE X DIARY: PUTTING THE CAMERA TO THE TEST, AND BEING EVEN MORE IMPRESSED

I took a week off last week to get unpacked and settled into our new home. This was a time-consuming process, so I didn't get much...

Don't be a turkey, practice food safety for Thanksgiving meals

DON'T BE A TURKEY, PRACTICE FOOD SAFETY FOR THANKSGIVING MEALS

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture more than 45 million turkeys are consumed on Thanksgiving Day. That's more than 45...

 
 
 
Secure Your Identity for Cyber Monday 2017

SECURE YOUR IDENTITY FOR CYBER MONDAY 2017

IStock Cyber Monday 2017 The holiday season is an exciting time for consumers, and even more exciting for identity thieves. Criminals...

Best Gaming Deals for Black Friday 2017

BEST GAMING DEALS FOR BLACK FRIDAY 2017

It's that time of year, folks, the time when Black Friday consumes the lives of every department store employee and post-Turkey Day...

 
 
 
Panama Golf Destination Rates Released For 2018 Golf Season

PANAMA GOLF DESTINATION RATES RELEASED FOR 2018 GOLF SEASON

Panama, having launched their new golf tourism program this summer, announces golf travel pricing both for tour operators and consumers...

FDA warns against Udder Milk; urges treatment even if not sick

FDA WARNS AGAINST UDDER MILK; URGES TREATMENT EVEN IF NOT SICK

Additional state and federal investigators have joined New Jersey, issuing public warnings about unpasteurized, raw milk being illegally...

 
 
 
Countdown to Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2017: Retail Trends & Predictions

COUNTDOWN TO BLACK FRIDAY/CYBER MONDAY 2017: RETAIL TRENDS & PREDICTIONS

Before November 1st even arrived, Halfords had plans to begin Black Friday 2017 sales three weeks early - possibly the earliest-ever...

Why Voice Control Is the Next Big Thing With Consumer Payments

WHY VOICE CONTROL IS THE NEXT BIG THING WITH CONSUMER PAYMENTS

Voice control is the “it” thing in tech right now, with Amazon, Google, Apple, and other giants rolling out AI-infused gear that functions...

 
 
 
Xiaomi launches 360-degree camera, headphones, and more on Amazon in U.S

XIAOMI LAUNCHES 360-DEGREE CAMERA, HEADPHONES, AND MORE ON AMAZON IN U.S

A few unexpected toys right ahead of Black Friday. Despite being the fifth largest smartphone maker in the world, Xiaomi is a name...

Food Prices Can Influence Your Choice of Eating Healthy

FOOD PRICES CAN INFLUENCE YOUR CHOICE OF EATING HEALTHY

Healthy foods are expensive than unhealthy foods in the U.S. But, when healthy foods are priced similar to unhealthy foods, people...

 
 
 
A breakdown of iPhone manufacturing costs over time

A BREAKDOWN OF IPHONE MANUFACTURING COSTS OVER TIME

The iPhone X is the most expensive mobile phone on the market. It is a fact that consumers have largely gotten used to, and many early...