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  • Consumer Alert: Facebook profile spoofing

    Consumer Alert: Facebook profile spoofing

    Friday, October 19 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-10-19 22:23:28 GMT

    There's good news for people worried about hackers getting access to their Facebook account.

    There's good news for people worried about hackers getting access to their Facebook account.

  • Business Briefs: Amazon, Uber, Ford

    Business Briefs: Amazon, Uber, Ford

    Friday, October 19 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-10-19 18:54:22 GMT
    Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.
    Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.

    Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.

    Amazon is getting closer to naming the location of its second headquarters.

  • Business Briefs: Tesla, Uber Works, Google Maps

    Business Briefs: Tesla, Uber Works, Google Maps

    Friday, October 19 2018 9:09 AM EDT2018-10-19 13:09:19 GMT
    Tesla says it is taking orders for a new lower-cost version of its Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.Tesla says it is taking orders for a new lower-cost version of its Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.
    Tesla says they are taking orders for a new lower-cost version of it's Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.Tesla says they are taking orders for a new lower-cost version of it's Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.

    Tesla says it is taking orders for a new lower-cost version of its Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.

    Tesla says it is taking orders for a new lower-cost version of its Model 3. If you need an extra hand, you might soon be able to call Uber. Google Maps has a new feature that allows you to share your exact ETA.

  • NJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for women

    NJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for women

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-10-19 01:47:27 GMT
    NJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for womenNJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for women
    NJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for womenNJ podiatrist invents stylish, comfortable shoes for women

    Many women say that when it comes to shoes, they often put style over comfort.

    Many women say that when it comes to shoes, they often put style over comfort.

  • Business Briefs: Facebook, ACT math scores, Movie Pass

    Business Briefs: Facebook, ACT math scores, Movie Pass

    Thursday, October 18 2018 2:50 PM EDT2018-10-18 18:50:02 GMT

    New details have been released about the recent Facebook hack affecting 30 million users.

    New details have been released about the recent Facebook hack affecting 30 million users.

  • Business Briefs: Facebook, ACT math scores, MoviePass

    Business Briefs: Facebook, ACT math scores, MoviePass

    Thursday, October 18 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-10-18 13:17:57 GMT
    New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass.New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass.
    New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass.New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass.

    New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass. 

    New details on the recent Facebook hack, affecting 30 million users. More children are struggling with math. More trouble for the struggling MoviePass. 

  • Business Briefs: Apple, Twitter, Target

    Business Briefs: Apple, Twitter, Target

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-10-17 19:01:55 GMT

    Apple wants you to know what sort of information it is keeping about your online habits.

    Apple wants you to know what sort of information it is keeping about your online habits.

  • Business Briefs: Hurricane Michael, Uber, Lyft, Harry's

    Business Briefs: Hurricane Michael, Uber, Lyft, Harry's

    Wednesday, October 17 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-10-17 12:31:34 GMT
    FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.
    FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.

    FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.

    FCC calls out wireless carriers after failing to restore service after Hurricane Michael. Those ride-hailing apps are looking to take a stop by Wall Street. Harry's is expanding its brand.

  • Business Briefs: Google, Lyft, BuzzFeed

    Business Briefs: Google, Lyft, BuzzFeed

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-10-16 19:29:19 GMT

    Google confirms the development of a censored version of its search engine for China.

    Google confirms the development of a censored version of its search engine for China.

  • Business Briefs: Paul Allen, TSA, Burberry

    Business Briefs: Paul Allen, TSA, Burberry

    Tuesday, October 16 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-10-16 12:09:20 GMT
    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.
    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.

    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65. T.S.A. is bringing facial recognition technology to more travelers. Burberry says it is ramping up production and will be releasing new items every month.

  • Business Briefs: Insurance, In-N-Out, Palm

    Business Briefs: Insurance, In-N-Out, Palm

    Monday, October 15 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-10-15 19:22:20 GMT

    Insurance companies have put a price on Hurricane Michael damage, In-N-Out is sticking to the West Coast, and a company that pioneered the smartphone has a new device.

    Insurance companies have put a price on Hurricane Michael damage, In-N-Out is sticking to the West Coast, and a company that pioneered the smartphone has a new device.

  • Business Briefs: Sears, Facebook Messenger, $550,000 wine

    Business Briefs: Sears, Facebook Messenger, $550,000 wine

    Monday, October 15 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-10-15 12:51:31 GMT

    Sears is struggling to survive after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday night.

    Sears is struggling to survive after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Sunday night.

  • Business Briefs: Waze app, new font

    Business Briefs: Waze app, new font

    Sunday, October 14 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-10-14 16:22:38 GMT

    The traffic app Waze is rolling out a new carpool feature nationwide.

    The traffic app Waze is rolling out a new carpool feature nationwide.

  • Consumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting down

    Consumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting down

    Friday, October 12 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-10-13 01:26:49 GMT
    Consumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting downConsumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting down
    Consumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting downConsumer Alert: Cheaper prescription drugs, Google Plus shutting down

    News 12 New Jersey’s Walt Kane previously reported that it is possible to save money on prescription drugs by asking around.

    News 12 New Jersey’s Walt Kane previously reported that it is possible to save money on prescription drugs by asking around.

  • Workers wanted: Companies hiring for the holidays

    Workers wanted: Companies hiring for the holidays

    Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season.Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season.
    Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season.Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season.

    Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season. 

    Companies around the nation are hiring seasonal workers for the holiday shopping season. 

  • Consumer Alert: FCC fines 2 companies for ‘robocalls’

    Consumer Alert: FCC fines 2 companies for ‘robocalls’

    Friday, October 5 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-10-06 00:22:12 GMT
    Consumer Alert: FCC fines two companies who made ‘robocalls’Consumer Alert: FCC fines two companies who made ‘robocalls’
    Consumer Alert: FCC fines two companies who made ‘robocalls’Consumer Alert: FCC fines two companies who made ‘robocalls’

    There is some good news for anyone who’s fed up with robocalls. The Federal Communications Commission cracked down on two telemarketers recently, imposing or proposing fines of more than $120 million.

    There is some good news for anyone who’s fed up with robocalls. The Federal Communications Commission cracked down on two telemarketers recently, imposing or proposing fines of more than $120 million.

  • Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 stores

    Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 stores

    Friday, October 5 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-10-05 19:27:07 GMT
    FILE PHOTO - Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 storesFILE PHOTO - Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 stores
    FILE PHOTO - Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 storesFILE PHOTO - Mattress Firm files for bankruptcy, closing up to 700 stores

    Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to close up to 700 stores around the country.

    Mattress Firm, Inc., the nation's largest mattress retailer, is filing for bankruptcy protection and plans to close up to 700 stores around the country.

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    Nearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concerns

    Nearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concerns

    Friday, October 5 2018 7:19 AM EDT2018-10-05 11:19:45 GMT
    Nearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concernsNearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concerns
    Nearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concernsNearly 90K pounds of ham recalled due to listeria concerns

    Nearly 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham is being recalled because it may contain listeria.

    Nearly 90,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham is being recalled because it may contain listeria.

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    6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination

    6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination

    Thursday, October 4 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-10-04 14:42:27 GMT
    6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination
    6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination6.5 million pounds of beef recalled for possible salmonella contamination

    An Arizona-based company is recalling 6.5 million pounds of various beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

    An Arizona-based company is recalling 6.5 million pounds of various beef products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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    Pain medication cream and spray recalled

    Pain medication cream and spray recalled

    Wednesday, October 3 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-10-03 10:57:08 GMT
    Pain medication cream and spray recalledPain medication cream and spray recalled
    Pain medication cream and spray recalledPain medication cream and spray recalled

    UberScientific has recalled a pain medication cream and spray after the package wasn’t as child resistant as required.

    UberScientific has recalled a pain medication cream and spray after the package wasn’t as child resistant as required.

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    Whole Foods recalls range of tortilla chips

    Whole Foods recalls range of tortilla chips

    Tuesday, October 2 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-10-02 11:03:34 GMT
    Whole Foods recalls range of tortilla chipsWhole Foods recalls range of tortilla chips
    Whole Foods recalls range of tortilla chipsWhole Foods recalls range of tortilla chips

    Whole Foods has recalled a range of tortilla chips over 'undeclared milk.'

    Whole Foods has recalled a range of tortilla chips over 'undeclared milk.'

  • State gas tax increase goes into effect Monday

    State gas tax increase goes into effect Monday

    Sunday, September 30 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-10-01 02:22:45 GMT

    Drivers in New Jersey can expect to pay a little more at the pump throughout the state starting Monday.

    Drivers in New Jersey can expect to pay a little more at the pump throughout the state starting Monday.

  • Consumer Alert: Who manufactures your television?

    Consumer Alert: Who manufactures your television?

    Friday, September 28 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-09-29 02:29:20 GMT
    Consumer Alert: Who manufacturers your television?Consumer Alert: Who manufacturers your television?

    Consumers may be surprised to find out that the companies that they think are manufacturing the products they buy may not actually be doing so.

    Consumers may be surprised to find out that the companies that they think are manufacturing the products they buy may not actually be doing so.

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    Honda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issues

    Honda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issues

    Friday, September 28 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-09-28 10:44:08 GMT
    Honda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issuesHonda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issues
    Honda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issuesHonda issues major recall due to possible backup camera issues

    Honda is recalling about 232,000 2018 Accord vehicles and 2019 Insight hybrid cars.

    Honda is recalling about 232,000 2018 Accord vehicles and 2019 Insight hybrid cars.

  • New Jersey alcohol board issues new rules for local breweries

    New Jersey alcohol board issues new rules for local breweries

    Monday, September 24 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-09-25 02:52:58 GMT
    New Jersey alcohol board issues new rules for local breweriesNew Jersey alcohol board issues new rules for local breweries

    The New Jersey Alcohol Beverage Control has issued new rules for local beer breweries to follow.

    The New Jersey Alcohol Beverage Control has issued new rules for local beer breweries to follow.

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    Certain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazard

    Certain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazard

    Monday, September 24 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-09-24 10:57:25 GMT
    Certain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazardCertain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazard
    Certain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazardCertain children's coveralls recalled due to choking hazard

    Weeplay Kids has recalled children's coveralls sold under the "ED by Ellen DeGeneres" brand.

    Weeplay Kids has recalled children's coveralls sold under the "ED by Ellen DeGeneres" brand.

  • US PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materials

    US PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materials

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:03:58 GMT
    US PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materialsUS PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materials
    US PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materialsUS PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materials

    The back-to-school shopping season is underway and parents across New Jersey have started to purchase new items for their children.

    The back-to-school shopping season is underway and parents across New Jersey have started to purchase new items for their children.

  • Consumer Alert: Healthy Food Labels

    Consumer Alert: Healthy Food Labels

    These days, everyone is so pressed for time that many buy a lot of prepackaged food. Much of it is unhealthy, but healthy alternatives do exist. News 12 New Jersey’s Walt Kane explains in this week’s Consumer Alert.
  • Amazon announces 3 new centers during opening in Carteret

    Amazon announces 3 new centers during opening in Carteret

    Amazon has opened a new fulfillment center in Carteret.Amazon has opened a new fulfillment center in Carteret.

    Amazon made a surprise announcement Friday during the opening of its newest fulfillment center in Carteret. The online retail giant plans to open two additional centers in Middlesex County and one in Gloucester County this year.

    Amazon made a surprise announcement Friday during the opening of its newest fulfillment center in Carteret. The online retail giant plans to open two additional centers in Middlesex County and one in Gloucester County this year.

  • Breach puts credit card data at 19 New Jersey International Hotels Group hotels at risk

    Breach puts credit card data at 19 New Jersey hotels at risk

    A security breach has put credit card data a hotels across the country at risk.A security breach has put credit card data a hotels across the country at risk.

    A security breach at International Hotels Group hotels across the country, including 19 in New Jersey, has put credit card data at risk. The group operates Holiday Inns, Crowne Plazas and Staybridge Suites hotels. Cash registers were compromised, along with customers’ names, debit and credit card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.

    A security breach at International Hotels Group hotels across the country, including 19 in New Jersey, has put credit card data at risk. The group operates Holiday Inns, Crowne Plazas and Staybridge Suites hotels. Cash registers were compromised, along with customers’ names, debit and credit card numbers, expiration dates and verification codes.

  • Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including 4 in NJ

    Teen retailer rue21 to close 400 stores, including 4 in NJ

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

    Teen clothing retailer rue21 is closing about one-third of its stores nationwide as it focuses more on its online business.

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    Target recalls more than 500K water-absorbing toys

    Target recalls more than 500K water-absorbing toys

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

    Parents may want to check what the Easter bunny leaves behind this Sunday.

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    7 Payless shoe stores closing in New Jersey

    7 Payless shoe stores closing in New Jersey

    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey.Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey.
    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey. The locations include Lowes Shopping Center in East Rutherford, Marlton Crossing in Marlton, Mid State Mall in East Brunswick, Phillipsburg Mall in Phillipsburg, 574 Bloomfield Ave. in Bloomfield, Acme Plaza in Cape May Court House and Marlboro Plaza in Englishtown. Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, announced Tuesday that the company was filing...
    Of the 400 Payless shoe stores closing nationwide, seven are in New Jersey. The locations include Lowes Shopping Center in East Rutherford, Marlton Crossing in Marlton, Mid State Mall in East Brunswick, Phillipsburg Mall in Phillipsburg, 574 Bloomfield Ave. in Bloomfield, Acme Plaza in Cape May Court House and Marlboro Plaza in Englishtown. Payless ShoeSource, the largest specialty family footwear retailer in the Western Hemisphere, announced Tuesday that the company was filing...
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    NJ gas prices inch up, AAA sees possible 40-cent rise in summer

    NJ gas prices inch up, AAA sees possible 40-cent rise in summer

    Gas is pumped into a vehicle in this file photo.Gas is pumped into a vehicle in this file photo.

    Gas prices inched up in the last week in New Jersey, reflecting a national trend.

    Gas prices inched up in the last week in New Jersey, reflecting a national trend.

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    New Jersey's credit downgraded for 11th time under Christie

    New Jersey's credit downgraded for 11th time under Christie

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

    New Jersey's credit rating has been downgraded for an 11th time under Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

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