Monthly Archives: January 2017

HP expands battery recall

HP, Inc is recalling around 101,000 batteries due to potential burn and fire hazards after previously recalling 41,000 batteries last June. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the lithium-ion batteries contain  Panasonic cells that are used in HP notebook computers and were shipped … Continue reading

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DeVry agrees to pay $100 million to settle FTC charges

DeVry University and its parent company has agreed to a $100 million settlement after a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit alleged they misled prospective students with advertisements that touted high employment success rates and income levels upon graduating.

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Two Credit Score Agencies Forfeit Fees to the Government

As a result of deceptive marketing practices, two of the three biggest credit reporting agencies in the U.S. agree to repay consumers more than $17.6 million. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Equifax and TransUnion advertised their credit scores programs … Continue reading

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