• Amazon Echo: A Rising Rock Star?

    Amazon Echo: A Rising Rock Star?

    Another attempt was the ill-starred Amazon phone with its Amazon "buy" button.On April 5, the online business news service Business Insider chronicled the rise of Amazon Echo, the voice-activated household ordering device.
  • Stats Show No Sign of PC Comeback

    Stats Show No Sign of PC Comeback

    Global personal computer shipments declined for the eighth consecutive quarter, marking the longest downturn in PC history.The research firm cited manufacturers' "many challenges," including weak back-to-school demand and lessening appeal among the consumer market, especially in emerging areas.
  • Congress Passes Bill Protecting Consumer Reviews

    Congress Passes Bill Protecting Consumer Reviews

    A bill protecting US customers' right to post negative online reviews is awaiting the President's signature.The Senate this week unanimously passed legislation that will outlaw the use of "gag clauses" by businesses trying to silence criticism of products and services.