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Consumer Reports Takes On Privacy, Recommends 66 Ways to Prevent Hackers and Companies From Capturing Your Data
CR digs in on data privacy risk as an urgent threat to consumers; will push for strong privacy and security protections in products and services YONKERS, NY – Our digitally connected world provides consumers with opportunities to be engaged with...

Consumer Reports Poll: 46 Percent of Streaming Media Accountholders Share Their Log-In Credentials
Not all companies explicitly prohibit password sharing outside the household YONKERS, NY ― Streaming media services are quite popular: 51 percent of American households say they subscribe to Amazon Prime Instant Video, HBO Go, Hulu Plus, Netflix, and/or WatchESPN, according...

Ting, Consumer Cellular, & Republic Top Latest Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings
Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T essentially tied; Sprint lands at very bottom for second consecutive year YONKERS, NY ― Ting, Consumer Cellular, and Republic emerged as the highest-Rated providers rall satisfaction - a in Consumer Reports’ latest annualcell-phone service Ratings, based on...

Survey: 62 Percent of Online Consumers Do Nothing to Protect Their Internet Privacy
1 in 7 Notified of Personal Data Breach Last Year; Victims of E-mail Phishing Scams Up 22 percent from 2012 YONKERS, NY – Despite a rash of high-profile data breaches and cyber threats, an alarming 62 percent of U.S. online...

Consumer Reports: Running A Home From A Phone
Findings from the latest tests of home automation products including smart appliances, app-enabled locks, musical toilets and more YONKERS, NY – The number of home automation products is exploding. And according to a survey of nearly 2, 500 subscribers from...

3.1 Million Smart Phones Were Stolen In 2013, Nearly Double the Year Before
1.4 Million Had a Smart Phone that was Lost and Never Recovered YONKERS, NY — Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports’ Annual...

Consumer Reports’ Survey Finds Telecom Providers Get Sub-Par Ratings for Value
Verizon-FiOS is tops among nationally-distributed triple-play service providers; 92 percent of those who tried to negotiate a better bundled package got a deal YONKERS, NY – Despite spending an average of $1,848 annually on in-home telecom services, consumers aren’t convinced...

Sprint Sinks To the Bottom of Latest Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings
Smaller Providers of No-contract and Prepaid Service Continue to Rate High; Seven Ways to cut Phone Costs YONKERS, NY ― Sprint is now the lowest-Rated carrier in Consumer Reports’ latest annual cell-phone service Ratings, based on a survey of 58,399...

Online Retailers Score High in Consumer Reports Ratings of Electronics Stores
Crutchfield.com and BHPhotoVideo.com get highest satisfaction scores; Independents, Costco, Apple Store are among the top walk-in stores YONKERS, NY — Americans who plan to shop for electronics this holiday shopping season might best be served by shopping online. In Consumer...

Consumer Reports Reveals Second Annual Ten Top Electronics List
LG G2, Amazon Kindle Fire HDX, Canon EOS Rebel SL1 & Samsung’s 55-inch OLED TV Are among the Standouts YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports today revealed its second annual list of Ten Top Electronics. Selected from among the thousands of...

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