Consumer News http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news.html Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:08:32 +0000 RobinsPost.com! Special News Reports Provider en-gb Automotive News: Tesla fired hundreds of employees last week, report says http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614997-automotive-news-tesla-fired-hundreds-of-employees-last-week-report-says.html http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614997-automotive-news-tesla-fired-hundreds-of-employees-last-week-report-says.html Electric automaker Tesla fired somewhere between 400 and 700 employees last week, Reuters reports, citing a former employee and local news reports. Those fired by the company reportedly included factory workers, managers and supervisors. Tesla indicated in an emailed statement to Reuters that the dismissals were the result of an annual companywide review but did not…

Read More...

]]>
Consumer News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:08:22 +0000
Product Reviews: Facebook, Google reportedly helped anti-refugee campaign http://www.robinspost.com/news/reviews/614993-product-reviews-facebook-google-reportedly-helped-anti-refugee-campaign.html http://www.robinspost.com/news/reviews/614993-product-reviews-facebook-google-reportedly-helped-anti-refugee-campaign.html One of the ads that Facebook reportedly helped develop. Facebook and Google reportedly helped develop ads that went against their public values. Facebook and Google have both publicly supported refugees. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg promised in 2015 to bring internet access to refugee camps, and the search engine giant donated more than $20 million in grants…

Read More...

]]>
Consumer News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:07:37 +0000
Product Reviews: Russian-linked Twitter account nearly took a year to be suspended http://www.robinspost.com/news/reviews/614992-product-reviews-russian-linked-twitter-account-nearly-took-a-year-to-be-suspended.html http://www.robinspost.com/news/reviews/614992-product-reviews-russian-linked-twitter-account-nearly-took-a-year-to-be-suspended.html Twitter has been criticized for dragging its feet when punishing accounts that violate its terms of service. This time around, instead of a failure to stop harassment or death threats, the social network may have let a Russian government troll flourish on its platform.

Read More...

]]>
Consumer News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:07:35 +0000
Automotive News: Sports-car team owner, driver Scott Tucker found guilty of predatory lending http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614972-automotive-news-sports-car-team-owner-driver-scott-tucker-found-guilty-of-predatory-lending.html http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614972-automotive-news-sports-car-team-owner-driver-scott-tucker-found-guilty-of-predatory-lending.html Scott Tucker, former sports-car driver and team owner of Level 5 Motorsports that competed in the American Le Mans and Grand-Am Sports Car Series, was found guilty by a jury in New York of predatory lending practices.

Read More...

]]>
Consumer News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:08:38 +0000
Automotive News: Toyota promises a 'Fine-Comfort Ride' in this hydrogen fuel-cell concept http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614971-automotive-news-toyota-promises-a-fine-comfort-ride-in-this-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept.html http://www.robinspost.com/news/consumer-news/vehicle-news-articles/614971-automotive-news-toyota-promises-a-fine-comfort-ride-in-this-hydrogen-fuel-cell-concept.html Even though Toyota is selling plenty of hybrids, the automaker is also investing in hydrogen fuel-cell technology as evidenced by its rollout of the Toyota Mirai fuel-cell car in California. And a few days ahead of the start of the Tokyo motor show, Toyota has taken the wraps off a futuristic fuel-cell vehicle (FCV) concept…

Read More...

]]>
Consumer News Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:08:35 +0000