The Mercedes Benz logo is seen on a parking lot in Sterling, Virginia on January 2, 2015.

Mercedes Recalls 147,000 Cars Due To Fire Danger

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 147,000 sedans and station wagons to fix a problem with an engine compartment seal that could spark a fire.

02/21/2015

Washing Machine

Moldy Front-Load Washing Machines Bring Slew Of Lawsuits

Front-load washing machines may be triggering more service calls, more trouble, and more lawsuits than manufacturers ever expected.

02/20/2015

Tipping (credit: Thinkstock)

Tipping Etiquette Around The World

Every country has its own customs when it comes to taking care of those who offer exceptional service. Learn about tipping etiquette for the country you are visiting to ensure you do not offend anyone for tipping too much or too little.

02/19/2015

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Trouble Getting An Uber Ride? Drivers Might Think You’re A Jerk

Uber customers can rate their drivers, but it turns out that drivers are also rating those customers, and that rating could get some riders blacklisted.

02/18/2015

Photo Credit: Philz Coffee Via Facebook

Philz Coffee Planning To Expand Beyond Bay Area, Go Nationwide

Philz Coffee wants to take its brew beyond the Bay Area and go nationwide.

02/18/2015

Medicine

Consumers Paying More For Prescription Drugs As More Insurers Drop Copays

The price of prescription drugs has been skyrocketing, but until now most people haven’t noticed because they were only responsible for the copay. Consumers could soon pay the difference, as copays become a thing of the past.

02/18/2015

A T-Mobile store in Glendale, California, on August 1, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Unauthorized Charges On Cell Phone Bills Prove Difficult To Reverse

Finding an unauthorized charge on your phone bill is easy – all you have to do is scan the bill. But some Sprint customers say getting those charges to stop is almost impossible, even after bringing them to Sprint’s attention.

02/17/2015

Computer Server

NSA Eavesdropping On Countless Hard Drives With Spyware New Report Reveals

The National Security Agency has found a way to eavesdrop on countless computer hard drives by installing spyware deep within the drives made by major manufacturers, according to a new report.

02/17/2015

Fifty Shades and SpongeBob

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Film Visible From Viewing Area For ‘SpongeBob 2′ At Concord Drive-In

Parents taking their kids to see the SpongeBob movie at a drive-in theater in Concord may be in for a surprise when they find they can see the Fifty Shades of Grey film playing on a nearby screen.

02/16/2015

Uber Driver, Jewel Designer

Bay Area Uber Driver Pulling In Over $200K After Turning Car Into Rolling Showroom For Handmade Jewelry

A Bay Area Uber driver is earning a six-figure income after he turned his car into a mobile showroom for the jewelry he creates.

02/16/2015

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