Amazon Echo 'Drop In' Feature Prompts Fears Of Easy EavesdroppingAs voice-based "personal assistants" are becoming ubiquitous in modern, connected American homes, so is the feeling they might be listening in on people when they least expect it or want it.
Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Scammers Target Real Estate Buyers Through Email SchemesThe San Francisco Bay Area is a prime target for cyber-criminals who are hacking realtors’ email accounts and sending home buyers false instructions to wire money.
Lead, Mercury, Arsenic, Cadmium Found In Popular Pet FoodsLab tests commissioned by the Clean Label Project are shedding light on what they say are high levels of contaminants lurking in pet foods.
New Study Shows Quantities Of BPA Found In Canned Food Still HighIt's convenient and a staple in most kitchens, but a lot of canned food still contains an ingredient linked to birth defects and cancer.
Customers Complain BofA Is Drilling Safe Deposit Boxes And Losing ValuablesYou might think a safe deposit box is the safest place for your most valued possessions, but according to a growing number of safe deposit box customers, you’d be wrong.
Private Jet Perks With Commercial Airline PricesWhen you think private planes, you may think of couches and champagne. But there is a growing, little-known trend that is bringing the perks of private air travel to the masses at a relevantly affordable price.
Passionate Parents Prompt 1st Flame-Retardant-Free Car Seat
'Smart' Toothbrushes May Get Kids To Brush And Play At Same TimeGetting little kids to brush their teeth can be a challenge. Even if you do get them to brush, they may not be doing it correctly. But a new generation of so-called “connected toothbrushes” could help on both fronts.
Complaints Rise Over Colorado-Based Cremation Firm Operating Illegally In CaliforniaA cremation provider with a history of legal problems and unhappy customers is operating in California despite being ordered to stop.
Parent Tests Prompt Lead Concerns in Popular Sippy CupsA popular children's brand is backtracking on a voluntary recall after a blogger and parents across the country claimed to have found lead in the company's sippy cup.
Taking A Closer Look At Low-Cost Prescription Eyeglasses OnlineThe ads are eye-catching and the prices - eye-popping. Online companies are now selling prescription eyeglasses for as little as $25 a pair, a fraction of what they cost in brick-and-mortar stores. So how good they really be? The ConsumerWatch team decided to take a look.
Why Doctors Haven't Been Prescribing the Cheaper EpiPen AlternativeIt has been available for years, it’s a fraction of the cost and doctors say it is as safe and effective as the brand name EpiPen device.
ConsumerWatch: Sky-High PG&E Bill Comes as Shock to East Bay CustomerWhen John Graves started seeing his electricity bill soaring near -- then above -- a thousand a month, his first thought was that he had a malfunctioning "smart meter."
Another 'Green' Car Seat Tests Positive For 'Cancer-Causing' Chemical Flame RetardantAn analysis of a child car seat marketed to the public as not containing a cancer-causing flame retardant has found that the car seat indeed tests positive for the carcinogen.