• CFPB targets debt-payment processor for illegal fees

    Aug. 27, 2014—Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took action against a debt-settlement payment processor that allegedly helped other companies to collect millions of dollars from consumers in the form of illegal upfront fees.

  • CDC, WHO issue new alerts on e-cigarettes

    Aug. 26, 2014—A new report indicates that the use of electronic cigarettes among middle-school and high-school students in 2013 tripled since 2011, and, in a separate report, World Health Organization (WHO) today called for measures that would aim to keep e-cigarettes away from minors.

  • LG pioneers 4K OLED TVs into mainstream

    Aug. 25, 2014—LG Electronics today introduced the first organic LED (OLED) TVs that have 4K resolution, although it’s unclear when these models will make it to U.S. showrooms or websites.

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