Oct. 5, 2017—Lost in the introduction of an array of Google products that rely on the Google Assistant digital assistant, Sonos announced a smart speaker that eventually will give you access to multiple digital assistants.
Sept. 6, 2016—Department of Energy (DOE) finally proposed a new minimum-efficiency standard for gas furnaces, its first since 1992, and our prediction about the shape of the standard proved to be on the mark.
Oct. 17, 2017—Consumers will be hurt by the Trump administration’s moves to change the Affordable Care Act (ACA), experts tell us. The only questions are by how much and whether that will change in the years ahead.
Nov. 17, 2016—Further evidence that no matter how bad that it gets when it comes to air travel, it always could get worse comes to us through United Airlines’ announcement of a reduced-fare class that comes with restrictions attached—the biggest being a limit on the size of carry-on luggage.
Parking-spot locators will be integrated into vehicles as automakers continue to explore ways that they can minimize smartphone-use distraction by drivers, according to transportation-system analyst Adela Spulber.
We informed readers in “Auto Insurers: Hardly Progressive,” in our July/August 2017 issue, that automobile insurance companies typically don’t provide a premium discount to owners of vehicles that have advanced safety systems.