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Crunch Report | Facebook Launches ‘Watch’ for Original Shows

Facebook launches Watch Tab, Coinbase raises a $100 million Series D, Consumer Reports pulls its Microsoft Surface recommendation and 500 Startups Australia falls apart. All this on Crunch Report

Consumer Reports pulls Microsoft Surface recommendation, citing high breakage rates

The Surface line has been a surprising hit for Microsoft in recent years. What many regarded as little more than proof of concept for Windows 10 has become a leader in the two-in-one tablet category i

Consumer Reports now recommends the MacBook Pro after a software fix

Apple’s newest computers will no longer have to bear the title of the first MacBooks not to receive Consumer Reports’ coveted seal of approval. After working with the company over the holidays to

Crunch Report | Fitbit Acquires Vector Smartwatch

Fitbit acquires the Vector smartwatch, Marissa Mayer is resigning from Yahoo, Apple plans to consolidate server construction, Consumer Reports settles its differences with Apple and Ellen Pao joins Ka

Apple says Consumer Reports MacBook Pro battery testing used flawed methods

Last month, Consumer Reports came up with some interesting battery test results with the latest MacBook Pro models. Results ranged from 3.75 hours to 19.5 hours. Many in the Apple community thought th

Phil Schiller says Apple is working with Consumer Reports in wake of MacBook Pro battery issues

Tesla tops 2016 Consumer Reports’ customer satisfaction survey

Tesla has claimed the top spot in Consumer Reports’ annual owner satisfaction survey, which polls subscribers about their cars and their feelings toward the brands that make them. Ninety-one per

Serious privacy flaws discovered in Glow fertility tracker app

There are scores of startups making fertility tracker and family planning apps today, but a Consumer Reports investigation has singled out Glow Inc. for serious security and privacy flaws. First, Cons

Tesla Shares Plummet After Consumer Reports Drops Model S Recommendation

Shares in electric car company Tesla cratered today, dropping over 7 percent by the end of regular trading. The company’s equity managed a partial recovery by the end of the day, leaving its int

Consumer Reports Withdraws Its Tesla Model S Recommendation

In late August, a report out of Consumer Reports said that the Tesla Model S P85D, an all-wheel-drive electric sedan that also happens to be the most expensive model of the car, performed “bet

500 Startups-Backed Silver Living Wants To Be The Consumer Reports For Senior Care Communities

When his grandmother was no longer able to live safely at home, Tal Ziv and his relatives set out to help her find the best senior care facility -- better known as assisted living communities. It's an

Consumer Reports Recommends New iPad As Your Next Home Grill

<a href="!/parislemon/status/182199073351286784">Attention</a> George Foreman: report to an Apple Store near you immediately. There's a hot (literally) product, you simply must bu

Consumer Reports Slams The iPhone 4 Over Antenna Issue

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Consumer Reports says Apple has the best tech support, Acer/Gateway/eMachines the worst

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Consumer Reports' Top 5 Smartphones list mentions neither the iPhone 3G nor G1

Say hello to the worst list you’ll read all day. It’s Consumer Reports’ idea of the Top 5 Smartphones, and I think you’ll agree that it misses the mark. There’s the Samsu

WinMo easier to use than iPhone? Consumer Reports says yes

Listen up, people. Consumer Reports is a great publication if you’re in the market for a toaster or AA batteries. In the interest of self-disclosure, I plan to read the hell out of their reviews whe