Burg smartwatches are dispalyed at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas Nevada January 7, 2015. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Fashion Designers Spruce Up Smartwatches

Smartwatches don’t have to look ugly to be functional. Clothing and accessories designers are collaborating with engineers to produce computerized wristwatches that people will want to wear all day and night.

01/08/2015

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FCC Chairman Hints At Utility Rules For Internet

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler appears poised to propose new rules that would classify Internet service providers as public utilities in a move designed to ensure everyone has the same access to free content online.

01/08/2015

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Dallas’ New Bag Fee Causing Confusion For Shoppers & Retailers

The question at check-out for some Dallas shoppers is no longer paper or plastic, it’s whether to pay a fee or bring your own bags.

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More New Flights Leaving Dallas Love Field

After saying goodbye to the Wright Amendment back in October of last year, Southwest Airlines is adding more flights in and out of Dallas Love Field.

01/06/2015

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Dallas Fights To Avoid Water Rate Hike

The future of water rates in Dallas is up for debate on Tuesday in Austin. That debate is centered around a dispute between the City of Dallas and the Sabine River Authority.

01/06/2015

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TV Makers Design For Streaming Video

Does anyone just watch TV anymore? The dramatic shift toward online and mobile viewing is driving television set makers to design as much for streaming video as for watching broadcast or cable channels.

01/06/2015

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Smart Home Takes Center Stage At CES

In the so-called “smart home,” appliances and other devices all have sensors and internet connectivity to think and act for themselves, and hopefully make your life easier.

01/05/2015

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Piano Stores Closing As Kids Lose Interest

Stores dedicated to selling pianos are dwindling across the country, as fewer people take up the instrument and those who do often opt for a less expensive electronic keyboard.

01/02/2015

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GM Recalls 92,000 Vehicles For Defect

General Motors is recalling 92,221 full-size trucks and SUVs for a defect in ignition lock systems that can cause safety problems in hot conditions.

01/02/2015

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Dallas Bag Fees Go Into Effect Amidst Some Confusion

The question in Dallas is no longer simply paper or plastic. Starting Thursday for every single-use bag, both plastic and paper, customers will be charged a five-cent environmental fee.

CBS 11–01/01/2015

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New Year Brings Bag Fee To Dallas

The new “environmental fee” in Dallas charges a nickel per single-use paper or plastic bag at grocery, drug and convenience stores, as well as malls and big-box stores.

01/01/2015

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Hasbro To Replace Phallic Play-Doh Toy

Hasbro is now doing damage control over a tool included with its Play-Doh Cake Mountain set. Many parents said that the cake decorating tool resembles a sex toy.

01/01/2015

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Natural foods are different from organic foods. Only products inspected and certified by the USDA can have a label that says 'organic.' Natural foods can't contain any additives, such as preservatives or artificial coloring.

Organic Foods: Worth The Cost?

Organic foods will typically cost you more at the supermarket, but are seen as a healthier option. Get the facts on organic foods. Are they worth the added cost?

The nation's second-largest pistachio processor issued a nationwide recall of pistachios in March 2009 after Kraft Foods told U.S. regulators of its link to tainted trail mix. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Scary Food: 10 Nasty Recalls

Think before you eat. More specifically, think about not eating these foods, all of which have been through a scary recall and could send you to the emergency room.

Retailers receive a lot of hate from consumers for deceptive practices, defective merchandise and problems with store deals.

Top 10 Consumer Complaints

From harassing phone calls to lemon cars, consumers have a lot of complaints. A recent survey data looked at the top 10 consumer complaints.

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The Coolest Apple Stores

Apple is known for its hip style in electronics, and that same trend carries over into its retail stores. Look at some of the coolest Apple Stores around the world.

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