FTC Warns Manufacturers That ‘Warranty Void If Removed’ Stickers Break the Law

schwit1 writes: The Federal Trade Commission put six companies on notice today, telling them in a warning letter that their warranty practices violate federal law. If you buy a car with a warranty, take it a repair shop to fix it, then have to return the car to the manufacturer, the car company isn’t legally allowed to deny the return because you took your car to another shop. The same…

April 10, 2018
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FTC Warns Manufacturers That ‘Warranty Void If Removed’ Stickers Break the Law

schwit1 writes: The Federal Trade Commission put six companies on notice today, telling them in a warning letter that their warranty practices violate federal law. If you buy a car with a warranty, take it a repair shop to fix it, then have to return the car to the manufacturer, the car company isn’t legally allowed to deny the return because you took your car to another shop. The same…

April 10, 2018
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Microsoft Releases April 2018 Security Updates

Original release date: April 10, 2018 Microsoft has released updates to address vulnerabilities in Microsoft software. A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system. NCCIC encourages users and administrators to review Microsoft’s April 2018 Security Update Summary and Deployment Information and apply the necessary updates. This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy. Source: https://www.us-cert.gov

April 10, 2018
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Sony PlayStation 5 Unlikely To Arrive Until 2020: Gizmodo

A recent online rumor got people buzzing about a possible 2018 release of PlayStation 5, but that’s probably not going to happen, Gizmodo reports. Citing a source, the outlet says it believes the next PlayStation may not arrive until 2020. From the report: It’s been nearly five years since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched, which has triggered bouts of nervousness and excitement among video game fans who want…

April 10, 2018
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Sony PlayStation 5 Unlikely To Arrive Until 2020: Gizmodo

A recent online rumor got people buzzing about a possible 2018 release of PlayStation 5, but that’s probably not going to happen, Gizmodo reports. Citing a source, the outlet says it believes the next PlayStation may not arrive until 2020. From the report: It’s been nearly five years since the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launched, which has triggered bouts of nervousness and excitement among video game fans who want…

April 10, 2018
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US steel tariffs add uncertainty to breakbulk market recovery

Breakbulk carriers and shippers hope the threatened US steel tariffs are merely a negotiating tactic. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. NEW ORLEANS — Steel importers and ocean carriers are still struggling to gauge the impact of President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs, which have clouded an improving breakbulk market outlook and left almost everyone guessing. “We don’t… Source: http://www.joc.com

April 10, 2018
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