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  • Pandora's Android app gathers personal info, report says

     
    Now even listening to tunes may unwittingly leak personal info. Pandora, a free Internet radio service that streams and recommends songs, has an app for Android phones that finds, gathers and transmits "mass quantities" of personal data to advertising...
  • Sens. Kerry and McCain unveil major bill to safeguard consumers' online data

     
    Two leading U.S. senators introduced bipartisan privacy legislation Tuesday to safeguard consumer information online, aiming to prevent the misuse of personal data while not squelching the advertising that fuels the Internet economy. Sens. John Kerry (D-...
  • Consumer Confidential: Farewell, Flip; Kindles with ads; GM recalls Cruze

     
    Here's your talkin'-about-Shaft Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Cisco Systems is pulling the plug on its Flip camcorders. The computer networking giant says it's shutting down the division as part of ongoing efforts to streamline...
  • Amazon Kindle with Special Offers: costs $25 less, runs advertisements

     
    Amazon is cutting the entry price of the Kindle by $25 -- but it'll cost readers in the form of on-screen ads which they can vote on as "attractive" or not. The Seattle-based online retail and e-reader giant announced its new lower price Kindle, dubbed...
  • Surf's Up: PacSun corrals SoCal's biggest action sports brands (and athletes) for a new campaign

     
    Teen retailer PacSun is gathering all its friends for its new ad campaign -- a multimedia campaign that celebrates personal style. "Dress Irresponsibly” features musicians, artists and some of action sports' most revered athletes -- including Rob...
  • Flipboard gets $50 million and Oprah in one day

     
    Flipboard, the company behind the buzzy iPad magazine app, has once again scored a publicity bonanza. In one day, the company announced a partnership with Oprah Winfrey's media network and an infusion of $50 million. The company's previous PR trifecta.......
  • T. Rowe Price invests in Facebook

     
    T. Rowe Price invested $190.5 million in social-networking phenom Facebook during the first quarter, according to filings made public on financial firm's website. T. Rowe Price made the investment through 19 mutual funds at $25 a share. The figure made...
  • News reviews of acai weight-loss supplements are fake, misleading, feds say

     
    If you're savvy about what you do online, you immediately dismissed the "news reports" you saw touting reviews of miracle weight loss products. It was pretty clear at first glance they weren't true media reviews of acai supplements, but ads......
  • Washington Post launches Trove, a social-media news aggregation site

     
    The Washington Post Co. is venturing into the social-media business with Trove, its news aggregation website and mobile apps. Trove, which went live on Wednesday, pulls news from 10,000 sources across the Internet and sorts content by what a user's...
  • Carl's Jr. plans to auction off Miss Turkey's burger-print bikini -- to benefit military families

     
    Back when we first told you about the bikini Carl's Jr. had custom-printed with tiny turkey burgers for an advertising campaign featuring Miss Turkey 2010, a company representative humorously floated the possibility the fast-food folks might order up a...
  • Phoebe Snow: Dead at age 60

     
    Phoebe Snow, best known for her 1975 hit “Poetry Man,” died this morning from complications related to a brain hemorrhage she suffered last year, reported E! Online and other sources.  She was 60. In addition to her signature hit, Snow also...
  • Report: Amazon.com sues Nat’l Association of College Stores over ads

     
    The National Association of College Stores filed a complaint against Amazon.com with the Better Business Bureau several weeks ago, saying the online retailer is making false claims about how much it discounts new and used college textbooks, according to...