Klaus Schudy

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2013 Amstel Gold Race

Dirk Nowitzki Finally Shaved His Out Of Control Beard

Sometime in January Dirk Nowitzki decided he would not shave until the Mavericks reached .500. Unfortunately for Nowitzki's face, it took the Mavs nearly three months to reach the goal, but they finally evened their record with a win on Sunday.<p>Nowitzki didn't waste anytime after the game. Dwain …

Dirk Nowitzki

Marcelo wary of Lewandowski

Marcelo has singled out Borussia Dortmund's Robert Lewandowski as the player Real Madrid must watch out for when the two clubs meet in their upcoming …

Nina Azzarello’s Hand-Drawn Icons

Maybe it’s the control freak in me, but I love being able to customize and tweak all aspects of the things I own. Whether it’s painting the legs of …

Malware On Mobile Grew 163% In 2012, Infecting Around 32.8M Android Devices, Report Says

Mobile service provider NQ Mobile today released a study of malware covering 2012, using data gathered from the company’s Security Labs. It found that malware threats in general on mobile platforms grew 163 percent in 2012, totally more than 65,000 identified distinct forms of app repackaging, …

POLIÇA Ft. Justin Vernon - "Tiff"

During their Coachella performance on Friday POLIÇA brought out Justin Vernon to perform “Tiff,” a song that will feature on their new album which …

How a Product Recall Works

The Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) has jurisdiction over more than 15,000 types of products typically used in homes, sports, and schools. Depending on the complexity of the issue, recalls can take from weeks to a year. Follow our flow chart to track how the tangled process works.<p><b>Improving</b> …

10 Beloved Banned & Recalled Products

Everybody's stocking up on those entertaining Buckyballs before a ban against them enters into force. But they're far from the first beloved product to earn the wrath of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.<p>Everybody's stocking up on those entertaining Buckyballs before a ban against them enters …

New economic model needed not relentless consumer demand

It's four years since my book, Prosperity without Growth, first appeared in English but the world already seems like a different place.<p>One of the …

Will transparency on products' costs appeal more to consumers?

In the heart of Cornwall, a business experiment is under way. Start-up company Keebunga, which currently sells T-shirts and beach slings online and …

Supermarkets Use Retina Trackers To Monitor Your Shopping Choices

Consumer-products makers spend countless dollars every year on market research that doesn't work. Focus groups generally to try to please their testers, research has found, and consumer surveys also tend to overestimate their interest in products. So several companies are cutting what consumers say …

BII REPORT: The Rise Of The Tablet Consumer

But tablets are also used to complete purchases, much more so than smartphones.<p>In a new report from <b>BI Intelligence,</b> we examine the rise of the tablet consumer, look at the size of the mobile commerce opportunity in dollar terms, and analyze how some of the top mobile commerce trends - including …

eCommerce

FSA to ask consumers how much horsemeat they will accept in their food

Consumers are to be asked whether they will accept traces of horsemeat in their food if it proves too costly and technically difficult to check …

Google Glass Will Fail Miserably With Consumers. Here's Why.

Google Glass has a lot of hype behind it. And “wearable computing” seems to be an ongoing fad in tech right now. But there’s very little reason to believe Google Glass will be anything other than yet another curiosity from Google, as far as consumers are concerned.<p>Don’t get me wrong: I’ve long held …

How P&G are working to ensure the sustainable supply of everyday products

Imagine what your day would be like without toilet paper, toothpaste, laundry detergent, diapers or fem pads. I'm not sure what I would do. How about …