How to avoid cryptocurrency scams 

Cryptocurrency is a new type of digital currency that’s gained the interest of investors in recent years. Some examples include bitcoin and Ethereum, which can be used as a payment method. However,... Read more »

Report shows that 20 companies produce 55% of plastic globally

The environmental impacts of plastic have been a concern for many years. Plastic bottles, packaging, and bags are among the billions of items that are used once and then thrown away.  Plastic... Read more »

Dangerous products can now be removed from eBay by regulators 

The online marketplace eBay has announced that it will be introducing a new system to improve consumer safety. Part of this includes giving regulators more powers to deal with risks.  Online selling... Read more »

Is Apple doing enough to protect consumers from scams on App Store? 

Apple’s App Store is currently worth approximately $64 billion a year. But, it’s still failing to catch the majority of scams that are in circulation on the platform.  Because of these failings,... Read more »

Are online job coaches exploiting the unemployed?

In the last decade, the online coaching industry has boomed.  Figures from LinkedIn in 2020 show that there was a 153% increase in life coaches and a 115% increase in career and... Read more »

FDA issues warning to companies selling unauthorized CBD products 

CBD is sometimes used in health products, such as creams or pills, and is marketed as having an array of benefits. For example, many manufacturers of these products claim they can treat... Read more »

The online travel scam that consumers need to be aware of 

As more people get their Covid-19 vaccinations, the travel industry is beginning to open again. However, this has resulted in an increase in scammers taking advantage of this development.  In the last... Read more »

Netflix could start cracking down on account password sharing

Sharing Netflix accounts with friends and family has become pretty common. But, the streaming service is now considering stopping people from sharing their passwords. The company says it’s currently testing out a... Read more »

Spotify announces its latest expansion plans 

In an announcement in a live-streamed event, Spotify says its planning to expand its services to 85 new markets. The new launches, which will follow its earlier expansion drive, will mean the... Read more »

Australian Facebook users are now unable to access news content 

After proposals from the Australian government designed to regulate the way online platforms share content, Facebook has announced that Australian users will be blocked from viewing any links to news articles on... Read more »