PG&E Charges $1000/Month For Electricity Used In The 70's

PG&E Charges $1000/Month For Electricity Used In The 70's

PG&E has decided to start billing Josh’s parents for electricity from the 1970’s, to the tune of nearly $1000 per month.

Walmart Takes Salmonella Peppers Very Seriously

Walmart Takes Salmonella Peppers Very Seriously

THE QUOTE: “Obviously, food safety is very important to us. It’s a matter we take very seriously,” said Walmart spokesperson Daphne Davis Moore . “We’ll take a very close look at it.”

Great Moments In Commercial History: Kinoki Foot Pads

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  • Verizon Specifies How You're Allowed To Link To Its Site

    Verizon Specifies How You're Allowed To Link To Its Site

    Harry Maugans discovered that Verizon thinks it can stipulate how you link to their website.

    Cingular Thinks It Can Sue You For Linking To Its Website

    Cingular Thinks It Can Sue You For Linking To Its Website

    Cingular thinks it can determine who gets to link to their website, according to this snippet from their terms of service agreement. Somehow their lawyers operate under this misconception that they’re in a position of being to grant, or revoke, the “right” to create a hypertextual link to their site. The likely intent is to try to set the stage so that then they could basically sue someone for linking to their website.

    DirecTV Sued Over NFL Advertisements

    DirecTV Sued Over NFL Advertisements

    The suit claims DirecTV falsely claimed in recent ads that Time Warner Cable subscribers will not be able to see their local professional football teams play unless they have DirecTV. Time Warner is one of several cable operators who no longer carry the NFL Network, due to monthly fees the league wants to charge for the channel, the Wall Street Journal said.

    Wickes Furniture’s Stupid Warranty

    Wickes Furniture’s Stupid Warranty

    Reader Dustin writes in with a slimy customer service experience at Wickes furniture. The upshot of the story is that the salesman tacked on a 3-year extended warranty without asking Dustin if he felt the need to insure his furniture against “manufacturing defects” to the tune of $89.99.

    Geek Squad City Unveiled, With Fabio

    This is a Multivu PR newsreel about the unveiling of Best Buy’s Geek Squad new central headquarters. Geek Squad City sounds awesome. By all appearances, the video is an upload of the footage supplied to TV news stations that helps them from having to do any reporting of their own.

    Smirnoff Marketing Team to Teach HipHop Classes

    Smirnoff Marketing Team to Teach HipHop Classes

    Street culture vulture Bucky Turco sent in a hot tip about the opening of the Smirnoff Movement Space opening in Brooklyn. As part of a customer service outreach program, Smirnoff is here, he writes, “In case you want to learn how to do graffiti or hip-hop dancing.”