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Google & Fiat Chrysler Rumored To Be Working On Driverless Minivans Together

Taking the kids to soccer practice in the future might still involve minivans, but mom and dad won’t necessarily be driving them. Rumor has it that Fiat Chrysler and Google are teaming up to develop an autonomous vehicle based on the carmaker’s Pacifica minivans. [More]

Ford Testing Lease-Sharing Program That Would Let Friends, Family Split A Car

Ford Testing Lease-Sharing Program That Would Let Friends, Family Split A Car

Though it might be nice to have a car for some occasions, there are plenty of people for whom owning or leasing a vehicle just isn’t worth it. Ford thinks it can appeal to those who might want their own wheels but don’t want to bear the burden of paying for it alone, with a new lease-sharing program it’s preparing to test. [More]

Walgreens Customers Using Apple Pay Don’t Have To Swipe Their Rewards Cards Anymore

Walgreens Customers Using Apple Pay Don’t Have To Swipe Their Rewards Cards Anymore

Walgreens shoppers using Apple Pay at the checkout will have a slightly quicker experience than other loyalty members, as the retailer becomes the first to integrate its rewards program with the mobile payment system. [More]

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Coty Seals The Deal To Take 43 Beauty Brands Off Procter & Gamble’s Hands For $12.5B

A new look can be expensive, but hey, sometimes you’ve just got to shell out a few billion or so to try out some new cosmetics, right? After earlier reports that it might be in the buying mood, Coty Inc. announced today that it’s shelling out around $12.5 billion to bring 43 Procter & Gamble beauty brands into its company fold.

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Attention, Austin: Consumerist Is Hiring Technology Folks

You’re reading this site right now, if these words are beaming through your eyeballs into your brain — and you could be working for it, if you’ve got the technological savvy and happen to live in Austin, Texas. [More]

Close To 20,000 Workers Join Lawsuit Claiming Darden Restaurants Underpaid Employees

Close To 20,000 Workers Join Lawsuit Claiming Darden Restaurants Underpaid Employees

There’s a storm a’brewin’ and it’s made of almost 20,000 former and current Darden Restaurants employees who have joined a federal lawsuit against the company. The suit alleges that Darden underpaid workers at 2,000 restaurants in all 50 states. [More]

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Here at Consumerist we are nothing if not helpful when it comes to To Do lists. It’s so annoying to have that tickly feeling in the back of your brain like you had something you definitely, totally wanted to do, but just can’t remember it. We’ve got the answer: Signing up for our newsletter. [More]