How to use a smartphone to consume food in Israel

Israel’s government has launched an online tool to allow consumers to buy and eat food in the country.The “Israel Mobile” app will allow users to order food from online outlets, order a sandwich at a supermarket, buy a meal at a restaurant or order a drink from a water fountain.It will also allow consumers in …

Why you need to know about the impact of climate change on Australia’s economy

Consumers are asking the big questions about climate change, and how they might be impacted, as Australia’s coal industry struggles to adapt.But some are also questioning whether climate change will have any significant impact on Australia.What you need help with: How much money will be spent on climate change adaptation?What will the impacts be?Will Australian …

Verizon says it will stop selling phones that charge for data after FCC ruling

Verizon says that it will no longer sell phones that use wireless charging as an option for customers with monthly data plans.The decision follows a federal appeals court ruling that Verizon failed to adequately warn customers about data charges and that it didn’t provide them with enough information about how much data they were getting …

Israeli consumer wireless company sells for $30 million: report

The Israeli telecom company Yossef Tel Aviv is selling its wireless service to a buyer at a price that makes it one of the best-selling brands in the world.The Israeli startup, Yosdef, sold its wireless division to Chinese mobile company Huawei Technologies Ltd for $3.8 billion in January.The deal was first reported by The Wall …

What to read next in consumer debt

Consumers are starting to get a clearer picture of what is going on with their credit scores, as they are increasingly concerned about the health of their finances.Consumer Reports, which publishes the Credit Score Calculator, reported last month that the median consumer’s credit score has declined by more than 20 points since the first quarter …

When you are pissed about your dryer, what are you supposed to do?

Consumer Reports says consumers are being “disgraced” by dryers they “experienced” during the outage of their electricity network in Australia.The company, which runs online reviews for dryers and other appliance manufacturers, says customers who were “disgusted by their dryer’s operation, were not told how to fix it, or that their dryers could be replaced, even …