Long Island Consumer

  • ConsumerMore>>

  • Business Briefs: Snap Spectacles, Sonos IPO, Nintendo

    Business Briefs: Snap Spectacles, Sonos IPO, Nintendo

    Thursday, April 26 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-26 19:04:37 GMT
    Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.
    Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.

    Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.

    Snap is back with a new pair of spectacles. The company is launching an upgraded version of its hands-free camera glasses just in time for summer.

  • Business Briefs: WhatsApp, gun emoji, Amazon Alexa

    Business Briefs: WhatsApp, gun emoji, Amazon Alexa

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-04-25 18:39:59 GMT

    WhatsApp is raising its age limit overseas. The gun debate continues... but this time, over emojis. And Amazon Alexa wants to sit at the kids table.

    WhatsApp is raising its age limit overseas. The gun debate continues... but this time, over emojis. And Amazon Alexa wants to sit at the kids table.

  • Business Briefs: Facebook, Uber, Gmail

    Business Briefs: Facebook, Uber, Gmail

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-25 13:04:48 GMT
    Facebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is laFacebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is la
    Facebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is laFacebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is la

    Facebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is launching a redesign of its Gmail web interface worldwide.

    Facebook will face investors today after the closing bell, when it releases its earnings for the last quarter. Uber's first diversity report since CEO Dara Khosrowshahi took over shows a two percent increase in the number of female employees. Google is launching a redesign of its Gmail web interface worldwide.

  • Business Briefs: ABC News, Facebook, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Business Briefs: ABC News, Facebook, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-04-24 18:20:53 GMT

    ABC News will now be up all night.

    ABC News will now be up all night.

  • Business Briefs: Alphabet, Gap, Match.com

    Business Briefs: Alphabet, Gap, Match.com

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-24 13:18:09 GMT
    Google's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or dGoogle's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or d
    Google's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or dGoogle's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or d

    Google's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or deactivated.

    Google's parent company Alphabet released its first quarter earnings after the bell Monday. Gap is reportedly opening 60 more Old Navy locations across the United States this year. A glitch on Match.com reactivated old accounts that have been deleted or deactivated.

  • Gov. Cuomo calls for statewide plastic bag ban

    Gov. Cuomo calls for statewide plastic bag ban

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:11 PM EDT2018-04-24 02:11:47 GMT
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo began pushing for a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Monday.Gov. Andrew Cuomo began pushing for a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Monday.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo began pushing for a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Monday. 

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo began pushing for a statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags Monday. 

  • Business Briefs: Netflix, Amazon, Kanye West

    Business Briefs: Netflix, Amazon, Kanye West

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:28:48 GMT

    Netflix is raising its debt to finance new content.

    Netflix is raising its debt to finance new content.

  • Business Briefs: Walmart, Gmail, gas prices

    Business Briefs: Walmart, Gmail, gas prices

    Monday, April 23 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-04-23 12:57:32 GMT
    Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up.Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up.
    Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up.Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up.

    Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up. 

    Walmart is taking aim at Amazon overseas. Some Gmail users were hit with suspicious spam messages over the weekend. Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are going up. 

  • Business Briefs: Tech earnings due as Facebook faces questions

    Business Briefs: Tech earnings due as Facebook faces questions

    Apr 22, 2018 01:16 PM2018-04-22 17:16:00 GMT

    Here's a look at your top business and tech headlines from Cheddar on News 12.

    Here's a look at your top business and tech headlines from Cheddar on News 12.

  • ‘Mega mall’ plan on Elwood-Dix Hills border draws protesters

    ‘Mega mall’ plan on Elwood-Dix Hills border draws protesters

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:16:45 GMT
    Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."
    Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."

    Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."

    Dozens rallied in Elwood to protest the construction of what some residents are calling a "mega mall."

  • Business Briefs: Facebook, Kardashians, Taylor Swift

    Business Briefs: Facebook, Kardashians, Taylor Swift

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:38:48 GMT

    Another update in the ongoing Facebook data scandal - an auditing firm looked over Facebook’s privacy practices last year and determined that everything looked OK.

    Another update in the ongoing Facebook data scandal - an auditing firm looked over Facebook’s privacy practices last year and determined that everything looked OK.

  • Diesel fuel mishap in Franklin Square damages vehicles

    Diesel fuel mishap in Franklin Square damages vehicles

    Tuesday, April 10 2018 7:30 PM EDT2018-04-10 23:30:28 GMT
    Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.
    Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.

    Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.

    Some motorists are livid after a gas station in Franklin Square accidentally put diesel fuel in a premium tank, causing damage to vehicles.

  • Small businesses fear Farmingdale developer will push them out

    Small businesses fear Farmingdale developer will push them out

    Monday, April 9 2018 10:43 PM EDT2018-04-10 02:43:19 GMT
    A proposed mixed-use apartment complex in downtown Farmingdale has raised complaints from some residents.A proposed mixed-use apartment complex in downtown Farmingdale has raised complaints from some residents.

    A proposed mixed-use apartment complex in downtown Farmingdale has raised complaints from some residents. 

    A proposed mixed-use apartment complex in downtown Farmingdale has raised complaints from some residents. 

  • Civic group tries to halt plan to move Nesconset 7-Eleven

    Civic group tries to halt plan to move Nesconset 7-Eleven

    Wednesday, April 4 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-04-04 21:33:45 GMT
    Hundreds of Nesconset residents are fighting a plan to relocate a 7-Eleven store to an old bank building on the corner of Nichols Road and Smithtown Boulevard.Hundreds of Nesconset residents are fighting a plan to relocate a 7-Eleven store to an old bank building on the corner of Nichols Road and Smithtown Boulevard.

    Hundreds of Nesconset residents are fighting a plan to relocate a 7-Eleven store to an old bank building on the corner of Nichols Road and Smithtown Boulevard.

    Hundreds of Nesconset residents are fighting a plan to relocate a 7-Eleven store to an old bank building on the corner of Nichols Road and Smithtown Boulevard.

  • Paul McCartney announces tour stop at new Coliseum

    Paul McCartney announces tour stop at new Coliseum

    The part-time Amagansett resident just announced his ‘One on One’ tour is coming to Uniondale on Sept. 26.

    The part-time Amagansett resident just announced his ‘One on One’ tour is coming to Uniondale on Sept. 26.

  • Beer distributor workers strike after rejecting pay cut

    Beer distributor workers strike after rejecting pay cut

    About 130 union workers hit the picket line after months of failed contract negotiations with Clare Rose.About 130 union workers hit the picket line after months of failed contract negotiations with Clare Rose.

    About 130 union workers hit the picket line after months of failed contract negotiations with Clare Rose.

    About 130 union workers hit the picket line after months of failed contract negotiations with Clare Rose.

  • Gov. Cuomo pushes for booze sales in movie theaters

    Gov. Cuomo pushes for booze sales in movie theaters

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is behind a push to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at all movie theaters in the state.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is behind a push to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at all movie theaters in the state.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is behind a push to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at all movie theaters in the state.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is behind a push to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at all movie theaters in the state.

  • Lawmakers voice frustration at Nassau Coliseum parking fees

    Lawmakers voice frustration at Nassau Coliseum parking fees

    Concertgoers told News 12 that they paid $40 to park for the Billy Joel concert at the new venue's opening night.

    Concertgoers told News 12 that they paid $40 to park for the Billy Joel concert at the new venue's opening night.

  • Long Beach to enforce plastic bag fees starting Saturday

    Long Beach to enforce plastic bag fees starting Saturday

    On Earth Day, residents will start paying a 5-cent free on non-reusable bags.

    On Earth Day, residents will start paying a 5-cent free on non-reusable bags.

  • Neighbors pushback against Riverhead multiplex proposal

    Neighbors pushback against Riverhead multiplex proposal

    Property owner Riverhead PGC, a subsidiary of Phillips International in Manhattan, is seeking a variance from the zoning board to construct a 60-foot building off Route 58 in Riverhead.Property owner Riverhead PGC, a subsidiary of Phillips International in Manhattan, is seeking a variance from the zoning board to construct a 60-foot building off Route 58 in Riverhead.

    Developers hoping to build a multiplex movie theater on the East End are receiving a push back from concerned neighbors.  Property owner Riverhead PGC, a subsidiary of Phillips International in Manhattan, is seeking a variance from the zoning board to construct a 60-foot building off Route 58 in Riverhead. The height limit is currently 35 feet.  It wants to construct a 10-screen, 1,490-seat movie theater, along with two restaurants.  Neighbors have told News 12 that ...

    Developers hoping to build a multiplex movie theater on the East End are receiving a push back from concerned neighbors.  Property owner Riverhead PGC, a subsidiary of Phillips International in Manhattan, is seeking a variance from the zoning board to construct a 60-foot building off Route 58 in Riverhead. The height limit is currently 35 feet.  It wants to construct a 10-screen, 1,490-seat movie theater, along with two restaurants.  Neighbors have told News 12 that ...

  • Website ranks LI Village of Kensington best suburb in the state

    Website ranks LI Village of Kensington best suburb in the state

    For Long Island, the Village of Kensington on the Great Neck peninsula came in at number one.For Long Island, the Village of Kensington on the Great Neck peninsula came in at number one.

    Niche.com has ranked the best of the best based on good schools, low crimes and the cost of living.

    Niche.com has ranked the best of the best based on good schools, low crimes and the cost of living.

  • Fire Island Lighthouse repairs get underway

    Fire Island Lighthouse repairs get underway

    A project to repair damage to the Fire Island Lighthouse caused during Superstorm Sandy got underway Monday.A project to repair damage to the Fire Island Lighthouse caused during Superstorm Sandy got underway Monday.

    A project to repair damage to the Fire Island Lighthouse caused during Superstorm Sandy got underway Monday.

    A project to repair damage to the Fire Island Lighthouse caused during Superstorm Sandy got underway Monday.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."