Posts Tagged ‘product’

Apple’s September 12 event might announce iPhone 5

Jerimiah Yap – Fourth Estate Cooperative Writer San Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – A month before Microsoft is set to release Windows 8 and its Surface tablet, Apple is scheduled to unveil something big. It’s rumored that Apple has set September 12 as the date of its iPhone 5 public introduction. Analysts expect Apple […]

One million child safety locks recalled

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled nearly 1 million child safety locks after it was found that young children can disengage the cabinet locks, allowing access to cabinet contents and posing the risk of injury from dangerous or unsafe items. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Supplier modifies soda coloring to meet safe carcinogen level

The world’s largest supplier of caramel color for soft drinks claims it has modified its product to meet Coca-Cola’s requirement for safe food coloring. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Papa Bear Loungeabouts children’s pajamas recalled over flammability issue

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturer, announced a voluntary recall Wednesday of more than 10,000 units of children’s pajamas and sleepwear imported by Papa Bear Loungeabouts, LLC, of Los Angeles, California. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Fuji recalls women’s cruiser bicycles over fall hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Advanced Sports Inc. of Philadelphia, Wednesday announced a voluntary recall of Fuji Saratoga women’s bicycles. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, […]

Biz Stone takes back seat at Twitter

Rejoins Evan Williams at the reformed Obvious Corp, Twitter’s original parent, although product details were scant View full post on UK Business Stories

GDP rebound puts the heat on Mervyn King

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to rebound in the first quarter of 2011, lessening the risk of a double-dip recession and putting pressure on Bank of England governor Mervyn King to raise interest rates. View full post on Business Stories

Consumer spending, real gross domestic product rise in last quarter of 2010

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – United States consumers opened their wallets more and boosted the economy in the last three months of 2010. Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annual rate of 3.2 percent, up from 2.6 percent the previous quarter, according to a report from […]

Car, Cigarette Sales Spur Surprise Economic Growth In Japan

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Tokyo, Japan (AHN) – Japan has posted a surprising 0.9 percent in its gross domestic product for the third quarter of July to September, up from the previous 0.4 percent in the second quarter. The surge, reported Monday, was mainly attributable to consumer spending on “green” cars before the […]

Gross Domestic Product Grew At A Tepid 2% During Q3

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – Real gross domestic product (GDP) grew at an annual rate of 2 percent during the third quarter of 2010, according to the first estimate released Friday by the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Economic Analysis. This compared to private sector expectations of 2.1 […]