(Hot Trends article updated with new information on Viacom and the new iPhone 4G.)
NEW YORK (
) -- "Crib recall" is a popular search topic on Google, as more than
2 million drop-side cribs from 7 different companies
including Evenflo, Jardine, Million Dollar Baby, LaJobi, Delta Enterprise and Child Craft Industries were recalled on Thursday. The recall was brought about by reports of crib malfunctions that can cause suffocations and fall-out hazards for infants.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission urges parents who have
one of these cribs
to stop using them immediately and find a safe place for their child to sleep. No deaths as a result of these problems have been reported
"Viacom" is a hot search topic on Google, as the $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit that
YouTube was dismissed by the court on Wednesday after a three year long legal battle.
U.S. District Court
Judge Louis Stanton ruled
that Youtube cannot be held responsible when people post clips from productions such as Viacom's
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
The Colbert Report
without Viacom's approval.
Consumers are lining up at Apple stores to get the new iPhone 4G, but there are already a few
that customers are encountering with the new model.
Apple's iPhone debut has been somewhat marred by the dissatisfaction with
network quality, and
. Consumers, meanwhile, are worried that touching the redesigned antenna band on the left side and bottom of the phone will interfere with reception.
Home sales is a popular search after
new home sales fell
by 32.7% in May. The drop in new home sales was worse than many analysts expected.
earnings report today
, showing a drop in new sales orders. Lennar revenue fell 9% to $814.5 million.
Investors are now watching for the earnings reports from
, which is due out Friday.
released the new iPhone. Consumers in America and
are lining up
to get their hands on the new gadget; however it is doubtful that the
version is available.
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