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Soon, wines to be available on Amazon

In these holidays, Amazon. Inc plans to surprise the wine connoisseurs with an online marketplace, to purchase the choicest wines directly. It is just a matter of a few weeks confirms a report before the online wine sales will be started. Amazon plans to tap on the inhibition free and exciting personal choices of people for online wine sales.

iPhone 5 to see far greater demand than its predecessors' -- survey

If you thought that you’ve already seen quite a lot of demand for Apple’s iPhones, think again. A recent survey reveals that the iPhone frenzy this time is going to be even bigger, if we can put it that way.

American consumers reduce spending

A recent report by the Commerce Department released Tuesday reveals that Americans are spending less as there was barely any growth in income in the last nine months.

Ford weakens in JD Power Survey

According to the results of the highly acclaimed J.D. Power Survey released Thursday, Ford’s initial quality rating fell drastically from 5th position held last year to 23rd this year. Among 32 auto brands adjudged by consumers, Ford registered 116 problems per 100 cars. Scores that might impinge upon Ford’s blooming reputation,

FCC mulling new rules to curb mystery fees in phone bills

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Monday that it is mulling new rules to curb the menace of mystery fees levied in the bills of consumers by phone companies, a move aimed at protecting consumers from the ‘bill shock’.

Google to unveil NFC-powered mobile payment service

Google is set to turn smartphones into mobile wallets. The tech and internet search giant is expected to launch a mobile payment system that will let consumers wave their phones to pay instead of pulling out a credit card, according to multiple tabloid reports, citing sources familiar with the matter.

Verizon no longer taking pre-orders for iPhone 4

Verizon, one of the largest wireless cellular service provider in the United States, has ceased taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4. A likely reason for this could be the fact that Verizon simply had limited stock of the iPhone 4.

Calif. company recalls cilantro over salmonella fears

Amid fears of salmonella contaminations, Sabor Farms, a Central California company, is voluntary recalling a batch of fresh cilantro sold in grocery stores in California and other states.

Verizon confirms: iPhone 4 to arrive in Feb

After a long wait, Apple’s Steve Jobs has finally agreed to allow the iPhone on other carrier!

Fruta Planta weight loss products recalled for lethal ingredient

Looking forward to shed weight this New Year with the help of weight loss products? Well, you will have one less to choose from, as PRock Marketing, the authorized U.S. distributor of Fruta Planta and Reduce Weight Fruta Planta, has issued a voluntary recall of their products.