The Rundown: Stroller Recall, LinkedIn Mistakes and Apple Earnings

July 25, 2012  |  

-Attention moms! The Venezia and Pliko-P3 strollers both made by Peg Perego are being recalled because of the risk of entanglement and strangulation. The strollers were made between January 2004 and September 2007. The recall of the 233,000 strollers is voluntary. An infant died in 2004 after becoming trapped.

Business Insider breaks down the “11 biggest mistakes you can make when choosing your LinkedIn photo.” No bikini shots!

-Apple’s earnings announcement feel below expectations as consumers decided to wait for the next iteration of the iPhone, driving down sales. The tech giant sold 8.5 million fewer iPhones (“only” 26 million) during the third quarter of its fiscal year. Don’t worry about Apple though. The company also sold 17 million iPads, up from 12 million the previous quarter. The company reported $35 billion in revenue and the stock still closed at $600.92 per share. has full coverage of yesterday’s wake for Sylvia’s founder, Sylvia Woods. Her funeral service will take place today at Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon.

-A U.S. appeals court ruling says airlines can no longer advertise the cost of airline tickets without including taxes and fees. Rather, the advertised ticket price must include “the entire price to be paid by the customer.” These taxes and fees can total up to 20 percent of the cost of a ticket. No more surprises when you book that next trip.

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