Consumer Minute: Toyota recall and light up golf balls

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by Sandra Parker, 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 8:58 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 28 at 9:20 AM

NASA scientists are now working for Facebook.  Company founder Mark Zuckerberg says he's hiring them to help bring the internet to the developing world.  Zuckerberg says Facebook is looking at drones, satellites and lasers to try and allow everyone in the world to be connected. 

Important recall news for Toyota owners.  The company says airbags could deflate when they are not suppose to in almost 120,000 decades-old Avalons.  This is the second recall this week because of airbag problems.  Nissan issued a recall for airbags that would not inflate.

Amazon is expected to announce a video-streaming service to compete with Netflix.  There were reports that this service would be free but with ads.  Amazon, however, is denying it will be free.  We'll find out more about the service on Wednesday.  That's when Amazon is set to make an official announcement about it.

If you've ever wanted to play golf at night, well now you can with the help of some special golf balls.  These balls have L-E-D lights in them.  They will stay lite for eight minutes after you hit them to help you find your ball.  Not a big surprise here. but these new golf balls cost twice as much as regular golf balls.

 

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