Posted by Peter Feld on August 31, 2009 03:54 AM
Lufthansa and JetBlue plan a code-share partnership to "help ease passenger concerns that switching carriers during a transcontinental journey would inevitably lead to missed connections and lost luggage." [FT]
Tech drama: Microsoft recruits top Yahoo! engineer to help its efforts to take on Google [NYT], though Bing's rise is leading companies to think beyond Google for SEO [Ad Age]. Microsoft fights Apple with a new ad campaign [NYT] while facing a technological threat from virtual machine software leader VMware [NYT].
Cell-phone manufacturers challenge iPhone's share of the British market with touch-screen Android technology. [Guardian]
Print media: Hachette's chief warns that Amazon and Google may kill the hardcover book [FT]; but some see signs of hope in second-quarter newspaper profits, boosted by cost-cutting and a stronger ad market. [LA Times]
(More headlines: Harley-Davidson in India, GM in China, Whole Foods and Fox boycotts.) Continue reading...