Posted by Dale Buss on February 28, 2011 09:00 AM
The King's Speech won four Oscars including Best Picture at the Academy Awards last night, unseating early favorite The Social Network; click here for more coverage.
Apple's iPad 2 rumored to come in white as design guru Jony Ive may return to the UK.
Audi counts on accelerated sales in the US.
Baseball Hall of Famer Duke Snider dies.
Berkshire Hathaway is looking for “more major acquisitions,” Warren Buffett says.
Blackstone wins bidding for U.S. assets of Centro for $9.4 billion.Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on November 20, 2009 09:23 AM
Oprah Winfrey will leave her talk show in 2011 to focus on her OWN cable network. [NY Times]
Potential NBCU sale will allow GE to focus on core industries. [WSJ]
Sony hopes new online service will build brand loyalty. [WaPo]
Gap's Q3 profit up 25% as Old Navy rallies. [WaPo]
Google's new operating system, tied to the Chrome web browser, challenges Windows. [NY Times]
Without citing figures, Microsoft claims Windows 7 sales are "fantastic." [WSJ]
Colgate Palmolive targets emerging markets. [Warc]
(More headlines: DirecTV, Barney's, AOL.)Continue reading...
Posted by Stephanie Startz on September 11, 2009 09:53 AM
The dark future predicted after 9/11 did not come to pass. [NYT
Hersheys considers a counterbid for Cadbury as shares fall in Kraft. [Times of London
Motorola debuts a new Android smartphone -- the Cliq in the US and the Dext elsewhere -- seeking to reposition the brand from "a voice centric company to... a mobile internet, data driven company" designed to compete with Apple's iPhone. [FT
Analysis of Obama's strategy to reframe his health care reform plans. [Washington Post
GM issues a 60-day money-back guarantee to ease consumers anxiety. [CNN
Japan's Suntory and Asahi
Breweries have reportedly placed a €2.6bn ($3.8bn) bid before the private equity owners of Orangina, Blackstone and Lion Capital. [FT