Posted by Dale Buss on April 9, 2013 09:03 AM
Aereo TV streaming service from Barry Diller faces showdown with News Corp.'s Rupert Murdoch, who threatens to take FOX cable-only, as Intel cooks up its vision of future of TV.
Apple, which can now trademark iPad mini in U.S. and captured 74% of mobile app revenue in Q1, reportedly will release new iPhone 5S in "at least" two screen sizes.
Billabong in talks to sell out for $300 million.
Airbus juggles order book to meet record demand for A320neo Jet.
AT&T joins Boeing in backing U.S. cyber bill facing privacy fight.
Audi promotes in-vehicle Wi-Fi in new TV campaign.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on November 27, 2012 09:06 AM
Aston Martin draws bids.
ConAgra to buy Ralcorp in huge packaged-foods deal.
Nintendo sells out Wii U in first week in US.
Adidas features celebs including Snoop Lion, other celebrities in Ebenezer Scrooge holiday campaign.
Airbus jabs Boeing with "Pinocchio nose" in ad campaign.
Barnes & Noble updates holiday wish lists via Nook campaign.
Bombardier signs largest-ever deal, with VistaJet.
Ericsson files patent claim against Samsung.
Mario Batali expands restaurant empire to Boston.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on June 12, 2012 09:01 AM
Apple "friends" Facebook, adds features and cozies up to car brands to stay ahead of Google.
Disney and Netflix clash over DVD rental windows.
Google-branded Nexus tablet rumored.
BMW and Audi rivalry intensified in May as BMW courts bloggers.
Bacardi debuts new flavored rums in "breakthrough" bottles.
comScore releases much-discussed analysis of marketing on Facebook.
Domino's hits $1-billion-plus in digital sales.
Evian pursues one-touch online ordering.
L'Oreal decentralizes marketing globally.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on September 20, 2011 05:21 PM
Visa leverages Fundamo unit to boost growth in emerging markets.
Google+ opens up to all and renames group messaging app, while Hangouts API could open social video and +1 function expands to display ads.
UBS grapples with corporate culture in wake of rogue trader.
Amazon nears Kindle Library Lending service launch.
Anthem Blue Cross drops customers who pay by credit card.
Apple iPhone 5 speculation for October continues as brand beats its own American Customer Satisfaction Index performance.
Bombardier signs John Travolta as a brand ambassador.
Comcast aims to bridge digital divide with low-cost broadband plan.
Disney plans to bring Avatar to its theme parks.Continue reading...
ready for takeoff
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 19, 2011 11:00 AM
Airbus has hit a bit of turbulence lately, including an EU court case involving low-interest loans (in which Airbus welcomed the WTO's mixed ruling), and a public spat with Air France over a 2009 crash investigation.
While rival Bombardier is seeing a slow return to growth, Airbus is finding increased demand for its A320 model, and more interest in China. The CEO of Airbus, meanwhile, is in Beijing this week to strengthen its business there, including talking up the company's corporate jets with their new livery (above) — or as the aircraft-maker puts it, "new branding, colours and names for its corporate jets, reflecting aircraft improvements, the company’s culture of innovation and family commonality."
The company is also spurring innovation through academic crowdsourcing.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on March 2, 2011 09:00 AM
Adidas forecasts better year.
Allstate sues Merrill Lynch over mortage-backed securities.
Apple will today unveil second generation iPad — which may lead to a tablet price war — as brand aims to shed elitist label.
Bentley, Bugatti and Maserati compete for top end with new models at Geneva Auto Show.
CBS has almost sold out March Madness ad time as it promotes broadcast-sharing scheme with TBS.
Chick-fil-A eyes new products and markets.Continue reading...