Posted by Dale Buss on November 2, 2011 08:55 AM
P&G delays $1.5 billion sale of Pringles.
Facebook struggles to get advertisers to pay for exposure.
Los Angeles Dodgers are for sale, owner Frank McCourt confirms.
Apple sees new CEO Tim Cook make it his own.
Bank of America blinks and withdraws $5 debit-card fee.
Bloomberg Businessweek ad campaign pitches personality.
BMW may see profit lead evaporate as new 3 Series eats into earnings and is topped by Mercedes-Benz in U.S. October sales.Continue reading...
Posted by Michael Waltzer on June 3, 2011 05:00 PM
Trending on YouTube today: Donald Trump's response to a zinger (below) by Jon Stewart. The Comedy Central host took a swing at Trump for eating pizza with a fork while dining in New York this week with Sarah "Is She or Isn't She?" Palin.
It's the latest video blog (vlog) by Trump, who who caught vlogging fever in February (one of our favorites: his Geico rant) as missives from “From the Desk of Donald Trump.”Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on January 31, 2011 06:15 PM
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams broadcasts live from Cairo today, as Egyptian military vows no firing on protesters. Oil and gas industry observers are watching closely; and Wael Ghonim, Google's head of marketing for EMEA is missing in Egypt. YouTube is also streaming Al Jazeera's English feed, while Google has teamed up with Twitter to enable speak-to-tweet service in Egypt.
NFL commissioner and players' union head meet for latest round of contract negotiations.
US federal judge tosses out President Obama's healthcare reform legislation (aka Obamacare) as unconstitutional.
US airlines brace for monster snowstorm.
Boeing said to have received improper subsidies, in WTO ruling.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on January 27, 2011 09:45 PM
Look, we know the economy is bad and times are tough and the future is unknown. And we know that a brand looks at itself, and down at the precious logo cradled in its arms, and wonders if it's doing everything it can, if it maybe isn't doing enough. After a while, we understand — the brand just feels like it has to do something. Anything.
But seriously, would brands all stop destroying the most recognizable elements of themselves. Please? Because it's starting to drive us nuts. Now we have to deal with what Comcast hath wrought with NBC Universal — sorry, NBCUniversal.Continue reading...
Posted by Ben Berkon on March 16, 2010 11:22 AM
For awhile now, 3D televisions have been the talk of town. Samsung's even unveiled their 3D TV’s at the annual tech event CrunchGear, attempting to woo regular Joe’s and Jane’s to fill their living rooms with 3D television sets. But before you throw out your “worthless” HD televisions and get fitted for your 3D glasses, stop and think whether the switch is worth it.
How could it not be worth it? All of the new, great entertainment out there is in 3D, like Avatar, and, well, maybe just Avatar.
That’s the point Avatar director and 3D-pioneer, James Cameron, is trying to make at least. Cameron isn’t convinced that there’s enough 3D entertainment out there to make such a purchase worthwhile for everyday television viewers.Continue reading...