Posted by Dale Buss on July 16, 2012 09:01 AM
Airbus and Boeing walk fine line about global airliner demands.
Apple finds some iPhone users souring on Siri as it may be gearing up to producer smaller iPad.
Audi opens first digital showrooms.
Barclays apologizes in new campaign for Libor scandal.
BSkyB prepares to launch Now TV.
Clorox targets Hispanics with Fraganzia line of cleaning products.
Digg founder revisits missteps that led to company's fall.
Ford funds parties featuring Escape to combat hunger.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on July 13, 2012 08:57 AM
JPMorgan Chase reaches nearly $6 billion in losses on "whale trades" but posts multi-billion-dollar quarterly profit.
Digg, a social-media pioneer, sells for pittance and gains new CEO.
Richard Branson takes on Stephen Fry in new Virgin UK campaign.
Axe replaces bikini-clad women with Kiefer Sutherland in new spot.
Coca-Cola launches Hispanic campaign for Olympics and reintroduces controversial drink colors in Freestyle dispensing machines at UK Burger Kings.
Olive Garden owner Darden to buy Yard House for $585 million.
Facebook starts automating home-page ad buying and monitoring chats for criminal activity.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on March 16, 2012 09:04 AM
Airbus sees more jet orders held up in emissions row with China.
American Airlines races against clock in bankruptcy court.
Apple faces pressure over app store fraud as fans line up around the world for new iPad.
BCE buys Astral Media for $3 billion, shakes up Canadian media landscape.
Centers for Disease Control launches grisly new anti-smoking ad campaign.
China corporate espionage makes cover of Bloomberg Businessweek.
Cisco increases focus on video delivery with purchase of NDS.
Derek Lam resigns as creative director of Tod's.
Disney pulls in movie production reins after John Carter flops.Continue reading...
Posted by Sheila Shayon on March 21, 2011 11:00 AM
In a blow for Twitter as it turns five, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan switches loyalty to Facebook, while USPTO denies site's application to trademark "tweet" (again). Still, even though Facebook “likes” may be more profitable than tweets, Twitter may still prevail.
Digg cofounder Kevin Rose steps away, prompting speculation that it has failed.
Dropbox could generate $100 Million in revenue this year.
Tumblr security breach exposes sensitive information.
Zynga launches rewards program to increase user loyalty.
South Carolina bill targets prisoners on Facebook.
And (surprise!) kids are lying about their ages to get online and use social networks.
Below, find out what Foursquare's Dennis Crowley thinks is "pretty hot."Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on February 3, 2011 06:00 PM
Apple iPhone pre-sales prompts Verizon to curtail users' bandwidth for video.
CNN ratings rise on Egypt coverage and attack on Anderson Cooper — one of numerous attacks on the press in Cairo.
Conde Nast-owned Reddit passes one billion pageviews (and rival Digg).
Facebook used to rally Syrians to Egyptian-like 'revolution.'
JPMorgan sued for allegedly warning UK officials about Madoff Ponzi scheme.
LinkedIn enables sorting members by skill and expertise.
LivingSocial looks to counter Groupon with pre-Super Bowl ad buy.Continue reading...
Posted by Caroline Smith on November 15, 2010 05:30 PM
Apple, poised for record-breaking sales quarter, ignites guessing game ahead of iTunes-related announcement.
AstraZeneca reportedly looks to unload unit for $2 billion.
BP attracts investment from T. Boone Pickens.
Comcast plans iPad app as top digital executive, Amy Banse, is tapped to head up Comcast/NBC Universal investment fund in Silicon Valley and top lobbyist David Cohen pushes for "self-regulation" of the Internet.
Diesel's racy ad shoot shocks law school library.
Digg's former CEO Jay Adelson lands at SimpleGeo.
EMC buys data storage rival Isilon for $2.4 billion.
Facebook, now the #3 Web company, is integrated into Microsoft Office.
FedEx, PG&E and Nissan seek U.S. government subsidies for electric vehicles.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on August 31, 2010 06:30 PM
* The rumor mill is running rampant ahead of Apple's music-themed press event tomorrow. Bloomberg's take: it will unveil a new set-top box that will deliver video (including from Netflix) to the TV. Amazon, meanwhile, is said to be working on a subscription-based streaming video service to deliver TV and movie programming, sources tell the Wall Street Journal.
* AOL's global brand marketing head decamps to Yahoo.
* Chrysler sets Fiat sales strategy in the US.
* Conde Nast is reviving the Gourmet brand for special newsstand-only issues.
* Danone is reportedly eyeing Dean Foods.
* Digg's Kevin Rose announces that former Amazon exec Matt Williams is taking over as CEO.
* Genzyme CEO is open to selling the company at a "fair value."
* Hugo Boss is taking a page from H&M and Zara; also expanding in China.
* Macy's is partnering with golfer Greg Norman for an exclusive collection.
* Yahoo and Google are expanding video offerings in Japan.
* Swiss study indicates that some diesels may be greener than electric cars.
Posted by Dale Buss on August 26, 2010 09:00 AM
Dell says 3Par accepted its raised bid, trumping HP for control of the computer-storage company. (Updated).
US egg farmers launch a public reassurance campaign in the wake of nationwide salmonella outbreak.
Facebook is the leading social networking site in India for the first time, overtaking Orkut.
Academy Awards telecasts could move to Mondays to make room for NFL games on Sunday nights.
Alibaba Group, China's biggest e-commerce operator, expands travel business to include international airline-ticket sales and plans to undercut rivals' prices.
BHP, undeterred by rivals, vows restraint in its bid for Potash.
British Heart Foundation calls for more labelling on food after UK salt survey cites KFC, McDonald's, Pret a Manger and others.Continue reading...