brand news

In the News: Flash, Google, Zynga & more

Posted by Dale Buss on November 10, 2011 08:57 AM

In the NewsAdobe drops Flash for phones in bow to Apple.

Airbus delays A350 plane or parts shortages.

Caterpillar buys Chinese mining-machine maker.

Google chief returns to trim bloated ship.

Groupon holds on to cash, griping merchants.

J.C. Penney taps into talent from Apple.

James Murdoch insists he wasn't told about hacking evidence at News Corp.'s News of the World.Continue reading...

tech wars

Samsung Releases Galaxy Tab Commercial

Posted by Shirley Brady on June 10, 2011 09:30 AM

The new Samsung Galaxy Tab video features a not-so-veiled swipe at Apple, which doesn't support Adobe Flash.

mobile brands

B&N Makes a Run at the iPad with NOOK Apps

Posted by Shirley Brady on April 25, 2011 05:00 PM

Nook, Barnes & Noble's $250 e-reader, is now the cheapest Android tablet with today's addition of Android 2.2 Froyo to the Nook Color. B&N also announced the device offers 125 apps including Flash, Facebook and the ever-popular Angry Birds.

As Nook makes a run at iPad's market share by adding the "most-requested" tablet features, B&N also just rolled out a new advertising campaign for the Staples-bound device, "Read Forever," which touts the joys of reading, "whether by book or by NOOK."

brand news

Brands to Watch: AOL, BMW, Time Warner Cable

Posted by Shirley Brady on March 15, 2011 06:00 PM

Brands to Watch

Japan's nuclear situation is "approaching Chernobyl" says official, as locals stock up and fears rise.

Adobe prepares for a possible future without Flash.

AOL and TechCrunch expose editorial differences in the wake of Engadget editors' departure.

Apple and other tablet-makers are poised to see lift from corporate IT sales.

BlackBerry-maker RIM thought the iPad would be a flop.

BMW set for record sales despite rising costs as former designer heads to Samsung.

Diddy isn't giddy about being named richest hip-hop artist.

eBay cuts fees and expands offering to attract sellers.Continue reading...

brand news

In the News: Super Bowl ads, JPMorgan, Groupon and more

Posted by Dale Buss on January 14, 2011 09:00 AM

In the NewsSuper Bowl ads start to rev up as Audi sets the stage, CareerBuilder returns with monkey theme, PepsiCo boosts spots to seven, Skechers taps Kim Kardashian, and CarMax signs up for first national Super Bowl TV spot.

Adobe boosts privacy in Flash.

Borders closes in on refinancing.

Chrysler bailout is criticized by federal watchdog panel.

Delta takes “bumping” online.

Groupon discusses an IPO.Continue reading...

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