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In the News: Facebook IPO, Exxon Mobile, News Corp. & more

Posted by Shirley Brady on January 30, 2012 08:50 AM

In the News

Facebook appears ready to go public with $10 billion IPO in early February, despite ire at leak.

Exxon Mobil sells Japanese subsidiary for $4 billion in move to cut refining.

News Corp. reportedly woos Bloomberg exec as Twitter-happy Murdoch sees weekend arrests at The Sun tabloid.

ABB buys Thomas & Betts for $4 billion.

Angry Birds boss doesn't fear piracy.

Apple aims to sell 40 million iPhones in China next year.

Altria sees tobacco users embrace discount brands.

Bank of America shakes up investment banking division.

Barnes & Noble takes on Amazon with fifth Nook device.

Beyonce sees university class focus on her.Continue reading...

brand bites

Brand Bites: Western Civilization Watch Edition

Posted by Abe Sauer on April 15, 2011 12:00 PM

Decline of Western Civilization, Entry #466: Rebecca Black hits 100 million YouTube views.

Decline of Western Civilization, Entry #319: JeanPants underwear.

Decline of Western Civilization, Entry #623: Toletta, the world's first premium toilet seat cover.

Decline of Western Civilization, Entry #789: Baby served tequila at Applebee's.

Decline of Western Civilization, Entry #812: Toddler served sangria at Olive Garden.Continue reading...

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