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Posted by Mark J. Miller on May 23, 2011 03:30 PM
The NBA and its Players Association are getting ready for major contractual standoff this summer that could end up putting them right where the NFL is right now: With owners locking out players and the fans growing increasingly annoyed by their backroom maneuverings.
If it gets to the point where actual games are missed because of the wrangling, fans will at least have one place to turn: video games.Continue reading...
Posted by Abe Sauer on May 20, 2011 12:00 PM
Remember Four Loko, the "blackout in a can" that was pulled off US store shelves last year? It's back (in trouble).
Below, celeb chefs, celeb photographers and more.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 17, 2011 06:00 PM
Android device security in open Wi-Fi networks challenged by new study.
Apple intrigues with mystery retail launch.
AT&T and Comcast rank last in US customer satisfaction surveys.
Campbell Soup Canada raises funds for UN World Food Program.
CNN anchor Don Lemon surprised at reaction to his coming out.
Elaine's, the iconic NYC restaurant, calls it quits.
ESPN taps SNL comic Seth Meyers for advertising upfront presentation in New York.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on May 11, 2011 09:00 AM
AIG stock offering fetches far less than expected.
Apple and Google tell US Senate hearing they don't track users.
Apollo Global Management agrees to buy CKX, owner of the American Idol franchise.
Chrysler global sales advance 20% with gains outside US.
Delsey uses humor to promote light luggage.
Delta and United Airlines levy fuel fees surcharge.
Disney CEO Bob Iger claims NFL lockout woudn't hurt ESPN.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 3, 2011 06:00 PM
Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose named NBA MVP.
Pac-10 signs $3 billion, 12-year deal with FOX and ESPN, the richest ever for a college conference, and plans its own TV network under looming Pac-12 name.
Pfizer weighs break-up.
Apple revamps iMac line.
BlackBerry and Microsoft team up to battle Google search.
BP to pay $85 million for 2006 Alaska oil spill.
CBS picks 60 Minutes reporter Scott Pelley as Katie Couric replacement.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 20, 2011 06:15 PM
Apple earnings nearly double on record iPhone sales in latest quarterly earnings report, as security experts say iPhone and 3G iPad devices secretly track users.
Chevrolet unveils eco-version of the Malibu at the New York auto show.
Comcast strikes at Disney's ESPN in nearly $2 billion, 10-year NHL deal for NBCUniversal channels.
Donald Trump candidacy for the White House is "gaining ground," reports the Wall Street Journal.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg moderates town hall with President Obama.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 7, 2011 07:00 PM
Time Warner Cable and Viacom take iPad streaming dispute to court.
China's Tencent among interested buyers for Myspace.
Google tests game-mechanics strategies with Recyclebank.
Google and US Justice Dept. also near deal on ITA acquisition.
Bing's iPad app aims to make browsing beautiful.
Bronx Zoo picks name for celebrity cobra; fauxbra not impressed.
ESPN launches TV Everywhere iPhone and iPad App with US cable operators.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on April 1, 2011 09:00 AM
AMC, Matthew Weiner and Lionsgate reach agreement to keep Mad Men on the air for three more seasons.
Sbarro restaurant chain to file Chapter 11.
American Apparel nears bankruptcy filing.
American Airlines and Japan Airlines launch trans-Pacific airline alliance.
Budweiser runs responsible drinking campaign on "China's Twitter," Sina Weibo.
Disney rolls out Disneymedia+ to integrate brand marketing in Europe.
Panasonic reports on impact of Japan disaster on operations.Continue reading...