Posted by Shirley Brady on May 4, 2011 06:30 PM
Apple addresses iPhone tracking concerns with iOS update.
Dunkin' Donuts owner files for $400M IPO.
Google, Apple, Intel and others hit with antitrust lawsuit.
Hearst adopts AOL large format ads.
Microsoft slams Google Apps as "excessive taxation."
Milliken carpets reveals new logo.
Nature Conservancy criticized for taking money from Cargill.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 March 29, 2011 09:00 AM
BP reviewed by US prosecutors for potential manslaughter charges.
British Airways cable crew vote for new round of strikes.
News Corp. and Vevo are in talks about the future of Myspace.
AT&T/T-Mobile merger "hurdle must be high," writes the New York Times in an op-ed.
Eminem lawsuit could change how digital revenues get shared with artists.
Grameen Bank head Muhammad Yunus fights move to get him to step down.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on March 28, 2011 09:00 AM
Nikkei slips as another earthquake hit Japan Sunday, as Tepco head pressured to quit after costing shareholders $26 billion; fear of radiation and shortages drives panic buying of Japanese goods; auto industry suffers as Toyota, Honda and others stand to lose billions in revenue; and Wal-Mart reopens 12 quake-hit stores.
Google to launch in-app billing for Android; woos celebs to create themed channels on YouTube; and works on mobile payments as near field communications battle looms. CEO Larry Page, meanwhile, is working on cutting red tape and fostering internal communications.
BlackBerry-maker RIM is in "slow-motion decline," says WSJ, while acquires mobile tool developer.
Facebook is reportedly in talks to hire former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs; and updates Questions in boost for brands.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on February 28, 2011 06:00 PM
Burger King CMO is stepping down in merger of marketing and operations.
Charlie Sheen's publicist quits as embattled actor gives series of bizarre interviews and threatens to sue CBS after demanding increase of $1M per episode.
China is shifting to no-logo luxury, says Chloe CEO.
Dior suspends Galliano for alleged anti-Semitism.
FAA approves iPad usage for pilots' flight charts.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 Dale Buss on November 29, 2010 09:10 AM
Airtel's new logo — "blobby" or "modern, vibrant and friendly"?
Apple is preparing for patent showdowns with Nokia, Motorola and HTC.
Audi puts focus on US Sunday TV advertising.
Batten & Company, a new unit of BBDO, opens shop.
Black Friday sales saw more foot traffic but lower-than-expected sales as retailers cross fingers for Cyber Monday.
BP is commissioning a feature-length documentary about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill — but the company says it is not intended to scrub its reputation clean.
Delta and Southwest Airlines aim to emerge from among branding-challenged air carriers.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on September 14, 2010 09:00 AM
* AIG talks with the U.S. government about ending taxpayer aid.
* AT&T connects local search to emotions in new marketing campaign.
* Bank of America relies more on cross-selling and less on acquisitions under new CEO Brian Moynihan.
* Dell shifts focus back to big business.
* Gatorade plunges into social media to help revive flagging brand.
* Google Instant challenges brands with more than one name.Continue reading...