Posted by Shirley Brady on April 26, 2011 06:15 PM
Amazon misses Q1 earnings estimate.
American Apparel gets $15M investment.
Apple's white iPhone 4 hits Best Buy on Wednesday.
Arizona Sun Devils ditch logo in rebranding.
AT&T CTO John Donovan talks up its cloud services.
CBS News anchor Katie Couric confirms to People she's stepping down.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on April 25, 2011 06:30 PM
Apple hit with inevitable class action lawsuit over location tracking.
Donald Trump's birther fixation impacts personal brand, supposed presidential ambitions.
Enfamil settles mom's lawsuit over nutrient claims.
Facebook updates Groups, adds Send button.
GM minivan thrives in China post-US demise.
Kimberly-Clark and P&G to both raise prices.
Lenovo Honeycomb tablet coming later this year.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on April 25, 2011 09:00 AM
Apple location-data controversy grows.
Barrick Gold to buy Equinox Minerals for $7.8 billion.
BBC challenges detailed in New York Times.
Boeing locates source of Southwest jet rupture.
Dell looks beyond PC business.
Ford outlook is bright as fuel-efficient models gain.
Google looks for new ways to make mobile search pay.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on April 4, 2011 09:00 AM
BP seeks to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
Fox readies launch of Nat Geo Mundo Spanish-language channel.
IBM gets into the pharma business via nanotechnology.
Kraft extends “Real Women of Philadeophia” web series to tout cream cheese.
Mad Men is adding more commercial opportunities.
McDonald's brings Ronald back in new ads, and launches “McJob” marketing campaign as recruitment tool.Continue reading...
games people play
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 28, 2011 02:00 PM
Nintendo's biggest fan refused to let overzealous Best Buy management thwart him from his dream of becoming the first Nintendo 3DS owner in the US.
Despited being ejected last week by New York's finest from waiting in front of the store for Sunday's 3DS launch, an undeterred Isaiah-Triforce Johnson, returned to remain front of the line and scored the first 3DS unit in all of North America, as it turned out.
Clearly, his mother's admonition that persistence pays off didn't go to waste.
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 Dale Buss on March 24, 2011 09:00 AM
Apple loses a top techie.
Charlie Sheen loses bid to stop arbitration in Warner suit.
Colgate acquires Sanex from Unilever for $940 million.
Color app aims to reinvent photo-sharing.
Frito-Lay chips go all-natural.
Google UK launches web magazine, Think Quarterly.
Motorola may be hedging Android bet with web-based OS.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on March 10, 2011 06:00 PM
American Apparel employee lawsuit is temporarily halted.
AOL layoffs shine spotlight on its brands.
Citigroup called world's "best positioned bank" by CEO in shareholder letter.
Facebook is the leading source of evidence in divorces.
Ford declared "most considered" auto brand on KBB.com.
Google lets users block sites from search, announces it's hiring (esp. in ad sales) at YouTube.
HP's webOS plan "could irritate" Microsoft.
Johnson & Johnson's recall-plagued McNeil Healthcare unit signs FDA deal.Continue reading...