Posted by Dale Buss on July 29, 2011 09:00 AM
All Nippon Airways defers deliveries of some 787s from Boeing and projects profit drop in wake of Japan disaster.
Bank of the West breaks brand ad.
BSkyB board votes to retain James Murdoch as chairman as the company plans a share buyback and a higher dividend and new phone-hacking allegations emerge and UK's top media regulator resigns.
Current TV names new CEO from “old” ranks.
Epocrates “free” ad-supported app lures doctors.
Fiat consolidates management of Chrysler with new global org chart.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on July 26, 2011 06:30 PM
Amazon results beat Wall Street estimates as ad-supported Kindle tops e-reader sales.
American Apparel partners with eBay.
Comcast and NBC launch TV's "holy grail" — dynamic VOD advertising.
Dunkin' Brands prices IPO at $19/share for $2.4 billion valuation; but can it grow coffee biz?
Facebook launches new portal to help brands better target their marketing.
FOX narrows window on free streaming of network programming, with Dish Network first to sign on.
Google targets small business ad market, while interest in Hulu raises speculation.
Kraft begins global pitch for Trident.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on July 21, 2011 09:00 AM
Amazon plans to stream CBS TV shows.
Apple sees entire stores faked in China (as spotted by an American blogger) as investors wonder what the real Apple will do with its growing cash horde. Apple also launched a B2B app store.
AT&T faces new government opposition in attempt to buy T-Mobile as company reports strong gains.
Barney's New York continues tradition of artistic window displays.
BP faces audit over spill compensation, seeks White House emails related to oil spill response.
British Airways reimburses Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge for in-flight entertainment system glitch.
Chipotle eyes growth opportunities.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on July 13, 2011 06:15 PM
Amazon is reportedly developing an Android tablet to compete with the iPad.
Apple's FaceTime comes to the TV.
GLAAD reverses course, says it's now neutral on AT&T/T-Mobile deal.
JetBlue scores with Carmageddon promo in Los Angeles.
Microsoft plans retail store push.
Sony aims to define luxury computing.
Sprint to use Virgin Mobile to test data-speed caps.
Posted by Shirley Brady on June 28, 2011 06:00 PM
AOL pares down to 20 content brands.
Google announces social Google+ platform, deemed a Facebook copycat.
IMF top job goes to French finance minister Christine Lagarde.
Lady Gaga joins her creative director with a fashion-centric Tumblr.
News Corp. is expected to finalize MySpace sale this week.
NFL lockout labor talks resume.
Sprint launches "nuclear attack" in last-ditch effort to stop AT&T and T-Mobile USA from merging.
Tiger Woods will return to golf when he's good and ready "100% healthy."
Twitter co-founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams dial down involvement for new venture.
Zynga is expected to file for a blockbuster IPO on Wednesday.
& Russia's Georgia eyes national rebranding.
Posted by Shirley Brady on June 21, 2011 09:00 AM
AOL considers paid content.
Ben & Jerry's kicks off food truck in San Francisco with free ice-cream.
Bloomberg pushes for a wider TV audience.
Cadbury's Naomi Campbell ad ruled not racist.
Cartier joins Burberry, Louis Vuitton and other luxury brands by launching Youku video channel in China.
Cisco turnaround takes longer than expected.
Coca-Cola accuses Goldman Sachs of manipulating prices.Continue reading...
Posted by Mark J. Miller on June 9, 2011 04:00 PM
After doing well with the Evo smartphone last summer, Sprint is going back to the well to release new 3D 4G version of the phone as well as a tablet version.
The wireless brand will start shipping the new products from HTC on June 24th for $200 and $400 a pop. Both devices run Android 2.3.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on May 31, 2011 06:30 PM
Apple looks to secure content deals ahead of iCloud unveiling as company previews announcements and Steve Jobs involvement in rare move.
Big Ten Network rebrands as BTN.
CTIA dismisses World Health Organization finding on cancer/mobile link, as WHO also issues new tobacco warning.
Google estimated to take 54 cents of every web ad dollar spent.
LinkedIn establishes Asian base in Singapore.
Montreal promotes its festivals in NYC's Times Square.
Netflix stock hits all-time high as troubled Nokia's stock hits 13-year low.Continue reading...