Posted by Brandchannel Staff on April 28, 2010 06:31 PM
Hewlett-Packard confirmed rumors that it will acquire Palm for about $1 billion, and plans to "invest heavily in product development." The sale should be good news for mobile computing and Palm investor Bono. In personal branding news, Bruce Willis taped a spot (above) for his upcoming cologne launching in (Cologne?) Germany while David Letterman is launching his own music label. Also garnering buzz today:
Chrome Hearts rolled out a $60,000 limited-edition bike.
Dunkin' Donuts returns to Russia after 11-year break
Games2U bills itself as "Disney on Wheels."
Goldman Sachs facing public ire after yesterday's hearing.
Match.com and Plenty of Fish would break up, if they could.
New York Fashion Week maven Fern Mallis leaves IMG.
Polaroid expands into gaming.
Six Flags' Mr. Six gets a sidekick.
Starbucks eyes "wacky" Frappucinos to counter McDonald's smoothies.
Twitter's "Fail Whale" artist designs "Win Penguins" logo for wedding invitation.
& Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood announced finalists for worst toy of the year.