* SABMiller and Asahi are eyeing Fosters (sending shares higher), but no formal bids have been placed.
* Morgan Stanley is the first Wall Street firm to offer research-on-the-go via Apple's app store.
* PepsiCo tries to rekindle demand for its Pepsi Max low-calorie brand.
* Tesco tests UK's first drive-through supermarket.
* UBS features astronaut Neil Armstrong, starchitect Zaha Hadid and fast cars in new advertising campaign.
* HP is hoping to outbid Dell for 3Par with today's $1.3 billion bid.
* HSBC is in talks for a $6.8 billion majority stake in South Africa's Nedbank.
* FT's Tony Jackson argues that GM is a hedge fund in disguise.
* BHP target Potash is courting offers from China's Sinochem and Brazil's Vale.
* Lionsgate's The Expendables tops the weekend box office again.
* Hyundai and Kia move upscale with new brands and products.
* In a snapshot of the British High Street, researchers find former Woolworth's stores are either empty or discount stores.
* MFI, a British flatpack furniture retailer, is staging a comeback.
* Campbell Soup Co. is weighing a break up of United Biscuits; potential suitors include Kraft, Kellogg and PepsiCo.
* India's Mahindra aims to become a global SUV player.
* China's Hon Hai Precision is branching out from making iPads and others' devices to its own branded gadgets (also vying for happier employees).
* News Corp. is reportedly tapping Viacom digital exec Greg Clayman to run its pending iPad "newspaper."
* Newsweek's new owner Sidney Harmon plans to expand brand beyond the magazine.
* Microsoft's Xbox turns to a robot to help market its new Halo: Reach video game.
* Vodaphone is buying First Mobile, one of its retail partners.
* WikiLeaks faces potential U.S. charges in its exposure of tens of thousands of documents about the war in Afghanistan.
* New US federal guidelines on “green” marketing could upset existing environmental seal-of-approval programs.
* More than half a billion eggs have been recalled by the US FDA.