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In the News: Super Bowl ads, JPMorgan, Groupon and more

Posted by Dale Buss on January 14, 2011 09:00 AM

In the NewsSuper Bowl ads start to rev up as Audi sets the stage, CareerBuilder returns with monkey theme, PepsiCo boosts spots to seven, Skechers taps Kim Kardashian, and CarMax signs up for first national Super Bowl TV spot.

Adobe boosts privacy in Flash.

Borders closes in on refinancing.

Chrysler bailout is criticized by federal watchdog panel.

Delta takes “bumping” online.

Groupon discusses an IPO.

Hyundai Motor Group acquires Hyundai's engineering and construction unit.

IBM's Watson supercomputer easily beats Jeopardy champs.

Intel gains from B2B sales.

John Lennon's Ferrari goes on the block.

JPMorgan's quarterly profit rises 47% to $4.8 billion.

Louis Vuitton, Hermes and Chanel score with upscale Chinese consumers.

Merck halts trial of heart drug.

P&G launches virtual man cave with manofthehouse.com launch.

Paramount moves to snag “Bond 23” movie.

Power Balance deal raises questions about venue-naming rights.

SAP software sales beat goal.

Spider-Man opening on Broadway gets delayed again.

Starbucks brews plan to enter tea-soaked India.

Target expands in Canada via deal with Zellers.

Toyota tries to break reliance on rare minerals from China; aims to be more entertaining with Entune.

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