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In the News: Nokia Cuts, Major League Drama, GM/UAW Deal

Posted by Dale Buss on September 29, 2011 08:59 AM

Amazon launches tablet skirmish against Apple with Kindle Fire.

Darden targets sluggish performance of Olive Garden brand.

DreamWorks may take over distribution of its own films.

Electronic Arts will feature romping Sports Illustrated models in new video game.

Family Dollar keeps expanding.

Ford considers adding 10,000 jobs and moving Fusion production to the U.S. from Mexico, Bloomberg says.

Gas Station TV gets to distribute Bloomberg news content at the pump.

General Motors can keep labor costs nearly even after new UAW deal after union workers ratify the new contract.

Gisele Bunchen lingerie ad is examined for promoting sexual stereotypes by Brazilian government.

HP hires Goldman Sachs to help defend company against activist investors.

Lovehoney heads for U.S. with sex-toy ad campaign that will appear first in U.K.

Major League Baseball enjoys pennant-race drama right up through the final night of the regular season.

Microsoft gets sucked into news-fixing scandal in U.K.

Nissan develops car that reads a driver's mind.

Nokia to cut more jobs.

Panera struggles with generosity in Portland, Ore.

Procter & Gamble faces off against start-up over Wella brand name.

Ram launches comprehensive effort to market pick-up trucks to Hispanics.

Reebok gets kicked in the butt by the FTC.

Scion brings Zeus back to talk about cars and goddesses.

Solyndra factory spared no expense.

Staples debuts Martha Stewart office supplies.

Toyota gets its stride back in Japanese production.

Unilever launches Dove Hair promotion with DailyCandy website.

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