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In the News: American Airlines, MetLife, Apple and more

Posted by Dale Buss on January 13, 2012 09:03 AM

In the News

Apple suspends iPhone 4S sales in China after riot breaks out at Beijing launch.

Delta eyes bid for American Airlines, AFP says, and so do others.

MetLife cuts 4,300 jobs as company exits mortgage business.

BMW and Daimler plan to raise U.S. output.

Bank of America ponders retreat from some regions of U.S.

Best Buy sees fallout from holiday delivery foul-up.

CBS talks with David Letterman about a new contract.

CVS Caremark settles deceptive-pricing charges.

Chipotle plans to open second ShopHouse Asian restaurant.

Coca-Cola expands social marketing to Tumblr.

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo respond to fears about orange juice fungicide scare.

Diamond Foods deals with U.S. probe of its financial practices.

FIFA rejects Uzbekistan as venue for Women's World Cup.

Food Lion to close stores as part of restructuring.

GM sees Chinese tastes dictate more of global automotive design.

Hollywood braces for Ricky Gervais return as Golden Globes host on Sunday.

Hulu reaches 1.5 million paying subscribers.

IBM research leads to storage device that is 12 atoms small.

Michelle Obama joins Twitter.

Nestle invests in dairy farming in China.

Newsweek revives 1960's look for Mad Men retro issue.

Nokia Lumia 900 honored at CES.

NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg notes AT&T Wi-Fi expansion in 2012 state of the city address.

PepsiCo board backs CEO Indra Nooy.

SAP hires former Walmart marketer Julie Roehm.

Sears seeks to calm nerves of suppliers as chairman adds company shares to his holdings.

Stephen Colbert eyes presidential race.

Subway earns "best buzz" of 2011 in brand survey.

Tesco vows shake-up following dismal Christmas results.

Tivo research shows (not surprisingly) that DVR owners watch more recorded than live TV.

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