In the News: GM, Bloomberg, J&J


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ABC unveils iPad app for My Generation that represents a leap forward by syncing to TV for interactive viewing experience.

American Express partners with iVillage to launch financial-literacy platform.

Apple prepares a newspaper-subscription plan for iPad, which went on sale today in China.

Bloomberg’s “other” magazine, Bloomberg Markets, gets a makeover.

Detroit emerges as a star at the Toronto Film Festival through a handful of newly made-in-Michigan movies.

GM now sees the US government retaining some stake in the automaker in the wake of its upcoming IPO.[more]

Johnson & Johnson announces that consumer chief will retire next year in the wake of manufacturing problems and recalls. Meanwhile, J&J negotiates to buy Crucell, a Dutch biotechnology company. 

Kia searches for the next YouTube star.

Kodak updates the idea of the “Kodak Moment” in new advertising.

LG Electronics CEO resigns after the company has difficulty transitioning from cell phones to smartphones.

“Pure Michigan” advertising campaign goes dark this fall due to budget shortfalls.

SABMiller refocuses on sales and marketing to address woes.

Skyhook sues Google over cell phone GPS technology.

Total sees delays in Gulf exploration after BP spill, as BP and partners try to delay lawsuits.

Yahoo previews revamp of some of the site’s products.



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