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In the News

Apple announces Black Friday sale.

BP‘s $2 billion Gulf compensation fund fails to quell critics.

Citi launches “financial capability” site to educate consumers.

Coty is buying Philosophy, one of of Oprah‘s “Ultimate Favorite Things” brands.

Disney‘s video games chief steps down.

Gawker forced to remove Sarah Palin book excerpts.

GM plans 100-dealer network for Baojun in China.[more]

Google rolls out new logo for Gmail.

HP exceeds forecasts, steps up R&D spending.

J&J recalls children’s Benadryl and Motrin.

J. Crew said to be near $3 billion buyout.

JiWire acquires NearbyNow for location-based ads.

Kinect inspires a cottage industry for hackers.

News Corp. acquires Wireless Generation as Murdoch looks to step up education business.

Novell is sold for $2.2 billion.

Steuben refocuses brand positioning.

Superdry UK apparel brand expands in US.

Tesco sells £16 version of Kate Middleton’s Issa engagement dress as April 29th is booked for royal wedding.

Tunes hotels, started by Air Asia’s founder, expands in London.

Time Warner Cable offers “cable guys on demand” — for a price, of course.

Top Gear‘s US version fails to impress viewer.

Turner research indicates higher tolerance for ads online.

UnitedHealth projects $3 trillion in diabetes costs to US.

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez clamps down on use of his image.

Viacom blocks Google TV users.

Virgin contemplates Wi-Fi network in the UK.

Wi-Fi may pose a threat to trees, according to Dutch researchers.