In the News: Apple, Google, Pringles and more

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Apple, now worth more than Google and Microsoft combined, is hit with stores protest over Foxconn treatment of workers in China, while fans anticipate new iPad and iPhone models.

Barclays caps bonuses as profit falls.

Beyonce and Jay-Z move to trademark daughter’s name.

Bing and Viggle partner for second-screen Grammy effort.

Citibank bill-pay app charged some users twice, bank concedes.

Continental pushes past Southwest in customer loyalty.[more]

Cosi taps activist investor as consultant.

Diageo’s fortunes rise in U.S. market.

Ford loses to retirement two executives who orchestrated turnaround.

Friendly’s CEO resigns.

Gillette goes to Fashion Week.

Google plans home-entertainment system and opens retail store in Dublin.

Hallmark Channel considers adding prime-time scripted TV series.

Hasbro and Zynga partner in the physical game world.

HBO clamps down on counterfeit Sex and the City perfume.

Kodak exits camera business.

Kraft taps Ted Williams for macaroni-and-cheese social-media push.

Krispy Kreme declares end to its boom-and-bust cycle.

LinkedIn results set bullish tone for social media.

Nissan lets fans “build” Z-car.

Oracle broadens reach in web-based software.

P&G plans to terminate its sale of Pringles to Diamond Foods, the company that dismissed CEO who “thought big” after accounting irregularities.

J.C. Penney picks up support over selection of Ellen Degeneres as spokeswoman.

PepsiCo declares “transition year” of higher marketing spend, fewer workers.

Sirius XM hears revenues, subscribers rise in 2011.

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