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American Apparel may have a knight in shining armor: George Soros.

American Express sees millions of Twitter Sync coupons redeemed within first five days.

Ann Taylor tweaks brand lineup.

Apple finds iPhone falling behind Samsung in China.

BBC America bets on New Yorkers as tastemakers for new cooking show.

Barnes & Noble tests Penguin publishing boutiques in its stores.

CNN reportedly in talks to acquire Mashable.

Chevrolet shows off networked car at SXSW.

Chevron plays catch-up in shale gas.

Chipotle gets a big bang for the little buck.[more]

Disney‘s John Carter stumbles, as expected, in its opening weekend.

eBay debuts iPad app for TV.

Gap serves 2.5 million location-based ad impressions with Zynga.

GE rejects climate-change doubts of Republican presidential candidates.

Girl Scout contest solicits cookie inspiration.

GM sees big Florida dealer sue over new facilities requirements.

Google reportedly paid Apple $1 billion for Safari to be its default search engine.

Hublot sells $5 million watch.

Instagram hits 27 million users, teases Android app at SXSW.

Japan marks anniversary of earthquake/tsunami disaster.

Larry King plans comeback on web TV talkshow.

LVMH ramps up De Beers and Bulgari presence in India, along with Sephora makeup chain.

McDonald’s already boosting perceptions among parents with new Happy Meals, survey finds.

Marine Corps marketing effort aims for diversity.

Netflix launches TV network-branded pages.

The New Republic is bought by Facebook co-founder.

Nike+ and Path partnership lets friends cheer on athletes.

PepsiCo positions top outsider for possible succession.

Popeyes uses new site-selection process to spur growth.

Residence Inn turns to wild animals in campaign.

Sir Richard’s mocks Limbaugh in condoms campaign.

Tesco tests loyalty card tie-in with LivingSocial.

Volkswagen sees steady progress this year.

Wynn Resorts struggle was years in the making.

YouTube begins to flesh out new channels with content.

Youku and Tudou strike online video partnership in China.

Steve Jobs approached CBS about providing content to an Apple TV network, network chief said.