In the News: BlackBerry, Tide Pods, Formula One and more


In the News

BlackBerry-maker RIM plans to slash staff.

P&G will change candy-resembling Tide Pods on child safety concerns.

Formula One wins court challenge overturning ‘F1’ trademark‎.

Amazon will sell pre-paid wireless service in Japan.

Apple applies for patents on advanced stylus.

Two years after BP oil spill, tourists return to US Gulf.

Cisco pulls the plug on its Cius tablet.

ExxonMobil to vote on gay protections.

Facebook is reportedly developing a smartphone (with ex-Apple engineers).[more]

Google‘s copyright complaints flag up piracy of Microsoft.

Graff Diamonds poised to raise $1B in Hong Kong IPO.

Groupon tests card reader challenging EBay’s PayPal.

Hong Kong fashion chain IT sees “a general slowdown” in China’s consumer spending.

‘Linsanity’ trademark officially belongs to NY Knicks’ Jeremy Lin‎.

Lotus CEO suspended.

Microsoft retires Windows Live brand.

Mountain Dew reveals The Dark Knight-inspired winning design for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet.

Olay‘s anti-aging products targeted in false advertising suit.

PepsiCo eyes alcoholic beverage production‎ in Russia.

Sony‘s Men in Black 3 bumps The Avengers for top spot at the box office.

Sony patents method for PlayStation in-game advertising.

Trader Joe’s in a flap over kosher chocolate chip cookies.

Versace may seek outside investors.

Why Olympic advertising won’t be going for gold this summer as small businesses ordered to remove any signage featuring the Olympic rings.