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In the News

KFC degrees now an educational option in the UK.

NBC Universal says Olympics ad sales reach $1 billion.

Roku raises $45M from News Corp. and others.

Alcatel-Lucent to slash jobs after loss.

Amazon and Apple heat up their war on multiple fronts.

Boeing improves forecast.[more]

Coca-Cola Brazil Happiness machine tests mobile credits.

Disney‘s ABC confronts salary revolt by cast of Modern Family.

eBay targets kids.

Facebook boosts visitors to paid ads.

Foursquare tests paid ads.

GM re-evaluates Penn State sponsorship in light of Sandusky scandal.

Google, eBay, Amazon and Facebook back new D.C. lobbying group.

JCPenney plans deeper price cuts as CEO Ron Johnson continues to adjust strategy.

MGM Studio considers IPO.

McDonald’s tests deep-fried chicken wings.

Netflix rattles investors as it searches overseas for new users.

Newsweek / Daily Beast may become digital-only publication.

Nomura top executives to resign over leaks.

Radio Shack shares slide on smartphone woes.

RIM tries to channel Apple in BlackBerry comeback bid.

Sprint loss widens.

Toyota extends global sales lead over GM and VW after first half.

Twitter to unlock users’ archives.

Vitaminwater seeks to boost worldwide trial with Olympics campaign.

Volkswagen sticks with target of stable earnings.

Warner Bros. hailed for handling of The Dark Knight Rises in wake of Colorado massacre.

Zynga turns in lackluster quarter as stock crashes.