Brand News: Samsung, POM, Priceline and more



Samsung Galaxy Tab S, revealed last night in New York, puts Apple’s iPad on notice with more colorful displays.

POM given go-ahead by US Supreme Court to sue Coca-Cola in false advertising case.

Priceline to buy OpenTable for $2.6 billion.

Tesla opens patents, meets with BMW to discuss electric vehicles.

Google reportedly preps Google Fit health data service.


Alibaba‘s Tmall extends luxury offerings with L’Occitane virtual store.

Apple recalls European iPhone power adapters.

Bonnaroo festival extends brand beyond music.

Campbell’s challenged on V8 juice marketing.

Cannes Lions festival gets ready with first Lions Health summit.[more]

Coca-Cola and Pepsi deny report claiming dangerous nano-sized chemicals.

Hertz extends sustainability commitment in Spain.

Hyundai sponsors Mario Batali’s Hulu series.

Kia Soul EV begins production.

Kiehl’s lets you send your face to outer space.

LinkedIn seeks diversityfaces suit over customer email hack.

Miami Heat partners with luxury brands.

Microsoft reportedly plans to retire Nokia phone brand.

Nationwide preps campaign with NFL star Peyton Manning.

NBA tops ranking for Instagram video moves.

Netflix reveals subtle facelift.

New York Times deposed editor Jill Abramson joins Harvard.

Nissan Leaf taxis hit London as bigger prototype revealed.

P.F. Chang’s grapples with data breach by Target hackers.

Time Warner Cable‘s broadband pioneer Glenn Britt dies.

Trump moniker makes Chicago wince.

Twitter’s #2 resigns, along with head of media.

US Big Beer responds to Food Babe blogger.

Verizon touts STEM education for girls.

Walt Disney heritage touted by his namesake company.

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