In the News: Groupon, Madonna, Kinect and more


In the News

ABB buys Baldor for $3.1 billion to expand in US.

BP sued for violating the rights of nature.

Coca-Cola invites tweeters to light up London’s Piccadilly Circus.

Comcast toll for online video irks partners.

Cyber Monday sales spark brisk e-commerce business in US — and the UK.

Disney brings Mickey Mouse to Wii fans with Disney Epic Mickey game.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group launches Let’s Play in US.

Facebook tops UK ranking of family brands, welcomed George Bush at its HQ.[more]

Google will reportedly pay almost $6bn to acquire Groupon; and faces EU inquiry.

Gordon Ramsay‘s next UK TV project: swimming with sharks.

Japan Airlines gets green light for turnaround plan backed by lenders.

Jumo, a social network about charities by a Facebook founder, is now live.

Issa dress made famous by Kate Middleton now available beyond UK.

Madonna launches her Hard Candy fitness club chain in Mexico.

Microsoft’s Kinect is selling twice as fast as Apple‘s iPad.

Richard Branson unveils Virgin‘s Project iPadazine.

Spain aims to make chewing gum less sticky.

Toyota recalls 650,000 models worldwide.

US Senate to vote on food safety bill today.

& Counterfeit goods websites shut down in Cyber Monday sweep resurface.