Android is booming thanks to Asia.
Brett Favre sits out Vikings vs. Giants game, ends streak at 297 NFL games.
Comcast tests combo web/TV service.
Disney releases first official trailer for Pirates of the Caribbean 4.
Facebook shares rise 77% in three months.
Fandango among marketers testing ads on e-books.
Forbes to launch European spinoff.
Gatorade is recovering after focusing brand, according to PepsiCo CEO.
GE to buy Wellstream for $1.3 billion.
Genoptix said to seek buyers, retains Barclays to conduct auction.
GM is offering $60,000 buyouts to 2,000 workers at 14 plants.[more]
Goodyear makes good on promise to shed farm-tire businesses.
Hooters sues over challenge to brand’s proposed sale.
Huffington Post turns first annual profit.
Ikea offers $100,000 “Life Improvement” prize.
Kate Middleton‘s engagement photo dress sparks web frenzy.
Lehman creditors weigh competing payout plan.
Morrisons, the UK grocer chain, challenges FIFA over England’s failed 2018 World Cup bid.
MTV music meter scans social media websites for up-and-coming rock stars.
Nielsen stops measuring U.S. radio.
Nokia delays debut of iPhone rival E7 to improve user experience.
Pfizer boosts shareholder dividend 11%, names new chairman.
Republican Committee Chief Michael Steele will seek a second term.
T.J. Maxx absorbs A.J. Wright retail sibling.
Tencent trumps Apple in tech growth ranking.
TI bets on analog chips.
Time Inc. hires its first chief digital officer: the IAB‘s Randall Rothenberg.
Toyota remains most-considered auto brand.
Wal-Mart bows out of Russia in wake of X5/Kopeika deal.
India rocked by telecom scandal.
& Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen sees lawsuits against Google, eBay, Apple and Facebook dismissed.