In the News: Apple/Verizon, BP, Goldman Sachs and more


In the News

Alcoa shines as aluminum prices rise.

AMD ousts CEO Dirk Meyer.

American Airlines strikes back at Sabre.

Apple snaps up more patents than rivals.

AT&T prepares wireless plan in the event Verizon announces deal for iPhone today.

Bloomberg poaches Forbes list-maker to start rival annual tally of world’s richest.[more]

BMW retains crown as top luxury auto brand in India.

BP spill inquiry panel prepares to table report backing British safety model, as claims czar handles complaints.

Burger King, Wendy’s and other fast food chains kick off new year with deals on meals.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces $65M challenge by cofounders.

Goldman Sachs agrees to open books in bid to restore confidence.

Matrixx Initiatives begins its Zicam defense before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Miramax overhauls top management.

Newell Rubbermaid announces departure of CEO.

News Corp. to unveil The Daily digital newspaper on Jan. 19 at SF press event with Apple.

Square, a startup from Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, raises $27.5M in backing.

Subway, History Channel and Ford generated the most buzz last year among U.S. brands, a new ranking says.

Super Bowl ads will feature Kim Dardashian, Danica Patrick, Faith Hill and other female celebs.

& UK authorities demand disclosure of sponsored tweeting.