In the News: Murdoch, Apple, Wendy’s & more


In the News

Ford pulls ads from News of the World (along with VauxhallLloyd’s and Virgin) over hacking controversy, as UK parliament holds an emergency debate in black eye for Rupert Murdoch’s News International.

Amazon and Apple lead US retail-growth charts.

Apple reportedly launching next iPhone in the third quarter.

Anheuser-Busch InBev goes virtual in new campaign for Beck’s.

Caterpillar trails Komatsu in crucial China market.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg test-drives Google+.

Google rumored to plan ITA flight search feature.[more]

JPMorgan Chase struggles outside US.

Microsoft seeks China growth through closer ties with Baidu.

Navarro marks first store opening in five years.

Netflix to enter Latin America in first international foray outside North America.

7-Eleven partners with DreamWorks and Universal to promote Cowboys and Aliens.

Siemens plans first solar-thermal power plant.

Starbucks employees mocked in new Tumblr.

Suzuki promotes its brand with Kicks tour.

Tesco expands into double-glazed windows market.

Twitter seeks a valuation of $7 billion.

Wendy’s to bring back pig-tailed namesake mascot’s logo.