Accenture drives social business adoption through gamification.
Amazon battles U.S. states over taxes.
Bally expands to India.
Banco Popular expands rebranding to Popular Inc.
Canada sees online ad revenue exceed print for the first time.
Cargill recalls 36 million pounds of turkey products.
CNN finds host Piers Morgan coming under parliamentary pressure and accusations by Heather Mills over hacking.
comScore acquires analytics firm AdXpose.
Dunkin’ Donuts rolls out Keurig single-serve cups, with Starbucks to follow.[more]
GM nearly doubles its quarterly profit, to $2.5 billion.
House Beautiful unveils new logo.
Jim Cramer calls Allergan “the unlikely luxury brand.”
Kraft announces surprise split into grocery and snacks businesses.
Luxury goods are “flying off” the shelves in the U.S., reports the New York Times.
Macy’s, Nordstrom and Kohl’s lead department-store renaissance.
MSNBC investigates whether Tea Partiers are “delusional.”
Medtronic funds Yale safety study.
Muscular Dystrophy Association loses Jerry Lewis as national chairman and marathon host.
NetRatings heiress involved in hostage scare in Sydney.
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg donates $30 million to effort to help city’s minority youth.
Olympus and Sony introduce breakthrough tiny cameras.
PepsiCo gets promising response via social-media to “polar bears” spots.
Schick does promotional deal with Thrillist.com.
Sears targets Latino market with social-media measures.
U.K.’s Ofcom regulator raises concerns about Twitter and Facebook driving smartphone addiction.
U.S. airlines poised for $1.3 billion fare “windfall” on FAA deadlock.
Yoox‘s TheCorner.com.cn partners with FedEx for luxury e-commerce launch in China.
Kate Middleton makes royal debut on Vanity Fair‘s international best dressed list, while Barack and Michelle Obama debut as a couple; while Facebook‘sMark Zuckerberg was named “worst dressed” in Silicon Valley by GQ.