New York City and mid-Atlantic brace for Irene’s violent strike.
ABN Amro to cut 2,000-plus jobs.
AIG wants analysts to value it more highly.
Bloomberg accelerates in legal-research market with acquisition.
Delta sorts out Boeing orders.
Facebook makes major changes to location-based product.
Ford champions Google+.
General Motors and LG to team up on electric cars.
Groupon has “never been stronger,” CEO insists.[more]
S&P pushes back at blame for rating turmoil.
Samsung fails to place latest smart phone with Verizon.
Slate signals trouble with business model.
Taco Bell CMO resigns.
Toys ‘R’ Us continues to delay IPO.
Tumblr sets to close big new financing.
Unilever promotes new Dove product with MTV and DJs.
Zynga boosts CEO with tiered stock structure.
& Warren Buffett placed his bet on Bank of America without the “panic premium” of a few years ago.