In the News: Apple Foes Team Up, Bing’s the Thing, Wendy’s Goes Back to Roots


In the News

Apple slows down growth in China and plans reveal iPhone 5 on its campus, as Verizon sides with Samsung in Apple dispute.

Arizona and Lipton fight for first place in dynamic tea category.

Audi and its new A6 “take over” Jersey City in new branded content with FX.

Blockbuster unveils streaming movie service as Netflix secures streaming deal with Dreamworks.

Bloomberg and Time shuffle web heads.

Boeing offers bidets and electric window shades on new Dreamliner for All Nippon Airways.

Bud Light pairs with Pitbull in pitch for Cuban-American consumers.[more]

Canadian oil ad vexes the Saudis.

CBS faces whether Ashton Kutcher’s social-media savvy can keep boosting audiences for new Two and a Half Men.

Darden outlines ambitious five-year growth plan for Olive Garden, Red Lobster and its other restaurant brands.

DirecTV offers free NFL Sunday Ticket as a play for 2012.

EasyJet mocks British Airways slogan with “To Fly. To Save.” campaign.

Fiat faces criticism of JLo TV campaign and brand rollout in the U.S.

Full Tilt Poker unravels.

GM tries to keep its hot Chevrolet Cruze compact on top of the market.

Google lays the groundwork for carrying business profiles, plans to rebrand Google Docs as Google Drive.

Groupon struggles to get IPO back on track.

International Monetary Fund signals funding woes.

Microsoft works on brand positioning for Bing.

TBS finds that Conan O’Brien is huge (online, at least).

Justin Timberlake goes on Facebook in pitch for new movie thriller In Time.

Toyota vows spicier design.

UBS interim chief vows humility.

Wendy’s revives “Where’s the beef?” slogan as the real Wendy helps pitch brand.