In the News: iPhone Fallout, Friendly’s Woes, NBA Stand-Off


In the News

Apple could lure customers with pricing despite lack of iPhone 5, even as its new iPhone 4S fails to wow. AT&T, meanwhile, claims its iPhone 4S will be the fastest, while Samsung moves to ban the device in France and Italy.

Amazon Kindle Fire pre-orders top 2,000 per hour.

BNY Mellon gets sued by feds, state of New York.

Coca-Cola Amatil eyes Foster’s assets in Australia.

Diageo to open “Happy Hour” on ESPN in two languages.

Disney gets 3-D fever.

Estee Lauder launches breast cancer awareness Facebook app.

Friendly’s files for bankruptcy.[more]

Frito-Lay unveils “near net zero” manufacturing.

GM is expected to enter car-sharing business with RelayRides.

NBA cancels pre-season after labor talks stall.

PepsiCo selects ten European startups for PepsiCo Ten program.

Procter & Gamble repackages Ivory, its oldest brand.

Renault-Nissan plans new Brazil plant as market expands.

Sony teams with Subway for video-game promotion.

Tiger Woods, New York Yankees top Forbes‘ latest list of top-earning sports franchises.

Volvo seeks technological edge over luxury rivals.

Wall Street Journal results continue to outshine other newspapers’.

& disapproval of President Obama grows strongly in new Washington Post-ABC News poll.