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.
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.