Amazon ships Kindle Fire and Kindle Touch early.
Audi A7 wins car of the year nod.
Barbie links with Stardoll for premium collection.
BMW promotes sustainability with China roadshow.
Borders demise parsed by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 launch smashes records.
China ‘ready’ to allow foreign companies to issue stock.
Citrus Australia introduces new seal of authenticity.
Crowne Plaza tilts makeover toward young travelers.
Deutsche Boerse defends NYSE Euronext deal.
Estee Lauder co-founder Evelyn Lauder dies, lauded for launching Pink Ribbon campaign for breast cancer research.
Facebook nears U.S. privacy settlement that would make public sharing opt-in, not opt-out.[more]
Google to give away music every day on its new Music Store.
HMV launches first technology-dedicated store.
HP named most sustainable consumer electronics company by Greenpeace.
HSBC develops secret plan for “own version of Facebook.”
Hyundai plans five Super Bowl ads to boost brand image.
J&J and Bayer eye $1B market with Xarelto blood thinner.
Japan gives reporters access to nuclear plant in transparency effort.
Kim Kardashian divorce could damage family brand.
Lexus given brand refresh by Toyota to skew younger.
Mastercard pursues local consumers with Priceless New York campaign.
McDonald’s blankets Chicago area with french-fry promotion.
Megan Fox goes glam for Armani makeup campaign.
Mercedes-Benz releases SUV crossover.
Mind Candy moves Moshi Monsters into competition with Haribo with candy roll-out.
Nickelodeon targets moms with new evening programming block.
Nike honors veterans with limited edition shoes.
North Korea opens first luxury goods store.
Overstock.com backs off O.co name change.
Purdue sees OxyContin woes in Canada.
RIM‘s BlackBerry falls in mobile preference survey.
Stella Artois launches Christmas-themed packaging and ads.
The Maldives unveils new tourism logo and slogan.
Tiffany & Co. promotes sustainability effort.
Twitter sees top marketer leave the company.
UFC pushes into the mainstream.
Universal and Sony/ATV $4.1M bid for EMI reshapes music industry.
Warren Buffett now owns more than 5% of IBM.