In the News: From AT&T to Zynga


In the News

AOL reorganizes into four business units.

Apple softens stance to lure mobile ads, as iAds seen as rare failure for Steve Jobs.

AT&T deal with T-Mobile granted a delay by judge.

BBC to make World News available through Comcast.

China Mobile tops Millward Brown ranking of Chinese brands.

Deloitte sees gamification as one of the top tech trends of 2012.

Facebook seen as not needing Wall Street to go public; tests private messages between people and pages.

HP dumps its iPad rival on eBay.

IHOP opens fast-casual IHOP Express.

Ikea sues Irish home retailer for allegedly copying prints.

Intel tells customers they can turn up the heat in server rooms.

Interbrand named branding agency of the year by Marketing magazine.[more]

McDonald’s and KFC see boom in delivery in Asia, while McDonald’s success formula is analyzed and U.S. lobbying expense rises.

Microsoft’s social network beta site a target of hackers, while Windows Phone gets a new product head.

Michael Kors forges ahead with IPO.

Pfizer moves to return some cash to shareholders.

Mitt Romney campaign leverages Ann Romney to help as his run spotlights the private-equity business.

Perugina revives U.S. advertising.

Royal Caribbean releases new branded entertainment web series.

Samsung device sales pass 300 million.

Verizon modifies FiOS TV advertising in New York, creates panic with emergency text.

2014 World Cup host Brazil announces mascot contest.

Zynga aims to raise $1 billion in upcoming IPO.

& Brands reach out to Asia’s emerging middle class.