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In the News

Apple stock price looms large as iPad 3 (aka iPad HD) debut nears, and the company is sued by a firm that has a patent deal with Microsoft.

Boston Beer expands beyond Sam Adams.

BT and TalkTalk lose case against UK’s anti-piracy legislation.

Chevy Volt woes may take solace from Toyota Prius.

Dunkin’ Donuts brings pork doughnuts and LeBron James to China.

GM and Peugeot cement alliance.

Geneva International Auto Show opens amid slump in European car sales as Volkswagen shows off a Bentley concept SUV.

Jack Daniels opens “drinking school” with Zac Brown Band.[more]

Kellogg’s Cheez-It cracker brand launches “top cheese” contest with NASCAR tie-in.

Merck‘s combo cholesterol drug rejected by FDA.

NBA teams get April vote for new jerseys.

Oreo turns 100 today.

Rush Limbaugh likely will survive advertiser pull-out.

Scholastic launches e-reading app for kids.

Starbucks opens first concept store in Europe.

Tide made a brandcameo at Daytona 500.

United Continental improves punctuality after IT slowdown.

Virgin Mobile aims for a friendlier cellphone brand.

Walgreens tests first Foursquare coupon.

Yahoo plans to reshape operations, likely including thousands of layoffs.