In the News: Facebook IPO, News Corp. vs ESPN, Apple Takes America


Adidas releases spot featuring David Beckham, Lionel Messi, Derrick Rose, and Katy Perry, whose single (“Part of Me”) is the featured soundtrack.

Apple products can now be found in half of all U.S. households.

Charles Barkley cross-dresses in new Weight Watchers campaign.

Facebook stops secondary market trading ahead of May IPO.

Jeremy Lin meets with ESPN employee fired over racist headline.

JetBlue‘s unhinged pilot charged with a criminal complaint.

Netflix appears to follow through with Qwikster plan after all.

News Corp. said to plan sports network to rival ESPN.[more]

Pepsi confirms it’s working with Nicki Minaj, but not on a new beverage called Pop.

Red Lion Hotels explores sale.

Virgin Atlantic expands brand to lipstick.