In the News: Nestle, Best Buy, Apple/Samsung and more


In the News

Amazon plans to republish James Bond novel series.

Apple and Samsung are ordered into a patent-settlement conference, while Apple pressures Beijing with iPad snub.

Eatzi’s expands into new locations.

Berkshire Hathaway will remain firmly under Warren Buffett’s control as he undergoes prostate-cancer treatment.

Best Buy sees CEO search influenced by founder.

Bristol-Myers Squibb tops Corporate Responsibility Magazine‘s Best Corporate Citizens 2012 ranking.

Chevrolet touts Volt with Klout.

Citicorp sees executive pay plan ovewhelmingly rejected by shareholders.[more]

Delta named chattiest airline on Twitter.

Domino’s iPad game vets potential employees.

Ford spills secret about batteries: about one-third the cost of an EV.

Gap CMO argues that “digital is dead.”

Google and Oracle CEOs battle in court.

IBM weighed down by hardware sales as Toshiba plans to buy its terminals business.

Mastercard plunges into mobile with apps and payment testing.

Nestle rumored to be closing in on $10B deal for Pfizer‘s baby formula business.

Pinterest provides a friend to marketers.

Safeway declines to address rumors it’s being acquired.

Sony plans major cut in jobs at EMI.

Twitter cracks down on patent trolls.

Zynga opens war chest in search for new Farmville.