In the News: Facebook, Lifetime, BlackBerry and more


In the News

Facebook faces doubts by advertisers as it gears up for IPO roadshow.

Lifetime unveils new logo and tagline.

BlackBerry launches “Touch Awesomeness” campaign, test keyboardless version to challenge Apple.

Apple files for touch-based music-sharing patent.

CNN delivers lowest monthly ratings in a decade.

CVS succeeds in grabbing drugstore customers from Walgreens.

Chesapeake Energy board crimps CEO’s power.[more]

Cummins thrives under stricter laws over engine emissions.

Domino’s sets sights on domestic growth.

Dyson founder bans the word “brand” at his company.

Fox News sees U.S. broadcast licenses targeted in wake of News Corp. hacking scandal, as BSkyB tries to distance itself from the mess.

Herbalife is pressed over its sales model.

Hilton and USA Today strike digital partnership.

Kraft got 30 Rock product placement at invitation of the NBC show as its Oscar Mayer brand spends big behind new cold-cuts line.

Lane Bryant sees parent company acquired.

Lockheed Martin CEO says U.S. defense cuts could spur industry mergers.

Mr. Met voted MLB’s best mascot.

NBCUniversal kicks off games network.

P.F. Chang’s goes private.

Pfizer profits decline as Lipitor sales slump.

Phillips 66 plans to double fuel exports.

Planned Parenthood loses funds in Texas.

Popchips rolls out Ashton Kutcher campaign.

Qantas introduces electronic tags to track luggage.

RIM offers peek at its next phone.

Sears offers rosy outlook.

Time Inc. scrapes through a tough quarter.

Virgin Atlantic‘s latest in-flight stunt: ice cubes shaped like Richard Branson’s head.

Walmart settles overtime suit.

& U.S. auto sales chug along at 14-million-plus pace.