Posted by Shirley Brady on September 12, 2011 06:35 PM
Al Gore prepares 24-hour global warming Climate Reality live-stream event.
Angry Birds spurs 1M t-shirts and 1M plush toy sales per month for Rovio.
AT&T will use plant-based packaging for accessories as Coca-Cola's PlantBottle arrives on UK shelves.
Bank of America announces 30,000 job cuts.
Boston Globe newspaper puts up online paywall.
British American Tobacco gears up for legal battle vs. the Australian government.
Broadcom bets on web traffic for mobile with $3.7 billion NetLogic deal.
Glenn Beck says his new TV network is "not for slugs."
Google - just another ad company?
Groupon sued by its own employees.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on July 28, 2010 09:00 AM
Google is developing a rival (not clone, says CEO Eric Schmidt) to Facebook. One of the parties it's talking to: Playdom, a social games developer that was just bought by Disney for $763 million.
Amazon incorporates Facebook recommendations, while Kindle sees first million bestselling author: Stieg Larsson.
Apple unveils $69 "magic trackpad."
BMW gets wrist slapped in the U.K. for ad claiming "0% emissions."
Continental-United merger receives EU go-ahead to create the world's largest airline.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on June 2, 2010 08:00 AM
The good news: BP's latest maneuver in the Gulf got off to a good start. The bad news: its shares are in freefall as takeover speculation increases, the Guardian calls its "future in doubt" and criticizes "clumsy response," and scientists fear spill's long-term effect on food chain and underwater ecosystem. Meanwhile, US late-night comedian Jon Stewart chided President Obama for breaking spill promises.
Steve Jobs said Apple has sold an iPad "every three seconds," envisions a post-PC era and defended his Taiwanese iPhone-maker, among other D8 remarks.
Facebook advertisers have quadrupled since 2009.
P&G's rumored interest in Rubbermaid sends Newell shares soaring.
Toyota rolls out first Lexus campaign in wake of recalls.
World Cup fever is taking over the Web, especially in the UK.Continue reading...