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In the News: Amazon, LeBron James, Oracle and more

Posted by Dale Buss on December 3, 2010 09:00 AM

In the News

Amazon invests $175 million in LivingSocial.

California Pizza Kitchen debuts brand in China.

Ford edges out GM in government fleet orders.

Gawker paid $12,000 for Brett Favre scoop.

Google vows to get tougher on web piracy, launches "Earth Engine" to map climate change.

LeBron James overcomes booing Cleveland fans as his Miami Heat down the Cavaliers.

McDonald's adds oatmeal to breakfast menu.

Nissan sees electric-car envy as Leaf officially launches.

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison goes on "attack" with HP.

Pepsi sets sights on Russia with Wimm-Bill-Dann stake.

Porsche gets “decoded” in partnership with US History Channel.

PwC wins US Chamber's corporate citizenship award.

“Pure Michigan” brand campaign gets new financial lifeline from state legislature.

Reckitt Benckiser takes unique approach in India.

Samsung promotes chairman's son to president's role.

Tata sees Nano sales plunge.

US Congress tells TV advertisers to turn down the volume.

US Postal Service struggles with financial losses.

Viacom appeals Google/YouTube decision.

Vodafone, Bharti stand to gain in India smartphone market.

Wal-Mart adapts with smaller stores in China.

Whole Foods and grocers challenged by nutmeg recall.

WikiLeaks loses domain provider and changes address as Amazon clarifies ouster.

Yahoo gets green light in Japan for Google partnership, loses key exec in US.

& recent shopping splurge buoys retail hopes.

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