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In the News: LivingSocial, Nokia, Ryan Seacrest & more

Posted by Dale Buss on December 8, 2011 09:13 AM

In the News

Alec Baldwin quits Twitter following American Airlines row.

AstraZeneca slashes U.S. sales force.

BP faces more citations in oil spill.

Boeing hopes for easing of NLRB dispute after machinists ratify contract as it nears deal with Southwest for jet purchase and FedEx signals a big order.

Burger King not a hit with parents, survey says.

CVS/pharmacy debuts mobile shopping platform for smartphone users.

Chick-Fil-A ups commitment to college football.

Cooper Tire clashes with union workers in old-fashioned brawl.

Delta strikes expansion deal with Brazil's Gol.

Discovery Communications foresees continued losses at OWN.

Exxon sees natural gas as king.

GE and Microsoft agree to create "Windows" for health care.

Heineken strikes deal with Facebook.

LivingSocial seeks funds but puts IPO on hold.

L.L. Bean creates social media team to keep up with holiday crunch.

Martha Stewart Living miffs Macy's with J.C. Penney deal.

McDonald's runs into trouble with Happy Meal in Brazil.

NBC courts Ryan Seacrest for Today.

Nokia hopes to sell Vertu luxury phone brand.

Olympus sets aggressive stance in probe of scandal.

Pacific Sunwear to shut 200 stores.

Taco Bell focuses on future with new taco and breakfast.

Twitter values followers at $2.50.

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