Brian Boland, Vice President of Ad Products at Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), thinks Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) ads are over-rated and he may have a point as Facebook re-launches Atlas, an ad platform they acquired from Microsoft. This might spell trouble for Google since Facebook happens to be one of its main competitors in the advertising space.
For some people, the weekend before Thanksgiving means house-cleaning and checking their grocery list for the big feast on Thursday. For others, it means setting up a tent in front of Best Buy and settling in for the rest of the week. For these people, at least, Best Buy opening at 6 P.M. on Thanksgiving Day is good news.
Model and 'style icon' Alexa Chung has been announced as the face of L'Oréal Professionnel's in-salon hair colour brand INOA. The London Fashion Week ambassador and TV presenter has been chosen by L'Oréal Professionnel to the face of its in-care salon range, INOA. The 29-year-old and her head of tousled hair will front the mocha shades of the line.
I wish I could remember where I read this to give proper credit, but it is funny that the folks who are absolutely bending over backwards to bundle health care want to unbundle cable TV. Think about it -- the person who just wants MSNBC but has to buy the whole cable package to get it is getting hosed far less badly than the young person next year who needs no medical care but will have to buy a pre-paid medical plan designed for a 65-year-old.
Four years after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and was purchased from the depths of bankruptcy court hell by Fiat S.p.A., the circle (jerk) is complete, and thanks to lead underwriter JPM, the second coming of Chrysler, this time for sale to a whole new batch of gullible ROI chasers, is now a fact with the S-1 statement filing moments ago.