Microsoft is reported to have made a $1bn (£65m) to take control of the digital assets for Barnes & Noble's Nook e-reader business, which sparked a 24% increase in the book retailer's shares yesterday.
Bad news for Google's social platform Google+. It has the stickiness of a bowl of water. Google+ might be claiming large amounts of users and is reported to be outpacing Twitter in new user sign-ups, but in the most important metric it is failing miserably.
Nicola Mendelsohn joins Facebook and Diageo appoints marketer Ivan Menezes as chief executive, in this week's round-up of people moves across advertising, marketing, media and PR.
Burger chain McDonald's found itself thrust into the midst of the dramatic rescue of three kidnapped women in Cleveland, Ohio, yesterday.
Top UK comedy talent, including David Mitchell and Jamie Oliver, will be joining YouTube's first-ever comedy week.
Carphone Warehouse has launched a revamped version of Snake, the popular retro mobile phone game.
Last month we had Depression Awareness Week, a week that couldn't be more relevant to the Advertising and Creative Industries.
Facebook is launching video advertising in its newsfeed in July, in an effort to capture some of the growing online video and television ad markets that are worth billions of pounds globally.
LinkedIn shares dropped as low as $177 (£114) yesterday in after-hours trading, a fall of 12%, after the professional social networking service forecast significantly weaker revenues for the second quarter than Wall Street expected.
Twitter, which was officially valued at $9bn (£5.8bn) earlier this year, has added to speculation that it will seek an initial public offering in 2014 with the appointment of a Morgan Stanley investment banker, Cynthia Gaylor, as its head of corporate development.