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Procter & Gamble to slash about 100 brands

Procter & Gamble Co.plans to cut more than half of its brands, as the world’s largest consumer products company slims down amid sluggish sales.<p>The Cincinnati-based firm will shed 90 to 100 brands and focus investment on remaining product lines that comprise more than 95% of company profit, Chief …

Beats Music rebrand on the way? CEO Ian Rogers to lead Apple's iTunes Radio

Apple is putting Beat Music chief exec Ian Rogers in charge of its ad-supported streaming music service iTunes Radio, reports the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>.<p>The move comes shortly after Apple finalized its $3 billion acquisition of Beats Audio in Europe and purchased Vivendi’s 13 percent stake in Beats for …

Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers to Also Head Up iTunes Radio

Apple’s $3 billion acquisition of Beats was finalized today, and as the two companies merge into one, the positions some former Beats employees will take on at Apple are becoming clearer.<p>According to a new report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, Ian Rogers, who serves as the CEO of Beats Music, will …

Obama: ‘Full confidence’ in CIA Director John Brennan

President Barack Obama couldn’t have been more blunt in acknowledging that the U.S. crossed a moral line in its treatment of war-on-terror prisoners.<p>“We tortured some folks,” Obama said during a White House news conference Friday. “When we engaged in some of these enhanced interrogation techniques, …