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When advertising imitates art - International Herald Tribune

By germanifa01 - July 13th, 2008, 9:23, Category: General



NEW YORK : In February 2007 the Swiss-American artist Christian Marclay was installing a solo exhibition of his work in Paris when he received an e-mail message from a friend about a commercial for the Apple iPhone that had been broadcast during the Academy Awards show. The 30-second spot featured a

Yahoo Rejects Microsoft, Icahn Bid to Split Company (Update1) - Bloomberg
July 13 (Bloomberg) -- Yahoo! Inc. rejected a proposal from Microsoft Corp. and billionaire investor Carl Icahn that would have broken up the Internet company, saying they were trying to ``coerce'' officials into selling assets. Under the plan, Yahoo's current board and top management would be

Italy's Ricco wins 9th stage of Tour de France - Seattle Times
Riccardo Ricco of Italy won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, and Kim Kirchen of Luxembourg kept the yellow jersey as the race veered into the Pyrenees mountains. BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France — Riccardo Ricco of Italy won the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday, and Kim

RPT-Wall St Wk Ahead: Fannie, Bernanke and data to rule stocks - Reuters
NEW YORK, July 13 (Reuters) - The bears have Wall Street cornered and they just won't let go. This week is almost sure to be a rocky ride for the U.S. stock market as investors fret about the stability of Fannie Mae (FNM.N: Quote , Profile , Research , Stock Buzz ) and Freddie Mac (FRE.N: Quote