The iPhone maker recaptures the No. 1 spot after losing it to Google last year, according to the latest list of the BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands.
Targeted at individuals with a limited budget and modest printing demands, the Canon Pixma MG2220 earns a recommendation for its expansive software offering and excellent photo image quality.
Apple's brand value fell by 20 percent, according to a survey by Millward Brown research company.
Fullscreen, one of YouTube's biggest multichannel networks, snaps up the gaming-video outfit, marking the first takeover that brings new-media video creators directly into the company's fold.
The iPhone maker is again No. 1, according to the 2013 BrandZ report, but some of its tech rivals are rising at a faster clip.
A survey performed by Added Value suggests the Samsung brand is now as inspiring as Apple in the U.S. One small caveat might be that Added Value is owned by WPP, which happens to be one of Samsung's ad agencies.
Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP, tells the social network that it's great for branding, but less so for advertising.
Apple took the top spot for the second year in a row, beating out IBM, Google, and McDonald's to assume the position of the world's most valuable brand.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google used special code to sidestep the privacy settings in the browser and track Web users. Google says the Journal's got it wrong.
Automotive News reports on Mazda's plans to boost sales through new models and increased awareness.