The Ticker: Google iPhone Maps; Retail Sales Rebound; Fiscal Cliff; Ski Resorts; Pope on Twitter

The New York Times: New Google Maps App Takes the Right Direction

The Chicago Tribune: Retail PR: November Sales Rebound as Consumer Spending Rises

The Washington Post: Executives Weigh In on ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations

Los Angeles Times: Erratic Temps Have Ski Resorts Relying on Technology for Snow

Businessweek: Pope Brings Catholicism to Twitter Followers