The Ticker: Samsung; Google; American Airlines; Nintendo; Ad Exec Mike Hughes

Los Angeles Times: Samsung to Open 1,400 Mini-Shops in Best Buys

The New York Times: Google Aims to Lift the Public Out of Broadband Malaise

Advertising Age: American Airlines Offers Luxuries to Travelers with High Klout Scores Aloof Nintendo Struggles for Cultural Relevance

Forbes: Ad Exec with Cancer Offers Personal and Professional Insights