CNNMoney: Luxury retailer Tiffany & Co. is seeking millions in damages from warehouse club Costco, alleging the discount retailer was selling counterfeit Tiffany diamond rings.
Yahoo.com: A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia's Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday.
FAST COMPANY: In a list normally dominated by scrappy startups, footwear giant Nike impressed the magazine with its FuelBand and FlyKnit Racer technologies.
Oregon web dev company Periscopic was so moved by December's school shooting in Newtown, CT, they decided to use their skills to map gun deaths. A self-described "socially-conscious" data visualization firm, they used FBI-provided 2010 gun death data to create a real-time interactive graph that details the "lost years" victims might have lived.
Their calculated total for the 9,595 people in 2010?
413,908 stolen years.
The Atlantic: The New England Confectionery Company near Boston makes 4 million pounds of Sweethearts in the six weeks before Valentine's Day, with phrases like UR HOT and TEXT ME.
AP: An investment group that includes billionaire investor Warren Buffett acquired Heinz in a $23.3 billion deal.
Yahoo.com: Two days after his State of the Union pledge to guarantee high quality preschool for every 4-year-old in the U.S., President Barack Obama takes his pitch on the road.
AP: American Airlines and US Airways merged in an $11 billion deal to create the world's biggest airline.
Financial Post: Blackberry's new operating system Blackberry 10 is appealing, but will it be enough to topple the iPhone? Here's how the two compare:
CBSNews: The gist of Sen. Marco Rubio's state of the union rebuttal was lost on the Twittersphere about 11 minutes in, when the visibly overheated senator broke away for a quick sip of water.
Yahoo.com: A cruise line says it is making the passengers stranded aboard a disabled ship in the Gulf of Mexico as comfortable as possible, contradicting passenger accounts of filthy, hot conditions and limited access to food.
Wall Street Journal: Erik Huggers, Intel TV's front man, explains why Intel should lead the charge on making televisions smarter.
Reuters:After horsemeat was discovered in some products labeled as beef, authorities in Britain and France have taken action to determine sources.