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SodaStream Super Bowl Ad Courts Controversy

SodaStream's proposed Super Bowl ad was rejected for 'denigrating' competitors Coke and Pepsi. But its brash advertising isn't the only controversial thing about the Israeli-based maker of soft drink machines.

Super Bowl Advertisers Go After "Second Screens"

Call it the "second-screen" Super Bowl. About two-thirds of smartphone and tablet owners use their gadgets to do things like text or post on Twitter while watching TV, according to research firm Nielsen. So, for Sunday's game, companies from Coke to Chevy are trying to reach fans on all the "second screens" they have.

Ferris Bueller Rides Again ... in a Honda CR-V

Ferris Bueller used to desire the 1961 Ferrari 250GT California -- but we all have to grow up sometime. On Super Bowl Sunday, Matthew Broderick will play hookey in a new Honda CR-V: It is so choice. If you have the means, he highly recommends picking one up.

Do Super Bowl Ads Score for Their Companies' Stocks?

The Patriots and Giants will interrupt the entertainment to run some football plays, but everyone knows the Super Bowl is all about the commercials, and at $3.5 million for 30 seconds, sponsors must think they'll get their money's worth. But will their shareholders feel the same way?

Super Bowl XLVI Scores $3.5 Million Per Ad For NBC

NBC's Feb. 5 Super Bowl broadcast is already a financial winner, fetching $3.5 million per commercial while nearly selling out available slots. Just six in-game commercial spaces remain, an NBC spokesman said in AdWeek.

Betty White Is Helping Pepsi Crash Super Bowl XLV

One year after sitting on the Super Bowl advertising sidelines, Pepsi is returning to the gridiron this year with its "Crash the Super Bowl" campaign. And it's bringing in the some serious star power to encourage consumers to create their own Super Bowl ads: screen legend Betty White.

Super Bowl XLIV May Set Record for Ad Minutes

A 30-second ad hasn't only reached record prices, quadrupling during the past 20 years to $3 million each for the 2009 game, but the time allotted to ads has also expanded to a record, according to a study from ad researcher TNS Media Intelligence.