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Safeway brings Just for U digital coupons to Seattle and Portland

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The new Just for U digital coupon service offers discounts of 10 to 20 percent more than the Safeway Club Card Safeway shoppers could save a little extra money next time they hit the grocery store if they embrace a new online and mobile savings service dubbed Just for U....
Safeway brings Just for U digital coupons to Seattle and Portland

MacBook Pro with Retina display review (13-inch, late 2012)

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Look down the aisles at any Apple launch event, across the laps of dozens of journalists liveblogging or in some other way documenting the goings-on, and it's inevitable that you'll see MacBooks. A lot of MacBooks. And, since many of those laps are irrevocably linked to owners who spend...
MacBook Pro with Retina display review (13-inch, late 2012)

Why it makes sense for Amazon to open its own stores

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Amazon is reportedly preparing to dip its toes into the brick-and-mortar retail market with its first boutique store in the Seattle area. A report in Good E-Reader, based on sources close to Amazon, says that the online retailer will have the new test store open in the next few months....
Why it makes sense for Amazon to open its own stores

Comet closing last UK stores for good tomorrow

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UK electronics retailer Comet has been circling the drain since going into administration in early November, and with no savior in sight, it's officially shutting up shop tomorrow. While the majority of stores have already served their final customers, the last remaining outposts will cease trading on December 18th....
Comet closing last UK stores for good tomorrow

Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

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Google I/O got most of the attention this week, but a conference at the other end of Silicon Valley showed there's plenty of innovation happening in the word of data centers, too. On the exhibition floor at the Uptime Institute Symposium, I/O Data Centers showed software that lets a...
Tech innovation not limited to Google's big showcase

Whole Foods' sci-fi shopping cart stalks you as you shop

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"I'm sorry; that's not the proper spaghetti. Put it back on the shelf. Now." It'll be a frightening new world if and when this prototype Kinect-enabled shopping cart hits the aisles. [Read more]...
Whole Foods' sci-fi shopping cart stalks you as you shop

Soon you’ll be able to use your Nook to buy books in B&N stores

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On the heels of yesterday’s news that Microsoft is investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook and college businesses, B&N CEO William Lynch says that the company plans to embed NFC (near field communication) chips into Nooks. Users could take their Nook into a Barnes & Noble store and...
Soon you’ll be able to use your Nook to buy books in B&N stores

A retail revolution: How tablets are transforming brick-and-mortar commerce

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This story is brought to you by Sourcebits, a Global leader in Strategy, User Experience & Engineering for Mobile & Cloud. Follow Sourcebits on Twitter for recent news and updates. Most business owners are already aware of the benefit of having a user-friendly website that is easily viewed and...
A retail revolution: How tablets are transforming brick-and-mortar commerce

ScanFLX makes mobile Netflix disc management a snap

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Twice as many Netflix customers are streaming vs having discs mailed to them, but that doesn’t mean it should be difficult to manage a Netflix disc queue. ScanFLX, a nifty new $0.99 iOS app, makes it easier to add titles to your list of DVDs or Blu-Ray movies by using...
ScanFLX makes mobile Netflix disc management a snap

Wal-Mart tests iPhone app for scanning purchases

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App allows users to scan merchandise while they shop in the aisles instead of having them all scanned at one time at checkout [Read more]...
Wal-Mart tests iPhone app for scanning purchases

Thanks to Google, You'll Never Search for Food Porn Again

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Good or bad? Starting today, this will happen when you search for food on Google. (Google Inside Search) If Mayor Bloomberg’s soda ban freaked you out, you’re going to drool over Google’s new search feature. This morning, Google announced it’s going to start incorporating nutritional information into its search results....
Thanks to Google, You'll Never Search for Food Porn Again

Why CES still matters, even if you hate it

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Tech journalism’s annual festival of self-loathing is in full swing. I refer, of course, to CES, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that will draw, this year, over 150,000 visitors and nearly as many blog posts complaining about how irrelevant and miserable it is. I won’t argue about...
Why CES still matters, even if you hate it

Yes, Someone Actually Funded A Sex-Toy Subscription Startup

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For people who want to avoid the embarrassment of strolling down the aisles of their local sex store, Boink Box will deliver a box of sex toys to their house every month. The model is called subscription-commerce, and it's been popularized by companies like ShoeDazzle and BirchBox. (We suspect the latter...
Yes, Someone Actually Funded A Sex-Toy Subscription Startup

Whole Foods experimenting with Kinect-powered shopping carts that are smarter than you (video)

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Here's a little secret Whole Foods doesn't like to advertise: they want, nay, demand, that a rather large percentage of residents near its highfalutin grocery stores have a college degree. Apparently you've gotta be smart to navigate its aisles crowded with over-priced organic wares and exotic condiments. Perhaps, though,...
Whole Foods experimenting with Kinect-powered shopping carts that are smarter than you (video)

Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat

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When Blockbuster's UK brand entered administration at the start of the year, there were concerns that it would ultimately prove just another casualty of the inexorable move toward online video. Not quite: Gordon Brothers Europe, a private equity firm known for rescuing troubled companies, has bought Blockbuster's British assets....
Blockbuster UK finds a rescuing buyer, keeps staff and stores afloat
Barnes & Noble plans to bring NFC to the Nook

Samsung launching mini stores in Best Buy shops, report says

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Certain high-traffic Best Buy locations will remove a couple of aisles near the mobile department and replace them with a Samsung store-within-a-store, Geek.com says. [Read more]...
Samsung launching mini stores in Best Buy shops, report says

SkyTender puts automation in airplane aisles

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Fresh from its maiden flight, this drink dispenser promises to speed up relief for thirsty passengers. [Read more]...
SkyTender puts automation in airplane aisles
Best Buy Reportedly Rolling Out Dedicated Samsung Store-Within-a-Store Concept

The CES International Pavilion: Weird, prosaic, wonderful . . .

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If you wander through the small booths inside the Venetian Hotel conference center CES rooms, you find another door, way in the back. It leads to the CES International Pavilion, full of endless aisles of austere booths that all look alike. But these little booths are full of hopes...
The CES International Pavilion: Weird, prosaic, wonderful . . .

And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

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Barnes and Noble's flagship. (flickr.com/edenpictures) Yesterday Barnes & Noble announced a splashy Microsoft partnership, complete with major cash infusion. Today, Fortune has a Q&A with CEO William Lynch, speculating on how the bookseller can leverage NFC technologies. Whatever its eventual fate, this company seems damned determined that if there's an obituary involved,...
And Now Barnes & Noble Plans to Integrate NFC Into the Nook

CES Day One wrap-up: High-tech fitness and indestructible smartphones (video)

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LAS VEGAS--CES 2013 is underway, and we are roaming the show floor with an eye on the latest and greatest gadgets on display in Sin City. Unlike the days leading up to the show's opening, formal press events are few and far between. Instead, it's every tech writer for...
CES Day One wrap-up: High-tech fitness and indestructible smartphones (video)
E Ink Holdings To Buy Shares From SiPix Technology In A Bid To Expand Role In E-Paper Market

Point Inside lands $3.2 million to help retailers sell more stuff in brick-and-mortar stores

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Point Inside CEO Josh Marti can’t quite keep up with the momentum right now. His Bellevue mobile shopping analytics and mapping upstart plans to more than double sales this year, driven in part by two of the country’s top 10 retailers who plan to roll out the company’s platform. To...
Point Inside lands $3.2 million to help retailers sell more stuff in brick-and-mortar stores

IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype

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From the same company that brought you the ThinkPad and the tank of a keyboard known as the Model M, today IBM is demonstrating its latest consumer development: a mobile shopping app. As odd as that sounds, it's no secret that Big Blue employees some rather brilliant folk, and...
IBM Labs pitches the future of augmented reality shopping with mobile app prototype

Them Crooked Vultures' Josh Homme on Record Store Day

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Them Crooked Vultures frontman Josh Homme has signed on as ambassador for this year's Record Store Day, which takes place on 17 April, and he's made a little video to talk about it.Let's face it: in this age of downloads and file sharing, music, it's easy to lose sight of...
Them Crooked Vultures' Josh Homme on Record Store Day

The iPhone Killed My Creativity

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I love my iPhone. I take it with me everywhere. But I am starting to fear it may be killing my creativity.  Numerous studies and much accepted wisdom suggest that time spent doing nothing, being bored, is beneficial for sparking and sustaining creativity. With our iPhone in hand - or...
The iPhone Killed My Creativity
Curiosity packs the house for a perfect landing on Mars

Point Inside helps retailers push deals on aisle 3

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While marketers increasingly look to harness location, most of the work is aimed at zeroing in on where people are out and about on the street. But there is a big opportunity in targeting location indoors, tailoring messages to the exact position of users as they browse aisles and roam through...
Point Inside helps retailers push deals on aisle 3

Bait - review

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Sharks invade an Aussie supermarket in this gleeful comedy horrorAlong with absurdity and poor taste, however, there's a certain brutal B-movie brilliance in Bait. An average cross-section of Australian society finds itself in a beachfront supermarket on one terrible day: troubled dad and daughter, tense couples, two guys with guns...
Bait - review
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