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Tim Cook Live on Stage at D11: All Things Digital Tonight

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As announced late last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook will sit down today for an opening session interview at the D11: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The session will kick off at 6:00 PM Pacific Time / 9:00 PM Eastern Time tonight, and MacRumors will be...
Tim Cook Live on Stage at D11: All Things Digital Tonight

Showrooming: 5 Ways Retailers Can Fight Back [Slideshow]

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There was once a time that a trip to buy something fun could be an enjoyable experience. I remember how much I enjoyed picking out my first computer, a Tandy TRS 80. I browsed Radio Shack for an hour or more, talking to the helpful employee about my plans, picking...
Showrooming: 5 Ways Retailers Can Fight Back [Slideshow]

OUYA Android game console on track for March launch for backers, ahead of June retail release

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OUYA, the company behind the Android gaming console that became a Kickstarter sensation when it raised over $8.5 million on the crowdfunding platform, has announced its release schedule for the much-anticipated device – Kickstarter backers will get the console in March, online preorders will arrive in April and retailers will...
OUYA Android game console on track for March launch for backers, ahead of June retail release

Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

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If you want a (semi) pocketable S Pen experience, well, then the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II is the device for you. If you want something more akin to carrying around a digital legal pad, there's the well proportioned Note 10.1. But if one note is too small for you,...
Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400
FTC files charges against spammers accused of sending 180 million text messages

The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

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Heading into the weekend, Microsoft today released a set of updates concerning supply levels for its Surface Pro product, which has suffered from supply incommensurate with its demand levels since its launch last Saturday. Customers can again purchase a Surface Pro from Microsoft’s website, but those devices may not ship for...
The Microsoft Surface Pro 128GB is now back in stock, but shipping time is 2 to 3 weeks

Best Buy's CinemaNow opens home disc-to-digital program, makes cloud copies of DVDs for a fee

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One interesting development of the UltraViolet program has been Walmart / Vudu's in-store disc-to-digital program, and now Best Buy is apparently ready to offer similar functionality, but within the comfort of one's own home. The Best Buy-owned CinemaNow is flashing a Disc to Digital beta page that offers downloads...
Best Buy's CinemaNow opens home disc-to-digital program, makes cloud copies of DVDs for a fee

Rhapsody Wasn't Happy, So Open Source Music Service Napster.fm Changes Its Name To Peer.fm

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Last week, we told you about an open source alternative to music services such as Rdio and Spotify, called Napster.fm. The name alone got our attention, and after using it, there were a few features that were reminiscent of its predecessor, which made it even cooler. Today, the service is...
Rhapsody Wasn't Happy, So Open Source Music Service Napster.fm Changes Its Name To Peer.fm
Playtime for tech at the Toy Fair (photos)

2012: TechCrunch Year In Review

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We started the year at CES where it was clear that Samsung is the new Apple. Late January brought the Crunchies, our annual awards fest where we gave Dropbox the nod for startup of the year. We were also treated with the hip hop of Booby Hammer, son of...
2012: TechCrunch Year In Review

Microsoft's Surface Pro to Debut Feb. 9

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Microsoft Corp.The Surface with Windows 8 Pro will go on sale Feb. 9. Microsoft Corp.  will roll out a new version of its Surface tablet running an Intel Corp. processor and sporting a retail price above comparable models of Apple Inc.'s iPad. The Surface with Windows 8 Pro will go on...
Microsoft's Surface Pro to Debut Feb. 9

THE END OF WORKING FROM HOME: Best Buy Kills Flexible Work Program

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Marissa Mayer's decision to end Yahoo's remote work program has ignited a debate about the benefits and pitfalls of letting people work from home. Now, Best Buy, another struggling giant, is following suit.  The Star Tribune reports that the company announced Monday that they were ending their Results Only Work...
THE END OF WORKING FROM HOME: Best Buy Kills Flexible Work Program

Best Buy trims $50 off iPhone

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Both the iPhone 5 and the 4S are on sale for $50 off the usual price. [Read more]...
Best Buy trims $50 off iPhone

T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

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We already know AT&T’s plans for the Samsung Galaxy S4, and now we have details on a couple of other carriers, too. Sprint announced today that Samsung’s flagship phone will be available on April 27 for $250 with a two-year contract. To woo new customers, the carrier is also offering...
T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

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Apple is close to signing a deal with both Warner Music and Universal Music Group for its rumored streaming music service, reports CNET. Content negotiations between Apple and record companies were said to have stagnated because the Cupertino-based company was offering low royalty rates, but CNET's sources say that Apple's...
Apple Close to Striking Deal with Record Labels for iRadio

Nintendo makes Wii Mini official: exclusive to Canada, launches December 7th for $100

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That was quick -- scarcely two hours after Best Buy spoiled the party, Nintendo is launching the Wii Mini. The console is a Canada-exclusive and cuts out both GameCube compatibility and, more importantly, internet access. Gamers in the Great White North can pick one up on December 7th for...
Nintendo makes Wii Mini official: exclusive to Canada, launches December 7th for $100

Best Buy to make online price-matching policy permanent

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Best Buy started matching prices of online retailers in time for the holidays last year, and now it's set to make the practice permanent in an effort to cure its showroom syndrome and turn window-shopping visitors into paying customers. Come March 3rd, the policy will go into effect for...
Best Buy to make online price-matching policy permanent

Best Buy announces fourth quarter net loss of $377 million, no rescue bid coming from founder

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It's a hard time to be in the tech-retail sector, a fact that Best Buy knows all too well. The business has announced a fourth quarter net loss of $377 million on revenues of $16.7 billion. CEO Hubert Joly was upbeat despite the bad numbers, saying that the company's...
Best Buy announces fourth quarter net loss of $377 million, no rescue bid coming from founder

Amazon stock hits an all time

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Whether it is the $3.8 billion in revenues from Amazon Web Services or its annihilation of old-school rivals Best Buy and Barnes & Noble or its desire to one-up Netflix — Amazon has become the darling of the stock market, one more time and is defying gravity. The company’s stock...
Amazon stock hits an all time

Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

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Kobo has begun selling its devices directly through its website in the U.S. and Canada instead of making customers in those countries go to third-party retailers, the Toronto-based company announced Tuesday. Kobo makes four devices: The 5-inch Kobo Mini e-reader, for $79.99; the touchscreen Kobo Touch e-reader, for $99.99; the...
Kobo finally starts selling e-readers directly through its website

Nintendo to preview Wii U games at Best Buys during E3

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Struggling to drum up consumer interest in its faltering Wii U console, Japanese game maker Nintendo will show off forthcoming games in Best Buy stores while this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo is going on. Nintendo revealed the partnership between the game company and the electronics retailer last week, tipping some...
Nintendo to preview Wii U games at Best Buys during E3

Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents

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Bloomberg reports that Apple and Google have joined forces to put forward a bid of more than $500 million to purchase the patent portfolio of bankrupt imaging pioneer Eastman Kodak.The two companies, competing for dominance of the smartphone market, have partnered after leading two separate consortia this summer to buy...
Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents

Speculation Targets Mac Pro as First "Made in USA" Mac Product

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During his interview with Brian Williams, Tim Cook revealed that Apple is planning on bringing some of its Mac production back to the United States. Cook did not reveal which of the Mac lines would be part of the $100 million investment, but speculation has named the Mac Pro as the likely...
Speculation Targets Mac Pro as First "Made in USA" Mac Product

MacBook Air sees $200 discount at Best Buy through Saturday

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Retailer Best Buy launched a Winter Doorbuster Days sale earlier today. Highlighting the sale is an offer of $200 off on select MacBook Air models. Both the 11-inch and 13-inch models are included with the sale, with pricing ranging from $800 to $1300 depending on configuration and screen size. The...
MacBook Air sees $200 discount at Best Buy through Saturday

Briefly: $50 Best Buy gift card promo, iKey StreetCase

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Best Buy is currently offering complimentary $50 gift cards to all customers that active a new mobile phone. The offer is valid on Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile phones activated with a two-year agreement at Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile or BestBuy.com. To receive the gift car customers must first...
Briefly: $50 Best Buy gift card promo, iKey StreetCase

Samsung partners with Best Buy to bring Experience Shops to 1,400 stores

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Not content with a gazillion Galaxy phone sales, Samsung is hoping to continue winning the smartphone war in one of the biggest battlegrounds any manufacturer can face: retail. The Korean OEM has partnered with Best Buy to bring its Experience Shops to the big box retailer nationwide -- 1,400...
Samsung partners with Best Buy to bring Experience Shops to 1,400 stores

Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

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It looks as though Canon will have a new DSLR to announce very shortly, if a listing on Best Buy's website is any indicator. While there is currently no image to be seen, the unannounced 18-megapixel DSLR is dubbed as the EOS-b and it's priced at $800 with an...
Canon's $800 18MP EOS-b DSLR pops up on Best Buy's website for pre-order

Best Buy selling $100 iTunes gift card for $80

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Consumers can score 20 percent off the usual price of the gift card. [Read more]...
Best Buy selling $100 iTunes gift card for $80
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