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Your move, YouView: Freesat launches a new UK catch-up TV service

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Hot on the heels of Freesat’s Netflix partnership, the UK free-to-air digital satellite TV service has announced a new smart TV guide called Free Time. Just to recap, Freesat is a not-for-profit joint venture between the BBC and ITV, which launched to the public in May 2008. It offers a...
Your move, YouView: Freesat launches a new UK catch-up TV service

Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales

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Kobo has today announced a deal with the American Booksellers Association that will see its devices sold through independent bookstores across the US. Not only that, it will offer a revenue share deal on ebook sales. Rather than simply  stocking the eReader devices, the bookstores will offer “a total experience,”...
Kobo offers almost 2000 independent US bookstores a revenue share deal on ebook sales

How to return unwanted Christmas gifts

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Unwrapped and unwanted ... we tell you how to return those Christmas presents you'd never have asked forThe dodgy seasonal snowflake jumper, the paperback you read when it was out in hardback, the ill-fitting underwear your partner unwisely bought you ... just some of the things on the list of...
How to return unwanted Christmas gifts

Administrators Seeking Buyers For IP Vision

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The owner of UK internet TV service FetchTV, IP Vision, has gone in to administration after encountering financial difficulties. The company, which provides pay TV over its internet-enabled boxes, is now operated by administrators UHY Hacker Young. The company is making a public play for buyers, through its own...
Administrators Seeking Buyers For IP Vision

Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer

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UK-based audio outfit Orbitsound has just announced a new bluetooth-enabled range of soundbars. You may remember the British firm for its T14, T12 -- or more recently -- T9 offerings, but the latest line-up cuts the cable, opening up a host of new audio sources. So, it's out with...
Orbitsound announces M9 and M12 soundbars with Bluetooth connectivity and wireless subwoofer
Barnes & Noble to offer Nook devices at John Lewis in UK this October

BT Wi-Fi launches Windows Phone app, as it passes 4.5m UK hotspots

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BT today announced that its Wi-Fi hotspot numbers increased to around 4.5 million across the UK and to match this news it has launched a new BT Wi-Fi access app for Windows Mobile so that its broadband customers can find a hotspot and log in. The free app available from...
BT Wi-Fi launches Windows Phone app, as it passes 4.5m UK hotspots

Nook's UK odyssey starts at John Lewis, ink only

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When Barnes & Noble finally confirmed a UK launch for its Nook e-reader last week, paidContent suggested the John Lewis department store would be one retail chain to offer the device. Today, that’s exactly what B&N is announcing… Announcements of retailers carrying electronics gadgets are nothing new. The salient points are…...
Nook's UK odyssey starts at John Lewis, ink only

Online shopping, gilt yields and Goldman | Nils Pratley on Saturday

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• Morrisons' wariness about taking the online plunge is understandable• Why are UK gilt yields rising?• Goldman Sachs sees the fiscal cliff comingIt was an online Christmas, it seems. John Lewis says it conducted a quarter of its trade over the internet, a remarkable statistic even if it is inflated...
Online shopping, gilt yields and Goldman | Nils Pratley on Saturday

John Lewis to be first UK retailer to sell Nook e-reader

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US bookseller Barnes & Noble seeks to loosen Amazon's grip on digital book market in BritainBarnes & Noble, the US bookseller, has secured a deal with John Lewis to distribute its Nook e-reader as it seeks to dent Amazon's dominance of the UK digital book market.John Lewis will be the...
John Lewis to be first UK retailer to sell Nook e-reader

The return of 1970s kitchen gadgets

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Sales of teasmades, SodaStreams, stand mixers and hostess trollies are all on the increase. Have you bought a modern version of a kitchen classic?If you're a fan of the modern arsenal of blinging espresso-makers and food processors, you might want to cast a glance backwards. Flying off the shelves of...
The return of 1970s kitchen gadgets

PSA: Nook Simple Touch and Simple Touch with Glowlight go on sale in the UK

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Barnes & Noble's arrival in the UK has been so well-telegraphed, you might be surprised to learn that today's the day the units actually launch. You'll be able to pick up a Nook Simple Touch or awkwardly-titled Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight from retailers such as John Lewis, Sainsbury's...
PSA: Nook Simple Touch and Simple Touch with Glowlight go on sale in the UK

Apple shop in London targeted by Mark Thomas and tax protesters

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Flashmob singing Irish songs, in reference to company's use of overseas subsidiaries, descends on flagship Regent Street storeComedian Mark Thomas has led a flashmob at Apple's flagship store on Regent Street in protest against the company's tax avoidance.Last month Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, defended the company's use of three subsidiaries...
Apple shop in London targeted by Mark Thomas and tax protesters

Barnes & Noble takes the fight to Amazon as Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets go on sale in the UK

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Three weeks after its Nook Simple Touch Glowlight e-reader went on sale in the UK, US bookseller Barnes & Noble has today made its popular Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets available to order both online and in stores in the UK, costing £159 an £229 respectively. Attempting to...
Barnes & Noble takes the fight to Amazon as Nook HD and Nook HD+ Android tablets go on sale in the UK

Waitrose Twitter hashtag invites ridicule

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Supermarket was asking for trouble when it challenged tweeters to finish the sentence 'I shop at Waitrose because...'When the supermarket chain Waitrose challenged shoppers to 'Finish the sentence: "I shop at Waitrose because..." #WaitroseReasons' on Monday, it could not have envisaged the subsequent Twitter storm as internet jokers piled in...
Waitrose Twitter hashtag invites ridicule

Barnes & Noble Moves Away From Bookstores For UK Nook Launch: John Lewis Dept Store Named First Partner

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More developments on Barnes & Noble’s plans to launch its Nook devices in the UK, the first market outside of the U.S. to see the e-readers and tablets: today the company has announced that it will sell the devices via John Lewis, a retail heaven for the UK’s middle class,...
Barnes & Noble Moves Away From Bookstores For UK Nook Launch: John Lewis Dept Store Named First Partner

Bobbi Brown uses Facebook to crowdsource lip colour revival

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Here's another strong example of circular thinking, this time from Bobbi Brown. The brand announced today that it would be launching a Facebook appeal to crowdsource which shades of lip colour the company will put back into production this autumn.When voting closes at the end of February, the shades will...
Bobbi Brown uses Facebook to crowdsource lip colour revival

Google Helps You Manage The Holiday Shopping Rush With In-Store Maps; Gift Lists, And More

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As we near the holiday shopping rush around Thanksgiving and Black Friday; Google is updating its maps and Shopping products to help consumers navigate crowded malls, stores and research and buy toys online as well. This year, Google Maps for Android will now include indoor flor plans of a number...
Google Helps You Manage The Holiday Shopping Rush With In-Store Maps; Gift Lists, And More

B&N NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ arrive in UK

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Barnes & Noble’s NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets have gone on sale in the UK, taking on the iPad and iPad mini with competitive price tags. The two Android-based slates use B&N’s latest customized version of the open-source OS, replacing the standard interface with a more multimedia-friendly version complete...
B&N NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ arrive in UK

Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

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Announcing its intention to cross the Atlantic back in August, bookseller Barnes & Noble has today kicked-off its campaign to leverage ereader and ebook sales away from rivals Amazon and Apple with the launch of its NOOK Simple Touch readers and NOOK Bookstore in the UK. Pricing its base Simple Touch...
Barnes & Noble's NOOK Simple Touch Glowlight goes on sale in the UK, tablets now available to preorder

Barnes & Noble bringing Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to UK retailer John Lewis in the fall

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Last week, Barnes & Noble spilled its plans to bring its popular e-reader to the UK through its own storefront, and now retailer John Lewis is getting in on the fun. This fall, the Nook Simple Touch and Simple Touch with GlowLight will be hitting the chain's 37 UK...
Barnes & Noble bringing Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight to UK retailer John Lewis in the fall

It's Google vs Apple as Christmas shoppers snap up one tablet computer every second

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New and cheaper rivals to Apple's iPad and models aimed at children help to set the tills jinglingRetailers say 2012 will be a "tablet Christmas" as they gear up for a massive surge in sales of products such as the iPad Mini and Google Nexus 7.John Lewis, Argos, Currys and...
It's Google vs Apple as Christmas shoppers snap up one tablet computer every second

Amazon deluged with complaints over Yodel's poor delivery service

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More than 5,000 customers call for Amazon to join John Lewis, Matalan and Mothercare in ditching parcel carrier YodelAmazon is facing mounting consumer backlash over its use of delivery company Yodel, with shoppers complaining of missing and damaged goods and orders that never turn up.In the past week alone more...
Amazon deluged with complaints over Yodel's poor delivery service

How To Watch Obama's Presidential Inauguration Online

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The 57th Presidential Inauguration falls on Monday, January 21st, this year, which coincidentally, also happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. day. "It's almost like fate and history coming together," U.S. Rep. John Lewis told the Associated Press. Lewis, the representative of Georgia's 5th Congressional District, is a civil rights...
How To Watch Obama's Presidential Inauguration Online

PayPal’s InStore mobile payment service hits the UK, launches with four major fashion retailers

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PayPal has announced that its In-Store mobile payment service will be accepted at four major UK retailers – Coast, Oasis, Warehouse and Karen Millen — from tomorrow, as the online payments service bursts on to the country’s high street shopping space. The agreement will allow UK shoppers to pay for items at...
PayPal’s InStore mobile payment service hits the UK, launches with four major fashion retailers

Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets now on sale in more than 4,500 Walmart stores in the US

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Barnes & Noble has extended the availability of its new Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets, today announcing that, like its other Nook devices, the Android devices are now on sale at Walmart stores across the US. The retailer, which assisted Barnes & Noble in driving sales of its Nook Simple Touch and...
Barnes & Noble's Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets now on sale in more than 4,500 Walmart stores in the US

Kindle Touch gets early release in UK and Germany

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Amazon is now shipping preorders for its Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G in both the UK and Germany, a week ahead of schedule. While eager e-reader... readers in the likes of France Italy and Spain have to wait a little longer, Germans and Brits can expect their orders...
Kindle Touch gets early release in UK and Germany

BBC iPlayer top of the brands as tax scandal hits Starbucks and Amazon

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Annual rankings of businesses shows Google dropping out of top 10 amid anger over tax-saving measuresStarbucks, Amazon and Google are among the most damaged brands of 2012 after months countering accusations of tax avoidance, according to pollsters.All three have failed to recover as the year draws to a close, with...
BBC iPlayer top of the brands as tax scandal hits Starbucks and Amazon

Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

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Electronic Arts is laying off staffers at its Montreal office in another round of job cuts. The news comes less than two weeks after CEO John Riccitiello resigned, citing the company’s financial underperformance. EA declined to tell Reuters how many jobs are being affected, but Joystiq reports that the layoffs...
Electronic Arts Cuts Jobs At Montreal Studio Less Than Two Weeks After CEO's Resignation

PSA: Barnes & Noble's Nook HD, HD+ tablets are now available in the UK

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Following the arrival of Barnes & Noble's e-reader products in the UK, today's the day that the company's tablets follow suit. The Nook HD and HD+ are a pair of tasty little high-definition tablets, which can be snagged at stores such as Argos, Sainsbury's and John Lewis. The 7-inch...
PSA: Barnes & Noble's Nook HD, HD+ tablets are now available in the UK
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