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Microsoft reportedly moving Surface into additional retail stores 'within days'

New iPad 3 Front Glass Photos Show Black and White Options, Home Button

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Last week, a photo of what was claimed to be the front glass and digitizer assembly for the iPad 3 appeared on Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo. While the part appears nearly identical to the version found on the iPad 3, differences in the ribbon cable attached to the component...
New iPad 3 Front Glass Photos Show Black and White Options, Home Button
AT&T introduces new $100 phone trade-in program

Apple's plans for its $100 billion cash pile: dividends and share buyback

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Apple has announced that it plans to initiate a dividend and share repurchase program with its $100 billion cash hoard. The news went public via press release Monday morning ahead of a scheduled conference call wherein Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Peter Oppenheimer plan to discuss the decision...
Apple's plans for its $100 billion cash pile: dividends and share buyback
Iconic Shanghai Apple Store floods, temporary closes

T-Mobile HTC One S hands-on at MWC 2012

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You know that One phone announced by HTC on Sunday? Well, it's actually a series of three phones, and we already know that a couple of them (at least) are going to be landing on the shelves of your friendly American corner retail store. We got a look at...
T-Mobile HTC One S hands-on at MWC 2012

Barnes & Noble retail stores victim of PIN pad hack

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Book seller Barnes & Noble confessed that customers who have shopped recently in one of 63 stores in the US may have credit card information stolen. The company had discovered about September 14 that one PIN entry pad in each of its retail store had been broken into by hackers....
Barnes & Noble retail stores victim of PIN pad hack

Microsoft Denies Claims of Imminent Launch of Office for iPad

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Earlier today, a report from The Daily claimed that Microsoft has a "working prototype" of its Office suite for iPad, with the app reportedly set to be submitted to Apple for App Store approval "soon". The New York Times now reports that Microsoft has issued a statement denying at least...
Microsoft Denies Claims of Imminent Launch of Office for iPad
∞ Apple stores see 300 million visitors in FY 2012, 50,000 Genius Bar visits a day

Apple Online Store Down with New Look

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We typically avoid posting a story each time the Apple Store goes offline for updates. While the Apple online store famously goes offline to introduce new products, it also goes down for routine maintenance. Tonight's downtime is likely related to maintenance or other non-product tweaks, but notably the "We'll be...
Apple Online Store Down with New Look
MakerBot opens a 3D printing photo booth in Manhattan store

Apple Unveils Striking New Window Coverings at Forthcoming Amsterdam Store

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We've been covering Apple's forthcoming Amsterdam retail store with interest for some time now, as it will be the company's first location in the Netherlands. While development has been slowed by historic preservation issues, rumors last month suggested that the store could open on February 18. Photo from One More...
Apple Unveils Striking New Window Coverings at Forthcoming Amsterdam Store

Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

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Bloomberg reports that Apple will for the first time begin accepting trade-ins on iPhones in its retail stores, encouraging users to upgrade to the latest models and seeking to boost sales. Apple will be partnering with recycling firm Brightstar to offer the program.Used iPhones collected in the U.S. will only...
Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

Why This VC Firm Designed Its New Office To Look Like A Living Room

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Aydin Senkut's early stage investment firm, Felicis Ventures, just moved into a bigger office last week, for more room to bring in founders of his portfolio companies. Senkut's firm was an early investor in Rovio, and it's clear the firm is proud of its investment from the number of...
Why This VC Firm Designed Its New Office To Look Like A Living Room

Amazon To Launch In India As Junglee.com

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MediaNama has learned from multiple, reliable sources that Amazon is launching in India as Junglee.com. At the time of writing this report, Junglee.com doesn’t load, but sources in at least two Amazon partners have confirmed the development. The company, as we had reported in November, is expected to launch a marketplace,...
Amazon To Launch In India As Junglee.com

Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

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Shenzhen made a name for itself as the city that manufactures the world’s electronics, including many of Apple’s devices, but residents will now have a chance to buy Apple’s goods directly from the source when the company opens its first retail store there on Saturday. Chinese media noticed on Monday...
Apple to open retail store in Shenzhen, China on November 3rd

Apple's new VP brings retail store expertise

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For its first big hire of the post-Steve Jobs era, famously insular Apple has turned to an outsider. The Cupertino company announced Tuesday that it has hired John Browett, CEO of European electronics retailer Dixons... Presented By: Chicago Booth Business Forecast   Ads by Pheedo...
Apple's new VP brings retail store expertise

Microsoft Store arrives in Hawaii, with help from Macklemore

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Hey, maybe it’s time for a quick trip to Hawaii! Microsoft is opening up its first retail store in the Hawaiian Islands this week, at the Ala Moana Center in Honolulu, and continuing its tradition of leveraging music stars to generate buzz with free concerts. Appearing this time: Seattle’s own...
Microsoft Store arrives in Hawaii, with help from Macklemore

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Yahoo defends its decision to ban workers from telecommuting. Someone is selling Google Glass on eBay in case you have a few thousand dollars to burn. Walt Mossberg reviewed the Pebble, a new smartwatch that syncs with your smartphone. He said it's nice, but has many...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO)

Elephanti is the loyalty card version of Foursquare designed to bring customers inside the retail store

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Online shopping has really affected the way people buy things. If you look at the effect e-commerce stores have had on Thanksgiving and on Black Friday, you’ll find that $1 billion went to sites like Amazon and other online retail stores — something that greatly affects traditional brick and mortar...
Elephanti is the loyalty card version of Foursquare designed to bring customers inside the retail store

Samsung's new retail store in Australia has Apple-like appearance

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As Apple waits on a jury to decide whether Samsung copied its iPhone and iPad, Samsung has opened a new store in Sydney, Australia, that bears a striking resemblance to Apple's own retail operations....
Samsung's new retail store in Australia has Apple-like appearance

Here's A Perfect Illustration Of Why Amazon Will Beat Traditional Retailers

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Amazon presents a threat to every major retailer. The website peddles everything from electronics to food, and consumers can't get enough.  New York City writer Mark Hurst wrote about his experience buying a skillet in New York on his website, creativegood.com.  Hurst went to a Williams-Sonoma store to buy a...
Here's A Perfect Illustration Of Why Amazon Will Beat Traditional Retailers

Apple's 25 Billion App Download Contest Winner Flown to Beijing for Award Ceremony

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Earlier this month, Apple announced that the winner of its 25 billion app countdown contest was Fu Chunli, a resident of Qingdao, China who was awarded an iTunes Store gift card valued at $10,000. Her milestone download was Disney's Where's My Water? Free. Fu Chunli shows off her $10,000 iTunes...
Apple's 25 Billion App Download Contest Winner Flown to Beijing for Award Ceremony
Inside The Brand New Makerbot Retail Store

How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows

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When you have millions of location data points, figuring out how much more accurate GPS is compared to Wi-Fi is a snap. Luckily, Yelp just happens to have that type of data, captured through users of its app who check-in at various business locations. Earlier this week, the company scoured the...
How much better is GPS over Wi-Fi positioning? Yelp knows

Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

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Apple plans to open a bigger retail store at Bellevue Square this Saturday, moving to a new location in the mall. They’re hosting a grand reopening ceremony on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., giving away T-shirts to the first 1,000 guests. (What, no Miley Cyrus tickets like when Microsoft opened its...
Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?

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Over the past couple of weeks, we've been receiving reports that Apple has been laying off a number of recently-hired staff members at its retail stores. Most of the reports have been coming from Apple retail employees in the United Kingdom, but several of these reports claim that similar actions...
Apple Retail Stores Seeing Significant Layoffs of Recent Hires?

Google's Rubin: No Need For Retail Stores to Sell Android Devices

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Despite reports that Google has been eyeing real estate for physical stores, Android chief Andy Rubin says the company really doesn’t need its own retail effort. A few years ago, consumers needed to touch and feel devices but these days they can often get the information they need to make...
Google's Rubin: No Need For Retail Stores to Sell Android Devices

iTunes 11 to Include Improved iCloud Integration and iOS 6 Support

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9to5Mac claims to have some early details about Apple's next version of iTunes. iTunes 11 has been internally seeded and is said to include under-the-hood changes and early support for iOS 6, which has not yet been announced. The main focus seems to be on iCloud:iTunes 11 includes an increased...
iTunes 11 to Include Improved iCloud Integration and iOS 6 Support
Retail: With $37 million, Warby Parker Sets Its Sights on More Than Just Eyeglasses
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