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When RadioShack went bankrupt, it put shoppers' data up for sale alongside its brand name and stores. Well, Apple isn't happy with that data scattering to the four winds -- it's joining AT&T and other objectors by filing a motion to block attempts to sell customers' information. The Cupertin...

May 14th 2015 at 4:57pm 0 Comments
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RadioShack's brand will live on. According to The Wall Street Journal, the retailer's label assets have been purchased by Standard General LP, a hedge fund, for $26.2 million. Along with the trademark, other undisclosed intellectual property was also included in the bankruptcy auction, which took...

May 13th 2015 at 3:58pm 0 Comments
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As expected, RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy today. The electronics store has had 11 unprofitable quarters in a row that apparently even Weird Al and a drone, concept stores and Arduinos couldn't turn around. We've seen many electronics retailers fade out over the last few years, but mo...

February 5th 2015 at 7:17pm 0 Comments
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Reports of RadioShack's demise are nothing new, but now it seems like the electronics retailer may be done for good. Bloomberg reports that company is in talks with Sprint to hand over around half of its remaining stores to the wireless company. The rest of RadioShack's locations will close, and t...

February 2nd 2015 at 2:37pm 0 Comments
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Weird Al Yankovic has spent over 40 years skewering pop culture through song, and endearing himself to nerds of all stripes in the process. What, then, is next on his list of things to do? Pushing swag for Radio Shack, apparently. The Honorable Mr. Yankovic popped up in a new ad for the downtrodde...

November 13th 2014 at 9:59pm 0 Comments
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Electronics and video game retailer RadioShack is closing 1,100 of its stores in the United States after a disappointing holiday sales performance, Reuters reports. RadioShack's stock dropped by 23 percent after the company announced a quarterly loss this week. Its planned store closures comprise...

March 4th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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RadioShack's Super Bowl ad showing how cool and hip it is may've come a little too late, as the retailer has today announced its intention to close up to 1,100 "underperforming stores" across the US. The news was bundled in the company's 2013 financials, which tell a story of declining sales and c...

March 4th 2014 at 8:11am 0 Comments
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Update: It looks like Radioshack has found a few extra PlayStation Vita units kicking around its warehouse. The 3G/WiFi edition is priced at $160. If the units sell out and you want to be notified of when either the Wi-Fi or 3G model is back in stock, you can opt-in to email notifications through t...

November 11th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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If you're looking to pick up an iPhone 5c sometime soon, you'd be hard-pressed to find better deals than what's currently being offered at Walmart and RadioShack. Both retail outlets this weekend slashed pricing on the iPhone 5c from US$99 to $45, provided, of course, you sign up for a two-year c...

October 7th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments