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02.27.12
Best Buy to simplify return policy: 30 days, all products (including iPad)
02.27.12

Best Buy to simplify return policy: 30 days, all products (including iPad)

This past weekend, while noting the $50 discount on iPads at Best Buy now in force, I happened to...

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01.31.12
T-Mobile brings Square to select small businesses, does the mobile payment thing
01.31.12

T-Mobile brings Square to select small businesses, does the mobile payment thing

T-Mobile is throwing some of its weight behind the mobile payment movement this morning, becoming...

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01.25.12
iOS app Viggle trying to turn second screen TV watching into cold, hard cash
01.25.12

iOS app Viggle trying to turn second screen TV watching into cold, hard cash

I've posted about the "second screen" idea before -- there is a growing trend among iOS and other...

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01.23.12
Pew: Tablet, e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the holiday season
01.23.12

Pew: Tablet, e-reader ownership nearly doubled over the holiday season

The number crunchers over at the Pew Research Center have released another batch of market statisti...

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01.06.12
Sprint merging consumer and business sales / marketing units, giving four execs the boot
01.06.12

Sprint merging consumer and business sales / marketing units, giving four execs the boot

According to a brief report that just went live at Reuters, Sprint is "merging its sales and mark...

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12.14.11
Federal judge dismisses class-action suit against Sony, 'Other OS' feature remains dormant
12.14.11

Federal judge dismisses class-action suit against Sony, 'Other OS' feature remains dormant

Last year, a group of disgruntled gamers filed a class-action lawsuit against Sony over its dec...

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12.07.11
Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)
12.07.11

Agile Route's Shopper Tracker brings Kinect hacks, Google Analytics to the grocery aisle (video)

The Shopper Tracker is one of those devices that does exactly what its name suggests -- and so...

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11.18.11
Retrevo Study: Shoppers seek tablets on Black Friday
11.18.11

Retrevo Study: Shoppers seek tablets on Black Friday

The latest consumer study from Retrevo has tablet computers sitting atop the list of items peop...

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11.10.11
China Telecom looking to expand into US consumer market, eyes 2012 launch
11.10.11

China Telecom looking to expand into US consumer market, eyes 2012 launch

Instead of resting on its laurels as China's third-largest wireless provider, China Telecom is...

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