As tech-related competition heats up among big U.S. companies, here are a few examples of how consumers are benefiting or could benefit:
• Best Buy, the electronics retailer that like other stores is struggling amid the rise of showrooming (the growing Read More →
This week's hotly awaited device is in the hot little hands of the reviewers, and they've swiped and tapped their way to a consensus: Amazon's Kindle Fire HD is a qualified improvement.
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Once again, there's gadget news aplenty:
• It's the week of the Fifth Coming, with Apple expected to unveil the iPhone 5 Wednesday. The Mercury News' Troy Wolverton is hoping for, among other things, increased capacity and the ability Read More →
A judge's approval of a settlement in the e-books price-fixing case, which was announced Thursday, means Apple and three major book publishers will have to rip up their agreements to use an agency pricing model. The Read More →