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  • Ace Bayou recalls 2.2 million beanbag chairs after two deaths

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ace Bayou Corp is recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the suffocation deaths of two children, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday. Zippers on the chairs can be opened and children...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • RadioShack shareholder negotiating rescue package: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
  • Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

    Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba
    Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month — and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door. The initial public...
  • Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online

    Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online
    (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year. Best Buy's shares fell as much as 7 percent on Tuesday...
  • Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million
    Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. The...
  • Libraries seek out new cardholders

     Libraries seek out new cardholders
    The Palatine Public Library will be giving away prizes in September, which is National Library Card Sign-up Month, as part of a push for more people to obtain library cards. Other libraries, such as the Mt. Prospect Public Library, also are offering...
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...
  • Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson

    Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson
    Gas masks have apparently become a hot commodity near Ferguson, Mo., after more than a week of clashes between police and protesters since an officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Authorities have used tear gas and rubber bullets to try to...
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies

    Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies
    (Reuters) - Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains. Shares...