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  • Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]

    Last-minute tech gadget gift ideas [Video chat]
    Christmas is just about a week away, so if you need a last-minute tech gift idea, here are a few. Join us at 10 a.m. as the Times' Stacey Leasca and I open up a few tech gadgets and discuss a few cool devices you can give as presents. If you don't...
  • Time Warner Cable Keeps Breaking TV Out of the Set-Top, But the Cable Box Is Here to Stay

    While cable operators continue to add more ways to watch TV without a set-top, that doesn't presage the death of the industry's expensive and proprietary -- and, some would say, hated -- boxes. The latest development in this trend: Time Warner Cable is...
  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
  • Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments

    Amazon offers Kindle Fire HDX on no-interest installment payments
    Amazon.com is continuing to offer customers new deals on its Kindle Fire HDX tablets, with the most recent promotion giving consumers the option of paying for the gadget in four no-interest installments. The Seattle-based online retailer will let...
  • Cyber Monday: Running list of deals across the Web

    Cyber Monday: Running list of deals across the Web
    Cyber Monday has been the largest online shopping holiday in the past two years, according to Shop.org, an arm of the National Retail Federation that focuses on Internet retailers. Generally, bargain experts agree that Cyber Monday, which is Monday,...
  • Google turning barges into floating retail stores, report says

    Google turning barges into floating retail stores, report says
    Exactly what Google wants to do with the barges being built on both coasts are becoming a bit clearer. According to a new report, there will actually be three barges and they will be used as floating retail stores for Google's new Glass eyewear....
  • Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million

    Apple buys Twitter analytics firm for $200 million
    Apple has purchased Topsy, a Twitter analytics firm, for $200 million. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired the company, which is known for its extensive data of Twitter information. Topsy is capable of tracking what users are...
  • Star Wars posts first Instagram and it's a Darth Vader selfie

    Star Wars posts first Instagram and it's a Darth Vader selfie
    Do not underestimate the power of the force ... or the front-facing camera, Darth Vader. Star Wars landed on Instagram Monday afternoon with a picture of Darth Vader taking a selfie. The account, @starwars, describes itself as the "official home of Star...
  • Hulu Plays on Nintendo 3DS Game Systems, After Two-Year Delay

    Hulu Plus is now available on Nintendo's 3DS family of handheld game consoles -- almost two years after the Japanese company originally said it would add support for the subscription VOD service. Nintendo said in October 2011 that Hulu Plus would be...
  • Why Amazon Is Ready to Think Inside the Box

    Amazon and Netflix are the two biggest sharks in the surging Internet video subscription pool. They're both plowing millions into original TV production and bidding for the same licensing deals with studios -- all aimed at keeping viewers plugged into...
  • Amazon begins shipping Kindle Fire HDX ahead of Apple iPad event

    Amazon begins shipping Kindle Fire HDX ahead of Apple iPad event
    Amazon.com said it is now shipping the latest version of its Kindle Fire tablet, just a few days before Apple holds an event where it is expected to announce a new lineup of its iPad tablets. The Seattle-based online retailer announced Friday that the...