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Five Ways New Technologies Are Changing Stores And Shopping

Daily Finance | Mercedes Cardona | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At last year's annual WWD Apparel & Retail CEO Summit, the talk was all about recession and inventory control. But at this year's gathering in New Yor...

OOPS: Did Best Buy Just Leak The Nexus S?

Engadget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Best Buy Mobile published a humble (if not incomplete) ad for the "Nexus S for T-Mobile," touting both its "pure Google" experience (i.e. vanilla Andr...

The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Looks Simply Beautiful

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

T-Mobile announced the myTouch 4g will be available for purchase on November 3rd, 2010.  The price point will be $199.99. $199.99 (after a $50 mail-i...

PHOTOS: Entry-Level To CEO: 11 Corporate Titans Who Started At The Bottom

The Huffington Post | Nicole Hardesty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We've all heard countless stories of the benefits of nepotism, connections and going to the right school. Less noticed, however, are the tales of a ha...

Target Political Giving 'A Debacle' Says Fund Investor

AP | By MARTIGA LOHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MINNEAPOLIS -- A few Target Corp. and Best Buy Co. institutional shareholders weighed in Thursday on the flap over the companies' political donations ...

ALBUM ART CONTROVERSY: Kanye West Album Art By George Condo "Banned"?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Read the fine print on the better-reported stories about Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and they contradict the headlines. West's cov...

Target Investors Slam Donation Supporting Minnesota Anti-Gay Rights Candidate Tom Emmer

LA Times | Jennifer Martinez and Tom Hamburger, Tribune Washington Bureau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington -- After weeks of public protest over its financial support of an organization that backed a GOP gubernatorial candidate opp...

Ten Tips to Create a Flexible, Virtual Work Environment

Deborah Frett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Frett

The workplace flexibility movement has two things going for it: one, it's not going away, and two, just like the word itself, it can adapt and change to fit any organizational culture.

Best Buy CEO: iPad Cannibalizing Up To 50 Percent Of Laptop Sales

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

See update below Speaking at All Things Digital's conference earlier this year, Apple CEO Steve Jobs predicted that the iPad would disrupt the PC mar...

Make the Right Move Target

Rosalyn Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rosalyn Hoffman

We are so happy that our favorite chic-cheap-hipster store has found itself dead center in the middle of controversy as a result of the new Supreme Co...

What Matters This Week: Russia Burns While Electric Cars Sizzle

David Ferris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Ferris

We explore what works and what sucks in the business of saving the planet. News from the Northern Hemisphere is grim.

Weekly Audit: Silencing Conservative Deficit Hawks

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The same conservatives who spent the past year senselessly screaming about the U.S. budget deficit are now demanding an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the rich.

Nike's Open (Green) Innovation

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Nike, Best Buy, Yahoo!, and a few others launched the GreenXChange, an organization dedicated to sharing patents and ideas that can help companies reduce their environmental impacts.

Best Buy Selling Nook, Barnes & Noble E-Reader, Beginning Sunday

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Electronics seller Best Buy Co. will sell Barnes & Noble Inc.'s electronic reader Nook beginning Sunday, the companies said Monday. ...

Get A Free Hyundai With Your iPad

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment: In September, if you buy an iPad for $50,000, you'll get a Hyundai Equus for...

The Business of Music II - A Look at the Artist-as-Entrepreneur

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If your goal is the stereotypical rock or pop fantasy, then your dreams might be best realized with a major label. But if your goal is for financial and creative success, other smart models and mindsets are becoming available.

Deerfield Couple Defrauded Best Buy Of $41 Million

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal jury in Minnesota today convicted a Deerfield couple of defrauding retail giant Best Buy by overcharging the company more than $41 million f...

How to Engage Youth in a Post-Obama Presidential Campaign World

HeathCliff Rothman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
HeathCliff Rothman

The What's Your Issue Film Competition is asking young social innovators to make a three-minute video explaining their idea for a project that would address a current national problem.

Sustain-enable: Why are companies sharing their green innovation?

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Stoiber

Intellectual property is something Softchoice understands. As a provider of IT solutions, the company lives in the world of competitive advantage crea...

Beyond The Nineties: Conversations with Tonic and Crash Test Dummies' Brad Roberts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although Crash Test Dummies and Tonic technically might be classified as "nineties bands," both groups' latest offerings are a couple of the best albums of their careers and should be taken seriously in 2010 and beyond.

Schools Must Stop Spying on Students : MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer February 24, 2010

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

As the Comcast-NBCU merger nears approval, Senator Al Franken of Minnesota is calling for Comcast to continue to make NBC programs available for fre...

Times Square Recycle Billboard Made From Recyclables

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

I was scouting near Times Square on Friday when I noticed a neat new billboard on 7th Ave promoting Best Buy's electronics recycle program.

Conan Works At Best Buy: Doesn't Sell Much, But Eats Tons Of Spaghetti (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the need of some extra spending money, Conan took a seasonal job at Best Buy (which he jokingly referred to as a "local store"). Blue shirt on his ...

Two Weeks of Insanity

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

A cardinal rule in start-ups is don't plan on luck, but take full advantage of it when you get it.

Windows 7 Not so Great as Advertised and Has Compatibility Issues: Is Microsoft in Collusion With Manufacturers Like HP?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Russnow

There ought to be a law preventing the computer hardware and software industry from shortchanging consumers, so that we get the full use of our equipment.