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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.

Five Items You Should Always Recycle

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Recycling is one of the easiest steps you can take toward living green--but some recycling matters more than others.

SEC Changes the Game on CEO Succession

Alicia Whitaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alicia Whitaker

Shareholders can now challenge the board to learn more about plans for CEO succession. This is one more action that will make it less likely that the CEO can fill the board with good old boys.

Best Buy Under Pressure After Acknowledgement Of Muslim Holiday In Flyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A recent Best Buy ad (hat tip to CrunchGear) promoting the store's Black Friday sales includes a nod to the Muslim holiday Eid Al-Adha, which is celeb...

Tesla: Mechanics Will Make House Calls

The Associated Press | Dan Strumpf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK - Taking a cue from house-call services like Best Buy's Geek Squad, electric carmaker Tesla Motors is launching a maintenance plan where mech...

No Good Times for Big Business -- They're Mad as Hell and Not Gonna Take It Anymore

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Big Business is not as interested in making big plans or big money with big ideas as they are in blaming Washington for all that ultimately ails you.

New E-Book Reader: Best Buy and Verizon Release the iRex | BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The budding market for electronic reading devices is about to get two powerful new entrants: Best Buy and Verizon. On Wednesday, iRex Technologies, a...

HuffPost Reviews: Pearl Jam, Monsters of Folk and More, Plus an Interview with David Gray, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So this is what Pearl Jam would sound like after hanging with George Thorogood. It's great to hear the guys trying on old school rock 'n' roll and putting their moniker on it.

Technology Rx for Health Care Reform

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gary Shapiro

The consumer electronics industry is defined by rapid innovation and falling prices. Advocates on every side should consider these market-based lessons, as they are relevant to the current health care debate.

Why Red Bull Might Save Music

Tamara Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tamara Conniff

Music sales are plummeting -- both digital and physical. In part, this is due to the economy -- if a consumer has to choose between dinner and a CD, most will choose dinner.

While My Guitar (Hero) Gently Weeps

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jessica Rovello

Why on earth would the most successful band in history sell out to a video game?

Best Buy Mistakenly Puts $9.99 TV Offer On Its Website

AP | MAE ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Few if any of the deals retailers have offered online during the recession have been as good as Best Buy Inc.'s sale price of $9.99 o...

Unlimited Vacation Days, Dogs at Work and Pet Projects- Innovations in the Workplace

Kari Henley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kari Henley

For those of you who follow my posts, I have been writing about vacations - and our attitudes about taking time off. Two weeks ago I explored America'...

Best Buy To Sell Electric Motorcycles

Motorcycles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Have you ever wished that you could combine the competent, organized staff of your local Best Buy with the gentle, no-pressure sales environment of a ...

Best Buy To Start Selling Green Vehicles

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Best Buy Co., best known as a vendor of giant televisions, is veering in a new direction: selling green vehicles....

Thank God It's Thursday: Book Expo '09 & The 27s plus The Singular Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This year's BookExpo in New York City had its usual small arena of publishers at gussied-up kiosks hawking the latest and greatest by writers known and unknown.

Super Bowl TV Deals Will Cost You

Wall Street Journal | BRETT ARENDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even in this economy, some will want to watch the Super Bowl on the biggest, flattest, highest-definition TV they can afford. But there's a you-mak...

Best Buy CEO Eyes Bankruptcy Deals

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. electronics retailer Best Buy Co could take advantage of bankruptcies in the sector by snapping up vacant store lo...

Best Buy Buyouts: 500 Employees Agree To Leave

Star Tribune | Jackie Crosby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In yet another sign of the dwindling retail and job landscape, one in eight employees at Best Buy Co. Incorporated's headquarters in Richfield -- abou...

Best Buy Offers Used iPhones At Discounted Price

Reuters | Karen Jacobs and Andre Grenon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Retailer Best Buy Co, seeking new ways to appeal to cost-conscious shoppers, said on Tuesday it is selling refurbished versions of...

The Top Five Boneheaded Music Industry Moves Of 2008

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

In a business where, for the last decade or so, every move made by a major record label or established artist is almost guaranteed to be a dumb one, it's hard to pick a mere five as the créme de la créme of stupidity.

No Steve Jobs Keynote at MacWorld: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer December 17, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

Steve Jobs will not give his usual keynote speech at MacWorld. Not only that but the upcoming conference will be the last Apple will participate in....

What Recession?

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Who are all these people forking over piles of green? Aren't they aware that the economy is in the sump?

Black Friday Circuit City Hoax Ruffles Deal-Seeking Feathers

Black Friday Ad Hoaxes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Black Friday ads have bargain hunters in a tizzy this week, but it was a Circuit City, Future and Best Buy hoax that ruffled the most feathers. A v...