TVs get bigger, fancier, pricier
Buyer's remorse may be a thing of the past for purchasers of new television sets.
Apple guilty in e-book conspiracy case, vows appeal (Update)
A US judge ruled Wednesday that Apple violated antitrust law in a price-fixing case, saying the company "conspired to restrain trade" with publishers to boost the price of e-books.
Chinese shoppers buying 'grey market' iPads
Technology-mad Chinese shoppers are paying a huge mark-up for Apple's new iPad on the grey market, only days after the device went on sale in the United States.
Explaining the games gasoline retailers play
(Phys.org) —When it's time to top up the tank, how much thought do you give to where you will buy gas? Maybe you drive around town, looking for the best deal. Chances are, you usually visit the same station in your neighbourhood, ...
Kindle Fire software update on the way
Amazon said Monday that a software update to improve the performance of Kindle Fire tablets will be released within two weeks.
Microsoft shows off Windows 8 for smartphones
Microsoft on Wednesday ramped up its push to regain ground in the precious mobile computing market by giving developers a "sneak peek" at new Windows software for smartphones.
You can look -- but don't touch
Consumers are often told that if they break an item, they buy it. But a new study suggests that if they just touch an item for more than a few seconds, they may also end up buying it.
Memo to big box retailers: Goodwill has a shelf life
Big box retailers may have had the secret to combatting online retailers all along: instant gratification. A new study from Columbia Business School that is published in the Journal of Consumer Research warns that the po ...
German regulators fine Microsoft for price-fixing
(AP) -- Antitrust regulators fined Microsoft Corp.'s German subsidiary 9 million euros ($11.8 million) and said the world's largest software maker illegally influenced retail prices for its Office 2007 programs.
Grey market iPads selling like hot cakes across Asia
Apple has not yet officially launched the iPad in Asia, but that hasn't stopped a booming "grey market" trade in the world's most talked-about high-tech gadget.
Research firm: Amazon sells $199 tablet at a loss
(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Fire tablet, which started shipping this week, costs $201.70 to make, a research firm said Friday. That's $2.70 more than Amazon charges for it.
Review: Moto G isn't the best, but decent for $179
You're not getting the best or the latest technology with Motorola's $179 Moto G smartphone. What you do get is a great price for something close.
RIM says committed to PlayBook amid price cuts
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) dismissed a report on Thursday that it was pulling the plug on its PlayBook tablet computer.
Amazon shares slip on revenue miss, profit outlook
(AP) -- Amazon.com's results for the holiday shopping season highlight the inherent tension between retailers and consumers: What's good for one isn't necessarily good for the other.