Google TV Is Ready to Change the Game

By bringing web-like search navigation to traditional channel surfing, Google TV has the potential to be a game-changer in the pay TV business. The launch also sets up an eventual clash between Apple’s App Store and Google’s search-based platform for supremacy on connected devices.…

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Amazon vs. Apple: Round 2

Having gone toe-to-toe with Macmillan Publishing over e-book prices last month, only to retreat in the face of a consumer backlash, Amazon is once again talking tough with publishers. This time, however, the stakes are even higher for the Kindle-maker.…

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3D, or Not 3D? That Was the Question at CES

3DTV was everywhere at this year's CES. The real question for the industry, though, is whether consumers will be queuing up at Best Buy to get 3DTVs when sets start hitting retail floors later this year. And the answer is anything but clear.…

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Early Surprises From CES

CES, the annual consumer electronics event, officially kicked off today in Las Vegas, with crowds up from last year’s recession-shocked show. And while tablets, 3DTV and new Android devices captured most of the headlines heading into the event, they weren’t the only action to be found.…

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How the Nook Nicked B&N's Q2 Numbers

For Barnes & Noble, sold-out pre-orders for the Nook were a rare bit of good news in its second quarter, but chasing demand for the device is forcing it to hike its investment in manufacturing. Still, it thinks the e-book game is one it can win.…

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