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Shazam Wants You to Hold the Phone Up to the TV

Posted by: Rachael King on December 06

By Adam Satariano Shazam Entertainment Inc., maker of that nifty tool that lets people identify songs they can't recognize, wants TV viewers to start using the service, too. The startup...

Price Check! Amazon App Takes Aim at Brick-and-Mortars

Posted by: Rachael King on December 06

By Danielle Kucera Amazon.com Inc. wants shoppers to do a price check the next time they're at the store. The world's largest online retailer is offering a 5 percent discount...

Bose Unveils Stereo LCD Television

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on September 28

The cutthroat U.S. flat-panel television business has humbled many well-known brands. Pioneer exited the plasma television business last year after finding few takers for its high-end sets. In 2008, Philips...

RadioShack Plans Reinvention

Posted by: Douglas Macmillan on August 04

Most people visit their local RadioShack to pick up mundane electronic accessories like batteries and headphone adapters. Would a new brand name and flashy products make the store more of...

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