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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos buys The Washington Post for $250 million

Surprising news has rocked the media industry today, with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos purchasing The Washington Post newspaper and other affiliated publications for $250 million. The Washington Post Company, which previously owned the paper, will continue to trade publicly after…

Google announces Chrome for iOS, Chromebooks at Best Buy

With day 2 of Google’s I/O 2012 conference underway the Internet giant is following up from yesterday’s Android-related announcement by shifting its focus to Chrome. Namely, the company has confirmed that the fast and full-featured browser will be available later…

Best Buy to follow Circuit City's demise?

With former heavyweights like Circuit City out of the game, industry experts are questioning the future of remaining electronics superstores. Wall Street Journal reports that retailers like Best Buy have taken staggering losses as online rivals rise to dominance. Although…

Best Buy launches Buy Back Program

Best Buy has launched a Buy Back Program for customers who want to stay current with their gear but who are concerned about obsolescence. The Buy Back Program means the retailer "buys back" your past purchases and gives you your…

Best Buy charging $30 for free PS3 firmware update

Best Buy's Geek Squad is generally known as a group that grossly overcharges for services that cost very little to perform, but this one takes the cake. The Staten Island, New York store is offering 120GB PS3 Slims for $329.98,…

Best Buy now buying used games in stores

Jumpstarting its second-hand game business, Best Buy has expanded its online trade-in program to nearly 600 stores with more locations coming soon. Beginning this Sunday, August 29, you'll be able to haul your pre-owned games to a participating store, waltz…

Best Buy to offer Clearwire's WiMAX service in 2011

Earlier this month Best Buy announced it had struck a deal with Sprint to resell wireless phone and EV-DO service under the "Best Buy Connect" brand. Today, they are expanding upon their planned offerings through a wholesale deal with Clearwire…