Motorola should have released this a month ago.
Amazon.com (AMZN), Best Buy (BBY), Costco (COST), RadioShack (RSH), Sam's Club, Staples(SPLS) and Walmart (WMT) will all be selling the Motorola (MMI) XOOM on March 27th, Motorola announced today. The $599, 32GB tablet matches up with Apple's(AAPL) 32GB Wifi iPad on price but offers some interesting differentiators:
The iPad on the other hand is thinner, lighter and has Apple's famed hardware/software integration. Apple also has the marketing money and product placement people to make sure everyone knows about the iPad 2. More
The LG Optimus V is now showing up at some Radio Shacks on Virgin's network for only $149.
I called Virgin Mobile's data plan the best Smartphone plan on the planet last year. As far as I can see, no other carriers have yet come close to Virgin's $25/ month after tax, unlimited data, unlimited texts and 300 anytime minutes per month plans. I have a hard time putting together a plan MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 31, 2011 1:00 AM ET
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Groupon reportedly turned down Google's rumored $6 billion buyout offer because its board was concerned about anti-trust scrutiny from regulators. (Google is already knee-deep in two anti-trust investigations.) CEO Andrew Mason also says he wants the company to stay independent in the near future. (Tech Trader Daily and ABC News)
A group of hackers MORE
The company finally has enough iPhone 4s in stock -- just in time for the Christmas rush
From the day it launched the iPhone 4 in June, Apple (AAPL) has ramping up production, trying to get supplies to the point where they could meet demand.
The company reached that point of retail equilibrium last week, when shipping delays in its online store, which had been listed at 3 weeks from June through MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 9, 2010 10:38 AM ET
The new e-commerce alliance is miles away from matching Amazon's consumer-shopping experience.
Yesterday, GSI Commerce, along with several dozen participating online stores -- including Toys "R" Us, Barnes & Noble (BKS), and Radio Shack (RSH) -- launched ShopRunner, a cooperative counteroffensive against Amazon (AMZN), with the intention of directly competing with Amazon's $79 loyalty program, which was launched back in 2005. Similar to Prime, ShopRunner includes a $79 annual fee, free MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Oct 6, 2010 3:35 PM ET
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