With demand for the devices expected to outpace inventories, consumers could be left empty-handed.
As device makers design from the chip out, this major player's mass-market approach faces trouble.
Starboard's stake in the big-box retailer is useful only to traders, not long-term value investors.
Apple seems set to enter the fiercely competitive world of compact budget tablets, and would go toe-to-toe with Amazon and Google.
This is great news for Microsoft and should be a golden opportunity to gain exposure and popularity among users.
Target, Wal-Mart and Kmart have transformed shopping in the past half-century.
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