Unfortunately, the duo's alliance to fight the iPhone is dead in the water, as Apple and Android already hold dominant positions in the smart-phone market.
The video-rental chain could not get the money it needed to survive bankruptcy, reports say.
Lines weren't huge for the debut, and BlackBerry trade-ins seemed to be a leading trend.
The discount-deal site goes from darling to dud after a series of ads that some viewers thought were in bad taste.
One leaked ad says the new Xoom will cost $800 when it goes on sale on Feb. 24. Can the Xoom succeed at that price?
One columnist thinks the iPhone jinxed AT&T shares. But AT&T had a lot to do with that curse all on its own.
Nearly half the staff has been laid off. It's time to sell the social-networking also-ran while it still has value.
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