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2012-07-23 21:18:41

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple and the Department of Justice have been exchanging harsh words in the ongoing ebook price-fixing investigation. In May, Apple accused the DOJ of siding “with monopoly, rather than competition” when they sued Apple and 6 other publishers for allegedly adjusting their prices to beat out Amazon´s $9.99 e-book price point. Today, the DOJ has released a document, calling Apple´s actions...

2012-07-18 02:28:49

DALLAS, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* customers will soon have more options in choosing the plan that's right for them and their mobile devices. With new AT&T Mobile Share plans, available in late August, new and existing customers can share a single bucket of data across smartphones, tablets, and other compatible devices, plus get unlimited talk and text. AT&T Mobile Share plans make it easy for customers to manage their data, voice minutes and texting, without needing to...

PC And Mac Sales Down Both Domestically And Globally
2012-07-15 08:36:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The global computer market continued its downward trend during the second quarter of 2012, marking the seventh consecutive quarter that the industry had experienced either a loss or modest growth. According to Ian Sherr of the Wall Street Journal, research firms Gartner and International Data Corporation (IDC) reported a 0.1% decline in shipments of personal computers. In terms of actual units, those figures represent hundreds of...

Amazon Smartphone Rumors Heating Up
2012-07-06 15:17:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When done right, smartphones can be big business. Apple, notorious for their profit margins, is able to earn quite a bit of money from their iPhones. As it turns out, ebooks and other forms of digital content are also big business. Amazon has been able to do very well with their Kindle e-readers and have even taken a gamble by selling their 7-inch tablet at a loss in hopes to sell more ebooks, music and videos. Amazon´s...

Amazon Gains Mapping With UpNext Acquisition, Will Location Follow?
2012-07-03 14:10:13

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new purchase for Amazon may just give the online retailer and maker of the Amazon Kindle what it wants: Location, location, location. Amazon acquired 3D map tech startup firm UpNext, for an undisclosed sum. The New York-based UpNext, which is comprised solely of four founding members, has built apps with 3D mapping for the iPhone, Android and Kindle Fire. To date, the company has mapped 50 cities, with enhanced details in 23...

2012-06-27 02:23:34

LONDON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming consoles & games subsector sees sharpest fall The number of UK consumer online searches pertaining to entertainment in April - from Movies, Going Out, Gaming Consoles & games and Music, dropped 13 per cent on January's level, reveals the latest entertainment-related search data from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight. The Gaming consoles & games subsector, saw the sharpest fall....

2012-06-18 02:25:31

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) today announced the appointment of Harry Arnett as Senior Vice President, Marketing. In this role, Arnett assumes leadership of the Company's global marketing, communications and go-to-market functions. The announcement was made by Chip Brewer, President and CEO, Callaway Golf. "Harry has demonstrated an impressive ability to develop and execute compelling strategies on a global scale that clearly connect...

2012-06-15 23:01:47

DecalGirl, the first company to manufacture removable full-color vinyl skins for electronic devices in the U.S., today announced week long giveaway starting June 18-22. Devices will include a Apple iPod Touch, Amazon Kindle Touch, Sony PSVita, Amazon Kindle Fire, and Apple iPad. Milton, DE (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 DecalGirl has long offered a large selection of vinyl skins for a variety of electronic devices, so it is only fitting that DecalGirl is offering a series of giveaways in...

On A Shelf Of PC Clones, Vizio Is Standing Out With Innovative Designs
2012-06-15 12:32:12

John Neumann for redOrbit.com Is a PC-maker finally understanding that consumers are clamoring for more than ugly boxes with their computers? In a presentation with tech partners Intel and Microsoft, along with retailer Walmart, Vizio CEO and founder William Wang and CTO Matt McRae discussed the current crop of PC's available in the market and highlighted their lack of innovative design. Vizio seeks to remedy that with a line of new, sleek form factors that eliminates, or lessens,...

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2012-06-12 08:07:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com As the old saying goes, you never want to know how the sausage is made. Sometimes, it´s simply easier–both on the mind and the stomach– to be ignorant as to how the things we consume are delivered to us. Case in point, Google´s Street View rovers. As they drive through cities and towns, they continuously capture data and images. As such, they´ve often caught a few things on camera that may or may not have been intended for such...