The Only Thing You’ll Need to Read About Saving Money on Black Friday

Ben Franklin was on to something when he said, “Time is money.”
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Sony Struggles to Stay in the Game

In just three months, Sony Corp. went from a company on the mend to one whose recovery is now in serious doubt.

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Beats By Dre Looks to Drop HTC

The maker of the popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones is looking to buy out its Asian partner and bring in a new investor that can provide it with fresh funds for growth, people familiar with the matter said.

Chip Sales Grew in May at Fastest Rate in Three Years

A metric that doesn’t lie.
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Jawbone Hires Microsoft’s Mindy Mount as President to Turbocharge Ops

A new leader for the high-profile gadget maker.
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Panasonic Posts Another Full-Year Loss

Panasonic Corp. Friday posted net losses exceeding ¥750 billion ($7.4 billion) for the second straight year, dragged down by hefty restructuring charges aimed at fixing its ailing electronics business.

My, Look at ARM’s Healthy Sales

Tough enough to tackle Intel in the server business? We’ll see.
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Google Works on Launching Retail Stores

Google Inc. has been developing plans to launch retail stores in the U.S., said people familiar with the matter, in another sign the company is studying Apple Inc.’s playbook for building a consumer-electronics brand.

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Sony Surprises Optimists With Loss

Sony Corp. posted an unexpected quarterly loss on Wednesday, demonstrating the depth of the problems facing its electronics business and deflating a sense of optimism that was reflected in a recent share-price rally.

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Philips Exits Consumer Electronics

Philips Electronics has drawn a line under its long history as a consumer-electronics company after failing to compete successfully with the likes of Apple Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. and Sony Corp. in the fast-moving industry.