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Best Buy restructure includes 50 US store cuts

Best Buy restructure includes 50 US store cuts

Your local Best Buy store may be right along the razor's edge this week as the electronics giant makes relatively large cuts to their retail footprint amid slow profit growth. Included in this cut are 50 big box stores inside 2012 as well as an estimated 400 jobs. The jobs, surprisingly enough, are said by Best Buy to be cutting mainly from corporate headquarters - this pointing toward a restructuring of the company's business as well as its physical presence in the United States.

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Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus Prime leaked in Best Buy ad, on sale 11/27?

Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus Prime leaked in Best Buy ad, on sale 11/27?

Well then, readers, take a good, close look at this. It appears to be that we have an end-of-the-month Best Buy catalog leaked with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, um, scratch that, the Samsung Nexus Prime? Wow, what on earth is going on? Seems like Verizon may have made some eleventh-hour changes on the rebranding whiteboard with the Galaxy Nexus, with what looks like a Verizon-exclusive name. And from this point on, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus may very well be officially christened the Nexus Prime.

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Best Buy shutters big-box UK stores; refocuses on connected devices

Best Buy shutters big-box UK stores; refocuses on connected devices

Best Buy has confirmed it will close the eleven "big box" pilot stores the company opened in the UK, focusing instead on pushing Best Buy Mobile and "small box" outlets as it focuses on "connected device" sales. Opened in April 2010, the large stores are facing "challenging economic conditions and profit expectations" Best Buy claims, and will all close by the end of 2012. Meanwhile, the company is spending $1.3bn on buying out Carphone Warehouse's 50-percent stake in the Best Buy Mobile profit share agreement.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 purchase at Best Buy gets you a free HTC mobile

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 purchase at Best Buy gets you a free HTC mobile

For all of you in the market for the next big single and multiplayer shooter game as well as a smartphone from HTC, you're in luck, Best Buy has a deal for you! This deal includes a free smartphone from HTC, amongst those singled out for the sale, just so long as you both purchase Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 as well as agreeing to a 2-year contract for the carriers the smartphones are working with. The handsets available in this deal are the HTC Evo 4G, the HTC Incredible 2, and the HTC Inspire 4G.

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What should I get for my new iPad 2?

What should I get for my new iPad 2?

So the day has come. You've finally purchased your first iPad, the fancy new iPad 2, and you're wondering what you should get out there and grab with it. You want to know what the essentials are, what everyone else is getting, and most importantly, what the weirdest possible items are that you could be downloading because we suggested it. It's an app downloading party! Plus there's some physical objects you should more than likely feel like you need as well.

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Best Buy offers free Android phones just in time for Christmas

Best Buy offers free Android phones just in time for Christmas

If one of the things you or someone on your Christmas list really wants is a new smartphone, you might want to head over to Best Buy. The retail giant is offering up some nice new smartphones free with a new contract or an upgrade. The devices include a single Blackberry Curve on Sprint and the rest of the free phones are Android devices on other carriers.

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The Daily Slash: September 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: September 28th 2010

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash. Tonight, in the news that we found around the Web, we've got confirmation from Microsoft that the "Chassis 2" physical design for Windows Phone 7 will be very similar to the "BlackBerry" style that we've seen over the years -- a candybar device with a full physical QWERTY keyboard right up front. And then, as usual, we'll take a look at what's happening around the R3 Media Network.

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