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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S coming next month, pre-orders now live

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S coming next month, pre-orders now live

Lenovo's long-awaited IdeaPad Yoga 11S is finally about to make its store debut. The 11-inch convertible laptop, which was announced at CES 2013 back in January, now has a release date of June 23 and pre-orders are live starting today on Lenovo's website, as well as at Best Buy. If you like the Yoga series, but want it in a more compact form factor, this is probably your best bet.

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Best Buy to sell EU stake to Carphone Warehouse

Best Buy to sell EU stake to Carphone Warehouse

Best Buy has revealed a definitive agreement to sell its 50-percent share of Best Buy Europe to Carphone Warehouse, which it entered into a joint venture with back in 2008. The sale will take place for the equivalent of $775 million, with the majority of it coming in the form of cash and the rest of it being offered in Carphone Warehouse Group stock with a one-year restriction, during which time the group can sell the shares on Best Buy's behalf at issued prices and higher.

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Leap Motion delayed as Best Buy takes the blame

Leap Motion delayed as Best Buy takes the blame

This week the pre-order ship date for the Leap Motion 3D controller device has been moved due in part to a mistake made with Best Buy orders. This date change will not affect the way the device functions, but will change when the device is sent to those that have already pre-ordered the device. The date at which Leap Motion will be leaving the factory is now is in mid-to-late July.

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SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

SlashGear Weekend Wrap-Up: April 6th, 2013

This week is finally almost over, and there were tons of news stories published everyday. At the beginning of the week, we learned that there was an iMessage DDoS attack going around that would lag your device and inhibit its capabilities. More bad news for Apple followed when the USPTO denied its iPad Mini trademark. April Fools was a blast this year with many companies perfectly executing their well thought-out pranks.

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Samsung to launch Experience Shops in 1400 Best Buy stores

Samsung to launch Experience Shops in 1400 Best Buy stores

Samsung has teamed up with Best Buy to bring 1,400 in-store Experience Shops, according to a statement released Thursay. The stores will begin rolling out some time this month, with the Korean manufacturer stating that 900 Experience Shops will be up and running in select Best Buys by the beginning of May, with the rest of them rolling out "by early summer," although no hard dates were provided.

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Best Buy plans Samsung Stores in time for GALAXY S 4 launch

Best Buy plans Samsung Stores in time for GALAXY S 4 launch

One of the biggest launches of the year in the Android smartphone market will be the launch of the Samsung GALAXY S 4 smartphone. Best Buy is already gearing up for the launch of the new GALAXY device and will be adding special Samsung sections to their mobile department. The Samsung section of the mobile store isn't the only dedicated and branded section in many Best Buy locations around the country.

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Best Buy leaks unannounced Canon EOS-b DSLR

Best Buy leaks unannounced Canon EOS-b DSLR

If you're a fan of photography looking for new DSLR camera from Canon, a new shooter has been tipped by Best Buy. The camera turned up on the Best Buy website without any pictures, but the full specifications and pricing did tagalong. According to Best Buy, the camera can be pre-ordered right now for $799.99.

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Best Buy follows Yahoo and cancels work-from-home program

Best Buy follows Yahoo and cancels work-from-home program

For some reason, Best Buy believes that it's a good idea to follow Yahoo's example and forbid its workers from working from home. Considering all of the angry feedback Yahoo received from its employees as well as all of the negative press written about its structure change, you would think Best Buy would stay away from the idea. But no, it's decided to cancel its flexible work plan, entitled ROWE (Results-Only Work Environment).

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Best Buy reports Q4 2013 earnings, founder drops plans for private buyout

Best Buy reports Q4 2013 earnings, founder drops plans for private buyout

Best Buy announced its Q4 2013 (fiscal year) earnings today, and it's not looking incredibly good. The company reported a net loss of $377 million with a revenue of $16.7 billion during the quarter. Compared to a year ago, Best Buy brought in a revenue of $16.67 billion with a net loss of $405 million, so the company actually did a tad bit better this time around, actually.

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