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Customers and a salesman look over cars parked at a dealership. (credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

End Of The Year Deals

As we say goodbye to 2013, shoppers can say hello to some serious savings.

CBS 11–12/30/2013

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Holiday Electronics: Protecting Your Purchase

Smart phones, tablets, and other expensive electronics will be at the top of many holiday wish lists this year.

11/27/2013

Princeton scientists used 3-D printing to create a "bionic ear" made up of a coil antenna and cartilage. (credit: Princeton Univ./Frank Wojciechowski)

University Researchers Create ‘Bionic Ear’

With a 3-D printer, a petri dish and some cells from a cow, researchers at one university are growing synthetic ears that can receive — and transmit — sound.

07/03/2013

A woman fills the tank of her car with gasoline. (credit: Getty images/Mark Renders)

Electronic Gas Pump Skimmer Gets 20 Years

A judge in Fort Worth has sentenced a man identified as a member of a California-based gang of electronic thieves to 20 years in prison for putting devices inside gasoline pumps to steal customers’ debit and credit card information.

12/17/2012

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E-Reader Sales Plunge As Tablets Take Over

Sales of dedicated e-reading devices like the Kindle are in an “alarmingly precipitous decline” this year after five years of rapid growth, a research firm said.

12/12/2012

Consumer Confidence Index Hits Lowest Level Since Record Began In 1967

Retailer Circuit City’s Website Going Away

The last remnant of electronics retailer Circuit City is going away. Systemax has announced it is merging the CircuitCity.com website with its TigerDirect.com brand.

11/15/2012

The new iPad Mini is displayed after its unveiling at an Apple special event at the historic California Theater on October 23, 2012 in San Jose, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple Sells 3 Million iPads After Mini Launch

Apple said that it sold 3 million iPads of all kinds in the first three days it sold the new Mini model. Apple started selling the iPad Mini at $329.

11/05/2012

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

RadioShack Reports $21 Million Q2 Loss

RadioShack reported a $21 million loss for its second quarter on Wednesday, surprising Wall Street as sales of consumer electronics and personal computer accessories dropped.

07/25/2012

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

RadioShack Reaches Chinese Expansion Deal

Radioshack has reached a deal to expand in Asia. The Fort Worth company announced a joint venture to open consumer electronics stores in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

06/08/2012

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Amazon Accepting CD Trade-Ins For Store Credit

Amazon announced that their trade-in program will now accept CDs. Previously, customers were only able to trade in electronics, books and games.

04/12/2012

The company's logo hangs over a RadioShack store on February 17, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois.(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

RadioShack Expanding Into Asian Markets

A Malaysian company plans to open at least 1,000 new stores in southeast Asia from Texas-based consumer electronics retailer RadioShack.

03/23/2012

A man sitting on a balcony and smoking a cigarette uses his laptop computer. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Doctor Discusses Computer Vision Syndrome

As users spend more time gazing into computer screens of all sizes during their waking hours, doctors say they’re seeing more patients complaining of what’s known as Computer Vision Syndrome.

03/16/2012

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