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Barnes & Noble bails out on Nook tablet biz

B&N will shift manufacturing of its Nook tablet lineup to third-party partners to design co-branded tablets.

By June 25, 2013


Best Buy bails out of European venture in $775M deal

The U.S. electronics retail giant will leave the European market by selling its 50 percent stake back to its partner, the U.K.-based Carphone Warehouse.

By April 30, 2013


Twitter and blogs: Post once and bail out

New research shows that Twitter users are posting once and never going back. People need more motivation to keep producing content.

By June 9, 2009


Kayak for iPhone bails out stranded passengers

Kayak has a new application out for iPhone users that lets them search for flights and hotel reservations using the same database and prediction tools found on the normal site.

By March 16, 2009


Can we please keep Google and IBM out of the government bail-out trough?

IBM, Google, and other technology companies have been lobbying for U.S. federal spending to be directed their way. This is a bad idea, and out-of-keeping with how technology companies have traditionally sought investment.

By February 6, 2009


Bailout plan bails out clean-energy sector

Wind and solar get another lease on life with eight-year extension, while plug-in hybrids, geothermal, and small wind installations get supports.

By October 3, 2008


IDC expects cheap laptops to save PC biz in '08

In the face of myriad economic headwinds, IDC expects PC demand to remain strong throughout the rest of the year and beyond. The big reason: a new generation of low-cost notebook computers. CNET News' Charles Cooper and Erica Ogg discuss why this nascent computing category is enjoying such success.

September 10, 2008


Cloud storage providers bail out Xdrive users

AOL-owned Xdrive is going the way of dinosaurs, and hungry Web storage providers are champing at the bit to get those users to come over.

By August 8, 2008


Blinkx makes offer to bail out ad company Miva

The offer for Miva, a struggling ad firm from the Web 1.0 days, is $1.20 per share--a 54% premium over its recent closing price.

By August 8, 2008


As expected, Imeem bails out Snocap by acquiring it

Snocap might have axed half its workforce last year, but still, the Shawn Fanning-founded company had developed technology appealing to the social-media network.

By April 7, 2008