Dixons and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed they're considering merging the two companies, creating a huge retail empire.
Dixons is shutting up shop for the final time, as the plug is pulled on Dixons.co.uk to focus on Currys and PC World.
Comet is beefing up its sale discounts, with 50 per cent off some items. Dixons meanwhile says it will benefit from Comet's death.
Despite earlier fears, the ailing retailer's upcoming fire sale will see vouchers and gift cards honoured.
The viral content site plans to expand its international and video reach. Chris Dixon, general partner at the Silicon Valley venture capital firm, joins as part of the deal.
Dixons has yanked the Toshiba Folio 100 from shelves after customers report faults -- but not before boosting the price to £1,000.
Dixons is cashing in on the iPad-fired tablet market with the Advent Vega and the Advent Amico affordable Android slates.
So farewell, then, to Dixons on the High Street -- and a big, tacky, gadgety welcome to 'Currys.digital'. Britain's slightly naff electronics retailer is taking the Dixons brand virtual, leaving us intrigued as to what we'll find in its real stores. MP3 fridges, anyone?
A woman has come forward to say that Curtis Reeves, the retired policeman accused of shooting dead another man after a row about texting, also had a problem with her texting in the movies recently.
New "reverse" vending machines installed in Sydney let you deposit recyclable waste in return for rewards.