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Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app

...favor. The upcoming Android watches that will work with the iPhone include the Asus ZenWatch 2 and the Huawei Watch. LG Electronics already makes an Android Watch, the $300 Urbane, that's compatible with the iPhone. Working with the new app, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-31/google-tries-woo-iphone-ow
Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...successfully navigate a tough consumer electronics market as it wrestles with deflation...of 34 cents per share.The consumer electronics retailer's revenue climbed to $8...ongoing softness in the Canadian consumer electronics industry and a stronger dollar.Online...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/best-buy-2q-performance-be
Vandalized church gets security cameras after fundraising effort

...cameras after two incidents stemming from its support for gay marriage.On Wednesday and Thursday, technicians from Mac Electronics were busy installing them."We've been really shocked in some ways in the outpouring of support from this community as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2015-08-27/vandalized-church-gets-s
US markets recovering from Monday losses

...Best Buy recorded the biggest gain in the index, climbing $4.13, or 14.1 percent, to $33.42, after the home electronics chain reported better-than-expected results for the quarter.The Dow sank more than 588 points on Monday, while the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-markets-recovering-mond
Japan trade deficit widens as export growth slows

...amid weakening demand in China for chemicals, machinery and electronics.Though exports rose 7.6 percent from a year earlier...As such, even in the midst of robust U.S. demand now, electronics exports from Asia have not been able to record gains seen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-19/japan-trade-deficit-widens
Sears sales soften in 2nd quarter

...HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. - Sears' sales declined in the second quarter as it shifted away from low-margin goods like electronics and it focused on increasing the number of loyal customers through reward programs.The retailer did post its first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/sears-sales-soften-2nd-qua
From bananas to phones: How cheaper yuan could reverberate

...possible winners and losers are already emerging. SHOP UNTIL YOU DROPNot quite. The effect on prices in shops for clothes or electronics or other China-made products might be limited overall, particularly if the yuan doesn't fall further. On top of that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-14/bananas-phones-how-cheaper
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants

...year.Not all sectors improved last month. Sales waned at electronics and department stores, while spending at grocers was flat...gravitating to restaurants, recreational services, health care, electronics, rather than to traditional general merchandise, apparel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/us-retail-sales-rose-july-
Samsung unveils 2 jumbo phones

...while Sprint is giving away a low-end Samsung tablet with a two-year contract. Advance orders began Thursday.Samsung Electronics Co. also said its Samsung Pay mobile payment service will debut in its home country of South Korea on Aug. 20. Testing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-13/samsung-unveils-2-jumbo-ph
Child exploitation task forces busy

...suspect is arrested.Currently, there are 2,005 active cases in Georgia, some of which are pending forensic examination of electronics and others that could end up being unfounded, Garner said.Just this month in South Caro lina, there have been 11 arrests...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-08-22/child-exploitation-tas