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Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

...share our values and long-term vision."Google had been in talks to buy Twitch, but no deal materialized. Forrester Research analyst James McQuivey believes Google might have been a better fit for Twitch."Twitch will be a harder asset...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/amazon-buy-video-game-stre
With pending Beats buy, Apple CEO Tim Cook makes break from managerial style of Steve Jobs

...three to five years ago, but it sure feels like the company is pregnant and we will soon know a lot more," says Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett. "If a Beats acquisition is the biggest news of the year, then it will be a bust."Neither...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-12/pending-beats-buy-apple-ce
More consider resale value when buying jeans, handbags

...furnishings, are sold in the aftermarket ? with about one percent of pre-worn goods sold online, estimates Forrester Research's Sucharita Mulpuru.But data suggests it's a fast growing area of retail: Shoppers seem to have resale value...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-09/more-consider-resale-value
Apple seeks to regain cool with $3 billion Beats buy

...Beats will be a good fit for Apple, which makes most of its money selling hardware such as iPhones and iPads.Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett says Apple would have been better off developing its own headphones in-house and expanding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-28/apple-seeks-regain-cool-3-
Cord-cutter confessions: Reality TV made me do it

...thing through their game console. I'm what the paid-TV industry calls a "cord cutter." A recent report from Forrester Research predicts U.S. households without cable or satellite TV will increase from the current 18 percent to 21 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-05-10/cord-cutte
Shoppers hit the web on Cyber Monday for biggest online shopping day on record

...trend so far this year is shoppers researching and buying on mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, said Forrester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru."There was an enormous lift in the number of people who use mobile devices, and it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-03/shoppers-hit-web-cyber-mon
Amazon, stores compete for holiday shoppers

...Federation. Of that, about $78.7 billion is expected to be online, up 15 percent from last year, according to Forrester Research.Here's how the fight is playing out:Price warOne of Amazon's biggest advantages is its low prices. It can...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-29/amazon-stores-compete-holi
Microsoft reboots with sweeping reorganization

...last year, Gartner predicted.Ballmer's reorganization "should help Microsoft slow its decline, but the question remains whether it will be enough to help it climb into new markets," Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-11/microsoft-reboots-sweeping
T-Mobile USA, MetroPCS to merge cellphone businesses

...capacity for wireless broadband.That ultimately could mean more choices and better services for customers, though Forrester Research analyst Charles Golvin doesn't believe the deal will make a "revolutionary difference" for U.S. cellphone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-10-03/t-mobile-usa-metropcs-merg
Intel CEO surprises board with plans to retire in May

...million PCs were sold and most of them were powered by Microsoft's Windows and Intel's microchips, according to Forrester Research. Some 142 million smartphones sold that year, at a time when the tablet market hadn't really taken off. That...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-19/intel-ceo-surprises-board-