'Slave Trade' video game altered after social media backlash

...mechanics to underline the point of how inhumane slavery was," read a statement posted on the game's page on Steam, an online store. "The goal was to enlighten and educate people - not to get sidetracked discussing a small 15-second part of the...

Best Buy 2Q performance beats analysts' expectations

...successfully navigate a tough consumer electronics market as it wrestles with deflation and increased competition from online stores, notably Amazon.com.It was only a few years ago that critics were about to write Best Buy's obituary, questioning...

Jurors to hear Steve Jobs testimony at Apple trial

...Music Store operated by RealNetworks, an Internet streaming company based in Seattle. As a result, songs from rival online stores could not be played on iPods, and songs purchased on iTunes could not be played on competing portable devices, including...

Plaintiffs' attorneys say Steve Jobs' e-mails show CEO wanted to keep iPod free of rival stores' songs

...purchased from Apple's own iTunes store. By updating the iTunes and iPod software to block music from competing online stores, Apple maintained a closed system that discouraged consumers from buying competing music players, plaintiffs' attorney...

H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

...an exciting expansion," Persson said. "We see our online store as a very important complement to our physical stores as the online store makes it possible for us to increase our level of service...

Wal-Mart's new tool gives competitors prices

...said it wants to see how competitors and customers respond to the program, but it doesn't have any plans to add online stores to the test. Duncan Mac Naughton, the chief merchandising and marketing officer for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s U...

Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul product portfolio

...release Monday, signals of an update to the Apple TV digital receiver seemed to get louder when the company refreshed its online store to include the gadget as a stand-alone category for the first time. That places it alongside the iPhone, iPad...

HTC, Nokia offer good choices of giant phones

...having a good camera, I find colors on the screen more vibrant than on other phones. Before you buy, check the Windows online store to make sure the apps you want are available. It's getting better, but apps tend to come to iPhones and Android devices...

Apple hires Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts as a senior vice president

...ranks of its management.Ahrendts will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook when she leaves Burberry to join Apple next spring in a newly created position of senior vice president in charge of retail and online stores.? Associated Press

Small business on-the-go? Smartphones make it easy

...a full-time marketing job in New York and relies on his iPhone to keep him connected to his business.An app from online store creator Bigcommerce alerts him when an order is made on Heatonist.com. He pays suppliers using an app from payment...