Alongside sales and long lines, some shoppers were greeted with violence as American consumers embarked on what is traditionally the year's largest shopping day. Shoppers pepper-sprayed one another in the battle for bargains, while at least one shopper was shot for her merchandise.
The holiday shopping season is in full swing on Thursday, with retailers hoping consumers will spend big despite worries about the fragile economy and their own precarious finances.
Apple was able to dodge concerns that its new iPhone 4S underwhelmed as anticipation leaned towards a new iPhone 5, but record sales is reassuring not only Apple, but Sony.
Steve Jobs died on Wednesday.He was 56. His death leaves Apple without its charismatic co-founder but his legacy lives on its products and technologies.
The Associated Press reported on Wednesday that the founder of Apple and former CEO, Steve Jobs, has passed away.
Anticipation is building as Apple is expected to debut its long awaited next-generation smartphone, the iPhone 5, but what it will feature doesn't have to be a mystery.
Apple is slated to announce its next flagship smartphone -- the iPhone 5 -- on Tuesday, capping months of speculation and anticipation with a roll-out that's expected to define the industry. But no one smartphone can deliver everything.
Apple is hosting a press conference at its headquarters later Tuesday, where it is expected to end 15 months of speculation and anticipation with the unveiling of its next smartphone -- the iPhone 5.
Research in Motion rebuffed speculation that it was following HP's footsteps in abandoning its poor performing Playbook tablet, but the move highlights its difficulties penetrating Apple's dominant market position.
Amazon rolled out its much anticipated Kindle Fire on Wednesday, its first fully fledged tablet computer posing a threat to Apple's iPad empire. But other players may also need to watch out.
This isn't rumors or speculation. While Apple is not letting any secrets out, one only has to look as far as its software -- iOS5 -- to understand how it will function.
Consumer electronics giant Samsung said this weekend that its popular Galaxy S2 smartphone sold over 10 million units globally, making it the most-sold Android phone in the world, but it still has a ways to go before it catches up to Apple.
Consumer electronics giant Samsung said on Sunday that its venerable Galaxy S2 smartphone reached 10 million units sold globally, making it the most sold Android phone and positioning it for a bout with Apple.
A number of manufacturers have tried and failed to enter the tablet computing space, currently dominated by the iPad and iPad 2, but Amazon's forthcoming tablet may have the right mix to shake Apple's empire.
A 6-ton defunct NASA satellite has fallen back to Earth Saturday, but officials are not sure of the exact location of the debris that rained into the Pacific Ocean.
South-Korea's Samsung is taking the offensive against Apple, pushing for product injunctions and stepping up rhetoric against long-time consumer electronics rival.
A defunct NASA satellite is expected to plunge back to earth on Friday, raising concerns that blazing hot debris may shower down on the unsuspecting terrestrial population.
Apple is expected to launch its anticipated next-generation iPhone 5 on October 4, and while it should feature a number of bells and whistles, it will probably lack 4G ... for now.
A defunct NASA satellite is expected to plunge back to earth, raising concerns that blazing hot debris may shower down on the unsuspecting terrestrial population.
With anticipation growing for Apple's next smartphone to hit shelves, industry watchers on Monday said the company could even roll out two devices: the iPhone 5 and the iPhone 4 Plus.