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TomTom Steers Itself Toward New Revenue Sources

Faced with intense competition from GPS-enabled smartphones with free navigation software, TomTom, the popular Dutch developer of portable navigation systems, announced Wednesday it is seeking to broaden its revenue base. But the announcement didn't offer much in the way of specifics.

Foreign Firms Were Upbeat about Haiti Before Quake

Of the many ironies of last week's earthquake in Haiti, this one is the cruelest: In the months before the disaster, international officials believed the outlook for the Western Hemisphere's poorest country was starting to improve. U.S. and South Korean firms were considering expanding operations there.

12 things you shouldn't buy in 2010

Who among us doesn't own a closet full of toys, tools, clothes and electronics that we just had to have, only to find after we made the purchase that...

Tom Tom's GPS Price Cut

GPS software- and hardware-maker TomTom slashed prices on its iPhone turn-by-turn navigation app, The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) reported Monday. The new price for the app providing directions in the U.S. is $49, well down from the original price of $99, as reported by Engadget.

Retailers forced to sell themselves

Frustrated by the poor economy and mounting debt loads, retail chains are increasingly putting all or part of themselves on the discount rack. It's a...