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iPhone is a popular search phrase Tuesday afternoon, as the discounter announces that it is slashing the price on
Wal-Mart will now sell the iPhone 3GS 16GB for $97, down from $197, with a two-year contract with
The news has ignited rumors that Apple will be launching a new iPhone within the coming weeks, prompting Wal-Mart to get rid of current inventory.
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continues to be a hot topic Tuesday, after the series finale aired on ABC, which is owned by
, on Sunday. The two-and-a-half hour finale drew an audience of 13.5 million. ABC has tried unsuccessfully to replace the series. Its strongest efforts was arguably
, but that show was canceled last week.
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unveiled its Streak tablet computer on Tuesday in the U.K., where it will become available in early June.
The touch-screen device is nearly half the size of Apple's iPad, and will operate on Google's Android operating system. The price of the device will be announced closer to the launch date.
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