twice connect

Amazon Picks Up Egghead's Shards

12/17/2001 02:00:00 AM Eastern bought the last vestiges of the bankrupt online computer retailer for $6.1 million.

Amazon, which already has a CE and computer Web store, snatched up Egghead's intellectual property rights, product information and Web site data. Amazon intends to relaunch the Egghead site at a future date, but for the time being customers going to are redirected to Amazon's computer store where a notice tells visitors to check back for a new Egghead site.

Amazon was able to pick up Egghead, which ceased operation in November, after would be suitor Fry's Electronics backed out of a proposed $10 million buyout offer and instead purchased online retailer Cyberian Outpost for $8 million earlier this month.

NATM Annual Meeting

Besides the usual business of planning out the

Ultra HD OLED TVs In IFA Spotlight

At IFA, all Ultra HD makers are quickly expanding

Jack Wayman, the Father Of International CES

Tributes continue to pour in for Jack Wayman, who

Nationwide PrimeTime 2014

Scenes from Nationwide PrimeTime buy fair held in