"Teen Tech Centers and Geek Squad Academy are a good example of how, using our assets, our knowledge and our resources, we can contribute to these communities," CEO and President Hubert Joly said.

VIDEO: 80 Teenagers + Robots and 3-D Printers = 2 Days of Tech Fun at Geek Squad Academy

Students crowded around a 3D printer, excitedly watching as the machine created small, plastic objects shaped like Pac-Man. In a nearby classroom, young people programmed robots to follow a track on the floor using laser sensors. In all, more than 80 students ages 10 to 18 gathered at the Minneapolis Central Library this week to … Read More

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Turning Back the Clock for Geek Squad’s 20th Birthday Year: Tech 1994 vs. 2014

What better time to reminisce about the technology of two decades ago than this, the Geek Squad’s 20th birthday year. Let’s  mentally teleport back to the age of copious amounts of cookie-cutter boy bands, jean overalls with one strap undone, and Jansport backpacks. To get in the right ’90s mindset, check out which movies were hot on VHS — yes VHS — back in … Read More

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Go to the Samsung Experience Shops at Best Buy, Watch ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Trailer, Get a Free Ticket to See the Movie

(Credit: Lionsgate/The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1) Big fan of The Hunger Games? … on July 26-27, head to Best Buy to potentially snag a free ticket to see The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, an exclusive Mockingjay pin, and movie posters. That’s right, fans of the girl on fire, here’s how to … Read More

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Geek Squad’s 20th Birthday Has a Nice (NYSE) Ring to It

Geek Squad passed on the sheet cake for its 20th birthday. Instead, Geek Squad hit Wall Street and celebrated its 20th birthday by ringing the bell at the New York Stock Exchange. President of Geek Squad Chris Askew was flanked by some of the nation’s best and brightest who wear black and orange (in addition to … Read More

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Here’s the Way to Snag the LG G3 for $0, and Also Get a $100 Best Buy Gift Card

While most new smartphones cost between $199 and $299, the new LG G3 is now available at Best Buy for $0 down for qualified customers, plus a $100 Best Buy gift card for AT&T and Verizon customers. That can’t be true, right? But it is – only at Best Buy. When you sign up for … Read More

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Watch a Toddler Land an Adorable First Kiss While Shopping with his Dad at Best Buy

Best Buy’s apparently also the place for the best first kisses. While shopping with his dad, little Julian becomes smitten with an adorable girl. She just happens to be featured on the box of a Toshiba HDTV. That doesn’t matter to Julian, who plants a big kiss on his crush. Luckily for all of us, Julian’s … Read More

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Back to School at Best Buy: Get $100 off MacBooks or Maybe Even Win $100K for Tuition

These days, Back to School shopping has more cool options like 360-degree, 2-in-1 laptops and gadgets, and less of the boring No. 2 pencils and college-ruled notebooks. And thanks to Best Buy, students can save big when buying the latest tech. Student Deals: Students can get great deals on Back to School necessities all year long … Read More

Best Buy's Tim Cassidy saw the need to make button batteries safer should they get into children's hands and his innovation has done just that.

Patent Pending: Best Buy Employee’s Invention Aims to Keep Kids Safe

Tim Cassidy doesn’t consider himself an inventor, but he currently has a patent pending to help keep children safe. As Best Buy’s Director of Product Safety and Compliance, Cassidy is among the first to hear concerns about some products that Best Buy sells. In addition to handling product recall alerts, he works with activists and … Read More

Yes, that's hip-hop star 50 Cent alongside Best Buy's Malik Shuman at the Monroeville, Pa., store.

That Guy Who Bought Every Trey Songz CD at Best Buy? Turned Out to be 50 Cent

Odds are that Malik Shuman had a better Tuesday than you did, as the Best Buy Blue Shirt hung out with 50 Cent after a surprise store visit by the hip-hop star. Yesterday at the Pittsburgh-area Best Buy store, Shuman helped the Grammy-nominated rapper purchase every copy of Trey Songz’s album “Trigga,” helping 50 Cent’s effort to “support real artists.” … Read More

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Best Buy’s New Photography Website with How-To Guides and More Will Easily Turn You Into a Pro

You want to take professional-level portraits of your family at the reunion this summer. Or maybe you aim to capture your kid’s first little league swing and not have the bat become an weird brown blur. Great, because that’s why Best Buy redesigned its website this week for customers looking for the best in photography and HD … Read More

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