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  • Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon confirms it will buy Twitch for $970 million
    Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers. The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...
  • Rocket Internet and Zalando to unveil listing plans in Sept: sources

    German venture capital firm Rocket Internet and Zalando, Europe's biggest specialist online fashion retailer, are both on the brink of announcing plans to list on the Frankfurt stock exchange, several sources with knowledge of the matter said. Both...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • Bean bag chairs recalled after deaths of two children

    More than 2 million bean bag chairs sold at major retail stores, including Walmart and Bon-Ton, are being voluntarily recalled by the manufacturer after two children climbed inside the bags through a zipper and suffocated to death. The U.S. Consumer...
  • Ace Bayou recalls 2.2 million beanbag chairs after two deaths

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ace Bayou Corp is recalling about 2.2 million beanbag chairs after the suffocation deaths of two children, the company and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Friday. Zippers on the chairs can be opened and children...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced Monday. The deal is for a...
  • Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ

    Amazon developing own online advertising software: WSJ
    Amazon Inc is planning to develop its own software for placing advertisements online, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. While the in-house platform is initially planned to replace ads supplied by Google Inc on...
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark

    Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark
    Time will tell if the literary equivalent of the lightning strike that catapulted Edan Lepucki's "California" to best-sellerdom will work its magic on Stephan Eirik Clark's debut novel as well. Lepucki got the coveted "Colbert Bump" in July when...
  • Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?

    Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?
    Online retailer Amazon said it welcomed 400 employees at its new Lakeland distribution center for orientation on Thursday. The facility in Lakeland is 1 million square feet, which is about the size of 17 football fields. The entire Altamonte Mall is...
  • Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies

    Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies
    (Reuters) - Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains. Shares...