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  • Some online retailers seeing value in opening bricks-and-mortar shops

    Some online retailers seeing value in opening bricks-and-mortar shops
    Some of the hippest online retailers around are pioneering an old concept: offline retailing. After years of squeezing traditional retailers, e-commerce companies that were once digital-only are seeing the value of hanging up shingles in malls and...
  • FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids

    FTC sues Amazon over millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by kids
    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon.com alleging that the online retailer unlawfully billed parents millions of dollars for mobile in-app purchases accidentally made by their kids. The federal complaint, which was filed in Washington&...
  • More of life within reach

    Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy. "I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
  • FTC files suit against Amazon over accidental in-app purchases

    For most parents, seeing a random $358 charge on their credit card bill would elicit a lot of questions. But for the parents of the 71% of children who play mobile games such as Angry Birds or Temple Run, those seemingly random charges are becoming more...
  • Amazon wants to test delivery drones outdoors

    Amazon wants to test delivery drones outdoors
    Online retailing giant Amazon wants permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test speedy delivery drones outside in the Seattle area. Amazon wants an exemption from FAA rules that say businesses can test drones only indoors, saying it...
  • Zillow deal to buy Trulia creates real estate digital ad juggernaut

    By the time many home shoppers call a real estate agent, they've already got a short list of properties — and data to support the prices they want to pay. Real estate information websites such as Zillow and Trulia have in short order...
  • Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets

    Florida's space agency launches new pitch for commercial rockets
    In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle. At stake are hundreds of jobs —...
  • Edan Lepucki thanks Colbert Nation for making 'California' a hit

    Edan Lepucki thanks Colbert Nation for making 'California' a hit
    Edan Lepucki appeared on "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night to talk about her debut novel, "California," and thank Colbert and his fans for getting it onto bestseller lists. "Thank you Colbert Nation for buying my book and reading it," she said. "I'm...
  • Incoming School Chief Called Himself Ph.D. For Years Without An Accredited Doctorate

    Terrence P. Carter, the highly touted Chicago education administrator hired to start Aug. 1 as the superintendent of New London's troubled school system, recently completed requirements for a doctorate that he's scheduled to receive next month. "Soon...
  • Google enfrentará demanda colectiva por permitir comprar a niños

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google debe enfrentarse a una demanda colectiva presentada por una mujer estadounidense cuyo hijo realizó compras online sin su consentimiento, dictaminó un juez federal, rechazando la petición de la compañía de que la demanda fuera...
  • Amazon jumps into 3-D printing market with bobbleheads, more

    Amazon jumps into 3-D printing market with bobbleheads, more
    From personalized miniature bobbleheads to flower vases, Amazon’s new 3-D printing marketplace plans to simplify the 3-D printing process for consumers. The online retailer, which launched the marketplace Monday, offers users the ability to...