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  • More holiday wish lists go digital

    More holiday wish lists go digital
    Holly Riefke's two small children still write letters to Santa Claus. Or rather, they print their names on letters Riefke has written on their behalf, and together they drop them into a festive red Macy's mailbox designated for North Pole correspondence....
  • Amazon advierte que podría trasladar fuera de EEUU pruebas con drones

    Amazon advierte que podría trasladar fuera de EEUU pruebas con drones
    Amazon.com Inc planea trasladar fuera de las fronteras de Estados Unidos más pruebas de sus drones si no obtiene un permiso rápido de los reguladores para realizar tests al aire libre, dijo la compañía en una carta a la Administración Federal de la...
  • Amazon workers lose fair-pay case over hours spent in security screenings

    Workers need not be paid for the time they are required to spend in line for security screenings, the Supreme Court ruled in a victory for Amazon.com Inc. and other retailers. In a unanimous decision, the justices rejected a fair-pay lawsuit brought...
  • U.S. Supreme Court: No pay for Amazon warehouse workers' time in security lines

    U.S. Supreme Court: No pay for Amazon warehouse workers' time in security lines
    WASHINGTON — Warehouse workers who fill shipments for online retailers like Amazon do not have to be paid for time they spend waiting in security screenings, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. In a unanimous ruling, the justices overturned a...
  • Noah Feldman: Supreme Court doesn't understand warehouse labor

    Noah Feldman: Supreme Court doesn't understand warehouse labor
    Back in the 1940s, when the U.S. Supreme Court last spent a lot of time struggling with the question of what parts of a worker's day were included in the job for the purposes of getting an hourly wage, the cases tended to come out 5-4. Then, liberals...
  • Seniors on the Go: Holiday giving, travel style

    Seniors on the Go: Holiday giving, travel style
    Presumably, some folks on your holiday gift list are travelers. Equally likely, you want to come up with a gift that they would really like. The folks at Switchfly, the loyalty program redemption experts, have an answer for you. According to their...
  • Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery

    Amazon job posts hint at global ambitions for same-day delivery
    Amazon.com Inc is considering expanding its same-day delivery program globally, recent job listings show, underlining the importance of fast shipping to its ability to compete with the instant gratification offered by brick-and-mortar stores. The No. 1...
  • Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge

    Activitist investor Starboard wants Staples, Office Depot to merge
    Activist investor Starboard Value wants to merge office-supply chains Staples Inc and Office Depot Inc, CNBC reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Starboard, known for its aggressive shareholder activism, disclosed a 5.1 percent stake in...
  • BitTorrent brings file-sharing protocol to Web browsing

    BitTorrent brings file-sharing protocol to Web browsing
    Could BitTorrent turn out to be an Internet service provider's best friend? Half a dozen years ago, the popular file-sharing protocol was nothing but a headache for ISPs as broadband users filled their connections with torrent files (most often,...
  • In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

    Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia. Representatives of...
  • Be By Baby's closing blamed on Amazon and is a loss for families, Lakeview

    Be By Baby's closing blamed on Amazon and is a loss for families, Lakeview
    For 10 years, Kathy Poehlmann has been dispensing advice about breast-feeding and baby-wearing from her store, Be By Baby, in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. It's the store where window displays featured cloth diapers on a clothesline, or, more...