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  • Rocket Internet prices shares to value firm around $8 billion

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Rocket Internet, a venture capital group that has launched dozens of online start-ups, expects to raise almost double the amount it initially targeted from its initial public offering, pricing shares to value the firm at...
  • Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network

    Discovery boosts its stake in Hub Network
    Discovery Communications has increased its ownership stake in a children's channel known as the Hub Network and plans to rebrand it as Discovery Family with hopes of appealing to a wider audience. The Burbank-based channel, launched four years ago,...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free museum visits, gas for $2.50, $25 off at Starbucks

    It's Freebie Friday! Free museum visits, gas for $2.50, $25 off at Starbucks
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! This weekend, get into museums and natonal parks for free, pocket a free Apple iPhone 6 models with trade-in through Tuesday, gas up in Coral Springs for $2.50 a gallon and...
  • Amazon's sales tax charge outrageous

    Amazon's sales tax charge outrageous
    This past year Amazon agreed to collect sales tax for the state of Florida. I recently rented a movie from Amazon to watch online. My purchase was taxed at a rate of 14.28 percent. Florida sales tax is 6 percent. According to Amazon, the Florida...
  • What you can do with your old phones

     What you can do with your old phones
    With consumers rushing to buy the new iPhone 6, Moto X or any other late-model smartphone, a related industry is bustling: recommerce companies that will buy your old smartphone, sometimes for hundreds of dollars. And unless you have a good reason not...
  • Rocket draws big investor crowd for emerging market Web plan

    Rocket draws big investor crowd for emerging market Web plan
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Rocket Internet, the global e-commerce investor, will take a more hands-on role in its stable of companies through a stock market listing which was fully subscribed within the first hour of taking orders, it said on Wednesday....
  • Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab

    Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab
    Amazon.com will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected smart home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies. The plans, detailed in...
  • Smart & Final grocery chain goes public

    Smart & Final grocery chain goes public
    Smart & Final Stores Inc., the warehouse-style grocery chain with a deep history in Los Angeles, raised about $161 million Wednesday through the public sale of nearly 13.5 million shares. Shares of the Commerce company climbed as high as $13.42, up from...
  • Amazon's head of digital music, video to depart

    Sept 24 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's head of digital music and video is departing the e-commerce company by the end of the year, a company spokeswoman said on Wednesday. It was not immediately clear whether Bill Carr, who is a vice president, is...
  • Vast Majority of Top Films, TV Shows Are Available Legally Online: Study

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood is delivering more movies and TV shows via legal digital outlets than ever, although most titles are available for purchase or rental rather than subscription VOD. As of December 2013, 94% of 808 top films analyzed...
  • Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune

    Painting imitator in 'Art and Craft' documentary says he wanted attention, not fortune
    Mark Landis didn't become an art imitator for the money. Using his name along with several aliases — he even posed as a Catholic priest — Landis attempted to donate 100 fakes to some 50 institutions in 20 states. And because he has not...