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  • Free $10 Amazon gift card from BP

    Free $10 Amazon gift card from BP
    Get a free $10 Amazon.com gift card by joining the new BP Driver Rewards program for new members.  It's free to join, plus you'll earn 10 cents off a 20 gallons as a bonus. Join the loyalty program online or grab a card at stations and opt in. After...
  • Why Amazon Acquired Twitch (Video)

    Monday's news that Amazon had purchased videogame streaming service Twitch came out of nowhere, leaving question as to what the online retailer wanted out of the acquisition. Andrew Wallenstein, editor-in-chief, digital, at Variety, explains in the...
  • Will 'The Fault in Our Stars' Get More Teens Hooked on Digital?

    This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions. As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
  • It's Official: Amazon Acquires Twitch for $970 Million

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - 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...
  • Amazon greenlights pilots for five new kids shows

    Amazon greenlights pilots for five new kids shows
    Amazon studios loves its pilots. The online retail giant announced on Monday it had greenlighted pilot episodes for five new kids series -- three animated and two live action. The new pilots will become part of the company's third kids pilot season,...
  • RadioShack shareholder negotiating rescue package: Bloomberg

    (Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter....
  • Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba

    Fund managers look to make room for Alibaba
    Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month — and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door. The initial public...
  • Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online

    Best Buy says sales to fall as more shoppers buy online
    (Reuters) - Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year. Best Buy's shares fell as much as 7 percent on Tuesday...
  • Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million

    Amazon snaps up live video startup Twitch for $970 million
    Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations. The...
  • Libraries seek out new cardholders

     Libraries seek out new cardholders
    The Palatine Public Library will be giving away prizes in September, which is National Library Card Sign-up Month, as part of a push for more people to obtain library cards. Other libraries, such as the Mt. Prospect Public Library, also are offering...
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...