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  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!
    In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
  • 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...
  • Wal-Mart recorta pronósticos financieros por mayor gasto en salud de empleados, negocio online

    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc recortó su previsión de ganancias para todo el año, citando mayores costos por los cuidados de salud de suys empleados y una mayor inversión en su negocio online. Como estaba previsto, la mayor cadena minorista a nivel...
  • Florida hopes to get Blue Origin launches

    Florida hopes to get Blue Origin launches
    SpaceX made it official last week: The California-based company will build its first commercial spaceport in Texas, spurning overtures from Florida and other launch-minded states. Although Florida gets the "consolation prize" of SpaceX's government...
  • Authors United: Who signed?

    More than 900 authors signed an open letter to Amazon that appeared in print Sunday and is online at the website Authors United. The letter appealed to Amazon to treat books from Hachette fairly. "As writers -- most of us not published by Hachette -- we...
  • Cinedigm Posts Increased Revenues for Q1 Despite Challenging GVE Acquisition

    Cinedigm Corp.'s revenues increased 23% to $22.9 million for the first quarter fiscal 2015, from the prior year quarter of $18.5 million, the Los Angeles-based company announced Wednesday, despite a $4 million to $5 million reduction in cash flow in the...
  • Amazon Studios to Bow 5 Pilots in Third Pilot Wave

    Amazon.com will debut five pilots as part of its third pilot season on Aug. 28 in the U.S. and the U.K., including comedies from Steven Soderbergh and Whit Stillman and dramatic thrillers from Marc Forster and Shaun Cassidy. The five pilots to be...
  • Amazon takes on Square, PayPal with new credit card reader

    Amazon takes on Square, PayPal with new credit card reader
    Amazon is making a play in small-business payment processing by launching Local Register, a credit card reader that can be attached to a smartphone or tablet. The Seattle-based online retailer announced the $10 device Wednesday, challenging...
  • Moment of Friday: Artist Dara Birnbaum's 1970s Wonder Woman mash-up

    Moment of Friday: Artist Dara Birnbaum's 1970s Wonder Woman mash-up
    By today's standards, Dara Birnbaum's video piece "Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman," might not seem like a big deal. The 5 1/2-minute video looks like your typical Internet mash-up: repeating cuts of actress Lynda Carter spinning in circles to...
  • Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online

    Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its full-year profit forecast, citing higher employee healthcare costs and increased investment in its online business. The world's largest retailer, which has 1.4 million employees in the United States, raised its...
  • More companies adding video to personalize online customer service

    More companies adding video to personalize online customer service
    In a hurry on a sizzling July morning, Veronica Vallejos opted for the drive-through ATM at Visterra Credit Union in Moreno Valley. After pulling under a carport, she leaned out her window and found to her surprise, a screen lit up with Regina's smiling...