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  • SkyMall's bankruptcy had less to do with its absurd catalog than you think

    SkyMall's bankruptcy had less to do with its absurd catalog than you think
    On the surface, the bankruptcy of SkyMall seems to be easily explained and none too surprising. The publisher of those seat-back catalogs brimming with useless crapola thumbed through by millions of air passengers, SkyMall ostensibly became the victim...
  • Pet supply chain will fetch heavy pet food items for a fee

    Pet supply chain will fetch heavy pet food items for a fee
    When Patti Bruflodt heard that Chuck & Don's pet food and supplies store, a chain with locations in Minnesota and Colorado, was starting a home delivery service, she wasted little time ordering two 18-pound bags of NutriSource for her 5-year-old...
  • Sling TV: High-quality video streams, with some notable trade-offs

    Sling TV: High-quality video streams, with some notable trade-offs
    Dish Network's new Sling TV service, which starts rolling out this week, is an unapologetically niche product. If you're looking for a streaming video service that's a perfect substitute for cable or satellite TV, Sling TV isn't it. At this point, nothing...
  • Turbo-ticked over Turbo Tax? Try these free options

    Tax season officially has opened, which means folks will soon be getting cranky. On the other hand, Girl Scout cookies just went on sale, so we've got Tagalongs and Do-si-dos to soothe our tax-jangled nerves. And when it comes to high-carbohydrate...
  • Investors snap up Box's shares despite online storage provider's decade-long history of losses

    Box's shares soared 66 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year. The start on the New York...
  • Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax

     Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax
    Amazon.com will start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers Feb. 1, the e-commerce giant said Friday, in compliance with a new state law that aims to treat online and brick-and-mortar retailers equally. The law, which went into effect Jan. 1,...
  • Amazon to make 'Transparent' available free to stream -- but not for long

    Amazon to make 'Transparent' available free to stream -- but not for long
    Forget free shipping, Amazon wants to make "Transparent" available for free. For one day. Still on its Golden Globes high from Jan. 11, Amazon wants more people to get acquainted with its half-hour dramedy about a middle-age transgender woman and...
  • Box's stock soars more than 70 percent in Wall Street debut

    Box's shares soared more than 70 percent in their stock market debut Friday despite the online storage provider's decade-long history of losses, a showing that may encourage more unprofitable technology startups to go public this year. The start on the...
  • DAVOS WATCH: Hollande links economics, security; King Abdullah mourned; ECB's Draghi praised

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • 'Transparent,' 'The Imitation Game' among GLAAD Media Awards nominees

    "The Imitation Game" and "Transparent" are among this year's GLAAD Media Awards nominees. The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender advocacy group announced the 144 nominees for its 26th annual honors Wednesday. "Imitation Game" is up for outstanding...
  • 'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry

    'Culture Crash' examines the crisis in the creative industry
    Scott Timberg believes America's creative class is being destroyed by what he calls today's "winner-take-all" economy. Backing his argument with an avalanche of empirical evidence from across the music, publishing, newspaper, movie and architecture...