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  • German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

    Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany's newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in 2008. The sons of a lawyer who encouraged...
  • A treasure-trove beyond words

     A treasure-trove beyond words
    I joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School in 1981. On the day after I moved to Hyde Park, a young English professor told me, in hushed tones, "The best thing about the University of Chicago is the Sem Co-op." He added, as if he were...
  • PewDiePie Joins MLG, 'BroKen' to Stream Exclusively on eSports Network

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - PewDiePie has found a new bro in Major League Gaming. Felix Kjellberg, who operates PewDiePie, YouTube's most popular channel, has agreed to start streaming episodes of his series "BroKen," exclusively on MLG.tv, starting...
  • Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center

    Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center
    State and local officials in Ohio are courting Amazon.com Inc with tax breaks and other perks to convince the No. 1 U.S. online retailer to build a $1.1 billion data center in central Ohio and create 120 jobs, according to public records. The records...
  • Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette

    Authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute with Hachette
    (This Sept. 15 story corrects headline, first and second paragraphs to show group contacting Amazon board also includes authors not published by Hachette) SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - More than 1,000 authors, including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and...
  • Morgan Spurlock, Judd Apatow are latest to tinker with new platforms

    Morgan Spurlock, Judd Apatow are latest to tinker with new platforms
    Noted film directors have been pushing to television and other platforms for years, but the trend seems to be widening and even mutating lately. Morgan Spurlock and Judd Apatow are just two of the latest examples of established filmmakers looking...
  • OCDE revela plan global para evitar evasión fiscal de grandes compañías

    LONDRES (Reuters) - La Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico anunció el martes planes para reescribir reglas fiscales internacionales que podrían eliminar las estructuras que han permitido a compañías como Google Inc y Amazon.com...
  • OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance

    OECD unveils proposals to curb corporate tax avoidance
    LONDON (Reuters) - New international tax rules proposed on Tuesday could eliminate structures that have allowed companies such as Google Inc and Amazon.com Inc to shave billions of dollars off their tax bills. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation...
  • Smithfield Foods to sell 'Duck Dynasty' peanuts

    Look for "Duck Dynasty" peanuts and peanut brittle for sale in local stores and online next week from Smithfield Specialty Foods Group. "We think the two brands together will do extremely well," said Pete Booker, Smithfield Specialty Foods Group vice...
  • Shrinking middle class takes a toll on retailers

    Retailers just reported another quarter of disappointing results. It's been five years since the recession ended, and many have cut outlooks for the rest of the year. Even Amazon.com, which has been around for 20 years, can't invest in itself and turn...
  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion

    Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' maker for $2.5 billion
    What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion. Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...