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  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...
  • Disney movie preorders caught up in Hachette-like dispute with Amazon

    Reuters—Amazon.com Inc has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online retailer began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year....
  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...
  • Disney vs. Amazon Battle: Why the Online Giant Picked Wrong Studio to Bully

    By Todd Cunningham and Jordan Zakarin LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Amazon may have picked on the wrong Hollywood kid to bully in Disney. The e-commerce giant's tough-guy stance isn't really about blocking pre-orders on "The Muppets Movie," "Maleficent"...
  • E-commerce offers more than just a menu

    E-commerce offers more than just a menu
    Imagine going to a restaurant and everything on the menu looks good but you’re particularly intrigued by the yellowfin tuna - something you’ve never tried before. Now you’re sure you can’t live without it. The server approaches,...
  • Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson

    Gas masks selling briskly near Ferguson
    Gas masks have apparently become a hot commodity near Ferguson, Mo., after more than a week of clashes between police and protesters since an officer's fatal shooting of an unarmed black man. Authorities have used tear gas and rubber bullets to try to...
  • Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum

    Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty...
  • U.S. retailers feel the pinch as frugal shoppers curb spending

    (Reuters) - Weak results from the likes of Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Macy's Inc are the latest sign less affluent U.S. consumers are still pinching their pennies and the trend appears to be hurting upmarket retailers as well. A number of large U.S....
  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • 1,000 European authors sign open letter to Amazon over e-books

    Like 900 of their American counterparts, 1,000 authors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have signed an open letter to Amazon arguing for fair treatment of all publishers' e-books. The European authors are concerned over actions Amazon has taken against...