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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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"...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase

    Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase
    If you're back-to-school shopping this week, snag gifts with purchase in store and online.  Here's five of my fave offers.  Amazon.com: Buy three personal-care products and get one free. Toys R Us: Free $9.99 lunch kit with any $12.99 backpack...