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  • Moves by HBO, CBS could be tipping point for a la carte pricing

    Moves by HBO, CBS could be tipping point for a la carte pricing
    In the Game of Thrones that is the pay-TV industry, HBO has unleashed the dragons. The premium network said it would offer an online streaming service next year, making its programs available for the first time to anyone with an Internet connection...
  • CBS joins HBO in chase for cord-cutters

    CBS joins HBO in chase for cord-cutters
    HBO grabbed headlines this week with its plan to offer a stand-alone streaming service next year, with details yet to come. Meanwhile, CBS is actually launching one. The Tiffany Network launched the CBS All Access service Thursday, providing online...
  • HBO going 'over the top' with Internet streaming service in 2015

    HBO going 'over the top' with Internet streaming service in 2015
    HBO announced plans to offer a stand-alone streaming service directly to Internet customers beginning next year, taking a giant step toward breaking the pay-TV bundle that has been a cornerstone of the television industry for more than a quarter-century....
  • Free $100 gift card from Amazon

    Free $100 gift card from Amazon
    Just in time for holiday shopping, get a free $100 Amazon gift card when you sign up for a Discover card. If you're an Amazon shopper, this no-annual-fee credit card's for you. New cardmembers get the free gift card when you make any purchase in the...
  • Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000

    Amazon.com boosts holiday hiring to 80,000
    Amazon.com is beefing up its holiday staff with an additional 80,000 seasonal workers as the online retailer prepares for the holiday shopping rush. The Seattle company said it is adding about 10,000 more temporary positions compared to last year to...
  • HBO to offer its programming over the Internet

    HBO to offer its programming over the Internet
    In a blow to cable and satellite TV providers, HBO will offer its programs directly to consumers over the Internet — potentially giving millions more Americans another reason to cancel their pay TV service. The premium network — home to...
  • CBS launches new digital subscription service

    CBS launches new digital subscription service
    CBS is going a la carte. The network said beginning Thursday, it will offer a new digital subscription video on demand and streaming service for its television network called CBS All Access. For $5.99 per month, the subscription service will allow...
  • Google expands shopping delivery service in U.S.

    Google expands shopping delivery service in U.S.
    Google Inc said it would expand its same-day shopping delivery service to three new U.S. cities and start charging customers for the service, which competes with Amazon.com Inc. The Google Express service, which was earlier only available in certain...
  • Holiday season spending and hiring will increase, surveys find

    Holiday season spending and hiring will increase, surveys find
    Many of the nation's biggest retailers plan to sharply increase hiring for the holiday shopping season as consumers look to spend more, according to reports out today. Macy's, Kohl's, Walmart, Amazon and Game Stop are among the retailers planning...
  • Apple's new iPads sport modest upgrades but short on 'wow'

    CUPERTINO Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc's faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by...
  • Wal-Mart cuts sales-growth outlook, slows store openings

    Wal-Mart cuts sales-growth outlook, slows store openings
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its annual sales forecast on Wednesday, citing a stronger dollar and the impact of food stamp reductions, and it said it would slow store openings in the next financial year as it shifts spending to its online business....