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  • 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...
  • Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care

    Shopping, charity blend at Shop2Care
    Shop online as you normally would, and you'll be donating to charity. That's the idea behind Shop2Care.org, a nonprofit launched this month by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Mark Asofsky of Delray Beach. Shop2Care channels the rebates that...
  • Square raises $100 million for $6 billion valuation

    San Francisco payments company Square has raised $100 million from investors, and may be on track to double that. The company, founded and led by CEO Jack Dorsey, who also helped create Twitter, issued 6.4 million new Series E shares at around $15.46 per...
  • Microsoft buys 'Minecraft' maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

    It's official: Microsoft said Monday morning that it's buying Mojang, maker of the popular "Minecraft" video game, for $2.5 billion. The Mojang team will join Microsoft Studios, maker of games such as the "Halo" and "Forza" franchises, according to a...
  • PewDiePie, YouTube's most popular star, to premiere videos on MLG.tv

    PewDiePie, whose nearly 31 million subscribers on YouTube have made him the video website's most-watched star, will begin uploading some videos on a competing website before they appear on YouTube. New episodes of "BroKen," a recently created online...