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  • Irish tax changes may cost U.S. groups billions

    Irish tax changes may cost U.S. groups billions
    LONDON (Reuters) - Ireland's plan to close a "Double Irish" tax loophole could cost U.S. companies including Apple and Google billions of dollars, although a new break and pressure to tackle tax avoidance elsewhere means they are unlikely to decamp....
  • Google targets Amazon with new delivery service

    Google targets Amazon with new delivery service
    Google wants a piece of Amazon’s retail delivery business. On Tuesday, Google began offering consumers a subscription costing $95 a year, or $10 a month, to receive free same-day deliveries from a wide range of shops -- similar to the $99 Amazon...
  • Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn

    Columbus Day deals: Free iPhone 6s, free movies and $1 off popcorn
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all for Columbus Day sales. My roundup of deals include a free iPhone 6 from Walmart with a trade-in offer, free appetizer or dessert from T.G.I. Fridays, a free movie ticket to see Brad Pitt's "Fury," and...
  • Self-publishing never easier but money, glory scarce

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - For any author frustrated by rejections from publishing houses or wanting to cut out the middle man, there has never been an easier or cheaper time to self-publish. A host of free self-publishing platforms offered by Amazon, Apple...
  • Around Town: Newport author's book offers advice on college applications

    Newport Beach author Cynthia Muchnick has published a new book, "Writing Successful College Applications," to help college hopefuls get through the admission process. Muchnick has worked in the education field for 15 years as an educator, an admission...
  • Box Office Mojo returns after Friday disappearance

    Box-office trackers can stop panicking. The website Box Office Mojo, a go-to resource for data on movies and money, is back online after mysteriously disappearing on Friday. Box-office data fiends who tried to use Boxofficemojo.com on Friday were...
  • Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season

    Black Friday no longer the kick-off of holiday discount season
    Like a clump of mistletoe, draining the life from its host branches, Christmas season merchandise has inched its way onto store shelves, practically bumping Jack the Ripper from his spooky post. Now, twinkling trees and sparkling snowmen have taken up...
  • Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season

    Amazon renews 'Transparent' for second season
    Amazon has ordered a second season of "Transparent," its half-hour comedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as a retired professor and transgender woman who comes out to her family later in life.  The series was created by Jill Soloway, formerly a writer on...
  • Food-delivery start-ups are fattening up on technology

    Food-delivery start-ups are fattening up on technology
    Cassandra Santana rarely has time to shop for food, let alone cook it. The Venice social media manager gets groceries delivered weekly to her house. She also orders on a regular basis from trendy restaurants such as Gjelina for delivery to her home or...
  • Online retailer Amazon set to open a physical store: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc , the online juggernaut whose rapid expansion helped derail many a brick-and-mortar retail chain, may soon open its first physical store, at a prime site in Midtown Manhattan, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon...
  • Amazon.com to open first brick-and-mortar store in Manhattan, report says

    The line is getting even more blurry between online retailing and physical shopping: Amazon.com, the e-commerce giant that has put fear in the hearts of brick-and-mortar retailers, appears to be going old-school this holiday season and reportedly...