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  • 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...
  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!
    In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
  • Online video stars mobilize for U.S. net neutrality

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for...
  • Smart ways to save on college textbooks

    (Reuters) - With the cost of college textbooks surpassing $1,000 a year for many students, soon-to-be sophomore Matt Schroeder came up with a smart way to trim costs. He worked out a system of borrowing books from upperclassmen, offering nominal...
  • 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,...
  • Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark

    Review: 'Sweetness #9' by Stephan Eirik Clark
    Time will tell if the literary equivalent of the lightning strike that catapulted Edan Lepucki's "California" to best-sellerdom will work its magic on Stephan Eirik Clark's debut novel as well. Lepucki got the coveted "Colbert Bump" in July when...
  • Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?

    Amazon welcomes employees in Lakeland; drones in India?
    Online retailer Amazon said it welcomed 400 employees at its new Lakeland distribution center for orientation on Thursday. The facility in Lakeland is 1 million square feet, which is about the size of 17 football fields. The entire Altamonte Mall is...
  • Digital Savant: Two years later, the wait seems longer for mobile wallets

    "The future of buying stuff seems like it's going to be cashless, credit card-less and tied to whatever mobile device you happen to be carrying around. But how far into the future are we talking? Or are we already there?" Funny thing about that quote:...
  • 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...
  • Recall alert: BRITA children's water bottles due to laceration hazard

    Recall alert: BRITA children's water bottles due to laceration hazard
    BRITA is recalling about 242,500 children's water bottles because the containers could pose a laceration hazard. The four recalled children’s water bottles have popular cartoon characters on a hard-sided plastic bottle. Characters and bottle...
  • Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies

    Staples warns of weak sales on low demand for core office supplies
    (Reuters) - Staples Inc warned that its sales could fall in the current quarter as it sells fewer computers and core office supplies such as ink, toner and paper in North America amid stiff competition from online retailers and big-box chains. Shares...