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  • 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...
  • German brothers to make billions from Rocket e-commerce empire

    Oliver Samwer and his brothers Marc and Alexander are on the brink of becoming Germany's newest billionaires with the flotations of Rocket Internet and the European online fashion site Zalando it helped launch in 2008. The sons of a lawyer who encouraged...
  • Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center

    Ohio offers Amazon tax breaks to build $1.1 billion data center
    State and local officials in Ohio are courting Amazon.com Inc with tax breaks and other perks to convince the No. 1 U.S. online retailer to build a $1.1 billion data center in central Ohio and create 120 jobs, according to public records. The records...
  • 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...
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season

    Quick takes on what's new for the fall TV season
    Fall comes. Not such a big deal as it was back before there were 27 TV seasons in a year and a thousand new shows starting every week, but there are still something like a million series premiering on 6 billion channels between now and the end of the...
  • DirecTV CEO Mike White Confirms Plan to Launch Hispanic Internet-Video Package This Year

    DirecTV later in 2014 will launch an over-the-top video service aimed at Hispanic consumers, CEO Mike White said Friday, speaking at an investor conference. The top U.S. satcaster, which is in the process of being acquired by AT&T, has reached a...
  • Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014

    Zulily's Bethlehem warehouse is Lehigh Valley's 'biggest economic' coup of 2014
    Kaitie Burger's love affair with the online retailer Zulily began a little more than a year ago on a tip from a friend. The young company started out as a discount site with mainly children's clothing and gear marketed to moms. But Burger, who has no...
  • YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says

    YouTube U.S. ad revenue to cross $1 billion this year, EMarketer says
    U.S. advertising revenue for YouTube, the biggest Internet video website, could reach $1.13 billion in 2014, according to a report from research firm EMarketer. That would be an increase of 39% from 2013, EMarketer said Thursday. However, the research...
  • 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...