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  • Amazon, Hachette end bitter book dispute

    SEATTLE Amazon and the book publisher Hachette resolved their bitter dispute, reaching a multiyear agreement for e-book and print sales in the United States. The companies, which issued a joint news release Thursday morning announcing the news, didn't...
  • America's shift in attitude toward gays started at work

    WASHINGTON In the beginning, it was about money as much as rights. Long before America started rapidly changing its mind about gays, corporate America set the stage. From companies such as Marriott, founded by socially conservative Mormons, to technology...
  • Harry Reid's tax-raising ploy is a political bamboozle

    OAKLAND, Calif. U.S. internet commerce has grown dramatically over the past decade, from about $93 billion in 2003 to some $322 billion in 2013. Several factors have driven this growth: convenience, access to products that aren't always available locally...
  • Turkey: Roasted or braised, you decide

     Turkey: Roasted or braised, you decide
    Thanksgiving might just be the ultimate potluck. Nearly everyone we know loves this food-centric holiday. Long gone are the days of one person cooking the whole Thanksgiving dinner. These days, many guests volunteer to bring a part of the meal, for a...
  • New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse

    New Amazon pilots include shows from Ridley Scott, Carlton Cuse
    A diverse slate of series ranging from a Civil War drama to a satire of New Age yoga culture will highlight Amazon Studio'sĀ first pilot season lineup for 2015. The projects come from a variety of top producers including Ridley Scott ("Alien"), Carlton...
  • Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?

    Can Best Buy face-lift help lift Chicago-area stores?
    Best Buy poured $20 million into its 43 Chicago-area stores this year, giving an overdue face-lift to one of its oldest markets and adding several new features, such as high-end appliances and professional-grade cameras, that the electronics giant hopes...
  • MPAA launches new content website

    MPAA launches new content website
    Hollywood studios are taking another crack at trying to steer consumers to legitimate websites. The studios' chief lobbying arm, the Motion Picture Assn. of America, has launched another website called wheretowatch.com that provides a "one-stop shop"...
  • For online retailer, fulfilling orders brings technology into the warehouse

    CRAFTON, Pa. In August, online retailer Modcloth basically shut down its Pittsburgh-area warehouse for a week. While unfilled orders piled up, a new warehouse management system was installed; 150 warehouse employees went through training; the marketing...
  • Make the most of the next polar vortex

    The initial warning bell sounded in early August. I was grilling steaks on my patio, wearing my customary weekend summer attire of T-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. Smooth jazz from my outdoor speakers enveloped the backyard. Mixed with the aroma of...
  • The several habits of exceptionally frugal people

    On the top of my washer-dryer, there's a bucket full of old cut-up T-shirts and other scraps that we use for cleaning instead of buying paper towels. I stock up on six months' worth of toilet paper at a time -- it comes out to 50 cents for a giant roll....
  • 'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record

    'Singles' Day' Sales, Yet To Catch On Here, Set Online Shopping Record
    MinXi Fu of West Hartford was up at 3 in the morning Tuesday to take advantage of a consumer-centric holiday from China that takes its name from the four digits in the date — 1.1.1.1 — Singles' Day. China's largest e-commerce company,...