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  • EU watchdog targets Amazon's Luxembourg tax deals

    EU watchdog targets Amazon's Luxembourg tax deals
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Amazon's tax arrangements with Luxembourg are being investigated by EU regulators, as the online retailer becomes the latest global company to be accused of striking tax-minimising deals with member states that may break bloc rules....
  • Amazon workers take pay beef to Supreme Court

    Amazon workers take pay beef to Supreme Court
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a case that will decide whether Amazon.com workers should be compensated for time spent waiting to clear security checks. Though the case revolves around an Amazon warehouse in Nevada, a ruling from the...
  • Kids Love Apple's iPad More Than Disney, Nickelodeon, YouTube: Survey

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Move over, Elsa. Apple's iPad is the No. 1 brand among children 6-12, beating out Disney, Nickelodeon, YouTube, Netflix, Toys 'R' Us, McDonald's, and multiple snack-food brands, according to a new survey. Kids see the iPad as...
  • Amazon says no special tax deals with Luxembourg

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. online retailer Amazon said on Tuesday that it has not made any special tax deals with Luxembourg following an EU state aid regulators' decision to open an investigation into the issue. "Amazon has received no special tax...
  • Redbox pulls plug on online streaming

    Redbox pulls plug on online streaming
    Redbox and Verizon Communications plan to permanently shut down Redbox Instant,  their unprofitable online competitor to Netflix. In 2002, Redbox started renting DVD movies on vending machines, and now has about 44,000 of the kiosks convenience stores,...
  • Europe's police need data law changes to fight cybercrime: Europol

    LONDON (Reuters) - Law enforcers in Europe need greater powers to retain data for longer in order to catch cybercriminals selling discrete services that police cannot trace under existing regulations, according to a Europol report published on Monday....
  • 'Tom and Jerry', pedestrians, and incentive: Letters

    'Tom and Jerry' warnings? BBC News reported last week that the iconic "Tom and Jerry" cartoons will now carry a warning notice about possible "ethnic and racial prejudice" for Amazon Prime customers, because of the way the black maid character is...
  • Verizon's Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down

    Verizon's Redbox Instant video streaming service to shut down
    Redbox Instant, a streaming video service operated by Verizon Communications Inc and Outerwall Inc's Redbox, will shut down next week because the venture has not been as successful as hoped, the two companies announced Saturday. The service, which...
  • Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company

    Students Worldwide Learn Programming From Vernon Company
    VERNON — Serial entrepreneur Mark Lassoff ran two companies in Austin, a tech-nirvana if there ever was one. But his three-year-old startup LearnToProgram Media, in a low-rent office building in Vernon, is his longest tenure anywhere. Lassoff, 40,...
  • Rocket shrugs off insults to become Europe's key Internet player

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - (This October 2 story is corrected to remove incorrect reference to Oliver Samwer's Twitter account in paragraph 10) To its detractors, Rocket Internet, which on Thursday completed Europe's largest e-commerce flotation in a decade,...
  • Twelve irrepressible technologies now reinventing your life and work

    DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W. Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries. A...