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  • Amazon wants to test delivery drones outdoors

    Amazon wants to test delivery drones outdoors
    Online retailing giant Amazon wants permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test speedy delivery drones outside in the Seattle area. Amazon wants an exemption from FAA rules that say businesses can test drones only indoors, saying it...
  • The Kid's Doctor-Parents are wondering: Do selfies spread head lice?

    Are teenagers spreading lice when they put their heads together to take a perfect selfie? This is a hot topic trending lately online. I've received emails and texts from parents who are fighting head lice in their homes and are wondering if this is...
  • Twitter 'Buy now' button spotted on mobile app

    Hashtags, retweets and in-tweet purchases? A new feature that temporarily popped up this week on Twitter's mobile app indicates the micro-blogging social network might be getting ready to step into e-commerce. Earlier this week, a "Buy now" button...
  • Google Touts Deals with CBS, Viacom for Google Play Storefront

    Google has inked pacts with CBS and Viacom to sell TV episodes through the Internet giant's Google Play online store, as it continues to ratchet up competition with Apple and Amazon.com. Nikesh Arora, Google's soon-to-be-departing chief business officer,...
  • Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com

    Musician, entrepreneur strikes a chord online at Fiverr.com
    Ryan Heenan hopes to be a guru in the online business world. But Wednesday afternoon, at his Newport Beach studio, he offered a crash course in a decidedly more low-tech device. "Want to try?" he said, handing a ukulele to a reporter whose musical...
  • New media business model builds on volunteer content, but at what cost?

    New media business model builds on volunteer content, but at what cost?
    Once or twice a year I'm invited to talk with a classroom of university students about my career. Afterward the students pepper me with questions related, naturally, to their future: How do I find work once I graduate? How do I get a byline out of...
  • Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age

    Is literature dead? Or, how to read books in the digital age
    Several recent articles appearing online have pointed to a couple of burning questions about book-reading in this overstuffed era: Why do people buy books they have no intention of reading? And, how can one ever find the time to read a book at all?  The...
  • Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery

     Water Tower Place mall announces same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday joined the growing number of malls offering same-day delivery to shoppers buying from its retailers in-store or online — and, at $5, the speediest delivery option also is one of the cheapest. The Michigan Avenue mall...
  • Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland

    Demand for e-commerce warehouses spurs development in Southland
    Robust demand for buildings from e-commerce companies and conventional retailers eager to boost their online sales is reshaping the country's industrial real estate market and spurring development in the Southland. Developers are racing to build...
  • Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery

    Water Tower Place launches same-day delivery
    Water Tower Place on Wednesday launched same-day delivery for online and in-store purchases, and several more Chicago-area malls are set to follow suit. Shoppers at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave., “will enjoy same-day delivery service...
  • 18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft

    18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft
    Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce. Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has...