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  • What Amazon's e-book numbers are and aren't telling you

    How much should an e-book cost? Publishers set the retail price for a current e-book, like James Patterson's "Invisible," at $14.99. That's a lot less than a hardcover copy of the book ($25.50), but it's still more than Amazon thinks a reader should be...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including Daily Press
    Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
  • Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

    Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
    Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
  • Sony to cease production of its e-reader, reports say

    Sony will cease production of its e-reader, according to reports in the U.K. and Germany. Earlier this year, the company closed its online e-book stores in the U.S., the U.K. and Canada. Sony will continue to produce its e-reader for Japan. A 13.3-...
  • Virtual Piggy banking on kids making parent-monitored online payments

    Parents who have found big credit card and debit card charges for unauthorized online purchases by their teens might be wondering what they can do to prevent it from happening again. That's one reason why Virtual Piggy Inc. exists. The Hermosa Beach...
  • Grocery chain tops list of fastest-growing retailers

    Grocery chain tops list of fastest-growing retailers
    A hodge podge of companies -- grocery chain Albertsons, home furnishings e-tailer Wayfair, sportswear brand Under Armour and discount store Five Below -- made the top 10 list of fastest growing retailers, according to an annual report from Stores, a...
  • Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon

    Creator of Google Glass and camera-equipped contacts moves to Amazon
    The man who created Google Glass has left the Mountain View, Calif., tech giant for Amazon, a sign that the Seattle online retailer may be eyeing an entrance into the wearable device market. Babak Parviz announced his move this weekend through a post...
  • Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec

    Rob Schneider is serious about making a sitcom on spec
    "Do we need more breakaway bottles," art director Carlos Osorio asks between takes on the set of "Real Rob." "No, they are very expensive," barks back the show's star, comedian Rob Schneider. Schneider is kidding about the bottles, but he is...
  • Why Net Neutrality Doesn't Really Matter to Wall Street

    Net neutrality -- the idea that broadband operators should be barred from discriminating against content carried over their pipes -- is a cause célèbre among the Internet masses. The Federal Communications Commission received more than 677,000 comments...
  • Hard skills critical for hiring, soft skills seal the deal

    DEAR JOYCE: I keep reading about the importance of hard skills. What about soft skills? Aren't they wanted as well? -- D.P. Hard skills get you a job; soft skills get you a career. A typical employer heads straight for a job seeker's hard skills --...
  • 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...