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  • Self-published erotica writers strike back

    The naughty writers have struck back. Yesterday, Jacket Copy's Carolyn Kellogg reported on Amazon, Kobo and other e-book retailers' cracking down on self-published erotica on their websites, attempting to remove titles of works that depict incest,...
  • Of Kindle porn, Amazon.com, and the online marketplace

    Of Kindle porn, Amazon.com, and the online marketplace
    While most of us were being squeaky-clean in our online activities, a rather dirty war recently broke out in cyberspace over the selling of dirty e-books on Amazon and elsewhere. The affair raises numerous issues of non-prurient interest. The...
  • Before new iPads are announced: Where to sell your Apple tablet

    Apple's next media event is just a few days away, and the tech giant is expected to announce new iPads. That means now is the time to sell your old iPad before it loses a lot of its value. The Cupertino company will make its announcement Tuesday in...
  • Amazon raises its minimum for free shipping

    Amazon raises its minimum for free shipping
    Online retailer Amazon.com announced a change in its free shipping program Monday.  With the change, shoppers must buy $35 in eligible products to earn free shipping on their Amazon.com purchase. The previous minimum was $25. As part of the...
  • Farfetch is ready to raise its U.S. profile

    Farfetch is ready to raise its U.S. profile
    London-based luxury e-tailer Farfetch.com has a concept that's "why didn't I think of that?" simple: a website that unites the selling power of some of the best independent luxury boutiques from around the globe, including A'Maree's in Newport Beach,...
  • Amazon Art launches with masterpieces by Andy Warhol, Monet

    Amazon Art launches with masterpieces by Andy Warhol, Monet
    Amazon is again edging into the art market. The e-tailer, better known for peddling books and electronics, on Tuesday launched Amazon Arts, with masterpieces by Andy Warhol and Claude Monet up for sale. Amazon said in a statement that it aims to bring...
  • Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post

    Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post
    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists. But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
  • Hotel flash sales still prevalent, travel specialists say

    Hotel flash sales still prevalent, travel specialists say
    Even in an improving economy, hoteliers in South Florida still see "flash sales'' that offer limited-run discounted room rates as a viable way to drum up business during slow periods. Budget-minded consumers have come to expect them, and typically...
  • Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore

    Amazon to offer HTML5 apps in its Appstore
    Amazon said it has begun accepting HTML5 apps for its Appstore, becoming the first major online store to distribute the browser-based software that can be used on multiple operating systems. The online retailer announced that it will offer HTML5 apps...
  • Commentary: It's time revive small retailers

    The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what? The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
  • New CEO Eric Lefkofsky has big ambitions for Groupon

    Eric Lefkofsky says he intends to be the chief executive of Groupon Inc. for "a few years." His tenure will end, he said, when Groupon — which has fallen far short of once-lofty expectations by investors — has completed its transition from a...