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  • If Apple's purchase of Beats heralds a new era in music, who wins?

    Days after Spotify announced that it had more than 10 million subscribers to its online music service, Apple announced that it had struck a $3-billion deal to buy the company behind one of Spotify's newest, buzziest rivals: Beats. The challenge for both...
  • Amazon and Hachette: The dispute in 13 easy steps

    An unusually public battle is being waged between Amazon and one of America's top five publishers, Hachette. Why the rancor? Here's what you need to know. 1. What is Hachette? Although Hachette publishes about 1,000 books a year, you've probably...
  • It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved

     It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved
    WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days. "Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...
  • Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]

    Online sales tax loophole hurts local communities [Letter]
    Congress needs to pass the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) so there is real and fair competition reflecting 21st century commerce. America was built on promoting economic growth and business in a fashion that ensures fair competition for all. Today,...
  • Chinese tech IPO has a big first day

    A single encouraging IPO can't cure all that's gone awry lately for Chinese stocks, the technology sector or the market for initial public offerings. But the closely watched debut of Chinese e-commerce company JD.com Inc. did more than its part...
  • Hampton Roads: Books for Moms

     Hampton Roads: Books for Moms
    Mother's Day is only a few days away. If your mom (or the special mom figure in your life) is a reader, why not consider a book as a gift? And don't forget to arrange for her to have some reading time to go with it. Here are a few new titles that might...
  • Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba files for IPO in the U.S.

    Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet giant, filed Tuesday for its long-awaited initial public offering of stock in the U.S. in which it could raise as much as $15 billion. In the filing the company made with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,...
  • China's Alibaba Files for $1 Billion U.S. IPO

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group on Tuesday filed in the U.S. for an initial public offering to raise up to $1 billion -- a figure that analysts expect will rise -- which will deliver a cash windfall to minority stakeholder Yahoo. Yahoo holds a 24%...
  • Chinese Internet giant Alibaba files to sell stock in the U.S.

    Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever. The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
  • Why Alibaba's IPO Matters to Hollywood

    HONG KONG -- The proposed share sale in the US of Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba is one of the biggest stories of the year in financial circles. But the company's importance to the entertainment industry has yet to be fully appreciated. The interest...
  • Amazon.com expands Sunday delivery to 15 more cities

    Amazon.com expands Sunday delivery to 15 more cities
    Online retail behemoth Amazon.com is expanding its Sunday delivery option to 15 additional cities after  rolling out the service in Los Angeles and New York last year. The Seattle retailer, which has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service, will ensure...