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  • 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...
  • Amazon Pursues Windsor Site; Could Bring 300 Jobs

    Amazon Pursues Windsor Site; Could Bring 300 Jobs
    WINDSOR — Amazon could soon deliver a new distribution center to Windsor, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and a substantial tax boon. A town official said that the location on Day Hill Road is one of a few finalists, although developers called...
  • The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats

    The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats
    It's getting complicated in the world of publishing. Unlike last year, the top-selling books in print and those in digital are rather different, according to a story in Publishers Weekly reporting on sales during the first six months of the year....
  • The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline

    The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline
    The much-publicized $1.45-million Monet listed on Amazon could soon sell, although not through the e-tailer. Claude Monet's portrait of his infant son was among the artworks listed last Tuesday when Amazon launched a new section of its site dedicated to...
  • Medifast to start collect sales tax on online purchases

    Medifast to start collect sales tax on online purchases
    Medifast, a maker of weight-loss food products in Owings Mills, said it will begin collecting sales and use taxes on all Internet sales where applicable starting in September. The company said it was doing so as more state legislatures and revenue...
  • Tidewater authors prolific in romance

    Tidewater authors prolific in romance
    Did you know that August is Read-a-Romance month? Neither did I, until a few days ago. I couldn’t let the month pass entirely, however, without giving a nod to commercial fiction’s most popular genre and the many romance authors who make...
  • Proposed Baltimore warehouse fits Amazon's growth

    Proposed Baltimore warehouse fits Amazon's growth
    The huge warehouse planned for Southeast Baltimore fits the profile of online retailer Amazon's rapidly expanding distribution network, according to shipping industry analysts. The 1 million-square-foot facility is so big it only makes sense for a...