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  • Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries

    Zola's Bookish recommendation engine goes to work for libraries
    Let's start with the idea of a recommendation engine. It's an informal term to describe the complex algorithms that parse masses of data to make suggestions of the "if you like that, you'll like this" variety. Online services crave good recommendation...
  • House panel considers Internet sales tax compromise

    WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...
  • Take precautions with gift cards this graduation season

    Talk about an impulse purchase gone bad. That's the polite way of describing my recent shopping experience after purchasing a $50 Amazon.com gift card for my nephew Charlie, who was turning six. The easiest thing would have been to order the gift card...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free Pollo Tropical and Jamba Juice

    It's Freebie Friday! Free Pollo Tropical and Jamba Juice
    Happy Freebie Friday! I've got some great deals today! Slurp a free Jamba Juide, get a BOGO coupon at Pollo Tropical for nominating a teacher and save $10 at Red Lobster. There are lots of other freebies, coupons and free fun things to do listed, too....
  • Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business

    Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business
    GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet. "Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Free Starbucks and $100 Visa gift cards

    It's Freebie Friday! Free Starbucks and $100 Visa gift cards
    Happy Freebie Friday! Today's long list has free Starbucks coffee with purchase of a breakfast sandwich, a $100 gift card when you test drive a Cadillac and savings at stores, restaurants and fun things to do. Like Doreen's Deals on Facebook; follow...
  • Cards Against Humanity to be sold by smaller retailers

    Cards Against Humanity to be sold by smaller retailers
    Cards Against Humanity, the edgy card game that has topped toy and game sales on Amazon for several years, will soon be available in select retail stores, the game's creators plan to announce Wednesday at an industry trade show in Las Vegas. The...
  • China's Online Giants Head for IPOs in New York

    HONG KONG - China's online giants Alibaba and Sina Weibo are both setting courses for share flotations on stock markets in the U.S. Both companies have significant relations with the media and entertainment sectors. Alibaba, an e-commerce behemoth with...
  • Amazon is paying unhappy workers to quit

    Quitters wanted: Unhappy with your job? Feeling unproductive? Take $5,000 and go. At least, that's what Amazon.com Inc. is offering its warehouse employees. In a letter to shareholders this week, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos outlined the details of a...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire TV, Video-Streaming and Gaming Set-Top for TVs

    Amazon.com launched an Internet video-streaming and gaming device - the $99 Fire TV - as the e-retailing giant looks to grab a spot in the living room to promote its own content services and get an edge on rivals including Apple and Netflix. As expected,...
  • Amazon's Fire TV Box: No-Brainer Strategy, But Will It Light Up Retailer's Revenue?

    Amazon poured millions of dollars into creating the Fire TV device -- but it's not clear when, or even if, the company will see a return on that investment. Amazon undoubtedly will sell a healthy number of the boxes, much as it has successfully pushed...