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  • Amazon unveils Fire smartphone

    Amazon.com Inc. has finally launched its own smartphone, the Fire, that at its core is a hub for all things Amazon. Fire is the latest addition to the e-commerce behemoth's deep arsenal of products and services and brings together many of those wide-...
  • Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick

    Lunch with the FT: Travis Kalanick
    His driver-hailing app Uber has made enemies of taxi drivers round the world. Over a steak sandwich in San Francisco, one of Silicon Valley’s most combative operators tells Tim Bradshaw, ‘Ultimately, progress and innovation win’ A n...
  • Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...
  • Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet

    Amazon's wholesale slaughter: Jeff Bezos' $8 trillion B2B bet
    In recent months global Internet retail behemoth Amazon.com has green-lit six new original TV shows, announced an online streaming deal with HBO and tested same-day grocery delivery on the West Coast. Up next? Possibly a smartphone. And, if...
  • Amazon ofrece un servicio limitado de música en streaming con Prime

    Amazon ofrece un servicio limitado de música en streaming con Prime
    Amazon.com lanzó el jueves un servicio de música en streaming que es gratuito con su programa de suscripción Prime de 99 dólares anuales, pero ofrece una selección más pequeña de éxitos recientes que rivales como Spotify y Beats Music de Apple. La nueva...
  • Interview: Seth Meyers is up for hosting gigs, but not yet on 'SNL'

    Seth Meyers broke out a Chicago accent during his monologue on Thursday’s episode of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” when joking about the city’s ban on plastic grocery bags. The former Northwestern University and iO alum...
  • Connecticut Taxi Companies Seek Injunction To Stop Uber, Lyft

    Connecticut Taxi Companies Seek Injunction To Stop Uber, Lyft
    Fifteen taxi companies in Connecticut asked a federal court Wednesday to stop ride-sharing services Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc from operating in the state. The coalition of taxi companies claim the services, which are used to call cars through a...
  • TV shows and the quick hook

    TV shows and the quick hook
    Last week as TV networks announced their lineup for the upcoming season, I noticed more grumbling than usual about the short life span that befalls shows that aren't an instant ratings hit. "The press release for NBC's Manson-killings drama "AQUARIUS"...
  • Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future

    Scott Turow: Amazon's muscling of publisher Hachette a sign of future
    Jeff Bezos tells of going through "A" words in the dictionary when he decided to call his nascent e-commerce site Amazon. As the name of the world's largest river, he felt it conveyed a sense of size. Coincidentally, the word Amazon also appears in some...
  • Newfronts Analysis: Why Microsoft, Yahoo, Etc. Invaded TV's Turf

    Netflix wasn't at the Digital Content NewFronts this past week but the streaming service might as well have been there. Unmistakable was its influence on the heavyweight digital brands frontloaded into the opening week of these seemingly endless...
  • Amazon offers employees up to $5,000 to quit

    Amazon warehouse workers who hate their job and are eyeing the exit now have a lucrative payout offer. Online retail giant Amazon.com is offering its employees up to $5,000 if they quit, Chief Executive Jeffrey Bezos wrote in a letter to shareholders....