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  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Earth: A New Wild' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 1 - 7, 2015 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Match Made in Heaven An African American...
  • Amazon beats profit forecasts

    Amazon beats profit forecasts
    Amazon.com Inc.'s shares jumped more than 8% after the online retail giant posted a larger-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter. The company, which saw solid sales gains in the key holiday shopping period, reported net income of $214 million, or 45...
  • Amazon to make 'Transparent' available free to stream -- but not for long

    Amazon to make 'Transparent' available free to stream -- but not for long
    Forget free shipping, Amazon wants to make "Transparent" available for free. For one day. Still on its Golden Globes high from Jan. 11, Amazon wants more people to get acquainted with its half-hour dramedy about a middle-age transgender woman and...
  • Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy

    Amazon's Woody Allen series deal marks big step in creative strategy
    It may be the oddest TV couple since Oscar and Felix. Two days after making history by becoming the first streaming service to win a Golden Globe for a television series, for "Transparent," Amazon announced a partnership with one of the biggest names in...
  • Amazon will stream 'Transparent' free for one day

    Amazon will stream 'Transparent' free for one day
    Don't have Amazon Prime? The ecommerce colossus will let you binge-watch all 10 episodes of "Transparent," the Golden Globe-winning series starring Jeffrey Tambor, for one day only. On Saturday, Jan. 24, the series will be free to all visitors via the...
  • Vessel subscription service looks to reshape economics of online video

    The teenagers and twentysomethings whose devotion to the stars of YouTube has forged a new class of celebrities will soon encounter a new way to support their favorite video creators. A growing contingent of videomakers plans to post videos to a new...
  • Five myths about Uber

    Five myths about Uber
    This month, the ride-hailing app Uber announced that it had raised an additional $1.2 billion from investors, who valued the company at about $40 billion. That staggering number, and the aggressive corporate culture that drove the start-up there, have...
  • Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines

    Congress OKs bill banning purchases of Russian-made rocket engines
    For more than a decade, the United States military has depended on buying Russian-made rocket engines to launch its most crucial satellites. On Friday, Congress said no more. Despite lobbying from a joint venture of Boeing Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp.,...
  • Journalism's eternal search for the outside savior, and why it fails

    Journalism's eternal search for the outside savior, and why it fails
    I was the first Los Angeles Times reporter to interview Sam Zell after he bought the newspaper's parent company, Tribune, in 2007. During our interview at the executive jet terminal at LAX, he was blunt, crude and profane. He started the meeting with an...
  • Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post

    Kindle Fire owners get free access to Washington Post
    The Washington Post announced a new app on Thursday that gives Amazon Fire tablet users free online access to the paper. Fire owners have free access to The Washington Post for six months, with no subscription required. Readers would then have to sign...
  • Space countdown shouldn't count Florida out

    Space countdown shouldn't count Florida out
    Two statements of regret that Space Florida issued back-to-back last month are dispiriting for the private space industry and for Florida's future role in it. The first statement said, "We regret the loss of the Orbital launch vehicle and payload from...