| Jan 13, 2015
| 9:50 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:08 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers.
The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
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.,...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:32 AM
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...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 8:51 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:14 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:41 AM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Investors are losing patience with Jeff Bezos’ game. Amazon stock swooned Thursday and it’s diving deeper today after the company reported weak earnings and predicted a dismal holiday season.
Since Amazon began in 1994, founder and CEO Bezos...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Amazon.com, after debuting its first Internet set-top this spring, is now going after Google's low-cost Chromecast with its own $39 stick-based streaming adapter for HDTVs.
The Fire TV Stick, which plugs into the HDMI port on a TV set, provides...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:36 AM
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet.
The company that for years enthralled investors with improbable growth and earned one of the technology sector's highest valuations...