| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:05 PM
WASHINGTON Oh no! The United States is falling behind in yet another big area � commercial use of drones. (Those things that buzz around and gather information and drop bombs overseas but don't yet deliver Amazon packages.)
Although drones seem to...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:44 AM
SpaceX made it official last week: The California-based company will build its first commercial spaceport in Texas, spurning overtures from Florida and other launch-minded states.
Although Florida gets the "consolation prize" of SpaceX's government...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:48 AM
The dispute between Amazon and Hachette over e-book pricing heated up this weekend with a volley of open letters making various cases to the public. The latest is a response to consumers from Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch about how and why the company...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers.
Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert...
| Aug 5, 2014
Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate paths.
| Aug 5, 2014
Newly christened Tribune Media Co. completed the spinoff of Tribune Publishing Co. , which owns the Daily Press, on Monday afternoon, a process finalized by bank wires and stock distributions, setting the broadcasting and publishing businesses on separate...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:46 AM
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's finance chief plans to step down next summer after more than a dozen years at the post, the e-commerce company said on Wednesday, at a time when more investors have been complaining about skimpy profits and high spending....
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Just 350 miles from the cubicles and incubators spawning the digital renaissance unfolding in Silicon Valley, Burning Man turns 28 this year probably about the same age as many of the high-tech workers who flock to the weeklong homage to communal self-...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, reflecting Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos' resolve to transform Amazon into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Months after multiple reports suggesting Google was closing in on a deal to acquire Twitch, Amazon has snuck in to steal away the burgeoning streaming service dedicated to watching videogamers play, the companies announced...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Sorry, YouTube. Amazon.com is the winning bidder for Twitch, the hugely popular online platform for video gamers.
The Seattle e-commerce giant said Monday afternoon that it had agreed to pay $970 million in cash to acquire Twitch, a San Francisco start-...