| 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...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:36 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Amazon.com will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit by at least 27 percent over the next five years as it tests Internet-connected smart home gadgets such as a one-button device to order supplies.
The plans, detailed in...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:57 AM
The simple act of dumping ice water onto one’s head has turned into one of the most viral feel-good campaigns of 2014.
More than 2 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos featuring tech giants such as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:05 PM
In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
When some 900 authors last week delivered a call to arms against Internet giant Amazon, the subtext of their message went beyond a dispute about rights and numbers. It also signaled a growing discomfort over control of intellectual property in the hands...
| 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. , 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...