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  • Showtime App Goes Live on Roku -- But Comcast Is Not on Board

    Showtime Networks has launched its authenticated streaming-video service on Roku broadband set-top boxes, providing access to to hundreds of hours of on-demand content and live TV feeds, available to subscribers of several major pay-TV partners. It's the...
  • Amazon Prime Merges with Lovefilm Instant in U.K.

    LONDON -- Amazon is upping the ante in its rivalry with Netflix in the U.K. by merging its two subscription services, Amazon Prime and Lovefilm Instant. Amazon Prime, which offers members unlimited one-day delivery on more than 7 million items and access...
  • Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade

     Younger book dealers are diving into the antiquarian trade
    In the dark economic times of 2009, Dan Whitmore decided to give up being a lawyer in downtown Los Angeles to sell antiquarian books. "People in the firm thought I was nuts," he says. Now he runs Whitmore Rare Books from his home in Altadena. At 33, he'...
  • Interactive e-book lends advice to women who travel

    If there were a Girl Scout badge for travel, you'd surely earn it after using these tips. Name: "101 Tips for Women Travelers E-book," www.oattravel.com/101tips Available: Interactive flipbook; .pdf for laptop or personal computers; .epub for iPad...
  • Local tennis notebook (many topics): Menchville seeks next step; could GOP primary winner be watching Saturday?

    Menchville seeks next step, but TJ guys loom now Though they've hit a huge roadblock in an academically elite school named after our nation's third president, this will go down as a huge year for Menchville High's Monarchs, and especially sophomore...
  • Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service

    Amazon launches Prime Music, an ad-free music streaming service
    Amazon is joining the hotly contested online music streaming business by launching its own service.  Prime Music is available free for subscribers of Amazon Prime, the company's $99-a-year membership program that includes free two-day shipping, a...
  • Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more

    Oak Park police blotter: iPhone taken from Blue Line rider, battery against jogger, and more
    The following items were taken from police reports: Five boys ages 16 to 20 stole a iPhone 5C with blue-and-gray cell phone case, valued at $425, from the hand of a Round Lake resident sitting on the CTA Blue Line train at 11:35 p.m. May 20. The five...
  • Amazon Inks Exclusive Pact for 'Fireman Sam' Children's TV Series and Merchandise

    Amazon is integrating one-click product purchasing directly with a kid's TV show -- a potentially controversial model that the ecommerce giant could expand to other franchises. Amazon will let customers watch episodes of HIT Entertainment's British...
  • Amazon and Hachette: The dispute in 13 easy steps

    An unusually public battle is being waged between Amazon and one of America's top five publishers, Hachette. Why the rancor? Here's what you need to know. 1. What is Hachette? Although Hachette publishes about 1,000 books a year, you've probably...
  • 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 may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

    Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said. The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...