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  • Amazon CFO to step down next summer amid investor discontent

    Amazon CFO to step down next summer amid investor discontent
    (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....
  • Amazon CFO to retire

    Amazon.com Chief Financial Officer Thomas Szkutak plans to retire next June, ending a more than 12 year run as the online retailer's top finance executive. Brian Olsavsky, vice president of finance for Amazon's global consumer business, will succeed...
  • Steve Paul: As Amazon.com battles for domination, a tale of a minnow in its shark tank

    Almost 20 years ago, during one of my brief but most notable periods of insanity, I bought a bookstore. Yes, I ventured into the bookselling business. I was floating on some years of experience as a book critic, journalist, book buyer, reader and...
  • Google, Amazon competition heats up

    It was a tech industry tit for tat: First came word that Amazon is paying $1 billion for a video game streaming company Google had pursued. Three days later, Google announced a major effort to build aerial drones capable of delivering packages a goal that...
  • Free $49 Amazon Student membership for college kids

    Free $49 Amazon Student membership for college kids
    Kids heading off to college can sign up for a free six month trial in the Amazon Student program. Sign up with an .EDU email to save on living essentials and textbooks along with unlimited two-day shipping. Plus, upgrade to one-day shipping for $3.99....
  • Amazon launches children's e-book tool for self-published authors

    On Wednesday Amazon announced the launch of KDP Kids, where self-published authors can create illustrated children's e-books for its Kindle tablets and reading platform. “Authors want to focus on telling great stories and we want to help them do...
  • Will 'The Fault in Our Stars' Get More Teens Hooked on Digital?

    This week is going to be an important one for Hollywood's homevideo divisions. As studios look to get more consumers to buy movies on digital platforms, "The Fault in Our Stars" could be the first major title that entices younger moviegoers to embrace...
  • #HRBooks Review: 'A Surgeon's Story' turns microscope on history of medicine in America

    #HRBooks Review:  'A Surgeon's Story' turns microscope on history of medicine in America
    "A Surgeon's Story, The Autobiography of Robert T. Morris" by Roger Gosden and Pam Walker is the phenomenal story of a man who dedicated his work life to medicine and his free time to his family and nature. Published by Williamsburg's Jamestowne...
  • Free trial of Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service

    Free trial of Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service
    Read to your heart's content for free with Kindle Unlimited, Amazon's new ebook subscription service.  The new service, launched in July, offers a free 30-day trial with access to more than half a million ebooks and audiobooks across all genres for a...
  • Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited e-book service

    Amazon.com Inc. on Friday introduced Kindle Unlimited, an all-you-can-read e-book subscription service available for $9.99 a month. Similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, Kindle Unlimited makes available a library of 600,000 titles and...
  • Scanning for the best deal

    Scanning for the best deal
    Even though the bar code turned 40 last month, smartphone apps around the world are still trying to figure it out. The ubiquitous block of black lines underscored by numerical coding, now supplemented by radio-frequency tags and the QR code, runs the...