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  • Cox Signs On to Showtime's Streaming-Video Service

    Cox Communications has launched Showtime Networks' Internet-video service, which lets subscribers of the premium cabler watch live and on-demand access to programming on a range of devices. Showtime's deal with the third-biggest U.S. cable operator...
  • Amazon: Relentless.com

    Amazon: Relentless.com
    High-tech creation myths are expected to start with a garage. Amazon, impatient with ordinary from the outset, began with a road trip. In the summer of 1994 Jeff Bezos quit his job on Wall Street, flew to Fort Worth, Texas, with his wife MacKenzie and...
  • Fox Takes Digital Retail Partners on Road for 'Rio 2′

    Retailers like Amazon and Apple's iTunes store are about to go on a road trip with Twentieth Century Fox to promote and sell "Rio 2." As part of an extensive marketing push planned around the family toon, Fox will send a "Rio 2" summer party mobile...
  • Benefit seeks to raise funds to connect vets suffering from PTSD with therapy dogs

    Benefit seeks to raise funds to connect vets suffering from PTSD with therapy dogs
    A car show fundraising event will be held next month in Aurora to benefit a charity that connects therapy dogs with United States veterans battling post-traumatic stress disorder. The fundraiser was organized by Wendy Meyers, a Plainfield woman whose...
  • Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone

    Amazon widely expected to unveil its first smartphone
    Amazon.com sells diapers, makes Kindles, delivers groceries, streams music and produces its own shows. Has it also become a smartphone maker? The e-commerce juggernaut is set to launch a new device at a media event in Seattle at 10:30 a.m. PDT...
  • Amazon Unveils Fire Phone, in Bid to Challenge Apple's iPhone

    Amazon took the wraps off the Fire Phone -- priced $100 lower than similar iPhone models -- and because the e-commerce company will not be relying on gigantic sales of the new gadget, it could represent Apple's most formidable rival in the category. At a...
  • POLL: Would You Buy an Amazon 3D Smartphone?

    Amazon.com has teased a June 18 announcement in its hometown of Seattle, where the e-retailer is expected to unveil a 3D-capable smartphone to challenge Apple's iPhone and Samsung Electronics' Android devices, among others. But it's not clear how...
  • Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding

    Oyster, the Netflix of e-books, is expanding
    Oyster, the e-book subscription service, has launched a new version of its app that is available for Android devices as well as Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes & Noble Nook tablets. The New York City startup has often been described as the Netflix or...
  • 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...
  • Simon & Schuster joins Oyster and Scribd for 'Netflix for e-books'

    Two major services hoping to become 'Netflix for e-books' got a big boost Wednesday: Simon & Schuster has made its backlist available to both Oyster and Scribd. For a monthly fee — $8.99 for Scribd, $9.95 for Oyster — each offers unlimited...
  • Dish's Ergen Says Satcaster Has Critical Mass of OTT Deals, But Likely Won't Launch by End of 2014

    Dish Network chairman Charlie Ergen said the company has landed over-the-top rights deals with several programmers - in addition to Disney -- for a viable Internet TV service, but said the satcaster is looking for more partners and doesn't expect to...