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  • 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...
  • Spending: Here are some great gadget gifts

    We recommend a dozen items for every member of the family, including man's best friend. 1. Android fans can't go wrong with the Samsung Galaxy S4, a slim, 5-inch phone with a rear camera that may make you ditch your point-and-shoot. Price: $200 and up...
  • Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%

    Holiday sales rise 2.3%, online Christmas spending up 16.5%
    Retail sales in holiday-related categories such as apparel, electronics and jewelry rose a “decent” 2.3%, according to a Thursday report from MasterCard SpendingPulse. The so-so upswing from Nov. 1 to Dec. 24 improved on the same period in...
  • As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out

    As schools give students computers, price of L.A.'s program stands out
    The Perris Union High School District is paying $344 apiece for a Chromebook for every student. Nearby, Riverside Unified purchased a variety of devices, including the Kindle Fire and iPad Mini, for as low as $150 each. In San Diego Unified, some students...