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  • Jumping into streaming TV

    Jumping into streaming TV
    More TV viewers are picking up so-called streaming media boxes in the hope of fulfilling a simple wish: Let me watch what I want when I want. Basically, the devices, some as small as a thumb drive, link the TV to the Internet so users can watch...
  • Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum

    Glendale's cat book collection moving to the Feline Historical Museum
    Glendale's unwanted collection of cat books has found a new home — the Feline Historical Museum in Ohio, which features a cat house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, a ribbon from an 1896 British cat show and hundreds of cat figurines. Eighty...
  • Amazon launches attack on Hachette over e-book pricing

    Amazon launches attack on Hachette over e-book pricing
    Amazon launched a campaign Friday night to counter the 900-plus authors who have signed an open letter supporting publisher Hachette. In a dispute over terms about the wholesale and retail price of e-books, Amazon has blocked pre-orders of Hachette...
  • Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online

    Wal-Mart cuts forecast as it spends more on healthcare, online
    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc cut its full-year profit forecast, citing higher employee healthcare costs and increased investment in its online business. The world's largest retailer, which has 1.4 million employees in the United States, raised its...
  • Wal-Mart recorta pronósticos financieros por mayor gasto en salud de empleados, negocio online

    (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc recortó su previsión de ganancias para todo el año, citando mayores costos por los cuidados de salud de suys empleados y una mayor inversión en su negocio online. Como estaba previsto, la mayor cadena minorista a nivel...
  • Cinedigm Posts Increased Revenues for Q1 Despite Challenging GVE Acquisition

    Cinedigm Corp.'s revenues increased 23% to $22.9 million for the first quarter fiscal 2015, from the prior year quarter of $18.5 million, the Los Angeles-based company announced Wednesday, despite a $4 million to $5 million reduction in cash flow in the...
  • Disney vs. Amazon Battle: Why the Online Giant Picked Wrong Studio to Bully

    By Todd Cunningham and Jordan Zakarin LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Amazon may have picked on the wrong Hollywood kid to bully in Disney. The e-commerce giant's tough-guy stance isn't really about blocking pre-orders on "The Muppets Movie," "Maleficent"...
  • Amazon takes on Square, PayPal with new credit card reader

    Amazon takes on Square, PayPal with new credit card reader
    Amazon is making a play in small-business payment processing by launching Local Register, a credit card reader that can be attached to a smartphone or tablet. The Seattle-based online retailer announced the $10 device Wednesday, challenging...
  • Amazon vs. Hachette: Soul searching in techie, bookish Seattle

    SEATTLE In this city famous for its independent bookstores and pungent coffee shops brick-and-mortar institutions that value touch, taste and long, rainy afternoons a high-profile conflict about the business of selling e-books has left many readers...
  • Internationalism prompts boom in language business

    WASHINGTON It's a high-stakes, multibillion-dollar industry with tight deadlines, demanding clients and lives at risk. Any miscommunication could cause a deep financial loss or death. Some in the industry work in war zones while others have cozy home...
  • Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase

    Back-to-school deals: 5 best freebies with purchase
    If you're back-to-school shopping this week, snag gifts with purchase in store and online.  Here's five of my fave offers.  Amazon.com: Buy three personal-care products and get one free. Toys R Us: Free $9.99 lunch kit with any $12.99 backpack...
  • Is Amazon the bully or the hero?

    The Seattle Times recently invited children's book author Nina Laden and writer Frank Schaeffer to debate on the fractious contract negotiations between online retailer Amazon.com and book publisher Hachette. Laden argues Amazon is a marketing behemoth...