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2 hrs ago | UPI

Man claiming to be Amazon employee questioned for flying drone around Space Needle

Police in Seattle found themselves chasing down an unmanned flying drone Tuesday night after several eyewitnesses noticed it hovering around the Space Needle.

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Related Topix: Recreation, Space Needle

6 hrs ago | Business News

Amazon posts huge loss in second quarter, despite sales rise

Amazon has reported a rise in sales on Thursday but posted a bigger-than-expected $126m loss for its second quarter, sending shares sharply lower in after-hours trading.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Amazon shares fall on 2Q loss

Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.

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Related Topix: Ohio State University, Food, Agriculture, Chiquita Brands International, US News, US Supreme Court

The Brattleboro Reformer

Usa Today Best-Sellers

Reporting stores include: Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble.com, Barnes & Noble Inc., Barnes & Noble e-books, BooksAMillion.com, Books-A-Million, Bookland and Books & Co., Costco, Davis-Kidd Booksellers , Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers , Kobo, Inc., Powell's Books , Powells.com, R.J. Julia Booksellers , Schuler Books & Music , ... (more)

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Related Topix: Retail, Barnes and Noble, BooksAMillion, Lexington, KY

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Pandora plummets due to growth concerns on busy earnings day

Today: Internet radio company Pandora Media falls fast in late trading after earnings report shows slowing growth in revenues, listening hours.

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Related Topix: Pandora, Startups, Pandora Media, Oakland, CA

Lexington Herald-Leader

Amazon posts bigger 2Q loss

The Seattle-based company posted a loss of $126 million, or 27 cents per share, compared with $7 million, or 2 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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The Globe and Mail

Amazon posts larger loss; revenue rises

Amazon.com Inc. posted a larger loss in the second quarter as its rapid pace of investment in new businesses such as digital content and same-day delivery offset revenue growth, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

SFGate

With a unbreachable moat,a Amazon conquers all

For Amazon, which reports its quarterly earnings this afternoon, the little difficulties with Hachette, the less than stellar reviews of the Fire Phone and Kindle Unlimited , and stock price decline are nothing to worry about.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, iPhone, World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin

Internet Retailer

Amazon provides more music to Prime members

Because of the success of its newly launched Prime Music service, the e-retailer says it's adding more music and playlists.

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West Australian

Amazon's smartphone fails to kindle a 'Fire' among reviewers

Amazon.com Inc's new "Fire" smartphone features "gimmicks" - such as 3D effects and object scanner - that may not be enough to entice users away from similarly priced Apple Inc iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy S5, reviewers said.

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Related Topix: Cameras, Google, Startups

Wall Street Journal

Amazon Earnings: The Cloud, That Elusive Profit and Other Areas to Watch

With that in mind, investors will be looking for any details about how all these services are performing and how they fit together into Amazon's long-term strategy.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Reuters, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Healthcare Industry, Investment Services, Financial Services, eSpeed, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing

ABC15.com

ABC15 goes inside PHX Amazon Fulfillment Center

Excessive Heat Warning issued July 24 at 2:29AM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: La Paz, Maricopa, Pinal, Yuma Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 7:52PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Maricopa Excessive Heat Warning issued July 23 at 5:52PM MST expiring July 24 at 8:00PM MST in effect for: Pinal Excessive ... (more)

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Seeking Alpha

Will The New Fire Phone Heat Up Amazon.com's Sales This Quarter?

This quarter 44 contributing analysts on Estimize.com have come to a consensus loss expectation of -3c per share and $19.410B in revenue.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Jeff Bezos

The Day

Amazon's new 'sortation' centers aim to reinvent prompt shipping

As Mike Roth steps into Amazon.com's newest warehouse here, he spreads his arms wide and asks what is different about this facility from the 96 other warehouses the Web giant operates around the world.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Forbes.com

Apple And Amazon Now At High Risk Levels?

The sharply higher opening Tuesday in reaction to earnings from Netflix, Inc. and Chipolte Mexican Grill stabilized the market's short-term outlook.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, Financial Markets

Examiner.com

Portland's Red Fang release Free acoustic EP, shoot new video

In celebration of the band's upcoming European Tour, Portland, OR's huggable hard rock supervillains Red Fang have released a free acoustic EP via Metal Hammer , Bandcamp , Amazon MP3 and all streaming portals.

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Related Topix: Red Fang, Metal Hammer, Metal

Business Journal

Amazon to open distribution center in former Roomful Express building

Amazon.com plans to establish a distribution center of more than 200,000 square feet in the former Roomful Express building near Crafton.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, ModCloth, Pittsburgh, PA

Business Journal

Exclusive: $100M Lenexa Logistics Centre off to an Amazon start

Amazon, the nation's dominant U.S. online retailer, is helping a new Lenexa industrial park get off to a roaring start.

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Related Topix: Lenexa, KS

Business Journal

Amazon expands Prime Music programming

Amazon.com Inc. said it's expanding the number of songs and playlists available on its newly introduced Prime Music program.

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TechCrunch

Amazon Expands Prime Music Catalog By "Hundreds Of Thousands" Of Songs

One of the major complaints with Amazon Prime Music , the company's new streaming music service bundled in with its Amazon Prime membership program, was its lack of song selection, and especially current hits.

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Related Topix: Nick Cave, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Pop/Rock

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