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1 hr ago | CNET News.com

Samsung and Amazon give away free e-books with Kindle for Samsung

Samsung and Amazon are getting together for a new chapter for e-book fans: they're co-authors of a new e-book service called Kindle for Samsung.

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3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike Again

Hundreds of Amazon.com Inc. workers in Germany are expected to walk off the job Thursday, according to services union Verdi, continuing a string of strikes aimed at swaying the e-commerce giant on wage levels.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TwinCities

Monoprice takes on Amazon in trade of cheap electronics

Ajay Kumar is the CEO of Monoprice in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., which sells electronics that normally feature a large markup by retailers.

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Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Seeking Alpha

Can Amazon Compete In Groceries?

So far, the online grocery business forays of large retailers have been confined to major metropolitan centers on the West Coast.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

WPTV Local News

Amazon starts collecting Florida sales tax May 1

For Floridians who are supposed to pay the taxes but haven't, the announcement of Amazon's entry into the state's brick-and-mortar retail landscape could mean about $80 million a year in sales taxes, according to one business lobbying group.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Hillsborough County, FL

Search Engine Watch

Amazon's 4 Pillars of Success: A Preview of Jeffrey Eisenberg's Pubcon SFIMA Keynote

By being customer-centric, continuously optimizing and innovating, and creating an agile corporation, Amazon.com has dominated the competition.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Jeff Bezos, Marketing

Adotas

Amazon.com: From Retail Powerhouse to Multimedia Monolith?

Since its inception, Amazon.com has been known as one of the first highly successful, "big box" retailers online - and while it is still one of the "big boys," times sure have changed.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Libraries

ComputerWorld

IT Blogwatch: Told you so! Amazon 3D smartphone incoming, frags Android again

Amazon is expected to release its 'Duke' 3D smartphone in the summer. The rumors are rife, reaching us from many sources.

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Related Topix: Cameras

Seeking Alpha

Delticom: The Amazon.com Of Tires

Ecommerce of tires has inherent advantages, and is thus likely to continue to grow.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Audible, Internet, Science / Technology, Marketing

Forbes.com

What's Ahead For Amazon, Facebook, Apple And Gilead

My portfolio of junk bonds and preferred stocks does show a gain of 6% year-to-date, outperforming all equity and fixed income benchmarks.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets, Overweight, Health, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Tue Apr 15, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Construction of Amazon fulfillment center well under way

Amazon is racing to complete construction of a massive warehouse in southeastern Hillsborough County in time for the holiday shopping rush and likely will end up hiring even more people than the 1,000 originally planned.

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Related Topix: Hillsborough County, FL, Lakeland, FL, Ruskin, FL

Reuters

Apple cannot escape U.S. states' e-book antitrust cases: judge

Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology

SiliconValley.com

Quinn: Maybe Silicon Valley should be more like Amazon

Silicon Valley firms are in the thick of settlement negotiations with tens of thousands of employees who say the firms had a pact not to poach each others' employees, an agreement that damaged careers and suppressed salaries.

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The Jersey Journal

Amazon implements Pay to Quit policy

An employee loads a truck at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. on Monday, Dec. 2, 2013.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

Slashdot

How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture

An anonymous reader writes "Amazon Web Services has cut its prices on 40-plus consecutive occasions, at times leading the charge, at other times countering similar moves by Microsoft and Google.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Minyanville

Pre-Market: Amazon Says No to Bitcoin, Yes to Expanded Payment Options; Global Markets Move Lower

Before the opening bell, Dow Jones futures rose 0.22% to 16,132. Futures on the S&P 500 were up 0.23% to 1,828.70.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, e-dialog, Hunch, Startups, GSI Technology, Magento

Seeking Alpha

Why Investors In Tesla, Netflix, And Amazon Have A Rough Five Years Ahead

With optimistic growth projections, Tesla's stock could be worth $141 at best five years from now .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Amazon could get $3.3 million in additional state tax credits for second Kenosha facility

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Kenosha, WI

Examiner.com

Square hires former Amazon and Microsoft engineer Alyssa Henry

After 19 years of working for both Seattle-based Amazon and Redmond-based Microsoft , Alyssa Henry is leaving the confines of Washington State.

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Related Topix: Square, Microsoft, Startups

Crosscut.com

The Daily Troll: Rodney Tom passes on re-election try. $15 initiative ...

The Daily Troll: Progress on police chief search. Holden on writing about his own case.

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