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2 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

Why Apple's iPad is in big trouble

Senior Abby Lemon uses an iPad mini to look up unusual laws in France during Jenna Engelhardt's French III class at Madison-Grant High School near Marion, Ind., on Friday, March 7, 2014.


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

2 hrs ago | BetaNews

Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is just right [review]

If Goldilocks visited the bears' home and tried tablets instead of porridge and beds, Google Nexus 7 would be too small.


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

2 hrs ago | FindLaw

Coming Soon? Opt-In Anti-Theft Kill Switch and Facebook e-Wallet

Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, California, California Government, Cell Phones, Electronics

5 hrs ago | The Kansas City Star

5 features an Amazon phone might offer

Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.


Related Topix: Overland Park, KS, University of Tulsa, Marketing

6 hrs ago | Reuters

Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

The amount of money Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.


Related Topix: Tax, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

6 hrs ago | The Scarlet

With patent in the offing, Clark U math/computer science student set to join Amazon

On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg , chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department , received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor Sternberg, I just wanted to share some good news with you.


Related Topix: Computer Science, Inventions, Media, IT Services, Audible, Boston University, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios

10 hrs ago | Fortune

Satya Nadella needs more than one trick to fix Microsoft

How does a CEO grab attention when he's the follow-up act to a brash, voluble leader like Steve Ballmer? For Satya Nadella, who hardly seems prone to the same kind of sweat-soaked stage performance of his predecessor, the answer lay in a bold strategic gesture: Get Microsoft Office onto the iPad.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Ipad, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Apple

14 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

Bet You Didn't Know About These Amazon Payment Services

You know about Amazon's retail services for selling everything from books to fishing equipment.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Amazon: Healthy Correction Or Set To Plunge Lower?

Analyst EPS forecasts for Amazon are excessive, particularly at a time when the likelihood of an earnings correction is high in the broader market.


Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why Apple And Amazon Are No Threat To Netflix, Stock Will Regain $400

On the basis of growing free cash flow, revenue and global subscribers, these shares will regain their $400 market shortly after these results are announced.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Apple

'The Mystery of Revenge' EBook Is Free On Amazon April 17 - 21, 2014

Hermosa Beach, CA April 17, 2014 - G.X. Chen announced today that her eBook 'The Mystery of Revenge' will be listed for free on Amazon from today, April 17th, through April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Hermosa Beach, CA, Public Relations

Silicon Alley Insider

4 Reasons Amazon Should Acquire Sears

"The acquisition becomes Bezos' answer to omnichannel and the proven revenue synergy of consumers' ability to shop online and off; the convenience of proximity for pick up and returns; and facilitation of even greater delivery speed," Lewis writes.


Related Topix: Sears Holdings Corporation, Retail, Sears

Business Wire

Amazon Fire TVa s Voice Search Gets New Partners

Amazon today announced that Hulu Plus, Crackle, and SHOWTIME ANYTIME are joining VEVO in integrating their full catalogs into Fire TV's unified voice search.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Televisions

Tring Today

Herts taxpayers to foot the A 528k bill for policing the secretive...

Herts taxpayers will have to foot the bill of policing the secretive Bilderberg conference of top politicians and businesspeople after the Home Office refused to part-fund the operation.


MSN Money

Heartbleed bug spreads to routers and other gear

Cisco Systems and Juniper Networks , two of the largest manufacturers of network equipment, said Thursday that some of their products contain the "Heartbleed" bug, meaning hackers might be able to capture user names, passwords and other sensitive information as it moves across corporate networks, home networks and the Internet.


Related Topix: Startups, Cisco Systems, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Yahoo!, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App


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.


Wall Street Journal

Amazon Workers in Germany Strike Again

Hundreds of 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.


Related Topix: World News, Germany,

Wed Apr 16, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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


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