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38 min ago | National Public Radio

Happy Birthday To Amazon, And Its Data Mining

In 1994, Jeff Bezos walked out of the Wall Street hedge fund where he worked after they declined to invest in his idea, and began to sell books out of his garage.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, Home Gardening, Home

4 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

Amazon worker flies drone near Space Needle, gets police visit

Though it is clear in some cases where you can't fly drones , it isn't quite as obvious in other places, particularly if you're doing so as a hobbyist.

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Related Topix: Space Needle, Recreation, us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel

8 hrs ago | Benzinga

Amazon Slips On Wider-Than-Expected Loss; Acacia Research Shares Gain

Midway through trading Friday, the Dow traded down 0.80 percent to 16,947.71 while the NASDAQ tumbled 0.70 percent to 4,440.96.

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Related Topix: Acacia Research, Semiconductors, Biotech, Medicine, Financial Services, Electronics, CombiMatrix, Healthcare Industry, Investment Services, Retail, Duane Reade, Sage Laboratories

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Fox News

Futures Point to Red Open as Amazon Tumbles

Stock futures leaned lower, with techs in particular setting up for a weak showing on Friday as Amazon.com Inc. began tumbling in premarket after posting disappointing results.

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Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Starbucks, Financial Markets, Business News

West Australian

Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits, unnerve investors

Amazon.com Inc's message to investors has always been clear: trust in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos

Inside Bay Area

Wolverton: Amazon's Fire phone good for a first effort

This June 18, 2014, file photo shows the new Amazon Fire Phone's Firefly feature, which lets the user take a photo of objects, numbers, artwork or books and have the phone recognize the item, is demonstrated in Seattle.

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Related Topix: Cameras

CNET News.com

Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Nearly 900 authors, including heavyweights like Stephen King, Jennifer Egan, and John Grisham, have signed a letter in opposition of the e-commerce retailer's negotiation tactics over e-book pricing, reported The Guardian on Friday .

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The Independent

Why Amazon investors may be feeling a little confused

As its new Fire smartphone makes its debut, it is sometimes hard to keep track of what Amazon does.

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Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, Science / Technology, Cloud Computing, Marketing

590ktie.com

Visa, Amazon pull stock market lower

The stock market sank in early trading Friday after Visa and Amazon posted weaker results than Wall Street expected.

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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

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

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