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2 hrs ago | Manchester Journal

Usa Today Best-Sellers

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


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

6 hrs ago | ABC News

Amazon Launches Grocery Service for Prime Members

Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.


10 hrs ago | Time

The 2014 TIME 100: TV, the Influencer

This week's TIME magazine is the annual TIME 100 double issue , naming 100 of the most influential people in fields from art to politics to science.


Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, House of Cards, Jeff Bezos, Sherlock, Game Show, American Idol, Reality TV

14 hrs ago | Reuters

Amazon's eroding tax advantage, bid to sustain growth in focus in first quarter Inc's quarterly results on Thursday may heighten worries that its edge over online and even traditional brick-and-mortar rivals is narrowing as it charges sales tax in more states, curtailing growth in its core business.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel

18 hrs ago |

'Honor and Innocence' eBook Is Free On Amazon April 24 - 25, 2014

Author Glen Hierlmeier announced today that his eBook Honor and Innocence: Against the Tides of War, a historical romance novel, will be listed for free on Amazon from today, April 24th, through April 25th, 2014.


Wed Apr 23, 2014


Stocks to Watch: Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday's session are Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp., Inc., and Starbucks Corp. said its second-quarter profit rose to $10.2 billion, or $11.62 a share, from $9.5 billion, or $10.09 a share, a year ago.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Financial Markets, Restaurant Management, Starbucks

Daily World

Rieder: The resurgent 'Washington Post'

It wasn't that long ago that The Washington Post was reeling, shedding staff and trimming ambitions as ad revenue plummeted.


Related Topix: The Washington Post Company, Jeff Bezos

Rock Hill Herald

Monoprice takes on Amazon in arena of cheap electronics

You'd only have to drive by the empty shells of Circuit City stores – and soon RadioShacks – to see why a California company represents a nightmare for the retail electronics industry.


Related Topix: Rancho Cucamonga, CA


Amazon snares classic shows in deal with HBO

Amazon is teaming up with HBO, the first such streaming arrangement agreed to by the cable network, in a deal that will make available to Amazon Prime members some classic TV like "The Sopranos" and "The Wire."


Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Entertainment, Drama, Television


It's the Little Things That Matter in Amazon Redshift Upgrade

Amazon Web Services has increased the number of simultaneous queries its hosted data warehouse Redshift can handle, improving performance in cases where many small queries are now forced to wait.


Internet Retailer

Migrating more B2B customers from offline to online

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.


Related Topix: Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology, Startups, Facebook, Forrester Research, Advertising

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CNet News

Cloud Data Center Build-Out Race Good for Customers, Bad for Profits

NEWS ANALYSIS: Enterprises that want to move their IT infrastructure to the cloud are sure to benefit from the data center build-out race that Google, IBM, Amazon, Microsoft and others are engaged in, but where will the profits come from? How much is your company spending on infrastructure this year? What would you do with $2.35 billion in ... (more)


Related Topix: IBM, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Des Moines, IA

Seeking Alpha

Amazon Is Not Overvalued - It's Still A Startup With Practically Boundless Opportunity

U.S. revenues alone can triple in the next six years, adding $90B to the top line.



The use of Amazon's dedicated cloud instances may be on rise, but does that make sense?

Amazon dedicated instances take some of the "shared" out of shared cloud infrastructure.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science

Wall Street Journal

Weebly Valued at $455 Million Amid Website-Building Boom

Weebly has been valued at $455 million in a new round of funding from investors eager to cash in on a recent boom in website-creation services.


Related Topix: Weebly, Tencent, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Squarespace, Internet, Science / Technology

Huge Saving on 1st Amazon Kindle book in humorous mystery series by Wilkie Martin 22 April 2014

It is the first outing of his endearing and memorable characters and hits 'the road running with more double entendres than a Carry On film' .


International Business Times

Amazon 'Aggressive' on Fire TV

Amazon's vice president of Kindle, Peter Larsen speaks to media as he displays the Amazon Fire TV during a news conference in New York, April 2, 2014.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups

Greenwich Citizen

9 Tricks Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, And Other Top Execs Use To Run Meetings

Since we've already looked at the most egregious meeting mistakes , we decided to explore how the most successful executives run effective meetings.


Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Amazon Sales Take a Hit in States With Online Tax, Study Says

In one of the first efforts to quantify the impact of states accruing more tax revenue from Web purchases, researchers at Ohio State University published a paper this month that found sales dropped for Amazon when the online charge was introduced.


Related Topix: Ohio State University, Jeff Bezos, Internet, Science / Technology, Business News

The Winnipeg Free Press

Netflix to raise prices for new subscribers by $1 or $2 this summer after 1Q earnings soar

Netflix is preparing to raise its prices for the first time in three years to help pay for more Internet video programming such as its popular political drama "House of Cards."


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Los Gatos, CA, Yahoo!


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