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3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

U.S. stocks open higher, UoM report ahead; Dow Jones up 0.09%

Investing.com - U.S. stocks opened higher on Friday, as Thursday''s strong U.S. data continued to fuel optimism over the strength of the economic recovery and investors eyed an upcoming report on consumer sentiment.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, WebMD, Amazon, Media, IT Services, Apple, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Amazon: The Twitch Acquisition Is, For Now, Highly Irrelevant

As always, people that are blind to the next quarter envisioned rivers of honey flowing in the years to come.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Alternative, Twitch, Media, IT Services

13 hrs ago | DM News

How Amazon Ads Might Change the Game

Will the Great Recommender introduce "pretargeting" to the menu? Is it destined to become the King of Conversion? Or will its ad business simply settle in between Google's and Facebook's? When Amazon begins letting third-party advertisers tap into its shopper database and buy placements on Amazon.com later this year, as is widely expected, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, Social Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Media, IT Services, Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Meet The Publisher Who Ditched Amazon And Is Selling More Books Than Ever

Ask Randall White, the 72-year-old CEO of the Educational Development Corporation, an Oklahoma-based book distributor, why he decided pull his company's 2,000 titles - including the acclaimed potty bestiary, "Everyone Poops" - from Amazon.com, and the longtime publishing executive makes reference not to a book but to a movie.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Educational Development, Publishing, Media, IT Services, Celebrities, Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Indie

The New York Observer

Audible CEO Don Katz Remembers Robin Williams

Don Katz, founder and CEO of the audiobook publisher Audible , wrote an email to the company's employees about Robin Williams, who was instrumental to Audible's success.

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, us Travel, Travel

PR-inside.com

Best-Selling Author Karma Peters Gives Away Inspiring Book on Aug. 26, 27 and 28

The book, "98 Powerful Affirmations to Awake the Inner, Happier You," which is regularly priced at $22.57, will be free on Amazon.com from Tuesday, August 26, 2014 through Thursday, August 28, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ, Amazon, Media, IT Services

Tue Aug 26, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Stock Traders Buy High Volume of Call Options on Amazon.com

Shares of Amazon.com were the target of unusually large options trading on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services

SchaeffersResearch.com

Dow Jones Industrial Average Headed Higher; Amazon.com and Burger King in Focus

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is poised to extend its climb, as traders await a handful of economic reports.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, The Dow Company, Opinion, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Business Journal

Amazon.com brings same-day delivery to Atlanta

The online retail giant on Tuesday began offering its Same-Day Delivery service in Atlanta, Alpharetta, Kennesaw, Marietta, and Mableton.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Marietta, GA, Mableton, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Audible Releases John Scalzi's New Audiobook Lock in

Audible, Inc., the world's largest seller and producer of downloadable audiobooks and other spoken-word content, today announced the simultaneous release of two brilliant performances of New York Times bestselling author John Scalzi's new thriller, Lock In .

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Related Topix: Media, IT Services, Wil Wheaton, Amber Benson

Seeking Alpha

Amazon: It Gets Weirder And Weirder

Whoever has been paying attention to recent news would probably be surprised by the latest Amazon.com moves.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Internet, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mon Aug 25, 2014

American Reporter

MomentumA Dangerous Rebel Bites the Dust

It shouldn't surprise anyone that AR Correspondents who write so well in short-form journalism should equally excel at long-form journalism and fiction.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, SignaCert, George Bush, IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media

Benzinga

's M&A Chatter for Monday August 25, 2014

The Deal :Amazon.com announced Monday, that it has reached an agreement to acquire the live video platform for gamers, Twitch Interactive for approximately $970 million in cash.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Media, IT Services, Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, InterMune, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Business Journal

Amazon tries to top Google's $1B Twitch bid, report says

Twitch, the San Francisco-based computer game livestreaming company co-founded and run by Emmet Shear, is reportedly the target of a buyout war between Google and Amazon.

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Related Topix: Amazon, ITA Software, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Media, IT Services

Business Journal

It's official: Amazon buys Twitch for $970M, tops Google bid

Twitch, the San Francisco-based computer game livestreaming company co-founded and run by Emmet Shear, has agreed to a buyout offer from Amazon that topped one from Google.

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Related Topix: Amazon, ITA Software, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Media, IT Services

Business Journal

Amazon tries to top Google's $1B Twitch bid

Twitch, the San Francisco-based computer game livestreaming company co-founded and run by Emmet Shear, has agreed to a buyout offer from Amazon that topped one from Google.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Media, IT Services, Jeff Bezos

Investopedia

Jeff Bezos

Self-made billionaire Jeff Bezos is the founder of online retail giant Amazon.com.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Media, IT Services, Albuquerque, NM, Electrical Engineering, Science

Business Wire

Amazon Greenlights Pilot Episodes of Five New Kids Shows

Pilots include a preschool whodunit, a hilarious friendship between dirty trucks, an epic quest to defeat darkness, an ousted crowd who navigates middle school cafeteria dynamics, and a trio who discover the power of magic Additional episodes of Amazon's first three kids series will debut this fall on Prime Instant Video: Tumble Leaf on September ... (more)

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Related Topix: Amazon, Family, Kids, Media, IT Services, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Kindle, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone

Seeking Alpha

Amazon In Shanghai, Wal-Mart In Drugstores

Two of the world's biggest retailers are in the e-commerce headlines, led by a move into Shanghai's new pilot free trade zone by global giant Amazon .

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Related Topix: Amazon, Retail, Wal Mart Stores, Internet, Science / Technology, Media, IT Services, Alibaba

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Apple-Google consumer rivalry moves to business

Apple, Google and Amazon.com rose up by riding consumer demand for their products.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Apple, Amazon, Media, IT Services, Marketing

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