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Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now
Tech Startups

Here's What the First Hires at Apple, Google and Other Top Tech Companies Are Doing Now

Some made millions, others saw fortunes slip through their fingers, and some have joined or founded other startups.
Alyson Shontell
So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.
Amazon

So What If Its First Phone Flopped? Amazon Is Keeping the Fire Alive Anyway.

Once burned, twice shy doesn't apply. Amazon's not tapping out of the smartphone market just yet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand
Brand Reputation

3 Steps for Excluding Counterfeit Goods and Protecting Your Brand

Retailers, whether online or brick-and-mortar, risk alienating customers if they don't make certain the products they sell are authentic.
This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon
Pricing

This Software Company Wants to Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

An engineer gives retailers a fighting chance in the online price wars.
Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries
Ecommerce

Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries

The U.S. Postal Service got the go-ahead for a market test in San Francisco to deliver groceries in the early morning hours.
Kate Taylor
Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line
Earnings Reports

Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line

Big spending and lower-than-expected forecast for the holiday season put a cloud over the e-commerce giant's shares.
JP Mangalindan
Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones
Earnings Reports

Amazon Reports $170 Million Writedown Due to Unsold 'Fire' Phones

Writedown also includes supplier commitment costs related to the phone.
Amazon Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-Book Prices
Pricing

Amazon Strikes Deal With Simon & Schuster on E-Book Prices

The months-long standoff has ended, with an agreement on the future price of e-books.
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google's Same-Day Delivery Service Undercuts Amazon Prime by $4
Shipping Center

Google's Same-Day Delivery Service Undercuts Amazon Prime by $4

The Mountain View, Calif.-based tech goliath is expanding its same-day delivery program and starting to charge for it.
Catherine Clifford
The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront
Customer Experience

The Tech Surge That's Putting Consumers in the Forefront

Why the shift from producers to customers is changing everything.
John Sculley
Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store

The online retail giant is planning on opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City.
Kate Taylor
UPS Ups Its Shipping Game
Shipping Center

UPS Ups Its Shipping Game

UPS just launched a service in the U.S. where customers can have packages delivered to a local grocery store, pharmacy or convenience shop.
Catherine Clifford