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First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow
Drones

First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow

German delivery firm DHL will use drones to deliver medical supplies to a small island.
Laura Entis
4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments
Mobile Payments

4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments

Mobile payments systems promise to be convenient but security is the first concern of people on both sides of a transaction.
Jason Wolfe
Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home
Internet of Things

Amazon Is Bulking Up Its Secretive Hardware Lab in Pursuit of a Connected Home

On the heels of a fizzling response to its Fire Phone, Amazon is reportedly foraying further into hardware by increasing headcount at its top-secret Lab126 by roughly 27 percent.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Scoops Up the '.Buy' Domain for $4.6 Million
Internet Marketing

Amazon Scoops Up the '.Buy' Domain for $4.6 Million

The online retailer reportedly outbid Google and two other companies that had their eye on the new and valuable generic top-level domain.
Benjamin Kabin
Amazon Releases Small Army of New Kindles and E-Readers
Amazon Kindle

Amazon Releases Small Army of New Kindles and E-Readers

Included are two devices under $100 as well as an all-new operating system, called 'Sangria.'
Jason Fell
Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes
Success Stories

Take a Break From Embracing Failure and Be Inspired By 6 Huge Business Successes

Entrepreneurs need to be stoic about the long odds against a new business thriving but it's also true that the greatest successes of our time started small.
John Boitnott
Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company
Amazon

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant.
David Selinger
Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'
Mobile

Analyst: Amazon's Fire Phone Simply 'Not Compelling Enough'

Making less of an impact than Amazon hoped, the company dropped the price of the Fire Phone from $199 to 99 cents.
Nina Zipkin
Bike Messengers: The Real Winners in the Same-Day Delivery Boom?
Jobs

Bike Messengers: The Real Winners in the Same-Day Delivery Boom?

Google, Amazon and Uber are all testing delivery services.
Uptin Saiidi
Amazon Drops $970 Million on Game-Streaming Service Twitch
Amazon

Amazon Drops $970 Million on Game-Streaming Service Twitch

Amazon's surprise announcement followed months of unconfirmed reports that Google's YouTube unit was about to buy the company.
10 Truths About Self-Publishing for Entrepreneurs With a Book Idea
Self-publishing

10 Truths About Self-Publishing for Entrepreneurs With a Book Idea

Writing a book is maddeningly difficult but selling it is an even harder job.
Kimanzi Constable
9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader
Amazon

9 Things Small Businesses Should Know About Amazon's New Mobile Payments Reader

Amazon officially entered the mobile payments race today. Here's a helpful roundup of the most important details small-business merchants should brush up on before making the leap.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On
Ecommerce

Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On

Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs.
Geoff Weiss
Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'
Freelancers

Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'

The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings.
Laura Entis