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Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money
Crowdfunding

Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money

The video-sharing website is testing out a panoply of new features, including the ability for fans to 'tip' video creators directly through the site.
Laura Entis
See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos
Logos

See The Hidden Meanings Inside 17 Tech Company Logos

These highly recognizable logos have hidden, subtle, or otherwise clever messages that you probably never realized.
Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone
Mobile

Amazon Unveils Its Fire Phone

The online retailer expands further into mobile with its first phone, complete with a 3-D interface and a media-recognizing feature called Firefly.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Settles Over eBook Lawsuit, Avoids a Jury Trial
Antitrust

Apple Settles Over eBook Lawsuit, Avoids a Jury Trial

The terms, which are undisclosed, are contingent on the outcome of Apple's appeal of an antitrust ruling that it conspired with five major publishers to make eBooks more expensive.
Laura Entis
Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main
Ecommerce

Alibaba Breaks Into U.S. Ecommerce Market With 11 Main

The Chinese ecommerce giant today unveiled its first major push into the U.S. market with the launch of a website that curates small boutiques.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace
Service Business

Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace

Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses
Growth Strategies

Amazon Will Now Manage Subscription Payments for Startups and Businesses

Forging into PayPal's territory, Amazon expands its reach with online payments.
Laura Entis
Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon
Amazon

Stephen Colbert Throws Punches at Amazon

The late-night Comedy Central host has challenged his audience to boycott the ecommerce giant for its manipulative treatment of book sales.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
Amazon

Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table
Amazon

Take a Tip from Bezos: Customers Always Need a Seat at the Table

A close study of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos reveals one of the world's most innovative companies is rooted in one of the oldest ideas. The customer comes first.
Bob Thompson
Lessons in Customer Service From the World's Most Beloved Companies
Customer Service

Lessons in Customer Service From the World's Most Beloved Companies

We shed some light on what these big companies are getting right with customer service, and why.
Gregory Ciotti
Roku Founder: Say Goodbye to Cable Boxes and Hello to TV Apps
Internet TV

Roku Founder: Say Goodbye to Cable Boxes and Hello to TV Apps

The father of cord-cutting predicts the future of TV. Hint: Your next boob toob will know what you want to watch and what your friends are watching.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette
Negotiating

Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette

Browsing for works by Malcolm Gladwell or JD Salinger on Amazon? The online giant would prefer you purchase something else instead.
Geoff Weiss
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
Benjamin Kabin