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Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader
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Amazon Reportedly Set to Launch Mobile Credit-Card Reader

If the rumors are true, the nation's largest online retailer could give Square and PayPal a run for their money.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store
3-D printing

Customized Ecommerce Meets 3-D Printing in Amazon's New Online Store

Customers can design and create their own products in a new online shop announced by the Seattle-based ecommerce giant today.
Catherine Clifford
Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse
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Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse

The online retail giant said it expects an operating loss of as much as $810 million for the current quarter, sharply below analysts' estimates.
Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service
Subscription Businesses

Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service

The service, which will offer 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for a monthly fee of $9.99, takes aim at book subscription forerunners Oyster and Scribd.
Geoff Weiss
Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon
Tech Leaders

Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon

While Parviz's expertise lies in the realm of high-tech optics, it is not yet known what projects he will undertake at Amazon.
Geoff Weiss
Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones
Drones

Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
Nina Zipkin
FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases
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FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today arguing that the ecommerce giant allowed children to rack up charges on their parents' accounts without consent.
Catherine Clifford
Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year
Cloud computing

Google to Offer Business Owners 2 TB of Free Storage for a Year

Amid pricing wars between corporate computing leaders Amazon, Microsoft and Google, industry experts predict that cloud storage may soon become entirely free.
Geoff Weiss
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon
Growing a Business

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Gene Marks
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Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery
Ecommerce

Google Gunning for Amazon With Expansion of Same-Day Delivery

Google is planning on expanding its Shopping Express nationwide. The company is looking to go head to head with Amazon with product search, while expanding its dominance in online search and advertising.
Benjamin Kabin
Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery Market
Innovation

Amazon May Be Looking to Break Into the Takeout-Delivery Market

The new service will reportedly be a part of Amazon Local and compete directly with services like Seamless and GrubHub.
Benjamin Kabin
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