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With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
Wal-Mart

With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days

The company had announced a slew of programs, including online grocery pick up and a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver groceries as it looks to boost online sales.
Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products
Amazon

Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products

'What Amazon knows a lot about is going to retail, and we continued to hear that that's a big problem for startups,' Launchpad's senior marketing manager said.
FAA Proposes Two New Fines Against Amazon Over Hazardous Shipments
Amazon

FAA Proposes Two New Fines Against Amazon Over Hazardous Shipments

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it is proposing $130,000 in civil fines against the ecommerce giant for two new violations of shipping products.
FAA Proposes Fining Amazon $350,000 for Hazardous Package
Amazon

FAA Proposes Fining Amazon $350,000 for Hazardous Package

The penalty is the largest fine the FAA has proposed imposing on Amazon, which the agency said has had a series of at least 24 hazardous materials violations in recent years.
The FAA Wants to Fine Amazon $350,000 for a Hazardous Package -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

The FAA Wants to Fine Amazon $350,000 for a Hazardous Package -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Snapchat will start placing ads between friends' stories.
Lindsay Friedman
Amazon Is Preparing to Launch a Streaming Music Service
Amazon

Amazon Is Preparing to Launch a Streaming Music Service

The service will be offered at $9.99 per month, in line with major rivals, and it will offer a competitive catalog of songs, the sources said.
Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Starbucks Is Giving Away Free Tea Today -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: More than 30 million Twitter accounts were possibly hacked.
Lindsay Friedman
Bezos Says Amazon to Up India Investment to $5 Billion
Amazon

Bezos Says Amazon to Up India Investment to $5 Billion

'I can assure you it's only the beginning and as we say in Amazon, it's only day one,' he said.
Cheater Beater: This Ring Will Stop Your Binge-Watching Partner From Netflixing Around
Streaming

Cheater Beater: This Ring Will Stop Your Binge-Watching Partner From Netflixing Around

If you want to make your love last more than one season, there's just one thing to do: Put a ring on it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Microsoft Is Reportedly Releasing an Xbox TV Next Month -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Microsoft Is Reportedly Releasing an Xbox TV Next Month -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Check out someone's Snapchat all the way from Mt. Everest.
Lindsay Friedman