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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, author Stephen King poses for the photos prior to an autograph session during a promotional tour in France for his last book "Doctor Sleep" at a library in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Authors King, Caro among those backing anti-Amazon letter

NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen King, Nora Roberts and Robert Caro are among the hundreds of authors who have added their names to an online letter criticizing Amazon for restricting access to works published by […]

07/03/2014

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FedEx CEO says drones unlikely to make big impact

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The CEO of FedEx doesn’t see drones taking over the package delivery business anytime soon. Fred Smith says FedEx has several drone studies underway. But the idea of delivering items by drone […]

12/18/2013

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US–Job Market-Winners and Losers

WASHINGTON (AP) – As the U.S. job market improves, it’s also evolving, with winners and losers. Warehouses and trucking companies are doing more holiday hiring than the stores they’re working for. Factory workers are getting […]

12/08/2013

This image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon’s delivery drones: An idea that may not fly

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Bezos’ idea to let self-guided drones deliver packages may be too futuristic for Washington to handle. The Amazon CEO is working on a way to use the small aircraft to […]

12/02/2013

This image provided by Amazon.com shows the so-called Prime Air unmanned aircraft project that Amazon is working on in its research and development labs. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon.com sees delivery drones as future

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is working on a way to get packages to customers in 30 minutes or less — by drone. Consider it the modern version of a pizza delivery boy, minus the […]

12/02/2013

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Amazon’s Bezos completes Washington Post purchase

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post now belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post Co. said Tuesday that it had completed the sale of the newspaper publishing business to Bezos, who said in […]

10/01/2013

The 8.9-inch Amazon Kindle HDX tablet computer is shown Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Amazon unveils Kindle Fire HDX with 24/7 live help

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is refreshing its lineup of tablet computers with new devices called Kindle Fire HDX, which are significantly faster and lighter than the previous generation. The 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions also have […]

09/25/2013

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Amazon launches site for purchase of fine art

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com is getting into the fine art arena. Customers can buy original and limited edition works of art from more than 150 prominent galleries and dealers via Amazon Art. The announcement […]

08/07/2013

This photo shows pedestrians walking past the main entrance to the Washington Post in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Can Amazon CEO ship online savvy to Wash. Post?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos is revered as one of the brightest minds in corporate America, but even he is still puzzling over how to reverse the financial slide threatening The Washington […]

08/06/2013

This photo shows pedestrians walking past the main entrance to the Washington Post in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Weymouth staff memo on Washington Post sale

Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post. Here’s a memo sent Monday to staff from Katharine Weymouth, publisher and CEO of The Washington Post. “This is a day that my family and […]

08/05/2013

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