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Forbes
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It’s complicated. That might explain the current state of mind among retailers that seem increasingly preoccupied with Amazon.com. On one hand, the e-tail giant represents a compet..
In August Walt Disney, which owns ESPN, increased its stake in MLBAM's tech arm to 75%. BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 26: (L-R) Senior Coordniating Producer for ESPN's NFL studio s..
The long-awaited - by me, anyway - 4K-capable Apple TV box is finally here. Yes, after failing to cater for the already substantial installed 4K TV base with the fourth generation ..
Amazon is set to bring Alexa to wearable tech, with a pair of smart glasses launching in 2017 a real possibility. That’s according to a report in the Financial Times, which states ..
DigitalOcean, the New York-based cloud infrastructure provider, announced the availability of object storage service. Dubbed as Spaces, this service makes the platform almost cloud..
Between millionaires blasting Gen-Yers for eating avocado toasts and reports of millennials spending $96 billion dollars on food, people love talking about twentysomethin..
Mark Cummins and Charles Bibby are filling up a sprawling global database with stuff. It’s got everything from hard-to-find Lego sets to craft beer, from potting soil to plantain c..
Target is trying all sorts of ways to dull Amazon’s convenience edge. One salvo is to snatch a bigger slice of shoppers’ frequently replenished items, like toothpaste and coffee. B..
When is the last time you purchased a digital copy of a song or an album from an online retailer like iTunes or Amazon? If you’re like many American— even those who love music—it’s..
Alcohol chain retailer Total Wine & More recently announced a partnership with the app Minibar Delivery to launch an on-demand booze delivery system in Arlington, Vir..
The title was inspired by the 1996 documentary “When We Were Kings” about the heavyweight fight of 1974 between two boxing legends, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. In the not-so-d..
Ad fraud is twice as high on Android devices as it is on iOS smartphones and tables, according to a recent report by Datavisor. The report, which studied 140 million app insta..
A customer looks at produce in an Albertson's Supermarket in La Jolla, California. Albertsons has just acquired meal preparation company Plated. Photographer: Sandy Huffaker/Bloomb..
‘The One Thing Nobody Has Told You...' is my occasional column touching on a tangential, but interesting, detail that has been lost or under-reported in the news. So..
Officials in major cities across North America are giddy with excitement. Mainstream media pundits are having second helpings at the predictions buffet. Amazon announced plans..
An artificial intelligence student moved from Damascus to Stockholm to get his PhD to build a robot that knows how to interact with people. Next thing you know, Disney calls him to..
Since experiencing a breach that exposed the private information of about 143 million Americans, including Social Security numbers, Equifax’s shares have plummeted, with the compan..
It sounds like a dream, right? You set up your blog and in no time begin making enough money to quit your day job or launch your business. You sell your house and travel the world ..
This week, business continuity are front page news. They cross many industries. Toys R Us and Aerosoles announced bankruptcy. Sears and Macy's are restructuring. Ford idled five pl..
Answer by Janice Person, worked with & eaten GMO crops since 1996, currently works at Monsanto, on Quora: With the buzz around genetically modified organisms over the..
NEW YORK - JULY 23: (L-R) Travel + Leisure Editor-in-Chief Nancy Novogrod, CEO Auberge Resorts Mark Harmon and Travel + Leisure publisher Julie McGowan at  Travel + Leisu..
Matt Malek and Anita Gou set up Foxtail Entertainment a little over a year ago and have already had great success with a range of feature and documentary projects. At a little over..
Mashable
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People were surprised when Amazon launched its two-hour delivery service, Prime Now, in Singapore last month. Unlike other countries where it launched Prime Now, the e-commerce gia..
Welcome to The Hunger Games, Amazon HQ edition. Almost every major city in North America has publicly stated that it will submit a proposal to become the home of Amazon's second he..
Back-to-school time is stressful, whether you’re a bright-eyed incoming freshman or a veteran student with a bad case of senioritis. Look, we’ve been there — and so have the folks ..
Advertising was once a huge but varied industry. Newspapers, TV, radio, magazines, billboards, and plenty of other media competed for their own piece of the pie. The digital world ..
Login data for more than half a million records tied to vehicle tracking device company SVR Tracking have leaked online, potentially exposing the personal and vehicle data of drive..
The Apple Watch Series 3 finally completes the picture of what a wearable device should be, thanks to the addition of a cellular LTE radio. Now the smartwatch can stay connected on..
The authors of "Killing Marketing" say if you don’t evolve, you’ll die “Marketing and innovation produce results,” wrote Peter Drucker, “all the rest are costs.”  Sadly, in a ..
There are a lot of great Star Trek episodes.  I still watch the show all the time — the original series, The Next Generation, Voyager, and Deep Space Nine. (Let's not talk abo..
Google can’t seem to please anyone these days. In a fiercely divided political climate, the search giant has unwittingly aligned a growing chorus of politically diverse voices who ..
seattle pi
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Seattle has undergone massive growth since Amazon moved into its South Lake Union headquarters in 2010. We combed through U.S. Census data to see just how much the city has changed..
Amazon is gearing up for a big expansion in the Big Apple. The company will open a new 360,000-square-foot office in Manhattan next year, with room for 1,800 workers. The new offic..
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it is reviewing its website after a British TV report said that the online retailer recommended purchasing ingredients together that could make a bomb. ..
NUEVA YORK (AP) — El gigante de las ventas en línea Amazon revisará su página web después de un informe que reveló que su sección de “compras frecuentes” recomendaba adquirir mater..
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler's board in March and had served in lea..
In this Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 photo, the Apple TV is displayed, in New York. The new Apple TV streaming device heralds the onset of ultra high-definition 4K video for the mass aud..
Pact, Inc., the Seattle-based maker of an app purported to allow customers to bet on themselves making healthy choices, has settled claims by the Federal Trade Commission that Pact..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with it..
___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to Congress, and is also tak..
Fox Business
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NEW YORK –  Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler's board in March and had served in le..
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler's board in March and had served in lea..
Stocks that offer retirees strong dividend yields and minimal risk are out there -- if you know where to look. To get you started, here are three that combine both of these key att..
WELLINGTON –  New Zealand retailer The Warehouse Group said Friday that its reported net profit was down sharply after costs related to the sale of its financial services busi..
Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products in its stores beginning next year, one of the biggest moves yet in its push to operate more like a trad..
___ Facebook to release Russia ads to Congress amid pressure NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to Congress, and is also tak..
TOP STORIES Amazon Puts Whole Foods on Fast Track to Conventional Supermarket -- Update Whole Foods will change the way companies can sell and market their products in its stores b..
In this episode of Industry Focus: Consumer Goods, Vincent Shen and Motley Fool senior contributor Asit Sharma talk about two of the most exciting companies in education -- Chegg (..
Los Angeles Times
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Amazon says it is reviewing its website after a British TV report said that the online retailer recommended purchasing ingredients together that could make a bomb. Channel 4 News i..
Toys R Us Inc. said Thursday it plans to again hire thousands of part-time workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season despite the toy chain’s bankruptcy filing this week. T..
Wall Street private-equity titan Blackstone is buying majority ownership of the Burbank Media District’s biggest office portfolio in a deal that values the properties at $1.7 billi..
Some food is just better after midnight. Jared Jones had been living on the Balboa Peninsula when he thought of how to cater to the bustling nightlife scene that crowded the Newpor..
At 22 million people, metropolitan Mexico City is the largest urban area in our hemisphere. As the capital of New Spain, it governed a massive empire, stretching from the Philippin..
Responding to mounting pressure to reveal details about Russian-paid propaganda on its platform, Facebook said it would share more than 3,000 ads linked to Russia with congressiona..
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital ..
Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee, husband-and-wife architects and co-founders of the Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee, are artistic directors of the second Chicago Architecture Bienni..
The Seattle Times
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It’s not a second headquarters, but Amazon.com says it will add about 2,000 employees in New York City during the next three years, more than doubling an outpost focused on the onl..
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he’s hired a private consultant to help in trying to get Amazon to build its second headquarters in the state. The Virginian-..
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it is reviewing its website after a British TV report said that the online retailer recommended purchasing ingredients together that could make a bomb. ..
Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer’s wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for gam..
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany & Co. has named industry veteran Roger Farah as chairman, effective Oct. 2. Farah, 64, joined the upscale jeweler’s board in March and had served in lea..
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device — one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K — without actually owning a 4K TV..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with it..
Chef Derek Bugge will proudly tell you he is Ballard-born and bred, descended from generations of Norwegians on his father’s side. But his mother, who comes from a small town in Me..
BGR
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If you don’t already have a Fire TV Stick from Amazon, snag one right now for $5 off by picking up a refurbished unit on sale. If you do have a Fire TV Stick, then there’s a Lightn..
You guys. Seriously. If you haven’t already picked up a Certified Refurbished Amazon Echo in Amazon’s latest sale, you need to drop whatever you’re doing right now. Amazon sells ne..
Holy moly does Amazon have a killer one-day sale in store for you today. Amazon is offering deep discounts on a wide rage of networking and home automation gear from TP-Link on Thu..
People started to lose their minds last month when we were getting close to the solar eclipse. They scrambled to get their hands on solar eclipse glasses so they and their children..
The NES Classic Edition might’ve been discontinued by Nintendo, but it’s still in stock right now on Amazon. That said, you probably shouldn’t buy one unless you’re a diehard Ninte..
If you’ve been looking for a hot sound bar to upgrade the audio on any TV in your home, Christmas just came early. Amazon has several great one-day sales happening right now, and t..
Market Watch
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Amazon.com Inc. AMZN, -0.81% said Thursday that it will create 2,000 jobs in New York City over the next three years, and open a new Manhattan office in 2018. The office will be th..
Whole Foods announced Wednesday that it's launching a plant-based tuna alternative for the raw tuna in sushi on November 1 in select locations in New York City and Los Angeles. The..
Google confirmed Thursday it will issue refunds for ads bought through its systems that ran on websites with fake traffic, and said a handful of its partners have agreed to do the ..
Toys “R” Us Inc.’s bankruptcy filing moves the retail loan default rate past 7% and could drive it past the 10% mark by year-end, according to the latest Fitch Ratings data. The lo..
Swedish telecoms firm Telia Co. AB agreed to pay nearly $1 billion to U.S. and Dutch authorities to settle allegations that the company and a subsidiary paid about $331 million in ..
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a number of problems but Hurricane Harvey isn’t one of them, according to GlobalData Retail. Bed Bath & Beyond BBBY, -15.87% reported a wide earn..
Pocket-lint
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Welcome to Pocket-lint deals of the day where we scour the internet to find you the very best deals that are available in the UK today. We will be regularly updating this page, so ..
With all the hoo-hah surrounding the Apple TV 4K box you'd think it was the first set-top-box to adopt 4K HDR and Dolby Vision video streaming. But it wasn't even close to bei..
Asus is making a march back into the UK and Europe, setting the price of £450 against its Zenfone 4 model, launching into Europe at the company's We Love Photo event in Rome. ..
For 2017 the Apple TV 4K jumps aboard that ultra high-definition (UHD) and high dynamic range (HDR) train, finally seeing Apple get back to delivering what the original Apple TV fi..
Autumn is around the corner, and that means autumn and winter sports are too. If you like soccer, you'll want to make sure you can watch all the popular games and matches this seas..
The Asus Zenfone 4 is a mid-range handset that comes with the addition of dual cameras on the back of the phone. Asus is shaking things up in the smartphone race, bringing a second..
CBS News
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NEW YORK--Amazon is reviewing its website after it suggested customers in the U.K. buy bomb-making ingredients. Channel 4 News in London said that when it tried to buy certain chem..
Are America's trio of tech titans actually sinister forces that the government should rein in -- or even break up into less-dominant pieces? A buzz is rising in Washington's halls ..
As retailers head into the critical holiday shopping season, consumers appear to be in a buying mood. After all, unemployment is at a 16-year low, and stock prices are surging. Sti..
Alexa just wants to live long and prosper. To mark the premiere of CBS' "Star Trek: Discovery" on Sept. 24, the Amazon Echo has decided to boldly go where no smart speaker has gone..
Google (GOOG) is making a billion-dollar bet on smartphones. The search giant is buying a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phone..
Engadget
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Before you ask, that doesn't include the rights to broadcast in America, which NBC acquired for a reported $1 billion deal back in 2015 to retain until the 2021-22 season. But snat..
If you're willing to splurge a bit, Plantronics hopes to sweeten the deal. The $130 BackBeat Fit Training and $160 Boost Editions (below) combine waterproof open-ears with a 6-mont..
The vein identification tech originally comes from Hitachi, and has been used by Barclays business customers for a few years now -- elsewhere in the world, it's employed in all kin..
Street price: $200; MSRP: $300; Deal price: $160 w/ code LWFMOG5G While we featured a deal on our top robot vacuum a few days ago, the coupon code quickly expired. This deal matche..
As a result, HTC's R&D division has shrunk in half -- right now it employs 4,000 -- and the company has earned just over a billion dollars in the process. The deal does have so..
Observer
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Fox’s not quite a Batman prequel Gotham returns tonight for its fourth season. Despite some—ahem—mixed reactions from fans and critics over the years, Gotham is still holding stron..
We may not have been the biggest fans of Fox’s new Seth MacFarlane show The Orville, but audience turnout has been impressive through two episodes. To date, The Orville is averagin..
Meal kit delivery services are going mainstream. Albertsons Companies, which owns over 2,200 grocery stores in 35 states, has acquired prepared meal startup Plated (which we gave h..
Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last 15 years, it’s clear the way the world communicates has shifted greatly to depend on digital channels. More than 25 percent ..
When serialized fiction has a great cast along with a tightly edited plot that propels the story forward, while constantly keeping you guessing, it’s a sure bet for binge consumpti..
Post Bulletin
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Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer's wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for gam..
NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem odd to review the new Apple TV streaming device — one specifically designed to display super-sharp video known as 4K — without actually owning a 4K TV..
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its ars..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with it..
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with it..
AppleInsider
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  By Mike Wuerthele Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 05:24 am PT (08:24 am ET) Apple's iOS 11 brings along with it a new Files app, allowing iPhone, iPad, and Mac users the abil..
  By Roger Fingas Thursday, September 21, 2017, 08:53 am PT (11:53 am ET) Several LIFX smartbulbs are now compatible with Apple's HomeKit, the company announced on Thursday, i..
  By Mike Wuerthele Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 09:23 am PT (12:23 pm ET) Apple CEO Tim Cook reiterated his stance against DACA's elimination in what is possibly his most c..
  By Christine McKee Wednesday, September 20, 2017, 08:14 am PT (11:14 am ET) Midweek deals are in effect now with cash discounts on 2017 Macs and 4th generation Apple TVs. Pi..
Chicago Tribune
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Apple is ramping up its push into the living room, making sure that its main vehicle for its entertainment ambitions — the Apple TV — is ready for the future. By adding suppor..
Major zoning changes expected to spark a wave of residential, office and retail development near the Chicago River have bumped into an unexpected obstacle from the area’s gritty pa..
Major zoning changes expected to spark a wave of residential, office and retail development near the Chicago River have bumped into an unexpected obstacle from the area’s gritty pa..
Google is biting off a big piece of device manufacturer HTC for $1.1 billion to expand its efforts to build phones, speakers and other gadgets equipped with its arsenal of digital ..
Retail Dive
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Wearables continue to be popular among dedicated fitness types, but haven’t made the inroads into daily life and retail that many had expected. Google Glass, first hailed as a futu..
Target is adding yet another layer to its mobile capabilities. After incorporating Cartwheel to its main app, and with plans to add a mobile payment option for its REDcard loyalty ..
India is the top developing country for retail investment, on the strength of a growing economy and middle class, and a favorable regulatory environment, according to A.T. Kearney'..
Speculation has been building in recent weeks that a major grocery retailer would acquire a meal kit company. On paper, the partnership makes sense: Grocers want to tap into the fr..
TechCrunch
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Nvidia’s Shield TV, an Android TV-based device that’s currently the best option available for 4K streaming fans, is getting a price drop with a new package that leaves out the incl..
Pointy​,​ ​an Irish start​ ​startup​ ​that​ lets ​local​ ​retailers put their stock online so that they can be discovered via search engines, has raised $6 million in Series A fund..
Snapchat doesn’t technically have a developer platform, but that hasn’t stopped other startups from taking advantage of its new feature for attaching links to your Snaps and Storie..
There’s a new economic force at work in the machine learning revolution that is capable of generating increasing returns to scale, much as network effects did in the internet revol..
The Wrap
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Four seasons in, “Transparent” feels more like itself than ever before. The show about the search for identity has resisted all easy genre labels and found the flexibility to be fr..
The end of “Gotham” Season 3 was pretty eventful, with one particularly major, canon-breaking development: Tabitha’s (Jessica Lucas) apparent murder of Barbara Kean (Erin Rich..
Not able to attend the Tribeca TV Festival this month? Luckily, you’ll be able to livestream some of the festival’s panels, which will include big names like Oprah Winfrey, Trevor ..
Warner Bros. and DC Films’ “Wonder Woman” broke box office records when it hit theaters this summer. Now the franchise has a prime opportunity to break new ground by following the ..
24/7 Wall St.
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Earlier this week, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced the launch of its new high-end Fire HD 10 tablet. Priced at $149.99, it comes with more memory and a bigger battery, plu..
September 21, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 40 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday’s session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 4 ..
The data breach at credit reporting firm Equifax has grabbed a lot of headlines in the past few weeks, but not even counting the 143 million personally identifiable records exposed..
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Kelly Clarkson, who launched her singing career by winning Season 1 of American Idol, is performing on that other talent show, America’s Got Talent for its Season 12 Live Finale. C..
American Beauty Star is a new reality TV show on Lifetime that stars Brazilian supermodel Adriana Lima and celebrity makeup artist Sir John. They challenge 12 hair and makeup artis..
In the Growing Up Hip Hop episode “Sticks and Stones and Broken Thrones,” while Boogie Dash faces his court date for a second DUI and one heir “is sent reeling” after learning abou..