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CNBC
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Amazon expanded its partnership with Kohl's on Tuesday with the launch of a new service that lets Amazon.com customers return their purchases through select Kohl's stores in the U...
Amazon expanded its partnership with Kohl's on Tuesday with the launch of a new service that lets Amazon.com customers return their purchases through select Kohl's stores in the U...
Amazon is growing its partnership with department store chain Kohl's. Earlier this summer, the two companies announced that Kohl's would begin selling Amazon devices, such as the E..
As cities gear up to pitch themselves to house Amazon's second headquarters, Philadelphia is making sure Amazon knows it's serious. The city sent a staffer to Seattle on Monday and..
The news organization said its investigations team had found that Amazon's algorithm guided users to the "necessary chemical combinations" by suggesting other ingredients that coul..
Amazon announced an inexpensive new Fire HD 10 tablet on Tuesday. It costs just $150 and offers solid improvements over the previous generation Fire HD 10. It's not as advanced as ..
Apple says it's using local AI to power Siri. While some data like your name, your contacts, the names of your photo albums and the songs in your music library do get sent to Apple..
One possible interesting feature of Google's upcoming Pixel 2 smartphone: You might be able to squeeze it to open apps. Lines of code spotted by blog 9to5Google reference a new "Ac..
Wal-Mart said Tuesday it is removing a hurdle that had long prevented food stamp recipients from using its online grocery shopping platform. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, whi..
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Tesla — Analysts at Jefferies initiated coverage of the stock with an "underperform" rating and a price target of $2..
Toys R Us filed for voluntary chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Retailer was acquired by KKR, Bain and Vornado in 2005 for $6.6 billion The news comes ahead of the crucial holiday s..
Mattel and Hasbro — the top two toymakers in the U.S. — are watching their stocks rebound on Tuesday, following news that Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy ahead of the key holida..
It's beating out New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady's "The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance," which comes in at No. 2, as well as two n..
We are constantly bombarded with stimuli fighting for our attention. So it's not surprising that traditional media is feeling the incursion of the new media for that attention. In ..
TechCrunch
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Hilton and Amazon have teamed up on a new initiative that will allow member of Hilton’s Honors loyalty program to shop Amazon using their points. This is the first time a hotel bra..
Something weird is going on over at Amazon. It seems the online retail giant is randomly telling some customers about purchases on their baby registry. The problem is these custome..
The next project for TV from Stranger Things writer and producer Justin Doble. The overall deal means that he’ll be producing television projects exclusively for Amazon Studios and..
Minio has a plan to become the neutral object storage layer, while still maintaining Amazon S3 object storage compatibility. That may seem like an odd strategy, but as CEO Anand Ba..
This summer, Amazon debuted a new program that made it easier for those on government assistance programs to join Prime at a reduced cost. Today, rival Walmart is announcing a chan..
August has updated its smart lock line with a new Pro version with Bluetooth, HomeKit, and Wi-Fi support, as well as the more basic model for $149. They’ve also announced the Doorb..
Acquia, the commercial arm of the open-source Drupal web content management tool, has long offered a cloud-based user interface designed to make it easier for customers to build we..
Amazon doesn’t really care how Alexa gets out into world, so long as it gets out there. The smart assistant has been available on the company’s Fire tablets for some time now, but ..
Good news, Hulu subscribers with a Roku. (Or bad news, maybe, if you’re not a fan of Hulu’s big makeover.) The streaming service announced today its new Live TV service is now avai..
CryptoMove thinks that data encryption is not enough. If you want to protect your data against hackers, the startup is using a new strategy by fragmenting your data, encrypting it ..
Smartly.io, a Helsinki-based company that makes automated marketing software for Facebook advertisers, announced today that it has raised $20 million in secondary funding by sellin..
YouTube today is taking on Twitch with the launch of a new program that will allow gamers to make money from their channels through the use of sponsorships. Like Twitch’s subscript..
Facebook has been reportedly working on a video chat device and a smart speaker that would use a new voice interface, to compete against the likes of Amazon and Google in the race ..
Autonomous driving is often considered the brainchild of Sebastian Thrun among a few other technologists — but Thrun is already looking to move on to the next mode of transportatio..
Reuters
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FILE PHOTO: An Amazon.com Inc driver stands next to an Amazon delivery truck in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo (Reuters) - A techn..
(Reuters) - Department store operator Kohl’s Corp (KSS.N) said it would accept returns of select items bought from Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) at some of its stores in Los Angeles and ..
(Reuters) - Department store operator Kohl’s Corp (KSS.N) said select merchandise bought from Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) can be returned at 82 Kohl’s stores in Los Angeles and Chicago..
(Reuters) - Department store operator Kohl’s Corp said on Tuesday that select merchandise bought from Amazon.com Inc can be returned at 82 Kohl’s stores in Los Angeles and Chicago,..
(Reuters) - Department store operator Kohl’s Corp said on Tuesday that select merchandise bought from Amazon.com Inc can be returned at 82 Kohl’s stores in Los Angeles and Chicago,..
PARIS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - French online retail sales rose 13 percent to 39.5 billion euros ($47 billion) in the first half, the French E-Commerce Federation said, highlighting the..
(Reuters) - Toys ‘R’ Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry that is caught in a vi..
(Reuters) - Toys ‘R’ Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry that is caught in a vi..
(Reuters) - Toys ‘R’ Us Inc, the largest U.S. toy store chain, filed for bankruptcy protection late Monday, the latest sign of turmoil in the retail industry that is caught in a vi..
(Reuters) - Toys ‘R’ Us Inc (IPO-TOYS.N) got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blo..
BGR
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Sonos makes the best wireless speakers on the market, and that extends to the company’s beloved sound bar. The Sonos PLAYBAR TV Soundbar connects to any TV and instantly fills your..
Roku recent dropped the price of its insanely popular Roku Streaming Stick to $39.99, pricing it exactly in line with Amazon’s Fire TV Stick. That is a truly terrific price for suc..
Logitech Harmony makes the best universal remotes in the world. In fact, some might say the only thing better than a Logitech Harmony remote is the Logitech Harmony Hub, which lets..
The brand new Nest Thermostat E could very well be the best bargain in the smart home market. For just $169, you get all of the features that make the Nest Learning Thermostat grea..
Viacom, the media conglomerate that owns Paramount, Comedy Central, MTV, and hundreds of other properties, has had a giant security flaw exposed by a security firm. The good news i..
Everything about Nest’s new $300 Nest Cam IQ is awesome… except for that $300 price tag. It has a class-leading 4K sensor which is unheard of on a widely available home security ca..
About a year ago, Google unveiled its first AI-powered smart speaker, a device it appropriately named Google Home. Featuring a sleek form factor, Google Home was designed to fit in..
At first glance, Freeway looks like a good app. Through partnerships with content providers and mobile networks, Freeway can let users on limited wireless rate plans use services l..
August didn’t invent the Smart Lock category, but it might as well have. The company was among the first to take technologies that most people knew nothing about, and simplify them..
The Seattle Times
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MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl’s, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicag..
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Amazon has rejected the 21-foot Saguaro (sah-WAHR’-oh) cactus that southern Arizona economic leaders sent as a gift to CEO Jeff Bezos, in a bid to attract the ..
GARY, Ind. (AP) — City leaders in Gary, Indiana, are looking past its long struggles with poverty and crime by making a pitch for landing Amazon’s planned second headquarters. The ..
Amazon.com’s latest tablet will include the capability to summon Alexa with voice commands. The Amazon Fire HD 10, announced Tuesday, will let users call up the digital assistant b..
Amazon.com said it couldn't accept gifts in its HQ2 bidding process, donating a 21-foot cactus Arizona representatives had offered. Gifts in the form of tax incentives, however, re..
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s biggest city says it is joining several other communities in a bid to land Amazon’s planned second headquarters. The company said month that it wi..
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Best Buy fell Tuesday after the nation’s largest consumer electronics chain outlined long-term profit goals that displeased investors. Best Buy also reite..
CBS News
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MENOMEE FALLS, Wis. – If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. That seems to be the strategy at Kohl's (KSS), which said Tuesday that it will start accepting returns for Amazon at some of ..
Toys "R" Us -- once a dominant player in the American toy market -- filed for bankruptcy protection Monday night with a crushing debt load that had turned the 1,600-store chain int..
Toys go in and out of style, but they're an ever-present source of joy and wonder in children's lives. So how did Toys "R" Us, the largest toy retailer in the U.S., end up bankrupt..
Toys "R" Us -- once a dominant player in the American toy market -- filed for bankruptcy protection Monday night with a crushing debt load that had turned the 1,600-store chain int..
Facebook (FB) is an advertiser's dream: a digital walled garden where 2 billion people hand over information about where they work, what schools they attended and what they like to..
Silicon Valley has been able to escape the heavy wave of federal regulations that other industries have faced, but that now could change as lawmakers question tech companies' pract..
Mashable
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Everyone receives an odd email every so often, but when it's from a trusted site like Amazon and it's sent to masses, people tend to freak out a little. Sometimes after 4:30 p.m. E..
There could be yet another smart speaker to choose from. The popular streaming device maker Roku may be building its own competitor to the Amazon Echo. Roku already has some voice-..
If you want the best tablet, you should buy an iPad. But if you want something solid and super cheap that you wouldn't mind breaking, the only good option is Amazon's Fire tablets...
Google is rumored to launch a new tiny smart speaker to take on the Echo Dot at the Pixel 2 event next month — and if a new leak is legit, we now have some more insight about the p..
Dating apps have always been very hands on — full of swipes and texting — but now some of them are making the move to be hands-free. Plenty of Fish announced on Tuesday that it’s l..
While a few prominent tech and government leaders spark fear over an Artifical Intelligence-led war against humans, I believe the real AI issues that need to be addressed today are..
Variety
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“Stranger Things” writer and producer Justin Doble has signed an overall deal with Amazon Studios, Variety has learned. Doble will develop genre television projects exclusivel..
Snapchat is set to have a large presence at next month’s Mipcom, the international TV showcase, as the social-media network increasingly steps into scripted entertainment. Two top ..
The rough cost of a top-tier Emmy campaign — the kind mounted this year for Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” NBC’s “This Is Us,” and HBO’s “Big Little Lies” — is $1 million. But the v..
Scripps Networks Interactive, owner of Food Network and Cooking Channel, needed a new way to reach hungry millennials — many of whom have tuned out cable TV. So the company built G..
With a win for “The Handmaid’s Tale” Sunday night, Hulu became the first streaming service to win a best drama series Emmy — beating to the punch larger competitors Netflix and Ama..
The leaves are turning. The Emmys are behind us. The crowds in Venice, Telluride, Colo., and Toronto have dispersed. Oscar season is officially here. As the industry spins out of t..
ABC News
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Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl..
In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a huge..
Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday: Synchronoss Technologies Inc., down $6.93 to $9.82 The mobile services company said Siris Capital Group is no longer inte..
Shares of Best Buy fell Tuesday after the nation's largest consumer electronics chain outlined long-term profit goals that displeased investors. Best Buy also reiterated that it wa..
Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and ..
Engadget
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A couple of weeks ago, Amazon and Kohl's announced a new partnership, which added spaces in Kohl's stores dedicated to selling hardware like the Echo and Dot smart speakers, called..
There's only one microphone versus the array you find on an Echo, but Amazon tells us the chipset helps the Fire HD 10 efficiently listen for your commands. This isn't the new tabl..
This week we'll finally get a peek at the newest Star Trek series, as Discovery premieres on CBS, before moving exclusively to streaming via CBS All Access. Speaking of streaming, ..
It comes as no surprise that another company may be interested in emulating the runaway success of the Amazon Echo, and (to a lesser extent) Google Home. After all, the likes of Sa..
Between the rise of internet shopping and a crushing debt load, Toys 'R' Us is struggling. The company announced it's filing for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada but says..
Post Bulletin
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 1:13 p.m. France's President Emmanuel Macron is forcefully defending the Paris climate accord, tell..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 3:33 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is calling President Donald Trump's decision to pull out..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 4:49 p.m. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says as long as Iran seeks to destroy Israel i..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Egypt's president is making an impassioned pitch for peace between Israel and the Palesti..
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The United States, Britain and the Netherlands are calling for reforms to the U.N. Human ..
Daily Breeze
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Analysts have said that being partners with Amazon will give Kohl’s a way to differentiate itself from other department stores and lure in shoppers looking to buy electronics. For ..
Analysts have said that being partners with Amazon will give Kohl’s a way to differentiate itself from other department stores and lure in shoppers looking to buy electronics. For ..
NEW YORK — Toys ‘R’ Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping se..
NEW YORK — Toys ‘R’ Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping se..
News-Sentinel.com
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GARY, Ind. — City leaders in Gary, Indiana, are looking past its long struggles with poverty and crime by making a pitch for landing Amazon's planned second headquarters. The city ..
NEW YORK — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence ..
NEW YORK — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday sho..
UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The United States, Britain and the Netherlands are calling for reforms to the U.N. Human Right..
Phys.org
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Kohl's, which is opening some in-store Amazon shops, will start accepting returns for the online retailer at some of its stores in Los Angeles and Chicago starting next month. Kohl..
In journalism, the competition to pick the new editor of a magazine or newspaper is often called a "bakeoff." (The oven is now preheating at Vanity Fair, following the announcement..
Roku Inc., the leading maker of devices for streaming internet video on televisions, hopes to raise up to $252 million with an initial public stock offering. The Los Gatos, Calif.,..
To say that advertising as the main business model of the internet is in a crisis would be an understatement. For a start, there is the fact that Google and Facebook between them s..
The Next Web
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Items on Amazon’s “Frequently Bought Together” recommendation could be used to create homemade explosives if actually bought together. Investigators at UK news organization Channel..
Amazon’s been on a bit of a roll with its cheap tablets; this year’s Fire HD 8 is one of the best you can buy right now on a tight budget. Now the company is bringing the same valu..
Having tested a bunch of wireless earphones over the past few months, I’ve been glad to not have to wrestle with a cable that tangles in seconds in my pocket. But I haven’t been pa..
Brace yourself, team Android: A ton of new images and prices of Google’s upcoming hardware just leaked, courtesy of Droid Life. First up, there’s the smaller Pixel 2, which showed ..
The Washington Post
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Toys R Us' bankruptcy filing is among the largest ever by a US specialist retailer. The company itself says it'll now work to restructure five billion dollars of debt. (Reuters) To..
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law a $3 billion incentive package for the technology giant Foxconn, setting up the Taiwanese company to become the country’s biggest fo..
In the early 1980s, a week before Christmas, a woman walked into a supermarket-size store in Tysons Corner, Va., and became so dumbfounded that she started talking to herself. “Whe..
The new Lego Boost building and coding toy is demonstrated at the North American International Toy Fair in February in New York. (Diane Bondareff/AP Images for LEGO Systems) This s..
Ars Technica
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The Fire HD 10 was always the odd one out in the Amazon Fire tablet line up. Neither premium enough to warrant its £170/$230 price tag, nor cheap enough to excuse cost-cutting conc..
First up is the new "Google Home Mini," a smaller version of the Google Home, which will retail for just $50. The colors here are "Chalk" (white/grey), "Charcoal" (black), and "Cor..
Corsair has a lot to answer for. In 2014, the PC parts specialist debuted the world's first mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX RGB switches. The idea, according to Corsair, was to ..
Pos Bulletin
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NEW YORK (AP) — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influ..
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Best Buy fell Tuesday after the nation's largest consumer electronics chain outlined long-term profit goals that displeased investors. Best Buy also reite..
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holida..
The Wrap
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Justin Doble, writer and producer on Netflix’s “Stranger Things” has moved over to another streaming service. Amazon announced Tuesday it closed an overall deal with Doble, who wil..
“House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon was elected president of the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) on Tuesday as a result of its 2017 Council election. Vice President J..
Scripps Lifestyle Studios, the digital arm of mega-popular cable channels Food Network and HGTV parent Scripps Networks Interactive, is launching a food-focused digital brand calle..
mySanAntonio.com
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A screenshot on the Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet, demonstrates the Alexa experience. On Tuesday, the company debuted a new version of its Fire HD 10 tablet that has a high-definition sc..
Whether you stream, buy or rent, here’s a look at what’s new or notable in home video. Movies are available on streaming sites such as iTunes, Amazon and Vudu unless otherwise note..
Customers gather in front of the Toys ”R” Us Times Square flagship store in New York. Retailer Toys “R” Us filed on Tuesday for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a U.S. court, th..