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  • A Closer Look: Stream-box gaming is a mixed bag

    ATLANTA (AP) — As gaming consoles such as the Xbox and the PlayStation diversify into video, social media and other non-gaming apps, it seems only fair that streaming TV devices start nudging into gaming territory. Amazon's Fire TV and the Roku 3 both offer a multitude of games, alongside apps...

  • Amazon workers extend strike

    BERLIN (AP) — Workers at Amazon.com in Germany have extended a strike in a long-running wage dispute into a third day and targeted a fifth distribution center. The ver.di union called workers at facilities in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld, Graben and Rheinberg out on a two-day strike Monday. It then...

  • Alibaba expert: 'End of U.S. dominance in world tech'

    The explosive success of China based Alibaba's debut on the New York stock market today is confirmation that American dominance in the tech sector on Wall Street is over, according to a world expert on the firm.

  • Top websites plan symbolic slowdown to protest in favor of Net Neutrality

    Several of the Internet’s most prominent websites including Netflix, Reddit and Mozilla want to demonstrate what browsing would be like if new federal regulations allowed Internet service providers to enable certain websites to load faster or slower than others. On Wednesday, these...

  • Amazon slashes price of its Fire smartphone

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon slashed the price of its Fire smartphone Monday, a day before Apple is expected to unveil its latest version of the iPhone. The online retailer said the Fire with 32 gigabytes of memory will now cost 99 cents when customers sign a two-year contract with AT&T. That's down...

  • Amazon CFO to retire

    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com says its chief financial officer, Thomas Szkutak, will retire after 12 years on the job in June 2015. The e-commerce site says he will be replaced by Brian Olsavsky, vice president of finance for the company's global consumer business. Szkutak and Olsavsky joined...



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