Amazon sues to stop phony product reviews

...whether they're buying an iPhone case on Amazon or hiring an Uber ride in their hometown...those reviews?A new lawsuit in which Amazon accuses more than 1,000 people of offering...nothing new to online retailing, and Amazon is far from the only big company affected...
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Amazon opens its first bookstore as extension of website

SEATTLE (AP) - Online retail giant Amazon opened its first brick-and-mortar...out of business.The Seattle store, Amazon Books, will be a physical extension of...000 top-rated titles, culled from customer ratings, sales, pre-orders...
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Amazon: Delivery by drone in 30 minutes is coming delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing...president of global public policy for"If a consumer wants a small...prevent drone delivery as proposed by Amazon.FAA Deputy Administrator Michael Whitaker...
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Bezos' space company to build, launch rockets

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is shipping his space business to Florida.At...Blue Origin.Bezos, who grew up in Miami, made his fortune from, which he founded in 1994. Blue Origin was born six years...
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Amazon incidents remind that big brother still looms a stunning display of public irony, remotely deleted digital In the wake of the uproar, Amazon announced that it would no longer use...capabilities to erase readers' e-books, and Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos apologized...
After poking Facebook, life ain't easy for a site named Tsu

...history of similar disputes among technology companies, who almost always claim to be acting in the interests of their users. Amazon, for instance, recently yanked Google and Apple streaming-TV devices from its virtual shelves, clearing the way for its...
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Empire Editorial: Remove Confederate symbols from Juneau

One by one, they've been walking away.First, it was Wal-Mart. Sears/Kmart followed, as did eBay, Amazon, Etsy and Google Shopping.If this trend continues, the only place you'll soon find the Confederate battle flag is on a handful...
Parent of Columbia House files for bankruptcy protection

...than ever.Around the same time, online marketplaces like and eBay were taking off and Netflix offered unlimited...agreement with Columbia House.Within a few years, Apple and Amazon and Netflix would unveil streaming options that did away with...
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Wal-Mart stock plunges after profit warning

...Wal-Mart Stores Inc. works to fix its business amid pressure from rivals including traditional grocers, dollar stores and At its annual meeting in New York City Wednesday, CEO Doug McMillon sought to reassure investors that that the profit...
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Ketchikan artist self-publishes adult coloring book

...sold 1.4 million copies worldwide between its release date in March of 2013 and the end of June, and half of the books on Amazon's top 10 list in June were adult coloring books, according to the Guardian.Round said she was attracted to the concept...


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