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More gadgets, less ink: Staples cuts back

Mar 6, 2014
Analysts say part of the problem is too much competition from the likes of Amazon.
Posted In: staples, Amazon, office supplies

Sears, Roebuck: The 19th Century's Amazon

Jan 22, 2014
Sears is closing its store in downtown Chicago. We take this occasion to consider what Sears was to consumers in the late 1800s: Amazon.
Posted In: Sears, Amazon

Amazon's crazy-scary "anticipatory shipping"

Jan 17, 2014
Amazon could start shipping you stuff before you order it.
Posted In: Amazon, Amazon Prime

Holocracy: How Zappos could change corporate America

Jan 2, 2014
First it was open office space, and now its open management.
Posted In: holocracy, Tony Hsieh, Amazon

Taxicabs without drivers could be just down the road

Dec 27, 2013
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says cabs without drivers may soon be taking people where they want to go.
Posted In: driverless cars, Google, Amazon, Uber, taxis

On Cyber Monday, Amazon sold 426 items every second

Dec 26, 2013
In which one can start to feel sorry for delivery companies in this day and age.
Posted In: Amazon

A startup that gives back

Dec 23, 2013
A new company started by University of North Carolina students is partnering with Amazon to help give back this holiday season.
Posted In: startups, Charity, Amazon

New York, Texas among test sites for commercial drones

Dec 12, 2013
Dayton, Ohio competed with two dozen areas around the country to become a federal testing range for commercial drones.
Posted In: drones, Amazon, Ohio, commercial drones

Amazon drones and the future of retail

Dec 2, 2013
Amazon unveils a project to use unmanned "drone" aircraft to fly products to customers.
Posted In: Amazon, drones, shipping, holiday shopping

Amazon may have 'Alpha House,' but Netflix has the data

Nov 15, 2013
Amazon is debuting a new series today, but competition between it and Netflix may hinge on who has the most data.
Posted In: Amazon, netflix

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