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Amazon Does E-Book Math For Hachette In Arguing For $9.99 Prices

“If we want a healthy reading culture, we have to work hard to be sure books actually are competitive against these other media types, and a big part of that is working hard to make books less expensive,” 11 more words


Amazon To Invest $2 Billion To Expand In India

MUMBAI, India (AP) - The world’s largest online retailer is facing off in India against a new name in e-commerce that was founded by former Amazon employees. 434 more words


Why gay marriage has had more success than marijuana legalization, and what it tells us about America

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Nearly two decades ago, Americans’ support for both marijuana legalization and same-sex marriage was virtually equal. About one-quarter of US citizens was in favor of each, according to Pew Research Center polling at the time. 1,192 more words

Amazon's Misfire Phone: Why the Fire Phone will fail

“The Amazon Fire smartphone finally hit retail shelves late last week. Early reviews on the Fire phone, however, may be described as tepid, at best,” Kofi Bofah writes for Seeking Alpha. 421 more words


Amazon matches Flipkart's $1 billion Indian investment—and doubles it

Less than 24 hours after India’s largest e-commerce company, Flipkart, raised $1 billion in a spectacular funding round on par with Facebook, Amazon countered with a little announcement of its own. 307 more words

Amazon announces additional US $2 billion investment in India

New Delhi, India, July 30, 2014: Since its launch just over a year ago, Amazon’s marketplace (www.amazon.in) has grown to be India’s largest store with over 17 million products from a continually growing base of thousands of small and medium-sized businesses, serving millions of customers across …

Amazon Stays the Course as Its Stock Tanks ($15 billion loss on 7/25/14)

Amazon Stays the Course as Its Stock Tanks

The train hurtles down the track, the engineer oblivious to the vanished bridge the villain just dynamited to smithereens. 142 more words

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