Amazon asks FAA for permission to fly drones

NEW YORK - Amazon is asking the Federal Aviation Administration...in 30 minutes or less.The news sent Amazon's shares up nearly 5 percent in midday...a letter to the FAA dated Wednesday, Amazon said it is developing aerial vehicles...

How to spot a survey scammer

...answer a few questions and you will receive a gift card.The survey seems normal. One recent scam, purporting to be from Amazon.com, asks where you shop online, how often you visit the site and how much time you spend on the Internet each day.After...

Rio 2

Now Playing Synopsis: Blu (voice of Jesse Eisenberg) and his family take flight for the Amazon after Jewel (voice of Anne Hathaway) decides their children should explore the world. Meanwhile, the overprotective father grows concerned that his family will leave him once they've experienced life in the wild. Tracy Morgan, Jamie Foxx, will.i.am, George Lopez, and Leslie Mann reprise their roles in this sequel from director Carlos Saldanha and producers John C. Donkin and Bruce Anderson -- the creative trio behind the original 2011 hit. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, will.i.am, Jamie Foxx, George Lopez, Tracy Morgan Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Amazon's Bezos unveils Fire Phone with fast track to online shopping

SEATTLE - Amazon.com Inc. unveiled the Fire Phone smartphone Wednesday, featuring...our most engaged customers? Can we build a better phone for our Amazon Prime member?" Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos asked at the device's launch in Seattle...

Net losses?

...Internet service providers, such as Comcast, Verizon and AT&T, from offering web-content producers, such as Netflix and Amazon, faster data-delivery speeds for a higher fee.The practice finally would free the ISPs to create a tiered delivery system...

Turn to these books to learn more about James Brown

...Co.; 1990, reprint, Thunder's Mouth Press.A review on amazon.com says, "Seekers after the fine blend of social responsibility...George and Alan Leeds, editors, 2008, Plume Publishers.One amazon.com customer wrote, "Five decades of JB's career are covered...

New services give readers Netflix-like access to thousands of titles

...titles, while Scribd has more than 400,000. THE APPS: Neither Oyster nor Scribd works on dedicated e-readers such as Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite. Rather, you need a device that lets you install apps.Both work on iPhones, iPads and Android devices...

One for the books

...Therefore, we have made the decision to reorder the book," the company said.As of Friday, the book was the No. 1 seller on Amazon.com. It is scheduled to debut on The New York Times' best-seller list Sunday.It's easy to see how conservatives might...

Night at the Movies

...courage, and they begin to fall in love. MastersRIO 2 (G): Blu, Jewel and their three kids are sent to the wilds of the Amazon. MastersTAMMY (R): A woman (Melissa McCarthy) hits the road with her profane, hard-drinking grandmother (Susan Sarandon...

Amazon Prime price shock? Try these cheaper rivals

...Many shoppers were taken aback when Amazon raised the price of its Prime service...stride."I order stuff once a week on Amazon," said Liam Stephens, a Los Angeles-based...less than the $99 annual price tag for Amazon Prime.ShopRunner pounced on the price...