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EBay thinking smaller as it prepares for split from PayPal

...make up 70 percent of the retail market. He said eBay is a "partner, not a competitor," perhaps a nod to online retailer Amazon, which is eBay's biggest competitor in the third-party seller area.Individual consumers are another focus. "There is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/ebay-thinking-smaller-it-p
Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

...bundles laden with dozens of channels and big price tags have pushed more people into cheaper streaming services like Netflix and Amazon and Hulu. Other late entries include HBO Now and Sling TV, not to mention sports oriented streaming services like MLB.com...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/verizon-slices-bundle-lets
Amazon, Hachette end dispute

...conflicts, the monthslong standoff between Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group, is ending.Amazon and Hachette announced a multiyear agreement...e-book revenues reportedly the key issue, Amazon had removed pre-order tags for Hachette...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/amazon-hachette-end-disput
Out-of-patience investors sell of Amazon stock

NEW YORK - Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on...company's profits.After all, when Amazon.com filed for its IPO 17 years ago...Synovus Trust portfolio manager, invests in Amazon. He has no current plans to sell, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-10-27/out-patience-investors-sell-amazon-
Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

TRACY, California - A year ago, Amazon.com workers like 34-year-old Rejinaldo...from sorting merchandise into bins at Amazon's massive distribution center in Tracy...It's made the job a lot easier."Amazon.com Inc., which faces its single biggest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/amazons-new-robot-army-rea
Shopgirl: TV lovers can enjoy HBO without cable subscription with HBO Now

...even get a 30 day free trial. It's fascinating how dominant television streaming services are becoming, from Netflix to Amazon Prime. I'm excited to see how this newest addition goes over, and hope that it will soon be available on devices like Roku...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-08/shopgirl-tv-lovers-can-enjoy-hbo-wi
Book notes

...Changed the Future of Espionage is written by Jane Singer and John Stewart and published by Lyons Press. It's available from amazon.com ($20.25) and Barnes & Noble."Much of the action is in Georgia ? Savannah, Macon, Atlanta, Athens, and so...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2015-04-04/book-notes
10 ways you're blowing through your paycheck

...CABLE: Now is a great time to cut the cable cord. There are plenty of online streaming services, such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, which cost a fraction of the standard cable service price.BUYING BRAND-NAME PRODUCTS: Consumers find comfort in using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-12/10-ways-youre-blowing-thro
Alisha Singleton

...stepdaughter, Hope Hunter, Norfolk, VA; two brothers, Ricky and Edward "Tony" Thomas, both, Augusta, GA; two sisters, Amazon Singleton, Lake Charles, LA and Sharon Peoples, Hephzibah, GA; nine grandchildren and a host of other family. The family...

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Amazon to offer credit-card reader and mobile app for small businesses

NEW YORK - Amazon is taking aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing...credit or debit card payments via a secure Amazon network, the same one that processes Amazon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-13/amazon-offer-credit-card-r