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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
Jim Brickman keeps the music coming; this time, to Evans

...Winter's Night was too good to pass up."I was approached by Amazon to do this," Brickman said in a recent phone interview...have one near you, you might not be able to get the album. Amazon approached me and said we think you're missing a whole group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-18/jim-brickman-keeps-mu
Target lays off 1,700, won't fill another 1,400 vacancies

...25 or more online won't have to pay for shipping. The move was intended to help Target keep pace with competitors like Amazon, Google, eBay. Customers can also have their orders shipped to Target stores for free. Earlier this month the company suggested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-10/target-lays-1700-wont-fill
10 Strategies for Beating a Spending Addiction

...Kindle books all the time. I put a roadblock in the way of that by deleting my Amazon password from all of my web browsers and removing my credit card number from Amazon. I used to buy board games frequently from this one great online seller. I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-03-15/10-strate
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
Tilt ? swivel ? Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phone

...NEW YORK - What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such...about products.Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought...ideas. The Fire phone uses Android, but Amazon has modified it to the point that it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-25/tilt-swivel-amazon-fire-of
Amazon to buy video game streaming service Twitch for $970 million

NEW YORK - Amazon is buying streaming platform Twitch Interactive...for excelling at their favorite games.Amazon's purchase is an acknowledgment that...of minutes of games each month," said Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a statement.The deal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-25/amazon-buy-video-game-stre
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-18/amazons-bezos-unveils-fire