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...

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...

P@$$w0rd confusion has many people seeking other options

...algorithm," including those that use a space, if a site allows that. As an example, he says one might try "Ama95 zon" for an Amazon account, and "Yah95 oo" for a Yahoo! account, and so on. (But choose your own combination.)There are other ways around...

Night at the Movies

...wife her boyfriend has been cheating on. 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...

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...

Night at the Movies

...wife her boyfriend has been cheating on. MastersRIO 2 (G): Blu, Jewel and their three kids are sent to the wilds of the Amazon. MastersTHINK LIKE A MAN TOO (PG-13): Sequel to Think Like a Man sends the couples to Las Vegas for a big wedding. Exchange...

From local writers

...here."12 Monkeys and a Green Jacket can be purchased at The Book Tavern and the Augusta Canal Discovery Center or through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, the author's Facebook page and www.robertamullins.com. Mullins will sign books at the Augusta Canal...

South Carolina tourism Web site gets $500,000 upgrade

...wasn't much different than thumbing through a paper brochure.The revamped site is more like the sites of major retailers like Amazon and Barnes and Noble that suggest items based on what the visitors has already looked at. Edmonds said it's the biggest overhaul...

Sales of gigantic TVs are on the rise

...of $75,000 or less, up from 45 percent a year earlier, according to NPD.Retailers are taking advantage of the demand. Amazon.com plans to feature some 100-inch models this year, while Chicago-based electronics store Abt is expanding its warehouse...