Single PayPal likely to partner with eBay competitors, aggressively fight for mobile space

...will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile...PayPal's first solo move?Courting major eBay competitors such as Amazon.com Inc. and Alibaba, who might be more likely to partner...

Airlines look for an edge in weather-radar systems

...storms all over the world on a plane leased from a real estate investor."The only way to find out what the weather is like over the Amazon," said Roy Robertson, Rockwell's resident radar expert, "is to go to the Amazon."

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...

Charles Walker is free but not ready to talk to the newspaper

...something of a missionary for them."How Firm a Foundation is for sale at the The Book Tavern on Broad Street and online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble with a higher price tag. If you're interested at all in the history of Georgia, you should read and...

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...

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...

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...

Shopgirl: Amazon's 3D printing is amazing

...more and more accessible, but most of us still don't have one at home to print up a personalized bobblehead or wall sconce.Amazon, the retailer who tries to give us everything, has recently opened its 3D Printing Store to provide for any and all of your...

Drones for moviemaking win FAA approval

...Companies want to use drones to monitor pipelines, inspect the undersides of oil platforms and bridges, and spray crops. Amazon and Google want to use them to deliver packages. Wedding videographers, real estate agents, journalists and many others are...

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...