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...site.AT&T to sell Amazon Kindle in storesWHAT'S THE NEWS? AT&T Inc. said Monday that it will begin selling Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle e-reader in its retail stores starting Sunday. Amazon already sells a $189 version of the Kindle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/biz-bits/2011-02-28/biz-bits
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Amazon's Fire tablet does a lot for $50, but there are trade-offs

...budget device for the basics ? reading, Facebook, video and, of course, shopping on Amazon.Over the years, Amazon.com Inc. has done a good job of making tablets affordable for the masses. The new Fire tablet is Amazon's cheapest yet...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-10-29/amazons-fire
Business events scheduled for the coming week

...financial results before the market opens.Alphabet Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.Amazon.com Inc. reports quarterly financial results after the market closes.AT&T Inc. reports quarterly financial results after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-16/business-events-scheduled-
Amazon boosts holiday hiring, signaling shift in retail jobs

...Kohl's, J.C. Penney and Toys R Us are hiring fewer, while GameStop is hiring about 12 percent more workers.Amazon.com Inc. has more than 90,000 full-time employees at its more than 50 fulfillment centers and 20 sorting facilities in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-20/amazon-boosts-holiday-hiri
EBay bans sales of Confederate flag on its site

...up 1,400 listings, including pins, watches, ties, hats and sunglasses with an image of the flag on it.Rival Amazon.com Inc., which also sells Confederate flags and other items on its site, did not respond to requests for comment.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/ebay-bans-sales-confederat
Controversial software on Lenovo laptops uses cutting-edge visual search technology

...e-commerce."Consumers will see more of this in the future, said Yory Wurmser of the eMarketer research firm. Amazon.com Inc. built a similar shopping feature into its Fire smartphone last year. Google Inc., Facebook Inc., Pinterest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-22/controversial-software-len
Avid Readers will love Kindle Voyage with updated features

...came packed with useful features such as the ability to jump to another part of a book without losing your place.Amazon.com Inc. builds on that with the Kindle Voyage, a device that now adjusts to ambient lighting conditions and lets you turn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-11-01/avid-readers
Amazon's new robot army is ready to ship

...distribution center in Tracy, California, about 60 miles east of San Francisco. "It's made the job a lot easier."Amazon.com Inc., which faces its single biggest day of online shopping on Monday, has invested heavily this year in upgrading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-01/amazons-new-robot-army-rea
Business news

...its spends more money to license compelling content.The efforts are aimed at warding off competitive threats from Amazon.com Inc. and Hulu.com while Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. also are gearing up to buy Internet video programming from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-21/business-news
Alibaba seeks to raise up to $24.3 billion in IPO record

...mobile growth and big financial gains in the quarter ended June 30.The company ? which handles more sales than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined ? said profit nearly tripled to $2 billion, or 84 cents a share, from a year earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-05/alibaba-seeks-raise-243-bi