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Visionary or 'nuts'? Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's multibillion deal raises questions, hopes

...means it lets the company expand into a new space, rather than grow its core business. It's a strategy employed by Amazon.com Inc., whose businesses range from online retail to video streaming to tablets, and Google Inc., which recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-26/visionary-or-nuts-facebook
Apple, Comcast in talks about TV service

...Commission.The court action, some said, could lead Comcast and other Internet service providers to make deals with Amazon.com Inc., Netflix Inc. and others to stream products on an Internet express lane ? a huge advantage for Apple and other...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-24/apple-comcast-talks-about-
Microsoft names cloud computing chief as next CEO

...and Android devices.The direction points the company toward an orbit occupied by Google Inc., Apple Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. and away from the core PC business that has been Microsoft's mainstay. "Going forward, it's a mobile-first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-04/microsoft-names-cloud-comp
biz bits

...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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Kindle FreeTime offers parents peace of mind over what kids view

...helpful at times, there also were times she managed to post old pictures to Facebook or watch an inappropriate movie.Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle Free-Time gives parents an easy way to block grown-up content. Kindles aren't alone in offering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2014-01-10/kindle-freet
Amazon, stores compete for holiday shoppers

...usually are delivered in two days or less ? quicker than having items shipped from warehouses across the country.But Amazon.com Inc. is widening its distribution network to offer speedier delivery, too. The online retailer added 8 million square...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-29/amazon-stores-compete-holi
New Kindle Fire poses a strong challenge to iPad Air

...never found a solution on Dropbox, though ? but more on that later.The best part of the new Kindle is its price. Amazon.com Inc. begins shipping it Thursday, starting at $379. That's cheaper than the new $399 iPad Mini, which has a display...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-11-15/new-kindle-f
Amazon founder buys Washington Post for $250 million.

...longtime publisher, The Washington Post Co., announced the deal Monday. Bezos is buying the paper as an individual. Amazon.com Inc. is not involved. Washington Post chairman and CEO Donald Graham called Bezos a "uniquely good new owner." He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-05/amazon-buys-washington-pos
Find shopping deals for college students

...So ask at the counter if they offer any discounts. Most are around 10 percent off.MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM DEALS: Amazon.com Inc. gives college students free two-day shipping for six months if they sign up at amazon.com/joinstudent. After...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2013-09-05/find-shoppin
Avid TV viewers could fall in love with Roamio

...picks dubious at times.TiVos also integrate TV shows and movies from Internet video services such as Netflix Inc., Amazon.com Inc. and Hulu. When you search for Breaking Bad, for instance, you get a list of episodes the AMC channel is showing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-08-23/avid-tv-viewers-could-fall-love-roa